A staggering 85,770 people tie the knot in the UK each year. If you’re one of them, you might be wondering where you should head on your honeymoon.
Whether you’re looking for an action-packed break or a secluded beach resort where you can relax and unwind, here are some of the best luxury honeymoon destinations in the world.
One of the most desirable honeymoon destinations in the world, Bora Bora boasts incredible weather all year round. If you’ve got a big budget, you won’t be short of extravagant resorts to choose from. As many of the all-inclusive resorts feature dreamy overwater bungalows, it’s easy to see why Bora Bora is described as one of the most romantic places in the world.
Even though the islands of Bora Bora are small, you won’t feel hemmed in. As the French Polynesia receives as many visitors in a year as Hawaii does in a week, the islands never feel crowded.
Often overlooked on the luxury honeymoon list, Greece is one of the most romantic places in the world. Home to a plethora of exclusive resorts, you’ll be free to choose from a private villa with stunning views or a beachfront resort with more amenities than you could dream of using in a week’s trip.
For couples that like an adventure, there are plenty of luxurious Greece tour packages that’ll whisk you from island to island, giving you a taste of the ‘real’ Greece.
From Mykonos to Santorini, when you choose Greece as your honeymoon destination you can be sure of whitewashed walls, picturesque sunsets and exquisite cuisine. Yamas!
Another picture-perfect honeymoon destination is the Maldives. Nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is packed full of elaborate resorts that’ll make you feel like you’re living in a fairytale.
The sun shines upon the Maldives all year round, making it the ideal destination for sunbathing, watersports and even scuba diving.
For couples who want to soak up some sunshine from the comfort of a hammock, Bali is an excellent choice. Although Bali once had a reputation for being a party island, that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Villages such as Canguu are quiet, secluded and unspoilt. With a smattering of luxury hotels, spas and restaurants, this idyllic location is perfect for couples seeking a laid-back and relaxed vibe. For couples that like a livelier atmosphere, nearby Seminyak is packed with upmarket beach clubs, restaurants and bars.
A popular honeymoon spot for Europeans, the Seychelles has so much to offer newlyweds. Stepping off the plane you’ll be met with lavish resorts, brilliant turquoise water and thriving coral reefs. If you’re lucky, you might even spot the Seychelles Scops-owls or Kestrels that reside at the National Park.
Just one look at this breathtaking coastline and it’s easy to see why the Amalfi coast is a go-to honeymoon destination for couples around the world.
Spectacular coastlines, superb cuisine and a slow pace of life make this romantic destination one of the world’s sought-after destinations.
If you do choose to visit Italy on your honeymoon, just bear in mind that certain regions have introduced ‘no selfie’ zones. So, perhaps give it a miss if you want to document your trip on social media!
Now all that’s left to do is pack your bags and board your flight. Your dream honeymoon awaits.