Romance, wonder and adventure! Make the most of your honeymoon in India or nearby abroad with these travel tips!
After you’re done planning a wedding and trying the knot, you deserve some time to lay back and relax. The honeymoon is a perfect way to enjoy some well earned time with your beloved. Choosing a honeymoon destination plays a big part of how you’ll be creating new memories to take back home with you.
Here are some of the best and most romantic honeymoon destinations in India:
Goa – The land of the sun, sand and sea! Goa is by far one of the most popular romantic destinations in India. The evening sun sets, miles of sandy beaches and the wind playing with your hair makes it perfect for any honeymooning couple.
Ooty – Misty hills and scenic beauty, Ooty is the birth place of romance. There’s plenty to do in this little town in the lap of the Nilgiri Hills or not do, because most honeymooning couples can’t bring themselves to leave the cozy ambiance of the wonderful weather when they wake up in the morning.
Shimla – The snowy peak, thick green forests and clouds at your feet, make it look like a scene right out of a movie. Shimla adds a little zing for the adventurous couple who’s looking to have a romantic vacation while having plenty of fun. Take a long drive or go for a hike and seclude yourself in the lap of nature.
Srinagar – The sparkling lakes and lush green valleys are the perfect place to start a new life with the one that you love. Most honeymooning couples just like to rent a houseboat and spend quality time cruising on Dal Lake while enjoying each other’s company. The capital of J&K, is a little piece of paradise here on Earth.
Coorg – If you’re looking for seclusion, a variation from the urban hustle bustle, and a truly unique experience, then Coorg is the place to be. Also known as Kodagu, you can go anytime of the year and still get pleasant weather. Honeymooner’s love this location because of it’s isolation and serenity.
If you don’t want to go to same old places and cliched locations, you can always step across the borders and visit some of the top honeymoon locations near by. They’re economical, yet amazingly romantic. Here are some of your options:
Thailand – Take away their amazing food and take away the colorful culture, you’ll still be left with an amazing honeymoon destination. Being one of the most popular romantic tourist destinations worldwide, Thailand has some of the most courteous and accommodating service staff at everyone of their accommodation options. Don’t want to stay at a hotel? Don’t worry! The bungalow beaches are more popular anyway offering more privacy and incredible ambiance.
Bali – Known as being one of the best honeymoon destinations in all of Asia, Bali has some of the best beaches in the world. Clear water and white sand shores, Bali is a destination that’s a class apart on it’s own. Most couples like to get massages at Bali’s world famous spas or get their adrenaline running by enjoying many water sports activities!
Fiji – 322 islands and an endless array of beauty. When in Fiji you truly see God’s work at it’s best. No matter what corner of Fiji you visit, romance will manage to find you. The hot springs and lush greenery keeps visitors coming back for more even after their honeymoon is over.
No matter where you go, as long you’re with the one that you love, every destination is perfect! You only have a limited time off, so why not make the most of your romantic destination by some of things that can ignite the spark between you and your beloved? Here are some of the most romantic activities to indulge in when you’re on your honeymoon.
Book a couple massage – Perfumed oils, skin treatments, herbal saunas and soaking together in a bathtub that’s made only for two. You can spend hours lost in the ambiance of the spa with floating flower petals all around you. It’s an intimate setting where you can relax and really get to know the other person.
Twilight Zones – A hill station, a sandy beach or a just on the rooftop, watching the sunrise and sunset together is one of the romantic and intimate settings ever! String along a bottle of champagne or two glasses of cocktails from the hotel bar, and toast to your new beginning. Watch the horizon and get long in each other’s arms are the magic of the moment takes over.
Candlelight Dinners – It may be a cliché, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that it’s still one of the most romantic gestures of all time. It gives you the opportunity to dress up just for the one that you love and enjoy an exotic meal over twinkling lights. Hotels can normally set this up for you but if you want to do something a little more personalized, you can always basket a few gourmet delicacies, an amazing bottle of wine, candles, and a something to sit and go away to your own little place where no one will disturb you.
Activities for Two – Lounging around in your room all day is fun, but the honeymoon is perfect way to get to know the person that you’re going to be spending the rest of your life with, so why not go out and do a few things just for the two of you? A horse ride on the beach, a boat ride across the river or just wine tasting, is perfect way to find some common ground. You find just be surprised at how many interests you share!
Off the Grid – The best way to be romantic is to cut out the noise. Distance yourself from technology and the constant beeping of your phone, and reminisce over the special moments that brought the two of you together. Cherish the time that you have with each other before returning to grind of daily life! Sometime being romantic just means spending quality time together even if you aren’t making some grand gesture.
You’re all set for a perfect honeymoon! Have fun with your new husband or wife, make the most of this opportunity!