Got the winter blues? If you’re bored this winter, get ready to grab your honey and spend some money in the greatest love affair abroad. Nestle in an igloo gazing at the northern lights or explore sea caves New Zealand. Whatever you choose, be assured that adventure, love, and romance is well worth your time away from home.
Explore Sea Caves in New Zealand
Visit the relaxed Cooks Beach in Coromandel Peninsula to explore Cathedral Cove where you can navigate the caves via foot, kayak or diving. Stay at the ultra-romantic Sunlover Retreat where rooms have modern furnishings, picturesque views and minutes away from sunshine, sand and sea.
Relax at an Eco-Sanctuary in Malawi
Get some R&R in Malawi’s first high-end property, Tongole. Experience the comfort of home in the heart of the wild with your open-front suite. The luxurious safari lodge features chic sheets midst the trees and footsteps away from the African action. Kayak, wildlife safaris and paragliding are a snapshot of what’s available for romantic mingling.
Ski and Be Bavarian in Leavenworth, WA
Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat, located in German-town Leavenworth, features spacious and luxurious accommodations for those who like to cuddle in front of a fireplace. Cross-country ski and snowshoe paths are several glides away from the hotel. For a zen-ed out experience, book the yoga or spa package for a greater escape from winter snow. Enjoy amenities such as the fitness room, Library, outdoor rock pool and complimentary beverage service. At night, enjoy conversation over a glass of Bavarian beer. Rooms are fido-friendly.
Explore your Inner-World in Kerala, India
Kerala is known as India’s most romantic getaway. The luscious jungle and backwaters of India are peaceful, serene and clean. This is India’s most luxurious and highly dense yoga and Ayurvedic spa induced region. Choose from hundreds of resorts, located in pristine nature set amidst jungle-like atmosphere.
Chill out in Sweden
Literally chill out in the elaborate Ice Hotel. Originally carved from chainsaws and chisels, the Ice Hotel is for those who love cuddling and snow-scape adventure. Winter is the prime season in Lapland. Explore the northern lights, dogsled the hills, snowshoe the landscape or take an ice sculpt class for two.
Catch a Wave for Two in Costa Rica
Lucero Surf Retreats features yoga and surf packages for lovebirds and adventurous couples. Stay in a villa, designed with a blend of Asian and Caribbean design. Each villa is equipped with a private patio and garden space, and private hammock. Take private or group surfing lessons before hitting the waves. Breathe deep in yoga or zip line through the trees. The choice is yours.
Elizabeth is a fitness professional, workshop presenter and freelance writer. She is an active traveler who treks the globe looking for interesting stories to write and places to photograph. Her most significant travel achievements include living and volunteering in Australia twice and studied yoga in India.