Destination weddings are rising in popularity, with more couples choosing to celebrate in exciting new locations. While the winter holidays bring an increase in engagements, February is no exception, being named “National Weddings Month,” as many find this time of romance perfect for proposing.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic location to propose, in need of a relaxing couple’s vacation, or searching for your dream wedding destination, Southern Bride has amassed a go-to list for all of your Valentine’s Day travel needs.
Cliff House Maine | Ogunquit, ME
The Cliff House, located on the southern coast of Maine, offers endless amounts of natural beauty to its guests. With scenery abounding, the magnificent Atlantic Ocean, coastal views, and ambient sounds of the waves ensure an awe-inspiring romantic adventure. Enjoy sitting outside at the property’s North Point Lawn, celebrating in the Atlantic Ballroom, and swimming in the saltwater pools.
Panama City Beach, Florida
If you’re considering an intimate proposal on the beach, look no further than Panama City Beach at St. Andrews State Park. Previously a military reservation, the park boasts dazzling white sands and exquisitely clear waters. For planning a beach wedding, the Embassy Suites Panama City Beach Resort can accommodate large parties with its expansive floor space, swimming pool, and in-house restaurants.
Garden of the Gods Resort & Spa | Colorado Springs, CO
Newly renovated, the Garden of the Gods Resort & Spa is a breathtaking combination of an opulent resort and a rejuvenating spa, topped with views of the picturesque Colorado mountains. Bask in the glow of the beautiful sun while relaxing at the Strata Spa. Undergo therapeutic and cosmetic treatments to leave you refreshed for your upcoming proposal or wedding. Popular services include IV therapy, Ayurveda immersion couples massages, and skincare and hair treatments.
With gorgeous scenery of vineyards, farms, and picture-perfect beaches, Monterey, California, is the ultimate west-coast destination. Monterey is home to beautiful nature, including the Big Sur and Pinnacles National Park. Luxury wedding venues, the Alila Ventana Big Sur and Bernardus Lodge & Spa, make for unforgettable experiences with California scenery and top-of-the-line guestroom accommodations. Consider a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to enjoy the exhibits of fish and aquatic creatures.