11 Fantastic Honeymoon Destination Ideas Around the World


Updated by Talita

The long wait is over.

You've overcome the stress of preparing for a wedding.

Now it's time to relax and enjoy your honeymoon!

11 Honeymoon Destination Ideas You'll Love

Whether you are an adventure-loving couple or prefer a secluded spot to relax, you will definitely want to choose a romantic place that will make your honeymoon even more special.

After all, there's nothing like starting your wedding with an incredible trip to a paradisiacal destination!

With this in mind, we created this list with some of the best ideas for honeymoon destinations that will certainly make your wedding get off to an unforgettable start.

But before we go to the top honeymoon destinations, I also recommend the fantastic personalized travel itineraries from Ares do Mundo. Leda De Luca designs tailor-made trips to surprise couples all over the world!

Index of this article

  • 1 1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • two 2. Bali, Indonesia
  • 3 3. Hayman Island, Australia
  • 4 4. Phuket, Thailand
  • 5 5. Comporta, Portugal
  • 6 6. Costa Rica
  • 7 7. Santorini, Greece
  • 8 8. Venice, Italy
  • 9 9. Harbor Island, Bahamas
  • 10 10. Kyoto, Japan
  • 11 11. Ibiza, Spain
  • 12 In short…
  • 13 Concluding…

1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Considered the most beautiful island in the world, Bora Bora is the ideal destination for couples who want a good mix of adventure and relaxation.

From sandy beaches to sparkling blue lagoons and luxurious accommodation, it's the ultimate destination for the perfect honeymoon.

The best time to visit the island is between November and April, when you can enjoy the sunny weather, swim with marine life, and feed sharks and rays in the lagoons.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

2. Bali, Indonesia

Who has never dreamed of visiting Bali? And what's better than going with the love of your life to one of the most coveted destinations in the world?

Bali is the perfect destination to surf, explore and be amazed. In addition to the relaxing sandy beaches, be enchanted by the island's majestic peaks, tropical forests and terraced rice paddies.

Since it's sunny in Bali, Indonesia, it's always time to enjoy the beach. Wear comfortable summer clothes and flip-flops. Oh, and always be ready for photos, there are several perfect places to photograph on this coveted island.

Bali, Indonesia

3. Hayman Island, Australia

Hayman is a fascinating private island resort that offers a magical honeymoon experience.

Located in the Whitsunday Archipelago, close to Queensland, this is many people's dream destination.

It's a great spot for couples looking for a luxury experience. The island has well-appointed accommodation where you will be surrounded by incredible tropical views.

Sail, windsurf, kayak, ski, scuba dive and other exciting water adventures on the island!

Hayman Island, Australia

4. Phuket, Thailand

Another perfect tropical honeymoon destination is Phuket, Thailand. It's a great destination for couples looking for an affordable yet beautiful location.

This is the largest island in Thailand, and receives approximately 3 million visitors per year. As it is a destination that is gaining more and more space, it is possible to find several promotions and packages on offer for Phuket.

Just two hours from Bangkok, this mountainous island is a paradise of stunning views, beautiful scenery and pristine beaches. Phuket also prides itself on its luxury hotels and resorts, exciting nightclubs and great places to eat.

Phuket, Thailand

5. Comporta, Portugal

Surrounded by 17 hectares of jungle and picturesque landscapes Comporta, in Portugal, is one of the few destinations that you can visit and enjoy all year round due to its fantastic climate. Even in winter, you can still enjoy a few days with clear blue skies.

The island prides itself on its perfect beaches and glamorous hotels. Make sure to bring smart clothes, as this country has around two dozen Michelin-starred restaurants. So you have a reason to wear elegant heels, a floor-length dress, and show off your engagement ring. Everything is glamor and luxury in Portugal.

Comporta, Portugal

6. Costa Rica

Nature-loving couples will be amazed at what Costa Rica has to offer. You can hike, swim and interact with wildlife in their natural habitat.

This rugged rainforest countryside is home to one of the most romantic hotels in the world. It's best to schedule your Costa Rica honeymoon trip during the dry season (mid-December to April) when you have lots of sun.

In addition to enjoying the beaches, you can embark on exciting activities such as ziplining, rafting and visiting the suspension bridges in the Monteverde Forest Reserve. Plus, the food in Costa Rica – it’s to die for!

Costa Rica

7. Santorini, Greece

Known for its iconic whitewashed houses facing the crystal-clear sea, Santorini is a dream destination for honeymooners.

Stay in a peaceful sanctuary at one of the island's luxury hotels, jump into the crystal-clear Mediterranean waters, go on a scenic hike, swim from its black sand beaches and watch the incredible sunset. Santorini will give you all the dream experiences that you will never forget.

Santorini, Greece

8. Venice, Italy

Fewer crowds, beautiful urban views, and elegant restaurants make Venice an ideal honeymoon destination. This small town offers many activities for newlywed couples besides the gondola ride, such as:

Venice, Italy

Since you will be in Italy, you can take the opportunity to go hiking in Volterra!

9. Harbor Island, Bahamas

Harbor Island may be small, but it offers some of the best sightseeing in the Caribbean. Whether you're looking for seclusion and tranquility or some epic outdoor adventures, you'll find it all here and more.

Walk the pink sand beaches, discover amazing restaurants and boutiques, and go horseback riding at sunset. There are many opportunities to make beautiful memories on Harbor Island.

Harbor Island, Bahamas

10. Kyoto, Japan

Japan is rich in breathtaking landscapes and a fascinating culture. Come to Japan if you want a peaceful, romantic destination with lots of things to do.

Consider visiting the city during autumn or spring to experience the majestic colors of the cherry blossom trees. Visit Kamo River and Kiyomizu Temple for mesmerizing romantic walks.

Be sure to bring hiking shoes as most trips will consist of walking and walking! Make sure you both have comfortable shoes. Women should avoid heels here, comfortable shoes are ideal.

Kyoto, Japan

11. Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is known for its wild nightlife and lively beach parties. But what few know is that this destination is home to incredible yoga retreats, calm beach retreats and beautiful historic villages.

This volcanic island is also home to fantastic beaches, excellent restaurants and ancient cities. Like the other islands mentioned above, it's not cheap, but it's one of the best places you can be.

Ibiza, Spain

In short…

The 11 honeymoon destination ideas that you will love are:

  1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  2. Bali, Indonesia
  3. Hayman Island, Australia
  4. Phuket, Thailand
  5. Comporta, Portugal
  6. Costa Rica
  7. Santorini, Greece
  8. Venice, Italy
  9. Harbor Island, Bahamas
  10. Kyoto, Japan
  11. Ibiza, Spain


These are our recommendations for unforgettable destinations to enjoy your honeymoon.

Regardless of which destination you choose, I'm sure that any of the options above will be incredible and full of beautiful memories to remember for the rest of your life.

Do you have any questions about this list or traveling in general? Write in the comments, I will do my best to give you valuable travel tips.

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