The 10 Most Romantic Couple Vacations Across The Globe

As the holidays are quickly approaching, a romantic getaway has never been needed more. We searched high and low, far and wide to bring you the most romantic couples vacations across the globe. Whether you are looking for a beach trip, an adventurous hike, or something closer to home, we’ve done all the heavy lifting for you. Enjoy the below list full of incredible destinations…

Monastero Santa Rosa, Amalfi Coast


This 17th-century ruined convent turned 20-room luxury resort that sits perched cliffside is the perfect oasis for a romantic getaway (they don’t allow anyone under the age of 16). Overlooking the Bay of Salerno and the sweeping Amalfi Coast, Monastero Santa Rosa offers a special romance package for couples, including an 80-minute Candle Massage Treatment for two, a romantic candle-lit 5-course dinner overlooking the sea, as well as a bottle of chilled Prosecco.

The Spa at Monastero Santa Rosa incorporates the Italian heritage of bathing in the form of its unique Thermal Suite, consisting of a collection of interconnecting rooms, including a double-high vaulted Tepidarium with pomegranate-infused foot baths and heated mosaic loungers; domed aromatic steam room; crushed ice fountain to refresh between thermal baths; rock sauna; hydro pool and emotion showers.

Soneva Jani, The Maldives

Cinema Paradiso at Soneva Jani by Stevie Mann

From luxury eco-resort operator Soneva comes Soneva Jani, a romantic destination situated on the island of Medhufaru, part of an uninhabited five-island cluster in the Noonu Atoll. Soneva Jani’s over-water and island villas offer the ultimate in desert island living, located within a 3.5 mile lagoon of crystal clear waters with uninterrupted 360° views of the Indian Ocean.

Every water villa comes equipped with a private pool and opens to its own stretch of lagoon, with some featuring slides going directly from the top deck into the lagoon below. The highlight of the water villas are the retractable roofs in the master bedrooms which slide back at the touch of a button so couples can lie in bed and stargaze- talk about setting the mood!

The resort offers over-the-top, romantic activities for guests such as picnics on private islands, sunset dolphin cruises, astronomical dinner cruises, private movie screenings, cooking classes, spa treatments, and more.

Hacienda San José, Yucatan, Mexico

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Located just 35 minutes from Mérida International Airport and 45 minutes from the City itself, this Hacienda is surrounded by gorgeous vegetation making it the perfect spot for a romantic escape. Magical walkways of intricately cut flower arches and dirt pathways will welcome you and your loved one to Hacienda San Jose. Here the days are brighter and the nights become more mysterious as you cascade around the flickering of candles.

Paris Perfect, Paris

This luxury apartment rental and concierge service boasts an incredible portfolio of over 100 exquisite properties in Paris, mostly on the Left Bank in the heart of the city. Couples who want to immerse themselves in the Parisian culture have a great opportunity to do so in one of these real apartments. With incredible direct views of the Eiffel Tower- romance is literally right outside your window.

San Clemente Palace Kempinski, Venice

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What is more romantic than an escape to a beautiful resort that is situated on its own private island in the Lagoon of Venice? Don’t worry you’re only minutes away by complimentary boat from Piazza San Marco.

One of the spa’s signature treatments, ideal for couples, is the Viaggio a Cipro per due (or “Voyage to Cyprus for two”), which begins with a romantic rose petal bath, followed by a couple’s massage using essential oils from the Mocenigo rose, an ancient species introduced to Venice from central China. The resort team can also arrange a private romantic dinner for two atop the scenic Sunset Hill of San Clemente island, overlooking the Venice skyline.

French Quarter Inn, Charleston, South Carolina


Known for its beautiful gardens, beaches and southern charm, Charleston, SC provides a romantic, sophisticated and unforgettable getaway. Visitors can spend a day enriched with history at the majestic Magnolia Plantation before indulging in elevated southern cuisine at Husk led by James Beard Award-winning Chef Sean Brock or leisurely peruse King Street’s boutiques and antique shops and take in a panoramic sunset aboard a Schooner Pride sailboat cruise. 

The historic city is also full of accommodation options including French Quarter Inn, which offers a Just the Two of Us package for couples looking for a truly romantic escape. The package includes a private horse-drawn carriage ride, dinner for two and an evening turndown service complete with rose petals, chocolate covered strawberries and champagne.

Sandos Finisterra, Los Cabos, Mexico


Situated on a cliff at the top of Baja California Sur, Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos is an iconic property in the “Heart and Soul of Cabo” is sure to have traveling couples feeling the love. Set near the famous Land’s End Arch, guests can reserve a private, intimate dinner on the beach or dine at Don Diego with panoramic views of the bay, indulge in dessert on the terrace of the Cupcake Café and then take a moonlit walk on the beach, strolling along the famous Cabo San Lucas marina. Couples can indulge with a Couple’s Moonlight Massage at the beautiful Spa Sandos: starting with a sunset toast and finish with a relaxing therapy session that wraps the body in a blanket of starlight on the edge of the sea.

The Villas at AYANA, Bali


Romance and luxury are one in the same at The Villas at AYANA which are a collection of 78 1-3 bedroom luxurious villas located on Bali’s southeastern coast. Each of the 78 private pool villas offer a 24-hour butler,  tranquil views of gardens and sea, a private pool deck, five-star amenities, choice of 30-minute Balinese massage or sunrise yoga, private buggy service to transport guests around the property, and the guest-favorite floating champagne brunch in your own pool.

Guests also love the property’s exclusive Spa On The Rocks, two treatment villas built into the rocks over the Indian Ocean, which offers six over-the-top treatments couples can share, such as the Diamond Miracle, which incorporates real diamond dust, pearls, silk and more.

Angama Mara, Kenya


High above the plains on the very site where some of the most romantic scenes from Meryl Streep and Robert Redford’s Out of Africa were filmed, Angama Mara is comprised of two separate and intimate camps, offering a total of 30 tented guest suites, placed just on the edge of the Oloololo Escarpment on one of the most sought-after parcels of land on the entire continent.

The lodge boasts the most incredible game viewing during every month of the year in the Mara Triangle, with access to the reserve via a private track. This romantic property seems to float 1,000 feet above the Great Rift Valley, where, every morning, hot air balloons sail past the 30-foot-wide floor-to-ceiling glass fronts.

Mohonk Mountain House


Looking for a destination closer to home? Then look no further than Victorian castle resort Mohonk Mountain House nestled in the Hudson Valley, only 90 miles north of New York City. This beautiful lush property is surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine forest and protected wildlife, making it a great local romantic getaway. This National Historic Landmark resort offers farm-to-table cuisine as well as an award-winning spa.