5 Top Honeymoon Destinations for Summer 2022

Written by EJ Ray

June 22, 2022
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Honeymoon planning is back! These are the top 5 honeymoon destinations for Summer 2022 and beyond.

Honeymoon planning is again on the agenda as life seems to have (somewhat) returned to normal. Whether you got married just before the pandemic hit and had to cancel your honeymoon, or you are newlyweds searching for your top destination, Summer 2022 will be buzzing. After a long and stressful wedding planning process paired with so many uncertainties, you surely need an escape from reality to recharge. Your honeymoon should be a memorable experience for both, where you spend time together, try new adventures such as horseback riding on the beach, and plan your future. 

Every couple has different expectations for their ideal honeymoon destination. It’s important to both be on the same page and want similar experiences, so you are both happy. Before starting any research, discuss it together and agree on the honeymoon style. Do you prefer lying on beautiful sandy beaches surrounded by tall palm trees? Does it sound romantic to rent one of the best sea view cottages in Norfolk on England's North Coast? Perhaps you prefer exploring new cultures and visiting new cities. Although picking the right honeymoon destination could be a challenging task, after planning a wedding, this should be a piece of cake for you. The below selection of top honeymoon destinations for Summer 2022 should make it easier to narrow your choices and give you a better idea of what you can expect at each location. 

Top Honeymoon Destination #1—Santorini

No wonder this mesmerizing gem is a top pick for a honeymoon destination. With its signature white-washed buildings and blue-domed churches nestled into the slopes, Santorini is a true beauty. The west coast of the island, positioned on the caldera, has undoubtedly the most beautiful sunsets over the Aegean Sea. If you are a romantic couple seeking spectacular views and more luxurious accommodation, choose the village of Oia. 

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Top Honeymoon Destination #2—Zanzibar

The island of Zanzibar—off Africa's East Coast in the Indian Ocean—offers a great combination of experiences. You can blend a white sand tropical beach break with a safari ride and immerse yourselves in the rich cultural heritage and ancient architecture of Stone Town. You will feel safe and welcome and find the locals super friendly and eager to help. If you catch the right tides, you might be lucky to spot some green turtles, as the island’s coasts are their favorite nesting place. 

Top Honeymoon Destinations

Zanzibar is an ideal honeymoon destination. Photo by Pakhnyushchyy via DepositPhotos.com

Top Honeymoon Destination #3—Mexico

Mexico is a popular choice among newlyweds, particularly in the US— is a luxury beach holiday in Mexico. Mexico is a tropical destination where you can enjoy beautiful picturesque beaches, scenic landscapes, and first-class concierge service, making you feel truly special on your honeymoon. For the more active lovers, you can practice water sports, play golf, or visit famous historical sites such as the Mayan ruins.

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Find a Lounger and Spend the Day at the Rooftop Pool at Hotel Mousai. Photo by Susan Lanier-Graham

Top Honeymoon Destination #4—Amalfi Coast

This magnificent coastline in Italy is a trendy honeymoon destination. With its breathtaking scenery, beautiful colorful houses perched on the cliffs, and delicious seafood dishes, the Amalfi Coast will surely be a trip to remember. Don’t miss out on a trip to Capri Island, which offers spectacular views and is famous for its handmade boutiques, upscale designer shops, and homemade limoncello. You might bump into some celebrities who arrive with their yachts at Marina Grande.

Top Honeymoon Destinations

The Amalfi Coast of Italy is a magical honeymoon destination. Photo by Maugli via DepositPhotos.com

Top Honeymoon Destination #5—Australia 

Australia has so much to offer as a honeymoon destination. If you are searching for a luxury romantic getaway and dream about swimming with turtles and sailing around the Great Barrier Reef, consider visiting Whitsunday’s region in Queensland.

For those with a hefty budget, you can experience deluxe seclusion on the heart-shaped Makepeace Island or book luxury hotels in Byron Bay.  For the city break lovers, there is always Sydney and Melbourne to choose from and experience an action-packed trip. 

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Whether you pick a honeymoon destination that has always been on your travel wish list or you discovered something totally new make sure you do your research well so you aren't disappointed. Read reviews of resorts and locations and be prepared so you don’t create the wrong expectations. Surely the location is very important, but above all, it should be the best trip of your life as you will share it with your new partner. Check out Wander if you're looking for some romantic destinations as options for the top honeymoon destinations for Summer 2022 and beyond. 

Honeymoon planning is back! These are the top 5 honeymoon destinations for Summer 2022 and beyond. Check out our faves and start planning!

Honeymoon planning is back! These are the top 5 honeymoon destinations for Summer 2022 and beyond. Check out our faves and start planning!

5 Top Honeymoon Destinations for Summer 2022

Written by EJ Ray

EJ Ray is a traveler at heart. It is part of her soul and she loves to share her travels through her words. She has traveled the world, seeking great food, wine, and experiences. EJ was born in the Eastern US but has lived across the country and in Europe and Mexico. She also took to the road for a while, exploring from her RV. EJ always seeks the next great sip, bite, and adventure.

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