Planning a wedding is quite stressful and hectic. The bride and groom hardly get any rest with so many rituals, ceremonies and parties that an Indian wedding entails. So after the wedding is over, you plan your honeymoon to get away from all the stress and spend a few days of rest and relaxation. As air travel has become quite affordable, you can choose any destination abroad for your honeymoon. Check out these 10 destinations which are popular with honeymooners from India:
Bali is one of the most beautiful places you can visit. Bali is known for its stunning beaches, exquisitely sculpted temples and delicious food. It’s the favorite honeymoon destination of many couples. There are many resorts and the resorts of Seminyak are lovely, as they are located on the beach itself. At Lemobongan, Nusa or Kuta, you can enjoy surfing, and in Ubud, you can imbibe a little of the rich Balinese culture and enjoy Balinese massages at any of the beautiful spas there.
Romance is always in the air in Switzerland, making it an ideal honeymoon destination. The majestic snow covered mountains and vivid colors of nature and the beautiful ski slopes are breathtaking. You could visit Lucerne which has a fairytale like atmosphere, or enjoy the refreshing mountain air at Mount Pilatus or Mount Titlis, or relax in Interlaken. For those who like water sports, charming Ticino is for them.
South Korea too has a lot to offer. Its heritage sites, adventurous treks and beautiful temples and villages are captivating. It has many beautiful beaches and natural caves and coves which you can explore.
You could visit Sri Lanka, which has beautiful beaches as well as majestic mountains. Places like Galle and Bentota have resorts which pamper their guests no end. Sri Lanka has tea plantations, scenic waterfalls superb seafood. Connectivity to India is good, as many Indian airlines fly to Sri Lanka at reasonable rates.
The gorgeous natural beauty of New Zealand entices everyone. New Zealand also is a favorite with Indian honeymooners, as there are a variety of experiences that are on offer. The adventurous can go bungee jumping at Nevis, go on wine tours, take luxury cruises while enjoying the magnificent beauty of the country. And soak in the natural mineral spas to relax and rejuvenate.
Dubai is another top spot chosen by Indian honeymooning couples. For those who like shopping and admire modern architecture, Dubai is the perfect choice for your honeymoon.
Japan has elegant, artistic gardens and beautiful castles, along with beaches and a unique culture. The blend of modern and ancient culture will amaze you. You’d be lucky to witness the blooming of the cherry blossom flower which is much celebrated all over Japan.
Bhutan is just right for a small trip abroad and you’d be delighted with the beauty, handicrafts and apple orchards. It is a known for its cleanliness and unpolluted air, which you can enjoy while trekking and so on. There are many ancient Buddhist monasteries which are worth a visit.
Maldives is a popular honeymoon destination for Indians. The clear turquoise waters of the Indian ocean allows you to see the vivid colors underwater – the coral reefs and the many varieties of exotic sealife. Kayaking, diving and swimming in the sea are other past times you can enjoy. Maldives is well-connected to almost all the major cities of India.
Thailand has many islands which are very attractive to tourists. Koh Samui, Koh Phi Phi and other islands have pristine beaches, interesting local markets, exquisite temples and monasteries, and a happening night life, with plenty of night clubs. You can laze on the fabulous beaches, dive and go snorkeling in the daytime and enjoy the nightlife in the evenings.
This country which straddles two continents has a unique attraction as you get to experience the mixing of cultures. Istanbul is ancient and modern at the same time, Antalya and Cappadocia are captivating. In Cappadocia, you can go for hot air balloon rides and admire the strange rock formations.
Choosing a honeymoon destination is tough when you have so many choices. The perfect destination is one which relaxes and rejuvenates you, along with having beautiful scenery and great food.