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The Best Honeymoon Destinations in March

From Arizona to Africa, the best honeymoon destinations in March suit a variety of travel personalities and styles.

couple walking in scottsdale arizona mountains

couple walking in scottsdale arizona mountains

At the tail end of winter and within sight of spring, March begins the great melt of the year, revealing the promise of bright beginnings ahead. This time of year can be one that feels less like a honeymoon and more like a shared renewal of your spirit. And especially if you and your partner have decided to be budget-conscious, plenty of the best honeymoon destinations in March worldwide offer off-season rates this month, as it’s not a traditional time to travel for couples.

Here, a look at the best honeymoon destinations in March, as you celebrate your first jet-setting adventure as a married duo.

scottsdale arizona scenery with mountain backdrop

Scottsdale, Arizona

For the couple who values R&R as much as they get inspired by adventure, a honeymoon out west to the warm desert of Scottsdale, Arizona, one of the best honeymoon destinations in March, might be just what your overly-exhausted newlywed spirits are craving. Unlike the depths of summer where you sweat when you even think about going outside in this state, March offers comfortable and sunny temperatures in the mid-70s to 80s, with little humidity. When you stay near Camelback Mountain, you’ll be blown away by sweeping views of the Sonoran, challenging you to hike during the day and recover from your workout together at night. If you’ve never ventured to this part of the country, use your honeymoon as reason-enough to explore more of this peaceful, picturesque region, where world-treasured abound. (Ahem, not to mention ideal background for that #werehitched selfie you know you’re going to share on Instagram.)
Where to Stay: Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
For an oasis that pairs you and your new spouse with nature, a suite here oozes western romance. In addition to 360-degree views of the nearby infamous mountains, to nightly sunsets you can savor from you balcony or an infinity pool, the surroundings lend themselves to charm. In addition to an on-site team that can help you plan hikes, take advantage of their numerable spa offerings, including outdoor soaking baths where you can place a sandbag outside, signifying you’d like to be alone.

miami florida skyline with palm trees

Miami, Florida

While plenty of families will be packing their bags for Walt Disney World, another beloved region of Florida awaits for honeymooners who crave beach, dancing, culinary feats and intrigue. Though often considered a bachelor or bachelorette destination, once you’ve put a ring on it, a Miami honeymoon allows you to soak up the sultry allure of this stateside hotspot that is easier on the budget, than say the south of France. Pick a different ‘south’ instead in South Beach, where you'll fall in love with the sunsets, the white beaches and opaque waters.
Where to Stay: Delano South Beach
There’s not much this luxury resorts leaves to the imagination for honeymooners, since they’ve anticipated what you want before you realized your need. In addition to a 24-hour experience connoisseur who ensures your reservations, suite requests and more, the just-married package includes a personalized car service in an Aston Martin house car, a Van Dutch water cruise, complimentary reserved poolside loungers and preferred cabana selections and other touches you’ll want to be surprised when you discover.

Inle Lake, Myanmar

Inle Lake, Myanmar

A love of travel is one that extends far beyond a shared interest, but a defining passion that helps weave together your past journeys into the trip of a lifetime: marriage. If you and your spouse have been to, well, nearly everywhere, one of the best honeymoon destinations in March might be a more remote, harder-to-get-to setting that throws you into beauty and culture upon landing. At the top of many wanderluster’s list, settle into your cemented lust for one another with a trip to the infamous stories Inle Lake in Myanmar in Southeast Asia. While the journey is definitely on the longer side, it’s worth it as you explore ancient ruins and catch your breath at one-of-a-kind natural landmarks with your lifelong travel buddy.
Where to Stay: Sanctum Inle Resort
Though the charm of this resort can’t be denied, what sets it apart isn’t it’s innate attention to detail or romantic character, but what it offers couples who are curious about this new country. You’ll learn about the floating villages made of stilted wooden houses, floating vegetable gardens and the iconic Intha fisherman who row a one-legged canoe.

Franciacorta, Italy

Franciacorta, Italy

Crossed off Rome, Pisa, Venice, Naples and Sicily from your Italian must-see list? If you’re in love with Italian culture — from the food and the wine to the enthusiasm of locals — consider an uncommon locale, one of the best honeymoon destinations in March, for your honeymoon in Italy. Because it’s rarely found in the tour guides and more for the jet-setting twosome who has seen, tasted and experienced it all, Franciacorta offers a new experience unlike the others you’ve had in this European country. Just an hour from Milan, you can spend your days touring through historic vineyards and castles, while sampling a wide variety of meals — from rustic to Michelin starred. With ideal weather in March, you can also rent bikes or boats to explore, book spa appointments or just sit outside in a park, talking about the loving future you have ahead.
Where to Stay: L’Albereta
Atop the Bellavista Hill in the countryside, this might be a tad on the pricier side, but for at least one night, treat yourself to honeymooners bliss. Here, you’ll see dreamy views of the idyllic mountain, while enjoying your morning coffee or afternoon Aperol Spritz (when in Italy, right?). After indulging at their onsite spa with a relaxing, romantic pool, ask the concierge to set up a few wine tours for the next day. You might be tipsy off wine – and love – the whole time, but that’s the point.

namibia africa scenery

Namibia, Africa

Honeymooning in Africa tends to fall on the more expensive side, but when you venture through bushes, a mere few feet away from wild, exquisite animals in their natural habitats, you’ll be glad you invested the miles and time for the experience. A healthy mix of luxury stays and camping will make your African honeymoon to Namibia refreshing and impactful, giving you the chance to snuggle together under the stars and detox from the stress of wedding planning in nature’s version of peace and quiet. 
Where to Stay: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
Blending together the perks of a highly-rated resort with an open invitation to adventure, you’ll get more than just panoramic desert views here. With only nine chalets, all of which feature an en-suite bathroom and private veranda, you’ll enjoy the privacy you need to connect and begin your marriage. For a truly remarkable, one-of-a-kind experience, the team can also move your bed onto a deck, right under that African moon.