Do you guys consider yourselves to be a romantic couple constantly looking for excitement, magic and love adventures? Do you want to ditch travelling to well-known places and want to explore an off-beat country which is filled with scenic landscapes, poetic history, beautiful coasts and romantic islands?
Fret not, as we have the best place to suggest where you can revel in the beauty of nature without the disturbance of tourists. Plan a trip to Ireland, considered as the land of poetry and beauty to affirm your love for each other and to make your bond stronger than ever.
We have compiled the most romantic places for couples to visit in Ireland where you soak in the romance and beauty the historical country has to offer.
Cliffs of Moher, Clare
Plan a trip with your significant half to the Cliffs of Moher located in West Ireland to experience the feeling of standing at the edge of the World. Experience scenic awe-inspiring views and feel the nature in its wildest and purest form amidst the most romantic places in Ireland. You and your better half can catch sight of the delightful rugged cliffs looking over the mighty ocean, feel the sea breeze in your hair, experience feeling the rock under your bare feet and catch a romantic sunset while holding hands with your loved one.
The Powerscourt Garden, located in Wicklow is considered as one of the most beautifully landscaped gardens located in all of Ireland. It was recently bestowed with the title as the World’s third beautiful garden by the National Geographic. You and your lover can explore the formal gardens, sweeping terraces, majestic statues and ornamental lakes, take a romantic stroll in the walkways or grab a bite at the Avoca terrace café.
The Galway city is considered as the ‘City of Tribes’ in Ireland and is considered as on the most romantic spots for couples in Ireland. Couples can enjoy the feel of classic romance by dancing and grabbing few drinks at any one of the quaint pubs located in the city. Moreover, couples scan sneak a kiss under the Spanish Arch or book a raunchy getaway in the G-hotel to catch some well-deserved intimate moments with your lover.
Glencar Waterfall, Leitrim
The well renowned poet William Butler Yates has mentioned this gorgeous waterfall in his poem ‘The Stolen Child’. The sneaky 50 foot waterfall is hidden well among the rocks located outside the Manor Hamilton and Leitrim is a hidden treasure which is less frequently visited by tourists. The picturesque waterfall paints a picture of dreaminess and romance, making it an ideal place for honeymoon in Ireland. Couples can plan a trekking trip to the waterfall and spend some quality time together while listening to the music of birds and waterfall hitting the rocks.
Howth, Dublin Bay
Howth is a small fishing village that is located below the hilly headland at the Dublin Bay and deemed one of the most beautiful places to visit in Ireland for lovers. Couples can explore the village on foot to catch a glimpse of the cliffs, take a boat ride and the visit the Bailey lighthouse. If you are a vintage lover, you can stroll through the Howth market to shop some Irish crafts, gift your lover some handmade delicate jewellery or vintage artefacts. Moreover, if you are a food lover you can taste some fresh seafood in any restaurants found in the village.
Mussenden Temple, Derry
The Mussenden Temple was a former library modelled on the Temple of Vesta, Tivoli and is located in Northern Island. The temple comprises of a circular folly which overlooks thick strips of golden sands. Couples can hike up the cliff and soak in the view of the North Channel and the Causeway Coast making it one of the most romantic places in Ireland for love birds. You can stay overnight at the Bushmills Inn located atop the cliff and spend some intimate moments with your love amidst the sound of the waves crashing against the cliff.
If you are a couple who love visiting mountains and lakes, Coumshingaun is the best place for you. Coumshingaun is considered as one of the most beautiful lakes in all of Ireland. You can plan a romantic picnic trip to the beautiful lake with your girl and revel in the beauty of the flowers coating the mountains while nestled by the pristine waters. This can be one of your options if you are looking for top honeymoon destinations in Ireland which is not much crowded.
Giants Causeway, Antrim
The Giant’s Causeway is a magnificent and a mysterious geological formation secluded by the bay making it one of most romantic places in Ireland. Couples can take an adventurous walk on the basalt columns located at the edge of the sea and points at Scotland. Moreover, couples can explore the geological flora and fauna located in the region and catch a peek of exquisite birds located near the Sea.
Glendalough comprises of a glacial valley that attracts numerous tourists each year and is one of the most beautiful places to see in Ireland. The Glendalough valley is located in the midst of Wicklow Mountains National park and is home to a World famous Christian Monastery which looks over scenic lakes and beautiful trails. Couples can explore the oak forests, take a romantic stroll along the shores of the lake, or hike up the mountains to catch a panoramic view of the resplendent valley.
The Dingle Peninsula also known as Corca Dhuibhne is located in the south-west coast of Ireland and a preferred honeymoon destination in Ireland. The Peninsula is primarily dominated by mountain ranges and consists of the country’s second highest peak. It comprises gorgeous sandy beaches where you can frolic, swim or surf with your loved one. The peninsula boasts of rich music tradition and art, you can head to the theatre to hear traditional Gaelic songs. If you are a couple interested in fishing, you can try angle fishing or shop for some handicraft items. To finish your trip you and your love can experience some fine dining with a candle lit dinner.
Ireland is a lover’s paradise and a heaven on Earth for romantic couples with towering cliffs, tranquil lakes, romantic trails, lush landscapes, pristine waters, flowered landscapes and numerous romantic cliffs. So, what are waiting for? Plan a romantic vacation with your lover and head to mystical Ireland to revel and soak in the beauty the country has to offer while removing the stress from your romantic life.