Honeymoon Destinations: 6 places vying for attention on the tourist map

With a variety of destinations coming up on the radar, newly married couples have a wider choice to enjoy their honeymoon.

1

Costa Rica

This is a good destination for adventure-minded couples. There are rain forests in Costa Rica and a new macaw sanctuary is in the cards, with additional nature trails. A brand new beach house is also coming up which promises to offer water sports like paddle boards, kayaks, beach bikes and, jet skis. The unblemished beach and rain forest adventures add to the charm.

2

Hawaii

Hawaii has become a popular destination, thanks to Kilauea, which is the most active volcano on Earth. It has been spewing lava for quite a while and people are flocking to watch the molten lava flowing into the water. There are also volcanoes and waterfall swim tours, which provide a closer view of Kilauea. Beach resorts add to the beauty of Hawaii. The island's clear waters, tropical sunsets, and lush greenery make this a romantic getaway, with snorkeling trips and horseback rides.

3

Iceland

It has been nicknamed Europe’s prom queen, and with hardly 334,000 residents, it attracts millions of visitors annually. Among its attractions are an underground spa, a huge 62-room luxury hotel, and a signature restaurant. One of its hotels is set to be categorized as an adults-only affair. Iceland is largely uninhabited and the scenery keeps changing regularly. Tourists can go chasing the Northern Lights and enjoy waterfalls, geysers, or the hot lagoons.

4

Indonesia

It is named Isle of the Gods. Here, again, there are volcanoes, mostly on the eastern side of Bali. However, beachfront villas, an oceanfront spa pavilion, and activities including local arts, heli-surfing, and water biking create an atmosphere that will appeal to visitors. There are also clifftop villas and a cooking school. Indonesia attracts romance seekers who love its mist-shrouded temples, beautiful mountain vistas and vivid arts scene.

5

Jamaica

With a lot of resorts, Jamaica, in the Caribbean, is witnessing a surge in visitors. One of the spas has a rooftop pool and bar, while a hotel is under the category of adults only. Honeymoon couples can enjoy new experiences of jungle adventure.

6

Thailand

Known as the Land of Smiles, Thailand is opening up its doors to visitors in a large way. Hotels have honeymoon packages that include a romantic dinner, bubble bath, and honeymoon cake. The country is increasing the number of luxury pool villas, keeping the rising demand in mind. There are adults-only huts perched on rocks at the edge of the sea, with a view of the water.

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