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    Panorama of a couple on a tropical beach at Anguilla in Caribbean

    Okay, we lied! You definitely have heard of these destinations. But these places are nothing like the cookie-cutter honeymoon destinations – Switzerland, Paris, Phuket, Mauritius, Goa, Venice. You get the drift, right? Instead, we bring to you a list of 25 offbeat honeymoon destinations in the world.

    Take a look at these lesser known honeymoon destinations in the world before you book an international honeymoon package.

    1. Sumba (Indonesia) because:

    The beaches are beautiful, pristine, and less crowded.

    The pristine Mandorak Beach in Sumba

    Nihiwatu offers an intimate escape with access to private surf breaks & world-class fishing.

    A view of the sea from the bedroom of the chic Nihiwatu Beach resort in Sumba

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    Best time to visit Sumba: May – September

    Attractions of Sumba: Lokomboro Waterfalls, Waikelo Sawah Waterfalls, Manupeu Tanah Daru National Parks, Tarung Cultural Village, Mandorak Beach, and Nihiwatu Beach


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    2. Kepulauan Seribu (Indonesia) because:

    The tropical islands are surrounded by beautiful looking azure waters.

    An aerial view of the blue waters surrounding the Kepulauan Seribu

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    The antique joglo houses on Isle East Indies offer all the luxurious amenities that you could wish for.

    An evening shot of a joglo at the Isle East Indies

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    Best time to visit Kepulauan Seribu: May – September

    Attractions of Kepulauan Seribu: Snorkeling at Pramuka Island & Tidung Island, fishing boat trip, wooden ‘love’ bridge at Pulau Tidung, and manicured beach of Pulau Macan

    3. Sapa (Vietnam) because:

    The terraced paddy cultivation and the serene-yet-colourful countryside are perfect for a secluded honeymoon.

    An aerial view of the beautiful terraced rice field of Sapa

    Best time to visit Sapa: March – May and September – November

    Attractions of Sapa: Fansipan Mountain, local market, bike ride through Muong Hoa Valley, and night halt at one of the homestays

    Suggested Read: 20 Stunning Places To Visit In Vietnam

    4. Hainan Island (China) because:

    The tropical beaches are beautiful making it one of best offbeat honeymoon destinations.

    Tropical beach paradise of Sanya in Hainan Province of South China

    You can take the hilly hiking trails of over the suspension bridges at Yanoda Rainforest Cultural Tourism Zone.

    Tourists walk on the suspension bridge in Hainan

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    You can stay among the woods in simple but comfortable treehouse resorts.

    The Sanya Nanshan Treehouse accommodation in the Sanya city of Hainan

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    For a luxurious stay, there is the boutique Mandarin Oriental Beach Resort in Sanya city.

    A bird eye view of the Mandarin Oriental Resort on Sanya Beach

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    Best time to visit Hainan: December – March

    Attractions of Hainan: Sanya Beach, Crocodile Farms in Sanya, Gusong Village in Wenchang, and hiking trails through Yanoda Rainforest Cultural Tourism Zone

    5. Lakshadweep (India) because:

    You can relax on the charming and romantic beaches of the Kadmat Island.

    A couple relaxes at the huts on the Kadmat Beach in Lakshadweep

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    The beautiful settings at the beaches of Kalpeni Island are perfect to add spice to the romantic time you are hoping for.

    Beautiful settings at the beach of Kalpeni Island set the mood right for romance

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    The cruise ships leading to Lakshadweep themselves are amazing.

    Couple gazing out at passenger ships that commute tourists between Lakshadweep and mainland

    Best time to visit Lakshadweep: October – February

    Attractions of Lakshadweep: Snorkeling at Agatti Island, scuba diving at Bangaram Island, coconut mangroves of Kavaratti Islands, and architectural wonders of Kalpeni islands.

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    6. Pamalican Island (Philippines) because:

    You can boat rides in the azure waters with your special one in of the most romantic offbeat honeymoon destinations in Asia.

    Boats docked at the Pamalican Island

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    You can enjoy a private dining with barbecue on a beach.

    A couple being served barbecue dinner at a beach on Pamalican Island

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    Best time to visit Pamalican Island: November – April

    Attractions of Pamalican Island: Snorkeling, scuba diving, and beachside private dining with barbecue

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    7. Vermont (USA) because:

    You get to stay in old-styled homes with colorful trees all around.

    Old wooden barn surrounded by colorful trees at Woodstock in Vermont

    You can fly in a balloon over the entire region with your special one.

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    Best time to visit Vermont: Mid-September – Mid-October

    Attractions of Vermont: Fall foliage during autumn, skiing during winters, camping at Mount Philo State Park, and hiking at Burton Island State Park

    8. Islamorada (USA) because:

    You can stay at beautiful beach resorts.

    A view of a chic beach resort at Islamorada

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    It is a sight to behold when the blue waters hit the rocks on the edge of the white sand beaches.

    The rocky edge of the beach in Islamorada

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    Best time to visit Islamorada: December – May

    Attractions of Islamorada: Snorkeling at Indian Key historic State Park, dolphin & sea lion shows at Theatre of the Sea, and Lignumvitae Key botanical garden

    9. Aspen (USA) because:

    The beautiful color landscapes at the ski resorts in winter are simply stunning.

    Beautiful colorful landscape in Snowmass - a river under a ski resort surrounded by trees in Aspen

    You can take a balloon ride over the valley to enjoy beautiful sights.

    Hot Balloon Festival at Snowmass Village in Aspen

    Gondola rides & skiing facilities at the beautiful Snowmass ski resort add to the thrilling experience here.

    Gondola Ride at Ski resort in Snowmass near Aspen Colorado on a sunny day

    You can enjoy simultaneously the dual sights of colorful valleys & snowcapped mountains from Maroon Bells When you’re in Aspen, listed among lesser known honeymoon destinations.

    Young couple at Maroon Lake in Aspen

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    Best time to visit Aspen: December – February

    Attractions of Aspen: Skiing at Buttermilk, Gondola rides at Snowmass ski resort, camping at Maroon Bells, and Wheeler Opera House

    10. Panajachel (Guatemala) because:

    The docks offer breathtaking views of Lake Atitlan and distant mountain peaks.

    Beautiful view of Lake Atitlan in Panajachel with a boat entering the dock

    You can go for a swim in the azure waters of Lake Atitlan.

    A honeymoon couple jumping into the at lake Atitlán in Panajachel

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    You can spend a romantic sunset with your loved one with beautiful views all around.

    A honeymoon couple poses at lake Atitlán in Panajachel

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    Best time to visit Panajachel: November – March

    Attractions of Panajachel: Kayaking & parasailing, hiking at Reserva Natural Atitlan, butterfly farm, and La Galeria – one of the oldest galleries in Central America

    11. British Virgin Islands (North America) because:

    The white sand tropical beaches and the crystal clear waters are truly enticing.

    Stunning beach at Virgin Gorda on the British Virgin Islands in Caribbean

    You can spend some intimate & secluded time at the baths of Virgin Gorda.

    Couple at the baths of Virgin Gorda on the British Virgin Islands in Caribbean

    Every single tourist attraction looks romantic and beautiful.

    Former house of the planter at Road Town in Tortola district of British Virgin Islands

    Best time to visit Virgin Islands: April – June

    Attractions of Virgin Islands: 99 Steps, Blackbeard’s Castle, parasailing & underwater observatory at Coral World Ocean Park, self-guided St. Croix sightseeing, and snorkeling

    12. Anguilla (North America) because:

    The beauty of the beaches is second to none.

    Panorama of a couple on a tropical beach at Anguilla in Caribbean

    You can relax at the beaches or indulge in numerous water sports in the clear waters.

    Chairs and umbrella on a beautiful tropical beach at Anguilla

    Best time to visit Anguilla: May – August

    Attractions of Anguilla: Beach hopping, canoeing, kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, and swimming with the dolphins

    13. St. Barthelemy (North America) because:

    You can cruise in the luxurious mega yachts at the Gustavia harbor.

    Aerial view at Gustavia Harbor with mega yachts

    You can catch the scenic aerial view of the beautiful beaches, tropical forests, & azure waters from your accommodation.

    Aerial view of the beautiful beaches at St Barth Island

    Best time to visit St. Barthelemy: May – June

    Attractions of St. Barthelemy: Fort Gustav, Fort Karl, Vieux Clocher (the oldest building in Gustavia), coral reefs of St Jean’s Bay Beach, Corossol fishing village, and windsurfing & kayaking at Grand Cul de Sac beach


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    14. Quebec (Canada) because:

    The view of the Old Quebec city can’t be missed when you’re in one among the loveliest offbeat honeymoon destinations.

    old quebec city

    You can go canoeing at a lake and enjoy the scenic views around.

    Canoeing on a lake in Quebec

    The various tourist attractions ensure that you’re in for a wondrous honeymoon.

    A couple shooting on the city of Quebec

    Best time to visit Quebec: June – September and December – February

    Attractions of Quebec: Montmorency Falls, Cathedral Basilica of Notre Dam, Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Musée de l’Amérique francophone, Édifice Marie-Guyart observatory, and Château Frontenac

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    15. Pucón (Chile) because:

    Walking along the water bodies with such breathtaking views is very romantic indeed.

    The calm waters of the lake in Pucón

    The hot water springs & waterfalls of Ojos del Caburgua have a mystic aura that is sure to captivate you.

    A view of the waterfalls of Ojos del Caburgua in Pucón

    Best time to visit Pucón: December – March

    Attractions of Pucón: Villarrica cave & volcano, camping by the hot water spring & waterfall at Ojos del Caburgua, and hiking through Huerquehue National Park

    16. Galápagos (Ecuador) because:

    The canyons, such as the Las Grietas, formed in the crevices around volcanos are stunningly beautiful.

    The Las Grietas canyon formation in Galapagos Islands at Santa Cruz

    You can go for dinghy & cruise rides in the azure waters.

    Tourists on a dinghy returning to a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands

    You can go snorkeling or scuba diving and even swim with the sea lions.

    A couple snorkels around a sea lion puppy at the waters of Galápagos

    Best time to visit Galápagos: December – June

    Attractions of Galápagos: Water activities, Galápagos National Park, Galápagos tortoises at Pinta island, and volcanos

    17. Zanzibar Islands (Tanzania) because:

    The over-the-sea Rock Restaurant is simply out of this world.

    Rock Restaurant over the sea in Zanzibar

    The huts on the beaches offer a paradisiacal setting for your beach honeymoon.

    A beautiful snap of huts on the beach of Zanzibar

    You can relax on a hammock while on the beautiful sandy & tropical beaches.

    Young romantic couple relaxing in hammock on tropical beach of Zanzibar island

    The Manta Resort offers an exclusive underwater suite.

    This is among the clear blue underwater hotels in the world

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    Best time to visit Zanzibar: June – October and November – March

    Attractions of Zanzibar: Snorkeling & underwater Manta Resort at Pemba island, House of Wonders museum, Hamamni Persian baths, and Zanzibar Butterfly Centre

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    18. Reunion Island (Africa) because:

    The sandy beach of Boucan Canot is pristine, beautiful, and mostly deserted.

    Waves lapping on the sandy beach at Boucan Canot on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean

    The waterfall on river Langevin in the jungles is an intimate & isolated place to visit on the honeymoon.

    Panoramic view of waterfall on river Langevin in tropical jungle at Reunion Island

    You can simply sunbathe on the clean Ermitage beach.

    Romantic couple lying on the beach on the beautiful island of Reunion

    The views of the islands from the top of the volcanos are breathtaking.

    A beautiful view from a hut on the side of a volcano

    Best time to visit Reunion Island: May – September

    Attractions of Reunion Island: Micro Flight ride or hike to the active volcano of Le Piton de La Fournaise, Voile de la Mariée waterfall, sunbathing at Ermitage beach, snorkeling & surfing at Boucan Canot Beach, and Saint-Gilles-les-Bains aquarium

    19. Dingle (Ireland) because:

    The sunlit green lands & the azure waters are views that are hard to find.

    Sunlit Dingle coast in Ireland

    The sunset views over the Dunquin Bay are beautiful and romantic.

    Sunset over Dunquin bay on Dingle Peninsula

    You find waterfalls on the roads itself, such as the one at the Connor Pass.

    Waterfall on The Connor Pass at the Dingle Peninsula

    The tourist attractions, such as the abandoned Minard Castle, are truly beautiful.

    Abandoned medieval Minard castle on Dingle coast in Ireland under dramatic sunset

    Best time to visit Dingle: May – mid-July

    Attractions of Dingle: Millennium-old Gallarus Oratory church, old cultural village of Great Blasket Island, Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium, and hiking up to Mount Brandon

    20. Lapland (Finland) because:

    You can go camping in the snow under the Northern Lights.

    Camping under Northern Lights in Lapland

    The views of the Northern Lights are horribly good and romantic.

    Couple braving the cold to watch the Northern lights in Lapland

    The setting sun looks beautiful over the snow-clad mountains and the valley.

    Sunset view at Lapland in Finland

    Best time to visit Lapland: Late February – March

    Attractions of Lapland: Northern Lights, reindeer safaris, Yllas’ sauna Gondola, Arktikum Science Museum, Santa Claus Village, Lainio Snow Village, Ranua Wildlife Park, Levi Ski Resort, and Riisitunturi National Park

    21. Reykjavik (Iceland) because:

    The Northern Lights can be seen here twice a year.

    The aurora borealis or the northern lights at Reykjavik in Iceland

    The walks along the sea are nothing less than romantic.

    Happy sporty couple walking through the ocean coast in Reykjavik

    The city itself is beautiful, colorful, and full of romance.

    Aerial view of colorful houses in the Reykjavik city

    Best time to visit Reykjavik : February – March and September – October

    Attractions of Reykjavik : Revolving glass-domed fine dining Perlan restaurant, Golden Circle geyser & waterfall, Northern Lights, Tjörnin Lake, and Árbæjarsafn open-air history museum

    22. Zakynthos (Greece) because:

    You can have some romantic time at the Navagio Shipwreck Beach.

    A honeymoon couple in Zakynthos with the Navagio Beach or Shipwreck Beach in the background

    A walk on the hanging bridge to the island is insanely romantic.

    A snap of the hanging bridge to the island at night on the Zakhynthos island in Greece

    Best time to visit Zakynthos: March – May

    Attractions of Zakynthos: Blue Caves, Shipwreck Beach, scuba-diving at Laganas, kayaking, snorkeling, and base-jumping (only if you dare to do so!)

    • Navagio beach with shipwreck against sunset on Zakynthos island in Greece

    23. Matera (Italy) because:

    The ancient town of Matera looks stunning in the night lights and is also among lesser known honeymoon destinations.

    Ancient town of Sassi di Matera at Basilicata in Italy

    The sunny days in the old rustic town are equally romantic.

    Attractive couple enjoying view of Matera old town of Southern Italy on a beautiful sunny day

    Walking on the typical stone staircase of the UNESCO World Heritage Site is an altogether different experience.

    Typical stone stairs at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Matera Sassi di Matera

    You get to stay in the intimate Sextantio Cave Hotel.

    A suite at the Sextantio Cave Hotel in Matera

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    Best time to visit Matera: August – September

    Attractions of Matera: Sassi of Matera, Crypt of the Original Sin church-cave, cave-house of Vico Solitario, Musma Museum of Contemporary Sculpture of Matera, and Castello Tramontano castle

    24. Bodrum (Turkey) because:

    The Turkish Riviera looks splendid in the light of the setting sun. This is the best kept secret when it comes to offbeat honeymoon destinations

    Yachts in the Turkish Riviera at the Bodrum harbor

    The streets in Bodrum are cozy and shadowed by colorful flowers.

    A shot of a narrow street view in Bodrum

    The Bodrum Amphitheatre and other tourist attractions ensure that you have ample fun outside the hotel too.

    Bodrum Amphitheatre offering one of the best sights located in central Bodrum

    Best time to visit Bodrum: May – September

    Attractions of Bodrum: Bodrum Castle, Bodrum Amphitheatre, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, and yachting at Kara Ada

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    25. Bora Bora (French Polynesia) because:

    It is simply the most exotic honeymoon destination because of its views.

    A couple walks on the not-so-deep ocean bed near their overwater villa

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    The overwater bungalows are very secluded and intimate.

    A beautiful view of an overwater villa in Bora Bora

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    The Air Tahiti flight offers aerial views of the exotic archipelago destination.

    The Air Tahiti flight over the blue waters of Polynesia

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    Best time to visit Bora Bora: June – October

    Attractions of Bora Bora: Extinct volcano of Mt Otemanu, watersports at Matira Beach, Musee De La Marine museum of boats, and Alain Gerbault Memorial at Vaitape

    Must Read: Bora Bora Honeymoon: 7 Steps To Plan The Extravagant Affair

    So which of these underrated honeymoon destinations in the world intrigue you the most? Let us know if you are planning a honeymoon to anyone of these.

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