Celebrate love and fall in love once and again with this ultimate guide to the most romantic places that every couple should go on a holiday at least once in life. From idyllic islands and enchanted places to fairy-tale cities. We wanted to inspire you to find your perfect romantic gateway, so here are our top romantic destinations.
If you are looking for the most romantic gateway, Saint Lucia is at the top of our list. This magical destination has some of the most breath-taking backdrops. Perched on the crystal-clear shimmering waters of the Caribbean Sea rise the Pitons, two dramatic volcanic peaks that are the signature of the Caribbean Island. Find a wealth of fantastic activities to keep you entertained or just laze by the gorgeous beaches. In Saint Lucia, adults-only resorts are abundant, from mid rage to the most luxurious ones like Jade Mountain Resort, definitely one of the most romantic hotels on the island.
Another perfect couple’s holiday destination is the stunning 1,190 picture-perfect islands that are encompassed in the Maldives. With endless stretches of white sugary beaches kissed by the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is another perfect destination to celebrate love. From dining under the starry blue skies and taking a sunset sail around one of the islands to staying in one of the private island’s resorts where you can enjoy a romantic couples spa treatment and laze away with a cocktail or two on the beach.
Antigua is home to 365 sugary sand beaches, a beach for each day of the year! Definitely a Caribbean gem perfect for couples looking for some relaxation, adventure, and nightlife. There are many gorgeous couple’s resorts that offer all you need for a romantic retreat on the island. You can also arrange to stay a night or two in a luxury glamping accommodation, dine under the stars and wake up to the sound of the waves while your breakfast is served on the beach.
Dubai will make the perfect holiday for couples looking to combine beach relaxation with shopping, sightseeing, and fantastic activities. Just a few hours from the UK Dubai is a mix of the old with the new making it even more interesting to visit. Laze at Jumeirah beach, shop until you drop, get thrills in the amazing Aquadventure Waterpark, and be impressed by the splendid Burj al Arab. For adventurer couples, a 4×4 tour on the dunes, sandboarding, camel riding or a safari in the desert are some of the many action-packed activities that Dubai has to offer.
Is one of the most renowned romantic destinations in the world. Honeymooners and couples often travel to Bali to renew their love, body and minds. It is also one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the world. In Bali, you will find that there is a spot for every type of traveler, and some recommend exploring the different areas of the island to experience the culture, vibes and different activities that each place has to offer. For a luxury romantic gateway, Nusa Dua is your must to go destination. Home to the finest luxury resorts, Nusa Dua is host of many honeymoons and wedding celebrations. Head to Uluwatu Temple to admire the most romantic sunset, go jet skiing, dive in the many coral reefs and enjoy a perfect couple’s retreat visiting Ubud the spiritual and cultural centre of the country.
When you mention Paris is almost instant to think of a romantic weekend break. Whether is walking hand-holding around this magical city, enjoying a dinner in a rooftop restaurant, or cruising the Sienna with your other half. Every corner of this enchanted city breathes love. For romantic walks we recommend visiting Montmartre, a picturesque district located in the north, that has been labelled as the village of love. Located on the square at Palace des Abbesses is “The I Love You Wall” a must-seeing for any couple visiting Paris, the city of romance.
If you are looking for the most romantic places to admire the sunset in Europe Santorini is one of them. This magical island is one of the most romantic places in Greece. A must-go for a romantic walk with breathtaking views is the path that connects Fira, the island capital, Firostefani and Imerovigli. You will be dazzled by the dramatic cliffs covered by whitewashed picturesque houses that spill down by the side of the cliffs at the caldera edge. Enjoy wine tasting at a wine cavern, cooking classes, lazing by the volcanic sand beaches or an evening at the open-air cinema.
Another iconic romantic weekend gateway destination is Venice. If you are a romance-colic here, you will have your momentum. One of the most romantic things to do in the city is a gondola ride through meandering the city’s canals. If you want to go extra, add a serenading gondolier that will make you ride even more enchanted and romantic. There are thousands of romantic things to do, from enjoying the sunset views at the top of San Giorgio Maggiore Campanile, exploring the bohemian Dorsoduro or visiting San Marco square to admire the exquisite architecture and enjoy a lively evening.