Scotty McCreery and his new wife Gabi Dugal are likely still basking in the immediate afterglow of their Saturday (June 16) wedding, but there's more fun to be had in the very near future.

On Tuesday, the newlyweds are taking off for a dream tropical honeymoon in Tahiti, and then will head home to start a new life together—a brand-new situation for the pair, as they haven't lived together prior to marriage.

“We haven’t moved in together yet. I’m living with my guys and she’s living with one of her best friends,” McCreery told People. “I love my guys, but it’ll be much nicer coming back from the road and seeing my wife instead of three motley dudes!”

McCreery must have been pleased at the prospect of sharing his digs with a much prettier roommate, as he told People he also imbibed in his first beer of 2018 at the wedding to celebrate.

They are, of course, also quite excited for the honeymoon, which sounds awfully nice indeed. "The one thing she really wanted was an over-water bungalow,” McCreery said. (For those who aren't familiar: That's a hotel room that's built right over the ocean, allowing guests to jump in the water just steps from their bed, and they're the height of luxury in French Polynesia!)

The couple have known each other since kindergarten, and they began dating about six years ago when they were seniors at Garner High School in Garner, N.C., around the time McCreery won Season 10 of American Idol. She’s been in several of his music videos, but he didn't reveal their relationship in public for years, until she was comfortable with it.

They got engaged in September 2017 after McCreery planned an elaborate proposal that took place during a hike to one of their favorite spots near Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina. The proposal is the subject of his latest single, "This Is It."

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