The Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations According to Pinterest

Here are the hottest locations for your post-marital break

Now that the wedding is over, and you can officially let go of all the stresses of organising your big day, it’s time for a little rest and relaxation. Your honeymoon is probably going to be the most memorable (and expensive!) trip of your life and so it should be in a fabulous location, no less!

If you’ve been searching for that perfect honeymoon location, look no further. Pinterest have just released their wedding report for 2018, and according to the social media platform these are the top three honeymoon destinations that are on the rise according to their search terms…

Switzerland (+856%)

Hitting the top spot for 2018, Searches for Switzerland has increased by a HUGE 865% compared to the previous year, suggesting couples are looking for something alternative than your traditional sun, sea and sand honeymoon!  With beautiful alpine villages and snow tipped mountains, a honeymoon in Switzerland could not be more picture perfect! After a day on the slopes, the Swiss Alps makes the perfect romantic backdrop for a romantic dinner and evening in front of the fire in your personal chalet – honeymoon heaven! Not just a popular skiing spot in areas including St. Moritz, Luzern, Basel, Zermatt and Melide, couples can also visit museums, historic sites and stay in chic hotels in Zurich, Bern or Geneva.

African Safari (+219%)

A favourite year upon year, the African Safari honeymoon trend is set to stay, with searches up +219% on the previous year. Perfect for wildlife lovers and adventure seekers, an African Safari honeymoon is an outstanding honeymoon destination, and there really is no where else in the world you can experience such phenomenal game-viewing and African wilderness. Offering romance and seclusion as your kick off married life, you can combine an African Safari with a glorious Indian Ocean beach destination for an unforgettable experience. Here, you can stay in luxury eco-lodges in the savannah, dine by candlelight in the African bush, take a sunrise hot-air balloon over the plains all before a champagne breakfast- a once in a lifetime experience. Popular locations include Botswana, Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya.

Bali (+145%)

Bali is a stylish and vibrant tropical country in Indonesia, Asia, making for a perfect retreat for honeymooners. Offering a seamless blend of hospitality, fascinating architecture, rich cultural heritage and breath-taking natural beauty, Bali is a destination that is synonymous with tranquillity and pleasure. This lush volcanic island is lined with palm-fringed beaches, emerald rice paddies and stunning marine for snorkelers to view, making it a paradise for your post-marital break! Visit the cultural heart of Ubud for spectacular cultural performances and art, or take to Seminyak and Potato Head Beach Club to sip on cocktails whilst overlooking the ocean. Make sure to finish off your honeymoon with a traditional Balinese massage to release any wedding stress tension!

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