'Aruba, Jamaica, oh I want to take you to Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama!' Oh the Beach Boys just naming off some of our favorite tropical destinations. Today we wanted to look at several honeymoon hotspots and pass along some traveling tips so hop on board and let's go!
Within the United States
Luxurious resorts and estates abound in Napa Valley. Known for hundreds of hillside vineyards, this California destination is perfect for wine lovers. The epitome of beautiful countryside scenery, this honeymoon destination is perfect for the couple who want to relax, but also do some traveling to various vineyards and eateries during their stay. August through October is known as harvest season so be prepared for higher price tags during those peak months.
Moving even further west, we hit the shores of Hawaii! With jungles to explore, trails to hike, volcanoes to visit, and beaches to sunbathe, Hawaii continues to be a popular domestic destination for newlyweds. Weather-wise April and May, as well as September and October, are known for the best times to visit Hawaii.
For the couple looking for a quieter, calmer honeymoon, look no further than Nantucket. With the most pleasant summer climate, this tiny island off of Cape Cod, Massachusetts is a true favorite summer destination. The cobblestoned streets of the Town of Nantucket are lined with restaurants, boutiques, and history!
White sandy beaches, lush mountains and boutique, luxurious resorts...St. Lucia is known for being a Caribbean honeymoon destination (our very own Ashley V was fortunate to call this place home for a week during her honeymoon last year)! With crystal waters and warm temperatures year-round, this destination will continue to be named one of the best Caribbean honeymoon spots for many years to come.
Known for its' beaches, blue lagoons, and extensive reefs, the Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean. Though pricey, the Maldives offer white sand beaches unlike anywhere else. A busy fish market and small, local shops make up the capital. Located on the equator, the islands receive sunshine year-round.
Home to many all-inclusive resorts, Jamaica offers mountains, rain forests, and clearwater beaches. The tropical island is known for having great snorkeling and diving reefs. Jamaica is also known for having more affordable honeymoon options and has great weather nearly year-round.
Continually ranked one of the top honeymoon destinations, the countryside of Italy exudes romance. With an abundance of vineyards and hills, this luxurious destination will not disappoint. Peak season includes April through June and September through November. The summer months are quite warm with temperatures often reaching the 90s!
Often referred to as 'the city of romance,' Paris continues to be a European favorite. With so many iconic sights to visit, Paris is perfect for the couple wanting to travel and explore. With fine-dining establishments galore, you will not lack places to eat! The capital of France is certainly a place for newlyweds to consider.
Known for the beautiful white buildings with blue dome tops, this Greek island is any honeymooner's dream! The rich Greek food, the culture and history, and red-and-black sand beaches draw couples to this Mediterranean oasis every year. With a pleasant climate almost all year-round, this is the perfect place to escape to after all of the wedding planning and 'I do's' are complete.