The 24 hottest honeymoon destinations right now

Bora Bora 2Shutterstock / Martin ValigurskyBora Bora in French Polynesia.

Where a couple decides to honeymoon is a personal choice.

For some, paradise is lounging on a beach with soft white sand and clear aquamarine water surrounded by palm trees.

For others, it’s roaming the streets and enjoying the charm of a romantic city like Paris.

Either way, chances are you’ll find an ideal honeymoon spot in our list of newlywed destinations that are trending now.

To find these destinations, we asked real newlyweds where they’re planning to honeymoon and consulted both The Knot and Fodor’s.

Southeast Asia is a hot spot right now for honeymooners, and Phuket, Thailand, is an ideal spot for those looking to lounge on pristine beaches and enjoy all the luxuries of the many upscale resorts and spas that dot the island. There are also stunning sunsets and plenty of nightlife options.

A party locale that can't be beat, Las Vegas is ideal for couples who enjoy partying all night -- and morning -- long. If you're a little more crazy than romantic, Sin City makes for a fitting honeymoon.

Owned by the Dutch, the Caribbean island of Aruba presents an interesting mix of cultures. Its beaches are straight from a postcard, and its architectures is comprised of quaint Dutch buildings painted in bright tropical pastels. You can't help but be happy on this island.

Sitting along Turkey's Aegean cost, Bodrum draws yachters from all over the world. It's also the perfect place for a romantic boat ride in a gulet (a wooden boat common in the area), and the ruins of Ephesus are close by for history buffs.

A traditional honeymoon spot for years, French Polynesia's Bora Bora is a paradise for scuba divers: A turquoise lagoon and a coral reef surround the island.

It doesn't get much more romantic than the City of Light. Imagine sharing French pastries at an outdoor cafe or gazing at the city from the top of the Eiffel tower at night. Paris, France, is a city that won't disappoint honeymooners.

For couples who like to spend some quality time outdoors, Nicaragua offers all kinds of nature: everything from volcanoes and mountains to beaches and rainforests. There's wildlife too, and the first luxury resort and spa -- Mukul Beach Golf & Spa -- recently opened its doors to visitors there.

Located in the Indian ocean off the coast of East Africa, the Seychelles -- an exotic group of 116 islands -- has impressive beaches galore as well as nature parks, tropical rainforests, and plenty of wildlife such as giant Aldabra tortoises.

Bath, England, is home to original Roman baths, including the Great Bath. Besides visiting the baths, you can also explore castles and other towns in the English countryside. While it's not a conventional honeymoon spot, visiting will make you feel like a royal.

With its numerous vineyards, Chile is a great destination for wine aficionados hoping to spend their honeymoon vineyard hopping and wine tasting. Maipo Valley and Millahue are good regions to start.

The Hawaiian island of Kauai -- 'the garden isle' -- is a paradise of white sand beaches, dramatic colourful cliffs, tropical rainforests, and a contagious island spirit. Its Na Pali Coast is famous and a great backdrop for a number of water sports.

For a couple looking for culture, Milan, Italy, is the place to go. The city is hosting the World Expo this year, and besides that there's fashion, delicious cuisine, and of course, Italian charm.

St. Bart's has long been notorious for the celebrity crowd it draws, its white sand beaches, and its crystal clear blue water. There's no shortage of French influence and cuisine here, which helps to make it a romantic spot for honeymooners.

Adventure-seekers will love Zimbabwe, home to the majestic Victoria Falls, as well as plenty of game reserves for safaris.

Banana Island in Qatar can only be reached via helicopter or boat, so it offers the ultimate form of privacy. Your only option for accommodation is the newly opened Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, a 141-room resort which includes villas that open right onto the water.

One of Eastern Europe's little gems, Croatia is becoming more and more popular as both a vacation and honeymoon destination. The quaint village of Split, which sits on the country's Dalmatian Coast, is full of old white stone buildings, winding streets, and sparkling beaches.

Located south of the island of Manila, the Philippine island of Boracay remains somewhat undiscovered. Visitors can enjoy sailing, snorkelling, and the Mt. Luho view deck, which provides incredible views of the entire island.

For a honeymoon that offers all the perks of a far away destination without actually being far away, Napa Valley is a great choice. There are multitudes of world-renowned vineyards restaurants and spas that provide the luxe treatment honeymooners need.

Couples who are looking for breathtaking scenery but cooler temperatues can head to Spitsbergen in Norway, the Svalbard archipelago's largest and only island that's permanently populated. This remote island in the Arctic Ocean. has polar bears, snow-capped mountains, and even the world-famous Northern Lights.

The Indonesian island of Bali is known for its traditional temples, lush green rice paddies, towering volcanic mountains, and beaches, making it a good destination for history buffs, beach bums, and outdoor-lovers alike.

Blue lagoons and rugged landscapes make Fiji a honeymoon spot suited for everything from mountain climbing to surfing to scuba diving to zip lining.

A mix of jungles and Caribbean sea shores, honeymooners in Belize can explore both Mayan ruins and marine life. There's also the secluded island of Cayo Espanto, which is tiny but chic and will give couples some quality alone time.

The Greek island of Santorini sits on the Aegean sea and is easily recognisable from its architecture: a cluster of white stone buildings topped with rich blue roofs that sit on cliffs above the sea.

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