Do you dream of a honeymoon as sweet as tea under the stars, fiery like the flanks of a volcano, enticing like a salsa tune, surprising like a safari in the savannah or romantic like the rice fields at sunset…? And even all of this at the same time? Follow our map of the tender and the original, from one continent to another.
Going on a honeymoon to celebrate and live your love more intensely cannot be improvised. Some destinations lend themselves better to romance and romantic experiences than others. Here are the ten favorites of Evaneos.
A Zen & Love honeymoon in Bali
A four-poster bed with a view of a lotus pond, rice terraces with golden temples, imposing volcanoes and tumultuous rivers, the sound of a gamelan and the heady smell of incense… Here you are in Bali, the island of the Gods, where romanticism and exoticism come together, for the best luxury villas for rent in Bali with an atmosphere worthy of the most beautiful pages of decoration magazines, you will enjoy an initiation to yoga or a Balinese massage with a view of an emerald green jungle before setting off by bicycle or scooter. or with your private driver to discover an island with communicative fervor . Trek, rafting, diving or lazing around, Bali is a blessed island for zen and active lovers.
Like in a tale of 1001 nights in Oman
Sinbad the sailor was born there, they say, on the edge of the Indian Ocean where traditional wooden shows still sail from creeks to fjords . Far from the futurism of its neighbors, Oman cultivates exoticism. Deserts and palm groves , fortified castles, beaches and majestic mountains create a backdrop for romance.
Do you have a strong heart? So, head for the Grand Canyon of Arabia before succumbing to the charm of the palm grove of Misfat , Garden of Eden where water flows in channels between date palms, banana trees, papaya and fruitful mango trees. Want to taste the desert in a bivouac and Bedouin hospitality?
The Wahiba Sands unroll their silky dunes. A few kilometers away, the wadis , these natural swimming pools with crystal clear waters, plunge you into an oasis of pleasure.
Honeymoon over salsa in Cuba
In the historic center of Havana , on the round pebbles of the alleys of Trinidad or the feet in the sand of a Paradise cayo of the Caribbean Sea , impossible to restrain when a Cuban orchestra turns up the sound. We embrace his half and let's go for a salsa at a tropical tempo. True to its reputation, Cuba is bewitching.
We fell in love with Havana, its houses with tutti frutti facades , its old cars rolling machines along the Malecon. The convertible ride at sunset is a crazy class! We advise you to stay in casa particular, to share the intimacy of a warm people, to explore the interior of the island and its tobacco plantations , why not on horseback, and especially to enjoy the playa , from Varadero to Cayo Santa Maria , between a diving among colorful fish, a catamaran trip or… a salsa lesson.
Storming the volcanoes in Ecuador
Did you know that Ecuador has a hundred volcanoes, ten of which reach over 5,000 m? You will have plenty of time to admire some of them with their beautiful snow-capped peaks along the Allée des Volcans between Quito and Riobamba .
From hundred-year-old haciendas in Amerindian markets to colonial Cuenca , your journey in Ecuador will be colorful. And gourmet if chocolate is the tasty pretext for a walk in the lush Amazonia . Visit cocoa plantations, canoe navigation , canyoning, rafting, downhill mountain biking, accommodation in an eco-lodge ... Better than the vertigo of love, we promise you great thrills aboard the little one Andean train , with plunging views over impressive precipices.
In love on the highest dunes in the world in Namibia
It is said that the most beautiful starry skies can be seen in Namibia ... It is also there that the highest dunes in the world are climbed in the Namib Desert extending over 2,000 km, with the Atlantic Ocean as the horizon.
Take to the heights at daybreak to declare your love, including in a hot air balloon in Sossusvlei , track elephants or rhinos in the park of Etosha in moonlight , stay speechless in front of a petrified forest 125 million old. years or watching the sun illuminate the rock carvings of Twyfelfontein … Few countries are as spectacular as Namibia. And yet, we haven't told you about the charming eco-lodges or the Rovos Rail . This luxury African train will rock your dreams of great explorers, at least for an unforgettable stopover.
Costa Rica, welcome to green paradise
Familiar with the canopy in the primary forest, observe lush flora and fauna, walk in the colonial streets of San Jose , meet indigenous communities ... Costa Rica seduces with its authenticity and its historical and cultural heritage. A country with the air of " small Amazonia " where nature deploys all its diversity and its full beauty.
From this green paradise emerge a hundred volcanoes to discover during hikes and horseback rides in the natural parks to these not always sleepy summits. The province of Guanacaste, with a wide range of responsible activities, encourages great encounters with Costa Ricans. A "life-size" experience in sustainable tourism mode to spice up delicious swimming on endless wild beaches in Caribbean and Pacific versions.
Sri Lanka, honeymoon on Treasure Island
“ Ayubowan ”, with folded hands before his heart, the fervor of hospitality could be a religion in Sri Lanka . From the bustling capital Colombo to the fine sandy beaches , passing by lush rice fields and the temples of the Golden Triangle , the former Ceylon promises adventure and experiences. Tuk Tuk, bike, horse, raft, catamaran…, all means are good to discover the treasures of the island. Without forgetting your feet to reach the hidden sanctuaries of the mountains, that of Mihintale and its 1840 steps or the Lion Rock in Sigiriya .
Among the privileged moments, you will walk with the elephants , attend the feeding and their swimming. You will learn how to make batik or how to cultivate spices and tea . And why not taste an Ayurvedic massage for a well-being break for two ? To finish in style, do not forget, in Anuradhapura , to embrace yourself under Sri Maha Bodhi , the oldest tree in the world from a cutting from the Bho under which Buddha received Enlightenment .
Polynesia, the pearl of the South Pacific
With 118 islands, a trip to Polynesia is not - only - synonymous with lazing around on the terrace of an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora . In diving or with a mask and snorkel, you will be amazed by the seabed where a myriad of multicolored fish scrolls but also turtles , manta rays and harmless black tip sharks . These turquoise lagoons , you will cross them energetically in paddle or kayak , more languidly in outrigger canoe to picnic on a motu.
On land, hikes will guide your steps in the heart of grandiose panoramas: volcanic peaks springing from lush nature in the Society archipelago , wild reliefs of the Marquesas , coral atolls of the Tuamotu ... There are also these marae, mysterious archaeological sites in Raiatea , the vanilla plantations in Taha'a or these pearl farms in Rangiroa . The opportunity to offer the loved one one of these precious pearly beads, white or black. Mai Thai, "all is well", you are in Heaven.
- Author Bio
Name- Julien Chbib
Bio- Julien is the founder of Julius Homes. His interest in hiking, skiing, and adventure holidays made him bring together the choicest accommodations around the globe to make holidays relaxing and comfortable.