Post # 1
My Fi and I are having trouble deciding on a honeymoon destination! Where is great weather in late June/early July? I’d love to hear what your plans are 🙂 We spent 5 months in Southeast Asia a few years ago and loved every second, so we would looove to head back there but the weather is not optimal :/ We just returned from 2 years abroad in Europe so we did lots of travelling and there are a few places we have been debating there as well – Croatia, Greece are two we’ve been debating. BUT it’ll be hot, expensive and busy in Europe at that time for sure. We’ll be leaving from central canada, our budget is around $6,000 and we’re hoping to go for at least two weeks – longer if we can swing it!
We have done a lot of travelling, so we like to stay in more local neighbourhoods, we eat street food, go to family owned places and our rule is no english menus in non english speaking countries! We’re totally fine going somewhere without English, ATMs etc! We would only do an all inclusive in combination with time out of the resort. So – any great ideas?
We’ve been thinking about:
– Trinidad and Tobago
– The Phillipines (i am hoping this will work out weather wise but am told it doesn’t look good – dream destination!)
– Bali (fi isn’t keen because we’ve been already) or the North of Malaysia (for weather reasons)
– St. Martin or the Virgin Islands
– Panama, Costa Rica
– Croatia, Greece
so – any experiences in those places? Recommend / don’t recommend? other places you’d suggest? Can’t wait to hear what you’ve decided on! Tell me all about your honeymoon!
Post # 3
peonyinlove: I was early July, and we spent 8 nights in Aruba. It was AMAZING! So nice – we spent our days lying on the beach, did a couple excursions and ate out every night. They recommend you not to do all inclusive there because the restaurants are so amazing.
We ended up spending about $5500 for our week there (hotel, flights, food, drinks, etc.). Breakfast was included at our resort. Our resort was Bucuti and Tara – SO awesome – best resort on the island!
Post # 4
weatherbug: wow – that sounds amazing! i will definitely have to check out aruba – it’s making me think of the beach boys song 🙂
Post # 5
peonyinlove: We are going to Disney!
Post # 6
Hi! I can’t really speak to any of the places you’re considering but my husband and I honeymooned at The Royal Cancun, now the Hyatt Zilara Cancun. We had a fabulous time….and you can wander off the resort into local areas. The food was to die for!!!! This was in May and the weather was awesome. I actually have a blog about it with tons of pics if you are interested:
Post # 7
We went to Excellene Playa Mujeres and it was perfect, by far my favorite place in the Caribbean. We went mid-June and it rained for 10 minutes one afternoon and was perfect the entire rest of the trip. Ours was about $4000 with flight and rooftop pool suite for a week.
Post # 8
- Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens
We haven’t yet, but we’re going to go to Yosemite. We only live a few hours away from there, and we’re not big beach people.
Post # 9
- Wedding: June 2014 - TTC #2
peonyinlove: We had an amazing honeymoon in Palau, not terribly far from Philippines. Ae camped on an uninhabited island and there was glowing plankton in the sea, stunning view of the milky way at night, we saw a wild shark and sea turtle when diving… it was just unforgettable!
Post # 10
bride050110: MrsN14: hyzenthlay: wow thanks! i will definitely take a look at these 🙂
MrsYoshida: palau sounds fantastic – we would LOVE that! what time of year did you go? we were in thailand and saw the glowing plankton, it was so amazing!
Post # 11
- Wedding: June 2014 - TTC #2
peonyinlove: We went right after the wedding, so June!