Destinations Which Are Popular Amongst South Asian Couples
To honeymoon or not to honeymoon…that is the question.
Gone is the tradition of having a conventional conservative wedding. The 21st has brought many customs to the Asian culture with many youngsters being open to integrate and incorporate their own culture with those of the West. One of those customs is the organising of the honeymoon. Newlywed couples are more inclined to go on a honeymoon, than those of previous generations, with many destinations to choose from. These destinations can range from sizzling beaches to breathtaking mountaintops. We took a look at those destinations which are popular amongst South Asian couples.
Honeymoons should be luxurious, memorable, and special. As a destination, Dubai can provide all of these qualities and much more. The city, the people, the hotels, the things to do and places to see all make Dubai a very romantic and special place to celebrate your honeymoon. For those wanting to organise their wedding in this 21st century city, Dubai has all the infrastructure and services to conduct a wedding of any size. From accommodation to catering and entertainment for the guests, it is all there! There are many destinations which you can visit and engage in from relaxing to adventurous. Here are the top three popular tourism spots:
The Dubai Mall: Also known as the home of the Dubai shopping festival, The Dubai Mall,dining, entertainment and leisure attractions, all designed with an eye to revolutionise the concept of the shopping malls industry. is one of the world’s largest shopping malls which offers an amazing mix of world-class shopping,
Burj Khalifa: The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest tower. Burj Khalifa lifts the world’s head proudly skywards, surpassing limits and expectations. Rising gracefully from the desert and honouring Dubai with a new glow. Burj Khalifa is at the heart of Dubai and its people; the centre for the world’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment and home for the world’s elite.
The Dubai Fountain: Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 ft (150 metres), equivalent to that of a 50-storey building. The Dubai Fountain performs daily, with the performance repertoire including Sama Dubai; Baba Yetu, an award-winning song in Swahili; the Arab world’s top-selling dance number Shik Shak Shok; and the signature piece of world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Con te partiro (Time to Say Goodbye).
Antalya is one of the popular honeymoon destinations in Turkey and it is also considered to be a significant city along the Mediterranean coast. It has a charming harbor, vibrating nightlife, wonderful resorts, numerous shopping malls and restaurants to entertain all the young honeymoon couples. You can easily catch up the beauty of Turkish countryside from there and that is surely the ideal place for the honeymoon couple who want to experience the magic of tranquility.
Konyaalti Beach: “Konyaalti Beach serves up plenty of active watersports, such as parasailing, wakeboarding, jet-skiing and windsurfing. Meanwhile relaxation is made easy with sunloungers, umbrellas, changing cubicles and beachfront restaurants – not to mention paddle-friendly water.”
Old Harbour: The old harbour of Antalya is a small bay surrounded by the cliffs. In the period of Seljuks its breakwaters were constructed. Today it is used as a marina. All kinds of services are provided to the small boats and yachts here. From this marina to the places in the near and far vicinity, boat tours are organised.