Put your feet in the sand, have a tropical drink and order from a menu of international and regional dishes at these awesome beach restaurants. Arrive just in time for a sunset over the water and watch the display of colors as the sun sets and the stars emerge in the night sky. The focus of this list is on romantic restaurants, but if you want a more intimate dinner experience, check out our article on the 12 Awesome Romantic Beach Dinner Spots for Couples.
1.Le Meridien Tahiti Le Carre
Sit at one of the outdoor tables at Le Carre Restaurant at Le Meridien Tahiti and enjoy spectacular views of the blue lagoon and the overwater bungalows. You will be surrounded by water - a wooden bridge links the terrace to the rest of the resort. Dine on international cuisine for lunch and dinner. After your romantic proposal, take a walk along a sandy shore, plan your honeymoon and watch the stars from your overwater bungalow.
2.Thin Rah at Kanuhura
A spot for foodies and romantics, Thin Rah at Kanuhura is a mouthwatering buffet served right on the sand in the Maldives. Call ahead and plan your proposal during one of the themed evenings when dishes are prepared in front of you in open kitchens. Just be sure that she will say yes so that you can enjoy the applause and congratulations from other diners. The central buffet area serves Asian grills and Middle Eastern fare. The rear area has a free-standing wine display with over 800 bottles of fine wine and champagne, perfect for making a toast.
3.The Beach Restaurant at Likuliku
You may want to save Fiji for your honeymoon, but if you decide to pop the question at this romantic destination, check into Likuliku and make your marriage proposal at the restaurants set on a beautiful sandy beach. The atmosphere is especially romantic at night when candles are lit and warm tropical breezes flow through the palm trees.
4.Bayside at Couples Tower Isle
Couples Tower Isle in Jamaica is a great spot for couples who like all-inclusive vacations. While the resort offers many great dining venues, the best location for a proposal is the Bayside Restaurant, built over the Caribbean Sea. Top dishes to try include spring rolls, Pad Thai and banana leaf-steamed snapper.
5.Lily Maa at Lily Beach Resort
Lily Maa Restaurant at Lily Beach Resort in the Maldives offers scenic views of the lagoon, two open live cooking stations and delicious cuisine with emphasis on fresh local fish. Tamarind is another great option, serving Indian and Chinese fusion cuisine on stilts right over the water. Click here for more getaway ideas in the Maldives.
6.Floating Market at St Regis Mauritius
If you be surrounded by water but want to wear stylish shoes that won't go in the sand, Floating Market at St Regis Mauritius is the perfect solution. Floors and ceilings are crafted from wooden beams, while antiques decorate the space. Diners enjoy views of the lagoon while they sample Thai, Malay, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Singaporean flavors. Try the Hot Spicy Sour Soup and Lobster Dumplings.
7.Nelayan at Jimbaran Puri Bali
Set on a sandy shore in Bali, Nelayan at Jimbaran Puri Bali serves freshly caught fish and delicious Mediterranean-style cuisine. The Italian Executive Chef combines Western techniques with Indonesian spices. Daily signature dishes are inspired by the freshest local ingredients.
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8.RumFire Poipu Beach at the Sheraton Kauai
RumFire Poipu Beach at the Sheraton Kauai is named after the shore it's set on. Enjoy spectacular 180-degree ocean views from your table while you taste Hawaiian-inspired cuisine. Watch a romantic Hawaiian sunset and pop the question right after you order your dessert. Return to Hawaii to celebrate your honeymoon after the wedding.
9.Beach Restaurant at Hilton Bora Bora Nui
Bora Bora is on nearly every couple's dream list for a proposal, wedding or honeymoon. Hotels offer romantic packages that incorporate amenities like couples massages and dinners on the sand. Tamure Grill at Hilton Bora Bora Nui offers live entertainment every Tuesday evening with a buffet themed dinner and traditional dance shows.
10.The Verandah at Jumby Bay
The Verandah at Jumby Bay is an open-air eatery that serves Mediterranean cuisine featuring freshly caught seafood, grilled lobsters, select prime and aged steaks and rotisserie chicken. Hide the ring in one of the delicious tarts, mousses or custards at the end of the romantic meal.
10 Perfect Beach Restaurants for a Romantic Wedding Proposal