Top 10 Destinations in China for Honeymooners

Honeymoon is the most awaited and cherished moment for newly wed couples. For the couples who are determined to head off on honeymoon, China could be a very unique destination as it is gifted with breath-taking beauty of the nature and striking & historical cultural background, we pick out ten alternative after-the-wedding travel destinations in China you should consider... Wish you a sweet honeymoon!


As one of the top honeymoon destinations in China, Lijiang has witnessed many romantic stories. This fairyland is blessed with plentiful sunlight, east wind and clear spring water. Wandering along the old streets with your love hand in hand, admiring the cobbled street, wooden buildings, gushing canals and unsophisticated lifestyle will give you a very memorable honeymoon.

Top honeymoon destinations in China


Beautiful sandy beaches, crystal sea water, pleasant sunshine and pristine vegetation make Sanya a paradise for honeymoon. When getting tired of frolicking in the sand, you may check out some of the local sites like the honeymoon-appropriate Luhuitou Park and leave a chained padlock on top of the mountain with the wish of your immortal love. Afterwards, don’t forget to taste the delicious seafood and choose some beautiful decorations for your friends and relatives.

Best honeymoon destinations in China


With its history dated back to at least the Spring and Autumn Period, Xitang is an ancient scenic town in Zhejiang Province. Crisscrossed by nine rivers, this water town stretches across eight sections, which are linked by old-fashioned stone bridges. Xitang is continually depicted in Chinese landscape painting. Newly-weds can slow down your step, visit numerous antique residences and temples, and enjoy the tranquil ambiance and scenic beauty of this ancient town.


The landscape of Guilin is decorated with lofty peaks, steep cliffs, fantastic caves, farming villages, and bamboo groves. For lovebirds who favor natural beauty, a visit to Guilin and the neighboring Yangshuo and Longsheng is highly recommended. Taking Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, exploring the countryside in Yangshuo in the ways of hiking, biking, kayaking, bamboo rafting and rock climbing, appreciating the terraced rice fields and visiting ethnic minority villages in Longsheng will offer you an unforgettable honeymoon.

China destinations for honeymooners


As the last paradise on Earth and the holy land for religious Tibetan people, Lhasa is the very place to boost your sacred love. Have a visit to the Makye Ame Restaurant that witnessed the 6th Dalai Lama’s unrequited love for Makye Ame, greet the grand Potala Palace built by Tibet King Songtsen Gampo for his wife-Princess Wen Cheng of the Tang Dynasty. Enjoy these love stories, and your love is in blessing here.


Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley is an outstanding example of China’s varied landscape because of its crystal blue lakes and multi-layered waterfalls. The essence of Jiuzhaigou Valley lies in its waters - crystal clearness, rich colorfulness and pure transparency, just as your clear, pure and colorful love. As a number of Tibetan villages are dotted there, it is also a terrific place to admire the Tibetan culture with your love.



With its vast geographic area, abundant resources and beautiful landscapes, Dali is a city of spring all the year round. The mix of Chinese and western styles make it a romantic place. As there inhabit 26 minorities including Han, Bai, Yi, Hui, etc, you will have chance to see the unadulterated minority culture and charming groups of ancient architecture, and enjoy the slow-paced life here.

Gulangyu Island

Gulangyu Island is serene and exquisite with breathtaking scenery; you can only hear the sound of people’s footsteps here. Spend some days with your beloved one, just wander aimlessly about the little lanes, appreciate the classical European-style architecture or camp out on one of its many beaches. The most attractive site here is the Sunlight Rock. When the sun rises, you can enjoy a bath in the morning sunlight.

West Lake

World-renowned for its poetic and picturesque scene, West Lake is selected as one of the Top 10 honeymoon destinations in China. With its willow-lined banks, ancient pagodas and mist-covered hills, being here is like stepping into a classical Chinese watercolor painting. Apart from the charming scenery, you should never miss the delicious dishes for their elaborate preparation, sophisticated cooking and refreshing taste. Typifiers are Beggar's Chicken, West Lake Fish in Sweet Sour Source and Dongpo Pork.

Hangzhou West Lake

Phoenix (Fenghuang) Ancient Town

Phoenix Ancient Town earned its name for the reason that a fabulous Phoenix couple ever flew over it in a legend, being attracted by the beauty of the town, so they circled around there, reluctant to leave. It is truly a fairyland when mist veils the scene in the early morning or after rain. As Tuo Jiang River flowing through the town, women wash their clothes and men fish with their nets within the river. This creates a beautiful and vivid picture of traditional Chinese rural lifestyle.

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