Best Honeymoon Destinations By Month

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Whether you’re looking to tick off a bucket-list destination, or to save a few Euro by travelling off-peak, check out our handy guide month-by-month best honeymoon guide:

honeymoon destination by month

January – While grey skies and chilly climes are pretty much guaranteed here in Ireland in January, the Caribbean meanwhile basks in sunshine and average temperatures of 29 degrees. Get a flavour for two of the islands in this 10-night Sandals Barbados and Grenada twin-centre honeymoon. January 2020 departures from €4,149pp all-inclusive, including flights and transfers. 

*Includes discount of up to €1,200pp if book before 9th April 2019*

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honeymoon destination by month

honeymoon destination by month

February is the perfect time for a honeymoon in Dubai; though the destination is reliably hot year-round, temperatures Nov-Mar are a lot less oppressive. Stay at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, designed in the style of an opulent Ottoman palace. 5 nights’ B&B starts from €899pp, including flights and transfers.

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honeymoon destination by month

March is considered to be the best time of year to visit one of America’s most iconic sights, the Grand Canyon, when temperatures aren’t too chilly and the crowds fewer. This self-drive adventure covers highlights of the American Southwest with a taste of the magnificent Rocky Mountains. 15 nights including flights, car hire and accommodation from €3,239pp.

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honeymoon destination by month

April is the ideal time to visit Japan to marvel at the famous cherry blossom. This 8-night ’Splendours of Japan’ tour takes in iconic sites, temples and even includes a ride on the famous express train. From €3,979pp. 

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honeymoon destination by month

Take in the colour of Cinco de Mayo in Mexico in May, and enjoy average temperatures of 27 degrees. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. Stay at the luxury, adult-only beach-front Haven Riviera Cancun, 7 nights all-inclusive from €1,299pp.

*Includes €400pp discount if booked before 30th April 2019*

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honeymoon destination by month

June is the ideal time to take a honeymoon in Cambodia & Vietnam, with less crowds and cheaper prices. This luxury 10-night tour in jam-packed with once-in-a-lifetime experiences and costs from €3,139pp.

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honeymoon destination by month

The Indian Ocean is a fantastic bet for a honeymoon in July; in Mauritius, the weather is gloriously dry and sunny at this time of year. It’s also a comparatively cheap time of year to visit; 7 nights’ HB at the five-star Constance Belle Mare Plage from €1,909pp.

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honeymoon destination by month

honeymoon destination by month

Namibia offers a safari experience unlike any other. Adventurous honeymooners who’ve already ticked off the ‘big five’, can spot endangered black rhinos, springbok and cheetahs in the wild here, all of which have adapted to the desolate desert environment. Africa Sky (africanskysafari.com/Tel: 01 664 9940) can tailor-make honeymoons for Irish couples wishing to follow in their footsteps. One accommodation option is the Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, situated in the private NamidRand Nature Reserve and offers unparalleled luxury and even has its own observatory with state-of-the-art telescope, perfect for stargazing. From €705 per person per night. Dry season runs from June-October, making August the perfect month to enjoy a honeymoon in Namibia.

September marks the start of spring in New Zealand – the perfect time to explore and soak up the country’s astonishing vistas. This 13-night drive and hike around the South Island tour starts from €2,309pp (excluding flights) and takes in sights such as the iconic Moeraki Boulders, the Otago Peninsula and Milford Sound. 

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honeymoon destination by month

New England is ablaze with colour in October as the leaves turn from green to all shades of red, yellow, orange and brown. Explore the majestic mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire on this 11-night self-drive ‘Best of New England Tour’, costing from €1,429pp.

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honeymoon destination by month

Thailand’s Loy Kranthong or Light Festival, is one of the country’s most enchanting and romantic festivals, celebrated each year on the full moon of the 12th month (this year, the celebration falls on 23rd November; in 2019, it’s on 13th November). This luxury 13-night multi-centre itinerary includes bustling Bangkok following stays at stunning riverside and beachfront resorts.

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honeymoon destination by month

The latter part of December is a great time to visit The Maldives, with dry and sunny weather entering into high season. LUX* North Mali Atoll is a Maldivian resort like you’ve never seen before. Gone are the typical thatched roof villas, instead this innovative private island resort offers ultra-modern penthouse residences. Set on the six-hectare picnic island of Olhahali, only an hour’s transfer by luxury speedboat from Male International Airport. 7 nights B&B from €4,939pp.

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*All durations and accommodation options can be tailor-made to suit. Prices are based on two adults sharing and include flights from Dublin.

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