While vacations are always exciting and fun, a honeymoon is a unique vacation just for the two of you. It’s a special way to start off your marriage and provides memories you’ll cherish forever.
When planning your honeymoon, one of the main challenges comes in choosing where to go. After all, with a seemingly endless number of dream destinations and honeymoon resorts, it can be a bit overwhelming to choose THE place for this one-of-a-kind trip.
To save you the time (and stress) of doing research that is never-ending, we’ve compiled a list of the top places to go for honeymoons to narrow down your choices. You’re welcome!
9 Best Vacation Spots for Couples
From Italy and France to the United States and Canada and more, you’ll find the perfect spot for you and your partner in the best honeymoon places below.
1. Amalfi Coast, Italy
The Amalfi Coast of Italy continues to be listed as one of the best vacation spots for couples - and for good reason. It has a classic, romantic vibe that attracts couples from around the world. From Positano’s picturesque, steep village streets and Moorish architecture, to beautiful blue waters and welcoming, sandy beaches and more, the Amalfi Coast has plenty to offer honeymooners.
2. Portland, Oregon
If you’re looking for a great honeymoon option within the U.S., Portland, Oregon has so much to see and do and offers something for everyone. There’s breathtaking natural beauty, numerous parks and bike paths for outdoor lovers, romantic gardens, a fantastic hip music and art scene, trendy microbreweries and chic restaurants – to name a few attractions. And wine lovers can head outside of the city to Willamette Valley for tastings of Pinot Noir.
3. Bali, Indonesia
The Indonesian island of Bali may be as close to magic as one can get. Boasting an exotic feel, Bali boasts unspoiled beaches and is full of culture, art and music. There are also a variety of options for water activities, such as surfing and snorkeling, as well as opportunities for relaxation and reflection with massages and other luxurious spa services.
4. Maui, Hawaii
Maui has a put-together but relaxed vibe and is known for the warm hospitality of its residents. It boasts 30 miles of pristine beaches, lush hiking trails and breathtaking waterfalls. Honeymooners also enjoy experiencing a variety of delightful culinary options and going on whale watching adventures.
5. Kyoto, Japan
Located in the cultural heart of Japan, Kyoto is a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. It has delicious food and a rich cultural history that visitors can’t get enough of. This romantic city’s intimate restaurants, elegant accommodations, beautiful gardens and quiet temples make it an ideal location for newlyweds.
6. Paris, France
As one of the most romantic places in the world, the City of Lights has to be included on any list for the best honeymoon destinations! Boasting picture perfect avenues, world-famous landmarks, incredible food and wine - not to mention the Seine River running through it - this city was designed with lovers and romantics in mind. Couples cherish taking romantic walks amidst the great culture, architecture and art that surrounds them.
7. Vancouver, Canada
Couples looking for an active honeymoon will love Vancouver, Canada. The seaport of Vancouver and nearby Vancouver Island provide a unique setting, surrounded by the natural beauty of mountains and water, making it popular for a variety of outdoor activities. It also has a great art and music scene.
8. Santorini, Greece
The island of Santorini has been an in-demand honeymoon destination for a long time. After all, you can experience incomparable sunsets, swimming in luxurious pools that overlook the captivating Aegean Sea, delicious dining options and more. Oia has a reputation for being the most romantic town on the island, while Imerovigli has an ideal location atop Santorini's highest cliff that provides a truly magical view of the sunset.
9. Napa Valley, California
Napa Valley, the most well-known American wine country, is a charming location for honeymooners. You’ll find absolutely stunning scenery, hikes through Redwood trails, luxurious spas and - last but not least - plenty of amazing wineries and restaurants. It’s the perfect honeymoon spot for couples who love food, wine and the outdoors.
Now that you have a better idea of where you’ll be headed for your honeymoon, you can start planning ahead to ensure you have everything you need for this trip of a lifetime. While we can’t help with every component of planning, we can ensure you’re travelling with quality luggage you’ll love!