February is a month of love and romance, and it’s the perfect time for a honeymoon. Not only is it the most romantic month of the year (don’t you forget about Valentine’s Day, men!) but it’s also a great time to travel since it’s off-peak season in some areas of the world (not the Caribbean though, friends), and many destinations offer lowering pricing. We commonly hear from couples that dream of a honeymoon that balances relaxation, adventure, and romance, and we have compiled a list of the best honeymoon destinations in February for you to choose from. Happy to get started on yours today; our inquiry form is here.
Turks & Caicos is an island chain in the Caribbean Sea, known for its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs. It offers a peaceful and serene atmosphere, perfect for honeymooners to escape the city and enjoy each other’s company. In February, the weather is warm and sunny, ideal for beach activities like a boat trip to Iguana Island where you’ll feel like the only people in the world. Sunset cruises, couples massage, or dining at a romantic restaurant are all highlights of a honeymoon in Turks & Caicos. Adventurous couples can also take part in water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, or kayaking. The islands are great for birding also! Turks & Caicos is a perfect destination for a romantic and unforgettable honeymoon.
Bora Bora, located in French Polynesia, is renowned for its clear waters, coral reefs, and overwater bungalows. February is an ideal time to visit, with warm temperatures and sunny weather. It’s one of the ultimate destinations for honeymooners, and couples can enjoy activities like hiking, fishing, snorkeling, diving, visiting local markets, and taking helicopter tours. Overwater bungalows and couples’ massages are available at all properties, as well as water sports and enjoying the scenery. The island is surrounded by a lagoon and barrier reef, making it absolute perfection. We’re happy to curate a honeymoon package for you based on your preferences!
Stay at : Four Seasons Bora Bora
Sydney, Australia is a popular honeymoon destination due to its diverse attractions such as the iconic Opera House, beaches, parks, and wineries. February is an ideal time to visit due to the warm but pleasant weather. The city provides several activities for adventurous couples such as surfing, hiking, and hot air ballooning. Moreover, couples can enjoy a romantic dinner at a fine dining establishment, watch the sunset at the beach, or admire the fireworks from the harbor. Sydney is an excellent place to start a new life together and the perfect jump off to other parts of an itinerary in Australia.
Stay at : Intercontinental Sydney
Seville in southern Spain is an ideal honeymoon destination due to its rich history, stunning architecture, warm climate and activities for couples. February has mild temperatures, perfect for exploring landmarks like the Alcazar of Seville. Couples can enjoy a romantic stroll in Santa Cruz or Triana, candlelit dinners, horse-drawn carriage rides, flamenco dance lessons, wine tasting tours, or hot air balloon rides. Seville also offers luxurious hotels for a truly unforgettable honeymoon. Combine with Madrid, Barcelona and maybe a few days in Marbella for a beautiful itinerary.
Everyone knows we love south Africa, but Morocco is another African country worth the visit. Morocco is a North African country with beautiful landscapes, bustling cities, and a rich cultural heritage, making it an ideal travel destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway or honeymoon. February is a great time to visit, with mild temperatures, fewer crowds, and sunny days. Morocco offers luxurious riads, stunning beaches, and exotic atmosphere, along with vibrant markets, historic architecture, and delicious cuisine. Couples can take part in various activities, such as camel rides, hiking, or exploring ancient cities. They can also indulge in traditional Moroccan spa treatments, cooking classes, or romantic dinners under the stars.
Stay at : Amanjena
Photo courtesy of Amanjena
Key West, located at the southernmost point of the US, is a relaxing, romantic destination with a laid-back atmosphere, rich history, and beautiful beaches. February offers mild weather perfect for outdoor activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and sailing. It’s also a popular honeymoon destination with plenty of romantic activities, including a sunset sail, fishing together, visiting the Dry Tortguas, Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, exploring Duval Street’s art galleries and shops, and enjoying a romantic dinner. Stay at a boutique hotel for a cozy, personalized experience.
PS – Key West is also a great babymoon destination! Check-out our post on the Best Winter Babymoon Ideas.
Stay at : Parrot Key Hotel & Villas
The US Virgin Islands (USVI) is a stunning island located in the Caribbean Sea, known for its truly crystal clear waters and lush green mountains. February is a great time to visit, with warm and sunny weather. The USVI is a perfect destination for honeymooners, offering romantic activities such as snorkeling, hiking in a National Park, and sailing. Couples can also indulge in Caribbean cuisine and enjoy a private sunset cruise or couples’ massage at a luxurious spa. The USVI is a great tropical getaway for couples looking for a fun and memorable experience. Bonus is that no passport is needed for US Citizens.
Stay at : Lovango Resort + Beach Club
New York City is a great honeymoon destination in February for several reasons. For one, the city is less crowded during this time of year, which can make for a more intimate and romantic experience. Additionally, the city’s winter weather can provide a cozy backdrop for honeymooners, with the possibility of snowfall and chilly temperatures perfect for snuggling up indoors or exploring the city’s outdoor ice skating rinks. There are also plenty of indoor activities to enjoy, from world-class museums and Broadway shows to cozy restaurants and bars. And of course, New York City is known for its romantic landmarks, such as the Empire State Building and Central Park, which make for unforgettable honeymoon memories.
Stay at : The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel
Kauai is a great honeymoon destination for many reasons. It is the most picturesque island with stunning natural beauty and warm temperatures that are perfect for romantic getaways. Plenty of Insta-worthy spots. From its lush green mountains to its pristine beaches, Kauai is a place where couples can escape reality and bask in the beauty of nature.
In addition to its natural beauty, Kauai offers a wide range of activities that couples can enjoy together. Couples can take a helicopter tour of the island, go hiking in the mountains, or take a romantic sunset sail. Kauai offers food tasting tours, great luaus and opportunities to go kayaking or river tubing.
Kauai provides a culturally rich honeymoon destination with opportunities for visiting ancient Hawaiian temples, learning about traditional crafts, attending a luau, and experiencing unique cuisine and music. It offers the perfect mix of adventure, relaxation, and romance.
Stay at : Koʻa Kea Resort on Poipu Beach
Austin, Texas is becoming an increasingly popular choice for honeymooners, and it’s easy to see why. This vibrant city offers a unique blend of Southern charm and urban sophistication, making it the perfect destination for couples who want to enjoy the best of both worlds. Between its mild weather, thriving food, arts, and culture scene, live music, outdoor activities, and luxurious spas, there’s no shortage of things to do. Savor the unique and unforgettable experience of locally-sourced ingredients and innovative cuisine. Enjoy live shows at one of hundreds of venues, or explore numerous museums, galleries, and theaters. And don’t forget to take advantage of the great outdoors at Zilker Park or Lady Bird Lake. This city is the perfect destination for couples who want to relax, unwind, and explore a beautiful new locale.
Photo courtesy of Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection
February is the perfect time for a honeymoon, and there are many destinations to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a beach getaway (there’s always Mexico too with plenty of adults only options; our comprehensive guide here!), a European honeymoon, or an exotic adventure (The possibilities are fairly endless if we also add in places like the Galapagos Islands in South America!), there is a destination that will suit your needs. Interested in more honeymoon ideas? Check out our post on Adventurous Honeymoon Ideas.
You can have us help you narrow this done and plan here!