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Author: Greg Mattson, Excellent Romantic Vacations Editor

By: Greg Mattson, ERV Editor - Updated: Nov 18, 2019   

If you're like us, every few years you research, plan, save, book and then splurge on an exotic & romantic vacation spot outside of North America. 

Exotic & Romantic Vacation in Bellagio, ItalyExotic and Romantic - That Describes A Vacation in Bellagio in Northern Italy

Lots has been written on the net about each of these destinations, but we wanted to report on just the romantic travel side of them, giving you a better idea of what to expect if you’re thinking of choosing one of these exotic romantic vacations for an international honeymoon or vacation of a lifetime. 


Romantic Sydney NSW AustraliaCouple Out for a Walk on a Romantic Evening at Sydney Harbour
  • Sydney Australia Romantic Getaways - our brand new page for 2020 is packed with romantic Sydney hotels, honeymoon packages, and excursions for a great couples vacation in Australia's largest city.

Southeast Asia

Thai Paradise in Kata Beach, Phuket

The Caribbean & Mexico

Romantic Getaway in the Dominican RepublicNice Walk on a Sunny Tropical Beach in the Dominican Republic
  • Romantic Caribbean Vacation - closest “exotic” destination to the U.S. Here’s a look at romantic destinations and deals in some gorgeous islands in the Caribbean, including the Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominican Republic and Turks and Caicos.

United Kingdom

Romantic UK VacationBeautiful Afternoon on Lake Windermere in the UK Lake District
  • Romantic Breaks in Britain - a collection of small romantic inns, vacation rentals and holiday units scattered across England and Wales, as well as in London. See what accommodation and activities await for your next romantic weekend or getaway in this attractive part of the UK. 


Bacharach, GermanyOne Scenic Stop on a Rhine River Cruise in Germany is the Town of Bacharach
  • Romantic European Vacations – the most romantic places and things to do in London, Paris, Venice and Amsterdam. Most couples and honeymooners on their first trip to Europe head for the cities, so enjoy this quick guide to romantic spots and experiences for couples in Europe’s most popular destinations, as well as where stay in both hotels and smaller, romantic inns.
Romantic Santorini, Greek IslandsSunsets over Santorini in the Greeks Islands are Romantic and Unforgettable
  • Romantic Greek Island Vacations – one of the most sought after destinations for romance anywhere in Europe or the world! The sunsets alone are worth the trip, but there’s also amazing seaside restaurants, cute villages you can explore on foot (or scooter), and that most amazing place in the Aegean sea, the romantic Greek island of Santorini. 

Top Romantic European Hotels:

1. The Old Rectory Hotel, UK

2. Anastasis Apartments, Santorini, Greece

3. La Minerva, Capri, Italy

Scandinavia for Couples:

  • Romantic Getaways in Sweden - find out more about a great weekend getaway or romantic vacation in Sweden. Includes hotels and things to do in Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmo, plus romantic Northern Lights viewing the in Sweden's Arctic Circle. 

Middle East - Dubai

  • Dubai Romantic Vacation Guide - a full report on Dubai in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) an exotic and romantic vacation & honeymoon destination in the Middle East. It's a long way to Dubai from almost anywhere, so check our listings first of affordable romantic hotels and things for couples to do here.  

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