February 14 is a day most people look forward to. While there are some who dread the thought of Valentine’s Day, there are others, the romantic ones, who just can’t wait to make their loved ones feel special on this day. And what can be a better way of having a fantastic Valentine’s Day than taking a trip with your special one? India is blessed with a number of romantic places to visit which can rekindle your romance. Whether you are a couple at the beginning of your journey or two lovers who have stood the test of time, a romantic getaway on Valentine’s Day can do wonders for your love life. (ALSO SEE Most romantic honeymoon destinations in India) Here are the top 10 romantic places to visit in India on Valentine’s Day. Also Read - Arjun Kapoor Supports PM Cares, Maha CM Fund, GiveIndia, FWICE in Fight Against COVID-19
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While it may be considered slightly offbeat, Jaisalmer in Rajasthan can be more romantic than you can inagine. Mesmerizing sunsets in the deserts make for a great setting to be close to your loved ones. The sand dunes and humongous fort make for picturesque backdrops for your love to bloom. The February weather is just too perfect for lovers who want to get lost in each other. A desert safari at Khuri or Sam to witness the majestic sunset followed by a night camping under the stars with the desert all around you is an experience of a lifetime. Also Read - Golfer Aditi Ashok Narrowly Missed Getting Stuck in the US
While Mumbai is known for its busy and hectic life, it is also home to some of the finest rooftop restaurants which provide a magnificent view of the city’s skyline. the February evening breeze makes you feel like love is in the air. You can always follow your romantic evening up with a night full of dancing, drinking and partying till the wee hours of the morning. It’s Mumbai after all! DO SEE 5 rooftop restaurants in Mumbai for a ritzy romantic dinner date!
There is a reason why Goa is India’s most preferred holiday spot. It is one place where despite the large number of tourists, you get your own private space. You can get cosy and comfy with your partner without turning heads here. The lovely beaches and amazing sunsets coupled with a number of romantic restaurants and streets make it an ideal holiday spot for lovers. From long romantic walks on the beach to bike rides along the coast, you can indulge in a number of activities with your special someone.
For those who do not like the Goa crowds, just 4 hours away is the sleepy and backpacker-friendly land of Gokarna in Karnataka. The Om beach and Kudle beach provide a romantic setting as you can catch beautiful sunsets while enjoying lovely delicacies at the beach-side shacks. It is also a great place for couples to relax away from the crazy urban hustle bustle. The weather in February is extremely pleasant making it easy to walk around hand in hand.
One of Mumbai’s most popular getaways, Matheran is Maharashtra’s smallest hill station. It is famous on account of its no-vehicle policy making it one of the finest eco zones in India. Its viewing points provide stunning views of lush green hills and valleys. Its pleasant weather will make you want to hold your loved one close as you witness the changing colors of the sky during sunset. DO SEE 8 romantic resorts near Mumbai for couples to rejuvenate
Tucked away in the northeaster part of India, Shillong deserves way more credit than it gets from travelers. Not only does it have splendid weather conditions, it is also surrounded by the most beautiful natural beauty. Be it the waterfalls or the rolling green hills, the clean villages or the stunning lakes, Shillong will treat you with the best views and landscapes. It is one of the best places in india to fall in love as well as celebrate it!
This one is for snow lovers. There is something about a blanket of snow surrounded by a forest covered in white that makes it synonymous with romance. Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir is exactly that! It is India’s premier skiing destinations and is home to some of the most mind-blowing views you will see. February is one of the best months to witness Gulmarg in all its glory and what better day than Valentine’s Day to take your loved one here. CHECK OUT 5 unique ways to spend Valentines Day in India
Andaman and Nicobar islands
Andaman and Nicobar islands is one Indian destinations that has all the makings of a foreign exotic holiday spot. Its majestic white sand beaches, turquoise waters, lovely lagoons and beautiful February weather make this group of islands a fantastic place to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017. You can indulge in adventurous activities like scuba-diving and snorkeling to witness the colorful aquatic life in this part of the world or just hang out by the beach relaxing and gazing at the unbelievable view of the horizon.
And then there is the quaint, sleepy village of Tosh in the Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh. This one is as offbeat as it gets. Surrounded by astonishing mountain views and lush greenery, Tosh makes for a quiet and pleasant getaway from the cliched holiday spots. You can take up a cofortable room in one of the guest houses like the Mountain Goat cafe and spend your Valerntine’s Day gazing at the beauty of India’s mountain landscapes. The weather will be cold and perfect for you to have your arms wrapped around your loved one all the time.
Rann of Kutch
The vast white salty marshland of Gujarat, Rann of Kutch is spectacular in February. Winter is the best time to visit this delightful holiday spot. It is during this time that it hosts the famous Rann Utsav. This year the Rann Utsav will go on till February 20 making valentine’s Day a great tome to witness both the beauty and culture of this region. The vast desert of white agianst the backdrop of the mesmerizing sunset will make your day quite special. NOW SEE 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in India
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