Exploring the world is a fantastic thing! And traveling with the person you love is the best way to take a break from your everyday life, and rediscover your passion.
These incredible destinations are perfect for Valentine’s break, for the honeymoon of your dreams, or simply to spend some time with the love of your life.
No matter what the reason is, a romantic trip in one of these 10 places will fill your days with love!
Get ready to explore the most romantic destinations and spend some wonderful time as a couple!
1. Bruges, Belgium
Bruges is a fairy-tale medieval town, and with its lovely squares, picturesque canals and cobbled streets, it really is one of the most romantic cities in old Europe! With its dreamy canals crossing the city center, Bruges has been called “Venice of the North”.
Getting lost in the city for a couple of days is one of the best things you will do for a while!
2. Ubud, Bali
Ubud is the perfect romantic place for every couple that enjoys art, nature, healthy food and creativity.
Rent a scooter and ride around exploring rice fields, while discovering the beauty around you. Visit one of the many temples and get lost in the traditional Balinese culture. Enjoy peace and quiet in a beautiful villa or in one of the incredible hotels in the lush jungle that surrounds you.
Dan and I loved hunting for unique design pieces in the local boutiques around town. Plus, if you are like us and enjoy eating new things all the time, Ubud has to offer some of the most amazing Balinese food.
3. The Isle Of Skye, Scotland
The Isle of Skye offers some dramatic mountain views and coastal scenery. This fantasy-like landscape will give you plenty of opportunities to enjoy some quality time together.
You can spend the day hiking the majestic Quiraing or tour the imposing Dunvegan Castle. As the sun drops, the evening sky will reveal some of the most spectacular sunset imaginable. A romantic stroll along the shore or just sitting together, watching the sun drop behind the hills is the most relaxing and romantic way to spend the end of
4. Padar Island, Indonesia
If you are an adventurous couple that loves nature, Padar is the perfect destination!
This island dreamscape has incredible white, pink, and black sand beaches. And the breathtaking view you will see after the 30-minute hike to the top will leave you without words!
Padar is still quite remote, which makes it the perfect location if you are looking for a paradise island just for yourself. Labuan Bajo is the closest city, and there are tours departing daily for one, two, or three-day visits. The best time to explore the island is from April to June, and from September to November.
5. Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre is a unique paradise hidden between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea on the Northern coast of Italy. Its rocky and panoramic footpaths will leave you without words!
It’s a fantastic romantic place, and it will remain in your memories, like a dream. Everything about this place screams romance: the food, the wine, the colorful houses, the sea, and the green mountains!
6. Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto is one of the most romantic destinations to explore with your special loved one. The Kyoto Botanical Gardens have some impressive landscapes and are full of amazing colors in every season: the perfect place to stroll around with your partner. If you manage to visit during the spring, you will be able to enjoy a romantic boat ride along the cherry blossom-lined Okazaki Canal.
This will be an experience that you will never be able to forget!
7. The Maldives
The Maldives lie between southwest of India and Sri Lanka. They are known as one of the most romantic archipelagos in the world.
Dan and I were so lucky to visit this paradise a few years ago: here you will be able to enjoy white sand beaches, admire a rich and incredible marine life and a crystal clear blue sea, with a color so intense you won’t believe is real!
You can enjoy snorkeling during the day and then relax on the beach while drinking a glass of champagne and admiring a wonderful sunset in the evening. The colors here will remind you of the most stunning paintings you have ever seen.
8. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is the real-life inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.
If you want to live a fairytale dream, you have to visit it! It’s one of the few places on Earth that looks like a storybook illustration, with its towers, turrets, and frescoes.
It’s always the perfect time to visit the romantic Neuschwanstein Castle: covered by snow or shining in the summer sunlight, you will always leave with unforgettable memories.
9. Big Sur, California
This 90-mile-long stretch of highway between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Hearst Castle is one of the world’s most unforgettable coastline on earth. The classic drive through Big Sur is the perfect romantic ride: you will have mountains on one side and rocky cliffs and beautiful beaches on the other, making it one of the most romantic destinations for couples.
10. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
You’ll know how special and unique Bora Bora is as soon as you land: what you’ll see when you exit the airport on the island will leave you without words. The bright blue and green shades of water are unreal, and it will be love at first sight!
Waking up in one of the overwater bungalows will make you feel like you own the entire world. Not to mention the perfect white beaches and thousands of tropical fish in the coral gardens. Add to that the unforgettable experience of swimming with sharks and giant manta rays, and you’ll be living one of the most romantic experiences the world has to offer!