The single most important thing after your wedding is to have some time off with your spouse. After a hustle and bustle wedding followed by numerous post wedding rituals, spending some peaceful and soothing time at serene and romantic destinations would rejuvenate you.
Honeymoon is indeed the most beautiful time which you would cherish for the rest of your life. From the pristine backwaters of the south to the lush green hill tops of the north, India has the most charming and romantic destinations for all the honeymooners who are looking for once in a lifetime experience. However, if you have no idea where to spend your honeymoon, the below list may be of some help to you.
Goa is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India and is an ideal choice to visit during winter. Goa beckons its visitors with its immaculate beaches and heavenly landscapes. The natural scenery in and around Goa is just perfect for a honeymoon couple. If you think Goa has only beaches then think again. Each beach in Goa is unique in its own way. Watching the sunset with your loved one at Baga Beach in Goa is one of the most romantic things to do. If you like to have a little bit of adventure during your honeymoon, then water sports yachting, scuba diving and surfing would delight you for sure.
Goa is also known for its scrumptious cuisine and myriads of shops to hunt for fabulous goodies. If you are a Shopaholic, you would love to spend more time at the famous Friday Market. Shops in Goa sell all modern items as well as handicrafts and antiques made of brass, shells, terracotta, bamboo and so on. Apart from these, Goa is also known for its historic and iconic monuments such as temples and churches. You can spend a lot of time at these monuments and still not get bored of it. Basilica of Bom Jesus offers a treat to your eyes with is architectural splendor. Se de Santa Catarina will mesmerize you eyes with its awe-inspiring look. In a nutshell, everything about Goa is wonderful.
Isolated from the rest of the nation, Lakshadweep islands have never failed to lure and captivate many young married couples. These serene and gorgeous islands located in the Arabian Sea are one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations in India. The serene beaches, soothing breeze and shimmering white sands are of prime attraction here. Lakshadweep is also known for water sports such as snorkelling, kayaking, diving, surfing and fishing. If you have decided to visit the Lakswadeep islands make sure you go to the Kavaratti Islands, Kalpeni Islands, Minicoy Islands, Kadmat Islands, Agatti Islands and Bangaram Islands. Agati is known for its magnificent coral reef. Gazing at the amazingly beautiful coral reef in the blue waters of Lakshadweep is truly an exhilarating experience. Nothing can be more romantic than this, or can it?
Famously known as the ‘Scotland of India,’ Coorg is a fabulous honeymoon choice. It is one of the most famous hill stations in South India and is visited by multitude of honeymooners every year. Known for its coffee plantations, lush green hills and enchanting waterfalls, Coorg has never failed to amaze its visitors. Nisargadhama is a manmade island in Coorg, this picnic spot is a wonderful place to hang out with your loved one. Waterfalls such as Iruppu, Abbey and Mallalli should never be missed if you decide to pay a visit to this amazing place. If you like the wildlife , you can spend time strolling around the Nagarahole and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuaries. Coorg also offers a variety of outdoor activities like trekking, hiking, boating and rafting that will surely get your adrenaline rushing. The best time to visit Coorg is during April to November.
Atop the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, is situated a lovely town of Manali, famous for its lovely snow-clad peaks, deep valleys and splendor. If you are a bit of an adventurist and love snow, then you should visit Manali. Known as the “Switzerland of India,” Manali is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. The splendidly beautiful Rohtang pass, the serene temple of Hidimba and the beautiful Tibetan styled monasteries makes honeymoon in Manali remarkable. You can find lots of shops selling handicraft winter wears like Shawls and sweater. Hand-loom fabrics are also famous here. Don’t’ think that a place like Manali wouldn’t amuse your taste buds. Restaurants such as La Plage and Lazy Dog Lounge are never to be missed if you crave for mouth-watering international cuisine.
If serenity, greenery and nature are what you are looking for, then Kerala is an apt honeymoon destination for you. This mesmerizingly captivating state will enthrall you with its sheen. Kerala is bestowed with exquisite beauty. The comfortingly breezy climate and picturesque view of green paradise will entice anyone to visit Kerala. Pristine beaches of Kerala, known for their peerless beauty is charming. Kerala and backwaters are inseparable. The backwaters are the most romantic spots in the world. A boat ride on these tranquil backwaters gives an enthralling experience to the honeymooners. Some of the most captivating backwater spots are Kumarakom, Kovalam, Alleppey, Kollam, Cochin and Kottayam. Magnificent hills such as Munnar, Idukki, Rajamala, Wayanad, Vagamon and Ponmudi captivates the visitors with their splendor.
So, have you decided where to go for your honeymoon? Hurry up, plan your honeymoon soon.