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Where to honeymoon in June

Where to honeymoon in June? Find the best honeymoon destinations in June with our breakdown of all you need to know.
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If you are planning a June wedding and getting straight on a plane afterward or thinking about a latermoon, there are so many wonderful options for a romantic June honeymoon! Whether you want a road trip honeymoon, a tropical beach honeymoon, or a safari June honeymoon, we’ve got all the top destinations below, so you know where to honeymoon in June.

One word of warning: June coincides with school break/holidays in many regions, so we recommend booking early to get the best deals and availability for the top June honeymoon destinations.

Wondering where to honeymoon in June but also need to know about other months? Check out our handy weather page chart here.

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Oceania

If you’re wondering where to honeymoon in June, then look no further than Oceania and the paradise islands of Fiji or French Polynesia. It’s the dry season. If Bora Bora has been on your honeymoon wishlist, then you’re in luck — with magical resorts like the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora and Conrad Bora Bora Nui. You’ll be in honeymoon heaven. If you want to dive deeper into planning a French Polynesia or Bora Bora honeymoon – check out our Ultimate French Polynesia Honeymoon Guide.

It’s also a perfect shoulder month for Australia, great for couples who may prefer to visit outside of the peak, extremely hot months. It’s one of our favourite honeymoon destinations for an adventure honeymoon. Although it is winter in the southern part of Australia (around Adelaide & Sydney) you can find winter sports opportunities in the state of Victoria near Melbourne.

For sun lovers, you can expect beautiful, pleasant days in Queensland. Australia is one of the best honeymoon destinations for a road trip. Take the iconic road trip from Cairns to Brisbane. There is a vast array of things to see and do, including the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island / K’gari, and the Sunshine Coast. It’s also a great time to visit the Northern Territory. Experience Australia’s great expanses of the Red Centre and explore the sacred Uluru. This extraordinary land is rich in indigenous culture and one of the planet’s unique areas. Take one of the most romantic rail journeys in the world – the Ghan train from Adelaide to Darwin and explore Kakadu National Park.

It is the middle of winter in New Zealand. so if you’re wondering where to honeymoon in June, it may not ideal for a warm sunny honeymoon road trip but it is the perfect time for a winter sports June honeymoon around the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown.

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Africa & Indian Ocean

If you’re wondering where to honeymoon in June, consider the great continent of Africa. One of the best regions for a June honeymoon, it’s an ideal time for wildlife spotting in some incredible spots.

It’s the middle of the dry season in Botswana when the Okavango Delta’s waters are high and the game viewing is at its best. Although the peak time for Victoria Falls is from March to May, June is still a wonderful month to see plenty of sprays.

If you’re wondering where to honeymoon in June with a difference, consider a romantic honeymoon road trip in Namibia with the Skeleton Coast and Etosha National Park and the Kalahari desert. While the most popular route for a honeymoon in South Africa is Cape Town and the Garden Route, June is colder in these areas with some rain expected, but the rest of the country is warm and it’s a great time to visit Kruger National Park. You could also combine South Africa with the surrounding southern African countries. We love this tour by G Adventures from Namibia through Botswana to Victoria Falls.

Kenya and Tanzania’s rainy season is gone by late June and the wildebeest migration passes through the Masai Mara in June. Wondering what the difference is between Kenya and Tanzania? You can read more here.

It is also a great time for gorilla trekking in Uganda or Rwanda and it’s the dry season in off-the-beaten-track destinations like Madagascar and Mozambique. In North Africa, expect hot temperatures in Egypt and Morocco.

For beach lovers wondering where to honeymoon in June, the good news is that it’s also a fantastic month to visit another of the world’s great paradises, Seychelles – dive deeper with our Ultimate Seychelles Honeymoon Guide. Air connections from Nairobi (with Kenya Airways) and Johannesburg (with Air Seychelles) mean you can add on to an epic safari trip to this tropical paradise (although Seychelles is a destination deserving of all your attention without adding another destination!).

June is the beginning of winter in the other Indian Ocean paradise, Mauritius. Temperatures are pleasant and rainfall is minimal. We recommend sticking with the west coast resort areas which are less breezy. The Oberoi Beach Resort Mauritius and LUX* Le Morne are two of our favourite Mauritius honeymoon hotels. If you’re looking for a beach destination that isn’t overly hot or too humid, then Mauritius is a great option – read our Ultimate Mauritius Honeymoon Guide here!

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South America

If South America is on your shortlist and you’re wondering where to honeymoon in June, then consider Brazil, which is a year-round destination with balmy temperatures at this time of year. It’s an ideal time to visit if you prefer to go outside of the more humid months. It is the end of the rainy season in the Amazon, which is a good time for wildlife spotting.

June is also a fantastic month to visit Peru, as it’s the dry season. One of the best times to navigate The Inca Trail (book early as permits are limited!) and visit the Amazon and Lake Titicaca. Ecuador is also a fantastic option with the Galapagos Islands accessible all year-round. June is a great month to see whales and dolphins. Although Tayrona National Natural Park closes for two weeks in June, Colombia is also a great option. Expect pleasant temperatures and so much to do, from the Andes to the Caribbean and Pacific coasts.

You could also include Bolivia in your South America honeymoon itinerary as it is a great time to visit. For couples with a bit more time, you can tag it on between Peru and Argentina over the Uyuni Salt Flats. Perfect for couples wondering where to honeymoon in June and want something adventurous. Although it is wintertime in Argentina, it’s mostly the southern part around Patagonia that is freezing.

North America, Central America & The Caribbean

For couples wondering where to honeymoon in June, the wonderful news is that it’s one of the best months to visit North America. Summer has arrived in Canada, with Alaska and the Rockies, at the beginning of the peak tourist season. June is one of the best months to explore the USA, particularly the northern states and California and Hawaii (see our Ultimate Hawaii Honeymoon Guide). With many incredible national parks and iconic cities throughout, there are endless combinations to suit every honeymoon desire.

Although considered the start of hurricane season, which can affect the Caribbean and the coastal southern US states, June is a lower risk month, particularly in southern Caribbean destinations like Aruba, Antigua, Barbados and St. Lucia. Consider Cuba, Jamaica, the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic. We love the all-inclusive hotels on the Riviera Maya of Mexico like Secrets Resorts. Caribbean Cruises are also a superb choice at this time of year. You may get the odd shower but plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures.

It is becoming wetter in Central America, as it’s around the second month of the rainy season. However, you can still get lucky in destinations like Costa Rica and Belize before the heavier rains of later in the rainy season.

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Europe

For couples wondering where to honeymoon in June, Europe is always one of our go-to honeymoon recommendations. Summer is coming into full swing, making the region one of the best June honeymoon destinations to consider.

The continent is diverse, with so many wonderful places to visit. It also has a well-connected flight and train network, meaning you could combine multiple countries into one incredible honeymoon itinerary. Can’t decide between Amalfi Coast and Santorini? Then do both! Love the idea of London and Paris, but want a Mediterranean beach too? Easy peasy, take a train or flight. Go island hopping in Greece or Croatia. Take a food tour of Italy. Party the nights away in Ibiza or Lisbon. Explore the ancient ruins and beaches in Turkey. Take a Mediterranean cruise with stops in the south of France.

Consider a honeymoon road trip in Iceland or maybe Ireland or England & Scotland. Do a country hop across Scandinavia for picturesque towns and cities and scenic areas like Norway’s incredible fjords.

Middle East & Asia

It is the start of the monsoon in much of Asia, which brings rain and humid weather. However, it’s not all bad news if you were wondering where to honeymoon in June! It’s actually a great month for Indonesia. Bali is one of the most desirable and affordable honeymoon destinations in the world. We recommend considering other areas of Indonesia to scratch the surface of this archipelago. Consider Java or Flores as an add-on to your epic honeymoon itinerary. Singapore is also great for a city honeymoon add-on.

If you decide to brave the rainy season in destinations like Thailand (stick to the east coast islands and look at our Ultimate Thailand Honeymoon Guide) or Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, China, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, The Philippines and Bhutan – you could get lucky and see plenty of sunny dry days too. Just be forewarned! It is hot and rainy in India and Sri Lanka (although you could stick to the east coast beaches of Sri Lanka but in many of the country’s highlights you will see some rain).

If you’re accustomed to hot temperatures, destinations like Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Oman are hotting up, so may be better at cooler times of the year. Turkey and Jordan are a little cooler than the Gulf states, but will still be pretty warm at this time of year.

In conclusion, the following is a list of where to honeymoon in June:

Thanks for reading our ‘Where to honeymoon in June’ article. Are you planning a honeymoon in June? Let us know in the comments which June honeymoon destinations are on your shortlist!

We endeavour to provide accurate climate information. However, as the weather around the world becomes more erratic and unpredictable because of the climate catastrophe, The Honeymoon Guide is not responsible for disappointment regarding your trip because of adverse weather.

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