When it comes to perfect romantic honeymoon, India is a great option filled with diversity in culture, people and  natural beauty. Here are the 5 best places to enjoy your honeymoon surrounded by not just the beautiful nature but also the romance and love they will offer you, thereby by presenting you the best wedding present ever.

1. Kerala

Kerala Honeymoon

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Many couples choose Kerala for the lush greenery, the peaceful atmosphere, the diverse surroundings, splendid backwaters and of course, the best cuisine and fresh air.  Though there are many places in Kerala that offer remarkable honeymoon tours, Munnar, Wayanad, Alleppey, Kumarakom, Kovalam and Idukki are some of the most popular ones. Many resorts in Kerala are located in traditional structures which make the stay unique.

The best known honeymoon resorts in Kerala are: In Munnar, the Tall Trees, the Aranyaka Resort, the Birds Valley Resort, the Bellmount Resort and others; in Alleppey, the Punnamada Backwater Resort, the Vembanad Lake Resort and in Kumarakom, Kumarakom Lake Resort, the Zuri Resort, etc. In Wayanad, some of the best honeymoon resorts are Oxyfarm Resorts, Vythiri Resort, Banasura Hill Resort and the Silverwoods Resort to name a few.

Honeymoon Packages in Kerala

Check out The Zuri White Sands Resort.  They start at RS 34,000 per night where you can choose the Lagoon view or the deluxe room for your stay. The Vythiri Resort – The Vythri heaven is one of the most sought after stays for one’s honeymoon. The package cost for a two night and three day stay in the Vythri honeymoon villa is Rs 34,000 and go up to Rs 60,000 for the honeymoon pool villa.

2. Goa

Goa Honeymoon
While Goa may have a reputation for being a party destination, the beautiful beaches and stunning landscape make it the perfect choice for honeymooners. For the adventure loving couples, there are plenty of water sports to enjoy or when it is time to relax, there are lovely beaches, resorts and more. The cuisine of Goa offers a wide choice for foodies. It is not just the popular beaches that honeymoon couples can choose, but there are also quiet places that are perfect to get away from the crowds.

The best honeymoon resorts in Goa are Taj Exotica, Royal Orchid Beach Resort, the Fort Tiracol Heritage Hotel, the Zuri White Sands, the Amarante Beach Resort, the Panchvatti Guest House Retreat and the Bogmallo Beach Resort.

Honeymoon Packages in Goa

The cost in Goa varies greatly depending on where you stay. The Taj Exotica offers a package starting at Rs 15,000 and go up to Rs 1,50, 000 per night for a romantic rendezvous experience. The Zuri White Sands Resort offers a honeymoon package at RS 15,500 per night.

3. Darjeeling

Darjeeling Honeymoon

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A perfect romantic escapade, Darjeeling located in West Bengal, with its serene beauty, is a great place to spend a romantic honeymoon. The cool weather, fresh air, soft breeze and the beauty of tea plantations offer the perfect backdrop for your romantic getaway. Couples can engage in adventure treks or walk in the plantations while relishing the local cuisine and immerse themselves in the beauty of the surroundings.

You will find some exceptional honeymoon resorts in Darjeeling such as the Central Heritage Resort and Spa, the Mayfair Darjeeling, the Windmere Hotel, The Rhododendron Dell Exotic Resort, Cedar Inn, the Glenburn Tea Estate and many others.

Honeymoon Packages in Darjeeling

The Rhododendron Dell Exotic Resort provides a six nights and seven day package starting at RS 70,000. You can expect guided tours, romantic dinners in the erstwhile Himalayan kingdom and more. The Windmere Hotel offers options from cottages to old world charming stairs that bring back the Victorian era live, this hotel tops the list for the top honeymoon hotels in India. The package night costs Rs 11,000 per night.

4. Manali

Manali Honeymoon

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Manali is the best destination for any travel enthusiasts, but is also a preferred location for honeymoon couples because of its picturesque surroundings. The snow-covered mountains add to your romantic experience. There are also many temples and monasteries which are worth a visit. Though a popular tourist destination, Manali appears serene at all times and that is why, newlywed couples love to spend some time alone in this hill station. You can find many hotels and resorts in Manali for honeymooners, from budget locations to luxury resorts. Some famous honeymoon resorts in Manali are Solang Valley Resort, Apple Country Resorts, The Span Resort and Spa, among others.

Honeymoon Packages in Manali

The Solang Valley Resort offers a three night and four-day package starts at RS 36,999 for a deluxe stay and can go up to RS 57,999 for a stay in the presidential suite. One can expect several romantic unforgettable during their stay like dinner by the river side, chocolates, champagne, barbequed snacks and royal pampering. The Apple Country Resorts offer a package including candlelight dinners to personalized cake & fruit basket and flower decoration. A three night and four days’ honeymoon package starts at Rs 30,999. You may also expect discounted prices during the off-season period.

5. Coorg

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Known as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg in Karnataka, offers a relaxing atmosphere making it one of the best places for honeymoon couples. There are many attractions that couples can indulge in such as trekking, coffee plantation visits, a trip to the elephant camp nearby, or even a visit to the beautiful Abbey Falls. Some of the popular honeymoon resorts in Coorg are the Windflower Resort and Spa, the Kadkani River Resort, The Tamara Resort, Orange County, Amanvana Luxury Resort and Spa, among others.

Honeymoon Packages in Coorg

The Windflower Resort and Spa honeymoon packages start at Rs 43,500 for 3 nights and 4 days. The Kadkani River Resort packages start at RS 23,000 for a minimum stay of 2 nights. Premium Packages are available at Rs 31,000 in the weekends and RS 29,000 during the weekdays. At the Tamara Resort, which is renowned as one of India’s most romantic resorts, the honeymoon packages start at an all-inclusive price of RS 60,000. This includes guided tours, candle light dinners, special hampers, chocolates and a bottle of champagne.

There are absolutely amazing places in every state of India that can provide a memorable experience to newlyweds, be it the north-eastern states, Jammu and Kashmir, the southern states, or the places in the north. Marriage is blissful and the beginning of this journey certainly needs to be a memorable one.

Author Bio: Rohit is an avid traveller. His stories are all about being a comprehensive guide to his readers on Trans India Travels.