For those who are looking for a perfect post-wedding escape, the possibilities are simply endless. Although the first honeymoon has its very own significance for a couple; they should never forget to celebrate their wedding anniversaries in style, as it helps strengthen the bond between the two. One of the best ways to celebrate a wedding anniversary is by planning a romantic trip. The whole thing gets even more special if it’s the couple 25th wedding anniversary.
There are so many beautiful and romantic attractions around the world. All you need to do is to check your budget, select a location and go on a dream vacation with the love of your life. Here we have some of the best romantic honeymoon destinations you could consider to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary.
A honeymoon is not just special for the newlyweds, but also for those who are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. If you want your 25th wedding anniversary to be spent in a romantic way; what could be better than white sandy beaches, clear waters of turquoise beaches and beautiful sunset views? All this can be found on the island of Barra and its neighboring island of Vatersay in Scotland. There are a number of places on the beaches to make your stay lovely and comfortable. From boutique restaurants to homely Bread and Breakfasts to idyllic spots for camping and adventure.
Machu Picchu (Peru)
Nestled amidst the Andes Mountains, located in the Cusco Region of Peru; the Machu Picchu is one of the favorite destinations of most globetrotters. It is also an ideal choice for couples looking for the perfect hideaway. Machu Picchu is famous for its vast and well preserved Incan Temples along with the breathtaking scenarios. Declared as Peruvian Historical Sanctuary; the Machu Picchu is a perfect honeymoon destination for those who want to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary amongst the nature.
Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, is another nice romantic location you could consider to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary The resort town of Banff is situated among the mountainous surroundings and hot springs. The couple can enjoy outdoor sports like skiing, hiking and biking and learn snowboarding with their spouses. Strolling along the beautiful Lake Louise pertain the freshness of the love that the couple has held in their hearts for the past 25 years.
For a couple who would prefer a sophisticated fun-filled urban holiday on their 25th wedding anniversary; Charlevoix, situated 90miles northeast of Quebec, is an appropriate destination. You can take the pleasure of staying in a castle like resort, called the Le Manoir Richelieu. It is a Fairmont Hotel all amended with modern facilities like spa, Jacuzzi, sports center etc. You can also entertain youself with pleasing views of St. Lawrence river and Pointe-au-Pic cliff.
The former imperial capital of Japan, Kyoto mesmerizes couples with the traditional Japanese elements. The entire city is filled with objects and architecture that define Japanese design. For a couple who wish to go for a romantic honeymoon on their 25th wedding anniversary, Kyoto is one of the perfect destinations. Not only the historical monuments and temples, the city also boasts its enticing food culture. The yuba, (tofu skin), Manganji peppers; Kujyo leeks and variety of pickles made from local vegetables are amongst the favorite vegetarian foods. The Japanese tea snacks that include Uji matcha, Kyo-shichimi, hamo (conger eel), and wa-gashi are relished by foodie couples.
Maine Coast is yet another beautiful place, which the couples would love to choose for their 25th anniversary celebrations. All the hotels and resorts along the coastline have spectacular views and scenarios. There are many secluded beaches for couples who want some tome together away from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are various water sports activities, so it would be great option for the adventurous couples.
A couple, who is planning to go for a second honeymoon to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, would unquestionably love a trip to South Africa. The romantic and magnificent views of the wild African bush; the tropical seaside and the comfortable and picturesque hideaways will make your honeymoon more charming and memorable. The anniversary couple will have an unforgettable romantic experience amidst the nature at its best.
When you are seeking for a romantic honeymoon destination for your 25th anniversary; Portugal could be one of the best options. For an utter surprise, Portugal has more to offer than just romantic landscapes. There are many beaches, historical sites, golf courses, parks, adventurous sites and luxurious accommodations to make your trip. These factors will surely make your silver wedding anniversary unforgettable.
Morocco is an exotic destination perfect for celebrating your 25th wedding anniversary. The aroma of the spices, the crashing sound of waves on the coast and the visit to the historic monuments of the country is sure to leave an everlasting, unforgettable impression on the couples. Casablanca is the most westernized and cosmopolitan city of the country. Couplwa looking gor an urban experince will love this place. For an amazing beach experience, the couple should head to Essaouira. Marrakech is a perfect destination for a couple looking for diversity.
Switzerland is one of the most sought after romantic honeymoon destinations for all couples. Whether it’s the first honeymoon or the 25th wedding anniversary; every couple enjoy in the serene atmosphere, the soothing climate and the soothing cool climate of this country. The fascinating culture, entertainment, natural scenic beauty and splendid accommodations make your entire trip even more exotic and charming. The picturesque landscape of the greenery and snow capped mountains attract many honeymooners throughout the year.
Bora Bora, Tahiti
Located around 270km northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia’s Society Islands, Bora Bora is a truly unique honeymoon destination. It is the perfect blend of French savoir-faire and relaxed Polynesian culture. The beauty of the island is at its best during the dry season between May and October. It is set within the sheltered waters of the main lagoon, tiny motus (islands) offers equally luxurious resorts. Matira Point, located around the southern tip of Bora Bora, also offers a choice of around twenty five resorts and hotels for honeymooners. the island offers a choice of outdoor activities with its over-water bungalows, sugar-white beaches, palm-fringed lagoon and an 600m-high ancient volcano making it one of the world’s most exotic and picturesque islands.
Around the world, Italy is known as one of the most romantic places that you can choose for your honeymoon. With its rich cultural history, diverse sights, rich food and unlimited shopping destinations, Italy can provide newlyweds with a lot of romantic activities to experience. Italy also offers honeymooners the opportunity to taste some of the best wines in the world while taking in the eye-catching architecture and rich art. Places such as Florence, Campo de’ Fiori, Trastevere, Rome, Piazza San Marco and Venice offering romantics with the chance to make their honeymoon a classy and enriching experience.
For honeymoon couples, the islands of Fiji have been a long-time favorite. A range of honeymoon packages offer newlyweds the chance to stay at Fiji’s intimate beach resorts and experience warm tropical breezes, sugar-white beaches and friendly ‘bula’ charm. The dry season months between May and October are the best months to honeymoon in Fiji and couples can choose from a range of activities like surfing waves at Beqa Island’s Frigate Passage, going hiking on Fiji’s ‘garden isle’ of Taveuni, visiting the Bouma National Heritage Park and enjoy the beauty of the unspoiled rainforest and its scenic trails, scuba dive at the Great Astrolabe Reef, go horseback riding across the Yasawa Islands’ hilly grassland, go snorkeling around the Mamanuca Islands or just relax and enjoy hanging out at the beach.
Paris – the ideal place for your 25th wedding anniversary
Known the world over as the city of love, Paris is a great destination for couples who want to avoid the typical beach resort honeymoon. Newly weds can make it a trip of a lifetime that they can easily replicate for anniversaries, the city offers pleasurable activities like riding up the Eiffel Tower, viewing some of the most famous artwork in the world at the Louvre, picnicking on the Champs-Élysées, exploring the local art scene at the Left Bank or simply enjoying the serene life of the city at a pavement café.
Spread across a 24 km island, Cancun is something of a mega resort located on the tip of Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. With its stunning 22km-long coastline, ancient Mayan ruins, great shopping centers, vibrant nightlife. Luxurious beachfront resorts and hotels, the destination offers a range of tourist-y activities to keep newlyweds entertained through the duration of their trip. The best time to honeymoon in Cancun is from December to February though the pleasant season starts in November and many international celebrities can be spotted around the city. The perfect getaway for the couple who doesn’t want to stray too far away from civilization on their honeymoon, Cancun provides just the right balance of activity and serenity to make a romantic trip memorable.
For long, India has been known among travelers as a destination that takes you on a spiritual journey. It also leaves a deep impact on your life. However, the country is also a great honeymoon destination offering a fantastic blend of the modern and the ancient. The diverse range of honeymoon destinations across India include the quaint hill towns developed by the British. It also includes the lush valleys of Kashmir, the charm of the desert resorts and ancient forts in Rajasthan.
You can enjoy the spiritual tranquility of numerous pilgrimage spots and rich historical cities. For the more urbane of travelers; the party scene of the beach resorts at Goa offer a terrific experience. For a peaceful trip; the backwaters of Kerala and the lagoons of Orissa offer an escape into nature. Remember to include a once in a lifetime trip to the Taj Mahal. You can enrich your honeymoon by shopping for handicrafts during your 25th wedding anniversary honeymoon.
Frequented by European royalty and movie stars, the glamorous powder-white beaches provide an ideal setting for a relaxing honeymoon. Quiet and secluded beaches spread across 700 palm-fringed islands and cays allow you to choose one that is just right for you with activities like sailing and fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming making your honeymoon holiday the postcard perfect romantic getaway. The warm, clear waters around the sugar-white sands of the tropical island nation offer honeymooners just the right relaxing atmosphere to help them unwind after the hectic and stressful wedding planning. Bahamas officially has a hurricane season though the period from November to April is quite idyllic and pleasant.
If you really want to discover a whole new part of the world for your honeymoon, the island range around Whitsundays in Queensland, Australia may be just the right spot for you. Swaying palm trees and crystal clear waters make enjoying balmy moonlit nights and romantic sunsets even more memorable while taking in the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s seven natural wonders. The months from December to February are the official summer months in the region though winter temperatures in the region (during what is summer in the northern hemisphere) also remain comfortable raging between 18°C to 26°C.
Located off the eastern tip of Java, Bali is the epitome of the tropical paradise during the dry season from April to September. With a range of honeymoon resorts and hotels to suit all budget types, Bali is full of compelling attractions and sights from the unspoilt rainforest, picture-perfect rice terraces, soaring volcanoes, mountain lakes, ancient temples as well as the regular water-based resort activities. Offering numerous fun-filled activities for honeymooners, Bali is one of the most exotic honeymoon destinations in Asia with its sun-kissed beaches and great natural beauty.
Even though honeymoon destinations across the U.S. are located around natural wonders like the Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon as well as beach destinations in Florida and California, a honeymoon in New York can be just as breathtaking and exciting. If you have never been to the city, the Big Apple can provide you with a lifetime of stunning memories. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city’s skyline from the top of the Empire State Building, ride the Staten Island Ferry, take in the brilliant lights in Times Square, walk around the Manhattan’s Central Park, shop on Fifth Avenue, visit its numerous famous art galleries or go to Broadway musical to make your New York honeymoon romantic and wonderful.
This passionate journey of 25 years together indubitably calls for a celebration for the couple; and the best option seems to be a vacation of your dreams. If you are still thinking of how to celebrate your 25 years of togetherness; you might love to consider the idea of yet another honeymoon.