April Honeymoon Destinations

Spring is a popular time for weddings . . . and after the wedding it is time for some fun! A time to enjoy your sweetheart and relax. So where are some good places to go in April? Here are some ideas for April honeymoon destinations.

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Maui, the Magic Isle

When considering April honeymoon destinations, the first place that comes to mind is Hawaii. That's because the beautiful tropical Hawaiian islands are some of the most romantic places in the world. Specifically, Maui has become known as a place for lovers. With breathtaking natural beauty and adventures galore, Maui is a magical playground like any other. Picture palm-shaded, powdery beaches, warm water, incredible water sports, lush rainforests, and world-class resorts. Maui has been voted "Best Island" for more than a dozen years. And the weather is perfect year-round.

Here are some tips on what to do in Maui:

  • Snorkeling: To make this even better, sign up for a snorkeling excursion with a marine biologist, who can educate you about marine life. Afterwards, enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach.
  • Beaches worth exploring include Makena Beach (Big Beach), D.T. Fleming Beach, Kaanapali Beach (the signature beach of West Maui), and Oneuli Beach, south Maui's only red sand beach.
  • Check out Haleakala National Park; a Maui trip is not complete without hiking or biking on the dormant east Maui seven-mile crater. Discover the famous Pools of Oheo, tiered swimmable waterfall-fed tranquil pools on the lower slopes of Haleakala.
  • Hana: Take a scenic drive through rainforests, waterfalls, bridges, and dramatic seascapes to the unspoiled town on Maui's eastern coastline.
  • Lahaina: This historic whaling village on the National Register of Historic Places is now a hot spot, with art galleries, unique shops, restaurants, and traditional Polynesian dancing.

The Romance of Venice, Italy

Venice is the next place one thinks of on the list of romantic travel destinations in April. The city of Venice, Italy is arguably the most romantic and scenic city in Europe, making it ideal for honeymooners. Think of gondola rides through The Grand Canal, savory Italian cuisine, museums, and sunsets over the water. Take a walk through St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) and St. Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace, The Sansovino Library, and the Bell Tower. Just a short water taxi ride away, the island of Lido offers nice beaches and a relaxing retreat away from the crowds—take a bike ride around the island or enjoy the beach. Savor Italian cuisine at Ai Mercanti, Osteria Antico Giardinetto, or Osteria Ae Sconte. Ahhh, the magic of Venice!

april honeymoon destinations

Las Vegas, Nevada

For less expensive April honeymoon destinations, consider the fun and excitement of Las Vegas. Renowned for luxury casinos and hotels, a wide variety of restaurants, all the best shows, and endless nightlife, Vegas is sure to please. The most romantic view in the city is the observation deck of the Stratosphere Tower and the view of the Bellagio fountains from the Eiffel Tower. Dine at Mon Ami Gabi at Paris for an authentic Parisian outdoor cafe feeling.

Other romantic restaurants include Andre's, Alize, Nove Italiano, Top of the World, Mix, Fleur de Lys, and Beso. Take your sweetheart on a moonlit dinner cruise on the gondolas at the Venetian (champagne and chocolate packages available). A couple's spa package would be a nice touch—the Hotel at Mandalay Bay has a wonderful spa. Go dancing at Tao, one of the hottest Vegas nightclubs. Vegas has some amazing Cirque du Soleil shows—check out at least one while you're there and possibly a concert or magic show. And April is a great time to visit Las Vegas because it's not too hot yet with summer.

Whether you choose from these April honeymoon destinations, or others, remember that the most important thing is being together!