Top 10 Romantic Destinations for Your Honeymoon

As you prepare for your big day, it’s time to start dreaming about the perfect honeymoon. To make your decision-making a breeze, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 honeymoon destinations that are sure to ignite the sparks of romance.

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Now onto the dream locations!

1. Maldives - Where Dreams Meet Reality:

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Imagine strolling hand in hand on pristine white-sand beaches and indulging in overwater bungalow luxury. The Maldives, a paradise on earth, tops our list as the ultimate honeymoon destination and is the most popular for a reason!

In the heart of the Indian ocean, you will find yourselves snorkelling hand-in-hand among the coral reefs, indulging in private beach dinners, and visiting luxury island spa retreats. Need we say more!

2. Italy - A Symphony of Romance:

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Italy boasts a trio of enchanting locations just perfect for your honeymoon – Lake Como, Amalfi Coast, and Venice. From the opulent villas on Lake Como to the romantic gondola rides in Venice, Italy is a love story just waiting to be written.

Enjoy serene waters and mountain backdrops or history-soaked streets and canals of the city. These 3 places in Italy have something for every couple.

3. Africa - Safari Serenity:

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For the adventurous ones among you, an African safari offers a unique blend of luxury and wildlife. Witness the majestic animals in their natural habitat, possibly spotting the ‘Big Five’ and all while staying in lavish accommodations.

The African night sky is a spectacle of stars. Luxury lodges offer stargazing opportunities, paired with a candlelit dinner in the heart of the Savannas? Magical.

4. Lake District - English Countryside Charm:

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Now who said you must go far afield for your honeymoon? Have you ever thought of a mini-moon? A smaller, stay-cation style honeymoon for those of you prefer something closer to home and straight after your wedding day.

For a serene and picturesque retreat, the Lake District in England is perfect. Quaint villages, rolling hills, and serene lakes create an idyllic backdrop for a romantic escape.

5. America - A Grand Tour:

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Embark on a USA adventure with stops in Miami for beach vibes, Las Vegas for excitement, and the Grand Canyon for awe-inspiring landscapes. The perfect blend of city lights and natural wonders.

East to West Coast, America is filled to the brim with the most famous honeymoon locations, ideal for those of you who live in the fast lane and wanting to make a once in a lifetime memory.

6. Caribbean Cruise - Island-Hopping Romance:

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Set sail on a Caribbean cruise visiting Barbados, Jamaica, and Antigua. Discover the vibrant cultures, relax on pristine beaches, soak up the vibrant culture and create lasting memories under the Caribbean sun.

Island hopping through some of the most idyllic spots in the world doesn’t sound too shabby now does it. Paired with a luxury cruise liner? perfection.

7. Canada - Whistler Wonderland:

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For the winter enthusiasts, Canada’s Whistler offers a dreamy escape with skiing adventures and après-ski vibes. Home of the Blackcomb, globally ranked as the top ski resort, it’s ideal for all levels of snow sports lovers. Featuring bucket loads of luxurious chalets and boutique hotels.

A perfect destination for couples who love the thrill of the slopes and looking for a honeymoon away from the sun.

8. Thailand - Elephant Encounters in Phuket:

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Experience the magic of Thailand by washing elephants in Phuket. This destination combines cultural experiences, stunning landscapes, and the opportunity to make memories with these gentle giants.

Get in touch with your spiritual side and visit the ancient old temples, adventure into the waters on a private boat, or stroll along the beaches during sunset. Romance will never run out in Thailand.

9. Ibiza - Party in Paradise:

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For couples looking for a lively atmosphere, Ibiza is the place to be. Enjoy sun-soaked beaches, vibrant nightlife, and a laid-back island vibe.

A big misconception about Ibiza is that it is all party and no chill. So, if you would like a mix of the two, then look at areas away from the super clubs in Playa d’en Bossa and look at the east coast of the island for some quieter towns. Ibiza is also home to the Mediterranean’s most perfect sunset. A real uninterrupted horizon where you can watch the sun perfectly just drop into the ocean.

10. France - Cannes and Beyond:

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And finally, we come to our last but certainly not least honeymoon destination.

Indulge your senses in the South of France. Perfect for fashion lovers and wine enthusiasts, this destination offers a mix of glamour and relaxation. Cannes and St Tropez are hot spots are boast the most instagrammable areas. Why not really push the boat out and charter a private yacht along the French Riviera.

Or in line with the theme, maybe the city of love, Paris?


Your honeymoon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and these top 10 destinations promise to create memories that last forever. Whether you opt for the sun-soaked beaches of the Maldives or the charming countryside of the Lake District, we can’t wait to hear all about it.

So, to secure yourself £500 off your dream honeymoon, get your 2024 wedding booked with Manor by the Lake.

Happy wedding and happy travels!


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