Valentine’s Day, the celebration of unconditional love and passion is round the corner. What better gift could you think of to surprise your lover than a visit to some of the most romantic places in the country? A well planned trip will subtly complement the surprise gifts, red roses, chocolates and the candle lit dinner parties that are in your mind. Here are some destinations that would bring alive the love and passion within you. No matter whether you are young or young at heart, these destinations would ignite the flames of passion and romance in your lives for sure.
Bestowed with some of the best beaches along the Arabian Sea coast, Goa has always been a favorite beach destination for those struck with the cupid’s arrow. This world famous beach destination wins hands down as a Valentine’s Day destination. Stay clear of the touristy and the crowded beaches and head towards the secluded and picturesque beaches like the Palolem beach to have an enchanting beach holiday experience. No matter whether you are a game of beach activities or wish to laze around in the sand or enjoy a stroll hand in hand, Goan beaches are second to none!
Breath taking natural scenery salubrious climate and mountain fresh air and snow around- Nainital would surely ensure a fairy tale romance your valentine’s day. Sitting pretty at an altitude of 6,358 feet above sea level at the Kumaon hills, this hill station is set amidst a deep forested valley around its namesake lake Naini. From walking trails, horse riding boating and rope-way there are many interesting activities to keep the love birds engaged.
Kerala Backwaters and Beaches
Enjoy a house boat cruise in the meandering maze of lagoons, backwaters and rivers in Alappuzha or Kumarakom in Central Kerala. Indulge in the luxury of a laid back holiday in the lap of nature and enjoy a night out in the house boat under the star lit sky.There are many secluded beaches like Marari where you can have the whole beach at your disposal once the fishermen leave the shores on their daily business. Enjoy the photo-shoot, build sand castles, count the waves or play a game of Frisbee. The options are all yours!
Taj Mahal in Agra, the epitome of love and the expression of beauty would make your Valentines’ day celebrations really meaningful. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is the right place for you to express your love. Enjoy the surreal experience of walking along the marble pavement of Taj with your lover on a full moon night.
Udaipur is another dream destination to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The palaces, castles and the magnificent Rajput architectural style buildings that are set against the pretty Aravalli mountain ranges, make Udaipur a world of its own.Fondly referred to as ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur will be the ideal place to reiterate your wedding vows.
Manali is a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh and is one of the most popular honey moon destinations in the country. Soak up the beauty of the hill ranges or set out on a day of outdoor activities like white water rafting, Paragliding and Ice Skiing. No matter whatever you choose to do, it is impossible not to fall in love with Manali.
Distant, secluded and full of energy, Andaman is a unique destination. The pristine golden beaches , the azure blue waters of the Bay of Bengal, the coral islands and the wild life will make this destination one of a kind. This awe inspiring destination not just ensures ample privacy and solitude for you both but also a life time holiday experience that would leave you wonderstruck.
Unspoilt beaches, Portuguese influences, handicrafts and French styled buildings, Pondicherry is delightfully different from most of the Indian tourist destinations and you would love its unique charisma. The palm fringed beach andpromenade, the French Quarter, gardens and beach activities would make your day.
Looking for a remote and less touristy destination? You can head straight to the tiny hill station of Mcleodgunj in the Dhavalagiri hills near Dharamsala. The Buddhist monasteries, cascading waterfalls, thickly wooded forests and walking trails give you ample private time and beautiful moments for a life time. The best part is that it is one of the cheapest hill stations in North India, which makes it a popular choice among young couples.
Ooty situated at an altitude of 7,440 feet above sea level, also known as ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, is a popular hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu. The dense forests, tea estates and lofty mountain peaks add to the attraction of this place. Though there are countless honeymoon destinations in India, we have handpicked the above as these are truly special in many ways for the lovers.