Posted 31 October 2022

Twenty Indian destinations that are the perfect romantic getaways for couples

The saying goes: ‘It doesn't matter where you go in life, it's who you have beside you that makes it worthwhile’ and when it comes to choosing your travel partner, no one comes close to your spouse. Isn’t it? It is truly one of the most precious moments of any couple's life to get away from the daily routine and enjoy a beautiful vacation together.

The great Indian destinations offer ample ways to bond with one another while building love and sparking some moments of togetherness that cannot be matched anywhere else. Most Indian destinations can inspire romance. From snow-capped hill stations like Shimla and Goa to picturesque beaches, there are many reasons to ditch alluring international getaways for the exotic charms of India.

Already, wondering where to go for a couple's getaway? Fret not, as we have created a multitude of choices for you and your soulmate. Whether you have just entered the blissful married phase of your life or wish to spend quality time with your loved one, then these suggestions are a way to go!

So, without further thinking and planning, follow our choices, plan a romantic getaway, and get ready to spend amazing moments of bliss and love.

Top 20 romantic getaways in India

Below is a handy list for all those looking for the best romantic getaways in India. From alluring hill stations to picturesque beach cities, this list has it all for making your romantic vacay truly memorable.

1. Shimla

The feeling of exploring the captivating beauty of Shimla while holding your adored partner's hand is a moment that none can forgo. This hill station nestled in the heart of Himachal Pradesh lets you spend some happy moments of bliss with your darling partner away from the chaotic city life. Moreover, the numerous places to visit in Shimla, such as Mall Road, Christ Church, The Ridge, and more, offer all the more reasons to plan a romantic getaway to this one of a kind destination.

2. Andaman & Nicobar Islands

One of the few places in India that still remains aloof from urbanisation is the Andaman & Nicobar Islands - the place that surprises all the couples with the beauty of its beaches. This isolated island is one of the most sought-after places for the peace, privacy, and tranquillity that the place offers to all those who are head over heels for their partners.

From lazing around at the secluded beaches with your beloved to experiencing the thrill of water activities such as surfing, scuba diving and more together, there is unarguably a lot to do in Andaman when the two of you are together.

  • Nearest airport: Port Blair Airport

3. Goa

What can be more cherished than exploring the lively and vibrant ambience of India’s most popular tourist destination, Goa, with your partner? We are sure nothing else can! If you just want some moments of togetherness, then book a resort by the side of Goa’s picturesque beach. Or if you want to soak in the beauty of nature, then enjoy a river cruise at Mandovi River Cruise and gaze at nature’s bounty from the beachside. With so much to offer, you will always wish that this romantic holiday in Goa never comes to an end.

4. Gangtok

There’s no other destination like Gangtok that is perfect for rekindling hidden love and cuddling up. This hidden gem in North East India is an ideal destination for couples to have the best of their time. Gangtok offers spectacular views of the world’s third-highest peak, Kanchenjunga, and is no less than a surreal destination when it comes to putting its captivating beauty into words. So, do not miss the chance to explore this ultimate place of romance and love with none other than your consort.

5. Munnar

Spelling romance all around, it is impossible for you to miss making Munnar a part of your romantic getaway. Comfortably ensconced in Kerala, Munnar is best known for offering charming views of lush-green and verdant tea gardens. Home to a number of isolated and colonial styled resorts, Munnar provides you with the chance to not only sync in with your partner but also with nature. So, let the panoramic and green environs in Munnar rejuvenate and refresh the hidden love.

  • Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport.

6. Udaipur

Still confused about where to go, don’t worry, we have yet another suggestion for you and it is none other than Udaipur. Fondly called the ‘city of lakes’, Udaipur is a fantastic destination for you to enjoy a romantic cum royal break from everyday life.

Dotted with some of the most scenic lakes such as Fateh Sagar, Lake Pichola, etc, Udaipur lets you enjoy boating through the crystal clear water with your beloved right by the side. Adding to the highlights are the majestic Aravalli ranges, lush-green gardens and luxurious resorts that make the couple’s getaway all the more marvellous.

7. Manali

A paradise for couples and adventure enthusiasts alike, Manali is yet another destination in Himachal Pradesh that makes for a wonderful romantic getaway. Perched at an altitude of 2050 m, Manali is the place for you to embrace love and spend cosy moments in the backdrop of misty hills, floating clouds and fruit-laden gardens. To make the trip to Manali even more worthy, do not miss to explore the Tibetan monasteries and seek blessing at the famous Hadimba Devi Temple along with your beloved.

  • Nearest airport: Bhuntar Airport

8. Darjeeling

Blessed with nature’s bounty and expansive tea gardens, Darjeeling or ‘the queen of hills’ welcomes all those looking for solace along with their better half. There’s something special in the atmosphere and overall environs of Darjeeling and none of us can deny it. Yes, no?

Whether it’s about sipping a cup of refreshing tea with your beloved or ambling through the verdant gardens, everything in Darjeeling seems surreal when you have your better half by your side. So, without any further procrastination, escape from the hustle and bustle of life and spend some cherished moments with each other.

  • Nearest airport: Bagdogra Airport

9. Gulmarg

The mind-blowing beauty and charm of Gulmarg acts as a magnet in attracting couples from all around. Famed as a ‘meadow of flowers’, Gulmarg is an ideal destination for invoking love for your beloved. The place looks even more fascinating during the winters and becomes no less than captivating when snow covers the region during the winters.

Owing to so much, it is no surprise why Gulmarg has served as the shooting spot for numerous romantic hits. So, if you too wanna live the classic romantic moments as depicted in those Bollywood hits, then Gulmarg surely is the best choice.

  • Nearest airport: Srinagar Airport

10. Agra

Agra, the epitome of love is a destination that no couple can afford to miss out on. Located in Uttar Pradesh, Agra is not only the place for eternal lovers but also for history buffs who want to explore one of the seven wonders of the world - the Taj Mahal.

Dedicated to the wife of Shah Jahan, Taj Mahal is truly the embodiment of immortal love. The chance to capture memorable pictures against the backdrop of this scenic monument is something that you will cherish for a lifetime. So, make sure to tick off this romantic destination with your soulmate.

  • Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport

11. Ooty

Ooty is a standout amongst all the romantic destinations in India. The soothing weather coupled with the fantastic landscape provides ample ways for you to come close to your partner and spend unforgettable moments.

You can amble through the lush-green gardens, interact with the locals working on coffee plantations, admire the views of the setting sun amidst the rolling hills or click a plethora of pictures with your partner. With endless things to do, we are sure that you will have the best time with your soulmate in Ooty.

  • Nearest airport: Coimbatore Airport

12. Alleppey

The amorous setting of Alleppey makes it a perfect destination for all the lovebirds who want to spend a secluded time in the laps of mother nature. The views of the stagnant backwater, picturesque canals, palm trees, and nature’s bounty make Alleppey even more stunning and fascinating. The one of a kind boathouse in Alleppey is a standout of all the other things, so make sure to explore the spectacular vistas of the place, once you book a boathouse for the two of you.

  • Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport

13. Jaisalmer

It’s time for you to fall in love with your dear consort again! Yeah, you have got us right, the “golden city”, Jaisalmer awaits your presence to collect the most romantic experiences. Bestowed with the most alluring forts, pristine lakes and golden desert, Jaisalmer is a must-visit destination, especially with your soulmate. To make your couple trip more fascinating, make sure to enjoy a sumptuous candlelit dinner in the desert backdrop or simply admire the constellation of stars from your cosy camp stay.

14. Dalhousie

This little Switzerland settled in Himachal Pradesh is way more than a summer retreat. It is one of those places that will make you go head over heels for your darling once again. From picturesque hills, colonial buildings to ancient churches, the place is laced with a number of tourist attractions. More than anything else, couples enjoy trekking to the top of misty hills holding the hands of their partners.

  • Nearest airport: Kangra Airport

15. Leh

Want to rediscover and know your soulmate like never before? If so, then there’s no other place that can ignite the same romance as Leh does. It is no less than a couple's delight and renders several opportunities for your love to blossom.

The numerous attractive sites such as Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley and magnificent stupas offer the perfect setting for you to click insta-worthy pictures. The thrill of enjoying a bike ride in this hilly and rugged terrain together with your beloved is sure to give you reasons to look back upon the Leh trip.

16. Chikmagalur

Settled on the Mullayanagiri ranges, Chikmagalur in Karnataka is yet another destination for couples to spend time with each other. The place lets you find happiness in little things as the euphony of chirping birds along with the aroma of coffee wafting its way is something that you cannot find everywhere. More than anything else, it is the romantic vibes of the place that makes you cuddle up with your beloved.

  • Nearest airport: Mangalore Airport

17. Rishikesh

There’s nothing better than experiencing the thrill of adrenaline-rushing activities at the “Yoga capital of India”, Rishikesh. From seeking blessings at the religious sites in Rishikesh, listening to the serene music of mountains, camping under the starlit sky to rafting through the fierce and crystal clear water along with your partner, you are sure to experience both excitement and togetherness while you are here. Do not forget to explore the hippie cafes in Rishikesh to indulge in a gastronomical adventure along with your darling partner.

  • Nearest airport: Jolly Grant Airport

18. Kanyakumari

Propelled to fame for its outstanding location, Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India. For all those looking for both spiritual salvation and a beach holiday, then this is the place for you! Kanyakumari is also the meeting point of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. One of the best things to do here with your soulmate is admiring the views of the sun painting the sky with its hues during the dusk and dawn.

  • Nearest airport: Trivandrum Airport

19. Srinagar

It’s rightly said that when you travel with your love, then everything around seems special and endearing. Srinagar is yet another romantic destination in India that is worthy of all praises. So, pack your bags and pamper your better half with a visit to Srinagar that lets you witness the timeless and astounding beauty of the most famous Dal Lake. Experiencing the fun of riding on a shikara in the Dal Lake will not only take you back to the classic movies of the 80s but also ignite the passion of all the love-struck travellers.

20. Mussoorie

Last but not the least, missing out on Mussoorie while talking about the romantic destinations in India would be a sin. Visit Mussoorie with your consort to stroll through the meandering roads, lush-green valleys, gushing waterfalls and lofty hills. Get moments to unwind your love while you witness the bird’s eye view of the city from the cable car.

  • Nearest airport: Jolly Grant Airport

Conclusion

So, to make your romantic getaway a memorable affair and bring a smile to your darling’s face, make sure to tick off these destinations along with your soulmate. Apart from the aforementioned, there are several other romantic destinations too. If you want to explore those too, get in touch with us and IndiGo will make your journey hassle-free.

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