The scent of the ocean calls you both into a world of vibrant fish and amazing sea creatures. Snorkel in areas with stunning sunsets, wonderful beaches and incredible cuisine for an ideal romantic getaway with your spouse.

The-Phoenix-Resort-2013---1Ambergris Caye, Belize
If you are interested in seeing the second largest reef in the world, then Belize is the place for your honeymoon. The traditional reef fish aren’t as prominent there, but they boast other marine life, such as the red-banded coral shrimp, sharks, porpoise, sea horses and turtles. These 25 miles of coral reef holds interesting sights like underwater caves and grottoes for you to see. Ambergris Caye is famous for its huge variety of coral that come in all shapes and colors. The visibility of the water is clear, even down to 150 feet below the surface!

Check out the Phoenix Belize for your honeymoon stay. This hotel is loaded with glowing reviews and impressive ratings, including the #1 Hotel in the World from TripAdvisor in 2012. They feature a large pool with a pool bar to relax at, and other smaller pools. Their beautifully decorated suites overlook the ocean, and the Master Baths include a Jacuzzi for your use. They are also conveniently situated nearby great snorkeling locations and other island activities.

qualia-Pebble-BeachwebGreat Barrier Reef, Australia
Do you want to see the largest and longest reef in the world? Better yet, you can enjoy it with someone special if you spend your honeymoon at a beach resort! This spectacular reef offers literally every type of fish you can imagine, as well as many other species such as squid, eels, and turtles. The clear water and many choices of reefs accommodate swimmers of every skill level. This reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world. There are also other activities that you can take part in, from sailing and submarines to diving.

An advised beach resort for your stay by the Great Barrier Reef is qualia Resort. You and your spouse can choose to enjoy your time in a private pavilion with either a sundeck or infinity edge plunge pool, or at the luxurious Beach House. The service of the qualia Resort is unparalleled. From two private restaurants and other luxurious facilities to a chauffeur service and your own golf buggy, your every desire is sure to be taken care of. They also offer experiences for their clients to enjoy, such as golfing, sailing and snorkeling.

sevenstarsProvidenciales, Turks & Caicos
Can’t decide between scuba and snorkeling? In the Providenciales, you can do SNUBA! In this recently developed island sport, you can go underwater with a breathing tank that floats on top of the ocean. For an added bonus, you can get pictures taken underwater for special souvenirs of this special time. Take an underwater tour with a professional guide or explore the bright coral reefs with this new best of both worlds. Some of the favorite reefs are Smith’s Reef and Bight Reef, which are conveniently located near the shore.

Packed with wonderful reviews, the Seven Stars Resort is sure to be an incredible place to spend your dream honeymoon. There are many different accommodations for you to decide between, each with a fully equipped kitchen. Some complimentary perks include: a DVD and book library, Wifi by the pool, housekeeping twice a day and a variety of sports programs. They also offer multiple eating options and access to a number of island activities for you to experience when you aren’t snorkeling.

snorkelers_with_sea_turtle_(Kahaluu_Bay)St. John, US Virgin Islands
Visit this island for a wonderful honeymoon packed with warm, clear, Caribbean water snorkeling. St. John is well known for its reefs and selection of different fish, and even includes guided tours of the reef and other ideal sightseeing locations. There are also underwater trails that you and your spouse can follow! If you aren’t already experienced in snorkeling, there are many opportunities for beginners to learn how, and instantly be treated to the array of tropical fish. St. John also offers three different species of sea turtles for you to enjoy.

Try the Gallows Point Resort, a resort located on a private island peninsula. They offer an incredible honeymoon package, complete with welcome champagne and cheese and fruit basket. Also included in the deal is your choice of an island excursion. The décor at the Gallows Point Resort is tropical themed, and the rooms boast a beautiful ocean view. This resort also offers a pool, fully equipped kitchen, maid service, Jacuzzi and more! It is guaranteed to be a dream honeymoon host.

Great-Barrier-ReefCayman Islands (Grand Cayman Islands)
Of the three Cayman Islands, the most popular for snorkeling is the Grand Cayman. Visit the dramatic Devil’s Grotto in the beautiful Cayman Islands for a snorkel adventure that you won’t forget! However, this unique site is only one of the many features that the Cayman Islands present for you and your spouse. Other highlights include shipwrecks, coves, and a variety of coral reefs, a Stingray “City” and bays. There are options for both beginner and expert snorkelers and swimmers, so that everyone can be satisfied at this fantastic honeymoon destination.

For a perfect honeymoon hotel, check out the Caribbean Club. Overlooking the Seven Mile Beach, these villas are wonderfully suited for your pleasure. This experience is complete with a beachfront pool, dining on-site, fitness facilities and grocery service. The Caribbean Club is conveniently located within range of George Town, golfing and other activities, and natural wonders. The hotel also offers arrangements for your diving, snorkeling and other excursions that you might want to try.

img_19393140Mahe, Seychelles
For a breathtaking island honeymoon destination, visit the tropical Seychelles. The Seychelles are known for their sea turtles, which are quite common to see while snorkeling. Tour the lagoons and reefs underwater to view impressive selections of colorful tropical fish and rays. The granite establishments underwater are unique to Seychelles and are a point of interest for some snorkelers. Approximately 20 minutes boat ride away from Mahe is the Ste. Anne Marine National Park, the leading secured Marine Park in the Indian Ocean.

A suggested place for you to stay during your honeymoon is the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles. On TripAdvisor, it was voted one of the top 25 hotels in Africa. You have your choice of suites or villas for accommodations and they both have access to the extensive facilities such as a pool, fitness center, spa and outdoor relaxing areas. Treat yourself at this resort, while enjoying the phenomenal snorkeling nearby!

img_8218141-2Arashi Beach, Aruba
Boasting a Caribbean beach with crystal clear water, this beautiful spot offers free snorkeling while being relatively secluded. Arashi Beach is known for its wonderful weather, its bright coral and its abundance of fish and starfish. Show your sweetheart everything from sea turtles to trigger fish, while in view of the California Light House. Seeking refuge at the hottest time of the day is made easy because of the many huts scattered on the powder sand. The beach offers many busses that can quickly take the two of you anywhere on the island.

The Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort is a recommended place for you and your loved one to stay. Rated number one of twenty three hotels on the coastline, this resort is sure to amaze you. The friendly staff and fantastic accommodations cause it to stand out among the many hotels on Aruba. Enjoy an amazing selection of rooms, dazzling sunsets, and a variety of Caribbean cuisine only a short ride from the snorkeling experience of a life time at Arashi Beach.

img_17896124Maldives (North Male Atoll)
For a view of variety, check out snorkeling in the Maldives. They boast over 700 different species of fish, as well as an impressive number of different coral reefs. A highlight of the Maldives is the uncommon giant Napoleon Wrasse and other usually rare marine species. If you are planning your honeymoon for fall, you might be able to view the whale shark, and/or the manta. For an added thrill, try snorkeling in the Maldives at night with an underwater flashlight!

An idea for your honeymoon hotel is the Baros Maldives. Make a choice between beach or water villas for your stay. The difference between the two villas is mainly in the atmosphere, with the Beach Villas being elegant and the Water Villas being more peaceful. You can also choose to reside in a Deluxe Villa if that suits you best. There are private pools for your enjoyment and top-notch island cuisine to satisfy your senses. These villas also have access to the spa, water sports and other excursions.

img_18491124Fiji (Viti Levu)
Often dubbed the “Soft Coral Capital of the World,” Fiji has clear waters hosting three different types of reefs with over 400 species of coral. A unique aspect to Fiji’s snorkeling is the fact that you can dive and snorkel in a completely extinct volcano crater, something that would be extremely difficult to experience anywhere else. The most ideal months to go snorkeling in Fiji are in the summer, when the waters are clearest, in order to view the maximum amount of beautiful tropical fish. The island of Fiji takes pride in the preservation of their reefs and other underwater sites, protecting the wonder of their nature.

Bedarra Beach Inn is a superb option for a hotel on Fiji. The highlight of this hotel is that it offers a more personal, yet still deluxe, approach to your lodgings. The small size of the hotel provides a welcoming, private feel, and the staff is known for their friendliness. Amenities of the hotel include freshwater pools, a spa, a secluded beach and Wifi. Make Bedarra Beach Inn your Fiji “home” for a few days!

img_10084124O’ahu, Hawaii
Hawaii is already known for its fabulous beaches, and Oahu is its most popular island for snorkeling. One of the Hawaiian highlights is Hanauma Bay, one of the most frequented snorkeling sites in the world. Because of all the visitors, the fish are accustomed to being watched and therefore don’t swim away from you. This is opportune for underwater pictures and up-close viewing of the marine life. Another must-see is Three Tables, the ideal site for coral viewing in Oahu that also holds a huge variety of fish. With its crystal clear waters and powdery white sand beaches, Oahu is a honeymoon destination that cannot be missed!

What better place to stay in Oahu than the Halekulani Hotel? With multiple different luxurious suites to choose from, it features elegant white décor and beautiful ocean views. It offers a fitness room, pool and spa for you to enjoy. Try their honeymoon package for special rates and benefits, such as massages, buffet breakfasts and access to Oahu’s best cultural experiences.

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