Remember when you started planning your big day and you were so sure you’d stick to the wedding budget? If you’re cringing at the amount of money you’ve spent on the wedding day, don’t stress, because we’ve discovered some of the best cheap tropical honeymoon destinations that won’t leave you broke.
These tropical locations are perfect for everyone and boast activities ranging from R&R on a sandy beach, to riding elephants through a forest. Now, where’s that credit card?
1. Dominican Republic
The Dominican is a relaxing destination for you and Hubby to enjoy each-others company while experiencing the hospitality of the friendly natives. This honeymoon destination has a range of ‘adult only’ resorts to give you complete privacy and seclusion.
Things to do: Besides relaxing on the beach, there are countless activities in the Dominican Republic including, snorkeling, boat tours, deep sea fishing, zip-lining, Jeep safaris, and of course cigar tasting.
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With Bali being only 6 hours away, you can fall asleep on the plane and wake up in paradise! This popular destination is every food lover’s dream with some amazing Australian and international chefs opening luxurious eateries that won’t disappoint.
Things to do: If you’re not staying in Nusa Dua or Semminyak we highly recommend visiting these two places, they are the most popular tourist areas and include a wide range of eateries. There are plenty of romantic activities in Bali including sunset dinner cruises and couple day spa treatments.
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Located in South East Asia Thailand is a tropical location with a range of luxurious resorts perfect for honeymooners. This destination offers a range of resorts with affordable prices, as well as cheap flights and transportation.
Things to do: It is essential to visit other islands while in Thailand, our personal favorite being Koh Samui. Here you will experience crystal clear waters and white sands, while enjoying a full moon party. Visiting the Big Buddha shrine and receiving a blessing is a spiritual and cultural experience for newlyweds that we highly recommend.
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Enjoy the water of the Caribbean Sea while relaxing on one of many heavenly beaches in Mexico sipping on a margarita. This destination is famous for its affordability and value for money with the cheapest accommodation starting from just $80 a night, not to mention the range of honeymoon packages with all inclusions.
Things to do: The Xel-Ha vicinity is the largest natural aquarium in the world, its untouched beauty is filled with gorgeous sea life, irresistibly clear water and floating bridges. This is a MUST SEE! Experiencing this natural wonder is the definition of paradise.
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5. A Cruise
Going on a cruise may not be the first thought when choosing a honeymoon but rest assure Fairies, spending time with your Hubby on a floating city can be romantic and exciting! There are a wide range of cruises tailored to suit honeymooning couples, of all age groups. Cruises include the option of stopping at multiple destinations or staying aboard the boat and enjoying all its features.
Things to do: when you’re not unwinding by the pool or enjoying a Jack and Rose moment explore, explore, explore! Cruise ships are filled with bars, restaurants, clubs, even casinos and cinemas. Participate in the theme nights on the cruise and enjoy the wide range of activities on offer.
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This culturally rich location is famous for its breathtaking landscapes and scenery. The century old cobbled streets hold some of the world’s most ancient history while the resorts are modernized and luxurious.
Things to do: For all you history lovers, visiting the astonishing 7 UNESCO sites is an essential activity while in Croatia. Each location filled with history and untouched beauty, the world heritage listed sites will leave you breathless.
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7. The Cook Islands
The Cook Islands is one of Australia’s most hidden gems; this relaxing location is filled with lagoons and boutique hotels perfectly fit for a honeymoon. This location screams luxury but without the price tag, with flights from just $289 this is an affordable taste of heaven.
Things to do: spend your warm tropical days enjoying surfing, safaris, waterfalls, wake boarding, pampering and many more exhilarating activities that will make your honeymoon unforgettable.
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