Month-by-Month Honeymoon Ideas
Know your wedding date? Find where to go on honeymoon
By Jane Anderson, Editor of 101 Honeymoons
If you’re planning to get married it’s important to consider where and when you want to go on honeymoon. Weather is the key factor: it’s all very well getting married in late spring sunshine but you don’t want to jet half way around the world to find yourself in the monsoon season getting drenched.
Here is my guide to the 12 months of the year, and which honeymoon destinations are best to visit when.
Honeymoon ideas for January
A great month to find a hideaway hotel in the Caribbean, Maldives or Thailand. Or how about a safari in Africa or the Ice Hotel in Sweden? Find the best honeymoon destinations in January.
Honeymoon ideas for February
It’s Valentine’s so romance is in the air. A great month to get away for some tropical sunshine, whether you choose the Indian Ocean, South America, India or South East Asia. Find the best honeymoon destinations in February.
Honeymoon ideas for March
Beach options abound from Brazil to Florida, from Vietnam to Zanzibar. Spring in the Med is another option, as is the Middle East. Find the best honeymoon destinations in March.
Honeymoon ideas for April
Get to the Med before the crowds, or enjoy the glorious spring in the UK. Long haul options include Bermuda and Miami’s South Beach. Find the best honeymoon destinations in April.
Honeymoon ideas for May
May is a great month to be in the Mediterranean – it’s great value and the hotels are not crowded. The Caribbean is also great value, while the Indian Ocean is enjoying great weather. Find the best honeymoon destinations in May.
Honeymoon ideas for June
June is an amazing month for a honeymoon: the cities and beaches of Europe are at their best, the UK is a genuine option and there are plenty of long-haul bargains. Find the best honeymoon destinations in June.
Honeymoon ideas for July
In July you’ve got to seriously consider the UK for a honeymoon – there are now so many great places to stay. The Med, of course, is a great option too. For long haul you could choose Africa. Find the best honeymoon destinations in July.
Honeymoon ideas for August
The UK and Europe are still favourites though you will have to be smart to dodge the crowds. Other options in August including the Maldives, Bali and the Seychelles. Find the best honeymoon destinations in August.
Honeymoon ideas for September
Another great month to be in the Mediterranean – with warm seas, low prices and no crowds. Also check out the likes of Zanzibar and Mauritius. Find the best honeymoon destinations in September.
Honeymoon ideas for October
How about a European city such as Venice or Florence? This is also a great time to visit the Southern Med, Egypt and Morocco. Find the best honeymoon destinations in October.
Honeymoon ideas for November
Explore romantic Oman, lie on a Red Sea beach, escape to the deserts of Rajastan or go diving in the Cayman Islands where hotel rates are at their lowest all year. Find the best honeymoon destinations in November.
Honeymoon ideas for December
The Caribbean is back in play. Go glam in Barbados, discover nature in St Lucia, culture in Cuba or find a perfect island escape in the Grenadines. Find the best honeymoon destinations in December.