For many, this will hopefully be the one (and only!) honeymoon you'll ever have, but with so much to think of and so much on offer just where do you start? This article takes a closer look at some key aspects to consider and provides you with a host of honeymoon ideas and aspects to consider to get the ball rolling.
You could be mistaken for thinking that the only thing element you need to think about when focussing on your honeymoon is where to go - however, this couldn't be further from the truth. Even before you settle down and get destination specific, there are a host of other things to consider, and by generating your own honeymoon ideas and thoughts on each one in turn, it will make it far easier to choose the ultimate honeymoon location.
So, what options are available to honeymooners and what things need to be considered? Well here are some key honeymoon ideas and thoughts we'll throw your way...
1. Know your Budget
Hopefully by now you will have set your honeymoon budget. If you haven't don't panic, but do try to do this asap.
Your honeymoon budget should form part of your overall wedding budget, and for those of you looking for help on this matter, we do have a host of budgeting articles on our site to help point you in the right direction. Only once you know how much you've to play with, can you really sit down and formulate some honeymoon ideas.
2. Think About What You Want to Get Up To
One of the most important aspects of any vacation is what you will get up to whilst you're away, and when it comes to honeymoons the chocie is vast. From exploring underwater shipwrecks and trekking through the jungle, to tranquil exclusivity and fine dining, there are a host of options out there and there's bound to be one tailor made for you and your partner. For specific ideas and inspiration on this, be sure to check out our bespoke honeymoon style & activities article.
3. Consider Your Accomodation Options Carefully
From buzzing hotels with kids activities a-plenty (ideal if you're honeymooning with little ones) to cottages and country retreats in the middle of nowhere - the world is literally your oyster.
The honeymoon accommodation decision often goes hand in hand with the overall style of the vacation you're after, so look to consider this element closely early on and develop some ideas on this front. For a little help on this front, our honeymoon accommodation article is sure to be of use.
4. Focus on Food & Drink
For many couples, a honeymoon signifies the ultimate in relaxation and pampering. Whether it's all inclusive or full board with top notch restaurants on tap, the last thing many want to think about is what to cook for dinner. On the other hand, some couples love the thought of rustling up their own local cuisine or heading off into the local villages and backstreets to track down rustic cafe's and taverna's.