Thinking about heading off on a romantic getaway with the ones you love? Maybe you want to relax on a white sand beach together with a cocktail in hand, or maybe you’re looking for an adventurous destination that will bring you closer together?
To make this easier for you, we’ve pulled together a list of the most romantic cruise destinations the world has to offer…
Paris, the city of love. Need we say more? This romantic city has been the setting for some of the worlds greatest stories and is famous for the myths that surround it. Legend has it that couples who share a kiss in the centre of the ‘Temple de l’Amour’ will experience a stronger, deeper love.
Not romantic enough? Take a trip to the original ‘love lock bridge’. The Pont des Arts bridge connects the Institut de France with The Louvre. Couples who visit the bridge attach personalised padlocks to its railing and throw the keys away in the Seine River, permanently sealing their love.
How to say “I love you” in French: Je t’aime.
Hawaii exudes romance. With its diverse landscape featuring some of the worlds most breathtaking natural waterfalls to its active volcanos. Popular with newlywed’s, Hawaii has beautiful sunsets to share, unspoilt beaches that stretch into the horizon and sky blue tropical waters.
The island is the ideal romantic activity destination. Experience an authentic Hawaiian Luau on the beach, enjoy a private helicopter tour seeing of unforgettable birds-eye views or spend the morning relaxing with an oceanside couples massage – no spa music beats the crashing waves of the sea.
How to say “I love you” in Hawaiian: Aloha Au Ia’oe.
How can you not think Rome when thinking about romance? Few cities mix history with an urban landscape as well as Rome: where else can you hold hands across a candlelit dinner table in the remains of an ancient stadium, or dance the night away in a cave?
If you’re feeling a bit saucier, at night the streets of Rome reveal their ancient secrets with a ‘Love and Sex History of Ancient Rome Tour’. On this one of a kind tour, you can learn of the relationships, affairs and complicated love intrigues of one of the worlds first modern civilisations. Bringing history alive through the universal language of romance.
How to say “I love you” in Italian: Ti amo.
New York City
In the hustle and bustle of the big apple, you may think its hard to find the romance. But in the immortal words of Carrie Bradshaw, New York is for the two L’s. Labels and Love. From a daytime picnic in Central Park to listening to live Jazz in Harlem, New York is one of the most action-packed yet intimate cities in the world to explore with your significant other.
How to say “I love you” in New York: Simply, I love you.
Known as a honeymooner’s paradise, Santorini is a Greek island famed for its multi-coloured cliffs and exquisitely clear waters. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic sand beaches, it’s hardly surprising the island is on so many people’s bucket lists. Romance is in every corner of this island, from intimate hill-top restaurants to villas with private infinity pools. Santorini offers one of the most luxurious ways to reconnect and unwind together.
How to say “I love you” in Greek: Se agapó
There you have it! Our top picks for the most romantic destinations to cruise to. Whatever your ideal romantic getaway destination is, as long as you’re with the right person or people, anywhere can be as romantic as you want it to be.
What destinations do you think are the most romantic and why? Have you visited any of our chosen romantic getaways? We look forward to reading your comments below…
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