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Eight romantic honeymoon experiences

Posted by Melissa Cullen on 6 November 2023

Your honeymoon is the canvas of your love story, a chapter that deserves to be painted with unforgettable moments. It's not just a holiday; it's an adventure that marks the beginning of your newly-married life together. Here, Dan Hyams, a luxury tailor-made travel and honeymoon specialist, introduces eight inspiring experiences that elevate your honeymoon into a tale of love, adventure, and luxury, ensuring that your journey together is as magnificent as you have always dreamt it to be.

A bedroom on a decking surrounded by countrysideCredit: Tinyeleti Tree House

A Night Beneath the African Stars: Tinyeleti Tree House, South Africa

Beneath the vast African sky, your honeymoon story finds its setting in the Tinyeleti Tree House. Nestled within the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, this open-air wonder invites you to a night serenaded by the sounds of the wild. Here, your senses awaken to the symphony of the African night, and the possibility of encountering the "Big Five" adds an exhilarating thrill.

A woman with white hat walks down a tropical paradise beach with palm trees and turquoise sea Credit: Getty Images

Island Paradise for Two: A Private Maldivian Escape

In the Maldives, discover a world where your own private island becomes your idyllic setting. The gentle lull of the waves becomes your serene soundtrack, while water sports, spa treatments, and intimate dinners on deserted beaches are yours to indulge in. There are islands where you can book an entire island for complete seclusion, your very own “Robinson Crusoe” experience in the paradise of the Indian Ocean. Here, your days are a dream made real, and your love blooms amidst the breathtaking serenity of the sandy atolls.

A woman watching a giraffe walk as the sun setsCredit: Getty Images

Breakfast with Gentle Giants: Giraffe Manor, Kenya

At Giraffe Manor in Kenya, an enchanting breakfast experience awaits. As you sip your morning coffee and savour delicious breakfast treats, elegant giraffes poke their long necks through ornate windows and join you in a graceful dance over breakfast. This extraordinary interaction creates a heartwarming connection with these elegant giants of the natural world, an unforgettable way to celebrate your love amidst the serene beauty of Kenya's iconic landscapes.

A polar bear surrounded by snow Credit: Getty Images

Polar Bears and Northern Lights: Churchill, Canada

In Churchill, Canada, adventure truly takes hold. Here, you'll witness the majestic polar bears in their natural habitat, and if luck graces you, the Northern Lights will illuminate the night sky. This extraordinary combination of wildlife and celestial wonder fills your hearts with awe, reminding you that love is as wild and mesmerising as nature itself.

Asian Elephants in a natural river at deep forest, ThailandCredit: Getty Images

Elephants and Waterfront Romance: Elephant Hills, Thailand

Experience the enchantment of the Thai rainforest at Elephant Hills. Beyond feeding and bathing elephants, your nights unfold in luxury tents floating on the tranquil Cheow Lan Lake. Surrounded by pristine nature, the bond between you and the world deepens, creating extraordinary memories of a love that's as majestic and gentle as the elephants themselves.

A bedroom in an underwater chamber Credit: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Underwater Villas: Maldivian Aquatic Bliss

Dive into a dream world beneath the waves in the Maldives' underwater villas. As you wake up to the vibrant marine life dancing outside your glass windows, your honeymoon becomes intertwined with the ocean's enchanting symphony. Snorkelling adventures, underwater dining, and the reef beneath the waves make each moment a truly unique experience to begin your lifelong journey in married life.

A Kermode Bear sitting near a river surrounded by countrysideCredit: Spirit Bear Lodge

Spirit Bear Adventure: Spirit Bear Lodge, Canada

At Spirit Bear Lodge in Canada, an extraordinary escape awaits. Jet off in a seaplane, landing on the water in a remote, picturesque part of the forest where you'll track the elusive Kermode bear, the "white spirit bear." Set in the breathtaking Great Bear Rainforest, this journey becomes a chapter of love and wonder. It's a journey that reminds you that these elusive creatures that grace these ancient, pristine landscapes are as rare and awe-inspiring as finding true love itself.

A private dinner in the middle of the forest surrounded by hundreds of candles Credit: The Sarojin

Dining Beneath the Waterfall: The Sarojin, Thailand

In the heart of Thailand, the award-winning Sarojin offers a breathtaking culinary journey that transcends imagination. Your evening begins with a 4x4 journey from the white sands of the picture-perfect beach into the lush rainforest to the foot of a waterfall, where you can dive into the crystal-clear waters for a simply exquisite, private dip to work up your appetite for the ultimate dinner setting. Picture a freshly prepared romantic dinner at the base of a candlelit waterfall, surrounded by lush tropical greenery. Every bite becomes a memory, every moment a treasure. Here, your love is celebrated in the embrace of nature.

These experiences redefine the notion of the finest honeymoons. Each one is a unique adventure, a romantic journey, and an opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime. Love, adventure, and luxury unite harmoniously as you write your very own honeymoon story, as incredible as your dreams. Your honeymoon deserves to be extraordinary, and these experiences promise to make it a celebration like no other.

To find out more about Dan, visit www.travelcounsellors.co.uk/Dan.Hyams or email dan.hyams@travelcounsellors.com

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