Picking your honeymoon destination is a fun part while you plan your wedding with your other half. Going on a honeymoon gives you a welcome break after months and months of wedding planning and fretting over the wedding venue, reception menu or trivial stuff like what wedding favours to give your guests.
We at GET.com have shortlisted the Best Honeymoon Destinations that will get you excited about, even before you get there. After all, it will be one of your most memorable trips in your lifetime!
Best Honeymoon Destinations:
Paris needs no introduction. Almost everyone knows that Paris is synonymous with love and romance. This accessible destination provides a great combination of architecture, art, delectable food and shopping which will satisfy your holiday desires.
Where to stay: Hotel de Crillon. Newly renovated and set to open this year, Hotel de Crillon is one of the 6 palace hotels in Paris.
Just a stone's throw away from Champs-Élysées and all major museums, it provides a convenient location to see the major sites in Paris.
Decorated in a Louis XV style, the hotel's 147 guest rooms and suites will impress you with its excellent service and luscious interior.
What to do: Definitely visit the many museums in Paris, have a picnic while admiring the Eiffel Tower and a day trip to the huge and glamorous garden at Versailles is highly recommended.
If you want to go on a quick getaway after your wedding to take a short break and rejuvenate yourselves from the crazy weeks before, Bali could be your answer.
Ubud, especially, offers an intimate alternative to the crowded beaches around the island. You'll also be able to find a number of luxurious resorts around that are far from the crowd so that you can indulge in your newfound intimacy as you begin your journey together as husband and wife.
Where to stay: If there's one luxury resort to check out here, it's the Hanging gardens of Bali. Known for its beautiful infinity pool and villas that offer breathtaking views over the valley, you can be ensured that your stay will be an unforgettable one.
What to do: For a short trip there, take your time to relax and enjoy the amenities within the hotel – spa by the river, dine with your personal chef at the holy Dalem Segara Temple and engage in a Balinese blessing ritual to symbolically purify your soul and fill you with calmness and enlightenment.
Here you can see GET.com's travel guide to Ubud for more ideas of what to see, do and eat there.
3. Santorini, Greece
Already a favourite destination for Singaporean couples looking for beautiful locations for pre-wedding photoshoots, it's of little wonder why this little volcanic island is known for being a romantic venue.
The island boasts some gorgeous sunsets and its pristine-white villas set against the deep blue sea present a picture of tranquility and hope.
Where to stay: Staying in a cliffside terrace is almost mandatory in Santorini and you'd have no lack of choices. Here's where you can look to stay in something less expensive than the typical honeymoon hotel – Enigma Apartments & Suites.
All of its suites and apartments offer a stunning view of the Santorini Volcano and the deep blue Aegean Sea.
The luxury suites come with an outdoor jacuzzi for you to enjoy a hot spa while looking out at the breathtaking views. Here you can find the cheapest rates for Enigma Apartments & Suites.
What to do: Explore other parts of Greece on a scooter – check out some of the ancient sites, visit wineries and sunbath on Amoudi Bay.
4. New Zealand
Looking for an adventure to start your new life together? If you've got 2 to 3 weeks to spare, New Zealand is highly recommended as a honeymoon destination for adventurous couples. Go on a road trip to discover the various natural landscapes New Zealand has to offer.
Where to stay: With the luscious landscape New Zealand has to offer, choices for a romantic accommodation can include a peaceful lakeside stay, cliffside suites for panoramic views or an escape into the quiet wilderness.
What to do: Helicopter rides, the Milford Sound cruise, hot air balloon rides, vineyard trails and horse-riding are just some of the romantic activities you can enjoy in this beautiful country.
Read GET.com's travel guide to New Zealand to discover what else this magical country has to offer.
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The Maldives is the quintessential honeymoon destination. White sand beaches, blue lagoons and water bungalows are just some familiar sights you'd have seen on stereotypes of honeymoon destinations.
While the idea of a honeymoon here is to take in the sun and relax by the beach, there are actually some interesting activities to keep you occupied during your stay.
Where to stay: Niyama Maldives is worth the splurge. You can have a beach studio with private pools to moon-bath in, open-air bathrooms, crystal lagoon views or opt for a water studio for an "over-water" experience. You can find the best hotel rates for Niyama Maldives here.
What to do: The amenities here are mind-blowing - an underwater venue for private champagne breakfast or club nights, beachfront dining, spa, all sorts of watersports and even a nighttime snorkel tour!
6. Cape Town, South Africa
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Instead of the usual honeymoon destination, how about travelling further to escape it all in Cape Town? No matter what type of honeymoon experience you are looking for, Cape Town has you covered – from glamorous beaches, dynamic city vibes to the wildest safaris.
Where to stay: Cape Grace offers honeymooners choice views of either the Table Mountain or the harbour. Situated on a private quay, you'd get all the privacy you need while enjoying proximity to major city highlights.
Here you can get the best pricing deals for your stay at Cape Grace Hotel and Spa.
What to do: There's just so much to do here! A day trip out to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope is well worth it, take a cable car up Table Top Mountain National Park and visit the Two Oceans Aquarium where the cold waters of the Atlantic meet the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
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Known for its northern lights and for being on the bucket list of many people, Iceland is an ideal location for a scenic and breathtaking honeymoon.
The country offers a lot of adventure for nature lovers and the cold temperatures give you the perfect excuse to cuddle up!
Where to stay: Hotel Ranga is one of the top travellers' choices on TripAdvisor. The rustic hotel presents a great opportunity for those who would like to see the northern lights.
Surrounded by clear skies, winding rivers and boasting an outstanding service, the hotel makes a perfect accommodation for your honeymoon in Iceland.
Book your stay at Hotel Ranga here to get the best deal.
What to do: Glacier hikes, northern lights viewing, cave explorations and highland geothermal pools – prepare for an exceptional adventure with your partner!
A honeymoon in Japan is close enough to Singapore, but the beautiful country has so much to offer that you'd think you've travelled very far away!
Every season of the year, you'll find a place in Japan to visit – be it the lovely sakura-blooming season, climbing Mount Fuji, skiing in Hokkaido or enjoying a hot bath in a private onsen, you do not need to worry about when you'll need to plan for a honeymoon in Japan. In fact, anytime is a good time!
Where to stay: A visit to Japan will be incomplete without seeing Mount Fuji. To make it a romantic experience, stay in a traditional ryokan with a private onsen and a view of the famous mountain.
What to do: You can try to conquer Mount Fuji if you are there during the summer climbing season, spend a few day in Kyoto visiting peaceful temples and shrines, visit the Nara deer park for a unique experience with thousands of free-roaming deers or head north towards Hokkaido for some seafood feasting.
Read GET.com's travel guide to Hokkaido to find out what else this hidden gem has to offer.
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Chile as a honeymoon location might sound a little unconventional, but the various landscapes the country has to offer gives you tremendous possibilities depending on what you are looking for.
A night or 2 in Santiago will give you the first taste of the country, after which you can venture further for more unique experiences, such as visiting the Atacama desert – quite a sight to behold. Despite being the driest desert in the world, you'll be able to catch the surrounding snow-capped Andes.
Where to stay: For somewhere more original, you might want to visit the outskirts to catch this "astronomy hotel". Elqui Domos Hotel located in the Elqui Valley is an international dark sky sanctuary. If you stay in one of the dome-shaped observatory cabin, you'll be able to literally stare into the stars from your bed.
Book your hotel stay at Elqui Domos here to get the best price.
What to do: Savour some of the best wines in the region touring their vineyards, visit the Torres del Paine National Park, check out the panoramic Altiplanic Lagoons and ancient ruins of Rano Raraku in Easter Island.
10. Spain (Valencia)
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Spain is a vibrant and friendly country which is well-known for its delicious food and wine. Valencia is a great honeymoon destination because there are so many things to do there, prices are cheap and there are lots of beautiful beaches and nature spots in the outskirts of the city.
Where to stay: If you're looking for an original place to stay, you might want to try out Hospes Palau De La Mar Hotel which is a 5 star hotel built in a 19th century mansion. This hotel is complete with a spa and it has a lovely courtyard garden that you can stroll through. The location is perfect because it's just a stone's throw away from Valencia's lovely old town.
Book your hotel stay at Hospes Palau De La Mar Hotel here to get the best rates.
What to do: Visit the Ciutat Vella which means 'old town'. It's beautifully conserved and full of romantic corners and ancient buildings including the famous cathedral and the Llotja de la Seda (silk market). If you want to see some architectural wonders head over to the Center of Arts and Sciences to feast your eyes on futuristic buildings. The old riverbed which is now a huge garden that goes all around the city is a great place to go for a walk or a picnic.
One of the best beaches to visit is El Saler, it's known for its white sand, pristine blue sea and sand dunes. While in Valencia you will be able to enjoy a large variety of scrumptious local cuisine, like tapas, Spanish wine, and of course, paella!