Top 10 Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations for 2011

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The top ten most popular honeymoon destinations vary as those booking such a romantic vacation come from different social, economic and cultural backgrounds. Taking into consideration various surveys of 2010 and our own forecasts (read hunches here :)), these are the top honeymoon destinations for 2011.


Hawaii still remains the top honeymoon destination. The many islands of Hawaii have its own attractions to offer aside from its beautiful beaches. The island of Kaua’i is gaining popularity as the top spot because of its striking coastline, crystal clear waterfalls and very scenic valleys. Beach lovers are now more into pristine beaches but the Big Island’s black sand beaches is still tops.

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The country is almost surrounded by big bodies of water — the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Cancun is especially popular for it offers the best of everything that side of the Caribbean. Whether you want a lazy beach honeymoon or a historical escapade (as you explore Mayan ruins) or a heart-pounding water activity (as you dive, snorkel or wind surf), Cancun has it all.

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Saint Lucia

The island-country located in the east Caribbean near Barbados is a veritable nature park with its lush tropical rain forests and clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Trekking and bird watching are options so are scuba diving, snorkeling and sailing.


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The Bahamas

Off the coast of Florida, USA is this group of 700 islands that offer the best of the Atlantic Ocean. The sun, sea and sand of the Bahamas offer a great backdrop for honeymooners. At night you can watch the stars as you loll in the sand or you can enjoy the famed night life of the island.

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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic offers both the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Saona Island is a favorite honeymoon destination because of its crystal clear lagoon, nature parks and wildlife habitat. The island is home to numerous resorts that offer relaxing spas treatments for honeymooners.

Dominican Republic Honeymoon Photo source

5 Comment to “Top 10 Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations for 2011”

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  2. Tony says:

    Thanks for posting this. My soon to be wife and I are still trying to figure out where to go on our Honeymoon. Tahiti was overlooked by us.

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  4. sam says:

    my soon to be husband and i are getting married in three weeks no where yet wanted st lucia but heard alot more bad then good mexico the water is an issue with the revenge and still havent figured it out either tahiti is pretty but costly and long flight any ideas out there

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