The number one most desirable island for a honeymoon was Bora Bora, with 13,000 online searches a month and 300,000 visitors. Part of the Leeward Islands in French Polynesia in the South Pacific Ocean, this popular destination is best known for the overwater bungalows that hover on stilts above the sea and provide guests with private accommodation, uninterrupted views and romantic seclusion that is perfect for newlyweds.
As well as the incredibly luxurious range of hotels and villas, Bora Bora is also a top destination for snorkelling and scuba diving thanks to the thick coral reef that surrounds the island. With a warm and dry climate most of the year and the kind of tropical scenery that most people only dream about, it’s easy to understand why so many couples come here on holiday.
Fiji is another tropical destination that promises unrivalled views, picture-perfect beaches and gorgeously warm weather. It’s no wonder that it came second place in our list of popular islands for a honeymoon, with 3,700 monthly searches and 894,399 visitors coming to enjoy the archipelago of over 300 different islands.
Located in the South Pacific Ocean over 4,500 miles off the coast of Australia, Fiji is a remote destination that is ideal for honeymooners who want to get away from it all on their trip and enjoy a classic ‘desert island’ experience. Whether you spend your time relaxing on the dazzling beaches, diving amongst the wealth of marine life, discovering the local culture or enjoying the hospitality of all kinds of holiday accommodation, it’s a country that offers an experience like no other.
With its iconic whitewashed buildings topped with striking blue roofs, panoramic views of the ocean and plethora of glamorous holiday resorts, it’s no surprise that so many couples search for Santorini when planning where to travel on their honeymoon. This number one destination has a search volume of 1,900 users a month, with 520,000 visitors making it the third most popular island to visit on a honeymoon.
Santorini is the most famous of the Cyclades islands, located off the coast of Greece in the middle of the Aegean Sea. If you’re seeking a destination with a romantic atmosphere you’ll be hard-pressed to find somewhere more suited to newlyweds, with plenty of stunning beaches, boutique hotels, top-rated bars and restaurants, and a reputation for some of the most beautiful sunsets on the planet.
In fourth place on our ultimate list was Mauritius, with 1,405,000 visitors and 3,100 monthly searches. This popular island honeymoon destination is found to the east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean and is best known for its incredible beaches with soft white sand, sapphire blue water and views stretching right out to the horizon.
Mauritius is another destination that promises a remote island experience that is perfect for couples seeking romantic opportunities to be alone together surrounded by stunning scenery. But the cultural offering of this destination is also fantastic, with a diverse history of inhabitants, incredible local cuisine, and all kinds of creatures living amongst the various coastal and inland habitats that you won’t find in many other parts of the world.
Caribbean islands are always a top choice for honeymooners, so it’s unsurprising that one of the most popular has made the top five of our list. Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory in the eastern Caribbean Sea that is frequently visited by the rich and famous because of its lack of crowds and incredible scenery, receiving 95,375 visitors and 200 monthly searches.
Anguilla is the perfect destination for newly married couples who want nothing more than to relax on their honeymoon, with plenty of gorgeous beaches to choose from as well as a huge range of hotels, resorts and coastal villas. The island is truly a hidden gem of the Caribbean, making it the perfect place to disconnect from the rest of the world and unwind with the one you love.