Updated 02:36 PM EST, Fri, Jan 22, 2021

5 of the Most Romantic Places in Latin America

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The month of February is fast approaching, and with that comes Valentine's Day. While many have mixed opinions about the day of hearts, there are those who take this as the opportunity to make the love of their life feel special. What better way to say, "I Love You!" than by taking a trip to some of the most romantic places in Latin America?

Global Grasshopper says that traveling to Latin America will offer some of the most romantic and memorable experiences, bringing out one's passion. There are a great many romantic places in Latin America, and once you've been exposed to the beauty of the place, as well as its people, you will fall in love all over again. Here are the 5 most romantic places in Latin America.

1. Cartagena, Colombia.

This beautiful city is where Gabriel Garcia Marquez's book, "Love in the Time of Cholera" takes place. 2backpackers has nothing but praise for this city, with its 16th century plaza, cobbled streets and beautiful colonial buildings. Think balconies laden with flowers and sound of salsa music in the air. Take a nighttime walk with your lover across the historic old town to add to the romantic feel of the place.

2. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The sultry dance of tango has always been viewed as the dance of seduction. This cosmopolitan capital is widely known for its European atmosphere, mixed with its vibrant tango music. This is the very reason why it is one of the most romantic places in Latin America. Romance is abound in the city as one can go to the beach or take a night out on the town. Tango lessons are also offered for those who want to learn. For those who want to take it easy, take advantage of the pleasant weather and enjoy a nice picnic.

3. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Want to take that romantic escape? Trip Advisor says that this is THE place to go for that escape to paradise. It is the site of gorgeous beaches, restaurants and its close proximity to Old Mexico.

4. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This vivacious city is always alive with its samba music. This city offers pristine beaches as well as a vibrant nightlife that will have one dance the night away.

5. Machu Picchu, Peru.

For those who want their Valentine's Day to be a little more eclectic and off the beaten track, take a visit to this ancient Incan citadel in the Andes Mountains. It is a place shrouded in mystery and beauty with its panoramic views.

While flowers and chocolate may be romantic gestures, take your Valentine's Day gift one step further by gifting your special someone with the gift of travel. It will be an important milestone to add to your scrapbook of memories.

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