Taking the time to be in a romantic setting and to be together will bring you closer to your partner and re-ignite the intimacy that may have waned due to the intense pressures of daily life. Cozmo Travel recommends a romantic, intimate getaway is for every relationship, as it is a gift that will keep on giving, even when both of you are back home. Do not let the lack of ‘together time’ do any damage to the foundation of your relationship, just pack your bags, visit Cozmo Travel and we will ensure that travelling and staying at one or more of these getaways is a sureshot way to rekindle the romance in your relationship!
The SeychellesWith verdant rainforest areas that stretch down into dazzling white-sand beaches and warm blue seas, it’s certainly no surprise that the islands of Seychelles are such a magnificent destination. Home to a number of intimate and often exclusive resorts, especially on the beautiful La Digue island, The Seychelles is undoubtedly a romantic getaway waiting to be experienced.
Jukkasjärvi, SwedenConstructed fresh every winter, the Ice Hotel is just as much an art project as it is a hotel to spend the night. Situated in Swedish Lapland, 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, this destination is more than just an unusual place to stay and become cozy in front of the fireplace, as it’s also an amazing spot to watch one of nature’s most intriguing natural phenomena, the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis.
The Lake District, EnglandWith sixteen major lakes squeezed between England’s highest mountains, and all these lakes located within a fifty kilometer area, the Lake District deserves the hype it’s associated with. This is the place for long walks that allow couples to take in picturesque villages and breathtaking scenery. The Lake District also consists of fantastic restaurants and pubs in which to cosy up at the end of a day exploring.
Heidelberg, GermanyThis pristine town in Germany is nestled in a wooded gorge on the River Necker. The town has has inspired a lot of prominent personalities from Goethe to Disraeli with the attractiveness of its setting. It definitely is an epitome of a German fairytale, complete with a medieval castle set on the hill and ‘gingerbread’ houses. Couples will find this to be a great spot to relax for a few days with fine food and even better views.
Venice, ItalyKnown to be endlessly fascinating and romantic, Venice boasts an urban landscape so rich that even the sheer number of tourists cannot detract from its overwhelming charm. Venice is at its most alluring in winter, when mist descends over the canals, and a leisurely walk through the quieter streets is recommended for couples at this time of the year will lead to the discovery of the true beauty of the city.
Istanbul, TurkeyWith one foot in Europe and the other in Asia, Istanbul has been irresistible to travellers for many centuries. The city has a staggering wealth of attractions, from Byzantine churches to the minarets of its Ottoman mosques, complemented by superb food and an exciting nightlife. Istanbul is undoubtedly one of the world’s most enchanting and romantic cities.
Rajasthan, IndiaFor many travellers and couples included, Rajasthan in India is romance at its most exotic. From the labyrinthine old walled town of Jodhpur, to the mystical desert city of Jaisalmer and the lakeside palaces of Udaipur, it’s not hard to see why. Couples can evoke an old-fashioned romance with a camel-back trip across the sands and then spend the evening relaxing in a luxury tented camp, under the wide, star-filled sky among tall sand dunes.
Kyoto, JapanKyoto contains the country’s richest culture, and a refined cuisine, complemented by ancient Buddhist temples, sublime gardens and majestic palaces. This city is, for many people, the epitome of traditional Japan. Spring is certainly the most romantic time for a visit, as the cherry blossom trees burst into bloom.
The Greek IslandsWhether you’re looking for the perfect sandy beach, that idyllic sunset view, or a traditional waterside taverna, island-hopping among the Greek isles promises an irresistible appeal. Swimming in balmy seas at dusk, chatting over great local food and drinking cool beverages under the stars, it’s the simplest romantic pleasures that are on offer here.
Rio de Janeiro, BrazilRio de Janeiro has some of the greatest landmarks in the world, Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Sugar Loaf mountain and one of the world’s most famous festivals, Carnaval. It’s fair to say that Rio is just simply romantic especially for the beaches and the scenic beauty.
New York City, USADynamic, energetic and diverse, there’s no other city quite like New York city. Much of the city’s timeless appeal lies in the variety of its neighbourhoods. From the tenements of the Lower East Side to the brownstones and nightlife of Brooklyn, it’s a place where every corner throws up something new, and yet familiar. An ideal urban landscape to fall in love again!
The Winelands, South AfricaSouth Africa is abundant in spectacular landscapes, and one of its most appealing locations lies just a short drive from Cape Town, in the form of the orderly vineyards of the Winelands, set against striking white Cape Dutch architecture and dramatic mountains. And of course, nothing quite adds to a romantic scene like a glass of the finest local wine and a tasty dinner.
Patagonia, ArgentinaThe romance of adventure is evident while travelling through Patagonia as this immense area is both legendary and extreme, from the breathtaking natural wonder of the Glacier Perito Moreno, to the amazing beauty of the peaks of the Fitz Roy massif. Marvel at whales, penguins and elephant seals, and feel as though you’re romancing at the edge of the world.
Tahiti, French PolynesiaThis classic desert island is romantically idyllic. Tiny islands, crystal-clear waters and quiet beaches, suggests the perfect landscape for the two of you. It is recommended to opt for an ‘over-water’ bungalow for the ultimate castaway experience, complemented by leisurely days of swimming, sunbathing and gazing out at the endless ocean panorama.
Bali, IndonesiaBali is an island of towering, cloud-topped volcanoes, vibrant green rice fields that terrace down to the ocean, a mesmerising traditional culture, and world-class beach resorts. The destination is undeniably enchanting. Couples can dine barefoot on the sand by candlelight, relax with a traditional massage, or soak up the scenery from a mystical temple.
Paris, FranceIt may be a cliché to call Paris romantic, but that doesn’t make it any less true. This glamorous city is at its most compelling when the two of you explore it on foot, discovering not just the obvious sites but a romantic, quieter charm in the not so well known streets of Paris. Adding to the romance are formica-clad cafés that haven’t changed for decades, and the smaller neighbourhoods where locals usually outnumber tourists.
Mostar, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFor a romantic break with a difference, it’s recommended that couples travel to the charming Eastern European city of Mostar. This city is relatively quiet and tourist-free, and it is a historic city nestled snuggly in a river valley. Couples can spend their days wandering the city’s cobbled streets, marvel at its many minarets, and relax in one of the chic cafés.
Fez, MoroccoArguably Morocco’s cultural and spiritual heart, Fez remains one of the world’s most complete and unspoilt medieval Islamic settlement. The city stimulates the senses, not least in the extraordinary Medina-city of Fez el Bali, the older part of Fez, where souks are home to a barrage of beautiful sounds, striking visual details and tantalising food.
Ruaha National Park, TanzaniaThis rugged and remote landlocked national park contains an exceptional spectrum of game and big-cat viewing options. The best way to experience the landscape is from one of the park’s stylish but sustainable tented camps, many of which will enable couples to spot giraffe and elephants without stepping beyond your private terrace.
Tasmania, AustraliaTasmania is known for its vast, largely protected reserves, lush tropical forests and amazing wildlife. The island state is a unique holiday destination for romantic couples and offers exotic views of lush green landscapes in addition to rugged mountains. This location is perfect for couples looking for a serene getaway in the lap of nature. Couples can enjoy a candlelight dinner at Boat Harbor, hike the lovely rainforest trails, and take safari tours. Also, it’s recommended to visit Wineglass Bay, Cradle Mountain, Grindelwald. A few lodges and hotels like Marrawah Cradle Mountain Lodge, Saffire Lodge and Eagle’s Nest Retreat provide the best accommodations here for a romantic Australian getaway.
Phuket, ThailandFor a tropical paradise with all the perks and conveniences of a western lifestyle, Phuket is the ultimate destination. The popular vacation spot is home to five-star resorts and world-class restaurants, while still providing room for romance with some of the best beaches in Thailand. It’s recommended to avoid mainstream tourist locations and search for a laid-back beach away from the crowds, and Kata Noi is just the spot to sunbathe in peace.
St. Moritz, SwitzerlandSt. Moritz is a ritzy resort town in the Swiss Alps is a lover’s winter wonderland. Skiing on the Swiss Alps is one part of the romance, while castle-like hotels maintaining an ambience of pure luxury and glamour is another part. Indulge to the fullest, order the richest, most decadent Savoyard fare on the room service menu, and treat yourself to a fabulous night-in by the fireplace.
Reykjavik, IcelandOne of the most breathtaking natural spectaculars takes place less than an hour from Reykjavik’s center. A short drive south will put you and your significant other in prime territory to view the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. Just ensure that both of you are visiting during the fall or winter months when the sky gets dark enough for the vibrant astronomical light show to be visible. While out on the peninsula, it’s recommended to stop by the Blue Lagoon, and enjoy a romantic spa treatment at Iceland’s famed geothermal spa.
Harbour Island, BahamasRich azure water and famous pink sand beaches provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic escape in the Bahamas. The colorful seaside cottages, posh boutiques and inviting island restaurants are all part of the allure of this alluring island in the Bahamas.
Kauai, HawaiiThe most unblemished of all the Hawaiian islands, Kauai is ideal for those seeking paradise with a wild side. Kauai has been dubbed ‘the Garden Isle’ for the lush rainforest that covers most of its terrain. Take a leisurely hike along the rugged coastlines, or, for a truly spectacular aerial view, couples can opt for a helicopter ride over the island.
Both mind and body need some time out to rest. It has been proven by studies that people who take regular breaks or vacations allowing them to relax, actually have a lower risk health problems. Taking care of your own and your partner’s well being by getting away from it all for a while is beneficial to both of you! Studies have also proven that women who take frequent breaks are happier, and that regular romantic getaways actually lead to a better quality of life and improved work performance! So if you want to strengthen the structure of your relationship, we recommend couples to spend quality time together. The time spent together enables better communication in a relaxed and fun environment where they are removed from the normal pressures of life. A new environment also provides a different perspective on life and builds the romance that could have faded.
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