How to Choose a Honeymoon Based on Your Favorite Hobby

Honeymoons & Destination Weddings
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As soon as you start researching your honeymoon, it becomes clear: There are hundreds of amazing places you could go. So how do you narrow it down? Check out these five choices based on your favorite Saturday afternoon pastimes:

Working Out
If you both get excited about everything from yoga classes to pilates and new fitness routines, a destination resort spa could be the right way to go. (Plus, you just know there will be massages!)
Where to Go: Miraval in Tucson, Arizona offers a great combination of activities — from rock climbing to horseback riding and pilates — and luxurious vacation-style relaxation, with comfortable rooms, heated pools, and great-tasting spa cuisine. (It's so good, they offer the recipes.)

For couples who love to cook together, there's no greater joy than perfecting a new technique in the kitchen.
Where to Go: Classes at the Seasons of My Heart cooking school in Oaxaca, Mexico start with a trip to the local farmer's market, where you can taste the local ingredients before going back to the school to learn how to make stock, mole, and even homemade pineapple vinegar for salad dressing.

There's no better place to shop right now than Paris, where the exchange rate is hot and the fashion is as scorching as ever.
Where to Go: The Four Seasons George V will put you in short walking distance from the shops of top designers.

See more: Real Brides Confess Their Biggest Honeymoon Regrets

Wine tasting
Whether you love a rich, deep red with steak or a crisp white on a hot summer day with complex Thai food — or you both love it all — a wine tasting trip will introduce you to new vintners and expand your knowledge of pairings, too.
Where to Go: California's decadent Calistoga Ranch, in the Upper Napa Valley, offers proximity to the region's amazing wineries, as well as a plethora of hiking trails and a honeymoon-worthy pool.

For card sharks and the women (or men) who love them, there's just no substitute for Las Vegas. When you're not at the table, there's plenty to keep you both amused: the restaurants are helmed by celebrity chefs, the pools are sexy, and there are amazing shows and spas and shops around every bend.
Where to Go: The Cosmopolitan is both cool and hot, with lounges that sparkle, restaurants by Spanish impresario Jose Andres and Rose.Rabbit.Lie, a supper club and nightlife experience with performances and bottle service.

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