Honeymoon comes only once in a lifetime; therefore, it is important to make it a memorable one. Going on international honeymoon destinations is becoming a trend in Nigeria.
Most newly married couples want to visit places they have never been or places where they can spend a couple of days or weeks in total luxury and relaxation. Others want a little more adventure that will spike their relationships and make their honeymoon unforgettable.
Finding the best honeymoon destinations can be difficult. After all, there are so many romantic honeymoon ideas out there that choosing a honeymoon getaway might seem overwhelming.
From Bora Bora to Anguilla, the possibilities are endless. But hey, honeymoons are meant to be unique, spectacular, restful, and romantic. They are meant to be incredible experiences with memories that will remain for a lifetime.
Whatever plans or ideas you have for your honeymoon, your primary goal is to experience the most romantic vacation with your loved one and have a wonderful fulfillment of your dreams. Hence, we present to you the best 16 International destinations for Nigerians who want a perfect honeymoon.
Anguilla is a small island located to the east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The island is a perfect destination for honeymoon especially for couples who want to relax and enjoy a romantic vacation on perfect and pristine beaches. The breathtaking white sand beaches and laid back hospitality complement the luxury of the island perfectly.
Anguilla offers fine accommodation at its beautiful hotels and resorts. You will experience world-class cuisine at Anguilla restaurants. The island is one of the most romantic tropical islands in the Caribbean.
If you are into African wildlife and want a wild honeymoon destination, then consider Kenya. Home to vast plains and animals such as the wildebeest, gazelle, zebra, and big cats, your honeymoon will be brimming with wild encounters.
Every honeymoon couple needs a spectacular place to stay and in Kenya, House of Waine would be that place. A friendly staff, fabulously themed rooms, and a good central location to pretty much everything makes House of Waine a great value to consider for your honeymoon.
14. Bora Bora
Bora Bora is an extraordinary paradise and is one of the most beautiful honeymoon destinations. The paradise has natural wonders that are breathtaking. Bora Bora has everything to offer newlyweds, from pristine beaches to local gourmet cuisine – seafood, fresh fish, and lobsters.
Explore the island and discover the beautiful lagoons with crystal clear turquoise water. Enjoy fun experiences as you take part in activities such as snorkeling, swimming, diving, tours in a glass-bottom boat and harmless-sharks feeding.
Florida has something for everyone (seriously, everyone). From lounging on incredible beaches to enjoying thrill rides at theme parks like Universal Studios, Florida will not disappoint you. If you’re looking for a laid back sort-of Honeymoon, check out Key West with its tropical atmosphere and its friendly locals. You’re bound to find relaxation.
However, if you’re looking for more of a nightlife party atmosphere, South Beach is where it’s at. Stay at the Angler’s Miami South Beach Resort for a tranquil place to go to after all the partying.
12. Koh Samui, Thailand
Labelled as Thailand’s most popular honeymoon destination, Koh Samui is a large island in the Gulf of Siam with a wide array of stunning beaches. The island is part of the Angthong Marine National Park which guarantees honeymooners ample opportunities for exploration and adventure including kayaking, snorkeling, and diving.
Are your bags packed and ready to go? Then be sure to book your stay at the luxurious Sunset Beach Resort and Spa in Taling Ngam Beach where they will blow you away with Spas, romantic decor, and a friendly staff.
11. Fiji Island
Fiji Island, located in South Pacific, is a tropical paradise and a perfect honeymoon spot with spectacular mountain views and pristine beaches. The islands of Fiji offer couples lots of options when it comes to romance and adventure.
On Fiji Island, you can get a private island where you get to spend a whole day with your loved one without intrusion. There are lots of things to do on Fiji Islands such as swimming, relaxing on the beach or by the pool, snorkeling, diving, and walking along the beach at sunset.
Bali is an exotic island in Indonesia and a perfect destination for your honeymoon. This destination offers luxurious and romantic touch in everything, from accommodation to dining. Enjoy and experience the culture and inner beauty of Bali, Bali beaches, sunsets, and cuisine.
Goa, located in West India is renowned for its beaches, river cruise, and wildlife attractions. The destination is an enthralling beauty of nature and it’s a perfect spot for newlyweds. Goa beaches are serene and beautiful. The beaches are known for their silvery sands, swaying palms and sparkling water.
You get to enjoy a river cruise on Languid Mandovi River. Goa offers lots of activities that will make your honeymoon fun-filled and memorable. There are great attractions in Goa that has a mystical appeal that fascinates visitors.
8. Kailua Kona, Big Island of Hawaii
Kailua Kona, also known as ‘Kona Village’ is a lively seaside town in the heart of Kona coast, the big island of Hawaii. The village is a pure beauty and a perfect spot for a honeymoon. Once an old fishing village, Kona Village is the epitome of a Hawaiian paradise.
An exotic combination of fine accommodation, great dining options, scenic beach, shipwreck bar and elegant Hale Samoa makes Kailua Kona a perfect honeymoon destination. The village offers interesting activities such as whale watching, canoeing, and kayaking. You also get to learn about Hawaii’s rich culture.
7. Cook Islands
Lying between New Zealand and Hawaii in the South Pacific, the 15 Cook Islands boast of calm blue lagoons, untouched and pristine natural habitats, idyllic and warm weather, and a restful atmosphere. If you spend your honeymoon here, you can look forward to waking up every morning in paradise with fresh clean air, no loud and obnoxious noises, and dramatic views that are hard to imagine.
If you’ve made up your mind to make New Zealand your honeymoon destination, check out Sea Change Villas. Hosting secluded and private villas, a host of amenities, beautiful decor, and a team of some of the friendliest staff you will ever meet, you absolutely can’t go wrong here.
Mauritius is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean. The island is the perfect destination for honeymoon and a romantic vacation. There are many activities for newlyweds to enjoy in Mauritius. Relax on the beach, swim, and sunbathe. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere around the beach, and get pampered with luxury accommodation and great cuisine.
Maldives is located off India’s Southwest coast and it is one of the most popular destinations for newlyweds. Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing honeymoon in Maldives. The Island is surrounded by a magnificent lagoon with sparkling turquoise water and white sands at the bottom. You can go under the water and see the coral reefs. The Maldives offer a thrill of discovery, beautiful views, and fun experiences.
4. New Zealand
You’re in for a treat when you choose New Zealand as your honeymoon destination. Most of the natural sceneries here, especially those in the colder parts of the country, are so unique and extravagant. Some of them have even been used for TV and films, including the movie Lord of the Rings.
With only 4 million people in a place that’s as big as the UK, you won’t have to deal with an overabundance of people no matter where you go. Complete your honeymoon package by staying at the Millbrook Resort which overlooks a golf course surrounded by stunning hills.
Aruba is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. Imagine walking along seven miles of white-sand beaches, snorkeling in clear blue waters, and going from one island to another by foot or by boat. You can even ride a horse or a glass-bottom boat along the beach.
Boasting of near-perfect weather year-round, Aruba can be a relaxing destination. But if you forgo the incredible party scene, shopping, and water sports activities while here, you’ll really be missing out. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba seems to be the popular resort in Aruba and is designed for adults only (that’s right, no children).
Zanzibar, located in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Tanzania. The stunning islands of Zanzibar are perfect for honeymoon settings. Enjoy the pristine beaches, beautiful resorts, and amazing safari. Have a memorable experience with your loved one as you explore the historic Stone Town.
You can go on Tanzania dolphin adventure by sailing on the Indian Ocean. Also, you can enjoy a romantic boat cruise at sunset. You will always remember the Zanzibar romantic retreats.
Start a romantic life as newlyweds in Seychelles. Seychelles made up of about 90 islands is a perfect destination for honeymoon. Most couples choose to spend their honeymoon on the main island of Mahé, La Digue or Praslin. These islands have some of the world’s most scenic beaches.
Walk hand in hand with your loved one and feel the soft white sands between your toes. Discover the natural wonders of Seychelles with your sweetheart take a boat trip into the Indian Ocean; spend your day in the hammock. Try the unique cuisine – seafood especially. Seychelles surely has everything for honeymooners.
There you have it. 16 international honeymoon destinations to choose from. Remember to take lots of pictures!