Love is in the air. If Cupid has already struck you and romance is what you crave this Valentine, why not escape the humdrum of everyday life by heading in a car to a cozy getaway with your partner! Here’s a quick look at some of most romantic destinations worth every pinch of love!
1. Ooty - The Quaint Hill Town of Chocolates and Love
Words fail to describe the spectacular beauty of this fantastic hill station in Tamil Nadu, nestled amid the Nilgiris, known as the “blue mountains”. Come here and you won’t help but fall in love with your beloved all over again.
Walk hand in hand with your partner through the enticing marketplace and explore the varieties of flavourful tea, lip-smacking handmade chocolates, delectable cheese, and aromatic oils.
Experience tranquillity like never-before and spend quality time with your love in this South Indian beauty that offers enough avenues for the laidback traveler as well as the adventure seeker.
2. Munnar - An idyllic getaway in “God’s Own Country”
‘Breathtaking’ is a befitting word for this picturesque hill station where you can feast your eyes on vast expanses of tea plantations stretching to the horizon.
Visit the scenic spots of Pothamedu Viewpoint and Attukal Waterfalls with your sweetheart and rekindle the romance.
Witness the panoramic view of the mountains that surround the pristine waters of the Kundala Lake while you spend quality time with your partner.
Stop at the local tea joints and savor the hot beverage as you feel a nip in the air. Total bliss, we say!
3. Kumarakom – Enchanting Backwaters that will Leave Thee Enthralled
Situated far away from the madding crowd and in the lap of nature, Kumarakom is a mesmerizing destination.
You’ve got to visit the tree-lined backwaters retreat in the tiny islets at the Vembanad Lake to actually believe it and when you have the company of your beloved, memories are destined to stay etched on your mind’s canvas forever.
Kissed by the rays of the sun, the blue waters are a reflection of the sapphire skies above. Stay with your partner in the houseboat for an out of the world experience and hospitality of another level!
Don’t forget to try the flavourful Malabar cuisine when you are at Kumarakom.
Nature has indeed been kind and bestowed it with lovely mangrove forests, coconut groves, and rice fields. Go for long walks in this tropical paradise and have those heart-to-heart conversations that you will remember till the end of time.
4. Havelock Island – Where paradise secretly descended on Earth
Revel in the untouched beauty of Havelock Island, a haven for photographers situated across the Bay of Bengal. Lovers rejoice, for this exotic locale is where you can spend the best time in each other’s company.
Take a stroll on the pristine shores and silvery sands of the untarnished Radhanagar Beach that has a beautiful forest as its backdrop. If you and your partner care for some adrenaline rush, consider engaging in snorkeling and diving on this beach rated among the top 5 beaches in Asia!
The enticing coral reefs make it a haven for divers.
Just next to the Radhanagar Beach is the picturesque Blue Lagoon where you can spend quality time with your Valentine enjoying nature’s bounties.
Be sure to visit the Italian Restaurant, White Sand, on the beach and indulge in delicious pizzas, pasta, and other preparations to your heart’s fill!
5. Lansdowne – Remote and Quiet Yet Urban in its own way!
Calling this quaint hill station a ‘modern village’ could sound like an oxymoron to some, but well; that’s how it is! Though well connected by road, this hill station continues to remain unspoiled to this day.
Located in the Pauri Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, Lansdowne gives you the much-needed seclusion for a laidback getaway with your beloved.
Visit the two churches here, St. Mary's Church and St. John's Church, and you may well be prompted to strengthen your relationship ties with the vow “Love me and leave me not!”
Go boating with your beloved in the Bhulla Tal, an artificial man-made lake where you will see swans, rabbits, and ducks frolicking around.
If both of you have a passion for trekking, head for a mountain trek through the jungle to get to a tiny waterfall for an amazing experience. Ah, what a picture perfect way to spend your Valentine this year!
Consider surprising your loved one with a quick trip to one of these five breath-taking destinations and gift him or her beautiful moments to cherish for a lifetime. Our country has a treasure-trove of destinations that you can visit and make your special occasions more special with the love of your life. We’ll be back with more destination ideas for you to make your special days more memorable.
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