There are several unique places all over the world. From restaurants built 16 feet below the sea surface to rooftop moon bars 61 floors above the ground, the list of unique places to eat is probably inexhaustible. Every country has at least a few exclusive hangouts for couples. However, some destinations stand out from the rest. Here is a brief look at five unique places to enjoy food and drinks with your partner.
1. Huvafen Fushi, Maldives
If you are looking for a five-star experience in a unique restaurant offering exclusive dining experiences and secure bungalow, then you need to visit the Maldives. Huvafen Fushi is one of the best couple destination restaurants providing world-class services and a unique beach and pool scenery. The pools light up in different colors at night, and you can order your beach dinner or drinks and enjoy its vast sand-scape. After a meal, you can open a bottle of Macallan 18 scotch as you enjoy the breeze.
They also offer exclusive accommodations so you can spend a few nights while touring the city. Huvafen Fushi provides a more all-round experience ideal if you are looking for a unique spot to share the love with your partner. The crystal clear waters add to the overall ambiance of the restaurant, making it a unique tourist destination. You can also enjoy five-star services and conveniences. It is a great place to treat your partner or visit for your honeymoon or anniversary.
2. The Grotto, Thailand
The Grotto offers one of the best cave diving experiences in the world, with a location inside a unique limestone cave that opens up to the exquisite Phranang beach. The restaurant offers a wide variety of seafood cuisines with special seafood barbecues available every night. The Grotto is part of the luxurious Rayavadee Resort in Thailand. Anyone can walk into the restaurant and reserve a unique spot.
You can also enjoy the soft sand under your feet while looking into the intricate patterns and fantastic view of the cave and beach. If you are into cave and beach dinner experiences, you will find the experience at this restaurant hard to forget. The setting is retro and laid back to allow for a peaceful dinner. It is ideal if you want to have an excellent chill experience as a couple while enjoying a splendid view.
3. Grotta Palazzese, Italy
Grotta Palazzese is one of the best unique restaurants in the world for all the right reasons. This limestone cavern hosts numerous events and is among the most popular restaurant in the country. Its legacy goes back to the 1700s so you can expect nothing but the best of Italian cuisine, wine, and dining. The restaurant exists in a cave at the seaside overlooking the amazing fishing town of Polignane a Mare.
The restaurant mainly provides seafood menus and barbecue, but you can still find popular European meals. The setting is quite romantic, making it ideal for couples. It also hosts exciting shows and performances to keep the audience entertained and happy. Grotta Palazzese offers the best of Italian dining in a uniquely curved space overlooking a beautiful sea. It is one of the must-visit destinations.
4. Vertigo Restaurant, Bangkok
As its name suggests, Vertigo is several floors above ground. This restaurant offers you the breathtaking view of Bangkok city and streets from 61 floors above. Both the restaurant and moon bar sits atop the famous Banyan Tree Hotel and provides world-class services. You can also find some of the best Bangkok delicacies. Vertigo reflects a clean, modern setting ideal for winding down and relaxing after a long day. It is also perfect for romantic dinners and offers incredible views of the city.
Whether you live and work in Bangkok or you are visiting for sightseeing, this restaurant offers one of the most memorable experiences as you navigate the bustling streets from 600+ feet above the ground. The skyscraper also has an elongated neck that protrudes a few feet away from the structure to provide a feeling of floating in the air. Meals and cocktails are relatively affordable compared to other renowned rooftop restaurants in Europe.
5. Ithaa Restaurant, Maldives
Ithaa is one of the best restaurants in the world, offering to seat for 14 guests at a time. According to Wikipedia, the name means mother-of-pearl in Dhivehi. This undersea restaurant is 16 feet underwater and surrounded by transparent glass walls that offer access to a puzzling panoramic view. If you love aquatic sceneries, then you will find Ithaa quite refreshing.
The seating capacity is also limited, making it perfect for couples that do not like crowded restaurants. Guests get to the restaurant from a jetty descending a spiraling staircase. Once inside, you can enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and fish going round the transparent structure. Meals are predominantly contemporary European and Asian cuisines. If you are planning to visit Ithaa, you should do that soon as the structure is only available for the next ten years.
There are several other unique places around the world, offering meals and drinks for couples. The world has terrific hotspots everywhere ranging from beaches and cliff ledges to caves, tree-tops and rooftops, hanging skyscrapers and underwater experiences among several others. It is essential to review all the other aspects, including safety, menu variety, accommodation plans, transport, and proximity to amenities. This will ensure your visit is much more exciting as you go from one destination to the next. You can also find out the peak seasons to either join or avoid crowds.
Jessica Smith has been writing for a few years now. She is a writer by day and reader by night. Holding on to her passion for fashion and travel, she believes that traveling helps her see the world and new trends.