With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to sweep your partner away for a romantic break. Whether you’re planning on popping the question or just want to spoil your loved one, keep on reading for inspiration on where to take your other half for a perfect romantic getaway.
Nothing could be more romantic than spending Valentine’s Day in the city which inspired the greatest love story of all time – Romeo and Juliet. If it’s good enough for Shakespeare, we’re sure it’ll be good enough for you! Verona is a charming town which oozes romance from every corner, with waterside walkways, roman ruins and gothic churches. Take a stroll alongside the Adige River at sunset and enjoy the spectacular views. Perhaps catch a performance at the beautifully preserved roman amphitheatre Arena Di Verona, where pop, jazz and opera shows are held regularly. Step aside Paris; Verona could well take the crown for the most romantic city in the world.
Santorini is a hotspot for honeymooners and cosy couples, with its whitewashed buildings and blue capped churches. Creating a truly romantic setting, it’s easy to see why it’s a favourite! To make the experience even more unforgettable, why not book a stay at the Iconic Santorini – a boutique cave hotel. This tranquil hotel offers breath-taking views over the cliff, on evenings you have stunning panoramic views of the sunset which Santorini is infamous for. If you’re looking for a place to relax and unwind with your partner then Santorini should be top of your list.
The classic romantic destination, Paris is known as the city of love for a reason. Why not see for yourself? Imagine you and your other half sharing the spectacular view from the top of the Eiffel Tower or perhaps enjoying the delights of French cuisine over a candlelit dinner, bringing the night to a close on an evening cruise down the River Seine admiring the glittering lights of the city. A romantic getaway to Paris is guaranteed to create some romantic memories for you and your loved one.
If you fancy travelling further afield for Valentine’s Day, then you should consider visiting the gorgeous islands of Hawaii. Honolulu offers picturesque scenery, white sandy beaches and temperate waters; the perfect location for an ultra-relaxing romantic escape. Honolulu is home to some world-class spas, where you can indulge in some luxurious pampering. You can end the night by dining at some of Honolulu’s premier restaurants. You’ll be spoilt for choice as Hawaiian cuisine is an exciting fusion of delicious foods from across the globe.
Take your Valentine to Mauritius and live the dream in a tropical paradise. This little beauty is the perfect destination if you’re looking for the ultimate island escape. There’s a huge variety of culture and stunning scenery right at your fingertips. Lush green valleys, gorgeous golden beaches and striking blue waters; you’ll never run out of things to gaze at in awe! You could spend your days relaxing on the beach catching some rays, but if you’re feeling more adventurous, head out to sea for a scuba dive; there are large areas of natural coral bursting with vibrant colours waiting to be explored!
Where would you love to spend Valentine’s Day?