Your exciting, emotional and chaotic wedding day is over, and you are finally ready to take some quality time and relax with your new partner. For most newly-weds, the ideal honeymoons consists of sunshine, sand, sea, sun loungers and delicious drinks with little umbrellas in them. Honeymoons in St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix offer all that and more. Here are five reasons to go on a US Virgin Islands honeymoon.
1. The Snorkeling is Superb
Delve underneath the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean during your honeymoon, and see the dazzling array of underwater life. You and your spouse can swim with sea turtles, dolphins and every color of fish you could imagine. The US Virgin Islands’ snorkeling and scuba diving is like no where else. Check out Buck Island Reef National Monument just off the island of St. Croix or the St. Thomas Marine Sanctuary. Maho Bay also has beautiful sea-grass beds where you can spot sea turtles.
2. The Weather Will Be Wonderful
Weather in the US Virgin Islands is ideal for honeymoons (or any vacation for that matter). The temperature ranges between 77 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and 83 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. It’s sunny and summery all year round, so it doesn’t matter when you book your US Virgin Islands honeymoon. This gives newly-weds even more opportunity to explore new adventures together.
3. You Can Go on a Hiking Adventure
There are a total of 22 amazing hiking trails in the US Virgin Islands that will take you and your special someone deep into the lush forests – a great way to spend some quality time together. The Annaberg Sugar Mill Historical Trail will take you through some fascinating sugar factory ruins, and the Lind Point trail connects the National Park Visitor Center at Cruz Bay and ascends to the scenic Lind Point overlook. The hiking options are truly endless and a perfect fit for an active couple.
4. You Can Hire a Private Sailboat
What could be more romantic on your honeymoon than hiring a sail boat for the day and traveling around to secluded beaches and isolated coves? There are many sailing charters available to rent, providing trips that range from a half day to several weeks. The US Virgin Islands are an ideal place for sailing, as they offer protected waters, good weather, many beautiful beaches and excellent anchorages. Let your marriage set sail in St Thomas, St Croix, and St John this year!
5. You Can Have Your Wedding and Honeymoon in One Place
What if you had a beautiful destination wedding in the US Virgin Islands, then you combined it with your honeymoon by booking some extra time at your favorite resort afterwards? It’s not too difficult to get married in the US Virgin Islands, you simply need to submit a marriage application to the court. There’s no need to fly anywhere else, just do it all in one place. US Virgin Islands has the romantic atmosphere for both occasions.
These are just a few reasons why you and your new spouse should go on a US Virgin Islands honeymoons. Start your marriage off right by booking your stay at an all inclusive hotel or resort.