5 Best Summer Vacation Destinations for Newlyweds

Wedding planning can be quite stressful. Choosing the right venue, menu, and everything else can leave you exhausted. What is not stressful and exhausting is traveling with your beloved and enjoying your time together. Whether you are planning a honeymoon right after the wedding or waiting to have your first vacation as newlyweds, do everything you can to make it the best vacation. Where you go is important, so take a look at these five suggestions that could be your next summer vacation destination.

Vieques, Puerto Rico

Vieques is a charming and romantic island belonging to Puerto Rico. It is an example of pre-industrial life in Puerto Rico. The natives are very caring of the island and its nature, so Vieques remains a well preserved tropical haven perfect for romantic getaways. There are many beautiful sandy beaches here, the water is clear blue and perfect for swimming. You can have long days on the beach sunbathing and swimming when it gets too hot. The unspoiled nature of the island also means there are lush green forests where you can go hiking or riding a horse. The most interesting part of visiting Vieques will definitely be seeing wild horses running around the island freely. This is truly a nature sanctuary and you are bound to have a lovely and relaxing time here.

Santorini, Greece

This little slice of traveler’s haven is located in the middle of the Aegean Sea and it is a well-known travel destination by now. Many travelers have visited this mesmerizing island and you should consider having a romantic getaway there, too. White houses with blue details set on cliff sides of the island rising from the dark blue sea are a well-recognized sight of Santorini and one you must experience for yourself. There are many trails on the island you can walk down to get to know it better. Enjoy the day on the beach and wait to see the sun set on the beautiful horizon. Santorini is also a great place for wine lovers. The island is known for its indigenous white grapes Assyrtiko, Athiri, and Aidani. They are used to produce a variety of white wines and Vinsanto dessert wine. Vinsanto has been produced here since ancient times and it has a great reputation, so don’t miss a chance to try it.

Sydney, Australia

Sydney is unlike the previous suggestions. This is a big city known for its beautiful architecture, great food and nightlife, and friendly people. If you pick Sydney as your destination, make sure to take a walk through different parts of it. The view of the Sydney Harbour, which is considered one of the most beautiful harbors in the world, is a must-see. Here you can also climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the world’s biggest steel arch bridge, and soak in the best view of the city. The best part of visiting Sydney during summer in the northern hemisphere is that in Sydney, it is winter. Winter in Australia is mild, the average temperature is about 15 °C and it almost never snows. You will be able to walk around the city without getting too hot and cool down a bit if you are coming from somewhere warm. While here, you can visit some of the most beautiful beaches and parks, try the local cuisine, and have fun like a native going to their favorite hangouts. Della Hyde is a bar frequently visited by locals and it is a great place to have a few drinks and get to know the real Sydney.

Aman Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Aman Sveti Stefan is a fortified island village in Montenegro. You should visit this island if you are hoping to have a luxurious and relaxing vacation with the best views around. Even Lord Byron said, “At the birth of our planet, the most beautiful encounter between land and sea must have been on the Montenegrin coast.” The most beautiful encounter between land and sea in Montenegro is definitely Aman Sveti Stefan. Here you will find a beautiful historic fortress, beaches, and mesmerizing views of the Montenegrin Mountains. Get to know the best of Montenegro, relax by the sea, and have a romantic vacation at one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne is the place to visit for music lovers. The Lucerne Festival is a series of classical music festivals taking place in Lucerne every year. The biggest part of it is the Summer Festival featuring over a hundred events. If you and your beloved love classical music, spend your summer vacation in Lucerne listening to the best performances it has to offer. This old town is surrounded by mountains and it is set on the shore of Lake Lucerne. The beauty of its natural surroundings will take your breath away. You can enjoy nature, the historic architecture of the town, and the festivities while here.