5 Quick Valentine’s Getaways
It’s Valentine’s week and most couples and lovers from all over the world look forward to this week and so does CountlessMiles. If you don’t have anything planned for your significant other, here’s a list of our top quick Valentine’s Day getaway spots in some cool locations you can be sure you’ll enjoy!
1. Mnemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Mnemba Island is located about 3 km off the northeast coast of Unguja, Zanzibar. This small island is the perfect getaway for our lover’s this season and one of my favorites. For our hopeless romantics who want to get pampered all the day, accommodation at &Beyond Mnemba Island offers romantic private hideaway for its guests in their beach side chalets. Enjoy waking up to the sound of water and falling in love with nature on this beautiful island. Guests enjoy activities such as swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and you can get a little more intimate with the spa massage or simply do nothing at all, It is the perfect valentine’s getaway in Eastern Africa. Enjoy an all-inclusive stay starting from $790 – $1600 per person per night. Yes it is pricey but hey, I’m sure you partner is worth more.
2. Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Zihuatanejo, Mexico is a city in the Mexican state of Guerrero. It is also another one of my favorite perfect romantic getaway locations and one of Mexico’s hidden treasures. The clear waters are perfect for swimming and snorkeling, and the thatch-roofed restaurants offer some of the best Mexican cuisine. For a great romantic trip, book a stay at the Viceroy Hotel or La Casa Que Canta on the beach Playa la Ropa to enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean from your own private villas. Enjoy snorkeling, swimming, fishing, cooking classes, yoga, relaxing on the beach and eating great Mexican food. You can enjoy an all-inclusive rate from $670/night – it doesn’t get any better than this.
3. St. Lucia, Caribbean
St. Lucia is one of the Caribbean’s most dramatically beautiful islands. It is the perfect romantic destination for our couples who love adventure. It offers natural landscape of white sand beaches and miles of unspoiled rain forest surrounded by the Majestic volcano Piton, which makes it the perfect location to mix romance with adventure. Enjoy the natural waterfalls, breathtaking views, adventure sports, water sports, land sports, spa massage, etc on your visit to St. Lucia. For the greatest romantic experience, you can stay at the Sandals Grande Resort in one of their romantic suites starting from $319/person/night. Want romance and adventure? This is the perfect place for you.
4. Oia, Greece
Oia, Greece is a small town in Greece and a short ride from Santorini’s airport. This beautiful town filled with pure white buildings with colorful roofs is carved out of the cliffs and offers breathtaking views of the Mediterranean and the volcano. Enjoy the ultimate romantic experience at the Andronis Luxury Suites located on the cliff edge of Oia village. Enjoy stunning sea views from your private balcony and your infinity pool. Enjoy spa massages and views of the city surrounded by clear blue waters. Watch the sunset while enjoying a romantic dinner from your private veranda. For those who want the ultimate white view and clear blue water experience, this is the perfect romantic getaway. Enjoy luxury rate stay starting from $450/night in their Premier Suites.
5. Bakau, Gambia
Another of our favorite destination is Bakau, Gambia. This is not a typical choice for a romantic destination but the Gambia has something for lover’s who want a nice romantic getaway in the West African Coast. Ngala Lodge located between Bakau and Fajara on the west coast of Gambia, offers luxury accommodation, wonderful cuisine, dedicated guest service, and much more. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean from the lush tropical gardens of the lodge. Eat tasty West African cuisine or simply relax on some of the finest beaches on the West African coast during your stay in this nice boutique hotel. For the ultimate romantic experience, book a suite in the Atlantic wing to get private views of the ocean with your own Jacuzzi and Terrace.