Whether whale watching or gondola rides float your boat, our guide to the most romantic getaways will help you plan your first weeks of wedded bliss.
Nestled beneath the spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a great starting point for an exotic safari. There's also plenty of scope here for wine tasting, whale watching and watersports.
Try a desert safari and dine in a tribal Bedouin camp, then shop 'til you drop in this city's designer boutiques and colourful souks.
Perfect for active, outdoorsy types. Winter sports on offer include skiing and snowboarding, or get stuck into summer activities such as hiking, mountain biking, rafting and fishing.
Perfect for party animals: have a flutter at one of the many casinos on the Strip (where else can you visit Paris, New York and Luxor in one night?), take in a show and brave a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon.
With guaranteed winter sun, golden beaches and clear, blue waters, this relaxed Caribbean island is the perfect place to recover from weeks of wedding preparations.