The average American honeymooner spends three times as much on this vacation than other types of vacationing travelers. Forbes estimates that roughly six percent of the couple’s annual income is a decent yardstick for how much people are spending these days. But, for these exotic luxury destinations, newlyweds are shelling out more for their trip of a lifetime. With secluded islands and romantic, exotic cities, these picturesque places are sure to pique your interest.
Fiji–Think about a couples-only resorts on private islands. They’ve got helicopters to transport you to and from the island’s private paradise.
Villa Dubrovnik, Croatia–Honeymooners can immerse themselves in the beauty of the local culture and friendly people, and hike to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.
Johannesburg, South Africa–The luxury scene continues to flourish in Johannesburg, while still offering exciting encounters with African wildlife. Think about booking a safari to see all the lions and elephants, followed by a lavish couples’ massage to unwind after such a thrill.
Marrakech, Morocco–With beautiful fountains and Moorish architecture, reflecting pools, think about renting a private gazebo or swimming pool for the night at the Amajena resort.
Almafi Coast, Italy–That classic local Italian culture and history is close by, while the unparalleled beauty of the Mediterranean and Italian landscape surrounds you.
The Seychelles–Popular with everyone’s favorite royals, Prince William and Kate, this collection of islands off the coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean has the exotic appeal of a secluded tropical paradise.
These are just a handful of ideas to inspire your inner travel agent. Discuss what kind of experience you’re eager to have on your honeymoon–tropical, touristy, rustic, secluded, or adventurous–they’ll each be romantic in a different way.