Honeymoon destination

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This entry is from our Expert Guest series where wedding and honeymoon professionals share their best tips on creating memories that last a lifetime.

The Hawaiian island of Maui has been voted Best Island in the World over 20 times. In fact, there’s even a famous saying, “Maui no ka oi” that means “Maui is the best,” and it’s easy to see why. With its stunning natural beauty, abundant opportunities for adventure, top-notch resorts and restaurants, and genuine aloha spirit, Maui would make the perfect honeymoon location for any couple. Here are some ideas on how to make your Maui honeymoon even more memorable.

See Maui by air

Discover Maui by Air

Nicknamed the Valley Isle, Maui is known for its diverse landscape, from the rugged lava rocks on the dormant volcano of Haleakala to the lush tropical rainforests and cascading waterfalls of Hana. Appreciate these views like never before with a helicopter ride that will take you to the most amazing and inaccessible areas of the island.

Kayaking in Maui

Explore the Open Seas

Being surrounded by the Pacific Ocean means that along with miles of beaches to lounge on, couples honeymooning on Maui have a wide range of ocean activities to choose from. Try surfing or paddle boarding lessons together for a fun workout. A snorkeling or submarine tour will allow you to marvel at Maui’s underwater wonderland.

Humpback whales migrate to the warm Hawaiian waters to breed and give birth generally around mid-fall to April with peak whale season from January to March. If you honeymoon during this time, book a whale watch to witness these majestic creatures as they spout and play.

Treat yourself to the sites of Maui

Treat Yourself on Your Maui Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is more than a vacation, so plan to leave room in your budget for something extra special that you wouldn’t normally do. A luxurious couple’s massage, a private oceanview dinner, renting your dream car for day tripping around, or staying in a five-star hotel if only for a night or two would all be good ideas to consider.

Beautiful Maui gardens

If you’re planning on taking the curvy Road to Hana to get a taste of Old Hawaii and the postcard-worthy sights along the way, making the extra effort to stay at least one night (be it in a hotel, bed and breakfast, or a treehouse) will ensure you to get the most out of the experience.

Enjoy a honeymoon feeling

Capture that Honeymoon Feeling

What better way to preserve all these amazing memories and your newlywed bliss than with a honeymoon photo session? A professional Maui photographer will be able to capture your love much better than any passerby or selfie would. Plus, you’ll probably get to venture to a spot that you might not have found by yourself.

Although you’ll have your wedding photos, think of honeymoon photos as a more relaxed version. The big day is done but your love is still stronger than ever. You don’t have to worry about getting back to guests or remembering how to do the steps of your first dance or making a speech. It’s you and your love in one of the most gorgeous places on Earth. Having a Maui honeymoon photo session allows you to relive this important chapter of your lives every time you look back at the photos.

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Author Bio: Mariah Milan is a professional Maui photographer, wedding specialist, and lover of the ocean and island life. Specializing in natural-looking photographer, she shoots wedding photos as well as vacation and portrait photography against the beautiful background of Maui.

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Honeymooners have always been flocking to the shores of Mexico – and for good reason. Its sunshine, white sand beaches, the short flight from the US, and the sizzling dishes, makes it hard not to imagine spending your vacación south of the border. And to top it off, there has never been a more perfect time to go than right now!

After all the expenses that come with planning your special day, why not look for a more affordable honeymoon destination that puts less stress on your wallet?

Juanillo VIP Beach BreakExplore Mexico’s different beaches – GoBe style!

With the US dollar /peso conversion being what it is – there isn’t anything to hold you back from doing everything you want. Whether it’s whale watching in Los Cabos, discovering the colorful neighborhoods of Campeche, or having a relaxing day at the beach (drink in hand of course!), Mexico has got it all – including a hefty dose of romance with its breathtaking natural beauty and warm climate.

To make things easier, our friends at GoBe have curated the best excursions and activities that will help give you life-long honeymoon memories. Check out some of our favorite picks below!

Whale watching cruise and buffet breakfast in Los Cabos

Have your morning eggs with a side of whale watching on this Los Cabos tour.

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Tequila trail drive and horseback riding with tasting and lunch in Guadalajara

Saddle up and get ready for a tasting of Mexico’s national drink (and a visit to an underground tavern for some lunch)!

Horse Back Riding By The Beach

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Guided tour of the city of Campeche – a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Discover this city’s colonial architecture and Baroque influences. Can’t get more romantic than that!

Hotel Departure -Transfers from Campeche City Hotels to Campeche City Airport (CPE)

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Playa Mia Beach and Water Park with buffet and open bar in Cozumel

Who doesn’t love the beach? Playa Mia has got it all, water sports for the thrill seekers, hammocks and a buffet for those wanting to wind down.

Airport Arrival -Transfer from Cancun International Airport (CUN) to PUERTO AVENTURA AREA Hotels -Shared Ride

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Discover more ways GoBe can add a little flavor to your Mexico honeymoon.

 

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