We all love a good romantic getaway with our significant other, especially when things are rough. Sometimes, it only takes a trip to a tropical destination to refresh our minds, keep our relationship burning, and renew our senses.
With all the vacations that got cancelled last year, we think that we deserve some alone time with our significant other just to break away from the stressful world, right?
We came up with a list of romantic beach destinations that you and your husband can visit this year. And to those men out there who really know how to love a woman, if you’re preparing to celebrate an anniversary, second honeymoon, or just a simple way to show you love her, why don’t you surprise your wife with a trip to one of these fabulous places!
Santorini seems to be on every traveler’s bucket list, especially for couples who love the ocean.
Santorini is known for its whitewashed, coastal looking houses, seaside dining, and its iconic blue-domes. This picturesque place is a popular honeymoon destination where you can watch the sunset at Oia, drink wine by its seaside restaurants, or sail around the island.
Greece is open to visitors with partial restrictions so make sure you follow the protocols and be aware of the safety measures.
Another dream destination for couples is the tropical paradise of Maldives.
Somewhere in South Asia, southwest of Sri Lanka and India, is a majestic place known for its sparkling aquamarine waters. If you love beautiful beaches, this is the place to go. You can enjoy the shade of the tall palm trees, go scuba diving or snorkelling, and island hopping.
Once you’re done with the daytime activities, here’s your chance to create a moment with your significant other by having a romantic candlelit dinner by the beach or in one of its many water bungalows.
Maldives does not have any restrictions on travel and you don’t need to quarantine when you get there.
Amalfi Coast, Capri, Italy
Italy is known for art, wine, food and explorers! And if you’re looking for a tropical adventure with your beloved, Amalfi Coast is the place to go!
Aside from Italy being a place associated with romance, it also has beautiful beach destinations like Amalfi coast. It is one of the most popular destinations for couples and is known for the electric blue sea that surrounds the area.
Want to create a romantic mood? How about booking a private couples’ boat tour or get a relaxing view of the entire cove as you have a romantic dinner at one of its secluded cliff top villas? You can also enjoy its beautiful beaches or get closer to nature by taking a quiet walk in one of its many hiking paths.
Are you a couple that loves to chase sunsets? Maui in Hawaii might be more your thing!
It shouldn’t surprise you to see Hawaii in our list. After all, some of our designs were inspired by this beautiful island full of magnificent scenery and sea creatures.
Pack your “slippahs” as you can spend loads of time walking by the shore and getting beautiful sunrise and sunset views over the ocean while sipping fresh coconuts in one of its magical tropical beaches. You can also enjoy a rainforest excursion, a quiet hike, and adventurous activities like cliff diving or zip lining.
The island of Hawaii is a paradise for couples who love adventures and swimming with sea creatures. Here you will find excellent hospitality and numerous luxury spa and dining options.
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
You don’t have to travel too far to get to a tropical paradise. St John here in the US will give you plenty to see!
Majority of St John is a protected national park. If you want something eco-friendly with untouched landscapes, this is the perfect relaxing retreat for you and your significant other.
Enjoy its fine sand beaches and refreshing waves as you sink your toes in the sand, snorkel with the fishes, and even scuba dive in some of its clear blue waters. Make it extra special by laying down a beach blanket and watching the sunset as you drink some champagne.
Islamadora is another beautiful romantic destination that isn’t too far from home, and it’s perfect for couples on a budget!
We don’t all have the liberty of spending money on flights and exclusive villas but you can always take your husband or wife away on a tropical destination without breaking the bank.
The village of Islamorada is both relaxing and exciting for couples who just want to get away for a little while. You can go fishing or parasailing over Florida Keys, watch panoramic sunset views, or go snorkeling the Keys reef. Need to unwind? How about one of the soothing massages with your partner while you’re in there?
The Philippines is known for its many beautiful islands but one of the most popular among foreigners is Palawan.
If you’re willing to travel a bit further from home to immerse yourself in a different culture while enjoying beautiful islands, the Philippines is one of the best places to do so. Aside from the pristine beaches and azure waters that’s unique to the area, Palawan has so many beautiful places to offer. It is home to the cleanest lake in Asia; Kayangan Lake, the underground river which is one of the 7 wonders of the world, wonderful caves to explore, and the list goes on. You can also see shipwrecks, go island hopping, and do many other ocean related activities here.
If you’re coming to create a romantic moment with your significant other, you can have a candle lit dinner in one of its secluded islands or just have a few coconut rums by the beach.
Since we’re already talking about Asia, let’s not forget the colorful place which is Bali, Indonesia.
One of the most known couple’s paradise in Southeast Asia is Bali, Indonesia. They have wonderful white sand beaches, marvelous rice fields, and clear blue seas that makes it a beautiful place to celebrate love.
Activities include the temples of Ulun Danu and Tanah Lot, snorkelling and scuba diving around the island, and various water sports. Of course, it wouldn’t be a complete Bali Experience without going on a yoga retreat or renting a scooter to see the green countryside!
One of the best things about visiting Asia is getting more bang for your bucks! So if you’re looking for culture, cuisine, and an amazing couples experience, this is where you should travel next!
We hope these ideas help you create meaningful moments with your significant other. Remember, it’s not just about the destinations or how much you spend, it’s about enjoying experiences that you can remember for a lifetime with the special person you’re with.
As always, we hope you travel safe and go where the seas take you.
© Madison Ashley USA (2021)