Happy Valentine’s Day! The season of love is in the air and couples are packing their bags to spend some quality time together. National Geographic published World’s Most Romantic Destinations to celebrate this special day. This proves that two things: Valentine’s Day Travel go hand in hand. We asked our Treebo Employees to share some of their best offbeat travel memories. We are sure you will consider these for your intimate trips.
Offbeat Valentine’s Day Travel Ideas:
Koh Samui, Thailand
Think palm beaches, coconut groves, beach side bungalows, mountains and rainforests. That’s Koh Samui for you. Studded with luxury resorts, posh spas and more, this place will send you home with memories of a lifetime.
My best travel memory is sipping beer by the sea at Koh Samui while my 2-year-old sat by my side drinking his milk 🙂 – Rahul Chaudary, Co-founder
Spain is all about the street music, flamenco dancers and amazing monuments. Awe at the artistic streets of Barcelona or attend the crazy parties in Ibiza sure to keep you occupied. – Shubham Khurana, Marketing Director
Candle-lit beach side dining tables greet you at Jimbaran in South Bali. You could choose what you wanted to eat straight from the sea. -Rajat Mittal, Sales Manager, Hyderabad
Coastal city Wollongong is rich with surfing beaches, rock pools, mountain trails and forests. This place is definitely a hidden gem for travellers in love..
Adventure sports have always given me the ideal adrenaline rush. I did my first dive from 14,000 ft at the Wollongong Beach, 42 miles from Sydney with the view of the Pacific Ocean. -Aastha Taneja, PR & Partner Comms
Khartoum is the third-largest city in the Republic of Sudan. Fun fact: The original settlement at Khartoum was the largest settlement in the Nile confluence before the Egyptians.
Varied landscapes, plush green cover down south, sand dunes marked with pyramids, and sea beach on another side, all this makes Khartoum my top pick. -Sunil Krothwal, Quality Assurance Head, Mumbai
Queenstown, New Zealand
Set against the Southern Alps, Queenstown is famous for its adventure sports. What’s better? Bungee jumping, jet-boating, skiing and paragliding over the picturesque peaks and lake Wakatipu.
The best travel memory so far was Bungee Jumping & Paragliding in New Zealand. It was a once in a lifetime experience and it was thrilling to say the least. -Vivek Bhatt, Online Sales Executive
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
A resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife. With 24-hour casinos, synchronised fountains, themed hotels, replicas of famous monuments. and many other entertainment options, it is a top of the checklist item for anyone visiting the US.
My trip to Las Vegas was a power-packed trip full of surprises and another bigger surprise of having me fly a private plane on my birthday! -Ruchi Mehta, Human Resources Manager
Home of the Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, Peru is one of South America’s most exotic locations. Peru’s landscape varies from deserts to snow-clad mountains to beaches to rainforests.
My best memory of Peru is sandboarding on super-huge sand dunes, overseeing an oasis. If you are visiting Peru, you must try Pisco Sour, their national drink! – Bharat Vijayvargiya, Senior Manager Special Projects
Jim Corbett, Uttarakhand
Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary in Uttarakhand State. Studded richly with Bengal tigers, leopards, wild elephants, deers and more, this place is a nature extravaganza.
I was staying in a small eco resort in middle of the jungle. One day, I was feeling adventurous and drove to the river bank to catch a glimpse of the “big cat.” It was pitch dark, I was in an open gypsy, suddenly I saw two yellow sparkling eyes just few feet away. Lucky for me he wasn’t hungry! – Ritesh Bhargava, Senior Manager, Partner Experience