Weddings in India can be overwhelmingly festive. Everyone wants a big fat wedding, but the couple certainly would be eager to just whisk off to a romantic destination away from India to unwind and spend some time together in solitude. Just as the wedding preparations are meticulously planned, the time for togetherness should also be planned ahead of time. It is essential not to forget to squeeze in time to chalk out a romantic honeymoon break to a place you both love and look forward to starting new beginnings after tying the knot. The world is filled with an amazing assortment of incredibly scenic and serene destinations to rekindle the romance. If you are not sure where to go for a romantic holiday, check out these Top 10 most romantic honeymoon destinations outside India that are perfect for newlywed couples.
Step onto white sandy shores overlooking turquoise water as far as the eye can see. Often referred to as a paradise on earth, Maldives is stupendously gorgeous. This archipelago with over 1200 islands peppered in the Indian Ocean consists of some of the best leisure and luxury beach resorts from the world’s leading hotel and resort chains. Most of the islands in the Maldives are individual isolated resorts that offer the best natural sceneries, world-class hospitality, and upscale comfort all enveloped within one island. You get a variety of choices such as W Maldives, St. Regis, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa to name a few. For someone looking for a secluded romantic beach honeymoon getaway, nothing comes close to Maldives’ splendours.
Flanked by azure waters, sandy shores, and an ambience that exudes solitude, Mauritius is a laid-back destination apt for a romantic interlude. Apart from the unspoilt beaches, Mauritius is known for its crystal-clear waters teeming with colourful marine life. It is a great place to try some scuba diving and snorkelling experiences for those who would like to add a hint of adventure to their romantic sojourn. Mauritius is a fantastic place to soak up the sun, enjoy gorgeous sunsets, spend time in nonchalant conversations with candlelight beach shore dinners, and even explore the wonders of nature’s creation on land and sea.
United Arab Emirates
UAE as a honeymoon destination doesn’t excite couples, but Dubai – the most stylish city in the world certainly allures visitors with its charismatic charms. There is never a dull moment in Dubai. The city definitely enchants its visitors and leaves them awestruck with unique experiences and outstanding hospitality. First and foremost, get tickets to Dubai Frame or ‘At the Top’- Burj Khalifa to view the unparallel vistas of Dubai city. The vision will certainly uplift the mood for the rest of your trip. It is a city to spoil yourself and get pampered. Adding a touch of luxury with limousine city tours, elegant rooftop dinners and a private yacht experience would definitely make a Dubai honeymoon your forever cherished memory.
The island state country of Singapore may look like a tiny speck on the Malaysian Peninsula, but it packs a punch when it comes to recreational experiences. For honeymooners, Singapore offers stylish attractions and a wonderful blend of modern lifestyle amid natural splendours. You can definitely enjoy the usual candlelight dinners and comfortable stays at leading hotels plus venture out for Night Safaris, find yourself amid colourful feathery birds at Jurong Bird Park, and marvel at illuminated Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. Taking in the view of Singapore’s city skyline from Singapore Flyer is yet another experience that will get etched in your mind. Sentosa Island is where you should head to have unlimited fun and adventure.
The ‘Land of Smiles’ ranks as one of the best honeymoon places in the world. Blessed with verdant wilderness and breath-taking beach shores, Thailand offers the perfect setting for couples to spend moments together in incredibly gorgeous vistas. The culture and cuisine enhance the experience even more. Thailand is a favourite among honeymooners who would love to have a good time enjoying the tropical ambience in a budget-friendly way.
This country of over 13000 islands boasts a beautiful, calm, and romantic natural atmosphere that makes it an amazing treasure trove of scenic wonders. An array of pristine tropical beaches, a wealth of historical sites, lush rain forests, and hillside scenery offer the perfect getaway for couples. Places like Ubud and Bali are the top favourites among honeymoon destinations. A tranquil and scenic Indonesian atmosphere is perfect for couples who are looking to unwind after the hustle and bustle of wedding fervour and rejuvenate in a tranquil environment.
The Parisian experience is always worthwhile! It certainly is for honeymooners. A Parisian honeymoon could be the most romantic break a couple could ever want as the city is one of the most romantic destinations on earth. French holiday destinations offer a plethora of fascinating places beyond Paris that are perfect for romantic holidays. Spend a few days in Lyon and Rhone Valley, taste some amazing culinary delights with fine dining and wine tasting experiences in Bordeaux, or take a trip to a hidden French gem – Corsica for a relaxing, blissful beach holiday.
Not interested in a far-away destination with white sandy beaches and azure waters? A romantic trip to Switzerland can be the ideal choice for you. Mountains clad in snow, lush valleys and picturesque countryside all blend together harmoniously to exude a romantic atmosphere. A scenic train journey such as the Glacier Express and Bernina Express to the top of a mountain will allow you to witness Switzerland’s unparalleled scenic splendours. There is nothing quite like exploring the lakeside towns and mountain scenery in Interlaken, Zermatt, and Geneva. In addition to admiring some of the best views on earth, make your romantic getaway exciting by including adventure activities such as skiing or hiking experiences.
Sweep your beloved to a Mediterranean romantic interlude. In Italy, the rolling green hills of Tuscany, dotted with charming villages, as well as some of the finest cities in the world, such as Rome, Venice, Pisa, Florence, and Siena, make it an ideal getaway for those seeking idyllic romantic escapes. The picturesque Amalfi Coast is a splendid destination to savour the beauty of the Italian coastline. Honeymoons in Italy are not only scenically stunning but also filled with delicious food, wine, and the dolce vita essence.
Bask in sun-soaked beaches at Tahiti! This South Pacific destination lies in French Polynesia- a Pacific Ocean archipelago of over 100 islands. The turquoise waters and blue lagoons of this gorgeous island getaway are set against a backdrop of rolling lush mountains making it another paradisical destination fit for a romantic holiday. There are some amazing resorts in Tahiti that provide over-water accommodation, which gives you the feeling that you are in a faraway place surrounded solely by the ocean. These are the best spots for relaxing in nature and pampering yourself with the finest luxury in privacy.