8 Romantic Experiences Around the World

Most Romantic Experiences in the World - Destination Deluxe
Create long-lasting memories with your loved one that can be cherished for years to come with these 7 romantic experiences around the world

Planning a bespoke romantic getaway with your significant other? Whether it is a relaxing geothermal spa, a romantic safari experience under the stars, glamping in the Swiss Alps, or a private helicopter charter or sailboat service, these unique couple experiences are sure to enhance your quality time together. Furthermore, many of the tour companies allow you to customize your romantic getaway to make the special occasion, be it an anniversary, birthday, or even a proposal, even more memorable and unique.

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1. Soaking in the Blue Lagoon

Experience the tranquility and healing powers as you soak in the geothermal seawater of the Blue Lagoon. Known for its healing properties, Iceland’s best known geothermal spa is enriched with silica, algae, and minerals. The award-winning sanctuary was named one of 25 wonders of the world by National Geographic and has received the Wellness Wonder award from National Geographic Traveler. Stay overnight and wake up in luxury at the nature-inspired Retreat Hotel, and take in views of lava fields and blue waters from your private balcony. This 62-room luxury hotel features a subterranean spa, a mineral-rich lagoon, and two restaurants.


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2. Helicopter Island Hopping in Greece

Glide over the cloudless Greek islands, descending in unique spots for a swim and a glass of ouzo with Voyemo’s signature helicopter services. This VIP service is crafted to provide worry-free private traveling in the Mediterranean. Hop on and hop off picturesque Greek islands like Mykonos, Santorini, or Crete with this private helicopter charter service. Voyemo offers exclusive luxury holiday experiences that can be designed for any location for couples on their honeymoon, anniversary, or any other special occasion. You can enhance the experience with luxury travel services such as a private chef or a candle light dinner.


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3. Glamping at Whitepod in Switzerland

Discover a unique place in the world at an altitude of 1,400 meters surrounded by protected nature in your very own cozy cocoon. Created in 2004, Whitepod invites guests to discover a unique experience where nature is luxury. It is located at the foot of the Dents-du-Midi mountain range, the beginning of the Swiss Alps, and above the city of Monthey. Designed to combine ecology and luxury, the pods have all the comfort of a traditional hotel, allowing you and your partner to sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking landscape. The new Pod Timeless Suite designed by Audemars Piguet includes a private sauna and outdoor nordic bath.


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4. Sleep and Dine Under the Stars at Lion Sands Game Reserve

The clear air and minimal light pollution of the remote African wilderness make it an ideal location for stargazing. During evening game drives or bush dinners, the guides take guests on an astral safari, pointing out the constellations that shift seasonally. Continue the magic with a night under the stars in a luxury treehouse. Guests arrive at sunset to a picnic dinner, watching animals wander past at dusk, and fall asleep under the stars. The year-round safari destination is also a unique venue for celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, honeymoons; and guests are able to tailor-make their stay at the reserve for a memorable adventure.


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5. Sail the Amalfi Coast on a Private Sailboat

Take in the beautiful shorelines as you and your partner sail along the Amalfi Coast on a private sailboat with Voyemo, visit otherwise inaccessible islands and top it off with lavish pastries in Amalfi Coast’s celebrity pasticcerias (pastry shops). Voyemo offers yacht and sailboat services all over Europe and worldwide so you can feel the freedom of being on the open water while enjoying the convenience of a fully equipped yacht with dedicated staff at your service. Take your pick from a variety of luxury yachts, like a catamaran that offers a panoramic view over the sea and a sunbathing area on the coachroof


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6. Hot Air Balloon Ride over Teotihuacan

Marvel at the Mesoamerican civilization as you fly over the Teotihuacan Valley in an unforgettable hot air balloon ride. The ancient Mesoamerican city Teotihuacán is named by the Nahuatl-speaking Aztecs as “birthplace of the gods”, “place where gods were born”, or “the city of the gods”. If both of you enjoy culture and history, then be sure to visit the Teotihuacan Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important and most-visited of all Mexican ruins. Thinking of popping the question? Surprise your partner with a hot air balloon proposal. To ensure a stress-free experience up in the air, pick the hot air balloon flight service company that best suits your needs.


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7. Soaking in a Rotorua Mud Bath

Unlock nature’s gift in Rotorua as you and your significant other soak in a naturally-heated thermal pool surrounded by mountains, forests or lakes. Rotorua is known for bubbling mud pools, shooting geysers and natural hot springs. Here you can indulge in a therapeutic hot pool or mud bath or treat yourself to a relaxing treatment at the Polynesian Spa, a geothermal bathing and soul soothing retreat located on the shores of Lake Rotorua; or cleanse your mind and body with the ancient practice of lathering geothermal mud over the body, followed by a soak in the sulfur spa at Hell’s Gate. 

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8. Enjoy a Private Island Escape

Banwa Private Island is an ideal romantic getaway due to its secluded and intimate setting in the untouched North-Eastern Palawan. Enjoy intimate moments by the sand in peace or enjoy the various activities, including diving, water sports, golf, and spa treatments, cater to diverse interests, ensuring couples can create lasting memories together. The exclusive arrival options, such as private jet, helicopter, or seaplane, contribute to the sense of indulgence and exclusivity, setting the stage for a romantic and unforgettable escape.