The Caribbean has long been a favourite honeymoon destination due to its serene beaches, picturesque landscapes, and its range of luxury resorts and villas. Whether you want to relax in the sun and be pampered, or be active and adventurous, the Caribbean has a destination to suit you. Below are our pick of 3 of the hottest honeymoon destinations in the Caribbean, including the range of activities each has on offer.
Amanyara, Turks and Caicos
Located on the island of Providenciales, one of the Turks and Caicos Islands is Amanyara. This luxurious resort features 36 beautiful pavilions, either with pools or directly on the oceanfront. The resort is perfect for couples who want to relax in the sun with its crystal clear waters and powder-white beaches.
The resort also caters for outdoor enthusiasts who can enjoy a range of activities, including paddle boarding, kayaking, and swimming. More than 2,500 square kilometres of coral reefs, combined with the warm climate, make this location acclaimed for some of the worlds best wall and reef diving. In certain months visitors can also go whale watching or enjoy some fishing, golf, or eco tours. The resort provides a number of relaxation activities such as spas, wellness centres, and a pilates studio.
Turks and Caicos has no real town centre, so visitors can enjoy exploring the island and kayaking to the smaller islands nearby to soak up the sun. The perfect destination for those who want to get away from the city, the island has almost no shopping or nightlife, except for those you can find in the hotels.
Anguilla, British West Indies Island
Relax in any one of the beautiful resorts Anguilla has to offer, and start planning some day trips around the island. Visitors can choose to kayak or catamaran to any of the gorgeous turquoise beaches surrounding the island, and can even go swimming with dolphins. Anguilla also boasts a massive 100 places to eat in just 35 square kilometres, making this the ideal getaway location for food enthusiasts. After beach hopping, visitors can visit the rum distillery or indulge in the local culture of the area, which includes many galleries showing the work of local artists.
For the more adventurous, enjoy the ocean breeze as you ride horse-back along the beach, go hiking, ride a bike, enjoy the nature trails, or go snorkeling or diving. In the evening, enjoy the nightlife from around the island, and then relax at any of the hotels or resorts located on the oceanfront.
Antigua, Leeward Islands
The most romantic of these destinations is Antigua, once home to the British fleet in the Caribbean. Antigua provides visitors with a number of serene, secluded beaches, perfect for those who want to escape reality.
At Hermitage Bay Resort, visitors can enjoy the spectacular ocean views and privacy of one of the 25 hillside cottages featuring private plunge pools. Outside each of these villas, guests can enjoy the sun on their private bungalow’s wooden deck. If you can tear yourself away from the spectacular surroundings, enjoy a day trip and have the chef pack you a basket of gourmet snacks to indulge in on a secluded beach or private island.
For those who want to enjoy the pristine waters of Antigua to the fullest, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, and fishing are among the activities offered by the resort. Guests can also take a helicopter tour to see the complete island, and then finish up the day at the garden spa with a relaxing facial and massage.