10 Amazing Cruise Destinations for Couples

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Cruise holidays are a great way to explore the world with the one you love. When you’re in love the whole world is your oyster, but to narrow it down here 10 of the best places for a romantic escape.

Barbados

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Travel to the Jewel of the Caribbean for an unforgettable stay in paradise. St Lawrence Gap is popular amongst romantics with plenty of fine dining restaurants for that special candle lit meal. Other island attractions include scuba diving, golf and sailing.

Croatia

Arriving at the port of Dubrovnik, you’ll take a journey back through time in the city’s old town. After exploring the historic sights, take a boat to nearby Lokrum. This island is home to a monastery and botanical garden – perfect for secluded strolls.

Majorca

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It may be a tourist hot-spot but head off the beaten track and you’ll find some of the most picturesque villages in the Mediterranean. One such Utopia is the port of Soller, famed for its intimate boutique hotels and seafood restaurants.

Corfu

This Greek Island is famed for its verdant landscape and offers a blissful escape from the stresses of ever day life. Head to the town of Govia which remains blissfully quiet throughout much of the year. There are plenty of secluded bays to explore and many of the hotels cater specifically for couples.

United Arab Emirates

Early morning on Dubai Creek #2

Few trips offer the romantic allure of an Arabian adventure. In the sprawling metropolis of Dubai you can indulge in world class shopping, dining and unbelievable man-made beaches.

Costa Del Sol

The golden beaches of Spain’s sunny coast are guaranteed to impress. Be sure visit the city of Malaga where art lovers can stop by the museum of Picasso. An impressive Roman amphitheatre also provides the perfect setting for atmospheric holiday pics.

Tenerife

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Where better to rekindle the romance than on a sun-kissed tour of Tenerife. A memorable holiday awaits where visitors can hike to the summit of a snowcapped volcano, take a dolphin spotting tour or soak up the sun on a black sand beach.

Gran Canaria

Offering a similar appeal, Gran Canaria enjoys over 300 days of sunshine per year. Aside from the endless stretches of coastline, visitors can admire cultural sights and feast on tapas in the capital’s charming old town, Vagueta.

Cyprus

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Cyprus offers heaps of old-world charm and some of the best beaches in Europe. Visit the historic UNESCO listed town of Paphos, an area home to ancient wonders, five star resorts and even a wine museum. .

Jamaica

Of all the Caribbean islands, Jamaica could be the perfect choice for the adventures couple. The Blue Mountain National Park is home to the highest point on the island – worth the hike for jaw dropping views of the region. After all that excitement, unwind on Montego Bay and indulge in rum cocktail or two.

Visit any one these destinations on a cruise and you’re guaranteed a one-of-a-kind holiday filled with passion. Make some beautiful memories!

Images by tuukkarbortescristianmckaysavageassillo and Christopher Combe Photography used under Creative Commons License.

 

2 comments

  • I’m always so jealous when I see how many incredible places travel writers have been to. I’m slowly catching up now I work for a travel company myself. Really great to see someone younger talking about cruising, we might have to get you on our weekly show one day if you fancy it?

    • Hi Paul,
      Thanks for the comment! Its great if you can incorporate travel in your job! Sounds great, i’ll drop you an email :) Lizzy

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