“Travel and Romance: 9 Best Helicopter Destinations for Romantic Couples” is written by Maria Estrada, a blogger and traveler. She loves to write about the places she has been to and share some experiences about her travel. In her free time, she reads books and watches romantic movies.
For many couples, travel is an inseparable part of romance, especially if you choose a travel destination that excites and thrills you both, while also ensuring that you spend quality time together. It is because going to different places rekindles the flames of romance between lovers, and this is the reason why we love to travel.
Romantic getaways often mean long walks on the beach, candlelit dinners, and luxurious accommodations. But you can have a romantic moment while also experience an all-time adrenaline rush if you visit beautiful places via helicopter.
From taking in the panoramic grandeur of the modern metropolis in Dubai to cherry blossom-lined streets of Kyoto, many places in the world are just perfect to see from the vantage of a helicopter. So, without further ado, here are the travel destinations to go on a helicopter tour that is perfect for romantic couples.
Get Some Medieval Vibes in Morocco
Flying in a helicopter over Morocco seems like traveling in a time machine. Each city’s medieval streets, historic sites, and bustling markets are sure to heighten up your senses and take you back to a different era.
You can land in granaries designed by an ancient king in Heri el Souani. Or you can take a walk in Medina Square in nearby Meknes to view Bab Mansour, an intricate marble gate with engraved tile panels.
Feast Your Eyes Upon the Beauty of The Cyclades
If you are looking for a different travel experience, there is nothing much better than the Cyclades, or Greek Isles, a destination included on the 2014 Fodor’s Go List.
Take a bird’s eye view from a helicopter on the islands’ shimmering greenish-blue waters, bright and warm sun, and rustic mountains, that will surely attract romantic lovers and travelers alike.
You can hop into the Cyclades most famous island, Santorini, which takes pride in its breathtaking sunsets and stunning white stone cliffs. Or you can go to Naxos, the largest of the isles, which possesses long and sandy beaches, and spectacular green valleys and ravines.
If you are now including the Cyclades on your bucket list, consider booking a room in the fall or spring. It is because there are tourists and the beaches are overcrowded during the Summer months, while in the winter businesses are likely closed because of the weather.
Feel the Romance in Maldives
Are you looking for the most romantic archipelago on the planet? Well, you might be looking for Maldives.
You can experience this paradise from high above the ground by chartering a helicopter tour. When you are at a different vantage point, you will get awed by the shapes of the reefs and color of the seawater below. Along the circle of the white sand, you will also see the thick mangroves.
Maldives boasts of many stunning tropical resorts and private bungalows strung along the crystal-clear greenish-blue sea. Make more intense your love and passion as you feel like on your own as you both you and your lover take a romantic stroll in its white sand beaches.
You can go to Makunudu Island, where there is no TV or loud music allowed, just simple and traditional houses dotted along the beach, and lush vegetation with trees planted by locals and tourists.
Celebrate Your Love in the City of Paris
You guess it right: love wins in the city of love, Paris.
You can take a different perspective of the stunning cityscape of Paris. Brace yourself for a wondrous experience as you see the vibrant and glittering city below. Flying in a helicopter is indeed an excellent romantic gift to your girlfriend or wife.
You can then alight and HHWW (holding hands while walking) along the romantic Seine river or the peaceful Palais Royal, enjoy a candlelit dinner at a cozy bistro or relish in the overall ambiance of the city.
Of course, you are in Paris, now is your opportunity to view the whole city from the lofty height of the Eiffel Tower. You can also book a room with your loved one at the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel. For a stunning view of the sunset, climb the steps to Sacre-Coeur.
Take a Sip of Wine in McLaren Vale in Australia
The wine region produces famous and delicious wines such as Chardonnay, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz. For an unforgettable and romantic food and wine experience, couples can go to a private tour with a wine connoisseur to learn the winemaking process.
Take Pleasure in the Impressive Cityscape of Dubai
If you want to feast your eyes on a whole new, different level of culture and modernity, you can go on a helicopter tour of the vibrant city of Dubai.
You will witness the key landmarks of Dubai by hovering over the city via helicopter. Flying along the Persian Gulf coast or across the World islands, an artificial archipelago constructed in the shape of the world map will be one of the most romantic adventures in your life.
After the ride, you can then book a room and a romantic candlelit dinner at the luxurious Burj Khalifa or the Burj Al Arab and witness the panoramic views of the city’s skyline. While dining in these hotels, you will have a treat of a lifetime as they have fantastic amenities and services, especially for romantic couples visiting the city.
Have Some Romantic Peace in Kyoto
Take your darling in a romantic aerial view of the famous Kyoto Gosho, Kiyomizu-Dera, Kinkakuji, and Kyoto Tower. Seeing world heritages from the sky is sure to be a special moment for you and your better half.
High above the ground, you will witness right away the peaceful tranquility permeating the city. The former capital of Japan is well-known for its historical shrines, palaces, and temples. You can then land and take a stroll of its cherry blossom-lined sidewalks and visit the pagodas sitting atop lush green hills.
Experience paradise by visiting the city’s Chinese-influenced gardens, which highlights a beautiful collection of native plants and Zen temples. Tourists can also look out over stunning mountains at Enryaku-Ji, an ancient temple with sophisticated architecture.
Bask in the Sun in Seychelles
For a unique kind of experience, you can witness the real beauty of the castaway islands around Seychelles by taking an aerial view of it. You will see the traditional houses dotted along the hillside and the extraordinary charm of the Indian Ocean.
Get prepared to take your breath away when you behold the sun-dappled beaches of Seychelles. Due to its picturesque sunsets and white powdery sand, Seychelles has become a haven for tourists and romantics alike.
Get Awed by the Lovely Attractions in Maui, Hawaii
Maui is often known as being magical, and the island lives up to this name. Maui boasts of its white sand seasides, dense valleys, and quaint, historic villages.
You can have a helicopter tour to South Shore Maui which offers some of the island’s best attractions. In Haleakala National Park, you will have the opportunity to have a 360-degree view of the park’s volcanic crater.
Also, in winter, you can go whale-watching in Maui. Visit the island from December through April to see the majestic marine mammals making their annual migration.
Traveling should be an integral part of the relationship of romantic couples. By going to different places, both of you will experience more freedom, discover something new, and make your romance lives from time to time. Hence, it is important that you know about the best places for couples to travel.
The places listed above are only some of the best travel destinations for a helicopter tour. But if you have no other idea for the best places to spend your time with your loved one, you can visit the destinations mentioned above.