Everyone already knows about the allure of island life- beaches and sea, a cozy community, and none of the problems that come with life in the modern metropolis. If you are planning to propose marriage, you may already be thinking about heading to Kauai or the Canaries, but don’t forget the lower 48! Pause for a moment to consider these perfect island proposal locations, all within the borders of the contiguous United States.
Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
Bump elbows with the rich and famous on this well-known vacation destination. There are plenty of resorts, shops and restaurants to keep the most active extrovert busy, but don’t forget the breathtaking natural areas of the island. For a private and scenic proposal, take her to the Aquinnah cliffs, overlooking the azure Atlantic.
Catalina Island, California
This island is a jewel nestled in the quiet waters of the Pacific. Many who have visited say that it is like a tiny version of Greece, with a sultry Mediterranean climate and lush scenery. Nature tours abound in this rich ecosystem, and the environment can be explored in an endless variety of ways. For a stunning and unique proposal, charter a boat on a summer evening and propose at sunset while flying fish soar over the water.
San Juan Island, Washington
You can easily disguise your proposal plans as a sweet summer or autumn vacation, if your destination is the humble isle of San Juan in Washington. The downtown of this modest island is a charming old fashioned district with cafes, bookstores, and art galleries to amuse your sweetheart. If your beloved is an adventuresome nature lover, then perhaps the perfect spot to pop the question is a on a whale watching boat surrounded by wild orcas. For a more peaceful and romantic setting, taker her to Pelindaba Lavender Farm and propose surrounded by 25 acres of vivid purple blossoms.
For lovers of seafood or fans of wild horses, there could be no better destination than Chincoteague. Made famous by the children’s book “Misty of Chincoteague,” this bucolic Maine community has plenty to offer grown-up tastes. Bike, hike or camp in the picturesque countryside, or nestle in at a cozy bed and breakfast. Arrange a delicious proposal dinner of fresh-caught fish and crab at one of the fine restaurants, or venture into the countryside and pop the question near a herd of the famous wild ponies that roam the island.
Are you dreaming of an island proposal, but aren’t sure where to start? Get in touch with the Proposal Planners at The Heart Bandits. We can suggest the perfect island getaway for you and your true love, and help you plan the tailor-made proposal that will sweep her off her feet.Michele