Ireland is the best place in the world to propose to your significant other

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, many lovestruck couples are on the hunt for an unforgettable place to pop the question.

With colorful countryside, serene lakes, dramatic mountains, and historic castles, Ireland has plenty of romantic places to inspire a proposal to remember.

Read More: Romantic Irish ideas for St. Valentine's Day

Here are our top ten places to pop the question in Ireland:  

Torc Waterfall, Co Kerry

Torc Waterfall (Ireland's Content Pool)

Torc Waterfall (Ireland's Content Pool)

Scenic Killarney National Park is awash with mountains, lakes, cute traditional cottages, and some of Ireland’s most stunning countryside. Take a horsedrawn carriage ride around the park and stop off at Torc Waterfall, a 60-foot high cascading waterfall that’s a real natural wonder.

Whitefriar Street Chapel, Dublin

The stained glass at Whitefriar Street Chapel

The stained glass at Whitefriar Street Chapel

Every year around Valentine’s Day couples make pilgrimages to this Carmelite chapel in Dublin city center. Tucked away inside lie the remains of St. Valentine and a visit to the patron saint of lovers has inspired many February 14 proposals.

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Marble Arch Caves, Fermanagh

The Marble Arch Caves (MarbleArchCavesGeopark.com)

The Marble Arch Caves (MarbleArchCavesGeopark.com)

Say ‘Yes!’ in a world of stalagmites and stalactites in these wonderful caves under the lush green Fermanagh countryside. Discovered in the 19th century, these incredible caves are like stepping into another world.

Read More: The top natural wonders of Ireland

Co Sligo beaches

The Easkey Cliffs (Ireland's Content Pool)

The Easkey Cliffs (Ireland's Content Pool)

Get swept away with the salty sea air and gentle lapping waves on a romantic walk along Strandhill beach in Sligo. Take a horse ride along the sand, check out the view of Mount Benbulben or unwind with an Irish seaweed bath together, one of Sligo’s specialties.

Read More: Ireland’s top seaside towns, villages, and beaches

Inchydoney, West Cork

Inchydoney beach (Ireland's Content Pool)

Inchydoney beach (Ireland's Content Pool)

Idyllic Inchydoney is the perfect place for a secluded love-in. Take a picnic on the grassy hill overlooking the wild Atlantic Ocean, spell ‘I love you’ in the soft sand and go for a couples massage in the award-winning Inchydoney Island Spa.

Ashford Castle, Co Mayo

Ashford Castle (Ireland's Content Pool)

Ashford Castle (Ireland's Content Pool)

Fans of John Ford’s classic "The Quiet Man" will instantly recognize the quaint village of Cong from the John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara love story. In fact, the cast even stayed at the five-star property. Dating back to 1228, Ashford Castle is an ideal base to start exploring the romantic west of Ireland.

Powerscourt Estate & Gardens, Co Wicklow

Powerscourt Estate (Ireland's Content Pool)

Powerscourt Estate (Ireland's Content Pool)

Romance will definitely bloom after a stroll through the gardens of Powerscourt House, one of Ireland’s finest country estates. The expansive gardens include 47 acres of manicured landscape and colorful flowers. Don’t miss Ireland’s highest waterfall, also on the estate.

Read More: Spending Valentine’s Day in one of Ireland’s beautiful castles

Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare

The Cliffs of Moher (Ireland's Content Pool)

The Cliffs of Moher (Ireland's Content Pool)

On a clear day the view from The Cliffs of Moher is breathtaking – sweeping cliffs, the expansive Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands in the distance. You might have to battle the Atlantic wind, but this will definitely be a proposal to remember.   

Read More: Ancient Irish legends surrounding the beautiful Cliffs of Moher

Glendalough Valley and Tower, Co Wicklow

Glendalough (Ireland's Content Pool)

Glendalough (Ireland's Content Pool)

Founded by St Kevin in the 6th century, the early Christian Monastic site of Glendalough is bliss to visit. See two lakes as well as a picturesque round tower. A walk through this gorgeous valley is guaranteed to inspire many to drop down on one knee.

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Newgrange, Co Meath

Newgrange (Ireland's Content Pool)

Newgrange (Ireland's Content Pool)

In Irish mythology, Aonghus and Caer both flew to Newgrange and lived there in the form of swans. This famous Megalithic Passage Tomb dates back to 3200BC and each year the sun lights up the inner chamber for the Winter Solstice. Around 50 people are chosen by lottery to experience this ancient wonder in the flesh. You can’t get a more exclusive proposal than that.

Where do you think the most romantic spot in Ireland is? Let us know in the comments!

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Romance is in the air -- so we've counted down the most romantic spots in Ireland for proposals.Getty