We’ve taken you through some of the most romantic unexpected locations for the perfect honeymoon destination in Australia, but what about a trip over international waters?
We’ve looked far and wide to find the hidden gems all around the world that would make for the perfect destination. Get your passports in check ladies, because you’re going to want to cross borders for these romantic hidden gem getaways.
Okavango Delta, Botswana
As the place where Royalty Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent time holidaying together, so it’s no surprise if Botswana might sound a little bit familiar to you. The two lovebirds had the right idea when they visited this country, because Botswana is a stunning place that you have to see, and it certainly packs in a whole lot of romance.
Where to Stay? Wilderness Safaris’ Vumbura Plains is a must when visiting Botswana. The luxurious camp in Okavango Delta will allow you to see a diverse range of wildlife passing by from your own private rooms, and a world of activities that’ll allow you get even closer to some of nature’s most incredible creatures.
You’ve heard of Lake Como, the Almafi Coast and Milan, but what about Puglia? This region in Southern Italy is a slice of heaven that you need to see. It’s got age-old farmland surrounded by the most picturesque beaches. The seaside town of Polignano a Mare will take your breath away, and let’s not forget about the maze-like, hilltop city of Ostuni.
Where to stay? Borgo Eganzia‘s rustic, yet beautiful rooms and villas offer everything you could ever want on a honeymoon. Gorgeous views, amazing restaurants and the perfect spas to unwind and relax.
This northernmost region of Finland is the very essence of a Winter Wonderland. In summer, see a midnight sun, and in the colder months witness the spectacular, breathtaking sights of the Aurora Borealis, where the night sky lights up in nature’s very own light show.
Where to stay? Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. Here you can really sleep under the stars in their glass igloos, or stay nice and cozy in one of the resort’s log chalets. You can even visit a reindeer farm and Santa’s House. Pretty magical, right?
If nature’s beauty is what you’re after, then Iceland is where you need to be. There’s no shortage of spectacular waterfalls, hot springs, glaciers, and so much more. You can even descend 120 metres into a dormant volcano for an experience like no other. Their cities are almost impossible to pronounce, but you’ll be so speechless it won’t matter anyway.
Where to stay? The 101 Hotel looks like you’ve just stepped inside an apartment on The Block. It looks sensational, and it’s located close to the city’s best bars, restaurants and museums.
As a city that never sleeps, Nairobi has something for everyone. Visit their national parks, museums, and art galleries, or go for gold with the city’s incredible nightlife.
Where to stay? Giraffe Manor is the place to be. This vine-covered hotel with its 1930s charm is surrounded by a herd of Rothschild giraffes, who come to visit throughout the day, and even poke their long necks through the windows to say hello. It’s truly an experience like no other.
Visit South America for the honeymoon of your dreams. For those couples not too keen on being out in nature, then this is the destination for you. With its rich history and wild nightlife, Cartagena has everything you could want. Mix that colonial charm with the vibrant coloured buildings, and you have a perfect backdrop for all of your Insta shots.
Where to stay? Casa Lola is a boutique hotel that offers beautiful views of the city with hits rooftop terrace.
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