Best time of year

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January                                          

The winter months are warm in the Caribbean, little or no rain and out of hurricane season.

Alternatives: Australia for its huge choice of destinations, Cambodia for its culture and Dubai that offers something different at every turn.

 

 

February                                   

The Far East is a great place to visit during February. The southern parts of the Indochina region are particularly enchanting throughout this time of year

Alternatives: Malaysia, the Maldives and the Philippines, all of which have their dry season during this period, with less humid temperatures.

 

 

March                                              

Sri Lanka is ideal for couples seeking sun and sea with a side-helping of culture. This is the driest time of year to go.

 

 

April                                                 

For a true beach retreat, you should look no further than the Maldives. Stunning and refreshing, a trip to this island will without a doubt leave you with honeymoon memories for a lifetime.

Alternatives: The Cayman Islands and Florida, when the high season is coming to an end and prices start to drop, and Botswana for the start of autumn, where the landscape is at its most beautiful and the summer heat becomes bearable.

 

 

May                                           

The breathtaking Seychelles offers calm seas which are great for both snorkeling and diving. Consider staying at one of the smaller islands such as Desroches to experience a beachfront villa lifestyle and really feel as if you are on a true escape.

Alternatives: Malta, if you prefer not to travel so far, and Madagascar, where it's cooler and drier (temperatures are lower from April-October).

 

 

June                                                      

The Greek islands heat up from spring to autumn, but June is the best time to miss the family crowds.  There is a huge choice of islands here so you are guaranteed to find the perfect choice to suit you.

Alternatives: Malaysia, where the rainy season has come to an end, and California for a cloud-free early summer.

 

 

July                                              

The perfect time for an Italian summer honeymoon: hot weather, but without the local crowds, who tend to holiday in August.

Alternatives: Tahiti, for its dry weather and local festivals, and Kenya, for the start of its dry season.

 

 

August                                              

If you’re looking for a combination of relaxation and culture, consider the beaches of Bali. Surrounded by beautiful waters on each side, you can enjoy the scenery and also experience some local Indonesian culture to create amazing memories.

Alternatives: France and Croatia, for perfect summer weather and warm seas..

 

 

September                                     

Why not take a safari. The dry season (July-October) is the best time to spot wildlife on a Kenyan safari. Combine this with a beach stay to make the most out of this beautiful country.

Alternatives: Cyprus & Turkey, for lowering temperatures, and Peru, where you'll find hot days, cold nights and flowers in bloom.

 

 

October                                          

Just 1000 miles off the coast of east Africa, Mauritius in October is simply majestic for a luxury honeymoon experience. Couples who are seeking an all inclusive honeymoon should consider a stay at Shandrani Resort & Spa. Situated on a private peninsula, this resort has three different beaches on its borders for the utmost romantic scenery as well as the opportunity to get involved in outdoor activities such as snorkeling.

Alternatives: Seychelles, when the seas are calm, Brazil before high season and crowds, and Mozambique, where you'll find clear skies and sun-drenched beaches.

 

November                                        

November is one of the best times of the year to be in the Caribbean. With a variety of gorgeous islands to choose from, you may want to consider a luxury multi-centre honeymoon so that you and your new spouse can experience destinations such as Saint Lucia, Barbados, and St. Barths across different parts of your holiday, creating an endless amount of thrilling romance and timeless memories.

Alternatives: The Bahamas, where the hurricane season has just ended, and Chile and Argentina, where spring has arrived and temperatures are mild.

 

December                             

A honeymoon in December makes for a great combination of romance mixed with celebration of the holiday season. Northern Vietnam offers some of the best landscape views for this time of year in the world. The beginning of summer, this region is a nice escape from freezing temperatures at home.

Alternatives: If you’re thinking about a honeymoon in the Far East, consider visiting Phuket in Thailand. Boasting a range of stunning beaches and areas of rainforests, this region is romantic with a sense of adventure, perfect for this exciting time in your life.

 

Some of the best world wide destinations as recommended by Blue Skies Travel:

 

We also offer a Luxury Honeymoon Fund where your guests can contribute to your luxury honeymoon rather than the traditional wedding gift list. Your guests can leave you a message with their contribution and you are able to get updates on your account by calling or emailing us.