Romance and Hawaii are practically synonymous, so it is no wonder that Hawaii makes for a prime romantic honeymoon destination. Rather than traveling from one Hawaiian island to the other during your honeymoon, which can whittle away much of your precious vacation time, consider spending your entire trip on one of the islands. Which island you choose depends on what you would like to see and do during your romantic stay.
Whether your idea of a romantic honeymoon includes a posh resort brimming with amenities or a more secluded cottage, you can find just the place for you to stay in Hawaii. One example of the former is the Marriott resort on Kauai, which sits on 800 acres and features five outdoor restaurants, an elaborate honeymoon suite and package and Hawaii’s largest swimming pool. The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa pampers you with saltwater lagoons, waterfalls, private beachside dinners under thatched-roof huts and couples’ massages. The secluded Hotel Hana Maui and Honua Spa-Luxury Cottages, situated at the end of the Road to Hana, offers private cottages amidst lush natural beauty.
A beach stroll at sunset is the perfect romantic Hawaiian honeymoon activity.
Beaches and Water
For your Hawaii honeymoon, you will likely spend much time exploring and relaxing on the romantic beaches. However, in addition to swimming and sunbathing, enjoy snorkeling, sailing and other water sports. Simple strolls along the beaches can be some of the most romantic and enjoyable activities of your honeymoon. An ideal place to do just that is Molokai’s Papohaku Beach, otherwise known as Three Mile beach, which is not at all crowded and encompasses three miles of uninterrupted wide sands. Sunsets anywhere in Hawaii are must-sees for your romantic evenings together. If you wish to relax by waterfalls, some spots include those on the Big Island’s Hamakua Coast or in Oahu’s Honolulu Watershed Forest Reserve and Manoa Falls Trail.
Do not forget to bring your camera on your romantic Hawaiian honeymoon, so you can capture memories of the two of you in front of spectacularly scenic backdrops. Although natural beauty surrounds you on all Hawaiian islands, one especially breathtaking spot is the spectacularly scenic Road to Hana on Maui. You can make a romantic memory for a lifetime if you watch the sun rise from the top of the dormant volcano Haleakala on Maui. On the Big Island you can view the active Kilauea Volcano or explore enchanting rainforests. Meandering through Oahu’s forests in Kahana Valley State Park affords more opportunities for stunning scenery.
Activities and Attractions
For a completely different vantage point on Hawaii’s romantic views and a way to be bathed in the gentle breezes, check out horseback riding. Options include sunset and moonlight rides, or adventures that take you past waterfalls and along the ocean. You can also book a tour that include a horseback ride and helicopter ride all in the same day. On Kauai, water sports, strolling on trails and bicycling are romantic activities to do together. A catamaran boat dinner cruise at sunset offers a romantic option on the Big Island.
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