Top 11 Unusual Honeymoon Destinations 2023

13th July 2022

Maldives, Bora Bora, Mauritius, as gorgeous as they are, we’ve seen them all over our Instagram, TikTok, & Facebook! Looking to try out something new with your loved one, and experience some of these incredible hidden gems scattered across the world?

Check out Eternity UK’s top 11 Unique Honeymoon Destinations for 2023…

1. Havana, Cuba

2. Ice Hotel, Sweden

3. Bermuda, British Overseas Territory

4. Singita, South Africa

5. Chalkley Treehouse, Sabi Sand

6. St Vincent & The Grenadines

7. Borobudur, Indonesia

8. Lake Hotel, India

9. Giraffe Manor, Kenya

10. Lord Howe Island, Australia

11. Nevis, Carribean Sea

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1. Havana, Cuba

Havana skyline. Image via KimKim.com

Havana oh na na (!). Imagine salsa dancing with your partner, through the romantic streets of Cuba, as the sun sets over you. The vintage cars, beautiful music & unique architecture is something out of an old Hollywood movie. Get your red maxi dress or tan chinos ready, as this will be a holiday you’ll never forget.

How to get there: Jose Marti International Airport is the best way to get there

Best months to visit: January & February

Language: Spanish

Currency: Cuban Peso

Activities not to miss: Tropicana Nightclub Show, Classic Car Tour, & drink some rum in a box!

2. Ice Hotel, Sweden

The world’s first Ice Hotel. Image via IceHotel.com

Not only is it one of the world’s FIRST, it’s also one of the LARGEST ice & snow hotels in the world. Located in Jukkarjarvi, this is perfect for those of you looking to explore a romantic getaway under the stars. If you’re not one who does great in the heat, and loves to get on those snow boots, this is a perfect unique destination for you.

How to get there: Kiruna Airport, Sweden

Best months to visit: December to March

Language: Swedish

Currency: Swedish Krona

Activities not to miss: Abisko National Park, Northern Lights (hopefully!)

3. Bermuda, British Overseas Territory

Underwater caves. Image via GoToBermuda.com

Even though it’s more-so known for the eerie conspiracies surrounding Bermuda Triangle, it’s actually one of our top honeymoon destinations for it’s hidden underwater caves, beautiful beaches, and full array of activities, perfect for anyone looking to explore a new location.

How to get there: L.F Wade International Airport

Best months to visit: March or April

Language: English

Currency: Bermuda Dollar

Activities not to miss: Scuba Diving, Crystal Cave, Sunset Cruise

4. Singita, South Africa

Kruger Park via Singita.com

Animal & nature lovers unite. This unique & scenic view of the wildlife, is perfect to experience in your own little cocoon hidden away in Singita. In case the luxury lodges & gorgeous sunsets haven’t already sold it to you, there’s even occasional leopard sightings across the resorts, which truly make this a once in a lifetime experience.

How to get there: Singita Safari Lodge Airport

Best months to visit: May to October

Language: Swahili

Currency: South African Rand

Activities not to miss: Bungee Jumping, Hot Air Balloon tour

5. Chalkley Treehouse, Sabi Sand

Treehouse via Sabi-Sands.com

Also known as ‘the best place in the world for a safari’, Sabi Sands is one of the most gorgeous & secluded locations for your honeymoon.  Wildlife in the Sabi Sands Reserve is well habituated resulting in extraordinary close encounters and prolific sightings, particularly of the elusive leopard. The views, the architecture, the lights – the perfect combination for a romantic getaway as newlyweds. Just look at that view (!)

How to get there: Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (for lodges in the western sector), Skukuza Airport (for lodges in the southern sector), Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport (for lodges in the northern sector)

Best months to visit: May to November

Language: Afrikaans

Currency: South African Rand

Activities not to miss: Safari, Helicopter rides

6. St Vincent & The Grenadines

Palm island via AudleyTravel.com

Explore the Carribean like you’ve never seen it before. Sun, sea, palm trees, cocktails – sounds like paradise. Whether you want to relax on the sparkling white sand beaches, or anchor up in the sky blue seas, there’s enough for everyone to do on these gorgeous islands.

How to get there: Saint Vincent Airport

Best months to visit: February to April

Language: English

Currency: Eastern Carribean Dollar

Activities not to miss: Tobago Cays, Montreal Gardens

7. Borobudur, Indonesia

Borobodur Temple. Image via LonelyPlanet.com

Known for it’s vast range of historical landmarks, there’s so much to do in Indonesia, making it perfect for the couple who wants to explore some rare locations in South East Asia. Located on the island of Java, the magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders.

How to get there: Yogjakarta Airport

Best months to visit: April to October

Language: Indonesian

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah

Activities not to miss: Borobodur Temple, Manohara Sunrise

8. Lake Palace, India

Taj Lake Palace via TravelPlusStyle.com

Clear water, blue skies, pure luxury – explore the motherland in the most unique way. The stunning lake palace, surrounded by 360 degrees of water in Lake Pichola, has the most breathtaking sunrise and sunset views. This award winning hotel, is also one of the most photographed destination, both inside and out.

How to get there: Udaipur Airport

Best months to visit: September to March

Language: Hindi

Currency: Indian Rupees

Activities not to miss: Explore the beautiful white arches and sleep under the stars

9. Giraffe Manor, Kenya

Giraffe Manor via TheSafariCollection.com

Home to the rare Rothschild giraffes, Nairobi is one of the most romantic yet unusual honeymoon destiantion for the wildlife lovers. Feeding adorable giraffes in the hotel is both scary and exciting. But if you love wildlife, this is certainly your kinda place. With so much to do, you certainly won’t be running out of a checklist of activities anytime soon.

How to get there: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Best months to visit: July to October

Language: Swahili

Currency: Kenyan Shilling

Activities not to miss: Helicopter rides, massages, safari parks

10. Lord Howe Island, Australia

Lord Howe Island via AustralianTraveller.com

This crescent-shaped, World Heritage-listed island is your ultimate honeymoon getaway. Did you know? Only 400 visitors are allowed at any one time, meaning this destination will truly be your own little paradise. The destination is filled with luxury resorts, white sandy beaches & beautiful coral on the world’s most beautiful and protected marine park.

How to get there: Lord Howe Island Airport

Best months to visit: September to May

Language: English

Currency: Australian Dollar

Activities not to miss: Bird watching, Hiking, feed the fish & explore the marines

11. Nevis, Carribean Sea

Low-key and relaxing, Nevis is known for its gorgeous, slow, crystal clear waters, and white sand beaches. With a range of hiking trails, breathtaking views, and gourmet food, Nevis has everything you’ll need for a romantic getaway like no other. With beautiful and intimate lodges, you’ll find a piece of heaven on earth in this gorgeous destination.

How to get there: Amory International Airport

Best months to visit: February to May

Language: English

Currency: Eastern Carribean Dollar

Activities not to miss: Mount Liamuiga, National Parks & clear seas.

Happy Honeymooning – you deserve it!

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