You could go the usual route this Valentine's Day — a bouquet, a nice dinner, tearing through a box of chocolates together while standing in the kitchen. Or you could seriously amp up the romance. This year, book a vacation in a sexy hotel room and let the ambience speak for itself. We've selected rooms from around the world that are guaranteed to turn up the sizzle.

Argentina: Entre Cielos' Loft Suite

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This secluded suite is perfect for wine lovers looking to go (slightly) off the grid. You have all the amenities of Entre Cielos, a luxury wine hotel, but you also have the privacy of staying smack in the middle of a vineyard. Uncork a bottle of malbec, step into your private hot tub with views all the way to the Andes and cozy up to your favorite person for a memorable Valentine’s Day.

1998, Guardia Vieja, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina. +54 261 524048090;


Thailand: Trisara's Ocean View Pool Junior Suite

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Unplug from your everyday woes and indulge your senses at this stunning Thai resort. This suite floats above the manicured jungle and gives you the highest vantage point. Soak up the sun and scenery, take a dip in your infinity pool and then close the curtains on your panoramic view.

60/1 Moo 6, Srisoonthorn Rd., Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand. +66 76 310100;


Mexico: Rancho Pescadero's Milagro Suite

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Steal kisses and bask in the sun when you book one of the private patio rooms at Rancho Pescadero, ideal for some alfresco alone time with your main squeeze. Located on Mexico’s west coast, this destination is also known for ocean-to-table seafood dinners — if you ever feel inclined to leave your suite. 

Camino a la Playa S/N, Pescadero 23300, Todos los Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. +52 900 300 8891;


France: Secret de Paris' Trocadéro Room 

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Paris is practically synonymous with seduction, and this hotel is a chic place to rekindle the romance in your relationship. Ensconce yourself in a Trocadéro room, which embodies the '30s art deco aesthetic and comes decked out with a Jacuzzi tub for you and your partner to frolic in.   

2, rue de Parme, 75009 Paris, France. +33 1 53 16 33 33;


Finland: Iso-Syöte Hotel's Eagles View Suite

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The chilly Finnish air practically begs for warming skin contact. This earthy, dramatic two-story suite is made entirely out of wood and glass, giving you a breathtaking view of snowy Syöte National Park, where you can see the otherworldly northern lights. The sauna and fireplace will help you get even cozier together.

Isosyötteentie, 93280 Syöte​, Finland. +358 201 476 400;


Australia: One & Only Hayman Island's Beach Villa with Pool

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Have you been having a hard time connecting with your lover? There’s an easy remedy for that: Book a luxurious villa on one of the world’s most sun-drenched islands — Hayman Island. You'll have a private pool perfect for splashing around and smooching while ignoring your emails. 

Hayman Island, Whitsunday, Queensland, Australia. +61 2 9308 0500;


Costa Rica: Lapa Rios Ecolodge's Bungalow 

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There’s something exciting about heading to the jungle with your partner — prepare for your wild side to come out. Sleep (or don't sleep) in one of Lapa Rios Ecolodge's luxe reed-thatched bungalows, which feature open-air screens that let you take in all the sounds and sights of the rainforest while indulging in quality time with each other.  

Puerto Jiménez, 1000, Costa Rica. +506 2735 5130;


Argentina: The Cocker Buenos Aires' Suite La Blanca 

This sleek urban hotel is perfectly situated to let you discover Argentina's capital, indulging in meat-and-malbec dinners before retreating to your room. There you'll discover its sexiest amenity: a glass shower on the second floor, providing you with a private viewing of your favorite person. 

Av. Juan de Garay 458, 1153 CABA, Argentina. +54 11 4362-8451;


Italy: Il Salviatino's Dome Room Deluxe

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It’s impossible not to feel the romance in Florence. Head to Il Salviatino’s sprawling estate to enjoy la dolce vita in the company of your loved one. The dome room is especially majestic and awe-inspiring, with views of the Duomo and the property’s stunning gardens. 

Via del Salviatino, 21, Fiesole, Florence 50137, Italy. +39 055 9041111;


Mexico: Azulik's Sky Villa

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This sun-bleached, laid-back villa has everything to bring out your playful side — a swing, an outdoor Balinese bed, sun loungers and a mosaic bathtub. Indulge in some carefree days to remind you why you fell in love with your partner in the first place. 

Carretera Tulum Ruinas Km 5, Tulum 77780, Mexico. +52 984 871 2274​;

By Rana Good

Rana Good is a writer and editor who hails from Switzerland but calls New York home. She's on a quest to scour the world for the best eats, sites and experiences and share them with you. Whether she's traversing the wilderness of Mongolia or swimming with sharks in Bora Bora, she's happiest when she's discovering a new place.