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 South Wales from places like Cardiff, Swansea and Newport, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your South Wales Wedding magazine when contacting a honeymoon travel agent.
Discover Carmarthenshire, the organisation responsible for promoting tourism to the county of Carmarthenshire has spotted a trend amongst glamping businesses opening up. More and more are becoming savvy to visitors seeking to purchase and enjoy locally produced food the region is famed for and are incorporating cook up experiences directly with their accommodation offering.
Carmarthenshire has always been known for its rural landscapes and Welsh speaking farming heritage. However, the expanding number of foodie camping and glamping sites springing up on farms has, until now, been more of a secret and are now being known as the Canvas and Cook Up Collective.
Posted: 8 September 2022
Family-owned Penhein Glamping in Monmouthshire has launched a dedicated Go Wild Family Break to max out summer adventures. If you want to carve out time in nature, to relax and run wild, then fall asleep smelling of woodsmoke in the comfiest of beds in a luxury Persian yurt, the new Go Wild break is ideal. It encourages adults and kids to enjoy nature with no Wi-Fi or TV, and since the accommodation is off-grid, it's the perfect place to escape from the stresses of everyday life.
To book or for more information, visit www.penhein.co.uk
Posted: 28 July 2022
Forest Holidays has announced its newest location in the Brecon Beacons National Park, due to open in late 2022. It will see 40 eco-sensitive cabins open for overnight stays amidst 400 acres of woodland at the southern gateway, Garwnant.
This will be the company's twelth UK location and second in Wales, the first one having opened in Snowdonia National Park in 2018. This opening represents a multi-million-pound investment, including internal upgrades to the existing visitor centre and cafe as well as a new shop, bike hire facilities and outdoor activities and experiences for day visitors and those staying overnight.
Visitors and guests will soon be able to explore the many forest trails on two wheels and uncover animal tracks, build dens, search for mini-beasts and learn all about the forest with the new Forest Ranger experiences being introduced.
Posted: 14 July 2022
Vrbo®, global expert in family holiday rentals, has revealed the first ever Vrbo Holiday Homes of the Year in the UK and two properties in Wales are among eight that have been selected. The fabulous UK holiday homes range from the spectacular beaches of Cornwall to the quaint country living of Scotland and are ideal places for families and friends to stay together. All the properties can be booked through the Vrbo website and they meet a strict selection criteria, including a combination of 5-star ratings, guest reviews, number of bookings, Premier Host status (an invite-only program that recognises owners and managers who consistently deliver great traveller experience), and family-friendly amenities available.
Posted: 8 June 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
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
With the pandemic causing havoc, many couples are choosing to stay in the UK for their honeymoons and what better place to visit than Wales? The cost in Wales is magnificent and is fringed by one of the UK's great hiking paths. There's plenty to see and do with grand mountains, dramatic valleys and secret forests. There's lots of history too, with castles galore, small market towns and a thriving cultural scene. Wolsey Lodges offer accommodation across Wales with self-catering options, townhouses, luxury hotels, converted farm buildings and mansions to choose from.
Posted: 12 August 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