The world's best spots for the ultimate NYE proposal

New Year’s Eve has always been one of the most popular nights of the year to propose. With the champagne flowing, fireworks in the sky and a fantastic party spirit, a romantic proposal is the perfect way to start a new year.

We spoke to Daisy from The Proposers, not just about any old proposals, but about her top spots around the world for the ULTIMATE New Year’s Eve proposal. Here’s what she said…

Some of you may be wondering what to do for New Year’s Eve, but if you ask me, there is only one thing to do if you’re in love… propose! What better time of year to propose than New Year’s Eve, knowing that you can start the new year together as an engaged couple. My top spots for the ultimate proposal?…


Copacabana Beach – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Full of colour, music and dancing, Copacabana beach is completely transformed for NYE. A wedding proposal here will have an electrifying atmosphere as international DJ’s play carnival Samba tunes along the beach and big Brazilian stars rustle up some excitement. A giant ferris wheel at Forte de Copacabana shows a digital light show during the fireworks countdown at midnight. With all the hype of this year’s world cup taking place in Brazil, we think this is a great spot for a New Year’s Eve proposal.


The Ice Hotel – Jukkasjärvi, Northern Sweden

Photo: The Ice Hotel, Jukkasjärvi – Karen Foley Photography via Shutterstock

Nothing could be more intimate than spending NYE at the Ice Hotel. At an average temperature of -5 degrees Celsius, the only thing to do is to snuggle up with your loved one, using body heat for warmth. Not only a magnificent spot to see the famous Northern Lights, The Ice Hotel is also 200k north of the Arctic Circle! Pretty spectacular don’t you think?


Le Grand Bal at the Hofburg Palace – Vienna, Austria

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Every year on New Year’s Eve, the Hofburg Palace in Vienna hosts the most magnificent themed ball. With delicious food, beautiful opera and a royal surrounding this is a pretty special place. Imagine a red carpet rolled out as you enter the ultra glamorous Le Grand Bal at the Hofburg Palace. It will be opulent and extremely decadent and you definitely both need to be wearing your finest threads and looking your best. A fantastic scene for a very romantic proposal.


The Orient Express – Northern Belle, UK

Photo: via Orient Express website

This will be no ordinary train journey and no ordinary proposal. A trip aboard The Orient Express will be like stepping back in time to an era of sophistication and grandeur. New Year’s Eve on the Orient Express involves a round trip gliding through Britain’s prettiest scenery, a five course meal and a magician on board. An opulent, once in a lifetime journey that could be the start of something very special.


The Casino De Monte Carlo – Monte Carlo, Monaco

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If you and your partner love the high life, glitz and glamour and a spot of gambling along the way, this legendary casino provides the perfect location for a New year’s Eve proposal, it’ll definitely prove to be the biggest gamble of all. Forget the roulette and put all your money on a fab engagement ring instead, you’ll certainly come out winning!

Has Daisy inspired you to do something magical tonight? Quick! There’s still time… Monaco is only a couple of hours away by plane!

Whatever you’re doing tonight, have a wonderful New Year’s Eve and if you are planning on proposing or have been proposed to, then we’d love to hear about it! @Zankyou_UK

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