The thought of travelling with the love of your life can be exciting. Holding their hand while you witness the beautiful wonders and sights of the world is sure to be a welcoming thought. Honeymoons are supposed to be romantic, private, comfortable and luxurious. Maldives and Mauritius are totally capable of fulfilling these requirements and make your honeymoon the most special time of your life. Both the countries have high standards when it comes to hospitality, accommodations and restaurants. One can say these island countries have recognized their unique features and utilised them efficiently. The resorts, hotels, guest houses cater to tourists on all kinds of budget without compromising on enjoyment and stunning views.
The archipelago of 1190 islands, 26 Atolls and 200 inhabited islands, Maldives takes away the prize. Its immensely beautiful beaches, resorts, hotels, reefs, lagoons and mangroves are sure to sweep you off your feet. Waking up to exotic views of crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches set a romantic tone to your honeymoon, as it gives you a feeling of living on an island with no one around except your loved one. The capital city Male flaunts its history, culture, heritage and adventures proudly to every tourist . The city is a hotspot for tourists who have a knack for fine dining restaurants, luxury and leisure. Snorkelling, scuba diving, dolphin submarine tours, exploring the local markets, museums, and monuments are a few of things to do in Maldives. The locals are warm, friendly and accommodating, although as a sign of respect tourists are expected to dress modestly while travelling in Maldives. Only a few handful of islands, beaches and private resorts in Maldives allow tourists to wear bikinis and beachwear.
As for honeymooners, here is a list of best beaches in Maldives :
It cannot be stressed enough how much potential this beach possesses to turn your night in Maldives into an unforgettable core memory. Vaadhoo Beach in Maldives is known for being home to nature’s unusual phenomenon of bioluminescence. The sea waters tend to sparkle due to chemical reactions that take place between the marine life and friction of the waves. The beach is occupied by tourists at night during the months of December and January. Undoubtedly, Vaadhoo beach adds to your romantic Maldives vacation and is one of the best places to visit in Maldives for honeymoon.
2. Maafushi Beach
The only island in Maldives with the longest coastline, Maafushi also has a bikini beach. It is one of the few public beaches in Maldives that allows tourists to flaunt their summer body and sunbathe under the clear skies. Sip refreshing drinks as you enjoy your time with your spouse at Maafushi, bring a yoga mat and meditate by the beach while your extroverted spouse enjoys the water sports.
3. Hulhumale Beach
Due to its close proximity from the capital city, Hulhumale beach is a well known place for evening strolls and long romantic beach walks. Witness a stunning sunset while walking around the beach or choose to sail into the seas as the sun touches the horizon, either way enjoy the most relaxing, laid back time of your life with your spouse. The beach is clean, quiet and serene, this creates a perfect ambience for romance.
Being an island nation, there are ample adventurous activities to do in Maldives. Get your adrenaline pumped as you and your partner engage in these activities:
- Scuba diving
- Windsurfing etc.
The small, quaint island country off the coast of East Africa, Mauritius has been blooming with beauty for decades. Mauritius has been a well known destination for decades. The popularity of the country has been around for a while, one can say it was one of the first countries that started the wagon of luxurious island getaways. The tropical rainforests, surreal beaches, serene mountains of Mauritius have mesmerised tourists from all over the world for years. The capital city, Port Louis is home to significant monuments and museums that depict the rich history of the island country. The island of Mauritius is the largest among the Rodrigues and Reunion islands. The island nation is home to some extraordinary World Heritage sites like Le Mourne, a cultural landscape and Aapravasi Ghat. This tropical country has a vast history where Portuguese, French, British and Arab explorers travelled to its shore and contributed to the culture of present day Mauritius.
Following is a list of some of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius, an old timey luxurious destination:
1.Flic en Flac
Begin your tropical journey in Mauritius by visiting the most classic beach of all time, Flic en Flac. Since the beach is comparatively less crowded and mildly inhabited, there is a soothing aura on the beach, making it a perfect place to have quality time with your spouse and family. There are cute cafes, bars and restaurants that outline Flic en Flac encouraging tourists to spend a day out by the beach. Flic en Flac holds a position in one of the most popular beaches in Mauritius. One can also enjoy fun activities like snorkelling, swimming, kayaking and diving by the beautiful shores of Flic en Flac.
Bless your eyes with the beautiful scenery of Belle Mare beach in Mauritius. The coast of Belle Mare is versatile in its geography and adds to the list of activities to do in Mauritius. Its breathtaking turquoise blue waters, pristine white sands and lush green hills make a perfect summer palette. You can choose to hike, parasail or take a long romantic walk by its shores. Definitely a best pick for places to visit in Mauritius for a honeymoon.
Tamarin Beach is here to fascinate you with black sand beauty. The islands of the Indian Ocean tend to have fine white sands, and turquoise waters whereas Tamarin beach stands out with its black sand. Offering one of the most picturesque sights, Tamarin beach is a well known spot for surfers, locals and tourists. One of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius, the beach is located in the Tamarin Village, surrounded by gorgeous hills.
Mauritius or Maldives, the best part about your honeymoon is your spouse.