NYC Honeymoon Inspiration

5 Spectacular & Exciting City Honeymoon Destinations

Many people picture white, sandy beaches and bright blue seas when looking for honeymoon inspiration, but exciting city breaks are becoming more and more popular with newlyweds. Several cities around the world are ideal for a honeymoon, and some offer the best of both worlds – stunning beach . Sit back and relax as Travel Mood takes us around the world with reviews of the best city honeymoon destinations.

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A Honeymoon is all about creating memories that will last a lifetime, and New York is definitely a place which allows you to do just that. The HornBlower Manhattan Dinner Cruise takes place on a 210-foot luxury yacht and is renowned for its delicious cuisine served on-board.

Don’t forget tourist hot spot staples such as the Empire State Building. The Observatory of the Empire State Building is already famous for romance, and several Hollywood movies that have used it as a shooting location. If dancing is your thing, The Swing Night Tour will be a highlight. Dance the night away to jazz music and let your worries fade away.



The beauty of Dubai is that it has all the glitz and glamour associated with a major city, but it also has gorgeous beaches and a sprawling desert nearby – score! One of the main attractions in the city is the Bastakiya Art and Cultural Centre, which is a series of several shops and art galleries. The area offers a unique insight into the culture of Dubai and its residents – a visit here is a must.

If you’re stopping over with a limited time-frame, great way to see the whole city is to ride on its newly built metro system. Buy a first class ticket to enjoy the comfortable leather seats and take in the amazing sights. The Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, is another essential addition to your Dubai bucket list. The Observation Deck on the 124th floor is an unforgettable experience. If sight-seeing isn’t your cup of tea, there’s endless beaches where you can kick back and chill. Winning.

The Singapore Flyer


Singapore‘s Marina Bay is the place to be if you’re looking to see a more spectacular side of this country. There are several things to do in this resort including shopping, museum tours, dining and clubbing. The Singapore Flyer, the world’s largest observation wheel, offers breath-taking views at day and night, so we recommend doing both if possible! For a once in a lifetime experience, we recommend the Singapore Night Safari. Taking place in a leading conservation centre, the Night Safari allows you to see how different animals live after dark, when many of them are only coming to life after a day’s rest.



The city of love. Need we say more? The fact that Paris is such a popular honeymoon destination means there is pretty much an endless list of things to do. A Tango on the Seine is always a popular option, weather permitting of course. Tango enthusiasts are a regular sight at the mini amphitheatres along the Seine for intensive and intimate dancing.

If you’re brave enough, renting a scooter is highly recommended to zip around the city and explore it on your own terms. Paris is full of hidden gems that you may never find if you follow the traditional tourist routes. Just make sure you’re careful – you’ll need to have your wits about you when driving in the city. Possibly the most romantic place in Paris, a trip to the Eiffel Tower will of course end your visit on a high. Looking out over the romantic city skyline as newlyweds is an incredible feeling, and you may even get to witness a proposal!



One of the most romantic destinations in Italy, Venice is an extremely popular option for a honeymooners. This historic city has plenty of things to keep you busy, but is also a great place to sit back and take in the beautiful surroundings. A gondola ride should be number one on your itinerary. We recommend doing this at night as the lights and calming sounds of water only add to the experience. Like anywhere in Italy, eating is a major part of life in Venice. The seafood won’t disappoint. Dining at a restaurant with a view of the canals makes for a super dreamy evening.

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Image Credits: NYC – CN Traveller; Dubai – Travel & Leisure; Singapore – The Online Citizen; Paris – Thomas Cook; Venice – Good Mum Hunting.

Ciara Moore

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