If you’ve stumbled across this article, you’re probably stuck for ideas on where to go for a romantic getaway. Whether you’re looking to get away for your significant other’s birthday or to celebrate your anniversary, there are so many beautiful and romantic destinations to choose from. We’ve whittled it down to our top 8 destinations for romantic getaways. Check them out below!
1. Paris, France
Known as the City of Love, Paris is a popular destination for many couples for romantic getaways. This city has always inspired love and has a romantic atmosphere while you explore.
There are many romantic hotels dotted around in Paris which you can stay in. During your stay, you can take in the view from the Eiffel Tower or take a romantic boat trip on the River Seine. Whatever it is you choose to do, you’ll have a romantic time in what is considered to be the most romantic place in the world.
2. Positano, Italy
A cliffside village on the on Italy’s southern Amalfi Coast, this hidden but popular gem is a great destination for romantic getaways. A gorgeous mount of colourful houses on the cliffside and pebble beachfront makes it the perfect place to spend time with your loved one.
There are an array of hotels to choose from where you can stay and you’ll be guaranteed a beautiful view. A more secluded and hidden area, you’ll be able to really relax and enjoy your time together.
3. Santorini, Greece
Santorini is one of many popular Greek islands to visit and is quickly gaining a reputation as a ‘wedding destination’. This destination made it on our list of top 8 destinations for romantic getaways due to its whitewashed, cubiform houses in the two principle views Fira and Oia and incredible view.
The cobbled paths and pretty buildings are perfect for a romantic getaway where you can go on relaxing walks with your other half hand in hand and soak in the beautiful atmosphere. Watching the sunset is also an experience you definitely need to do when visiting Santorini.
Located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, this island is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The clear blue water and great wildlife makes it the destination for relaxation and exploration.
The mix of sand, sea and greenery makes Mauritius a great place to sunbathe on the beach, scuba dive in the sea or go hiking in the Black River Gorges National Park. Whatever you fancy doing, you can do it all in Mauritius.
5. The Maldives
A top destination for romantic getaways, The Maldives is always popular. Popular for honeymoons, The Maldives is also just as popular for romantic getaways.
Made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls, this romantic destination is great for really getting away and enjoying your time together with your significant other. The resorts available will ensure you have privacy and seclusion. There is much to do such as water activities, dolphin watching or bike riding around the atoll.
6. Bali, Indonesia
This island in Indonesia is a well-known destination for travellers but is also a great location for a romantic getaway. With a mix of lush greenery and culture as well as sandy beaches and coral reefs, Bali is serene and peaceful.
Particularly known for its yoga and meditation retreats, visiting Bali for your romantic getaway will guarantee you a relaxing time.
7. Cape Verde
Cape Verde is an island chain of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. Visiting Cape Verde will mean you will see captivating mountains, beaches and peaceful seaside villages.
You’ll have the chance to go hiking and take in the view if you and your significant other are more adventurous or be able to sit back and relax on the sandy white beaches on Sal.
A more underrated romantic destination, Malta has an amazing history and there is plenty to explore.
This destination is perfect for romantic strolls in small alleyways in Valetta and with the near year-round sun, you’ll have a glorious time in Malta. There is more that just historic culture to Malta as there are also many beautiful sights to see such as the Blue Lagoon and the nearby island Gozo.