Five Romantic Summer Vacation Spots To Take Your Spouse

Life & Love | Gerren Keith Gaynor | 07/17/2014 | 10:30 AM EDT

Before the summer escapes you, try one of these beautiful getaway destinations

What’s a summer without a little tender love and care? Before the season escapes you, you may want to take a much-needed vacation with your significant other for some good ole relaxation and quality time, all while basking under the sun and enjoying the waves of the deep blue sea.

Picking the perfect location for your romantic getaway, however, can be challenging. Ensuring you choose wisely is crucial, and thankfully for you, Centric’s compiled a list of some of the best vacation destinations from the sandy beach of Anguilla Island to Arabian desert of Dubai. Check it out!


Bora-Bora, Tahiti

It’s said that Bora Bora is the most beautiful and romantic island in the world. Resorts have been welcoming couples for over 40 years, wooing them with its fine amenities and overwater bungalows. Stay at the Four-Season Resort of Bora Bora and enjoy fun activities like fishing, chauffeured speed boating, parasailing, a ray and snorkeling safari and submarine excursion.

Venice, Italy

If it’s good enough for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, Venice is certainly romantic enough for you and your beau! The city’s elegance will not only captivate you, but you may never want to leave. The views of waterfront palazzos, palaces, and churches will have you feeling like you’re floating through a real-life Italian painting. Some of its main attractions is the the Grand Canal,  Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace), and the Rialto Bridge.

Anguilla Island

Anguilla is best known for its white sandy beaches, cultural Caribbean foods and history, boat tours and Caribbean charter. The island’s best resort is the Ani Villas, a luxury and exotic locale with stunning villas designed to capture its dramatic cliffside setting. You’ll particularly enjoy water activities like kite surfing, sailing, kayaking and swimming with dolphins. As for land activities, try horse riding, hiking or even venturing off to neighboring Caribbean islands.

Santorini, Greece

Santorin is best known for its over sixty inhabited islands, historic sites, idyllic beaches and towering mountain ranges. Here you’ll find peace as you and your lover roam the black sand beaches or the streets of a provincial village like Imerovigli. Santorini is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway in Greece. The island has a growing reputation as a “wedding destination” for couples not only from Greece but from all over the world.

Kauai, Hawaii

Well known for its impressive cliffs, canyons and rainforests, Kauai has some of Hawaii’s most picturesque beaches. Kauai is relaxing and pristine. It’s also the least commercially developed of the Hawaiian islands, allowing its visitors to enjoy its natural beauty like the waterfalls, scenic drives and more than 60 beaches. Stay at the Hanalei Colony Resort, an escape for those seeking a break from modern-day stress and is described as a “romantic interlude” for couples. It’s main attractions are Lydgate Beach Park, Kauai Museum, Wailua Falls and Smith’s Tropical Parade.

Reporting By: Laurie Ramirez

(Photo:  David Jakle/Corbis)

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