Get loved up on your next holiday, and treat yourself and your special someone to an unforgettable couples’ getaway. Spend some quality time together while exploring fascinating sights and cultures, enjoying some pampering and fine dining, or just lying back and soaking up the sun. With both classic romantic hotspots, and new ideas for inspirational destinations, we have a perfect destination for every pair.
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It’s great to get away and just enjoy some quality time together. Whether it’s your first holiday together, that all-important honeymoon, an annual tradition…. or you just feel like getting away for a bit, take the chance to relax and unwind together, dine by candlelight and take romantic strolls. We’ve a wide selection of romantic places to stay, including romantic hotels and luxury resorts, which are perfect for all-inclusive holidays.
Here are some of our favourite romantic and relaxing destinations, and our picks for the best holidays for couples:
Discover the spice, colour and cocktail of Mexico in this amazing beach destination. A long-time favourite for honeymooners, Cancun’s got so much to choose from that it’s perfect for all kinds of romantic getaways. With a great selection of luxury resorts, it’s great for adult only all-inclusive holidays, and you can enjoy exciting entertainment in the theatres and casinos, explore ancient Mayan ruins, or just lie back and catch the sun.
Exclusive couples’ resorts on Barbados ensure you won't be disturbed by partygoers and families. The tropical atmosphere encourages total relaxation. Share food and special moments at a secluded table, and walk along stretches of sand where you're the only people for miles. Alternatively, head to Bottom Bay – the locals say it's the best beach on Barbados. The Andromeda Botanical Gardens and the Animal Flower Cave are other, colourful nature-filled places to take photos.
Described as heaven on earth, the sparkling sands and crystal-clear seas of Mauritius are the perfect backdrop to for a romantic adult holiday. Found near Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is renowned for its beautiful beaches, exceptional water sport facilities, and its stunning wildlife – including colourful coral reefs and lush inland rainforest. Mauritius’ French-meets-creole culture means that the food’s incredible too.
With its volcanic beaches, fantastic food and exceptional scenery, Santorini is the perfect choice for a couples’ holiday in the Greek islands. Famous for its white-washed houses and blue-domed churches, this island is filled with traditional Greek charm, while its world-renowned sunsets provide a stunningly romantic backdrop to any holiday.
Already ticked Paris and Venice off your romantic city break list? It’s time to try Dubrovnik. Combining historic sights with beach holiday vibes, you can spend the day soaking up the sun on the beaches of the Adriatic coast, then spend the evening wandering this ancient city’s cobbled streets, discovering charming, inviting (and mouth-watering) restaurants and bars. With direct flights from London taking less than 3 hours, it’s perfect for adult weekend breaks.
With more than a thousand islands, you won’t have to look far to find your own secluded spot of the beach in the Maldives. Found in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives has long been a favourite destination for romantic holidays, thanks to its luxurious beach resorts, tropical climate, stunning scenery and relaxed pace of life. Many resorts are found on their own private islands, so it’s an ideal choice for quiet adult-only holidays.
The Indonesian island of Bali is a truly unique holiday destination, combining beautiful natural sights and a rich and fascinating local culture. Its hot springs and world-famous spa treatments, not to mention its wonderful food, make it a great place for relaxing holidays, while its resort towns’ buzzing nightlife, also make it a good choice for holidays for young couples.
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