When was the last time you and your partner had serious time alone? A long lazy morning, a walk at sunset or even just a quiet meal? Well, if quality time is on your bucket list for 2022, here’s where to spend it.

Pamper yourself and refresh yourself in the Maldives

Famous for its pristine beaches and turquoise waters, the Maldives is the perfect place to unwind in exclusive tranquility with your partner. Often referred to as the ultimate paradise island destination and one of the most romantic destinations in the world, spend your days relaxing on the beach or dive underwater and encounter the wide array of corals and fish that inhabit the surrounding waters before to end your nights with romantic candlelight dinners under picturesque starry nights.

Best time to visit: Year-round destination

Country categorization: Category 2 with VTL in place

Toast to an adventure in Argentina

Known for its wine and spectacular natural beauty, Argentina is an ideal destination if you’re looking for a couples’ getaway with a healthy dose of active and foodie adventure. Enjoy a private full-day guided tour of Iguazu Falls, one of South America’s spectacular natural wonders, where you can take a thrilling boat ride to reach the base of the falls and admire up close his incredible strength. Next, head to Mendoza to explore the region’s vineyards while learning more about the local winemaking process. It is the ideal place to taste fine wines and superb gastronomy. Finally, arrive in Bariloche in Argentina’s Lake District, a playground for those who love the outdoors and active vacations. Enjoy a slower pace of life and spend some quality time together exploring the hiking trails that cut through the surrounding wilderness or take to the water in a kayak and drift on the serene lake.

Country categorization: Category 2

Explore ancient civilizations in Egypt

Offering a winning combination of culture, history, Mediterranean beauty and stark desert landscapes, Egypt is the perfect destination for couples looking for a luxury cultural adventure or wanting an interesting and relaxing trip. Step back in time as you travel through Egypt’s ancient past as you explore some of its best-kept secrets – from intricate ruins to colossal icons like the Great Pyramids and the temples of the Sphinx and Abu Simbel. If you plan to visit during the cooler months of the year, we recommend a relaxing cruise on the legendary Nile on a luxury riverboat. Along the way, you’ll see fertile shorelines dotted with small villages and images of Egyptian life.

Best time to visit: November to March

Country categorization: Category 2

Go wild in Sri Lanka

Prior to Ceylon, Sri Lanka was known as Serendib, from which the English word “serendipity” is derived. Experience serendipity and give your romantic getaway a touch of wildlife by combining the thrill of spotting the elusive leopards on safari with a sunrise hot air balloon ride in the Cultural Triangle, enjoying views from above . You can also stay in some of the best boutique accommodation in the country, such as a hotel built on a wetland for a charming, traditional village feel and an old colonial mansion that’s the perfect luxury hideaway. Depending on the time of year, set sail aboard a private catarman to see whales and dolphins for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Best time to visit: Destination all year round

Country categorization: Category 2 with VTL in place

Discover a magical winter landscape in Sweden

Considered a traveler’s paradise, Sweden is home to a huge range of landscapes – from dense pine forests and rugged mountains in the north to rolling hills and golden beaches in the south. Not to mention stylish cities like Gothenburg and the capital Stockholm. Start your trip to Stockholm by walking around the city on a private tour with one of our expert local guides. Lose yourself in the enchanting cobbled streets, stroll through a range of designer boutiques and have a cup of tea together in one of the many trendy cafes. Next, you’ll head to Swedish Lapland where you’ll check into the Treehotel, one of the most unique design hotels you’ll stay at. the forests on a husky dog ​​sled ride, ice fish or embark on a Nordic ski tour. As night falls, dine atop a frozen lake in a heated teepee, where you’ll have the chance to spot the mesmerizing Northern Lights or relax in a luxurious outdoor Jacuzzi while admiring the arctic landscape with a drink of wine.

Best time to visit: Destination all year round

Country categorization: Category 2


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