Top 10 Romantic Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii
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Forget the luaus and cancel the dinner cruise. You’re on the Big Island baby! It’s one of the coolest places around, with more than its share of unique, one of a kind romantic activities not found anywhere else on the planet. Whether it’s watching the red hot lava sizzle into the ocean, seeing the milky way and stars like you’ve never seen them or walking hand-in-hand along a beautiful glittery green sand beach, it is incredibly easy to find romantic things to do on the Big Island. Let me share with you some unique opportunities to reconnect and focus on each other in this beautiful setting. Here are my Top 10 favorite romantic activities on the Big Island.
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#10 Farmers Market in Hawi
Let the pleasant, relaxed pace transport you to another time. Here in Hawi the spirit of aloha is so intense you can almost see it. Reconnect with your love as you slowly meander through the stalls and enjoy the unique sights, smells and love that is truly Hawaii. Walk hand in hand through the peaceful Hawi Farmers Market and restore your aloha.
#9 Sunset Horseback Ride for Two
You’re with your love in some of the most beautiful vistas in the world, on two very sweet horses named Guava and Mango. The sun is just starting to set into the unbelievably blue Pacific ocean. Just a couple of the many reasons this sunset horseback ride for two is #9 on my list of most romantic things to do.
#8 To the Ends of the Earth
Looking at the green sand beach, it doesn’t take much imagination to feel like you’re on a different planet. It’s just gorgeous. The pictures don’t do justice to the way the green sand sparkles and glitters (who doesn’t love sparkly, glittery things? Not me!)
If you get there at the right time, it can be yours alone. Click the picture below to be transported to this #8 romantic activity.
#7 Let me Take You on a Magic Carpet Ride
That was my impression the first time I took this trip, which was also my first helicopter ride. I was hooked! Even though I (essentially) know the aerodynamic principles behind the process, it sure seems like magic to me! So hop on a magic carpet with your love and enjoy the unique sights of the Big Island from an entirely amazing perspective. A helicopter tour of the Big Island is #7 on my list.
#6 Sunset & Star Gazing
If you’re like me, you love looking at the stars and wondering what’s out there. Or, better yet, wishing you could find out! Well, you’ve never seen them like this. The Big Island of Hawaii is one of the prime spots on earth for star gazing. You’ll be amazed at how close and clear the stars appear. It’s a very romantic thing.
#5 Relaxing Oceanside Couples Massage
The relaxed pace of the Big Island, the spirit of aloha and the tropical scents wafting on the gentle breeze all contribute to make this a unique, romantic experience like no other massage you’ve ever had. Add to that the sound of the ocean and you’ll find your cares and worries melting away. Laying side by side relaxing with your love is a great way to start (or end) the day.
#4 Portuguese Donuts, Tropical Flowers and Waterfalls
How fun! These soft, sugary, pillowy donuts are hot as they hand them to you. The (easy) walk to the waterfall is beautiful and the lush Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a little gem.
#3 Thrilling Manta Ray Dive / Snorkeling
Wow. Whether you like to snorkel or dive, this is one of the ‘not to be missed’, unique things to do on the Big Island. On the theory that every romance benefits from an element of thrill, this will do it. Click on the picture and make sure and watch the awe-inspiring video at the end.
#2 Molten Lava
You and your love can enjoy a front row seat and feel the heat as the molten lava pours into the ocean. At sunset or sunrise it’s nothing short of amazing.
#1 on the list of Romantic Things to Do on the Big Island
For the number one most romantic thing to do on the Big Island, I’ve got a couple options for you. One is break-the-bank expensive and out of this world. The other is inexpensive and just plain fun. You’ll love ’em both.
Top 10 Romantic Activities on the Big Island
#10 Farmer’s Market in Hawi
# 9 Sunset Horseback Ride for Two
# 8 To the Ends of the Earth
# 7 Let me Take you on a Magic Carpet Ride
# 6 Sunset & Star Gazing
# 5 Relaxing Oceanside Couples Massage
# 4 Portuguese Doughnuts, Tropical Flowers & Waterfalls
# 3 Thrilling Manta Ray Dive & Snorkling
# 2 Molten Lava
# 1 Romantic Oceanside Surprise
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