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9 Awesome Date Ideas In The Age Of Social Distancing That Are Still Romantic & Dreamy

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All of us, because of the pandemic, had to cancel our adventurous trips, exquisite date ideas and legendary plans, valuing safety and health over glee. But we see you and we are here to tell you that dating should still be an essential part of your life! With these ideas, you can create your own date nights to surprise bae and have a fabulous time together, so scroll through our summery ideas to amp up the romance! 

Virtual Dating Ideas

1. Tick Off Your Movie Bucket List With Netflix Party Extension

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Miss going to movie halls, catching a new show and stuffing your face with good food with bae? We recommend Netflix Party Extension, which lets you synchronize video playback and add a group chat to your favorite movies and shows! Switch off the lights, pop some corn and bond with bae over funny jokes, doting moments and witty commentary. Re-create the arm-seat theater romance with bae today!

2. A Fancy Candle Light Dinner, Separately 

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For couples who miss going out on dinner dates, we recommend cooking the same thing together and then eating it together too, virtually of course! Pull out that beautiful dress/shirt from the back of your closet to remind bae how good you clean up! Dress up, set the mood with some candles, cook delicious food and concoct some drinks for a cosy and delicious date night in!

3. Play Games Together On The Houseparty App

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Houseparty is a multi-purpose, face to face social networking app with several game options, allowing you to spend time with the people you care about in a creative manner! Couples who miss doing things together, helping each other out or love letting your partner win, this one's for you! A sweet, simple and fun scheme to spend time with bae on a daily basis!

At-Home Date Night Ideas

1. Have Any Kind Of Picnic - Floor, Bed or Balcony!

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Want to create a magical date night for bae? What’s better than your favourite food, cosy blankets, drinks, romantic music and your own special touch to bring it all together?! If you have a garden or a balcony with a view then you’re sorted, but if not, don't worry - you can have one on your living room floor or your bed with a blanket fort and starry lights to set the mood!

2. Challenge Your Partner To A Fun Cook-Off

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Spending time with bae during this pandemic doesn't have to be glamorous, fancy or expensive but it should be romantic, heart warming and spontaneous! This can easily be achieved with this creative activity - challenge your partner to a cook-off, select your ingredients, assign a time limit and let the fun begin. It’ll be an intimate and entertaining activity to decide who can satisfy each other’s taste buds better!

3. Play Some Time-Honoured Board Games! 

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Start a board game challenge with bae to have a competitive, fun, and entertaining date! Be it Ludo, Monopoly, Uno or chess, we are pretty sure you will have a refreshing yet exciting time with bae! In the comfort of your home with food and drinks, enjoy and cherish each other's company! Let the games begin!

Stepping-Out Date Ideas

1. Sunset Cinema Drive In (When On)

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Drive-in-cinemas are the new normal since watching movies in a theatre is not going to be a reality anytime soon. The Sunset Cinema Drive is back in Delhi and will soon be back in other cities as well! Catch a movie with bae al fresco style with a sky full of stars, fresh air, and a superior cinema experience! Ideal for a romantic date night, enjoy being out with bae while still being safe. Go check out their calendar now! 

2. Picnic For Two At An Open Park

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A romantic picnic out in a perfect spot like Sunder Nursery might be just what you need to celebrate your love! It’s fun, casual, chic and gives you that much-needed quality time with bae! So pick a romantic spot, pack some mouth-watering food, and bae’s favourite drink to ignite that spark! Set the scene to create the perfect ambience with bae’s favourite flowers, stylish blanket and dreamy songs to sweep your partner off their feet! 

3. Going For A Cycling Sesh Together 

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Cycling with your bae could be a fun, relaxing and healthy way to reach your fitness goals together! Taking regular rides together is sure to spike up the romantic spark as spending time, communicating more and enjoying each other’s company are some of the simplest and easiest ways to bond and fall in love all over again! So, take out your bicycles and go on a ride today to beautiful and refreshing places like Raisina Hills or the Lodhi Art District!

The coronavirus doesn't have to cancel romance this summer! So let us know which idea worked best for you in the comments section!

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