Updated: Aug 25
No matter where you're thinking of going for your honeymoon, it is the perfect opportunity for you and your spouse to spend quality time together, reflect on your wedding day and look at your lives ahead.
After all the wedding planning, you're probably going to really appreciate a break. One of the best things, aside from marrying your favorite person, is the honeymoon.
There are many reasons why booking a honeymoon is important for your relationship. Your wedding day likely included all your closet friends and family where you celebrated the two of you. Your honeymoon is much more intimate - it is just you and your new spouse alone. You get to enjoy time to focus on each other. This allows you to solidify the foundation of your relationship for a lifelong journey together.
The Benefits of a Honeymoon
One of the major benefits of a honeymoon is uninterrupted alone time. You're able to be fully present with no distractions to enjoy each other's company and connect on a new level as new married partners.
A Chance to Disconnect
During the wedding planning process, you're going to be interacting with a lot of people, from your wedding vendors, to your parents, to all your guests. Your honeymoon is your first opportunity to disconnect for the time-being and sole focus on each other.
Time to Have Fun
Life is busy, often fun activities get put on the back burner. Your honeymoon is a chance to allow yourselves to have fun and do activities you wouldn't normally get to do.
Time to Relax
Wedding planning can be stressful. You've probably spent hours on end planning your dream wedding. Your honeymoon will allow you to relax with the one you love most.
The Different Types of Honeymoons
Just how each wedding is different, it is the same for honeymoons. Some couples may want a weekend getaway in a place nearby, others want to fly out of the country for 10 days. What you do is all up to you and your spouse.
The ideal length of your honeymoon will all depend on the two of you. Experts recommend for couples planning to have children soon to do a longer honeymoon if possible. The years of raising children test marriages and it's important to think about all of these things when booking your honeymoon.
The timing of your honeymoon is something you both should decide, also. Maybe you want to hop on a plane the next day after your big day, or maybe you want to wait a week. It all depends on what works best for you.
Take note that after your wedding you may be tired from all the wedding festivities and all the love you receive that day. Sometimes taking a few days to relax before leaving may be best for many couples.