4 alternative honeymoon destinations

Looking for somewhere a little different to spend your honeymoon? Check out our alternative honeymoon destinations below! 

Where will you start your married life together?

Are you thinking outside the box when it comes to your honeymoon? You may want to try something a little more adventurous than the idyllic beaches, palm trees and ocean views that many newly wed couples go for.  So, we spoke with The Wedding Shop to pull together this guide to alternative honeymoon destinations.

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Oman in style 

When choosing a romantic destination, you probably wouldn’t think of the Middle East first. But, the Arabian nation of Oman could be just what you are looking for if you fancy something a little bit extraordinary.

You can stay in a luxury hotel in the amazing Al Hajar Mountains, explore the rugged landscape and try something completely unique together – like a cliff top yoga class!

A mountain road through the Al Hajar mountains in Oman

Majestic Southern Malawi

Situated on an idyllic Island on Lake Malazi, the Kaya Mawa lodges are simply breathtaking and 100% honeymoon romance.

Think secluded beaches and stunning views across the lake, this is one resort that will tick all your honeymoon boxes and more. You can even volunteer in the local villages for a truly remarkable experience together.

How about a relaxing sunset over the Malawi Lake?

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Jordan’s desert kingdom

If you are after non-stop adventure then Jordan is one place to seriously consider. Stargazing, desert walks, 4×4 driving, sand boarding and camel-riding are just some of the activities you can try at Discovery Bedu, a new luxury eco-camp set in the majestic landscapes of Wadi Rum and completely powered by solar energy.

With an exclusive and luxurious feel, you can stay in one of just six tented suites with daily meals served al fresco under the stars.

View through a rock arch in the desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan

Luxury Finland Activities

Your honeymoon can easily tick a box on your bucket list too if you look North for inspiration. In fact, how about a romantic adventure in one of the most remote landscapes in Europe – Finland.

Spend your days on an exhilarating two-day husky safari through the arctic wilderness and your nights watching out for the Northern Lights from the comfort of your own Aurora Dome.

The colourful Northern Lights in the sky

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