When your man (or woman) pops the question, do you dare to hope that you’ll be in a dreamy setting in one of the world’s most romantic places for a proposal? This really would be a dream come true wouldn’t it? Not only is your partner asking one of the most important questions of your lives, but the location is perfect. If you think that special moment may be looming soon, it’s time to start dropping some hints as to where you think are the most romantic places for a proposal, and here are some ideas to light those passionate fires.
1. A Gondola in Venice
Italy’s beautiful “City of Bridges” is the star of many a romance film, so why not add it to your romantic places for a proposal list? When better to drop to one knee and proclaim your everlasting love, than during one of the city’s famous gondola rides? You’d be with your partner on a serene trip through some of the most magical areas of Venice, all the while being serenaded by beautiful traditional Italian songs, before the big question is popped in real romantic Italian style.
2. A Sunset Cruise in Bora Bora
Without question one world’s most romantic places for a proposal, Bora Bora provides nervous would be husbands with the perfect setting to pop the big question – a sunset cruise around one of the island’s numerous pristine lagoons. If you can picture relaxing on a beautiful catamaran with your partner and glasses of champagne, whilst watching the sun go down over the stunning turquoise waters of the South Pacific Ocean, then Bora Bora is the proposal setting for you.
3. A Horse and Carriage Ride through Central Park
One of New York’s most romantic places to pop the question, Central Park has so many dreamy little corners where that special moment can happen. Why not take a horse and carriage ride through the park, however, and find the perfect time and place to suit you? Your significant other is bound to be impressed by both the scenery and your romanticism. After all, who doesn’t like being treated like royalty?
4. A Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Serengeti
If your partner is not impressed by typical romantic places to propose, perhaps you need to think a little outside of the box, and what could be more distinctive than a hot air balloon flight over the Serengeti in Tanzania? While you are enraptured by the amazing views, your significant other will get down on one knee and wow you even further with a glistening engagement ring.
5. A Private Islet in Fiji
When compiling a list of places to propose, many people wouldn’t consider a private islet in Fiji, which makes this idea something completely unique. There are numerous small boutique resorts, such as Royal Davui, that can arrange trips to deserted sand cays, where you can enjoy playing castaway with you partner for a few hours, as they pluck up the courage to propose.
6. The Vertigo Grill and Moon Bar in Bangkok
Overlooking downtown Bangkok, Vertigo is certainly one of the world’s most romantic locations for a proposal. The best thing about proposing at the restaurant (apart from the view), however, is the fact that the staff can create the perfect atmosphere for you both, right down to flowers and wine, so the only thing he needs to worry about is the ring.
7. The London Eye Champagne Flight
One of London’s most romantic places for a proposal, the London Eye offers spectacular 360 degree views of the city, including famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace and St. Paul’s Cathedral. What better way to pop the question therefore, than for him to book the Champagne Experience, which allows you to ride the London Eye in a private capsule, complete with a glass of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne. To make the experience even more unforgettable, he can book the flight at night when the vista is absolutely breathtaking.
8. The Eiffel Tower in Paris
When considering romantic places for a proposal, Paris, the self-proclaimed “City of Love,” should definitely be near the top of your list. Where better to make a lifelong commitment than the very top of the Eiffel Tower, overlooking the whole of France’s stunning capital? Make sure you take the lift and not the stairs though, or he may be too winded to ask for your hand in marriage!
9. Cape Tribulation Beach in Australia
A location that definitely tops Australia’s romantic places to pop the question is Cape Tribulation Beach in Tropical North Queensland. If you can picture him dropping to one knee on a deserted pristine white sandy beach, lapped by the crystal clear Coral Sea, then this is certainly the place for you. It is however best to arrive either early in the morning or late in the evening, as numerous tour companies deliver travelers to the beach from roughly 9 – 5.
There’s nothing wrong with a proposal in your sitting room or over dessert at your favorite restaurant, but wouldn’t your heart just melt if it happened in one of these glorious settings? Which romantic places for a proposal do you dream of?