(Closed) Honeymoon in the summer?

posted 10 years ago in Honeymoons
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Worker bee

What about Jekyll Island, off the coast of Georgia?

Post # 4
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Newbee

I just came back from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and had a blast! We stayed at the Royal Solaris for 6 nights. Our travel package included hotel, airfare, food, beverages, alcohol, taxes, and gratuity. You can find great deals on travelzoo.com.

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Blushing bee

I would def. check on tripadvisor.com

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Dominican Republic usually has some pretty cheap deals and apparently it’s a blast – I haven’t been but my sister has (on a student’s budget) and she loved it.  You could also try somewhere warm within the US – maybe Florida?  California?

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Buzzing bee

most warm-weather locations tend to be cheaper during the summer off-season months so you should be good to go just about anywhere. and i don’t believe hurricane season begins until about august right? so jamaica in june should be fabulous! just start looking around and checking the prices. tripadvisor has been so helpful for me and is now the first place i go for hotel reviews. also look around on all the travel sites, travelocity, expedia, travelzoo, kayak and the like for any kind of deals. good luck!

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Charleston, South Carolina is great. It’s got a nice mix of the historic, plenty of nice restaurants/bars, pretty beaches…it’ll be h-o-t during the summer, but that won’t matter as much if you’re down by the water! You could also consider the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Go farther south toward Cape Hatteras and get a little cottage for a week. You can bring your own food/alcohol, which will cut your costs.

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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2008

san diego is beautiful!! that’s where i live and the weathers almost always nice here! plus you can find lots of cheap fun stuff to do like the san diego zoo (2o bucks a ticket) and you can always travel to hollywood and do stuff up there if you want.

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Wannabee

The thing I would be cautious of is the notion that hurricanes hit during the summer.  I know it seems like an implausability, but they happen!  I would plan a honeymoon in an area where there is a nice climate that time of year.  Have you thought about North Carolina as a honeymoon destination?  Europe would be nice, but crowded.  Have you thought about what type of activities you’re interested in?  That counts as well.

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Just a heads up – hurricanes hit the Carolinas, too! ; )

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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2007

Hurricane season officially starts June 1st and runs until November 30th. If you look at climatology though, your best bet for visiting would be June. July -> September things really start going in the Caribbean and along the East Coast (again climatologically speaking). 

If you do want to visit an island and are very hurricane anxious, Aruba is outside the hurricane belt so it is a rare occurrence and hurricanes are also rare in Hawaii (but again not to say it doesn’t happen- Iniki)

For more graphics about this stuff check out: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pastprofile.shtml and scroll down to Climatological Areas of Origin and Typical Hurricane Tracks by Month.

Hope this helps!

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2018 - Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa

I wouldn’t be miss lovebird if I didn’t put a vote in for Mexico!

Great suggestions MoreShoesPlease.  If you want to splurge, also check out Le Blanc, there’s link on the palace resort site and Dreams Cancun too.

 

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2008

Summer=Hurricane season anywhere you go.

St Augustine has great touristy things, haunted pub tours, fountain of youth, alligator farm (my personal fav), and BEACHES!

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