Due to the coronavirus pandemic and prevalent lockdown everywhere, couples have had no choice than to get creative in keeping the sparks of their relationship alive. Traveling to romantic destinations has also been ruled out due to the travel bans imposed in major cities of the world. For couples living together, this becomes extra hard because it gets harder to find new things to do that you both like and are not tired of doing.
Below is a list of fun lockdown baecation ideas in 2021 that couples can try to keep the fire burning.
1. Backyard baecation picnics
Set up a picnic date at the back of the house, this is quite easy to do as all you need is some blankets, home cooked food, some wine and each other. You can also throw in some nice music playing over speakers to set the mood, play board and card games to keep the picnic fun and lively.
2. Baecation movie night
As everything affected by the lockdown, cinemas are not an exception. This however is not an excuse to miss out on the cinema experience. You can recreate or simulate the cinema mood right in your living room. Dim the lights in the house, get your favorite cushion, homemade pop-corn and your favorite beverage is all you need. You can pick from a list of movies on pay per view or on any of the many film streaming platforms.
3. Candle lit dinners
This is an excuse to dress up in your fancy dinner wears after a long time, you can recreate a restaurant scene right in your dining room or living room. You will need nice scented candles, dim lights and food. You can decide to prepare something nice together or order online.
4. Baecation game night
This is another way to keep things fun in the house, you can set up your favorite games of cards, puzzles, board games or video games. You can also make things more interesting by introducing adult themed games.
5. Baecation dancing and karaoke night
Dancing and singing together are one of the fun and intimate things couples love to do together. However, lockdown has made it impossible to go out and do these things, but this does not stop you from doing it right at home. You can download your favorite karaoke app and have a fun singing competition and also let loose by having a dance off. This is not only a fun experience but also an opportunity to bond.
6. Baecation group dates
You can set up group date nights with your other couple friends. If this proves unachievable in person, it is possible to do it over video calls. Schedule a group date night with your friends over a Skype or Zoom video call, get drinks and food available, and you can also play different games with each other. This is an opportunity for both of you to reconnect with the outside world.
Reading together is a fun and intimate activity that help couples bond and interact with one another. You can both pick a couple of new or old books to read together and discuss after you are done reading.
8. Take an online class together
This is an avenue to bond and also learn something new. You can both decide on an online course or entrepreneurship program to learn together. You can select from a wide range of courses and skills such as forex, cryptocurrency or even painting.
9. Baecation spa Day
This is an effective way to relax and ease the stress of the entire lockdown; For couples that cannot physically visit a spa, you can recreate one in your home. You can decorate your bathroom with flowers, scented candles and mood lighting. You can also prepare snacks and drinks you would usually find in a spa, apply facial scrubs on each other and create a bubble bath in the tub. Furthermore, you can both take turns in giving each other full body massages and foot rubs, you will find this more intimate and enjoyable than having a complete stranger run their hands on you.
10. Sex fantasy list
This is a perfect time for couples to focus on building sexual intimacy with each other. Couples can create a sex fantasy list and tick them off after fulfilling each one. This is a fun and adventurous way to bond discover new things about one another physically.