Spice up your relationship and have an idyllic Valentine’s Day getaway at top endorsed romantic destinations in Vietnam that fit different couple personalities
Every year on the 14th of February, couples send their loved ones cards, red roses and gifts to show their love in honour of St Valentine, but for those wishing to truly spoil their loved ones with a meaningful gesture, a romantic getaway to a new destination can do the trick!
This year, to take your Valentine’s Day celebration a notch higher, Booking.com shares the list of top romantic destinations* around the country endorsed by real travellers and couples for when you decide that getting away from it all and spending a much-needed alone time with your other half is the ultimate profession of love.
The good thing is that you’ll be spoiled for choices with different couple-friendly activities and destinations – no matter what your couple personality is. Whether you prefer a romantic city break in the charming capital of Ha Noi or a more adventurous escapade in the cold mountains of Sa Pa, the choices are endless. Make a grand gesture this Valentine’s Day and sweep your partner off their feet with an enchanting break for two, as it becomes safe to travel again.
|Top endorsed romantic destinations in Vietnam endorsed by Vietnamese travelers on Booking.com*
|6. Phu Quoc
|7. Ha Noi
|9. Mui Ne
|10. Cat Ba
- Da Lat – The valley of love for the best friend couple
If you are the “best friend” couple with similar interests and hobbies there’s no better place to spend a romantic retreat together than in Da Lat, which also tops the most romantic destinations list as endorsed by travelers on Booking.com. This beautiful land of flowers has fascinated and attracted couples from all walks of life with its peaceful life, picturesque sceneries, and year-round cold weather. Some couple-friendly activities that are worth checking out are taking a swan-shaped boat ride in the enchanting Xuan Huong Lake, taking a dip at beautiful waterfalls such as Pongour or Prenn or simply having coffee together at pretty coffee shops.
Where to stay: ÉTÉ Dalat with 8,7 rating and 150 reviews at Booking.com
- Hanoi – The perfect retreat for couples with opposite interests
The beautiful part of Hanoi is its mixture of old and new. So If you and your partner fall into the “opposites attract” category and have different hobbies and interests, then worry not because the thousand-year-old capital city of Hanoi provides the perfect backdrop for beautiful contrasts with its harmonious blending of modernity and age-old traditions. For the old soul, you can check out the city’s countless French colonial buildings, spend a couple of hours at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum or wander around the beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake . And for the other half who loves a modern twist you could drive around the famous West Lake, do a craft beer tasting session and then end the day with a romantic dinner at one of Hanoi’s luxurious restaurants, all great options to balance the equation.
Where to stay: Hanoi Media Hotel & Spa with 9,0 rating and 393 reviews at Booking.com
- Sapa – Cloud paradise for adventure-loving couples
Hiking through lush green paddies or climbing towering mountains may not be everyone’s idea of a romantic vacation, but for couples who love seeking out thrilling adventures while enjoying beautiful natural landscapes, Sapa will tick all of your boxes for a perfect getaway. The majestic Sapa is undoubtedly one of the best romantic destinations in Vietnam, with the Heaven Gate mountain among the most popular attractions for its unique beauty. On the way to the top of the mountain, you will be treated to the breathtaking view of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range and the stunning Silver Waterfall, all while surrounded by romantic misty clouds – an experience that you and your loved one will not find anywhere else. Don’t forget to take lots of photos at the peak of Heaven Gate because you will surely want to relive this magical memory in the future.
Where to stay: Sapa Eco-Home – Mountain Retreat with 9,2 rating and 411 reviews at Booking.com
- Hoi An – A peaceful stop for old-school couples
Hoi An, with its unmistakable tranquil atmosphere, will appeal to those who are looking for a peaceful and relaxing getaway.. Couples who like to savour each moment of their trip will love strolling along winding streets full of colourful lanterns and well-preserved traditional architecture; taking a relaxing cyclo ride through Hoi An’s Old Town; or riding boats decorated with miniature lanterns and lights on the charming Hoai river. Getting away from the hustle and bustle of life and soaking in the serenity of Hoi An will be a memory you and your partner will cherish for many years to come.
Where to stay: Allegro Hoi An . A Little Luxury Hotel & Spa with 9,3 rating and 508 reviews at Booking.com
- Da Nang – All-in-one heaven for couples who like to do it all
You and your partner cannot decide between mountains or beaches? An exciting adventure or a relaxed retreat? The all-in-one experience that Da Nang offers is just the solution for you. Blessed with a variety of natural landscapes such as the sea, mountains, rivers, islands, Da Nang will offer couples the opportunity to create different types of beautiful memories all on one trip. The unspoiled Son Tra Peninsula, the long white stretch of My Khe beach, the majestic Marble Mountains in the East, the famous Ba Na Hill, and the craggy Hai Van Pass in the West and North – all are located in the beautiful city of Da Nang. Whether you and your lover fancy a hike to the mountains or soaking up the sun on the beach, you can do it all here.
Where to stay: Sheraton Grand Danang Resort with 8,8 rating and 362 reviews at Booking.com
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*Endorsement data from Booking.com reviews based on the most recommended and relevant destinations by Vietnamese travelers for the most romantic destinations in Vietnam