Hey, bride! Your day is fast approaching. You likely spent all of your savings on the reception. From the most beautiful dress to the perfect cake, and not to mention that open bar for your dearest family and friends. You've stretched your finances and barely have a thing left. Before you and your fiancé decide to skip the honeymoon until, there may be some hope for you yet.
Budget-happy ideas for honeymooners
A resort on home turf
You don't have to fly overseas, or even to another state, to visit a fabulous resort. If you're on the west coast, even better. An easy honeymoon getaway is right at your doorstep. At the L'Auberge Del Mar, located in San Diego, CA, newlyweds can relax by the pool, sleep with their balcony doors open and listen to the ocean waves, have a sweet moment by a fireplace, and get pampered at the spa on site. Choose from various romance packages or fly by the seat of your pants.
Also look for resorts in your home state to treat yourselves to a staycation honeymoon. It's a great way to save money and still getaway together.
Acapulco for cheap
Did you know about $450 per person can get you to Acapulco? The Emporio Acapulco package gets you more than just a 2-night stay at a room with a balcony and ocean view. They'll welcome you with a cocktail upon arrival. you'll get a fruit basket, a bottle of sparkling wine in your room and a 50-minute couple's massage at the Oriental Spa.
For the adventurous duo
You and the love of your life are not homebodies. You live for the great outdoors and activities under the sun. At the Hotel Monaco in Seattle, couples can partake in the Eco-Escapes package for an adventurous, eco-friendly, upscale cultural experience. From $300-$400, you and your husband will get overnight accommodations, two discounted tickets for either a half-day or full-day tour in a bio-diesel jeep. The tour includes tea service, food and admission to the nation and regional parks. For more information, surf www.monaco-seattle.com.
Disney for adults: You're never too old for fun
Since Disney World is the happiest place on earth, you can't go wrong by visiting Mickey and the gang. For six nights/seven days with park passes and all, you and your significant other can vacation for $1,024 total! Of course there are upgrade options for an even more romantic stay if you're willing to add to the pot. For more information on Disney destinations, visit offtoneverland.com.
Create and at-home honeymoon package
The best part about this honeymoon package is that you create it yourself. You don't have to go very far, either. You can create a romantic retreat for you and your lover right at home. All you need are some candles, massage oil and each other. It'll cost you about $30, and while it's no island paradise, when you're in love, isn't that all that matters? Enjoy each other!
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