This Christmas, why not pack up the mistletoe for a kiss under a palm tree? We have 10 Christmas vacation ideas for couples so you can spend some quality time with your S.O. (significant other) and explore a new destination. Grab your bae, book your tickets, and head on your way!
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #1: Wander the streets of Old Montreal, Canada
Why it’s great for couples: Romantic atmosphere
What to do: Old Montreal 2-Hr VIP Walking Tour
Be transported to a quaint North American city in Montreal, Canada. Hold hands with your better half, and stroll down the romantic streets of Old Montreal, stopping for warm cider and poutine. (image via Cribb, Flickr)
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #2: Take a bite out of the Big Apple (New York City)
Why it’s great for couples: Amazing entertainment
What to do: Watch The Lion King on Broadway or become part of Sleep No More, a fully immersive play
New York City is always a great idea, whatever time of year you choose to go. Should you go during Christmas, you’ll witness the city transform into a winter wonderland! While you’re there, take in a Broadway show or experience one of New York’s unique performances. Enjoy ice skating at Rockefeller Center, then cozy up with a hot chocolate and your special someone. Afterwards, check out the incredible store windows and Christmas lights that line the streets. (image via Pexels)
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #3: Watch the sunrise in Cappadocia, Turkey
Why it’s great for couples: Stunning landscapes
What to do: Day Tour in Cappadocia
Make memories to last a lifetime and head to Cappadocia, Turkey. Discover ancient stables, wineries, churches found in the cave called Derinkuyu Underground City. Explore Ihara Valley and witness ‘fairy chimneys’, tall, cone-shaped rock formation clusters and check out historic Bronze Age homes carved into valley walls.
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #4: Chill out in Reykjavik, Iceland
Why it’s great for couples: Cuddling under the northern lights
What to do: Half-Day Northern Lights Exploration Tour
Adventure with your partner to Reykjavik, Iceland and spend a day in a geothermal spa. Soak away in the warm pools, before heading out after sunset to observe the northern lights. Keep warm by cuddling with your S.O. as you gaze up at the night sky.
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #5: Bangkok, Thailand
Why it’s great for couples: Foodie paradise
What to do: Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Day Tour
If you and your sweetheart have a love affair with delicious food, then head to Bangkok, Thailand. Tour the markets for local delicacies, tasty street food, and fresh fruits.
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #6: Make a splash in the Cebu, Philippines
Why it’s a great for couples: Thrilling excursions for adventure-loving couples
What to do: Oslob Whale Shark Swimming and Tumalog Falls Tour
Head to Cebu, Philippines and swap cold winters for warm beaches, sunny days and picturesque islands. Kick this Christmas up a notch and try scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming with sea life.
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #7: Fall in love with Taipei, Taiwan
Why it’s great for couples: Street eats, natural beauty and cityscapes
What to do: Taipei 101 Observatory
Taipei, Taiwan has something for everyone: bustling night markets, scenic hikes, historic landmarks and enchanting panoramic views. Take a cute selfie together with an iconic ‘love’ sculpture on the 1st floor. Hold your sweetheart’s hand, watching a blazing sunset slowly envelop the modern city in its warm, orange glow.
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #8: Visit the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’
Why it’s great for couples: Thrilling rides, nostalgic childhood experiences, beautiful fireworks
What to do: Visit Mickey at Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong has excellent food, impressive temples, and breathtaking views but a trip is not complete without a stop at Hong Kong Disneyland. Scream each others’ names out loud through the terrifying drops of Hyper Space Mountain. Hold hands through the hair-raising jump scares waiting for both of you at the eerie Mystic Manor. Rediscover your love for your favorite Disney characters (and for each other!) in spectacular parades and light shows! (image via Wikimedia Commons)
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #9: Seoulmates
Why it’s great for couples: City life and relaxing nature hikes
What to do: Nami Island and Petite France Day Tour
While Seoul itself is a bustling and vibrant city, it’s easy to slow down with a day tour to the surrounding areas. Enjoy a leisurely pace on Nami Island, as you stroll the pathways lined with trees and snow. (image via Nestor Lacle, Flickr)
Christmas Vacation Idea for Couples #10: Take a walk on the wild side in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Why it’s great for couples: Wildlife and dreamy sunsets
What to do: Kawa Kawa Wetland River Cruise
See incredible scenes of wildlife and lush forests in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Watch the sunset and admire the twinkling fireflies at night.
Feeling giddy while thinking about your future adventures with your sweetheart? Stop dreaming and start planning your romantic getaway – take this as a sign that your couple trip is meant to be! This holiday season, escape with that special someone and head out on a Christmas vacation together with KKday.
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