Most romantic couples’ destinations

by SheKnows
Dec 26, 2011 at 11:16 a.m. ET
With its 700 islands, the Bahamas offer some of the clearest waters in the world -- perfect for snorkeling. For a fun night out, hit up one of the famed nightclubs.

1 /9: Tuscany, Italy

1/9 :Tuscany, Italy

Home to some of Italy’s finest museums and galleries, Tuscany is a beautiful country with rolling landscapes and intellectual offerings.

2 /9: Sonoma Valley, California

2/9 :Sonoma Valley, California

With more than 40 wineries, Sonoma Valley is a perfect wine-and-dine getaway location. Top off the romance with a horsedrawn carriage ride through the countryside.

3 /9: Savannah, Georgia

3/9 :Savannah, Georgia

The Southern charm of Savannah offers a relatively budget-friendly U.S. getaway for couples. Enjoy its rustic town squares and gorgeous mansions, and then wrap it all up with a lovely horse-drawn carriage ride.

4 /9: Santorini, Greece

4/9 :Santorini, Greece

Santorini offers history, romantic views and rare black- and red-sand beaches. An escape to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea is a surefire romance ignitor.

5 /9: San Diego, California

5/9 :San Diego, California

Need a budget-friendly romantic destination? San Diego is your friend, then! With year-round friendly warmth, rich arts and culture offerings and beautiful welcoming beaches, the vacation choices are endless.

6 /9: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

6/9 :Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

With its year-round perfect weather, show-stealing sunsets and crystal-clear beaches, Puerto Vallarta is a popular vacation destination.

7 /9: Paris, France

7/9 :Paris, France

A longtime favorite destination for lovers, the City of Lights offers much in the way of entertainment and good food.

8 /9: Maui, Hawaii

8/9 :Maui, Hawaii

The perfect blend of adventure and relaxation, a romantic escape to Maui is a dream come true for just about every girl. Volcanoes, waterfalls and rainforests offer plenty to explore!

9 /9: Venice, Italy

9/9 :Venice, Italy

Italy’s most romantic location is the quintessential romantic getaway with awe-inspiring architecture and rides in fabled wooden gondolas.