Popping the question? These are the world's most romantic places to propose

28th Jan 2020 Travel Tips


From the cliffs of Santorini, to the lush jungle of Fiji, the biggest moment of your life deserves a special place to commemorate it. So, to help inspire your proposal planning, we've rounded up the most romantic destinations from across the world.

Oia Castle - Santorini

With its epic caldera views and Instagram worthy sunsets, it's no surprise that Santorini is one of the most popular places to propose. Together with the blue-domed buildings, picturesque beaches and romantic backdrops, you're almost spoilt for choice on places to propose! Our choice? Head to the Oia Castle before sunset with some wine and cheese. As the sun dips below the cliffs, drop the knee and pop the question while you take in some of the most breathtaking views in all of Greece.

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Your own private beach - Maldives

Nothing says "I love you" more than a getaway to the Maldives. Renowned for its secluded private islands and opulent overwater villas, this tropical slice of paradise fuses the perfect balance of romance and luxury. Best of all, many Maldives resorts have their very own proposal planners that can help you organise the whole thing. From romantic beach picnics to private dining experiences, the options are endless! So whether you're stuck for ideas, or just need a little help coordinating the logistics, the Maldives is the perfect choice for your proposal.

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Taveuni Island - Fiji

If you're chasing romance with a side of adventure, Fiji is the ultimate proposal destination. Home to lush jungle landscapes, bright blue water and breathtaking scenery, Taveuni Island is known as Fiji's Garden Island. And, there's no better place to propose than the incredible Bouma National Heritage Park. Wander along the scenic trail until you reach the Tavoro Waterfall and prepare to be amazed at the incredible 25m falls cascading into a pristine swimming hole. Pop the question and celebrate with a swim in one of the most scenic destinations in Fiji. After your hike, treat yourself to a delicious meal at your Fiji resort.

Tavoro, Tavoro Waterfalls, Taveuni, Taveuni Island, Fiji

Sacré-Coeur - Paris

Forgo the typical proposal spot under the Eiffel Tower that's crowded with snap-happy tourists and instead head to the Sacré-Cœur. Overlooking the city skyline, the Sacré-Cœur is the perfect spot to drop the knee. Not only will you be blessed with sweeping views of Paris, but there's also a collection of romantic gardens with perfectly perfumed roses. Afterwards, stroll down to the ru d'Orsel and discover the fantastic range of restaurants and bars sprawling onto the cobblestone streets.

Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint - Thailand

Ah Thailand. It's that special place where travellers go to soak up the sunshine, eat delicious food and shop til they drop before exploring tropical islands off the mainland. The Phi Phi Islands are famous for their towering limestone cliffs, turquoise waters and white-sand beaches. For the ultimate proposal spot, take a short 30 minute stroll to the Koh Phi Phi viewpoint for sweeping views of blue and green as far as the eye can see.

Thailand - Krabi

Northern Lights - Iceland

Is there anything more romantic than proposing under the Northern Lights? We don't think so. But in order to pull off this unforgettable proposal, some preplanning is required. Be sure to visit Iceland from September to April when the skies are clear and seek out a private spot away from the major cities. Rug up in your winter woolies, bring along a thermos of hot chocolate and celebrate your upcoming nuptials with the most amazing light show on earth.

Do you have a romantic proposal story? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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Brittany Balcomb

Brittany Balcomb

Digital Content Writer • 26 Countries Visited • 3yrs Industry Experience
Travel addict and brunch enthusiast, Brittany Balcomb brings her creative flair and incurable case of wanderlust to the TravelOnline team in her role as a Digital Content Writer. Lover of adventure holidays and beachside escapes, Brittany enjoys weekend road trips to the coast and exploring destinations off the beaten track.