Looking to rekindle the flames with a romantic escape? Whether you are college sweethearts, been married for 50 years or still in the “honeymoon phase,” Valentine’s Day reminds everyone to appreciate romance and romance, of course, can be wherever the two of you are. But wonderful surroundings help. We believe that nothing says ‘I love you’ like a holiday. It’s a chance to get away from your busy schedules and spend true quality time together doing all things LOVE. Well since February is the month of love and romance, we have scoured the earth to bring you a list of the 18 most romantic destinations to escape to this Valentine’s Day.
Where to go? What to do? For the romantic, a walk in the woods, sunset cruises, private dinners with a breathtaking view, scenic boat trips and night under the stars can infuse the magic of awe, wonder, and vulnerability back into our relationships. What could be more romantic? All you have to do is get away together! Enjoy each other’s company and bask in the romance of a February vacation, just the two of you. It’s time to pamper your relationship just a little. Holding hands is #love goals.
Created with couples in mind, you’re bound to fall in love all over again at these amazing destinations. You can even pick these destinations for honeymoons, vow renewals, anniversaries and other such special occasions to celebrate your togetherness.
Get ready to be blown away by the world’s most romantic destinations.
1. Santorini, Greece
Santorini should already be on your dream vacation list, the most charismatic place you will likely visit in your lifetime. Millions of tourists flock into this crescent-shaped volcanic island in the Cyclades every year to experience awe-inspiring sunset, gorgeous beaches and local charms. This Greek island is renowned for its towering cliffs, beautiful waters, dramatic views and white village homes. Most important of all, Santorini has the sensational view of the multi-level white Santorini buildings. Visit one of the wineries on the island and take a relaxing cruise to admire Santorini and the other Greek Isles each with their own aura and uniqueness. Also, if you didn’t know, Santorini produces the best wines in Greece.
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2. Bruges, Belgium
Bruges is a beautiful, fascinating city of elegant swans, towers with the enchanted turrets and medieval streets in Flanders, located northwest of Belgium. Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North, Bruges is one of the prettiest cities of Europe. Laden with Gothic architecture, photogenic waterways and home to early Flemish architecture, it is a city that has captured hearts for centuries. You can explore the medieval city streets by foot or boat, visit the ‘Lake of Love’, or feed each other delicious local chocolates. If you and your valentine are looking for old world charm then Bruges is the place for you. With a world-first underground beer pipeline running through the city, Bruges is also the perfect place to discover the Belgian beer culture, which was engraved on the representative list of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2016.
3. Bali, Indonesia
Bali is the best of both worlds. No place can give you more serenity and solitude than the beautiful, bewitching island of Bali. Out of Indonesia’s 17,000 islands, Bali paints a romantic picture with its tropical rainbows of shores, striking volcanoes, stunning beaches, lush green rice paddy fields and dense jungles. Filled with unique secret hideaways, lively nightlife, foodie havens, tons of retreats and resorts specifically focused on providing a romantic atmosphere, the enchanted island of Bali can surely set the mood for an intimate occasion for you and your sweetheart. A trip to Bali is about all the experiences imaginable, turning it into a paradise for lovers.
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4. The Isle Of Skye, Scotland
Wild, enigmatic, rugged and romantic, Skye is Scotland’s most-visited and, arguably, most magical place, with the setting for some of Scotland’s best beautiful locations, with mountains, lochs, and sea all beckoning romantic couples from across the globe. You’ll never tire of the stunning landscapes of this romantic destination and its star-spangled dark skies where you can sometimes witness the Northern Lights. Be sure to walk along the beach and experience the Scottish sunset while you’re there on your special day. Everything about this place screams romance and a romantic getaway here will forever be a fond memory for both you and your partner.
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5. Kyoto, Japan
Free from skyscrapers and the like, Kyoto is reminiscent of old Japan, and bustling with Japanese culture and heritage. Japan’s ancient capital Kyoto is home to many historical landmarks, including the UNESCO protected Kiyomizudera Temple. Whether you’re taking a romantic stroll along the canals lined with cherry blossoms on the philosopher’s path, exploring the beautiful Zen gardens, going to the Fushimi Inari shrine, or enjoying some extraordinary Kaiseki cuisine at Hyotei, you’ll want to capture every moment. Also, visit the beautiful Arashiyama Bamboo Forest while you’re there. Imagine walking hand in hand with your sweetheart on the streets of Kyoto lined with beautiful cherry blossoms. It is going to be a sight to behold! Truly!
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6. The Maldives
Another world-famous island and popular romantic destination is the Maldives for anyone who wants to indulge in the delight of love and warmth. If you are a fan of the crystal blue seas, finest beaches, vibrant untouched corals and remote islands that promise nothing but a romantic, private getaway, then Maldives should top your list. Moreover, Maldives boasts plenty of water sports activities such as snorkeling, diving, whale watching, surfing etc. Hire a boat and visit one of the many deserted islands. If you wish to feed your hunger then try out some local seafood specialities from the island and if you’re thirsty try out the ‘Maldive Lady’ a powerful and tasty local cocktail. From famous and inspirational celebrities to just a normal citizen like you and us, this tropical paradise has been a favourite pick for a great romantic getaway.
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7. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
A romantic holiday in Bora Bora is what dreams are made of. French Polynesia’s leading lady is an astonishing island that will forever have a special place in your heart. Snuggled right outside of the coasts of Tahiti, this magical stretch of tropical ecstasy is an intimate paradise for all to be discovered. Known as the most romantic place on Earth, as well as ‘Most Exotic Island’ and one of the most beautiful lagoons on the planet, Bora Bora’s beauty will be forever etched in your memory. Home to those iconic overwater bungalows, rich marine life easily observed via snorkeling or scuba diving, and awe-inspiring turquoise waters, there’s a lot to love about this island destination.
8. Venice, Italy
The world’s most romantic city, Venice never disappoints. It is considered the Italian symbol of love. With its romantic, medieval charm, old villas, beautiful baroque architecture, exquisite waterways and fabulous food, Venice has been a city for lovers for centuries and it’s easy to see why Shakespeare chose it as the location for one of his best-loved romantic comedies, The Merchant of Venice. Make sure to ride a gondola, stroll around St Mark’s Square, visit the Doge’s Palace, explore the maze of winding alleys and hidden narrow backstreets and cruise along the small canals of this famous romantic destination.
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9. Paris, France
Paris and Romance are two inseparable things that go together no matter what, just like Tom and Jerry, sugar and spice, bread and butter, ham and cheese and even woman and fashion. Dubbed as ‘The City of Love’, Paris has been the inspiration for love and romance in art, culture, films, books, music, and song for centuries now and has been attracting people with its elegant eighteenth century architecture, pulsating museum culture, and supreme culinary and arts scenes. Climbing the Eiffel Tower is a must on 14th February, where you and special someone will enjoy sweeping views of Europe’s most romantic city. Whether you are sipping Champagne underneath the Eiffel Tower, sharing a crepe at one of Paris’ many romantic restaurants or tucking into a dinner cruise on the River Seine, there’s so much for couples to see and do on a Parisian getaway.
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10. Kauai, Hawaii
Famously called the Garden Island, Kauai is geographically the oldest of the eight main Hawaiian Islands and is the fourth largest island in Hawaii with sceneries that range from wind-eroded mountains and red-walled canyons to primeval rainforest and photo-ready waterfalls. Though this Island is known for its lush, tropical beauty and year-round ideal climate, perhaps Kauai is most acknowledged for being the Island of Romance as it provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway for you and your loved one. Relax in your cozy guest room where either sparkling oceanfront or lush garden views await, spend your days soaking in the sun at its beaches or dine at one of its many authentic eateries, serving fresh Hawaiian cuisine; there’s plenty to do.
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11. Koh Samui, Thailand
Thailand’s islands and beaches are what dreams are made of, and Ko Samui is one of the most beautiful and exotic destinations in the world. Think Koh Samui and breathtaking landscapes, picturesque sunsets, palm-fringed white sandy beaches, sparkling turquoise waters, coconut groves, lush green jungles and a colourful drapery of corals and marine life underneath it all come to mind. Explore the magical island, take a trip to the mighty Namaung Falls, browse through the local markets, dive around the spectacular Ang Thong Marine Park or discover a mystical ocean world. If you enjoy yoga there are numerous retreats on the island. And when you are not lazing around or strolling on the picture-perfect Thai beaches, try snorkelling in the crystal waters.
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12. Las Vegas, USA
Las Vegas is a glamorous and gorgeous city where you will have no shortage of entertainment. Also known as the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas is a city that never sleeps. With its world-class hotels, premier dining options, magical nightlife, sensational casinos, magnificent Las Vegas Strip and one-of-a-kind attractions, Las Vegas is an all-encompassing destination for couples who want a perfect mix of all the ingredients of a romantic holiday: romance, luxury and adventure. The extravaganza of its adult entertainment and family favourites makes Las Vegas a city of superlatives. The Strip, Caesar’s Palace and The Colosseum, Bellagio Resort and Fountain Show are the main tourist attraction of Las Vegas.
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13. Amalfi Coast, Italy
With its azure blue waters, exquisite cliff-side villages, delicious food and intimate escapes, the Amalfi Coast in Italy is a kind of postcard-perfect vacation for die-hard romantics. Even if you’re not looking for romance, you can still enjoy the beauty of the colorful mountain towns, winding roads, and views over the Tyrrhenian Sea. Nestled between Naples and Salerno, the coastline boasts mountain vistas and the Sorrento Peninsula. Picturesque Italian villages rest on steep, rocky hillsides that plunge into the Bay of Salerno, deemed “the bluest view in the world.” A day trip to the Amalfi Coast provides couples all the scenery, intimacy and excitement you could dream of. Fall in love with a romantic escapade on the Amalfi Coast, where you’ll see so much beauty, history, and culture, you’re destined to return home with stars in your eyes.
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A list on romantic destinations cannot be complete without the mention of Mauritius. The landscape and scenery of Mauritius are show-stopping: stunning pearly white sandy beaches, radiant turquoise water, bountiful vegetation, bold and striking volcanic rocks, colourful coral reefs and endless sunshines. Mauritius was even awarded the title “World’s Most Romantic Destination 2018” at the World Travel Awards. Go for romantic walks, have a candle light dinner or simply relax with your beloved in the lap of nature, while the luxurious accommodations and therapeutic massages gently wash away all your tiredness and exhaustion. Surrounded by the longest coral reef in the world, it is also a hotspot for water-lovers with activities like deep-sea diving, snorkelling, seakarting etc.
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15. Udaipur, India
Famously known as ‘City of Lakes’ ‘Jewel of Mewar’ and ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur is a beautiful city in Rajasthan known for its pristine lakes, grand architecture, heritage sites, glamorous setting and rich history. If there is any place where you can find the essence of royalty dispersed in the air, then it is certainly Udaipur. This fairy-tale city is dominated by the grandiose City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola with its romantic island palaces. Picturesque Havelis (intricately carved houses), Ghats and temples line the lake front, with the bustling bazaars of the old walled city stretching behind them. Take a boat ride in Lake Pichola, pack a bottle of wine and a few nibbles while on a romantic boat tour. The view from the lake is spectacularly romantic and you would thank us for suggesting it to you.
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16. Casablanca, Morocco
A city perpetually remembered in an unforgettable romance, Casablanca is fast paced and elegant, filled with contemporary life influenced by its deep heritage. A rambling city that brims with a cosmopolitan flair, Casablanca is Morocco’s largest city and most hectic port. There is no shortage of history to see and no shortage of memories to create with the one you love. The romance of Casablanca is written in history, told in legend, and captured in movies.
So if you’re looking for a touch of the exotic, somewhere different from the norm, but a holiday destination where you can still experience sand underneath your feet, pearly white waters and perfect weather come summer or winter? It sounds to us like your next holiday destination should be Morocco.
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17. Agra, India
Located on the banks of the Yamuna River, Agra is one of the romantic destinations on earth. Known for its architectural wonder of Taj Mahal; the symbol of Love, this white domed marble mausoleum is not only world-famous for its historical significance (is one of the seven wonders of the world) located in the city of Agra but also famous for having an epic love story behind its history. The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. A walk on the pavement of Taj with your dear one with moon shining above could leave a lasting memory.
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18. Hamilton Island, Australia
Perfectly placed on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef among the 74 Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most spectacular and sought-after holiday destinations. On a holiday to Hamilton Island, you’ll be surrounded by unspoiled white beaches, and a kaleidoscope of coral and marine life. Hit the golf course and play among ocean breezes on neighboring Dent Island. Hire a boat and go island hopping and sail the sparkling waters of the Great Barrier Reef, check out the shallow lagoons and coral gardens of Bait Reef or Catseye Beach on ‘Hammo’, charter a kayak and circumnavigate the island at your own pace, swim, snorkel, scuba dive, and surf—Hamilton Island is a true ocean playground.
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Do you want to visit these romantic getaways?
It’s time to let your fantasies set loose and your desires fly. The exquisiteness and grandeur of these romantic destinations have the potential to take your love to a different level altogether; these destinations are assured to provide the ideal setting for a truly romantic getaway. Whether you prefer the big city or the beach, we offer amazing travel deals on flights, visas and hotels. And if you need help choosing a vacation destination, there are numerous holiday packages for couple’s getaways, including weekend beach vacations, splendid spa staycations, relaxing beach escapes, wine tours and much more.
Keep in mind that the romance doesn’t stop on Valentine’s Day. The entire month of February is dedicated to romance!
So, what are you waiting for?
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What are you planning to do with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Which destination is your preferred romantic getaway? We’d love to hear about it in the comments box.