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Bon Voyage To These Best Honeymoon Places In India For A Memorable Experience

By Anubha Das

Updated - Oct. 27, 2018 12 min read

Forget the Maldives and New York city, India has a lot of places to head for the ultimate jaw-droppingly beautiful honeymoon for a romantic experience. Whether exploring the rugged wilds of Leh-Ladakh or losing yourself in the winding lanes of a pretty houseboat of Kerela, it’s all right here and waiting to be discovered.

Hence we have curated the best honeymoon places in India that would give a beautiful start to your marriage. 

 

1. Goa

"The sand may brush off, and the salt may wash away, but the memories will last forever."

It’s hard not to be taken in by the romance of the area, whether hiking up fells, taking in the sights from a steamboat on one of the beaches or cozying up in front of a roaring fire. At this honeymoon places in India, you can indulge in a romantic meal for two in any of the beautiful beach where there are a lot of restaurants as well as shacks that serve the mouth-watering selection of freshly caught seafood.  Famous for its beaches and the music festivals, the city hosts a lot of popular events that one should visit once they are in Goa. If you and your partner are seeking some adventure on your romantic honeymoon, why not do some water sports and ride the waves together, or if you fancy some culture, head to St. Francis church or the quaint streets of Goa and wander hand-in-hand around at this best honeymoon destination in India.

 

Romantic things to do:

There are a lot of romantic things that you can do while you are in this best honeymoon place with your better half; we have mentioned the best:

 

1. Walk hand in hand at the most famous Baga beach or Anjuna Beach.

2. Match the hippie vibe of the place at the shacks of Goa with your partner. ( Read this to know about the best shacks in Goa: Experience The 20 Amazing Shacks in Goa For The Best Chilling Scenes)

3. Go for water sports like Jetski, Bumper ride, Banana ride, Speedboat of Parasailing.

4. Grabs some beer at the best clubs like Titos and LPK.

5. Up the ante by playing your dealt hand at the casinos in Goa. 

 

Where to stay:

For relaxed luxury–think roll-top baths and extensive spa treatments–stay at Resort Rio.

 

2. Andaman Islands

When it comes to breath-taking scenery, Andaman Islands seriously delivers the best of all. If it’s beaches you’re after, head to Andaman Island for everything from long, sandy stretches to secluded pebble coves. Enjoy a bracing scuba dive with staggering views out to sea, lose yourself in the culture and beauty of the place or just sit and watch the world go by with an ice cream at the Andaman beach with its stylish coastal vibe, makes the perfect base to enjoy your romantic honeymoon.

 

 

Romantic things to do:

There are a lot of romantic things that you can do while you are in this best honeymoon place with your better half; we have mentioned the best:

1.  For couples who share a mutual thirst for knowledge visit the light and sound show at the central jail.

2. Confess your love on the Corbyn’s Cove Beach.

3.  Sail across the waters of Andaman with a clear blue sky holding your mates hand.

4. Watch the verdant views of Saddle Peak where the unspoiled nature is perfect for honeymooners.

5. Go for scuba diving in the deep blue sky. 

 

Where to stay:

Stay at Havelock Island Beach Resort as it is in center of Havelock which is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and tropical green canopy of the rainforest.

 

 

3. Udaipur

Udaipur is always a romantic honeymoon destination whether you want to enjoy the long days of summer or cozying up beside a fire in winter. Hire a vintage and explore the country lanes in an elegant way with your soulmate. When the catchphrase for the place is so attractive, how can the place not be? Moving a little from South to West India in Rajasthan, Udaipur has to be one of the most beautiful blends of culture and scenic beauties for being one of the best honeymoon places in India. The enchanting lakes and the magical spell of clouds above them is a breathtaking sight. You and your partner can go sightseeing at all the historical places or go boating in the lakes and eat a 'bhuthha' (corn-cob) after it. Just the thought of eating a corncob on the lakeside in rains is romantic enough to plan your honeymoon trip to this place. 

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Head to Sunset Terrace at Fateh Prakash Palace to witness the most beautiful sunset in Udaipur.

2. Visit the living ethnographic museum at  Shilpgram.

3. Re-visit the cities rich historical places to talk about your endearing love. 

4. Attend the beautiful light and sound show at Manek Chowk which Bunny almost missed in Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani. ( Yes, you must remember that dialogue) 

5. Go on a romantic long boat ride in Lake Pichola to the magnificent Jag Mandir Palace

 

Where to stay:

Stay at The Oberoi Udaivilas which is a real gem of a hotel with a dreamy spa and an incredible restaurant on the banks of the Lake Pichola.

 

4. Srinagar 

Around every picturesque corner of Srinagar, you’ll discover romantic break activities: indulge in an afternoon tea; treat your loved one by booking a room in one of the splendid houseboats; try shopping like a local or drift around one of the many beautiful gardens and Dal lake. A getaway in this best honeymoon place in India is sure to be remembered for a lifetime.

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Enjoy a soothing shikara ride or hire a motorboat and go water skiing. Passing lotuses floating on the Dal Lake will surely add to the moment.

2. Spend quiet time with your loved ones on a walk amidst the charming gardens of Srinagar.

3. Go for a date and indulge in the local cuisine for a lip-smacking meal along with your partner.

4. Take a stroll in the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden.

 

Where to stay:

For an unforgettable honeymoon, book your hotel at The Lalit Grand Palace.

 

5. Coorg

If you haven't guessed it till now, South India holds the greatest treasures in terms of its lush green beauty and water bodies which look so beautiful that it is considered as one of the best honeymoon places in India. As the wain water pitter patters on the water bodies and your surroundings change color, Nature becomes the best healer. Enjoy a fish curry and spicy Karimeen fry, ride in a Shikara in the backwaters and let nature work its magic on you. During the monsoon season, the rain makes the backwaters all the more beautiful which is why Coorg is one of the best honeymoon places in India which is made for romantic getaways, with charming chocolate-box villages, rolling green hills, and an excellent scenic reputation

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Trek from Kakkabe to the highest peak of this Coorg, Thadiyandamol.

2.  Visit the famous Abbey Falls and the Iruppu Falls which has the best backdrops for clicking romantic pictures.

3. Visit the coffee plantations in Coorg which would make you fall in love with the smell of coffee.

4. Catch the glimpse of elephants getting bathed in the Elephant camp of this honeymoon destination.

5. There are a lot of green scenic places to add an element of nature and adventure to your honeymoon.

 

Where to stay:

Stay at Evolve Back to remove yourself from the rest of the world and indulge in the culture of the region, as well as pamper yourself with Ayurvedic treatments. 

 

6. Jaisalmer 

If your honeymoon ideas include traditional touch and golden sands of Thar desert, then this best honeymoon place in India Jaisalmer should be your first choice. Being one of the most off-beat honeymoon destinations in India people have nicknamed Jaisalmer as the Golden city of India. Fall in love with your partner more at this place which is famous for its captivating dunes, temple complexes, and a lot more activities that is sure to keep the romance flowing.

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Take a city sightseeing tour and visit the Desert Museum and Heritage Museum.

2. Relish the spectacular surroundings by enjoying boating at  Gadisar Lake.

3. Fly high above the desert and enjoy an exhilarating bird’s eye view is a lavish treat.

4. Paramotoring is among the must-try adventure activities in this best honeymoon place in India.

5. Watch the sunset in the midst of golden sand dunes and witness the sky light up like a kaleidoscope.  

 

Where to stay:

With private balconies stay at The Gulaal to be close to sand dunes.

 

7. Lakshadweep

You won’t believe your eyes: Lakshadweep is a paradise on earth, one of the most beautiful honeymoon places in India. You'll be welcomed to one of the most beautiful islands in India where you can enjoy its many beaches, the hotels’ superb pools, the sun, the blue waters and lifestyle where you'll feel you are in a romantic movie. Not only this the adventurous couples can also go for the scuba diving with the fishes and have a thrilling experience. Spend your days leisurely sipping glasses of wine at Kavaratti Beach or other beautiful beaches at this best place for honeymoon in India.

 

Romantic things to do:

1. The adventurous couples can also go for the scuba diving with the fishes and have a thrilling experience.

2. Spend your days leisurely sipping glasses of wine at Kavaratti Beach.

3. Go for couple canoeing at various islands of this best honeymoon destination in India.

4. There are few hotels when you can set up at a romantic dinner for your better half at the beach.

5. Lie along the greenish blue water splashing over the white crystal sand.

 

Where to stay:

Resorts and homestays are common on the islands Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Minicoy, Kadmat, and Bangaram. Government lodges are also available at very reasonable rates.

 

8. Leh

There’s something magical about the Leh. The epic landscape of majestic mountains, spectacular roads and water bodies, ancient castle ruins and some breathtaking views is everywhere you turn. Adrenaline-junkie newlyweds will find plenty to do here, including mountain biking and trekking. If you’re after a more chilled honeymoon, take a walk through the awe-inspiring scenery, visit some of the most beautiful forts in the world.  This crown of our country is naturally in everyone's bucket list whether you are a travel enthusiast or not. Varying in its natural beauty compared to rest of the terrains of India, Leh-Ladakh is a cold dessert. Rugged deserted hills, crystal clear lakes, serene Buddhist monasteries & colorful festivals define the place that Leh-Ladakh is and no doubt that is falls under the list of the best honeymoon places in India.

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Stay in camps at Leh under the clear sky.

2. See the reflection of the Himalayas in the crystal clear lakes.

3. Look out for bird watching.

4. Walk on the ice at Chadar Trek expedition and visit the Magnetic Hill which is also called the magic mountains.

5.  Visit the Hall of Fame Museum and gather stories to share with your kids.

 

Where to stay:

For a unique honeymoon experience, stay at Grand Himalaya - Luxury Hotel.

 

9. Munnar

Munnar is the ultimate honeymoon destination in India and over here the couples can experience rains the Bollywood style! This beautiful place in South India in Kerala has much to offer and should definitely be on your list if you want places to travel in India. From trekking to bird-watching to a romantic picnic, you can do all in these lush green valleys and cloud-covered hills. In the tree-growing lush hills, the rain adds magic. Gorge on delicious Keralite cuisine and have a trip of a lifetime in this quite and peaceful place. Carry fancy umbrellas and raincoats for feeling the part.

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Go for a morning walk in the vast, straggling tea plantation in one of the best honeymoon places in India.

2. The tea lover can enjoy the museum. 

3. Have a candlelight dinner near Tea Gardens on your honeymoon to make a romantic gesture. 

4. Look at the thick evergreen tropical and sub-tropical vegetation in Munnar which is one of the highlights of this romantic honeymoon getaway.

 

Where to stay:

Treat yourself to a honeymoon by staying at Treebo Swiss Garden.

 

10. Auli

Although Auli is just off in Himachal Pradesh, they feel a world away. Auli is the perfect place for adventure sports junkies couples and the couples who love winter. This best honeymoon place in India is also a ski destination which is in Chamoli district that also attracts hundreds of tourists each year. It's surrounded by oak forests and is the perfect place to witness a panoramic view of the peaks of Himalayas. You and your partner can also enjoy trekking from Auli to Badrinath for an extraordinary trekking experience. It is one of the best places for honeymoon in India. Uncrowded, unspoiled and with an enviable laid-back way of life, head here to really get away from it all with your new Mr or Mrs.  

 

Romantic things to do:

1. Set at an astounding height with the Great Himalayas in the backdrop, visit the beautiful Artificial Lake

2. Go for skiing in Auli with your partner to enjoy the mountains covered with snow.

 

Where to stay:

Book your hotel in Blue Poppy Resorts for a fairytale honeymoon.

 


Suggested Reads:

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FAQs

Q: Which is the best honeymoon destination for couples in India?

A: The best honeymoon destinations for couples in India are Andaman, Goa, Srinagar, Agra, Jaisalmer, Gangtok, Udaipur and so forth.

 

Q: What are the best honeymoon destinations in India in winter (November/December)?

A: Jaipur, Pelling, Kerala, Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry and so on are the best honeymoon destinations in India in the winter season.

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