Nothing screams the perfect proposal more than the warm sunshine, blue skies, sand on the beach, and, most importantly, vacation from work and school.
With summer entirely upon us, you must have thought of hot spots to pop the question to the love of your life and kickstart your journey to forever. Well, look no further as we have got your back! Below are 10 of the best summer destinations to ask that special one to marry you.
10. Santorini, Greece
This Grecian hot spot is the perfect place to fulfill your dreams of proposing on an island just like you see in the movies.
With an array of beaches, stunning rooftops, boat cruise options, and of course, archaeological sites that will blow your mind, you can never run out of ways to wow your partner.
If your partner is the adventurous type, there are also a lot of fun activities like horseback riding, scuba diving, and wine tasting, among others, to keep you occupied.
The only thing that will sparkle more than the placid waters will be the diamond you present to your significant other.
9. Paris, France
While Paris might be a cliche spot for proposals, it’s the one place you can never go wrong. This picturesque city ticks the box for lovers of classic romance thanks to the iconic Eiffel Tower.
But, thankfully, if you’re scared of heights Paris is filled with endless possibilities for the perfect proposal besides just the Eiffel Tower! From the Louvre to the Arc de Triomphe, the city of lights will bring romance to every aspect of your trip.
8. Los Bunkers del Carmel, Barcelona
If you and your special one are suckers for breathtaking views, then there is no other place you should pop the question than at Los Bunkers del Carmel, Barcelona.
Usually described as a hidden gem, this spot gives you a panoramic view of the city. Although you can pop the question anytime, to make it most memorable, sneak your partner off at sunrise and watch them get blown away by the beautiful view.
If you can’t make it so early, don’t worry as sunset is another great time to get incredible proposal photos. You can thank us later!
7. Grotta Lighthouse, Reykjavik
You would be surprised by the enchanting effects the stunning lights of Reykjavik can have on your proposal. Situated outside the downtown area of Reykjavik, the Grotta Lighthouse promises you an unforgettable moment with your loved one with the amazon northern lights as the backdrop.
You can opt for a simple candle-lit dinner or a dance to your favorite song before going down on one knee to ask, “Will you marry me?”
6. La Réserve, Nice
If you are looking for somewhere a bit more reserved and away from tourists’ prying eyes, this is the place for you.
With a vast body of water and a range of classy restaurants by the beachside, all you need is a cute picnic setting and the right engagement ring and you are good to go!
5. Petřín Hill, Prague
Prague is not usually considered a romantic hot spot because of its busy nightlife filled with stag parties at local pubs. However, if you want something out of the norm, there are some lovely places you can explore.
At the top of Petřín Hill, you will find an observation tower that gives you a glorious panoramic view of the city. There are several lovely gardens surrounding the hills and high-end restaurants where you can feel more comfortable.
4. Brighton, United Kingdom
If you don’t have time for an extended vacation, a weekend retreat at Brighton is just the right fit for you.
Just a 30-minute drive from Gatwick airport, this famous spot is popularly known as ‘London by the Sea,’ It boasts of several fun activities you and your partner can enjoy together.
If you are not one for adventure, the Brighton Pier scenic view can add a spark to a simple proposal, making your partner fall for you all over again. There are also many restaurants, bars, and even bowling centers if you want to keep it playful and casual.
3. Belfast, United Kingdom
This city is full of romantic hot spots, including one featured in the famous HBO series, “Game of Thrones.”
If you and your partner are into medieval themes, why not start with the famous The Dark Hedges, an 18th-century passageway decorated with naturally grown intertwined trees. With a great photographer by your side, you are sure to have a proposal your partner will never forget!
If that’s too spooky for you, the top of Victoria Square gives you a breathtaking view that includes a glimpse of the Prince Albert Clock and Scrabo Tower. There is also the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge on the northern coast of Ireland.
2. The Lake District, United Kingdom
The most famous national park in the United Kingdom can spice up your proposal without breaking the bank.
Known for its spectacular view that adds magic to a simple evening stroll, your romantic side is bound to come alive as you ask the most important question of your life.
You can take a hike at Cat Bells mountain near Keswick or go for gondola rides on the lakes before you get down on one knee. The best part is that you can always create another special memory with the popular rise of country house weddings and plan for a destination wedding.
1. The Prater, Vienna
Austria’s capital has many fairytale spots to make the proposal of your dreams come true, but The Prater promises to leave you stunned.
Thanks to its giant Ferris Wheel, this amusement park is bound to bring out the child in you and your partner as you connect in ways you can’t imagine. Not only are you guaranteed flawless pictures for Instagram, but the cheers and ever-ready phones of tourists can also make your beautiful love trend on social media.
If you are looking for something more private, the local restaurants and hotels are more than ready to welcome you and your loved one with open arms.