Honeymoons & Special Occasions
As your honeymoon is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday it needs to be tailored entirely to your personal interests. World Odyssey can create a truly bespoke experience with an itinerary unique to you and your fiancée. We hope the following ideas will give you some initial inspiration whether you decide on a unique safari, a fascinating cultural tour or an idyllic hideaway with some barefoot luxury.
We recommend you book well in advance to ensure availability in some of our more intimate properties. Additionally, should you wish to use this service, details of our ‘Honeymoon Gift Vouchers’ can be included with your wedding invitations:-
Our five favourite honeymoon types & top destinations:-
For the ultimate romantic honeymoon the powder-white sand beaches and crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, combined with the isolated sanctuary of a luxurious 5 star luxury hideaways will create perfect memories.
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Surrounding the island are beautiful coral reefs alive with oceanic wonders and strips of classic white beach along which are situated some of the Indian Ocean’s finest hotels.
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Cultural & Beach Honeymoons
Mexico boasts a stunning diversity of both natural beauty and remarkable human endeavour. Ancient temples, pyramids, colourful fiestas, vibrant indigenous markets, tropical jungles, refreshing cenotes, towering mountains, parched deserts, aquamarine seas with beautiful marine life. Whether it be a heavenly hideaway villa on the Caribbean coast of the Riviera Maya or a boutique property exploring the Colonial Heartlands Mexico is a fabulous honeymoon destination.
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Egypt is a perfect honeymoon destination and continues to exert an aura of romance, fascination and timeless drama. From the coral rich waters of the Red Sea to the mountainous deserts of the Sinai Peninsula, the great Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza and the breathtaking temples along the Nile, this country has an enormous diversity of attractions. For a truly romantic experience cruise on the River Nile, the lifeblood of Egypt, and discover the true source of Egypt’s fabled history. Combine your tour of Egypt’s archaeological gems with a retreat on the Red Sea coast famed for its brilliant turquoise waters, splendid corals and exotic marine life.
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From the drifting golden dunes of the Wahiba Sands and the untameable Empty Quarter to the endless unspoilt beaches along the Arabian Sea with their myriad of marine life, Oman is full of stunning landscapes and remains appealingly untrodden and unexplored – a perfect Honeymoon retreat! Wahiba Sands is a perfect retreat and small oasis of luxury located in rolling, golden dunes. Immerse yourself in the traditional world of the Bedouin with desert feasts and Arabian music beneath a sky full of shimmering stars. Of course the crystal clear waters of the Arabian Gulf boast some magnificent coral reefs, which are home to dazzling displays of multicoloured fish as well as dolphin, turtles and many other species that awaits discovery by snorkelers and divers alike.
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Culturally, artistically and scenically, India is without doubt one of the most romantic, diverse, dynamic and exciting countries on earth! For true romance we would recommend a honeymoon in Rajasthan. The beautiful Pink City of Jaipur is one of Rajasthan’s true highlights and home to the magnificent Amber Fort, Jantar Manta Observatory and exquisite Palace of the Winds. Jaisalmer is fabled the 10th Century kingdom of Rajasthan and shimmers like a mirage rising from the desert. Udaipur also known as the ‘City of the Lakes’ is one of the most impressive cities in Rajasthan and is renowned for its palaces – the most impressive of these being the Maharaja’s magnificent City Palace.
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From the colour and passion of Rio’s Carnival and vibrant Copacabana beach to the Amazon jungle, the world’s largest tropical rainforest, and thousands of kilometres of sun-kissed beaches, Brazil is a geographically, ethnically and culturally diverse country. Highlights are an exploration of the Pantanal – the largest wildlife wetland region on earth and the thundering waters of Iguassu Falls which are without double the most awe-inspiring of all waterfalls. Brazil’s heady delight of natural spectacle, vibrant cities, golden beaches and intoxicating rhythm makes for a truly memorable and wonderfully different honeymoon destination.
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For the ultimate romantic adventure honeymoon Botswana has to be the top destination. From the haunting beauty of the vast Makgadikgadi salt pans to the emerald green brush that hugs the banks of the life-giving rivers, the startling diversity of natural habitats and huge variety of stunning wildlife Botswana remains one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. Highlights in clude game viewing by elephant-back in the Okavango Delta, adventuring into the wetlands by mokoro in search of the elusive web-footed antelope – the Sitagunga, quad biking in the Makgadikgadi salt pans or horse riding through the Delta wetlands.
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‘A world in one country’, South Africa is one of the most culturally and geographically diverse countries in Africa. With wonderful game viewing in the excellent reserves dotted around the country, and with the marine life as well, it boasts ‘the big 7’. Ranging from the forests and waterfalls of Mpumalanga to the stunning Cape Dutch houses and fertile vineyards of Stellenbosch, the wildlife rich game reserves and vibrant fynbos of the Garden Route, South Africa is the perfect honeymoon destination. Highlights include tracking the Big 5 in Madikwe Game Reserve, whale watching in Walker’s Bay and enjoying world class wine tasting in Franschloek.
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With over 25% of its land surface devoted to the conservation of wildlife and blessed with some of the greatest concentrations of big game to be found anywhere on the planet, including the spectacular annual wildebeest migration, Tanzania is one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. The white sandy beaches and rich Swahili history of the spice island of Zanzibar offer the perfect post-safari tonic and present another face of this warm and welcoming country. Highlights include tracking chimpanzees in the Mahale mountains, immersing oneself in the wildebeest migration, trekking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, or around the rim of Ngorongoro Crater and hunting with the Hadzabe hunter-gatherers.
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