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Honeymoons: Creating the Perfect Start to Your Story

By Travelink on July 10, 2017

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Your honeymoon is the first opportunity to celebrate your life as a married couple in intimate seclusion. Selecting a destination and defining the type of getaway you both want is a very important step in the wedding planning process and should be an unforgettable start to your life story. As a couple, it’s important to discuss and agree on what your ideal honeymoon will look like — romantic, relaxing, adventurous, traditional, unique, luxurious, educational, etc. The options today are as vast as the globe itself. Then, enlist a professional honeymoon specialist to handle all the details to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable experience.

We have compiled some of our favorite destinations offering a variety of geographic locations and providing newlyweds an array of different experiences.

MAUI, HAWAII

Couples looking for a bit of adventure mixed with the perfect amount of romance and a touch of relaxation should consider Hawaii for their honeymoon. With six unique islands offering distinct experiences, the Islands of Aloha entice a variety of travelers. At Montage Kapalua Bay you will feel embraced by genuine island hospitality and authentic culture. As you relax and enjoy all‐suite accommodations, inspired cuisine, championship golf, watersports, and an award winning Hawaii inspired spa, you will experience the true spirit of aloha.

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MASSAI MARA, KENYA

Micato Safaris’ Kichwa Tembo camp is a romantic destination that reflects the ambience of Kenyan safaris of the 1920s and ‘30s. Set in a lush riverine forest in the midst of a game-rich private conservatory, Kichwa’s tented suites are classically elegant. Each has a private deck overlooking one of Kenya’s most stunning landscapes. This unforgettable location will undeniably prove to be one of the most memorable places you will experience with your partner throughout your lifetime together.

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AMALFI COAST CRUISE

The Amalfi Coast is easily one of Italy’s most enchanting destinations and one that has inspired creative souls for decades. The notably colorful villages built amidst dramatic cliffs and turquoise coastline are even more stunning in person than in photographs. Experiencing the region onboard a boutique cruise ship like Azamara Club Cruises exudes the intimacy and personalization that is key to an extraordinary honeymoon experience without having to unpack and repack your bags.

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REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

Could anything be more romantic than visiting Iceland during the wintertime? You’ll enjoy cozying up to your mate underneath the dancing aurora borealis Northern Lights while soaking in a hot spring lagoon. Just outside of Reykjavik, Iceland is a valley where you’ll enjoy these wonders together.

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

The Poseidon and Neptune Underwater Suites at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai are ideal for honeymooners looking to immerse themselves into a truly unique experience. You will wake up to breathtaking underwater views with floor to ceiling windows looking straight into the Ambassador Lagoon. You’ll be sleeping with the fishes in the most romantic way.

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SHIMLA, INDIA

The views at Wildflower Hall, Shimla situated 8,000 feet above sea level in the Himalaya Mountains, will leave you awestruck and show you an unexpected view of India. This luxury resort set in 23 acres of fragrant pine and cedar forest, is nothing short of a fairy-tale. Honeymooners can refresh with nature walks, explore their adventurous side rafting and cycling, or relax and rejuvenate with yoga and spa therapy, if you choose to leave your cozy room at all.

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ST. LUCIA, CARIBBEAN

The brand new over-the-water bungalows at Sandals Grande St. Lucian are a honeymooners paradise, especially if an all-inclusive experiences is what you desire. Featuring a Tranquility Soaking Tub™ for two, an over-the-water hammock, sun deck with swim-up platform, and “sea-through” glass floors, these innovative suites marry modern luxury with exotic palapa-style architecture.

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Planning a honeymoon in addition to a wedding can be an overwhelming experience. Let my professional team of travel advisors minimize that stress for you both. Our advisors will make personalized recommendations for your honeymoon based upon you and your fiancé’s travel preferences and budget.  We have the power of the American Express® brand to work with the most trusted partners in the travel industry and will find you the best value for your priceless honeymoon.

When you are ready to begin planning, we would love to hear from you.  Please contact us early in the process to determine the best rates and availability, ensuring your honeymoon is the first of many amazing experiences together.

Topics: Hotels + Resorts, Leisure Travel, Vacations