(Closed) Honeymoon suggestions where I won’t get bug bites?

posted 6 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 3
8438 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Bug bites can happen at any beach/tropical location as well as lakes/rivers etc. Its just nature. I suggest talking to a doctor and taking whatever they suggests along with you as well as tropical strenth insect repellant.


Post # 4
1629 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Wow, that’s scary! I had some bad reactions to bug bites in Italy, to the point that I covered them in bandages because I looked so scary, but I did okay in Punta Cana. My reaction doesn’t seem as extreme as yours though. Hope it works out!

Post # 6
7902 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

You could go to the Florida Keys.

Post # 7
1015 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We are going to Costa Rica and staying at Oxygen Jungle Villas. The villas are glass so you can see out without getting bitten, and they’re air conditioned, although I don’t think we’ll be spending too much time inside.

Post # 8
1304 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011


Post # 9
228 posts
Helper bee

I’m also very sensitive to bug bites (when I went to Korea a few years ago, my entire arm swelled up from bites).  I’ve been to Paris and was bitten by mosquitos there as well, so I was also interested in a honeymoon that was bug-free.  We ended up going on a 12-night cruise in the Mediterranean with stops in Italy, Turkey, and Greece.  It’s not all beachy, but it’s pretty relaxing, and the best part is that you’re safe on the cruise ship by the time the bugs are out in full force. 🙂  I didn’t get a single bite!

Post # 10
11356 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Bermuda is actually the perfect place for a honeymoon. It’s absolutely gorgeous, you can drink he water, eat the food, pay in cash, and you will end up with no pesky bug bites! I’ve been there three times and loved it! (In contrast, I was eaten alive by insects in St. Maarten and St. John!) 

Post # 11
2607 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

We just got back from Mexico March 19-26th (the resort was between Cancun and Playa Del Carmen) and I saw:

one gecko

one fruit fly

one mosquito

and that’s IT!  There were about a million birds though, so maybe that’s why there were no bugs?

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