Drishti Travel: Top twelve destinations for Honeymooners: Vineel Dean

The South Pacific

1) TAHITI
Fabulous sunsets and blinding white sand beaches, with over 118 beautiful islands and famous destinations such as Moorea and Bora Bora, Tahiti has all the ingredients to fulfill the need for an exquisite and unique honeymoon. It is still possible to find totally isolated and secluded spots in this stunning chain of Islands. One stand out destination is the Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort. Located in Maharepa, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk, 0.6 mi (1 km) from Temae Beach, and 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course.
2) HAWAII
With a phenomenal variety of natural settings such as volcanoes, beaches, and remote locations; Hawaii guarantees a truly exceptional honeymoon experience. And it’s not that far to go for Canadians! You can go island hopping to Maui, Kauai, Hawaii, Molokai, and Lanai, or simply relax with your other half at stunning hotels. A recommended stay at the amazing Four Seasons Maui at Wailea will blow your mind and is a celebrity favorite.
3) FIJI ISLANDS
Located in the central Pacific, the warm, blue sea surroundings of Fiji, are a honeymooners paradise with it lush, verdant greenery and stunning secluded beaches. With it relaxed, the slow pace of life the Fiji Islands have a huge range of honeymoon destinations from private islands to world class hotels. It is also a water sports activities heaven. Unspoiled, quiet and lush the Fiji Island are an ideal place for couples to get to know each other. One highly sought after honeymoon hotel is the Royal Davui Island Resort that has its private beach and offers spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset.

Asia
4) BALI

The Island of Bali has always been a long-time favorite for honeymooners. Prepare to be embraced by one of Asia’s best destinations for couples, especially those who are looking for something different regarding culture, cuisine, and nightlife. Aside from seeing Bali’s white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, you can also find yourself in the midst of exotic lands outlined by volcanic mountains, lush green and unadulterated forests, and of course world class luxurious resorts. A recommended stayover is at the five-star Oberoi Bali Hotel with four exquisite restaurants and sea views to die for!
5) KO SAMUI, THAILAND
Ko Samui is a world class destination for honeymooners located on a large island in the Gulf of Siam with a huge number of stunning beaches. The island forms part of the Angthong Marine National Park which offers more adventurous sports minded honeymooners such activities as kayaking, snorkeling, and diving. There is also thriving nightlife and something for everyone. The most luxurious hotel and a honeymooners favorite are the fabulous Sunset Beach Resort and Spa in Taling Ngam Beach

Europe
6) PARIS

What other city has the reputation as the city of love? Paris offers honeymooners culture, style and bonhomie with its magnificent cafes, shopping in the Champ Elysse and Rue Cambon, gardens, museums and palaces such as the Musee du Louvre, the Grand Palais, and the Jardin des Tuileries. You cannot get better than a romantics lunch atop the Eiffel Tower as a remembrance, while an evening stroll through the city of lights offers memories to be treasured forever.

The Caribbean
7) JAMAICA

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway into the wilderness or a honeymoon spot jam packed with a vibrant nightlife, music, and sultry beaches, Jamaica is the place for you. Renowned for its laid back vibe, luxurious resorts, beaches, and activities, Jamaica offers Honeymooners, especially those who are young at heart a veritable smorgasbord of incredible experiences. Numerous resorts, hotels, and super luxury accommodation dot the island wherever you go.
8) ST LUCIA
The Caribbean is indeed a wonderful place for honeymooners, especially around St. Lucia. This cluster of islands has been hailed as one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world due to the many remote islets in the vicinity. You can even stay on an island of your own, rejuvenating yourself in therapeutic hot springs, water sports, volcano trekking or simply while away the day on the islands beautiful beaches! Carefree, relaxing and largely unspoiled, St Lucia is a must see!
9) ARUBA
Perpetual sunshine, miles of white-sand beaches, snorkeling in clear blue waters, and an array of island excursions sum up the wonderful islands of Aruba. You can even ride a horse or take a tour a glass-bottom boat along the beach. Boasting of near-perfect weather year-round, Aruba can be a relaxing destination. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba is one of the most popular resort in Aruba.
10) TURKS AND CAICOS
Stretching across the Caribbean with a string of some forty islands and cays comprising of stunning soft white sandy beaches coupled with crystal clear blue waters. The Turks and Caicos islands are famous for having one of the longest coral reefs in the world, aside from the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Turks and Caicos is a destination for couples who are avid divers with world-class scuba diving facilities and services. For some breathtaking views of the Ocean consider staying at the world famous Seven Stars Resort.

Africa
11) KENYA

If you want an entirely exotic honeymoon vacation, consider Kenya. Home to vast plains and animals such as the wildebeest, gazelle, zebra, and big cats, a safari themed honeymoon is rather unique, and possibly brimming with wildlife encounters! Every honeymoon needs a spectacular setting and in Kenya, you can find it, from tree top cottages overlooking the wild savannahs of safari country to world-class hotels beach hotels, Kenya is one of the more adventurous and dazzlingly different honeymoon destinations.
12) MEXICO
Mexico has much to offer: warm weather, clear blue seas, beaches, superb cuisine, and a host of accommodation and activities for all types of honeymoon couples. From calm, serene beaches, great festivals, booming nightlife, mysterious Aztec temples, culture and history Mexico has it all. Want beaches? Cancun is probably one of the most famous locations in Cancun a superb choice for honeymooners. Want nightlife, the club and bars of Cancun will keep you up all night.