(Closed) Poll: Where are you honeymooning?

posted 10 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 3
16 posts
  • Wedding: December 1969

Destination: Mooloolaba- which is about 2 hours form brisbane.

Resort: Novotel Twin Waters

What kind of room?- an executive Lagoon suite.

How many days? 7- 9 ish

How much will it cost you? about $2000

Where are you travelling from? Brisbane:)

Post # 4
754 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

Destination:  Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Resort:  Sandals Dunn’s River Falls

What kind of room?  A room with a really long name, includes 24 hour room service and a balcony with an oceanview.  Husband rejected the butler idea, which is fine, too expensive.

How many days?  7 nights

How much will it cost you?  $4500ish. We also opted to do a canopy tour and horseback tour.

Where are you travelling from?  Omaha

Post # 5
359 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

Destination: Tahiti and Bora Bora

Resort: Intercontinental Tahiti and Intercontinental Thalasso Spa

What kind of room? Tahiti – Deluxe Room, BB – Overwater bungalow

How many days? 10 days

How much will it cost you? $10-12k

Where are you travelling from? New York

Post # 6
80 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Destination: Walt Disney World!!

Resort: Port Orleans French Quarter Hotel

What kind of room? Standard King

How many days? 8

How much will it cost you? Around 4000 including room, airfare and theme park tickets

Where are you travelling from? Los Angeles

Post # 7
398 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

Destination: Japan

Resort: N/A – We are doing a backpacking trip to the following locations in Japan via Japan Rail. 

Miyajima, Hiroshima, Kurashiki, Okyama, Takamatsu, Kyoto, Nara, Kyoto, Koyasan, Takayama, Matsomoto, Hakone, Tokyo, Toyko

What kind of room?  We are staying in Japanese Guest Houses (similar to bed and breakfast) called Ryokan. The Ryokans almost always serve a traditional Japanese dinner for the price of the room and breakfast is a minimal fee.

How many days? 14

How much will it cost you? $3000

Where are you travelling from? Albuquerque, NM

Post # 8
60 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

Destination: Ireland, layover in Paris

Resort: None, just a ton of B&Bs and a couple castles

What kind of room? Private w/ a full Irish breakfast (and a jump start on an addiction to real butter-omg). Our last night we were upgraded to the nicest suite in Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Dublin. It. Was. Sweet.

How many days? Half a day in Paris, then about a week and a half driving around the south of Ireland.

How much will it cost you? I have blocked the true cost from my memory, but it was at least $4,000.

Where are you travelling from? Sugar Land, TX



Post # 9
101 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2008

Can I just say that everyone’s honeymoons sound AMAZING! We had a mini-moon in state, and while it was lovely, these fun destinations are making me drool. What a fun board! I’m interested in what other people have to say.

Post # 10
39 posts
  • Wedding: March 2008

Destination: Costa Rica (Guantacasta coast) and Washington DC, April 08.

Resort: Occidental Grand Papgayo (Costa Rica) and the Hotel Rouge (DC)

What kind of room?  King with Oceanview, All Inclusive (CR) and Standard King (DC)

How Many nights? 8 nights (CR) and 2 nights (DC) to see the Cherry Blossoms in bloom (AMAZING)

How Much? 

For the hotel in CR it was about 3,500, Flights were about 1,200 from Chicago to DC and then DC to CR and then from CR to Chicago, and Hotel stay in DC was about 600.  Tours (1 to Arenal Volcano and 1 private tour of Monteverde and ziplining) and additional stuff (food in DC, and souviners) probably 800-900.  All Total = 6,100


Post # 11
190 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

We haven’t solidified this yet but here is what we have planned so far:

 Destinations: Almalfi Coast Italy, Croatia and Prague

Resort/Rooms: We have major Hilton Points (and we’re both Diamond Members) so we will most use Hilton Points for Prague and part of Italy.  And then villas for Almafi coast and Croatia beaches.

Nights: 2.5 weeks

How Much: Estimating $8000 but we are using lots of free nights at Hilton

Post # 12
60 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2009

Destination: Dominica, a tiny island in the Caribbean near St. Lucia. Not really any beaches, but lots of adventure! (Not Dom. Republic)

Resort: Jungle Bay and then <font face=”Times New Roman” size=”1″>PAPILLOTE RETREAT</font>

What kind of room? a hut on stilts, and then a nice suite

How many days? 9

How much will it cost you? $1700 in flights, $4000 for hotel/food/excursions/souveniers = $5700 max

Where are you traveling from? Tampa, FL

Post # 13
398 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

PrettyKitty…Prague is AMAZING.  One of my favorite European cities of all time!  Enjoy

Post # 14
9 posts
  • Wedding: October 2008

Destination: St. Lucia

Resort: Ti Kaye Village (http://www.tikaye.com)

What kind of room? They have about 30 individual cabins. So we had a cute little cabin with a hammock and private plunge pool… it was awesome, couldn’t have imagined a better spot!

How many days? 7 days

How much will it cost you? Including room, airfare, and everything else, about $5500.

Where are you travelling from? Nashville, TN

Post # 15
200 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Emjoy37: I have been looking into Dominica as well. It looks AMAZING. Hope you have fun.  

Post # 16
64 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

Destination: Croatia

Resort: Varies (we’ll be driving around the country so it will be a few places)

What kind of room? varied

How many days? 14 days

How much will it cost you? $2-3000 (we used airline miles for tickets and I work for a car company so got the car free – otherwise it would have been 4X that)

Where are you travelling from? Los Angeles

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