Getting hitched soon and confused with the options available for honeymooners out there? A honeymoon is definitely a time to relax to get more comfortable with your partner and it’s very important to discuss your available options with the variety of choices available these days. Do not stress! We are here to help you identify the type of traveller you are as a couple and will help you pick the perfect honeymoon destination that you can explore together.
Before we continue with the types of honeymooners. You and your partner can ask yourselves a few important questions to get some clarity.
Imagine, you have achieved your fairy tale Indian wedding and now its time to chill, relax, get to know each other and take some time out.
- What’s the weather of the place that you are leaving and what’s the perfect weather of the place you would like to imagine yourself going to?
- Do you think of long empty beaches? A hustling bustling city with to be discovered nooks & corners? A touch of nature or an island?
- Do you see yourself interacting with others on your honeymoon or is it only about the both of you’ll finding time to enjoy every moment?
- What’s the kind of food that you like and would want on your honeymoon? Experimental or specialty?
- How do you envision your evenings and nights to be like? Romantic walks or pub and club hopping?
Once you and your partner have a few of these answers you can read ahead to find out which category you fit into? There are broadly a few types of honeymooners and we will take a look at each kind closely.
Are you the “Adventurous” kind? As a couple do you always talk about going bungee jumping, sky diving and feel the need to play with nature? The adventurous kinds are those couples that feel a direct connection with the wilderness and enjoy staying outdoors. Afternoon dessert safaris, adventure sports, trekking or exploring a new forest with a guide.
International Honeymoon Destination for the adventurous kinds: An African adventure at DumaTau Camp, Bostwana and you will see the best wild life ever! The destination is also know for its outdoor showers, luxury tents and loads of magosteen trees.
You can also try Osa Peninsula at an eco lodge – Lapa Rios which is located about 350 feet above the Pacific ocean which is know for its aquatic action, rappelling, white water rafting in the center of Costa Rica’s jungle.
If you are looking for an Indian destination – Madhya Pradesh – the Taj Banjaar Tola Lodge will not disappoint you. You will most likely spot a tiger very close to the lodge.
Adventurous Celebrity Honeymooners: Marc Mezvinsky & Chelsea Clinton chose to go into the wilderness in South Africa. Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner also went on a South African safari honeymoon.
Are you the Castaway’s kind? Considering the chaos and the craziness around Indian weddings most couples that are even not involved with the wedding planning might find themselves in this category after the nights or partying and the number of wedding events. Such couples are the ones that just want to be left alone and will cross many seas to find this seclusion. Chilling on a beach with a book or marooned on a deserted island together is their ultimate fantasy. Islands, secluded resorts, spas & beaches all can fall in this category! This one can include lots of amazing food with many romantic walks :-)
International Honeymoon Destinations for the Castaway’s kind: Maldives have many islands to choose from and one can find great activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing and you might also get a chance to swim with the sting rays!
Indian Honeymoon Destinations: Andaman and Nicobar Islands can be a good try for those who do not want to travel too far and still experience the white beaches and the sound of waves without too many other people.
Adventurous celebrity Honeymooners: Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai were spotted in Bora Bora in the South Pacific, while Katy Perry and Russel Brand visited the Maldives for their honey moon.
Are you the “New City discovering” type? If you and your partner love to explore unchartered terrain either in an edgy city or undiscovered wilderness the idea of this perfect honeymoon is being the only few tourists in that town. Most often such honeymooners will find themselves in a very busy cities with loads of shopping, amazing nightlife, sightseeing and nooks and corners to be discovered.
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International Honeymoon destinations for the New City discovering type: South Korea hasn’t been on most peoples travel list and regular visitors now call it the new Tokyo. The W Hotel, home to the chic WooBar is an ideal place to show off your new acquisitions.
Sao Paulo in Brazil is also is a great bet. You can visit Sao Bento monastery and make a wish or even learn samba till the wee hours of the morning. It has been named one of the sexiest cities in the world that one can travel to.
New City discovering celebrity honeymooners: Gisele Budchen & Tom Brady enjoyed a weeklong honeymoon in Soa Paulo. Tanvi Jindal & Krishna Shete set off for a Brazilian honeymoon post their crazy big fat Indian wedding.
Are you the Classic’s type of honeymooner? You and your partner are infatuated with old school glamour? Enjoy looking at and dream of fairy tale backdrops? These types of honeymooners have loads of choices with magnificent history, castles, ruins, architecture and sightseeing to make it the perfect honeymoon.
International Honeymoon Destinations for the Classic type of honeymooners: Paris tops our list as one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations of the world. Apart from visiting and taking pictures at some of the sights & attractions in Paris, once can enjoy a picnic in the gardens close to the tower and enjoy great cheese, wine, tarts & macaroons. No matter where you stay in this city, you will surely feel royal with the French attention to detail. Many honeymooners enjoy amazing walks on the streets of Paris and romantic dinners.
Italy is another destination that you can try out. It’s known to be paradise on earth and the architecture will surely leave you in a trance. If you are going all the way to Europe we recommended staying at a luxurious property and enjoying the amazing Italian cuisine and the great wines.
Indian Honeymoon destinations: The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, honeymooners can enjoy tailored honeymoon packages to suit your needs like firecrackers, special menus & live entertainment to suit your individual tastes.
Classic type of celebrity honeymooners: Nicole Richie & Joel Madden were spotted hand in hand on the streets of Paris, while Emily Bluynt & John Krasinski had an Italian affair on Lake Como.
Hope this helps you pick the perfect honeymoon destination for you & your partner. Do let us know where you went and what it was like!