Travelling and exploring the world is a very exciting time for honeymooners. Whether you enjoy visiting beaches and lying in the sun, or choose to go skiing on beautiful mountains, there are so many amazing destinations to visit at affordable prices while still maintaining luxurious accommodation. As a honeymoon represents the first exploration as a married couple, it is important to choose the best fit.
Here are some of the best affordable destinations for honeymooners to visit:
1. Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is a beautiful Caribbean island that is a wonderful destination for lovebirds or adventurers. It’s known for its spectacular white sandy beaches, tropical rainforest, waterfalls, and lush green mountains. You can also ride the longest zip line in the world at Toro Verde Adventure Park, or eat at La Casita Blanca, authentic dishes made with local ingredients and freshly caught seafood.
Barbados is a gorgeous West Indian island in the Caribbean. The clear turquoise waters and many beaches offer a laid back atmosphere for couples who just want to relax. There are also many places to visit in Barbados such as museums, historical sites, and parks. But if you’re looking for some outdoor activities, Barbados has snorkeling, surfing, scuba diving and kite surfing, or take one of the sailing cruises and enjoy a day out on the ocean. Barbados also has a nightlife that’s well worth experiencing. The Baku Beach Club, Carib Beach Bar, and Harbor Lights are just a few places to have a fun and exciting night. Barbados has the perfect mixture of everything when it comes to ideal honeymoon destinations.
3. Costa Rica
Costa Rica is an amazingly beautiful country in Central America, located between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. For an adventure or a romantic getaway, there’s so much to do at reasonable prices while still enjoying all the luxury that Costa Rica has to offer. Enjoy all of its natural marvels and wander into the rainforests to see vividly coloured birds, monkeys, parrots and toucans. Or go horseback riding on the beach and swim in breathtaking waterfall pools and hot springs. Costa Rica is home to over 500,000 plants and animal species, with a terrain that varies between coastal plains and lush green mountains. And if you enjoy ocean kayaking, river rafting, zip lining, hiking, or bird watching, you’ll see the most incredible scenery of wildlife, rainforests, and gleaming waters.
A hidden jewel in the Hawaii islands, Kauai is one of the most gorgeous honeymoon destinations. There are a handful of things to do in Kauai, from helicopter tours, visiting waterfalls and lighthouses, and then of course the beautiful Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park. When booking your trip to Kauai, there are plenty of resorts to choose from, or you can choose the rental route and fully immerse yourself in the Hawaiian culture.
5. The Greek Islands
The Greek Islands are made up of 6,000 islands of which only 227 islands are inhabited. The islands have so many historical sites besides the beaches that spread over thousands of kilometers. Traveling in Greece is not only captivating, but it’s also a magical place, full of charm, secrets, and discoveries that are definitely worth seeing. Greece is scattered with mystical caves that are renowned all over the world for their predominant anthropological findings such as the Petralona cave, the Franchthi cave, and the Perama cave, that fascinate visitors with their spectacular beauty. It is also one of the most relaxing places in the world. After a long day of sightseeing, there are plenty of incredible hotels to sleep in comfort at.
Ibiza is an island off the east coast of Spain, in the Mediterranean Sea. It is well known for its nightlife in Ibiza Town and Sant Antoni. For honeymooners, Ibiza offers tranquil beaches and the best European nightlife. One of many places to visit is Ramparts, located in Ibiza City. This historical site is surrounded by massive protective walls that were built to safeguard Ibiza’s people from pirate attacks during the Renaissance Era. At night Ibiza City is all lit up so you can enjoy a romantic walk after exploring the shops, restaurants, and nightclubs of this beautiful city.
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