Unusual honeymoon destinations and accommodation

If you are looking at booking your honeymoon and want something a little different, look no further. We have come up with a few ideas for destinations and accommodation that are beautiful, unique, and off the beaten track.

Giraffe Manor, Kenya

This 1930’s boutique guesthouse is located in Langata Nairobi. Set in 140 acres of indigenous forest, this is the perfect honeymoon destination for animal lovers. Here, friendly giraffes wander around the estate – quite often popping by to say hello to guests.

Telegraph Travel says, “Giraffe Manor may not have the pools and gyms that other luxury hotels in Nairobi have, but the giraffes are far more interesting. Wake to find them grazing outside your bedroom window on the foliage covering the house, then enjoy breakfast with the hysterical sight of giraffes swooping their heads inside the dining room.”

Kakslauttanen Igloo Resort, Finland

This magical wilderness resort is located inside the Artic Circle. Here you will stay in a luxury igloo complete with log fire and private sauna. Your igloo will be surrounded by log cabins and trees covered in sparkling snow, where you can spend evenings stargazing and waiting for a glimpse of the beautiful Northern Lights.

There is plenty to do here despite its isolated location. During the day enjoys activities such as reindeer safaris, husky sleigh rides, snowmobile safaris where you can look out for arctic wildlife such as moose, arctic hares and wolves.

Sextantio Grotte Civita, Italy

Located in Apennine village in Southern Italy, Sextantio Grotte Civita is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is famous for it well preserved stone age village where caves were made into dwellings, churches, and palaces.

Stay in beautiful carefully restored cave rooms, each one unique in shape and materials. This unique accommodation is steeped in local cultural and human history. This the ultimate honeymoon location to soothe soul.

Indulge in a luxury massage within your own cave room, with flickering candles and soft relaxing new age music playing in the background. There are lots of local attractions, including Venosa, wine cellars, and vineyard with wine tasting.

Costa Verde Plane Hotel, Costa Rica

This unusual accommodation comes in the form a 1965 Boeing 727 Fuselage. Rescued from a San-Jose airplane graveyard, it was transported to the jungles of Manuel Antonio and reconstructed into a huge hotel suite.

The rooms are all air conditioned and are furnished to high standards in teak furniture from Java with all modern amenities included. On the terrace, which was once the aircraft’s wing, you can sit and watch the amazing views and local wildlife, such as toucans, sloths and monkeys.

The Old Railway Station, England

Situated in Petworth, West Sussex. This gorgeous bed and breakfast accommodation will make you feel like you have stepped back in time. Here you can stay in the station house or a converted Pullman train carriage overlooking the glorious South Downs.

Ideally located in the market town of Petworth where you can visit Petworth House and the town’s many antique shops. The city of Chichester is only 11 miles away where there are a wide range of shops and restaurants, as well as the famous Cathedral.

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