Valentine's Day is around the corner so now is the right time to start planning for a romantic getaway. While there are different ideas for a romantic getaway, diving is a fun twist on romance with one's significant other. The beautiful views and the exploration opportunities it offers are great things to enjoy with a partner not to mention the lasting memories it creates. Ready to proceed with that love-filled underwater adventure, head over to these amazing dive spots for a romantic plunge.

8 The Maldives

Islands offer the combination of a romantic atmosphere and seaside adventure and the Maldives is one of the most sought-after islands for romantic getaways. From the beautiful white sand beaches to the amazing resorts, the Maldives has a lot of stages to enjoy a romantic time underwater. Dive spots are numerous in the country and some such as - Banana Reef, Rainbow Reef, Maaya Thila are as beautiful as their names sound. With some of the largest coral reefs in the world resting in the waters of the Islands, divers will enjoy the adventure with views of the colorful ecosystem and unique marine species.

7 Tahiti, French Polynesia

The Island of Tahiti is an exceptional French Polynesian destination that combines an amazing atmosphere with warm welcoming people and rich culture. Travelers who yearn for a more seaside romance will have it in abundance here. The island has got some of the best dive spots in the world where large varieties of marine species can be seen. With an average water temperature of 80°F, it's a comfortable swim all year-round. Marine creatures to find here range from Sea Turtles to dolphins, Sharks, and Rays, and their Tahitian names are just as flattering as the encounter with them. When out of the water, make sure to suck in the beautiful views of sunsets beside a beach while cuddling under the relaxing atmosphere.

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6 Santorini, Greece

Santorini has long held a place in the hearts of romance seekers all over the world with its surreal views. With its white-painted structures nested beautifully on the magnificent Caldera, this island presents some of the best dive spots in the world with exciting views. Whether your idea for a romantic dive is swimming in a beautiful pool situated in front of an elevated hotel overlooking the pure scenery or it’s sinking deep into the ocean to catch sights of marine creatures, Santorini presents it all gracefully. From unique dive wrecks and mesmerizing coral reefs to shallow beaches surrounded by overlooking rock formations, dive spots lie in abundance all over the Santorini waiting to be explored.

5 The Bahamas

In the Bahamas, It’s not a matter of where to find dive spots but where not to find them. At every corner of this archipelago, there is a spot to plunge for both beginners and experienced divers. The island features hundreds of wrecks and underwater caves for some intense underwater exploration and also unique experiences such as swimming pigs. The unique coral reefs and abundant marine creatures make the experience thrilling while the all-year sunny weather and warm waters ensure divers have a comfortable time under the waters. Everything in the Bahamas is beautiful and the views on land are just as beautiful as those underwater which makes it appealing for couples to share kisses (even underwater).

4 Seychelles

The isolated island of Seychelles is one of those parts of the Indian Ocean to experience untouched underwater life. The abundance of coral reefs and diverse marine species makes the diving experience here world-class while the beautiful atmosphere makes it romantic. The underwater depth of this Island can range from 8 meters and go as deep as 30 meters presenting the stage for divers of all levels. For a more isolated diving experience, boats and yachts are on standby for transportation to some of the most isolated diving spots on the island. Many of the dives feature huge and strange rock formations and wrecks to get divers hooked in and spend a lot of time underwater.

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3 Maui, Hawaii

Hawaiians are fond of sea life and this explains why the Island is filled with lots of seaside activities that bring the people close to the waters. Diving is one of the most exciting activities this Island offers and comes with the right atmosphere to make it suitable for all types of travelers including romance-seekers. Dive spots are spread out across the Island offering the opportunities to dive and catch sights of sharks, fishes, and sea turtles which are the most abundant in Maui.

2 Florida Keys, Florida

The Florida Keys is one of the most appealing romantic dive destinations in the United States. The archipelago is home to the only living coral reef in the United States. Its waters are richly endowed with thousands of marine species and up to a thousand shipwrecks. The Florida Keys present lots of dive spots where both beginners and expert divers will have opportunities to swim with lots of marine creatures and also explore so many wrecks. To make it even more memorable and romantic, head over to a spa resort for a flattering massage beside a beautiful beach or swimming pool with the views of the beautiful sunset in sight.

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1 Fiji Island

With its beautiful pristine beaches surrounded by lush forests, Fiji is a great destination for an adventurous Island getaway but besides just that, the Island also comes with an amazing diving experience with the added advantage of seclusion and romance. The hundreds of islands spread across its territory present an abundance of dive spots waiting to be explored. Its warm waters host unique coral reefs and some of the most diverse marine life in the world so divers never get bored underwater. The friendliness of the locals and the delightful delicacies makes this soft coral capital of the world a great destination to get in the zone with a partner.

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