Best Honeymoon Destinations in May

The spring time is a lovely time for weddings, when the weather is warm and temperate. The month of May is a great time to take your honeymoon. Your honeymoon should be a time to unwind and enjoy your new spouse, relaxing after all the wedding preparations are complete. You'll have various options to consider. It can be just as much fun planning your trip as actually taking it. Let's take a look at the best honeymoon destinations in May.

best honeymoon destinatinos in may

Paris, France—The City of Light

With its beautiful churches, the Seine River, quaint sidewalk cafes, and rich history, Paris is the epitome of romance—a place for lovers. It's not just one of the best honeymoon destinations in May, it's one of the best honeymoon destinations, period. Start your explorations with the most beautiful avenue in the world—the famous Champs-Elysees, which extends from Place de l'Etoile and goes down to Place de la Concorde. La Madeleine, a neoclassical church, is worth seeing, as well as the parc Monceau. Of course, no visit to Paris would be complete without a stroll through the Louvre and its impressive collection of sculptures and paintings, including the Mona Lisa. The Eiffel Tower is one of Paris's most well-known monuments. The botanical gardens, The Jardin des Plantes, is an exotic and worthwhile place to visit.

Other places of interest include Musee d'Orsay, Notre-Dame, The Trocadero, the breathtaking view of the city from the Sacre-Coeur (Sacred Heart), the Science and Industry Museum, the charming Parc Montsouris, the Palais Omnisport, the Bois de Vincennes, Le Jardin du Luxembourg, and the Opera house. When you're ready for some authentic French food, check out Laduree, a high-class restaurant on the Champs-Elysees. Another favorite is Cafe Beaubourg with a view of the Beaubourg contemporary arts centre. For old world charm, try La Fontaine de Mars.

best honeymoon destination in may

Hawaii—Where Adventure and Romance Await

Due to its temperate year-round climate, beautiful beaches, and warm water, any islands of Hawaii are excellent options, as well as being romantic, and you might find less tourists in May. Whether you choose to visit Kauai, Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, or Molokai, you will end up with a vacation to remember.

The two most popular and frequently visited islands are Maui and Oahu. Oahu is "the heart of Hawaii," combining urban comforts with natural wonders. There's so much to see and do on Oahu. Hold hands on Waimea Bay. Discover the North Shore. Go hiking, surfing, or just lay on the beach. Waikiki definitely has a lot to offer tourists. For stunning views of the Koolau Mountains and the Windward Coast, visit the Nuuanu Pail Lookout—just a short drive from Honolulu.

Another, even more romantic option, is the Magic Isle of Maui and the lovely beaches of Kaanapali. Stroll on the seaside streets in Lahaina. The 52-mile road to Hana is known for its tropical, scenic waterfalls and views. Check out the stunning Pools of Oheo and Haleakala National Park, Maui's highest peak; watch the sun rise over the clouds. Eat at the Humuhumunukunukuapuaa (quite possibly the world's longest named restaurant) or the Hula Moons Restaurant.

Finally, if you want to go off the beaten path and experience more seclusion, choose the Big Island, Hawaii's island of adventure. Swim with the manta rays, walk down Punaluu Black Sand Beach hand in hand, take a sunset cruise from Honokohau Harbor, and snuggle by Akaka Falls along the Hamakua Coast. The weather in May is great, which makes Hawaii a great honeymoon destination. And the best part is you don't need a passport!

Honeymoon Memories

Whether or not you visit one of our picks for the best honeymoon destinations in May, the most important thing will be the quality time you spend with your sweetie and the memories you create together as you start your new life together. Enjoy!