Top 5 Destinations for Couples Looking for Adventure

Going on an exciting holiday with your partner is vital in every relationship. Other than helping you to rediscover one another, traveling together strengthens bonds and reconnect partners. 

Luckily, there are numerous places in the world where couples seeking for adventure can explore. In this article, we will look at top 5 travel destinations that offer adventure and unforgettable experiences for couples. 


Vietnam has earned its rightful place as a popular tourist destination for numerous reasons. For one, Phong Nhaawaits thrill-seeking couples who are keen on exploring its biggest caves. There are also numerous beaches for couples to explore such as that of Con Dao Island. This island is considered the most mysterious island in the world where you can enjoy the pristine waters and coral and shark fishing, particularly good for those who travel to Vietnam in the middle of November or December from the west.

While you are at it, might as well try sandboarding at the sand dunes of Mui Ne, Vietnam. The Red Sand Dunes and White Sand Dunes are both gorgeous as they are astonishing. 


Couples who love adventures of the wild should definitely go to Tanzania. Known for its lush mountains and the towering Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers so much more than the usual mountain climb. Adventurers from all over marvel at what is known as Africa’s Rooftop, the highest free-standing mountain in Africa. 

 Another dumbfounding experience is the luxurious Tanzanian safaris tours that will help you get an actual interaction with lions, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and reptiles is mind-boggling on its own. 

Adventure in Tanzania would also not be complete without visiting the island of Zanzibar.  Essentially deemed a paradise on earth, this beach escape offers the best diving or snorkelling experience.


Underneath all the ice and glaciers, lies an unimaginable adventure in Greenland. There is a lot couples can do in Greenland including walking along the mountains of Greenland, skiing, iceberg hunting, whale watching or much more. 

Hiking in Greenland’s unspoiled nature is also a great way to discover Arctic nature.  Since the hiker’s impression on the slopes is all ice and snow, finding greenery of plants and flowers is always a welcome surprise. Couples would also without doubt enjoy a visit to the National Park showcasing a remarkable wildlife amidst the glaciers and icebergs.

The Balkans

There are plenty of amazing sights and places to visit on the Balkan peninsula that would make an exceptional experience for adventurous couples. Bled, Slovenia for one gained popularity for its charming church, surrounded by lush vegetation and a medieval castle. According to legend, the bell in the church makes wishes come true. 

The Plitvice Lakes National Park has amazing waterfalls and offers various hiking and walking trails for the adventurous. If one is excited by the idea of seeing many places in one trip, it’s worth considering doing an adventurous Balkans group tour encompassing Albania, Bosnia, Montenegro, Croatia and Romania. You could also include Serbia, Bulgaria and Kosovo for the full Balkan experience. 

In addition, named as one of the best beaches in the world by Forbes Magazine, Punta Rata Beach will make your trip exciting. Its turquoise waters and magnificent cliffs make it perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Nature lovers can also enjoy cycling, hiking, and doing various outdoor activities. 


There are so many unique and rad experiences that this place can offer to feed one’s wanderlust. Kyrgyzstan is known for trekking, spectacular sights and landscapes. Hike thru the Konorcheck Canyon or the Ala-Archa National Park and breathe fresh mountain air by staying in a traditional yurt camp, a traditional tent like structure. 

You can then end the day by relaxing on the shores of Issyk Kul, a lake overlooking snow-capped mountains and known for its warm temperature. Recognized as the “Hot Sea” in Chinese, this lake does not freeze even in winter, so the adventuresome can swim in its clear waters.  


With the busy lifestyles, couples nowadays may not always get the chance to travel and seek their life’s adventures.  However, spending for a well-planned couple’s vacations is a guaranteed worthy investment that could be felt for a lifetime. These 5 destinations are sure to give you your money’s worth or your money back. 

About Matt

Matt is one-half of Great Big Globe. He loves the Green Bay Packers, chips and salsa, a strong Americano and knows an incredible amount of useless sports trivia.

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