Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion for finding and checking into that perfect room or suite. Pop the question on Valentine's Day, celebrate an anniversary and enjoy romantic moments together at one of these unique hotels, resorts and inns. Whether you love beaches, islands, golf or city destinations, the properties that made our list offer exceptional accommodations that will make your trip fun and memorable. Next read: 23 of the Coolest & Most Unusual Valentine's Day Trip Ideas in 2016.
»Turtle Bay Resort, Hawaii
One of the most romantic spots on earth, Oahu’s north shore Turtle Bay Resort is known as the place to celebrate love. It attracts hundreds of honeymooners every year, and many romances started on the island’s magnificent beaches.
They are going all out this February to make your Valentine’s Day a date you will never forget. Enjoy a four-course gourmet meal at the Pa’akai or Sizzling Sweetheart dinner at North Shore Kula Grille. Gift the love of your life a spa package at the NALU KINETIC SPA or immerse yourself in the aloha spirit by attending a spectacular Fire and Ice Gala at the Kuilima ballroom. Not enough romance? Order a private dinner on your Beach Cottage lanai, go horseback riding on the magnificent Oahu beach, watch the sunset from The Point while sipping a colorful cocktail, or have a private champagne picnic in one of the secluded coves. Read more.
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»The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island
A few miles from elegant historic Charleston on a scenic Kiawah barrier island lies Kiawah Island Golf Resort, a place where people go for the world-class golf, a wonderful beach vacation, or a romantic weekend escape. It is the perfect place to go for a Valentine’s Day surprise for your love, offering a weekend that will bring you even closer together.
You can expect only the best, from the most comfortable accommodation in the opulent Sanctuary Hotel dripping with Southern charm or one of the magnificent villas or condos. Enjoy one of the five world-class golf courses that will take your breath away and inspire you to play the best round of golf of your life. Look for bald eagles or swans during your hike along one of many trails through the island’s unspoiled nature. Stretch out on the beach and breathe in the clean coastal air. Finally, share a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in one of the several resort restaurants that are prepared to make your evening memorable. Read more.
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»White Barn Inn
Whether you are planning a one-day celebration or a weekend getaway, the White Barn Inn on the coast of Maine is offering a package that caters to the special day.
The "Kennebunkport February Romance Package includes" includes deluxe hotel accommodations, country style continental breakfast, afternoon tea with seasonal treats, dinner for two, chocolate covered strawberries, and a $190 Spa credit per person per stay. Read more about the White Barn Inn.
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»Bloody Point Golf Club and Resort
The romance of Daufuskie Island will mesmerize you from the moment you board the boat that provides the only way to get to this unique, verdant oasis of tranquility. Bloody Point is a well-appointed boutique resort where you will find a rare combination of luxury, privacy, and a huge choice of activities.
Start your romantic Valentine’s Day weekend by booking one of the suites at the unique Southern Osprey Cottage with a spacious and airy wraparound porch perfect for that first cocktail while you admire the surrounding nature and take a deep breath. Use your complimentary golf cart to drive around to the dock or beach. Play a round of golf at one of the most beautiful golf courses anywhere with a view of the ocean, marches, lagoon, or even dolphins from the 17th green. Enjoy your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at the Eagle's Nest Restaurant before taking a stroll under the stars.
56 Fuskie Ln, Daufuskie Island, SC 29915, website,
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»PGA National Resort & Spa, Florida
PGA National Resort & Spa in Florida is an elegant getaway for spa and golf enthusiasts, offering stylish accommodations, five spectacular golf courses and a luxurious spa which was completely remodeled during the recent $100-million-dollar resort renovation.
The resort offers a year-round Romantic Escape Package which is perfect for Valentine’s Day. The package starts at $349 per night and includes: breakfast, one bottle of French Champaign per stay, and late checkout, if available. Read more.
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»Fireside Resort, Jackson Hole
If privacy and rustic luxury is your idea of a perfect Valentine’s weekend, Fireside Resort will make your heart sing. This unique resort in Jackson Hole offers beautifully designed private cabins with all amenities, allowing you to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style.
After spending a day on Jackson Hole’s famous slopes or hiking through the Grand Teton National Park, snuggle with the love of your life by the fire and sip champagne while celebrating two hearts united. A perfectly equipped kitchen allows you to prepare a gourmet dinner for two, if that is what you planned, or you can take your darling to one of the nearby restaurants for cocktails and a superb meal.
2780 N. Moose Wilson Road, Wilson, WY 83014, website,
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»Salamander Resort and Spa
The romance of Salamander Resort will seduce you from the moment you drive between the magnificent London Plain trees towards the impressive and beautifully landscaped entrance to this unique 340-Acre equestrian estate. On your way from Middleburg, you pass several paddocks, an equestrian center, and a meadow bursting with wildflowers, all shadowed by the imposing Bull Run Mountains.
Enjoy the comfort of the luxuriously appointed rooms and the quiet elegance of the common spaces. Explore a range of activities, from riding to wine tasting, spa treatments, and gourmet cooking lessons. Salamander Resort is inviting you to celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day in style with a special package that includes a two-night stay, sparkling wine, and chocolate-covered strawberries. Add to that a Mindfulness Sweetheart Ride, Couples Rasul Spa Treatment, a wine dinner, or one of many other options that will ensure you will never this weekend. Read more.
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»Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark
You have been to the Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach and you fell in love with it. The kids had endless fun in the waterpark sliding, jumping, and swimming from dawn to dusk. Now you would like to leave the kids with the babysitter so you can have some fun on your own and go to your favorite place with your husband or wife and celebrate Valentine’s Day in style. Why not? You do not have to go down the Lazy River. You can put some tan lotion and lounge on the poolside sun deck or invite your sweetheart to the pool bar for cocktails.
Make sure you get a room with a view to enjoy the spectacular sunset, which will surely put you in a romantic mood. All suites and rooms have fridges where you can keep your champagne on ice. Take a stroll on the beach on your way to one of the spectacular Myrtle Beach restaurants – most of them will surely have Valentine’s Day specials.
2913 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, website,
Phone: 855-318-5958 Next Read: 12 Best Things to Do in Myrtle Beach.
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»Topping Rose House in the Hamptons
Topping Rose House on the East End of Long Island is a perfect Valentine’s Day escape from New York City. Ideal for couples looking for a stylish hideaway close to cafes and shopping, the luxury hotel offers spa services, a fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and a complimentary shuttle to nearby beaches. Naturopathica at Topping Rose House offers holistic spa treatments in the privacy of your own room or at the spa.
In the evening, have a romantic dinner at Chef Tom Colicchio's 75-seat restaurant which serves amazing farm-to-table cuisine which incorporates herbs and vegetables grown on the hotel’s own one acre farm. Choose from rooms and suites with views of the pool, the orchard, Bridgehampton's Main Street, or Bridgehampton Historical Society. The romantic Cottage King Rooms have sliding glass doors which reveal a private patio, surrounded by hotel gardens. A Valentine's Day package is offered from February 12 - February 15 and includes two nights in a King Room, Valentine's Day prix fixe dinner menu for two and breakfast in bed for two. The cost is $1,000 for a two night stay. (631-537-0870, website). Read more: 16 Best Things to Do in Montauk, Long Island.
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»The Penthouse Suite at Hilton Bentley
If money is no object, check into the ultra luxury Penthouse Suite at Hilton Bentley Miami/South Beach to enjoy spectacular ocean views, 3,000 square feet of living space, a stunning oceanview rooftop pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and two terraces. If you are looking for a unique place to propose on Valentine's Day, this Penthouse offers the most impressive setting. Hilton Bentley has a spa with an outdoor spa deck and a fitness studio. Couples can request a relaxing massage in the privacy of their own suite.
De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean serves sustainable Latin-influenced seafood dishes created by celebrity Chef Doug. The Penthouse Suite costs from $2,700-$7,500 per night (305-938-4600, website). Read more: 20 Best Things To Do in Miami This Weekend.
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»Talamore Golf Resort
For passionate golfers, there is no more romantic place than a world-class golf course. And if you want to pick one really romantic and beautiful golf course where you can spend your Valentine’s weekend, it would be the Talamore Golf Resort. Just check with your darling to see if a round or two of golf would be his or her idea of romance. Besides the legendary golf course, Talamore Golf Resort offers luxurious accommodation in the Talamore Villas or MidSouth Lodge, a huge pristine swimming pool overlooking the magnificent expanse of immaculate green grass, and great food and superb cocktails after your game at the Talamore Grill or Mid South Grill. For your Valentine dinner, check with the concierge to see what the local restaurants have prepared. A gift and flowers are up to you. Read more.
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»1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
Located right on the bank of the St. Lawrence River in the quaint little town of Clayton in the picturesque 1000 Islands region in New York state, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel is the ultimate destination to take the love of your life for a romantic celebration of Valentine’s Day.
Luxury rooms, champagne, and chocolate-covered strawberries on arrival, a red rose in a vase and rose petal turndown service are just a few of the surprises 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel has prepared as a special package for celebrating this day of love. The package also includes a breakfast for two. While dinner is not included in the package, it will be the highlight of your visit – dinner is served in a beautiful candle-lit dining room with special Valentine treats prepared by their Executive Chef. After dinner, you might take a stroll to the charming town of Clayton and visit the Opera House for a little holiday comedy. Packages start at $189.
200 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY 13624, website,
Phone: (315) 686-1100
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»The Establishment in Sydney
The Establishment is a stylish hotel with 31 guest accommodations, located in the Sydney central business district, close to Sydney Harbour and the Opera House. Check into one of the two Penthouse suites to enjoy 1,075 square feet of living space on the top floor of the hotel. Dual level suites come with luxury amenities such as free use of an iPad 2, Apple TV and Bvlgari toiletries.
The hotel has a gym and Establishment Garden which serves breakfast. There are several excellent restaurants to choose from in the building or nearby, including est. which serves Modern Australian cuisine, sushi e, and Mr. Wong, a Cantonese-style restaurant. Rooms start at AUD 413; Penthouses from AUD 966 (+61 2 9240 3100, website).
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»Hotel G in San Francisco
Hotel G is a stylish new hotel near San Francisco's Union Square. The 153 guest rooms feature a laid-back San Francisco vibe with historic accents. Amenities include SMART TVs, docking stations and complimentary WiFi.
The lobby has colorful armchairs and frosted glass walls. Hotel G is housed in a historic building where you can still see many of the original features, including the cast iron staircase, wood & concrete flooring, and the building exterior. Meet other guests during the "Beer and Bites" social hour and enjoy complimentary morning car service. The hotel has a gym on the second floor. Rooms start at $307 per night (website).
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»Villingili Resort and Spa
The Tree House Villa at Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives has incredible ocean views and tropical surroundings. The villas is ultra private, perfect for a romantic occasion. The resort offers an array of activities for couples such as guided snorkeling, side-by-side spa treatments, introduction to scuba diving, beach frisbee, Pranayama breathing classes, night fishing and much more.
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- Turtle Bay Resort, Hawaii, Photo Credit: Turtle Bay Resort
- Bungalows at Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, Photo Credit: Montage Resort
- The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island, Photo Credit: The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island
- White Barn Inn, Photo Credit: White Barn Inn
- Bloody Point Golf Club and Resort, Photo Credit: Bloody Point Golf Club and Resort
- PGA National Resort & Spa, Florida, Photo Credit: PGA National Resort & Spa
- Fireside Resort, Jackson Hole, Photo Credit: Fireside Resort
- Salamander Resort and Spa, Photo Credit: Salamander Resort and Spa
- Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, Photo Credit: Crown Reef Beach Resort
- Topping Rose House in the Hamptons, Photo Credit: Topping Rose House
- The Penthouse Suite at Hilton Bentley, Photo Credit: Hilton Bentley
- Talamore Golf Resort
- 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, Photo Credit: 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
- The Establishment in Sydney, Photo Credit: The Establishment in Sydney
- Hotel G in San Francisco
- Villingili Resort and Spa, Photo Credit: Villingili Resort and Spa
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