Destination Bliss Volume 3 | Page 75

Windstar ’ s Wind Spirit in Tahiti
The weather is idyllic in the South Pacific and the islands may be the most romantic and inspiring in the world . Without much cruise traffic , the low lying atolls and jagged peaks feel like your own . You will have plenty of sunshine to hike through lush rainforests , swim in crystal clear lagoons , or just swing in the hammock rocking on the warm breeze .
While Tahiti ’ s natural splendor is quite appealing , so is the island ’ s cultural legacy . The Polynesian people are some of the friendliest in the world , and their infectious joy — along with their mouthwatering cuisine and island-inspired art — will make your honeymoon truly special .


We Recommend : Paul Gauguin Cruises and Windstar Cruises

As a cruise destination , the Mediterranean is an alluring mix of incomparable history , intoxicating cultures and authentic food and wines , all wrapped up in a sea so blue you can lose yourself staring into it .
You don ’ t need to search for romantic moments here — they will find you . In the back booth of a gelato shop sharing flavors in Rome or on a long stroll down Barcelona ’ s famed La Rambla , watching the street performers mesmerize the crowds . While lounging on a trendy beach in Mykonos , the thumping music urging you to dance , or on a sunset cruise around the yachts of Monte Carlo .

We Recommend : Celebrity Cruises , Crystal Cruises , MSC Cruises , and Princess Cruises

Viking Longship on the Rhine River
The slow , relaxed pace of cruising on the Danube River , paired with excellent food and local wines , makes it romantic . Dock at the center of quaint villages and cosmopolitan cities , stepping off the boat and into history . Of all the rivers to cruise down , the most romantic may be the Danube .
In a picturesque procession of castles and vineyards , the Danube flows through green-clothed hillsides , red-roofed towns and riverside villages . Along the way you ’ ll visit Vienna , a city filled with music ; you ’ ll take an evening stroll along Budapest ’ s riverside for magical views of the city ’ s historic buildings bathed in light ; and you ’ ll soak up the romantic , old-world atmosphere in a traditional Viennese coffee house in Melk .

We Recommend : AMA Waterways , Avalon Waterways , and Viking River Cruises