02/09/2017 08:10 EST | Updated 02/09/2017 08:10 EST

Pop The Question In A Unique Place This Valentine's Day

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Silhouette of a man proposing marriage to a woman against the setting sun

As Valentine's Day draws near, it's time to show our loved ones just how much they mean to us. Better yet, if you're thinking of popping the ultimate question, then now is the perfect time! You've bought the ring, you've practiced your speech and now, all you have to figure out is where to ask. And while you could opt for a familiar place, there's something irresistibly romantic about being whisked away and having your soul mate get down on one knee. So, whether it's a cottage up north, or an isolated beach in an exotic destination, this is a moment you'll never forget.

To make things a little easier for you, we've delved into the myriad of properties to source romantic destinations across the globe that have a unique twist to make the proposal one for the books!

Juliet's Balcony, Italy


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Romeo and Juliet are one of the most iconic couples in literary history. Albeit their ending wasn't the most uplifting, their love story transcends time. So, what better way to profess your love and commitment than on Juliet's balcony in fair Verona? The Lady Capulet apartments are only a five minute stroll from Juliet's house and offer luxury accommodation in the heart of this romantic city.

Balloons over Bagan, Myanmar


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A hot air balloon ride is one of those bucket list, once in a lifetime opportunities, but doing it over the beautiful pagoda's and landscape of Bagan is another experience altogether. It's equally romantic at sunrise and sunset, with a glass or two of champagne ready for when you pop the question. After the adrenalin rush, retreat to Bagan Lodge for some pampering at the spa and celebrate your engagement with traditional cuisine at Tiffin Box.

Loi Krathong Festival, Chiang Mai


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Thailand's festival of lights is a beautiful tradition to witness and an incredible time to propose. You and your partner can send your own floating candle off into the water on a krathong and watch it twinkle off into the distance to mark the occasion. The festivities in Chiang Mai also include watching hundreds of magical floating lanterns get set off into the sky. Stay in quaint guesthouse Green Tiger Vegetarian House, a calm and relaxing hideaway in the heart of Chiang Mai.

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia


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To really sweep your loved one off their feet, a romantic view is essential and Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni offers one of the most incredible sights. It's the world's largest salt flat, holding 10 billion tonnes of salt set against an epic backdrop - keep an eye out for pink flamingos. The epic beauty is a picture-perfect site to pop the question! Hotel Palacio de Sal is another must-see as it's built out of salt bricks and even features salt furniture.

Kirkenes Snowhotel, Norway


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For a memorable trip, travel to the beautiful country of Norway and be spoiled for choice with a number of beautiful places to propose. Perhaps you can pop the question after an exhilarating husky ride, underneath the awe-inspiring Northern Lights, or even in your very own snow hotel! The romantic Kirkenes Snowhotel offers picturesque mountain views, artic themed snow suites, intricate snow sculptures and thermal bedspreads to keep you and your beloved cozy.

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