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10 wondrously romantic getaways for couples

Dreaming of going on a fabulously romantic trip with your “bae”? Looking for the ultimate romantic destination to rekindle the flames? Feel the romance and love in these beautiful spark-kindling romantic getaways, handpicked by Skyscanner! From secluded beach coves to historic cities, these romantic retreats offer a mixture of ambiance, sights and diversions that will definitely up the romance factor on your next couple trip!

1. Santorini, Greece

They don’t call Santorini as one of the world’s most beautiful and romantic destinations for nothing. Praised for its romantic and otherworldly scenery, Santorini delights couples with its awe-inspiring cliff-side views, whitewashed buildings and famed blue-domed churches. To add an extra dose of romance to your trip, enjoy tastings at its finest wineries, admire the stunning Grecian buildings and soak up the marvelous sunsets. Afterwards, take a moderately challenging hike to Oia from Fira, and cap it off by cooling down in Amoudi Bay.  

2. Bali, Indonesia  

Bali is a surreal island of impossible beauty. Not only does it boast elaborate Hindu temples and wide beaches, but it also has picture-perfect rice terraces and verdant mountains. What’s more, it has plush resorts that seem tailor-made for travelers who are longing for a romantic escape. Price-wise, it’s remarkably affordable even for those who are on a tight budget. And, did we mention that it’s a visa-free destination for all PH passport holders?

3. Jeju Island, South Korea

Speaking of visa-free destinations, you might want consider Jeju Island as one of your options. Billed as South Korea’s top honeymoon destination, the “Island of the Gods” will make your couple trip extremely romantic with its soothing natural scenery and wonderfully weird theme parks. As an added bonus, the island offers a wide array of activities, including chasing dramatic sunsets, riding horses and hiking on South Korea’s highest peak. If you or your lover is fond of K-Drama, you can also tour the locales of your favorite Korean TV series. And who knows? You might catch one of your K-drama idols.

4. Kyoto, Japan

Headed to Japan? Why not visit Kyoto on your romantic Oriental escapade? The former capital of Japan is as historic as it is gorgeous, with its shrines, wooden teahouses, ornate temples and lovely gardens blanketed in pink during spring. With its rich heritage, Shinto shrines and Buddhist sites, the city offers a blend of new and old allures, from the bustling Nishiki Market to the Kyoto Imperial Palace. For an incredibly romantic trip, don’t forget to check out Gion as well as the Fushimi Inari – an impressive temple lined perfectly with toriis in Mount Inari.  

5. Sagada

Think Sagada is best suited for hurting singles? Guess what? Just because it’s known as a healing spot for the broken hearted, it doesn’t mean you can’t have a romantic getaway in Sagada. With its cool pine-scented air and lush green mountains, Sagada has the backdrop and feel of a perfectly romantic retreat. To make things even better, Sagada also has refreshing waterfalls, Instagram-worthy rice terraces, addictive local coffee, and first-class food.  Whether you’re itching for outdoor adventure extravaganza or a relaxing break, Sagada makes a great choice if you don’t want to travel far.

6. The Maldives

With its palatial resorts, crystal clear waters and overwater bungalows, the Maldives makes an easy vacation option for all Pinoy romance-seekers Add in a remote location, and you’ve got the recipe for an unforgettable romantic island getaway. Whether you’re going on your honeymoon or spending quality time with your so-called “forever”, this island paradise will sweep you with its romantic charm and seclusion. To top it all off, the island has all the modern-day amenities to make your couple getaway a breeze.  

7. Vigan City

On the lookout for other local alternatives? Be ready to fall in love with your bae all over again by uncovering the past and story of the UNESCO World Heritage site, Vigan. Deemed as one of the best places to visit in the Philippines, this historic city continues to amaze visitors with its tasty food, dazzling sights and rich history. Take a calesa ride, stroll Calle Crisolog and hit the beloved Bantay Church Bell Tower. And, if you still have some energy left, take a road trip to the nearby provinces and see the Bangui windmills as well as the Paoay Sand Dunes.

8. Rome, Italy

Craving for an intellectually stimulating and romantic getaway with your partner? Then, plan a couple trip to the Eternal City – Rome. A mash-up of wine culture, food, history and art, Rome is, hands down, one of the most romantic urban breaks in all of Europe. Here, you’ll get to enjoy a cinematic backdrop with world renowned landmarks, including the Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, Colosseum and Pantheon. And, of course, you can treat your palate to a smorgasbord of mouthwatering dishes, following a day of non-stop sightseeing in Rome.  

9. Venice, Italy

Like true love, Venice’s beauty is timeless.  Trust us, its splendor is bound to seduce and mesmerize you and your partner. Epitomizing romance and Italian grandeur, Venice is a majestic floating city with photogenic canals and gondolas. And, yes, there are so many romantic things to do in Venice for you and your partner. For one, you can walk over the city’s numerous bridges and relish in the reflection on its elegant buildings in the water.  Likewise, you may explore the colorful Burano island, or savor the opulent beauty of Saint Peter’s Basilica. And, if there’s still some time left, follow the footsteps of Casanova by exploring the spots of his epic amorous escapades.

10. Coron, Palawan

Wondering where to go in the Philippines to celebrate your anniversary? Want to see something spectacular? Celebrate another milestone in your relationship by visiting one of the country’s most beautiful destinations – Coron.  Admired for its unrivaled natural beauty, Coron will add an element of adventure to your trip with its breathtaking wonders, such as Mount Tapyas, Kayangan Lake and Twin Lagoons. Moreover, Coron has a rather peaceful vibe, making it an irresistible place to spend a getaway with your partner.

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