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Finding the ideal honeymoon destination can be a tall order, especially if you’re searching for something with a little more to add than your average dreamy destination. If your idea of wedded bliss comes coupled with a sense of adventure and some unique experiences, take a look at our top five honeymoon destinations for thrill seeking newlyweds.
Rainforests in Costa Rica
Costa Rica provides the ideal setting for honeymooners, as it exists amongst a landscape of shimmering white sandy beaches and lush, leafy rainforests. If you’re searching for more besides topping up the tan on the beach, this South American jewel offers endless water sports and extreme activities, from deep sea fishing to windsurfing. For some thrills on dry land, try a nature trail hike through the Monteverde Cloud Forest, which boasts a mysterious setting through the fog dappled canopy, and is home to some magical exotic creatures.
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The Glaciers of Alaska
Honeymoons are synonymous with sun flooded beaches and soaring tropical temperatures, so why not delve into the other end of the scale, with a trip to the Alaskan coast. Starting in the bustling Vancouver, you can sail together across the Glacier Bay National Park, witnessing some of the world’s most dramatic landscapes and the dreamy midnight sun.
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Snow in the Swiss Alps
Snuggle up beside the fire in between adventures across the snow-capped Swiss Alps. Head to the beautiful St. Moritz and you will be greeted with over 200 miles of ski trails, where you can spend days soaring across the powdery snow. Enjoy some romance between adrenaline thrills with a sleigh ride across the snowy landscape, topped off with a hot toddy in a cosy log cabin.
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Mountains and Street Life in Tokyo
Begin married life amidst a blend of city culture and dramatic landscapes with a trip to the unique Tokyo. Offering urban excitement with slick, ultramodern architecture and easy access to the glorious Mount Fuji, the city presents the best of both worlds. A true test of fitness awaits at the summit of Mount Fuji, which you can trek up to in time to watch an exquisite sunrise together.
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The Volcanoes of Hawaii
Hawaii has long been a favourite destination amongst honeymooners, but beneath its exterior of idyllic beaches and serene landscapes beats an adventurous heart. From waterfall hikes on Big Island, to kayak tours on Kauai, this collection of islands offers endless activities and outdoor sports. For some excitement you won’t forget in a hurry, try a volcano ride, which will see you soaring some ten thousand feet down Maui’s Haleakala volcano.
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