Best places For An Engagement Proposal

A marriage proposal is a big deal, the reason why it is important to pop the question in the right place. 

Marriage proposals can take different forms depending on what you want. You can do it right at home, plan an evening date or even plan an international trip. So, if you are thinking of the best places to propose, we’ve got you covered! 

Here are some of the best places for an engagement proposal at the moment:

Paris, France

Die-hard romantics know Paris is the city for all things love. Whether you are going on a romantic getaway, a honeymoon vacation, or to pop the ‘will you marry me’ question; you can’t go wrong in Paris. 

There are many places to propose in this city, but the Eiffel Tower takes the top spot. You can book a room in a hotel close to the Eiffel Tower, set a dinner date, and pop the question. You can also head straight to the Eiffel Tower at night to propose to the love of your life. And, if you prefer a private proposal, there are so many exquisite hotels in Paris that can make your proposal special. 

Venice, Italy

Can there be a list of perfect spots for an engagement proposal without Venice? With its Gothic architecture, hidden bridges, breathtaking waters, and beautiful gondola-filled canals, Venice is one of the best cities for love. We would recommend proposing at St Mark’s Square, the entrance of the San Giorgio Maggiore church, or Doge’s palace, where the renowned heartthrob Giacomo Casanova was locked. 

Legend also says that you and your partner will stay together forever if you both kiss as you pass under the Bridge of Sighs in your gondola. 

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

The perfect way to propose in Ireland is at the Cliffs of Moher, located on the Emerald Isle. This whimsical backdrop is very magical and if you go in the summer months, expect to see colorful wildflowers. You can listen to the sounds of the Celtic harp or the ballads of the guitarist to serenade your special moment. 


If you and your partner are beach lovers, then the Maldives is a perfect destination to propose. You can consider heading to Huvafeb Fusgi, a popular private island resort perfect for a romantic getaway, or ask the question while having dinner under the starlit sky. 

Other awesome proposal options include an undersea restaurant with its extraordinary backdrop and, on a private yacht while viewing the dolphins. You can also book a luxurious excursion and propose in the middle of taking in the awe-inspiring views of the Maldives.  

Kauai, Hawaii

Any of Hawaii’s eight islands can serve as a perfect backdrop to propose, but Kauai is definitely a top choice. You can make travel plans to engage in all kinds of exciting outdoor activities in Kauai. You have the choice to hike, take helicopter rides, and explore the town’s most notable spots. For outdoorsy couples, a perfect proposal idea is to pop the questions during a hike, after climbing volcanoes, or next to one of the waterfalls in the valley. 


With perfect weather, serene resorts, and gorgeous beaches, the Bahamas makes a very nice place to propose. Many celebrities have used this Caribbean destination as their place of proposal. You can head to Jaws Beach, a quiet place with beautiful scenery, if you would love to propose without a crowd. Or, you can take your ring to the Cloisters, a historical place with European architecture perfect for a romantic proposal. There are other options to propose in the Bahamas —you can go on a cruise, cross the bridge to Cupid’s Cat or bend the knee at Sandyport Beach. 

Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the most unique and popular romantic spots in the world; check Instagram if you don’t believe it! This enchanting Greece isle boasts a gorgeous turquoise Aegean sea, beautiful cliffs, and white and blue roofs that make it popular amongst couples who want a beautiful backdrop for their engagement. 

New York, USA

New York has perfect spots like the beautifully lit Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square, where you can definitely plan an unforgettable proposal. The 86th spot of the Empire State Building is also home to many proposals, so you can head there at night before the last elevator goes up at 1:15 am. 

Hamilton Island, Australia

With the vast expanse of turquoise waters, white sand, and lush greenery, it’s no wonder we couldn’t leave this car-free island off our list. You could book a yacht cruise along the water and then pop the question, or you could stay at a resort and ask your partner during a private dinner.

Edinburg, Scotland

Edinburg brings the magic and wonder that makes proposals perfect and unforgettable. The medieval streets, unique architecture, and dramatic landscape make an excellent backdrop for popping the question. You can propose at Arthur’s Seat, go to the Portobello beach, or at the Royal Botanical Gardens. 

St Lucia

St Lucia is a perfect destination to commemorate the biggest moment of your life. There are different options and places to propose on this island: you can take the ring to the Pitons, one of St Lucia’s most iconic landmarks, or head to Enbas Saut, a natural waterfall and trail perfect for a proposal. 

Adventurous couples can also decide to hike the pitons or take a heart-pumping helicopter ride to experience the splendor of the island from the sky. You can book a resort in St Lucia located on the volcanic cliffs to enjoy private pools, horseback rides, and fiery sunsets. 

Rome, Italy

Rome is home to 3 of the most popular proposal spots for couples: the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, and the Spanish steps. 

Explore the heart of ancient Rome and take pictures with the Colosseum in the background while you pop the question. Or, make your way to the Trevi fountain early to avoid the crowds. You can also climb to the top of the Spanish Steps and bend the knee against the whimsical backdrop. 

Los Angeles, USA

Los Angeles may not be known for proposals, but it’s known for exciting spots like Disneyland and the Hollywood Hills, where you can make a grand proposal. You can enjoy a lovely time at one of the high-rise hotels and plan an in-room proposal in your suite. Also, you can head to the Nevada side of the Grand Canyon to pop the question. 

A proposal should be a day you’ll never forget, and taking a trip to a romantic spot is a great way to make your engagement epic. If you love adventure, we recommend scouting for a place on this list for a thrilling experience that will be even more exciting when your partner says yes. 

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