Valentine’s Day is around the corner and it is certainly a time which grabs the attention of lovebirds throughout the world. Although there are popular legends & stories that connect Valentine’s Day with a famous priest in Rome, for many, it serves a purpose to remind people to take out time and shower their love and appreciation on their loved ones. If you are clueless about what special should be done to make it a memorable day for your loved one, the best thing is to plan a weekend escapade for your partner. When it comes to romantic escapades, there is no dearth of romantic tourist destinations in India. These are places where you can cozy up and spend some quality time with your loved ones. Take your pick:

Minicoy

Minicoy

Nestled on the southernmost islet of Lakshadweep, Minicoy is a popular romantic getaway which offers peace to your mind. It is the second largest island of Lakshadweep archipelago. It is a tiny strip of land fringed by cerulean waters. If you are sitting on a pristine beach of white sands, you can get an uninhabited island in view. The most famous activity of this place is Tuna Fishing. To add fun to your holiday, you can try your hands at this activity. The lighthouse built in Minicoy attracts a large number of tourists.

Ooty

Ooty

Touted as a must visit place for Honeymoon Couples, Ooty has several beautiful sights and sounds that stir up romantic feelings within a person. It is a great place for you to discover city or just laze around & do nothing. Moreover, if you want to cool your feet in a romantic ambience, Ooty is a place for you. The natural beauty of this place beckons the honeymoon couples from all around the country.

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Shimla

Shimla

Take your beloved to Shimla, a picturesque hill station in Himachal Pradesh in the foothills of the great Himalayas. Shimla offers a perfect package for a romantic holiday. It will give you some pleasant and memorable moments- boat rides, moonlight walks across the mountain, tasting street food on Mall Road, trekking or hiking and fun in the snow play. It is a destination where you’ll never feel bored.

Alleppey

Alleppey in Kerala

Listed as ’50 Must Visit Destinations before You Die’ by National Geographic Traveler, Alleppey, often touted as ‘God’s Own Country’, offers an experience which cannot be described in mere words. Today, backwaters are considered as the backbone of Kerala Tourism. Backwaters are the perfect getaway for romantic escapades and honeymooning in Kerala. On this Valentine’s Day, take your lady love to enjoy houseboat cruise in the backwaters of Alleppey.

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Nainital

Nainital

Nainital is one of the most charismatic destinations that India proffers. Dotted with lakes, Nainital has earned the sobriquet of ‘Lake District of India’. The landscape is dotted with turquoise blue lakes, verdant forests, hills, small bazaars and little shops selling jewellery in small alleys. Some of the popular places in the Nainital district are Nainital, Haldwani, Ramnagar, Ramgarh, Bhowali and Kaladhungi.

Havelock Island

Havelock Island

If you and your beloved are adventurous to the core, then Havelock Island is the destination for you. The island is quite famous for its white sandy beaches, coral reefs and the excellent scope of water sports such as diving, snorkeling and scuba diving. Boating is another wonderful thing to do at Havelock Island. The boat leaves from phoenix at 6 AM daily and reaches at 9 AM daily. During the boat ride, one can see dolphins and fishes. The whole atmosphere will make you feel that you are in aquarium.

Kashmir

Kashmir

A popular couplet by Amir Khusrow says that “If there is paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here”. The charm of Kashmir lies in its beauty, peaceful environment and salubrious weather. The places to visit in Kashmir include Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam, Yusmarg, Dal Lake and Manasbal Lake. Kashmir is synonymous with lakes, fruit orchards and the famous Shikara ride. So many epic stories and dance sequences of Bollywood were shot here. Besides, there are Mughal Gardens in Kashmir which adds to the beauty.

Port Blair

Port Blair

Best known to be the capital of Andaman and Nicobar, Port Blair is a former colonial island city encompassed by cerulean waters of Bay of Bengal and Virgin Islands. The character and atmosphere of Port Blair makes it relaxing. There are so many historic places to discover in Port Blair such as Cellular Jail, Marina Amusement Park, Water Sports Complex, Gandhi Park, Chidiya Tapu and Zsi Museum. Besides, Port Blair offers incredible natural vistas with a number of parks, beaches and natural memorials.

Manali

Manali

Nestled amidst the snow-capped Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, Manali is the perfect peaceful and romantic honeymoon destination in India. The natural beauty, warm & friendly locales and the quaint roads welcome and embrace everyone, especially couples. The weather adds to the Manali’s natural charm and guarantees a memorable romantic holiday. A romantic holiday during the Valentine’s Week will create wonderful memories to treasure for lifetime.

Munnar

Munnar

A popular hill station in Kerala, Munnar is quite famous for its cool climate and mesmerizing vistas. With its rich natural presence and an exciting history, this place is a must visit for couples. Sprawling tea & coffee plantations, winding lanes, lush green meadows, beautiful bungalows and resorts are the attractions that are worth watching and falling in love forever.

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Now the above mentioned places are quite popular and known for exhibiting peaceful and romantic aura. So, choose one of these romantic spots and make this Valentine’s Day very special. Make sure to snap all the memories of your trip for nostalgic purposes.

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