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The most romantic trips and experiences around the world

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, we like to venture into the world of romance!

Travelling together reveals a world where each destination becomes the setting for precious memories.

From enchanting locations to exclusive hotels and unique gastronomic experiences, this article takes you on a tour of the most romantic aspects of international travel.

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Dream destinations

Cappadocia, Turkey

Romantic destinations with enchanting landscapes include Cappadocia in Turkey. How about a romantic hot-air balloon ride? Or visit its mysterious underground cities and troglodyte hotels with their authentic ambience?

Kyoto, Japan, also emerges as a romantic destination with its unique blend of tradition and natural beauty.

What makes it attractive to lovers? Temple-lined alleys, winding rivers, tea ceremonies and, above all, cherry blossom gardens create a magical atmosphere.

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French Polynesia

In the heart of the Pacific, French Polynesia embodies the quintessence of romance, with unique luxury experiences at theIntercontinental Thalasso Bora Bora and Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea, for example.

Overwater bungalows, breathtaking sunsets, diving in the colorful marine life and the natural beauty of the islands make this a real paradise for couples!

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Paris, France

Paris, nicknamed the City of Light, remains an undisputed iconic romantic destination, captivating couples from all over the world.

The Eiffel Tower creates a magical backdrop. Then there’s nothing more romantic than strolling through the Luxembourg gardens or sharing intimate moments in picturesque cafés.

Dinner cruises along the Seine, offering panoramic views of illuminated monuments, and exploration of historic districts are sure to provide a romantic experience!

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Venice, Italy

Venice, the city of lovers, is also a romantic destination par excellence. Its winding canals, picturesque bridges and medieval architecture create an enchanting backdrop for romance.

Exploring the canals by gondola, visiting St. Mark’s Square and sampling the local restaurants offer unique experiences. Imagine dining for two in a gondola, with a meal prepared by a private chef…

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Santorini, Greece

A popular destination for honeymooners, Santorini is the epitome of romance, with its breathtaking scenery, whitewashed houses clinging to the cliffs and crystal-blue waters.

One of the most romantic experiences you can have is a meal in a taverna with a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea!

Idyllic sunsets, narrow streets to get lost in, picturesque churches with blue domes, Santorini is the perfect setting for love and contemplation.

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The best of romantic hotels

With Ritz-Carlton

Ritz-Carlton hotels are the epitome of luxury for a romantic getaway.

For example, in Puerto Rico, the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers an exclusive experience, combining a serene coastline, private residences, the Spa Botanico sanctuary, gastronomic experiences, wine tastings and cooking classes.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve

To Ritz-Carlton, St. Moritz Thomas30 acres of spectacular scenery and crystal-clear waters create the perfect getaway for couples. Sunset cruises aboard the elegant Lady Lynsey II catamaran and romantic dinners on the beach add an exquisite touch to this Caribbean retreat.

Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, page Facebook

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, and the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, also offer refined culinary experiences and heavenly settings.

At Jade Mountain

Jade Mountain in Saint Lucia offers an exceptional romantic experience with its sanctuary suites and breathtaking views of the Pitons.

Each suite, featuring curtain walls and a private infinity pool, creates a spectacular setting, promoting intimacy and romance. The absence of televisions and telephones encourages total disconnection, allowing couples to concentrate fully on their relationship.

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With the Secrets channel

Secrets Resorts, a chain specializing in romantic getaways, creates exceptional memories from the moment you arrive. AtImpression Isla Mujeres by Secrets, guests are welcomed royally by butlers from the mainland, then whisked away in a private yacht to the resort’s private dock.

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In the Dominican Republic, the recently opened Secrets Tides Punta Cana is a real beauty! The 668 luxury suites, infinity pools and Pevonia spa add a touch of luxury to your getaway for two. Secrets’ signature Unlimited-Luxury experience guarantees quality service and several exclusive benefits.

Secrets Tides Punta Cana

With the Sandals Resorts chain

As the ultimate choice for romantic travel, Sandals stands out for its constant innovation and unique experiences in heavenly destinations. The new Sandals Saint Vincent & The Grenadines, opening in March 2024, embodies innovation with its Vincy Overwater Two-Story Villas, reinvented two-story suites built atop the sea.

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Similarly, Sandals Dunn’s River in Jamaica, opening in May 2023, features elegant Coyaba Sky Rondoval suites with secluded patios and private pools, demonstrating Sandals’ commitment to offering exceptional experiences for couples.

The Coyaba Sky Rondoval Villas at Sandals Dunn-s River

Resorts with superb spas

For couples seeking relaxation and well-being, some all-inclusive resorts boast exceptional spas, ideal for romantic getaways. For example, the Zentropia spas at the Palladium and TRS hotels offer vast, sumptuous spaces. These establishments offer sophisticated hydrotherapy circuits, bars serving natural juices and a variety of treatment rooms.

Spa Zentropia – crédit Marjorie D. Lafond

Hotels such as Beloved Playa Mujeres in Cancun, Sanctuary Cap Cana, and Le Blanc Spa Cancun also offer high-quality spa experiences.

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Memorable culinary experiences

Chez Pépé Nicolas, French Alps

There’s something very romantic about mountains too! And the Chez Pépé Nicolas restaurant in Val Thorens, in the heart of the French Alps, perfectly reflects this atmosphere. Nestled in a chalet with a terrace offering breathtaking views of the ski slopes, this establishment is renowned for its enchanting decor and original cuisine featuring Savoyard specialties.

Chez Pépé Nicolas

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel, Aruba

Boutique hotels are renowned for offering a romantic setting, especially when they offer sought-after culinary experiences.

A notable example is the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in Aruba, where the hotel offers a special floating breakfast including fresh fruit juices, tropical fruits, pastries, two hearty dishes, and coffee or tea.

For an even more festive touch, an option of Prosecco or mimosas is also available!

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At El Farallón, Cabo San Lucas

Perched on a cliff above the Pacific Ocean, El Farallón in Cabo San Lucas is a romantic restaurant renowned for its fresh seafood.

Offering breathtaking views of the seascape and spectacular sunsets, this establishment creates an exceptional culinary experience, accentuated by an intimate ambience and magnificent decor.

El Farallón

At the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Maldives

TheIthaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives offers an extraordinary and unique setting beneath the Indian Ocean! Immersed in crystal-clear waters, this restaurant promises visitors an unforgettable culinary experience surrounded by exotic marine life. The panoramic underwater view, combined with the refined cuisine, is sure to create a magical atmosphere!

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant

Au Jules Verne, Paris

Located in the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Le Jules Verne, with its Michelin star, is romantic because of its location and spectacular view of the City of Light. Perched at a dizzying height, the restaurant offers an elegant atmosphere, ideal for romantic dinners that will be remembered for years to come!

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At Grotta Palazzese, Italy

In Italy, the Grotta Palazzese restaurant is built inside a grotto on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. The restaurant allows guests to enjoy delicious Italian cuisine while being lulled by the sound of the waves, with a breathtaking view of the ocean through the natural opening of the grotto. Subtle lighting and natural architecture create an intimate, magical atmosphere!

Ristorante Grotta Palazzese – Polignano a Mare

Bird's Nest, Thailand

Dining in the trees in Thailand, yes, it’s very romantic! InThailand, the Bird’s Nest Restaurant at the Banyan Tree Krabi is perched high in the trees. Its “bird’s nests” guarantee privacy and spectacular panoramic views of the jungle and ocean.

Bird’s Nest Restaurant

Save with travel points

Credit card rewards points could make your all-inclusive trip virtually free! Here are Aline’s tips on how to earn points easily.

If you choose a package with Air Canada Vacations, you could earn up to 12,000 Bonus Aeroplan Points per member on certain destinations.

In Canada, Marriott Bonvoy is the most attractive loyalty program for free hotel nights.

In fact, there are two Marriott Bonvoy credit cards issued by American Express that allow you to collect points quickly. Jean-Maximilien reveals his strategies in his guide.

As far as flights are concerned, there are also tips for finding tickets at reasonable prices with points. The Aeroplan program offers great flexibility with the points + cash combo.

And British Airways Executive Club Avios can also save you a lot of money!

Bottom Line

Whether in the alleys of Paris, on the beaches of the Caribbean, or in the skies of Cappadocia, these journeys offer an unforgettable romantic odyssey, weaving memories that will last a lifetime!

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Marjorie
Marjorie has three passions in life: writing, travel and the world of wellness. The last decade has been full of exploration for her! Her travels have taken her all over the world, from Central America to Asia, Europe and Africa. This former travel consultant loves to inspire us and share her best discoveries. She is also the author of several novels and guides.

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