Top 10 most romantic hotels around the world

If you've not yet made any plans for Valentine's Day, don't worry. There might still be time to book a romantic stay for two at one of the world's most romantic hotels, according to the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. The winning hotels are selected based on millions of reviews from travellers all over the world with emphasis on couple stays.

Top of the list for World's Most Romantic Hotel is Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba in Palm-Eagle Beach, Aruba, and according to the reviewers, the Asian region with the most romantic hotels is South-East Asia with six in the Asia's Most Romantic Hotel list.

Check out the Top 10 Travellers' Choice Hotels for Romance in Asia.

1. Komandoo Maldives Island Resort, Komandoo, Maldives (No.5 in the world)

According to a TripAdvisor reviewer, this hotel "Exceeded all our expectations and made our honeymoon a wonderful memory for life."

2. Baros Maldives, Baros Island, Maldives (No.8 in the world)

Baros Maldives, Baros Island, Maldives.
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A TripAdvisor reviewer gushed, "What a magnificent part of the earth. Add to this, a luxurious resort, first class rooms, perfect service, high class restaurants and you have Baros. I recommend the twilight dinner for two on the sand bar."

3. The Palace Luxury Boutique Villas, Ko Tao, Thailand (No.9 in the world)

The Palace Luxury Boutique Villas, Ko Tao, Surat Thani Province, Thailand.
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"They have really put a lot of thought into the whole guest experience, whether it be the welcome, the phone they provide, or the possibility to have massages on the sundeck, everything is well planned. You have to stay here!" commented a TripAdvisor reviewer.

4. Layana Resort and Spa, Ko Lanta, Thailand (No.16 in the world)

Layana Resort and Spa, Ko Lanta, Krabi Province, Thailand.
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A TripAdvisor reviewer said, "Come and be pampered, soak up the wonderful scenery, enjoy true Thai hospitality and unwind."

5. Ceylon Tea Trails, Colombo, Sri Lanka (No.21 in the world)

Ceylon Tea Trails, Hatton, Sri Lanka.
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"Beyond a doubt, it is one of the most spectacular places I have ever stayed in, from every angle the views are breathtaking, the accommodation whilst simple compared to most luxury hotels these days was simultaneously inviting and relaxing, and the service - well that was phenomenal," a TripAdvisor reviewer enthused.

6. The Kayon Resort, Ubud, Indonesia


The Kayon Resort, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.
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A TripAdvisor reviewer commented, "If you are looking for a place to unwind and relax in a peaceful setting, the Kayon Resort is a great option in Ubud. I highly recommend the Kayon Resort and will stay there again if I ever make it back to Bali."

7. Oriental Central Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam


Oriental Central Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam.
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"I used to stay in big hotels and this is the first time I decided to choose a boutique hotel. And I was so happy with the right choice! Everyone in their team always tries to please their guests in their own way," said a TripAdvisor reviewer.

8. Kandolhu Island, North Ari Atoll, Maldives


Kandolhu Island, North Ari Atoll, Maldives.
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"We stayed in an Ocean Pool Villa surrounded by the turquoise sea, watching turtles, dolphins and snorkelling from our own steps amid a myriad of beautiful fish - Paradise!" mentioned a TripAdvisor reviewer.

9. Viceroy Bali, Ubud, Indonesia


Viceroy Bali, Ubud Bali, Indonesia.
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According to a TripAdvisor reviewer, "Some promise a five-star experience, but the Viceroy delivers in abundance."

10. Hoi An Chic Hotel, Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An Chic Hotel, Hoi An, Vietnam.
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"Individually and tastefully appointed, peacefully located in rice fields with our own little family of ducks happily feeding nearby, but only a short, cheap taxi drive into the swing of things! This place is not your average hotel, it's the little individual touches that make all the difference," raved a TripAdvisor reviewer.

For a complete list of winners of the 2016 Travellers' Choice Awards for Romantic Hotels visit: www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels-Romance.