Valentine’s Day for Solo Travellers and Couples
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love and affection, and what better way to do so than by exploring the stunning landscape, rich cultural heritage, and history of Asia? From romantic beaches to charming cities, Asia has something for every type of traveller.
For single travellers, Valentine’s Day can be an opportunity to explore new destinations, embark into a soul-searching journey and create unforgettable memories. Meanwhile, couples can use this occasion to bond and strengthen their relationship through travel experiences.
It is important to mention that the month of February is not only the month of love, but it is also one of the best times to visit numerous countries in Asia. This month is special as it is usually less crowded in most touristic areas, and it is one of the best times to receive the lowest rates possible for your trip. Travel throughout the entire month of February and celebrate the month of love.
Whether you’re flying solo or traveling with a partner, here are some of the top Asian destinations for you!
For Solo Travellers:
Embrace solo travel: This Valentine’s Day, give yourself the gift of adventure and experience. If you’re single and traveling on Valentine’s Day, don’t let this stop you from having a great time. Instead, take the opportunity to celebrate yourself and your independence. Traveling provides a great opportunity to meet new people. Join a group tour or attend a local event to make new friends and connections. Try a new activity, visit a new place, or try new cuisines. This can be a time for self-discovery and personal growth.
Traveling solo in Japan is a fascinating, warm, and it can be an unforgettable experience. Japan is without doubt one of the safest countries on earth and of course the vibrant Tokyo is a must on almost every traveller’s itinerary that offers a unique blend of traditional and modern cultures. Take a walk through the city’s bustling streets of Shibuya and the modern architecture of Tokyo Tower to the tranquil temples and shrines in Asakusa or try some delicious sushi. Tokyo offers a diverse range of experiences. The efficient public transportation system and easy-to-read maps also make it easy for single travellers to navigate the city and explore its many attractions.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai is a peaceful city that offers a great escape from the chaos of city life. Visit one of its many temples, explore the bustling night markets, or relax at a traditional Thai spa. Chiang Mai and the north of Thailand has long been home to the best and most renowned of Thailand’s artists, from architects to painters, ceramicists to sculptors, art, aesthetics. The beauty of a simple life is celebrated in Chiang Mai. The open-hearted warmth of northern Thai peoples is renowned in Thailand, and this genuine warmth of the local people makes a trip to Chiang Mai even more valued and special.
Bali, the island of the Gods, is a tropical paradise that is perfect for solo travellers looking to unwind and recharge. Stunning natural beauty, intriguing cultures and traditions, and an Indonesian vacation paradise can all be found on this island, which the Secret Retreats concierge is ready to arrange for you. Bali offers a wide of variety of experiences to travellers. This island is part of the Indonesian archipelago, and it is quite a small island at just 50miles wide and 90miles long making all of Bali easily accessible over a Bali holiday visit. A stay on Bali would not be complete without experiencing the white sand beaches.
Explore together: Whether it’s a scenic hike or a city tour, exploring a new destination with your significant other is a great way to create unforgettable memories and deepen your bond. Treat yourselves to a couple’s spa day or simply relax in your hotel room and enjoy each other’s company.
Seoul, South Korea
Seoul may appear to be a very modern success story full of glamour, glitz, and neon, but this modernity is backed by rich and ancient traditions that rewards the visitors with a fascinating culture and cuisine to explore. Amongst the skyscrapers and fashion of this fast-paced capital, is a preserved, World Heritage sites of historical significance that was definitely made to last. It is a romantic city that offers a unique blend of history and modernity. Walk hand-in-hand through the city’s charming alleyways, visit its famous palaces and temples, or take a scenic hike in the nearby mountains.
Hoi An, Vietnam
Experience the wonders of Vietnam’s Central Coast. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites, which dates back over 2,000 years in Hoi An Ancient Town. Hoi An is a charming city that offers a calm atmosphere and vibe away from the rush of city life. It is laden with old wooden houses, historic buildings, assembly halls, and museums. Once the capital of Vietnam, the walled fortress and palace in Hue’s Imperial City are mesmerizing. Take a romantic boat ride on the river, browse the colorful local market, or simply relax on the beach. Embrace age-old Cham culture, or just relax on a picturesque beach in Da Nang or Nha Trang. Savour tantalising Vietnamese cuisine, and delightful street food delicacies.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
The city of Siem Reap is known for its charming atmosphere, cultural heritage, and vibrant nightlife, making it a popular choice for romantic getaways. Angkor Wat, on the other hand, is a stunning ancient temple complex that offers a peaceful and serene setting surrounded by lush greenery. A sunrise or sunset visit to Angkor Wat is especially romantic, as the light casts a warm glow over the intricate carvings and towering spires. Additionally, there are many intimate dining options to further enhance the romantic experience. Overall, Siem Reap and Angkor Wat are ideal destinations for couples looking for a unique and romantic experience.
No matter which type of a traveller you are, our Asian destinations will surely have something for you on the Valentine’s Day. So, pack your bags, and explore the beauty and romance of this incredible continent.