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Destination plays a very big role in your romantic getaway. With the right setting, it’s easy to enjoy your partner’s company, get in the mood, and just unwind. If you’re having trouble deciding where to go because there are so many beautiful places in the world, don’t worry because we’ve got you covered. Here are the best places to go for a luxury couples getaway.

1. Palm Springs, California

When you think of Palm Springs, Old Hollywood comes to mind. The most fabulous celebrities of the olden days came here for vacations because it had everything a luxury vacationer could ever need: top-notch food, adventure, spas, and beautiful scenery. 

If you and your lover need some time to unwind but don’t want to go too far, this is the place to go. There are plenty of luxury hotels offering majestic views of the desert. Not to mention, this is home to the now-famous iced-tea lemonade drink that we all like to enjoy on a summer day.

low angle photo of coconut trees
Jocelynne Flor

2. Barbados

Barbados is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It’s made even more beautiful by the fabulous resorts that reside in it. When you’re in this gem of an island, you won’t run out of options to choose from. You have a choice of staying at an all-inclusive resort in Barbados or a luxurious hideaway. 

Whatever it may be, one thing is for sure, you and your loved one will have a great time. There are plenty of water sports to choose from, never-failing sunsets in the late afternoon, and delicious cuisine from all cultures. Because so many tourists, especially couples flock to the island every year, hotels have made it a point to cater to all taste buds.

two empty boats on body of water near island with houses
Scot Goodhart

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3. Koh Samui, Thailand

Another tropical destination you should consider going with your loved one is Koh Samui Island. Thailand is a well-known tourist hotspot but this island, in particular, is perfect for romantic couples because of its natural, picturesque setting. The white sand beaches and lush forest is enough to make you daydream. There is also no shortage of posh hotels here which offers plenty of activities that you and your partner can enjoy.

body of water near mountain
1905 Travellers

4. Northern Italy

What is more romantic than Italy? Northern Italy of course! This part of the country takes you far away from the busyness of other tourist spots like Rome. Swim in the deep blue waters while appreciating the beautiful architecture and natural scenery around you. Explore lesser-known destinations and dine on authentic Italian food. It is luxury vacationing at its finest. 

Some of the places you should visit in this part of the country are Cinque Terre, Trieste, and Venice. There’s too many to mention but they all share one thing in common, they’re all just romantic!

lighted houses near ocean
Bjorn Snelders

5. The Maldives

An undeniable favorite among honeymooners is the Maldives. It’s home to famous over the water bungalows that give you and your loved one some privacy and alone time. Plenty of water activities await you from snorkeling to lagoon swimming. You’ll also encounter lots of fish delicacies you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

This little vacation island has accommodations mostly made for couples so you won’t have a hard time finding a lovely accommodation here. It’s never failed to top the list for the most romantic destinations so you know that the hospitality industry here has got you covered.

green palm trees near body of water
Dion Tavenier

6. Dubrovnik, Croatia

The series Game of Thrones may have finally ended but the craze around it hasn’t diet. Its popularity over the years made people grow interested in the locations where they film the scenes. The most popular among them being in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

For a romantic summer getaway, this is one of the most beautiful places to go. Even if you’re not a fan of the show, you’ll be amazed by the city’s beautiful architecture and its signature orange roofs. Hire a private speedboat for a chance to explore hidden islands and coves on the coast. It’s an enchanting trip like no other.

bird's-eye view photography of boats
Spencer Davis

7. Tokyo, Japan

Foodie couples will love Japan, particularly Tokyo, where the country’s culture is expressed the most. In between lounging in your luxury hotel, get a taste of Japanese cuisine from Michelin-star restaurants to classic street food. They’re all delicious and perfect for couples who like to explore new tastes. Don’t forget to appreciate the country’s architecture. It’s a testament of how the Japanese truly value simplicity and quality.

Tokyo Japan Streets
Timo Volz

8. Montreal, Canada

Why fly halfway around the world to go to Paris when you have Montreal just a few hours away? Just like Paris, Montreal boasts a charming feel to it with its cobblestone streets, quaint shops, and cozy cafes. You and your loved one can dine in luxurious restaurants serving traditional French cuisine and explore historical landmarks like the Notre-Dame Basilica or the Botanical Garden. 

high-rise buildings near river
andrew welch

9. Havana, Cuba

Another exciting destination for wild adventurous couples of Havana. Walk along the streets of this country’s capital city and learn about its rich history from the cars to the music to the architecture.

For a true luxury experience, book a private luxury home. It’s the next best thing to living an authentic Cuban life. Relax by daytime because night time is when the true party begins as lines of bars light up playing salsa and jazz music. It’s a cultural experience that you cannot miss!

lighted post lamps near sea during night
Toomas Tartes

10. Cartagena, Colombia

An equally sexy city to Cuba is Cartagena. Think Barcelona but more seductive. Explore colorful houses as you walk along cobblestone streets and take at least one photo in one of those embellished doors. Exploring the city can take more than a day. Even by night, the streets are lined with musicians and people dancing. For some time alone, you can even arrange a tour in nearby sites like El Totumo Mud Volcano or the Rosario Islands.

multicolored houses
Ricardo Gomez Angel
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