Top 5 Romantic Getaway Destinations
Whether you’re looking to propose, celebrate your honeymoon or just looking to escape with your partner, discover your personal paradise from our list of spots that will have you love-struck at first sight.
From romantic dining to spa treatments and wine tasting. Here are some of the most romantic getaways around the world.
British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Island is one of the best places to have a romantic getaway with your partner. You can have a relaxing, sunny beach vacation on the islands, play in the water and lounge on the sand at some of the most beautiful beaches like Cane Garden Bay Beach or Smuggler’s Cove Beach for privacy. You can also try swimming and snorkelling in Spring Bay, sailing to Anegada Island. Check out Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, which sits on its own 230-acre private island at the east end of Tortola; it has over 50 guest accommodations, plus two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, a spa, restaurants, two private beaches, and a 55-slip marina.
Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs is the largest desert resort city in Riverside County. Check out the city that is noted for its mid-century modern architecture, cultural scene, hiking, gondola rides, golf and warm desert air. Take the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway — the world’s largest rotating tram car to travel 2.5 miles up to the top of Chino Canyon, where you can wander around and explore. Relax together with your partner at Estrella Spa or Azure Spa Palm Springs, where you can get desert-inspired treatments.
Koh Samui, Thailand
Often shortened to Samui, it is Thailand’s second largest island. White sand beaches on the island are lined with coconut groves and lush forests. Located in the Gulf of Thailand, activities for you and your partner on the island include:exploring the Timeless Bophut Fisherman’s Village, enjoy spa treatment at Vana Spa where they have treatments that pay homage to Thai mythology’s four heroines, experience romantic dining in the Tree Top restaurant and classy resorts like the Belmond Napasai Koh Samui, which welcomes you with fresh coconut ice cream upon arrival and many more awesome activities.
St. James, Barbados
St. James is often referred to as the ‘Platinum Coast’. Due to the parish’s many glitzy beach-front mansions, pristine beaches, rugged cliffs, luxury hotel resorts and breathtaking sunsets, Barbados is a perfect spot for a romantic getaway. Make sure to visit the Mount Gay Rum Distillery and go swimming or snorkeling at Carlisle Bay. While you are there, you should stay at The House, which is often voted one of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean.
Bora-Bora is formed by an extinct volcano surrounded by a lagoon and this small South Pacific island is every couple’s number one place for romance. Stand in your overwater bungalow at the Four Seasons Bora Bora, looking down at the colourful fish and crystal clear water, explore Bora Bora Lagoonarium, book a treatment at the spa using holistic treatments, rent a stand up paddleboard or a waterbike, or simply lay out and enjoy the sun and sand.
If you’re planning to surprise someone special, look at a number of romantic packages they offer.
Jeju Island, South Korea
Jeju Island is South Korea’s largest island and it appeals to couples and honeymooners with its scenes of open seas and sky. Today, you can try exploring the spirited charming gardens with hundreds of Bonsai trees, visit Ihoteu beach where red and white horse-shaped lighthouses will greet you, hike on Camellia Hill that isn’t just famous for its camellia flowers but its also home to themed seasonal events like the Hydrangea Festival and Silver Grass Festival,visit the Jeju Starlight World Park and Planetarium for a whirlwind virtual journey around the wonders of the universe and stay in the colourful guest houses that draw you in the Swiss Village.
Sonoma Valley, California
Celebrating an anniversary, honeymoon, or another special romantic occasion in Sonoma Valley is one of the best decisions you can make for your relationship. Known as the birthplace of the California wine industry, there are more than 400 wineries to visit in this region. For wineries with beautiful views, you can check out Wine Caves or Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery in Dry Creek Valley. Then dine at some of the country’s most romantic restaurants including LaSalette or The Girland The Fig. For an unforgettable trip with your partner, take a wine tour through the valley, a walk through some of the state’s earliest vineyards or bike along scenic roads.