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TOP HONEYMOON DESTINATIONS OF 2017

We are getting hitched in under 3 months… which means it’s about time we started planning our honeymoon. To get things underway we have come up with a list of the top honeymoon destinations of 2017 to help the ‘choosing a country’ part of the plans that little bit easier.

So, if you are like us and getting married (firstly, congratulations) and secondly we hope this post can help you choose where in the world to have your honeymoon.

1. For the Island Life: Mauritius

Many people know Mauritius for its beaches and clear waters, but it is so much more than that. A small country, just about 1.5 times the size of Delhi, you’d be amazed at what all one can experience here. From water sports, to dolphin spotting and shopping at the stunning waterfront – this place is an island lovers dream!

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita

2. For the City Lovers: Japan

For those that love to explore large cities, with a unique twist, then Japan is the one for you. We recommend having your honeymoon during the springtime when the cherry blossoms are in bloom making your trip that little more romantic.

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Hakone Ginyu

3. For the Snow Bunnies: Iceland

Pack your leggings and comfy jumpers and head to Iceland for your honeymoon. Largely uninhabited, Iceland’s scenery changes every few minutes. You can explore volcanic, lunar-look landscapes to green, lush fields or breathtaking waterfalls and massive Blue Lagoon hot springs all in one day! Did somebody just say Iceland road trip here we come?

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Hotel Ranga

4. For the Sail Lovers: Croatia

If you want to set sail during your honeymoon then you need to go to Croatia. Imagine floating along the Mediterranean coast, stopping off at different ancient Croatian towns along the way. Pure bliss!

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Villa Orsula

5. For the Nature Lovers: Hayman Island, Australia

This private island resort located in the Great Barrier Reef is the perfect honeymoon location. Take day trips to the stunning white sand beaches of the WhitSundays, spending your days diving alongside Nemo & his friends or even go hiking up Dolphin Point – spend your romantic getaway surrounded by nature!

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: One&Only Hayman Island

6. For the Colourful: Morocco

Complete with snake charmers, belly dancers, horse-drawn carriage rides and an extensive maze of markets – Marrakech in Morocco would make for an unforgettable honeymoon destination!

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Riad Kniza Marrakech

7. For the Adventurous: Machu Picchu, Peru

If you are after adventure then Peru is the one! Why not go on a romantic 4 day hike through Peru ending with breathtaking views of Machu Picchu.

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Palacio del Inka, A Luxury Collection

8. For the Beach Lovers: Bora Bora

If you want to spend your honeymoon simply relaxing then Bora Bora is the one. A visit to Bora Bora means you will have a very quiet and peaceful time on some of the most tranquil and cool beaches in the world. The white sandy beaches along with beautiful green forests on the coastline create a charming aura of tranquility.

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

9. For the Unique: Myanmar

If you’re a couple that have already been everywhere, or looking for a unique way to spend your honeymoon then Myanmar is the country for you. Being only open to tourists very recently, this mystical place is scattered with stunning temples & pagodas and have some of the best sunrises and sunsets we have ever seen. For a romantic activity why not wake up at the crack of dawn and go on a hot air balloon ride in Bagan!

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Popa Mountain Resort

10. For the Road Trippers: Canada

If you love road trips then you need to head to Canada. The Canadian Rockies is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful road trips we have ever experienced. From the turquoise lakes to the magnificent mountains – it makes for quite the romantic setting. To top it all off we recommend staying in a wood cabin where you can sit by the fire and drink hot cocoa every night with the one you love.

Dream Honeymoon Accommodation: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Where in the world is your dream honeymoon destination?
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