Love is something to be cherished, protected, and most of all celebrated. Successful, healthy relationships are those fueled by the endless desire to make every day special. Why not rekindle and reminisce on your treasured past together? Now more than ever, many couples are renewing their vows and celebrating their anniversaries by traveling. Explore the world while exploring new dimensions of your relationship in a fairytale setting. For romance and adventure seekers, a celebration abroad is the ultimate way to show your unconditional and unfaltering love to your significant other. It is intimidating enough to find the perfect way to say I love you; so we’ve accumulated a list of top romantic proposal destinations. There are so many breathtaking destinations around the globe that appeal to every couple’s ideal image of romance. Be creative, unique and thoughtful with your decision!
Warmer destinations are a traveler favorite when it comes to celebrating special times. Who wants numb fingers when holding the hand of your loved one? Fiji, Hawaii and the Caribbean are particularly good for those who seek intimacy, privacy and serenity. Here are the spots that made the cut for most romantic anniversary and vow renewal destinations:
•The Pont Neuf, Paris- this beautiful bridge in Paris is free of charge and full of romance
•The Waipi’o Valley, Hawaii- this suggested spot is the bird’s eye view room from the Waipio Wayside Inn (from $190/night). The views consist of black sand beaches and majestic cliffs.
•Overlooking Big Sur, California- overlook the 90-mile stretch of highway at the Post Ranch Inn (from $1,060/night) or Treebones Resort (from $190/night).
•Overlooking the Pitons in St. Lucia- book a romantic helicopter ride among the volcanic peaks. Also, try a stay at the villas in Jalousie Plantation from $700/night. For a cheaper stay, try the cottages at the Fond Doux Estate from $150/night.
•Sunset Sail in Bora Bora, Tahiti- Be engulfed in the beauty of a Popora Sunset tour for around $100 per person with champagne!
•Overlooking the lagoon in Venice- indulge in a room at the Palazzo Vendramin from $2750/night.
•Overlooking Central Park- Make early reservations for Per Se’s 9-course menu from $275/person.
•A Hot-Air Balloon Ride Above the Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa- A one-hour balloon ride and champagne breakfast is from $400/person.
•A Deserted Sand Spit in Fiji- Doubles at the Royal Davui resort surrounded by private islands start from $1,165/night.
•Hyams Beach, Australia- this little treasure is hidden in Australia’s east coast and is free of charge. For additional romance, book a room in the Hyams Beach Seaside Cottages from $150/night.
•Vertigo Restaurant, Bangkok- this rooftop restaurant was made on a previously used helicopter pad on the top of the Banyan Tree hotel. Deluxe View Suites start from $425/night.
(Emma Sloley, Travel and Leisure, April 2009)
So now the real question is, what will you be doing together for your next relationship milestone? Give us a call at: 203-221-3171, 888-499-7245.
Happy Valentine’s Day from Eva’s Best Travel and Cruises!