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10 December 2023

Most romantic cities to spend Valentine's Day

Tourists visiting Petra. Jordan's tourism earnings have been resilient so far this year and posted a 30 per cent rise in the first quarter. (AFP)

By Staff

Where are the most romantic places to spend this Valentine's Day?

Here is a list of the most romantic spots to escape to this February.

Amman, Jordan

Are you looking for a last minute getaway with your loved one? Whilst Paris, Venice and Bora Bora spring to mind as quintessentially romantic locations, why not think outside the box when it comes to deciding where to spend this Valentine’s Day?

Take in the stunning surroundings of a Unesco World Heritage Site with your loved one this Valentine’s Day. In a city renowned for its charm, explore the rose-coloured buildings whilst learning about Petra’s cultural heritage.

Chaouen, Morocco

Get lost among the beautiful blue buildings in Chaouen, northwest Morocco. In one of the country’s most picturesque cities, you can wander the romantic cobblestone streets, and visit authentic Moroccan cafes and restaurants. If you’re looking for a more adventurous escape, hike up the nearby Rif Mountains and enjoy picturesque views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Ubud, Indonesia

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle with your loved one this February 14th, then the peace and serenity of Ubud will definitely suit you.

Known as Bali’s center for healing, Ubud is the perfect place to relax and unwind in one of the local spas. Enjoy fine Indonesian dining, explore paddy fields, and climb up to the Campuhan Ridge for panoramic views of your stunning surroundings.

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Visit Zanzibar in February and you can expect blue skies and warm weather to explore the beautiful Stone Town, the old area and cultural heart of Zanzibar City.

While away the hours wandering around the winding alleyways, visiting the city’s bazaars and stunning mosques. Don’t miss the spectacular white sandy beaches, where you can take romantic strolls and enjoy the fresh seafood. 

Arequipa, Perú

Great food, amazing architecture, and incredible landscapes: Arequipa - Peru’s second largest city - is a stunning getaway location. The city is surrounded by three volcanoes, dominated by white buildings - which earned Arequipa the nickname The White City -, and in 2000, its historical center became a Unesco World Heritage Site.

Information is provided by Lamudi, a property portal