Planning a couple’s getaway doesn’t have to break the bank. If you’re looking for a romantic trip this February with cheap flights from Dubai, here are 5 thrilling destinations you should be looking at…
1. Yerevan, Armenia
Couple’s bucket list: Have a picnic in the capital Yerevan’s biggest park, appropriately named Lovers’ Park, take in the views from the hilltop of Kond, one of the city’s oldest quarters overlooking the centre, and pay a visit to the world-renowned Ararat brandy distillery for a tasting session.
Flight cost: From 1,075 on flydubai
Sleep at… Paris Hotel Yerevan (4-star) from AED 250/night
Couple’s bucket list: Stay at a resort in Nagarkot for a heavenly couple’s retreat with views overlooking the world’s highest peak, visit the picturesque ‘city of lakes’ at Pokhara, and get adventurous with sunset zip-lining in the serene mountain ridge of Sarangkot.
Flight cost: From AED 1,220 on flydubai
Sleep at… Yatri Suites and Spa (4-star) from AED 245/night
3. Tbilisi, Georgia
Couple’s bucket list: Head to the Abanotubani district in Tbilisi’s old town to relax in the famous sulphur baths (perfect in the winter), enjoy gorgeous views and a ferris wheel ride at Mtatsminda Park, and take a cable ride to see the spectacular Kartvlis Deda (Mother of a Georgian) monument.
Flight cost: From AED 1,130 on flydubai
Sleep at… Villa Tiflisi (4-star) from AED 155/night
Couple’s bucket list: Take a stroll through Stone Town to grab a bite and explore the local culture, head to Cheetah’s Rock to learn about wildlife conservation and come face to face with cheetahs, and enjoy tropical sundowners at Nakupenda, one of the island’s most beautiful beaches.
Flight cost: From 1,480 on flydubai
Sleep at… Spice Palace Hotel (4-star) from AED 300/night
5. Sri Lanka
Couple’s bucket list: Take a romantic walk across Turtle Beach, book a catamaran cruise and sail to the coastal resort town of Pasikudah, go on an exciting boat safari on the Madu River, and enjoy a seafood dinner on the sand.
Flight cost: From AED 1,165 on flydubai
Sleep at… Renuka City Hotel (4-star) in Colombo from AED 220/night