5 Exciting Mini-Moon Destinations for 2017

Mini-moons have emerged as a popular honeymoon alternative for newlyweds in recent years. Ideal for those with budget limitations, timing constraints, or little vacation time set aside, a mini-moon will still enable couples to embark on an unforgettable honeymoon for a few days or long weekend, even if it’s not Paris or Hawaii. Here are five destinations to put on your list in 2017.

Las Vegas Skyline 5 Exciting Mini Moon Destinations for 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada

Paris and Venice may be far away, but you can still get a little taste of them in Vegas. Think luxury, endless entertainment, world-class gambling (if that’s your thing) and great food. Keep in mind that the summer heat brings cheaper prices.

Book your room at Encore Resort, truly a fantastic property across the board. Starting at 745 square feet, rooms are spacious and well-appointed. Service is attentive without being obtrusive. All the while, between the acclaimed 18-hole golf course and heated pools surrounded by gorgeous gardens, the amenities are terrific.

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Honeymoon with a View: Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

In the latest edition of ‘Honeymoon with a View’, we’re putting the spotlight on Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, one of the world’s premier honeymoon destinations.

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The resort features incredible overwater bungalows, each one with extraordinary views of the towering Mount Otemanu just off in the distance.

Other bungalow highlights include private plunge pools and even glass panel floors, perfect for checking out the wide variety of colorful sea creatures swimming in the water just below.

www.fourseasons.com/borabora

 

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Honeymoon Inspiration: Shipwreck Beach, Greece

 

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Honeymoon Inspiration: Shipwreck Beach (Greece)

Heading to Greece for your honeymoon? Don’t miss out on Navagio Beach, better known as Shipwreck Beach.

Situated on the island of Zakynthos, this incredible travel destination features a white-sand beach, steep limestone cliffs, and crystal clear water.

It’s easy to see why this Ionian Island site is a favorite with honeymooners.

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Hoping to visit? It’s not quite as easy as you’d think. The beach is only accessible via boat, which you can find in the small port of Porto Vromi.

Be sure to add this one-of-a kind excursion to your registry to ensure a most memorable honeymoon.

 

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6 Must-Add Food and Drink Experiences for Your Honeymoon Registry

Use your honeymoon registry to add a host of unforgettable food and drink experiences to your upcoming getaway. From romantic dinners with a view to poolside cocktails, here’s our list of must-add dining and drink options to include on your honeymoon itinerary.

Sunday Brunch

Whether you prefer buttermilk pancakes or made to order omelettes, don’t miss out on an unforgettable spread at your hotel or destination.

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For example, the Sunday Brunch at Makana Terrace at the St. Regis Princeville features a carving station, hand crafted sushi, and specialty omelettes, among many more options. With panoramic views of the lush mountains of Kauai, this oceanside dining experience is truly spectacular.

Sunset Cocktails

Whether poolside, at the hotel bar, or around town, mojitos and pina coladas will be memorable just about anywhere. But a drink will be even more special if there’s a premium view of the day’s sunset.

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Our Favorite Restaurants for a Honeymoon: Selene (Santorini, Greece)

Ranked as one of the best restaurants in Europe, Selene recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. A must-visit spot for newlyweds exploring Santorini in Greece, the acclaimed restaurant focuses on local ingredients and creative dishes such as poached Aegean codfish and grilled octopus.

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Meanwhile, the views can’t be beat, either. The restaurant is situated on one of the highest points of Santorini in the historic village of Pyrgos.

The experience doesn’t end with dinner. Couples can also sign up for cooking classes, wine tastings, demonstrations, and a visit to the local folklore museum.

Heading to Greece for your honeymoon? Be sure to add this once-in-a-lifetime dining experience to your registry list.

www.selene.gr

 

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