It’s that time of year again. When florists, chocolatiers and card makers make a killing and the colours pink, white and red are around every corner. If you aren’t the kind to indulge in the above, Condé Nast Traveller recommends whisking your partner away to one of these great—read: romantic—escapes from three Indian megacities.
Go on a romantic adventure in Shimla - Indulge in signature therapies like Himalayan Romance or Journey to Tibet at the hotel’s simply named The Spa, lounge in the infinity whirlpool, swim in the heated indoor swimming pool, or work out at the gym.
Awaken your senses at Ananda Spa - Ananda in The Himalayas is a romantic getaway set in the serene mountains overlooking the Rishikesh Valley.
Retreat into the forest in Coorg - Head to the hills of Coorg to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Sail with your love in Kumarakom - Head to the picturesque backwaters of Kerala for a special romance aboard a houseboat.
Sun, sand and little R&R in Goa - Sunbathe at the beach, walk around quaint areas, unwind with a massage, indulge in rich seafood.
Travel back in time in Matheran - A closer getaway from Mumbai, scenic Matheran appeals to the romantic at heart as much as it does to the adventurist.