When you want to escape the cold months in the Northern hemisphere you need to head to the Southern hemisphere. The best October honeymoon destinations are closely tied to the warmed climate in this part of the world. You can enjoy exotic destinations as well as urban locations together with your partner at one of the following renowned destinations.
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You can head over to the Philippines during the month of October. The number of attractions here seems to be growing every year. Since the weather is great, you can consider snorkeling trips with your partner. For the lazy days of the honeymoon, you can head over to the beaches on Boracay Island. If you love shopping and eating you can combine these activities in busy Manila. For those who love romantic retreats, one of the country’s remote islands is the best alternative.
The weather is at its best in October in Egypt. With temperatures of up to 80 degrees, you can see more, experience more, and live more here than almost anywhere else in the world. Of course, you can head over to the pyramids, which are a must-see location in the country. But you can start your trip in Cairo at an open-air cinema romantic evening. Then, you can book a Nile romantic cruise for 2 with a local tour guide. Sharm El Sheikh resort town is the highest rated honeymoon destination in the country you also need to try out.
8. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
You need to visit Dubai in October if you don’t like high heats you normally encounter in Egypt during this time of the year. The city is known for its modern downtown with highways, shopping malls, and luxurious spas you can stop over with your partner. You can book a hotel room with a view of downtown Dubai. However, most couples associate the city with the image of Burj Al Arab with its 7-star rating and world-class services.
This often-overlooked African destination is certainly a spot for adventurers. It holds a key to outdoor happiness and you can book active trips while here. You can book a romantic kayaking tour or you can even enjoy a private helicopter tour above the Quirimbas Islands. But you can also enjoy relaxed days with lazy mornings in hammocks on the beach. The Inhaca Islands are particularly recommended for their appeal to couples as they’re not overrun by tourists yet.
6. South Africa
If you’re into wild landscapes and remote experiences, you can see them with your partner in South Africa. Connection to all continents is very good as there are direct flights from New York and London to count on. If you want to experience a town with personality, you can visit Stellenbosch in Western Cape. You’ll find some of the country’s most romantic restaurants here. Kruger National Park is another top location you can consider for wildlife adventures. But Cape Town is the place to be if you are the type of couple who likes to be in the middle of the action.
5. Bora Bora
Located in the South Pacific, Bora Bora Islands are the pampered exotic location you and your partner can easily consider for your honeymoon. You can enjoy clear blue waters, untouched white sand beaches, and fresh seafood here almost unlike anywhere else in the world. The islands have a unique charm with their high mountain peaks which are seen from almost any beach on any island.
Hipster couples who like cheap destinations full of character often consider Vietnam as the place to spend a month in. Natural resources are spectacular in Vietnam and you need to love the outdoors to feel truly comfortable in the country. We recommend the Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park as the place to start exploring rain forests and large caves. But there are other more easily-accessible locations you can also consider such as the Halong Bay. It’s here that you can go kayaking for a modest fee with your partner.
Mauritius has the perfect combination of all-inclusive destinations and adventurous holiday destinations out in nature. If you are the type of couple who loves to sit back and relax, you can consider a luxury resort or an alternative French colonial stay. If you’re a bit more active, you can find the natural parks in Mauritius to be some of the most spectacular in the world.
If you’re stuck in the Northern hemisphere, you can still find good weather to enjoy in October by traveling to Madeira. You can book a colonial-style hotel and head out to the island’s main attractions. This includes incredible walks along Levada. You can also hire cable care for in Funchal if you prefer cityscapes. If you’re into sports, you can visit the local CR7 Museum which hosts some of the most impressive awards of Madeira-born superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
The honeymoon often seems like the best period to sit on the beach and relax in the sun while drinking a refreshing cocktail. Seychelles features some of the best beaches around the world together with some of the most luxurious resorts you can stay with your partner.
Swimming is a popular activity here. Snorkeling might also be a good alternative with the clear blue water surrounding the islands. Anse Lazio and Takamaka Bay are popular locations with impressive beaches to stay at.
Since honeymoons are about love and memories, we also recommend a unique bonding experience while in Seychelles. We recommend scuba diving in the Marianne Rock. The rock formations here are spectacular and you get to dive with exotic fishes.
At the end of a busy day out exploring, you can enjoy a unique romantic dinner on the rocks of Constance Lemuria overlooking clear water. The best bet is to book the place right for sunset as you get the best views and the top opportunities for the most impressive photos to look back to years into the future.