Romantic getaways often bring to mind long walks on the beach, luxurious hotels and candlelit dinners and there are some destinations that just ooze romance, perhaps it is something in the air! We recently got engaged and are sharing 10 of our most romantic destinations around the world. From the archipelagos and atolls of the Maldives to the city of love, Paris to South African vineyards and pristine island destinations, there is the perfect romantic getaway for you!
THE GREEK ISLANDS
The Greek Islands speak for themselves… white washed houses, breathtaking sunsets, turquoise waters, boutique hotels and an endless choice of islands to choose from. I guarantee there’s a perfect island for every single loved up couple out there.
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There’s a reason why more love films have been in made in NYC than any other city… think Central Park, Empire State Building, the Central Park Boathouse to Tiffanys. New York is big city lovers dream. For us, we dream of horse & carriage rides through Central Park in the snow and ice skating hand in hand as snow flakes fall…
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Fiji is the ultimate romantic island destination. Turquoise waters, candle lit beach dinners, deserted islands, luxurious resorts and the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. It’s no wonder people are flocking there for their honeymoons (it’s potentially on our list)!
Paris is known as the City of Love and those who have strolled its charming streets will understand. It is a lovers dream! We visited for our anniversary last year & it was truly perfect!
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Bora Bora could simply be the most romantic island in the world. Located in Tahiti, it boasts dramatic scenery, the most beautiful of blue water, the ultimate in privacy and incredible overwater bungalows. I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t complain about having my breakfast delivered to my bungalow by an outrigger canoe…
Read more: 10 Reasons to go on Honeymoon to French Polynesia
THE SOUTH AFRICAN WINE LANDS
South Africa’s wine is well regarded all over the world, and its wineries are set amongst some of the most secluded and breathtaking scenery. Wineries are generally very relaxed and romantic destinations and South Africa’s are a must visit for any wine loving couples out there!
THE AMALFI COAST
The Amalfi Coast is one of the world’s top destinations for romantic holidays. Picture stunning, colourful villages built into the steepest of cliffs, incredible fresh cuisine, views of the spectacular azure Mediterranean sea everywhere you look and again, some of Italy’s best luxury accommodation. We fell in love with the Amalfi Coast when we visited in 2014, so much so that we returned in 2016 and are already planning a third trip!
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Time and time again, Whitehaven Beach on Australia’s Whitsunday Islands has been named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Pure white sand, sunshine and crystal clear water makes it an incredibly romantic destination.
Venice is known by many as one of the most romantic cities in the world. From gondola rides down quiet, beautiful canals to luxury canal side hotels and Italian charm. For us, Italy is one of the most romantic countries & Venice is certainly near the top as an incredibly romantic destination.
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The Maldives is the epitome of romance. White sandy beaches, secluded islands, palm trees, crystal clear water and some of the best luxury hotels in the world. Add in overwater bungalows, private infinity pools, all inclusive packages and sea planes and it truly is a honeymooners paradise!
Read more: Honeymoon Packing Essentials for the Maldives, Our Honeymoon Plans: We’re off to Sri Lanka & the Maldives, The Maldives: More than just a picture perfect paradise!