8 Destinations to Consider For Your Next Anniversary

Since the lockdown has eased for the COVID pandemic, countries have started re-opening their borders for tourism. From trips for leisure to visiting families, the list of options is endless. As you ponder this year’s anniversary, consider reconnecting with your partner in a brand-new location. Based on your budget, travel demands, and preferences, the world is your oyster.

The best way to commemorate wedding anniversaries is by re-igniting the spark again. Focus on what made you fall in love as you do it all over again. Start by booking a trip to a place where no one knows you, allowing you to enjoy a retreat with one of the most important people in your life. Create the perfect holiday with memories that will last a lifetime. 

Here are some popular destinations guaranteed to enhance your experience:

Bali – Indonesia

The mystical island of Bali is well-known for having a beautiful, varied landscape. From stunning cliffs overlooking the ocean to breathtaking mountains for hiking, you will be spoilt for choice. With plenty of villas that include private pools and aromatic spas, reconnecting with your partner in the privacy of your own space has never been easier. To add to a couple’s perfect getaway, the delicious food will blow your mind. Explore the hidden gem of rice fields, ancient temples, and glorious sunsets within a single location.

Maldives – Republic of Maldives

Similar to Bali yet wildly different, what sets the Maldives apart is the clear-blue waters and incredible ocean conservation. With various islands and endless bungalows on the water, it is the epitome of luxury. Snorkel from your backyard as you dive into the lightest shade of blue water. Depending on the island, each hotel provides unparalleled service. All demands for food and leisure are easily fulfilled with full-board accommodation. Simply take the time to enjoy your partner’s company in the infinity pool overlooking the orange hues of the never-ending sunset.

Bora Bora – French Polynesia

Well hidden in a few islands, Bora Bora is quickly becoming a top destination. Like the Maldives, its ocean-blue waters are irresistible for couples. With a vast range of over-water villas, having comfort and luxury together is a perfect lover’s retreat. Apart from water activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving, you can take the back seat to enjoy the tropical scenery. Lush with flora and fauna, it is a great backdrop to create the ambiance of a lifetime. Seek to immerse yourself fully in the company of your loved one this anniversary.

Maui – Hawaii

Known as a quintessential holiday for the rich, impress your partner with a holiday to one of the most well-known locations this anniversary. Exciting yet peaceful, with the lush scenery of the forest, soak in the sights with the never-ending waves of the ocean. Go on new adventures hiking with your beau or relax against the sunset as you reconnect in soul and spirit. A home away from home, take the time to appreciate the blend of flora and fauna as the sea waves crash in the background.

Bolaven – Laos

Bolaven is a waterfall haven for couples, like a diamond in the rough. Visit the Tad Fan and Tad Yuang waterfalls: stand in its awe as you see nature’s masterpiece up close. Share this experience with your beloved as you celebrate your relationship with a quick snapshot. Impress your friends and family with stories of coffee plantations as you embark on a little-known journey specially curated for your anniversary, such as the Exotic Voyages’ customizable Laos tour packages. 

Tuscany – Italy

For fans of wine and great food, Tuscany is one of the to-die-for destinations. Quaint and memorable with a myriad of historic towns, winding down on this vacation is easy. Discover acres of vineyards in the beautiful countryside guaranteed to make your stomach and heart race with excitement. Indulge in a copious amount of pasta and pizza as you experience Italian hospitality at its finest surrounded by nature. From a scenic drive to the unforgettable wine toast reminding you of your first shared glass as a married couple, enjoy this holiday with your partner basking in the sun. 

Malaga – Spain

Malaga is a cultural gem tucked away in Andalusia.  Home to many of the world’s finest museums and art galleries, it is a haven for people who love art. From modern art to historic architecture, the city is easily accessible for long romantic walks that bring back nostalgic memories. The best part? Malaga is a coastal city so you can spend evenings catching the ocean’s sunset to create the perfect moment to fall in love all over again.

Kyoto – Japan

Kyoto is an exquisite destination to explore and experience historical cultures which are traditional yet uniquely romantic. Begin with a tea ceremony with your partner as you plan the day. From ancient shrines to temples and beautiful gardens, relax in the peaceful serenity of the Arashiyama bamboo forest as you connect with nature and each other. In addition, you can take full advantage of the incredible cuisine Japan is famous for as you discover what made you fall in love in the first place. 

In Short

Planning for your anniversary can be a daunting task. However, it doesn’t have to be when you plan ahead of time according to you and your preferences. The key is to select an exciting yet new destination for you and your beloved. As a couple, put your needs and desires for this holiday first to make it memorable. Set aside time for your spouse as you turn off your electronic devices and fully immerse yourselves in a once-in-a-lifetime experience.