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The 9 Best Babymoon Destinations

Getting ready for diaper duty, sleepless nights and new responsibilities does not have to be stressful. Your world will soon be turned upside down and having a relaxing holiday just before your new baby arrives will make it easier to transition to your new roles, especially if you are becoming a parent for the first time.

That is where the babymoon celebratory holiday steps in. It is imagined like a honeymoon but is taken right before the baby comes. Think about it as a pampering and relaxing vacation with your partner, where you will explore a new town, swim, and book massages every day. 

Depending on the place you live and how far from home you want to go, babymoon destinations to choose from are endless. You can have a spa holiday just outside of your hometown, or you can travel across the world and relax on the white sand beaches with flamingos in the background.

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

White sand beach at Turks and Caicos, a topical babymoon destination
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For those who want a bit of luxury before the baby arrives, plan a trip to Turks and Caicos. There are numerous resorts, hotels, and villas to choose from right on the beach. You can relax, have massages, and facials, sunbathe, or swim in turquoise waters. 

Do not miss out on the lively Providencials Fish Fry which is organized every Thursday night. Local vendors sell food, musicians perform live music, and the streets take on an open-air party atmosphere.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: The Shore Club Turks and Caicos has 4 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, a tennis court and more to keep you occupied.

Playa del Carmen, México

Boats on the shore of Playa del Carmen, México, a perfect warm weather babymoon destination
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One of our favorite babymoon destinations in Mexico is Playa del Carmen. Here you have a perfect combination of modern resorts, white sand beaches, and culture. You can choose to eat phenomenal street food or in fancy restaurants, and basically, you can have as much fun as you want here.

Playa del Carmen is a great base for exploring the region. f you rent a car you can visit any city in the Yucatan peninsula, or swim at cenotes of your choice. Do not miss out on the Frida Kahlo Museum and a day trip to Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: Stay at a romantic bungalow at Riviera Maya Suites, just a short walk from the main Playa del Carmen beach. The hotel offers a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool, a garden, and air-conditioned rooms.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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If you live on the east coast and do not want to travel far, Myrtle Beach is a perfect domestic babymoon destination. 

When you need a break from spa treatments, naps, and food feasts, you can visit one of many water parks, amusement parks, or go on a day trip to Charleston. r.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is a perfect place to stay if you’re bringing kids along on the babymoon. The resort has an amazing waterpark, restaurants, pools, and plenty of other amenities to keep you entertained.

Reykjavik, Iceland

Travelers bathing in the blue lagoon at Reykjavik, Iceland - a unique babymoon destination
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Iceland is an amazing destination for your babymoon because it is interesting at any time of the year. In summertime you can enjoy swimming at Blue Lagoon, driving the Golden Circle, and hiking. During the winter, you can see Northern lights and explore ice caves.

Iceland has several other hot springs you can visit if you want to avoid the Blue Lagoon crowds, including Hrunalaug, Sky Lagoon, and Hvammsvik. Iceland is an amazing location for wildlife enthusiasts too, with many puffin and whale-watching tours leaving Reykjavik and Akureyri every hour.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: The stylish Fosshotel Reykjavik is a perfect starting point for every tour. Enjoy minimalistic rooms, great food, and a fitness center while waiting for the northern lights.

Opatija, Croatia

Coastline of Opatija, Croatia
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Opatija is a city in the Istrian region of Croatia that is famous for its long boardwalk Lungomare and for its amazing luxury hotels. While the rest of the coast is sleeping during winter, Opatija is still lively and has a lot to offer to tourists looking for luxury with wonderful views.

Opatija is an ideal place for a babymoon or honeymoon in Croatia, because of its relaxing and laid-back culture, and because of its proximity to other Istrian towns. It is just a short drive from Rijeka, and well-connected to Rovinj, Pula, and Motovun.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: Indulge yourself in a spa holiday in one of the best hotels in Istria at Ikador Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa. Rooms with excellent views of the sea, a spa that offers body and face treatments, and food you will love, are just some of the reasons to book this hotel.

Bali, Indonesia

Beach in Bali, Indonesia at sunset
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Traveling to Bali on your babymoon is a great idea if you want to experience a relaxing and laid-back holiday. Babymoon destinations should be places that are known as tranquil and pleasant, and Bali is all of that and more.

In Bali, you can have an exciting adventure, go on road trips, hike volcanoes, and visit rice terraces. Or, you can spend your time on a yoga retreat, meditating, watching sunsets with your romantic partner, and enjoying music in beach bars.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: Stay in the Blue Karma Di Jiwa Seminyak for an authentic Balinese experience. The hotel has a full-service spa, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, and bicycles for rent.

The Maldives

White sand beach in The Maldives, a top baby moon destination
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One of the most famous babymoon destinations in the world is certainly the Maldives. A babymoon at this island nation could include a stay at a beautiful overwater villa, calm lagoons with turquoise water, and breakfast in bed, and ocean in front of your room.

Book a sunset cruise, visit the glowing beach on Vaadhoo Island, or explore Male, the capital city.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: The Four Seasons Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is a dreamy perfect spot for a luxury babymoon. The all-inclusive water villas feature concierge service so you won’t have to lift a finger.


Oranjestad, Aruba
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Aruba is a great destination for a babymoon, or even just for a romantic getaway. This island country with long pristine beaches, crystal clear water, and so many water activities available is ideal for those seeking adventure, fun in the sun, and relaxation.

Aruba is also rich in natural areas which you can visit on day trips from your resort. At the same time, Oranjestad, the capital city, has a rich culture, colorful architecture, and plenty of great restaurants. You can stroll on the boardwalk, dine out, or shop downtown.

Nearby Recommended Hotel: Four restaurants, a full-service spa, room service, an outdoor pool, and so much more are waiting for you at The Ritz-Carlton Aruba. 

Lake Como, Italy

Varenna, small town on lake Como, Italy, a top baby moon destination
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Italy is always a great idea, but if we have to choose one destination for a babymoon in Italy it is Lake Como. This exclusive location with luxury villas and hotels is a dream come true for expecting parents. You can enjoy long walks by the lake, sailing, 5-star restaurants, and authentic Italian cuisine to satisfy those cravings.

Lake Como is a tranquil and peaceful location in Northern Italy from where you can also easily travel to Milan or Lugano in Switzerland. 

Nearby Recommended Hotel: The Albergo Terminus Hotel has an excellent location in the city center, along with a beautiful terrace and garden where you can unwind.

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