Are you looking for an affordable but luxury honeymoon destination? Look no further – these luxury honeymoon destinations tick all the boxes for couples on a budget…
Kerala is South India’s most beautiful state, with almost 600km of coast, a network of glistening backwaters and the spice- and tea-covered hills of the Western Ghats. Begin your honeymoon at Taj Malabar Resort, with views of Cochin harbour, where, in the afternoons, high tea is served to guests. You can then continue to Taj Kumarakom Resort & Spa, spending afternoons unwinding in the spa or making the most of the hotel’s specially curated experiences. From £107 per night.
Galo Resort, Madeira
For a taste of island life, escape on a healthy holiday to this sun-kissed Portuguese island. An area famed for its natural beauty and azure waters, make a splash with water sports, explore the mountain bike trails or practice your swing on a choice of two golf courses. Keep active as newlyweds on a fitness holiday with one-on-one activities at Galo Resort, or choose to enhance your overall wellbeing on an Ayurveda spa break. From £815 per person, for seven nights.
Brecon Beacons, South Wales
How about a honeymoon in the UK? The Brecon Beacons in South Wales is ideal for those looking for a picturesque getaway. Scattered with mountain ponies and sheep, the sprawling moorland boasts waterfalls, valleys and caves. Stay at the The Tower – a fairytale castellated stone tower that has been restored into a luxurious hotel. Short breaks from £362.
La Bastide de Marie is a wonderful honeymoon retreat – a fully restored 18th century farmhouse nestled among vineyards and gardens in the heart of Luberon Nature Park. La Bastide de Marie can organise alfresco meals on the terrace, as well as wine-tasting sessions in the hotel’s vault. This peaceful property has just 15 suites each decorated with local antiques and objets d’art. From £175 per room, per night.
Club Noonu, Maldives
Robinson’s Club Noonu on the private island of Orivaru offers the trip of a lifetime, yet has made the Maldives infinitely affordable at the same time. Swim among the abundance of sea life – look out for the beautiful clownfish flitting around their anemones, Hawksbill turtles, whale sharks and many others. Other activities include beach volleyball, badminton, water polo and slack-lining. From £1,135 per person for seven nights, all inclusive.
Kumu Beach, Sri Lanka
Located on a secluded beach on the west coast of Balapitiya between Galle and Colombo, Kumu Beach is a new hotel perfect for honeymooners. Couples can wander down onto the sandy oceanfront from the hotel’s garden and scramble up onto the rocks to enjoy romantic crimson sunsets, while activities include jet-skiing and visits to the local turtle hatchery. From £139 per room, per night on a full board basis.