Everybody wants to see the world. Travelling is a fantastic way to explore different cultures and meet new people. Few things are better than getting to do these things with the person you love most in life. With more couples preferring to save money to travel, instead of more traditional things like buying a house, it can be difficult to pick just one romantic destination for your next trip. Here are some ideas;
Referred to by some as the ‘Venice of the North’, Bruges is a city with lots of canals and old world charm. Cobbled streets lead you to picturesque squares in the medieval heart of the city. Whether you are looking to feed each other fries, or ponder life over a chocolate covered waffle and a beer, Bruges is definitely a city to see in a twosome.
A small island nation in the Arabian Sea, just off of the southwestern coast of India, The Maldives are one of more famous archipelagos when it comes to romance. With white, sandy beaches stretching for miles and crystal clear waters, it is not hard to see why the country is famous for romance seekers and honeymooners alike. The Maldives is the ultimate destination to snorkel the day away and then watch the sunset with a glass of something fizzy.
With its famous white washed houses and blue dome building tops, Santorini has spent the last twenty years becoming synonymous with Grecian romance and the ultimate destination for not only romantic trips but also weddings. With delicious food aplenty and gorgeous Mediterranean sunsets on offer, Santorini is somewhere to get off the beaten track and explore the island on foot, hand in hand with your other half.
Cape Town, South Africa
From the 300 kilometre Garden Route hugging the southernmost point of the country, to animal spotting on safari, South Africa has abundant options when it comes to a more active romantic destination. Book a flight to Cape Town with Travelstart and take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Watch over the Mother City, whilst having breakfast, before strolling along the summit to see some of the best views South Africa has to offer.
The Inner Hebrides, Scotland
Including the beautiful Isles of Skye and Islay, the Inner Hebrides off of Scotland’s western coast serve up some of the most dramatic landscapes in the world. With stunning coastal scenery and endless trails to hike, there are lots of opportunities to spend some quality time with your loved one, away from the distractions of any bustling town or city.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Can you ever really complete a list of romantic destinations without mentioning Italy? One of the most captivatingly beautiful places in the Mediterranean, the mountainous coastal scenery and famous pastel houses clinging to the cliffside makes for an ideal destination for a romantic getaway. Take your pick from the private beaches or venture on a hike, filling up on some delicious Italian food along the way.
Where will you be heading on your next adventure with your significant other?