For many couples, your honeymoon is an opportunity to take that trip of a lifetime. And what better way to celebrate your new union than to make some of your dreams come true? If your list is anything like mine, LONG, it may be hard to narrow down where to go. We have made a short-list of must visit places. To fully enjoy your honeymoon, consider a vacation rental for your stay, offering the utmost in amenities, flexibility and most importantly, privacy! Choose from a flat rental in Europe, an ocean-front vacation home rental or a trendy urban condo rental in the city.
Florence is the “City of Renaissance” and for good reason, offering plenty of romanticism and charm with stunning palaces, noteworthy museums and plenty of historical architecture and churches. In fact, Florence is one of the few cities in the world where the entire historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But the beauty of the city is also in in the simplicity. Wander through these historical streets enjoying the local neighborhoods, savour Italian coffees or gelato while people watching in one of the many piazzas or visit one of many markets and barter with the locals.
While Maui is physically Hawaii’s second largest island, it only has a population of just over 130,000 making it an ideal location to still enjoy paradise without the crowds. Maui offers over 80 beaches and in the winter months is home to one of the best places to whale watch in the world. Enjoy special intimate moments with your partner and watch the sunrise on top of Haleakala Crater. Or add some thrills into the mix, rent a car and explore the road to Hana with over 600 windy, crazy curves and 54 picturesque bridges. Be sure to bring your camera for some spontaneous photo ops as this is one of the most breath-taking drives in the world.
Many love songs have been written about San Francisco. You’ll be sure to fall in love with this city that offers first-class dining, culturally diverse entertainment and interesting neighborhoods, landmarks and scenery. There is much for you to explore and experience. While it is a wonderful walking city, no visit is complete without a ride on the infamous cable cars. If you have the time, rent a car and enjoy the 2 hour scenic drive to Napa Valley. On the way be sure to appreciate the architectural wonder of the Golden Gate Bridge and views of San Francisco.
Looking for an adventurous honeymoon that will leave you with memories for a lifetime? Make sure Costa Rica is high on your list. This is a destination that truly offers something for everyone. There is so much to see and experience, waterfalls, wildlife, surfing and diving, ziplining, ATVing, deep sea fishing, white water rafting. Enjoy the natural unspoiled beauty of the area whether you choose a mountain holiday, rainforest eco-retreat or an active beach vacation.
Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra both sang about it and you too, will fall in love with Paris. This is one of the most romantic cities in the world and what better place to celebrate your new journey together? Enjoy views from atop of the Eiffel Tower, be inspired visiting any of the museums and churches. Pack a picnic and spend a lazy afternoon in one of the many parks and gardens. Take a romantic cruise along the Seine River or just wander these ancient streets enjoying all that this fare city has to offer.
What’s your top honeymoon destination?