5 of the most romantic international destinations for Valentine's Day

Feb 11 2020, 5:33 pm

With just days to go, the most romantic holiday of the year is almost upon us.

This reminder comes as either a welcome excuse to be extra gushy with your significant other or a reason to crank your bitter meter up to 11.

Or, for an exciting and refreshing alternative, you could remain blissfully indifferent.

Whatever you choose, we’re here to tell you that romance doesn’t necessarily have to be between two people.

In fact, Merriam-Webster defines romance as “an emotional attraction or aura belonging to an especially heroic era, adventure, or activity.”

Who says travel can’t be that adventure or activity?

Regardless of your definition, romance is in the air! So, here is our list of 5 of the most romantic international destinations for Valentine’s Day.

The Maldives

 

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Home to the world’s most romantic resort for seven years in a row, the Maldives possesses some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

A tropical island paradise, dive into the pristine blue waters and indulge in the abundance of sunshine while you forget all about your worries and woes.

Big Island, Hawaii, USA

 

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With its extensive and diverse landscape and abundance of stunning beaches, Hawaii’s Big Island boasts a multitude of romantic locations that are sure to ignite a spark in you.

Take in the picturesque view of Pololū Valley, sample the delectable fresh seafood of the area, explore the rugged terrain of Volcano National Park, and conclude the day with a peaceful sunset walk along the beach.

St. Moritz, Switzerland

 

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For a destination outside the norm of a tropical getaway, why not indulge in the romantic coziness of a colder destination?

Located in the breathtaking setting of the Swiss Alps, the luxury alpine resort town of St. Moritz poses an excellent option for those looking for a mystical and magical winter wonderland.

Québec City, Canada

 

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With its colonial-style architecture and charming atmosphere, Québec City presents the optimum ambience for romance.

Depending on the time of year that you visit, you can either bundle up and peruse the various snow-covered neighbourhoods or indulge in the warmth of summer and witness the city become abuzz with activity.

Marrakech, Morocco

 

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If you’re looking for romance interlaced with charm and enticing mystery, Marrakech is a must-visit destination.

With its various eclectic attractions and charismatic and hospitable people, Marrakech provides ample opportunity to allow yourself to get lost in the abundance of culture with its diverse selection of mosques, souks, and historical sites.

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