Honeymooners look for ultra romantic places to run away to, soon after their grand wedding. These are the top five destinations in the world for honeymooners and they range from exotic and far-flung locales to pristine and beautiful beaches, offering the couples budget-friendly invitations.
The island of Santorini is right up there as the best honeymoon destination. It is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. Its rugged landscape got its shape as a result of a massive volcanic eruption, some thirty-seven centuries ago. This island has two principal towns – Oia and Fira. They are both famous for their whitewashed and cubi-form structures. These towns cling to the cliffs above an underwater crater and they overlook the sea and few smaller islands to the west. Beaches here are made up of black, white and red lava pebbles. The preferred place to stay for honeymooners is the Apanemo Hotel.
The Island of Bora Bora in French Polynesia – This is another place that fulfills most honeymoon fantasies as it is full of picturesque mountains and clear waters with a coral reef that has colourful fish swirling in it. Bora Bora has been voted as one of the top honeymoon destinations by US News and World Report. The preferred location here for wedding couples is the Four Seasons Resort. It is situated on a coral reef, enclosing a lagoon. Honeymooners love to charter choppers to take them around Mount Otemanu and touch down on neighbouring islands for an exciting tour of black pearl farms.
Bali in Indonesia – People love to go there for their honeymoon. The place is deriving its name from the word which means `Isle of the Gods’. This place has become a magnet for honeymooners seeking romance. It offers white sandy beaches and temples that are shrouded in mist along with some beautiful mountain scenery. The preferred location for honeymooners here is the Mulia Resort & Villas. This place offers view of the Nusa Dua coastline. It is famous for its sandy beaches and blue waters. A famous attraction in Bali is the Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple. It is located on top of a cliff that rises to over two-hundred feet above the waters of the Indian Ocean. Couple s love the sunset views from this place.
Paris, the capital of France, is synonymous with honeymooners and romance. What draws couples here is the mix of food, wine, architecture and art. All these things make this city a special place for honeymooners. The preferred place for wedding couples to stay is the Hotel Plaza Athenee. Wedding couples are also attracted to Tour Eiffel, the Louvre and Musee D’Orsay. They also love to tie ribbons or locks of their hair on Pont des Art Bridge as a symbol of their love and commitment to each other.
Venice or Venezia has also been a favourite with the honeymooners from all corners of the world. Newlyweds love to go to Venice after their wedding. A symbol of romance is the famous ride through the Grand Canal in a gondola, sailing past all those historic buildings. A preferred location for honeymooners here is the JW Marriott Venice. This place is located on an island that is a private one with stunning views of Piazza San Marco. The hotel also offers complimentary rides on a ferry to the Piazza. Newlyweds will know the value of this place when they look at the gigantic domes of Basilica Di San Marco and the ornate decorations of Palazzo Ducale.