Hey there, wanderlust warriors and hopeless romantics! Ready to embark on the ultimate honeymoon adventure in September?
Whether you’re dreaming of a romantic minimoon in Paris or a wild escapade on a South African safari, we've got the inside scoop on the most enchanting destinations for your autumn getaway.
Magical memories are guaranteed when you fly off to one of these stunning honeymoon holidays.
Get ready to bid farewell to pesky September blues and say hello to a honeymoon that's bursting with magic and mischief with our top pick of the top autumnal honeymoon spots.
We are going to whisk you away to the best honeymoon destinations in September. Let the fun and cheekiness commence!
Why honeymoon in September?
Why honeymoon in September, you ask? Well, my dear lovebirds, let me enlighten you. September is an absolutely marvellous month to plan your post-wedding getaway.
Picture this: the summer frenzy has calmed down, the wedding season is winding down, and instead of succumbing to the September blues, you're jetting off on an unforgettable adventure.
But that's not all! Rates for accommodations and flights are often lower than during the bustling months of July and August, meaning you'll likely snag a sweet deal for your dream honeymoon.
And here's the cherry on top: the kids are back at school! That means fewer crowds and more privacy for you and your beloved. So, my friends, why not make the most of this opportune moment? September is calling, and trust me, it's a call you won't want to miss.
Hey, what’s not to like?
Best honeymoon destinations in September
We’ve narrowed down the 50 best places to go on your honeymoon to this select list of dreamy destinations. All perfect for a sweet, September getaway.
So, if you're planning your romantic escape during this magical month, look no further. Get ready to discover the crème de la crème of honeymoon packages that will make your September even more unforgettable.
Italy: surrender to the charms of la dolce vita
Grab your ‘amore’ and jet off for an idyllic Italian adventure.
Italy makes an ideal honeymoon destination in September. Not only because it offers a diverse range of honeymoon holidays. But because the weather is so damn good too!
As the hot, humid days of high summer start to cool, you can still expect plenty of warm weather but with a refreshing autumnal breeze.
For example, in Milan temperatures sit between 16 and 24 degrees Celsius, whilst Sardinia still sees highs of 28.
Picture yourself feasting on fresh Bolognese in the foodie capital, Bologna. Make the most of that late summer sunshine with a luxurious beach holiday in Sicily. Or soak up the outstanding art, beautiful cityscapes and freshly harvested grapes in Florence.
The Venice Film Festival runs from the end of August to 9th September. This hopelessly romantic city beats with endless excitement during the festival. Perfect for all you culture vultures and film buffs out there!
Greece: where ancient romance meets Aegean beauty
You don’t have to travel halfway around the world for the best honeymoon destinations in September. For a holiday that radiates luxury and relaxation, choose from one of the many stunningly beautiful islands in Greece.
September is a wonderful month to travel to this incredible country. The stifling heat of summer has passed but you can still catch a tan with temperature highs of around 29 degrees Celsius.
Eat and drink to your heart’s content with a foodie tour of Crete. Sail away into the sunset with your love and enjoy a catamaran adventure in Lefkada. Or live the life of luxury in an exclusive beachside resort in Mykonos.
Did you know, September is also the peak of the vine and olive harvest in Greece? Let that wine flow, lovebirds!
Why not try…
A serene and stylish stay at the Chromata Hotel in Santorini.
Yes, the team at Mr and Mrs Smith sure know a thing or two about romantic getaways!
Picture coffee in bed with endless views of vivid, blue ocean and white sand beaches. The ideal setting for a week of passion and excitement that’s for sure!
Maldives: a paradise in the Indian Ocean
There are few places more postcard-worthy than the Maldives.
Ultra-deluxe resorts nestled away on fantasy islands surrounded by crystal blue waters and picture-perfect beaches. A world-class gastronomy scene and unrivalled customer service. And an abundance of thrilling water sports activities.
September is a fantastic month to plan your fairytale visit to this very special destination.
It’s ‘low season’ during this time of year, so prices are much more affordable. Making that luxury villa with a private butler more within reach!
Yes, there is more rainfall but rain typically occurs during the night. And you’ll already be snuggled up with your one-and-only by then...
The average daytime temperature is still about 30 degrees. Oh, and water temperatures stay around 28 allowing for a refreshing morning dip.
Have the honeymoon you’ve always dreamed of with a tropical bae-cation to the Maldives!
Did you know?
Setting up a honeymoon fund with Prezola is super quick and easy. Not to mention we’re the cheapest provider around. Find out more and start saving for your tropical island honeymoon today.
Mauritius: embrace luxury on pristine beaches
Mauritius is, without a doubt, one of the best honeymoon destinations in September.
This alluring island promises ideal weather conditions and an incredibly diverse range of holidays to choose from.
With a minimum daily temperature of 23 and a maximum of 27, you can really make the most of all the fun adventures Mauritius has to offer.
Take a plunge into the island’s magical underwater world with a scuba diving or snorkelling trip. Hike the dramatic mountain landscape made more comfortable by the cool, September breeze. Or enjoy a lazy week or two in a boutique oceanside resort.
Spend a day at…
The ‘Belle Mare Plage’ beach. Get up early to catch the breathtaking sunrise before an afternoon windsurfing in the tranquil, turquoise waters.
South Africa: adventure and romance in one destination
September is towards the end of the dry season in South Africa, making it a fantastic option for your autumnal getaway.
Pack your bags for an epic safari honeymoon adventure that combines the thrill of an epic safari adventure with the romance of a luxurious lodge stay.
Embark on a breathtaking journey to a world-renowned game reserve, such as the Sabi Sands, where you'll witness awe-inspiring wildlife in their natural habitat. Stay in a luxurious lodge in Kruger National Park. And enjoy the ideal weather conditions for spotting the ‘Big Five’ out on safari.
Or why not jet off to Cape Town for an unforgettable adventure in this impressive city? Hike Table Mountain. Take a trip to a local winery for a lazy afternoon sampling fresh, fine wines. Or catch the waves at one of the city’s vibrant beaches.
Regardless of how you choose to spend your South African honeymoon, this incredibly diverse and beautiful country will leave you with precious memories to cherish forever.
Did you know?
September is the best time to view South Africa’s many beautiful, wildflowers. Talk about romance!
Paris, France: the city of love and eternal romance
Consider a bite-sized minimoon to the land of berets, balconies and baguettes.
Grab your autumn jacket and stroll hand in hand through the city of love. Take in the sweepingly romantic views from the Eiffel Tour. And spend your days exploring this culture-soaked metropolis with your forever person.
As the seasons change, the orange and red colours of Autumn only make Paris more beautiful. There are fewer tourists in the city across September meaning you’ll spend less time queuing for museums and galleries. And both flights and hotels are typically cheaper too.
Weather though, can be a little unpredictable during the month, so make sure you come prepared for some chilly days.
Experience real-life Paris…
And stay in authentic, Parisian accommodation. Book yourself a stunning, loft-style apartment overlooking the Arc de Triomphe with an Air BnB voucher.
Seychelles: tropical bliss and crystal-clear waters
The Seychelles are one of the best places to honeymoon in September.
With temperatures sitting between 25 and 29 degrees Celsius, it’s an ideal time to visit for active holidaymakers and beach bums alike. As European schools return at the start of the month, rates are more affordable and resorts are quieter.
Lavish luxury awaits in this mesmerising honeymoon destination off the East Coast of Africa. Think private island villas, world-class cuisine and never-ending expanses of the planet’s best beaches. The winning honeymoon formula.
Start married life with a trip you’ll remember forever in the Seychelles.
To a stay at the incredible Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas in Mahe. This uber-exclusive, luxury resort provided by Mr and Mrs Smith contains just 30 private villas. All complete with a personal villa host available 24/7. Oo la la!
Croatia: hidden gems and coastal splendor
September is widely considered the best month to visit Croatia. And here’s why.
The weather is bloomin’ marvellous during this time. Whilst still deliciously warm, cooler nights mean a better sleep and less mosquitos too. The hot summer months have warmed up the sea to the ideal temperature for swimming. And a lack of crowds makes for a more peaceful stay.
Croatia delivers on romance too.
Enjoy all of the drama of handsome Dubrovnik and its old-world alleys, terracotta-topped villas and seductive sunsets. Head to a five-star resort and spa on the picturesque island of Lošinj. Or go shopping for your own private yacht as you soak up the vibrant nightlife in Hvar.
Check out our list of the 16 best honeymoon destinations in Europe for an extraordinary adventure minus the jetlag!
Where to honeymoon in September
Well, we hope we’ve stirred your inner wanderlust with our selection of the very best spots across the globe. Well done - September really is a wonderful month to take the big trip. So, wherever you choose to go, we’re sure your honeymoon will feel like a dream. A really, really good one.
Which is the best month to honeymoon?
Of course, the best month to take this epic newlywed adventure slightly depends on where you’re going. Not to mention the style of honeymoon you’re after too.
However, for many honeymoon destinations, both in Europe and further afield, we recommend travelling from April to June or September through to October.
This way you avoid the busy summer crowds of July and August and typically secure a better deal.
Where are the best honeymoon destinations to go to?
The world really is your oyster when it comes to the best honeymoon destinations in September and throughout the year. If you’re looking for honeymoon inspiration, look no further than our top 50 bucket-list destinations for epic adventure and ultimate bragging rights.
From enchanting cities to exotic islands, and serene beaches to thrilling safaris, there's a perfect destination out there to create cherished memories and start your journey as a married couple in the most extraordinary way. Happy honeymooning!
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