The 5 best Alternative Ideas for Honeymoons

Break the marital mould and experience something different from the traditional honeymoon of lounging on the beach, as, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in wellness holidays worldwide, share 5 of the best alternative honeymoon ideas for couples in search of an extraordinary experience. From newlywed yoga to romantic eco warriors, discover the world of inspirational healthy honeymoons, to begin married life on an escape that will stand out from the rest.  

The Yogis – Turks & Caicos: Parrot Cay Yoga & Pilates

For yogi loving newlyweds, practice your sun salutation in paradise at this romantic retreat set on the private Caribbean island of Parrot Cay. On the white sands parrot cay beach coupleof the idyllic private beach, you and your loved one can enjoy daily practice on a yoga and Pilates honeymoon before joining in with eye opening Vedic yogic philosophy group discussions. For added activity, explore the turquoise waters by snorkelling, kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding through the tropical ocean. Home to the outstanding COMO Shambhala spa, be sure to indulge in reviving treatments and unwind in the outdoor Jacuzzi garden or Japanese baths.

The Eco Warriors – Bali: Zen Resort Bali

zen resort pool coupleSurrounded by pristine tropical gardens, escape to Bali on an eco-friendly honeymoon for green conscious newlyweds. Respecting the local environment, healthy organic cuisine uses only the freshest ingredients, with fish caught in the nearby sea of Bali and fresh fruit and vegetables harvested from the onsite farm. Get closer to nature with a sunrise dolphin sail,rice field trekking and educational eco-forest walks, to learn more about the local wildlife and environment. Recharge after the whirlwind of wedding planning on a luxury spa honeymoon that will re-connect you both with nature and yourselves, through healing holistic therapies, sunrise yoga and sunset meditation.

The Healthy Foodies – UtahRed Mountain Resortred mountain resort wedding couple

Embark on a culinary honeymoon adventure at this healthy retreat set in Utah’s stunning Red Mountains, just begging to be explored. Discover how healthy eating can improve your newlywed well-being with ‘Eat well, Feel Well’ cooking demonstrations and healthy living classes. Fuel up for your day with the healthy meals on offer like the spinach, quinoa and citrus salad, or try the mango peach smoothie for an instant health kick. Enjoy daily morning hikes and bike rides through the mountains, combined with a wealth of group classes on an activity honeymoon that offers new challenges for you to experience together.

The Culture Vultures - Morocco: Discover Recover

morocco daytime view of agadir bayDiscover the diverse culture of this exotic country before recovering on a romantic healthy holiday beneath the Moroccan sun. A dream escape for culture vulture newlyweds, marvel at snake charmers on a guided tour of Marrakech, explore the Atlas Mountains on a mountain bike tour, or learn traditional cooking methods on a cookery course. Once you’ve both filled your discovery boots on a cultural wellness honeymoon, recover at a luxurious wellness retreat by the beach and take ten in the traditional Moroccan Hammam or relax with a range of holistic spa treatments. 

The Adrenaline Junkies - Costa Rica Discover Recovercosta rica poas

Begin married life exploring Costa Rica’s stunning tropical rainforests and unspoilt coastlines on an adventurous healthy honeymoon for adrenaline junkies. Raise your heart rates with white water rafting down the Chirripo River’s voluminous rapids, zip-lining through the forest canopy of a volcanic national park or taking in a jungle crocodile safari. Before heading home and back to reality, recover at a beachfront wellness retreat where you can unwind with indulgent spa treatments, take a romantic horse ride along the beach or keep chasing that adrenaline rush with a refreshing surf together in the Pacific Ocean.

For advice, guidance and booking visit or call 0203 397 8891

paul josephAbout Paul Joseph:

Wellness Travel Specialist and Entrepreneur, Paul Joseph, is the co-founder of Health and Fitness Travel, a global leader in wellness holidays worldwide. Always ahead of the curve in pioneering new health programmes that revive the soul, boost fitness or address serious health issues, the worldwide wellness tourism industry has now become a multi-billion sector, growing faster than travel in general. Paul has a wealth of PR, Marketing, Sales and Management experience in the health and tourism industry, consulting leading hotels on their wellness strategy and contributing regularly to broadcast and media interviews. 

About Health and Fitness Travel:

Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph and Adam Heathcote as a result of their passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives. 

Health and Fitness Travel offers clients a tailor-made seamless service with the very best health and fitness holidays, handpicked by its expert team, together with exclusive and added value packages with the best deals. As leading specialists, Health and Fitness Travel has also created their own collection of trademark healthy holidays in various destinations which include Fusion Fitness™ BodyBreaks™ and Discover Recover™, offering clients the best value and holiday experience. For more information visit:


Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter (@hf_travel) 
Follow us on Instagram
Join  us on Google+
Follow us on Pinterest


Add new comment

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.