Not everybody wants their honeymoon to be an unusual honeymoon destination. Newlyweds usually want to go somewhere far away, to unique honeymoon experiences more than a destination. They seek something different, something new and something private and intimate. If you’re looking for a honeymoon experience which is romantic and special, here’s a list we’ve compiled to help you:
RENT AN IGLOO AND WATCH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN FINLAND
Imagine spending your nights staying up and spotting the aurora fairies do their thing, all in the comfort and warmth of your own igloo. These luxury hotels in Kakslautten are a dream come true. Snuggle up with your partner with a warm cuppa and watch the skies come alive.
TAKE A COOKING CLASS TOGETHER, LEARN HOW TO COOK A TASTY TREAT OR TWO IN AN AUTHENTIC THAI COOKERY CLASS IN BANGKOK
Its such fun learning things together. Do exactly that on your honeymoon to Thailand. Enrol in a Thai cooking class, learn a lesson and eat a good wholesome meal at the end of it. As Julia Child said, People who love to eat are always the best people.
TAKE MULTIPLE DIPS IN ONE OF THE OUTSTANDING INFINITY POOLS OF THE SEYCHELLES
Seychelles is an island of dreams. Stay in a luxe property, away from the crowds in your own island and sink your feet into the luxuries that life can offer. Beautiful stays at our partner property Enchanted Island, state of the art offering and a delicious spread of food to excite every palate. This one is for the beach bums looking for some vitamin sea.
RIDE THE VENICE TO LONDON SIMPLON-ORIENT-EXPRESS (VIA PARIS, THE CITY OF LOVE)
Travel Europe in style. If you heart vintage then this is your stop. The Simplon Orient Express takes you from Venice to London with a stopover in Paris. Marvel at the art deco design, and dig into the beautiful array of food available on board. Enjoy this luxurious journey through Europe for a bucket list train ride.
SPEND AN AFTERNOON WINE TASTING IN ONE OF THE 200 NOTABLE VINEYARDS OF SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa has a treasure trove of Winelands so close to Cape Town. Enjoy a winery experience on your honeymoon discovering new tastes together. To Wine tasting and new discoveries together!
ROAM THE HISTORIC STREETS OF ROME AND FLIP A COIN INTO THE TREVI FOUNTAIN FOR A GUARANTEED RETURN
Rome is one of the most romantic cities in the world. walk through the cobblestone streets of the old town, hand in hand, sharing a gelato and pass by iconic sights like Spanish steps and the Trevi. Don't forget to toss a coin in and make a wish!
TAKE A GONDOLA AROUND THE FLOATING CITY OF VENICE
Gondola rides in Venice. Cliche but so so beautiful! Enough said!
LEARN TO SALSA IN CUBA
Shall we dance? Take dancing lessons during your magical time in Cuba. Amidst colourful houses and picturesque streets, enrol yourself in a quintessential Salsa class and begin your dance of togetherness in life!
SNORKELLING OR LEARNING TO DIVE TOGETHER IN THE MALDIVES
Maldives boasts of picture-perfect beaches, beautiful stays and a time of relaxation with your loved one, which makes it a perfect spot for a honeymoon. Take it up by a notch, by signing up for diving classes with your partner. If you don't want to something so intense as a diving class, then make the most of the abundant marine life there by going snorkelling and marvelling at the wonders of the sea.
SCALE AND CLIMB MACHU PICCHU
Hiking up the Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime experience. Doing it with your partner in crime is another experience altogether. So put on those hiking shoes and set off.
TAKE A HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI OVER THE MAASAI MARA
For the wildlife enthusiasts, Masai Mara makes for a great honeymoon getaway. Luxurious forest lodges, pools by watering holes and game drive picnics. What could make it even more special is a balloon ride over the vast expanse of the forests to catch the Great Migration from a bird's eye view. An unforgettable experience this promises to be.
Author: Sudeepta Sanyal (@Moonlitekingdom)