Romantic destinations are nearer than you think. Canada is an ideal place for couples, with dreamy cities, starlit cabins, and waterfront suites that were made for smooching.
Top 18 Canadian Destinations for Couples
Flight Centre’s Travel Experts love planning romantic trips – so much so, it was hard to narrow this list down to just 10! Ask us how we can book your next couple’s getaway to one of these destinations or anywhere you fancy, for that matter.
1. Kelowna, BC
A foodie's favourite
The way to their heart is through their stomach? We buy that. From fresh-caught salmon dinners on a sunset cruise to private tours along the Okanagan wine trail, this picturesque foodie region has everything you need to set the butterflies in your belly aflutter.
2. Toronto, ON
City lights, sights, and bites
Toronto is the perfect place to feel bougie, baby. From its colourful nightlife to its scenic harbour cruises to its booming restaurant scene, Toronto proves the possibilities are endless. Just pick a park, pick a pool, pick a patio and enjoy.
3. Banff National Park, AB
Bird’s eye views (and horse’s too)
Imagine lunching along Lake Louise, horseback riding side by side, and enjoying a magical birds-eye view on a private helicopter tour. Plus, with cozy nights in splendid properties like the Fairmont Banff Springs or Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, your Banff getaway will be impossible to forget.
4. Charlottetown, PEI
Charming roads and R&R
Stay in a heritage building turned boutique hotel in the heart of Charlottetown. The Great George’s charming guestrooms make for the perfect retreat in between a scenic driving tour of Canada’s littlest island.
5. Sunshine Coast, BC
Seaside serenity for two
“You are my sunshine” is high praise indeed! Perfectly situated only a short ferry ride outside the city, the Sunshine Coast sets the scene for romance with gorgeous properties like Rock Water Secret Cove Resort and Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina.
6. Lake Diefenbaker, SK
You had me at yeehaw. Embrace your inner harlequin romantic and plan a stay at La Reata Ranch with your favourite dude. You’ll snuggle up by the campfire, enjoy views of rolling golden hills, and ride off into the sunset together every night.
7. Québec, QC
Cobblestones, cabins, and cycling
Meet me in QC. This gorgeous city truly has it all. Whether you’re rendezvousing at the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac, surrounded by cobblestones or hiding away in a Repère Boréal cabin for two, surrounded by trees, take your date night to the next level. Bike tours, whale watching excursions, foodie trips – it’s all here!
8. Muskoka, ON
Charming cottage country
You don’t always have to make the Muskoka trip a family affair. The private lakeside cottages and adults-only resorts here provide the perfect excuse to leave the kids at home. So, boat, barbeque, and bum around to your hearts’ content. You deserve it!
9. Fogo Island, NL
Cozy up on the edge of the world
You can’t go to the moon and back for your love, but you can go to the edge of the world. Fogo Island Inn will show you how. Thoughtfully built so you can give some love to the environment, too, this one-of-a-kind property pops with amazing dining, instagrammable accommodations, and plenty of diversions to enjoy together.
10. Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Sip, sip, hooray!
If you love the beauty of Niagara Falls, but not so much the full-tilt energy of candy-coloured Clifton Hill, head instead to Niagara-on-the-Lake for some much-needed respite (and wine)! Everything about this sleepy town inspires romance: the iconic accommodations, beautiful river tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, and of course, private wine tours.
11. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Fabulous food & fun is par for the course
Visit Whitecap Dakota Unceded Territory in the scenic South Saskatchewan River Valley Basin, where you’ll find Dakota Dunes Resort. Enjoy a mouthwatering farm-to-table menu, leisurely golfing at Saskatchewan’s top-ranked 18-hole course, and test your luck with a little blackjack and baccarat at the casino.
12. Vancouver, British Columbia
From peaks to the Pacific
Will you cycle, stroll, or paddle around this beautiful city? Vancouver’s the perfect getaway for any time of year, with dozens of activities happening both outdoors and in. Gawk at the views along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler, where you’ll be met with slopes, sips, spas, and so much more.
13. Osoyoos, British Columbia
Wellness, culture, and nature
In the midst of Canada’s only desert, surrounded by trails, hills, and vineyards, Nk'Mip, Spirit Ridge offers a peaceful oasis for both heart and soul. At this all-suites resort, detoxifying mud wraps, wine tastings, and visits to Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre are a must!
14. Haida Gwaii
Experience the wonder of the Haida Nation’s traditional home
You might think you’re getting away from it all, but once the waves carry you to the shores of Haida Gwaii, you’ve realized that you’ve only just found it. Take the visitor’s pledge to respect and follow the Haida ways of being, then experience the beauty of Haida Gwaii’s air, ocean, land, and people. Whether you’re relaxing in the luxurious Haida House, watching humpback whales breaching, or snacking at all the local restaurants and food trucks, this trip will be like no other.
15. Essipit, Québec
Cottage living with a view
Imagine stepping out of your private riverside cottage to uninterrupted views of whales migrating along the St. Lawrence river. This magical scene takes place in Vacances Essipit, a tranquil collection of cottages, campgrounds, and condo-hotels all perfectly located for outfitting trips, sea kayaking, and more.
16. Trout Point, Nova Scotia
A luxury wilderness resort escape
Why stop at just 5 stars? Feast your eyes on the skies with guided stargazing tours at Trout Point eco-lodge, hidden away in the UNESCO listed Nova Scotia biosphere reserve. You and your sweetheart can sweat it out in the outdoor barrel sauna and wood-fired hot tub, then toast the perfect getaway with award-winning wines over a 4-course gourmet dinner.
17. St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick
A historic seaside escape
Established and lovingly maintained since 1889, The Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews is a Canadian staple when it comes to seaside escapes. Go for a dip at Katy’s Cove beach, chow down on chowder and lobster at Braxton’s, and rent a pair of bicycles to explore the Maritime town at your own pace.
18 The Inn at Bay Fortune, Prince Edward Island
Looking for a fresh take? Find it in this one-of-a-kind boutique getaway filled with foraging tours and gourmet breakfasts (brought to you by the free-range hens on the property). In the summer and early autumn seasons, guests can experience a farm-to-table journey of epic proportions. Start with a tour of the greenhouses, mushroom patch, apple orchard, and chef’s garden, whet your appetite with Oyster Hour, and then dig into the immersive multi-course Fireworks Feast designed by Chef Michael Smith.
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