Okay so when we envision our honeymoon, we often think of white sand beaches, fruity drinks and taking a dip in crystal clear waters but there are so many alternatives to this kind of tropical getaway. We've talked about different honeymoons before; trips from Alaska to Greenland, and Hawaii to St. Lucia, the options are endless. However, we've never featured anything like this unique experience! Here is a one-of-a-kind honeymoon we are sure you'll want to choo-se after reading more about it.
The Belmond Grand Hibernian Rail Experience
If you and your significant other are looking for an adventure different than what you’re use to, then you need to check out this first of its kind rail experience that takes you on an exploration throughout Ireland! During your train ride to the historic sites, you’ll marvel over the spectacular scenery and rare wildlife from the large windows with a glass of Irish whiskey in hand! It's all about relaxation and maybe a little hibernation on this spectacular rail experience.
Launching in summer 2016, Belmond Grand Hibernian is the country's first ever luxury touring train, lifting travel in the Emerald Isle to dazzling new heights. A journey aboard Belmond Grand Hibernian takes 40 guests in lavishly furnished, private en-suite cabins to remote areas and exclusive attractions including ancient castles, famous whiskey distilleries and vibrant cities. With its lush green landscapes, mystical tales of old, fabulous food and wealth of literary and musical talent, Ireland truly has something for everyone to enjoy. A perfect honeymoon destination!
The Belmond Grand Hibernian takes its name from the classical Latin word for Ireland-Hibernia-recalling the ancient isle's romance and culture. Step on board to enter a whole new world of elegant carriages, fine cuisine and attentive service, with a breathtaking backdrop of the ever-changing panoramas of Ireland's celebrated scenic landscapes. You'll get a significant amount of privacy while also enjoying full-service on board. What could be better? The vacations by rail include a selection of two-, four- and six-night journeys. All depart from Dublin and encompass the highlights of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
As a recap, here is all the Belmond Grand Hibernian has to offer for your unique honeymoon experience:
The first luxury rail experience of its kind in Ireland, Belmond Grand Hibernian traverses the sprawling countryside, dramatic coasts and fascinating cities that define this captivating land. Step aboard to enter a shimmering world of indulgence—contemporary carriages inspired by Dublin’s architecture, fine cuisine enhanced with local delicacies and an ever-changing backdrop of Ireland’s celebrated landscapes.
Design draws inspiration from Dublin’s classic Georgian architecture, blended with elements of ancient folklore and tradition. The result proudly reflects the country’s cultural heritage with an indulgent, contemporary twist.
Standout Venue Features:
The Observation Car brims with the warm atmosphere and elegance of a Dublin saloon. It is the perfect place to mingle with fellow travelers, listen to live musicians and animated storytellers or participate in craft sessions.
Fully inclusive. All food and beverages included in ticket price.
And for food and beverage, you can count on these endless options:
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
With cuisine rivaling the best restaurants in Dublin, dining aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian is a true taste sensation. An experience not to be missed for the seasoned foodie, vacations aboard showcase exceptional and authentically Irish fare.
From wonderful artisan cheeses and superb smoked fish to the freshest seasonal vegetables, the onboard menus feature the finest ingredients from the regions the train travels through. The chef and his team serve breakfasts, lunches and dinners in two air-conditioned dining carriages named after Irish counties, Sligo and Wexford.
Bars & Lounges:
Take a seat in the Observation Car, with a glass of fine Irish whiskey or a pint of local stout, and watch the enchanting scenery from the many large windows.
A truly unique honeymoon experience; devour the details of the Belmond Grand Hibernian by making your reservation today!