Weddings can be an expensive affair, but it’s a once in a lifetime thing so you don’t mind going the extra mile. But then comes the honeymoon, which can be just as exorbitant as it is special. And let’s face it, not everyone has a limitless budget! But that certainly doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a fabulous honeymoon.
Feeling a little stretched by your wedding expenses? Well don’t worry, we’re here to ensure it doesn’t ruin your honeymoon plans! We’ve done the math and put together a handy list of some of the best, most affordable island getaways for honeymooners on a budget…
The beautiful island of Mauritius is among the top favourites on the list of honeymoon destinations. Most couples get drawn to the pristine white beaches and the endless blue ocean. You could indulge in a cruise, go parasailing, or maybe just have a quaint little picnic on the beach while you enjoy the beautiful sunset. Mauritius is a great place for a relaxing, tropical honeymoon and the perfect opportunity for you and your partner to rekindle the love after a hectic wedding spell. And all this without worrying about that depleting bank account!
Phuket and Krabi, Thailand
Thailand is a hot-favourite honeymoon destination in Asia, especially for adventurous couples looking to have a little fun. There are all too many holiday packages to choose from because the tropical islands of Phuket and Krabi offer a wide mix of things to do—adventure sports, exotic beaches and great nightlife—all without burning a hole in your pocket. And since Thailand is known to be one of the most budget-friendly holiday destinations in the world, it’s a perfect fit for honeymooners who don’t want to empty their treasuries!
The tropical paradise of Bali is the perfect getaway for honeymooners looking for a good mix of culture and adventure. Blessed with immense natural beauty and greenery, Bali is an ideal choice for outdoorsy couples that like to explore. You can hop on a bicycle and ride through the little villages, laze around on the beach or try your luck with one of the many famous shamans (priests known to have spiritual and supernatural powers) and to discover what the future holds for you two. And don’t forget to indulge in delicious Indonesian cuisine...especially the renowned Nasi Goreng that’s made with traditional Balinese spices, shrimp paste, local vegetables and served with a meat of your choice. All in all, Bali guarantees unique and memorable experiences that’ll last you a lifetime.
The Island of Sri Lanka is a tiny little paradise that’s recently become really popular among Indian travellers, primarily because of its proximity and the fact that it’s so budget-friendly. This place is a perfect blend of rich cultural heritage, pristine beaches and treasured wildlife that make it a preferred holiday destination for travellers across the world…especially honeymooners on a budget who what to do more than just stay in bed or relax at the beach. There’s palaces and ancient temples, coconut-palm-shaded beaches, game reserves with wild elephants and leopards, incredible cuisine and exotic shopping. What more could you possibly want ?!
Andaman Islands, India
If going abroad isn’t an absolute must for you, then you should know that you have a little bit of heaven left to explore right here in your own country. The Andamans are a set of gorgeous marooned islands with idyllic views and a never-ending stretch of white, sandy beaches. You can enjoy the romantic sunset, go diving into the depths of the ocean and even swim with chatty dolphins if you like. Don’t forget to explore the rainforests and Havelock Island too! This place has all the makings of a perfect honeymoon destination.
Now that money’s no longer an excuse, there’s no reason to delay your honeymoon any further. So get planning and book those air tickets ASAP!
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