Our top ten list of Top Honeymoon destinations was compiled based on where, during more than forty years, we send young couples on their honeymoons.
We had our Travel Agency in San Juan, Puerto Rico and that would be the perfect place for a honeymoon, but couples always want to get away and enjoy their romance in faraway places. The list is in no specific order.
There are so many islands scattered on the Aegean and Ionian Seas that it is easy to spend a few days on each one and discover their particular beauty. These islands are paradisaical and are the perfect setting for a romantic getaway.
Another option would be to take one of the three, four or seven night cruises. The advantage of the cruise is that it becomes a floating hotel. You will visit a different island each day and in the evenings the cruise lines offer all the entertainment you want. The most popular Greek Islands are Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes and Crete.
Set in the Tropical South Pacific, Fiji has been for decades a dream destination for newlyweds. Fiji is made of 333 spectacular islands, not all of them inhabited.
The beaches are like baby powder, white and thin; coconut trees provide the needed shade and what to say about the waters, they are blue and clear. There are lots of activities in and around Fiji Beaches; and their hotels and resorts are among the best in the world.
This Caribbean archipelago of many islands is divided into British and US Virgin Islands. They have in common some of the most beautiful adn pristine beaches of the world.
Some of them like St Thomas are quite developed with lots of activities and nightlife; others like Anegada or St John are laid back and perfect for a quiet vacations. In one of these islands you can disconnect from the outside world and live your romance to a maximum
This one is no doubt one of the most famous beaches in the world. Since the movies of Carmen Miranda to the recent songs about Copacabana this beach is known practically to everyone.
Located in Rio de Janeiro former capital of Brazil and one of the most beautiful cities in the planet, it is full of live. This stretch of beach with views of the Pão de Açúcar (Loaf of Bread Mountain) and marble sidewalks is always crowded and the sight of young men and women in their almost non existing bikinis is awesome.
Being there, a visit to Rio de Janeiro downtown and going up to the Christ on top of the Corcovado is a must.
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This archipelago of 115 islands on the Indian Ocean is located northeast of Madagascar off the coast of Africa. They are rightfully called the "Islands of Love" - a place where romance is as natural as the waves caressing the shores of a secret cove at midnight.
Once in the area you may want to visit Zanzibar on the west and the islands of Mauritius and Reunion on the south. Many say they are the most beautiful islands in the world.
The island of Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands together with Majorca, Minorca and Formentera. They are located off the coast of Spain. Ibiza is sometimes called "La Isla Blanca" or the White Island.
It is the most beautiful of the Balearic Islands with amazing beaches and coves, high cliffs and lush vegetation of pine trees. The island is visited by thousands of Europeans spending their vacations and it is also known for the many celebrities that spend some time on the island. This is perfect honeymoon destinations.
The beautiful green island of Jamaica is not only a great honeymoon destination. It is vacation place for everyone. This island nation is located in the Caribbean Sea south of Cuba and west of Hispaniola.
It is surrounded from all sides by spectacular beaches of white sand and crystal blue waters. Its capital is Kingston but the major touristic cities are ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Negril. Jamaica is not only for beaches.
The island has many rivers and waterfalls for hiking and adventure travel. And above all Jamaican Food is spicy and delicious. It is also very well prepared for the millions of tourist that visit Jamaica every year.
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This is southernmost point in the continental USA. It is located at the very end of a chain of keys of the coast of Florida called the Florida Keys. Key West is also the closest point from the USA to Cuba, just 90 miles away across the Florida Channel. The city of Key West not only offers the best hotels and resorts and beautiful Key West beaches, but also lots of activities, restaurants, cafes and nightlife to make your honeymoon a dream come true.
You may ask why go so far to Thailand for beautiful beaches. Phuket has some of the best beaches in the Asia, but also offers a variety of activities to make your honeymoon a great and complete experience.
You will want to visit Phang Nga Bay for unforgettable experiences that will definitely leave you outstand. Visit Old Phuket Town and enjoy its Chinese buildings and excellent restaurants. Nightlife and shows are at the level of big cities. We will describe Phuket in details in the following articles.
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This is the coast of Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico that faces the Caribbean Sea. It covers a few hundred Km from the tip of the peninsula where Cancun is located all the way south to th border with the country of Belize.
I can tell you without any doubt that here you will find some of the most beautiful beaches on Earth. All the beaches are mad of soft white sand and the waters are so clear that you see the fish and corals without any snorkeling equipment. The world renowned Mexican Hospitality is at its best in the Mayan Riviera.
From Cancun south to Playa del Carmen you have beach after beach with some of the most beautiful resorts you have ever seen. And last but not least visiting the Mayan Ruins of Tulum and the Eco-Parks of Xcaret and Xel Ha will complete your perfect honeymoon.
Are you ready to tie the knot? We have the Top Honeymoon Destinations for you.
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