Take to the skies this Valentine’s Day and spend this special time with your special someone in a foreign land. But what about once you’re there? Worry not, we’ve shortlisted some fantastic ideas to help you enjoy your time away together and make memories that last a lifetime. We’re talking couples’ massages, long walks across stunning beaches, picturesque hikes, moonlit dinners, and luxurious accommodations for the best night’s sleep. Check out our top suggestions below to help make this year’s Valentine’s Day even more special.
The perfect addition to any Valentine’s Day event is a glass or two of the finest regional vino, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a more romantic locale to enjoy these fine wines than the historic and captivating city of Rome. Widely considered the second city of love, Rome is a hive for romantic adventures and the ideal place to excite your taste buds. The most popular wines to try include Chianti, Nero d’Avola, and Montepulciano. Reserve a table at L'Antica Enoteca; located in the city centre which offers a wide range of wines that are sure to be your new favourite tipple. And nothing pairs better with these fine Italian wines than the equally delicious Roman cuisine that’s on offer, as well as the stunning views of this Mediterranean paradise. Journey on a round-trip tour from Rome to Pompeii in comfort by train and bus. Once you arrive in Pompeii, you’ll take a guided tour around the city that was devastated by the eruption of its towering volcano, Mt. Vesuvius. This will conclude with a visit to an award-winning neighbouring vineyard to taste and enjoy the four wines produced on the fertile volcanic soil, paired with a lunch of antipasti and dessert. Enjoy the rich bouquets and soft notes of Italian wines with your partner, as you embark on a journey of discovery through the vineyards and tasting rooms of this beautiful country.
If you're looking for a romantic escape this Valentine's Day, a spa break in Ibiza is the perfect way to spoil your special someone. With its stunning scenery and tranquil surroundings, the island offers much more than a party break. Immerse yourself in a world of pure serenity at the Six Senses Wellness Retreat, where you can experience tailored treatments with a service crafted around you. The state-of-the-art facility features a steam room to unwind in, a fully equipped fitness area for those looking to keep active, and outdoor massage catacombs for an unforgettable spa experience. Take a stroll through the organic gardens, rich with homegrown spa botanicals, for a sensory journey like no other. It’s the perfect treat for Valentine’s Day and the ideal location to rejuvenate your senses, unwind, and find balance and tranquillity. Looking for a spa break where the pampering is on your doorstep? Treat you and your sweetheart to a stay at one of the many luxurious spa resort hotels in Ibiza - with a wealth of options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect escape to rest and recharge. Book a stay at the Ibiza Gran Hotel, where indulgence and relaxation come together to make for an unforgettable visit. This resort offers luxury furnishings, fine art décor and stunning island views. Good news if you’re newlyweds, as the hotel offers particularly romantic views as well as a dedicated menu for honeymooners. Aside from that, you also have access to the on-site spa that offers hydro massage, ice baths, a sauna, fitness areas and a range of classes to attend, including yoga and many other open-air treatments. Whether you're looking for a cosy couple’s massage or a romantic sunset yoga session, get ready to fall in love all over again and uncover the island’s best spa experiences.
Consider treating yourself and your partner to a change of scenery this Valentine’s Day. It’s the perfect time to take a break from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life and immerse yourselves in some enriching excursions. And if you haven’t thought about Barcelona this year, think again as it’s a great destination for keen culture couples. This lively metropolis boasts a multitude of tourist attractions that are always certain to impress. At the forefront of offerings is the Sagrada Familia, a revered religious structure that was originally conceptualized by Antoni Gaudi in 1882. Despite being incomplete, it still manages to captivate over 3 million tourists annually with its breath-taking design, intricate details, and dazzling stained-glass windows. Gaudi is also responsible for Barcelona’s Park Güell, the city’s most famous greenspace, which is packed with artistic architecture. Make sure to visit the Salamander and the mosaics, while you take in the superb views of the city. For art lovers, the Picasso Museum of Barcelona is a must-see, housing over 4,000 of the Spanish painter’s works, including two of his most important - the First Communion and Science and Charity.