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10 Budget-Friendly Honeymoon Destinations Every Couple Should Consider


Nisha Abu Bakar •  Oct 07, 2016


When your last wedding guest has left the banquet, it’s time to leave the wedding fever behind and head off to your dream honeymoon destination, with the love of your life! Here are some surprisingly affordable honeymoon destinations that will go easy on your pockets and send you packing right after you said "yes"!
Credit: giphyNote: Prices are based on a search in April 2018.
1. Kaani Beach Hotel - Maafushi Maldives
A dream Maldivian getaway awaits you at this honeymoon paradise. Affordability meets luxury at the beautiful Kaafu Atoll accessible both by ferry and speedboat. A predominantly Muslim country, halal dining options will leave you spoilt for choice! ?
Credit: Kaani Beach Hotel Maafushi on Facebook Famed as a luxurious holiday destination, our sources speak of an affordable, laid-back Kaani Beach Hotel situated on the beautiful Kaafu Atoll. If you love the sun, sand and the sea, a plethora of water activities are at your disposal from spinner dolphins sighting excursions, to night fishing and snorkeling. Or go a step further and become a certified scuba diver while you are there!
Credit: Deluxe Sea View Room, Kaani Beach Hotel on Facebook Featuring Maldivian-styled seaview rooms with a rooftop sundeck, all its rooms come equipped with in-room entertainment and wireless internet to ensure you stay connected during your stay. Rooms are available from as low as USD63 per night!
Credit: Kaani Beach Hotel Maafushi on Facebook Other Muslim Facilities: 3 mosques situated around the island and within walking distance from the hotel. Click here to book Kaani Beach Hotel
2. Melbourne, Australia
Take advantage of the falling Australian currency and plan a trip down under! For those who enjoy fast-paced living the city of Melbourne welcomes you to its bustling metropolis. Its every shopaholic’s dream come true with its quaint little shops nestled among small lanes and big shopping centres that carry brands from across the world. You won’t have to walk very far either to find halal dining options from a wide variety of cultures, all within walking distance in Melbourne’s vibrant Central Business District.
If you are a fine arts enthusiast, then the annual Melbourne Festival would be a perfect addition to the holiday. This festival boasts an eclectic mix of music, art, dance and culture that would keep you thoroughly entertained! A stay in the heart of Melbourne need not burn the proverbial hole in your pocket with hotels like Oaks WRAP on Southbank offering up deluxe rooms at USD122 per night!
Credit: Melbourne Festival on Facebook Click here to book Oaks WRAP on Southbank
3. Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort - Lombok, Indonesia
The Sheraton Senggigi Beach, surrounded by turquoise coloured waters and coral sand beaches is the perfect place for honeymooners to unwind and enjoy each other’s company. The resort’s laguna beach spa delivers an exclusive range of treatments to soothe all those post-wedding aches and ease you into a state of peaceful serenity ?
Credit: Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort on Facebook Rooms are stylishly and traditionally furnished in keeping with Lombok’s true indigenous nature. From the picturesque Senggigi sunset to intimate dinners and romantic strolls along the beach, this resort is equipped to give you the best pampering you can expect at an affordable rate of USD66 per night!
Credit: Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort on Facebook Click here to book Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort, Lombok Indonesia
4. Anelia Resort Villas and Spa, Mauritius
Jet set to Africa to the wonderful island nation of Mauritius situated in the glorious Indian Ocean! Decked with sandy white beaches and home to the world’s largest coral reef, honeymooners are in for a spectacular treat with its wide range of affordable accommodation at this otherwise luxurious holiday destination. Indulge in a gastronomical seafood adventure at the Esplanade beach grill restaurant or take a short 4 min drive to Zub express, a Muslim owned eatery, serving Indian and Chinese cuisine.
Credit: Anelia Resort & Spa on Facebook Complete your holiday with a stay at Anelia Resort Villas and Spa and enjoy amazing ocean views from your room filled with modern comforts. Easy on the pockets at just USD145 per night!
Credit: Anelia Resort & Spa on Facebook Click here to book Anelia Resorts Villa and Spa
5. Ao Nang Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa, Krabi
This gorgeous Muslim-owned resort is a mere 30 minute drive from Krabi International Airport. Resort rates during off peak season offers unbelievable discounts that might just fit your budget! Have a unique experience hopping on a longtailboat and sailing to the breathtaking beaches of Tonsai, Railay and Phra Nang. While in the area, experience village life by visiting the Muslim village of Koh Panyi, a village that is built on stilts. Well, whatever floats your boat!
Credit: Aonang Phu Pi Maan Resort & Spa on Facebook Leave the pampering to the experts! At the health spa, indulge in a traditional Thai massage to ease those tired muscles, heighten relaxation and elevate your emotional well-being.
Credit: @kimnordbo on Instagram Your stay wouldn’t be complete without this luxurious villa spanning 77sqm with an attached verandah overlooking the resort’s swimming pool area. This villa spares no expense in providing you with modern comforts at an unbelievable price of SGD$76 per night during off peak season! Click here to book Ao Nang Phu Pi Maan Resort & Spa Krabi
6. Yatule Resort and Spa, Fiji
Get set for a tropical holiday in the heart of the South Pacific! With its azure blue lagoons and palm-lined beaches, Fiji promises to be a great honeymoon destination. This gorgeous resort not only provides inexpensive accommodation, but plenty of seafood and vegetarian options to choose from. What’s more, halal food may be provided upon request!
| Credit: @adrianburne on Instagram Yatule Resort and Spa’s, Deluxe Beach Front Bungalow ensures absolute seclusion and privacy, just the right ingredient for a honeymoon getaway. Enjoy each other’s company in absolute peace and tranquillity at just USD160 per night!
Credit: @yatulefiji on Instagram Click here to book Yatule Resort and Spa, Fiji
7. OCLOUD Hotel Gangnam - Seoul, South Korea
Seoul, Korea, an Asian metropolis where modern skyscrapers meet cultural monuments and street markets. Free tourist attractions like the National Folk Museum of Korea is sure to give you lovebirds a perfect insight into the history of Seoul’s rich cultural heritage. Or take a break from the city and enter Seoul’s Forest with its abundance of tree and animal species!
A honeymoon in Seoul need not be expensive especially with hotels like OCLOUD offering up their Deluxe king room at just USD83 per night! As an added bonus, there are a few halal food eateries in the area and one of which is the Pasha Turkish Kebab Food & House if you are in the mood for some middle eastern food. ?
Credit: มติชน อาร์ม ชูทับทิม on Facebook Click here to book OCLOUD Hotel gangnam - Seoul, South Korea P.S. Heading to Seoul? Download our HHWT Travel Planner App available on Google Play for Android and Apple App Store for iOS to make your planning go so much smoother ?
8. Tasmania – off Australia’s South Coast
Calling all nature lovers! Take a trip further down under to the gorgeous island state of Tasmania surrounded by thick wilderness within its 20 National Parks and Nature reserves. Experience historical flora and fauna at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens or trek through Mt Wellington Park and experience nature at its very finest at no cost!
Plenty of accommodation options available in Tasmania that wouldn’t break the bank. Settle down in Explorers Lodge, a quaint and lovely little lodge situated in the town of New Norfolk in southern Tasmania close to Hobart where you can feast on authentic halal Kathmandu Cuisine just 30 minutes away! The King room with a garden view is available at USD138 per night!
Click here to book Explorers Lodge, Tasmania
9. Cairo, Eygpt – Pyramids of Giza
Celebrate your love against the backdrop of the oldest and only ancient Wonder still standing, the Pyramids of Giza. Visit the ancient temples of the Egyptian civilisation and be captivated by the technological and architectural marvels of an ancient civilisation that was way ahead of its time. Inexpensive accommodation and halal food are scattered everywhere in the city of Cairo.
Immerse yourself in Egyptian history at the Egyptian museum featuring a vast array of valuable antiquities and King Tutankhamun’s artefacts. Be awed by the process of mummification as you move through galleries from the pharaonic era. And if you get hungry, there is a cafeteria inside the museum for your snacking needs while you soak up all that history!
Behold one of Cairo’s unmistakeable landmarks and cheap tourist hotspots, the Alabaster mosque, standing tall with it breath-taking architecture and twin minarets. After all that wonderful sightseeing, retire to your hotel room for a good night’s rest and a good meal.  Centrally located and merely minutes away from Cairo’s best attractions, the Ramses Hilton Hotel offers up accommodation from rates as low as USD84 per night!
Credit: Ramses Hilton on Facebook Click here to book Ramses Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
10. Boracay , Phillipines
Another island paradise awaits! Famed for its white sandy beaches and as an ideal relaxation spot, Boracay is a perfect place for honeymooners to get cosy while soaking up all that glorious sunshine! Muslim tourists can delight their taste buds at Khalil Muslim Food Stall located near D'Talipapa, Station 2.
Truly a water-lover’s paradise, this island offers up hover boarding, jet-ski rides, waterskiing, parasailing and wake boarding as one of its many water activities. After basking in the sun and battling the waves, come back to Villa Camellia luxurious rooms at as low as USD129 per night!
Credit: Villa Caemilla Beach Boutique Hotel on Facebook Click here to book Villa Caemilla Beach Boutique Hotel Spend the most memorable time of your lives making lasting memories and leave your money woes behind! Remember, to gain the best deals and enjoy the best rates, try travelling during off peak seasons and fly budget airlines whenever possible! So get cracking, look for cheap airfares and you are good to go!