A leisure traveller, a history buff or a die-hard romantic, honeymoon planning can be baffling for many couples.
There are a lot of factors and elements that need to be considered before making a final choice. Considering its importance and the unique place it holds in etching life memories, we bring you a list of top honeymoon packages in 2015 for honeymooners that does justice to the special occasion.
Paris: For die-hard romantics
Paris is the setting of numerous love stories and has been an iconic destination when it comes to romantic experiences. Take your love to new heights and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city atop the Eiffel Tower. You and your sweetheart may take a stroll along the streets of Montmartre. This neighbourhood has seen artists like Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh. Over the Seine river, on the Pont des Arts bridge, street musicians play melodious tunes. It offers a marvellous view of Île de la Cité. Roam in the gardens of Luxembourg Palace where Napoleon spent countless days with his lover. If you are an adventurous couple, we recommend you take a hike to the replica of Tivoli’s Temple of the Sybille and spend romantic moments on the cliff overlooking the city.
Best time to visit: April to June
Fiji: For sun, sea, and sand lovers
A walk down white sandy beaches to experiencing the serene waterfalls in lush green forests, blissful starry with the one you love, could you imagine anything more romantic? If you can, then you most probably mean Fiji. Your dream honeymoon begins the minute you land in Fiji’s tourism capital, Nadi. A short ride away is the Sabeto Range and the renowned Garden of the Sleeping Giant, a collection of tropical orchids that houses beautiful plants and lovely walking trails. Nadi is a culturally rich place with influences from India, Southeast Asia among others. The Hindu temple of Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple is a popular destination for tourists in Nadi or to enjoy a romantic fly around the beautiful islands that dot Fiji’s splendid landscape.
Fiji is often referred to as the ‘soft coral capital’ of the diving world and you can put this claim to the test with the numerous diving sites in Beqa Island enjoy the rich marine life of eels, octopi, squid, turtles & whales. What can be more romantic than shopping for some of the finest pearls in the world cultivated from Savusavu Bay? So many creatures – diverse, strange, and symbiotic, waiting for your visit.
Best time to visit: June to October
Turkey: For couples looking to rewind and discover romance in the pages of history
A unique unison of Eurasian culture, Turkey is among the top tourist destinations in the world for its colourful kaleidoscope of culture, leisure, and unbridled romance. Turkey is not only a tourist favourite but also makes for an idyllic romantic experience with its scenic marvels, cultural delights and traditional attractions, that combine modern amenities with exotic joys. It has a rich assortment of world-class resorts and beaches, great restaurants, lively nightlife, museums, and 11 UNESCO World Heritage sites to choose from, which you cannot say for many other destinations.
A popular destination in Turkey includes Sultan Ahmed Mosque, popularly known as the Blue Mosque and the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul. If you fancy the romantic Mediterranean coast, then Antalya and Marmaris is an ideal destination to visit. To enjoy the ancient wonder of this rich land, visit Cappadocia, Side, and Ephesus. Soar high in the skies with a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia. Feel famished, why not indulge in the hot springs of Pamukkale or go fishing, diving or yachting in the tourist town of Kas, or spend a romantic evening at Lara Beach in the city of Antalya city. If you prefer an offbeat location, then enjoy water sports in Konakli town. Some other places that honeymooners will enjoy are Beldibi, Goynuk, and Denizyaka to name a few.
Best time to visit: May to June