7 Honeymoon Destinations To Consider Beyond Europe
Europe is perhaps the most cliched and done to death place to visit on your honeymoon. Also with the tourism at its peak everywhere in Europe due to the ongoing summers, there is not much room for privacy. If you are super bored of Europe and want to explore different places then this list is perfect for you. Also, these non-European places have splendid beauty and you will also get to experience something out of the box which you will cherish forever.
1. Cape Town, South Africa
The capital city of Cape Town is surely a city for a great adventure. From rocky hills to breathtaking beaches, this city will make you experience the beauty of South Africa extensively. You can take a cable car to the Table Mountain which is great for hiking, bicycling and wildlife viewing or meet the African penguins at Boulders Beach which will surely confuse you. This city is a gastronomic paradise with its rich cuisine.
2. Chefchaouen, Morocco
This beautiful city is known worldwide as the ‘blue city’ because of its blue and white houses and will surely win your heart. You can walk down the lanes of history by taking a tour of the cities famous cobbled streets. The streets are filled with traditional souk where you can leisurely shop to your heart’s desire. The Place Outa El Hammam and The Grand Mosque are a must visit to understand the Moroccan culture.
3. Atacama Desert, Chile
The Atacama Desert is well known as the driest desert in the world with surreal landscapes which will make you feel so minuscule against such grand vastness. There are many things to experience like sand surfing on golden dunes, floating in the salt lagoons with pink flamingos and spurting geysers. The colourfully striped strata on a cliff known as Rainbow Valley is a sight to behold.
4. Hawaii, U.S.A.
The tropical state of Hawaii will instantly relax you with its numerous beaches and volcanoes. You can stroll through the Hanauma Bay with green sea turtles while sipping pina coladas. Hawaii National Volcano Park is a unique destination to view live lava flows, lava tubes and glowing craters. Na Pali Coast State Park is brilliant for hiking and camping in waterfalls with an abundance of tropical plants.
5. Queenstown, New Zealand
This place is definitely for the adventure junkies and people who like try offbeat stuff. Queenstown is often hailed as the Bunjee Jumping Capital of the world. Besides that, there are many other adventure sports to try in this city like paragliding, canyoning, rafting, Shotover canyon swing and so much more.Lake Wakatipu has clear, mirror-like water which reflects the surrounding mountains should not be missed.
6. Montreal, Canada
If you like Paris, then this city is just for you as it will remind you of the essence of the French capital. A replica of Notre Dame Basilica can be found here with stained glass and European architecture. Old Montreal is like a french riviera with cobbled streets and Parisian music on the streets. Mount Royal gives you a 360-degree view of the whole city and the botanical garden is like a mini fairyland.
7. Grand Baie, Mauritius
Dive in the crystal clear waters of Grand Baie as this island houses numerous pristine beaches. For the best experience, you can book a stilt house above the sea for a scenic view. With clear blue skies above and deep blue sea beneath this place is like a paradise on earth. You can indulge in various water sports like snorkelling, jet skiing, parasailing etc. Solar sea walk lets you take a look at the marine life like no other.