Today is Valentines Day, the international day of love. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway for you and your significant other, choosing the perfect honeymoon destination or are just looking for love – these 12 destinations are sure to spark the romance on your next trip!
Let’s start this list off with the most obvious destination. Dubbed the city of Love for good reason, Paris is often regarded as the most romantic city in the world. From the French language to the cobblestoned streets and little cafes to the art and food cultures teeming with history – it’s no wonder people come here each year to pop the question!
Prague, Czech Republic
Besides Paris, Prague is often in the conversation for one of the most romantic cities in Europe. With a charming Old Town filled with incredible Baroque Architecture, it’s a place that you wouldn’t mind getting lost with someone. On May 1st of each year it is a tradition in the Czech Republic for couples to kiss under a blossoming cherry tree for good luck in their relationship. Something to plan ahead for?
With lush jungle, some of the most spectacular sunsets in the world and romantic isolated beaches – whats not to love? With world class spas, scenic dining venues and private bungalows all over this beautiful island, you’re sure to have an extraordinary romantic retreat in Bali!
Kyoto is a world class city that mixes old and new. During the cherry blossom season, take a romantic river boat ride with your significant other to take in the bright pink trees lining the water. For those active couples, visit the Kifune Shrine and walk the steps dubbed the “path of love” for good luck or take a walk through the Bamboo Forest to get away for some peace and quiet from the bustling city!
This tropical Island nation in the Indian Ocean is about as beautiful as they come. The Maldives, is home to exotic white sand beaches, lush vegetation and crystal clear waters. Stay on the beach or in an over-water bungalow for some privacy! This popular destination wedding spot isn’t always easy to get to but trust us when we say its worth the trek. If you have the time and money for something truly spectacular, a honeymoon here doesn’t get much better!
This Cycladean Island in the Aegean Sea is dotted with the famously photographed white washed buildings. When you think of Greece, Santorini is likely one of the first things that probably comes to mind because of its pure beauty. Sip on a glass of wine from your balcony or relax an infinity pool as you watch the sun set over the sea.
Hoi An, Vietnam
During the day take a local food tour to sample the local delicacies of this Vietnamese town. Later on in the day take a boat ride through the canals and check out the colonial French architecture and then finish your night off with a stroll through the ancient town lit up each evening with lanterns and life!
Walk along the canal or take a relaxing gondola ride. If you want a more private tour tell your gondolier to take you to more secluded spots away from the tourists to enjoy a truly romantic ride through this Italian city and maybe steal a kiss under the Bridge of Sighs. Come with an appetite because there is no shortage of good food and even finer wine in this part of the world.
Where the Rhine meets the Moselle – this city is the gateway to ancient castles and storied hillside wineries. Take a river cruise on the Rhine or the Moselle with your loved one and you’ll be sure to end up here. Take the cable car up to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for sweeping views of the city!
New York City
Stroll through Central Park in the fall to take in the changing leaves or take a carriage ride around the city with blankets during the winter to check out the iconic spots you’ve seen in so many rom-coms in the past. Did we mention Times Square, Top of the Rock and Central Park are some of the most popular places in the world to propose?
Whether you want to relax on the beach or hike up to towering peaks to watch the sun rise or set, theres something here for every couple. A scenic helicopter ride with your significant other is something neither of you will soon forget. It’s no wonder this island in the south pacific is a hot honeymoon destination!
Lake Bled, Slovenia
Don’t let the name confuse you! This idyllic lake in the julian Alps is surrounded by mountains and castles. It’s not uncommon for newlyweds to rent a rowboat and row out to the famous church which sits neatly on an island in the middle of the lake. Explore the surrounding alps or enjoy a coffee and cake with a view that won’t want to leave.
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