10 Reasons to Plan an Ireland Honeymoon

Couples have been going on honeymoons to foreign locations since the early 19th century (that we know of)! Whether it’s your first honeymoon, a second honeymoon, or even a babymoon, Ireland is a great destination for couples to experience together.


  • Ireland is full of romantic history & legends;

from Ross Castle, and the Aran Islands Sweater tradition, to the Waterford Crystal. Read our Romantic Places in Ireland blog to learn more!


Ross Castle in Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

  • TV & Films are often a shared interest among couples.

Ireland gives you the chance to visit some of your favorite sets, shows like Game of Thrones and The Tudors have filmed all around Ireland, as well as films like Harry Potter, The Princess Bride, and many more.


Game of Thrones scenes have been filmed at The Dark Hedges, Armoy, Ireland

  • Ireland is chalk full of one scenic splendor after another.

With awe inducing topography like: The Blue Stack Mountains, Dún Aonghasa , The Cliffs of Moher, The Slieve League Cliffs and countless more. Ireland provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of adventures (and photos)!


The Skellig Islands, Co. Kerry, Ireland

  • Treat your spouse like royalty.

take them on a tour of Ireland’s numerous castles & cathedrals during your Ireland honeymoon ! What says grand adventure more than castles!


The Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

  • Long walks on the beach, horseback riding, and all that romantic jazz.

Explore Ireland’s landscape by taking scenic horseback tours throughout the country. However, maybe don’t mix this part of your trip with the Guinness!


Horses on top of Carrickgollogan overlooking Dublin, Ireland

  • Take this time to visit your familial roots as you begin to establish your own!

Traveling trips for newlyweds originally started as a way to visit family members that were not able to make it to the couple’s nuptials.


St. Canice Cathedral, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

  • Ireland offers up some amazing accommodations.

From sleeping in castles, to mingling with the friendly locals who run cozy B&B’s, we put together a list of Romantic Places to Stay in Ireland if you need further persuasion.


Park Hotel Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland

  • Ireland is home to 3 of the friendliest cities in the world.

There’s not many things worse than investing time and money into a trip only to be glared at and shunned by unfriendly locals. Luckily, Galway, Dublin and Cork were all voted into the top four friendliest cities in 2015!

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Galway Market in Galway, Ireland

  • The versatility of Ireland is amazing!

Depending on your preference you can choose to spend your honeymoon in the more urban cities like Dublin or Cork, or venture into the more rural areas like Kenmare and Dingle. The best part is, Ireland is small enough that you can experience both in one trip!

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Grafton Street during Christmas, Dublin, Ireland

  • We couldn’t write an article about Ireland without mentioning Guinness and Jameson.

Let your love and these traditional Irish spirits warm your soul during your getaway abroad!

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St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland


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