World's Most Romantic Places to Propose | Best Holidays I Lightfoot Travel
Get ready to go weak at the knees for these heavenly hideaways
The One With The Private Bay - Scrubby Bay at Annandale, New Zealand
If there was ever a hotel that would make your guy drop to his knee, this has to be it. Set in a private bay, this boutique lodge features a pool, spa room, open fire and deck where you can relax. You can toast your union in your hot tub and look out on to the surf without anything obscuring your view. Yes, you really have the entire bay to yourself.
Scrubby Bay at Annandale New Zealand
The One Overlooking The Pacific - Big Sur Post Ranch Inn, California
Cue breathtaking scenery, cue whales outside of your window, cue champagne on arrival… insert bended knee moment here. Only La-la Land can create such a showstopping location for a proposal. And if you don’t believe us how romantic it is, just ask Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman and Jack Black who all tied the knot here.

Big Sur Post Ranch Inn California

The One In An 18th-Century Palazzo - Le Sirenuse, Italy
If anything will get you in the mood for love, it’s being whisked along the Positano coastland in a private boat and stopping at a coastal village for lunch. Then you can drop to your knee on your private balcony of this 18th-century palazzo that’s filled with Venetian antiques.

Le Sirenuse Italy

The One With The Michelin-Star Chef - Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris
They say that food is the fastest way to someone’s heart so if your fiancé or fiancee’s is a foodie, book a suite at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée. For Alain Ducasse has just reopened his restaurant at the hotel after a glittering makeover. You could book the Royal Suite that offers a view of the Eiffel Tower, you could go for a spin around the City of Love in the hotel’s Maserati Quattroporte or you could just order Ducasse’s souffle to make them say ‘yes’.
Hôtel Plaza Athénée Paris


The One That Was A Royal Palace - Aman Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
If you really want to make your beloved feel like a princess for the day take her to Aman Sveti Stefan on a private island off the cost of Montenegro. Follow in the footsteps of famed lovers Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and be whisked across the causeway to an islet that features the former summer residence of the Serbian royal family and an array of beautifully restored stone cottages.

Aman Sveti Stefan Montenegro

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From $8,500 pp

Arctic Wildlife Safari

The Arctic

  • Search for polar bears hunting seals in the pack ice on an arctic safari
  • Explore historical sites including early whaling camps, trappers’ cabins, deserted coal mining operations, and an abandoned polar research station
  • Sea kayaking near tidewater glaciers and icebergs
  • Look out for humpback whales from the outdoor decks
  • Take advantage of the included photography program and learn alongside the onboard expert

When to go:

ideal length 10 nights

From $6,000 pp

A Sri Lankan Honeymoon

Colombo Cultural Triangle Galle Fort Sri Lankan Safaris Sri Lanka Indian Subcontinent

  • Visit a local tea estate and learn about the tea making process in the Hill Country
  • Indulge in massages and long swims at your boutique property in Kandy
  • Head on sunset game drives at Yala National Park
  • Enjoy candlelit dinners under starry skies and by dramatic seas
  • Wander the streets of Galle Fort, visiting the shops, bars, cafes and restaurants

When to go:

ideal length 13 nights

From $5,000 pp

A Romantic Getaway on the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast Italy Europe

  • Discover some of the most famous historical sites in Italy, including Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Savour a romantic, candlelit meal at a champagne and oyster bar
  • Sail the Amalfi Coast on a traditional wooden boat
  • Explore the island of Capri, including the spellbinding Blue Grotto
  • Relax and unwind on the idyllic, upmarket island of Capri

When to go:

ideal length 6 nights
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