Hvar, Croatia. Photo by Marcus Löfvenberg on Unsplash

When you think of a typical honeymoon, you’re probably thinking about a villa in Greece, a hut in Thailand, or simply streams of sand on an island in the Caribbean. Newly wedded couples typically choose a tried and true beachy staple to spend their newest days in happily wedded bliss, but here we prefer to do and try experiences off the beaten path.

If you’re interested in choosing a honeymoon destination that’s unique, atypical, and something you’ve probably never thought of before, then consider checking out one of our top 5 picks for special honeymoons that are sure to be the envy of all your friends and family:

Saadani National Park (Tanzania, Africa)

Combines beach and safari.

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The Jumbos of Saadani

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Pucon, Chile

Great for couples that are into outdoor sporting activities.

Sanya, Hainan Island (Southeast China)

Snorkeling, visits to ancient temples, private villas with butler services.


Hvar, Croatia

Lavender fields plus seafood fresh from the Adriatic.

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FEATURED HOTEL OF THE DAY- Adriana Hvar Spa Hotel- Hvar, Croatia⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Perched on the promenade facing the old city center, the view from Adriana, Hvar Spa Hotel, Croatia's first member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World, combines the Cathedral, the Arsenal, the Venetian piazza, and the bay all in one sweep of the eyes. Completely renovated as a stylish luxury hotel and spa, Adriana's amenities are as diverse as its view, making it a perfect place to relax, renew, and rejoice. ⠀ The luxurious Sensori Spa offers therapeutic and esthetic treatments, massage, and a wide range of programs. The rooftop terrace features a heated, indoor/outdoor seawater pool and a spectacular sky bar and lounge area. At the Adriana, it is easy to see why Conde Nast Traveler rated Hvar as one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world.⠀ ⠀ With clean lines and natural materials the rooms at Adriana are designed to leave you feeling as fresh as the sea, the air, and the light that permeates your room. ⠀ Choose to relax on the beach, swimming and scuba diving in the calm waters of the Adriatic, or water skiing at the nearby marina – explore the island's medieval towns and monasteries, walking the ancient cobbled streets. Wet you appetite at The Top, Hvar's premiere bar and nightclub. Perched on Adriana, Hvar Spa Hotel's rooftop, a sophisticated array of garden terraces creates an atmosphere of luxury and relaxation. Sip on Bellini cocktails as you dance the night away with Hvar's jet-set crowd, then head to the terrace restaurant Val Marina for progressive Mediterranean cuisine. Diverting, relaxing, and completely beautiful, the Adriana is your home on Hvar.⠀ ⠀ #VacationWithOTB #honeymoon #famiyvacation #Croatia #AdrianaHvar #Hvar #adventure #roadtrip #travelphotography #View #instatravel #travelgram #darlingescapes #simplyadventure #girlswhotravel #igtravel #traveler

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Lapland, Finland

Sleep in a glass igloo and bask under the breathtaking Northern Lights.