As an alternative to the traditional honeymoon, couples are spicing up their newlywed status with an active honeymoon adventure. Below are some experiential travel suggestions for adventurous honeymooners:
Honeymoons that Give Back– With REI Adventures, a world leader in worldwide adventure travel, couples can embark on a honeymoon that gives back through one of the company’s volunteer excursions. Honeymooners can participate in archeological restoration in Machu Picchu or habitat rehabilitation in Chile. As an added bonus, REI Adventures’ Gift Registry makes it easy for wedding guests to give the gift of active travel. For a list of all of REI Adventures’ volunteer expeditions and active excursions to exotic locations visit our website.
Learning Honeymoons – Travaasa Destinations, a new brand of experiential hotels, allow couples to expand their knowledge through a variety of active adventures and on-site classes. At Travaasa Austin couples can learn the Texas Two-Step or stargazing techniques. Opening June 2011, couples can learn to surf or how to serenade using the Uekele at Travaasa Hana. For a full line of programming, visit our website.
Adrenaline-Driven Honeymoons – The Riviera Maya is a perfect destination for couples looking for an action packed honeymoon. With ancient Mayan ruins to explore at Tulum, underwater caves and cenotes at Rio Secreto, ziplining at Xplor and scuba diving in the world’s second largest barrier reef, couples will never run out of thrilling things to do. For a look at additional activities in the Riviera Maya, visit our website.
Soft Adventure Honeymoons – Nestled directly between Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest, Estes Park is an ideal choice for couples seeking soft adventure in a serene, scenic locale. Honeymooners can stay at the ultra romantic and intimate Della Terra Mountain Chateau with easy access to outdoor recreation nearby including horseback riding, hiking, snowshoeing, fly fishing and kayaking. For more information about Estes Park, visit our website.