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Underrated Honeymoon Destinations

by Haley Dobrowski | Mar 17, 2022
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For most newlyweds, the honeymoon is the trip that sets the tone for the adventures you’ll have in your future. Picking the right honeymoon destination can be stressful, as you want to find the perfect spot to celebrate your first days as husband and wife. There are countless honeymoon destinations to choose from. Let’s think outside of the box to places that are less traveled for better value and unforgettable memories. Here are 4 underrated honeymoon destinations for the newly wedded wanderlust couples.

Amalfi, Italy

It doesn’t get more romantic than the Amalfi Coast. The views are breathtaking, the food is spectacular, and each town offers incredible charm. A coastal road trip along the Amalfi Drive is the perfect adventure that paints the most romantic scene. Explore the aesthetic towns of Positano and Amalfi and relax on the islands of Capri and Ischia. The Amalfi Coastline boasts many things to see and do for a classically romantic and sophisticated getaway.

On the Amalfi Coast, you will witness jaw-dropping views at every turn. The towns are set on rocky cliffs with hidden gems, museums, palaces, and colorful cliffside villas hidden within the maze of sloping streets. The Amalfi Coast is also known for its mouthwatering seafood and Italian cuisine. You can indulge in all the fresh pasta, wine, and seafood you can imagine! You can make a day trip to step back in time and explore the ruins of Pompeii, an archaeological site of volcanic ash that preserved an entire ancient city. After long day of walking, indulge in the mud baths of Ischia because what would a honeymoon be without a romantic spa treatment? The Amalfi Coast is full of gorgeous architecture, great beaches, and shops that make for the perfect romantic getaway to Italy.


Curacao takes the cake as an underrated honeymoon spot. It is not as popular as the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, or Aruba for a honeymoon destination, but it boasts all the same features and more. Curacao is a Caribbean Island located off the coast of Venezuela in Dutch territory. It is known for its incredible cove beaches and colorful coral reefs that make for some of the best diving spots. Because Curacao is Dutch territory, it is unlike any other Caribbean Island. It has unique European influence with rich history and culture.

Curacao is the ideal destination for couples who love water activities and are looking for a more adventurous honeymoon. The beautiful coral reefs offer over 70 diving spots to explore under the surface of the ocean. If you want to stay on land, the white-sand beaches are pristine for enjoying beach walks and swimming to cool off. Curacao is the perfect island honeymoon for ultimate relaxation and romance.


Couples don’t normally think of Belize as the ultimate Caribbean honeymoon, but it boasts many of the same features. It is a small country in Central America with the same natural beauty and beaches as the more popular Caribbean destinations. Packed with rich culture, white-sand beaches, and lush rainforests, Belize is an adventure of activities and luxury. You can do it all from zip-lining through tropical rainforests to relaxing on a beachside cabana with a tropical cocktail.

Belize is an ideal honeymoon destination if you’re seeking adventure and thrills with a touch of relaxation. For the adventurous couple, Belize’s inland jungles offer incredible hikes in the remote wilderness and numerous ways to explore the extensive cave systems (including cave tubing. If you’re a history buff, spend the day exploring the Ancient Mayan ruins in the Cayo District.

Belize also offers many coastal water activities for couples to explore. Amergris Caye and Placencia Peninsula are popular areas full of white-sand beaches. Belize is home to the Belize Barrier Reef. It is the second largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, second only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. You can snorkel the crystal-clear waters to see exotic fish and colorful coral or visit world-class dive sites. Belize is truly an underrated honeymoon destination that offers the total honeymoon package!

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is often overlooked as one of Europe’s most romantic cities. It creates the perfect recipe for a romantic honeymoon destination. Visit the coastline of Lagos with colorful stone-and-tile architecture, wine and dine with Portugal’s famous port wines, indulge in impeccable seafood, and end the night with breathtaking sunsets. Lisbon’s cobblestone streets, old-world architecture, and 5-star restaurants will feel like you’re walking through the pages of your own fairy tale.

Lisbon is an incredible city full of rich beauty, history, and beaches. It is also a noted wine region. Many resorts and hotels around the city offer nightly wine tastings to sip and swirl while toasting to new beginnings. You can learn the history of the local vineyards and treat yourself to hot-stone massages. There are many romantic hotels that offer everything to make sure you are relaxed and enjoying every moment. Lisbon has the romantic charm that makes for the perfect honeymoon destination.

Happy Honeymoon!

Your honeymoon is one of the most memorable trips you’ll take with your partner. It’s a time to connect, explore, and relax after all the excitement and planning of your wedding. We hope we have inspired you to explore the less-traveled destinations that boast the same romance and luxury. Be sure to consider travel protection, so you’re prepared for the unexpected. Talk to your travel advisor or visit our website to learn more about how travel protection can help you on your honeymoon vacation. Happy Honeymoon!





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