Romantic Getaways: 5 Different Holiday Styles For Couples

A couple swim at the edge of an infinity pool as the sun sets over distant hills and the sea.

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Published 22 February 2022


Why not let Valentine’s Day inspire a year of travel? If you’re dreaming of a romantic getaway, here are some of our favourite choices for every kind of couple – to enjoy all year-long!

The family-in-tow couple


A family of four standing by their car in the snow

You’d love to spend a romantic holiday on your own, but the reality of your 2.2 kids means that’s as unlikely as getting a good night’s sleep before they turn 18. Good news is you can get both when you head to Mauritius.

There’s a resort to suit absolutely everyone. Perhaps no other destination is as perfect or hassle-free for visitors, and families, as Mauritius. Most resorts offer babysitting and kids clubs so that you can still steal away some time together as a couple.

If you can get away from the kids, go all-out with a “just you two” holiday. Choose a resort that is adults-only, has adults only wings or has special honeymoon inclusions for the ultimate couple’s retreat.

The Party Animal couple

Have you missed Thailand? For the party animal couple, there’s no better place to let your hair down.

Visit Phuket which has a mix of amazing beaches and great architecture. But for the couple that loves a great vibe, Thailand offers an amazing nightlife. There is no shortage of options waiting for your to club-hop your way around Thailand.

The Hopeless Romantic couple


Couple having dinner and drinks with scenic background

The Eastern Med gets the nod for sun-kissed splendour and romance around every turn. Treat your loved one with a cruise visiting the enchanting destinations of Venice, Santorini and Split. Several cruise lines operate cruises of different lengths featuring stops at ports across the region. The real trick is selecting East or Western Med, but with Santorini offering the world’s most romantic sunsets, our top pick for romance is definitely East.

The Culture-Vulture couple

Nothing pleases the culture vulture more than old school Europe.

Medieval town centres with history oozing around every corner, award-winning wining and dining, rivers and mountains and every picture postcard perfect scene from your favorite movie, culture loving duos cannot go wrong with a trip to Europe.

The Active-Adventurer couple


Couple holding hands carrying suitcases

If slothing on a beach does nothing for you, consider hitting the slopes instead. Skiing is a great way to keep fit and have fun together while you’re on holiday. You don’t even need to have skied before to enjoy it. After you’ve spent an exhilarating day outdoors, you can enjoy the après ski party atmosphere with your fellow outdoors’ enthusiasts. This is a great active option for adventure lovers.

The sky’s the limit when your heart is in it, so don’t let your perfect match slip away this Valentine’s Day. Gift your significant other with a gift that will last far longer than just the 14th February and make 2022 the year of the ultimate romantic getaway!


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