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. 

Waldhaus Flims: Wedding magic in the mountains

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The Waldhaus Flims Alpine Grand Hotel and Spa: where breath-taking Alpine scenery meets the Grandezza of the Belle Epoque. The perfect setting to celebrate a truly fairytale wedding, this mountain retreat is located in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Waldhaus Flims has also been named the 6th most beautiful wedding location in Switzerland at the Swiss Location Awards®.

 

Yellow Zebra Safaris Lifts the Lid on ‘Adventure-Mooners’

Yellow Zebra Safaris Lifts the Lid on ‘Adventure-Mooners’

New research from travel company Yellow Zebra Safaris has revealed a growing number of newlyweds looking for adventure over traditional honeymoons. 

The research showed significant differences between the honeymooners of the early 2010s and the more adventurous couples today! Now Yellow Zebra has created a full set of statistics, including original data, to showcase this new segment of honeymooners.

Honeymoon Staycation

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What does a honeymoon mean to most newlyweds? Sandy beaches? Crystal-clear oceans? Luxurious accommodation?

Or maybe not …

In an uncertain financial climate, and following an expensive matrimonial ceremony, the honeymoon is a chance to be (realistically) relaxing.

Glamping has moved from being a niche type of vacation to a ‘must do’ holiday particularly with regards to time off following the nuptials.

And the choice is vast … posh shepherd’s huts; shiny airstream trailers; beautiful bell tents; private wooden Wigwams …

So how does ‘glamping’ and ‘honeymoon’ fit together?

First of all, the term ‘honeymoon’ is fascinating. What does it mean?

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’.

Eco-friendly honeymoons - the best destinations

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Begin married life in health and wellness whilst making a positive impact on the environment, as Health and Fitness Travel, the wellness holiday specialists, share their best eco-friendly healthy honeymoon destinations for green-conscious couples. With a choice of award-winning eco-friendly luxury wellness retreats, travel abroad happy in the knowledge that these hand-selected wellness retreats actively support sustainable tourism.

From romantic eco-forest walks in India to nutritious organic cuisine grown onsite in New Zealand and natural therapeutic spa remedies in Africa, return home from these eco-friendly healthy honeymoons, feeling more connected to your loved one, and to nature.

Cycology Travel announce escape to Portugal

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  • New Portuguese Destination announced for 2017

  • Cycology prize Competition to win Technogym MYCYCLING Trainer (rrp £1790)

Luxury cycling vacation provider, Cycology Travel is extending its 5 star experiences from Mallorca, Spain to offer cycling enthusiasts and their travelling companions, who like to vacation hassle-free and in style, a second much lauded cycling location at Monchique, Portugal.

Travelling tips for your honeymoon

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Here they are; insider travelling tips to ensure your honeymoon is as stress-free as possible...

Know when to book - While last minute deals can be great, it doesn’t guarantee that you will find a deal that saves you a lot of cash. For long-haul flights it is advisable to book two to four months ahead of travelling, while for shorter trips you can look closer to the planned date, keeping an eye out for airline sales, as airlines will begin to worry about filling up all of the seats.  Additionally, when you fly could impact how much you save, with midweek flights usually being cheaper than weekends.

Dublin - why you should choose it for your hen party...

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Dublin is a hugely popular hen weekend location. The city boasts bars and pubs with unlimited live music and delicious drinks, as well as gorgeous Irish men with the world’s best accent… Stag and hen specialists, Last Night of Freedom, are big fans of the city – it’s their second busiest destination – and are rounding up why you should choose Dublin for your hen do.

Barbados Celebrity Hot-Spot Launches Luxury Wedding Breaks

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The Lone Star Boutique Hotel and Suites – a luxury, beach-front hideaway set in the exclusive St James area of Barbados – has this month introduced two bespoke breaks for pre-wedding celebrations and honeymoons.

 

Before the big day, the bride-to-be and members of her wedding party can relax and unwind with a luxurious ‘pre-wedding celebration’ stay that includes:

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.