The 5 Best Honeymoon Spots For Active Couples

Couples who are looking for more than just rest and relaxation while on their honeymoon won't have too much trouble finding the ideal spot. The world is full of honeymoon resorts offering a wide range of activities, from golf to fishing and skiing to SCUBA diving. Our list of the best honeymoon destinations includes tropical, dessert, and mountain terrains, so you're sure to find a spot to satisfy your needs.

1. Hawaii
Resort:
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
Activities: Enjoy the best of Hawaii through the Ritz-Carlton's Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment program. Guests can hike through the Hawaiian rainforest, snorkel in Maui's coral reefs, take underwater photography sessions, and enjoy a wide range of both land and sea activities.
Price: Pricing for activities ranges from $25 to 249. Visit ritzcarlton.com to learn more about the Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment program.

2. Greenough, Montana
Resort: The Resort at Paws Up
Activities: New for the 2011 season is an adult-only camp at Paws Up, Moonlight Camp. The six romantic canvas tents have luxurious amenitie, including plush bedding, gourmet cuisine, private restrooms, and a camping butler. While roughing it is not how we would describe this camping experience, those who love the outdoors are sure to enjoy the resort's menu of wilderness activities, which includes hiking, golf, fishing, badminton and yoga, all included in your room rate. Horseback riding, mountain biking, sporting clays, and ATV adventures are available for an additional fee.
Price: The rate at Moonlight Camp is $820 per night for two guests and includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Visit pawsup.com to learn more about the activities and amenities available.

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3. Hamilton Island, Australia
Resort: Qualia
Activities: The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system and the go-to Honeymoon Destination for underwater wildlife watching, diving, and snorkeling. While there are a number of hotels and resorts to stay at in the area, Qualia is located on the only island with its own commercial airport. Explore the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy boating and sailing, or stay on land and relax by the pool, picnic on the beach, or play a round of golf.
Price: Rates vary on season and accommodations. For more information on the Great Barrier Reef and related activities visit qualia.com/au.

4. Africa
Tour Company: Extraordinary Journeys
Activities: Africa boasts dozens of locations for safari adventures in a variety of countries, but how do you know which location to choose? Extraordinary Journeys specializes in safari itineraries and will help you plan the perfect one to fit your interests. In addition to the traditional African safari, couples can go chimpanzee/gorilla trekking, enjoy game drives, kayaking, tennis, snorkeling, scuba diving, biking, horseback riding, balloon rides, and more. Couples can also register with Extraordinary Journeys and have their wedding guests gift them activities to take part in while on their honeymoon.
Price: Rates vary on customized packages. Visit extraordinaryjourneys.net to learn more about customizing your African honeymoon and registry details.

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5. La Paz, Mexico
Hotel/Resort: CostaBaja Resort & Spa
Activities: Set on the Sea of Cortez, CostaBaja Resort & Spa offers a mix of relaxation and sporting activities. Guests at the 5-star property can take in a round of golf at the Gary Player Signature-designed 18-hole course, lounge by the pool or on the beach, or enjoy one of the many water activities offered: SCUBA diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and fishing. Marina Village is home to one of Mexico's finest marinas offering charter services, fine restaurants, shops and galleries.
Price: Rates vary on room type. Visit costabajaresort.com for information on room rates, specials and packages.

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