Love is in the air! Heart balloons, heart chocolates, romantic movies in Netflix, bouquets of flowers, candlelight dinner… Valentine’s Day is that special day (aside from anniversaries) where couples put in extra effort to show their love and how much they mean to them. Wait, isn’t it supposed to be done every day?! Anyway, as much as I love my husband, we rarely take a day off on Valentine’s Day because we know we can always celebrate ‘love’ or have a candlelight dinner anytime. The only time we celebrated Valentine’s Day was in Dubai 6 six years ago. Look how cheesy we were!!! That’s why one of our contributors, Jessica, will share her world’s most dreamy and romantic destinations for couples for all occasions – Valentine’s Day, honeymoon, anniversaries, special occasion or just because…
Be it a honeymoon or just a getaway from the daily routine of a busy life, there are numerous places to visit with your partner. All you need is some planning with the help of good blogs, a horde of cash, a partner of course, and you are just ready to take off for that dream destination!
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We have listed 10 dreamy and romantic destinations here for your reference.
1. Santorini (Greece)
One of the most picturesque destinations lying in the southern Aegean Sea, Santorini is the most sought after wedding and honeymoon destinations. It is an active volcanic site, and hence the landscape has a very unique formation all packed with red, black and white sand and spectacular rock formations. The beaches are crystal clear and a wonderful retreat for newlyweds.
The culinary delights it offers is the ultimate gastronomic experience. Be ready for all that fresh goat cheese and cherry tomato salads, all part of a romantic package. And a Greek honeymoon on a budget is possible!
2. Bora Bora (France)
This destination is replete with blue water lagoons, exotic reef fish and colorful corals. You can view all this luxury atop your overwater bungalow, or witness beautiful sunsets from your private pool. All this accompanied by sumptuous food. What else does one want?
Some must visit places are mount Otemanu, Matira Beach, Bora Bora Lagoonarium and leopard rays trench. Don’t miss out on underwater adventures like scuba diving and snorkeling. The best time to visit this place is from the months of May to October.
A place situated in the midst of the mighty Alps, do we need to introduce the tranquil and picturesque Switzerland? The best time to visit this place is from June to August when the temperature is a good 18 to 20 degrees. During this time of the year, one can witness the famous William Tell festival where the locals dress up as folklore and perform the famous Schiller’s play. Switzerland houses the most sparkling glaciers and has the most quaint villages which make life around sound like a famous fairy tale. The trip to Mount Jungfraujoch 11,000 feet above sea level, in the train atop the mountain can be a lifetime experience!
Best known for Swiss chocolate, Switzerland offers a chocolate tour aboard the Swiss chocolate train with varieties of different mouth-watering chocolate. Also, Switzerland offers a variety of hillside cuisines which are a must-try!
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4. The Bahama Islands
Lying amidst the Caribbean sea, comprising of over 700 islands, the name itself suggests a holiday atmosphere. The archipelago boasts of the clearest water on the planet. Complete with the most delicious Latin cuisine and the most pristine beaches, it offers a most wonderful honeymoon package. There is no specific time to visit its beauty throughout the year.
This French capital known as the lover’s paradise is actually one dream destination for many couples. It boasts of museums, the famous Eiffel Tower, the best shopping experience in a pure French style. Fall in love all over again by the Seine river and visit hand in hand, the many cathedrals and quaint chapels that the city has to offer.
6. Munnar, Kerala
A place so serene, that it is rightly named as gods own country. The ethereal beauty lies in the vast greenery. You may even feel at some point to lie on the beautiful green grass and just admire the beauty of the land, hand in hand with your partner. Selfies can follow. Do not forget to visit the Attukad waterfalls and the Marayoor sandalwood forests. Rejuvenate in the laid back atmosphere. The best time to visit Munnar can be from October to March.
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7. Bali, Indonesia
There is some kind of attraction for everyone out here. Right from majestic mountains to sand kissed beaches, from traditional temples to the old world charm. It’s a perfect getaway for the weekend. In addition to the local markets and scenic waterfalls, it also offers many yoga retreats to rejuvenate mentally and physically.
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This amazing country has a lot to offer. Amongst one of the very developed nations, Singapore has a roaring tourism industry. Right from the Botanic parks, to the exotic Zoo, which is one of the best zoos in the entire world. The finger-licking street food is an added attraction which you will find around Chinatown. Sentosa is another resort which has a very nice aquarium which should not be missed. Singapore has a lot to offer for everyone.
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A perfect retreat for a couple with its winding streets, romantic gondolas and historic canals. It is expensive but beautiful at the same time. It must be on the wish list of every couple owing to its gorgeous attractions. It’s a small island where you can get lost in its medieval churches, small marketplaces, and old buildings. With a viniq in hand, you are sure to be lost in this wonderland.
10. Mornington Peninsula
Ever heard of this beauty lying in Melbourne, Australia? It’s famous for its amazing scented gardens and wines. You and your partner can get lost in its gardens with the perfect glass of Andre champagne. It is indeed a quaint little village with lovely landscapes, delectable cuisines, and stretchy sandy beaches. Perfect couple getaway.
Numerous places to visit, delectable cuisines to be tasted, couples can get cozy at these famous destinations listed above and get lost in its surroundings. The right information and proper planning can give you a memorable trip.
Ever been to any of these places? What was the most romantic place you ever visited? Share with us your experience.
Jessica Smith has been writing for a few years now. She is a writer by day and reader by night. Holding on to her passion for travel, she believes that traveling helps her see the world and gives her positive energy to live. Photos credited to respective owners.
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