Where better to relax after months of stress than the warm sands of a gorgeous sunny beach? Once you and your one and only feel the calming sea breeze and breathe the clear air, you’ll understand why so many couples make a mad dash for the beach once the vows are over.
It’s close yet exotic, ancient and beautiful. A honeymoon in Mexico means surfing, scuba diving, and of course, sunbathing. And don’t miss the chance to explore breathtaking Aztec ruins and try authentic Mexican cuisine. From Cozumel to Acapulco to Puerto Vallarta, Holiday Inn features outstanding hotels and resorts in all the best destinations.
Best Time to Travel: Anytime but spring break.
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A former Dutch colony, Aruba is a perfect blend of Caribbean and Continental cultures. Laze away on one of the many white sand beaches, check out the various exciting activities and excursions (rock climbing, snorkeling, kayaking, etc.), then recover in your room at the gorgeous beachside resort.
Best Time to Travel: Aruba is ideal anytime.
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Jamaicans are famous for the musical quality of their speech—and this same laid-back character pervades the atmosphere of the entire island. Come to Montego Bay to get lost in carefree Caribbean life—and behold the island’s stunning natural beauty.
Best Time to Travel: Summer for off-peak prices.
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Though considered unconventional just two decades ago, the DR is now firmly established as an exceptional place for a nearby honeymoon getaway. With its soaring mountains, pristine beaches and world-class golf courses, the DR provides plenty of memorable sights and exciting diversions.
Best Time to Travel: December-April to avoid the rainy season.
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Convenient and colorful, domestic yet foreign—Puerto Rico is a popular honeymoon spot for good reason. The mainland boasts a lush rain forest, while the nearby island of Vieques features a beautiful bioluminescent bay, famous around the world. Check out our properties in San Juan and Ponce to find the perfect base for your trip.
Best Time to Travel: The island’s climate is inviting year-round!
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There is perhaps no tropical destination that captures the imagination more than Hawaii. This chain of Pacific islands is packed with breathtaking beauty—active volcanoes, rare wildlife, and crystal-clear water. The scenery, plus the delicious local cuisine, friendly Polynesian culture, and ease of entry make Hawaii a can’t-miss for any couple.
Best Time to Travel: It’s always a good time to visit!
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This Southeast Asian nation has it all. Secluded beaches? Check. A modern metropolis with soaring skyscrapers? Check. Fascinating ruins and unique culture? Double check. Thailand offers its many treasures with a friendly wai (traditional greeting with palms pressed together), and any honeymooning lovers are sure to find themselves welcome in this wondrous kingdom.
Best Time to Travel: November-April for the driest weather.
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For many honeymooners, the glamour of the French Riviera is hard to beat. Yachts prowl the blue waters as tourists people-watch at seaside cafes and restaurants. In the past, the vibrant Mediterranean colors attracted painters like Monet, Picasso and Matisse—and the scenery is sure to make your jaws drop as well.
Best Time to Travel: June to September for warm temperatures.
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The southernmost city in China and situated on an island due east of Vietnam, Sanya is an emerging beach destination for travelers searching for something original. With several world-class beaches, tons of outdoor activities, and delicious Chinese cuisine—you can count on a honeymoon all your friends will envy.
Best Time to Travel: March-November to avoid Chinese New Year crowds.
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An island just 100 miles across, Bali is packed with diverse landscapes including black volcanoes, green rice terraces, and pure white sand beaches. Be sure to explore Bali’s unique Hindu history, from the beautiful temples to the tranquil yoga retreats.
Best Time to Travel: All year, but July and December see large crowds.
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