To have the perfect honeymoon experience, it’s critical that your honeymoon budget aligns with the destination you choose to travel to. When this is out of balance, it leads to a less than perfect honeymoon experience. So we’ve written up the Honeymoon Budget Destination Guide to help you get the most out of wherever you plan to go.

When it comes to your honeymoon, everything should be perfect. You want it to be romantic and filled with amazing memories that you can look back on for years to come. So, could anything possibly be worse than arriving at your destination only to discover the drinks are horrible, the food is below average, and the resort atmosphere isn’t what you hoped for? By the end of the week, you’re already going to be wishing you were back at home.  

Your honeymoon is meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime, unmatched experience. After all, you may take many vacations in the future, but you will only have one honeymoon. 

Conversely, imagine instead arriving to find that your entire honeymoon is one hundred times better than you ever imagined. The food is some of the best you’ve ever had, the drinks are incredible, and the service is superb. When it comes time to go home, you wish you could stay even just one day longer!

To make your honeymoon planning as easy as can be, we’ve broken down the top destinations by budget ranges (The Honeymoon Budget Destination Guide). This doesn’t mean that these are the only places that you could or should go on these budgets, it’s just a starting guide. This describes the destinations we’ve seen hundreds of clients travel to for a week-long honeymoon with an ocean view suite, without sacrificing the overall experience and quality that can happen when a honeymoon budget is stretched too thin.

A memorable honeymoon happens when couples travel to a location that fits their dreams, desires, and personalities. Matching this with a destination where you can still experience great service, accommodations, dining, and activities is key! At Your Vacation Plan, we turn your dream honeymoon into a reality given the budget and expectations you have for this special time.

Not sure what destination is right for you? Take this quiz to see which destination could be your perfect match. In the meantime, checkout the Honeymoon Budget Destination Guide below.

STANDARD BUDGET - (LESS THAN $6,000)

1. CANCUN & RIVIERA MAYA:
This destination offers the opportunity for the best all-inclusive experience with unmatched hospitality on a standard budget. Mexico’s Riviera Maya and Cancun offer the ultimate vacation oasis, full of secluded resorts and breathtaking scenery.

2. LOS CABOS: 
Indulge yourself in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula with healthy cuisine, premier golf courses, and high-end spas.

3. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
The Dominican Republic has it all: natural sights, delicious food, and endless white-sand beaches. You’ll enjoy world-class golf courses, stunning caves, and clear coral reefs.

4. JAMAICA:
Perfect for adventurers, Jamaica is a natural wonderland full of beaches, waterfalls, caves, zip-lining, and so much more.

5. PUERTO VALLARTA:
There’s no shortage of beaches situated along the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Puerto Vallarta. As a walking-friendly city, moving from one attraction to the next couldn’t be easier. 

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PREMIUM BUDGET - ($6,000-$10,000)

1. ST. LUCIA:
Known as the Hawaii of the Caribbean, St. Lucia is where nature-lovers go for a tropical paradise that includes nature reserves, the Piton Mountains, an iconic volcano, mud baths, and other unique sights.

2. ANTIQUA
With 365 beaches to enjoy, Antigua is the premier destination for sunbathers and water sport enthusiasts. You’ll enjoy endless white-sand shores and crystal clear teal waters as far as the eye can see.

3. BARBADOS:
With 365 beaches to enjoy, Antigua is the premier destination for sunbathers and water sport enthusiasts. You’ll enjoy endless white-sand shores and crystal clear teal waters as far as the eye can see.

4. GRENADA:
Grenada offers a little something for every visitor. Grande Anse Beach is not only the most popular beach in Grenada, but it’s one of the most famous in the world for its white sands and clear, teal waters. This island is teeming with spectacular sights and experiences, both on land and below its aquamarine waters.

LUXURY BUDGET - ($10,000 & UP)

1. BORA BORA:
This French Polynesian island’s iconic sugar-white sands, glistening azure waters, and stunning coral reef make it the perfect destination to truly unwind. Matira Beach and Mount Otemanu are popular things to do.

2. MALADIVES
Located in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives offer luxurious overwater bungalows galore with once-in-a-lifetime excursions, such as a sunset dolphin-watching cruise.

3. FIJI:
This South Pacific destination includes over 300 islands teeming with tropical life and pristine waters. Here, you can bathe in a therapeutic hot spring or even dive with sharks!

4. TAHITI:
French Polynesian’s largest island is known for its dreamy overwater bungalows. A trip to Tahiti will check off every item on your honeymoon must-have list. While there are plenty of pristine beaches with picture-perfect white sand in Tahiti, the black sand beaches are a must-see.

Thanks for reading through the Honeymoon Budget Destination Guide. We hope it helped you hone in on your dream destination. Be sure to reach out if you would like more help researching the perfect honeymoon for you and your spouse!

MARY BETH LYNN

MARY BETH LYNN

COMPANY: Your Vacation Plan

Mary Beth Lynn has learned to help couples just like you reduce the stress of honeymoon or destination wedding planning. As an award-winning travel expert, she loves being able to leverage her first-hand experience, knowledge and strong industry connections to help her clients. Discover a simpler way of finding your perfect destination.

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