Some couples dream of adventurous honeymoons where they cross activities off their bucket list. But for most couples (like us), we just want to relax and unwind from all that stressful wedding planning! For our honeymoon, we wanted nothing more than to wake up to the incredible view of the sea and spend our days on the beach just enjoying each others company. Relaxing spas and refreshing cocktails were also part of the plan. We compiled a list of our Top Beach Honeymoon Destinations for your Honeymoon, some so near as a 1-hour boat ride away (from Singapore), and some further than your dreams can take you.
Also known as ‘paradise on earth’, Maldives is a tropical nation that lies in the Indian Ocean and comprises of 26-ring shaped atolls and over 1,000 coral islands. With white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, blue lagoons, extensive reefs, Maldives is no doubt one of the top beach honeymoon destinations in the world. Maldives also houses some of the most luxurious and gorgeous resorts on our planet! We have been to Maldives twice and we still plan to return someday. Visit the capital, Malé, or local islands like Maafushi, for a local experience. If you need more convincing, read Top 10 Reasons to Honeymoon in Maldives.
Best time to visit Maldives: The best weather is from November to April. Avoid June, as the monsoon season that runs from May to October peaks in June. The high season is between December and March but its worth to pay slightly higher prices for the dry season as there is nothing much to do in Maldives during rainy days except hide out in your resort.
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Famous for harbouring some of the most beautiful beaches in Asia, what we love most about the Philippines is the relaxed and laidback vibes. We love it so much that we return every year to explore a new part of the country – we have since been to the Philippines four times! This year, we are headed to Palawan to discover its pristine white sand beaches surrounded by turquoise waters. Visit Cebu to swim alongside whale sharks and party the night away in Boracay.
Best time to visit: November to April during the dry season, which is also the peak season. Temperatures are higher during March and April, so you may want to travel during the cooler months of December to February.
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Bali is famous for its astounding beaches and lush rice terraces, hills, and mountains. It is an island with full of surprises, and there are a lot of things to do that we would need an endless holiday to experience it all. Bali is also a place more than the beaches! It has the beauty that can lure both body and soul because of its significant cultural and historical attractions, this is the reason why it is called one of the most popular island destination in the world. Bali experience is something that can’t be explained, it needs to explore and experience, and you will certainly agree that those spectacular images of Bali are indeed real!
Best time to visit: April, May, June, and July are mainly considered to be the best time to travel to Bali concerning the weather. During those time the western side of the peninsula creates some of the world’s best waves which are ideal for water sports activities such as surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and more.
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Famous for its surfing and windsurfing spots. Maui Island is blessed with incredible beauty from ocean to mountains which are far more than just a world-class destination. There are countless options for things to do here. Explore the island with an open mind on its rich culture and fascinating history to get the most out of your Maui visit. Learn about the unique Hawaiian culture and you will definitely return home with great memories that will last a lifetime!
Best time to visit Maui: For best deals on accommodations spring and fall are the cheapest time to visit Maui Island because the place is less crowded. But the ideal months to visit is from March to September to enjoy the best of Maui’s majestic scenery. You can also visit Maui during winter for best opportunities for whale watching.
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Famous for its picture perfect pink sandy beach and clear turquoise water. Harbour Island is a small island in Bahamas and is one of the gem secrets in The Caribbean. It is an island with numerous options for shopping and an experience with exquisite dining. You can also enjoy here some outdoor adventures and visit nearby attractions for a pleasant way to spend the day. Take advantage of its great weather and see its local festivals and cultural events. We’re sure that your vacation at Harbour Island will bring unique stories to share with your friends.
Best time to visit: Although the island has a nice climate on all months, April, May, June, and July are considered as high seasons which are more expensive than the rest of the year. Some hotels and businesses are close for the month of August and September but it is the best time if you prefer a more peaceful and quiet vacation.
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Bora Bora is famous for its aquatic luxury resorts and white sand beaches. It is the Tahiti’s most famous island. It features lavish floating villas with a great overview of the stunning lagoon. Bora Bora is naturally a romantic honeymoon destination and it gives an unforgettable moment of marital bliss. It is generally a paradise far away from the busy road of the city. The inevitable view from the plane before your touchdown in the island is a moment you’ll definitely not forget. You can also explore the iconic Mount Otemanu and this experience will exceed even your highest expectations.
Best time to visit: Bora Bora has a fine weather during the months of April to November. The wet season stretches from December to March. But anytime in Bora Bora is good to visit because of its warm weather no matter the season.
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Santorini is an idyllic and a romantic place that is perfect for every couple. It is famous for its white and blue-domed churches and buildings that have symbolized the Greek Island. It is truly has a mystical charm and irresistible vibes all around the corner. One of the most must-to-do in Santorini is catching up the perfect sunset. Santorini has the most pretty sunsets in the world. You will also never disappoint in Santorinians menu offered by various restaurants everywhere. Witnessing its magnificent views is definitely a bucket-list-type experience that anyone wouldn’t skip.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Santorini is between April and November. It is also the recommended time if you are visiting Santorini more for its views, wineries, and food. The warmest weather in Santorini is from June to September and the water is perfect for swimming.
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Famous for its coral reef along the edge of Florida Straits.
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Places to stay in Florida Keys: Marriot Key Largo Bay Beach Resort
Fiji Island is famous for its white sand beaches, turquoise water, jungle rivers, and genuine culture. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or adventurous staycation, Fiji Islands have it all. It has luxurious private islands and outdoor adventures where you can have the best of Fiji Experience. Also, expect the warmest welcomes of the happiest people on earth. Fiji has 332 beautiful islands, 106 of them are inhabited. This, of course, creates a question ‘where to go?’ but one thing for sure that Fiji Islands is the ultimate couple’s hideaway!
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Fiji is from July to August but is also the busiest season in the place. Great time to enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and the various popular water activities. Fiji weather is fairly mild and pleasant all year round but the wet season occurs during November to March.
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Places to stay: Levuka Homestay, Oneta Resort, Matava Resort
Famous for its reef lining beaches and as a yacht destination.
Best time to visit: December to April
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Must go/see places: The Baths National Park, Gorda Peak National Park, North Sound, Smuggler’s Cove Beach, Cane Garden Bay Beach
Places to stay: Bitter End Yacht Club, Peter Island Resort
Things to eat: Try some of the most popular dishes like Fungi and Callaloo