Are you lusting after lush green jungle or swooning over stunning sunsets? Are you and your other half looking for somewhere special to celebrate the international day of love? Look no further, because Destination2 has compiled a list of hotels in stunning locations sure to make your heart beat a little faster.Embrace island life at the Cocobay Resort, Antigua
Life really is a beach on this paradise island atop the sparkling azure waters of the Caribbean Ocean. Despite the colonial English presence felt throughout the villages, there is still a distinct authentic feel with friendly locals, an abundance of tropical foliage and, of course, a hearty measure of rum.
In keeping with the relaxed vibe of this colourful isle, are the cluster of candy-cotton cottages that make up the Cocobay Resort. Picture your own luxury beach hut overlooking the ocean, complete with a private plunge pool, hammock and outdoor bath, the perfect place for stargazing.Middle Eastern Magic at Oman’s Zighy Bay
If you’re looking for a slightly different secluded paradise to escape to, the Six Senses Zighy Bay Resort is sure to spark your soul. Nestled between mountains and ocean on Oman’s Musandam Peninsula, this sensuous retreat even offers guests the chance to paraglide into the resort – which can only otherwise be reached by a 4X4 or boat. Designed in the style of a village, the Six Senses Zighy Bay truly encapsulates simple living in luxury surroundings and invites guests to experience traditional Omani heritage.Image: Pixabay
Romance and relaxation go hand-in-hand at the private island resort of Niyama, in the Maldives. With a Michelin star restaurant and pavilions with panoramic views of pink sunset skies, there’s nowhere better to unwind in the company of your other half.Romance and Relaxation in Paradise at Koh Samui’s Four Seasons Resort
Immerse yourself in an intoxicating hideaway bursting with dense, mountainous rainforest, waterfalls, ancient temples and a healthy dash of partying. Koh Samui, tucked into the Gulf of Thailand, is a palm-fringed paradise lined with coconut groves and surrounded by warm aquamarine waters.
The Four Seasons Resort lies on the north of the island, in depths of breath-taking greenery leading to a perfect white sand beach. We suggest indulging in a visit to the spa, where you can even enjoy a couple’s beachfront massage. For the more adventurous of you, there’s a variety of sporting activities to experience.Indulge in a Mythical Grecian Getaway to the Domes Noruz Chania
Embrace the rugged beauty of Crete with a sumptuous stay at Domes Noruz Chania, where all suite accommodation is adorned in soft neutral tones and striking blues, evoking a feel of pure bliss from the moment you arrive. You and your loved one can enjoy excursions such as hiking the Samaria Gorge, taking a walking tour of picturesque Chania Old Town and even a helicopter sightseeing trip. For a sun-drenched, culture-soaked cosmopolitan break, this is the perfect destination.Escape to Mexico’s Beautiful Playa Mujeres (above)
With year-round sunshine and fascinating Mayan ruins, Mexico is the ideal destination for partners seeking a blue-sky holiday packed with activities. The Beloved Playa Mujeres boasts an idyllic setting on a pristine white sand beach looking out to Isla Mujeres. The resort provides unforgettable excursions to the best attractions in Mexico, such as Chichen Itza and local cenotes, and features an ultra-all-inclusive concept meaning your every indulgence is catered for.