Top Destinations for Romance
POSTED BY Mavy | April 28, 2015
Label: Africa, Asia, Australia, Beach Holidays, Caribbean, City Breaks, Dubai Travel, Europe, Flights, North America, South America, Top 10s, Travel Tips
There’s nothing quite like leaving the day-to-day life behind and heading on a getaway for two. Whether you’re fans of chilling out on the beach, or action-packed city breaks, let our guide to the world’s Top Destinations for Romance offer some inspiration for you summer trip.
Boasting some of the world’s best beaches, Bali’s long been considered an exotic oasis, ripe for romance.
But it’s charm isn’t limited to the stunning sandy shores and the luxury resorts upon them, you’ll also find mystical temples, stunning scenery and a seriously chilled out vibe.
Plus it’s the perfect place for a candlelit dinner for two on the beach. Yes, that really happens outside of the movies.
The Florida Keys, The United States
Whatever pace of trip gets you in the mood for romance; the Florida Keys will have something to offer you.
Hide away and have a cosy time for two in one of the pretty little beachfront cottages you’ll find on the smaller Keys.
Or stroll hand on hand through Key West’s vibrant palm-lined streets and experience the eclectic mix of bars and restaurants, before heading back to climb into white linen sheets in one of the many stunning gingerbread mansions.
You can experience true luxury, relax and enjoy your loved one at one of Dubai’s many impressive beach hotels.
But the most romantic part of a trip to Dubai is the opportunity to go on an overnight desert safari.
After exploring the dunes you can cuddle up by the fire under the starry desert sky, before heading back to the hubbub of the city.
Situated about 12km off the northern tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Isla Holbox is only a kilometre and a half wide and about 40km long.
With practically no cars, a tiny population and electricity that goes off at night in most of the tiny cottage beach hotels, it’s the perfect destination to get away from it all with your partner.
A great city break for any loved up couple, Amsterdam has maintained its relaxed bohemian vibe, despite its recent rise in popularity.
For the most romantic experience, rent a houseboat and explore the city’s beautiful canals.
Koh Lipe has the dream couples combination of divine shorelines, remoteness and luxury hotels.
Often said to have some of Thailand’s best beaches, you can lounge in the sun, have a couples’ massage or snorkel side by side.
It’s hard not to feel the “amore” in Rome.
Of course there’s the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain, but the tranquility and beauty of the Aventine hill makes it perfect for lovers and a great spot to take in views of the city.
All you have to do is unleash your inner Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck for your ‘Roman Holiday’.
Home to Goldeneye, James Bond creator Ian Flemming’s magnificent home, there’s just something about this lesser visited part of the Jamaican coast.
Feel like Bond and his Bond girl while you sit by the private beach or lagoon.
And if you get fed up with all the peace and quiet there’s a treetop spa and a couple of romantic restaurants, where you can experience delicious takes on local specialities.
Maybe it’s just us, but there’s something romantic about a place where you can get a marriage license and get married on the same day.
There’s also the excitement of Las Vegas’s casinos and excellent restaurants and the chance to hop in a helicopter for a romantic champagne breakfast in the Grand Canyon.
Seychelles, Indian Ocean
From side-by-side hammocks hung from intoxicatingly scented trees, you can experience the verdant rainforest, white sand beaches and azure seas of the Seychelles,
With resorts that tend to be intimate and exclusive, the only problem with the Seychelles is that you may never want to get back to reality.
Of course, no list of romantic destinations can omit Paris, the City of Love.
Kiss under the Eiffel Tower, visit Place des Abbesses’s ‘Wall of Love’, or head to the Sacré-Coeur for added ‘Amelie’ effect.
Then watch the sunset over the Seine before dining in one of the city’s word class restaurants. A truly unforgettable romantic trip away.