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 Sussex from places like Brighton, Eastbourne, Bognor Regis, Horsham, Crawley and Hastings, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Sussex Wedding magazine when contacting a honeymoon travel agent.
Kip Hideaways, the holiday rental membership site, is adding the very best new and exclusive cabins, cottages and bolt holes to its portfolio every week and some are simply sensational. Once such new property is Redwood, Hastings. It's an absolute paradise if you're wanting a nature-filled yet stylish UK mini-moon. A consciously-designed luxe forest lodge in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the East Sussex coast it sleeps two and is priced from £295 per night. The coast is a mere five-minute drive away and offers endless exploring by land and sea – hike, bike and swim to your hearts' content. What's more you're only 15 minutes' drive away from Hasting for art galleries and seafood lucnhes. Then, head back to base to rifle through the owner's vinyl collection, light the fire and nestle into this elevated cocoon.
Posted: 15 December 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
New family-run brand GuestHouse launched in March and is now on a mission to inject a dose of colour and creativity into locations around the UK, including Brighton, with a series of heritage hotels with a modern outlook. Each property will have its own character reflecting its enviable postcode. GuestHouse's Brighton outpost is set to open in 2022 capturing all the nostalgic allure of the Great British seaside. Boasting a prime seafront perch this neoclassical, Georgian-style property puts Brighton's timeless attractions at guests' fingertips from the beach to boutiques, bars, restaurants and other coastal calling cards.
Posted: 8 July 2021
With a lot of uncertainty over travelling abroad this year, a new study from Uswitch has revealed the best spots in the UK to book a staycation and when you should go to get the best weather. As part of their Sunny Staycations campaign, the broadband team at Uswitch have crunched the numbers to reveal Eastbourne in Sussex as the top staycation spot for the best weather during June. Eastbourne was revealed to have an average max temperature of 18c and had the least amount of rain in June at just 47mm compared to Loch Lomond, The Isle of Skye and Cairngorms.
Posted: 1 June 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
It's a well-known fact that we Brits love our pets, and we like to involve them in everything - including our holidays and, of course, weddings. In fact, 85 per cent of dog owners would rather staycation than go abroad without their beloved pooch. The study ranked 28 of the most popular UK holiday hotspots based on the number of dog-friendly activities available. Brighton landed in third place with 542 activities fit for your four-legged friend. At the same time, Edinburgh took the top spot with 656 dog-friendly attractions.
Posted: 13 April 2021