Beyond the Bahamas: 5 Unique Honeymoon Destinations for Unconventional Couples

There’s nothing wrong with the Bahamas, but some couples want to go somewhere more unconventional. Check out these unique honeymoon destinations.

Congratulations! You’ve tied the knot and have all those wonderful wedding day memories to think about. What next? Well, it’s time to unwind and head off on a blissful honeymoon.

But if you don’t want to go to the same old honeymoon destination that everyone else goes to, where do you go?

Read on to find out about five unique honeymoon destinations where you can have the vacation of your dreams.

1. Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve region of Portugal is one of western Europe’s hidden treasures. Facing the Atlantic, the Algarve has one of the best year-round climates in Europe.

With sandy beaches, rocky alcoves, and crystal clear water, it is a stunning stretch of coast. Head inland and you will find both quiet traditional villages and bustling towns. The architecture displays the region’s mixed European and Arab heritage and is like nothing you will have seen before.

2. Panama Canal Cruise

What could be more luxurious and romantic than spending your honeymoon on a cruise ship? You don’t have to travel halfway across the world to enjoy a luxury cruise.

Panama Canal cruise sailings depart from Florida and cruise through the canal to Guatemala and on to San Diego, California. By night you can kick back in the onboard Martini Bar, watching bartenders who know how to put in a show. By day, sit back and enjoy the scenery drifting past.

3. Dublin, Ireland

Ireland is a place shrouded in mystery and legend, but have you ever considered it as a honeymoon destination? If not, then you really should.

Dublin city is a stunning, historic town like no other. Combining ancient architecture and culture, it also has a vibrant modern nightlife.

Go to one of the many traditional Irish pubs and enjoy a pint of the black stuff before walking through the winding streets of the old town.

The island of Ireland is quite small, so only an hour out of the city you will find yourself in rolling green countryside. There is a reason they call it the Emerald Isle!

4. Palau, Micronesia

If you’re looking for a more tropical destination, then think beyond the Maldives or Seychelles, and try Palau.

Palau in Micronesia is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. It is a paradise made up of white sandy beaches, coral reefs, waterfalls, and caves. So whether you enjoy scuba diving or just relaxing by the water, this is the place for you.

Palau’s Rock Islands Southern Lagoon is a UNESCO world heritage site and is a must-see for any keen photographer. The Palau resort really is a unique and truly special honeymoon destination.

5. Carefree, Arizona

Let’s face it, planning a wedding can be a bit stressful. But Carefree is the place to go to shrug off all the cares of the world on your honeymoon.

Carefree is set in the secluded Sonoran Desert where the sky goes on forever. Surrounded by mountains, Carefree is a great destination for the more adventurous honeymooners. Rock climbing, mountain biking, and pony trekking are all available in Carefree and offer a unique way to see the landscape.

The nearby city of Scottsdale is only 40 minutes away, so if cabin fever sets in, you can hit the bars and restaurants.

Unique Honeymoon Destinations and More!

So, those are five unique honeymoon destinations for couples who want something a bit unconventional. From drinking Guinness in an Irish pub to trekking through the Arizona desert, there’s no need to have a boring honeymoon.

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