All couples love a good getaway where they can live their best lives, from romantic beach breaks to adrenaline-fueled adventures. And, no two couples are the same, so you may be wondering where the best destination for your specific loves and interests is.

Research reveals that Dubai is the 7th best honeymoon destination, considering factors such as affordability and romantic dining options. Luxury travel is the latest trend in tourism, and for good reason: it’s luxurious. From exotic locales to intimate surroundings, luxury travel will make you feel like a prince or princess.

Bali, Indonesia

Visiting Bali is a great option for foodie couples, especially if you haven’t experienced authentic Indonesian cuisine before, such as bakso, beef rendang, and nasi goreng. And the food there is known to be much cheaper than most people are used to. However, there are also places for adventurous couples to visit, such as Nusa Penida and the Ubud Monkey Forest.

Bali has received 278,100 global Google searches for honeymoons over the last 12 months, more than any other destination. It also ranked fifth as the most popular destination on TikTok and Instagram, with #Bali having 4.7 million posts on the former and 71.7 million on the latter. Bali ranked fourth for the most affordable average cost for a three-course meal for two at a mid-range restaurant, costing just €20.36, significantly cheaper than any of these top three locations. For the highest percentage of romantic restaurants and honeymoon activities, it ranked within the top 30 on both accounts.

Santorini, Greece

Much of Greece is soaked in rich history. As such, any couple interested in history should consider Santorini, its Museum of Prehistoric Thera and Archaeological Museum, and other historic sites. There are also plenty of adventure activities, such as a romantic horse ride down one of the beautiful beaches, scuba diving, and jet skiing.

Santorini ranked fourth for being the most Googled location for honeymoons, with 120,600 worldwide searches, and the highest percentage of restaurants that are considered romantic, with 49%. The island also ranked 11th for destinations with the highest percentage of honeymoon spots, with 14%. It then ranked in the top 25 for locations that were the most popular on TikTok and Instagram, with #Santorini having 296,000 and 7.9 million posts, respectively. However, it was held back by its highest average three-course meal cost for two, as one of the most expensive destinations we looked at, with an average price of €82.67.

Cancún, Mexico

There are a few good reasons to visit Cancún, most notably the food. Cancún excels at seafood dishes and authentic Mexican food on the coast, right on the Caribbean Sea. It also has many diverse restaurants offering all kinds of cuisine. Cancún is also known for its rich nightlife, with a wide range of clubs and bars, plus the cost of drinks is known to be competitive.

Cancún has been Googled 56,400 times for honeymoons over the last twelve months, earning 6th place. It also came in the top 30 for couples’ holiday destinations, with the most restaurants that are considered romantic and activities that are good for honeymoons on TripAdvisor. Additionally, #Cancun has 1.2 million posts on TikTok and 12.3 million on Instagram, earning it 9th and 19th, respectively. Cancún ranked 16th for the average cost of a three-course meal for two, at just €39.76.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora is home to gorgeous beaches, shimmering turquoise waters, and a gorgeous coral reef for adventurous couples to explore. There are also excursions on catamarans, jet skis, and sailboats for seafaring couples. Additionally, Bora Bora doesn’t suffer from overcrowded tourism, meaning it will have a much more intimate vibe. The second most Googled couples’ holiday destination is the island of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. The island was Googled 236,110 times worldwide during 2023 for honeymoons.

Apart from being one of the most beautiful places in the world, Bora Bora offers various adventurous activities. You can take a safari, go hiking, parasailing, snorkelling, and diving if you’re adventurous.

Positano, Campania, Italy

Italy is renowned for its cuisine, pizza, and pasta dishes. Still, with Positano being right on the coast, it also has incredibly high-quality and fresh seafood, making it perfect for foodies. It is also a well-known spot for Italian boutique shops, ideal for shopping lovers, and there are some fantastic hiking trails for more active couples. Coming first for couples’ holiday destinations with the highest percentage of romantic restaurants, we have Positano, a cliffside village on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. On TripAdvisor, the cliffside village has 88 restaurants, 70% rated as good for romance.

Unbelievable scenery awaits you at every turn in Positano. A brisk hike up the rugged hills provide glimpses of Italian splendour at its finest. As you soak up the relaxed atmosphere, it’s easy to be swept away by its characteristic charm. To get a full understanding of what we mean, here’s a rundown of the best things to do in Positano.

Pacific Harbour, Fiji

For couples that love to explore the ocean’s depths, Pacific Harbour is perfect as there is a whole host of sea life to encounter in its reef. These include Maori wrasse, java morays, and more than 400 species of tropical reef fish. There are a total of 20 activities for the town on TripAdvisor, with around 35% of those being honeymoon spots.

The Pacific Harbour, located on the south coast of Viti Levu about 50km west of Suva, is a long stretch of uninterrupted beach that overlooks Beqa Passage with Beqa Island and Lagoon in the distance. Resorts on this coastline are not as prolific as the Coral Coast further west and that’s part of the attraction. Known as “the adventure capital of Fiji”, Pacific Harbour is where you can experience mild excitements to full-blown adrenaline rushes through activities suitable for all ages.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

If you and your significant other enjoy a good shopping spree, well, Dubai has many shopping areas, such as its huge Dubai Mall, to indulge in retail therapy. There are also options for adventurous couples: speed boating activities, quad biking and sand boarding, hot air balloon rides, and sky diving. In third place for couples’ holiday destinations, we have Dubai, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. Worldwide, it was Googled 124,000 times for honeymoons during 2023.

Beautiful beaches, record-breaking attractions and experiences like no other – Dubai is the place to be in 2024. It’s no wonder we are the first city to be named Tripadvisor’s #1 Top Destination in the World for three years running.

Comporta, Portugal

For foodie couples, Comporta is home to a well-known beach restaurant called Sal, which is a stilted hut on the bleached white sand. There is also a nature reserve, Sado Estuary Natural Reserve, which has a vast wetland where you can see flamingoes, otters, and over 250 different species of birds, perfect for wildlife lovers. Of the number of activities the village has on TripAdvisor, around 25% are honeymoon spots, perfect for a couples’ holiday.

Dubbed Portugal’s best-kept secret, Comporta and the neighbouring Melides, two charming villages found on Portugal’s west coast, are having a moment in the sunshine. Boasting a laid-back ‘Hamptons meets Ibiza’ vibe, they are found in the unspoilt Herdade da Comporta swathe of land, south of Lisbon.


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