Six Unique Honeymoon Destinations You Need to Explore
Oh yes sir, we're all about the weddings. But every once in a while it can be fun to dream about the post-wedding possibilities. Destress from the wedding planning and fantasise about these super cool honeymoon ideas you might not have thought of. Not impressed by the the idea of a Roman Holiday? Seychelles leaving you cold? Let's go off the beaten track.
Island Hopping in the Galapagos
Because why not? Off the coast of Ecuador you'll find this gorgeous archipelago of volcanic islands - rich with wildlife that inspired Darwin's famous tome on evolution. Book a week-long yacht trip around the islands, and hop off occasionally to swim and scuba dive in the clear blue ocean. Head on over to the mainland to explore Ecuador's historic city culture and vibrant villages.
CHILL OUT IN FINLAND
If cosy winter scenes are more you style than beaches and cocktail umbrellas, you have to check out what Finland has to offer. Snuggle up under the stars in your very own glass igloo. For an even more unforgettable experience, book during the northern lights season which begins at the end of August and ends in April. Enjoy the Arctic's panoramic views with a private snowmobile tour over frozen lakes and through snow-topped forests. Back at your resort, relax in the sauna and get the best of what Finnish spas have to offer. Then, hot chocolate by the fire - am I right?
Sail the Delta in Vietnam
Of all the far flung honeymoon destinations you might have thought of, Vietnam probably isn't one of them. But this beautiful, dynamic country is definitely work a look. Travel down the country and take in the culture of each town and city, or stay in one spot and enjoy the luxurious sandy beaches of Hoi An. But for a truly remarkable experience, book a romantic, private sampan and sail along the river - floating markets and lesser explored canal ways. Watch the sunset and enjoy a candlelit dinner from your own mini-cruise along the river. Lush!
Hole up in an English Fort
If you've always wanted to spend your honeymoon like a Bond villain, head for Portsmouth. Yes Portsmouth.
Spitbank Fort is an old sea fort built in the 1800s, now a luxury hotel. Enjoy the sauna, firepit and hot tub on the roof. Fine dining and pampering, this little honeymoon hideaway has it all.
Glamping Luxury in South Africa
South Africa combines luxury and adventure all in one, which is seriously hard to do. Private wildlife safaris and champagne dinners under the stars - oh yes. Set yourself up with an uber-comfy, luxe tent in the grasslands where you can watch the giraffe herds walk by as you enjoy a candlelit outdoor bath on your private deck. South Africa can give you vineyard experiences, hot air balloon rides over the city, hiking across Table Mountain - what more do you need? Oh and did we mention there are penguins? Head over to our friends Africa & You to see what else you can get up to.
Stuff Your Face in Texas
What could be more romantic than the two of you - basking in your post wedding glow - holding hands across the table, while you both cram Austin's famous BBQ into your face? Swoon.
This is the honeymoon for you if you're keen to make up for your wedding dieting and generally have a blast - antique malls, food trucks, amazing nightlife, even some river kayaking! Definitely something a little different for the couple who is a little different.