6 Ways to Give Your Anniversary Travel a Special Twist

Celebrating your wedding anniversary? Travelling is a great way to build memories and know your partner in an even deeper way, whether or not you're marking a milestone year. From Spain to India, Dubai, and Zimbabwe, there are unique spots in every continent to explore. If you can't travel now, you can still have fun planning for when you can travel in the future.

If you need ideas, here are some places you and your partner may want to consider:

1. Celebrate the coming of your little one

pregnant woman beach

Give yourselves a chance to reconnect before childbirth. Try Hotel Healdsburg and Spa in Sonoma, California for menus designed for expectant moms, or wear a maternity bikini and take a dip at the pools of Breezes Bahamas in Nassau. You can also get a motherhood massage at Jamaica's Half Moon resort. Just make sure to plan your vacation based on your ob-gyn’s advice.

2. Go to an open-air cinema

Watch a film by the beach in Maldives' private coral island of Velassaru or at the Soneva Fushi and Jani Resorts. Morocco's Kasbah Tamadot in the Atlas Mountains projects movies in a small amphitheatre by the pool, while viewers are provided with wireless headphones. Meanwhile, you can enjoy a private theatre experience when you stay in one of Mexico's cabanas at Las Ventanas al Paraiso.

3. Stay at one-of-a-kind accommodation

designer hotel

Want to sleep under the stars in the middle of the South African safari? Book a treehouse at the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Enjoy a spectacular view of the Northern Lights from the transparent bubble domes in Finland (Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort) and Iceland (Bubble Hotel). You may also enjoy the glass pods of Skylodge Adventure Suites located at the edge of the Peruvian Sacred Valley mountains. For something exotic, the cave hotels in Cappadocia, Turkey are worth a try.

4. Dine in unique settings

Eat your favourite meals while viewing sea creatures swimming behind the see-through walls and ceilings of the Andasi Phuket underwater restaurant in Thailand, or dine at the Ithaa or Anantara below-sea-level restaurants in the Maldives to view the Indian Ocean's rich marine life.

Meanwhile, there are no walls to speak of when you reserve a seat at "sky-high" restaurants such as Belgium's famed Dinner in the Sky. It features a platform with a dining table and kitchen hanging from a crane suspended 150 feet from the ground. Seatbelts secure diners on their chairs while kitchen crew and waiters wear harnesses for safe movement.

You can also try tree pod dining at Thailand's Soneva Kiri resort, inspired by nests of local birds. Ziplining waiters bring food to your bamboo pod raised 23 feet from the ground.

5. Go for a sporty getaway 

Skiing couples can head for the snowy slopes of Whistler, Sun Peaks, Fernie, and Banff in Canada. You can also visit Switzerland's top ski resorts in St. Moritz and Zermatt – there’s nothing more romantic than a fairytale Swiss town,  While in Zermatt, stay at one of the igloos of Iglu-Dorf. From the Swiss mountains, you can go cross-border skiing to Italy, France, and Austria. 

If you prefer water sports and marine life interaction, you'll enjoy snorkelling in Belize or the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, watersports in the Philippines' Boracay Island or Thailand's Phuket, and swimming with seals and other water creatures around Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.

Meanwhile, hikers would love Oregon's Sunriver Resort, Canada's Buffalo Mountain, or New Zealand's mountain ranges.

6. Go on a cruise

What's more romantic than a couples cruise? Renew your wedding vows, book a veranda stateroom, and reconnect during your shore excursions while visiting new places together. A cruise can be the ultimate anniversary treat. 

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  1. I am planning a trip for my anniversary next year, hope to go to Italy

  2. These are some very good suggestions to plan your anniversary. It it always good to try something special!

  3. I would love to go away for our anniversary next year, anywhere that is not our little village would be great!