The New Honeymoon Hotspots

Black Tomato's Tom Marchant shares his top picks for unexpected post-nuptial getaways.

For the newly engaged, 2012 will bring months of wedding decision-making. The good news? One of those choices will dictate your honeymoon, which should be anything but ordinary. In search of a fresh perspective on an age-old tradition, we turned to Tom Marchant, co-founder of bespoke luxury travel company Black Tomato and beach culture website Beach Tomato. "The classic honeymoon destinations will always have that certain unfaltering appeal for honeymooners, but being a little bit more adventurous with your choices will make for a truly unique experience," he says. Click through the gallery above for Marchant's top five alternative honeymoons to give old standbys a run for their money.

Don't miss Marchant's top night's sleep around the globe. To plan your own bespoke trip or honeymoon, go to blacktomato.com.