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Disneyland Shanghai

Shanghai, a city that effortlessly marries tradition with modernity, offers a captivating backdrop for couples seeking romantic experiences. Amidst the soaring skyscrapers and the charming lanes of the Old City, love can blossom in every corner of this vibrant metropolis, unveiling a plethora of romantic delights.

Disneyland Shanghai

Indulge your loved one with an exceptional Disney adventure at Shanghai Disneyland. Immerse yourselves in the excitement of thrilling rides and captivating live shows that unfold throughout the day. Explore attractions inspired by beloved Disney movies such as The Lion King, Tarzan, and Frozen, creating magical moments together.

Haichang Ocean Park

Embark on an entertaining day with your beloved at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park. Explore the fascinating world of dolphins, sharks, penguins, polar bears, beluga whales, and an array of aquarium fish, discovering and learning together. Couples seeking thrills can hop on the Steel Dolphin roller coaster, boasting the title of one of the world’s longest rapids rides.

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower
Shanghai Tower – Photo by Edward He on Unsplash

Optimal for a visit during sunset, the 118th-floor observation deck provides an unparalleled panoramic view of the city skyline. Following this, relish a romantic cruise along the Huangpu River, immersing yourselves in the scenic beauty. Post-cruise, indulge in the flavours of famous Xinjiang cuisine at a popular restaurant along Nanjing Road.

The Bund and Old French Concession

For couples who revel in the vibrant nightlife, an evening tour highlighting Shanghai’s top nocturnal destinations awaits. Explore atmospheric bars and chic clubs nestled in the Bund and Old French Concession, offering an eclectic ambience that spans from refined wine pairings to lively vodka shots. This alone is a reason to start booking holiday apartments in Shanghai such as the likes of the Somerset Gubei Shanghai.

Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Get ready to immerse yourselves in the enchanting atmosphere of Tokyo, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modern marvels to create a romantic haven unlike any other. Here are some activities for couples that will ignite sparks of passion and create lasting memories with that special someone.

Enjoy the Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Few sights in the city rival the ethereal beauty of cherry blossoms in full bloom usually from the end of March to the early part of April. One of the best places for this experience is the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, close to Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo. This expansive park boasts a diverse collection of cherry blossom trees, providing the perfect backdrop for a romantic stroll amidst a sea of delicate pink petals.

Take in the City Views from Up High 

For panoramic views of a sprawling skyline, head to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, easy to reach for those finding Shinjuku accommodation. This towering building features two observatories that offer stunning vistas and best of all, admission is free. It’s an ideal spot for a romantic rendezvous and you can look forward to inspiring panoramas especially at sunset with the chance to see Mount Fuji as well.

Have a Picnic Lunch at Shinjuku Central Park

Shinjuku Central Parkk
Shinjuku Central Park – Image via Flickr

Continue your romantic escapade with a leisurely picnic lunch at Shinjuku Central Park. This charming green oasis is particularly enchanting during autumn when the vibrant foliage creates a picturesque backdrop for your al fresco dining experience. While here, be sure to visit the Shinjuku ‘Niagara Falls’, a large artificial waterfall that adds to the serene ambience for a memorable afternoon with your loved one.

Go On a Sumida River Dinner Cruise

Embark on a Sumida River dinner cruise aboard a Yakatabune houseboat, one of the most romantic experiences in Tokyo. As you glide along the waters, you and your partner will be treated to a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. Sip sake under the stars and savour each moment as you pass by iconic landmarks such as Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Skytree creating memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Kuala Lumpur, with its vibrant blend of modernity and cultural richness, provides a captivating backdrop for a romantic getaway. Whether you’re strolling through lush parks, indulging in exquisite cuisine, or enjoying breathtaking views, Kuala Lumpur offers an array of experiences to kindle the flame of romance. Here are some tips to ensure a love-filled and memorable vacation in the heart of Malaysia.

Stay in a Romantic Hotel:

Choose accommodations that enhance the romantic ambiance of your trip. Kuala Lumpur boasts a range of luxurious hotels such as PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur with stunning views of the city skyline. Consider booking a room with a private balcony or a suite that offers a romantic setting for relaxation.

Dine with a View:

Kuala Lumpur is renowned for its rooftop dining experiences. Reserve a table at one of the city’s sky-high restaurants where you can enjoy a candlelit dinner with panoramic views of the city lights. Restaurants like Marini’s on 57 or Atmosphere 360 in the KL Tower are perfect choices.

Explore KL’s Green Spaces:

Sunken Garden in Perdana Botanical Gardens | Image by Renek78 via Wikimedia Commons

Take a leisurely stroll through the lush greenery of Kuala Lumpur’s parks. The KLCC Park, with its symphony lake and iconic Petronas Towers backdrop, is a romantic spot for an afternoon picnic or a hand-in-hand walk. The Perdana Botanical Gardens is another enchanting location to explore.

Pamper Yourselves with a Couple’s Spa Day:

Indulge in a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at one of Kuala Lumpur’s luxurious spas. Many a luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur and standalone spa centers offer couples’ packages, providing a tranquil retreat for both of you to unwind and connect.

Visit Thean Hou Temple:

Explore the cultural side of Kuala Lumpur with a visit to Thean Hou Temple. This iconic Chinese temple is not only architecturally stunning but also offers a serene atmosphere, providing a unique blend of spirituality and romance.

Sydney, with its iconic landmarks, breathtaking views, and diverse romantic settings, is a dream destination for honeymooners seeking an unforgettable start to their marital journey. From scenic cruises to intimate dining experiences, Sydney offers a plethora of activities to make your honeymoon truly special. Here are some must-try experiences for couples in the stunning city of Sydney.

Harbor Cruise at Sunset:

Harbor Cruise at Sunset in Sydney | Image by Ed Dunens via Flickr, CC BY 2.0 DEED

Embark on a romantic harbor cruise at sunset, where you and your partner can enjoy the city’s skyline bathed in the warm hues of the setting sun. Choose from luxurious dinner cruises or private charters, savoring a delightful meal while sailing past iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Secluded Picnic at Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair:

Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, a scenic spot with panoramic views of the harbor, is an ideal location for a private and intimate picnic. Pack a gourmet basket with your favorite treats, and a bottle of sparkling wine from your 5-star hotels in Australia, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon together while taking in the breathtaking vistas.

Sydney Opera House Behind-the-Scenes Tour:

Explore the architectural marvel of the Sydney Opera House with a behind-the-scenes tour. Delve into the history, design, and captivating stories behind this iconic landmark. The tour offers a unique perspective, including exclusive access to areas not typically open to the public.

Coastal Walk from Bondi to Coogee:

Take a leisurely stroll along the breathtaking coastal walk from Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach. The scenic trail offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, rocky cliffs, and secluded coves. Pack a picnic, and take your time exploring the picturesque landscapes hand in hand.

Private Sydney Helicopter Tour:

Elevate your honeymoon experience with a private helicopter tour over Sydney. Soar above the city’s landmarks, including Bondi Beach, the Harbor, and Pan Pacific PARKROYAL COLLECTION & PARKROYAL, for a bird’s-eye view of Sydney’s beauty. It’s a romantic and exhilarating way to create lasting memories.

Seeking a holiday that transcends the ordinary? Well, pack your sense of wonder because the Maldives awaits, ready to sprinkle a touch of magic on your getaway! Whether you’re a beach bum or an adventure seeker, these unique experiences promise to turn your holiday into an enchanting tale of tropical delight.

Movie Night Under the Stars | img via rawpixel


Go Snorkelling Right Outside Your Villa
Forget the usual snorkelling spots – imagine stepping from Maldives water villas directly into the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. With an outdoor deck, private pool, and easy access to the water, you’re not just staying in a villa, you’re living in an aquatic wonderland. Dive in for an impromptu snorkelling session and let vibrant marine life welcome you to their world!

Enjoy Movie Night Under the Stars
Swap the cinema for a celestial theatre on the sandy shores of paradise offered by select resorts like SAii Lagoon Maldives. Imagine snuggling in a comfy bean bag on the sand and a bowl of popcorn in hand while cinematic tales unfold, and the magic of the Maldivian night sky enhances every frame. It doesn’t get any better for a family movie night or a special date night!

Experience Traditional Boduberu
Immerse yourself in the drumbeats of Boduberu, the traditional music of the Maldives inspired by the rhythms of African culture. It also features singing and dancing with no right or wrong steps adding to its allure. This unique cultural experience not only connects you with others but also allows you to find your rhythm in this tropical paradise. Join the fun, and let the music set your spirit free!

Get Involved in Coral Conservation
For an eco-friendly adventure, get involved in coral conservation. Become a guardian of the marine ecosystem at certain resorts by participating in coral propagation programmes led by marine biologists. It’s something the whole family can join with kids even getting the chance to engage in activities as a ‘Junior Marine Conservationist’. So, don’t miss this chance to be a crusader for corals!

In the enchanting realm of the Maldives, where turquoise waters caress powdery shores, immerse yourself in the pinnacle of romantic bliss through beachfront dining. Creating a sublime culinary experience against the backdrop of the Maldivian sunset is an art. Here’s your guide to orchestrating an unforgettable evening of love.

1. Selecting the Perfect Location

Choose a remote stretch of white sand with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. The setting, whether beneath a canopy of stars or in the warm glow of sunset, sets the tone for an intimate and unique eating experience.

2. Planning the Culinary Delights

Collaborate with culinary experts at your resort to create a menu that tantalises the palate while complementing the romantic atmosphere. Consider eating freshly caught fish, luscious meats, and exotic fruits that have been professionally prepared to your preference. For a really immersive dining experience, embrace local flavours and delicacies.

3. Setting the Mood with Ambiance

With carefully designed decor and lighting, transform the chosen seaside location into a romantic retreat. Candles, fairy lights, and the soft glow of lanterns may all give a wonderful touch. Consider establishing a flower pathway leading to your dining location, producing a trail of petals that adds to the romantic ambiance.

4. Personalising the Experience

Personalise the event to reflect your unique love story to elevate the evening. Include important components like favourite songs, customised menus, or even a surprise aspect such as a fire dance performance. These personal touches will create treasured memories that will last long after the waves have washed away the sand imprints. As you revel in the serenity of your beachside dining in the Maldives, consider staying at and embracing the unparalleled luxury of Huvafen Fushi Maldives.

Yangon, the enchanting capital city of Myanmar, offers a plethora of romantic experiences for couples seeking to create unforgettable memories together. From strolling hand-in-hand through ancient temples and exploring vibrant markets to indulging in delicious cuisine and relaxing spa treatments, Yangon provides a perfect blend of cultural richness and modern delights.

Breathtaking Sunsets at Shwedagon Pagoda

Experience a magical moment with your loved one at the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda, a golden masterpiece that dominates Yangon’s skyline. As the sun begins to set, the pagoda’s golden spires glow, creating a breathtaking backdrop for a romantic evening. Find a quiet spot amidst the pagoda’s sprawling grounds, admire the changing hues of the sky, and revel in the serene ambience as you soak in the spiritual atmosphere together.

Romantic Walks at Kandawgyi Lake

Kandawgyi Lake during Sunset | Image via Wallpaperflare

Take a leisurely stroll around the picturesque Kandawgyi Lake, a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city. Hold hands and wander along the wooden boardwalks, surrounded by lush greenery and the glistening waters of the lake. Enjoy the gentle breeze as you watch the reflections of the surrounding pagodas dance on the water’s surface. For an added touch of romance, embark on a romantic boat ride at sunset and witness the city’s skyline come alive with twinkling lights.

Explore Bogyoke Aung San Market

Immerse yourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Bogyoke Aung San Market, also known as Scott Market. This bustling market is a treasure trove of local handicrafts, jewellery, traditional clothing, and souvenirs. Spend a delightful afternoon together, browsing through the stalls hand in hand, and surprise each other with unique trinkets or gifts. Don’t forget to savour delicious street food and freshly brewed tea at the market’s food stalls, adding a touch of culinary delight to your couple’s adventure.

Romantic Dinner Cruise on the Yangon River

Indulge in a romantic dinner cruise along the scenic Yangon River, aboard a traditional Myanmar-style boat. As you sail gently on the river, enjoy a delectable dinner while being serenaded by live music and taking in the panoramic views of Yangon’s waterfront. Allow the soothing sounds of the water and the city’s shimmering lights to set the mood for an enchanting evening together.

Spa Retreat at a Luxury Hotel

Pamper yourselves with a rejuvenating spa retreat at a city hotel in Yangon. Experience ultimate relaxation as you indulge in soothing couple’s massages, rejuvenating facials, and therapeutic treatments. Let the skilled therapists melt away your stress and tension, leaving you both feeling refreshed and revitalized. Complete the experience with a romantic soak in a private jacuzzi or steam room such as those available at PARKROYAL Yangon, creating an intimate and tranquil ambience.

Koh Phangan

Whether you dream of being serenaded by the musical rush of turquoise waves over powdered-sugar sands, the electric hustle of kaleidoscopic big city life, roaming the beautiful remnants of civilizations, or discovering each other amid the thrilling mysteries of untouched rainforest, Thailand crafts the perfect romantic getaway for every brand of honeymooner.

Honeymoon | Image by Joyful on Unsplash

Koh Phangan

Whether it’s playfully challenging each other on an exhilarating overwater obstacle course, gliding past jaw-dropping limestone rock architecture in a longtail boat, plunging off rope swings into crystal waterfall pools, or sharing a coconut bowl on pristine white sands before running into turquoise waves, Koh Phangan is a romantic frolicker’s fantasy.


Thailand’s pulsating capital has the vibes of an exotic theme park to captivate thrill-seeking couples, with its hip night markets creating a jewel-toned patchwork of canopies housing everything from hand-painted sneakers to imperial heirlooms, dreamy dynastic architecture capturing old-world romance, lush gardens with futuristic domes and vintage pavilions, and jaunty tuk-tuk rides through neon-lit blazes of action and nature-kissed pockets of quietude.

Chon Buri

From spotting river dolphins, feeding tiger cubs, and admiring colorful coral reef shoals to marveling at the aesthetically unique Bottle Art Museum, scaling the breathtaking Grand Canyon, and roaming old-world themed gardens, Chon Buri is a dreamy medley of adrenaline-rich fun and meaningful artistry. If you’re looking for outstanding Sri Racha Accommodation proffering prime access to its whimsical adventures, venture no further than the likes of Citadines Grand Central Sri Racha.


A wildlife and heritage-enriched utopia, this charming enclave is lost in the timeless verdure of nature and has plenty to thrill curious wanderers seeking to discover each other in lush outdoors amid tiered waterfalls, stalactite caves, and beautifully recreated ancient villages.

Ancol Beach

Not only for Valentine’s Day but any time of the year, Jakarta is an ideal destination for couples and here are some of the city’s key places for romance-filled experiences.

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valentine couple | Image by Matt Nelson on Unsplash

Ancol Beach

For some beachside bliss with that special someone, head to Ancol Beach when in Jakarta; serviced apartment options in residential locales like Pantai Indah Kapuk make a convenient base to head to this beach where you can take a leisurely walk on the shore; the best time for this is in the evening when you can witness a spellbinding sunset and get in those quintessential selfies together too!

Mangrove Nature Park

An urban sanctuary is what you can expect at the Mangrove Nature Park located away from the hustle and bustle and close to properties like Oakwood Apartments PIK Jakarta. It’s an ideal place to wander around paths set amidst lots of enchanting greenery and mangroves; best of all, you can go on a romantic canoe ride together and maybe even serenade your partner!

J-Sky Ferris Wheel

Another of the special things to do in Jakarta for couples is to take a ride on the J-Sky Ferris Wheel which reaches a height of 69 metres making it the tallest in Indonesia! This attraction can be found at AEON MALL Jakarta Garden City and features distinctive pink gondolas; it will take you and your one true love on a memorable 15-minute journey where you can enjoy the views and each other’s company.

Allianz Ecopark

Nature-loving couples can head to Allianz Ecopark in Ancol where they can enjoy walks together at a charming waterfront park. It’s a great spot to plan a surprise picnic under the shade of a tree or maybe pop the question! Active couples can look to go on a tandem bike ride together which is an ideal option for some pedal-powered exploration too.

night of bangkok

Bangkok is a city of contrasts, full of vibrant culture, delicious food and romantic experiences. Whether you’re planning a surprise getaway or a romantic trip, Bangkok is the perfect destination for a Valentine’s Day celebration.

Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day | Image by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

Where to Stay

Bangkok offers a wide range of accommodation options, from budget-friendly guesthouses to luxurious resorts. For a romantic stay, consider booking a room at a Bangkok hotel in Sukhumvit the likes of Gardina Asoke or at a property that is similar to it. Going for a centrally located hotel will benefit you with having to spend less time travelling about.


Bangkok is known for its delicious street food and fine dining options. For a romantic evening, head to one of the city’s rooftop restaurants like Sirocco, which offers panoramic views of the city and delicious Mediterranean cuisine.


Take a romantic cruise along the Chao Phraya River, visit the iconic Wat Arun temple, or explore the colourful flower markets. For a truly romantic experience, book a couples’ spa treatment at one of Bangkok’s top spa resorts.

Other Highlights

Take a stroll through the charming streets of Chinatown or visit the Wat Pho temple to see the famous reclining Buddha statue. For a unique experience, take a cooking class and learn how to prepare traditional Thai dishes. Overall, Bangkok is a perfect destination for a Valentine’s Day getaway. Whether you’re looking for romance, culture or adventure, Bangkok has something to offer for everyone. With its delicious food, romantic activities and luxurious accommodation options, Bangkok will make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable!