The best thing about Valentine’s Day is that it is an ideal opportunity to whisk your chosen one away on a romantic and enchanting getaway for two. And what in a world can be more romantic than an island which nature magically formed in shape of a heart? Mother Nature, beside being the best artist, is incredibly romantic. And these islands are the perfect proof for that. So, it is about time to grab your Valentine’s hand and start this amazing adventure together. Here are some of the most beautiful islands shaped as a symbol of love.
Isla Corazón, Argentina
The most romantic place in whole of South America sits in Lake Mascardi in the North Patagonian province of Rio Negro. It is a charming place covered in trees and greenery, but there are also some nice beaches and astonishing views of the area. The island is beloved by the fishermen, so you will meet them a lot should you decide to visit. There is a local legend about a love tale similar to the one of Romeo and Juliet, only here it is about two natives from opposite tribes. It is quite beautiful listening to the locals telling it.
Harbor Island, USA
USA also has a lovable island to brag about. It sits in the very middle of Bucks Harbor, Brooksville, Maine. The island serves as shelter for boats making their way through there. Sadly, you will not have any place to stay there, because there are no hotels or motels, but you can visit it while staying at some of the romantic places along the Maine coast.
Galesnjak Island, Croatia
Croatia truly is the undiscovered gem of Europe, but it is slowly gaining its momentum in tourism. The Galesnjak Island is also called the Lover’s Island or the Island of Love. Located on the Adriatic sea, it is actually a desert island, if you thought that it cannot get more romantic. Lover’s Island is actually the most heart-shaped island on the planet and it is currently on of the most beloved couple’s destination today.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Heart Reef in the Great Barrier Reef is a sublime composition of coral naturally formed in the shape of a heart. Due to its protected status the visitors are not allowed to dive or snorkel there, but you can experience all the beauty of this lovely island by taking a helicopter or a seaplane.
Tupai, French Polynesia
Located just north of Bora Bora within the island chain of Tahiti, Tupai is a tiny romantically shaped island. Earlier, the only way visitors could experience the island was by flying on a helicopter. Today, it is possible to get up close and personal with it, because Air Tahiti offers flights to and from the island. Many of the cruises to Tahiti include a tour of this fabulous island, just in case you do not want to restrict yourself to a single destination
Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives
We all know that Maldives are for a long time now synonym for romantic, so it is no wonder they have captured the hearts of some of our favorite celebrities, like Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney, Mick Jagger, Tom Cruise and many others. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, a tiny island which name translates to “Unique Island” has an aura of exclusivity around it, so if you are planning on visiting, make sure you save enough cash.
A tiny heart-shaped jewel among the hundreds of islands that comprise the Fijian Chain, Tavarua is, besides its shape, known as a great surf spot, if you are planning on having an active Valentine’s Day. Special Fijian hospitality only contributes to a unique experience of visiting this Mother Nature’s work of art.
Feeling romantic yet? Pack your backs, pick an island, book tickets and go make your perfect Valentine’s Day getaway.