Romantic Vacation Destinations

​Everyone looks forward to summer, and vacations are always better when love is in the air. However, summer is also the time of year many families jump into the car for a family vacation to crowded theme parks and busy hotels, where the atmosphere and action are anything but romantic. If you have some time to spend on vacation with your girlfriend this summer, why not enjoy your valuable vacation time off at a less crowded and more romantic destination that is more suitable for couples than families?

Many hotels and resorts offer some of their best couple’s packages during the hottest months of the year and the far away, less well known destinations can be ideal for a romantic getaway for two. Your bond with your girlfriend will surely grow stronger if you can think outside the box this summer and surprise her with a romantic vacation destination. The farther from home you travel, the more expensive your trip will be of course, but you only go around once in this life and the more exotic and distant your vacation is, the more rewarding it is likely to be. In that light, here are our pick of five exotic and romantic vacation destinations that are sure to please your

Bora Bora
Bora Bora is a Polynesian tropical paradise in the Pacific, where volcanic peaks tower over sun-drenched beaches surrounded by turquoise lagoons and barrier reefs. The island is known for its immaculate sandy beaches and first class hotels, many with private beaches. Your girlfriend can sunbathe or take a yoga class if she doesn’t want to go snorkeling, para-sailing and jet skiing with you. A vacation in Boar Bora will not be cheap, but it is surely won’t be boring and ordinary either.

Napa Valley
For people who already live in California, the Napa Valley may be too familiar to be impressive, but for everyone else in the country, the wine country north of San Francisco is not only beautiful, it can be very romantic too. Napa Valley is one of the world's best wine regions, and features more than 700 wineries spread across 43,000 acres. Napa also boasts many great hotels as well as smaller bed and breakfasts that can be perfect romantic getaway destinations. Couples can tore wineries, sample the products and relax in splendor at the end of the day.

Langkawi, Malaysia
While Langkawi may not be as well known as Tahiti or Bali, it is an equally exotic paradise consisting of a group of 99 lush, tropical islands off the northwest coast of Malaysia. There are plenty of first class hotels on the islands that would be perfect as a romantic island vacation setting for two. Sightseeing, hiking, swimming, horseback riding, golfing, snorkeling, sunbathing and simply enjoying a cocktail on the beach are all popular activities in Langkawi.

Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza is one of the most popular vacation destinations for Europeans due to their proximity to Spain. For Americans though, Ibiza can be one of the most romantic island getaways in the world. Your girlfriend will love lounging on the beaches and browsing the shops and cafes before settling in for a romantic evening in a distinctly Old World setting. Picnics, tours, museums and beaches are all popular destinations in Ibiza.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Buenos Aires is a well known romantic vacation destination in the U.S.
where your American dollar goes a lot farther than it might in Europe or the Pacific islands. Night life, parties and street celebrations will put you and your girlfriend in the right mood for some private romantic moments on the beach or at one of hundreds of fantastic hotels in the city. You can just about name your desired activity in this South American 24-hour entertainment capital. If you can think of it, you can do it in Buenos Aires.