In a world of schedules, technology and social media, it can be challenging to connect
as a couple. Sometimes the best way to reconnect with your loved one is to explore
somewhere new together! If you and your significant other are looking for a trip to
dream and plan towards, this will help! We’ve put together our top 5 once-in-a-lifetime
trips for couples to inspire you and showcase some of the most unique, beautiful and
dare we say romantic, destinations in the world.
ISTANBUL & CAPPADOCIA
While Turkey may not come to mind right away as romantic getaways it should.
Two locations in particular, Istanbul and Cappadocia, have a blend of romance,
history and intrigue. The city of Istanbul is an exotic bustling place full of things to
do, including plenty of romantic things for a couples to do! Sink into a Turkey
bath at one of the historical Hamamas (bath house) such as Aga Hamami and
then enjoy a wonderful couple’s massage. Stoll hand-in-hand through Camlica
Hill and take in the breathtaking views of Istanbul and then enjoy the colorful
fauna as you sip on a cup of tea at one of the nestled tea houses. Explore the
colorful and vibrant bazaars and discover little treasures from authentic street
food to rich fabrics and trinkets to take home.
Cappadocia is an adventure in itself; this central region of Turkey is magical!
Known for its distinct rock formations known as “fairy chimneys”, Cappadocia has
incredible landscapes and once-in-a-lifetime sunrises and sunsets. What better
way to experience it for yourself then to take a hot air balloon?! Hot air ballooning
is one of the things Cappadocia is most famous for. Whether you’re on land
looking up into the sky with dozens of colorful balloons dotting the sky, or taking it
in from a birds-eye view, you and your significant other will remember that
moment for the rest of your lives.
Another dreamy couple’s destination is Bodrum. When you think of Turkey, do
you think of soft blue water, charming coastal villages, and breathtaking sunsets?
Well, that is exactly what Bodrum has to offer you and your love on a trip to this
beautiful Aegean coastal town. Located in southwest Turkey you’ll find unspoiled
tranquility, luxurious 5-star resorts, infinity swimming pools that appear to melt
into the Aegean sea, and beautiful weather essentially all-year long. Whether
you’re an adventurous couple and want to spend your days exploring the coves
and playing in the water, or prefer to partake in a spa treatment at your hotel,
you’ll find plenty of time to connect with one another as well as nature in Bodrum.
Paris is known as the city of love, so you can’t go wrong taking a couples trip
here. Paris just oozes romance from the architecture to the music and the food;
you will definitely have a trip of a lifetime here! Start your day off by sipping a
coffee and nibbling on a croissant in an outdoor café. Stroll through the Jardin du
Luxembourg and take in the impressive 18 th century architecture and magnificent
blooms. Enjoy an afternoon at one of the many exquisite art museums like
Musée Rodin or d’Orsay. Oh and don’t forget to end your evening on a blanket
under the Eiffel Tower as it lights up and twinkles into the darkened sky. Truly
though, some of the best moments spent in Paris are just wandering the
charming streets, enjoying outdoor cafés, eating traditional French food in
romantic candle-lit restaurants and spending quality time as a couple in one of
the most romantic cities on earth.
Jordan, situated in the Middle East, is definitely an once-in-a-lifetime destination
for many couples. Explore the street food in Amman and taste new and unique
foods. Spend time visiting historical sites and learning about the rich culture of
the Arabic people. There are so many things to experience and explore near and
around Jordan as well. Head to the Dead Sea and experience the magic for
yourself as you float in the cobalt-blue lake. Have a little adventure as you
discover Petra and Wadi Rum, ancient archaeological sites and landscapes that
you only see on postcards but really exist!
This small island in South Asia in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean has
become a dreamy, romantic and tropical spot that is an once-in-a-lifetime spot
many couples only dream of, but why not make the dream come true? The
Maldives is a destination you want to experience if you are down for relaxation
and enjoying the tropical vibes the island has to offer. Let your worries drift away
as you sink your toes into the soft white sand, swim in the alluring turquoise blue
water, and sip away your problems with a fantastic tropical drink served in a
coconut. The Maldives is famous for their over-water bungalows that provide
privacy and a completely unique experience to sleep with the fishes! Filled with
fantastic 5-star resorts and spas, you and your love will definitely find utter
relaxation and peace in this gorgeous and romantic island destination.
Its important to connect as a couple and what better way to connect and spend quality
time with the love of your life then by exploring a new place together, trying a new
experience, and making memories to last a lifetime?! Whether you and your love are
looking for adventures hot air ballooning and trekking to ancient ruins, or want relaxation
and serenity, we hope this inspires your next destination!