There is nothing like a romantic honeymoon for newlyweds. An epic getaway for you should be at a place that will enchant and invigorate the burning flame of love between you and your spouse. The inception of marriage ushers in blessings and a special kind of love and should be spent in total harmony. Starting a marriage with a honeymoon is an added spice to your marital life.
Cappadocia is the ideal honeymoon spot, a very popular honeymoon destination known for its unique historic and cultural features. Cappadocia offers you the best romantic experiences ranging from specular hotel, balloon trips to the underground city of Derinkuyu. The true joy of Cappadocia doesn’t come courtesy of its wealth of boutique hotels, its spectacular sunsets, its world-class hiking or its warm and welcoming locals. Instead, it stems from the fact that life still follows a village rhythm here, full of friendly locals and mesmerizing flora and fauna. This is a place to enjoy your honeymoon.
Cappadocia is said to be an all-year-round destination and in winter there’s the added bonus of skiing in Erciyes. April, May and June are excellent in terms of temperature, and so are September and October. July and August tend to be very hot. The area also hosts numerous events and festivals, large and small; forthcoming attractions include the Goreme Food Festival in late September and the International Wine and Grape Festival in Urgup early October.
Cappadocia: Things to do
Being on a honeymoon, you have to cherish each moment with your spouse. Don’t spend your honeymoon inside your hotel room ordering room services or sightseeing in a bus tour. You have to get out there and experience the freedom and luxury this beautiful city has to offer you. Here are some of the things you can do in Cappadocia:
Gondola ride: Go on a Gondola with your spouse in the river at Avanos. Spice up the romance by paying for a serenaded ride that will sweep your bride of her feet.
Hot-air Balloon: Cappadocia is popularly known for the hot-air balloon trips. There are more balloon tours here than anywhere else in the world. Book a ride and watch the wonderful landscape from above. Catch a glimpse of the beautiful sunset and witness how the sky turns gold in the evening.
Horseback: Is your partner afraid of heights? Go for a horse instead. Cappadocia is endowed with impeccable sites. The hills, valleys and trees make the scenery a magical vista. Gallop in the lush regions, stop for break and have a picnic with your partner under a tree.
Visit an Underground city. Visit the underground city of Derinkuyu and stare in amazement at the unique architectural beauty of this magical city. Approximately 85meters deep, the city contains chain of stables, cellars and churches. Take pictures with your partner and capture moments that you will cherish for the rest of your lives.
Create your own pottery .You can also get pottery of yourselves at the Avanos. Learn how to make pottery and also try to make one yourself for free.
Meet the natives.The locals are friendly and welcoming. Take romantic walks with your partner holding hands. Interact with the locals, learn their mode of greeting. Ask them for directions on where to get the best meals and shops.
Make your romantic getaway a story that ends like fairytale. Don’t hold back on any chance to go visit Cappadocia for your honeymoon. Picture yourself in a couple of years, how happy you will be when talking about the great times you had on your honey moon.
From small, medium to luxurious villas, there something for every couple no matter their budget.
- Royal Stone Houses (3*)- from $93/night
- Dere suites (3*)- $305/night
- Altinoz (4*)- from $102/night
- Cappadocia Cave and resort (5*)- $480/night
You’ll require a visa to enter into Cappadocia, Turkey. There are two major airports to reach Cappadocia, one of them is the Istanbul Ataturk Airport and the other is the Kayseri Erkilet Airport. It is easy to arrange a shuttle from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia.
Flying to Cappadocia? Turkish Airlines is the best airline choice to fly.
Dialing code: 90
Official language: Turkish Language
Other Languages: Arabic and English
Currency- Turkish Lira (TRY) [Conversion: 1TRY = 77.90NGN]
ATM Cards: Visa and MasterCard
Driving: Right hand drive