A honeymoon destination can be one of the most important decisions a couple makes when planning their wedding. It also can be one of the most difficult. Do you want fun in the sun, or a unique cultural experience? Are you looking to relax at the beach with a drink in hand or comb through local markets for treasures? Regardless of what kind of honeymoon destination you are looking for, you’re bound to find something in our list of the top 10 honeymoon destinations for 2013:
10. Turks & Caicos
Although there are more tourists these days than in years past, Turks & Caicos is still both secluded and exclusive – perfect for a honeymoon. A network of 40 islands, there is plenty to do.
The city of lights is a perfect destination for honeymooners. With unforgettable cuisine and world-class museums, this city is ideal for a couple celebrating their love.
If you are looking for a honeymoon destination that is off the beaten path, and far from your new in-laws, consider the Maldives. There are no direct flights from the United States, but your patience will be rewarded with clear blue water and luxurious resorts.
7. Puerto Rico
Looking to stay a little closer to home? Consider Puerto Rico. Less than three hours by air from Miami, Puerto Rico offers both charm and relaxation on the breathtaking beaches.
What’s more romantic than exploring castles with the one you love? Edinburgh is a city full of history and provides the perfect backdrop to celebrate your honeymoon.
5. Napa Valley
Perfect for wine lovers, Napa Valley is a wonderful honeymoon destination that doesn’t even require a passport. Between the luxurious hotels, gourmet food and, of course, the wine, it doesn’t get much better than this.
4. South Africa
A honeymoon in South Africa means you can be laying on the beach one day and embarking on a safari adventure the next.
It is no surprise that Italy has been a top honeymoon destination for centuries. Couples can enjoy their time together under the Tuscan sun and going through the canals of Venice.
Part of the French Polynesian Islands, Tahiti is the perfect location for newlyweds. With 118 islands, couples can island hop or stay in one place enjoying the warm water of the Pacific Ocean and breathtaking coral reefs.
1. Costa Rica
Number one on our list of the best honeymoon destinations for 2013 is Costa Rica. A perfect location for newlyweds to relax after their wedding, Costa Rica offers a unique vacation whether couple choose to stay beachside or explore the rainforest.