20 of the most romantic destinations for 2019, according to TripAdvisor

Aruba is one of the most romantic destinations, according to TripAdvisor. Shutterstock/byvalet
  • It might be time for you and your partner to take a romantic vacation.
  • To help you out with your decision of where to go, TripAdvisor compiled a list of the most romantic destinations all around the world.
  • Whether you want to walk down cobblestone streets, swim in the Caribbean ocean, or go on an adventure – there is somewhere for everyone.

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with love in the air, it may be time to take off a few vacation days and spend some much-needed quality time together on a romantic getaway with your significant other.

Whether you want to travel locally or go overseas, there are options for low-key couples, adventurous couples, and everyone in between.

TripAdvisor compiled a list of the most romantic destinations to travel in 2019.

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA feels like Europe.

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA. Clinton Steeds/Flickr

Surrounded by the Ozark Mountains, Eureka Springs, Arkansas is an unexpected but incredible destination for romance. The city is known for its historic Victorian buildings, natural springs, and stunning church, creating a European atmosphere in the Midwest US.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is a classic romantic destination.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Aneese / iStock

A celebrity favourite, the beaches of Cabo San Lucas in Baja California offers couples incredible views of the California Peninsula as well as luxurious living in five-star hotels and resorts.

Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia has white-sand beaches.

Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia. KeongDaGreat/Shutterstock

One of three spots in Bali to make the list, Jimbaran is a quieter alternative to nearby Kuta and Legian. Once a small fishing village, the area is known for its tranquil white-sand beaches and luxury resorts.

Negril, Jamaica has one of the top-rated beaches of 2018.

Negril, Jamaica. Flickr/Chris Ford

Negril, a beautiful beachside town in western Jamaica, is home to Seven Mile Beach, one of the top-rated beaches of 2018, as well as plenty of bars and water sports to keep visitors entertained.

Tulum, Mexico is quiet alternative to Cabo San Lucas.

Tulum, Mexico. xabi_kls/Shutterstock

A recommended alternative to Cabo San Lucas, the white sand beaches of Tulum are just as beautiful and slightly less crowded – perfect for couples looking for a more low-key vacation.

Marrakech, Morocco offers lots of peaceful riads.

Marrakech, Morocco. Migel / Shutterstock.com

The city of Marrakech in western Morocco enchants travellers with its colourful streets, busy souks, and traditional textiles, jewellery, and crafts. Here, couples may forgo a hotel to stay in a riad, a traditional home transformed into a guesthouse.

Playa Maroma, Mexico has beautiful sea views.

Playa Maroma, Mexico. LUNAMARINA/ iStock

A Mexican getaway on the coast between Playa del Carmen and Cancún, Playa Maroma’s reviewers note how romantic it feels. Its views of the Caribbean Sea and fabulous hotels make for an unforgettable experience for any couple.

Key West, Florida, USA has a little bit of everything.

Key West, Florida, USA. John Panella/Shutterstock

At the southernmost tip of the East Coast United States, clear water and luxury resorts await couples in Key West, Florida. Even with plenty of relaxing, high-end experiences to go around, adrenaline-lovers will still find that the island city can kick things up a notch.

Savaneta, Aruba is the perfect place to relax.

Aruba. Flickr/Göran Ingman

Once the capital of Aruba, Savaneta‘s laid back beaches create a perfect atmosphere for couples seeking a relaxing getaway. There are still plenty of opportunities for adventure, though; places like Mangel Halto and nearby Palm Island offer kayaking, snorkelling, and scuba diving.

Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece gives couples a chance to view beautiful sunsets.

Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece. De Agostini/Getty Images

With its cliffside, white-washed buildings, Imerovigli offers a classic image of Greece with one added benefit. The village apparently gives lovebirds a view of the beautiful sunsets Santorini is known for without the overwhelming crowds.

Bruges, Belgium is a classic European getaway.

Bruges may be one of Europe’s most overlooked destinations. The Belgian city’s cobblestone streets and romantic canals make it an excellent vacation spot for couples interested in having a classically European getaway.

Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia is an upscale locale.

Bali, Indonesia. Thomas Depenbusch (Depi) / Flickr

Seminyak, a beach resort area in southern Bali, sets couples up for trip lush with luxury. It is considered Bali’s most upscale destination, known for its high-end shopping, dining, and nightlife.

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia is for the adventurous couples.

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Christophe Faugere / Shutterstock

Also located in Bali, Ubud‘s inexpensive markets and hotels, combined with experiences like the Tegalalang Rice Terrace and the Monkey Forest, make it a great spot for couples who want to adventure on a budget.

Cancún, Mexico is a go-to destination.

Cancún, Mexico. Sandra Duarte / EyeEm / Getty Images

Cancún has long been popular for visitors to get away from it all and enter a world of blue water, white sand beaches, and nightlife that can’t be beat. The Mexican city is especially beloved by couples, who made up almost half of the American tourist population in 2018.

Prague, Czech Republic has lots of culture to enjoy.

Prague, Czech Republic. punjulnugraha/Shutterstock

Not only is Prague beautiful – its classic architecture and colourful buildings are sure to stun– but its artistic and historic significance makes it a perfect spot for couples seeking a cultural getaway. The birthplace of Mozart and Kafka, it was also rated one of TripAdvisor’s best European cities to visit in 2017.

Oia, Santorini, Greece is magically beautiful.

Oia, Santorini, Greece. Flickr/Joe deSousa

Santorini has been listed as one of the most romantic date spots in the world, and for good reason; the famous view at Oia sets a magical scene for couples.

Palm Eagle Beach, Aruba has been voted one of the best beaches.

Palm Eagle Beach, Aruba. littleny / Shutterstock

Also voted one of the best beaches of 2018, couples who want their own private slice of heaven will fall in love with Palm Eagle Beach in Aruba. Visitors recommend it for both its gorgeous water and its lack of large crowds.

Venice, Italy is a romantic city.

Venice, Italy. Flickr/Dimitris Kamaras

It’s easy to imagine gliding along with your loved one in a gondola down the canals of Venice. Although the city experiences heavier tourism every year, it remains one of Italy’s greatest gems.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico has lots of options for romantic activities.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. Diego Grandi / Shutterstock

Bordered by rolling green hills on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, the pristine beaches and bustling city of Puerto Vallarta makes it an excellent vacay spot for travelling couples looking for sun and fun.

Paris, France is known as the City of Love.

Paris, France. Brian Kinney/Shutterstock

Known internationally as the City of Love, what destination could top the list other than Paris? The French capital continues to enchant lovers and romantics year after year with its enticing cuisine, unrivalled museums, and timeless scenery.

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