November is an ideal time to embark on your honeymoon – whether you’re in the mood for some hot-weather relaxation or cozying up in the crisp autumn air. There are plenty of both domestic and international options to choose from to make your honeymoon dreams come true. Need some inspiration? Here’s a comprehensive list of the best November honeymoon destinations.
Avoid the majority of hurricane season and plan your Caribbean honeymoon in November. Consider these three stunning Caribbean islands for both beautiful and relaxing experiences.
Anguilla is a small island located in the eastern Caribbean that boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. With crystal clear turquoise waters and pristine white sand, it’s the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon getaway. Anguilla also offers an array of luxurious resorts and villas that cater to honeymooners, providing privacy and seclusion. Take a sunset sail or explore the island’s rich history and culture by visiting one of its many art galleries or museums. For the ultimate romantic experience, book a private dinner on the beach under the stars.
Stay : Cap Juluca, A Belmond Hotel
St.Lucia is a picturesque island that boasts of pristine beaches, lush tropical rainforests, and stunning natural beauty. The island offers a range of activities for honeymooners, from hiking the Pitons, two towering volcanic peaks, to exploring the Diamond Botanical Gardens. Couples can take a dip in the therapeutic Sulphur Springs or enjoy a romantic sunset cruise along the coastline. St. Lucia is also known for its luxurious resorts and spas, offering honeymooners the ultimate indulgence.
Barbados is a charming island that offers a mix of British colonial charm and Caribbean hospitality. The island is famous for its pink and white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and year-round sunshine. Honeymooners can explore the historic capital city of Bridgetown, visit the famous Harrison’s Cave, or indulge in water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and surfing. Barbados is also known for its lively nightlife and culinary scene, making it a perfect destination for couples looking for some fun and adventure.
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For a mix of romance, history, and adventure, try these incredible European cities.
Dubbed the “City of Love,” Paris is a dream destination for honeymooners. From its stunning architecture and art to its world-renowned cuisine, Paris offers endless opportunities for romance. Visit iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply enjoy French cuisine and wine in one of the city’s many charming cafes or restaurants.
Stay : Saint James Paris
This idyllic island in the Aegean Sea is renowned for its breathtaking sunsets, stunning beaches, and rich history. Explore the ancient city of Akrotiri, take in the picturesque town of Oia, or simply relax on one of Santorini’s many beaches. With a variety of activities and warm hospitality, Santorini is the perfect destination for honeymooners seeking both relaxation and adventure.
Known for its charming canals, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Doge’s Palace, Venice is a favorite among tourists. Take a gondola ride through the narrow canals for a truly romantic experience.
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If you’re looking for a warm and exotic honeymoon experience in November, these destinations are the perfect fit:
A luxurious tropical paradise with crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and world-class amenities. With its warm climate, friendly locals, and beautiful surroundings, it’s the perfect destination for relaxation. The Maldives also offers activities such as snorkeling, diving, and water sports, and is home to a rich marine life, including colorful coral reefs, sea turtles, manta rays, and whale sharks.
Stay : JOALI Maldives
Famous for being the Island of the Gods, it’s a perfect destination to experience a blend of culture and nature. Bali is renowned for its ancient temples and traditional ceremonies, bustling cities, tranquil countryside, stunning landscapes, wildlife, and delicious cuisine. Bali offers something for everyone, whether for adventure or relaxation.
Stay : Ubud Bali, A Viceroy Resort
A beautiful tropical paradise with over 330 islands featuring coral reefs, turquoise lagoons, and many outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, surfing, and exploring traditional Fijian villages. The local culture is rich and vibrant, with a blend of Fijian, Indian, and European influences. Fiji is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or to simply unwind and soak up the sun.
Stay : Likuliku Lagoon Resort Fiji
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Looking to stay closer to home? Here are three options to consider:
This popular tourist destination offers a wealth of natural beauty, cultural history, and numerous outdoor activities. From beaches, waterfalls, and volcanoes, Hawaii is an excellent choice for adventure, relaxation, or cultural experiences.
Stay : Four Seasons Lanai
Known for its red rock formations, deep canyons, and lush greenery, Sedona offers endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, stargazing, wine tasting, and luxurious resorts and spas.
Stay : Castle Rock Hot Springs
A romantic and idyllic destination for couples, Napa Valley is renowned for its vineyards and wine tasting. The stunning natural scenery provides a perfect backdrop for hiking, hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and excellent dining options. Whether you’re planning a romantic weekend or a longer vacation, Napa Valley has everything you need to create unforgettable memories.
Stay : Stanly Ranch, Auberge
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Are you wanting something more exciting and adventurous? Check our these three international destinations :
For a more serene honeymoon, New Zealand’s picturesque towns and breathtaking natural beauty make it a must-visit destination. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy skiing, camping, hiking, sunbathing on beaches, surfing, and swimming. The country’s unique Maori culture can also be experienced through visits to cultural sites, performances, and traditional food.
Stay : Huka Lodge
Known for its gorgeous beaches, delicious cuisine, and breathtaking temples, Thailand is a tropical paradise that caters to all tastes and budgets. Visitors can enjoy water activities like snorkeling and surfing, explore cultural landmarks such as Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Arun, and indulge in unique sweet, salty, spicy, and sour flavors.
Stay : Banyan Tree Phuket
A destination like no other, South Africa boasts national parks with free-wandering African wildlife, beaches with great surfing spots, and adrenaline-pumping activities like bungee jumping, hiking, skydiving, and zip lining. Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise here.
Stay : One & Only Cape Town
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November is an excellent time to plan your honeymoon, with a plethora of fantastic destinations to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a tropical paradise or a romantic European city, there is something for everyone. So pack your bags, grab your loved one, and get ready for a trip of a lifetime!