Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations
You’ve got the ceremony and reception planned, now comes the really fun part. Need ideas for the perfect honeymoon spots? Here are our top 10 picks for cities that are sure to inspire romance!
10. Sitges, Spain
The pride of the Mediterranean, Sitges is a beach resort haven located just a 40-minute drive from the coast from Barcelona. Sitges is a former fishing village offering more than 300 days of sunshine a year and unlike some summer hotspots that close down in autumn, Sitges is jumping 12 months a year.
9. San Juan, Puerto Rico
PR has unique charm, beauty and excitement. It’s an amazing island and perfect for a romantic honeymoon getaway. You’ll find many warm and friendly people and as a stand-alone getaway, you definitely won’t be disappointed. You can also take a cruise and explore the other exotic surrounding locales.
8. Sonoma, California
You’ll fall in love with this tiny, charming town nestled in the rolling hills and sweeping landscape of the Valley of the Moon. When you want a break from wine-tasting, take part in one of the popular festivals, including the Sonoma International Film Festival in April and The Sonoma Jazz Festival in May.
7. Ogunquit, Maine
This sleepy gay resort town encompasses the beauty and appeal of New England. Less than two hours from Boston, Ogunquit offers sprawling shoreline, lovely galleries, shops and friendly locals. Summer is the most popular season but tourists continue to flock here in the fall.
6. Quebec City, Quebec
This historic and quaint city is an ideal honeymoon destination. There’s a plethora of attractions if you’re into sightseeing but there are also world-class restaurants, shopping and nightlife options as well.
5. Maui, Hawaii
Locals say “Maui no ka oi” - “Maui is the best.” Newlyweds are sure to agree. Beyond the tourist traps it’s still possible to find remote areas with indescribable natural beauty and tranquility.
4. Cape Town, South Africa
The jewel of Africa is a place you must explore with the one you love. Go on safari, lay on the beach, shop or luxuriate at a spa. There’s no limit to what you can do.
3. Stowe, Vermont
For winter sport enthusiasts, the Green Mountain State is most appealing when those mountains turn white. Whether you ski or snowboard, Stowe will delight and amaze you. Hit the slopes during the day and soak in a hot tub with your hubby or wife at night.
2. Palm Springs, California
Some couples like it hot! For those who do, Palm Springs is the honeymoon destination for you. The key is finding the perfect resort or hotel. Lounge by the pool, then take a stroll down Palm Canyon Drive. A longtime haven for Hollywood’s elite, you’ll find great restaurants, shops and performances almost every night.
1. Gold Coast, Australia
Spanning some 40 miles, Australia’s famous holiday destination is surely one of the most romantic spots in the world. The flaxen, sun-kissed, golden sands nestled near the majestic rainforests will leave you breathless.