Honeymoon long haul destination ideas
With so many options for honeymoon long haul destinations, make sure you do your research to choose the perfect one for you and your loved one. Whether you wish to relax on a beach or have an adventurous getaway, consider the weather at the time of year you will be travelling and your honeymoon budget.
Flight time 9-24 hours
You can be sure the extra travel time and effort will be worth it when you choose one of these popular honeymoon destinations, ideal for those newlywed couples wishing to be away for a few weeks. Do be aware that some long-haul flights may have stopovers, adding time to your travel but also gives you the opportunity to explore more than one destination!
Jamaica is a stunning Caribbean island, approximately a nine-hour flight from the UK. With many white sandy beaches, warm waters and friendly locals, it is the ideal honeymoon location, also famous for their rum and fresh seafood.
The Maldives is known for crystal clear waters that are home to a large variety of sea life, including coral, turtles and whale sharks. An amazing tropical destination, whether you wish to relax on a private beach or snorkel and dive, exploring the beautiful waters.
Xcalak, Mexico, is a remote honeymoon location, ideal for those who wish to explore unspoilt turquoise waters. Approximately a ten-and-a-half-hour flight from the UK, this location is well worth the travel. Once there you can expect stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, palm trees and white beaches.
South Africa is the perfect destination for adventurous couples. With stunning wild geography, this location boasts everything from beautiful beaches to fantastic vineyards, botanical gardens and large safari parks. After spending your days exploring, why not enjoy the stunning sunset view from the top of Table Mountain.
Japan is an amazing honeymoon choice for those willing to travel a little further, although with an eleven-and-a-half-hour flight from the UK the travel really isn’t too bad. Take in this cultural country which has so much to offer; dense cities, mountainous national parks, palaces and thousands of shrines and temples.
The Galapagos Islands are the perfect choice for couples wishing to be close to nature. Spend your honeymoon swimming with turtles and hammerhead sharks off white sandy beaches in the Pacific’s transparent blue water, coupled with hikes up ancient volcanoes. Enjoy seeing the vast wildlife the islands have to offer, such as flamingos, sea lions, black iguanas, frigate birds and blue-footed boobies.
Cambodia is a beautiful destination with a vast religious culture. It boasts the world’s largest religious monument, Angkor Wat, a phenomenal site with 400 acres of intricately carved towers and temples. Cambodia also offers stunning waters, beaches and rainforests, explored by foot or kayak.
For those newlyweds willing to travel quite a bit further, Bora Bora is an incredible place to visit and is the ultimate honeymoon long haul destination. After flying for twenty-three-hours, enjoy the turquoise lagoons and lush coral reefs while staying in an overwater bungalow. With extinct volcanoes to explore and endless opportunities to snorkel and dive, this is the ideal location for a luxury honeymoon.
Top Long haul Honeymoon Destinations also include;
- New Zealand
If you don’t like to travel too far check out our blog all about short haul honeymoon destinations.
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The Abbas Team