Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget
By the time you have everything booked and organised for your big day, you will probably be too scared to even risk a look at your bank account. However, wedding-planning can be stressful, and after the madness of the big day, you and your other half deserve a break away from it all. Just because you don’t have a five-star luxury budget, doesn’t mean you can’t have an amazing honeymoon with your new bride – you just need to be clever and keep an eye out for some of the amazing deals around the place. The following are some great locations that are as beautiful and enjoyable as they are possible to be honeymoon destinations on a budget.
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #1: Ireland
Why travel abroad when you have an A-list honeymoon destination right outside your door? There’s a reason why Kanye West and Kim Kardashian chose Ireland as their honeymoon spot – it has the perfect mix of stunning scenery, great nightlife and top tourist spots.
While West Cork is an amazing spot for good food, Dublin and Belfast offer some fantastic pubs and clubs, and Galway offers up idyllic beaches and nature spots. If it’s good enough for Kimye, it’s good enough for you!
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #2: Puerto Rico
If you’re looking for Caribbean weather and vibes but you can’t quite afford The Ritz, Puerto Rico is the spot for you. With great rates for top-class accommodation, Puerto Rico offers up stunning weather, chill vibes and some pretty cool options for entertainment. Adventure-lovers can enjoy a spot of snorkelling and horseback-riding, while those who love to party can head to Isla Verde and hit its many pubs, clubs and casinos.
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #3: Dubrovnik
Located in tourist-favourite Croatia, Dubrovnik is the perfect choice for a couple seeking a cultured European city break away on a budget. With extremely reasonable flight and accommodation rates, Dubrovnik boasts world-famous food, drink and scenery. As well as its world-famous, stunning Baroque cathedral and Europe’s oldest pharmacy, Dubrovnik plays host to the Game of Thrones cast who film some of their castle scenes in the city; die-hard fans can even enjoy a GoT-inspired tour!
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #4: Bologna
Any couple seeking that authentic Italian experience on a budget should look into booking a few days in Bologna. Rome’s more reasonably priced little brother, Bologna boasts stunning art and architecture, delicious food and a whole host of things to do – all at a fraction of the price compared to the Italian capital. While it may not have a Colosseum, it does have a Lamborghini museum – we thought we’d sway you with that one!
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #5: Lisbon
Portugal’s capital has a lot to offer, and thankfully, you can enjoy the best of Lisbon on a budget. It’s not hard to see why Lisbon is such a popular tourist spot – top quality accommodation, food and drink, and entertainment can be yours even on a budget, and from clubs to oceanariums, churches to museums, you will not be stuck for things to do.
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #6: Jamaica
As well as being one of the most stunning and exotic places in the world, Jamaica can be enjoyed on a budget – so it’s a double win! Once you find reasonable accommodation – resorts now have very competitive prices thanks to luxury spots like Sandals – all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the sun, sights and sounds. From guaranteed heat to amazing beaches and waterfalls, you don’t need to spend money to take in the natural delights on offer here.
Honeymoon Destinations on a Budget #7: Budapest
Hungary’s capital regularly features in the ‘most beautiful city’ lists, and – music to your ears – a week or 10 days here can be done very cheaply. With the perfect mix of rich history and buzzing nightlife, Budapest is a great spot for a couple looking get out and explore by day and let their hair down by night. The walking tours and hot-spring baths are musts for your to-do list.