- Paris, France
Top of the list has to be the city of love, Paris. Romantic walks along the Seine, café dining and the Eiffel Tower are synonymous with romancing couples. If you really want to push the boat out, reserve the penthouse suite at the Four Seasons Hotel George V which has a bird’s eye view of the tower without the thronging crowds.
- Venice, Italy
It would be impossible not to fall in love with Venice’s waterways, fabulous food and sensational sights. The city played host to the wedding of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin last year, proving that even the glitterati love a gondola ride. Art, architecture and culture are at every turn, so bring a guidebook and make the most of this fabulous destination.
- Agra, India
Further afield, but home to the greatest monument to love, the beautiful white marble Taj Mahal which took 22 years to complete with 20,000 workers and 1,000 elephants. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was built after two years of mourning by a heartbroken Shah Jahan, in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who had died in childbirth. Demonstrate your love by booking a trip to explore this amazing continent.
- New York, USA
If you’re looking for get up and go, New York’s your city. From shopping at Tiffany & Co to a stroll in Central Park, you can take the Big Apple at your own romantic pace – the Empire State Building after dark is an unmissable spot to survey the city that never sleeps.
If a tropical climate, soft white sand and clear blue seas are an essential part of your romantic getaway, the Maldives is your destination. A hotspot for runaway weddings and honeymooners, there’s romance all over the place along with diving, spa treatments and an unmissable seaplane excursion over the islands.
- Burgh Island, Devon
A little closer to home, but no less exclusive for being on home shores, the Burgh Island Hotel has been attracting the famous, notorious and illustrious since 1929. Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot novels were set here, the Beatles stayed and Eisenhower and Churchill met there in the run-up to D-Day. A sea tractor collects you and your luggage and with luxurious settings plus a sumptuous view, it’s the perfect spot to wile away the days with your partner.