Wild at Heart
From rugged coastlines where you can be alone, to cities that offer incredible architecture and streets made for walking hand in hand, Liz Jarvis selects the destinations made for falling in love
There’s a reason why Hawaii is so popular for weddings and honeymoons: its stunning landscapes, perfect sunsets, waterfalls, golden sands and crashing waves are as romantic as it gets. Kauai, the oldest of the Hawaiian islands, is smaller and less populated and has soaring cliffs and heavenly beaches.
Where to stay: The biggest and most luxurious resort on the island, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, offers private beach cabanas, thatched-roof bungalows for massages, secluded gardens and a restaurant where diners eat in huts suspended over a koi pond. Rooms start from Dh1,528. For more information see www.kauai.hyatt.com.
Getting there: Flying time is around 20 hours, 20 minutes. Return flights on Virgin Atlantic and Hawaiian Airlines start from Dh8,845. For more info see www.flightnetwork.com.