Getting married will be one of the most exciting things you will ever do in your life, whilst the planning part of your dream day has the potential to be the stressful part! This is one of the big reasons engaged couples look forward to their honeymoon so much. The thought of a romantic getaway in paradise is just what you need to ease you gently into married life and relax after the hype of your wedding day.
Whilst some couples may know immediately where they want to go, others haven’t a clue and to help you lot out, we have had a little chat with travel experts, Kuoni.
Each year Kuoni release their first hand findings and this year it seems the Maldives are continuing to lure newly married couples.
Top 10 Honeymoon destinations for 2012
With a cluster of almost 1200 idyllic islands dotted across the warm Indian Ocean it is very easy to see why the Maldives continues to attract so many couples. The Maldives delivers on all fronts, with beautiful resorts, fantastic beaches, great sailing and diving with accommodation ranging from three to five-star to suit all budgets.
2. United Arab Emirates
The UAE is the perfect destination for those seeking romance and offers beautiful beaches, city and desert or, if you want, a combination of all three. Another big selling point is guaranteed good weather, out of this world retail therapy, divine restaurants and, water parks, skiing and even Ferrari World theme park in Abu Dhabi!
From vibrant cities and world renowned resorts and retreats, to tropical islands and secluded beaches, Thailand is an exotic destination sure to WOW all honeymooners! And all the while offering great value for money.
4. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is steeped in history with crumbling ancient cities, and imposing Buddhas, but did you know it is also a world class beach destination with miles of powdery sand and indulgent spas?
Mauritius has been a very popular honeymoon destination for years, and for very good reason! The island is fringed with pristine beaches and crystal clear waters and is home to world class golf courses, luxurious resorts and its very own extinct volcano.
From the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas strip to the idyllic beaches of the Florida Keys, the United States of America offers you every type of holiday you could ever dream off, and more! Many honeymooners heading to America make it a multi-destination holiday taking in both city and beach locations.
If you have a taste for adventure a trip to Malaysia could be the perfect destination. In this breathtaking country you can meet orang-utans, visit vibrant cities, relax at exquisite spas and stroll along divine beaches.
A trip to Indonesia offers a blend of culture and scenery which will appeal to those longing for amazing weather, culture rich attractions and tropical surroundings.
Singapore truly is a melting pot of Malay, European and Chinese cultures and makes the perfect honeymoon destination for couples who love excellent food and retail therapy whilst also being surrounded in cultural beauty.
If you want plenty of activities on your honeymoon, a trip to Kenya will give you exactly this! The country has over 40 national parks and game reserves, as well as exquisite beaches nestling on the Indian Ocean and not forgetting its lively cities.