Top 6 Destinations for a romantic break

Top 6 Destinations for a romantic break

Whether it is a country walk in the English Countryside, somewhere like Devonshire, breathing in the crisp fresh air, a mini-break in the eclectic city of Paris or an exhilarating safari in Kenya, here are my top recommendations for a romantic break to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and switch off, perfect for honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays or just some much deserved quality time together.

Santorini

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Santorini’s awe-inspiring landscape dominated by the Caldera is a photographers dream and makes for a romantic island with totally mesmerising views. This picturesque island with its blue and white palette is the perfect Greek island for a romantic escape.

You can read about my guide to Santorini here.

Antigua and Barbuda

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Antigua and Barbuda will always be on my list as a top romantic destination as it is where my other half proposed. With 365 beaches to relax on, amazing food, amazing people, serenity, and beauty everywhere, it is definitely one of the best Caribbean islands that I have visited so far.

You can read all about Antigua and Barbuda, as well as the proposal here.

Paris

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Not only is it easy to get to, Paris is one of the most romantic cities to visit where you can take a walk together down cute cobbled streets, indulge in sweet decadent pastries and freshly baked baguettes, see all the gorgeous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and have romantic dates enjoying all the wine and cheese.

You can read all about Paris here.

Kenya

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Kenya is such a romantic place where you can enjoy an adrenalin rushed exhilarating safari and then relax on its stunning beaches – the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation. If you are looking for a romantic break which has a slice of everything, Kenya ticks all the right boxes.

You can read my top tips for an African Safari here.

Tuscany

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Italy is so full of romance, and my favourite place is Tuscany with its rolling green hills, all the pasta and pizza and wine you could dream of, lush vineyards, creamy gelato and truffle! Whenever we think of choosing a romantic escape, Tuscany pops up as a nostalgic memory and I know one day we will be back!

You can read about the things to do in Tuscany here.

Devon

Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations

Devon is our favourite place in the UK for a romantic staycation. There is nothing quite like the English countryside with its stunning views and tranquility. The highlight is the Devonshire Cream Tea to enjoy together as well as lovely walks through scenic fields. There are lots of lovely National Trust buildings to visit too.

You can read my guide on what to do in Devon here.

What are your top romantic destinations? I would love to know in the comments below xx

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Binita Shah-Patel

Hi, I’m Binny – a writer, dreamer, serial wanderluster and travel addict. I am originally from Kenya but now live in London. I set up this blog to share my experiences eating out as well as travelling.

I love packing my bags and going off on adventures as one of the best things about travelling is the ability to just get lost in it. To set aside the maps and itineraries and just see where the road takes you, learning and evolving and living in the moment along the way.

It’s my goal to get swept off my feet as often as possible.

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13 Comments

  1. February 1, 2019 / 9:33 am

    These are absolutely some of my favourites too!

  2. February 1, 2019 / 9:52 am

    Tuscany and Paris! Love these…and Santorini has been on my list for years now, I need to get there already!

  3. February 1, 2019 / 10:25 am

    Beautiful choices Binny, and how I long to go to Kenya!

  4. February 1, 2019 / 8:53 pm

    Sometimes a cheeky stay cation is all that’s needed for time out together

  5. February 1, 2019 / 10:49 pm

    What lovely places you have here. I would love to go Tuscany! Looks so amazing.. and Antigua ❤️

  6. February 2, 2019 / 11:43 am

    Stunning choices here.

  7. February 2, 2019 / 4:47 pm

    I love that you included little old Devon on this list. That’s where I met my boyfriend. And where I lived for years when I was in England! I never thought of it as particularly romantic, but you’re right… it totally is!

    • February 2, 2019 / 8:37 pm

      Ahhh I love Devon – we always escape there for a little break from crazy times!!

  8. February 3, 2019 / 2:25 pm

    Some great destinations there – I always think of Paris and Italy as being romantic destinations for sure!

    We don’t normally do much for valentines, but this year we’ll be away in North Iceland, so Im really excited, snow covered mountains and tundras are pretty romantic, right? I’m just hoping we can upgrade to a hot tub!

  9. February 4, 2019 / 8:50 pm

    One day I’ll visit Kenya! Really want to explore more of Africa.

  10. February 5, 2019 / 7:02 pm

    I agree, they are all so special and romantic!