Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean islands are one of the most popular honeymoon choices. Home to some of the planet’s most glamorous honeymoon destinations with white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters scattered with dozens of tropical marine life, lush rainforests with intriguing, rare animals and luxurious resorts and accommodation.

Destinations in Indian Ocean

Islands in the Indian Ocean are amongst some of the most popular destinations for newlyweds to honeymoon, and with good reason too.

Home to some of the world’s most picturesque countries from Mauritius and the Seychelles to the Maldives and Madagascar – there’s plenty of choice when it comes to a honeymoon in the Indian Ocean.

Couples looking for the utmost luxury will love the secluded and famously five-star treatment that the Maldives offers. With private huts situated on the water and uninterrupted views of a crystal clear ocean, it really is a paradise worth visiting.

Famed for its white sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, Mauritius is a bliss utopia ready to be explored. It’s also the perfect spot for couples who want the best of both worlds when it comes to relaxing beaches and lively activities with its mountainous landscapes which are great for long hikes.

If you want a honeymoon in the Indian Ocean that’s filled with new and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, be sure to visit the island of Madagascar. It’s home to thousands of animal species, some of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world, making a visit there totally unique and perfect for animal lovers.

As well as the Maldives and Madagascar, there are five other nations within the Indian Ocean and hundreds of islands for honeymooners to explore – and there’s nothing stopping you from visiting more than one during your honeymoon in the Indian Ocean.

Five Things to do During Your Honeymoon in the Indian Ocean

To make sure you don’t miss out on anything, we’ve rounded up our top list of things to do whilst on honeymoon in the Indian Ocean.

Explore the beaches – It doesn’t matter what island or nation you’re spending time on, we can guarantee it’ll have some incredible beaches and it’s only right that you spend time relaxing on them during your honeymoon.

Embrace the wildlife – Couples who choose countries such as Madagascar will be stunned at the vast wildlife that lives there. And the wildlife doesn’t stop on land – the Indian Ocean itself is home to marine wildlife that one could only dream of coming close to.

Sail on a private yacht – One thing that a honeymoon in the Indian Ocean can offer couples is absolute luxury and it doesn’t get more luxurious than sailing on the calm sea in your very own private yacht.

Island hop – The Indian Ocean is overcome with islands, giving adventurous couples the chance to island hop around some that are close together. Whether it’s flying from one to another after a few days in each, or exploring more than one in a day, there are so many options to travel around the islands during your honeymoon in the Indian Ocean.

Enjoy a candlelit dinner al fresco – The unique climate that engulfs the islands in the Indian Ocean is so beautiful, it would be rude not to make the most of it by dining al fresco.

Not sure where to stay? Our selection of idyllic hotels and resorts are perfect for a honeymoon in the Indian Ocean so be sure to check them out.