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Imagine your dream honeymoon: candlelit dinners for two; beachfront walks at sunset; long days lounging in the spa. Or perhaps, you’re looking for an exciting city break that’s full of culture and a spot of retail therapy, or a thrilling safari where you’ll see the Big Five. No matter how you imagine it, your honeymoon is the perfect opportunity to travel somewhere truly special.
As you leave the real world behind to begin your married life in style, why shouldn’t you treat yourself to a little luxury? Have you always longed to explore South America, or dive in the Indian Ocean? Is a romantic shopping spree in New York top of your travel wish list , or a cultural tour of the Far East? Or perhaps you and your partner are looking for an adventure; something out of the ordinary like a safari experience or a drive on Route 66. No matter how you dream of spending your honeymoon, Hayes and Jarvis can make it happen.
Our bespoke, luxury honeymoon packages will take you to some of the world’s finest hotels, luxury game lodges and indulgent spa resorts all around the world, where a warm welcome and exceptional service go without saying. All you need to worry about is where you want to go: our savvy Destination Specialists will do all the planning for you, handcrafting the perfect once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon.
At Hayes and Jarvis, we have searched the globe to find the most popular and loved honeymoon locations. These are our favourite honeymoon hot spots chosen by our own destination experts and wedding specialists:
Toast to married life amid the natural, stunning beauty of the Indian Ocean; with white sands, crystal seas and unbelievable sunsets. The Maldives is one of the most romantic places on earth, with castaway islands and barefoot paradise galore. Or, why not spend your honeymoon in Mauritius, famed for its French flair, blue lagoons and glittering coastlines? The Seychelles is also a beautiful spot for honeymooners, offering miles of remote shores and untouched, hideaway paradise. You won’t want to come home.
Imagine swaying palm trees, ancient rainforests and erupting volcanoes; Hawaii is one of the most popular places on earth for newlyweds seeking island paradise. Lounge on the black and white sand beaches; attend a traditional lei ceremony; learn how to hula dance and marvel at active volcanoes. Hop around Hawaii to lap up the natural beauty, visiting Maui, Kauai and beyond, or combine your Hawaiian getaway with a stopover in California to really make the most of your time away.
A couples’ paradise, Thailand is a world of ancient wonders, exciting cities and sun-drenched beaches. Be enchanted by the cultural charm of Chiang Mai and Bangkok; discover the temples of Myanmar and rainforests of Koh Samui, and enjoy lazy days on the beach in Phuket. You’ll soon see why Thailand is known as ‘the Land of Smiles’; what better place to spend your honeymoon. What’s more, you can combine your trip with a visit to Hong Kong, just a stone’s throw away, for bright lights and glittering skylines.
South Africa is home to thrilling wildlife encounters and captivating cities that are perfect for romantic adventures. For the adventurous, why not cage dive with great white sharks or whale watch in Hermanus? For the cultural traveller, explore Cape Town or Johannesburg, or for wildlife lovers, embark on a once-in-a-lifetime safari in Kenya before enjoying a candlelit dinner under the stars. Completed with a beach escape to Zanzibar, this is a honeymoon with a twist.
Famed for its romantic scenery, paddy fields and rainforest-clad landscapes, Bali is a much-loved honeymoon destination. Explore mystical temple, relax together on the beautiful beaches and dive under the sea to discover bright coral reefs and jaw-dropping marine life. Spirituality and wellbeing go hand-in-hand on this bohemian island, where kaleidoscopic sunsets blend seamlessly with vibrant culture. Discover the arts and crafts of Ubud, take a speedboat trip to the rustic, vehicle-free Gili Islands or linger with a cocktail on the shores of Seminyak. For an even more perfect honeymoon, twin your Bali stay with a trip to Singapore or Hong Kong to combine beach and city.
If you’re looking for true island bliss, the Caribbean has it. The white sandy beaches are just the beginning: enjoy your first holiday as a married couple with colourful street parties, jungle treks and snorkelling, surrounded by volcanoes and verdant rainforest. St Lucia is the perfect place to relax and unwind: arrive by helicopter and visit one of the many spas for couple’s treatments, or board a luxury catamaran for a romantic cruise. Barbados is a great choice too; famed for its Bajan cuisine, tasty rum and amazing beach life.
Mexico promises heavenly beaches, jungle backdrops and vibrant local culture; the recipe for a dream honeymoon. Visit ancient Mayan ruins; hire a bike and tour one of the cultural cities; or simply lounge on the beach, cocktail in hand, as those everyday stresses melt away. From Cancun to Riviera Maya, Mexico is the perfect honeymoon spot. You can even combine your stay in Mexico with a trip to Los Angeles, swapping the sun lounger for a shopping spree. What more could a couple of newlyweds want?
If you’re after something a little more fast paced, a city stay in the USA is exactly what you need. New York is one of the most romantic cities in the world; enjoy a stroll around Central Park, take a trip up the Empire State Building and see a show on Broadway. There’s never a dull moment in the Big Apple. Or, why not visit San Francisco to see the Golden Gate Bridge, visit eerie Alcatraz and sip a glass, or two, of delicious wine in Napa Valley?