Couples holidays

Any couple needs some time off together every once in a while. The tradition of 'getting away from it all and heading on a vacation away from the stressful reality of day-to-day living has been proven to have a positive impact on relationship health. Traveling together and spending quality time with one another is especially pleasant if you’re surrounded by nature. Regardless if you prefer a relaxing retreat by the sea or an adventurous hike in the mountains spending some time together in a natural location brings you closer together as a couple.

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Couples holidays

Any couple needs some time off together every once in a while. The tradition of 'getting away from it all and heading on a vacation away from the stressful reality of day-to-day living has been proven to have a positive impact on relationship health. Traveling together and spending quality time with one another is especially pleasant if you’re surrounded by nature. Regardless if you prefer a relaxing retreat by the sea or an adventurous hike in the mountains spending some time together in a natural location brings you closer together as a couple.

If you’re one of those couples seeking space and time to focus on one another then you’ll be happy to find out that nature.house offers stays in different locations perfect for a romantic getaway. Our accommodations are spread across Europe and it’s up to you to decide what type of holiday you would enjoy the most. From mountain cottages to villas by the sea - we have it all. But if you’re not sure where you want to spend your next holiday as a couple, keep reading - we’ll break it down for you.

The diversity of European nature

Europe might be the smallest continent in the world but it’s definitely one of the most diverse in terms of nature. European grounds maintain ecosystems home to many protected species. With its rich diversity of wild plant and animal species, many of which are unique to this continent and exist nowhere else in the world, Europe has some of the best spots for nature-based holidays.

For instance, if you prefer to spend some time together as a couple in a fairytale-like forest, away from cities and street noise, then you might want to consider booking a stay in southern Italy. This part of the country is famous for its incredible nature and breathtaking views. For example Parco Nazionale del Pollino is one of the national parks in this region and it’s perfect for couples looking for some quiet time together.

However, if you prefer to spend your couples holiday at the beach, then you should check out the accommodations that we offer in Spain. The country is known for its coastline beauty and additionally, islands such as Mallorca and Tenerife are perfect for a nature-based romantic getaway. Another territory with an incredible Adriatic coastline in Croatia. If you’re a fan of diving, then this is where you should travel next. The crystal clear sea has to offer biodiversity in every dive site.

Nevertheless, the northern part of Europe is also great for couples holidays. Scandinavia is a land filled with natural wonders that will leave you breathless and will surely make for an amazing couple’s holiday. If you are lovers of the mysterious lands with all their majesty, and you are looking for an amazing romantic stay filled with adventure opportunities, then this might be the exact thing you are looking for.

What can you do during your couple's holiday?

It’s no secret that couples who travel together stay together. Now that we’ve explored the different options for your next holiday in Europe let’s discover what you can actually do. Some people prefer to stay active during their vacation while others are in need for a relaxing retreat.

If you’re one of those couples that want to go high and above, wasting no time and exploring the local territory then you should think about booking a stay in one of the mountain regions of Europe. For instance the Swiss Alps are a great option. This is a popular destination for winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and snowshoeing.

Another great location for winter sports is Scandinavia. Norway being part of Scandinavia has to offer one of the best natural sights in the continent - northern lights. As one of the 7 natural wonders of the world you can witness them in northern Norway during the month of January when it’s mostly dark. However, if you decide to take a vacation during the warmer months of the year, the country has some of the best hiking trails in Europe. Mountain biking is also a couple activities that you and your partner can undertake, as you scroll around the Scandinavian woods.

However, if you’re one of those couples that prefer a more relaxing vacation, where you can reflect and rejuvenate you should consider booking a stay in Central Europe. The Dutch woodlands which have been voted for the clearest skies in Europe and you can enjoy peaceful nights on the porch of your villa or cottage stargazing the millions of stars that uncover before your eyes. А more soothing holiday also suggests simple walks around your house - a great way to spend your time off as some of the most fascinating waterfalls, crystal clear fjords, magnificent mountains, and thrilling glaciers uncover around every corner.

What type of weather should you prepare for during your stay?

In Europe you can experience freezing winters and boiling hot summers, refreshing springs and romantic falls. So before you book your stay make sure to research the area that you’re going to. You might think that during the spring months of April and May you’ll have a sunny yet not too hot vacation in Portugal. Well think again. On the West side of the Iberic Peninsula the spring is extremely rainy and not at all suitable for walking or hiking. On the other side, during the summer you can enjoy wonderful mountain sights, away from the heat.

During the winter it’s also very rainy in the Netherlands and Belgium. It still doesn’t get freezing cold but you can’t really enjoy nature either due to the pouring rain. The best you can do is go to the central part of the continent during the summer - the weather conditions are perfect for any activity and the ultimate romantic getaway is guaranteed. You can customize your couples holiday according to your own personal preferences in terms of weather, activities and nature. All you have to do is book the accommodation of your choice through nature.house and enjoy the perfect romantic vacation with your partner.