Honeymoon destinations you may not have heard of

Honeymoon destinations you may not have heard of

Paris, Zanzibar and Thailand are all lovely places, but a little bit… cliché as honeymoon destinations. If you really want something unforgettable in a staggeringly beautiful place, why not try something different?

We aren’t traveling much right now during the pandemic but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream. Use your time at home wisely and do some more research into these four exhilarating alternatives. They won’t disappoint.

Selfoss, Iceland

This town in southern Iceland lies on the banks of the Ölfusá river. It offers stunning scenery and unique activities without the craziness of more popular cities like Reykjavik. From taking in the Northern Lights to trekking across an ancient glacier, this town has it all.

The ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is one of the more popular places to stay, boasting contemporary architecture and an indoor/outdoor natural spa.

New Caledonia

Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji are popular destinations in the South Pacific Ocean, but have you ever considered New Caledonia?  This French territory comprises of dozens of islands and is known for its palm-lined beaches and being home to the world’s largest marine-life-rich lagoon.

Head to the Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Golf Resort & Spa for an upscale beachfront vibe. The hotel overlooks a UNESCO World Heritage-listed barrier reef and features tons of luxurious offers.

Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

Mexico is a popular wedding destination, but Guatemala is perfect for those wanting the same vibe in a less crowded atmosphere. This Central American country is home to Lake Atitlán, a stunning lake surrounded by blue mountains, misty volcanoes, and Mayan villages. Adventure-lovers will revel in the Old Mayan trails, nature reserves and tall buffs to jump off of.

Book your stay at the Laguna Lodge which is exclusively nestled in its own nature reserve. This boutique hotel commands sweeping views over azure waters to a trio of dramatic volcanoes.

Armação dos Búzios, Brazil

Just a two-hour drive from the popular Rio de Janiero lies Armação dos Búzios, an oasis waiting to be explored. This little beach town is known as an upscale vacation destination boasting numerous beaches, stunning scenery, and active nightlife.

The Insólito Boutique Hotel comes highly suggested thanks to its vibrant antique-meets-modern design elements and a bustling beach lounge.

Picture: Instagram / ION Hotel

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