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Trend of Splurging on Honeymoons

The trend of splurging on Honeymoons? Is this actually happening? My girlfriend and I got to talking about getting married.

And what did we talk about?

Was it the wedding?

Nope.

It was the honeymoon.

Traveling connects us.

Even simple trips like traveling on road trips here in Florida (this goes to another blog of mine) give us a change of scenery to leave life’s responsibilities at the door.

So why blow our money on a wedding when what we really care about is the honeymoon?

The trend of Splurging on honeymoons

In recent years, there has been a growing trend of couples splurging on honeymoons rather than their wedding. This shift can be attributed to a variety of factors, including the rise of social media and the desire to create unforgettable experiences. Many couples feel that their honeymoon is the perfect opportunity to indulge in a luxurious vacation that they may not be able to afford at any other time in their lives.

Benefits of an elaborate honeymoon

I’m sure you will agree that there are many benefits to choosing an elaborate honeymoon over a more traditional wedding. For one, it allows couples to focus on themselves and their relationship, without the distraction of wedding planning and family obligations. Additionally, an elaborate honeymoon can provide a much-needed break from the stress of everyday life and allow couples to unwind and recharge. Finally, an extravagant honeymoon can create memories that will last a lifetime and serve as a reminder of the love and commitment shared between the newlyweds.

Planning an Extragant Honeymoon

While an elaborate honeymoon can be a dream come true for many couples, it does require careful planning and budgeting. Couples should start by determining their budget and researching potential destinations that fit within their price range. They should also consider the season and weather conditions in their desired location, as well as any cultural or language barriers they may encounter. Finally, couples should work with a reputable travel agent or planner to ensure that all of the details are taken care of, from flights and accommodations to activities and dining.

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100 Fun Activities for Splurging on Honeymoons

Looking for some ideas? I’m full of them. Don’t just focus on the destination. Consider the activities when deciding on splurging on honeymoons.

Do any of these ideas look fun to you? And if you like these ideas then check out my post on RelationshipBrew.com about the Ultimate Travel Bucket List of 100+ Ideas for Extravagant Vacations for Couples with examples and actual tour suggestions (plus a free PDF of travel ideas for couples).

  1. Take a romantic hot air balloon ride at sunrise or sunset.
  2. Go on a horseback riding adventure through scenic trails.
  3. Snorkel or scuba dive in crystal clear waters.
  4. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local cuisine.
  5. Enjoy a couples spa day with massages and facials.
  6. Rent a private yacht and sail around the coast.
  7. Take a helicopter tour to see breathtaking views from above.
  8. Go on a hiking adventure to explore the local landscape.
  9. Enjoy a wine-tasting tour in a picturesque vineyard.
  10. Take a cultural excursion to learn about the history and traditions of the area.
  11. Rent a convertible and explore scenic drives.
  12. Go on a wildlife safari to see exotic animals up close.
  13. Take a sunset cruise and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
  14. Go on a zip-lining adventure through the jungle.
  15. Visit local markets and shops for a unique shopping experience.
  16. Take a pottery or painting class to create your own souvenirs.
  17. Enjoy a romantic picnic on the beach or in a picturesque park.
  18. Take a photography tour to capture stunning images of the area.
  19. Go on a whale-watching tour to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
  20. Take a hot springs bath for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.
  21. Go on a kayaking adventure to explore hidden coves and beaches.
  22. Take a scenic train ride through the countryside.
  23. Go on a fishing excursion to catch your own dinner.
  24. Enjoy a romantic dinner on a rooftop with a view.
  25. Take a dance class to learn local dances and rhythms.
  26. Visit a local farm and pick your own produce.
  27. Take a private guided tour of a museum or art gallery.
  28. Go on a ghost tour to learn about local legends and haunted places.
  29. Rent a tandem bike and explore the area on two wheels.
  30. Take a sunset hike and enjoy a romantic picnic at the top.
  31. Go on a cave exploration adventure.
  32. Rent a private cabana on the beach for a day of relaxation and luxury.
  33. Take a hot air balloon ride over a scenic landscape.
  34. Go on a river rafting adventure for a thrilling experience.
  35. Take a yoga class to de-stress and relax.
  36. Go on a stargazing tour to see the night sky in all its glory.
  37. Take a pottery class to create your own unique souvenirs.
  38. Go on a helicopter skiing adventure for a unique winter experience.
  39. Take a guided tour of a historic landmark or site.
  40. Go on a snowshoeing adventure to explore the snowy landscape.
  41. Take a bike tour of the city to see the sights and sounds up close.
  42. Go on a paragliding adventure for a thrilling experience.
  43. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local delicacies.
  44. Go on a photography tour to capture stunning images of the area.
  45. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride for a romantic experience.
  46. Go on a sunset sail and enjoy a romantic dinner on board.
  47. Take a cultural tour to learn about the local traditions and customs.
  48. Rent a sports car and go on a scenic drive.
  49. Take a wine-tasting tour to sample the local wines.
  50. Go on a fishing tour and catch your own dinner.
  51. Take a scenic flight over a picturesque landscape.
  52. Go on a wildlife photography tour to capture stunning images of exotic animals.
  53. Visit a local farm and learn about sustainable farming practices.
  54. Take a guided tour of a local brewery or distillery.
  55. Go on a sea kayaking adventure to explore hidden coves and beaches.
  56. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local desserts.
  57. Go on a mountain biking adventure for a thrilling experience.
  58. Take a guided tour of a local castle or palace.
  59. Go on a snowmobiling adventure for a unique winter experience.
  60. Take a yoga class on the beach for a relaxing experience.
  61. Go on a cultural excursion to learn about the local art and music.
  62. Take a scenic train ride through the mountains.
  63. Go on a horse-drawn sleigh ride for a romantic winter experience.
  64. Take a guided tour of a local botanical garden.
  65. Go on a dog sledding adventure for a unique winter experience.
  66. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local appetizers.
  67. Go on a wildlife-watching tour to see exotic animals up close.
  68. Take a hot air balloon ride over a scenic vineyard.
  69. Go on a guided tour of a local zoo or wildlife park.
  70. Take a scenic drive along a coastal route.
  71. Go on a paddleboarding adventure to explore hidden coves and beaches.
  72. Take a guided tour of a local factory or production facility.
  73. Go on a bird-watching tour to see local species.
  74. Take a scenic flight over a picturesque coastline.
  75. Go on a guided tour of a local nature reserve or park.
  76. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local soups and stews.
  77. Go on a scenic horseback riding adventure through the countryside.
  78. Take a guided tour of a local farm or ranch.
  79. Go on a hiking adventure to explore a local national park.
  80. Take a wine and cheese tasting tour for a delicious experience.
  81. Go on a sunset hike and enjoy a romantic dinner at the top.
  82. Take a guided tour of a local chocolate factory or shop.
  83. Go on a scenic drive through the countryside.
  84. Take a guided tour of a local theater or opera house.
  85. Go on a stand-up paddleboarding adventure for a unique experience.
  86. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local snacks.
  87. Go on a guided tour of a local archaeological site.
  88. Take a scenic flight over a local mountain range.
  89. Go on a guided tour of a local natural wonder or landmark.
  90. Take a guided tour of a local historic site or monument.
  91. Go on a scenic horseback riding adventure through a local forest.
  92. Take a cooking class to learn how to make local main dishes.
  93. Go on a guided tour of a local ghost town or abandoned village.
  94. Take a scenic drive along a mountain pass.
  95. Go on a guided tour of a local wildlife sanctuary or preserve.
  96. Take a guided tour of a local beach or coastline.
  97. Go on a guided tour of a local river or lake.
  98. Take a guided tour of a local canyon or gorge.
  99. Go on a guided tour of a local mountain or peak.
  100. Take a guided tour of a local museum or exhibit.

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