Each half of every couple has an idea for a perfect honeymoon destination, but all look for a romantic and relaxing setting for a trip that will be so much more than just another holiday. For those seeking a warm climate and breathtaking walks on the beach at sunset or in the moonlight, Hawaii has everything you need.
There are lots of secluded romantic spots and for those times when you would like to meet other people, you can take a helicopter ride over volcanoes, hike through rainforests and surf in the seas where the sport was invented.
The Big Island.
The Hawaiian islands of Hawaii (The Big Island), Maui, Lanai, Oahu, Kauai and lots of other smaller isles, offer every kind of location you can think of. Try the most beautiful resorts on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island if you are looking for a luxury stay. If either, or preferably both, of you are interested in volcanoes, you can stay in the Volcanoes National Park on the edge of Kilauea. Couples on a tight budget who are looking for a different kind of honeymoon can find some unusual camping sites in scenic locations. During the day you can trek through the Waimea high pasture lands or go snorkelling on Kealakekua Bay.
Maui is an ideal choice for honeymooners who have never visited Hawaii before. Hotel accommodation comes at every price, ranging from luxury to budget. There are isolated luxury resorts such as those overlooking Makena Beach, as well as budget priced condominiums that offer privacy. Enjoy white sand beaches and the occasional black sand beach, epic scenery over extinct volcanoes, waterfalls and easy access to shopping, restaurants and nightlife. If you are looking for a slow-paced area and an atmosphere of “Old Hawaii”, try Napili, probably the prettiest beach on Maui.
The “Garden Isle” of Hawaii fulfils everyone’s dreams of these islands. The air is full of the scent of exotic flowers from the lush tropical vegetation. Beautiful beaches dot the rim of the island while inland, spectacular cliffs and waterfalls offer incredible views. At the top of Waimea Canyon, the Kalalau Lookout is one of the most dramatic views anywhere in the world. Take a boat from the Wailau Marina into the Fern Grotto, a cave whose sides are covered in ferns. The Wailua River Valley is the birthplace of Hawaiian royalty. You can hear songs and stories from ancient times and even learn the hula dance. Accommodation here comes at every price. There are isolated beach cottages, budget condominiums, or beautiful luxury resorts.
Oahu is where the majority of the Hawaiian population lives. It is home to Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbour. Hanauma Bay on the north shore is the home of surfing and has some secluded hotels and condominiums. The water is perfect for those who are new to scuba diving or snorkelling but would like to learn. This is the place to stay for those honeymooners who prefer a city life and its attractions, as well as being able to walk on the beach at sunset, or dance the night away.