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Five Alternative Accommodation Ideas For a Fun and Memorable Honeymoon

Resort honeymoons are so 2018! From a stay in an eco-lodge in the Canadian wilderness, with polar bears peering in through the window, to a tree house perched above a native manuka grove in New Zealand, these honeymoon accommodation options are anything but ordinary. 

Alternative honeymoon

Motorhome tour of Australia

A honeymoon experience Down Under with a difference, a motorhome tour combines the freedom of the open road with the opportunity to explore a range of fascinating destinations at your own pace. Expect a fun and memorable trip in a spacious, comfortable RV, equipped with all the luxuries of home.

Whether you opt to drive along the breath-taking coast or head inland to explore Australia’s vast outback and magnificent national parks, this is a truly liberating way to honeymoon.

View the offer here.

Alternative honeymoon

Alternative honeymoon

Treehouse in New Zealand

Imagine waking up above the trees, looking out over one of New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes. Hapuku Lodge, located half a mile from the sea halfway between Christchurch and Picton on the east coast of the South Island, is a secluded retreat that fuses a country lodge with a chic hotel. Architecturally-stunning, the accommodation here provides sensational views of the surrounding area and is perfectly located for exploring the Kaikoura coast. Couples will feel pampered from the moment they arrive, with luxurious suites, fantastic food and a welcoming ambience.

From €279 per person per night, this honeymoon can be organised as a standalone trip, or why not include as part of a tailor-made tour or multi-centre?

View the offer here.

Alternative honeymoon

Alternative honeymoon

Tent in Tanzania

Follow the annual wildebeest migration in Serengeti National Park at the Kimondo Migration Camp, a mobile camp which offers a luxurious take on eco mobile camping, plus maximum wildlife viewing opportunities; this camp offers incredible views of the migration no matter the time of year.

Kimondo’s eight tents offer a homely spot to relax and watch wildlife in between embarking on fascinating game drives. Each tent features a double bed, country-style décor, a bathroom, and a large terrace overlooking the sweeping plains, the tarpaulin floors decorated with patterned rugs.

Prices start from €635 per person per night. This experience can be arranged as part of a tailor-made trip. 

View the offer here.

Alternative honeymoon

Eco-Lodge in Canada

Accessible by flight only, the views as you approach the remote Seal Lodge are breath-taking over the Hudson Bay Coast. This intimate family-run eco-lodge is one of the best places to see Polar Bears in the wild, not only that, but you might even see them at eye level. You’ll be treated like a member of the family during your stay in the authentic Canadian wilderness, as you explore numerous nature trails and relax by the cosy fire.

The Birds, Bears and Belugas adventure in July and August, combines the thrill of seeing and hearing beluga whales with summer polar bear viewing. 

7 nights including flights, excursions and meals as per the itinerary from €9,359pp. 

View the offer here.

Alternative honeymoon

Ranch in Texas

Indulge your inner cowboy and cowgirl at the Mayan Dude Ranch, near Bandera in Texas. Picturesque trails wind over 340 acres from the lowlands of the Medina River that horseshoes through the ranch, to high in the hills for a panoramic view of the valleys beyond. Mayan Ranch is located 47 miles northwest of San Antonio, high in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. You will find yourself in a wonderful world of fantastic western warmth together with a special brand of “hospitality.” Hidden behind the western scene are up-to-date facilities and amenities. The Mayan Ranch has been owned and operated by the Hicks family for almost half a century!

3 nights’ full board from €690. Can be organised as part of a tailor-made itinerary.

View the offer here.

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