Begin a dreamy romantic getaway here, with inspired itineraries designed to whisk you away.
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This trip for two to the Cayman Islands includes gourmet dinners, spa days, and some of the islands’ most romantic settings
From Rome and Portofino to Cannes and Monte Carlo, revel in the glitz and glamour of the Rivieras as you explore some the world’s most famous ports.
Feast on impeccable Italian fare and world-class wines as you savor your way through the famed Tuscan and lesser-known Umbrian regions of central Italy.
The highlight of this journey to Burma, or Myanmar, is a cruise along the Irrawady River beginning in Mandalay and with a stop to explore the temples of Bagan.
This six-day trip to Bali includes stays on the beach and in the island’s cultural capital, the town of Ubud.
This 8-day road trip along the scenic coastline between Santa Barbara and Monterey includes some of the most beautiful parts of California—Buellton, Big Sur, Carmel, and more.
Take a breezy, breathtaking sail to six legendary islands in wondrous French Polynesia, including an overnight in Bora Bora.
From candlelit dinners to stargazing tours, Scottsdale sets the scene for a romantic getaway.
Indulge yourself on this five-day itinerary that takes you from Edinburgh’s 16th-century home of Mary, Queen of Scots and horseback riding at the 850-acre Gleneagles Estate to your luxury suite in a 17th-century castle turned luxury hotel.
Immerse yourself in this East Germany itinerary that begins in striking Dresden and then takes you wine tasting along the sun-drenched Saxon Wine Route and beautiful Meissen; ending in edgy Leipzig.
Turn your holidays upside down with a cruise from New Zealand to Australia, with a detour south to Tasmania.
A trip to southern Hungary includes the historic city of Pécs and the wineries of Villány
From Manhattan to Bermuda and on to the Caribbean, this cruise takes island-hopping to a new level.
Explore the desert landscapes of Baja California, and the area’s award-winning wineries, on this six-day itinerary.
This 4-day itinerary to San Diego offers suggestions for exploring its innovative food scene, perfect beaches, and rich cultural experiences.
The far-flung wilds of Australia are at your fingertips on an exclusive 15-night luxury Outback safari, a high-flying adventure of ultra-luxe proportions. Find luxury resorts nestled in wildlife reserves, kangaroo encounters on white sand beaches, fine dining under red rock escarpments, sunset billabong cruises to aboriginal sites, flightseeing adventures over the Kimberley, and five-star homesteads in Australia’s last true frontier. Go with Ker & Downey and travel to remote pockets of authentic Outback luxury. From touch down to take off, this 16-day sojourn promises a true Outback safari experience, coupled with only the highest standards of service, cuisine, and comfort.
Springboard Vacations has created an itinerary that includes not just fabulous places to stay that are experiences in themselves, but also the best local experiences in each unique region you'll visit. In Sydney feel like a local as you cruise around the Harbour on a yacht, dine in fabulous restaurants, and enjoy a night at the Opera. With 24 sandy beaches, a lagoon and a remoteness that assures peace and quiet, Lizard Island is the place to unwind—and with only 40 suites, you know there will never be a crowd. End your adventure on Kangaroo Island, Australia’s Galapagos, where you can observe the unique animals of Australia in the wild. The rugged coastline and wild seas here showcase the power of nature in stunning and unforgettable beauty.
John Clifford of International Travel Management has created an itinerary that highlights the best of two states: Victoria and South Australia. In Victoria, you’ll explore the state’s capital, Melbourne, from its historic architecture to its exciting restaurants. Daytrips will take you to Victoria’s wine region, the Yarra Valley, and Phillip Island where you’ll see a sight you’ll never forget: Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade, perhaps followed by an aquatic adventure to Seal Rocks. The wine continues to flow in South Australia, with a few days to explore the world-renowned Barossa Valley. You’ll conclude your Australian trip on Kangaroo Island where you’ll share the beach with sea lions and indigenous Australian wildlife.
Katie Cadar of TravelStore has created an itinerary covering the highlights of South Australia, including many quintessential Australian experiences. You’ll visit two of the country’s exciting cities and explore culinary and wine scenes, get a taste of the Outback, and meet some of Australia’s aquatic and animal life. Melbourne and Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, each have their unique charms as well as cafés, restaurants, and wine bars not to be missed. Next, you’ll head to South Australia’s Flinders Ranges to explore the Outback before heading to the Barossa Valley, one of the country’s top wine regions. Finally, Kangaroo Island will fascinate armchair naturalists, with its wonders both above and below the sea.
Bermuda is made for romance, from the famous pink sand beaches to resorts that will help set the mood by arranging candlelit dinners on the beach and couple’s treatments in world-class spas. Lauren Maggard of JetSet World Travel has created a three-day itinerary that will take you to the island’s most romantic spots. She’s named her trip after Bermuda’s many moongates. These freestanding gates of Chinese design were originally imported to the island in the 19th-century. They dot the island’s gardens and are said to bring good luck to newlyweds who walk through them.
Switzerland has long been a progressive country that champions diversity and individual rights, and it's also very gay friendly. Sophisticated LGBT travelers come for the welcoming atmosphere, glorious lakes, and majestic mountains. John Clifford's itinerary includes the welcoming cities of Zurich, Geneva, and Lausanne, taking in both the region's natural wonders along with its art and architecture highlights. You can read more about John's itinerary below and some of the highlights of his trip in this guide.
Will Kiburz with Coronet Travel has created an itinerary that gives travelers a taste of Switzerland in all its variety. You’ll begin in Francophone Geneva, and ending in Arosa, on the opposite side of the country, not far from the Italian and Austrian borders. Along the way, his itinerary takes you to vineyards, some of Switzerland’s most picturesque cities, and also its pristine alpine resorts. At the end of every day out exploring, you’ll return home to stay at Switzerland’s most authentic and distinct luxury hotels, all members of The Leading Hotels of the World.
With picnics amid the vines, intimate luxury hotels, and spa treatments after bathing in hot springs, the Napa Valley naturally sets the mood for romance.
Taste the best of Charleston’s restaurant scene, from innovative newcomers to traditional Lowcountry establishments.
Charleston’s past comes to life as you explore cobblestone neighborhoods, plantations, and take a carriage tour.
Beginning in Venice and ending in Rome, this eight-night cruise calls at Kotor, Montenegro; Corfu, Greece; Sicily and the Amalfi Coast.
Shelby Donley of Camelback Odyssey designed a trip that features Vancouver’s top restaurants, visits to a farmer’s market, and its best microbreweries. It pairs, naturally, with an excursion to the Okanagan Valley, for tastings in an area that has become one of North America’s most interesting wine regions.