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From Beaches to Hills: 6 Romantic Getaways You Must-Visit in 2017

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From less crowded beaches, cruising in a houseboat over scenic backwaters or exploring snow laden valleys, the idea of romance is different for different people. This is a calling all couples looking for suggestions to rekindle the romance through some exhilarating getaways at the very start of the New Year. 

From Beaches to Hills: 6 Romantic Getaways You Must-Visit in 2017:

  1. Kerala
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Andaman & Nicobar
  5. Karnataka

1. The sleepy village of Marari

The sleepy village of Marari
explore!
source: HolidayIQ Reviewer: Dulai

Marari Beach is a quaint pristine beach village around 11 km from Alappuzha, Kerala. Uninterrupted time with nature makes this an ideal off-beat couple's getaway. HolidayIQ reviewer Shaji describes Marari as "a nature lover's paradise and according to the survey several species of birds, butterflies, turtles, frogs etc are seen here. We found turtles, crabs of various sizes and few birds on the beach. The beach is perfect to relax by late afternoon and not very crowded too." 



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2. Icey white meadows at Auli

Icey white meadows at Auli
discover!
source: HolidayIQ Reviewer: Bhavesh Pipaliya

Located in the embrace of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, Auli is the idyllic hill station which is covered by a white blanket of snow every winter. This popular ski resort is a place where pleasure and adventure, wilderness and magnificent hills in its best form come alive. 

Poonam tells HoidayIQ “Auli is a lovely place to go with your partner. I had gone with my husband for our honeymoon. I really enjoyed the snow and then in the night it was raining. We had gone for trekking also. “ 

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3. The emerald backwaters of Kumarakom

The emerald backwaters of Kumarakom
click to explore!
source: HolidayIQ reviewer: Shinto K anto

Go to Kumarakom, the land of emerald green backwaters to de-stress and share some shutter moments together. Spend a holiday lazing around by the backwaters on a houseboat and visit the popular bird sanctuary. The cuisine here makes this a unique experience.  

HolidayIQ reviewer Shinto K Anto says visit Kumarakom andjust sit there looking at the beauty of it doing nothing. It's just a perfect place for a romantic vacation. It's also fun to do some fishing and a cruise in a house boat.”

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4. Feel like royalty in Jaipur

Feel like royalty in Jaipur
click to feel like a king!
source: HolidayIQ Reviewer: by Bhavuk Khandelwal

Romance amongst majestic remnants of the past in the spectacular desert wilderness, that is what the pink city, Jaipur, is all about. Either stay at a palace converted to a star hotel and feel like a king and queen or camp under a starlit night, Jaipur is beautiful in the winter.

Manvendra tells HolidayIQ, “awesome culture and awesome people. Places are religious also as well as romantic as well as historical, all over pink city is the combo city with full of entertainment and visiting places"

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5. Turquoise seas and pristine beaches at Havelock Island

Turquoise seas and pristine beaches at Havelock Islandsource: HolidayIQ Reviewer: Abhishek Chaturvedy

Go scuba diving with your partner or take an endless stroll on pristine sand beaches, the isolation and activity filled Havelock island is an ideal place to rekindle a couple's romance.  

Vishwas tells HolidayIQ about the activities here, "highlights of Havelock includes snorkeling, scuba, glistened boats, kayaking, beach side relaxation and refreshment." While HolidayIQ reviewer Dinesh says, "Havelock" is "a wonderful place to visit. Best suitable for couples. We had a fabulous time in Havelock. Clean clear beach with stunning views."

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6. Rusticity retained along the backwaters in Kabini

Rusticity retained along the backwaters in Kabinisource: HolidayIQ Reviewer: Rohan Khandelwal

An exceptionally romantic setting along the backwaters of the Kabini reservoir, surrounded by an ancient tribal land and pristine wilderness makes for an enjoyable holiday and for some couple time.

 Kitty tells HolidayIQ, "I am in love with this place! The views from the back waters of the forests are spectacular! Also this is leopard country and we were lucky enough to see one in close quarters". Manak, HolidayIQ reviewer adds, "Kabini - Serai resort is very romantic place and is surrounded by forest and one side river and one side forest."

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The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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