Of course you don’t want the most memorable day of your life to happen at a boring place. Finding the perfect place to propose to your special one on Valentine’s Day can be stressful. We recommend 5 most romantic getaways for that perfect ‘Yes!’
Indulge into your fantasies of swanning around a turn-of-the-century estate at this sprawling medieval castle. The luxury property offers endless opportunities for proposing, including lake cruises and horseback riding. The rooms are equally romantic, particularly the staterooms located in the oldest part of the castle, dating back to the 13th century. Original fireplaces, claw-foot bathtubs, and sherry decanters help set the mood.
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
This ultra-remote, luxurious safari lodge on an island in Botswana’s Okavango Delta isn’t a hotel, it’s an experience. The all-inclusive price for your stay includes the excellent food and the guided excursions (e.g. game drives, bush walks, river cruises). The 9 high-end, safari “tents” are fully screened, with huge soaking tubs, 4-poster beds, lots of wood, and private pools. Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton in a secluded cabin in Kenya; so propose like a royal. Pop the question in one of the camp’s luxurious, airy tents or near the private pool.
Hamilton Island, Australia
This luxurious Barrier Reef resort features private pavilions complete with plunge pools, and the option to dine on the deck while watching the sunset. If that’s not romantic enough for you, take a helicopter ride over Whitehaven Beach, one of the loveliest stretches of sand in the world. Or choose qualia’s Island Interlude package, which lets guests indulge in champagne, a gourmet picnic, and a sunset cruise that seems tailored for proposals.
The Travaasa Hana hotel overlooking Hana Bay delivers rustic luxury in the middle of Maui‘s lush, secluded east coast. The hotel has incredible service, top spa, excellent food, a long list of stuff to do and only 70 rooms on acres of property. The rooms are large, clean, sleekly furnished and stripped of TVs, clocks, and radios. It’s hard to reach, but worth the trip. The Travaasa offers guests ample chances to be alone, especially for that special moment. Nearby waterfalls and hidden beaches are ideal for a romantic proposal after a hike. Afterwards couples can take a dip in the infinity pool or take a dip in the Honua Spa’s outdoor lava-rock pool.