Top 5 Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in India

So you’ve spent an insane number of sleepless nights planning out your wedding and every small detail, your dress, the invitees, photographer… (the list doesn’t look like it’s ending soon!) In between this rush, the elation of starting a new life, planning for your honeymoon might have slipped through the cracks. How you wish a wedding planner could appear out of thin air to book the best romantic destination for your honeymoon. After all, this part of your journey needs to be perfect too, right?.

Fret not!  We’ve handpicked these top 5 honeymoon destinations in India for your ultimate romantic hiatus. From the beach-haven Goa to the snowy valleys of Kashmir, this list of places to visit in India on your honeymoon has everything that will help you make memories that you’ll cherish forever.

Goa:

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Honeymoon Style: Fun/Party

Goa needs no introduction. A very popular honeymoon destination in India for couples, Goa has everything for you to make sure the honeymoon period never does end. Balmy shores, glorious Portuguese architecture, fiery glasses of feni, eclectic nightlife and some delectable spice-laden vindaloo. That’s Goa for you. A coastal retreat with a shimmering sun in the backdrop, Goa has more than enough to make you fall in love over and over again and make sure the wedding fever doesn’t fade away.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Soak in the splendid views of the sunset from Fort Chapora with your beloved
  • Grab some beers, walk hand-in-hand on the white sand and laze around in a shack
  • Dance the night away in LPK (Love Passion Karma), Mambo’s or Tito’s,  some of the finest clubs in Goa
  • Spend some time relaxing and massaging away the weariness of the wedding festivities.

Where to Stay:

  1. Hotel Name: Resort Rio

          Hotel USP: Proximity to famous beaches and extensive spa treatments

  1. Hotel Name: North 16

          Hotel USP: Has the largest pool in town and a happening poolside bar, proximity to beaches

Andamans (Neil Island):

Honeymoon Style: Relaxing/Beach

Andaman’s should feature on top of your list of honeymoon destinations because this is a beach paradise like none other. Sun-kissed beaches, a dash of history and world-class water sports make Andamans the ideal place for honeymooners.You don’t have to go to Thailand, Maldives or Mauritius when you could look outside your window to catch the sparkle of the lighthouses sprinkled on neighbouring isles or walk the white sands of Asia’s best beaches. Andamans offers the perfect sojourn for couples to make unlimited memories.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • A candlelit dinner by the beach, under the stars. (Talk about a perfect romantic set up!)
  • Andamans crystal clear waters are any diver’s dream. Go explore the rich marine life together.
  • Don’t miss the spectacular sunsets, especially the one at the Sunset Point, which is situated towards the western side of the beach

Where to Stay:

  1. Hotel Name: Sea Shell

          Hotel USP: Luxury tents and cottages overlooking the beach from the balcony

All set to make this honeymoon a time to remember forever? Book your tickets today!

Kerala (Munnar)

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Honeymoon Style: Relaxing

Mountains and lakes, coffee plantations and houseboats, spa and spice – Kerala has it all! Walk together by the lush green tea plantations, soak in the salubrious air or just sit on the porch in one of its cottages. Kerala’s charm will keep you coming back for more and more because you can never get enough of the backwaters and the verdant delights of Kerala.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Indulge in a luxurious spa session.
  • Take a houseboat ride if you are staying in Alleppey or Kumarakom. Don’t forget to sip on champagne as you glide past the palm-fringed backwaters
  • Rent a car/bike and drive up the mountains in Wayanad
  • Enjoy the sun setting along the horizon while sitting on the pier beside Chinese catamarans.

Where to Stay:

  1. Hotel Name: The Tall Trees

          Hotel USP: Scenic beauty, Ayurveda and spa treatments

  1. Hotel Name: Leisure Inn- Le Celistum

          Hotel USP: Rooms with exceptional views of the valley, organized tours to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary

Kashmir (Gulmarg):

Honeymoon Style: Luxury

With vistas that can give Switzerland a run for its money, Kashmir is the perfect place for honeymooners.The pristine white snow and complimentary cold weather will have you two cozying up in front of a fire (or heater) in no time while enjoying the panoramic views outside your window. Take time to experience the local flavour and cuisine, explore the snow-clad mountains, the lines of wild flowers and the spectacular Dal Lake with your beloved and understand why Kashmir’s beauty is second to none.

Romantic Things to Do:

  • Take the Gondola ride together. Seeing Gulmarg from 14,000 feet is a surreal experience.
  • Walk up to the Strawberry Valley in Gulmarg and sample the freshest strawberries.
  • In Srinagar, sail by the Dal Lake and relive the iconic scene of the movie Kashmir Ki Kali where Shammi Kapoor romances Sharmila Tagore on a shikara. Here’s your chance to make the reel life your real one.

Where to Stay:

  1. Hotel Name: Heevan Retreat

          Hotel USP: Picturesque location, proximity to Gondola ride

  1. Hotel Name: Nedous Hotel

          Hotel USP: Vintage hotel, proximity to the world famous ski resort

Rajasthan (Udaipur):

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Honeymoon Style: Culture/Classic Romance

Is Udaipur as amazing as Bollywood boasts it to be? The answer is yes. The iconic palaces, museums and shimmering lakes make Udaipur one of the most romantic spots in India.experience the days of the Raj with your loved one as you weave through the streets of Udaipur soaking in the colours and the variety of culture.There’s plenty to do in Udaipur or you could choose to bask in the tranquility of the boat rides on the lakes, admire its lively art scenes and old-world charm and take back a honeymoon to remember.

 Romantic Things to Do:

  • Choose one of the exquisite palaces as the backdrop and indulge in some post-wedding photography
  • Take a sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola and watch the road glimmer as the sun sets
  • Enjoy Udaipur’s illuminated skyline from the city’s myriad rooftop restaurants

Where to Stay:

  1. Hotel Name: Ramada Udaipur Resort

          Hotel USP: Spa, cocktail making and cooking sessions, eco-friendly resort with themed rooms

  1. Hotel Name: Purple seas Heritage Resort

          Hotel USP:  Scenic backdrop, luxurious rooms with jharokhas

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