Romantic Vacation Trips

by Lucy Bowles

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Lucy Bowles is an avid freelance writer from Indianapolis. She has written for various websites since 2009. As a certified paralegal Bowles has worked in the areas of business, intellectual property and entertainment law. She has a bachelor's degree in history and a minor in legal studies from Indiana University.

Romantic Vacation Trips

Busy lifestyles leave little time for couples to spend together, which is important for those in a committed relationship. One idea to reconnect with your partner is to take a romantic vacation trip. A variety of luxurious romantic vacation trips --- such a cruise or an evening in a luxury hotel --- are available for just about any romantic couple.

Romantic Cruise Vacation

Norwegian Cruise Line offers several romantic and luxurious packages for couples. The cruise travels to destinations such as the Mexican Riviera, Bermuda and Alaska. The anniversary and honeymoon package includes a romantic stateroom with strawberries and sparkling wine during the day, a complementary cake and wine party, canapes one night, a romantic dinner and a photo shoot to capture the happy couple's time on the cruise. As of August 2010, the romantic cruise package costs $135 per room, per day. The all-inclusive anniversary and honeymoon packages is $249 per room, per day and includes couple massages at the Seven Seas Spa and breakfast in bed. Regular romance packages are $249 per room, per day and include dinner for two and tea service. The all-inclusive romantic package includes a body wrap and massage at the Mandara Spa Frangipani for $329. Norwegian Cruise Line PO Box 9021 Jericho, NY 11153 800-321-1030 ncl.com

Niagara Falls

Canada provides couples with plenty to explore in Niagara Falls while on a romantic vacation trip. Niagara Falls provides couples with an alternative to tropical destinations and is ideal for couples celebrating a winter anniversary or Valentine's Day. Activities include enjoying nightlife and musical entertainment, dining at upscale restaurants and sightseeing. Niagara Falls 5300 Robinson Street Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada 800-645-2551 niagarafallstourism.com

Sandals Montego Bay

According to Resort Vacations To Go, Sandals Montego Bay has the largest white sand beaches in Jamaica. This resort is all-inclusive for couples looking for a romantic vacation trip. Many activities at the Bay are perfect for most couples in this tropical location, such as sailing, scuba diving, swimming, water skiing, site seeing and canoeing. Included in the price of the trip, couples can choose from several room styles, entertainment and restaurants. Sandals Montego Bay PO Box 700 Kent Ave. Montego Bay, Jamaica 876-956-5510 sandals.com

Matakauri Lodge

Matakauri lodge is boutique hotel located in Queenstown, New Zealand. This lodge offers a peaceful and quiet setting suited to couples who love the outdoors and nature. Couples can stay in one of the luxurious and romantic villas and suites overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the mountains. Matakauri Lodge provides something for every couple, including holistic massage, hot tub and sauna. For adventurous couples, activities include hiking, yoga and fly fishing. Matakauri Lodge 569 Glenorchy Rd Queenstown, New Zealand 84-3-447-1009 matakauri.co.nz

Portland

You don't have to leave the United States to have a romantic vacation. Portland, Oregon, is ideal for those couples who enjoy the outdoors because of its authentic natural scenery and crisp cool mountain air. Couples can stay in a romantic bed and breakfast or in a Victorian lodge. Activities include fishing, skiing, rafting and hiking. Travel Portland 1000 South Broadway, Suite 2300 Portland, Oregon 1205 800-962-3100 travelportland.com

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