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Where to Honeymoon in the Mediterranean

Plan the perfect honeymoon in the Mediterranean. Uncover the best islands, beaches and attractions with our comprehensive guide to the best Mediterranean island honeymoon destinations.

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Mykonos waterfront
Mykonos waterfront – Image courtesy of jeftine-aviokarte.net

Top 10 Mediterranean island honeymoon destinations

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Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece

The glamorous island of Santorini is often considered the most dramatically beautiful of all the Greek Islands and, along with Mykonos, is also one of the most expensive.

But don’t let the cost put you off enjoying a honeymoon or romantic getaway here, for Santorini offers all the necessary ingredients for the perfect Greek Island romance and is the perfect choice for a honeymoon in Europe and the Greek Islands.

Unwind on a choice of beaches, then soak up the ambience of Santorini's picturesque villages by strolling a labyrinth of narrow and winding cobblestone streets lined with fashion boutiques, jewellery shops, gourmet restaurants and sophisticated boutique hotels.

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Mykonos, Greek Islands

Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos – arguably the most glamorous and expensive of all the Greek Islands – boasts everything you need for a perfect honeymoon in Greece.

Discover picturesque white-washed houses and blue-domed churches, classy boutique shopping, exciting nightlife, a cosmopolitan (some would say hedonistic) atmosphere and a selection of long sandy beaches ranging from family friendly to secluded and clothing-optional.

Get lost in the labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets that meander through the cubist charms of Old Mykonos town.

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Rhodes, Greek Islands

Rhodes, Greece

With its year-round pleasant climate, ancient Greek temples, World Heritage-listed medieval Old Town, pristine mountainous interior and coastline of beautiful clean beaches, Rhodes offers all the ingredients you need for the perfect Greek Island honeymoon.

Visit the beautiful hilltop town of Lindos, wander narrow winding streets lined with white-washed houses, explore the 15th century hilltop fortress, admire the ancient Greek temple that sits within the walls, then cool off with a swim in the nearby beach.

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Corfu, Greek Islands

Corfu, Greece

Bustling beach resorts, an energetic nightlife, distinctive historic architecture and friendly locals are just some of the reasons why Corfu still remains one of the most popular Greek Islands for a honeymoon in Greece.

With its lush green landscape of cypress trees, vineyards and shimmering olive groves fringed by blue bays and long golden-sand beaches, Corfu is one of most beautiful islands in Greece.

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Zante, Greek Islands

Zakynthos, Greece

The tranquil and picturesque Greek Island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is the largest of the Ionian Islands. Discover elegant neo-classical buildings, medieval churches, weather-sculpted sea caves and a choice of gorgeous golden-sand beaches

Stroll the picturesque waterfront of Zante town, see artefacts dating back to the 12th century at the Byzantine Museum, enjoy panoramic views from the hilltop ruins of the Venetian fortress and don't miss Navagio Beach – a pocket of gorgeous white sand that sits surrounded on three sides by towering vertical cliffs of white rock.

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Ibiza

Ibiza, Spain

The über-chic Balearic Island of Ibiza is renowned for its famously raucous dance club scene, jet-setting glitterati and more than 50 white-sand beaches indenting its rugged, picture-perfect coastline – the perfect spot for active newlyweds looking to honeymoon in the Mediterranean.

Choose from a wide selection of sugar-white beaches fringed by music bars, dance clubs, restaurants and hotels, which sit conveniently close to the main resorts of Ibiza town, Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany.

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Mallorca

Mallorca, Spain

Savour a relaxing honeymoon in Mallorca – Spain’s most popular Mediterranean island, the largest of the Balearic Islands and the perfect place for a honeymoon in Spain.

Discover a choice of pine-fringed white-sand beaches that indent a 500km-long coastline and border lively resorts crammed with bars, restaurants and hotels.

Explore the island’s interior on foot, bike or by hire car, a scenic landscape of almond and olive groves, pine forests, whitewashed windmills and picture-perfect mountain villages scattered across the spectacular Serra de Tramuntana mountain range.

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Cyprus

Cyprus

Bustling beach resorts, ancient ruins, medieval fortresses, lush mountain vistas, pretty green valleys dotted with olive groves, an energetic nightlife and a warm climate are just some of the reasons why Cyprus is one of the most popular Mediterranean islands for a honeymoon or romantic getaway.

Explore the lush, pine-scented Troodos Mountains on foot or by jeep safari, visit centuries-old wine-growing villages and have fun with a choice of watersport activities at one of several beach resorts such as Kato Paphos, Protaras or Ayia Napa all of which boast a choice of pristine beaches.

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Capri, Italy

Isle of Capri, Italy

The Isle of Capri is Italy’s most famous island – the haunt of movie stars, literati and everyone famous since the Roman Emperor Tiberius first established his home here in the 1st century AD.

Set in a deep blue sea just off the Sorrentine Peninsula, Capri boasts a rugged mountain surrounded by picture-perfect coves, jagged cliffs, underwater grottos and dramatic swimming sites.

With its exclusive ambiance, chic boutiques, fine dining restaurants and good choice of accommodation to suit all budgets, Capri offers all the ingredients you need for a great island honeymoon in Italy.

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Sardinia

Sardinia, Italy

Blessed with almost 2000km of coastline, the island of Sardinia offers soaring cliffs and rugged shorelines, flower-strewn hillsides, ancient archaeological ruins and charismatic medieval towns that are just a short hop away from mainland Italy.

Sardinia offers the perfect destination for a honeymoon and romantic getaway in the Mediterranean. Discover a huge range of magnificent beaches ringing the island and a choice of exclusive holiday resorts along the magnificent Costa Smeralda and at the popular resort city of Alghero, which features narrow winding medieval streets and a 5km-long golden-sand beach.

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More popular Mediterranean honeymoon islands

Corsica
Corsica

Sicily, Italy
Sicily

Menorca, Spain
Menorca

Alonissos, Greece
Alonissos

Ithaca, Greece
Ithaca

Ios, Greece
Ios

Kevalonia, Greece
Kefalonia

Kos, Greece
Kos

Levkas, Greece
Lefkada

Milos, Greece
Milos

Naxos, Greece
Naxos

Paros, Greece
Paros

Patmos, Greece
Patmos

Simi, Greece
Simi

Skyros, Greece
Skyros

Simi, Greece
Simi

Skopelos, Greece
Skopelos

Skiathos, Greece
Skiathos


Latest update Where to Honeymoon in the Mediterranean: 21 May, 2017


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