After the rush of your wedding it’s time to unwind on a dream honeymoon. Take the opportunity to enjoy each other’s company and start your next chapter together on the right note
Daylesford and Macedon Ranges
Nourish the soul in the natural beauty of the Daylesford and Macedon Ranges region.
Bathe in mineral waters, discover historic villages, relax in gorgeous wellness retreats and feast on locally-produced food and wine.
Take a picnic to Hanging Rock, walk through enchanting forests or peruse craft markets.
Stay at a cosy B&B or chic apartment. The popular Lake House in Daylesford, for example, has heated bathroom floors, pamper packs, views across the lake and a fine-dining restaurant and spa on site. So there’s no need to leave.
This region is little more than an hour’s drive away from Geelong, so it is the perfect place for a quick escape. Many couples choose the area to host their full wedding affair, from pre-day dinners to the ceremony and post-occasion gatherings.
For those short on time, it is also an ideal minimoon destination.
Chase the sun to tropical love nest Hamilton Island.
This luxurious self-sufficient haven among the Whitsunday Islands has a whole department dedicated to wedding planning and proposal packs, so it is no surprise it does honeymoons exceptionally well too.
Whether you want to laze by a private pool and indulge in spa treatments or seek a little adventure and hit the water, this destination has it all. And you don’t even need a passport.
For those wanting a five-star VIP stay, you can’t go past world-class resort Qualia. You might even spot a celebrity while you’re there.
There’s more affordable hotel and apartment accommodation too.
New York City
Let love blossom in the Big Apple.
This is a place where it pays to do your research and immerse yourself in the city like a local.
Find secret gems among the hustle and bustle and explore the alluring cultures of different districts.
Pack comfy shoes and get about the avenues on foot.
Of course, make sure to visit iconic buildings, statues, bridges and parks. Picture yourself on the set of Sex and the City or Gossip Girl and continue the dramatic theme by catching a theatre production on Broadway.
On a spare day, dress up in your best nautical threads and slip to the stylish Hamptons.
Accommodation options range from classic hotels, downtown boutiques and budget hostels.
Clock onto blissful island time at the Maldives. Bury your toes in the sandy shores and wade in the crystal blue water with your new spouse.
You deserve to be pampered, so book in for spa treatments and soak up the sunshine afterwards.
Feeling adventurous? Plunge into the calm Indian Ocean seas and discover a colourful world of marine life.
Later you can sail at sunset, toast your union with a candlelit dinner on the beach and retire to an above-water bungalow or lavish villa.
Other tropical paradise options include Fiji, Bora Bora and the Bahamas.
This city of love was made for newlyweds.
Stroll hand-in-hand along the beautifully maintained boulevards full of historic charm and romance.
Stop by the iconic landmarks of movies, skip across bridges over the river Seine, take happy snaps atop the Eiffel Tower and indulge in the quaint restaurants and patisseries which pepper the city. Take a day trip to nearby wineries and villages.
Accommodation options are plentiful to suit all budgets.
The real treat of Paris is its central European location, meaning you can start there and simply skip to other cities you fancy.