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Deciding on a location for a couple’s holiday can be tricky. Do you want somewhere romantic or exciting? Do you both want a relaxing holiday? Or do you want different things from the trip?
Every couple is different, so below we have compiled a list of our top 10 destinations for couple’s holidays. We have included a real mix so there should be something for everyone.
The Caribbean is always a popular destination for those in love; and especially for honeymooners; thanks to its tropical climate and secluded atmosphere. Here you can share some real alone time with your partner, enjoying the sun or relaxing in the pool or sea.
There are plenty of activities for you to partake in, with water sports being top choices. Snorkelling, scuba diving and boat trips are all among the favourites to do in the Caribbean but these aren’t all. If you’re not a fan of the sea or want to take some time away from the water, why not try off-roading or take a treetop walk through the jungle.
Once you’ve enjoyed your day you can settle down to a romantic dinner on the beach with the sunset as your background. Perfect!
Hawaii is known for its great weather and relaxing atmosphere, with welcoming locals and amazing places to visit. Be greeted with a Hawaiian Lei when you arrive and sip on a cocktail made from a coconut! There are many different resorts for you to choose from, from right on the coast to further in, depending on your preference.
During the days, you can relax on one of the many beaches available or explore the volcanic areas of the island at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Take a trek, explore the jungle, discover rivers and make friends with the wildlife. Visit Wai’anapanapa State Park and take a romantic walk on the beaches, along the coast and the sea caves!
Finish off your day by trying some of the local Hawaiian cuisine and take a sunset stroll along the sand.
Taking a trip to Kenya is perfect for couples who love to explore and enjoy animals. Whilst the weather is hot you can take a safari trip and see what wild animals you can spot. Here you can make memories that will last forever and see sights that will take your breath away!
Depending on where you choose to stay, you can enjoy your breakfast outdoors and watch the sunrise, surrounded by the sounds of nature. You can then adventure out to places such as Nairobi National Park where you can see animals such as giraffes, hippos and zebras in their natural habitat.
Relax next to the pool, take a sunset boat trip or enjoy dinner on your own balcony!
Tip: don’t forget to check your travel insurance policy for Safari inclusion. We have created a specialist safari travel insurance policy with discounts for couples.
Lapland may not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of a romantic getaway, but rest assured, there is nothing more romantic! Enjoy the relaxing, peaceful vibe that the crisp clean snow gives off with your loved one.
Take a romantic husky sledge ride around the area and through the forests while taking in scenes that look like they’re straight out of a fairy tale! Alternatively if you want to stay away from snow, you can visit the Ranua Zoo and see some of the incredible arctic animals.
Enjoy an evening snuggled in your wooden chalet next to an open wood fire with a cup of hot chocolate. Perfect for cuddling up and relaxing after your busy day!
Paris is the classic place to get away with your loved one. Each building is sprinkled with chandeliers, antique furnishings and impressively designed architecture; you’ll feel like royalty! Enjoy the elegant cuisine at a beautiful candlelit dinner and then take a stroll along the river Seine for the perfect end to your evening.
You can spend your days’ wine tasting, enjoying some fine cheese and a spot of sightseeing. You can visit the Notre Dame, Arc de Trimophe and ascend the Eiffel Tower. You can even enjoy a lunch or dinner up the tower at Restaurant 58.
The Seychelles is also a popular place for newlyweds to enjoy their honeymoons which shows how the place oozes romance. There are a number of beaches such as Anse Intendance and Anse Lazio, which are award-winning, for you to enjoy. Sit back and relax on the warm white sands or cool off in the sea. You can also enjoy a spot of snorkelling to see what aquatic life you can see! You can bond with your loved one over a relaxing boat trip. Why not try a spot of fishing or crabbing?
Spend your evenings enjoying the local cuisine, with seafood being a big hit. You can also try locally grown fruits such as mangoes, papaya and pineapples!
Mexico is sometimes seen as a party island, but this is definitely not the case as there are many things for you and your partner to discover. As well as the warm weather and bright sandy beaches for you to enjoy, you might want to do something more cultural. Discover the Chichen Itza, Palenque Ruinas and the Temples of Uxmal for some breath-taking ruins that will stay in your memory forever.
Alternatively you can enjoy the sandy beaches or venture to Huasteca Potosina to admire the waterfalls and even take a dip! A brilliant way to bond with your partner.
If you enjoy skiing, or would like to learn, then Switzerland is the perfect place for you and your partner! With a wide range of resorts for you to visit, you can find yourself skiing down a lookalike of the iconic Matterhorn. If you don’t know how to ski yet, this could be a great way to spend some time with your loved one. Take lessons together and laugh at each other’s falls while cheering each other on as you get better!
If skiing isn’t your thing you can visit Lake Geneva and take a romantic stroll by the silent and tranquil waters away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. You can also see the Jet d’Eau, an iconic fountain which reaches 140m in height making it one of the largest in the world! The fountain lights up at night making it mesmorising.
Thailand is a great place to have fun with your significant other and go on an adventure! Explore the jungle at Khao Yai National Park where you’ll come across rivers and waterfalls in forests of lush green. You can also enjoy an elephant ride allowing you to be at one with nature and enjoy the sights as you go.
If you’re looking for something more relaxing, visit one of the many iconic Thai beaches and relax in one of hammocks provided. You will also find that many hotels offer spa treatments. You and your partner can enjoy a massage outside allowing you to lap up the jungle atmosphere while indulging in your therapy.
Italy is well-known for being a place of romance. The beautiful buildings with rivers intertwining make it almost hard to believe. You can enjoy the fine cuisine of pasta and pizzas along with the tasty wines that are on offer.
Taking a gondola ride is one of the most romantic things you can do and you shouldn’t leave Venice without doing so! Imagine sailing along just the two of you and your gondolier, with a picnic in the sunshine sipping on some prosecco; gorgeous! You can also take a late night stroll in St Marks to admire the impressive architecture and glistening lagoon.
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