8 Picture-Perfect Proposal Ideas
Planning a Valentine's engagement? Here are eight photogenic proposal spots near and far so that you can capture the moment forever!
With Valentine's Day around the corner, and the joys of Christmas and New Year just behind us, this is the time of year when starting a new chapter is at the forefront of everyone's minds. Why not turn your romantic date night, staycation or winter sun getaway into a lifelong memory with these photo-worthy proposal ideas around the world? From dropping to one knee at a country estate to saying 'Yes!' in the middle of the ocean, we've got you covered.
1. Expert Planning with L&L Proposals
Lisa Black is an experienced professional in the event planning and proposal world, and her eye for capturing your love story will create a moment that will stay with you forever. Taking the leap towards a marriage proposal is a significant milestone in your relationship and Lisa will support you every step of the way. From helping you find the perfect backdrop to connecting you with trusted jewellers, Lisa will take the stress away and enable you to immerse yourself in the moment. Whether you dream of proposing at a grand country house or in a secluded woodland glade, L&L Proposals takes Londoners out of London and introduces clients from abroad to the beauty of Hampshire and Berkshire. L&L Proposals can share the best contacts and suppliers to make the process a joy from beginning to end.
Prepare every detail to perfection with llproposals.com
2. Surprise Message In The Sky
If you’re looking for an unforgettable proposal, then take things to new heights for a movie-like appeal. Towplanes in Nottinghamshire can create a personalised aerial banner of up to 50 characters that will glide 1,000 feet through the air! Take your soulmate by the hand and lead them to a special location filled with memories, and as you get to the viewpoint you’ll hear the towplane soar overhead. As they look up and read the message ‘Will You Marry Me?’, they’ll be truly lost for words! You can trust Towplanes to arrive on the dot to make the timing perfect, giving you a smooth and successful surprise that your partner will love. It’s a unique idea for proposals, engagement parties or even at your wedding - the sky’s the limit!
Create a life-changing message with towplanes.uk
3. Stairway to Heaven
Photography by Cameo Photography
Some couples are seeking that ideal Instagrammable proposal location, and the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London has partnered with luxury proposal planners, The One Romance, to make your dreams come true! The iconic hotel’s 3-storey staircase will be flooded with flowers and lights, leading you both to a Champagne reception, where a photographer can capture the moment with your love. With spectacular 19th century interiors, located in the vibrant capital of London, it makes a setting to remember. The proposal package includes set-up and private access to the iconic staircase, a bottle of Champagne for your intimate reception, a three-course dinner in Booking Office 1869 and a luxurious stay in a Chambers Suite including breakfast for two!
Make date night one to remember with memoriesmademarriott.co.uk
4. Country Escape Engagement
For a magnificent proposal steeped in elegance, Moor Hall Hotel & Spa in Sutton Coldfield is a scenic setting to entwine with your love story. With their dedicated proposal package, you can tailor a moment that you’ll reminisce about for years to come. After checking into The Ansell Suite or a deluxe room with a hot tub, you’ll enjoy access to the leisure facilities, including the indoor pool, spa bath, sauna and steam room. Once you’re all dressed up for dinner, lead your partner into a private room decorated with a beautiful balloon arch, lights, props and candles to create a picture-perfect proposal. Toast to the occasion with a bottle of prosecco and a superb three-course meal in the Oak Room restaurant. You’ll want to come back to plan your wedding!
Make your proposal weekend one to remember at moorhallhotel.co.uk
5. Romantic Room for Two
Nothing says romance like a weekend getaway to an iconic castle hotel surrounded by centuries of history; it's the a chance to create your own fairytale and fall even further in love. Adare Manor at Limerick in Ireland offers magical proposal packages, where a special evening can become even more memorable by surprising your other half with a room brimming with balloons, confetti during a private cinema screening, or a private falconry display! Adare Manor is one of the most prestigious hotels in the world, where the staff will elevate every moment of your stay. Why not make weekend of the occasion, with a private candlelit dinner, indulgent spa treatment by wellness brand La Mer, and romantic strolls through the formal gardens to treasure this exciting next step as a couple?
Say 'Yes!' in castle surrounds at adaremanor.com
6 . Skating in a Winter Wonderland
Winter in New York is the ultimate proposal location and the Rockefeller Center is there to turn a magical day into a life-changing one! Ice skate on The Rink with your love and watch as the crowds disperse and your favourite sentimental song echoes around you as you are left alone with just a question and a ring. It's an iconic setting to pop the big question, in the heart of the Big Apple. A secret photographer can be be perfectly positioned ready to capture your partner's thrilled reaction, and the crowds of New York will gather around the rink to cheer for you! Who could say no to such a romantic proposal? The Special Moments package include two Classic VIP skating tickets, your choice of soundtrack, and a dedicated support team to ensure the surprise is totally seamless.
Book your spellbnding skating proposal at rockefellercenter.com/contact/rink-engagements/
7. Under The Sea
Show the depths of your love with a spectacular underwater proposal. At Sun Siyam Iru Veli Maldives, the expert scuba diving team can guide you along the colourful house reef, where tropical fish and corals will fill your partner with wonder. Just when it couldn’t get better, surprise them with a ring and gesture ‘I Do’ as the instructors capture it all on a GoPro! This Valentine's Day, Sun Siyam Iru Veli have also curated a unique Romance Experience especially for two. Couples can will indulge in a soothing couples massage, a candlit beach dinner, a lucky dolphin sunset cruise, themed turndown services, a personal flower bath and a delicious in-villa breakfast in your secluded suite - the dream wake-up call on your romantic getaway or honeymoon!
Plan your mesmerising Maldivian moment at sunsiyam.com/sun-siyam-iru-veli/offers/romance-experience/
8. Floating Dinner
Sun Siyam Olhuveli Maldives will make your engagement extraordinary. Romance seekers can take a speedboat to a secluded floating pavilion in the middle of the lagoon and enjoy an intimate Floating Platform Dinner as the sun sets to reveal a sky full of stars. While each course is delivered to you by boat, the in-house photographer can crystalise your memories with remarkable drone shots of your proposal! This Valentine's Day, the resort are also offering an exclusive 20% discount on all beverages, diving and sports activities, 25% discount on all spa treatments, a floating breakfast with every seven nights booked, as well as complimentary wine and chocolates to enjoy in the comfort of your villa. From proposals to post-nuptial getaways, Sun Siyam Olhuveli loves to celebrate love.
For the epitome of island romance, discover more at sunsiyam.com/sun-siyam-olhuveli/offers/valentine-s-offer/
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