After much speculation, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, known to the world simply as William and Kate, arrived in Seychelles for their honeymoon. See where else was on the list.
After much speculation and anticipation, it was reported that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, known to the world simply as William and Kate, arrived in Seychelles for their honeymoon. The Seychelles, a cluster of islands in the Indian Ocean, are a popular destination for Europe's elite.
It was rumored that the Royal Couple made a secret pact to get married while on holiday in Desroches Island, Seychelles, in 2007. This was a likely contender for a royal honeymoon hideaway with the island's stunning, and very exclusive, private beaches.
The media was frenzied with speculations on the honeymoon destination of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and the royals-obsessed even placed bets. Their was speculation that the royal couple planned to honeymoon in Jordan, home of iconic ancient city Petra (pictured here).
The A-lister island, Ibiza, Spain, (pictured here) was just one of the contenders for the royal couple's honeymoon.
The Spanish island of Ibiza is a destination for fashionistas, high-profile celebrities and avid partygoers. But perhaps it doesn't have enough privacy for the royal couple?
Scotland was on the short list for Prince William and Kate's royal honeymoon. Birkhall, the private residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in Scotland, was where William and Kate holidayed while at university at St. Andrews.
Corfu, Greece, was also rumored to be a royal-honeymoon destination. Prince Charles and wife Camilla have spent holidays here and it's where Prince William learned to water-ski.
After a recent trip Down Under, Prince William was reported as saying that he loves Australia, and it could be the spot for his honeymoon with Kate.
The Isles of Scilly reportedly are were on the short list of Prince William and Kate Middleton's honeymoon picks, causing a boost to tourism in this collection of islands off the southwest coast of England. The domestic location was favored due to the word from Buckingham Palace that tough economic times call for discretion.
The couple got engaged in Kenya's remote Rutundu Log Cabins retreat last October, and it was reported that Prince William signed the visitors' book: 'Look forward to next time. Soon, I hope.' Aussies hoped William would keep his word and the couple will honeymoon in the wild.
British newspaper speculation prompted Croatia's tourism minister to invite William and Kate to continue the British royal tradition on the pristine beaches on the island of Rab.
Mustique, West Indies, has always been considered a royal hideaway -- Princess Margaret was given a plot there as a wedding present in 1960 and William and Kate have visited the luxury getaway many times during their courtship.