Aaah, the honeymoon. Just the thing to keep you going through those hard days and nights of planning. Whether it’s the trip of a lifetime or just an opportunity for a few days of R&R, the honeymoon is one of …
Honeymoon Destination: 4 Places to Bring out the Adventurer in You
If you’re a couple with a spirit of adventure, your honeymoon is a great opportunity to visit new and exciting places together. Here are four unexpected suggestions for an unforgettable honeymoon in a few far-flung destinations.
Some of these exotic locales are filled with natural wonders, set on truly unique landscapes. Others stand out for their impressive man-made structures, such as an underwater museum or a hotel carved from ice.
One of the most highly recommended destinations in adventure travel is the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, also known as “Land of Fire and Ice.” The contrast between warm waters and snowy scenery is truly special. For a romantic stay in the heart of this enchanting environment, stay at the Blue Lagoon Spa, where you can have a geothermal steam bath for two, or a sip wine while taking a dip in the lagoon.
High in the Himalayas is nestled the world’s newest democracy, also known as “the last Shangri-la”. This small Southeast Asian country is said to have the highest “gross national happiness” – a phrase coined by a former king. He helped mold the country’s rich Buddhist past into its present-day modern state. For history buffs and those interested in Eastern cultures, this is a remarkable juncture of past and present.
Madagascar isn’t just a sweet animated movie. Located in the Indian Ocean, this island off the coast of Africa is considered one of the most unique places to view fascinating plant and animal species. For outdoorsy couples, there’s rafting and surfing, as well as volcanoes and waterfalls to explore. Madagascar also has a growing reputation for wine.
4) The Azores
Explore the dramatic natural beauty of this isolated archipelago. These volcanic islands off the coast of Portugal not only have breathtaking scenery, but also centuries-old traditions and delicious local cuisine. Whale watching, swimming with dolphins and boat rentals are common activities for water-loving couples.
Is choosing a honeymoon destination off the beaten path important to you? Do you like to do things like adventure sports, hiking and sightseeing? Or would you rather relax on a secluded beach?