Top 8 Romantic Vacation Destinations for the Winter of 2024
If you live in a cold northern climate, you probably have the urge to fly away to a warmer place for the upcoming Xmas and New Year holidays. Or if you also happen to be getting married, the winter is the best time to jet off to a tropical paradise and leave the sub-zero temperatures behind, for at least a few weeks of warm sunshine and beautiful scenery. Winter is a great time to take a getaway to a memorable romantic destination.
Here is our top 8 list of romantic holiday destinations this winter.
This has to be the number one for honeymoons and romantic anniversaries and when you check out the stunning Maldives overwater villas, it is easy to see why. Luxury settings with privacy and seclusion, what more could you wish for at a romantic time? This happens to be the best time of year to holiday in the Maldives, but you should book soon in order to avoid disappointment. Browse the resort’s different villas and choose either a sunrise or sunset location, whichever you prefer. Online booking is easy, simply use the drop-down date calendar and with a secure online payment, your water villa is reserved.
Paris has been the iconic destination for love and romance for centuries. The Eiffel Tower stands tall and proud, a symbol of love that takes your breath away, especially when sparkling lights glow through the night. As you stroll along the Seine River, hand in hand with your loved one, you can’t help but be swept away by the charm and beauty of this enchanting city.
Whether you come here for a honeymoon, an anniversary celebration, or simply to indulge in a romantic getaway, Paris will steal your heart and leave an indelible mark on your soul. The chic charm of Paris will charm and delight you and your loved one at any time of the year. So let Paris work its magic on you – it’s time to embark on a love affair that will last a lifetime.
This used to be a famous hippy location in the crazy 60s and 70s, indeed, there are still a few old timers who never left and for a few beers, they will tell you some amazing stories. You and your partner can enjoy beach walks at sunrise and sunset, then dine by the beach in one of the open-air restaurants. If you love nothing more than chilling on the beach, Goa might be just the place for you!
Koh Samui, Thailand
One of the most popular of the Thai southern islands, Koh Samui offers much for the tourist; rent a jeep and explore the island and make sure to take a temple tour with an English-speaking guide. The nightlife is awesome, especially at Chaweng Beach, where you can dance the night away. Click here for great anniversary holiday ideas that won’t break the bank.
Hoi An, Vietnam
Located in Quang Nam Province, the large coastal town of Hoi An has everything a beach lover would ask for. A diverse range of water sports that include parasailing, jet ski rentals, snorkelling and scuba diving are always available and with a range of luxury resorts, there is a lot of choice regarding accommodation. Vietnam is fast becoming a top tourist destination and Hoi An is probably the best beach region in the country.
Queenstown, New Zealand
If you and your partner enjoy an active lifestyle, why not spend a couple of weeks the very beautiful extreme sports centre of New Zealand? Located on the South Island, this lakeside town offers the highest bungee jump in the world (447ft), thrilling jet boat rides through the canyons of the Shotover river, or you could watch the sunset from the vantage point of a hot air balloon. At the time of writing, there were 220 adventure activities on offer from the many agencies that are based in or near the town. Skiing is very popular, with 4 main skiing sites for a range of skill levels; check out the online reviews of all the adventure activities and you can plan your itinerary. Queenstown’s dramatic location will surely steal your hearts.
This idyllic island has long been a firm favourite for Australian tourists and in the past few years, the rest of the world caught on. The southern part of the island is the main area for tourism, with Kuto, Seminyak and Sanur being the top towns; Kuto is the nightlife capital where you can both dance the night away.
So, there you have it, the top romantic holiday destinations for the coming winter in 2023 and whether you prefer Hoi An or the Maldives, a Google search is all it takes to find a good resort.
Bora Bora, Tahiti
From the moment your plane banks over the aquamarine lagoons surrounding Bora Bora, you’re hearts will be captured by the unparalleled beauty of this tropical island. Imagine waking up to the sound of gentle waves lapping against your private overwater bungalow, surrounded by nothing but pure tranquility. Whether you’re strolling hand in hand along the beach, indulging in a couples’ massage at a world-class spa, or enjoying a candlelit dinner under the stars, Bora Bora offers endless opportunities for romance. An indulgent couples’ massage at a world-class spa, or a candlelit dinner under the stars beside the waves Bora Bora offers endless opportunities for romance.
The island is surrounded by a vibrant coral reef, making it a haven for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. Explore the underwater world together and marvel at the colorful marine life that thrives in these crystal-clear waters. For the more adventurous couples, take a romantic helicopter tour over the island and witness the breathtaking views from above. The lush green mountains, vibrant blue lagoon, and the iconic Mount Otemanu create a picturesque backdrop that will leave you in awe.