27 Most Romantic Getaways in India
India, where love gets immortalized through the regal souvenirs; India, where love gets encouraged by the transcription engraved on the walls of a temple; India where love gets fascinated through the beauty of Mother Nature. Truly, India has numerable natural and man made evidences which show how love has been furthered in this country. And there is no dearth in places in the country promising some amazingly romantic vacations. So, here we present you the most romantic getaways in India for those love-struck couples.
Our emperors knew how to immortalize love! Agra
is not only a place that has some of the most important evidences of the Mughal Era; it is mostly famous for the Taj Mahal
- the epitome of love. Ever since emperor Shahjahan made Taj Mahal to eternal the sincere love for his wife, Mumtaj Mahal, it has become the perfect place to rediscover the feelings for our loved ones too. Visit the Taj especially on a moonlit night to explore the beauty of pure love.
If your love one craves for a sea vacation, no place other than Goa could satiate the thirst! Forget about those international beaches, Goa
offers some of the swankiest sea-experiences for you two to spend some fun time together. Mandrem, Baga
and so many- Goa provides you with a range of beautiful beaches. From a crowd packed beach to a tranquil one, Goa would make your intimate time even more memorable.
3. Kerala Backwaters
To experience the composure of nature while spending some quality time with your loved one nothing could be a better place than the God’s own country itself. So, plan for a majestic venture through the serene water and the rows of lush green coconut trees, chirping and fluttering of numerous migratory birds, beautiful quaint villages, and witness the pristine beauty of backwaters
. Need we say more?
Who says Jaisalmer
is all about historical monuments, puppet dance, dunes and scorching heat? If you’re on a couple-trip, Jaisalmer would be a special place to capture some of the most unforgettable memories for you two. Among the barren sand dunes and searing heat, you can observe the most tranquil and beautiful sunset ever. The sight of a blazing sun getting melted down of the dunes would definitely make your trip even more romantic.
Surrounded by the snowy mountains, enshrouded in pine, oak and rhododendron forests, Shimla
is a captivating town sprawling along a beautiful mountain ridge which never fails to attract couples. The British summer capital offers a cozy time for the couples to forget the urban chaos. You can treat yourselves with some luxury interventions like spas, jacuzzi at any posh hotels or simply go for some romantic stroll together on the mall road
Plan for a trip to Munnar
with your partner; we bet you’d fall in love all again. Known for its amazing world of flora and fauna, Munnar is a paradise for the lovers. With the crisp hilly breeze, the lush carpet of tea plantations sprawling over a huge surrounding, Munnar would an ultimate place to rejuvenate and recharge your romantic self.
From the thrilling adventure sports to a picturesque town situated at the snow-clad mountains, from the ancient temple of a demonic goddess to some leisurely walk on the snow-bathed lanes, from drive along the pines and oaks to spend a night at a tree-house, from devouring some local foods to have a satisfactory shopping experience at the local market- you can expect anything in Manali
which would make your romantic sojourn an eventful encounter cherished for a long.
Located on the lap of queen of the hills, Nilgiri, Ooty
has long been one of the most desired destinations for couples as a romantic gateway. Blessed with some of the most stunning natural luster, Ooty would be a perfect place to get melted with the company of your loved ones while enjoying the lush green tea estate, the gorgeous rose garden, beautiful lakes, sublime mountains and a diverse wildlife. The enthusiastic couples can even get mingled with the amicable local tribes to spend some rustic moments and making the vacation a unique one.
Far from the madding crowd of the city-life, if you two need to spend a good quality time in a vividly romantic atmosphere, there is Coorg for you. Known as the Scotland of South India, Coorg
is the most beautiful hill-station in Karnataka
. Coorg boasts some of the most stunning waterfalls, Rivers, lush coffee estates, aromatic spice gardens, old temples and Pagodas etc. which makes it so desired place. If you want to spend a tranquil time with your other-half just go for a long walk on the meandering hilly roads, or attend some meditation classes under the most natural ambience, or simply get indulged in some leisurely moments with your beloved.
Welcome to the beautiful world where tranquility transcends into a romantic juncture. Wayanad
is a gorgeous hill station located at northern Kerala
. As this piece of beauty is yet to be popular, the pristine glories of Wayanad are still intact. Driving along the winding roads, watching the sunset from the hilltop, getting soaked into the unpredicted quick shower or boating at the serene Pookkodu Lake- you can certainly be sure of an unforgettable holiday with your mate.
Lakshadweep Islands is an archipelago comprising of reefs, atolls and some submerged banks and it could be one of the most romantic getaways for both nature-loving and adventure-craving couples. Lakshadweep offers a salubrious climate nestled with mind blowing natural beauty which is a perfect combination for a healthy and intimate sojourn. Among the crystal clear water, dazzling sand-beaches, rows of coconut trees, water sports facilities, delectable sea-foods and the soothing company of the loved one, romance is bound to be bloomed in manifolds.
One of the most sought after honeymoon destinations in India, Kovalam
is a must-visit place for the romance maniacs. Though there are several interesting things to do in Kovalam, a long and leisurely walk on the glittering beach or just sitting on the sea-shore and feel the company of your beloved and have a cushy time together is probably the best thing to make your vacation the most romantic one.
is another lesser known place which can turn any romantic couple’s heart on fire with its sheer beauty and intrinsic tranquility. The capital city of Mizoram
could be your next destination for a romantic holiday. This beautiful city has the naturally healthy climate, misty mountains, abundance of greenery, pristine waterfalls, meandering rivers, mouthwatering foods and some awesome shopping places.
Welcome to the world of regal elegance. Udaipur
is a city boasting its glorious royal past through almost everything. With the overwhelming grandeur of the palaces, the soothing Pichola
and Fateh Sagar Lake
, beautiful Jag Mandir and several other historical monuments, Udaipur is a perfect romantic destination for couples.
Resembling a French town at the shore of the Arabian Sea, Pondicherry
is an ideal destination for couples seeking romantic pleasure through a relaxing way. Pondicherry offers the feel of a pristine coastal city with beguiling boulevard, sea breeze, clean and wide beaches. The town is very eco-friendly providing a less-polluted ambience keeping your mind, body and soul completely refreshed.
Havelock is a perfect destination for the couples looking for a combination of both relaxation and a fun-filled adventurous vacation. This beautiful place at the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
offers turquoise water, sparkling sandy beach, various adventure sports and some moments in solitude spent with your loved one.
17. Nakki Lake
One of the most stunning lakes in India, Nakki Lake
in Mount Abu
would make an ideal romantic getaway on the lap of beautiful natural abundance. Only a few places offer such a lovely view of the sunset. Any regular evening can become a romantic one when you witness the gleaming sun getting melted down from the backdrop of a mountain-row on the embrace of the pristine water of the lake.
Now this one is for those couples searching for a getaway to enjoy an unusual vacation. The Vanya Tree House is a lovely idea for the couples to spend a night or two at a tree-top cottage in the midst of a dense tropical rain forest at an altitude of 3000 ft from the sea-level. Sleeping inside a wooden tree-top cottage, waking up to the chirping of the birds, having a cuppa with your partner while enjoying the drizzling, Vanya is a perfect place to experience the wilderness up, close and yes, personal!
A very few places are there which never loses their charms and splendors. Nainital
is a place carrying its old-school charm with such a strong appeal that no couples can afford to miss spending a few days at this eve beautiful hill station. So, all the romantic people around, visit Nainital and enjoy some of the coziest moments with your lover by enjoying the boating at Naini Lake, taking a rope-way ride or just gazing at the bewitching beauty of the Himalaya from your hotel.
could be a fantastic getaway for romantic couples to spend some good times with each other enjoying the beautiful Kunchenjunga, Pines and Oaks, the vivid rhododendrons and the enchanting tea gardens spreading over the valleys. And, don’t forget to sip on the original Darjeeling tea, it’s refreshing!
Another Himalayan hill-station boasting the bewitching beauty, Mussoorie is a fantastic place for the couples in search of a calm and solitary vacation. The thick forests sprawling over the mountains, the beautiful architectural remnants of the bygone British era and an invigorating climate, Mussoorie is a place to relive your romantic moments.
22. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
The ‘Meadow of Flowers’, Gulmarg is another pristine place in J&K
hosting some stunning natural beauties. The snow-wrapped Gulmarg can be an ideal destination for couples in romantic moods. Pine-fringed mountain range, valleys decorated in flowers, grassy slopes and some thrilling ski experience can take any romantic holiday to another level.
23. Lonavala and Khandala
A mere three hours road journey from Mumbai
, and there are these ever-beautiful twin hill resorts beckoning the couples to have some snuggling time together. Lovers could make the most out of the beautiful surroundings which become even more stunning during monsoon and share some moments of intimacy to make the getaway amazingly romantic.
is an amalgamation of mesmerizing lakes and waterfalls, immense mountains and an adorable weather which can lure the lovesick couples to spend a few days in complete solitude close to the divine nature.
Both historically and naturally blessed, Tawang is a beautiful town in Arunachal Pradesh
. Not known to many people, Tawang offers some excellent natural features of glacial lakes, waterfalls and stunning mountains making it a perfect romantic getaway for the love-struck couples.
26. Srinagar‘Gar Bar-ru-e-Zamin Ast; Hamin Ast, Hamin Ast, Hamin Ast’ - Amir Khusro
(If there is paradise on earth; this is it, this is it, this is it)
What the legendary Mughal poet felt centuries ago can still be the best way to describe the celestial beauty of Srinagar. The summer capital of the state could be a perfect destination for a romantic hideaway far from the mindless modernized city-life. Couples can have the most intimate moments with each other spending on the majestic houseboats floating on the ever enchanting Dal Lake or just cruising through the lake on a beautiful shikara and devouring the natural beauties around.
Far from the urban hustle-bustle, Chikmagalur
is one of the most serene places in Karnataka. Chikmagalur which means ‘Young Daughter’s Town’ in Kannada is a vividly graphic hill station snuggled on the Mullayanagiri mountain range offering a perfect romantic getaway for the couples looking for a few days of intimacy under some privacy. The wide-spread coffee estates, roaring waterfalls and a misty climate, Chikmagalur can be an ideal place to uplift your romantic mood.