7 Best Locations for Your Honeymoon

There are few trips in your life that will be as memorable as your honeymoon.  Not only is it a once-in-a-lifetime trip, but it many times sets the stage for future endeavors.  

For some, it may even be the first trip away together.

Choosing the perfect honeymoon destination can be just as exciting as the trip itself, so sit back and enjoy your research!

Below are our picks for the 7 best honeymoon locations.

New Zealand

New Zealand has grown in popularity as honeymooners have discovered the endless possibilities it offers.  Its breathtaking scenery spans from beaches to mountains, offering the opportunity to relax as well as explore.  


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For couples that want to be active, this destination is the perfect fit. Be sure to explore New Zealand’s active volcanoes and catch a glimpse of wildlife that is found nowhere else in the world. For most, the trip to New Zealand will be a long one so plan to stay as long as you can to advantage of this magnificent island.

Saint Lucia

The island of Saint Lucia has all of the wonder of the Caribbean tropics with the added benefit of beautiful mountainous peaks. Located farther south than most other Caribbean islands, it tends to get a little less rain, which makes it an ideal spot for honeymooners.  

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Saint Lucia also sees fewer tourists each year than some of its neighboring islands, so the island still remains tranquil and peaceful.

Another benefit?  If you’re coming from the U.S., you will not have to travel more than 1 or 2 time zones, so you don’t have to worry about suffering from jetlag on your honeymoon.   


If you are looking for traditional romance, then look no further.  Italy holds some of the world’s most romantic cities and has something for everyone.  

Known for fantastic food and spectacular vineyards, Italy offers scenic countryside as well as bustling cities.  

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Visit Venice for a romantic gondola ride and Florence for a glimpse of historic beauty and a world-renowned Italian meal.


If snorkeling and diving are on the top of your list, then the Maldives may be the honeymoon spot for you.  

Located in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are surrounded by spectacular coral reefs. For many couples, this destination will take quite some time to get to, but that only makes it seem more remote and secluded.  

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Many of the resorts on the Maldives offer bungalows that open right onto the water, giving you an experience you may not find anywhere else in the world.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas may have a reputation for the place to get married, but it is also an amazing city to visit for honeymooners, especially if you can’t (or don’t want to) leave the U.S. With some of the country’s biggest and best shows, you will never get bored.  

Relax by the pool during the day and hit the town at night, where you can experience nightlife like you’ve never seen before.

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For the active couple, be sure to visit the Grand Canyon where you can hike to the Colorado River or take an unforgettable scenic helicopter tour.


It is rare for a destination to boast beautiful beaches, spectacular snorkeling, dense jungles, mountain hiking, and active volcanoes, but that is what you get when you honeymoon in Hawaii.

This group of U.S. islands are perfect for honeymooners that can’t decide what they want to do – or that want to do it all.  


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You can hike, whale watch, surf, cliff dive, and even experience the nightlife. Don’t forget to attend a classic luau and learn the native hula dancing.

Disney World

For couples that dreamt of the fairytale wedding, consider following it up with a fairytale honeymoon.  

Disney World is most known for its family friendly atmosphere, but it also offers amazing activities for couples.  

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In fact, some of Disney’s most highly rated restaurants only offer adult admittance. Sip some Belgian beer at Epcot, golf at award winning courses, and experience the nightlife at Paradise Island.  

Disney World is known for its magic and could be the perfect spot to start your lives together.

Whatever location you choose, make sure to make it memorable.

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The world is full of fabulous destinations, so enjoy the process of picking the location that fits your lifestyle.  There is an ideal spot for everyone, so don’t settle for anything less than the perfect honeymoon destination.

Article by: Nikki Schilling | Editor: Ogbe Airiodion