Top 10 honeymoon spots in the world

Finding love always calls for celebration, and for most newlyweds, that means an exotic trip off to spend time with your better half.

Sure, you have probably done a lot of traveling before, and for some, you have made countless business or vacation trips to the “honeymoon destinations.” However, have you made that trip with a person you love before? I guarantee it is a different feeling.

Honeymoon is the perfect time to bond with your loved one in a secluded paradise on an Island with coconut drinks in hand.

Here is a list of 10 perfect getaways worth exploring.

Santorini Island, Greece

Santorini, Greece is a colorful paradise with brilliant sunsets, rich Greek cuisine, blue-domed churches, and pearly white structures. It is one of the top picks for newlywed couples around the world.

Enjoy priceless infinity edge pools overlooking the Aegean Sea with the love of your life, in the most romantic town on the island, Oia at the top-most cliff of the island.

Newlyweds can enjoy walking along colorful beaches, soaking in hot springs, visiting ancient archeological sites, lounging in luxurious resorts, and watching fanciful sunsets.


Hotels on Santorini Island range between $57 and $157 a night with an average of $85 and vacation rentals cost between $130 and $380 a night. However, you are likely to spend a lot more than this for a luxurious resort or hotel.

Pacific Harbor, Fiji

Fiji is the best getaway for postnuptial relaxation with your other half. The remote and tranquil Pacific Harbor is surrounded by crystal clear water and a wealth of luxury properties with their private islands.

It is popular amongst couples for its seclusion which makes for a perfectly quiet, relaxed, and romantic atmosphere. What could be more romantic than being alone together in the middle of nowhere?

Some of the fun couple activities to do here include; snorkeling, surfing, sunbathing, and couples massage on the beach.


Accommodation in Pacific Harbor, Fiji will cost a couple anywhere around $86 and $850 depending on their budget options. The average cost of a hotel in Pacific Harbor is $220. There are plenty of accommodation options and doing some research may help you land a great deal.

Maldives, Sri Lanka

The Maldives is renowned for seclusion and romance. The island is home to the world’s most idyllic islands boasting turquoise blue clear waters, white sands, and heart-melting sunsets that will make your honeymoon simply unforgettable.

With each island comes a different resort with extravagant services and amenities that will make you and your spouse want to live in your small paradise forever.

The Maldives are tailor-made for ocean-lover couples. Things you can do in the Maldives include; relaxing at an underwater spa, diving, couples massage, diving, swimming in the ocean, and strolling at the beach.


Guest Houses and hotels go for $50 to $200, resorts go for $170 to $38,000. Economic class couples can expect to spend anywhere between $50 and $100, comfort couples $100 to $300, luxury couples over $300, and luxury plus bungalows over $500.

Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como is one of the most romantic destinations in Italy making it one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world.

Picture holding hands with your newly wedded spouse as you ride across the dreamy Lake Como as you feast on some of the most romantic sites in Italy or stroll through one of the picturesque postcard-perfect villages around the lake.

The lake and its surrounding towns have been an elegant getaway for the Milanese elite for a very long time. Experience a quintessential dolce far niente with your lover at the grandest dame, the exquisitely manicured Villa d’Este, and later enjoy some of the delectable Italian cuisine and wine.


Hotels in Como range from $89 a night to $481. The average hotel accommodation range per night is $96. If you prefer vacation rentals, they tend to cost anywhere between $150 and $380 a night for the entire home.

Big Sur, California

The epic Big Sur, California is a land of infinite views. It is known for being a perfect getaway for a honeymoon. It boasts the most dramatic views of the Pacific coastline, towering redwoods, and whimsical meadows that give it a uniquely relaxing ambiance.

The cuisine is exceptional, the views unmatched, and the sunrise is life-giving. Big Sur is the ultimate lover’s hideout.

Things to do while here include; taking a couple’s picture at the top of the courthouse with nature as the perfect backdrop, riding bikes, enjoying some champagne lunch, and going to the beach.


Big Sur hotel accommodation rates range from $59 to $269 a night and have an average cost of $104. Vacation rentals will cost $860 to $1000 a night.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora in French Polynesia is a remote destination that has gained its position among the top honeymoon spots in the world because of its jaw-dropping scenery, scuba diving, and protected coral reefs.

Honeymooners have their pick of romantic underwater bungalows, luxurious spas, and resorts. Things to do in Bora Bora include; scuba diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, sailing, and underwater spa treatment.


Hotel rates in Bora Bora are quite high but planning to go in the low-peak months between December and March can help cut costs.

Hotels range from $136 to $684 a night with an average cost of $334. Vacation rentals will be cozy anywhere between $120 and $800 a night for the entire home.

Maui, Hawaii

A honeymoon has never looked so elegant as it does in Maui. The island boasts a polished yet relaxed feel. There are so many culinary options honeymooners could opt to eat at a different location every night.

The beaches are elegant with clear blue waters and white sand beaches surrounded by rain forests. Things couples can do include; sunbathing on the beach, whale watching, fine dining, swimming in the ocean, and hiking the rain forests.


The average hotel accommodation price for couples in Maui is $225 a night. Hotels range from $102 to $467 per night and vacation rentals are $240 to $440 a night.

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is the perfect spot for passion. It is located in Indonesia. Bali boasts an exotic feel through its unspoiled beaches, temples, culture, art, rice terraces, and music.

Honeymooners can celebrate nature with the locals as they dwell in the unbelievably lush accommodations and bask in coastal bliss. Things to do in Bali include; couples massage, snorkeling, surfing, swimming, exploring temples, and sunbathing.


Accommodation in Bali, Indonesia is cheap. Honeymooners can spend anywhere between $10 and $400. How much you end up spending is based on the level of comfort or luxury you are aiming for.


The country’s unique turquoise waters, luxe resorts, and abundant wildlife make it one of the top honeymoon spots in the world. Mauritius is located east of Madagascar and off the beaten path.

It is home to many birds and aquatic animals.


Hotels charge between $46 and $547 a night depending on the standard of accommodation you desire.

Florence, Italy

Mouthwatering Italian cuisine, history, and art are the beaconing features of Florence. Walking hand in hand with your partner through the city’s stone streets as you enjoy the Italian dolce far niente ambiance is high on every honeymooner’s dream.

Things to do include; exploring Boboli Gardens, sipping on wine, and gazing at remarkable art pieces in the museums.


Hotels in Florence range from $65 to $428 a night with an average cost of $121. Vacation rentals cost between $210 and $470 a night for the entire home.

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Pearce Kibaale is a freelance writer, content creator, and Editor-in-Chief of Trip Dhow.

Pearce Kibaale, Editor-in-Chief of Trip Dhow