adventurous honeymoons

rei outdoor honeymoon

If your honeymoon plan includes camping, hiking, biking or other outdoor activities, here is what you need to know about planning an outdoor honeymoon.

Gear

Gear could make or break your experience. You want to make sure you have all the gear you need. Create a list of the activities you plan on doing, and what the weather will be like during your adventures, to figure out exactly what you will need. Try not to skimp when it comes to gear. You don’t want to chance something breaking or not working correctly.

Thankfully our partners at REI have all the gear you will need for any and all outdoor activities. We highly recommend their top-rated gear, which you can register for on their new registry option. Plus, you can link your REI registry to your honeyfund so guests can help with the costs associated with the gear.

Here’s a list of the Top 10 Items couples register for when it comes to gear and some great packing lists if you’re not sure what you’ll need.

Location

When it comes to doing outdoor activities, you want to pick the right location and the best season for your activities. Research where you plan to go and double check that what you have in mind is possible in that location as you may be limited for different activities (mountains to hike, trails to cycle on, campgrounds, etc). Being outdoors exposes you to the elements so it may not be the best idea to camp in Colorado during the winter. Make sure that the weather of the location for the time you are expecting to go matches with what you have planned.

Checking your experience level is also extremely important. You don’t want to end up realizing halfway through your hike that the terrain is getting harder and you’re not prepared or have the experience to get to the top. Stay within your comfort zone when it comes to your honeymoon.

Itinerary

If you’re looking to partake in a few different activities during your stay, you’ll want to write it all out prior to your bookings. This will help you identify which activities you can fit in during your stay and which ones you can do without. Plus, knowing what accommodations are available is key to planning an outdoor honeymoon.

 

Our partners at REI can help you with location, timing, itinerary and staying within your experience level with their REI Adventures. With trips for all experience levels, a wide variety of activities and many locations, you’re bound to find something that sparks your interest. It takes the hassle out of planning and we highly recommend it!

 

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Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

If you’re convinced Fiji is one of the most romantic and exotic honeymoon spots on earth, you’re right. But how do you know which island or resort does it best? Don’t worry, we found the ultimate combination of adventure, relaxation and romance.

Inspired by a traditional Fijian village, the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is a breathtaking honeymoon bastion located beside the world-class Natadola Beach. Set on the main island of Fiji in Sanasana, it’s a quick hour drive from the Nadi International Airport. Set among coconut palms and 35 acres of native flora, this takes relaxation and tranquility to another level.

Adventure Starts Here

Start your day by ordering breakfast to your balcony, overlooking the luscious landscape or dine on the white sandy beach. Afterward, head to the crystal clear waters of the South Pacific where you can find a multitude of water activities. If you love adrenaline rushes, Fiji boasts 15 world-class dive sites.

If water isn’t your thing, that’s okay too! Take a guided tour of the Navo Caves that sheltered warriors and have a fascinating history. Or enjoy the resort amenities, like joining a yoga class or golfing along their ocean-view PGA-endorsed 18-hole golf course.

Tranquility at its Finest

If you’re just looking for relaxation, you’ve found it. Lounge by one of the three pools available or find a haven of peace at the Spa InterContinental. Combining Asian, Eastern and Western treatment methods to bring balance to mind, body, and soul. With massages, facials, body wraps, and more, you can’t go wrong spending your day at the spa.

End your day with an arranged picnic in the Kula Wild Adventure Park. Strolling through the lush jungle to view colorful birds and exotic wildlife. If you want to see the traditional craftsmanship of the natives, take a detour and watch local women make traditional pottery at the Nakabuta Pottery Village.

Romantic Evenings

Wash away the day in your luxurious Cleopatra bath, featured in every room. Discover culinary delights in the exciting array of dining experiences that the resort has to offer. With multiple dining locations, you are sure to find something to set your palette on its own adventure. End the night sitting out on your generous outdoor living spaces, featured for every room, taking in the fragrance of Fiji’s florals and the view of the night sky.

 

Ready to book? We promise you won’t be disappointed. Embark on the beginning of your life together at  the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.

 

 

 

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