15 Best Honeymoon Destinations

Choosing a honeymoon destination is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning. Here are 15 of the best destinations to consider when coordinating a honeymoon.

Choosing a honeymoon destination is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning.There are endless possibilities to choose from.Here are 15 of the best destinations to consider when coordinating a honeymoon.

Hawaii has long been a favorite honeymoon destination.There are six main islands in the chain of islands.World-class accommodations and activities that cater to virtually any interest are top reasons to select this locale.The islands are also home to breathtaking beaches and scenery.

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.This island is where all-inclusive vacationing began.Honeymooners that desire a honeymoon that includes food, drinks, activities, lodging, and entertainment for one up-front price may want to consider this option.Jamaica is a tropical paradise that promises opportunities for romantic beach walks, frolics in secluded ponds, Oceanside dinners, and mountain biking or horseback riding.

Tahiti, part of the South Pacific Islands, offers unparalleled seclusion for newly wed couples desiring a quiet and intimate honeymoon.Overwater bungalows offer unique accommodations and Polynesian spas abound.Safaris, hiking, shopping, snorkeling, boating, and diving are activities available on the islands.

Mexico attracts newlyweds because of the beautiful climate, pristine beaches, Mayan archeology, and luxury accommodations.Destinations in Mexico include Cancun, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco. There are many all-inclusive resorts in Mexico also that allow couples to concentrate on love and romance.

For centuries, the city of Paris has been synonymous with romance.The City of Lightsis a place of fascinating history, classic and contemporary architecture, and beautiful parks and gardens.Many of the art museums and attractions are within walking distance of each other, so Paris is a wonderful city for couples to discover on foot.Upscale hotels in Paris are destinations within themselves offering fine French cuisine, impeccable service, and exquisite décor.

The Sunshine State of Florida is home to fantasy-filled theme parks, trendy seaside cities, and some of the world' s best golfing and tennis venues.Florida is a great destination for newlyweds who don't want to leave the continental U.S.

Las Vegas has long been one of the hottest honeymoon destinations in the United States.Hotels offer honeymoon suites complete with Jacuzzi tubs and sunset cruises are available on Lake Las Vegas.Consider a couple's spa treatment at one of the upscale spas.The Venetian Hotel even has gondola rides reminiscent of cruising the canals of Venice.

Newly married couples seeking an adventurous honeymoon may enjoy the country of Costa Rica.The landscape of this small country includes mountainous volcanoes, tropical rainforests, and the Pacific Coast offers relaxing beaches.Spanish is the official language of Costa Rica, but English is very common.

Spain is a unique honeymoon destination.Consider renting a car and staying at a couple of Paradores in Spain.These are hotels that are former castles or monasteries.There is also a beach area in Costa del Sol.World class hotels with old European décor and pampering, fabulous food, and chic shopping are further reasons to investigate this honeymoon option.

St. Lucia is a small island in the Caribbean that is ideal for newly wed couples.Mountainous and volcanic terrain, broad and fertile valleys, and a vast array of tropical botany make this paradise a pleasure for honeymooners.Don't miss the street party held every night in Gros Islet.

Bermuda consists of more than 150 small islands that are linked by bridges.Bermuda is a quiet and peaceful island with little nightlife.The island boasts beautiful beaches but May through October are the months that beach enjoyment are ideal with daytime temperatures in the middle 80's,

A honeymoon to Greece offers newlyweds endless possibilities to enjoy.Athens is the country's capital and is home to the Acropolis, an ancient city dating back to the 5th century.The famed Parthenon is also located within this city.Santorini is one of the most popular islands for honeymooners because of the amazing landscapes found there.

The Bahamas consist of around 700 islands and offers easy access for U.S. couples planning a honeymoon.Cruises and frequent flights between the U.S. and the islands are plentiful.Newlyweds will find opportunities for a vast array of water sports, a wide selection of accommodations, and many dining and cuisine options.Couples who enjoy gaming will find casinos located in Nassau and Freeport.

Venice, Italy is known as one of the romantic cities in the world.It is such a small city that travelers are able to walk everywhere.Cars aren't found within Venice so there isn't any traffic to contend with.Venice is also known as the city of canals and palaces.Relaxing gondola rides along the myriad of canals within the city would be a highlight of any honeymoon in Italy.Rome, Assisi, Florence, Milan, Naples, and Siena are also cities worth visiting.

Australia is an ideal place for a romantic getaway.Port Douglas is a relaxing coastal area where couples may opt to explore rainforests, surf, sail, or fish.Kangaroo Island is Australia's third largest island and a place of unrivaled natural beauty.Adventurous couples may choose to scale the Sydney Harbour Bridge.A 3 ½ hour guided tour is available for newlyweds up for the challenge.

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