With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, engagements are on everyone’s mind. If you’re thinking of proposing, why not plan to pop the question in the tropics? From getting down on one knee by the sea to surprising your sweetheart with a glistening engagement ring at an upscale à la carte venue, tropical settings provide the perfect backdrop for asking that life-changing question. To help you plan the perfect proposal, we put together a list of five ultra-romantic resorts to pop the question.
The best part? You can keep your tropical love story going by planning a destination wedding either at this special spot or in another bucket list-worthy location.
Start your forever by the sea at Secrets Huatulco Resort and Spa
Secrets Huatulco Resort and Spa provides luxury escapes exclusively for adults. In addition to lavish facilities, this ultra-romantic resort offers a “Pop the Question” package to help execute the perfect proposal, which includes a trail of roses and candles leading to a beach proposal setup with “Will you marry me?” written in the sand, a couple’s photoshoot to commemorate your life-changing vacation and much more. After your bride or groom-to-be says “Sí”, head over to the resort’s rooftop bar and celebrate your engagement with tropical cocktails paired with panoramic ocean views.
Take your proposal to new heights at Sonesta Ocean Point Resort
Set on the edge of a cliff in St Maarten, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort offers the perfect blend of luxury and romance. You can spend your romantic getaway soaking up the sun in a glamorous infinity pool overlooking Maho Beach or unwinding in stunning suites – some with swim-out access or attentive butler service. When it’s time to pop the question, surprise your sweetheart with a glistening engagement ring while dining at Azul Restaurant, an exclusive à la carte restaurant that offers 360° ocean views, gourmet Mediterranean dishes and an extensive wine list.
Pop the question (and champagne) under the moonlight at Riu Palace Baja California
Located on a breathtaking golden-sand beach, Riu Palace Baja California is an adults only haven. This luxury resort provides the ultimate backdrop for an epic proposal in paradise, with an ocean view infinity pool and stylish panoramic restaurants. For added romance, take advantage of RIU’s Romantic Getaway Social Package which includes a private candlelit dinner on the beach, the ideal setting for a secluded proposal, and other indulgent extras including soothing couples’ massages, a commemorative sunset photoshoot and lavish room upgrades.
Surprise your sweetheart at Adults Club at Lopesan Costa Bavaro
Boasting a sophisticated atmosphere and endless entertainment options, Adults Club at Lopesan Costa Bavaro in Punta Cana is a great resort choice for adventure-seeking couples. With a wide selection of complimentary water sports available, you can surprise your partner with an underwater engagement while snorkelling in crystalline waters or against picturesque coastal backdrops during a catamaran cruise. Afterwards, celebrate with your favourite drink from the swim-up bar before dancing the night away at a trendy nightclub.
Fall in love all over again at Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica
Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica is a tropical haven that is sure to sweep your partner off their feet. This entertainment-themed resort features luxury facilities and amenities, from trendy eateries and bars to pristine pools and celeb-worthy suites. You can get down on one knee on a remarkable black-sand beach or propose on a rooftop terrace overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo. For a VIP experience, upgrade to STAR™ Class and enjoy lavish extras such as access to exclusive pool and bar areas and a personal agent to handle all arrangements and reservations.
Indulge in romance and relaxation at Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort and Spa
Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort and Spa offers unrivaled romantic settings that are perfect for proposals. Before the big moment, unwind in a lavish private cabana on the beach or calm your pre-proposal nerves at the world-class Grande Spa offering soothing couples’ treatments, hydrotherapy pools and a unique Himalayan Salt Lounge. Afterwards, walk along a seemingly endless white-sand beach and ask your sweetheart to spend forever together in the glow of a spectacular sunset or on the private balcony connected to your stunning ocean view suite.