Contrary to popular belief, your dream honeymoon doesn’t need to put you in debt. Whether you want to walk through the city, cuddle on the beach, or hike through the jungle, we’ve got you covered. These are the top 5 honeymoon destinations for couples on a budget.
1. The Classic (and Cheap!) City: Dublin
Dublin, Ireland has the perfect blend of history and affordability. From staying in the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (Yes, its a Castle!!!) for just $130 a night to romantic walks in the Dublin City Center you’ll find everything you could possibly want in a city honeymoon. You’ll also be treated to some of the best food in the world from scones to ridiculously good crab legs. As for what to do, you can take walking tours which start as low as $13 per person, visit the romantic Ha’penny bridge, and shop for all sorts of Irish swag!
2. Best Budget Beach: Aruba
While the hotels here are more expensive (going between $200-$300 a night) the food is reasonably priced and the activities endless, seriously look at everything you can do:
- Take an adrenaline pumping tour of the island in Land Rovers
- Visit the Gold Mills Ruins
- Visit the Alto Vista Chapel
- Visit the California Lighthouse
- Swim and Snorkel in Aruba’s Natural Pool
- Take a Submarine Tour
- Go Golfing
- Snorkel in the ocean
- Go Horseback Riding
- And there are plenty of things to do on the beach!
3. Affordable Adventure: Belize
With cabanas as cheap as $69 and meals for less than $10 a plate, Belize is definitely the most budget friendly on this list. Belize strikes the perfect balance between adventure and relaxation with ancient Mayan ruins, caves to explore, a forst to hike and ride a horse in, amazingly beautiful snorkeling and scuba diving, crazy big underwater sinkholes, and untouched Caribbean beaches.
4. Best Rustic Honeymoon: Jackson Hole
From beautiful scenerey to cozy lodges that mix flatscreen TV’s and romantic fireplaces Jackson Hole, Wyoming promises to be one of the best rustic honeymoon destinations for newlyweds on a budget. Entrees are typically priced around $20 to $50 and the lodges will run close to $200 a night, but this rustic honeymoon destination promises to be both cozy and crazy fun. From skiing in the winter months to white water rafting when its warmer, there’s plenty to do all year round.
5. An Inexpensive Exotic: Marrakech
Who new exotic honeymoon destinations could be this cheap? Marrakech, Morocco promises beautiful hotels for as lilttle as $100 a night, local cuisine for only $10 a plate and plenty to do. You can eat and dance under the stars in the city’s open marketplace, head to the spa for the ultimate relaxation, hit up one of the city’s 3 great golf courses, and take Moroccan cooking classes so you can take the food home!
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