Here are the most romantic honeymoon destinations of 2017
If you want well practiced honeymoon perfection, the Maldives should already be nearing the top of your contenders list. Consider also that January brings fantastic temperatures floating around 30°C and plenty of all-inclusive offers from the archipelago's unfailingly romantic hotels.
If you're looking to go a little further off the beaten honeymoon path, the Tanzanian islands of Zanzibar offer romance with a rustic twist. Once you're finished with the tranquil beaches and balmy temperatures, January also affords fantastic safari opportunities back on the mainland as peak migration season kicks off.
The coming year is set to be a bonanza year for Cuba, and adventurous honeymooners should know that February brings with it sunshine-filled days and sultry nights. This Caribbean island is a great place to combine urban exploration in Havana and seaside laziness on Cuba's collection of cayos - small surrounding islands often with great all-inclusive hotel deals.
If you're looking for luxury and exclusivity from your honeymoon destination, look no further than Oman. The sultanate is bursting with luxurious accommodation options, often beachside, as well as opportunities to explore one of the world's most beautiful deserts, Wahiba Sands, in style.
Florida Keys, USA
With 120 islands to hop, the Florida Keys are a wonderful way to squeeze in some rest and relaxation to the tune of endlessly sunny days. If you're looking for luxury, you'll find resorts and spas aplenty, along with snorkelling on America's only living coral barrier reef.
March is the perfect time to visit romantic Marrakesh before it becomes unbearably hot during the summer months. Its stylish riads offer a wonderful retreat from everyday life and its warren-like souks are well suited to keen urban explorers after trinkets to take home.
These islands also bring their A-game when it comes to honeymoons. Given the royal seal of approval by William and Kate after their April wedding, the Seychelles are blessed with great temperatures and sun-filled days throughout the month.
Spain's steamy southern region is beginning to warm up nicely in April before the exhausting heat of summer hits. Home to three incredible cities - Seville, Granada and Cordoba - and plenty of luxury hotel options, this is a great region to discover by car.
Another great place to explore on four wheels is California. A drive along the state's Big Sur, looking out over the Pacific Ocean, regularly makes lists of the most romantic things to do in America. Its cities, Los Angeles and San Francisco, provide mild temperatues and sunny days perfect for urban exploration.
Springtime in Japan brings a bucket-list opportunity to see the country's cherry trees in bloom. Start in Tokyo, where mild temperatures lend well to discovering the immense city, before heading out to Mount Fuji for the blossoms and on to the elegant ancient capital of Kyoto.
Santorini in June is for those in search of complete relaxation. With off-season prices and fewer crowds, choose from a raft of chic hotels looking out over the cliffs of this Greek island and relax.
Bali is another great June choice for those after a mix of beaches and culture. You'll find everything from luxury hotels to all-inclusive resorts dotted around the island's coast, as well as temples and forests to explore with a backpack further inland.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Italy's Amalfi Coast offers endless blue skies throughout July. The famously beautiful stretch of coast offers private villas for plenty of privacy or boutique hotels for a touch of luxury, as well as being within easy reach of the ruins of Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius and the exclusive island of Capri.
South Africa's selection of safari lodges is unrivaled, especially those which pull out all the stops for visiting honeymooners. In Kruger National Park, wildlife gathers around water sources and vegetation thins to make viewing much easier and worth your while.
August is the best time of year to explore the Scottish Highlands. Start off in capital Edinburgh for quaint cobbled streets and beautiful boutique hotels before heading off to explore the newly opened North Coast 500, recently named one of the best road trips in the world and perfect for exploring the country's whiskey offering.
India can make for a fantastic honeymoon destination, especially for those after a little luxury and adventure combined. The southern state of Kerala offers good temperatures in August, along with great beaches and even river cruises for a more comprehensive view of the region.
This Indian Ocean island is another big favorite with honeymooners. If you're looking for tried and tested romantic luxury, Mauritius is a great option to consider with top-rated beaches and the possibility of combining your trip with a visit to the Seychelles or South Africa.
As Croatia's capital cools off from the scorching summer and rids itself of the crowds that plague its walls during July and August, September offers a fantastic time to explore. Its winding streets and beautiful port provide great opportunities for sampling the local seafood and great beaches can be found on the islands, an easy ferry ride from Dubrovnik.
If ever there was a time to visit Hawaii, it's on your honeymoon. This endlessly romantic archipelago is a favourite with couples and knows how to cater to its guests. October provides a great off-peak time to visit, when the hurricane season has passed but the December crowds are yet to arrive.
If you're looking for uncompromised romance and a healthy dose of Asian adventure, look no further than Bhutan. The country has an extremely well-developed tourism industry and its mountains are full of romantic lodges that offer candlelit dinners and hiking in the surrounding hills. October offers clear skies and great views of the Himalayas free from cloud.
Sri Lanka's dry season gets into full swing in November, though peak season still hasn't begun. You'll have white sand beaches, wildlife parks and beautiful boutique hotels all to yourselves.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Of the South Pacific Islands, French Polynesia brings a strong game in November. Bora Bora offers luxury and relaxation with private overwater villas stretching out from the coastline, as well as some of the finest beaches in the world.
If you're looking to forgo beaches and winter sun, Iceland provides a romantic winter wonderland come December. It's also one of the best times to see the Northern Lights, and its attractions, normally busy during the summer months, remain relatively empty.
For nature and adventure lovers, Costa Rica is a great option in December. After exploring its cloud forests and volcanoes, head to the coast for fantastic surfing and a chance to see sea turtles nesting along the Pacific coast.