When it comes to honeymoon options, the choices are endless. Of course you want it to be very special and something more than simply an annual holiday. A honeymoon should be something romantic, magical and somewhere you can both thoroughly relax after all the wedding planning and stress are over.
Wherever and whatever type of honeymoon you choose, you will want to know that everything is covered. So do your research to ensure your choice will suit you both and stay within your budget. Venue, bookings, travel insurance - all has to be considered.
So take your time and take advantage of businesses who can provide you with lots of inspiration as well as essential practical travel advice.
Here’s some great honeymoon ideas from businesses based in the North East from places like Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Tyneside and Northumberland, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your North East Wedding magazine when contacting a honeymoon travel agent.
The Little Haven Hotel is uniquely situated on the Beach in South Shields, The hotel boasts extensive views of the busy River Tyne and Little Haven Beach, yet is within a 20 minute drive of Newcastle's City Centre and is only 35 minutes away from Newcastle Airport.
Fancy combining a love of ale with a date night away from wedding planning? Book in for a stay at INNSiDE by Meliá Newcastle – and get set to enjoy the venue's new INNSiDE IPA! To coincide with the hotel celebrating their first anniversary back in May, INNSiDE collaborated with Newcastle's Brinkburn Brewery to launch their very own, local IPA. Generously dry hopped with citra and moutere to create a full-flavourful, easy-drinking ale that really punches above its weight, the can design is the same bespoke Newcastle-inspired masterpiece that was created by James Dixon when the hotel launched.
Posted: 21 July 2022
Couples looking for a relaxing getaway – or wedding night to remember – should take advantage of Seaham Hall's exclusive new bungalow suites, which come complete with coastal views, hot tub, firepit and your very own golf buggy.
With floor-to-ceiling windows and large terrace areas, five-star Seaham's new suites boast an enviable cliff-top position, with stunning views towards Durham's heritage coastline. Each suite has a beautifully landscaped patio, featuring a sunken hot tub, BBQ kitchen and large outdoor lounge space with pergola and stone firepit. Set within the Georgian manor house's 37 acres of grounds, each suite has a stylish lounge area and kitchen, two premium designed bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Posted: 24 May 2022
Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains, set in the heart of the Okavango Delta World Heritage Site in Botswana, has reopened after an extensive refurbishment of both the camp's exteriors and interiors.
The refreshed look and feel showcases its sense of place and culture, enhanced by an outstanding menu and courteous hospitality. Vumbura offers holiday-makers a sublime African wilderness journey, prepare to experience arguably the best wildlife encounters in the Delta on your honeymoon.
"With its iconic Delta landscapes and phenomenally diverse habitats, Vumbura is truly a must-visit safari choice, one that unreservedly celebrates the best of Botswana's natural and cultural heritage."
Posted: 4 May 2022
A honeymoon is arguably the most important holiday for couples to share, whether it's an around-the-world trip or a short break away, it's all about making memories that last a lifetime. If newlyweds are celebrating this special occasion closer to home, there can be no better location than The Impeccable Pig. Situated in Stockton-on-Tees, the wow-factor venue has a bistro-style restaurant and 10 rooms full of character and charm. The team's so excited that their hard work has paid off as the property has just won the AA Inn of the Year award. The 25th annual AA B&B Awards has highlighted the best locations in England, Scotland and Wales for food, beautiful gardens and luxurious furnishings along with a friendly service.
Posted: 25 November 2021
Courtesy of the luxury Maldivian resort brand, Coco Collection, is hosting a competition for all those couples that tied the knot in 2020 but were unable to celebrate with a honeymoon due to the pandemic and travel restrictions. The honeymoon competition, launching on 14th September at 12 noon Maldives Time, ending two weeks later on 27th September (also noon MVT) is open to anyone who married in 2020 (proof required) and missed out on a honeymoon; the prize includes: seven nights in a Coco Residence on Full Board including return airport transfers,a refreshing welcome cocktail on arrival, a bottle of Champagne & a tropical fruit platter on arrival, special bed decoration, choice of a complimentary, in-Villa Champagne breakfast or a romantic three-course candlelit dinner, 15% discount on all treatments at the Coco Spa and a special gift.
Posted: 15 September 2021
Located in the heart of Kensington, The Milestone Hotel is a luxury residence which marries mid 20th-century design with 18th-century architecture. With 43 deluxe guest rooms and 13 luxury suites to choose from, there's also The Milestone Residences that allow the authentic experience of renting a private home with the service, facilities and security of a five-star hotel.Licensed for civil ceremonies, The Milestone provides the perfect venue for an intimate celebration with traditional British style and unrivalled service.
The property's expert team of chefs, sommeliers, waiting staff and event organisers will put couples' minds at ease and ensure an ideal setting for the most important day of their life. The hotel itself is elegant and romantic lending itself perfectly to the occasion. Fine ornaments, antiques and unique artwork adorn the walls, and professional floral displays to complement the colours of the wedding party can be arranged. Intimate ceremonies can be coordinated in The Oratory – one of the oldest and historic wedding venues in the country.
Additionally, there are six luxury two or three bedroom residences, which are perfect for pre- and post-wedding days; couples can relax and rejuvenate after their special day soaking up views from their private terrace – the hotel is ideally located opposite Kensington Palace with views over Kensington Gardens!
Posted: 4 May 2021