Start as we mean to go on – if you’re looking for a special place to take a special person – this is it! Barbados has sugar-sand beaches, bathed by a tropical Caribbean sea and fantastic year-round temperatures. Walk hand in hand under star-lit skies and feel your body respond to the beat of reggae, calypso and drum beat. Opt for pampering at hotel spas and enjoy authentic island cuisine.Cancun, Mexico
Many of Mexico’s resorts are family-friendly but there is also the option to head for accommodation in the more secluded bays, such as Langosta Beach and Maroma. You’ll love the warm-hearted reception you receive here. Your privacy will be respected but excellent service is available when you require it. Join an eco-tour or visit the ruins of the ancient Mayan civilisation if you wish, or simply kick back and relax.Florida Keys
The Florida Keys is like a string of pearls, with 1,700 islands fringed by white sand beaches set in turquoise sea. Here you can sip a mojito together in the spa, swim with dolphins, head for the tropical coral reefs with your snorkelling gear or challenge your partner to hook a marlin! After a perfect day, snuggle up under the stars and share a plate of Key Lime Pie.Gulf Coast, Florida
Known as “Florida’s Beach” for its powder white sands, this coast also boasts that romantic pre-requisite – the glorious sunset. Wrap your arms around your loved one, listen to the whispering waves as the gentle breeze off the ocean envelops you and the sky changes from palest yellow, through deepest gold to star-spangled black. Many restaurants have tables on the beach or decking – but it’s best to reserve!Disney, Florida
There’s no getting away from it, even for couples, Disney holds a special appeal. Opt for a hotel such as Animal Kingdom Lodge or Port Orleans Resort for five-star romantic potential. Try the family vacation in reverse – enjoy the delights on offer in your Disney hotel during the day and head for the park for a romantic meal and a spectacular display of fireworks. Many a proposal has resulted from this formula – you can even marry here!