The most romantic holidays for couples

The best couples holidays and vacations

Whether you’re looking to propose, honeymoon, or just spend some quality time together, nothing says romance like a special getaway. From relaxing beach breaks to fun-packed adventures, here are some of the most romantic holidays to take.

Our line-up includes some of the world’s most exciting and romantic destinations. And you’ll find all the little extras for the perfect couples’ vacation. We’re talking hot tubs, private chefs, couples’ spa treatments, and candlelit dinners on the beach.

What’s more, you can book with confidence thanks to our flexible new cancellation policies, designed to give you even more confidence when planning ahead.

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Romantic holidays with hot tubs

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Romantic holidays don't get much better than Lake Tahoe

No matter the season, you’ll find countless romantic adventures in this magnificent haven in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Hit the slopes for a day of skiing, get close to nature on a dog sledding trip, or indulge in a couples’ massage at Sierra Hot Springs, where hot and cold plunge pools abound. For something different, why not pop the question on a hot air balloon ride? Or kick back on a Venetian-style gondola cruise? The choice is yours!

After a long day of excitement, you’ll want to curl up in front of the fireplace at Lake Tahoe 5, or cuddle up in the hot tub and take in the views of the surrounding forest.

This Lake Tahoe cabin offers a hot tub and fireplace - ideal for romantic holidays!

Best couples’ beach vacations

Barbados, Caribbean

Romantic holidays in Barbados

Whether you want to laze on the beach or conquer every activity on offer, Barbados ticks every box for romantic bliss. You can dine at 5-star restaurants, tee off on top golf courses or kick back on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches – and that’s just the start!

Watersports abound on the island, from snorkeling, surfing, sailing, and boating. Plus, there are ancient caves, historic plantations, and famous rum distilleries to explore. If the season is right, take a couples’ dip with the friendly sea turtles that grace the waters around the island.

Make your stay extra special by booking a villa-like Sunset Reach which has a dedicated butler and chef. Enjoy the luxury of a breakfast tray outside your room in the morning, or romantic dinners served on your private oceanfront terrace.

This Barbados villa has a dedicated chef

Islamorada, Florida Keys

The Florida Keys are the ideal setting for romantic holidays and  couples getaways

With its idyllic beaches and laid-back luxurious vibe, Islamorada is the perfect choice for romantic holidays. Just an hour south of Miami, it couldn’t be easier to travel to but feels a world away from it all.

Encompassing six of the Florida Keys, Islamorada is hailed for its colorful coral reefs, unspoiled beaches, endless water sports, and great nightlife. Basking in a tropical climate and surrounded by nothing but beautiful blue waters, it’s truly a lovers’ haven.

For accommodation, stay at one of the area’s uber-romantic suites. Opt for somewhere like The Islands Waterfront Suite 1 and you’ll also benefit from on-site amenities including a private beach and marina, pools, a spa, fitness activities, and a waterfront bar. In addition, the suite also includes complimentary watersports equipment.

The Watefront Suite at The Islands is a top choice for romantic holidays

Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui is a top spot for romance

Located in the glittering Gulf of Mexico, Koh Samui is one of the most romantic destinations on Earth. Think palm-fringed beaches, exotic jungle treks, and boutique spas offering luxurious couples’ massages.

If a romantic dinner is on the menu you’ll find special romantic dining options all across the island. Alternatively, you can rent a private villa and enjoy delicious candlelit meals prepared by your own private chef.

Built around a private pool, Lipa Noi 2203 is a stunningly romantic villa in Thailand. Surrounded by lawns, palms, and frangipani trees, it provides the perfect setting for romance. An in-villa chef service is available, and it’s just a short drive to Nathon for restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.

Romantic villas in Koh Samui

Couples’ ski vacations

Big Sky, Montana

Ski vacations in Park City

While the skiing alone is enough to entice visitors, Big Sky offers plenty more besides. The perfect destination for adventurous couples, it boasts endless activities all year round.

In winter, snuggle up together for plenty of snow-based fun. With more than 36 lifts, the massive Big Sky Resort offers your pick of slopes. From beginner runs to vertical drops from the soaring Lone Mountain. Or visit in the warmer months for hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and boating.

When it all catches up on you, you’ll never have to travel far to your romantic home-away-from-home. Get cozy at Big Sky 82, a charming condo with ski-in ski-out access to Big Sky Resort. Additionally, you can use the facilities at the private Moonlight Club, which include a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a hot tub.

Big Sky Resort is popular for ski vacations

Park City, Utah

Park City is the place for couples ski  vacations

Romance is definitely in the air at this especially beautiful mountain resort. Home to the largest ski resort in the USA it offers plenty of action for powderhounds. And you’ll love hanging out together in the historic downtown with its shops, restaurants, bars, and cool Old West vibe.

It’s not all about the ski slopes though. As winter transitions into spring, the area takes on a new charm defined by endless warm-weather activities. Whether it’s zip-lining at Utah Olympic Park, romantic bike rides through the mountains, or fly-fishing at Provo River.

Couples are catered for with a wide range of romantic condos and cabins. Opt for something simple, or go all-out for the ultimate in romantic luxury. Park City 4 is a luxurious alpine lodge with a game room, private hot tub, fireplaces, and beautiful mountain views.

Park City ski lodges for couples

Romantic holidays in the city

Orlando, Florida

It may be known for its family attractions, but Orlando is also a destination for romance. Whether it’s couples’ cooking classes, a sunset kayak tour, or a romantic meal at one of the city’s myriad restaurants.

Get big thrills at Disney World, or just plan a romantic night watching the fireworks that explode over Cinderella’s Castle. For an especially romantic experience, you might want to head to somewhere like Leu Gardens or Lake Eola where you can enjoy romantic strolls or a peaceful picnic for two.

Crank up the glamour with a stay at Reunion Resort 2400 where you can make the most of your own pool, hot tub, movie theater, and games room. Furthermore, guests can access the resort’s incredible on-site facilities including a water park, golf courses, restaurants, a gym, a spa, biking trails, and much more.

This Orlando villas is the perfect setting for romance

Hvar, Croatia

Hvar city is popular all year round

Stylish and effortlessly elegant, the island of Hvar has long been a destination for romantic holidays. The city center is surrounded by 13th-century walls and is home to Gothic palaces and traffic-free marble streets.

Take your honey’s hand and wander along the main square, explore the sights on the winding cobbled streets, or swim at the numerous beaches. Through the summer, Hvar plays host to exciting festivals where you can let your hair down and make happy memories together.

Located in the peaceful western part of Hvar Town, a short distance from shops and restaurants, Hvar 2 is perched in a scenic seafront spot. It features a private pool, plenty of living space, and 4 large bedrooms. Enjoy the place to yourselves, or gather your friends for a multi-couple holiday!

Hvar 2 is located near to the city center

Ready to plan your next romantic holidays?

Book your stay with us and not only will you get beautiful accommodation at great prices, but you’ll also benefit from round-the-clock customer service. Our team can take care of any added extras you need, whether it’s car hire, booking excursions, or arranging special romantic experiences.

Follow our simple online booking process and you can secure your vacation rental instantly without any phone calls or fuss. It’s easy to check availability, get a quote, and book instantly online. Or if you’d prefer to talk to one of our friendly villa experts, give us a call!

Enjoy total peace of mind

Don’t forget, we are currently offering extra flexibility for your peace of mind. Our new flexible cancellation policies mean that you can reschedule or even cancel your stay for any reason, even if you are due to check in soon. Simply choose a property marked with Flex 14 or Flex 30.