After being the object of envy a hundred or so people, where do this world’s fabulous new couples go? The answer is honeymoon of course! Whatever is a perfect, quiet, intimate and relaxing honeymoon without the picture of the sunny and scenic coasts of the Caribbean? For couples who are still undecided on where to spend a romantic break from all the planning and stresses of their perfect wedding, take a hint from these fine Caribbean honeymoon destinations.
Beautiful beaches, perfect anchorages for sailors and age-old historical sites define the very character of the island Antigua. This nautical paradise complements laidback couples. Marvel at Nelson’s Dockyard, which is once home to the British fleet. Go canoodling or skinny dipping in its many secluded beaches. Indulge in an authentic Indian feast in its many restaurants.
To embrace the hip-swaying groove of reggae, indulge into a weekend of exploring Jamaica. For reggae music fans, Jamaica is actually the birthplace of legends like Bob Marley. Hop into some of its bus tour to make the most of its interesting tourist spots or sign up for a snorkeling cruise. January is a special month for Jamaica for its strings of jazz and blues festival, which may feature local contemporary reggae artists.
Honeymooners who love party scenes, scuba diving and kite or windsurfing, go to Aruba. Its tropical jungles and majestic mountains will sure delight you with an exotic beauty that you will never forget. Enjoy a private sunset sailing or quiet intimate moments in its powdery and pristine beaches.
The less familiar island of Anguilla prides itself for its uncrowded beaches. With a beauty that is comparable to more popular St. Barts, couples can enjoy the fun and hype level of vacationing like the rich and famous. Enjoy its roadside bistros and seaside restaurants serving the fresh catch of the day.
Couples who want to get a taste Europe without crossing the Atlantic should go to St Barthelemy. In this island, hotels are not permitted to have more than a dozen rooms. This hip island gives you the chance to lounge at its beautiful beaches alongside gorgeous celebrities and rich and famous people.
Curacao gives you a high-energy scenic destination that combines heritage and history in its many charms. Indulge into its sizzling night life and numerous fine dining opportunities by its white and uncrowded coasts. This island is perfect for couples who share passion and love for architecture, art and turquoise bay accommodations.
Couples who simply look for a tourist-friendly Caribbean island should go for Nevis. This small Caribbean landfall is one scenic isle. Marvel at its old sugarcane plantations and highlands with hulking volcanoes.
Care for more British flavors? Try Barbados for its world-class selection of watersports activities, accommodations and dining experience. What make this island difficult to resists are its romantic beaches, Polo Club matches and garden parties. As you walk hand in hand down its powdery sands, you may actually walk down the same trail that the young Queen Elizabeth II once taken.
Martinique is known for Southern France charm, thanks to its red-tile roofs and whitewashed walls. Experience the exotic aromas wafting through its country kitchen and take a look at its rows of French naval ships. This island is actually great for couples who love to shop. In addition to its veritable French retail arms and upscale fashion, head straight to its sumptuous buffets. Local delicacies combine the zest of Caribbean cooking with classic French cooking.
Trinidad and Tobago
Tobago is often known only as the little sister of Trinidad, as in Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago can be summed up easily: two different islands, two different experiences. Tobago is really the last of the “unspoilt Caribbean.” Trinidad and Tobago may be known as the birthplace of Calypso but it is more popularly known as a palm tree and gold sand paradise. You can catch live music performances in its many local music clubs where local bands indulge tourists to watch them practice. Its rainforest may take center stage for outdoorsy couples. There are several smaller islands around the coast of Trinidad and Tobago which are ideal reserves for wild life. Most notable of these is “Little Tobago”, a bird sanctuary for the world-famed `Bird of Paradise‘.
Surrounded by clear torques waters and exotic reefs are the Cayman Islands. Noted as one of the world’s finest diving spots, it is best known for its high-end resorts and high-stake outdoor and marine adventure opportunities.
Vibrant culture, mile-long beaches, tourists bustling the place and Spanish-flavored charm- Dominican Republic is great for couples looking for a great adventure under the sun.
Puerto Rico is a mountainous Latin island that spices up honeymoons with its jungled national parks, ultramodern resorts and renovated Spanish plantation estates. Walk hand in hand on its cobblestone streets and old towns and share candlelight dinners and dances in its intimate cafes, which are located the waterfront.
Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos is just an hour away from Miami. All its chain of 40 islands and cays, mostly uninhabited, will give couples enough opportunity to spend quality time amidst breathtaking seascapes.
Grenada, otherwise known as the spice island, boasts mountainous rainforests and white and black sand beaches.
St. Kitts gives you a plethora of historic sites and rainforests for nature lovers, and has a reputation of being the “uncrowded” Caribbean. St. Lucia will enamor you with its dramatic landscapes, abundant landscapes and amazing coral reefs. St. Martin has prided itself with its delicious cheeses and wines, a perfect complement for posh couples who plan to go to nearby Paris and Amsterdam for shopping or romantic lunch. St. Vincent and the Grenadines may not be familiar to you but it is where part of the swashbuckling sword fights of the blockbuster Pirates and the Caribbean was shot. Needless to say, these islands are great for couples who want privacy and hospitality added to their Caribbean honeymoon requests.
US Virgin Islands
Americans who are looking forward to an island getaway but still want to be close to home, the large selection of resorts in United States Virgin Islands offers unique dining experience with private explorations of its tiny islands and dot bays. Its calm waters are perfect for sailing, allowing you to enjoy the sunset to yourselves.
The British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, is a perfect retreat for couples who desire a casual retreat, a Caribbean getaway minus the glitz. With its 50 islands, islets and cays, there will be much to explore during your stay. Visit its coral atoll and offshore wreck for a scuba diving experience unlike other.
Romantic Caribbean Honeymoons
Needless to say, the Caribbean owns the worlds amazing blue water paradise with the abundance of green landscapes, pristine beaches and breathtaking sunsets, which will sure set a romantic mood for two. In addition to its incredible climate, the great variety of accommodation as well as activities offered by Caribbean honeymoons has captured the dreams and fancy preferences of the world’s romantic couples. Hence, this classic honeymoon destination consistently remains on the top list of the place-to-be after the wedding.