The wedding is over. Leave your worries, and the tourists, behind. Visiting a quiet island for your honeymoon is a perfect way to unwind with your partner. If you are looking for a tranquil and untouched beach destination to soak in some sun, here are some secluded island honeymoon destinations for you to consider.
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
Off the southeast coast of Bali is the island of Nusa Lembongan. Reminiscent of what Bali once was before becoming a top tourist destination, you will find white sand beaches, sunsets from rocky cliffs, mangrove forests, and seaweed farming villages.
Looking for adventure? Nusa Lembongan has that too. Known as a surfer’s paradise, ride the legendary waves. Nusa Lembongan also offers spots for cliff jumping, snorkelling, and diving.
Accommodations range from single rooms rentals to beautiful high end resorts. Skip the crowds of Bali. Nusa Lembongan has something for every couple.
Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
Need an unplugged honeymoon? Koh Rong Samloem is the perfect secluded island honeymoon destination. Located off the coast of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Koh Rong Samloem is accessible by ferry.
Arriving on Koh Rong Samloem, you will notice no roads, no formal electrical grid, and almost non existent internet. Bring cash as there are no banks.
You will find miles of unspoiled beaches with world class snorkelling and diving, and lush rainforest. Many bungalows and small hotels offer modern conveniences like electricity and western toilets to relax. Koh Rong Samloem is like visiting a paradise frozen in time.
Koh Yao Noi, Thailand
Koh Yao Noi is one of the quietest islands in Thailand for honeymoon to relax in the unspoiled paradise. Koh Yao Noi is a one-hour ferry ride by long-tail boat from Phuket or Krabi. Koh Yao Noi is a honeymoon of the mind, body, and soul.
There are plenty of things to do here. As it is one of the best islands for honeymoon, there is a range of romantic couples activities to do. You will find the perfect place to enjoy a quiet couples massage or relax together with a session of yoga before hitting the beach. Enjoy a fresh food at the local restaurants and take a cooking class.
Coron Island, Philippines
Southwest of Manilla is Coron Island, the third largest island of the Calamian Islands and a honeymoon paradise.
Coron Island is ideal for the adventurous couple. Hike for a stunning view, soak in natural salt water hot springs, visit hidden lagoons, or take a swim in the clean lakes. Underwater mountains, multiple shipwrecks, and clear water make this a paradise for the couple that loves to dive.
Tourists are slowly arriving to Coron Island, but for now it’s authenticity lasts. Visit Coron Island while it’s still unspoiled.
A 12 minute flight from St Maarten, Saba is five square miles large and has a population of under 2000. The slow pace of life will help you to unwind as a couple.
Saba is known as the “Unspoiled Queen of the Caribbean”. Local bars and restaurants are occupied by residents rather than tourists. There are rainforest trails to hike and the warm waters of the Caribbean to dive, snorkel, or swim.
You will feel right at home on Saba. Locally owned businesses, empty beaches, and private hikes are perfect for an amazing tropical honeymoon destination.
Maupiti Island, French Polynesia
A 15 minute flight from Bora Bora to Maupiti will transport you to the a paradise without the tourists and resorts.
Maupiti offers a honeymoon reminiscent of a simpler time. The building of chain resorts is not allowed. Instead find quaint bed and breakfasts. Bike the entire four square mile island or hike for a spectacular view. Fabulous beaches will make the two of you feel like you are on your own private island.
Maupiti is the choice if the two of you love the idea of Bora Bora without the tourists. Unwind and take time out to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of French Polynesia.
When planning tropical honeymoon ideas, remember to think off the beaten path. Secluded island honeymoon destinations are the perfect way to leave your stress behind and focus on the start of your new life together.