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Best destinations for your 2018 honeymoon

Each year, more and more couples are choosing to spend their first week or two of married life somewhere far-flung and exotic. Chances are, you’ve spent months, even years planning your big day, so you deserve to kick back and jet off somewhere spectacular for your honeymoon.

What do you think makes the perfect honeymoon? Is it relaxing with your other half on a pristine white beach? Or maybe your idea of a romantic break is jetting off somewhere exotic for the adventure of a lifetime? However you choose to spend it, there’s no doubt that your honeymoon should be a time to make wonderful memories that you’ll treasure for years to come.

In this blog post, we’ll explore three of the best 2018 honeymoon destinations, so you can choose the right place to experience your post nuptial bliss. Oh, and congratulations!


Sunset Image: Hartsdayle at Pixabay

Pink-tinged beaches, turquoise waters and more rum than you can shake a cocktail at - Barbados has been one of the most popular honeymoon destinations for decades. The ultimate beach honeymoon, this tiny jewel of the Lesser Antilles is a wonderful choice for couples looking to experience that quintessentially Caribbean way of life.

Spend your days lounging about on the island’s 92 kilometres of postcard-perfect beaches, and push any pre-wedding stresses to the furthest point in your mind. Due to the island’s popularity, some of the beaches can get quite busy, but for an uncommercialised experience, head to Gibbes Beach on the west coast.

When it comes to honeymoon destination ideas, many couples base their decision based on where there is to indulge in a romantic meal for two. There’s no shortage of cosy restaurants in Barbados, with a plethora of eateries scattered across the island serving cuisines from all over the world. If you’re looking for a more lively experience - think calypso dancing and reggae beats - head to the vibrant capital of Bridgetown.


Bangkok Image: Alexandre Chambon at Unsplash

Perhaps not the most obvious choice for a blog about honeymoon destination ideas, but Thailand’s capital is a strong contender for couples looking for a bit of adventure. There’s so much to see in Bangkok that it would be impossible to fit it all into one trip. However, with careful planning and a good itinerary, you can make a good go of it.

Explore the fascinating Grand Palace and experience the city’s most famous landmark, or try your hand at bartering in a bustling street market. After a hard day of exploring everything this magnificent city has to offer, enjoy some Thai food at a traditional eatery or grab some street food and watch the sun set over the skyscrapers.


Dubai Image: Roman Logov at Unsplash

Sugar white beaches, record-breaking landmarks and some of the most luxurious hotels in the world - there’s a reason why Dubai is considered by many to be honeymoon heaven! The ultimate city break - this Arabian metropolis is perfect for couples looking to add a touch of glamour to their post nuptial getaway.

Dine at the tallest restaurant in the world, go quad biking through the Arabian Desert or explore the fascinating Old Dubai. Dubai is a city with a surprise around every corner and only one thing’s for sure - a honeymoon here is a spectacular experience that you’ll never forget.

Once dubbed as a ‘millionaire’s playground’, Dubai honeymoons aren’t as expensive as you might think. In fact, you can grab a real bargain with Destination2. Speaking of bargains, if you’re still struggling to decide where to go on honeymoon in 2018, browse our range of honeymoon destinations.