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The Most Romantic Beach Destinations That are Perfect for a Valentines Getaway

Couple on an island getaway
Shannon Durso
Written by Shannon Durso

So, Cupid struck you with his arrow, you’re madly in love, and the most romantic day of the year is coming up… now what? Each year as Valentine’s Day approaches we see more lovebirds than ever out on dates or maybe even in the airport heading to a romantic vacay. If you’re stuck on what to do or where to go with your better half, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! How does a dreamy island getaway during the most romantic day of the year sound? Here’s a list of some of the most breathtaking and romantic beach destinations in the world for you and your lover to venture to this V-Day. 

Rangali, Maldives

Rangali, Maldives

Although the Maldives have a number of different islands to choose from, our favorite is the secluded island of Rangali. It’s easy to get there as it’s only 30-minutes by plane from the capital Male. If you’re looking for an intimate beach destination that stretches to great lengths with barely anyone in sight then Rangali is the place for you. This island is a top pick for many as it’s an award-winning destination where travelers flock to soak up the sun.



Prepare to be on island time once you step onto the beautiful island of Fiji. The turquoise water, immaculate beaches, and coral reefs are just a piece of what Fiji has to offer. Although the perfect beaches will fulfill your expectations, you should consider adventuring with your loved one on a waterfall tour and explore life underwater while scuba diving or snorkeling. It’s the perfect Valentines Day escape and will surely be a trip you’ll never forget!

Soufriere, St. Lucia


We agree, there’s no greater feeling than being able to escape with your significant other to a destination that offers the most gorgeous white sandy beaches and romantic sunsets. Soufriere, St. Lucia has impeccable beaches as well as incredible scenery thanks to the vibrant green rainforest. Not only is this island the perfect spot for a couples getaway, but the views of the Piton volcano will create picture-perfect moments.

Praia da Marinha, Portugal


Interested in going to one of Europe’s high ranked beaches? If so, we’ve found the perfect destination for you! Located on the southernmost Algarve region in Portugal is this incredible island where travelers admire the views of the surrounding cliffs on one side and the clear blue waters on the other side. Make no excuses, grab your loved one and get here!

Podrace Beach, Croatia


Admire the silence of a sweet escape at this pebble beach with the perfect shading from surrounding pine trees. Podrace Beach is a small cove in Croatia however, many are unaware of this spot due to the country’s lengthy coastline.  With tons to do in Croatia, choosing to relax at this charming cove is simply the best couples choice.

Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand


Talk about exclusive… this island is only accessible by boat due to its steep limestone cliffs. The surreal-like towering cliffs and beach are what makes this Thailand destination worth the trip. Tourists who visit this beachy island enjoy the privacy and relaxation, which is why taking your love here will make a great stay. But FYI, you may find yourself stuck in a light rain shower if you go in May or October.

Treasure Cay, Bahamas


A popular yet beautiful island just south of Florida is where you can find powder soft sand and crystal blue water between your toes. Intimate moments surely will be made as you watch the sunset and chill out with your Valentine on the beach. And, if you get bored during the day there’s some awesome scuba diving and snorkeling sessions you can do!

Bora Bora, Tahiti


Ahh, we saved magnificent Bora Bora for last! Surround yourself with the beautiful blue water and insane beaches. There’s a number of resorts to choose from here and you may even meet a friendly couple during your stay. If you’ve seen photos of Bora Bora you probably noticed the hut-looking rooms situated in a blue lagoon (pretty gnarly). It’s a top honeymoon spot so taking a trip for Valentine’s day is perfect!

Have you taken a recent island getaway with your sweetheart? Tell us where you went in the comments below! 



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Shannon Durso

Shannon Durso

If she’s not searching for the world's coolest destinations she has yet to explore, you can find her writing content at Fareportal or maybe even drooling over a foodies latest post. Shannon’s a Brooklyn native who enjoys good company, new adventures, and a great laugh!

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