Let’s face it: weddings aren’t cheap. But it doesn’t mean you have to blow your finances on a honeymoon, does it? You can still experience the honeymoon of your dreams at a low cost. Here are some suggestions for a less expensive, yet equally luxurious, honeymoon:

Porto, Portugal

Portugal—the city with a beautiful past and a prosperous present—is unquestionably one of Europe’s top honeymoon locations and surprisingly affordable as well. 

Where to stay: The Selina Porto is definitely one of the best hotels in Porto! The boutique hotel has stunning accommodations, and you can select between private suites and communal rooms — there’s something for every budget! 
What to do: Spend a fantastic day feasting in delicious cuisine, world-class wine, and relaxing on beautiful beaches. To add, you two lovebirds can take a short boat down the Douro River to the city of Vila Nova de Gaia, which is famous for its port cellars.

Mykonos, Greece

Live a Mamma Mia-esque summer fantasy getaway with the ever-beautiful and sunny Greece! 

Where to stay: The Elena Hotel Mykonos is the ideal destination for you to stay in Greece because it is close to everything for your Greek island-hopping adventure and has a more distinct character than any other hotel in Mykonos.

What to do: You can pick a small group of islands like the Cycladic Islands and Instagram-worthy Crete. Ferry fares are often modest, and a meal for two can cost as little as $40.00. Here you will have the wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture and enjoy a more authentic Greek experience. 

Alajuela Province, Costa Rica 

The atmosphere for your honeymoon here will be magnificent beaches, incredible woods, and some of the world’s most exotic flora and fauna.

Where to stay: The Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul is the epitome of romance. It’s also within walking distance of most tourist attractions in Costa Rica like the La Fortuna Waterfall, Tabocon Hot Springs, and Costa Rica’s most well-known Arenal Volcano. 

What to do: Some best romantic things to do in Costa Rica are indulging in the Chocolate Forest Experience which only costs $26 per person and wait, there’s more– all the chocolate you can eat. Take the 3:00 p.m. tour and watch the breath-taking sunset from atop the chocolate forest.

Paris, France

Paris is unquestionably one of the most popular honeymoon destinations for couples from all over the world. The French capital city of love is not the least expensive option, but there are ingenious ways to make it more economical while still enjoying yourself.

Where to stay: Cut down costs by staying in a homey and safe place like Chambre privée entre Paris et Disneyland which provides home-stay lodging with an outside play space for children, a kitchen, and complimentary WiFi.

What to do: Simply walking around the city at your leisure allows you to explore more of the bustling metropolis. You may, for example, walk about the city and see the Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, the famed flea market, and the ever famous Louvre Pyramid. 

Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai is one of the lushest and visually pleasing Hawaiian islands, with a plethora of tropical wonders.

Where to stay: Kauai Beach Resort & Spa is the most convenient hotel for a short drive near outstanding tourist attractions such as Fern Grotto and Paekaa Falls.

What to do: This dynamic, nature-based island is attractive for couples who wish to celebrate their new life together while engaging with nature through hiking, zip-lining, and a variety of water sports.