Honeymoon Travels On A Budget: Bookmark These 7 Destinations For A Vacay With The Spouse

Tushar posted on 12 October

Post all the enjoyably tiring days of planning, throwing, and attending countless wedding parties, the honeymoon is the relaxing recess a couple needs to rejuvenate. Keeping all the hefty spending on the big fat Indian wedding in mind, here are some of the most beautiful and tranquil honeymoon spots around the world.

PS: Most of these destinations will set you back by around INR 80,000 – INR 1.2 lakhs per couple for five-seven days.

Vietnam

Conical leaf hats, massive green landscapes, and cities filled with cafes and coffee addicts, Vietnam is the embodiment of a beautiful, cultural escapade. Revel in the beauty of the rocky islands of Ha Long Bay, walk under the pretty lights of the ancient town of Hoi An, and take in the bustling city along with its history and landmarks in the Old Quarters, Hanoi.

Best time to go: Nov—Apr

Bali

Splendid beaches and mesmerising views from luxury resorts in Bali are exactly what honeymoon dreams are made of. The Indonesian island is home to some of the most pristine beaches and iconic temples on the planet {the Tanah Lot Temple and Besakih Temple are stunning}. Bali also has safaris, stunning rice terraces, and the an active volcano, Mount Batur, as tourist attractions. Honeymoon in paradise, anyone?

Best time to go: May—Jul

Sri Lanka

Blue Whale watching in Bentota, Elephant safari in Habarana, photographic moments high up in hot air balloon rides over the country to stunning oceanic views down under while scuba diving, Sri Lanka seems to have it all. A hearty honeymoon amidst all the breathtaking beaches, wildlife, and pretty sights sounds like the perfect post-wedding escape.

Best time to go: Aug—Feb

Thailand

The land of peaceful beauty infused with cities and islands that like to party it up all night, Thailand seems to check all boxes when it comes to being the ideal honeymoon spot. When you’re on a budget, Thailand has everything other places have to offer at a cheaper price. Shopping sprees in Bangkok, the famous full moon parties in Ko Pha Ngan, the massive rock beaches of Krabi, and the magnificent, road-less island of Phi Phi are Thailand’s top go-to’s. Oh, and don’t forget to try a Thai massage. Looking for a romantic getaway with an adrenaline kick? This is your pit stop.

Best time to go: Sep—May

Bhutan

The Buddhist kingdom,with its 17th century fortresses, monasteries, and lush green valleys is bound to keep your smiling and grinning throughout your honeymood trip {like to you needed more reasons anyway}. You can take helicopter tours over the majestic Himalayas or bike through the curvy roads. Bhutan also offers some scenic views to trek through, so if you’re looking to inject some adventure alongside the tranquil calm into your honeymoon, this is where you should head. Prep for the best spiritual and peaceful journey of a lifetime.

Best time to go: All year round

Philippines

Beach lovers, this one’s got your name written all over on it {in sand?}. Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands and has the most exotic white sand beaches and crystal clear water. Relax, laze, sip on fancy looking cocktails, Philippines is all about the chill life. The Bohol province is famous for its Chocolate hills which are huge, symmetrical mounds which turn cocoa-brown in the dry season, contrasting with the surrounding jungle’s greenery. The capital, Manila, has streets full of delicious, local delicacies for you to add some flavour to your honeymoon trip.

Best time to go: Nov—Feb

Malaysia

Culture, history, flora, fauna, beaches, nightlife—Malaysia’s got you covered, no matter what your honeymoon plans are. 88 floors high iconic Petronas Towers, Batu Caves, a temple set in limestones caves, and Genting Highlands, with cable cars and adventurous rides make for perfect thrilling experiences {and perfect posts to populate your Instagram with}.

Best time to go: Apr—Jun, Sep—Dec