Whether you’re planning on finally popping the question, or are well on your way to planning your wedding and deciding upon potential honeymoon destinations, there are three glittering gems that attract couples the world over. Here’s an overview of each.
The Amalfi Coast - Naples
The Amalfi Coast stretches for only a short distance, but every inch of it demonstrates the very best and most beautiful of Mediterranean landscape. Featuring imposing coastal mountains that dramatically nestle along the sea line, with picturesque villages and forests in the background, this region is the epitome of romance.
Despite the old-age charm of The Amalfi Coast, there are many luxurious hotels, as well as restaurants heralded for superior food and dining (of particular note are: the Donna Rosa restaurant; La Taverna del Leone and Il Gusto della Costa). Should you be thinking about a trip to the Amalfi Coast to get down on a bended knee, you may want to consider the wondrous mountaintop region of Ravello. With just 2,500 citizens, stunning architecture and uncompromising vistas, this charming town likely plays host to many an engagement each and every year.
Bora Bora - French Polynesia
What could be more romantic than a beach wedding, or more wistful than a backdrop of palm trees and star light for your proposal? Bora Bora is perhaps the picture postcard example of a dream holiday destination. Located in French Polynesia, this Pacific Island will mesmerise from the moment you lock your eyes on it at 35,000 feet.
Needless to say, the accommodation here is almost exclusively five star, and yet this region offers so much more than delicious cocktails around your luxury pool. Here, you can explore rainforests, go snorkelling, take a lagoon tour and parasail - ideal for the couple who are seeking an action-packed, adrenaline pumping break, in addition to an idyllic location for romance.
Ice Hotel - Sweden
The romance of the Ice Hotel in Sweden is perhaps best encapsulated in their very own words, as they describe it as “a place to discover silence, northern lights, glistening snow clad forests, reindeer, cloudberries, kettle coffee and much more”.
Whilst other ice hotels have sprung up around the world, The Ice Hotel in Sweden remains the original and most imposing of them all – serving as a completely unique destination ideal for weddings, engagements and honeymoons. Featuring cool and warm rooms for both accommodation and food and drink, this hotel has become renowned for bedrooms that hold a temperature of between -5 to -8 degrees, where no two rooms are the same, with only reindeer hides and thermal sleeping bags for warmth.
And if you are planning a proposal – what could be more magical, enchanting or memorable than proposing under the Northern lights? (Of course, if you’re already past that stage, there’s always the possibility of colourful glasses made from ice, and ice sculptures for your wedding!).