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Short and yet sweet, February can actually be an ideal time to take your honeymoon. If you decide to honeymoon in February, you are a couple that doesn’t necessarily like the limelight. You prefer to ditch crowds. You vacation when next to no one vacations. Cold weather doesn’t deter you or sometimes it’s the draw of going down to the Southern Hemisphere for some sun that moves you. Regardless of why you want to honeymoon in February, couples are treated in these locations to honeymoons that won’t disappoint.

Morocco

For the adventurous couple, Morocco doesn’t disappoint no matter the time of year. The country of extremes, one that assaults the senses, however, can be at its most pleasant in February. Morocco’s peak season falls from July to September. Couples won’t have to worry about the crowds by visiting in February. The month is also a good time to explore central and southern Morocco when the days are sunny and the nights are cool. Marrakech in particular can be an ideal honeymoon spot with its romantic walled medina that harks back to the Middle Ages.

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Where to Stay

Couples honeymooning in Morocco can rest up at Taj Omayma, just 20 minutes outside of Marrakech. The 16 room estate lends couples the ideal North African vacation experience with all of the necessary amenities they might need. Guests can enjoy views of the mountains and desert from the property. Taj Omayma also offers an on site spa, 25 meter pool and plenty of luxurious outdoor spaces for lounging.

Montana

Photo Credit: GlacierNPS on Flickr

Photo Credit: GlacierNPS on Flickr

Known as Big Sky Country, Montana doesn’t let down nature lovers no matter the season. However, couples that love winter sports will find Montana proves ideal during the winter months, particularly in February. Temperatures will drop below freeing but there are plenty of activities to keep you warm, from skiing to snowshoeing. With huge expanses of rugged scenery, Montana is just one of those naturally gifted states. Couples can enjoy stunning glaciers, ski slopes and limited big city lights in February.

Photo from The Resort at Paws Up

Photo from The Resort at Paws Up

Where to Stay

To appreciate Montana and all its wintry wonderlands, The Resort at Paws Up offers honeymooners an ideal spot to spend an entire honeymoon. The resort sits on a whopping 37,000 acres of Montana wilderness. With Missoula Airport just 35 minutes away, guests are still close to civilization if they need to be. The Resort at Paws Up offers both private residences and luxury-tented suites. Couples can appreciate cozy nights by the fire, horseback riding through snow covered trails and even relaxing at the spa for a massage or two.

New Zealand

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If you reside in North America, you might be getting that itch for summer weather with each snowstorm beating down on your hometown. Honeymooners will find February is an ideal time to escape to New Zealand. The country rests in the Southern Hemisphere so its seasons are opposite of those in North America. While most locals vacation in December and January, February can be a bit quieter as it occupies the tail end of summer. Welcoming more than 2 million visitors each year, New Zealand has become a popular spot during the winter months if you love the outdoors. Couples can take advantage of the sun, surf and sands during a honeymoon in February.

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Where to Stay

For added romance, newlyweds can check into Matakauri Lodge, located just minutes from Queenstown and steps from the glistening Lake Wakatipu. The lodge keeps things intimate with just 12 suites on site. Couples can enjoy water views from their suite along with open fireplaces and flat screen TVs. The property also features an on-site spa for additionally post-wedding pampering.

Provence, France

Photo Credit: Wolfgang Staudt on Flickr

Photo Credit: Wolfgang Staudt on Flickr

While the masses might visit easily one of France’s most popular areas in the fall, spring and summer, travelers in February are treated to a much more local experience in Provence. The area provides visitors in February with deserted streets and plenty of chances to blend in with the locals. In addition, the coastline sees an average of 300 sunny days per year, meaning, even if it is winter, the sun most likely will shine.

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Where to Stay

A honeymoon in Provence almost always must include holing up in some stone-covered farmhouse. Maison d’Ulysse provides just that. The historic estate began as a 17th century farmhouse and now acts a boutique hotel. Offering 9 bedrooms, the estate is both cozy and intimate for honeymooners. Located in between Avignon and Nimes, Maison d’Ulysse features unique suites with en suite baths and Wi-Fi.

Patagonia, Chile

Image Via Awazi Patagonia

Image Via Awazi Patagonia

For Couples looking for endless adventure, February is one of the best times to visit Patagonia. February is summertime in the South America and the warmest time to visit Patagonia. While it still can get Chile in the evenings, you can expect low 70's during the day. The perfect temperature to explore glaciers, volcanos, go hiking, or even make a trip over to easter island.

Where to Stay

Awazi Patagonia is located within Torres Del Paine National Park where you can enjoy views of the peaks and lake. With just 12 suites, Awazi Patagonia is intimate and ideal for honeymooners. Awazi provides an all inclusive experience including all meals, transfers, and guides.

Costa Rica

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For couples looking to escape the cold weather, relax on the beach, see erupting volcanos, visit monkeys & sloths, and possibly hit the surf, well than Costa Rica is just for you. February is warm and dry in Central America and while its still considered peak season, most of the crowds die down after the new year.

Where to Stay

El Mangroove is a luxury boutique hotel located on the Guanacaste Peninsula and just a shore drive from Liberia International Airport. For couples looking to explore the entire country, we suggest starting your journey at El Mangroove for some much need rest and relaxation before the adventures begin.

Image Via El Mangroove

Image Via El Mangroove

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Your Turn…

Which of these corners of the globe would you pick for a February honeymoon destination? Share your selection with us in the comments below.