Valentine’s Day is still one month away, but it will sneak up on you faster than you expect. If you’re ready to chase the “January blues” away with a trip somewhere warm this February, try one of the places from the list we've compiled of the best destinations for a romantic, tropical Valentine’s Day getaway.

That's right, you can take your valentine on an extra special and unexpected trip to one of these coastal paradises! The picturesque properties in these destinations are sure to take your significant other's breath away and leave them with incredible memories of a once in a lifetime Valentine's Day getaway.

These accommodations are nothing short of spectacular, and each has an attentive staff that is there to assist you in planning your romantic vacation.

St. Lucia, Carribean

Ladera Resort St Lucia Destination Wedding

The Ladera Resort sits upon Piton Mountain, which overlooks the incredible blue waters of the Carribean. The resort has 32 private suites, each of which has a private patio and plunge pool. This private paradise is perfect for a romantic getaway. While at Ladera, you can tour the tropical rainforest, enjoy the mineral baths, view the botanical gardens, and spend time on the beach (which can be reached from the resort via a free shuttle). If you happen to be staying on Friday night, you can enjoy a special treat: guests are invited to travel by boat to a small fishing village nearby to enjoy a fish fry.

The climate in St. Lucia is a warm. Temperatures are 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit in February.

Merida, Mexico

Hacienda Petac Mexico Retreat

If you’re looking for a week-long escape in a beautiful coastal town on the Yucatan, look no further than Hacienda Petac. Hacienda Petac is a luxury private estate, which you can rent out just for the two of you. Or you can invite up to six other couples for a romantic weekend getaway.

Not only will you have exclusive use of the property, but your stay includes all meals and beverages, a private cooking class, a city tour of Merida, an evening of music with local musicians and more.

Mérida has highs that typically hover around 87 degrees Fahrenheit during the month of February.

Koh Samui, Thailand

Luxury villa on Koh Samui

Infinity Koh Samui overlooks Bang Po Bay. It is near one of Samui's best beaches, Mae Nam, and it is close to the famous Fisherman’s Village. Romantic day-trips in the area include touring the Namuang Waterfalls, spending the day on the incredible Bang Po or Nikki Beaches, or even playing a game of golf or tennis at the nearby country club. If you’re looking for something a bit more memorable for your special travel partner, the staff at Infinity Koh Samui can assist you with booking a tour of the jungle on the back of an elephant.

Koh Samui temperatures in February usually average around 81 degrees Fahrenheit.

Your turn

Are you planning a romantic Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Where will you be spending the holiday? If you have any travel tips for our readers, please leave them in the comments below.