10 Honeymoon Destinations For The Adventurous Couple
Romantic honeymoon destinations are so 1950s. How about some destinations that will pump up your adrenaline and awaken your inner adventure junkie? Here are 10 destinations for the couple who are bitten by the adventure bug-
Israel has been a place of pilgrimage for a long time now. It seems that the Israelis have fallen for a new religion- adventure. It is becoming increasingly popular for its adventure sports. You can hike at Masada, float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea or enjoy water sports on the mediterranean beaches of Tel Aviv.
2. Czech Republic
We have already seen Nargis Fakhri and Ranbir Kapoor dance to the tunes of Rockstar in Prague, Czech Republic’s capital. However, what all of us have missed, is the rest of the stunning country. Their ornate castles will leave you spellbound. Other than sightseeing the castles, you can participate in some skiing (cross-country and downslope), hiking and cycling.
Most people don’t know a lot about Slovenia, but what you should know is that it has the most stunning mountains, ski resorts and lakes. The valleys of Slovenia provide for a wonderful backdrop for airborne adventurous activities such as paragliding and hot air ballooning.
4. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The Great Barrier Reef of Australia is on the coast of Queensland and is the largest living thing in the world, even visible from outer space. It boasts of various species of colourful fishes, molluscs, starfish, turtles and dolphins. You can indulge in snorkelling, surfing and get a chance to experience the amazing marine life through scuba diving.
5. Fiji Islands
Fiji is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. Fiji calls out to water-babies from all over the world each year and flaunts its reefs and lagoons (some still undiscovered). It is the unrivalled destination for scuba diving and receives the maximum number of divers than any other in the world. Experts can even sign up for the shark dives!
One of the most popular tourist spot of Southeast Asia, Thailand is a beautiful country offering you an array of adventure sports. Whether it is Kayaking at Phang Na Bay (famous for appearing in James Bond) or river rafting at Pai River
(swim in the gorges, spot wildlife and enjoy hot springs) or rock climbing at Railay Tonsai (stunning limestone cliffs), you just can’t give this country a miss! Plus, its way cheaper than the other international destinations.
Bali is a very popular island known for its yoga and meditation retreats. Apart from beautiful white sandy beaches, Bali offers canyoning, swimming through caves, hiking through gorges and ravines, swimming through white waters and what not! Alsooo, guess what – Bali is the starting point of surfing in Indonesia. It draws talented surfers from all around the world. Do we need to give you more reasons to book tickets for Bali?!
If a dimpled smile SRK telling you “Koi baat nahi Senorita, bade bade desho mein aisi chhoti chhoti baatein hoti rehti hai.” hasn’t drawn you to Switzerland yet, the Swiss Alps and its adventure sports definitely will! Switzerland is great for hiking, mountain climbing and cycling (cross country and downhill.) For those who wish to play in the snow, during winters, the world famous ski resorts of Zermatt and Verbier will fulfill your wishes. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snowball fights here!
9. New Zealand
New Zealand flaunts its magnificent beauty and fascinating culture. The epic scenery, dramatic mountains and stunning landscapes will make you visit this country again and again. New Zealand lets you to indulge yourself in skydiving, bungee jumping and kayaking. Booking your tickets already?
The sandy white beaches and turquoise blue waters of Greece are perfect for snorkelling and other water sports. Windsurfing is becoming quite popular in Europe and Greece seems to be just the perfect place to hone your skills!
Feeling the adrenaline rush already? Go crazy and explore one or more of these places!