The Top 10 Most Romantic Couples Destinations in the World

The Top 10 Most Romantic Couples Destinations in the World 1Young couple sharing a special moment on their couples getaway – Photo Courtesy: Shayan Sanyal


There are many occasions for couples to celebrate their love. Whether it’s popping the all important question, honeymoon, anniversary or Valentine’s Day, there are certain destinations that simply cannot be beat.

Below is a countdown of the 10 most romantic destinations in the world for couples:


#10: The Lake District, UK


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The Newlands in particular is surrounded by some of the richest natural terrain in England. This includes lush greenery and stunning lakes, coupled with stylish lakeside resorts such as the Swinside Lodge Hotel. Although the Lake District is not your quintessential exotic destination, the British sunsets are equally as magical. There is easy access to isolated private viewing spots. The weather may not always be conducive to exploring, but the picturesque country inns offer more than enough reason to stay in with your loved one.


#9: The Maldives


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The Maldives is an ideal location for romance and couples looking for a secluded vacation well away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The islands of Maldives are secluded, offering exotic underworld views of the Indian Ocean, spa resorts, dazzling waters, evocative sunsets and sparkling golden sands, all on tiny coral reef islands. With activities such as snorkeling and relaxing spa days, you could never really ask for more.


#8: Riviera Maya, Mexico


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Some of the best beaches in Mexico are located in the Riviera Maya. There is no shortage of views of tropical vegetation and the sea, as well as world class resorts. The area is famous for being a special holiday destination for the Italian duchess, and it’s easy to see why. You can expect gourmet restaurants, steam rooms, organic spas and great cottages which are in plenty owing to the many world class resorts located here. This is definitely a romantic couple’s holiday to remember.


#7: St Barts, Caribbean


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The Caribbean is well known for romance with St Barts leading the pack with its sexy, starry and showy nature. The island is famous for its exclusive resorts visited only by a few tourists including celebrities. For couples looking for an exclusive getaway, this is definitely the perfect destination. There is a small local population, great French-influenced cuisine and of course tropical landscapes capable of warming the hardest of hearts. St Barts is an ideal couple’s destination with a flair for fun, romance and luxury.


#6: The Greek Islands


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Why settle for only one destination? The Greek islands are close together, making island-hopping a particularly attractive prospect for the adventurous couple, with each island being as romantic as the last. The islands are an ideal tourist destination for couples wanting to avoid flying to the other side of the world for their holiday. You can get a taste of the wooded greenery of Zakynthos, the mountains of Crete, the trail of Odysseus of Ithaca and enjoy the clear seas of Paxos; the possibilities really are limited to your imagination. What’s more, the weather is great all year round!


#5: Bali


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Bali welcomes all kinds of tourists, starting from backpackers to the well-heeled vacationing couple. This Indonesian island is as close to paradise as they come. The southernmost tip of Bali is home to world class resorts featuring beautifully furnished individual villas, private pools, your very own tropical courtyard and personal beach access. There is literally everything you need to have the romantic vacation of your dreams. A point of note – you may want to avoid the monsoon season which is between December and March.


#4: Seville, Spain


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The Seville region of Spain is steeped in history, and makes for a great romantic vacation. Although Spain isn’t a first choice for many couples, this quiet city cannot be ignored with its romantic castle (the Royal Palace of Seville) as well as other historical treasures to explore. This region of Spain has an uncanny fairytale atmosphere to it, with great cuisines from a variety of culinary influences. The town’s stunning architecture and close proximity to the golden sands of the Costa de la Luz does make for a dream vacation.


#3: Paris, France


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Dubbed ‘the city of love’, Paris really is one of the most romantic places in the world. With a mix of quirky locals, charming streets and endless culinary delights, Paris really is a top romantic vacation destination for couples. As with all the destinations listed here, it is highly advisable to get the best travel insurance possible to cater for any unforeseen problems that might occur during the trip. That being said, there is great wine, some of the most romantic spots in the world, including the Seine and many lavish hotels to choose from; literally everything you need to have your romantic dream vacation.


#2: The Seychelles


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The Seychelles is nothing short of a fantasy island complete with the world’s most romantic backdrop. There are all the classic paradise features you could want; a luscious coastline, astonishing cliff faces, the most brilliant sunshine and a cosy little capital city, Victoria, to explore. There are plenty of activities for the romantics at heart including deep-sea fishing, and of course, taking in the magical sunset on the pristine beaches. It is difficult to exaggerate the romantic power of the Seychelles.


#1: Fernando de Noronha, Brazil


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This is one of the most isolated yet romantic destinations in the world. This group of pristine islands hosts no more than 400 tourists at a time, with almost no local population. The Fernando de Noronha gives the real feeling of being isolated with your loved one, leaving you to enjoy all the trimmings of a typical paradise. From a sensational coastline, stupendous sunsets and ravaged rock faces, it’s hard to imagine a more romantic place in the world. You can expect to explore sea tortoises and dolphins among other stunning flora and fauna. The islands have been known to be favorites of Mario Testino and Naomi Campbell among other celebrities.

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