A honeymoon is that small window of time, after the madness of your wedding and before a brand new chapter in your life, when newlyweds can truly celebrate and enjoy time with each other. To make the memory even more special, pick a place that you both have never been to before; discovering new places with loved ones has it’s own beauty. But if you’re not sure where to go, browse through our list of underrated destinations that won’t disappoint. Happy honeymoon-ing!
1. Romance In Morocco
Morocco is the perfect romantic getaway – with deserts, white sandy beaches, clear blue waters and the Mediterranean cliffs. You’ll get to experience a sense of calm and excitement, all at the same time. Enjoy a clash of colours, the rich culture and the wide array of knick-knacks at local shops. Sip mint tea while enjoying the sunset with your beloved or sleep in the middle of the desert with the starlit sky as your ceiling!
Ideal places for honeymooners: M’Hamid, Asilah, El Jadida, Safi and M’Goung
When to visit: April to May or September to October
2. Perfect Pucon, Chile
If you and your SO are all about adventures and fun activities, start your new life in Pucon. Climb up the active volcano, Villarrica, and go skiing, snowboarding or hiking on its snow-capped peaks. If you’re more of a beach person, you can go diving, whit-water rafting or sailing on the lake. End the day by cooling off in the Termas Los Pozones hot springs. We guarantee you’ll never be bored!
When to visit: December to March
3. All-Inclusive Nepal
Nepal has a lot to offer but it’s especially perfect for mountain lovers! After all, it is home to Mount Everest! And you don’t have to limit yourself to just one city. Wherever you go, Nepal will offer you scenic views, a spiritual atmosphere and crisp, fresh air! You can go trekking to the Himalayas, river rafting, elephant back-riding and so much more. Plus, Nepal has a very relaxed visa policy for Pakistanis and lots of discounts to offer!
Ideal places for honeymooners: Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara
When to visit: All-year round
4. Luxurious Vietnam
If you’re low on budget but want to go to a destination filled with natural beauty and culture, Vietnam is the ideal place for you! Laze around on the beach, admire the beautiful waterfalls and enjoy spectacular sunsets in this gorgeous country. If you’re into history, Ho Chi Minh City is perfect – it’s full of French colonial landmarks and war museums.
Ideal places for honeymooners: Ho Chi Minh, Nha Trang and Dalat
When to visit: November to mid-April
5. Fun-Filled Philippines
The Philippines have a lot of romantic places to explore and is ideal for beach lovers. You can relax and enjoy the view of crystal clear waters, partake in scuba diving, kite boarding or even cliff diving. You can explore all the different islands, rich with rainforests, for a private and secluded honeymoon with your SO!
Ideal places for honeymooners: Coron Palawan, Mactan Island, Boracay Island and Panglao Island in Bohol
When to visit: November to February
6. Vibrant Puerto Rico
The vibrant culture and scenery of Puerto Rico makes it the perfect honeymoon destination! It’s romantic, full of history and culture and ideal for whatever type of vacation you’re looking for. Puerto Rico’s culture is full of dance, music and delicious food, so you’ll never be short on having fun! For a more secluded location, head to Viequas for a beautiful glow-in-the-dark beach and romantic atmosphere!
Ideal place for honeymooners: San Juan, Ponce, Viequas, Old San Juan, El Yunque, Culebra.
When to visit: Mid-April to June, October to mid-December.
7. Dreamy Dubrovnik, Croatia
The Croatian city of Dubrovnik is like a dream and is known as the Jewel of the Adriatic. It’s full of culture and unique architecture, and a sure win for Game of Thrones fans! The beaches are in pristine condition and the ideal setting for hopeless romantics.
When to visit: Between April to October
8. Whimsical Laucala Island, Fiji
Laucala Island is amongst the top three exclusive island resorts in the world! It’s all-inclusive, so you can budget for everything even before your trip starts. Their philosophy is to provide you with luxury and privacy to unparalleled levels. An all-inclusive deal will guarantee that your honeymoon is taken care of and no hidden expenses will arise, and Laucala knows that they are doing! Enjoy breath-taking views on sunset cruises or lie by the azure ocean for pure relaxation.
When to visit: Mid-October to mid-December