TOP 9 HON­EY­MOON DES­TI­NA­TIONS

Fall in love all over again at these ex­cit­ing and ex­otic lo­ca­tions

GA Voice - - The Wedding Issue -

By DAR­IAN AARON

daaron@the­gavoice.com

The wed­ding and re­cep­tion is now over but that doesn’t mean the party has to end.

We’ve com­piled our top nine hon­ey­moon des­ti­na­tions at home and abroad. Now that your union is le­gal, it is in­cum­bent upon you to break all of the rules and get as il­le­gal as you’d like to be­hind closed doors at these hot spots.

Oahu, Hawaii

Why Go:

From scenic moun­tain vis­tas to spec­tac­u­lar beaches, Oahu is home to the world fa­mous Waikiki Beach. The is­land pro­vides the per­fect ro­man­tic get­away with breath­tak­ing views from North Shore or atop Nu­uanu Pali Look­out.

The Ka­hala Ho­tel &

Where To Stay:

Re­sort

En­joy Ka­hala’s ocean­front set­ting fea­tur­ing trop­i­cal gar­dens and a pri­vate la­goon with its own fam­ily of At­lantic dol­phins. (www.ka­halare­sort.com)

For the ad­ven­tur­ous cou­ple, snor­kel­ing and scuba div­ing is read­ily avail­able on the is­land of Oahu. Also, ex­plore hik­ing at Kaena Point or Di­a­mond Head.

What To Do: Paris, France

Why Go:

Paris is syn­ony­mous with ro- mance. Com­bine the food, his­tor­i­cal land­marks and fash­ion and you’ve got a recipe for a mem­o­rable hon­ey­moon.

Ho­tel Plaza Athéneé “Sex and the City” fans will rec­og­nize this prop­erty, as it was the ho­tel of choice for Car­rie and Big’s re­union. There are sev­eral hon­ey­moon pack­ages to choose from that will leave you feel­ing like roy­alty. (www. dorch­ester­col­lec­tion.com)

Tie a rib­bon to sym­bol­ize your love on the Pont des Art bridge and visit must-see land­marks such as the Eif­fel Tower, Moulin Rouge and the Lou­vre.

Where To Stay:

What To Do: Sa­van­nah, Ge­or­gia

Why Go:

It’s easy to take the beauty of Sa­van­nah for granted since it’s so close to home. This his­toric city boasts some of the best bed-and-break­fasts in the state.

Foley House Inn This LGBT bed-and-break­fast is de­signed with our com­mu­nity in mind and is lo­cated in the heart of down­town within min­utes of restau­rants, bou­tiques, gal­leries, and mu­se­ums. (www.fo­leyinn.com)

Take in the his­tor­i­cal sights in down­town Sa­van­nah or splurge on a car­riage ride around the squares. You also have the op­tion of tak­ing a 30-minute drive for kayak­ing on Dol­phin Is­land.

Where To Stay:

What To Do:

Coun­ter­clock­wise from above: From scenic moun­tain vis­tas to spec­tac­u­lar beaches, Oahu is home to the world fa­mous Waikiki Beach. (Photo by Rob Boeger). Paris is syn­ony­mous with ro­mance. Revel in the beauty of the Eif­fel Tower or the Lou­vre. Slip into the peace­ful seren­ity of San­torini’s beau­ti­ful beaches and quaint vil­las. A quick get­away to Sa­van­nah and you’re im­mersed in cul­ture and ro­mance right at home. (Courtesy photos)

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