You've finally found the one, the one you'll spend the rest of your life with, you're excited and nervous and you want to pop the question in the most memorable way. Then the location is key to enhancing the romantic atmosphere and making it a once in a lifetime event. Do you intend to stick with a classic stroll on the beach just before sunset? Stage the proposal in front of an iconic backdrop? Or do you reserve a table at an upscale restaurant with candles lit and music in the background? With so many options, it can be difficult to narrow done the perfect setting. Luckily, we've got a list of recommendation for the best places to propose around the world.

16 Best Place to Propose

For your convenience, the first eight places are in the U.S. and the last eight ones are chosen outside the U.S.

Napa, California

Napa Valley is famous for its wineries and is a beautiful setting to pop the big question. With luxury spas, picturesque sunsets and world class dining, there are endless possibilities to set the scene for a memorable proposal. Spend a weekend getting pampered and making her feel like a queen, then reserve an outside table that will take her breath away.


Islamorada, Florida

The weather always seems to be perfect all year around in Florida, which is what makes it a great location to propose. Islamorada is surrounded by beautiful beaches, turquoise waters, and romance. Couples will enjoy luxury amenities in any of the hotels and fine dining options for any palette.


Phoenix, Arizona

Book a room at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona for a truly unique getaway. You can choose from a number of romantic packages that cater to your taste and interest. Plan the perfect weekend filled with little love notes, flowers and gourmet foods to build up the mood to reveal of the big question.


Seattle, Washington

Whether you are looking for something grander or a low-key setting, Seattle offers a variety of proposal perfect settings. Surprise your partner while taking in the view of the city from the top of the iconic Space Needle. Plan a trip to one of the neighboring islands like Bainbridge Island and enjoy a ferry ride for a picture perfect scene to get down on one knee.


Valley of the Kings, Hawaii

Waipi'o Valley located on the northeast shore of the main island of Hawaii is the ideal tropical setting to pop the big question. Cascading waterfalls, lotus ponds, captivating sunsets… there is so much to take in when you visit this destination. Not only will you be enveloped in a loving atmosphere, there are also so many luxury resorts to stay that after she says yes, you might find it hard to leave. You don't need to find the best places to propose if you know she love this place very much!


New York City, New York

When it comes to the best place to propose, New York City offers something for every type of couple. With endless options of romantic restaurants to a carriage ride in Central Park, couples have been saying “yes” all over the city. Spend a day taking in all the sights and make your way up to the top floor of the Empire State Building. You'll not only get a breathtaking view of the city, but you can also request your favorite song to be played by the saxophonists to really set the mood.


Atlanta, Georgia

Piedmont Park in Atlanta is one of the most popular outdoor settings for proposal all year round. Those planning a dinner proposal will rarely find a better setting than the top rated Bacchanalia Restaurant. You can also plan a holiday trip and pop the question during the Fantasy in Lights Holiday event for a proposal she will be boasting about for years to come.


Middleburg, Virginia

If you want something more quaint and intimate, then Middleburgh is where you'll want to plan your proposal. With a number of little inns, bed, and breakfasts, and just an hour away from the bustling Washington DC metro, there's a reason many couples plan a weekend getaway to this charming town.


Monte Carlo, Monaco

The Monte Carlo Casino is a highly popular site for many proposals. Famously known as the James Bond casino, you'll be immersed in a high-class setting in one of the richest countries in the world. Many couples who have been getting engaged will want to try their luck on the casino floors.


Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Why is Switzerland one of the best places to propose? The scenery of it is truly captivating and tranquil. Plan a picnic during your trip that will allow the two of you to take in the rolling hills, snowcapped mountains and calming waterfalls. While sipping on some wine, pop the question in a movie worthy settings.


Pont Des Arts, France

May couples fly to Paris to pop the question in front of the iconic Eiffel Tower, but why would you want to do what everyone is doing? Enjoy the sights and head to Pont des Arts! This bridge offers a highly romantic setting and you won't have to worry too much about there being a dozen other couples proposing at the same time.


Santorini, Greece

If you are looking for a truly enchanting destination to pop the big question, then you'll want to head to Greece. Santorini is known as one of the most romantic destinations in the world. With its iconic blue and white architecture, surrounded by crystal clear waters and magnificent sunsets, the city is rich in beauty and history. You can find hundreds of romantic settings around the island but you might want to first book a room at the Mystique Hotel for the best of everything the island has to offer.


Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

With luscious green landscapes, quaint villages and peaceful beaches, Ireland has a number of locations that offer the ideal setting for a memorable proposal. The Cliffs of Moher not only gives you a grand view, in the late spring and summer months, the fields around it are also filled with colorful wildflowers. You also get the added bonus of the Celtic harp being played at the base of the cliffs to really heighten the romantic feel.


Soufriere, St. Lucia

If you are looking for something more tropical and intimate, then you want to book a room at the Ladera Hotel in St. Lucia. This adult only resort is one of the best places to propose that offer the best of everything for couples who want to feel pampered and take part in a number of activities. Take your partner on a private horseback ride and pop the question as you enjoy the sights on a romantic horseback stroll.


Amazon River Cruise, Peru

Want to do something more adventurous and exotic? The Amazon River cruise that cuts across South America will give you a number of proposal worthy opportunities. What better way to ask the one you love to spend the rest of their life with you as you float along the river surrounded by the sounds of nature?


Isle of Skye, Scotland

There are so many enchanting elements in the Isle of Skye. From its breathtaking coastline, cascading pools, and mystical flower pools, you will find it hard to keep the ring concealed for very long. You might find it hard to pick just one perfect spot to present the ring to her because there are so many to choose from. Just explore by yourself!


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