10 Romantic Vacation Ideas For Couples

Nothing can strengthen the bond between the two of you as much as a romantic getaway. But what are the best vacation ideas?

There are some places that just make us fall in love. Whether we’re sipping wine next to the ocean as the sun sets, or cuddling each other underneath the duvet as a snowstorm rages outside our log cabin, there are certain magical places that light the fires of romance like no where else.

Thatch-roofed bungalows, golden sandy beaches, and radiant moons reflecting in lagoons are all enchanting and wonderful. If you’re feeling starry-eyed right now and want to snuggle with your partner in an intimate setting, let’s take a look at the top 10 romantic vacation ideas for couples.

New York

New York is romantic at any point of the year, but the best time to go for couples is Christmas when this city that never sleeps is simply spellbinding.

From crowded avenues and honking cab horns, to idyllic strolls in the park and second-hand bookstores, New York has a lot of romance to offer. Home to some of the best and biggest hotels in the world, the locals are friendly, the views are stunning, and there is so much history to soak up.

Napa Valley

Napa Valley is wine country, and is there anything else that brings couples together better than a glass of vino?

Offering a vintage blend of wineries, hotels, restaurants and breathtaking views, Napa Valley is one of the most romantic retreats on the planet.

There are lots of hotels to choose from, but our pick is the Auberge du Soleil. Here, the rooms come complete with private hot tubs and large stone fireplaces that were simply made for couples are who in the mood for love this weekend. On arrival, you will be greeted with wine and cheese.

Brugge, Belgium

Brugge probably looks little different than it did 500 years ago. Looking every inch like something out of a medieval fairytale, it captures the heart of any couple who visits.

From quaint buildings to open squares, cobbled streets to quirky cafes, Brugge has got a lot to offer romantic couples. You can visit the monasteries, sip coffee by the river and finish the evening with a horse-drawn carriage ride through the city.


Aspen was made somewhat famous around the world when Harry and Lloyd headed there in Dumb and Dumber to find a gal. But while their stay in the snow-capped region didn’t exactly have a happy ending (they almost froze to death, got held hostage et cetera), for most couples Aspen is just heaven on earth.

It’s a veritable winter wonderland that is popular with celebrity couples who just want to get away from it all and enjoy being in the company of one another. Scenic mountain views, chances to ski, and funky galleries are the other of the day before you return home to get warm in front of an open fire with a cup of hot chocolate.

Rio De Janeiro

Fancy something hot instead? Then the exotic Rio de Janeiro could be for you and your partner. Pulsing with energy, Rio is perfect for couples who want to go on vacation and do something more than lie in each other’s arms as the snow falls outside.

Here, you can take to the sun-drenched beaches to play some volleyball, hang glide from the mountains, or even participate in some outdoor gym sessions.

Cape Cod

With its collection of cottages, clam shacks and white beaches, it’s not hard to see why Cape Cod is a popular romantic getaway for American’s.

It offers quaint but affordable bed and breakfasts, bike trails for cyclists, earthy sand dunes, and mysterious forests you both to get lost in and enjoy a few stolen kisses.

Life slows down here – which is exactly what you want. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Cape Cod is charming, tranquil and full of love.

Brasov, Romania

Fancy something a little unusual this year? The city of Brasov in Romania might just be what you’ve both been looking for.

Ancient, compact but bursting with life and flavour, Brasov is like a painting fresh out of a fairytale. Still decked out in cobblestone streets that hint at a bygone era, its lined with cafes, restaurants, bars, chapels and shops.

It’s also cheap and located not too far from Dracula’s Castle, while the surrounding hills and forests offer more things to do.


Charleston is a really old town, and a bit of a big deal for couples who want to kick back together. Crammed with old mansions, trees, cemeteries and plenty of opportunities for serene midnight walks, it’s got a certain mystery to it that couples just love.

Old gas lamps light the streets at night, while horse-drawn carriages take you back in time. But Charleston does have some modernity going for it, including top quality restaurants, art galleries and flourishes of shops. Well worth a visit if you and your partner fancy something quirky this year.

Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is the city to go to if you and your partner love taking selfies. Filled with a raft of opportunities for photographs, it’s a hectic city that is awash with culture, technology, innovation – and loved up couples.

To really get the most out of a romantic trip here, we suggest visiting Namiseom Island, as well as Namsam Seoul Tower.

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is easily one of the prettiest places on the entire planet. So picturesque is it that it attracts millions of visitors each year from all four corners of the globe.

It also attracts lots of couples who are looking for somewhere romanic to stay. From watching the sunrise over the crystal blue eaters, to visit the Tanah Lot and stealing a kiss, there is so much to do in this heavenly part of the world. There are waterfalls, mountains and beaches to enjoy and take in together.

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