Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and people are already planning ways to woo their significant others. Sure you could do dinner and a movie, but where’s the fun in that? If you really want to celebrate your beloved in style (and leave them amazed at your romantic nature), Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to plan a getaway. Don’t worry about the details; we’ve got all the info you need on where to go for the most romantic Valentine’s Day getaway EVER.
Looking for a picturesque beach to share with your significant other? For a tropical Valentine’s Day retreat, there’s nowhere quite like Maui, Hawaii. There are plenty of romantic hotels that will provide you with every comfort. Pack a picnic lunch and head to one of the stunning beaches for a truly romantic meal. If you’re craving some excitement, make sure to try surfing, snorkeling, or even scuba diving. It’s the perfect choice for the adventurous couple.
French Riviera, France
If Paris feels a bit too mainstream for you but you’re still craving a little French romance, head over to the French Riviera. Take your partner on a boat trip so you can explore the sights. Wander through the town and admire the gorgeous architecture and rich history. Or simply find a quiet cafe for an intimate, candle-lit dinner. Whatever you choose, it will be a truly romantic trip.
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
If you want to heat things up this Valentine’s Day, whisk your significant other away to Ocho Rios in Jamaica. Long considered one of the most romantic spots for couples (Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller honeymooned there), this locale is the perfect place to spend some quality time with your loved one. You can take a long soak in the ocean, hike through gorgeous jungles, and share a candlelit dinner with a view of the turquoise water that will leave you both breathless.
Napa Valley, California
It’s easy to eat, drink, and be merry when you’re traveling through wine country. If you and your significant other enjoy sampling some quality wines, this is the trip of your dreams. There are countless wineries for you to explore; some come complete with extensive tours, tasting journeys, and gourmet dinners. Check in to a cozy bed and breakfast in the area and get ready for a trip your taste buds will love.
Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
There’s nowhere in the world quite like Mexico, and the Yucatan Peninsula is the ideal spot for a perfect Valentine’s Day getaway. You can explore the local scenery for ages: diving into underground pools, strolling along the beach, or checking out the simply magnificent view. After, you can check out the fantastic nightlife and grab some local food. If you’d like a more low-key Valentine’s Day experience, the two of you can simply soak up the sun on a pristine beach.
Lake Tahoe, California
It doesn’t get much more romantic than Lake Tahoe, and with good reason. With simply gorgeous visuals, it’s sure to make anyone’s heart skip a beat. Adventurous couples can go skiing, hiking, or boating. Those who prefer a more mellow approach can visit one of the superb spas in the area for a complete rejuvenating experience. Finish it off with a romantic dinner overlooking the lake, and you’ll definitely be able to consider yourself a Valentine’s Day pro.
Charleston, South Carolina
Who says low-key can’t be ultra romantic? For a seriously chilled-out trip with your sweetheart, consider swinging by Charleston, South Carolina. This elegant city has a laid-back vibe that will help you relax and really enjoy your getaway. You can wander the streets and admire the classic architecture, sample some of the decadently delicious Southern food, and explore a host of art galleries. It’s a wonderful look at Southern culture, and a romantic experience you’ll both treasure.
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