There is nothing quite like a remote, beautiful island to stir up thoughts of romance. Crystal clear blue waters, palms swaying gently in the breeze, and miles and miles of untouched white sand; these are the things that are the backdrop for a romance to remember. Forget the daily routine for a moment and read about ten amazing island destination where romance can blossom and live on, for evermore.
1. Isla Secas Resort, Panama
When you visit the Isla Secas Resort, twenty five miles south of the Panama coastline, you will experience one of the most exclusive and secluded getaways in the world. The resort consists of sixteen separate tiny islands and each couple gets an island entirely to themselves! Seclusion and a luxury service go with it, the perfect destination for a romantic break.
2. Turtle Bay, Honduras
The only resort in the stunning archipelago of the Cayos Cochinos, the Turtle Bay eco-resort is one of the best kept secrets of the Caribbean, it’s set in ten acres of grounds, on the small island of Isla Major; the resort makes you feel like you have been marooned on a desert island. Until, that is, you call for fresh drinks or dinner in your room!
3. Sandals resort, Grenada
Another one of wonderful romantic island getaways is Sandals resort on the chanting island of Grenada; it is a beautiful, all inclusive, destination for those seeking luxury and romance. Gourmet dining experiences, beautiful rooms and all the water sports and scuba diving you can handle. All this, combined with the unique charm of the island of Granada, makes for an island vacation that you will remember forever.
4. Eden Rock Hotel, St. Barths
Perched on a rocky outcrop that overlooks the beautiful white sands of St Jean Bay, the Eden Rock Hotel, on the French Caribbean island of St Barths, is another one of beautiful romantic island getaways, which is famous for its attention for detail. You can choose from a luxury room on the rock to a luxury beach villa, complete with your own private butler service.
5. North Island, Seychelles
North Island Seychelles is a beautiful, private resort set on an island, 5 km North of Silhouette Island. It’s one of the most luxurious romantic island getaways in the world. To give you an idea of the level of service you get here, there is 130 staff, to look after a maximum of 44 guests. Now that’s what we call being pampered!
6. Mandarin Oriental Sanya, Hainan, China
The Mandarin Oriental is an exclusive retreat on the island known as the Hawaii of China, Hainan Island. They have a beautiful infinity pool and the island is famous for its fantastic surfing beaches. There are also twelve hectares of tropical gardens to wander through.
7. Aman Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
Away from tropical paradises for a while, you can find romance in the beautiful islet of Sveti Stefan, Montenegro. An incredibly atmospheric island, darting back to the 25th century, there are quaint courtyards and cobbled streets to wander through and some amazing sea views to take in. Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Lauren and Marilyn Monroe have all enjoyed the romantic atmosphere of Sveti Stefan before you, so it comes well recommended.
8. Hermitage Bay, Antigua
Another one of amazing romantic island getaways is Hermitage Bay. 25 individual suites nestle along a beach and on a hillside in the tropical retreat of Hermitage Bay, Antigua. Situated in some wonderful tropical gardens, the resort offers the seclusion that anyone looking to escape for a while will love.
9. Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Fiji
The Likuliku Lagoon Resort in Fiji is a unique place of understated luxury, peace and tranquillity. The whole place seems to be geared toward romantic breaks, from the warm welcome you receive from the local Fijian staff to the over water bungalows that you stay in. It is, quite simply, a unique and romantic experience for couples in love.
10. Golden Eye, Jamaica
The name kind of gives away the theme of this place. Yes, it’s the Island of Mr Bond, James Bond. If you really have some cash to spare, you can hire the exclusive Fleming Villa and have an island resort to yourselves. With that, comes your own private pool, your own gardens and beach; and, of course, your own private staff.