Five Out of the Box Honeymoon Ideas

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Your honeymoon will likely be one of the most incredible and memorable holidays of your life, so you’re definitely going to want to make it count.

If you’re reluctant to embark on a ‘traditional’ honeymoon and are looking for something a bit more alternative, here are five out of the box honeymoon ideas to consider.

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Honeymoon Heaven…seven super-romantic ways to enjoy Croatia

Blue sea - Croatia honeymoon

It’s home to almost 2,000 km of stunning, dazzling coastline, a diverse food and drink culture and a host of old and new cities; all bursting with sights and history. So it’s no surprise that British newly-weds are flocking to Croatia to enjoy the loved-up holiday of a lifetime.

If you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, this Mediterranean gem really does have it all - sun, sea and some of the most romantic locations on the planet.

The experts at Eurocamp have put their heads together to come up with their own top reasons to honeymoon in Croatia - and handpicked some unmissable must-dos along the way. Uncork the champagne, get planning and enjoy!

10 most Instagrammed road trip honeymoons

road trip honeymoons – west coast of the USA

After the blur of a busy wedding day, there’s something quite idyllic about the idea of exploring the open road with your new spouse – just you two, the miles in front and a good playlist. You can make a road trip anything you want it to be – a bohemian experience with a campervan sleeping under the stars or hiring a car and staying in nice hotel – the choice is yours. However, road trip honeymoons can take a lot of planning, so here’s what you need to know.

The best Instagram honeymoon destinations

Santorini - instagram holiday destination

Instagram has become more than just a place to upload pictures of cute lattes and you #livingyourbestlife. As well as shouting about our best bits, it is also a major source of lifestyle inspiration, especially when it comes to travel. A places ‘instagrammability’ has now become a major factor for #passportready travellers looking to explore the world and fill their feeds with high def photos and drone shots of the world’s most incredible places. In 2019, the contemporary married couple should definitely consider the best Instagram honeymoon destinations, too.

The perfect mini-moon destination - Nobu Hotel Marbella

Nobu Hotel mini moon

The voguish and sexy Nobu Hotel Marbella has upped the ante as a mini-moon destination for newly-weds this year. Already renowned for hosting unforgettable stays with extraordinary dining, chic rooms and epic nightlife in an enviable location, in celebration of its first birthday Nobu Hotel Marbella has launched new imaginative and ‘Instagrammable’ experiences that can be enjoyed for a memorable mini-moon.


Honeymoon locations: East vs West

founder of La Fete, Charlotte Ricard-Quesada, advises on honeymoon locations East and West

If you’re trying to decide between a Greek getaway or an Eastern adventure for your honeymoon, then international wedding planner and founder of La Fete, Charlotte Ricard-Quesada, is here to help. She offers Vows & Venues readers invaluable insight on tips and details from both locations for anyone researching honeymoon destinations themselves!

My husband and I were fortunate enough to experience two radically different trips as newlyweds: a three-week honeymoon travelling throughout Japan and a long weekend ‘mini-moon’ if you will, in Mykonos. Both very different, but both equally memorable: which are you more drawn towards?

Why You Should Choose to Honeymoon in the UK

Couple stood watching sunset

After the chaos of organising one of the biggest days of your life, you’ll no doubt be looking forward to taking some time together to relax and unwind on your first trip as newlyweds. As more and more couples are opting to honeymoon in the UK, we have explored some of the top reasons why you should consider staying local for your honeymoon, and how this can be equally as romantic as travelling abroad. 


Top reasons to honeymoon in the UK


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Winter Honeymoon Getaways

Norway honeymoon

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean you can’t get away to somewhere fabulous for your winter honeymoon. Europe has many destinations on offer which would suit every couple, from mountain walks to an overnight stay in an igloo the possibilities are endless to try something new. 

The experts at the Baltic Travel Company have put together 10 destinations which you can enjoy for your honeymoon getaway, expect to be amazed at what Europe has to offer. 


Top 10 destinations for a winter honeymoon


Finnish winter honeymoon1) Finnish Lapland 

Top honeymoon spots that are not a beach resort

Naples Honeymoon

Getting married is such a precious and joyful day. It only fits to celebrate such a union with a honeymoon that fits the couple's interests best! While some prefer a leisurely lounge on the beach sipping Pina Coladas, others might prefer a honeymoon full of culture or adventures! We've teamed up with Compare&Choose to highlight the best honeymoon destinations that are more than a beach holiday while still just as romantic!

Naples, Italy: immerse yourself in food and wine

Top five romantic honeymoon hotspots in Florida

romantic honeymoon hotspot in Florida

Honeymoons allow newlyweds the opportunity to start off their new lives together in the most special of ways. Couples can get away from the crowds and pressures of everyday life and create special memories which will stay with them forever. Choosing the right destination is therefore an incredibly important decision. To lend a hand, travel agent Florida4Less has listed the top five most romantic places in Florida that are perfect for honeymooners looking to begin married life in style.

Honeymoon Island State Park

Honeymoon Without the Crowds in Santorini

Honeymoon Without the Crowds in Santorini

Wondering where to set off into the sunset after your wedding? Carpe Diem’s unparalleled service and serenity make the perfect honeymoon hideaway in Santorini. Discover why Carpe Diem is the ideal honeymoon hideaway and the packages designed exclusively for honeymooners.

Designed for Couples

Having won “World’s Best Honeymoon Hideaway” and “Europe’s Best Honeymoon Hideaway” in the 2017 Boutique Hotel Awards, Carpe Diem really is the ideal place for your honeymoon. The hotel has specifically been made for couples, offering you the most private and exclusive experience.

Luxury Shepherd Huts for Honeymooners at The Fish Hotel

Luxury Shepherd Huts for Honeymooners at The Fish Hotel

The new honeymoon trend for British couples is both simple and luxurious, and it takes the form of a shepherd’s hut, just like the five new Hideaway Huts at The Fish Hotel.

Blackdown Shepherd Huts’ most notable new honeymoon suites are at The Fish Hotel near Broadway, where there are five luxury Hideaway Huts within the grounds of this Cotswolds back-to-nature bolthole.

Honeymoon destination | 4 of the best in Europe

Morrocan honeymoon

Picking a Honeymoon destination is arguably one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning. When all the fuss and fun of the big day finishes, you’ve got the chance to jet off overseas and take your celebrations international!


Living in the UK makes the lush beaches and cultured coastlines of wider Europe all easily accessible. Without further ado, here are four of the best European destinations you should consider for your honeymoon.

A perfect honeymoon destination in Europe

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