There’s no lack of incredible travel experiences for couples on offer around the world. But while many might have become crowded in recent years, fear not, there are still plenty of superb lesser-known destinations offering laidback travel experiences for couples to be found out there.
If you’re a couple that prefer a more laidback travel style, TravelLocal’s shortlist is ideal for you! Escape the hustle and bustle and get an authentic insight into your chosen destination with these top recommendations, hand picked by the people who live there…
Moonlit Waterfalls in Argentina
Surrounded by rolling hills and lush vegetation, Iguazu Falls is one of the most iconic destinations in South America. During the evenings, once the crowds have thinned, curious travellers can take a moonlit, guided tour.
Meandering through the forest, and hearing the jungle come to life, you can follow the thundering sound of falling water until you reach Iguazu. The falls are picture perfect, especially under the light of the moon, and the sheer power of the cascades is enough to wow even the most seasoned traveller.
Spa and Shoreline in Jordan
Known for its therapeutic properties, the Dead Sea is the perfect place to unwind. Warmed under the Middle Eastern sun, emerald green water laps the shoreline; inviting visitors to take a dip. The area is a spa resort hotspot with many establishments offering massages and locally sourced mineral treatments.
If you’d rather take it at your own pace, why not take some time to drift through the hyper-saline waters and let the world pass you by? It’s the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of modern life!
Nomadic Lifestyles in Mongolia
With its diverse landscapes and intriguing cultures, Mongolia is the perfect destination for curious travellers. If you’re looking to get away from it all, it’s hard to imagine a better place than Lake Khuvsgul. The largest freshwater lake in the country, its pristine waters and stunning surroundings are just the beginning of what the area has to offer.
From horseback tours to rural village homestays, Khuvsgul boasts an unparalleled insight into Mongolian culture. For laidback, unique travel experiences, embrace the nomadic lifestyle and get to know this incredible country.
Musical Discoveries in Senegal
Africa’s answer to New Orleans, Senegal’s thriving jazz scene has to be seen to be believed. To get a slice of the action, the colonial city of St Louis is the place to be. With clusters of colourful houses and quaint balconies, its architectural style is a living relic of the French occupation.
Music is ever present in the bustling streets and there’s no shortage of cafes and bars in which to enjoy it. From jazz to hip hop, and everything in between, Senegal is an African gem which is simply waiting to be explored.
Island Adventures in Nicaragua
Nestled in the waters of Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe Island is perfect for those who enjoy a more relaxed pace of life. With its iconic twin volcanoes, the island is home to vibrant wildlife and idyllic, paradise beaches. Far from just a pretty face, there are plenty of things to do on the island.
Ometepe offers incredible kayaking opportunities, crystal clear lagoons and fascinating archaeological sites so there’s plenty to keep you busy. Alternatively, if you want to unplug and relax, head to one of the island’s beaches for some fun in the sun!
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