Newlyweds are often inclined to choose one of the well-known tropical destinations for their honeymoon location, such as Hawaii or the Bahamas. However, outgoing or adventurous couples may want to consider a more unique locale to celebrate their blossoming marriage. Below is a list of the 5 top honeymoon destinations that are often overlooked.
Perhaps the most romantic honeymoon destination in Greece is Santorini. Located roughly 120 miles from the Greek mainland in the Aegean Sea, the islands of Santorini feature stunningly beautiful cliffside towns, as well as some of the world's most gorgeous seaside views. Greece's capital, Athens, is also home to stunning views of the water and Greek isles. As one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens also one of the richest cultural centers of Europe. Honeymooners who are fans of the outdoor can experience the Ancient Greek ruins via one of the many adventure tours available in Athens and throughout Greece.
Australia is home to some of the world's most gorgeous beaches and scenery, making it an ideal honeymoon destination for nature-loving newlyweds. Southern locations such as Byron Bay and Daylesford offer a relaxing environment and outstanding cuisine, while northern destinations such as Kakadu National Park let honeymooners experience the beautiful Australian outback firsthand.
For honeymooners seeking a big-city getaway, it doesn't get much better than Hong Kong. With such a rich and unique culture, Hong Kong is one of the most interesting cities to explore, offering more than enough sightseeing, fine dining and nightlife to keep you out and about throughout your honeymoon vacation. And if the bustle of the city becomes too much, Hong Kong is also home to gorgeous beaches that offer relief from the city's busy streets.
South Africa is the go-to destination for an adventurous honeymoon getaway. Newlyweds can experience guided tours and safaris that explore some of the most exciting natural wildlife reservations the world has to offer, or simply opt for a relaxing stay on one of South Africa's gorgeous beachside towns.
Nestled in the Indian Ocean, Maldives is a chain of coral islands that make a great honeymoon destination for newlyweds seeking an alternative to the more common island getaway locations. Maldives offers some of the world's most beautiful beaches surrounded by stunningly crystal clear water, making it an ideal location for a relaxing oceanside honeymoon. Additionally, some of the Maldive Islands feature luxury resorts and big city luxuries for the ultimate pampered honeymoon experience.
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