Your honeymoon is one of those milestones in life that needs to be considered very carefully. It can set the tone for the rest of your married life. You should plan this special trip together and hopefully you will both be happy with the chosen destination. It is far more than just a holiday, you should be happy to spend a bit more cash and hopefully collect some memories that will last forever. Here we look at some classic honeymoon destinations, and maybe you can pick up some tips!
Santorini – Greece
Santorini is an ideal place for a romantic honeymoon, in fact it could have been tailor made for those special occasions. If you are a fan of breathtaking sunset evenings and outstanding views, this should be a serious consideration for your honeymoon. There are dozens of secluded bays that will set the romantic tone for the first year of your married life.
A beautiful part of the world and one of the most exclusive honeymoon/holiday destinations in the world. You have such a variety of sightseeing on offer such as volcanoes, jungles and stunning white sand beaches to relax on. If you have some energy left from your wedding night, why not visit Iao Valley State Park for some scorching views whilst hiking?
Crete – Greece
Another spectacular offering from the Greeks, but can you really say no? Some of the best cuisine that Greece has to offer married with the best beaches in the Mediterranean. Crete has tropical jungles, historical ruins and some memorable shopping for the new lady in your life. For the studious couples there are plenty of museums and for the less academic pairs there are more relaxing options than you can shake a kebab at!
Queensland – Australia
It’s a long flight, depending on your homeland, but it is definitely worth the long haul. Queensland has some seriously romantic hideaways for the discerning couples. Orpheus Island provides a perfect backdrop to your special fortnight. Located on the Great Barrier Reef it is a stunning, yet idyllic, honeymoon paradise. In fact there are dozens of fantastic islands, that the only problem you will have is choosing which one?
Paris – France
Probably the most romantic city on earth, Paris ticks all of the boxes when it comes to a honeymoon destination. The Eiffel Tower is a sight that everyone should see at least once in their life. And the food is out of this world, it’s not a cheap place to visit but worth every penny.
An excellent choice for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle for a few weeks. You will be astounded by the lovely scenery and it will be very hard to leave, sadly. Your in-laws will be a distant memory for the spellbinding time that you are here.
Jamaica is somewhat of a specialist in the honeymoon department. All-inclusive packages for couples are all the rage and they even have ‘honeymoon-only’ hotels and resorts. You can kick back and start to plan the rest of your lives together on this beautiful and charming reggae island.
Mark Branson is a wedding planner and the author of today’s guest post. He is famous for arranging island weddings in Australia and suggests using the services of orpheus.com.au to get the best deals on honeymoon packages.