Holidays

How to have an enviable honeymoon in the Sunshine State

How to have an enviable honeymoon in the Sunshine State Florida

Florida is the perfect destination for a trip of a lifetime, and offers a little bit of everything when it comes to your honeymoon. It’s great for thrill seekers, beach bathers and romantics alike, with its endless list of activities to try, beaches to enjoy and incredible seafood to sample. 

Online travel specialist Florida4Less has compiled their top must do activities, so you can enjoy a trip of a lifetime in the Sunshine State. 

Underwater paradise: Explore the underwater scenery by hiring a glass-bottomed boat or take a drive down to the stunning Gulf of Mexico to appreciate the clear waters. 

Why you need a quintessential destination to hide away on your honeymoon with Gran Canaria Wellness

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Once in a while, we all need a little peace and quiet – a place to completely switch your phone off, hide away from the world and escape together. Gran Canaria’s year-long sunshine is ready and waiting for you to discover, a beautiful place to relax and unwind. Just beyond the peaceful azure shores, Sheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Golf Resort is a spectacular, secluded 5* spa resort tucked away amongst beautiful mountains; an escapist’s paradise. Combining the latest in beauty technology and innovative treatments with the remote, tranquil atmosphere, the Aloe Spa is the quintessential destination to relax and beautify on your honeymoon.

Top relaxing retreats for stressed-out brides

Top relaxing retreats for stressed-out brides

If wedding admin is leaving you feeling frazzled, pre-wedding nerves are sneaking in, or you’re looking to relax after the stressful task of organising your wedding, it sounds like you are in need of a relaxing retreat. 

Well you’re in luck, as Health and Fitness Travel, the leading experts in tailor-made wellness holidays worldwide, share their top five health retreats for stressed out brides, where you can enjoy luxury spa pampering and wellness relaxation before stepping into the limelight on the big day, or winding down on your dream honeymoon. 

Holiday happiness or relationship wrecker? 1 in 4 couples could see their holidays and relationships ruined this summer due to social media addiction

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Too much time spent checking social media whilst on holiday could result in arguments and even complete relationship breakdowns for couples this summer, a new survey has revealed.

The online survey of over 1000 married individuals was commissioned by London-based family law firm Brookman last month and revealed that whilst many expected their partner to take work calls or emails whilst on holiday, their biggest frustration came from their often constant use of social media.

Top tips for planning a honeymoon cruise – what to know before you book!

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As such a significant event, a wedding can be stressful to plan, which is why the honeymoon should offer the optimum opportunity to relax, decompress and celebrate your new marriage.

So, what better way to honeymoon than a cruise?  After all, what other type of holiday enables you to unpack only once, but wake up in a brand new beautiful destination each day? 

CruiseCritic.co.uk, the world’s largest cruise reviews, and planning site (TripAdvisor’s cruise site) shares this advice on planning a honeymoon cruise to remember. 

Considerations before you start:

·      Travel dates - do your dates coincide with any events, such as school holidays?

Enjoy the honeymoon of a lifetime in Tuscany!

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Honeymoons or mini-moons should be an experience you will cherish for the rest of your married lives. But in this beautiful world, with an endless list of destinations, choosing where to go can be extremely difficult.

 

Italy is known for its breathtaking scenery at every turn, beautiful sunsets, exemplary restaurants and delicious cuisine - everything you can wish for on your holiday after the big day.

 

Whether you are planning the honeymoon of a lifetime for next year, or simply booking a last-minute getaway to spend some much needed time together after the wedding, Tuscany has it all.

 

Wellness Weddings at Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort

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Radiating romance across the Kassandra peninsula, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort is Halkidiki’s new answer for those seeking the ultimate romantic getaway, providing a health-boosting backdrop for couples affirming their love. Whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony with your nearest and dearest, a holistic honeymoon experience or wining and dining within the resort's stunning surroundings, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort helps to create treasured memories that will last a lifetime.  

 

Brexit sends tourists packing

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• Since Brexit, Asian tourist destinations have become more popular

• European destinations have seen a decrease in popularity

• Asia is a cheaper continent overall for Brits to visit

 

 

With Article 50 set in motion and the UK on its way out of the EU, long haul destinations such as Dubai are increasing in popularity among British families looking to get more bang for their buck. 

 

Since the value of the pound began to drop in June last year, data from Escape Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard®, shows that card spend in Asia is on the up, with Dubai seeing a 26 per cent rise and places like Indonesia and Thailand seeing an even higher increase of 32 and 34 per cent.

 

Complimentary spa packages? First class flights?

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How to bag yourself the very best Honeymoon upgrades with these language hacks!

After the stress of organising your big day, we all dream of having the perfect, luxurious Honeymoon where we can totally unwind and relax. However, while we might envision ourselves flying first class with a glass of bottomless champagne in hand, it’s likely that after the expenses of the wedding itself, these luxuries may no longer be within our means.  

 

Bahrain: Magical Middle East

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This Year, Try the Middle East’s Most Iconic Wedding Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

Setting a new standard for the most lavish destination weddings, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain offers a stunning backdrop in which to begin your new life together.  Set amidst lush gardens and overlooking the serene Manama Bay with breath-taking views of both the city and the sparkling waters of the Gulf, this iconic wedding venue in the Kingdom of Bahrain is ideal for a wedding that will be remembered for a lifetime.  

Dalaman: the ultimate wedding and honeymoon destination

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Situated on a private white sand beach with stretching views of the Aegean Sea and surrounding verdant mountains, Dalaman is the perfect wedding and honeymoon destination. Nestled on the remote south-western coast of Turkey which boasts year-round sunshine, delicious gastronomy, a fascinating culture and wealth of activities to try, Dalaman offers something for every type of couple. From romantic sunset strolls on the beach to indulgent couple’s massages at the Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa’s luxurious Elysion Spa, the bride and groom, or newlyweds will not be disappointed with what’s on offer.

Get hitched without a hitch with Maritim Mauritius

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For those looking to get hitched without a hitch, the white sandy beaches and turquoise depths of the Indian Ocean surrounding the island of Mauritius is one of the few places on earth to rightfully claim the mantle of ‘‘paradise’’. With over 27 years’ experience in delivering bespoke fairy-tale weddings, the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius offers specialised multi-lingual staff to provide unparalleled facilities, experiences and service when saying ‘I do’.

 

Why Gran Canaria has become Europe's top honeymoon destination

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One of the best parts of planning your wedding is organising your honeymoon - the chance to treat yourself to the ultimate romantic holiday and begin a lifetime of shared experiences. With its year-round sunshine, golden beaches, beautiful blue sea, amazing views and luxury spa hotels, Gran Canaria is a dream honeymoon destination and the perfect place to start your married life together.