5 Valentine’s Day Getaways for Couples Who Love Water Sports
Last Updated on Thursday, 9 February 2017 10:38
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Monday, 13 February 2017 09:00
Take advantage of romance being in the air in February by planning a terrific water sport getaway. Where you end up going will depend on the type of water sport that you enjoy most. We realize the time is close but this shouldn’t stop you from planting a home-made ticket in a card that says “TICKETS TO PARADISE.” Below are some of our favorites.
Surfers love visiting Cloudbreak in Tavarua, Fiji. because of the deep sea reef that often produces waves more than 25 feet high. This heart-shaped island contains just 29 acres. In addition to surfing, this getaway is perfect for standup paddleboarding, diving and fishing. This resort also features a skate park designed by Tony Hawk with dedicated areas for novices and professionals. Bring your tennis racket to challenge your friends or join a game of beach volleyball. The all-inclusive resort features great food served on the beach often accompanied by live traditional entertainment. Indulge in a spa treatment at the spa with beautiful views of the water.
Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos
If you love standup paddleboarding (SUP), then consider Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos. In addition to SUP, this resort offers daily Pilates classes and yoga right on its beautiful secluded beaches. Other favorite water activities include catamaran sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling and tandem kayaking. Take a dip in the oceanfront infinity pool or just relax on the sunny beaches. Before you leave this beautiful area, make sure to explore it on a mountain bike. Expect to be pampered as there are two staff for every guest at this high-end resort.
Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
If you love sea kayaking, then make a romantic trip to Bay of Islands, New Zealand. You will find over 150 islands there waiting to be explored. Paddle under a waterfall, explore a quiet river or stop at a secluded beach. Swim with the dolphins. Deep sea fishing is a way of life here. The locals will gladly show you how they do it. Join a sailboat crew for a three-day adventure to see all of the sights while working together as a team and making new friends. Go on an eco-wildlife tour.
Some of the best scuba diving in the world is found in Palau. Koror makes a romantic place to stay in order to explore this country made up of more than 500 islands in the Western Pacific Ocean. Jacques Cousteau declared the Ngemelis Wall dive the best in the world. Dive into Jellyfish Lake containing over 500 non-stinging jellyfish. Visitors also find outstanding kayaking, sailing and snorkeling opportunities here. Away from the water, make sure to take advantage of the great shopping. Make it a point to visit the International Night Market. Visit artists working at several studios.
Ilha Grande, Brazil
If you love to snorkel, then make sure to take a romantic getaway trip to Ilha Grande, Brazil, where you can snorkel among hundreds of seahorses. Explore the underwater cover. Follow a turtle to explore a sunken jungle lying mainly uncharted. This secluded island is a rainforest paradise with miles of paths to be explored to see the unique monkeys in their natural habitats.