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Top Five Romantic Travel Destinations



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Overflowing with natural beauty and breathtaking scenery, these top 5 most romantic destinations are not reserved just for honeymooners. Whether you are looking to add some sizzle into your relationship, or just want to immerse yourself in paradise, these fabulous travel spots are sure to please even the most cynical of globe trotters. And while some couples look to spend their time soaking up the sun of a tropical island, others may want to explore a city, whilst other couples may look to fill their vacation with as much adventure as they can possibly fit in. Our Top 5 Most Romantic Destinations have a little special something for every type of couple

The Exotic Traveler – Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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Surrounded by crystal clear tropical waters, Bora Bora in French Polynesia is a small island in the Pacific Ocean just northwest of Tahiti. It has long been a popular luxury resort destination, with its vacation bungalows stretching over the water on stilts. In ancient times the island was called “Pora pora mai te pora” which translates to “created by the Gods” in Tahitian. This famed island is the ideal destination for couples looking to escape the rat race and indulge in some fabulous water activities. Bora Bora is known for its excellent snorkeling and scuba diving since it is surrounded by a lagoon and barrier reef.

The Urban Aficionado – Paris, France
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The City of Lights is also well known as The City of Love, where romantic couples stroll arm in arm along the Seine, explore the the city’s manicured gardens, dine over romantic candlelight at some of Paris’ most reputable restaurants and take in the traditional tourist sights of the Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Paris is the perfect destination for couples who enjoy the sights, sounds and energy of an urban environment. If you and your partner have a penchant for world-class shopping, fine wine and food, history and exploring a city by foot, Paris will be a vacation to remember for a lifetime.

The Budget Savvy Traveler – Savannah, Georgia
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Romantic travel doesn’t mean having to fork over big bucks to travel internationally. For those on a budget the historic southern city of Savannah Georgia will have you feeling like Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler from Gone With The Wind. There are plenty of cozy inns and bed and breakfast retreats scattered along the tree lined streets of this city, also renowned for some wonderful restaurants. It’s also known for horse-drawn carriages, manicured parks and gorgeous architecture. It is the oldest city in Georgia and attracts romantic couples from all over the globe to its cobblestone streets. Savannah is the perfect getaway for couples looking to stay in the United States and enjoy a quiet vacation full of southern charm and hospitality.

The Adventurous Pair – Vancouver Island, Canada
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Couples looking to escape the ordinary and enjoy an adventure filled vacation should head to Vancouver Island in Canada. Located off Canada’s Pacific coast, Vancouver Island is known for its mild climate, boat lined harbors, English-style gardens and Old City Quarter. Travelers looking to spend their days experiencing some sort of outdoor recreation will enjoy the area’s hiking, biking, surfing and sailing. Adventurous couples will also enjoy whale watching trips, sport fishing, SCUBA diving and skiing.

The Beach Loving Romantics – Harbour Island, Bahamas
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Harbour Island, located just of the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas has been called one of the best beaches in the world. The island is known for its pink sand, a result of coral, broken shells and minute rocks all combining together. Stretching for three and a half miles, Harbour Island’s famous Pink Sand Beach is surrounded by warm, clear waters that are excellent for swimming and snorkeling. Outlying reefs make fabulous SCUBA diving daytrips and there are plenty of fishing trips for tourists to try. The transportation around this small island is via golf-cart and accommodation choices range from fine resorts, to private home rentals. This romantic island makes a wonderful destination for couples looking to soak up the sun in a truly relaxing environment.