Adventure Awaits: 8 Honeymoon Destinations for Thrill-Seeking Couples

April 22, 2024
Adventure Awaits: 8 Honeymoon Destinations for Thrill-Seeking Couples

Feature Image: Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

Honeymoon destinations are often marketed as places perfect to relax and recharge, but sometimes a little adventure is needed on vacation. These adventure-forward honeymoon resorts are located in unique places across the world, and couples who book their honeymoons here can expect a getaway filled with exhilarating excursions. From helicopter rides over the Australian outback to a hotel completely made out of ice, we’ve compiled eight adventure honeymoon destinations for thrill-seeking couples.

Canyon Point, Utah, USA

Located in a secluded canyon in the heart of the American Southwest, this luxury resort offers adventure activities such as hot air ballooning, rock climbing, and guided hikes through breathtaking landscapes. One of two resorts in the United States on this list, Amangiri is a desert paradise in one of the world’s most dramatic secluded settings. It’s close proximity to Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park ensures you and your new spouse can experience the rugged Utah terrain during a honeymoon stay at Amangiri.

Interested to see more of Amangiri? Check out the cover story from the Utah Spring/Summer 2022 magazine. 

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Located on Rangali Island, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island features three luxurious villa spaces for your stay in the Maldives. They offer a unique amenity of underwater dining at the Ithaa Undersea Resort. What’s more adventurous than dining with the sharks?  Plan your stay at this resort to experience other thrilling activities like snorkeling, diving, and swimming with whale sharks.

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

A self-proclaimed sanctuary in the savannah, the Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti is located in Serengeti National Park. Enjoy your honeymoon at this luxury resort for thrilling safari experiences such as hot air balloon safaris, guided game drives, and bush walks to encounter the Big Five and other iconic wildlife.

Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

A hotel constructed entirely from ice and snow, the ICEHOTEL has been a Swedish landmark since 1989. Visit this unique hotel for romantic winter honeymoon to try ice sculpting workshops, snowmobiling tours, and husky sledding adventures under the Northern Lights.


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Longitude 131°
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

Longitude 131° offers unparalleled views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Luxury tents are the main accommodations and serve as a quintessential Australian experience: to sleep under the stars in the Australian outback. Couples can enjoy experiences such as helicopter rides over the Australian outback, camel treks, and stargazing tours.

Mashpi Lodge
Mashpi Rainforest Reserve, Ecuador

Located in the heart of the Ecuadorian cloud forest, this eco-lodge offers thrilling experiences such as canopy zip-lining, guided night hikes, and wildlife spotting tours to discover the incredible biodiversity of the region. Mashpi Lodge is a nature enthusiast’s paradise and offers a unique honeymoon experience surrounded by lush forest scenery and otherworldly flora.

Six Senses Zighy Bay
Musandam Peninsula, Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay is set against the backdrop of rugged mountains and pristine beaches for your adventure honeymoon. The most exhilarating adventure excursion this resort offers is paragliding, but you can choose from rock climbing, and dhow cruises along the coast to fill your days with thrilling activities. A stay at this resort enriches the local community by supporting and providing infrastructure to the local girl’s school.

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa
Moab, Utah, USA

Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa, a luxury Moab resort, provides the opportunity to reset your soul with your new spouse at their rugged ranch. Nestled along the banks of the Colorado River and surrounded by red rock canyons, this resort offers activities such as white-water rafting, off-road Jeep tours, and horseback riding through scenic landscapes.

Are you dreaming of a honeymoon destination in the midst of wedding planning? Take a look at our honeymoon resources to plan the honeymoon you deserve: Honeymoon Resorts | Honeymoon Destinations | Honeymoon Vacation Roundups | Honeymoon Tips & Advice

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