10 Over-the-Top Places to Get Engaged
We've scoped out some of the most romantic, crazy-amazing hotels around the world—from a 16th century castle to a five-star fantasy overlooking one of the world's greatest monuments for love—where he can put a ring on it.
The wow factor: Proposal via a flying hawk
At Dromoland Castle, a grand hotel set on Ireland's spectacular and unspoiled West Coast, couples can go crazy with posh outdoorsy activities like horseback riding, skeet shooting, and falconry. In fact, grooms-to-be can request a hawk to swoop in and deliver the ring while he gets down on one knee. (Trust us, the bird will not eat your diamond—they are strict carnivores.)
Proposal package, including a two-night stay, lake cruise, falconry, breakfast, and spa treatments, from $2,551, Dromoland CastlePhoto: Courtesy of Dromoland Castle