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Pledging to explore the world together is an essential vow for couples who hate the idea of being stationed in one place. Bitten by wanderlust, such couples are also not very excited about vacationing in cliche destinations. They have a flair for the unusual; their idea of fun is watching the Midnight Sun together, walking the Tunnel of Love, touring the driest desert in the world, and so on. If these unique honeymoon ideas strike a chord, I bet you’ll be spoilt for choice with the below listed unusual honeymoon destinations. And you would not have thought that one of these places could be so good as to be your honeymoon destination. 

Top 35 Unusual Honeymoon Destinations

Looking out for some exotic and unusual honeymoon destinations? A trip for two can be made better with some of the finest and unusual experiences planned beforehand. From small villages to movie sets, this list has all those place which you would have never thought of, for honeymooning. So, check out this list to know what suits your needs for that romantic vacation with your loved one!

  • Skylodge Adventure Suites, Peru
  • Oymyakon Valley, Russia
  • Atacama Desert, Chile
  • Tanzania, South Africa
  • Sable Island, Canada
  • Kakslauttanen Igloo West Village, Finland
  • Ice Hotel, Sweden
  • Jules’ Undersea Lodge, USA
  • Giraffe Manor, Kenya
  • Gould Bay Camp, Antarctica
  • Null Stern Hotel, Switzerland
  • Rivne Oblast, Ukraine
  • Makepeace Island, Australia
  • Bermuda, British Overseas Territory
  • Meghalaya, India
  • Walt Disney World, USA
  • Hammerfest, Norway
  • Grindavík, Iceland
  • Hobbiton, New Zealand
  • Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
  • Norfolk Island, Pacific
  • Le Sirenuse, Positano
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Nihiwatu, Indonesia
  • Taj Exotica, Maldives
  • Singita, South Africa
  • Chalkley Treehouse, Sabi Sand
  • Royal Davui, Fiji
  • Pangkor Laut, Malaysia
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Giza, Egypt
  • Hotel La Montana, Chile
  • Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Colmar, France
  • Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

1. Skylodge Adventure Suites, Peru

Skylodge Adventure Suite- a perfect honeymoon suite for adventure-loving couples

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This adventure honeymoon suite hangs on a cliff that’s 1,200 feet from ground level. Equipped with all basic facilities, Peru’s unique sky lodge is for the most daring of the daring couples. Placed at an unimaginable height and location, these lodges have glass windows that offer clear views of clear vastness around. Talk about the best unusual honeymoon destinations.

Also, in here, the adventure starts with adventure! In order to get to your suite, you need to hike through or zipline. Candle-light dinner is a thing of the past! Gourmet dinner on the rooftop of this skylodge will add on to your adventurous honeymoon. This place is surely one of the most unique honeymoon destinations in the world that you ought to visit once!

How to reach Peru: Book a flight from India to one of the international airports in Peru as it is the most convenient option. 

Best time to visit Peru: May – October

Places to stay in Peru: The Airport House, Moksha Yoga & Surf Hotel, and Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

Local food & restaurants in Peru: Cuy; 1087 Bistro

Tourist Attractions in Peru: Machu Picchu, Colca Canyon, and Sacred Valley

Things to do: Trekking, rafting, and mountain biking

Language: Aymara, Spanish

Currency: Sol

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2. Oymyakon Valley, Russia

View of snow-covered Oymyakon Valley - which is one of the unique honeymoon spots

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Oymyakon Valley is the coldest inhabited place in the world with temperatures falling to as low as -71.2°C (fret not, it was recorded in 1924). If by Winter Wonderland you mean a place which is profusely covered in snow, then this is the place for you both. Drive through the Road of Bones, if you’re up for a little challenging, yet romantic, drive through the snow covered path. It is one of the offbeat honeymoon destinations you can try!

With a very small population of just 500 people, it is the perfect escape for an extremely private honeymoon for an adventurous couple. Reaching and staying here, however, is as challenging as it gets. Daylight in winter lasts for 3 hours on an average and temperature is around -50 degrees celsius.

If you are planning a crazy honeymoon here, expect endless snow, brain-freezing cold, difficult commutation, little facilities, and no mobile network. The good part is the experience of a lifetime, unearthly beauty, and extremely warm hospitality by the families in Oymyakon (there are no hotels there) which qualifies it as one of the best unusual honeymoon destinations.

How to reach Russia: Take a direct flight from Delhi to Russia of 5 hours or connecting flights of 12 hours.

Best time to visit Russia: June – August 

Places to stay in Russia:  Mors, Royal Hotel, & Mechta Hotel

Local food & restaurants in Russia: Pelmeni; Tashkin Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Russia: Moscow, Lake Baikal, Kazan, and St. Petersburg

Things to do: Hiking, Skiing, Dog Sledding

Language: Russian

Currency: Russian Rouble

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3. Atacama Desert, Chile

Atacama Desert in Chile

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Looking for an unusual honeymoon destination?Atacama Desert, located right beside the Pacific Ocean, is the driest desert in the world. In spite of being the driest, the desert gets strewn with flowers between September and November. Watching the sunset here is one of the best experiences for nature lovers. Clink your wine glasses glancing at the setting sun from Moon Valley, and watch the Andes change color every hour. Atacama is one of the most unconventional honeymoon destinations.
Other adventurous things to do in Atacama are visiting Salar de Atacama – the largest salt flat in Chile, floating in saltwater, climbing a volcano, sandboarding in the dunes, and stargazing with your partner.

How to reach Chile: There are no direct flights so the best way is to take flights by Jet Airways, American Airlines or British Airways from Mumbai to London to Dallas to Chile. 

Best time to visit Chile: June – August

Places to stay in Chile: W Santiago & The Ritz-Carlton

Local food & restaurants in Chile: Empanadas; Ambrosia

Tourist Attractions in Chile: Santiago, Easter Island, and Torres del Paine National Park

Things to do: Mountain Biking, Trekking, Sand Boarding

Language: Cunza

Currency: Chilean Peso

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4. Tanzania, South Africa

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Tanzania is the place where a wildlife safari gives you the glimpse of the Big Five- African leopard, African lion, Cape buffalo, African elephant, and rhinoceros. Game viewing in Tanzania is something every wildlife-enthusiast couple dreams of! So don’t give it a miss as it is one of the rare honeymoon destinations in the world.

Though the wildlife will leave you overwhelmed, a climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (UNESCO World Heritage Site) will treat you with romantic views of snow-capped mountains embraced with clouds. So, make sure that you consider Tanzania for your vacation as it is one of the unique honeymoon destinations outside India.

How to reach Africa: Book a flight by Saudia, Air Seychelles, Kenya Airways, or South African Airlines for the best service from India to Africa. 

Best time to visit Africa: May – October

Places to stay in Africa: Amare Beach Hotel Marbella and The Palace of the Lost City

Local food & restaurants in Africa: Biltong; Xudum

Tourist Attractions in South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and Kruger National Park

Things to do: Shark diving, Bungee jumping, Hot air balloon tour 

Language: Swahili, English

Currency: Tanzanian Rand

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5. Sable Island, Canada

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Sable Island in Nova Scotia lies amid the Graveyard of the Atlantic, and has encountered about 475 shipwrecks so far. The island is inhabited with over four hundred wild horses. Popular as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, Sable Island is a crescent shaped sandbar where weather, sand, and tides change frequently. It is the mystery of shipwrecks and presence of horses that makes it one of the best unusual honeymoon destinations.

When you’re in Sable Island, one of the newest Canadian National Park, be prepared to get awed with the site of wild horses, seals, and magnificent birds.

How to reach Canada: There are several flights that run from India to Canada and it takes around 17 hours to cover the aerial distance of 11,600 km as it is located in the other half of the globe. 

Best time to visit Canada: September – November

Places to stay in Canada: Jia Jia Lodge and Hilton Toronto

Local food & restaurants in Canada: Poutine; St Lawrence Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Canada: Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, CN Tower, and Stanley Park

Things to do: Canoeing, Bird watching, Bungee jumping

Language: French, English

Currency: Canadian Dollar

6. Kakslauttanen Igloo West Village, Finland

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The unique resort in Finland’s Cusco, Kakslauttanen is one of the best places to see Northern Lights – an enchanting phenomenon in which the night sky embraces tinges of green. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is a unique honeymoon destination in itself. But the key attraction are the glass igloos – better than any presidential suite you can ever book. Come here to enjoy the northern lights as you snuggle in your bed and sip of red wine.

Besides, the resort arranges activities like skiing, fishing, and Reindeer Safaris that ensure that honeymoon couples have a lovely time here. It is an expensive affair though. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is among top luxury and unusual honeymoon destinations of the world.

How to reach Finland: Book a direct flight from any of the metropolitan cities in India to Helinski, Ivalo or Turku in Finland. 

Best time to visit Finland: September to March is the time when you can get to see the Northern Lights.

Places to stay in Finland: Arctic Treehouse Hotel and Firelake Guesthouse

Local food & restaurants in Finland: Cabbage Roll; Restaurant Olo

Tourist Attractions in Finland: Turku, Saariselka, and Helsinki

Things to do: Ice Skating, Sledding, Bird watching

Language: Finnish, Swedish

Currency: Euro

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7. Ice Hotel, Sweden

A room in ICE Hotel - one of the most unusual honeymoon destinations

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The ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjarvi is world’s first and largest ice hotel, where just about everything is made of ice and snow. From everything, we mean even the glasses, chandeliers and sculptures. The hotel features a bar, restaurant, reception area, over 100 rooms and more. This, surely, is not one of your usual honeymoon spots, in fact, one of the unknown honeymoon destinations on earth.

This hotel allows you the view of Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun, depending on the weather conditions and when you’re planning your stay. Fishing, horseback riding, dog sledding, and ice sculpting are some of the activities you can indulge in, when you’re here.

Tariff per night: INR 18,000 per night onwards

How to reach Sweden: There is no dearth of non-stop and connecting flights from India to Sweden. While the former ones take 8 hours to reach Sweden, the latter covers the distance in 12 hours. 

Best time to visit Sweden: May – September

Places to stay in Sweden: Ice Hotel and Mora Parken

Local food & restaurants in Sweden: Marinated salmon with dill potatoes; Frantzén

Tourist Attractions in Sweden: Gamla Stan, Stockholm Palace, and Vasa Museum

Things to do: Hiking, Ice skating, Snowmobile ride

Language: Swedish

Currency: Swedish Krona

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8. Jules’ Undersea Lodge, USA

Room in Jules’ Undersea Lodge

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Jules’ Undersea Lodge in Key Largo is situated 30 feet deep on the ocean floor making it one of the fun unusual honeymoon destinations. One has to scuba dive in order to reach the room. A stay in the Undersea Lodge is going to be a riot of colors. Explore the nocturnal marine life by going for night paddleboard tours. You can also swim with the dolphins in Dolphin Cove. The hotel also offers paragliding and parasailing as well. This is definitely the best unusual honeymoon destinations that you’ve got to see to believe it!

How to reach USA: Several Indian cities offer flight services to the USA so you can choose any of the international airports in the major cities. 

Best time to visit USA: May – September

Places to stay in USA: The Ritz-Carlton and Bellagio Hotel

Local food & restaurants in USA: Hamburger; Oriole

Tourist Attractions in USA: Grand Canyon National Park, Statue of Liberty, Yosemite National Park, and Yellowstone National Park

Things to do: Speedboat sightseeing, Helicopter tour, Whale watching

Language: English

Currency: US Dollar

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9. Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Rothschild Giraffes in Giraffe ManorRothschild Giraffes in Giraffe Manor

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Nairobi is famous for Giraffe Manor, a giraffe sanctuary cum hotel. Home to endangered Rothschild giraffes, it is one of the romantic yet unusual honeymoon destiantion for the wildlife lovers.

Feeding adorable giraffes in the hotel is both scary and exciting. But if you love wildlife, this is certainly your kinda place. However, this is not the only attraction here. You can go on a photography walk to get an insight to the Samburu culture, and other places to add more fun to your trip.

How to reach Kenya: The best way to reach Kenya is by taking direct flight services from Kenyan Airways from Mumbai to Nairobi. 

Best time to visit Kenya: July – September

Places to stay in Kenya: Sweet Lake Resort and Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport

Local food & restaurants in Kenya: Ugali; Talisman Restaurant 

Tourist Attractions in Kenya: Lake Nakuru, Tsavo East National Park, Amboseli National Park

Things to do: Scuba diving, Helicopter safari, Sailing

Language: Swahili, English

Currency: Kenyan Shilling

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10. Gould Bay Camp, Antarctica

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The Emperor Penguin Camp is located in one of the least inhabited continent, Antarctica. As the name says, guests also get to interact with Emperor Penguins that look like cute waddling balls of fur. As the destination suggests, even reaching the camp is not going to be easy. Land on the snow covered runway and reach the camp. You will need the first day to acclimatize yourself to the harsh weather.

During the camp, you can explore the surroundings on your own pace, take guided walks, observe the penguins interact with each other, and spot & click the incredible wildlife of the Antarctic region; including leopard seals, snow petrels, Antarctic petrels, and South Polar skua.

How to reach Antarctica: As there no commercial airports in Antarctica, one has to plan a private air journey to get to this place. You can hop on a jet in Cape Town and spend as few as 12 hours or as much as 8 days in Antarctica. 

Best time to visit Antarctica: November – March

Local food & restaurants in Antarctica: Pemmican; The Lions Restaurant & Lounge

Tourist Attractions in Antarctica: South Shetland Islands, King George Island, and Elephant Island

Things to do: Kayaking, Whale watching, Scuba diving

Language: English

Currency: US Dollar

11. Null Stern Hotel, Switzerland

Null Stern Hotel amid the Swiss Alps

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Nestled amid Swiss Alps, The Null Stern Hotel in Appenzellerland has no walls or roof. If you’re the kind of couple that appreciates minimalism, this might bring you to the end of all unique honeymoon ideas. Open from only June to August – the summer season, this zero star hotel offers services of a butler who ensures timely meals, including breakfast in bed. The restroom is also 10 minutes away. Tariff for Null Stern hotel is $250 a night.

Though a bit too cold for comfort, the open air hotel in the Alps is the perfect honeymoon for those who find it crazy yet doable.

How to reach Switzerland: You can either take a direct flight to one of the international airports in Basel, Zurich or Geneva. If you are not looking for a direct flight then fly to Milan or Paris and then opt for one of the flight services to Swiss airports.  

Best time to visit Switzerland: September – October

Places to stay in Switzerland: The Chedi Andermatt and India Village

Local food & restaurants in Switzerland: Cheese fondue; Khujug

Tourist Attractions in Switzerland: Lake Geneva, Montreux, Lucerne, and Chateau de Chillon

Things to do: Paragliding, Skiing, River rafting

Language: French, Italian, German, Romansh

Currency: Swiss Franc

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12. Rivne Oblast, Ukraine

Shot of the Tunnel of Love in Ukraine

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Rivne Oblast is well known for the Tunnel of Love, a 6.4 km arched pathway covered with lush greenery. As per the belief, if a couple crosses the tunnel holding hands, their wishes come true. The Ukranian province of Rivne Oblast is home to world-famous Tunnel of Love. Sounds a little mushy, but walking through the tunnel, hand in hand with your partner, is a beautiful experience.

You can also take a day trip to the ancient Tarakaniv Fort, visit the Rivne Zoo, and tour the dreamy churches and cathedrals, which are some of the interesting things to do in Rivne.

How to reach Ukraine: The best way to reach Ukraine is by landing at the Boryspil International Airport which is close to Kiev. 

Best time to visit Ukraine: May, June & September

Places to stay in Ukraine: Duke Hotel and Palace Hotel Kharkiv

Local food & restaurants in Ukraine: Paska; Shoti Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Ukraine: Kiev Pechersk Lavra, St. Sophia’s Cathedral, and Golden Gate

Things to do: Hiking, Cycling, Horse riding

Language: Ukrainian

Currency: Ukrainian Hryvnia

13. Makepeace Island, Australia

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The heart-shaped island resort can be booked entirely for you two. Yes, it is a private island booked just for your honeymoon. This is a luxury of another kind! You don’t need to hunt for any quirky honeymoon destination once you put your eyes on Makepeace land.

Here, you can choose from a range of exciting couple activities – such as wine tasting and kayaking. Also, there is sundowner river cruise, which takes you to a secluded place where you both can enjoy champagne and dinner.

How to reach Australia: You will many direct and indirect flights from India to Australia. Sydney and Melbourne serve major international flights. 

Best time to visit Australia: September – November, March – May

Places to stay in Australia: Hyatt Place Melbourne and Hilton Darwin

Local food & restaurants in Australia: Barbeque snacks; Attica

Tourist Attractions in Australia: Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, and Sydney Harbor Bridge

Things to do: Diving, Sandboarding, Hot air ballooning

Language: English

Currency: Australian Dollar

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14. Bermuda, British Overseas Territory

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Bermuda is one of the points that form the Bermuda Triangle, known for the mysterious disappearances of aircrafts and ships.

Before compiling this list, I really thought mysterious places such as Bermuda were strictly out of the radar of unique honeymoon destinations. But then, why not? If you are a couple undeterred by mysteries and controversies around Bermuda, this is the best pick among many unusual honeymoon destinations in the world.

On the bright side, it is a beautiful island with activities like glass-bottom catamaran rides available for couples.The moongate is huge attraction along with huge garden lined with colorful flowers.

How to reach Bermuda: You can either take a direct flight from New Delhi to Bermuda International Airport or can reach the top cities of Europe or US and then take a flight from there. 

Best time to visit Bermuda: March – April 

Places to stay Bermuda: The Loren at Pink Beach & Fairmont Southampton

Local food & restaurants in Bermuda: Codfish; Waterlot Inn

Tourist Attractions in Bermuda: Horseshoe Bay, Crystal Cave, and Gibbs Hill Lighthouse

Things to do: Golf, Kayaking, Bicycling

Language: English

Currency: Bermuda Dollar

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15. Meghalaya, India

Living Root Bridge in Meghalaya

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The Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya flaunt the perfect amalgamation of nature and human wits. Theses bridges combine to form a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built using the roots of Rubber Tree.

The Indian state of Meghalaya makes for an unusual honeymoon destination. Design a well planned honeymoon itinerary that includes serene moments near the Double Decker Living Root Bridge, tour of the cleanest village of Asia, Mawlynnong. Also, to make the experience more romantic, stay in the Barapani Boathouse on the glinting Umiam Lake.

How to reach Meghalaya: The nearest railhead and airport are located at a distance of 180 kilometers from Meghalaya so the best way to reach this place is via road. 

Best time to visit Meghalaya: March – June

Places to stay in Meghalaya: Greenwood Resort and Sunshine Farms & Resorts

Local food & restaurants in Meghalaya: Rice with spicy meat & fish; City Hut Family Dhaba

Tourist Attractions in India: Umiam Lake, Ward’s Lake, and Shillong View Point

Things to do: Trekking, Mountain biking, River rafting

Language: Hindi

Currency: Indian Rupee

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16. Walt Disney World, USA

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Disney World, one of world’s best theme parks, also specializes in making to the list of unusual honeymoon destinations. Be a child again as you enjoy a fairytale honeymoon at Disney world. Their special honeymoon packages include a luxurious stay, gourmet dining options, a range of recreational activities, and of course a lot of Disney entertainment.

Multi-day theme park tickets let you enjoy rides, events, and other attractions inside the park. You can also indulge in fun activities at the four theme parks and two waterparks in the premises. Check out their brochures to choose from a list of themed honeymoons.

How to reach USA: Several Indian cities offer flight services to the USA so you can choose any of the international airports in the major cities. 

Best time to visit USA: May – September

Places to stay in USA: The Ritz-Carlton and Bellagio Hotel

Local food & restaurants in USA: Hamburger; Oriole

Tourist Attractions in USA: Grand Canyon National Park, Statue of Liberty, Yosemite National Park, and Yellowstone National Park

Things to do: Kayaking, Scuba diving, Whale watching

Language: English

Currency: US Dollar

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17. Hammerfest, Norway

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Hammerfest is counted as one among the best places to witness the Midnight Sun. For about 76 days, the sun in this region doesn’t set below the horizon, not even at night. Offering unique experience of the never-setting sun, Hammerfest is definitely not ordinary couples.

Besides the Midnight Sun experience, key attractions of Hammerfest honeymoon are stunning landscapes, adorable polar bears in the Polar Bear Society, hiking to Mount Tyven, walking at Soroya-Tarhalsen mountainside, and birdwatching which is why it is considered as one of the different honeymoon destinations.

How to reach  Norway: You can find a few direct flights to Oslo from Mumbai otherwise the best option is to take a flight to Denmark or Sweden and then fly from there to Oslo. 

Best time to visit Norway: May – October

Places to stay in Norway: Clarion Hotel Admiral and Bergen Budget Hotel

Local food & restaurants in Norway: Lefse; Sabi Omakase Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Norway: Pulpit Rock, Lofoten, The Vigeland Park, and Geirangerfjord

Things to do: Hiking, Skiing, Helicopter tour

Language: Norwegian

Currency: Norwegian Krone

18. Grindavík, Iceland

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Iceland – the land of ice, fire and water – is home to many geothermal spas, especially the Blue Lagoon. Iceland is one of those perfect picturesque and unusual honeymoon destinations you two have been dreaming of. Make the most of your romantic escape by taking the hot spring tour, admiring the magnificent Gullfoss, and going for whale watching with your love.

How to reach Iceland: Since there are no direct flights connecting India and Iceland, it is best to take a flight till Denmark, Norway or London and then take another flight to Iceland. 

Best time to visit Iceland: February, March, November & October

Places to stay in Iceland: Hotel Ranga and Hotel Akureyri

Local food & restaurants in Iceland: Lamb meat soup; Nostra

Tourist Attractions in Iceland: Blue Lagoon and Gullfoss Falls

Things to do: Biking, Golf, Camping

Language: Icelandic

Currency: Icelandic Krona

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19. Hobbiton, New Zealand

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Hobbiton is the actual movie set used in the movie The Hobbit, a part of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. A dream destination for LOTR fans, Hobbiton movie set is the place to experience the real Middle earth. It is dreamy and incredibly beautiful too. While you take a private tour across the Hobbiton, choose farmstays to get the true vibe of the village set. The Evening Banquet Tour takes you through the Shire at dusk and is coupled with delicious dinner, you cannot miss! Add Hobbiton, one of the hidden honeymoon destinations in the world, to your list!

How to reach New Zealand: Apply for a visa and take a direct flight from any major city of India to New Zealand.

Best time to visit New Zealand: December – February

Places to stay in New Zealand: Lake Hawea Hotel and Tatahi Lodge Beach Resort

Local food & restaurants in New Zealand: Crayfish; Riverstone Kitchen

Tourist Attractions in New Zealand: Milford Sound, Mount Cook, and Bay of Islands

Things to do: Gliding, Boogie board, Bungee Jump

Language: English, Maori

Currency: New Zealand Dollar

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20. Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

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If both of you are Potterfans, this is where you should be headed. Alnwick Castle is a treasure for the Potterheads! The castle has been features as the Hogwarts Castle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Alnwick Castle gives you an opportunity to explore the real shooting location of Harry Potter movies. You also get to take a sneak peek into the erstwhile era through the art exhibited in the museums.

All this however is expected from this unique honeymoon destination. What comes as an added bonus is the mesmerizing environs that will take your breath away. A honeymoon in Alnwick Castle is a dream escape for fans.

Best time to visit Northumberland: December – March

Places to stay in Northumberland: Windsor Hotel and Beach House Hotel

Local food & restaurants in Northumberland: Seafood; The Craster Seafood Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Northumberland: Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland National Park, and Holy Island

Things to do: Golf, Bicycling, Horse riding

Language: Old English

Currency: Pound sterling

21. Norfolk Island, Pacific

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A perfect romantic getaway requires charming beaches, natural swimming pools and a boat cruise to take you from one to another with your loved one. Having all this and more, Norfolk Island is a small Australian island located in the Pacific region. You can choose to explore Emily Bay and take a stroll down the sandy beach with your partner or simply visit the Norfolk Island National Park for a tour down the splendid views of palm trees of Mount Pitt, choice is all yours! Due to its different experiences, it is counted among the best unique honeymoon destinations.

Best time to visit Pacific: October – March

Places to stay in Pacific: Ocean Beach Hotel and Holiday Inn

Local food in Pacific: Salmon and shellfish

Tourist Attractions in Pacific: Palau, Tahiti, Laucala Island, and Vava’u Islands

Things to do: Bird watching, Golf, Sailing

Language: English, Norfuk

Currency: Australian Dollar

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22. Le Sirenuse, Positano

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A quaint cliffside village in southern Italy coast, Positano makes for a perfect stay for two. A gorgeous beachfront dotted with pebbles and cafes lined up on the streets to taste the exquisite Italian flavours, what more can you possibly want for your honeymoon! But, what adds to the wholesome experience here is the Le Sirenuse hotel which has a Michelin starred restaurant overlooking the charming view of the sea. With spacious elegantly designed rooms, a wellness centre and hammam on board, you wouldn’t want to miss out on this one on your next honeymoon staycation!

How to reach Positano: To reach Positano, you will first have to take a flight to Naples, then a local train to Sorrento, followed by either a bus or ferry.

Best time to visit Positano: May & September

Places to stay in Positano: Villa Rosa and Hotel Eden Roc Positano

Local food & restaurants in Positano: Tempura; Da Vincenzo Positano

Tourist Attractions in Positano: Amalfi Drive, Via Fornillo Beach, and Church of Santa Maria

Things to do: Hiking, Boat tour, Fishing

Language: Italian

Currency: Euro

23. Budapest, Hungary

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A stunning view of River Danube combined with a majestic Bud castle, there’s nothing like this in the world for your honeymoon vacay! Studded with architectural marvels, Budapest is quite affordable in reality as compared to other European cities and while you’re here, don’t miss out on a soothing thermal spa experience with both indoor and outdoor pools at Széchenyi Thermal Bath. You can also visit various churches, bridges and end a perfect evening with an opera show!

How to reach Hungary: Catch a flight from any of the major cities of India to reach Hungary. Major airlines operating are Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates, Aeroflot, and Turkish. 

Best time to visit Hungary: June – August

Places to stay in Hungary: Danubius Hotel Flamenco and Corinthia Hotel 

Local food & restaurants in Hungary: Goulash; Costes Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Hungary: Buda Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion, and Hungarian Parliament Building

Things to do: Cave bath, River Cruise, MonsteRoller e-scooter tour

Language: Hungarian

Currency: Hungarian Forints

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24. Nihiwatu, Indonesia

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Surrounded by greenery as far as your eyes can see, a treehouse experience with your partner is surely one of a kind, especially when it comes to honeymoon. Taking care of your health with a yoga retreat like this can lead to a unique bonding experience with your loved one and this place offers just the same on the fascinating Sumba island. You can also opt for a horse riding experience close to the beaches and get those perfect moments captured in the lens on your trip!

How to reach Indonesia: There is no dearth of flights operating from India to Indonesia. Catch a flight from any of the main cities of India and reach either Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar or Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta.

Best time to visit Indonesia: mid-April – September

Places to stay in Indonesia: The Ritz-Carlton and Ayodya Resort 

Local food & restaurants in Indonesia: Satay; Mozaic Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Indonesia: Tanah Lot, Uluwatu Temple, and Seminyak.

Things to do: Hiking, Surfing, Diving

Language: Indonesian

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah

25. Taj Exotica, Maldives

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If you wish to experience luxury at its best, it’s time to visit taj Exotica in the Maldives for a rejuvenating honeymoon trip with your partner. An unparalleled 5-star service with a vast infinity pool and luxurious villas are the speciality of this place. You can choose from a variety of water sport activities like stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling and fishing. Don’t miss out on the relaxing spa facility at this venue as it will surely let you unwind better!

How to reach Maldives: You can opt for a flight from Indian cities to the international airport of Maldives, Male Airport (MLE). 

Best time to visit Maldives: November & April 

Places to stay in Maldives: Park Hyatt and Four Seasons Resort

Local food & restaurants in Maldives: Garudhiya; Ithaa Undersea Restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Maldives: Male, Addu Atoll, and Maafushi

Things to do: Sea diving, Submarine tour, Surfing

Language: Dhivehi

Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa

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26. Singita, South Africa

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If you are the kind of couple who are animal lovers and love to witness them in their natural habitat then there cannot be a better option than Singita in South Africa. It boasts of two beautiful lodges that are located in Sabi Sands. Guests who get to stay in these lodges get a privilege to experience the most beautiful part of South Africa. It is renowned for frequent leopard sightings in an area of 45,000 acres. There is no doubt in the fact that it is one of the most unusual honeymoon locations in the world where you can head to with your partner.

How to reach Africa: Book a flight by Saudia, Air Seychelles, Kenya Airways, or South African Airlines for the best service from India to Africa. 

Best time to visit Africa: May – October

Places to stay in Africa: Amare Beach Hotel Marbella and The Palace of the Lost City

Local food & restaurants in Africa: Biltong; Xudum

Tourist Attractions in South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and Kruger National Park

Things to do: Shark diving, Bungee jumping, Hot air balloon tour 

Language: Swahili, English

Currency: South African Rand

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27. Chalkley Treehouse, Sabi Sand

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Chalkley Treehouse gives a chance to get a wide view of Sabi Sands and various wild animals that roam around freely in the reserve. This is one of the unique destinations in the world where you can resort to with your spouse and sleep under the stars. What can be more romantic than this? Don’t get scared of lions and zebras trailing in the background. Scary but it is perfect for a couple who love animals. 

How to reach Sabi Sand: Take a flight till O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg from where you can take another flight to Sabi Sand which is run by Federal Air.  

Best time to visit Sabi Sand: May-September

Places to stay in Sabi Sand: Elephant Plains Game Lodge, Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate, Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, and Lion Sands River Lodge

Local food & restaurants in Sabi Sand: Hippo Hollow Restaurant, Tuskers Restaurant, Cotton Cafe Club, and Pattido Restuarant.

Tourist Attractions in Sabi Sand: Sabie Sand Game Reserve and Mala Mala Game Reserve

Things to do: Helicopter tour, Fishing, Kayaking

Language: Afrikaans

Currency: South African Rand

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28. Royal Davui, Fiji

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Hands down, but there cannot be a happier place than Fiji for a romantic getaway. The cherry on the cake is that Royal Davui is one of the luxe resorts which is settled on a private island and only a few people can resort to this place. Every room here faces the ocean so you can wake up to some breathtaking views of the blue waters. The fanciest part about this abode is that you either have to arrive here by boat or by a chartered helicopter – fancy no? 

How to reach Fiji: Take a flight to Nadi International Airport to reach Fiji Islands. 

Best time to visit Fiji: Mid-October to Mid-November

Places to stay in Fiji: Beachcomber Island, Smugglers Cove Beach Resort, Blue Lagoon Beach Resort, and DoubleTree Resort 

Local food & restaurants in Fiji: Feast Restaurant and Ocean Terrace Restaurant

Things to do: Snorkeling, Kayaking, Diving

Language: Fijian, Fiji Hindi, English

Currency: Fijian Dollar

Tourist Attractions in Fiji: Nadi, Viti Levu, Mamanuca Islands, and Suva

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29. Pangkor Laut, Malaysia

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One might ignore Malaysia for a honeymoon getaway but after getting to know about Pangkor Laut, no one can say no to Malaysia again. It is one of the most unusual honeymoon destinations yet, one of the most amazing. Set just against the ocean, there are several villas that offer world-class amenities to its guests. From minibar and vanity units to in-room climate control facilities, there are several services provided by Pangkor Laut. The whole view of the overwater bungalows comes out to be a perfect movie set where you can shoot your own love story. 

How to reach Malaysia: To reach Malaysia, you can take a flight to any of the three airports namely Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Senai International Airport, and Kota Kinabalu International Airport. 

Best time to visit Malaysia: December – February

Places to stay in Malaysia: Regalia Suites, The Waterfront Hotel, and First World Hotel

Local food & restaurants in Malaysia: Bakti Woodlands, Devi’s Corner, Restoran Husen Cafe, and Grella’s

Tourist Attractions in Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Malacca, and George Town

Things to do in Malaysia: Trekking, Diving, Cycling

Language: Malay

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit

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30. Havana, Cuba

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Havana, oh na na! Won’t you want to do salsa dancing on the beats of this trending song on the beaches of this Cuban capital. Havana offers a scene like that of an old Hollywood movie wherein there are vintage cars and country music. Get your polka dots tops & tees on and explore the spanish streets of the town like Mr & Mrs Smith! Havana is definitely one of the most unique places for honeymoon.

How to reach Havana: Jose Marti international airport is the nearest airport

Best time to visit Havana: January and February are the best months to visit Havana

Places to stay in Havana: Sevilla hotel, Hotel Capri, Iberostar Parque Central

Local food & restaurants in Havana: Somos Cuba, Otramanera, La Guarida

Tourist Attractions in Havana: Malecon, El Capitolio, Museum Of The Revolution

Things to do: Hiking, Diving, Bike Tour 

Language: Spanish

Currency: Cuban Peso

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31. Giza, Egypt

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If you are bored of the usual honeymoon destinations and want to explore something so rare that the people will go stalking your Instagram then head to Giza. It is one of the most uncommon honeymoon destinations. Located in Egypt, Giza is home to magnificent pyramids that will compel you to dig up the history. It is home to some of the oldest monuments in the world and will give you a unique experience. If you two are history enthusiasts, then it will surely leave you spellbound. Keep it in your list of unusual honeymoon destinations!

How to reach Giza: The nearest airport is Cairo International airport. From there, Giza is located at a distance of 24 km.

Best time to visit Giza: December and January are the best months to visit as it is off-season

Places to stay in Giza: Amarante Pyramids, Four Seasons, Indiana Hotel

Local food & restaurants in Giza: Culina, The Blue restaurant, Vivo restaurant

Tourist Attractions in Giza: Giza Necropolis, Great Sphinx of Giza, Pyramid of Khafre

Things to do: Quad Bike ATV ride, Hot air balloon, Grand safari

Language: Egyptian Arabic

Currency: Egyptian Pound

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32. Hotel La Montana, Chile

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If you are looking for the most unique honeymoon spots in the world then your wishes have been granted. Chile presents you with Hotel La Montana which is built beyond your imagination and is a perfect abode for couples who are also nature lovers. There is no doubt in the fact that Chile is one of the most ethereal places for a honeymoon as it is the best of both worlds. You can witness layers of snow in part of Chile while on the other hand you can trek in the driest place. It will be a bliss to stay in the volcano hotel and see how it is made amidst the natural beauty.

How to reach: The best way to reach Chile is by taking a flight to the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport.

Best time to visit: June – August

Places to stay in Chile: Hotel La Montana, The Ritz-Carlton, and W Santiago

Local food & restaurants in Chile: Empanadas; Ambrosia

Tourist attractions in Chile: Torres del Paine National Park, Easter Island, and Santiago

Things to do: Mountain Biking, Trekking, Sand Boarding

Language: Spanish

Currency: Chilean Peso

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33. Zermatt, Switzerland

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Switzerland has always topped the list of honeymoon destinations but you might be unaware of Zermatt which is one of the unique honeymoon places in the world. If you are the kind of couple who are done with beaches and want to explore the mountains cladded with snow then there cannot be a better place than Zermatt. The destination is equally romantic in its own aspects like skiing and indulging in hot cocoa date. Zermatt offers plenty of activities to keep you indulged in the town with your loved one.

How to reach Switzerland: The best way to reach Switzerland is by taking a direct flight to either Geneva, Basel or Zurich.

Best time to visit Switzerland: September – October

Places to stay in Switzerland: India Village, The Chedi Andermatt

Local food & restaurants in Switzerland: Cheese fondue; Khujug

Tourist attractions in Switzerland: Chateau de Chillon, Lake Geneva, and Lucerne

Things to do in Switzerland: Skiing, Paragliding, Snowboarding

Language: French, Italian, German, Romansh

Currency: Swiss Franc

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34. Colmar, France

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Colmar has bagged the title of the most magical little town that you can find in the whole of France. Located on the German border, Colmar blooms in the spring season which is the right time to explore the vineyards on a bike with your loved one. The idea of traversing in Colmar sounds so interesting, think how beautiful it will be when you get to witness the same in reality! So, make sure that you consider Colmar as your option as it is one of the offbeat honeymoon destinations in the world.

How to reach Colmar: Take a direct flight to France from any country and then opt for a train ride to Colmar to reach the destination.

Best time to visit Colmar: April – June, September – November

Places to stay in Colmar: Hotel Ibis Styles, Novotel Suites, and Gites Schwendi

Local food & restaurants in Colmar: French onion soup; Restaurant Le Petit Bidon

Tourist attractions in Colmar: Musee Bartholdi, Unterlinden Museum, and St. Martin’s Church

Things to do: Hiking, Biking, Horse riding

Language: French

Currency: Euro

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35. Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

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You cannot miss out on New Zealand if you are looking for unique honeymoon destinations in the world as it is now the epitome of adventure travel. The ideal way to taste both adventure and luxury here is by flying to Queenstown and by staying in the Matakauri Lodge. A look at this place will make you fall in love with it as the view looks like it has been painted just for you. And if you plan to stay here on your honeymoon then it will surely be etched in your heart forever.

How to reach New Zealand: You can easily take a direct flight from almost any country to one of the international airports in New Zealand.

Best time to visit New Zealand: December – February

Places to stay in New Zealand: Tatahi Lodge Beach Resort, Matakauri Lodge, and Lake Hawea Hotel

Local food & restaurants in New Zealand: Crayfish; Riverstone Kitchen

Tourist attractions in New Zealand: Bay of Islands, Milford Sound, and Mount Cook

Things to do in New Zealand: Skiing, Biking, Rafting, Sailing

Language: English, Maori

Currency: New Zealand Dollar

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These unusual honeymoon destinations will kick start your married life and sprinkle a bunch of excitement! So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to surprise your partner. Plan a international trip for an amazing honeymoon experience with your loved one like never before! Make sure you pack a few extra clothes in case these places change your mind and you decide to extend your honeymoon!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Unusual Honeymoon Destinations

Which is the best place for honeymoon in the world?

One cannot pick one place which can be defined as the best place for honeymoon in the world. But some of the unusual honeymoon destinations in the world are Maldives, Bali, Sri Lanka, Paris, Switzerland, Mauritius, and the list goes on.

What are the top 10 honeymoon destinations?

The top 10 destinations for honeymoon has been recorded as St. Lucia, Bora Bora Island, Hawaii, Maldives, Bali, Amalfi Coast, Fiji, Santorini, and Tahiti. If you are looking for unusual honeymoon destinations then consider Tanzania, Sweden, Iceland, and New Zealand.

Where should we honeymoon in November?

Some of the best places for honeymoon in the month of November are Mauritius, India, Thailand, Cape Town, and Antigua to name a few. Either temperature in these regions stays cool or dry which are perfection weather conditions for sightseeing.

How much do couples spend on the honeymoon?

Couples choose their honeymoon package according to their budget and it has been recorded that on an average they spend at least $4,466 on their honeymoon trip.

Which is the best place for honeymoon in February?

If you are planning your honeymoon in the month of February then make sure that you include the destination from this list - Maldives, Cambodia, Australia, Mexico, Sri Lanka, India, and Thailand.

Which is the best place for honeymoon in June?

Looking for a honeymoon place in the month of June? Look no further than Andaman, Kerala, Bali, Australia, and Ooty.

Which is the best place for honeymoon out of India?

Most of the Indians usually prefer to abroad destinations for their honeymoon. Some of the most popular ones are Bali, Switzerland, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Thailand, and Dubai.

What is the cheapest honeymoon destination?

Among all the honeymoon destinations in the world, Thailand is the most popular and cheapest place that couples resort to. You will find that accommodation, flights, and things to buy all are available at cheap rates.

How to plan a honeymoon in Andaman?

It is easy to make a vacation plan for any place or to Andaman. All you have to do is research a bit about the top places to visit and things to do about Andaman and make your itinerary, keeping the number of days in your mind. Then you have to book accommodation and flights in advance to get better prices and discounts.

Which is the most underrated honeymoon destination in the world?

Amalfi Coast, Puerto Rico, and Quebec are some of the most underrated honeymoon destinations in the world. If you are looking for a less-crowded place for honeymoon then pick your destination from these choices.

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