Love animals and being ‘at one’ with the natural world? Go wild for these incredible nature-inspired honeymoon destinations

If the natural world is your jam, why not plan a nature-inspired honeymoon that reflects your passion? These amazing destinations are perfect for any nature-loving newlyweds, offering the ultimate up-close and personal encounters with wildlife, guaranteed to set adventurous hearts racing.

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When it comes to honeymoon safaris, Kenya has it all. The Masai Mara still boasts some of the most untouched nature in the world, so should be first choice if spotting ‘The Big Five’ is on your bucket list. You could be looking out for jaw-dropping animals out in the desert by day, and unwinding with a glass of something chilled in your luxury lodge by sunset. What’s more, Kenya has some of Africa’s most beautiful beaches, so you can also combine your safari honeymoon with some serious downtime in a sumptuous resort.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the world’s richest ecosystems, home to a myriad of birds, animals and marine life sure to keep you entranced for the duration of your visit. Explore waterfalls, hike tropical rainforests, and ascend volcanos, before taking a trip to the hot springs to soothe those muscles.


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Or why not really ramp up the heart rate by choosing white water rafting, canopy tours of Manuel Antonio National Park or canyoning adventures? End your trip with a few days well-deserved pampering in a luxury resort on the stunning Costa Rican coastline.

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The Arctic Circle

For those seeking colder climes, wildlife cruises in the Arctic are an up-and-coming honeymoon activity among the more intrepid. Head to Lapland to explore the ethereal landscape, be it on foot, on ski or by husky-drawn sledge of course. We dare you not to be entranced by the captivating landscape of snow and pine forest!

Aurora Borealis

No trip to the Arctic Circle is complete without catching the magnificent Aurora Borealis. Marvel at one of nature’s strangest wonders over a glass of bubbly with your beau. When it’s time to snuggle up, romantic accommodation options abound, you could be cosy in a log cabin or gazing out at the snow from your warm bed in a glass igloo.


Borneo is a magical island packed with so much beautiful nature just waiting to be explored. Go on a Kinabatangan river cruise for your chance to spot elephants, orangutans and crocodiles in the wild, taking the evening to relax in your luxury riverside lodge.


For the second part of your trip, one of the most renowned dive sites in the world awaits. Sipadan island is home to sharks, rays and is teeming with stunning reef fish all set to the backdrop of some of the pristine coral you’ll ever see. End your trip at a luxury beachside resort on Mataking island for the ultimate getaway.

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