5 Honeymoons Under $2,500

Your dream getaway doesn't have to break your budget. So whether you want to stroll through the city, cozy up on the beach or zip-line through the jungle -- we've got you covered.
  1. Dublin, Ireland's  Ha'penny Bridge
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    Best City Honeymoon: Dublin, Ireland

    Where to Stay Start out at Butlers Town House Hotel, close to restaurants, bars and the rugby stadium. Rooms start at around $150 a night. Then head outside of the city to Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, an eighteenth-century -- you guessed it -- castle 20 minutes from the Dublin City Centre. Rooms start at around $200 per night -- well worth it when you walk through the doors and step into old-world luxury.

    Where to Eat Treat yourselves to fresh seafood at The Lobster Pot, an upscale restaurant with an extensive wine list and out-of-this-world crab claws. Two entrées will land you somewhere around $100 -- a splurge you definitely won't regret for one night. Also check out Gallagher's Boxty House for pub fare. And if you're still not full, head over to Queen of Tarts on Dame Street for scones, cakes and cookies.

    What to Do Get historical and go on the 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour ($17 per person). If shopping's your thing, check out Henry Street for typical Irish swag. Then take a stroll over Ha'penny Bridge. It's romantic -- and free.

    What to Pack Even if you're heading to Dublin in July, you'll want to bring an umbrella...and a sweater. The weather is sporadic, and even the summer months can feel a bit soggy. But fear not: You'll likely need sunscreen too!

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  2. Aruba beach on Caribbean Sea
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    Best Beach Honeymoon: Aruba

    Where to Stay Relax at Bucuti, a European-style resort with a beach, outdoor dining and a spa. Garden rooms start at around $263 per night. If you want to mix things up, check into the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino in the very center of town (rooms start at around $245). The hotel provides a small boat to take you to its private island 10 minutes away.

    Where to Eat Enjoy seafood straight off the grill at Pinchos Grill & Bar, a restaurant right on a pier. Try the grilled Aruban wahoo fillet (expect to pay $18 to $24 for an entrée) and leave room for dessert. Also head to The Old Man and the Sea, where the tables are spaced out (for privacy) right on the sand.

    What to Do See the island on an ABC Jeep Tour ($71 per person for 3½ hours), which takes you along Aruba's rockier beaches, or check out the underwater view on the Atlantis Submarine Tour ($89 per person if booked online). Into golf? Spend a day at Tierra Del Sol. The scenic course is open from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Snorkeling, horseback riding and just laying low on the beach are all options too.

    What to Pack The weather is consistently warm in Aruba, but there's usually a strong breeze. Bring a windbreaker when walking on the beach at night -- and plenty of hair ties.

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  3. Tikal Mayan ruins in Belize
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    Best Adventure Honeymoon: Belize

    Where to Stay Relax at Bucuti, a European-style resort with a beach, outdoor dining and a spa. Garden rooms start at around $263 per night. If you want to mix things up, check into the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino in the very center of town (rooms start at around $245). The hotel provides a small boat to take you to its private island 10 minutes away.

    Where to Eat Enjoy seafood straight off the grill at Pinchos Grill & Bar, a restaurant right on a pier. Try the grilled Aruban wahoo fillet (expect to pay $18 to $24 for an entrée) and leave room for dessert. Also head to The Old Man and the Sea, where the tables are spaced out (for privacy) right on the sand.

    What to Do See the island on an ABC Jeep Tour ($71 per person for 3½ hours), which takes you along Aruba's rockier beaches, or check out the underwater view on the Atlantis Submarine Tour ($89 per person if booked online). Into golf? Spend a day at Tierra Del Sol. The scenic course is open from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Snorkeling, horseback riding and just laying low on the beach are all options too.

    What to Pack The weather is consistently warm in Aruba, but there's usually a strong breeze. Bring a windbreaker when walking on the beach at night -- and plenty of hair ties.

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  4. Jackson Hole, Wyoming's Grand Teton mountains
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    Best Rustic Honeymoon: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

    Where to Stay Cozy up at Snake River Lodge & Spa, a AAA four-diamond resort known for its views -- and honeymoon specials. Rooms start at around $128 per night in the summer (winter rates spike to $255). If you're looking for a mod place to stay, check out Hotel Terra, an eco-friendly hotel that starts at about $200 a night. The flat-screen TVs, romantic fireplaces and sleek décor add to the luxe vibe.

    Where to Eat Head to Koshu Wine Bar, an Asian/Latin fusion restaurant. Entrées range from around $16 to $28 and include everything from Korean-style ribs to butter chicken with Indian spices. For a down-home meal, check out Bubba's BBQ for pulled pork and baked beans. Main courses cost about $8.

    What to Do Ski season runs from December to April, with full-day lift tickets costing $61. In warmer months, try a Mad River rafting trip ($59 each). Also take a tour of the Snake River Brewery and down a pint of its namesake ale. Another idea: Head up the mountains on the Bridger Gondola ($16 each).

    What to Pack For the summer, bring hiking boots, a baseball cap and sporty sunglasses (read: leave your Chanels at home). For winter, you'll need your usual cold-weather swag -- hat, gloves, ski pants and hand/foot warmers.

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  5. Medina of Marrakech, Morocco
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    Best Exotic Honeymoon: Marrakech, Morocco

    Where to Stay Check into the Riad Azzar (about $182 per night), just steps from the city's marketplace. If you're looking to lounge in the sun, look into the Riyad El Cadi (around $195 per night), which has a large roof terrace.

    Where to Eat Chow down with the locals at the eating stalls at the top of the marketplace for a cheap lunch with local flavor. Another option: Sit under a citrus tree at Cafe Arabe, where main courses are $10 to $16.

    What to Do Party under the stars at Djemaa el Fna, the city's open market, where people go to eat and dance. Are you looking to relax? Then head to the '1001 Nuits' Spa and Hamman, which offers a one-hour steam massage for $77. There are also three popular golf courses located in the city. Another option: Stay local and take some Moroccan cooking classes at La Maison (about $110 per person).

    What to Pack Wear walking shoes when heading into the city since roads tend to be dusty. Also bring typical over-the-counter meds and wet wipes to wash your hands.

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