There is nothing quite like taking a romantic holiday with someone you love.
Being in love heightens your experience of foreign lands and brings you closer together. Whether you have only recently fallen in love, are planning on getting engaged or have taken the final step of marriage, these destinations are perfect to celebrate your love.
1. Romance in Ubud, Bali
Bali is a wonderful location for a romantic holiday. The Indonesian island has gorgeous beaches, lush and beautiful rainforests, green rice fields and striking volcanoes. The area also offers perfect peace and quiet in your chosen romantic accommodation. However, there is still buzzing nightlife and tasty food to be enjoyed in the cities and surrounding areas.
Ubud is one of the best towns to experience the traditional feeling of Bali, its boutiques, art, restaurants and more. Located in the uplands of Bali, the city is well known for its traditional dancing and crafts.
Among its scenic landscapes are beautiful, terraced rice paddies and Hindu shrines and temples. Two such shrines worth visiting are Gunung Kawi and Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) which have been cut from the solid rock.
Take your better half to the fascinating Sacred Monkey temple, with its many cheeky and cute monkeys. Visit the Agung Rai Museum to view artworks by Indonesian and Bali artists. At the end of the day, relax together and soak in the colours of an amazing Bali sunset.
2. Romantic break in Corsica
Corsica has been a part of France for a couple of centuries, but the quaint Mediterranean island also retains a hint of its former Italian cultural past. The island offers striking and beautiful scenery, dense forests and craggy mountain peaks. This makes it a perfect place to get away for a romantic honeymoon in Corsica.
The island varies so much from the mainland, it also offers a for a great cultural experience. Let the locals tell you about their unique Corsican culture and food.
For those couples with plenty of energy, almost half the island of Corsica is a park with many hiking trails to explore together. Meanwhile you also have a choice of beaches, including the secluded and remote Rondinara and Saleccia, right through to the busier Pietracorbara.
When you have had enough of relaxing on the sand, enjoy scuba diving or snorkeling in the waters close by. And of course, snuggle up together in the evening to watch the beautiful sunset.
3. Romance on a Scottish island
The Isle of Skye is a Scottish island offering stunning coastal scenery and wonderful mountain views. This unique island offers a fantasy landscape that will make you feel as though you have stepped into a story by J.R.R. Tolkien or George R.R. Martin. An example is this wonderful view of the Old Man of Storr.
Enjoy hiking together on the majestic Quiraing, a landslip on the eastern face of Meall na Suiramach. Visit the striking Dunvegan Castle, with its beautiful gardens.
Keep your love life alive this year by spending time with your significant other in some of the most romantic and beautiful places in the world.