Babymoons are the perfect way to relax and rejuvenate before the arrival of your little one. A babymoon is a special trip that allows couples to decompress and spend quality time together before they welcome their baby into the world.
Wondering where to go on a babymoon? There's a destination that's perfect for every couple, whether you’re looking for a:
- Tropical paradise
- Desert oasis
- European adventure
Consider one of our top 2023 babymoon locations:
- Costa Rica
- Quebec City, Canada
- Santorini, Greece
- Savannah, Georgia
- Maui, Hawaii
- Sedona, Arizona
- Umbria, Italy
Costa Rica is a top destination for babymoons due to its warm weather, beautiful beaches, and lush rainforests. This country is perfect for couples who want to add some adventure to their trip! There is something to feed everyone’s wild side, whether it’s by:
For those who prefer to lay low on a tropical vacation, there are plenty of luxury resorts with various amenities and spas to choose from. If you love to eat, then get ready because Costa Rica is also known for its delicious cuisine and eco-friendly initiatives, making it a top destination for foodies and environmentally-conscious travelers as well.
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Quebec City, Canada
Quebec City is a charming and romantic destination offering a European flair, minus the long flight if traveling from the United States. Transport back in time as you enter the city's historic district. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will find yourself walking along cobblestone streets and discovering charming cafes and cozy bistros.
Couples can take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk or enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic district. If you want to take it easy on the walking at this phase of the pregnancy, Saint Lawrence River offers the perfect setting for a cruise under a sunset sky with your loved one. Quebec City also offers plenty of relaxation opportunities for the expecting couple, including:
- Spa treatments
- Couples massages
- Fine dining experiences
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If you are looking for stunning photo opportunities, Santorini’s picturesque landscape has just what you may be needing. This destination offers stunning views of the Aegean Sea, while the island's white-washed buildings and blue-domed churches provide a romantic setting for couples looking for a beautiful and serene escape.
Watching sunsets from the sea is a must when visiting here and Oia, the island’s northern village, is a great place to embark on a sunset sail. For the adventurous couple, you can experience the power of a nearby volcano by taking a day trip to the hot springs of Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni. Here, you can let your body float, drift, and relax in waters of 86 to 95 degrees fahrenheit.
In addition, couples can:
- Explore the island's charming villages
- Visit its vineyards
- Relax on its beautiful beaches
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Savannah is a historic destination offering a mix of Southern hospitality and romantic charm. Take advantage of the beautiful parks the city has to offer by setting up a picnic on a sunny day. If you want to be a little more active, charming squares and elegant mansions populate the historic district with amazing architecture and famed landmarks.
Couples can continue their leisurely stroll along the riverfront or transition to a horse-drawn carriage ride through the city. For the couples who love to eat, Savannah is also known for its delicious cuisine, particularly its seafood and Lowcountry specialties. Book a food tour so lines are not a problem when waiting for a delicious scoop from Leopold’s Ice Cream.
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Maui is the perfect babymoon destination for couples looking for a tropical paradise. With its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush greenery, Maui is an ideal place to relax and unwind or get active.
Visiting the summit of Mt. Haleakala at sunrise or sunset is an exciting adventure and not too strenuous of an activity. You can access the summit either by driving or hiking and see some amazing views along the way, but note it is windy up there!
Whether you see the sunset at Mt. Haleakala or not, a romantic sunset dinner on the beach is a must! Treat yourselves to a Polynesian-style luau to appreciate the island culture and its people as you watch their history come alive through food and dance. Another neat activity is to take a scenic helicopter tour to engulf yourself with breathtaking views of Hawaii’s beauty and landscape.
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For the nature-loving couple, Sedona is a beautiful destination perfect for those who want to connect with the natural surroundings. With stunning red rock formations and peaceful desert landscapes, Sedona is a dreamlike place to find yourselves at peace, ready to soon welcome your little one.
Couples can take a scenic hike, enjoy a hot air balloon ride, or simply lounge by the pool. Sedona is also known for its spiritual and wellness retreats, making it a great place to focus on self-care during your babymoon.
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Umbria is a romantic destination perfect for couples who want to experience Italy’s beauty and culture without the crowds. Umbria is a quaint town to spend quality time together with its:
- Lush rolling hills
- Medieval towns
- Delicious cuisine
Famously known for its truffles, chocolate, and wine, Umbria does not make it hard for couples to indulge on this babymoon. Cooking classes, a local winery visit, or simply strolling along picturesque streets are just some of the few activities this city has to offer. And definitely be sure to check out its thermal spas to pamper yourself before heading home!
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For the adventurous couple, the stunning and unique Iceland could be one of the best destinations for babymoons. Dramatic landscapes, rugged coastline, and stunning natural wonders set the scene for an exciting place to explore.
- Go for a dip in natural hot springs
- Hop on a boat for whale watching
- Take an epic scenic drive through the countryside
Between September and April is when Iceland’s incredible Northern Lights illuminate the sky, making it a top destination for couples who want to experience the magic of the Aurora Borealis.
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Singapore is a modern and vibrant country ideal for couples who want to experience the best of city life during their babymoon. A stunning skyline, delicious cuisine, and luxurious spas make Singapore an excellent choice for the couple who love a city’s excitement and indulgent treasures.
Couples can wander through the beautiful Gardens by the Bay, visit the iconic Marina Bay Sands, or unlock a new level of relaxation during a traditional Singaporean massage. Singapore is also known for its shopping, making it the perfect place to pick up some special treats for your little one on the way (and yourself)!
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Make the Most of Your Babymoon!
No matter which destination you choose, each of these babymoon ideas are a lovely way to relax and recharge before your baby’s special arrival. A babymoon is the perfect opportunity to reconnect and create lasting memories with your partner before the busy days of parenthood begin. No matter if you are an adventurous, nature-loving, or relaxation-craving couple, there is a perfect babymoon destination out there and we wish you luck with choosing yours!