Experience true magic and make the most of your pre-wedded bliss with our list of top things to do in Hawaii for your Honeymoon…
Hawai‘i is a place as magical as it is beautiful, as filled with sandy beaches and places to relax under the balmy sun as it is with activities to fuel the most daring of adrenaline junkie. This is why it is such a desirable destination for newlyweds looking for a honeymoon location that will tick all the boxes. Whether you are looking to zipline through the trees or sunbathe and snorkel in a secluded beach, here are some of the top things to do in Hawaii for your Honeymoon…
For the adrenaline junkies
Zip line through the Island of Hawai‘i
Couples wanting to experience the adrenaline of speeding through the Hawaiian landscape, can book one of KapohoKine Adventures’ bespoke tours. You can request your own tailored itinerary or enjoy activities such as a private waterfall swim before enjoying a Hawaiian BBQ with a cold glass of champagne. Or why not zip line over the trees for the best (and most thrilling) views of the island…)
Night swimming with Manta Rays
Thrill-seeking newlyweds can experience what it’s like to swim with one of the largest fish in the ocean – the manta ray. Accompanied by a guide, you can head to ‘manta village’ and ‘manta heaven’ and watch as the majestic rays swim, feed and play. Why not book a sunset tour where you can come face-to-face with mantas that can span up to 20 feet? If you book through Fair Wind, can enjoy a night cruise and manta ray snorkeling.
For the hopeless romantics…
Take the climb to Sweetheart Rock on Lāna‘i
Take a romantic walk from Four Seasons Resort Lāna‘i, past Hulopo‘e beach to view the Pu‘u Pehe, known as Sweetheart Rock. Head there in time for sunset where you will have the perfect lighting to view the iconic rock, and some lucky couples may have the opportunity to watch spinner dolphins performing off the coast as the sun goes down. The landmark is also steeped in Hawaiian folklore, and legend tells the story of two lovers, a Hawaiian maiden named Pehe, and a young warrior named Makakehau. Couples can find out more about the tale before embarking on the hike here.
Relax at Coconut Beach Park on Moloka‘i
Next on our list of top things to do in Hawaii for your Honeymoon and a romantic escapade – head to Kapuāiwa Coconut Beach Park where you can wander through the picture-perfect backdrop of hundreds of coconut palm trees that line the south short of the island. The waters are beautifully calm here and it is surrounded by soft sand. Why not bring a romantic picnic and a bottle of fizz to watch the sun go down? Find out more here.
For the sentimental…
Plant a tree on O‘ahu
A step further than those who clip a padlock to a bridge in certain cities, in O’ahu you and your partner can make your mark by planting a tree together. This not only symbolises your newlywed love, but will also help to give back to Hawai‘i’s land and forests. Find out more here.
Stargazing on the island of Hawai‘i
Hawai‘i is blessed with some of the clearest skies on the planet. The diamond-studded night fabric can be enjoyed anywhere in the Islands, but if you are wanting an extra special experience, you can book on to a private stargazing tour that takes you to the mountain summit of Mauna Kea – rising 13,796 feet above sea level, it is one of the most renowned astronomical sites on the planet. Enjoy dinner whilst on the tour and listen to the stories behind the historical and cultural significance behind Mauna Kea and stargazing. Find out more here.
Culinary delights of Maui
If you are a true foodie, Maui has all you could want and so much more, making it a real highlight in our top things to do in Hawaii for your Honeymoon. Head to Kula, a quaint village in the upcountry region of Maui on the slopes of Haleakalā, where you can find some of the best Regional Cuisine restaurants serving an array of dishes using the freshest island ingredients. Head to Oo farm where you can pick your own vegetables before watching chefs cooking up a feast before you, or take a stroll around Hawai‘i Sea Spirits Organic Farm and Distillery and learn about the sustainable farming practices, whilst toasting a glass of Ocean Vodka.
What are your favourite in our list of top things to do in Hawaii for your Honeymoon? Let us know in the comments below!