The Best Adventure Trips for Couples from The Best Adventure Trips for Couples
The Best Adventure Trips for Couples
The only thing better than embarking on adrenaline pumping adventures is doing so alongside your significant other. What better way to capture thrills and create new memories then by escaping reality and doing something out of the norm?
San Juan, Puerto Rico
What better way to rekindle the romance than to get the heart racing and climb new heights together? In the heart of Condado, San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino serves as a perfect home base for couples seeking a fun escape full of adventure. Getting the best of both worlds, guests can enjoy mouthwatering cuisine, picturesque views, prime beach access, a lively atmosphere on-property, and can venture off-property for adventures.
Embark on an adventure filled vacation with an abundance of outdoor activities, history and authentic Southern cuisine at the Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, GA. Couples can spend quality time together exploring this 3,000-acre resort-meets-playground, offering charming cottage accommodations, just an hour outside of Atlanta in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Onsite adventures include horseback riding, shooting clays, award-winning golf, miles of trails for hiking, an intimate spa, and serene gardens, perfect for an afternoon stroll. Couples can book the Ultimate Romance Package, including two nights’ accommodations in a luxurious Arbor Cottage, breakfast for two, a private dinner in the cottage or outdoor location, turndown service, and a $300 activity credit toward outdoor activities such as shooting clays, hunting at SpringBank Plantation, horseback riding and more.
The Galapagos Islands
Couples with a taste for adventure are invited to relax and disconnect as they set sail on Ecoventura’s MV Origin – blending luxury amenities with environmental sustainability. The intimate 20-passenger yacht sails through the Galapagos Islands for an unforgettable adventure. 7-night itineraries include daily excursions led by certified naturalists and optional snorkel, kayak and hiking tours. Passengers are brought face-to-face with exotic wildlife via daily excursions through the archipelago’s diverse islands. Wildlife wanders freely and almost fearlessly throughout the Galapagos, so you may find yourself swimming with sea turtles, sun bathing with sea lions and face-to-face with the famous blue-footed booby.
Couples seeking romance and adventure, look no further than the Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel, located in Peten Jungle – just minutes away from the Mayan ruins at Tikal, Uaxactun and Yaxha. Adventure seeking couples will be excited to know that Las Lagunas offers safari-like adventures from daily ATV tours to encounter endangered species, boat rides to Monkey Island to meet-and-greet wild, friendly monkeys, and even feed them fruits and vegetables for breakfast, and guided hikes through the historic temples of Guatemala. Other eco-adventure activities include trekking, bird watching trails, bicycling, and kayaking excursions surrounded by gorgeous views of nature.
Couples headed to Cancun looking for a more thrilling itinerary than sipping margaritas by the pool can plan the ultimate adventure while staying at the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort. The property is within driving distance from the natural limestone pools that dot the Yucatan Peninsula, which are perfect for cliff jumping, snorkeling, and hiking, and have long been celebrated for their healing qualities. The historic Mayan ruins of Tulum, and the captivating Chichen Itza (one of the seven wonders of the world) are also a quick drive away – so couples can easily check these historic ancient sites off their bucket lists. Lastly, every May through September, couples staying at CasaMagna Marriott Cancun can embark by boat to snorkel alongside the Mexican-Caribbean’s magnificent gentle giants – whale sharks. Though they measure up to 40 feet long and weigh in at 15 tons, whale sharks feed exclusively on plankton and are totally harmless to humans.
Sweden: Northern Lights
Take your significant other on the adventure trip of a lifetime and admire the Northern Lights in Sweden. The spectacular light show appears in the beginning of September and continues to the end of March; but to really catch a good glimpse, make sure you’re catching them on a cold winter night when the sky is clear. Places to view the spectacle include Abisko National Park and the small villages Porjus and Jukkasjarvi.
Cruise to Panama
Couples looking to go beyond the typical Caribbean destinations can find a wealth of adventure on this 11-night Panama Cruise by MSC Cruises. Couples can snorkel the longest barrier reef in the Americas while in Belize City, explore the history in Cartagena, Colombia, relax on the beach in the Bahamas, and even hike through ancient rainforests and volcanoes while in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.
Take your significant other to Portugal, a country full of gorgeous scenery, year-round amazing weather, ancient sites, incredible landscapes, and plenty of adrenaline pumping fun. Try a new watersport, hop on a sea cave tour in the Algarve and even take your chances on one of the world’s scariest cliff dives. Also make sure to venture out to the Paiva River, one of the most popular rivers for whitewater rafting in Portugal.