If you're looking for a small intimate tropical island to serve as a romantic idyll then you might want to consider the tiny island of Jost Van Dyke which makes up part of the British Virgin Islands. Measuring just 4 miles by 3 miles you can laze on beaches, explore old sugar ruins or watch whales and dolphins. Why not stay in one of the small hotels or simple cottages and enjoy the Caribbean experience.
If you're dreaming of sun, sea and sand for your honeymoon then you might like to consider the British Virgin Islands. With fairly easy air travel from South Africa, you can be relaxing on a dream island in little over 14 hours. With a magical mix of powdery white sandy beaches, lush green mountains and sparkling blue waters, a honeymoon in the British Virgin Islands is an unforgettable experience. Tortola which means “Turtle Dove” is the largest of the islands and has a history which embraces slavery and pirates. It is also regarded as the yachting capital of the Caribbean. Visit Smuggler's Cove which is one of the best beaches located in the north of the island. Enjoy delicious local cuisine or drop anchor and gently rock in the azure waters. Explore old ruins, visit museums or stroll around one of the many national parks. With so much to see and do in the British Virgin Islands, you'll have an unforgettable time.