The ideal honeymoon destination will ultimately depend on the couple. Some newlyweds find their perfect honeymoon destination in Europe, while the United States also offers plenty of cities that are perfect for honeymooning. From Asia to Central America to Africa to islands in the North Atlantic, here are the most romantic destinations for the perfect summer honeymoon.

Visit The Beach In Tulum, Mexico

There are lots of honeymoon destinations out there that are not worth the price. But Tulum, Mexico, is not one of them. The town, which is located on the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean coastline is famous for two things: its nearby Mayan ruins and its picturesque beaches. And the latter is exactly why it makes the perfect summer honeymoon destination.


The waters are typically warm and perfect for swimming. Beneath the surface, you’ll find colorful species of fish and marine life by going snorkeling as a couple or as part of a larger group. The area is lined with resorts and hotels that make this one of the most relaxing and extravagant honeymoon destinations. It’s perfect for couples who want to treat themselves!

Explore The Beauty Of Hakone, Japan

When it comes to summer honeymoon destinations, too many newlyweds forget all about Japan. While the busy cities of Tokyo and Kyoto provide a world of excitement, one of the best spots for some quiet romantic time together is Hakone, the mountainous town nestled within the Fuji-Izu National Park to the west of Tokyo.

The town is famous for the stunning Lake Ashi which boasts spectacular views of Mount Fuji and can be toured by boat. It is also renowned for its hot springs. After hiking through the area, soaking in a thermal bath with your new spouse is the perfect way to kick-start a marriage!

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See The Wildebeest Migration In Masai Mara, Kenya

Kenya might not be the first destination that most people think of when it comes to choosing a honeymoon spot. But if you’re both animal lovers and outdoors enthusiasts, and you prefer the wild to the luxurious, the Masai Mara game reserve could be a destination sent by heaven.

Between August and September, more than one million wildebeest migrate to the game reserve from Tanzania, which is a sight not to be missed. You’ll also get the chance to see zebra, elephants, gazelles, and giraffes up close. Cuddle in your campsite tent or stay in a more extravagant safari lodge where you can enjoy plunge bools and lavish bedding.

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Ride A Hot Air Balloon In Cappadocia, Turkey

Turkey is a brilliant destination regardless of if you’re on your honeymoon or not. But for newlyweds, in particular, the Cappadocia region in central Turkey is the most romantic place in the country. Known for its fairytale-like architecture and cave churches, Cappadocia draws in couples from all over the world thanks to its culture of hot air balloons.

Soaring over the region in a hot air balloon together is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is sure to get your marriage off to a great start. It’s also dreamy to simply share a meal while watching over the Cappadocia sky filled with drifting balloons.

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