Top Romantic Destinations for Couples to Explore

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings

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Traveling with a partner is a beautiful way to explore the world, make memories, and deepen your bond. Whether you’re newlyweds or have been together for years, countless destinations offer romance, adventure, and relaxation. Andrea Savich of Unique Travel Events shares some of her favorite destinations for couples.

Paris, France 

Known as the City of Love, Paris is a classic destination for couples. Paris has something for everyone, from the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the charming neighborhoods. Enjoy a romantic stroll along the Seine River, savor a croissant and coffee at a sidewalk cafe, and indulge in the city’s world-famous cuisine.

Quote: “Paris is always a good idea.” – Audrey Hepburn

Santorini, Greece 

With its stunning blue and white architecture and crystal-clear waters, Santorini is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Couples can explore the island’s beaches, take a sunset cruise, and sample local wine and cuisine. Plus, the island’s unique volcanic landscape makes for unforgettable views.

Quote: “I have a feeling that Santorini was created as a part of heaven and then fell to earth.” – Unknown

Bali, Indonesia 

Bali offers a perfect mix of adventure, relaxation, and culture. Couples can hike to waterfalls, explore ancient temples, and relax on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Bali also has a reputation for being one of the most romantic destinations in the world, with luxurious resorts, spa treatments, and world-class dining.

Quote: “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.” – Unknown

Venice, Italy 

Another classic destination for couples, Venice is a city of canals, gondolas, and romance. Take a ride on a gondola through the city’s picturesque canals, visit historic sites like St. Mark’s Basilica, and indulge in the city’s famous seafood and wine.

Quote: “Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” – Truman Capote

Queenstown, New Zealand 

For couples who love adventure, Queenstown is the perfect destination. Located in New Zealand’s South Island, Queenstown offers activities like bungee jumping, skydiving, and skiing. But the town’s natural beauty is just as impressive, with stunning mountain and lake views.

Quote: “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

Maui, Hawaii 

Maui is a perfect destination for couples looking for a tropical paradise. With its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush landscape, Maui is the ultimate place to relax and unwind. Couples can also explore the island’s natural beauty, including Haleakala National Park and the Road to Hana.

Quote: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

Banff, Canada 

Located in the Canadian Rockies, Banff offers some of the most stunning mountain scenery in the world. Couples can hike through the mountains, take a scenic drive on the Icefields Parkway, and relax in the town’s hot springs. Plus, the town’s charming shops and restaurants offer plenty of opportunities to unwind after a day of adventure.

Quote: “The world is big, and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” – John Muir

No matter where you travel with your partner, the most important thing is to enjoy the journey together. As these quotes remind us, travel is not just about the destination but about the experiences we share and the memories we create. To plan a vacation with Andrea Savitch, visit for more information. She can be reached via phone: at 703-986-0934 or via email:


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