Attention parents-to-be! The transition time from being a lovey-dovey couple to parenthood may be stressful for many, but taking some time out for a holiday, especially during the second trimester can help you to reconnect and rekindle that spark of love before the arrival of your newborn.
The concept of the babymoon is a highly practised culture in the west and Indians too are slowly catching on to this trend. But celebrities apart, these days several couples across the country are venturing out to those picture-perfect destinations for a quick interlude, before the birth of their baby.
Before you gear up to take those additional responsibilities in life, pack your bags for a luxurious retreat and come back relaxed and in love all over again.
Take a look at these five exciting national and international destinations...
The land of coconut trees, long stretches of lush vegetation, enchanting backwaters makes God's own country a perfect babymoon spot. You can soak in the beaches, check into lakeside resorts or experience the breathtakingly stunning backwaters by booking a cosy and elegant houseboat all for yourself. Enriched with abundant scenic beauty, Kerala can help you come back re-energised, all set to take on the new responsibilities in life.
Beyond the desert sands, there is more to explore in the land of desert, palaces and lakes. You can either head to Mount Abu, the lone hill station that boasts of a pleasant climate all year round or heads up to Jaipur, for some extravagant experiences and royal pampering in the city's heritage hotels and resorts.
The Pink City, Jaipur, is a shopper's paradise; please the shopaholic in you by visiting Tripolia Bazaar or Johari Bazaar to stock up on embroidered garments, semi-precious gems, leather items and handicrafts.
While Bali can be overly touristy; couples can hide away in the utterly discreet luxe resorts, private pool villas and soak up the tranquillity with a pampering spa treatment.
Make your journey worthwhile by exploring the temples, isolated beaches and waterfalls. If you are planning to surprise your better half with a romantic candlelight dinner, then spend an evening out on the water by setting off on a relaxing cruise around Benoa Harbour in South Bali.
If you're looking to set off on a quick sojourn to a foreign land on a pocket-friendly budget, then Thailand can be an ideal babymoon destination for couples yearning to spend quality time together.
One of the best beach destinations in the world with turquoise-blue waters, fine white sands and swaying palm trees, the place is sure to transport you to a different world altogether.
Moms-to-be can enjoy the soothing Thai massages or else choose from the many other rejuvenating spa treatments specifically tailored for them.
Don't let the D-Day stress take a toll on your health. Get set for a mental reset in the land of serene beauty, Sri Lanka. Full of ravishing green landscapes, charming traditional buildings and golden beaches, Srilanka, an island country is packed with breathtaking views. The exotic tropical gardens can be an ideal getaway for those who want to experience a relaxed and a composed babymoon. The diversity of nature, affordable luxury hotels and blissful spa treatments in Sri Lanka can make it the perfect babymoon getaway for you.
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