If the two of you are dying to get away, a Bermuda escape may be just what you need. Its pink beaches, old world vibe, luxe spas and chic restaurants are sure to charm you and your sweetheart.
With everything at your fingertips, you’d be forgiven if you never left Fairmont Southampton. This unpretentious, yet elegant resort spoils couples with its spa, serene private beach and complimentary ferry service into Hamilton.
If you can tear yourself away, head to St. George, the oldest continuously occupied English urban settlement and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the town’s colourful colonial cottages and nearby coastal fortifications.
Adventure-seekers can explore more of the island from the water by taking a jet-skiing tour with Sea Venture Watersports. Zip past shipwrecks and through the Bermuda Triangle along the western edge of the island.
Ready to unwind? Head to Sense Spa at Rosewood Tucker’s Point for treatments inspired by the surrounding tropical environment. Chill with your amour in the luxurious “relaxing room” or sip a tropical cocktail by the reflecting pool.
Afterward, tuck into inventive spins on traditional Bermudian cuisine at Marcus’ inside Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s much-buzzed-about restaurant is as sleek and sexy as the crowd that flocks here on a nightly basis. Taste the cornbread and sip a Darker and Stormier, a play on the national cocktail.
Getting there: WestJet flies to Bermuda three times a week from Toronto.
The Best Beaches in Barbados
The small island of Barbados is home to more than 80 beaches that offer thrilling waves for water sports, craggy rock formations and soft, white sand. While each beach has its own merits, here are five that are ideal for relaxing, surfing, dining, playing in the water or enjoying some quality family time.