Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Spend First Holiday Together in Norway to See Northern Lights: Report
Updated January 7, 2017 at 1:29pm EST
The royal, 32, and the Suits actress, 35, recently traveled to Tromsø, Norway where they enjoyed “whale-watching, sunsets in the snow and watched the Aurora Borealis,” according to The Sun.
“Harry wanted to make this first holiday something [she] will never forget. It wasn’t an obvious choice like a glitzy beach resort or tropical island,” a source told the publication. “He’d put a lot of thought into it and wanted to make it as romantic and special as possible.”
Adding, “Harry wanted to get away from everyone and be totally on their own — just them. The Northern Lights are at their best at this time of year and currently have been the most amazing for ages. They really have had an unforgettable time.”
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Though they picked out a 6-foot fir Christmas tree together in early December, Harry and Meghan did not spend the holidays with each other as they both spent time with their families instead.
Markle She celebrated Christmas in her own home base of Toronto, Canada, with her family, and the next day she was spotted heading to a yoga class with her mother, Doria Ragland.
After months of keeping their romance a secret, the pair’s relationship was confirmed in late October. They first met in May when he stopped over in Toronto — where Markle films her hit USA show — before his Orlando Invictus Games.
Then on Dec. 14, the two were snapped together for the first time, walking along Piccadilly and Shaftesbury Avenue in the heart of Central London, after seeing the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on the West End, PEOPLE confirmed.