5 Romantic Getaways For Every Kind of Couple This Valentines'


Valentine’s Day holds its significance differently for different people. A prototypical celebration with the one you love, an opportunity to glance at delicate floral arrangements; and a mandatory dinner date just because everyone seems to have one! - No matter which category you fall in, the fact is, when it comes to traveling and holidaying, there's always something in store for you!

We’ve revealed some alluring destinations, with just a couple’s escape in mind. Plan to your favourite destination to make it a worthwhile experience!

For the Hard-core Romantics

If you’re the kind of couple that doesn’t shy away from public display of affection and typical date nights, your valentines week shouldn’t be any less than a fairytale getaway. What could be more ideal of your love for each other than visiting Agra, the land of love with uninterrupted sight of the Taj Mahal? Why wouldn’t somebody fall in love when the city itself symbolizes love?

Top things to see and do: Visit Taj Mahal, Red Fort, and shop at the Handloom Market

Best time to visit: October to March

Where to stay: The Oberoi Amarvilas, Radisson Blu Agra Taj East Gate

How to get there:

By Air - Kheria Airport (Agra Airport)

By Railway – Agra Cantt

By Road – Jaipur to Agra or Delhi to Agra

For the Beach Babies

Valentine’s getaway doesn’t have to be all wines and candlelit dinners – At Havelock in Andaman; there are many ways to celebrate the most passionate month of the year. Take a dip in the clean beach, or try kayaking, snorkeling, water skiing, and other water adventures. The water here is radiantly turquoise amid pristine white sand and flattering coconut palms. The serene beaches are sure to give you immense privacy to get lost in each other and have the most romantic trip ever.

Top things to see and do: Visit Japanese Hills, Swim at Radhanagar Beach, Dive at Havelock Island

Best time to visit: March to May and October to February

Where to stay: SeaShell Hotel and Resort, Sinclairs Bayview Port Blair, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

How to get there:

By Air – Veer Savarkar International Airport

By Railway – Chennai Railway Station

By Ship – Chennai, Vizag, and Kolkata

For the Snow Suckers

Cuddle up with your partner amid snow-capped mountains, winter chills, enthralling climate, and exotic vibrant grasslands. A heritage stroll through Shimla’s architectural majesties is not to be missed. Wake up to the sight of quaint lush fields and sunbeams passing through the majestic mountains and rekindle the love in you.

Top things to see and do: Shop at Mall road, Visit Bajinath temple, go Camping at Shoghi, Indulge in River Rafting at Chabba

Best time to visit: April to July and October to February

Where to stay: Hotel Woodville Palace, Club Mahindra Mashobra, Zurich Resort

How to get there:

By Air – Chandigarh/New Delhi Airport

By Railway – Kalka Railway Station

By Road – Chandigarh/Delhi/Kalka/Dehradun to Shimla

For the Gastronomes

You can’t go wrong with Valentine’s week in in Lucknow this year – the city’s burgeoning street food scene, outdoorsy dessert corners, and heritage spots make this plan an ideal one. If you are the kind of couple who tries every new restaurant in the vicinity, and never skips seasonal menus at your favourite eateries, then Lucknow is going to be the destination to satisfy your food yearnings.

Top things to see and do: Savour the popular Tunday Kebabs and Prakash Kulfi, Explore Chota and Bara Imambara, Shop at the Chowk

Best time to visit: October to February

Where to stay: Clarks Avadh, Fairfield by Marriot, La Place Sarovar Portico

How to get there:

By Air – Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport

By Railway – Lucknow city Railway Station/Lucknow Junction

By Road – Kanpur to Lucknow or Varanasi to Lucknow

For the Voracious Wild-life Junkies

From living inside a self-built tent in a jungle to strolling on several acres of barren land, if you and your partner like to explore the wild side of a city, then Assam, the land of one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries is waiting for you! Today, Assam is the wildlife paradise that houses Kaziranga National Park where the endangered one-horned rhinos often visit. What can be more romantic than dining in the wild around a campfire, accentuated with dim candles?

Top things to see and do: Visit Kaziranga National Park, Visit Digboi, Try River Rafting in Nameri National Park

Best time to visit: November to April

Where to stay: Kaziranga Golf Resort, Vivanta by Taj

How to get there:

By Air – Rowriah Airport

By Railway –Helem Railway Station

By Road – Guwahati to Kaziranga or Shillong to Kaziranga

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