Honeymoon Tips for a Healthy Marriage

Updated: Nov 29, 2018

Smart sun worshiping


Whether you're traveling to Tahiti or Turks & Caicos for your honeymoon, it's the perfect time to set the tone for a healthy lifestyle with your partner. While it can be tempting to overindulge, it is possible to enjoy luxury travel without compromising your diet or your waistline. With these tips, you can both establish good habits while also savoring all of the amazing experiences your final destination has to offer.

Pampering perks Many people consider a massage to be a luxury, but it's important to indulge in these kinds of treatments once in a while. They're good not only for soothing your muscles, but also your mind. On your honeymoon, de-stress from all the wedding mania with a beach-side couples massage & you'll surely feel like more relaxed & rejuvenated. Since exfoliation is an essential aspect of healthy skin, consider a body scrub to reveal a youthful glow.

Smart sun worshipping Of course, you'll likely want to spend some time lounging on the beach with your sweetheart. While it may be tempting to forego SPF to build a tan, this bad beach habit could lead to premature aging & more serious permanent damage. Reach for a sunscreen that's at least SPF 25 & offers both UVA & UVB protection. Remember to keep applying every couple hours, especially if you're frolicking in the waves or taking a dip in the pool.

Get active You don't necessarily have to hit the hotel gym while you're on your honeymoon. It is a good idea, however, to consider ways that you can get moving while having fun. For example, a bike ride down a scenic path or a group hike will allow you to explore your surroundings while staying in shape. You might want to play a sunset round of beach volleyball to get your heart rate up – the competitive aspect can even be an aphrodisiac. 

Whenever you can, skip taxis & other transit modes & simply walk around. It's a great way to get to know the area & also burn off some calories.

Nutritional know-how There's no reason to deprive yourself on your honeymoon – decadent & exotic cuisine is one of the best aspects of a getaway. However, exercise some self-control & select your indulgences wisely. That means if you have a light lunch, you can opt for a richer dish at dinner – & vice versa. If you have a sweet tooth, skip the second cocktail & share a treat with your partner. Focus on fare that incorporates fresh, local fish, vegetables & fruit & you'll definitely establish a healthy mindset about eating.



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