There is more than one way to add a bit of spice to your love life, but running away to an exotic island with your SO is sure to reignite any flame that was growing dull.
Maybe you have plenty of spice and just want to celebrate your relationship, or maybe life has been stressful as of late and you both need a break from the real world. Regardless of your situation, this list of the 8 Sexiest Island Getaways for Couples will guide you to the perfect destination.
Whether it be steamy couples massages, private villas or romantic meals by the ocean, all of these islands have what any couple needs to experience some quality rest, relaxation and rebuilding.
8. Petit St. Vincent Private Island: Petit St. Vincent Resort
This boutique beach resort located in the Southern tip of the Grenadines is one of the most enchanting hideaways for couples. The Petit St. Vincent offers both natural beauty and privacy with the luxuries of an upscale resort, where you can stay in secluded beach villas and guest cottages that overlook the Atlantic.
Enjoy island picnics with beverages from the wine cellar, have a day of relaxation at the Hillside spa or opt for a more exciting adventure with sailing and diving. Whatever your taste, this island getaway is the perfect intimate, private and romantic setting.
7. St. Lucia: Jade Mountain Resort
It’s no surprise that this destination was voted the top resort in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas in the Travel + Leisure 2014 World’s Best Awards Readers’ Survey. As the only resort in St. Lucia with views of both the Piti and Gros Piton mountains near the Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain Resort is one of a kind in every way.
Architect-owner Nick Troubetzkoy offers an infinity pool, bold architectural design that mirrors Caribbean nature and exclusive sanctuaries dedicated to relaxation and privacy. Sharing multiple amenities with sister resort Anse Chastanet, including restaurants, boutiques and water sports facilities, the Jade Mountain Resort has more than enough to offer any couple.
6. Tahiti: Four Seasons Bora Bora
Don’t let the most famous of French Polynesia’s Leeward Islands fool you because it is far from basic. With majestic landscapes, a huge turquoise lagoon and a breathtaking coral reef, the Four Seasons of Bora Bora in Tahiti, (“the most famous island in the world,” according to U.S. News) allows you to delve into a tropical paradise.
There are favorable exchange rates, so you really are getting the most bang for your buck here. The spa incorporates natural ingredients for relaxation and the private beachfront villas allow for some quality time together with a view. This resort should be visited in all four seasons. It’s that amazing.
5. Fiji: Likuliku Lagoon Resort
Coming in at #3 among the Top 10 Most Romantic Islands in the World by “Islands Magazine” USA in 2012, Likuliku is the perfect destination for any couple who needs a special getaway. The Likuliku Lagoon Resort is a mecca of relaxation and luxury, and it is the hottest place to be considering it is the first and only resort in Fiji with over-water bungalows.
The richness of an ancient culture is evoked through the architecture of the resort, built in the style of a Fijan canoe house. This unique location for couples has the ideal peaceful scenery while also offering adrenalin-based activities like wind surfing and jet skiing tours. Name your adventure.
4. Huvahendhoo, Maldives: Lily Beach Resort & Spa
The Lily Beach Resort and Spa, located on this small needle-shaped island in the Maldives, is all about affordable luxury, beauty and relaxation. The villas, with wooden and stone decorated interiors, are located directly on the beach and built on stilts in the water to evoke a Maldivian flare and an intimate atmosphere.
With the use of natural materials, over-water spa pavilions and freshwater swimming pools, this island is the perfect sanctuary to relieve any stress or anxiety. This sense of peace and rest is balanced by the opportunities for entertainment with live music and cultural performances, karaoke, and group and beach games.
3. British Virgin Islands: Peter Island Resort & Spa
If you’re indecisive and want a little taste of everything, the British Virgin Islands is the perfect place for you and your SO. You can’t go wrong here because every one of the 60 islands and cays has its own unique character, beauty and legends, especially Peter Island.
The Peter Island Resort and Spa is special in that only 300 of the island’s 1,800 acres have been developed, so there is a preservation of paradise and appreciation for nature. With villas only a few steps away from Deadman’s Beach and 10,000 square-foot spa, you and your lover will be treated like royalty here. Don’t forget: you can sail, snorkel, scuba, hike, bike or do nothing at all.
2. Hana, Maui: Travaasa Experiential Resort
Too often people neglect the true gems of the Aloha State. An isolated paradise, and the last underdeveloped tropical getaway on the island, Hana is full of gorgeous views and exciting activities that will make you fall in love all over again.
The rugged shoreline and beautiful waterfalls combined with the small-town charm and untouched natural beauty give this island the perfect homey, intimate feel. Voted the “No. 1 Resort in Hawaii” in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 Reader’s Choice Awards, the Travaasa Experiential Resort is the place to stay in Hana, Maui. From coconut husking and net fishing, to yoga and stand up paddling, the possibilities are endless.
1. Song Saa Private Island: Song Saa Hotel & Resort
Who doesn’t love the idea of a secluded private island? Nestled in the Gulf of Thailand, Song Saa is intimate, peaceful and breathtaking. With tropical reefs, white beaches and virgin rainforests, Cambodia’s first luxury resort is unlike any other island setting. Even just looking out over the crystal-clear turquoise waters will make you melt.
With three different retreat offers, you and your SO can be sure to feel relaxed and comfortable with things like nightly bath rituals, body massages and paddle board yoga.
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