A Love Supreme – Seeking Your Most Romantic Date Ideas

- Amy Chan, Director of Marketing at Kiwi Collection, Huffington Post blogger and 24 Hours Newspaper columnist

This Valentine’s Day, forgo the typical (see: red roses, teddy bears) and opt for the out of this world. To give you a hand creating an unforgettable experience for your paramour, we’ve compiled a top 10 list of the most romantic and unique date ideas.

Think you can out-romance us? Here’s your chance Romeos and Juliets. We’ve only filled in nine, the tenth is up for grabs. The prize for providing the best date “do”? A romance package for two in the clement Caribbean, courtesy of Viceroy Anguilla.

Here’s how lovers:

1. Check out our list of top romantic dates.

2. In the comment field, share your romantic, unique date idea (50 words or less).

3. On Valentine’s Day, the best date idea will be chosen to round out our top 10 list.

4. The finalized list will be published and announced on Viceroy’s Facebook page (Don’t forget to “Like” Viceroy’s Facebook page to play.)

Prize – Winner is awarded the Viceroy Anguilla Romance Package ($5,700 value – 3 nights in the rooftop suite, couples massage, romantic dinner and a bottle of bubbly)

Top 10 Romantic Date Ideas

1. Spend three nights in a rooftop suite with a private deck and plunge pool overlooking blue Caribbean waters (complete with champagne toast) at Viceroy Anguilla. Ease into the day with a couple’s massage at the Spa. Sup and sip the night away with a three-course dinner and bottle of vino. What a winning glow you’d get.

2. Steam up in a natural Japanese onsen (a.k.a. hot spring) in Japan’s country side. We heard most onsens apply a no clothing rule. How convenient.

3. Find a cozy spot on your lover’s lap in the Lapland region of Finland to watch rare blue-hued Northern Lights undulate across dark skies. Cold hands, warm heart, right.

4. Take up an afternoon cooking class in the culinary capital of Paris and learn how to make a souffle. Then devour the goods over candlelight. Oui, oui, oui.

5. Zoom over beaches and glide through rain forests on a zip-lining tour in Costa Rica. Look out for white faced monkeys and colorful toucans native to the area.

6. Skate around iconic Wollman Rink in New York’s Central Park. Hold hands, watch your cheeks turn rosy red, follow with a healthy helping of hot chocolate.

7. Bicycle along the rolling vineyards of Napa Valley. Get buzzed off life. That, and your fourth glass of Chardonnay.

8. Salsa under the stars in Sao Paulo, Brazil with the help of a few pitchers of sangria and a live band.

9. Dress up in your nautical blues and whites and spend the day sailing the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. Pack a picnic to share during sunset.

10.  ???

Contest closes Friday, February 11th. Feel free to comment more than once.

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  2. vasiliki says:

    Drink champaign in your private pool or jacuzzi on a luxurious room hotel in firostefani of santorini…overlooking the volcano and the amazing sunset!

  3. vasiliki says:

    oops champagne

  4. Tessa says:

    Snuggle together on an elephant ride, enjoy a floral bath for 2 in a jungle-embraced spa and dinner in an ancient limestone grotto all at Thailands Hotel Rayavadee

  5. Lindsay says:

    Go Scuba diving – It builds trust and allows you to experience something amazing with your partner

  6. Ashley says:

    take a romantic horse and carriage ride in central park and have it take to you where you both first met or first date and reminisce.

  7. jackie says:

    Touch ground in Dubrovnik (site of my oh-so-fabulous honeymoon) for a few days of exploring the old city, drinking wine too early in the day and basking in the sunlight on a pool overlooking the Adriatic. Then, maybe wake up the following day for a sail to one of the neighboring islands! I’m in heaven just hearing myself…

  8. James says:

    A day showing her the world and all its majesty. A trip to Palau, Micronesia for the most awe-inspiring diving of our lives… hand-in-hand. Then we’d climb aboard a catamaran, I’d wrap her in my arms and we’d literally sail into the sunset, smiling at all the adventures ahead.

  9. lola malone says:

    drinking espresso in a local coffee shop amidst the fjords of norway, then a delicious freshly caught fish dinner, and a boat ride across the water to a fantastic hotel room with an incredible balcony view.

  10. Genevieve says:

    Spend a weekend away in Tofino at the Wickaninnish Inn, storm watching from your jacuzzi built for two. Champagne, West Coast seafood and reminiscing. Wake up to breakfast in bed and then a misty morning beach walk followed by a couples hot rock massage.

  11. Reesa says:

    Take your love on a scavenger hunt around New York City visiting all of your favorite romantic places including where you had your 1st date, first kiss. Love notes, cocktails and dinner along the path.

  12. igor gnot says:

    Take a plane to Rome. Spend a night walking around, drink a coffee in a restaurant on the hill with a view on Forum Romanum. Take a car and go to San Felice. Spent a day on the beach, and a night in old romantic town at the top of the mountain. Save the best for last – go to Positano for 3-4 days. Enjoy the true european atmosphere. When you cant imagine better place, take a boat trip to Capri for one night and enjoy the best and the most romantic restaurants. Now, you may go back to Rome.

  13. frank says:

    I can’t imagine anything more romantic than spending the night, or a week, in a candle-lit Tahitian water-top bungalow giving my lover oil massage followed by champagne and dark chocolates. Skinny dipping after dark optional.

  14. frank L. says:

    I’d love to charter a private yacht and take my lover for a cruise around the Bahamas.

  15. Stacey says:

    Dance and sing to Caribbean rhythms during Carnival — a love splendor! Let the cool breeze move you hip to hip like swaying ships. Feast your eyes on colorful costumes, fancy floats, and tropical treats. Shout Irie!

  16. AmyFabulous says:

    I’d be floored if my boyfriend scheduled a surprise vacation to Kona Village – a resort in Hawaii where each room is an individual bungalow hut. No phones, no computers, just beach, sand, and good company. Then spend the week taking surf lessons. Le sigh***

  17. Matt says:

    My wife and I plan “secret Trips” for each other annually. We’ve found that lobstering in Portland, Maine, horse-back riding in Banff, and listening to great live music in Austin, TX can be ultra-romantic when the excitement of a surprise trip is shared with the one you love.

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  19. Kittima says:

    Rent a bungalow on a private beach in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand. Hang out on sand bars drinking Mai Tais. Then go snorkeling to find colourful tropical fish and coral around the island. End the evening with a little bonfire on the beach.

  20. Have a romantic picnic somewhere under the stars and on a moonlight. My plan for this year is to try to gift the moon to my mate, or at least try to ;)

  21. aattila says:

    What could be more romantic than a weekend in Paris, the City of Lovers?
    Waking up in a sweet, cozy boutique hotel, then visiting the magically beautiful Monet exhibition in the Grand Palais, taking a walk on the bank of the Seine, kissing on Pont Neuf, then fine-dining at 125 meter altitude in the Eiffel tower’s restaurant, listening to a stranger playing fine jazz on the piano…

  22. amanda says:

    The Royal Mansour in Marrakech has redefined the gold standard of luxury hotels-you can have your own riad with a private roof terrace and Bedouin tent, open fire and plunge pool for your private enjoyment. Big on discretion-the hotel has a labyrinth of underground tunnels to each of the 53 riads, accessed only by staff–sexy and exotic…

  23. Eric says:

    I would spend the day with my love in a romantic sun-lit wedding ceremony alongside the Twelve Apostles in Australia. We would gaze at the grotto and share white wedding cake. Our perfect honeymoon would await us poolside, in scenic seclusion at the Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island.

  24. Laurence Jacks says:

    As lovers you agree to attend a masked ball at the Gritti Palace in Venice only you must arrive separately unknown to each others costume. You must flirt you way wth eyes wide shut until you reach your one true love.

  25. Valentines day says:

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  26. Sinda says:

    I would take my husband, to see the oldest known Valentine, written by Charles, the Duke of Orleans to his wife, while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London. The Valentine is housed in the British Library in London, and is said to have been written in rhyme.

  27. Dawn says:

    #1 sounds amazing but should also include daytime activities including snorkeling, parasailing and kayaking. Anywhere with Caribbean Blue seas would be my ideal way of celebrating romance.

  28. MC says:

    I like where “igor gnot” was going with his Roma idea but something was missing…like gelato. A whole lot of gelato. I would love to go to Roma with my love and eat to our heart and tummy’s content. We will roam in Rome to find the best “rose gelato.” That’s Amore!!

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  30. Sherryk says:

    A quiet lunch of wine and cheese in a Paris cafe, watching the world go by.

  31. Megan Torres says:

    Spend the day in New Orleans building a Habitat for Humanity house together. After a rewarding hard days work, unwind with locals and dance zydeco underneath the stars. Settle down with a midnight snack of hot beignets dusted with powdered sugar. Oh, and don’t forget to kiss the powder off your honey’s nose!

  32. Paul says:

    An unforgettable experience awaits two lovers spending a secluded night at the Four Seasons Tented Camp in the Golden Area of Thailand. Begin the day with a Thai cooking class, an Elephant Trek through the bamboo forest, and finish with a long soak in a hand hammered copper bathtub.

  33. Matt says:

    Soar high over London in your private capsule aboard the London Eye with just you, your loved one and some bubbly. Flying over the Thames, watch the sun set and the city lights twinkle as you sneak a kiss. Jolly good fun!

  34. Angeline says:

    An over water bungalow with private butler to bring us breakfast in bed, followed by a swim in a private lagoon, sail around the island on a private yacht, followed by a couples massage, then dinner on the beach of fresh catch, fresh fruit and a bottle of champagne.

  35. Amy Tan says:

    Watch the sunset while enjoying a great outdoor massage on a white-sand private beach. And in the evening, a romantic wine and seafood pairing dinner by the sea.

  36. Sherry says:

    Packing a picnic lunch and hiking the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Banff, Alberta. Just you and your loved one enjoying one another and the picture perfect setting.

  37. iheartheels says:

    Sprawl out on a big blanket on the beaches of Cabo San Lucas beneath the twinkling stars. Nothing but you, your sweetie and an umbrella drink in hand. El amor, indeed.

  38. iheartheels says:

    Stroll through the French Quarter hand in hand, stopping for nothing but a tiny cafe on the corner. Tonight’s the night you both learn French – je t’aime.

  39. Bella says:

    Being outside on a nice summer evening, laying in the grass side by side, watching the stars… Not only is this a relaxing outing, it provides the perfect opportunity for quiet intimate conversation watching nature’s own light show.

  40. Bella says:

    There is just something about being on the water together that simply screams romance – especially in the evening. A sunset canoe ride, or for the less adventuresome, take a charter boat cruise and have a romantic candle-light dinner accompanied by romantic music.

  41. PLipska says:

    Escape the world with your lover by hiking a Cape Town mountain at sunrise, feel the adrenaline during a shark dive, and indulge taste buds on a wine tour. Feeling tipsy on love, finish the day cuddling your man at the edge of an infinity pool at Twelve Apostles Hotel.

  42. PLipska says:

    Warm up to the sun on your face and your lover’s hand in yours as you hike Cinque Terre coast during sunrise. Indulge in a picnic of fresh olives, meats, cheese, wine. Return to private yacht where you cuddle with your man and sail to your next dream destination- Madagascar.

  43. david c says:

    Fly off on a Safari Hot air balloon tour in Kenya, as you hold close for comfort on this wild ride. Be sure to take off during sunrise and come back down to earth with plenty of time dance and drink tea with the elders at a traditional tribal village.

  44. david c says:

    Plunge into your lover’s eyes on secluded white beaches off Madagascar’s coast. Watch the sunrise from the pool in your private villa at North Island Lodge, imagine growing old together while petting the 160 year old tortoise, and take a sunset cruise to Silhouette Island while in your lover’s arms.

  45. david c says:

    ***this post has a correction from my previous one***

    Plunge into your lover’s eyes on secluded white beaches off Madagascar’s coast. Watch the sunrise from the pool in your private villa at North Island Lodge, imagine growing old together while petting the 160 year old tortoise, and take a sunset cruise to Silhouette Island while in your lover’s arms.

  46. Bella says:

    Take it a step further and create a mixed CD with your favorite love songs. Play it outside while you slow dance under the moon.

  47. Tanya says:

    I’d take my husband on a surprise trip to where he proposed to me in the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris. On the anniversary of that very day, back to the same bench where he’d gotten down on one knee. There’d be a picnic basket waiting w/ the same bottle of Taittinger he got that 1st day, & goodies form his favourite patisserie; also a book filled with photos from our 1st momentous occasion there together.

  48. Angie says:

    Hang gliding thru Hawaii to a private remote beach to have a gourmet candle lite, dinner for two, oceanside @ sunset. In complete isolation. Oh and feel free to forget your bathing suit! Spending the remainder of the nite in an open sky cabanna sipping mamosa’s in each others arms.

  49. Bella says:

    Create a mixed CD with your favorite love songs. Play it outside while you slow dance under the moon before you lay out on a blanket to watch the stars fall. Don’t forget to make a wish.

  50. Lisa says:

    Pretend with giddy laughter to be responsible adults with European accents as you sip wine and slip into your most fabulous party clothes in your room at the W Hotel…in Montreal! Tour the town with the energy of college students who are armed with their parents’ charge cards. And finally, don’t forget to sleep-in like a teenager the next morning.

  51. Lisa says:

    Pretend with laughter to be responsible adults with European accents as you slip into your most fabulous party clothes at the W Hotel…in Montreal! Tour the town with the energy of college students armed with their parents’ charge cards. Don’t forget to sleep-in like teenagers the next morning.

  52. Rachel says:

    Relaxing at home together without the distraction of an iphone or blacberry

  53. Josh says:

    Getting lost in the beautiful city of Paris, eating crepes and French macaroons, ending the night with a picnic on the lawn under the Eiffel Tower watching the amazing light show.

  54. A gorgeous room with spectacular ocean views awaits . Chilled champaigne, a foot massage and a luxurious bath for two. Scented flowers are thrown all over the bed. Dinner would be divine embracing the local cuisine and offering exotic tastes from a world class fare. A walk on the beach, followed by jacuzzi under the stars. Heaven on Earth.

  55. Salina says:

    Take a leap of faith down Atlantis Resort’s 60ft, vertical water-slide. After sliding through a tunnel submerged in a shark-filled lagoon, she’ll never be happier to be back in your arms.

  56. Riey Robbins says:

    Photographing each other under the stars at Joshua Tree with only the light of a million years away to capture your one moment together.

  57. Erica says:

    write down 5 things you love about each other. take turns reciting them to each other while sipping rose champagne and watching the sunset. Follow that by room service dinner in a beautiful candlelit room. after that its up to you…bubble bath, give each other massages, etc…

    ps give each other the lists..when you’re having a bad day you can pull it out, read it and get back to whats really important. love.

  58. Melissa White says:

    Visit the art workshop on Lago de Atitlan in Gautemala and let your creative juices flow together, constructing a traditional and colouful hot air balloon. Take it to the edge of the volcano-lined lake and release it over the water watching your love fly.

  59. Kathy says:

    Ride horseback along the beautiful turquoise beaches of the Caribbean. Build a sandcastle and watch the sun set while the tide slowly washes it away, as you both share the magic of the moment.

  60. chris says:

    Walk the jewish quarter in Rome, looking for the best fried artichokes ever made. Somehow you end up in the Trevi Fountain and dazzle at the light show emanating from the water spray. A few yards away is San Crispino where you spoon feed grapefruit gelato to the love of your life.

  61. frank L. says:

    My idea of ultimate romance would be to win a Viceroy Anguilla Romance Package ($5,700 value – 3 nights in the rooftop suite, couples massage, romantic dinner and a bottle of bubbly) from Kiwi Collection. Pretty romantic huh? Top that one!

  62. Rachel says:

    Charter a yacht off the island of Capri, Itlay. Discover the sea and all its beauty together with some fine Italian wine in tow.

  63. Eat lunch on a Sunday afternoon in a restaurant on the Pacific Coast in Pacifica and watch the surfers come into the beach sailing their kites on a windswept day. The couple kiss when sharing a glass of champagne.

  64. George Sims says:

    Sitting on your balcony overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, sipping fine wine and just absorbing the beauty of the night sky with your partner of 30 years. Agh, that’s heaven any day.

  65. ashley says:

    Climbing to the top of Machu Picchu together then celebrating at the top with couples massage and champagne. Then getting to experience sunset and sunrise together in one of the most mystical places on earth.

  66. Mike says:

    A complete helicopter tour beginning in San Francisco heading over the Golden Gate bridge then onto a tour over the Grand Canyon finishing with a nighttime landing in Las Vegas for a romantic dinner in front of the fountains and stay at the Bellagio.

  67. Sleep in late. Walk along the beach. look for turtles. Play with turtles.
    Then look at the stars and night and appreciate how little we are but also how incredible that 2 people can find each other in this gigantic universe. oh and Wine. :)

  68. Alexis says:

    This idea, truly requires you to know your partner well.

    If your signifcant other is a beach person, tell them you’re going skiing for the weekend. Allow them to pack their ski clothes. Tell them you are going skiing in Canada so a passport is brought. Then, unpack your partners bag when he/she goes to work the next morning and repack beach clothes –you will be picking your partner up in a car service with the luggage.

    At the airport, reveal to your partner that you are in fact going to St. Barts to spend a luxurious weekend away together.

    *This is not a made up scenario. Romance is not just about ideas, but the execution of them. My husband proposed to me this exact way. I thought I was going to Utah to ski. 1 hr before getting on the plane, I was informed we were going to a luxurious beach resort.

  69. Catharine says:

    My most romantic Date Nights’ with a boy friend occurred when I was stationed with the Navy in Naples, Italy. My boyfriend and I would go to this outdoor restaurant overlooking the Neapolitan town of Pozzouli. There was something so special about siting at one of those open air tables and watch the sunset over the distant Mediterranean on a warm summer evening.

  70. Sheri says:

    Hunker down together on the porch of your resort In South Africa with a glass of Capetown red. Look out on the savannah in all it’s majestic beauty. Let the sounds of the wild lull you into total relaxation…only you, your man, and the animals…Let that moment bring out the animal in YOU:)

  71. mary janssen says:

    Walk through the vineyards in Sonoma Valley. Share a picnic of wine, cheese, bread and fruit. Lay on a blanket and watch the clouds float by and her date strokes your body and massages your neck.

  72. I think the most romantic/sexy thing is having a grand adventure together; I have a few on my Valentine’s Bucket List! I’d love to take my husband across Canada on one of the gourmet Canadian railway trains, with a romantic sleeper and fabulous dinners in the dining car… and then crossing into Alaska for a wild salmon fishing adventure together, flying into remote areas by float-plane… followed by a few sexy, relaxing, rejuvenating days at a spa!

  73. ashley says:

    Spending a day touring the peaceful countryside and amazing sights of Iceland, searching for puffins, seeing geysers and waterfalls. Then relaxing together in the Blue Lagoon before setting out to have a dinner picnic under the Aurora Borealis.

  74. Lori says:

    I think the most romantic date is to just go to a nice hotel, order a beautiful room service dinner, drink champagne and spend a wonderful evening alone with my husband. Then wake up and just stay in each others arms as long as possible. (Or until the kids call and ask when you are coming home {bubble burst!}) Any time we get to spend alone is always romantic.

  75. flavia says:

    how about a romantic night cruise through the mangrove forests of costa rica? huddled close together on a rustic canoe… slicing through the black water, looking out into near complete darkness until the flashlight discovers creatures of the night lurking in the water, peering out from the trees. you feel like you’ve been transported to another world, a place designed only for your exploration together that night. it’s an amazing, exhilarating experience to share with someone you love!

  76. Tanya says:

    Surprise Paris trip for my husband, where he surprised me for our wedding proposal: Back to very same bench in Luxembourg Gardens where he got down on one knee, picnic hamper awaits with same champagne he got post-proposal, & homemade scrapbook with photos from 1st time there.

  77. Elizabeth says:

    The perfect date is to be picked up by a limo and taken to a 5 hour shopping spree. After all the shopping is done a great dinner would just top the day off.

  78. Sue says:

    After a full day at Mead’s Bay beach of sunning and swimming together, take a dip in the hot tub at one of Viceroy’s luxurious villas, shower together in the master bedroom’s outdoor shower with only the sky overhead, and then head out for a beach walk to watch the sun set on Barnes Bay. Surprise your lover with a table for two and no one else at the Half Shell and enjoy the restaurant to yourselves for an evening of delicious cuisine, discreet service, and romantic music (maybe even a little dancing) with the surf practically lapping your table. Retire early ;)

  79. Yvonne says:

    An overnight Hike (thinking Nepal). Pitch a tent in a remote area. Start a (safe) camp fire and roast marshmallows for S’mores while lying under the stars with your sweetheart.

  80. Reuben Garcia says:

    Go back to the first place that you met your spouse to rekindle the flame that what originated the romance. This would be sure to start or restart the love connection. Afterwards, head to a resort and spend some quality one-on-one time. Then, have an evening dinner on the lake.

  81. Christine Harsh says:

    Sitting on the beach in Cancun with my husband of 39 years watching the beautiful sunset with the amazing colors and sipping a glass of good wine.

  82. Joe says:

    My idea of a romantic date night that would be out of this world is somewhat tailored to my fiancée and I. When I traveled to China a few years ago, I took a paddle boat ride on the lake at the Summer Palace. While on the water, I saw a small island with beautiful blooming trees. I thought it was exceptionally romantic. When I met my fiancee, I told her about this and we used to talk about the amazing romantic stories we could incorporate this scene in. I told her how I would have loved to propose to her there, but that I didn’t have the money…so we came up with a better idea. Our idea was to, after we got married, go to China (for an anniversary) and find the island, where I could propose like I wanted, and then have a private re-commitment ceremony in China, before travelling all over the country and seeing the amazing culture and experiencing the amazing country.

    I find romance to be highly personalized. I am sure that all the ideas shown here would be amazing and great, but my idea of a romantic date night or experience has always been the idea I just shared.

  83. Renee says:

    Enjoy the sweet life in Miami’s South Beach staying at a luxury boutique hotel in the historic Mediterranean-revival neighborhood of Plaza De Espana. Days spent strolling the white sands, boardwalk and relaxing in teepee cabanas at the Nikki Beach Club. Checking out the sites by convertible of the Art Deco District, the Versace Mansion and Bass Museum of Art. Shopping at the Bal Harbour Shops of Fendi, Hermes, Prada, and Tiffany. Romantic evenings fine dining in the best restaurants and enjoying the nightlife at the Opium Garden, unwinding in their exclusive Prive lounge.

  84. Christine says:

    Sitting in our family room, with a blanket on the floor. Candles burning in the room, enjoying a meal my husband picked up and set out to surprise me!

  85. My idea of the most romantic date would be to read romantic poetry to each other…..after that have a nice dinner saving room for the main course which will begin with showering each other in a steamy bath, toweling each other off, massaging him with jasmine oil and then lay together while I feed him strawberries topped with whip cream….

  86. Michele says:

    Never been to India, imagine this could be a very seductive, romantic trip with my husband. I picture opulent, palace-like hotels, the smell of jasmine and rich spices and colors. Touring old temples early in the day and by afternoon heat so intense that staying in bed is mandatory.

  87. Angie says:

    Pretty much anything would be romantic here! It is an awesome sight!

  88. Brenda R says:

    A champagne picnic lunch at the top of Haleakala National Park while watching the sunrise with the person of your dreams. Nothing but nature and love.

  89. Meghan says:

    Romance is not about finding the perfect location or setting. Romance is about spending quality time with a person you love no matter where you are or what you are doing. A pizza and a cheap bottle of wine are enough if you are with the right person.

  90. Dennis says:

    My girlfriend returns from work to find her luggage packed, we are on our way to Las Vegas, staying at the Bellagio Hotel, fountain view room, excellent seats to witness Cirque du Soleil’s “O” and after an evening stroll & ride to the top of the Eiffel tower for the view and a kiss, then dinner at Prime Steakhouse and later in our room each other for dessert. Life is Good.

  91. Barbarella says:

    A gondola ride through Venice followed by an amzing dinner of delicious pasta, wine and cheeses. And to end the evening… champagne and a bath in a tub built for two.

  92. Lillie says:

    ” I’ve got two tickets to paradise, wont you pack your bags and we’ll leave tonight.” what could more romantic than being swept away to Bora-Bora for a romantic candle light dinner served on the beach followed by a private yacht cruise around the magnificently romantic islands of French Polynesia!

  93. Margot says:

    Red Valentino and the love of your live. Be whisked away by the hotel’s white leather, blinded Maybach to savour the most wonderful Black Cod at Nobu New York with the blinding lights in the backdrop. But make sure you are driven to Tiffany’s just before closing time. Because from than on it is just you, Audrey Hepburn and lots of beautiful ways to seal your love.

  94. Hannah says:

    Valentine’s Day, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Alight onto the street from a taxi, dressed in your finest, and waltz into the enchanting Mariinsky Theatre with your dashing lover on your arm. Tonight’s production: Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Enjoy the ballet in it’s original setting. Afterwards, forego the taxi and stroll home along the freshly snow-strewn Nevsky Prospect to your historic suite at the Grand Hotel Europe, where the likes of Dostoyevsky, Tchaikovsky, and Anna Pavlova all once stayed.

  95. Susan W says:

    I would go anyplace warm and of course bring a very special person. I would like to take a boat and go to other islands. Swimming in the dark sounds so romantic. Breakfast in bed before going site seeing. I love Pina and Strawberry Coladas. For dinner, a small candlelight cafe overlooking the beautiful ocean remembering what life was like when you first married. Skinny dipping on the beach. Do some things you did when you were younger. It will be the experience of a lifetime.

  96. I’d surprise my fiancé by flying to Buenos Aires & showing up at his restaurant. I’d have both our bags packed & I would take him to Punta del Este for a romantic beach getaway. It would be our 1st Valentine’s Day together & I doubt we’d ever forget it.

  97. Tamika Wilks says:

    My Idea of the most perfect, romantic date is the two of us, on a Private Yatch, with Jazz Music, a Personal Chef and our own outter deck dance floor. We would enjoy a candle-light dinner, dance the night away and then begin our Own Fireworks Show in our lower-deck bedroom. Happy V-Day to All!!

  98. jwc says:

    Taking my bride for her first flight in a small airplane, a Cessna 310, down through the Florida Keys. Watching the fishing boats, wildlife, and then a glorious sunset over the gulf, with dinner & drinks at MM 88 retaurant. Then retiring to our sailboat for the rest of the evening. It doesn’t get much better than that!

  99. Veronica says:

    Romantic pinic at Balmoral beach in Sydney with fresh oysters, prawns, and salty crab. Moet champange for the lady and a cold pure blone for the boy. Watch the fish jumping out of the blue clear, still water while whatching the red, orange sky’s sunset. It is so beautiful at Balmoral you won’t want to leave.

  100. Doerte says:

    Watch sunrise from a surfboard alongside the shore of Bedarra Island (Barrier Reef). Have doplhins greeting you in silver waves, then return to your beach villa for breakfast in bed. Have preordered fruits and champagne throughout the day, highlighted by a candlelight diner at the beach with fresh fish. Love.

  101. Dennis says:

    Winter in Colorado is beautiful, but with temps hovering around 0 and snow up to your elbows, my lady and I are craving a tropical getaway. We seek powder-blue & turquoise waters of the south pacific…perhaps, an over the water bungalow at French Polynesia’s Le Meridien resort on Bora Bora island. Which offers stunning views, of Mt.Otemanu and Bora Bora lagoon, exquisite gourmet dinning. Snorkeling in the lagoons crystal waters amongst hundreds of colorful, and exotic fish, and sea turtles. Basking in the glow of this latitudes warm sun on our private deck, while sipping chilled champagne and enjoying a gourmet offering from Le Tipanie restaurant. We feast upon our love for this place and each other…only to repeat today’s events again tomorrow.

  102. Christal says:

    a tent next to an in-room lit fireplace in lodge. we’ve come in from skiing, taken a hot bath, changed into flannels (easily accessible night shirts). the lights are low, candles are burning and we lay on sleeping bags like kids, telling each other stories of our childhood. the accompanying wine & cheese leads to more adult topics…

  103. Ernie says:

    The MOST ROMANTIC date can start by showing up to the door of your princess in a White limo, with a nice bouquet of fresh red roses in hand and a nice Teddy to give her the minute she opens the door. Take her to a secluded beach where you have set up a table and a couple of chairs and 4 torches around you both, the limo driver doubles as your server with champagne and some exquisite O’ d hours he had in the trunk of the limo. Next mariachis show up to serenade you both while you eat and drink holding hands. Then you walk barefoot hand in hand looking at the starry sky until you both fall down to the sand in a blissful kiss!

  104. Gabriella B says:

    Fly into Innsbruck, Austria. Check into the Hotel Goldenen Adler, stroll around town, eat at the hotel or along the way. Have a nap. Next day On to Kitzbuehl for a day’s skiing, stay at Hotel Weisses Rössl. When sufficiently rested, take a trip to Bressanone (Brixen) to visit the historic Hotel Elefant with its superb restaurant, for a few days. Return via Vienna. All this adds to the romance between two appreciate lovers.

  105. Ciarah says:

    Treading water at night in Bioluminescent Bay on Vieques Island. Where the stars flicker above you and the dinoflagellates in the water sparkle around you.

  106. Chas says:

    Time alone. While it sounds simple, it is very hard to get time alone with my honey. With all of the demands of today’s life, there seams to be little for us to enjoy together without planning the next task to get done or the schedule for our daughter. Yes time alone, any where, is the final frontier to take a line from Star Trek. We steal minutes here and there but to have a complete weekend with out any responsibilities would be heaven.

  107. Kathy Carr says:

    As long as I’m with my love there is great romance no matter where we are. It’d just be nice to embelish our love with a grand adventure to any place but Oz.

  108. sunkari says:

    (Take up an afternoon cooking class in the culinary capital of Paris and learn how to make a souffle. Then devour the goods over candlelight. Oui, oui, oui.)

    Paris is our romantic destination because my husband and i we both love trying new foods and want to travel europe. I always tell him that dreams do come true. Patience and faith will takes us to paris for a romantic trip also with little hint of help from our KIWI friends. :)

  109. R. Woodworth says:

    A romantic weekend at the Hilton in red rock mountain country of Sedona, Arizona, each morning strolling hand in hand the streets and shops, and afternoons to nearby Oak Creek Canyon to sit and talk in the warm sun, while viewing and listening to Oak Canyon Creek at Slide Rock !

  110. Gaurav Khanijow says:

    Nothing beats spending a special romantic day with her than volunteering at a children’s home together. She’ll love you for it and will see you as someone sensitive and an ideal companion for the future. Get the kids to give her notes on why you love her immensely, too.

  111. R. Woodworth says:

    Arriving at Sanibel Island, Florida, at the “Island Beach Club” for a romantic weekend, daily walks on the ” Sea Shell Capital Beach”, visiting island tourist shops, river canoe trip thru the “Ding Darling” wild life refuge, and a evening walk to dinner at the world famous “Casa ye Bell” restaurant!

  112. K.Naamani says:

    My girl friend will be escorted to the roof top of the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai overlooking the magnificent Hunagpu river where I will be waiting for her in a candle lit Arabian style tent which will be romantically setup for two with all her favorite dishes, champagne and ice wine! A belly dancer will start the nigh and an acoustic guitar player will play all night long, while we are kissing, eating strwaberries and drinking champagne! at midnight, I will ask her to marry me!

  113. Dawn says:

    My idea of the perfect romantic date is anywhere my beautiful boyfriend is as long as we have time together ,enjoying the sites , sounds, smells and tastes of the gorgeous resorts we’ve come to know and love. We work hard all year so when we do get a much deserved vacation we usually like to go someplace exotic and luxurious, Romance comes naturally in that setting. So there’s nothing to plan. We like it that way.

  114. Nicole says:

    Lounging on the deck of an African Savanna, while sipping on a chilled glass of Moscato. The glow of the orange sun will hover in the distance while the stars light the way for the rest of the night.

  115. mineola says:

    “Roughing it” in an open air bungalow at Jade Mountain, the fourth wall of which are Saint Lucia’s awe-inspiring Pitons, embedded like emeralds jutting up from the Carribean blue waters stretching into an even bluer sky– from inside the private infinity-edge pool.

  116. justin says:

    My romantic idea is simple and easy. I’m renting You Again so me and my partner can see the Betty White commercial that should have aired during Super Bowl 2011.

  117. Henry says:

    Weekend getaway to Kona at a Four Seasons Hualalai Oceanfront suite. A couple’s massage to music. In the evening, a single table on the beach, white tablecloth, and candles as we watch the sunset. An exquisite seafood dinner with a bottle of Perrier-Jouet is a perfect first day .

  118. Siyabonga Marhaule says:

    Spending the time with the one you love, pampering each other the whole day and also have a romantic dinner in a private suite where you will enjoy the most beautiful sunset in your lovers eyes.Then close it with intimate connection between the two.

  119. sitting at an uncrowded beach, watching turquoise blue ocean changing its colour as sun sets. no gimmick, no frill, no persuasive flower, no personal communication device, but simply two glasses of white wine and each other company.

  120. Olivier says:

    Program: eating, sipping good wine, admiring landscape, hugging and loving at sunset in open-air spa….

    Temperature: 22°C
    Region: Tuscany
    Hotel: Terme di Saturnia SPA
    Landscape: vine-yards and hills
    Wine: Brunello di Montalcino
    Food: Fiorentina meat to share
    Look: Evening dress and Tuxedo for dinner

  121. ANA says:

    My love -If I had a single flower for every time I think and dream about you, I could walk forever in my garden…

  122. Nicole says:

    It doesn’t matter where I am with my lover, but with snow on the ground I believe a horse drawn carriage ride up at The Mount Washington Resort with some hot Chocolate could be quite romantic. Then after I would decorate the big bath tubs they have with floating candles and bubbles so we can get warm in the tub before we move to the fireplace (the perfect place to fall esleep with the one who is in your heart).

  123. Mike says:

    Simple as follows: Get rid of the kids for the day, unplug phones and turn off computers, cell phones etc. Have an in home massage for the day followed by a nice home cooked meal. Follow that up with a romantic dvd movie and some reconnect time.

  124. Erin Pirozzini says:

    A white sandy beach day, cocktails in hand followed by a kayak ride to a private beach and prepared dinner with feet in the sand…quiet, simple, perfect….

  125. Lindsey says:

    In our floating Tahitian hut, we’ll fall asleep in each others arms and awake before sunrise… stroll onto our veranda and dangle our toes in the water, sip bellini’s and watch a majestic sunrise… his arm holding me close, my head on his shoulder. Here’s to a beautiful life together…

  126. Denise says:

    Going on a photo field trip in a foreign city and look for the beauty of local life! I did that with my husband in Paris five years ago and ended up exhibiting 20 photos from that trip.

  127. Taylor says:

    You begin the day with a sunrise cruise aboard a catamaran off of Anguilla with breakfast and mimosas. After spending the day island hopping to St. Martin and St. Barths for beaches and shopping showering her with gifts, you return to the secluded Sandy Island just off the coast of Anguilla where you have a casual yet intimate candle-lit beachside dinner and wine before returning to Viceroy Anguilla to retire for the night.

  128. Sarit Goldberg says:

    Valentines Day, a whole day once a year devoted to love. Not many people actually mesmerise the true meaning of love as it could be anyone in your life; not just your partner. To have a “Valentine” means to be in love, to have a romance; not necessarily an intimacy, but a passion, connection, and desire for one another.

  129. Tamara Jacobs says:

    Firstly, my Valentine is my Mum. She is the one of the most eminent people in my life and beyond and she definitely means a lot to me. She is a very vivacious, exhilirating, strident, jubilant, and affectionate woman. She has brown silk-like hair swishing through the air briskly, two agape hazel eyes beaming delightfully, and a pulcritudinous gaping grin locked on her gorgeous, long shaped face. My mother absolutely cherishes health farms as likes to be healthy, therefore, I would venture with her to her most favoured one located in Austria. After numerous relaxed and peaceful days, we would make another expedition on a first class flight to New York, of which is accordingly her favourite city, omiting London. Then we would go shopping, purchasing the finest things in the shop!

    By Tamara Jacobs
    Age 11

  130. Elizabeth says:

    Spend the day skiing the slopes together in Aspen and spend your evenings getting cozy by a warm fire with a cocktail in the lobby of your hotel. Relaxing in a hot tub or getting a couples massage followed by a gourmet meal overlooking the beautiul mountain.

  131. Sandra Bachmann says:

    As my beloved and I stand on the dazzlingly-white sand beach and dig our feet into the cool wet sand, the warm waters of the Caribbean swirl around our ankles…Our dreams are coming true on Necker Island, in a paradise of lush tropical plants and white sandy beaches. Surrounded by the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean, we dine on sumptuous dishes prepared to order by our personal chefs. We unwind in the spa with romantic massages for two. In the evenings, as we walk along the beach, we watch the sunlight dancing on the waves. We drink Dom Perignon and nibble on rich, exotic chocolates as we watch the Sun dip below the horizon… Just my beloved and me…

  132. MIKE Groesbeck says:

    horseback riding in the moonlight along an empty beach

  133. Kristie Ballew says:

    Check-in to your luxury resort early check-in, go straight to the spa for a couples massage/hot tub. Go back to the room for afternoon snacks/cocktails, short nap. Before sunset, walk together on the beach to a hammock you can lay together in and watch the sunset as you sip champagne. Then stroll back to your room get all gussied up for a fabulous dinner out and an endless night of dancing. Then back to the room to complete the fabulous day, and snug in the most plush hotel bed immaginable. Sleep in late, and have a late brunch on the beach……

  134. Josh S says:

    10. A cool lazy twilight spent walking the soft sand in Nantucket. A private chef prepares oysters, an aphrodisiac, while you lovingly bicker about which ivy school is best for the future children. Later, you show her why, here, they call you ‘the man from Nantucket’.

  135. Rebecca Sudduth says:

    faraway places with strange sounding names…celebrating 40 years, a lifetime of love in a summerplace where it may rain as we dance in it or shine and we’ll bask in it where we leave our footprints in white sands and our heartprints envelope each other in intimate conversation reminscing of a rich history of shared memories, rewards of sticking together through rain or shine and ENJOYING the beauty of each other-just as we are. Toasting to all the good times that STILL lie ahead with young hearts-sandcastle yet to be built

  136. Charlie Jeanne Klumpp says:

    Dinner reservations in New Orleans at Brigsten’s (quintessential New Orleans). We’d fly to New Orleans, dine, then cab to the French Quarter for great jazz. Before dawn it’s off to the Café du Monde for chicory coffee and beignets, and from there to the airport to wing our way home.

  137. Sydney says:

    Take a trip to Ireland and be mesmerized by the enchantment and music of this magical place. Take walks through the hills or along the beach, spend a day bicycling though the countryside. Enjoy an evening at a local pub feasting of simple fare, great beer and fantastic music.

  138. ashley says:

    Start off the day with a helicopter ride from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon, passing the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead along the way. Then return for spa treatments and dinner at one of the many top restaurants, then finish off the day with a little Vegas kitsch to celebrate your love by getting married (or renewing your vows) at midnight at one of the many chapels.

  139. ashley says:

    Spending a day together on a farm in Tuscany learning to cook traditional Italian food with all the local ingredients, then enjoying the fruits of your labor together, sipping wine looking out over the beautiful countryside.

  140. Angela says:

    Listening to a steel drum band while curled up on a blanket in the sand under the starlight. While enjoying the crisp chill sound, you would sip on a nice tropical drip as you stare into each others’ eyes.

  141. Kathy says:

    Set a course to the Caribbean Sea on a luxury cruise. Move together to soft island beats, savoring a vintage red from the ship’s cellar. The ship sways to the gentle waves as the moonlight captures a falling star while whispering each other’s wishes.

  142. v says:

    …an outdoors couples massage overlooking the beach of a tropical island, followed by seaside dining where we enjoy oysters and sushi at a table covered with flowing white linen, and then stroll along the water’s edge towards our penthouse suite where we melt into each other on the patio under a canopy of palms with the gentle filtered sunlight sprinkling upon us as we drift away wrapped in each other’s embrace….

  143. Deborah Cox says:

    A getaway just for the 2 of us away from the bills,family, work and stress of everyday life! Quiet, sunshine, water ,sand and being alone togeather what BLISS! We could REALLY use this trip.

  144. Robert Briles says:

    A weekend getaway to the Napa Valley wine country. The getaway would include a romantic stroll through a vineyard, a day picnic, some spa treatment relaxation, and plenty of wine tasting.

  145. Meredith Peters says:

    Sleep on a tropical beach

  146. Marcela says:

    Go to Cappadocia, Turkey, take a hot air balloon ride and enjoy an unforgettable sunset views of the fairy chimneys formations on the mountains while having a couple of glasses of good wine, and then spend a romantic night or maybe two or three at a “Cave” hotel in the town of Goreme, This romantic trip is a memory for a lifetime!!!

  147. Meredith Peters says:

    hike and find a private waterfall…

  148. Meredith Peters says:

    feed each other strawberries and champagne

  149. Denise Lambert says:

    My idea of a romantic getaway would be having an all inclusive suite at the Belagio complete with relaxing head to toe spa services. After having been refreshed, I envision doing some just for fun shopping. The next day would include a breathtaking helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon with a delicious champagne brunch on the floor of the canyon with the one you love. The last evening would be spent enjoying a memorable dazzling show followed up with a romantic dinner on the beach complete with tiki torches.

  150. CaseyDeuce says:

    This Valentines day, my first single one in 8 years, the perfect date would be a new guy, some fabulous wine and cheese, in a casual setting. A live band would be awesome, great conversation, and clicking with someone new!!

  151. Tracy says:

    What better place to celebrate your love than in one of the most pure, untouched places in the world…the Waipio valley on the Big Island of Hawaii. Walk hand in hand along the rugged trail to the scenic point.. Once there, the awe-inspiring beauty of the valley takes your breath away, reminding you of that powerful moment when you first met. The warm rain starts gently falling as you embrace. feeling like teenagers again, you kiss in the rain to the sound of the rushing waterfall. Together you savor every sound, smell, and sensation of this beautiful place. You forget for a moment that you have children, bills, jobs, a nonstop busy life. You feel whole and present, and you fall in love all over again :-)

  152. Don parkas and helicoptor to a glacier where an igloo of ice blocks await you both. Crawl into an igloo with a bed of soft fur and fragrant flowers in icicle vases. Champagne chills on it’s own block of ice!

    I submitted another version of this a minute ago and then noticed that it had too many words. Please use this submission as the entry.

  153. Watching a sunset across an ocean in Anguilla & being filled with love & peace, and never needing more. I close my eyes & dream of hearing the ocean and it’s calming sounds, feeling the water upon my bare feet, while holding the hand of the man I love, my husband. Running to the edge of the water & seeing forever, seeing the blue water sparkles like diamonds, as the golden sun slowly disappears & to splash in the warm tropical waters like a child. Giggling & playing like children on a new adventure, living a golden daydream. Life is so full of these riches & together with the man I love, I want to shout to the world, I have made it to paradise, the place of my dreams. Thank you Viceroy Anguilla.

  154. Watching a sunset across an ocean in Anguilla. Feeling the water upon my bare feet, while holding the hand of the man I love. Running to the edge of the water & seeing forever, seeing the blue water sparkles like diamonds, as the golden sun slowly disappears.

  155. To visit the magical, mystical world of Australia to behold the beautiful sacred Ayers Rock and to be mesmerized by the music of the didgeridoo. To be transcended to another place and time, where the Spirit Ancestors once roamed. I can only imagine how Romantic his would be.

  156. Sipping cappuccino at a cafe in front of the Pantheon, and being transport to another time. Dreaming of a time, when time stood still. A place to rediscover all that is beautiful. Vineyards, and olive trees on every hillside the serene beauty is overwhelming.

  157. natasha ward says:

    A warm evening amongst the stars on a white sandy beach , with candelight or tiki torches decorated with flowers including dinner and champaign on the beach , followed by a massage and a midnight swim

  158. Tahiti calls to me, this is paradise, it is pure beauty & touches my soul. It allows me to dream of a time, when time stood still & everything beautiful calls your name. A place to re-connect with your inner self & rediscover all that is beautiful.

  159. natasha ward says:

    Rose petals as I walk in the door leading up to a bubble bath with champaign on the tub and a robe waiting, a note saying where to go next, pampered with a massage then out to a white sandy beach with dinner under the moon and stars all followed by a midnight swim

  160. Jennifer Sullivan says:

    Chartering a boat and having a romantic dinner outside of anguilla with my new boyfriend. This is the best bc I have been a stay at home mom for 5 years until my divorce was finalized after a 2 year battle. Nice, peaceful and quiet.

  161. Linda C says:

    time alone with DH , no phones, no work, no demon dogs, sleeping thru the night and total relaxation

  162. argelia says:

    Having dinner and wine on the beach watching the sunset, then walking on the beach holding hands, getting in the balcony’s jacuzzi overlooking the Caribbean turquoise waters, drinking champagne and feeding each other chocolate covered strawberries, and cuddling the night away.

  163. I took my girlfriend to the nicest restaurant in our college town for our first date four years ago. I want to road trip through the countryside to that same restaurant, where the magic first started.

  164. Pat says:

    Snuggle up in a soft blanket on a sunrise safari (camera in tow) in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Enjoy sumptuous lunch under a cabana adorned with brightly lit South African birds. Stroll along river viewing hippos and crocodiles til sunset, then run for you life to resort for refreshments and romance.

  165. Rosanne says:

    Practice your French while sailing on a yacht to the Seychelles Islands. Enjoy couple Immersion in culture enjoying anything from the flora to the folk music followed by dessert flavored with local vanilla and cinnamon.

  166. Natalie says:

    Slip into a teeny bikini and go snorkelling hand in hand in a marine reserve off the island of Mactan in the Philippines.

  167. miffy57 says:

    Oh that’s easy. it’d be a warm weekend getaway to palm springs, ca, a room at korakia pensione or colony hotel and a room with an outdoor bathtub for two. Nothing says romance like hunkering down in a warmer clime with room service, soft robes and your lover!

  168. Kayla says:

    10. Snuggling under a blanket in front of a flickering fireplace, sipping hot buttered rum by candlelight, taking a horse-drawn sleigh ride, and sharing beautiful mountain panoramas in British Columbia with your significant other.

  169. south wales farmer says:

    Have a romantic meal for 2 on the beach at the Jalousie Plantation St Lucia under the shadow of the majestic piton

  170. Janis says:

    Take in all the beauty of the sea life in barrier reefs offshore from Ambergris Caye by taking a snorkel trip in the afternoon. Then enjoy a sunset sail back the island accompanied by a chilled bottle of champagne, & returning to a private candlelit dinner for two on the beach.

  171. Janis says:

    Take in all the beauty of the sea life in barrier reefs offshore from Ambergris Caye by taking a snorkel trip in the afternoon. Enjoy a sunset sail back the island accompanied by a chilled bottle of champagne, returning to a private candlelit dinner for two on the beach.

  172. Janis says:

    Take in all the beauty of the sea life in barrier reefs offshore from Ambergris Caye by taking a snorkel trip in the afternoon. Enjoy a sunset sail back to the island accompanied by a chilled bottle of champagne, returning to a private candlelit dinner for two on the beach.

  173. hazel hunt says:

    Would like to win!!!

  174. Karen says:

    Drink homemade pisco sours while watching the sunset on Valle de la Luna in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile before going to the natural “termas” (hot springs) and watching the crystal clear stars in the untainted desert sky and listening to the sound of tranquility (and naturally the pisco sours would keep coming :)

  175. Jenny says:

    Ride through the lush rolling countryside south of Dublin, Ireland. Stop into a pub for a pint of whatever strikes your fancy before a stroll around a castle. Bring a picnic!

  176. Dion Owens says:

    Set a situation where your mate finds clues of infidelity and a future romantic date. Leave evidence of where it will be. Out of anger and curiosity your mate should come out to confirm their fears. But what they find is the most lavish date imaginable just for them.

  177. Jodi says:

    Vegas! Surprise your sweetheart with a pampered couples day at the spa followed by a roof top dinner complete with Seal or Luther Vandross singing to her while you dance after dinner under Las Vegas Lights!

  178. Jenny says:

    Walk hand in hand along the Seine, climb up the stairs at the Sacre-Coeur, shop for antiques at an open-air flea market, stop for a coffee and a crepe and enjoy the moment in Paris.

  179. Jenny says:

    Horseback in the countryside? A vintage port tasting in your room? An open air massage? A Caviar Body Treatment? All could be yours with your sweetie, in Portugal.

  180. stephanie johnson says:

    The most romantic date would be six course dinner out on the deck of our hut over the water, in the Maldives at sunset. Staring into the eyes of the man who changed my life forever.

  181. Jan Eckert says:

    A romantic date is definitely like beauty in the eye of the beholder. If you’re with someone that brings butterflies to your stomach at the touch of their hand, you could be walking in the rain in DC, sharing a dinner in an Italian village, or taking in the sunshine while laying on a blanket in a Parisian park, and it doesn’t matter. Near or far, we should all be making the most of our time and with our loved one. Cobble stone bicycle rides together can make us feel young. A week at an exclusive beach resort can make us feel intimate. Living among the locals of a different culture can make us feel alive with vigor. The art of keeping romance alive requires spontaneity, joy, love, and laughter! The rest is details. Happy Valentine’s Day.

  182. stephanie johnson says:

    Having a six course dinner on the deck of a hut over the water in the Maldives at sunset. Staring into the eyes of my lover who changed my life forever just by speaking my name

  183. stephanie johnson says:

    Blindfold my date and feed them all their favorite foods, with no utensils of course. Drink the best champange while sitting on the North Shore of Hawaii. All of this after swimming under the waterfall from the Lost, being lost in each other.

  184. MaryAnn Sides says:

    Have a shipboard picnic while sailing the south of France then find a secluded cove and enjoy the sandy beaches and crystal blue waters

  185. Natasha Ward says:

    Something as simple as coming home from a 60 hour work week to a clean house, a bubble bath waiting for me to relax in followed by a yummy seafood dinner. Once everything is cleaned up for me and the dishes done a nice glass of wine and massage.

  186. Christin Villegas says:

    I swing to and fro in a hammock that is hung outside of a beautiful hacienda in the Yucatan of Mexico. The breeze blows across the pool, the tropical birds tweet their songs and a fan above me circulates the moist air. I have not a care in the world except to listen to a gorgeous Hispanic man (aka my husband) sing to me with his Spanish guitar. Of course, Antonio Banderas style. Now, if only I could get my husband to learn…..

  187. Christin Villegas says:

    I swing to and fro in a hammock that is hung outside of a beautiful hacienda in the Yucatan of Mexico. I have not a care in the world except to listen to a gorgeous Hispanic man (aka my husband) sing to me with his Spanish guitar. Of course, Antonio Banderas style.

    (closer to 50 words)

  188. stephanie johnson says:

    The most romantic date would be having a picnic from MAMA’S at Washington Square. Then walking to Coit Tower, going up to the top and watching the sunset with the love of my life where he drops to one knee and makes me the happiest girl in the world.

  189. stephanie johnson says:

    Ride in a horsedrawn carraige along the Charleston Harbor drinking champange, taking in the history of all the Antebellum homes and the epic love stories of the deep south.

  190. stephanie johnson says:

    Cuddling up with your honey at the top of Mount Haleakala, Hawaii watching the most unbelieveable sunrise above the clouds. The high altitude, cold weather keeping our bodies VERY close to each other.

  191. Gary says:

    The Maid of the Mist in Niagara Falls is romantic for water lovers and the ‘love ions’ generated by the moving water make it great for a first date.

  192. Chrysa says:

    A romantic fireside picnic in front of the fireplace is a wonderful date. Spread a cozy blanket on the floor, crack open the bubbly and nibble on cheese and crackers followed by chocolate covered strawberries!

  193. Alessandra Priante says:

    We’re heading back to Porquerolles, my love, where we vowed each other true love. Hand in hand in those paths corniched of Mediterranean pine trees, promising to share our lives in joy and fulfillment. Sparkeld by the bubbles of our favorite champagne rosee, accompanying freshly made foie gras and the softness of the lobster at Le Mas du Langustier. I love you, Paul.

  194. Jessica says:

    The most romantic date would be a gondola ride through the canals of Venice. Enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the such a historic place. The date would culminate with a seas side candlelight dinner in St. Marks Square

  195. James R Rathbone says:

    SIT AND WATCH THE OCEAN

  196. Amy says:

    Spend the day hiking through the fishing villages of Cinque Terre, Italy. End your journey in the Village of Manarolla, sipping prosecco on the top of a cliff watching the sun set over the Mediterranian Sea. That’s Amore!

  197. Virginia says:

    Pick up a couple of Braised Portabella sandwiches for a picnic lunch from the lodge at Bryce Canyon National Park before heading down trail to marvel at the geologic oddity of the hoodoos. Return to the rim to catch a spectacular sunset before settling in on a bench together to watch an astonishing 7500 stars grace the night sky.

  198. Virginia says:

    Pick up Braised Portabella sandwiches for a picnic lunch from the lodge at Bryce Canyon National Park before heading down trail to marvel at the geologically odd hoodoos. Return to the rim to a spectacular sunset before settling in together to watch an astonishing 7500 stars grace the night sky.

  199. mineola says:

    Moonbathing in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon natural geothermal spa outdoors

  200. mineola says:

    Wake @Viceroy Anguilla surprised to be in actual heaven- easy wedding requirements!! Submerge in the sea, luxuriate in The Masterpiece @oceanside spa- Enjoy uninterrupted stretch of the sea & horizon at Cobà- So poetic. Linger in the Sunset Lounge Infinity pool at dusk until the waves kiss us goodnight…

  201. JD Northwest says:

    A ferry ride up to the San Juans, kayaking around the island with the seals and whales ending with a picnic lunch stop on a beach all your own.

  202. Rachel says:

    Go for a crisp winter snowshoe at Mount Seymour with a view of Vancouver, BC & the ocean. Picnic lunch by a fireside with hot chocolate in the trail chalet. End the day with a hot bath & wine in your room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in the city.

  203. Darin says:

    Spend the day boating and snorkeling the waters of the Caribbean and top it off with a candlelit dinner watching the sun set.

  204. RBK says:

    Wake up in Rio, surf lesson in the morning, massage at copacabana in afternoon, caperinhas in leblon, dinner at ZaZa…

  205. Tonya Mutch says:

    Spend the afternoon snorkeling in a pristine reef off an exotic Caribbean island and discover giant sea turtles. Recount the magic of the day together over a champagne tasting alongside the infinity pool…feel like you are falling in love all over again!

  206. Angie says:

    Waking on the beach to a spa treatment for two while sipping champagne. A lite brunch then a “nap”. After a long shower for two, we venture to the infinity pool for a nice lunch with wine & the most wonderful oven views. Followed by a late afternoon massage, pool side. Upon entering the suite there is a surprise gorgeous red dress/ shoes/ accessories laid upon the bed for me to wear to dinner. Dinner is follow by an evening of dancing with our own private serene. The day is completed with a stroll along the beach & dessert picnic for two ocean side…. can I go now, pls!

  207. sandra--I-dream-about-viceroy-anguilla-every-night-catherine-please-pick-us-we-never-could-afford-it-otherwise- Olund says:

    my favorite ‘date’ was not actually spent with my partner, ironically. I arranged a massage – obtaining some key landmarks of where their spa was located (he was in a different city at the time). I sent him instructions pieces at a time – eventually landing him to the address <3

  208. sandra--I-dream-about-viceroy-anguilla-every-night-catherine-please-pick-us-we-never-could-afford-it-otherwise- Olund says:

    A favorite date would be being any place kelly wearstler designed!

  209. Kat says:

    Wiggle your toes in the powder soft sand as the sun kisses the beaches of Turks & Caicos. Giggle at silly faces we make over fruity, umbrella clad cocktails. Piggyback ride to the da Conch Shack for dancing in the sand.

  210. Kat says:

    Wiggle toes in the powdery soft sand as the sun kisses the beaches of Turks & Caicos. Giggle at your honey’s silly face over fruity, umbrella clad cocktails. Piggyback ride to the nearby tiki bar for dancing in the sand.

  211. Eileen says:

    A private swim in the green grotto in Capri, Italy with my husband. We went there almost twenty years ago for our honeymoon. We rented a boat and went alone to the grotto and it was the most beautiful color green i’ve ever seen. we sat in the cave and undressed it was sweet and delicious and romantic.

    What a great memory twenty years later.

    When things go bad and get rough we always remember Capri.

  212. Barbara says:

    Floating on the Caribbean Sea, wondering where the water ends and the sky begins. Making love on a sailboat anchored in a secluded cove, the warm tropical air perfect against your skin. Sipping champagne and enjoying fresh seafood. Praying that the flight home is delayed by bad weather in the States.

  213. JD Northwest says:

    Book a hotel with a view and stay, letting room service meet your every need while spending the day together in bed.

  214. JD Northwest says:

    Sign up for Circus School and spend the day learning how to juggle and clown around.

  215. Kat says:

    Hug the curves along the Pacific Coast, savoring the ocean smell as your convertible heads to Los Angeles. Valentine Day sales on Rodeo Drive and rooftop cocktails alongside celebrities . Are we there yet?

  216. Ravzie says:

    Go on a scuba liveaboard dive boat on the Great Barrier Reef. Eat and dive all day, drink fruity cocktails and have sex all night!

  217. stephan says:

    later is better ?? so i ‘ll enjoy the day when i ll have a mojito time by you jaccuzi in the roof suite and look at the sunset in my star’s blue eyes to ask: “”honey , please , give me a new live by giving me a little boy “” and then ……..

  218. Stephanie says:

    A SURPRISE 5 year anniversary date at a beautiful restaurant, led into the wine room with one glass door and a single table for two, completely alone. Rose petals laid all over the table and floor, surrounded by beautiful bottles of wine, fed a 7 course chef prepared meal with wine and 2 DESSERTS…the last of which had written “Will you marry me?”

  219. Kat says:

    Toss a beach ball and watch the South Beach waves playfully return it back to shore. Raise a (mojito) toast to the hot Latin beats while dancing the night away. Cheers!

  220. Kat says:

    Ensure a lifetime of love at the Love Lock Fence in Seoul, Korea. Affix an engraved padlock, and toss the key. Seal your souls with an everlasting kiss.

  221. Gary says:

    A romantic ski date at the best named place: Kissing Bridge near Buffalo,NY

  222. Josh S says:

    10. You and the valentine enjoy the mild weather in Santa Barbara, California, after a day of wine tastings, ride a tandem bike to the pristine beach and dip into your favorite pinot-noir finds.

  223. LILI says:

    watching snowflakes fall in Colorado while lying in each others arms on a soft and cuddly bear rug by the crackling fire, basking in the warmth of the flames… ..running outside to make naked snow angels and right back in to sip hot chocolate with lots of whip cream to lick off each others noses; falling into a deep lovers sleep

  224. Tracey Pritchard says:

    Take a trip to the nearest ski resort town and ride the gondola or lift to the top of one of the highest mountains (even if you don’t ski or snowboard) and enjoy the scenery and each other’s company reminiscing on the reasons you fell in love and those that still keep you together. Then book a dinner sleigh ride tour to capture the romance.

  225. Salina says:

    Slip into a bikini and work up an appetite in the rooftop pool with your lover; the Miami skyline and warm water will get your ready for a night-in you’ll want to relive over again.

  226. Evangeline says:

    A week’s stay at a villa in Tuscany that includes wine tours and candlelit dinners at dusk.