One of the most memorable holidays you’ll ever go on is your honeymoon! As well as exploring amazing sites and experience extraordinary cultures, it’s also the time to celebrate the beginning of an exciting new chapter with the love of your life.
For most couples, wedding planning often takes precedence, leaving little time to organize that all-important post-marriage escape. To give you a helping hand, our travel experts have put together a few inspirational trip ideas. From idyllic Pacific Island beaches to glamping trips in the African savannah, we reveal the best honeymoon destinations around the world for every month of the year.
January – Phuket, Thailand
Thailand’s makes it onto our list of best honeymoon destinations thanks to its stunning islands that provide endless opportunities for relaxation. Phuket, the largest, has universal appeal and you’ll find it’s typically blessed with bright blue skies and low humidity in January.
Embrace a slower pace of life at a low-key beach resort or stay at the centre of the action in lively Phuket Town. Mouthwatering Thai cooking classes, soothing spa treatments and diving expeditions in the glittering Andaman Sea are just some of the incredible activities you can look forward to with your other half.
February – Costa Rica
A blend of lush rainforests and glorious white-sand beaches makes Costa Rica one of the best honeymoon destinations for nature lovers. If you’re getting married around Valentine’s Day, you’re in luck! February falls in the middle of the dry season and is the best time to admire the country’s diverse landscapes.
Spend a few days soaking up the vibrant markets and elegant Colonial architecture in the capital, San Jose, before heading into the verdant wildernesses of the surrounding Central Valley. Costa Rica’s vast North Pacific Coast is flecked with picture-perfect beaches where you can snorkel through vibrant coral reefs. Alternatively, head inland to national parks criss-crossed with hiking trails and dotted with hot springs.
March – Sri Lanka
Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka never fails to entice travellers with its stunning countryside. March is prime time for trips to Sri Lanka’s western and southern regions – both of which provide plenty of things for couples…