If you’re looking for an affordable honeymoon after your wedding day, take a look at our list of top honeymoon destinations on a budget.
Not everyone is going to have a huge budget after paying for a wedding, but that doesn’t you mean you can’t afford a fabulous honeymoon. There are plenty of budget-friendly destinations you can choose for your honeymoon that don’t scrimp on the luxury and will provide you with fond memories with your partner. To help you decide on where to go after your wedding day, here is our list of top honeymoon destinations on a budget.
If you're looking for a destination with great beaches and the opportunity to go snorkeling then Tulum is a great place to go for your honeymoon. Don’t be put off by the prices of the most famous resorts in Tulum, as there are also a lot of affordable hotels on the beach with all inclusive plans meaning you won’t have to spend too much money during your honeymoon. All inclusive deals can include meals, unlimited drinks, activities and shows, as well as tips and taxes. If you opt for an all inclusive deal you know what you are paying for and won’t be surprised by hidden charges.
Ireland has many breathtaking views with its picture-postcard scenery of green countryside, castles and charming villages. Bed and breakfast accommodation prices are quite cheap, and you can choose from a range of pretty cottages to stay in, making it one of the top honeymoon destinations on a budget. Ireland doesn’t have the hottest weather compared to more exotic destinations, but it does have character. We recommend visiting Dublin as part of your honeymoon to Ireland, but if you like exploring, then you can easily hire a car and visit several other places in the Emerald Isle.
For those seeking adventure, Havasupai is the ideal destination for honeymooners on a budget. It is located in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon within the Havasupai Indian Reservation, and provides beautiful views that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Hotel type lodging and camping is available in Havasupai, making it one of the most affordable top honeymoon destinations on a budget. If you’re a couple that like the outdoors this is ideally suited for you, as you will need to trek about ten miles to reach the magical Havasu falls which features beautiful blue green waterfalls and crystal clear turquoise waters to swim in. It’s a very peaceful location, and you can enjoy romantic activities such as horseback riding and stargazing.
Portugal is an affordable honeymoon in Europe that is cheaper than popular destinations such as Spain and the Greek Islands. There are several places you can visit in Portugal if you want to embrace the Portuguese culture, such as Lisbon, Lagos and Porto, as well as the beautiful coast of Algarve. There is a lot of charm and history in Portugal including ancient castles, museums, palaces and picturesque fishing villages. Portuguese specialties such as seafood are very affordable, and so is their alcohol, making it a great opportunity for you to sample a range of their local wines. Accommodation is also reasonably priced and you can even stay in four and five star hotels without breaking the bank.
If you’re seeking a Caribbean destination for your honeymoon then you should consider Jamaica. Don’t be put off by the price of all inclusive resorts such as Sandals, as there are also a lot of hotels across the island with cheap rates that will suit your budget. There are usually incentives and special offers such as free nights at Jamaica hotels so it’s best to keep a lookout for these if you want to come here for your honeymoon. There are also a range of budget airlines that fly from the US to Jamaica, so you save even more money. Activities you can do on the island include the usual lazing in the sunshine, as well as hiking, visiting waterfalls, scuba diving and snorkelling.
The accommodation, food and travel at Puerto Rico is very affordable, and it’s a great location if you crave a Caribbean honeymoon. There are around 40 stunning beaches for you to explore and soak up the sun, and sea is perfect for swimming and snorkelling. You can also visit the capital city San Juan to learn more about their culture, and enjoy their vibrant nightlife. There are many wallet friendly packages available throughout the year but the cheapest prices are in the fall.
Hawaii is definitely not one of the cheapest honeymoon destinations but it is extremely popular thanks to its glorious beaches and warm tropical climate. If you have your heart set on a Hawaiian honeymoon, then the island of Oahu is one of the most affordable destinations in this state. It’s best to fly in at Honolulu airport and then use public transport to get around. There is a large variety of hotels and bungalows with prices to suit a range of budgets, and once you’ve settled in there’s plenty of activities you can do including jungle hiking, snorkelling or simply relaxing on a beach. The nightlife is also very lively due to the popularity of Oahu, so you’ll always have something to do at the end of the day.
Rocky Mountains, Colorado
The Rocky Mountains in Colorado provide beautiful dramatic mountain scenery, and is one of the top honeymoon destinations on a budget if you enjoy outdoor activities. During the spring and summer you can take part in nature hikes through the wilderness, rafting, fishing, horseback riding. If you plan on having a winter honeymoon there’s all sorts of winter themed activities such as sledding, snowboarding, skiing and ice skating that you can try out. There is a wide range of romantic B&B’s, cabins and resorts located in the Rocky Mountains which are really affordable, so they fit your budget.