The pandemic has changed the way the world works and with the second year of the pandemic slowly slipping away, it’s obvious that the pandemic is not leaving anytime soon. Therefore, now’s the right time to start planning a vacation for the new year before it slowly slips by again. Whether you’re planning for a romantic getaway for valentine with a partner or you simply want to begin the New Year in absolute connection, these secluded destinations are just perfect to ignite that romance.
10 Santorini, Greece
Santorini offers an atmosphere of absolute serenity with its stunning sea views and enchanting blue skies. Some of the best hotels in Santorini are strategically positioned to offer couples seclusion and views of the charming blue sea, the beautiful Caldera, and the clear skies. Sometimes, the magical colors of the sunset are just enough to ignite that spark and Santorini is one of the best places on Earth to see amazing sunsets.
9 The Maldives
With the endless views of crystal clear waters and beautiful trees, the Maldives is a place for couples to enjoy an unforgettable island experience. Couples in this archipelago will enjoy romantic ocean views, delicious food, and exciting seaside activities such as - scuba diving and fish diving. Resorts offer the best experiences in this archipelago and some even offer massages and spas to keep couples pampered. For more activities, couples can go swimming at a white sand beach, or go seafood shopping at the Male fish market.
8 Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Lake Tahoe is a perfect getaway spot for couples who want to be met with beautiful views of the largest alpine lake in the United States. At Lake Tahoe State Park, couples will enjoy kayaking or swimming at the Sand Harbor beach with its large granite rocks and crystal clear waters. Those in need of more outdoor activities can go biking, hiking, and sleighing (in winter) in one of the Lake’s scenic trails or head over to Spooner Lake to enjoy fishing.
7 The Cayman Islands
While many destinations in the Caribbean offer romantic vibes, the Cayman islands located south of Cuba is one of the best places to take a partner and enjoy a peaceful time together. The islands are mostly made up of beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters and soft white sand. Couples can engage in an exciting hiking session at the Mastic trail, enjoy the views at the Seven Miles Beach or head to the stingray city to swim with beautiful marine creatures.
6 Paris, France
A romantic list will be incomplete without mentions of one of the most romantic cities in the world - Paris. From the charming sights and lovely music to the scenic sunsets, and delicious desserts, everything in Paris is romantic. Couples can share a kiss in front of the Eiffel tower or head to a restaurant to have a soulful discussion over a delicious cocktail. For some sightseeing, head over to a rooftop bar for some stunning views of the city while enjoying the beautiful jazz music. Since dancing is a favorite thing to do in Paris, couples can visit a club and enjoy the musical atmosphere or even steal the show by performing a terrific dance.
5 Bora Bora
Located in French Polynesia, Bora Bora consists of white-sand beaches, tall mountains, and beautiful flowers. The beaches feature crystal clear waters which are filled with marine creatures to offer couples some flattery as they enjoy a refreshing dive. Enjoy the endless view of the sea at four resorts or St. Regis Bora Bora, then go hiking on Mount Pahia for some outdoor activities. Perhaps one of the most flattering experiences in Bora Bora is dining in the sea with legs dipped in the water and eyes fixed o the sunset as it sets on the island.
4 Maui, Hawaii
Hawaii is not just volcanoes and hiking trails - romance is also part of the American archipelago. Some of the prettiest sunsets can be found in Hawaii and a delicious cocktail is often perfect to enjoy that mesmerizing view with a partner. From splashing at the beaches, sailing and surfing on the water to stargazing at a secluded location, or chasing each other on a hiking trail, every moment and everything in Maui makes that connection stronger.
3 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is not just a place for sex-starved single men but is also a perfect place to take a partner and enjoy a romantic getaway. Couples in Bangkok can enjoy a pampering couple massage at an Asian spa and then head over to a Bangkok treehouse for exciting nighttime with views of the beautiful stars and lots of lush vegetation. During the day, couples can also enjoy biking across Bang Krachao and shopping at Chatuchak then spend the night eating through the Thailand cuisine or proceed to enjoy a candlelight dinner with colorful night views of the city of Bangkok.
2 Napa Valley, California
While lots of destinations are available in California for a secluded vacation, Napa Valley brings in the romance with wine, lots of scenic views, and fun activities. Some of the best views in Napa Valley can be seen from the Resorts which even offer amenities such as spas, hot springs, and restaurants. Outdoor activities in Napa Valley will have couples floating on hot air balloons, hiking or biking through the colorful fields, and riding on wine tasting trains for wine tastes from the best wineries in the valley.
1 Reykjavik, Iceland
With its mountainous landscape, sensational hot springs, and stunning glaciers, Iceland is perhaps suitable for all types of travel ideas. For those seeking a romantic adventure in Iceland, Reykjavik is the best place to go. Here, couples can become one with nature by gazing at the Northern lights or enjoy a relaxing soak in one of the numerous hot springs. Those seeking a little outdoor adventure can hike to a waterfall, get on a road trip to see active volcanoes, or head over to one of the beautiful ice caves for some scenic views.