12 Memorable Things to Do on Your Honeymoon

April 5th, 2024

Picture this: your honeymoon, where relaxation meets adventure and the art of doing nothing collides with unforgettable experiences! Sure, lounging by the pool with cocktails in hand sounds dreamy, but why not sprinkle in some excitement and exploration? Whether you’re jetting off to a far-flung paradise or keeping it local, we’ve got you covered with a lineup of 12 memorable things to do on your honeymoon as well as our recommended destinations. Get ready to dive in and create memories that will last a lifetime!

How can I make my honeymoon memorable?

wed couple. It’s your honeymoon so you deserve to live lavishly with memorable activities like a hot air ballon sunset ride or a chartered private sail boat tour.

How long should a honeymoon last?

Typically 7-10 days is how long couples spend on their honeymoon. This gives you plenty of time to enjoy leisure days and have action packed days as well. Make sure to plan for travel time if your honeymoon destination is across the globe!

12 Memorable Things to Do on Your Honeymoon

1. Take a Local Cooking Class
food in lyon

Learn the local delicacies by immersing yourselves in a food tour. Not only will you get to sample all the amazing dishes, you’ll be able to pick up some new cooking skills to bring back with you after the honeymoon has ended.

Recommended destination: Lyon, France

2. Hot Air Balloon Ride
couple watching hot air balloon

Climbing aboard a hot air balloon, you and your partner will be carried away by the tranquility and beauty of the landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see. This privileged moment will allow you both to escape from the real world and savor a romantic and serene experience while flying to seventh heaven.

Recommended destination: Cappadocia, Turkey

3. Sunset Sail
sunset sailboat ride

Imagine sailing off into the horizon, with the ocean stretching out before you and the soft sound of the waves behind you. This picture perfect moment is sure to be a memory you both will cherish for the rest of your lives.

Recommended destination: Split, Croatia

4. Local Dance Classes
bachata dance couple

mmerse yourself in the world of Latin dance by taking salsa, bachataor tango lessons. As newlyweds you’ll get carried away by the mesmerizing music and the passionate moves that will bring you both even closer together.

Recommended destination: Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic

5. Couple Massage
couples massage

Treat yourselves to a moment of relaxation and sensuality with a couples massage. Take this opportunity to be pampered and enjoy a relaxing experience that will awaken all your senses.

Recommended destination: Bali, Indonesia

6. Romantic Beachside Picnic
beach side picnic

Book a table in a romantic restaurant or opt for a memorable beachside picnic where you can enjoy exquisite dishes accompanied by a selection of fine wines. The warm beach ambience and culinary delights will create a romantic atmosphere that will make you fall even more in love.

Recommended destination: Zakynthos, Greece

7. Helicopter Ride

great barrier reef Take a thrilling helicopter ride to witness a birds eye view of the world. See places from a whole new perspective as you hover over canyons, oceans, cities, or mountains.

Recommended destination: Great Barrier Reef, Australia

8. Hike to See the Sunrise

sunrise over the grand canyon Waking up early might seem like the last thing you want to do during your honeymoon, but we promise it’s worth it. Hike through the early mornings to get the best views as the sun peaks up above the horizon.

Recommended destination: Grand Canyon, Colorado USA

9. Rent a Vespa

couple riding a vespa through italy There’s no better way for laughs and exploring a new city then taking a scooter tour at your own leisure. Drive through costal roads or cobblestone streets, stopping by wherever you like. You’ll feel like you are main characters in a movie with the wind in your hair holding ono to your love.

Recommended destination: Tuscany, Italy

10. Snorekling

couple snorkelingEnter the colorful world beneath the oceans surface. Together you can explore coral reefs, exotic fishes, and if you’re lucky you might stumble on some rare sea turtles! You’ll be sure to be talking about this experience in years to come.

Recommended destination: The Florida Keys, Florida, USA

11. Wine Tasting


If you enjoy a good glass of wine, why not make an experience of it. Take a tour through majestic wine valley regions, sipping on different notes of grapes, you’ll catch yourselves giggiling together late into the evening with the beautiful vineyards in your view.

Recommended destination: South Africa’s Western Cape Region

12. Stargazing

Enjoy the intimate quiet of star gazing, as you take a moment to feel the vastness of the universe with twinkling stars in the sky. Pointing out different constellations, and wishing on a shooting star you will feel like you are the only two people in the world.

Recommended destination: Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah, United States

Things to Do on Your Honeymoon: Final Touches
honeymoon adventure experiencegift

Your honeymoon is a chance for you and your new life partner to enjoy each others companies and make memorable experiences together. Find adventure by diving deep in the cultures of the cities you visit or learn new skills. No matter where you honeymoon, have the choose to book any activity you desire with an activity gift card. One day you’ll be relaxing at a coules massage and the next snorkeling through colorful reefs. This is your moment to enjoy!

Don’t know where you want to honeymoon? Here are some of our top global destinations on where to honeymoon in 2024:

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