Valentine’s Day is such a beautiful day of love. While some couples prefer to celebrate by cuddling and opening a bottle of wine, others want to go all out and travel to celebrate. If you are the latter, we have a list of some of the best places to visit on Valentine’s Day in India and make this celebration of love even more special.
5 Best Places To Visit On Valentine’s Day
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Are you planning a Valentine’s Day trip with your partner? Think Manali will be enough for the getaway? Or are you leaning more toward Coorg? Well, with so many romantic getaways to choose from, it’s only natural to feel confused.
To help you out of this quandary, we have put together this great list for you to look through and decide. Here are the 5 best places to visit in India on Valentine’s Day:
1. Havelock Island
Ready to get into your bikini and feel the sea breeze in your hair? Havelock Island might just be the perfect getaway destination to go to with your partner.
Havelock Island, situated to the east of Andaman and Nicobar, is the largest of the islands in this archipelago. The sublime beaches, teal shallows and a great spot in India for scuba diving. The place is not crowded, because it is one of India’s best-kept secret spots.
Havelock Island steers clear from known tourist trails. The beaches are white, sandy stretches of pure tranquillity. This place is famous for elephant swimming and unbeatable reefs.
So, if you are planning on a getaway with your partner, to escape the hustle and bustle of the monotonous city life, and cure the boredom in your relationship, this might be the perfect destination for you. All of these elements make it one of the best places to visit on Valentine’s Day in India. The zero cellular connectivity, tranquillity and a foaming-blue paradise experience is just what you need to soak up the spirit of romance in full earnest.
Situated on the border of Kerala and Karnataka, Wayanad perfectly encapsulates the beauty of God’s Own Country. What’s more, this is a great place if you want to travel on a budget.
Wayanad has green mountains with cotton-candy clouds and mighty rivers. Unlike Munnar, Wayanad offers mammoth waterfalls for you and your partner to indulge in a dip with no onlookers. The hiking trails to the top of Chembra Peak, where you can find a heart-shaped lake, is one of the highlights of Wayanad. The hike is worth the view on the top.
If you wish to laze around and relax, you can book a car and ride through the amazing bamboo forest. Or chill by Pookode Lake or just indulge in the roadside vadas and black tea.
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This is a getaway close to the beautiful city of Pune. Situated in the Satara district in Maharashtra, this hill station is about 1300 feet above sea level. The mesmerizing mountain peaks offer fantastic views of the aligned mountains.
You and your partner can spend a cosy evening by the bonfire, just talking and cuddling. You could even avail of tent reservations to spend a night at the top of the peak. The sunrise and sunset views from here are a treat to the eyes and the soul.
If you and your partner cannot get enough of the ocean and the beach, travel to this place. Gokarna is the younger sibling of Goa - smaller hence less populated but unparalleled in beauty. The place stands out for its exquisite beaches, including one shaped like ‘Om’, the other like a crescent moon, apart from the main Gokarna beach that will amp up your exotic couples trip.
The Paradise beach here can only be accessed through a boat ride followed by a little trek. But it’s worth the effort, as a dip in the calm, cool water, tucked away in the lap of nature, is the perfect antidote to everyday stresses.
The beauty of this place remains untouched by tourism, making it the ideal beach getaway. Truly the best place to celebrate Valentine’s Day, this destination will not disappoint.
The backwaters of Kerala are unarguably one of the most exotic places in India. It might be clichéd to call Alleppey the ‘Venice of the East’ but the beautiful place lives up to its name.
This is the perfect place to go to with your partner, because where else will you wake up in a houseboat, sip toddy and float your worries away? There are small canals that are connected to the backwaters; the sides of the canals are home to people who draw sustenance from the backwaters. Local inhabitants own small eateries, shops, and stores.
Alleppey offers lush green stretches of fields that stand in deep contrast to the blue waters and is home to exotic birds. The abundance of coconut trees only adds to its beauty, and in the evenings you can see a riot of colors on the horizon as the sun sets.
There is nothing quite like traveling with your partner to celebrate Valentine’s Day in India. These are undoubtedly some of the best places to visit on Valentine’s Day. Sip those drinks, make some love and immerse yourself in these beautiful destinations.
A simple candlelight dinner at home with a movie will also do but if you are looking to celebrate with more pomp, you can go visit a romantic destination and take a mini-vacation with your partner.
Goa, Coorg, Havelock Island or Wayanad are some serene places that you can go to on Valentine’s Day.