Romantic Travel Ideas To Make The Most Of Your Long Engagement

Couple in warm coats enjoying themselves on engagement

If you’re thinking about postponing your wedding because of the current health situation, you’re not alone. More couples are choosing to have a long engagement, and a study has revealed that the average engagement length for couples is 15 months.

Having an extended engagement not only gives couples more time to plan a wedding, but it also gives them a chance to travel and gain new experiences as they spend more time together. Consider these romantic travel ideas to make the most of your long engagement.

Stay in a jungle treehouse hotel

Having a prolonged engagement gives you more time to practice your relationship skills and get to know each other even better. Moreover, it allows you and your fiance to enjoy being engaged and be playful and carefree.

If you’re up for a travel adventure with your loved one, why not channel your inner Tarzan and Jane by booking a stay at a luxurious jungle treehouse hotel? If you’re heading to South Africa, check out the Lion Sands Game Reserve where you can sleep under the stars in a luxurious treehouse.

If you’re in Chile, consider booking a stay at the Nothofagus Hotel & Spa to your and your loved one can sleep in a treehouse that features floor-to-ceiling windows, a whirlpool tub, a living room, and a balcony.

Rent a castle

Make your partner feel like royalty by renting a medieval castle for an overnight stay. Airbnb and Vrbo list surprisingly affordable medieval castles throughout Europe, such as the castle in Lannion, France that features a lounge room, a pool, and fantastic views of the ocean.

There’s also one in Mortagne-au-Perche, Normandy that has a home theatre, a game room, and a tennis court. If you’re in England, stay at the castle in West Ashton to get the full medieval experience with your partner. 

Go on a wine tasting getaway

If you and your partner love wine, then a weekend stay at a vineyard may be the perfect fit for you. Visit the Six Senses Duoro Valley in Portugal and stay in a 19th-century manor house while enjoying wine tastings, vineyard walks, and wellness experiences.

Couple walking through a vineyard

Meanwhile, in Northern California, there’s the Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley where you can sleep in a villa and have private picnics in the garden in-between visits to vineyards within the area.

For fans of Spanish wine, head to the Hotel Marques de Riscal in Elciego, Spain and learn about wine-making while sleeping in a contemporary-style room. Don’t forget to make an appointment for a wine-themed spa treatment at the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa which is located within the premises.

Having a long engagement allows you and your partner to have more time to see the world and enjoy each other’s company. Consider these romantic travel ideas to strengthen your bond and make the most of your engagement period. 

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