What Makes a Perfect Honeymoon?

love-560783__340.jpg One of the great parts after the big wedding is the awesome honeymoon that comes afterwards. Newlywed couples are always on the hunt for honeymoon solutions that cater specifically to their needs, a fact that many resorts and cruise lines have come to grasp.

Some of the very first experiences newlyweds should share include a place to unwind and rejuvenate, and somewhere to make lifetime memories.

Newlyweds can choose from an array of destination possibilities where they can spend those first days or weeks hand-in-hand. So, Prince Charming has swept you off your feet and you're organizing your story-book wedding followed, of course, by the honeymoon of your desires. The proposal came as a surprise, the wedding ceremony was splendid, and now it’s time for the ultimate honeymoon. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the US is a country full of places that offer something for everyone including mountaineers, skiiers, kayakers, to inquisitive sightseers.

Head to San Francisco, California, where can marvel at the breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge and then fly down to Los Angeles where you’ll find the famed Hollywood sign. Discernable and experienced New York City hoteliers have a keen eye for what newlyweds and other romantics seek from their vacation in one of the world’s quintessential cities. So, (step out of the bedroom and absorb the sites and sounds the Big Apple has to give.

Hawaii’s beautiful beaches and hidden coves; premier hotels; fresh, creative cuisine; water sports galore; extraordinary natural beauty; and optimal weather make it one of the world’s top-notch honeymoon destinations.

Beach lovers, Disney enthusiasts, and incorrigible romantics will find Florida to be full of of other surprises to keep them busy. And don’t dismiss Las Vegas. The city offers 24-hour excitement and late-night action for honeymooners who favor more fun than a good tan.

For couples who enjoy a serving of culture, fine dining and tranquil beaches, Europe is chock-full of choices. Newlyweds will find Europe to be the perfect destination for honeymooning if they’re into history-filled cultural sights, delectable food and relaxing beaches.

Paris, dubbed the City of Love, is pretty much the perfect backdrop for an enchanting honeymoon: snuggling in a cozy bistro by day and strolling under the sparkling lights of the Eiffel Tower by night. A hop, skip and jump away, Italy is a country rich in culture, scrumptious food, and great fashion as well as much, much more.

Escape to Tuscany for its idyllic panoramas, a taste of the region's well-know Chianti wine, its charming little towns as well as its cities rich in art and history.

The crooning gondolieri moving along the canals of Venice are a legendary symbol of the City of Water as are the eye-catching masks worn during Carnival. The art- and music-focused sites that Vienna has to offer are great for newlyweds with a preference for a new cultural experiences.

Salzburg, considered one of Austria’s most charming cities, is well known for its divine chocolate “Sachertorte”, striking architecture and tranquil settings, in addition to its being the backdrop for the “Sound of Music”. The elaborate architecture and folklore of the Spanish city of Seville make it the ideal destination for honeymooning couples. By day, you can wander through its opulent palaces and parks.

Don't forget to regain your strength with a rejuvenating siesta before going out and about for some late-night dancing. Greece’s blue waters and bright whitewashed houses make for great stories to take back home. The cuisine, seafood in particular, is super -fresh—and especially good with a dose of ouzo. Great honeymoon memories can be made in the South Pacific

Travel to the South Pacific islands of Fiji and Tahiti, both acknowledged as some of the world’s best honeymoon locations. Whichever place you choose, you will come upon miles and miles of peaceful, unspoiled beaches where honeymooners can enjoy some seriously amazing digs. And who wouldn’t want to see tropical fish swimming under the coffee table at one of the many resorts boasting over-water suites. The island's compact size allows newlyweds to explore myriad natural wonders New Zealand has to offer including awesome mountain landscapes, beautiful beaches, sparkling lakes and vast wineries.

For a more authentic experience, you and your spouse may want to lodge in a stand-alone “bush lodge”, which also provides the luxuries you want such as plush bedding, spacious living areas and a private deck to have a cold local brewski.

A honeymoon in Central America is ideal for nature-loving newlyweds. There you will find paths through verdant jungles, beach-side retreats as well as eco-luxe features with a flair of chic. Costa Rica is one of those remarkable places where you can lay back and enjoy the sight of monkeys flying from tree to tree as you swing on a comfortable hammock. The warm weather and fabulous beaches of Mexico offer respite from the cooler parts of the US.

men-2425121__340.jpg Mexico is replete with Mayan ruins such as those discovered seaside in Tulum, or Chichen Itza, designated one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Southeast Asia and Indonesia offer the perfect combination of beauty, beaches and unique culture all in one romantic getaway spot. Newlyweds will astound at the over-water bungalows sitting atop crystal-clear waters, the luxurious daybeds perfect for lazing away the day, and the warm ocean at their feet. Rooms often include traditional woods and thatched roofs as well as chic furnishings and modern-day amenities.

Then there is Africa: The Dark Continent. The least exciting thing you’ll do on an African honeymoon is to read a book before a hippo-filled river because the rest of the time you’ll be on an exhilarating game drive, a walking safari, a fishing expedition or a canoe trip. Accompanied by the sounds of the African bush, and the occasional roar of a lion, toast to the beginning of married life by the light of a camp fire and the twinkling of the stars. The “Real Africa”, as Zambia is frequently called, is a place to discover authentic wilderness without the disruption of big crowds.

It is a destination popular with honeymooners with a sense of adventure and a an appreciation for nature. Home to some of the most remote and untainted wildlife areas in Africa, there is no end to the amazing sunsets and instances of harmony and tranquility. In addition to its Big 5 game reserves, scenic wine routes, pristine beaches and magnificent mountain ranges, South Africa is also home to one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town.

The “Rainbow Nation” is also home to a significant wide range of diverse cultures full of their own history and customs.

Mauritius, a very renown destination among honeymooning couples, is an island which lies about 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa. This island on the Indian Ocean, with its year-round good weather conditions and palm-fringed fabulous beaches, checks of all the boxes as an idyllic, romantic vacation. If you and your spouse are searching for a destination that offers the ideal blend of activity with the time needed to relax, all in a luxurious setting with a high level of personalized attention, then Mauritius is where you want to be. And lastly, explore the beauty of the Seychelles or the opulence of Dubai.

Combine a honeymoon vacation on the tiny island haven of Seychelles with your own individual pool villa and then travel onto an iconic, lavish Dubai hotel.

Located in the tropical Indian Ocean, the Seychelles boasts a entire new level of privacy with its seclusive holiday resorts and out of the way islands. There is more to Seychelles than its unspoiled white beaches and magical sunsets, there are other activities on offer like snorkeling, windsurfing or treating yourself to an idyllic spa treatment.

And don’t forget the importance of pleasing your taste buds on your honeymoon. Indian, European and Creole influences have been combined to make up the taste of Seychelle's delicious foods. pair-843320__340.jpg In complete contrast to the barefoot luxuriousness of the Seychelles, Dubai is all dizzy wealth and towering skyscrapers. The blend of western and eastern influences has made it the haven it is today.

There are activities and sights galore in Dubai such as the Dubai Mall, one of the world’s grandest shopping centers, or the Burj Khalifa’s observation deck on the 124th floor, or the interior slopes of Ski Dubai, to name just a few.

Blending adventure and mysterious Arabian culture with shear extravagance, Dubai is the perfect backdrop for any honeymoon romance.

Don’t forget though that in spite of its ultra-modern appearance, kissing in public is a big no-no.

Escape to Paradise with That Special Person

Whether you want an elegant or a laid-back vacation, you can be sure that there’s a great place out there for you. Sometimes going on a trip and spending quality time with the person you love goes further than any gift ever could. Resorts around the world now cater specifically to the needs of couples who want to shake things up a bit. While not everyone may like rose petals scattered on their bed, just about everyone enjoys amenities like champagne, chocolate and freshly cut flowers in their room or suite.

What types of vacation spots spring to mind when you think of the best destination for a romantic getaway? For you, that might include a jaunt to some far-off island where you can delight in a soothing exotic drink on a white-sand beach or gaze in wonder at the sight of a breathtaking sunset. Paris or Florence may be good options for those looking to wander attractive, cobbled streets or explore art galleries full of incredible artwork. There are so many places to visit for an idyllic getaway a spot where couples can spend some quality time with their better half, and following are a few.

The small island of St. Lucia is considered to be one of the unknown gems in the eastern Caribbean Sea.

St. Lucia is a spot which offers first-class amenities and never-ending sunlight, ideal for couples looking to relax and enjoy the occasional adventure.

Kaui in Hawaii is a romantic eden because it a place where excitement and romance come together.

For those searching for a place filled with beautiful vistas, uncorrupted beaches and stunning landscapes need look no further than the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands. Often referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”, couples will be left speechless by its stunning canyon and magnificent waterfalls.

Zambia, Southern Africa: Though this beautiful East African country may not be your first thought as a place to take a romantic vacation, it has all the makings of a great destinations for couples to enjoy. A lot of exciting and romantic adventures can be had in Fiji in the South Pacific. It is a country in Melanesia made of more than 330 islands and full of first-rate resorts and spas. Couples wanting warm temperatures and a romantic place brimming with opportunities to share private moments need search no further than the island of Fiji.

The life-altering trek through Patagonia, an expanse of largely uninhabited land crossing Chile and Argentina, is making its way on everyone's bucket list. Romantics and inquisitive travelers alike have long been enticed to this faraway place filled with awe-inspiring vistas you will likely never forget.

Patagonia is world all unto its own from its enormous glaciers to its age-old forests, from its snowcapped mountains to its jaw-dropping fjords.

A Unique Kind of Romantic Trip

No matter how many years with him or her, going on an anniversary holiday can reinvigorate the partnership. #B And then you have those lovebirds who are almost at the forty-year mark? Different from a honeymoon where a couple wants to unwind and have fun, particularly after the many months of preparing, an anniversary trip demands more strategic preparation.

The first thing is to decide on a location and itinerary that is ideal to your marital landmark. For example, wine tasting in Santa Barbara wine country might be suitable for a 45-year anniversary whilst a skiing in Colorado or going on a safari in Botswana may possibly be better for a 5-year anniversary. From fun excursions to more enchanting activities, these getaways are perfect ways for couples to explore the world and their own relationship.

And thankfully, we have done much of the work finding these perfect locations for you. Principality of Monaco Monaco Ville, also called Le Rocher, is the lone part of Monaco that has preserved its old town architecture with small, windy medieval lanes.

Later on, head to the celebrated Casino de Monte-Carlo which gives partners the occasion to get all gussied up, and the gents must don jackets after eight pm. Amsterdam, Holland

couple-1030744__340.jpg For couples wanting to experience romance, there is no better destination than to stop by Holland’s tulip display. The main tourist attraction though is the original 17th century canal houses in the country's capital, Amsterdam. Beaver Creek, Colorado

Why not rekindle your vows at 9,500 feet in Beaver Creek, 12 miles west of Vail, Colorado, where you can have the luxurious Trappers Cabin in the Rockies all to yourselves. Cabo San Lucas

Cabo is known largely known for whale watching as humpbacks start to come out along the Bajo Peninsula from December to April. If whale watching is your thing, then go to Cabo to witness traveling humpbacks along the Baja Peninsula from the months of December to April. Republic of Botswana Go on a safari in Botswana to the Khwai Private Reserve which comes with unrivaled admittance to the famous Okavango Delta and is positioned along the Khwai River on the easterly border of the protected Moremi Game Reserve.

Algarrobo, Chile Does chilling out by the second largest saltwater pool all day impress you? Then journey to Chile and stay at the San Alfonso del Mar.

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