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Santorini Is the Second Best Honeymoon Destination in the World

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Santorini is the fourth most searched honeymoon destination worldwide with 120,600 Google searches. Credit: Greek Reporter

Research reveals that Santorini is the second-best honeymoon destination worldwide, considering factors such as affordability and romantic dining options.

Slingo’s team of experts examined various factors, including the most searched destinations, popular honeymoon spots, and areas boasting numerous romantic restaurants. These findings assigned each destination an overall score for couples’ vacations.

Santorini Honeymoon Destination
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Top three honeymoon destinations, including Santorini

Bali, Indonesia

Bali tops the charts for couples’ vacations, scoring 8.07 out of 10 and boasting 278,100 Google searches for honeymoons in the past year.

It ranks fifth on TikTok and Instagram with millions of posts under #Bali. It’s a budget-friendly paradise, offering affordable dining at just $22.17 (£17.38 | €20.36) for a three-course meal for two.

With an abundance of romantic restaurants and honeymoon activities, Bali is a top pick. One can experience authentic Indonesian cuisine like bakso and beef rendang while exploring adventurous spots such as Nusa Penida and the Ubud Monkey Forest.

Santorini, Greece

Santorini secures second place with a solid score of 6.83 out of 10. It is the fourth most searched honeymoon destination worldwide with 120,600 Google searches, and 49 percent of its restaurants are romantic.

It ranks high for honeymoon spots and is popular on social media platforms with millions of posts under #Santorini.

However, it’s noted for its high dining costs, averaging $90 (£70.57 | €82.67) for a three-course meal for two.

Those interested in history will appreciate Santorini’s rich heritage, shown in museums and archaeological sites. At the same time, adventurous couples can enjoy activities like horseback riding, scuba diving, and jet skiing along its beautiful beaches.

Cancún, Mexico

Cancún takes third place, with a score of 6.80 out of 10. It’s a popular choice for honeymoons, ranking sixth in Google searches. With romantic restaurants and honeymoon-friendly activities on TripAdvisor, it’s perfect for couples.

Cancún trends on social media with 1.2 million TikTok posts and 12.3 million on Instagram, ranking ninth and nineteenth, respectively. Enjoy diverse cuisine, especially seafood, along the Caribbean coast with the average cost of a three-course meal for two at just $43.29 (£33.94 | €39.76) and dive into vibrant nightlife with competitive drink prices.

Top honeymoon destinations in Greece beyond Santorini

Greece, with its six thousand islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, is full of honeymoon destinations.

Some destinations are ideal for honeymoon retreats. One has the option to explore the history, sunbathe on beautiful beaches, or wander out into the quiet of traditional villages.

There are many options for newlyweds to choose from in the land of the goddess Aphrodite and the love god Eros.

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