The month all love birds wait for is finally here. It is that time of the year when every couple tries to relive the unique bond they share and singles try to express their feelings for that one special person. Does your idea of making your loved one feel special include a bouquet of roses, a soft toy, candle-lit dinner or a warm hug? Why not try something new this year. Take your loved one away from the hustle-bustle of the city life in a dreamy, distant location and fall for each other all over again.
Choose from the below mentioned romantic getaways for Valentine’s Day and give a pleasant surprise to your partner.
Neemrana Fort, Delhi-Jaipur Highway
Neemrana Fort, situated on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, is the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day in style. The 2.5 hectares of gardens surrounding the palace and the view of the surroundings makes it one of the most romantic destinations close to Delhi. Enjoy a swim with your beloved in the swimming pool or rejuvenate your senses at the Ayurvedic spa offered in this 5-star property. You can book a cab from Delhi to reach Neemrana Fort.
Havelock, Andaman Islands
For those who want to add a fun factor to their vacation, Havelock is the place to be!. Indulge in snorkelling and explore an altogether different world with your beloved. You can take part in fishing, trekking, Mangrove Safari or can just enjoy sunbathing in the palm fringed beaches.
Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
Don’t just give her a bouquet of roses, take her to the Valley of Flowers. Propose to her all over again in the most romantic way with mountains in the backdrop and flowers all around. This is the most beautiful gift you can give to your beloved.
Are you among those couples who love adventure and don’t want to spend Valentines Day sitting in some hill station? If the answer is yes, then Jaisalmer is the place for you. Other than sprawling forts, historical sites and a rich cultural heritage, this place is known for its sand dunes, camel safaris and camping. Proposing to your beloved amidst sand dunes below the star studded sky will be a one-of-its kind experiences. Trust me, it can’t get more romantic than this.
Panchgani is a picturesque hill station in the state of Maharashtra. The mist-soaked valleys and the pristine environment make it a dreamy destination for lovers. Take a break from the polluted city life and breathe some fresh mountain air. There are many modes of transportation available to reach from Mumbai to Panchgani.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in the country. With snow-covered mountains, dense forests and sparkling water bodies, Shimla is an excellent place to be with your loved one. And if you are lucky enough, it might also snow. Warm yourself with a cosy meal in one of the wooden cafes or restaurants of Shimla and watch the snowflakes settle on the window frame.
Ooty, Tamil Nadu
To gift yourself and your partner some lifetime memories, take her/him to the hill station of Ooty. Pleasant weather, lush greenery, serene environment and crystal clear water bodies add to the beauty of this place. It is one of those places where you can sit hand-in-hand with your loved one and spend some peaceful time. Also, if interested, you can enjoy trekking, hiking and a train ride.
Diu, Daman and Diu
Diu boasts of some of the most amazing beaches, historic forts and beautiful churches. Also, there are many caves in Diu that you can explore and add a fun factor to your vacation. Lazing on the beach with your beloved and listening to the sound of waves will surely be amazing.
Gokarna, home to a number of secluded beaches, lush green forests and undulating mountain terrains is an ideal destination for lovebirds. Half-Moon, Om, Kudle and Paradise Beach are some of the beaches where you can spend some private time with your beloved. There are many more places to visit in Gokarana where you can spend quality time. Watch the mesmerising view of the sunrise and sunset with your loved one standing besides you.
Want to propose to her differently? Why not on the quaint backwaters of Kumarakom. Counted among the most romantic places in India, it has a lot to offer to its visitors. Bend on your knees and propose to her on the boat as it slowly finds it way through the lush greenery.
Other than these, there are many more offbeat destinations where you can spend your Valentine’s Day.
So, what are you waiting for? Plan a perfect date for your partner and show her/him the romantic side of you. Take her to one of the romantic getaway destinations this Valentine’s Day and make it an everlasting memory.
About the Author
Kanika Agarwal is an avid traveller and likes to express simply by words of her experience. She admires natural beauty and her dream is to explore the unexplored.