Gay Honeymoon Hotspots

Author: , March 31st, 2014

Sydney, AustraliaTop honeymoon spots for gay couples have been revealed today by Abta in the wake of same sex marriage being legalised in England and Wales over the weekend.

These include long established lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender destinations such as Brighton, the Greek Islands, Miami and Sydney as well as newer favourites Puerto Vallarta and Tel Aviv.

Others include Cape Town, Phuket, San Francisco and Sitges in Spain, while the association has also identified emerging destinations such as Montpellier in France and Florianopolis in Brazil.

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Ten Great Gay/Lesbian Honeymoon Locations

Author: , May 27th, 2012

St. MartinNow that more states in the U.S. have legalized gay marriage, there’s even more reason to take a gay honeymoon. But where to? I’ve compiled a list of the top 10 gay and lesbian honeymoon destinations Queertrip.com travelers are heading to.

10. The Caribbean

The Caribbean Islands are very popular for honeymooners across all walks of life. With crystal-blue waters, white-sand beaches, and drinks served with little umbrellas in them, who wouldn’t want to relax with a loved one on one of these islands in the sun? While the Caribbean is quite a tempting destination, gay and lesbian travelers should be aware that not every Caribbean island is welcoming toward us queers. Destinations in the Caribbean that are not friendly toward LGBT people or that have laws against homosexuality include Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, the Cayman Islands, and Jamaica. So which islands are safe for honeymooning gays? Puerto Rico, Saint Barts, Saint-Martin, Sint Maarten, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are great destinations where LGBT travelers can feel safe and comfortable.

9. Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona has it all: beaches, nightlife, Spanish architecture, and, best of all, equality for all queers! As one of the most progressive destinations when it comes to LGBT rights, queer travelers feel welcomed with open arms. The city of Barcelona makes for a memorable honeymoon destination. There are several gay beaches, including Platja de Sant Sebastia and the clothing-optional Platja de la Mar Bella. Only 45 minutes south of Barcelona is the city of Sitges, a popular gay resort destination. Relax on the beaches, hit up the clubs, view the museums and art, and people-watch!

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NV: Las Vegas May Market to Gay Honeymooners

Author: , August 29th, 2011

Las Vegas Gay HoneymoonsWith a growing number of states offering gay marriage – New York being the latest – officials in Las Vegas are considering marketing honeymoons to gay and lesbian couples.

According to the Las Vegas Sun, the city’s convention and visitors authority has already discussed the possibility.

Marriage in Nevada is limited to heterosexual couples. Voters in 2002 approved a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in the state. In 2009, lawmakers overrode Republican Governor Jim Gibbons’ veto to approve a domestic partnership law that recognizes gay couples with many of the rights of marriage.

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Top 10 Gay Honeymoon Destinations

Author: , August 5th, 2011

You’ve got the ceremony and reception planned, now comes the really fun part. Need ideas for the perfect honeymoon spots? Here are our top 10 picks for cities that are sure to inspire romance!

10. Sitges, Spain: The pride of the Mediterranean, Sitges is a beach resort haven located just a 40-minute drive from the coast from Barcelona. Sitges is a former fishing village offering more than 300 days of sunshine a year and unlike some summer hotspots that close down in autumn, Sitges is jumping 12 months a year.

9. San Juan, Puerto Rico: PR has unique charm, beauty and excitement. It’s an amazing island and perfect for a romantic honeymoon getaway. You’ll find many warm and friendly people and as a stand-alone getaway, you definitely won’t be disappointed. You can also take a cruise and explore the other exotic surrounding locales.

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Las Vegas May Market to Gay Honeymooners

Author: , June 30th, 2011

Same-sex couples can’t get married in Nevada, but Las Vegas tourism officials are still looking for a way to cash in on the growing gay wedding industry.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is considering marketing southern Nevada as a honeymoon destination for same-sex couples.

The Las Vegas Sun reported Thursday that the tourism agency’s director of diversity marketing has already discussed the possibility with his staff.

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