Bollywood Inspired Honeymoon Destinations

Honeymoon- that time of your life when you get to go and see the most beautiful of places with your best friend and soul-mate and have the time of your life. It’s that time when you get to live your dreams, before reality sets in. And that is true for everyone since our favourite Bollywood celebrities too know how to celebrate their marriage in style! So taking major inspiration from our ever-favourite Bolly couples, here are 5 Bollywood inspired honeymoon destinations to truly make those special days absolutely magical!

1. Mesmerising Maldives

Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover’s high-profile wedding in 2016 was a thing of fairytales. Starting from the dreamy sangeet to the beautiful and enchanting wedding- they lived it up equally with their choice of honeymoon destination.

While here, you can: 

  • Chill out on the soft white sands with the azure waters lapping your feet, your loved one by your side and your choice of something cold to sip on.
  • Check out the underwater life of the aquatic animals and the beautiful coral reefs. Sounds exciting, right?
  • You can also opt to stay on a different island every day of your honeymoon! Yes, that’s possible!
  • Visit the Vaadoo Islands. The beach glows- literally!
  • If you and your loved one are interested in sightseeing, then visit Malé to see the Maldives National Museum, Maldives Grand Friday Mosque, Maldives Fish Market, and The Esjehi Art Gallery.

Plan your honeymoon during: November to April.

2. Gripping Gstaad

The destination of choice for our very own Chote Nawab and his Begum for their honeymoon, Gstaad is beautiful in a way which is only possible in fairy tales. The quaint village and the gigantic and snow-covered mountains will surely make your honeymoon a quiet and extremely romantic affair!

While here, you can: 

  • Check out skiing. If you and your partner are adventure lovers, then skiing is something you must do!
  • Shopping enthusiasts will have a field time here since all major brands have shopping outlets here, along with numerous boutiques.
  • Also, there are various luxury hotels here. So you can have the best few days here just lazing around and treating yourself to some much-needed spa sessions.

Plan your honeymoon during: There are two points here for you love birds:

  • If you’re interested in skiing, snowboarding etc, then visit during December to April.
  • If you want to take in the wildflowers and the smell of spring, then May to September is the time for you!

3. Bewitching Bali

Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupati’s fairytale wedding at Sunset Point in Goa was followed by an even more fairytale-like honeymoon in Bali. The tropical rainbow shore, lush green fields, dense jungles and towering volcanoes are sure to make your honeymoon special!

While you’re here, you can:

  • Start off your honeymoon by visiting Uluwatu. The beautiful and secluded beaches are sure to spice up your romance.
  • Take a long romantic volcanic walk and dine in a romantic rainforest restaurant.
  • Ride off into the sunset in Canggu.
  • You can also opt to sail to a beautiful island paradise called Crystal Bay etc.

Plan your honeymoon during: May, June and July. But, if you’re a surfer, it’d be preferable to visit during May to October.

4. Luscious London

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput’s wedding made everyone wish for a happily ever after! The lovebirds tied the knot in 2015 and since then, their love has only seemed to grow! The sweet couple then decided to go to London for their honeymoon, giving us major couple goals! From romantic walks in Hyde Park to luxury cocktail lounges in Mayfair, to strolling along the Thames- London has it all.

While you’re here, you can: 

  • Go on a historical date at the Tower of London.
  • Check out the spell-binding South Bank.
  • You must see the tradition of changing the guards at Horse Guards.
  • Take a view of the city through London Eye.
  • Also, kick off a major chapter of your life by toasting to a new beginning at Gordon’s Wine Bar. It’s the oldest bar in London and is a must-visit!

Plan your honeymoon during: September to November.

5. Vivacious Venice

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai’s much-hyped marriage is known to everyone. And in a true Bollywood style, they decided to go to Venice for their honeymoon. And why wouldn’t they not? The beautiful waterways, the Gondola rides, the sheer history and culture of the city is sure to take anyone to this place to spend some quality time with their loved one!

While you’re here, you can:

  • Definitely, do a canal tour!
  • Visit Piazza San Marco. The pigeons, people, and the various street performers make this place an absolute hot-spot for tourists!
  • Travel by Vaporetto. These are usually used by locales but are the best means to see the Grand Canal.
  • See Ponte di Rialto. This marketplace-cum-bridge over the Grand Canal is a must-visit.
  • And definitely, try the Italian cuisine. Your honeymoon would be incomplete without this!

Plan your honeymoon during: April to June; September – November.

So, are you excited about your honeymoon? Or have you already picked the place of your dreams and started making plans? As much as pre-wedding holidays are important, so are honeymoons. They help you de-stress from the hectic and stressful wedding and let you know your better half in a new light! Hope you have a great time with your special person! Happy travelling!

Contributor: Archi Sengupta. 

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