With so many incredible holiday destinations for couples, it can be surprisingly challenging to know where to go for your holiday with a loved one. Some destinations are made for romance, while others cater to adults in a way that ensures a peaceful, relaxing break free of small children and noise.
Our Favourite Holiday Destinations for Couples
To help you plan your dream getaway, we have put together a list of our favourite holiday destinations for couples.
Some of our top picks for holiday destinations for couples include the following:
Aime la Plagne, France
If you’ve been dreaming of a snowy escape, the French Alps is the ideal destination for you and your love. Here, you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and many other things to see and do. Club Med Aime la Plagne offers 3-star luxury in a classic stone and wood chalet. Highlights here include a wide range of activities, both on the slopes and off, excellent dining options, cosy bars and relaxation spots, club and deluxe rooms, live music, and a picture-perfect location.
Blue Bay, Mauritius
If you’re more interested in tropical bliss, on the other hand, the tranquil Blue Bay area offers the ideal escape in Mauritius. This area is largely unspoiled, with spectacular scenery. Shandrani Beachcomber Resort and Spa is the best place to stay in this area, offering 5-star luxury within easy reach of the Blue Bay Marine Park. This resort also boasts three beaches, a spa and wellness centre, four restaurants and an abundance of activities, from scuba diving and snorkelling to water skiing and golf.
In the Maldives, the pristine island of Ookolhufinolhu in Lhaviyani Atoll offers an exquisite place for romance and relaxation. Cocoon Maldives Resort is especially magically, with a lagoon that is flanked by lush vegetation and white sandy beaches. A wide range of facilities and activities are on offer here, from pampering spa treatments to scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming, wining and dining, boat trips, and relaxation.
Praslin Island, Seychelles
Praslin Island meanwhile is equally amazing, offering picture-perfect scenery and all the tropical beauty you could ever want. Here, Paradise Sun is where you want to be based. This 4-star hotel features island-style rooms, a stunning garden, direct access to the beach, deluxe sea-facing rooms, ample privacy, and a range of facilities and activities that further enhance your stay.
Kama Village, Zanzibar
Closer to home for most South Africans, Zanzibar has become a popular destination for couples. The peaceful, laid-back Kama Village is just 20 minutes away from Stone Town, offering a chance to escape while still being within easy reach of the island’s historical centre. The place to stay if you are visiting this part of the world is Sea Cliff Resort & Spa. Set on a gorgeous tropical garden, this resort gives you easy beach access plus a range of facilities that include a watersports centre, tennis and squash courts, bicycles for hire, a fully equipped spa, and plenty more besides.
Looking for more ideas on where to go for your honeymoon or holiday? View our guide to the best places in the world for romance or our tips on where to enjoy a couple’s holiday. Once you have some idea of where you want to go, it will be a lot easier to find the ideal holiday destinations for couples.