Honeymoon Locations in 2021 – Outside India that Spell Romance

Honeymoon Locations in 2021 – Outside India that Spell Romance

Ah, Honeymoon! The most awaited time of your life. You plan as equally for this love trip as for your wedding. Dreams, desires, planning, budget, and whatnot! And if you are going for your honeymoon in February to international destinations, the charm is enhanced. But with a host of destinations offering you a bundle of reasons to visit, which one you will choose? Quite a task.

So, here we are with this comprehensive yet concise guide for your potential honeymoon destinations to visit in February outside India. Choose what piques your interest best and enjoy the trip of your lifetime. All set to begin a new phase of your life together? Here is your go-to guide.

Singapore, Asia

This dream-like island city-state makes a perfect destination to visit on your honeymoon in February. For a host of reasons, Singapore will attract you for a remarkable honeymoon in February. And why not? There are several reasons for it.

You can reach Singapore from India in no time, signifying minimum jet lag. Also, the city-state seems to be a home away from home as several ethnicities breathe here. You can laze on the beaches as per your choice. To revel with the masses, hit the beaches of Sentosa Island. For some quiet beach times, head to the beaches of Changi, Punggol, and Pasir Ris.

Let’s see what more Singapore holds for your honeymoon.

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Why in February?

Being a warm destination, Singapore is among the best honeymoon destinations in February. The Garden City experiences fewer showers and the lowest humidity.
Furthermore, Chinese New Year celebrations make February a great choice to visit Singapore.

Romantic Experiences

  • Indulge in a romantic dinner at the cable car. Choose from Mount Faber Line Round Trip, Sentosa Line Round Trip, and Singapore Cable Car Sky Pass Round Trip.
  • Dining at Singapore Flyer is also a great experience to delight in some romantic adventure. As you pamper your taste buds, enjoy a scenic treat of the island-city from this largest observation wheel of Asia!
  • Get active at Sentosa shores dotted by beach bars. Sip on refreshing cocktails and groove to Ibiza lounge music.

Attractions

  • Visit Little India that showcases Indian culture in a special way.
  • Have a great time at Chinatown – the largest ethnic enclave of Singapore.
  • Explore Sentosa Island with attractions like Universal Studios, Adventure Cove Waterpark, S.E.A. Aquarium, and a lot more.
  • Admire Gardens by the Bay, an exquisite nature park that comprises three waterfront gardens.
  • Click pictures at Singapore Botanic Gardens – the flowering splendor that defines why Singapore is the nickname ‘the City in the Garden’.
  • Witness flying colors at Jurong Bird Park – Asia’s largest bird park.
  • Try your luck at casinos. Marina Bay Sands Casino, Lido Casino on MV Leisure World, and Resorts World Casino at Sentosa are the best of all.
  • Go shopping at the elite shopping zones, if you want to spend a fortune or budget areas to buy home souvenirs at local markets. The ION Orchard and Clark Quay malls have something for everyone.

Nightlife

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance
  • Visit the world’s first nocturnal zoo to enjoy Night Safari.
  • If you have dreamt of enjoying the nightlife with your better-half, Singapore is your place to be.
  • Hit Clarke Quay for great music, culinary treats, and beer.

Duration: 7 days are sufficient to explore Singapore at its best.

Average Cost: INR 90 k to 2. 25 lakhs (approx.).
*Prices are subject to change.

Accommodation

Singapore offers a host of accommodation choices to suit your budget. The best areas are splashed by hotels, resorts, and other options for a comfortable stay. These include Orchard Road, Marina Bay Sands, Bugis and Kampong Glam, Geylang, Clarke Quay, Civic Centre, Little India, Bukit Timah, Sentosa Island, and Chinatown.

Along with a comfortable stay, these accommodation places also offer you nearby attractions, local shopping experiences, and much more. Fullerton Hotel, Orchard Hotel, One Farrer Hotel, and Amara Singapore are among the prominent accommodation options in the island city-state.

How to Reach Singapore

Board a flight from India and you will be at Changi International Airport in 5.5 hours on average, depending on the layover. From the Airport, you can take local transport including the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit), taxis and buses.

Visa

You need to re-apply for a Singapore tourist visa that allows you a 30-day stay. Make sure that your passport has 6-month validity since you enter Singapore.

What to Eat

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance

Singapore cuisine is irresistible and will treat your buds. From a host of delicacies, try chili crab, Hokkien prawn mee, kaya toast, nasi lemak, Hainanese chicken rice, fish head curry, and laksa.

Languages of Singapore: English, Tamil, Malay, and Mandarin Chinese

The currency of Singapore: Singapore Dollar

Bali, Indonesia

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance

Think of Bali and an exotic destination pops up in our minds. Serene, private, happening, euphoric; Bali speaks just what you want to listen to. Adventure on your mind? Head to Nusa Dua. Want some quiet moments? Visit Uluwatu. For scenic charm, visit Ubud.

For hip and happening vibes, set off to Seminyak and Canggu. In short, this Indonesian island has everything you can imagine to delight in during your honeymoon in Bali. And on top of that, it is affordable! But that is not all this pleasurable honeymoon destination has in store for you.

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Why in February?

During this month, the place is a bit cooler than other months and is less crowded, making it ideal for a honeymoon. Hotels offer maximum deals, discounts, and special promotions. Local festivals make the atmosphere celebratory.

You can also witness the preparations for Nyepi, the Balinese New Year. And with Valentine’s Day, Bali takes you to some of the most romantic restaurants on earth! What’s a better way to celebrate your love trip?

Romantic experiences

  • Enjoy dinner at Jimbaran Beach.
  • Go for a private dining experience overlooking the Ubud valley.
  • Savor a private candlelight dinner under the stars in a lush tropical garden in Seminyak.
  • Relax with a couple of spa.
  • Trek to Mount Batur for a romantic mountain-top sunrise.
  • Sip on a cuppa, relaxing in Luwak Civet Coffee Farm.

Attractions

  • Enjoy water sports such as snorkeling or scuba diving at Nusa Dua. Also, go for quad biking and rafting.
  • Go dolphin watching.
  • Visit Ubud Monkey forest.
  • Enjoy the traditional Kecak fire Dance in Uluwatu temple.
  • Take a trip to Bali Safari Marine Park.
  • Explore Tegalalang Rice Terraces in Ubud.
  • Visit Bali Cultural Park, locally known as Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK in Kuta.
  • Don’t miss out on a Kintamani Temple and Active Volcano tour.
  • Admire the gushing flow at Gitgit Waterfall and Tegenungan Waterfall.
  • Surrender to scenic views at Pura Ulun Danu Beratan, or Pura Bratan, a major Shiva temple on the shores of Lake Bratan in the mountains.

Nightlife

Bali offers myriad choices to indulge in a happening nightlife. These choices make it one of the best international honeymoon destinations during February. Hit Bali’s pubs, clubs, and beach clubs bars for fun-filled times after sunset. There are several affordable spots where drinks are poured. You can also hop to various upscale bars and for cocktails, beers, and delicious treats with music.

Duration: You can explore almost every nook and corner of Bali in a week.

Average Cost: INR 1.2 – 1.5 lakhs per couple.
*Prices are subject to change.

Accommodation

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance


There are plenty of accommodation options in Bali for every budget and preference. The most exclusive locations to stay in Bali include Ubud, Kuta, and Legian, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Uluwatu, Bedugul, Nusa Dua are the most exclusive locations to stay in Bali.

Some of the most sought after accommodation options are Viceroy Bali, Kuta Seaview Boutique Resort, Bulgari Resort, and Luxury Boutique Hotel.

How to Reach

Major international airports in India are connected to Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport in Bali. With regular flights from India, you can easily reach Bali in almost 9 hours.

Visa

Indian tourists are exempted from visa formalities to visit Bali for up to 30 days. However, they have to get a Visa Exemption Stamp from the immigration counter, which is free of cost. If you will be visiting Bali for more than 30 days, you have to apply for a visa on arrival.

What to Eat

You can dig into the flavors from a lavish cuisine variety, you should Pisang Goreng (fried bananas), Mie Goreng (fried noodles with vegetables, chicken, or shrimp), sate (Mashed chicken with spices and barbequed), Nasi Campur (mixed rice with small portions of vegetables, fish, or meat), Bebek Betutu (smoked duck).

Language of Bali: Indonesian

The currency of Bali: Indonesian Rupiah

Sri Lanka, Asia

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance

Sri Lanka is a beautiful choice for your honeymoon in February out of India. It also makes a good option for those looking for a budget trip. With a vacation with your beloved to this country, you are in for some indulgent experiences.

Replete with attractions to satiate the vacation delight of honeymooners of every taste; Sri Lanka has rich wildlife, lovely scenery, historical sites, wonderful waterfalls, beautiful beaches, and more. No wonder, it is fondly addressed as ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’.

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Why in February?
Sri Lanka allows you to partake in one of the liveliest festivals of the year – Navam Perahera also known as Navam Full Moon Poya Day in February. This additional delight makes it the best honeymoon destination outside India in February.

Romantic Experiences

  • Stroll hand-in-hand at Turtle Beach
  • Savor a candlelight dinner at a beach
  • Take a helicopter ride to capture the aerial view of the beautiful landscape
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Madu River
  • Go sailing together over the curvy splashes of the Indian Ocean
  • Float up in the air in a hot air balloon ride

Attraction

  • Explore the country’s largest cave temple – Dambulla Cave Temple and the caves at Sigiriya as well.
  • Enjoy a jungle safari over the elephants.
  • Ride a scenic train trip between Ella and Nuwara Eliya.
  • Rejuvenate together with a couple of spa.
  • Visit Galle, Jaffna, Mihintale, Polonnaruwa Sacred City, and Anuradhapura for a sneak-peek into the past.
  • Visit Commonwealth War Cemetery and Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
  • Head to Yala National Park and Udawalawe National Park for a tryst with the wildlife and birds.
  • For some adventure delight, visit Arugam Bay and for great times at a beach, Trincomalee.
  • Don’t miss out to visit Nine Arch Bridge, which is known as the bridge in the sky.
  • Hike up to Adam’s Peak, which is scenic as well as a sacred spot.

Nightlife

When in Sri Lanka, you can always enjoy nightlife with beach parties, night bazaars, casinos, and discotheques.

Duration: A 5-day honeymoon in Sri Lanka is enough to explore its attractions to the fullest.

Average Cost: INR 1 lakh per couple.
*Prices are subject to change.

Accommodation

6 Best Honeymoon Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance


Depending on your budget and requirements, you can choose from a host of accommodation options in Sri Lanka. Ranging from colonial mansions and luxurious resorts to beachside shacks, Sri Lanka offers a cozy stay to every couple. You can easily find an accommodation of your choice in places like Colombo, Kandy, Galle and Matara, Arugam Bay, Nuwara Eliya and tea plantation areas, Dambulla area, and Jaffna.

Some of the most booked accommodations include Serene Pavilions Luxury Boutique Hotel, Romance Hills Hotel, Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, and Nisala Arana Boutique Hotel.

How to Reach

Regular flights from India offer smooth connectivity with Sri Lanka. Bandaranaike International Airport is the busiest airport here.

Visa

Apply online to obtain a tourist visa for Sri Lanka. Indians can apply for a Sri Lankan ETA(Electronic Travel Authorization) to stay here for 30 days.

What to Eat

Hoppers (thin pancakes with crispy edges), Kottu (a dish made of roti (flatbread), vegetables, oil, spices, and egg/chicken or cheese), Coconut Sambhol with anything like bread, roti, rice, on curry, egg hoppers or even by itself (blend of finely grated coconut, red onions, dried whole chilies, lime juice, and salt), coconut and honey pancakes

The currency of Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan Rupee

Language of Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil

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Island Destinations

Maldives

6 Best Honeymoons Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance

Rekindle your love with a trip to the Maldives for your honeymoon out of India in February. The dreamy destination is dotted by beaches that invite you to play on their white sands. Go splashing in its glass-like waters to explore colorful coral colonies and laze beneath the swaying palms. Your stay in a beach bungalow will enhance your honeymoon delight. You can also choose to enjoy a stay in an overwater bungalow for that typical tropical honeymoon feel.

Why in February?

February is an excellent time to travel to the Maldives. It’s Maldives’ driest month, with average maximum temperatures of 30°C and plenty of sunshine. Visibility for diving and snorkeling is also good.

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Romantic Experiences

  • Get pampered together with rejuvenating couple spa sessions
  • Savor delectable flavors in an underwater restaurant
  • Get a bird’s eye view of the island while riding a helicopter.
  • Romance in isolation at a private yacht.
  • Whisper sweet nothings in each other’s ear while enjoying a peaceful boat ride.

Attractions

  • Dive in Ari Atoll and Tewa Stross.
  • Enjoy island hopping across luxurious resorts and other places.
  • Go for a submarine ride and explore shipwrecks and whales up close.
  • Take up adventurous expeditions as you hike together.
  • Indulge in sailing luxury with a luxury cruise.
  • Enjoy watersports like windsurfing and paddleboarding.
  • Visit the Bioluminescence beach
  • Take a glance at the past at the National Museum.
  • Take a city tour to explore Malé.

Nightlife

Enjoy a movie outdoors amidst nature, watch crab racing, sing at Karaoke Room, or go night fishing to enjoy the nightlife in the Maldives. A majority of bars and clubs are inside resorts at private islands but to enjoy these after sunset attractions, you need not stay at these resorts.

For a relaxing evening, you can hit these places from your resort. Among the most sought after nightlife zones are nightclubs like Kurumba, Sub Six, and 15 Below. Bars to relax with drinks include Moodhu Bar and Restaurant, bars at Club Med Kani, and Athiri Bar and Paradise Island Resort.

Duration: The ideal duration to visit the Maldives is 4 to 5 days or 7 days maximum.

Average Cost: INR 61,771.80 per couple
*Prices are subject to change.

Accommodation

6 Best Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance


The best area to choose your accommodation in the Maldives is unarguably Malé. There are luxurious resorts where you can stay in villas, beach bungalows, and overwater bungalows. The most notable hotels and resorts to stay here include Meeru Island Resort and Spa, Paradise Island Resort and Spa, Centara Ras Fushi, Quicksand Rasdhoo, and Sandy heaven Maldives.

How to Reach

You can reach the Maldives from India by air as there is direct flight connectivity from Bangalore. Connecting flights are also available from major cities of the country to the Maldives. Mumbai to Malé is the most taken route. Malé International Airport is the busiest airport here that connects the Maldives to various countries of the world.

Visa

In order to enter the Maldives as a tourist, Indian nationals do not require any pre-arrival visa. A free Maldives Tourist Visa, which is valid for approximately ninety days is issued to Indian nationals on arriving at the Malé airport.

What to Eat

Pamper your taste buds with Maldivian treats such as Masroshi (chapati, stuffed with smoked tuna and coconut), Mas huni (shredded smoked Tuna with grated coconuts, lemon, and onions), Garudihya (fish soup), Bis Keemiya (like a samosa and spring roll), Boshi Mashuni (banana flower salad), fried yams, Saagu Bondibai (sago pudding), and reef fish cutlets.

The currency of Maldives: The Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR)

Language of Maldives
Dhivehi (dominant language).
Other dialects – Malé, Mulaku, Huvadhu, Maliku, Haddhunmathee, Mulaku, and Addu

Seychelles

6 Best Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance

Did you know? The royal couple – Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated their togetherness in Seychelles! And why not? Sun, sand, and surf make the perfect recipe for a lovable honeymoon. Set amidst refreshing blue waters, Seychelles is a gem in the Indian Ocean. Also, the combination of crystal clear water and blue skies provides the perfect backdrop to your romantic time. Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue beckon you for the most romantic experiences.

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Why in February?

February is the most suitable month to visit Seychelles when you can enjoy the charm of the island. In February, you can also save considerately on accommodation and travel. The reason is that during this time, the hotels offer great discounts and flights are cheap as well. However, showers occur but are short-lived. Additionally, the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria takes place on Mahé Island in February.

Romantic Experiences

  • Go island hopping.
  • Take a leisurely stroll on beaches hand-in-hand.
  • Visit the ‘Garden of Eden’.
  • Enjoy star gazing.
  • Selve in the mystery of Victoria Island, while riding a bike.
  • Watch amazing sunrises and sunsets.
  • Get wet with watersports as you share laughter.
  • Go picnicking at the tropical beaches.

Attractions

  • Visit Clock Tower – a 115 years’ old monument.
  • Explore Seychelles National Botanical Gardens and Morne Seychellois National Park for the love of nature.
  • Enjoy moments in solitude at Anse Georgette.
  • Shop to your heart’s content at Victoria Market.
  • Get up close to underwater life at Sainte Anne Marine National Park.
  • Head to Anse Intendance for beach love.
  • Meet giant tortoises at L’Union Estate.

Nightlife

Seychelles doesn’t have much nightlife options. However, some are centered on Mahé and Praslin, where you can hop to discos or pubs. Also, several resorts and hotels have bars, casinos, and discotheques. You can also visit stand-alone gaming houses and a movie theater to enjoy the nightlife in Seychelles.

Duration: The ideal duration to visit Seychelles is 7 days.

Average Cost: The average cost to visit Seychelles is INR 2, 60,000 (approximately) per couple.
*Prices are subject to change.

Accommodation

You can easily get accommodation as per your requirements in Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue. However, Forest Lodge Guest House, The Palm Seychelles, and Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa are among the best hotels and resorts on the island. There are luxury hotels and resorts as well as budget hotels to suit your pocket and preferences.

How to Reach

You can easily reach Seychelles from India by a non-stop flight. Don’t worry about how to reach Seychelles as regular flights fly from major cities of India like Delhi and Mumbai to Seychelles. Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) in Victoria is the primary point of entry for international travelers. The airport is located in Victoria, the capital city of Seychelles, on Mahé Island.

Visa

Indians can travel visa-free to Seychelles. So, there is no Seychelles tourist visa fees for Indians. However, you have to obtain permits to visit this island, which is issued by the Seychelles Department of Immigration on your arrival at the Seychelles International Airport. The permit is valid for one month only.

[ Read Read Seychelles Honeymoon Guide here. ]

What to Eat

If you are wondering, what to eat in Seychelles, you can munch on salad zourit and pwason fimen (octopus and smoked fish salads), Kari Koko zourit (octopus curry in coconut milk), pwason griye (grilled fish), bourzwa (red snapper), Bonito, (fish curry), satini reken (shark chutney), and ladob banann (banana in coconut milk).

Currency of Seychelles

The Rupee is the official currency of Seychelles. Within the native Creole Seychellois (Seselwa) dialect, it is known as the roupi.

Language of Seychelles:

The national languages of Seychelles are Seychellois Creole, English, and French.

Penang, Malaysia

 Destinations in February Outside India that Spell Romance

Relaxing on the Malaysian western coast, Penang is a serene island that houses everything a newlywed couple wishes for. From breathtaking scenery to adventure activities, there is a lot to enjoy your honeymoon in Penang. Vast stretches of soft silver sands beckon you to this slice of paradise. Even if you are having a great time on your honeymoon in Malaysia, Penang is a short getaway for couples in Malaysia.

Why in February?

February is the best time to visit Penang as it balances light showers and sunshine. Moreover, festivals and events in Penang in February have celebrated that add to your reasons to visit it this month. Chinese New Year Celebration or Temple Festival, Chap Goh Meh (the Fifteenth Day of Chinese New Year, also Chinese Valentine’s Day), Thaipusam, and Circus on Ice are among the merriments that invite you to Penang in February.

Romantic Experiences

  • Take a Thai body massage.
  • Meander through the streets in a trishaw.
  • Soak up the sun on a beach.
  • Enjoy horseback riding, jet-skiing, parasailing, and beach buggy.
  • Take up a jungle trek or go camping at the Teluk Bahang.
  • Celebrate your togetherness with Chinese Valentine’s Day.

Attractions

  • Watch artists drawing, coloring, and stamping batik patterns on fabrics in Penang Batik Factory.
  • Buy home souvenirs from Batu Ferringhi Night Market.
  • Taste fresh fruits at the Tropical Fruit Farm.
  • Partake in Chinese New Year celebrations.
  • Enjoy the famous Circus on Ice.

Nightlife

When the sun goes down, this lively little island throbs with a different kind of vibe. Its rooftop cocktail bars, pubs, and beach bars are just a few of the main night-time attractions. You can head to Upper Penang Road for live music, pubs, bars, and dance clubs. Other places that jazz up your sundown time include the beach, rooftop bars, and cocktail lounges. Also, go shopping at the Batu Ferringhi night market.

Duration: The ideal duration to visit Penang is 4-5 days.

Average Cost: The average cost to visit Penang is INR 54,060 per couple.
*Prices are subject to change

Accommodation

You have various options when the question pops into your head, “where to stay in Penang?” There is no dearth of the best areas to stay in Penang that includes the old part of George Town and Batu Ferringhi. Among the most booked hotels for a honeymoon stay in Penang are The Edison, Cheong Fatt Tze – Blue Mansion, Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Muntri Grove Hotel, and Campbell House. You can easily choose from budget hotels, boutique hotels, luxury hotels, and resorts in Penang.

How to Reach

To reach Penang from India, you have regular flight connectivity with major cities such as Delhi and Mumbai. It takes around 8 to 9 hours to reach Penang from India. However, there are only connecting flights between Penang and India.

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Visa

To visit Penang from India, you have to apply for a Malaysia eNTRI (Electronic Travel Registration and Information) Visa.

What to Eat

If you love to try new cuisines but are wondering what I should eat in Penang, here are some of the best culinary fare. Nasi lemak (made from rice, coconut cream, and milk, wrapped in banana leaf), ikan bakar (the Malaysian style grilled fish), Rendang (dry curried stewed meat), and Satay (spiced and seasoned meat skewers).

Currency of Malaysia: Malaysian ringgit (MYR)

Language of Malaysia: Malay

Therefore, start planning for your dream destination for your honeymoon in February. Celebrating your newly formed bond at these best places to visit in February outside India will surely bring you closer. These destinations will woo you as your soul mate did. Have you already begun to jot down requisites in your bucket list? Great. Plan well and set off for your vacation together. Have an amazing one!

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