Browse top romantic beach vacations in the U.S., the Caribbean, Mexico and many beautiful tropical destinations around the world. If you are looking for quick weekend beach getaways, head to Southern California, Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

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1. Ocean Key Resort and Spa

Ocean Key Resort and Spa
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Located in the heart of Historic Old Town Key West, just a few steps from the Gulf of Mexico, the Ocean Key Resort and Spa is an ideal choice for the honeymoon of your dreams. All the elegant rooms and suites are spacious and inviting; they either have views out over Duval Street or ocean views from your own private balcony. All the suites have marble or stone bathrooms and whirlpool tubs. On-site amenities include an outdoor swimming pool with private cabanas and a spa where you can enjoy a romantic couple’s massage. There is a choice of iconic Key West restaurants just outside the doors.

0 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040, 844 330 3852, Map

2. Turtle Inn in Belize

Turtle Inn in Belize
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Owned by the famous film maker Francis Ford Coppola, Turtle Inn in Belize is a secluded hideaway on a sandy beach. The resort has just 25 guest accommodations and five star facilities, including two infinity swimming pools, a dive shop, luxury spa and great restaurants. The free standing thatched cottages are inspired by Balinese architecture, offering simple elegance that blends into the beautiful natural surroundings.

Each cottage has hand-crafted furnishings, a luxury bathroom and a private deck for enjoying the tropics. Private gardens with outdoor showers provide the best in indoor/outdoor living. The guest cottages have a refrigerator stocked with water, wine, soft drinks, Belikin beer and local snacks.

The property is located next to a pristine coral reef. Jump in with a mask and snorkel or pick up gear at the resort dive shop. Other activities include canoe trips up the Monkey River, biking to a local town and hikes to hidden spots. Get a massage in an open-air Balinese Rice House with stunning views of Placencia Lagoon at the spa which specializes in traditional Thai massage and uses only locally-sourced organic ingredients. More info

Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Belize | 866-356-5881, Map

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3. Skylark Negril Beach Resort

Skylark Negril Beach Resort
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Skylark Negril Beach Resort is a hip beach resort located directly on the pristine sands of Negril's internationally-renowned Seven Mile Beach, evoking the atmosphere of Havana's bohemian beach resort swim clubs of the 20th century. The resort, which is conveniently located near area attractions like the Kool Runnings Water Park, provides direct beachfront access for all guests looking to escape to the region's gorgeous white sands and tranquil turquoise Caribbean waters. 28 guest rooms and suites showcase tropical midcentury decor, minimalist architectural design, and vintage travel prints, stocked with top-of-the-line modern amenities. Dining experiences range from the charming Miss Lily's Restaurant, serving up classic Jamaican fare with New York influences. Bespoke travel experiences are offered for all guests, along with a full slate of weekly-scheduled cultural courses and tours.

Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica, Phone: 876-957-4364, Map

4. Carimar Beach Club, Anguilla

Carimar Beach Club, Anguilla
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Resting on the beautiful white sands of Mead’s Bay Beach in Anguilla, Carimar Beach Club offers luxurious Caribbean beach villas, excellent service and stylish interiors. The villas are equipped with modern kitchens, spacious bathrooms and private balconies, perfect for relaxing with a view.

Dining choices include five restaurants and bars around the resort, or you can have delicious meals prepared in the privacy of your beach villa. Snorkeling on the local reef is a must. Other fun activities to try include sailing, fishing and romantic cruises. More info

Meads Bay, AI-2640 Anguilla | 264-497-6881, Map

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5. Viceroy Riviera Maya

Viceroy Riviera Maya
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A secluded getaway overlooking the Caribbean Sea in Mexico, Viceroy Riviera Maya is a perfect beach getaway for grown-ups. Whether you are on your honeymoon or just want to get away from it all, the resort offers attentive service, calm surroundings and Mayan-inspired spa treatments. Couples are accommodated in 41 luxury villas with private pools, outdoor terrace, handmade crochet hammock and outdoor shower. The villas are very private since they are surrounded by tropical jungle gardens.

If this is your honeymoon, splurge on the Presidential Villa which has a romantic 2nd floor bedroom overlooking the water.

The Spa offers relaxing spa treatments with holistic touches. Treatments incorporate herbs native to Mexico's Mayan Riviera. Right next to the water, there is a spa area for the Temazcal bath. If you are looking for romantic beach getaways in Mexico, this unique resort is a great place to visit. Vacation activities include horseback riding, fishing, boating, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing and romantic walks down 7 miles of white sandy beach.

Playa Xcalacoco Frac 7, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77710 Mexico | 800-578-0281, Map

6. Tunquen Magico, Chile

Tunquen Magico, Chile
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There's nowhere in the world quite like Tunquen Magico on the coast of Chile. As the name suggests, this is quite simply a magical location. Everything about is impressive, from the design and décor of the apartments to the majestic nature of the views and the peaceful, heaven-like aura that surrounds the place on all sides.

If you are looking for rest, relaxation, indulgence, and beauty, this is most certainly the place to be. The adults-only getaway is a favorite spot for honeymooners and couples looking to reconnect with nature. Choose from five unique accommodation options, all close to the sea.

Fundo La Boca Los Quebrachos 1C, Tunquén, Chile, Map

7. Sylvia Beach Hotel in Oregon

Sylvia Beach Hotel in Oregon
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Perched high on clifftop overlooking Sylvia Beach with beautiful panoramic views of the coastline, Sylvia Beach Hotel in Oregon is the place to escape from it all. The cozy hotel offers comfort, charm and a warm and welcoming ambiance that will make you feel right at home. Rooms are playfully categorized into literary genres, where the ‘Best Sellers’ enjoy spectacular views of the coast and Yaquina Head Lighthouse, the ‘Classics’ are located right over the breaking surf, with fireplaces and private decks. The ‘Novels’ are comfortable rooms, with no ocean views.

Sumptuous homemade fare can be enjoyed at the award-winning Tables of Content Restaurant, where breath-taking ocean views accompany outstanding cuisine and good conversation. The hotel has an excellent library, packed to the brim with literary delights. Spend long languid days reading and relaxing in this alluring enclave where you can see whales breeching while watching a romantic sunset. More info

267 NW Cliff Street Newport, Oregon 97365 | 541-265-5428, Map

8. Sandals Whitehouse

Sandals Whitehouse
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Sandals Whitehouse on the south coast of Jamaica is a 50-acre resort with a European village, seven restaurants, duty free shops, formal gardens and a sandy two-mile Jamaican beach. The resort is surrounded by a 500-acre reserve and has the largest pool on the island. The resort offers all inclusive packages that include all meals, drinks, watersports and airport transfers.

Activities at Sandals Whitehouse include kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, tennis and beach volleyball. Guests can book treatments at the spa and play golf on one of the nearby courses. All of the 360 rooms and suites offer ocean views. For ultimate indulgence, reserve on of the suites which come with Butler Service. Meals and drinks are included in the cost of your stay. (888-726-3257).

9. Cobblers Cove

Cobblers Cove
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Cobblers Cove is an all-suite hideaway in Barbados surrounded by romantic beaches, perfect for couples and honeymooners. The hotel has a freshwater swimming pool, a spa and a reef for easy snorkeling adventures. Choose from 40 romantic suites which are housed in ten two-story cottages (four suites in each cottage). The Camelot Restaurant is one of the best on the island, located right on the ocean's edge.

Head to the bar for fresh juices and sunset cocktails. Vacationers have access to a variety of complimentary water sports, including wind surfing, water skiing and diving. If you want to play golf, tee times can be arranged at scenic courses nearby. The hotel is 18 miles from the Grantley Adams International Airport.

Speightstown St. Peter, Barbados | 246 422 2291, Map

10. Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn
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Relax on Jamaica Inn's private beach in Ocho Rios and visit the which offers a range of relaxing treatments. The hotel has 47 suites and five cottages which are ideal for honeymooners. Each suite has a balcony or verandah with a view of the Caribbean Sea. The cottages are the most private, complete with plunge pools and outdoor showers. Cottage 7 is the newest and the most luxurious. It has an infinity-edge pool, a private cove and over 2,000 square feet of living space. The restaurant serves light Caribbean cuisine which incorporates fresh local ingredients.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica, West Indies | 855-441-2044, Map

11. Bitter End Yacht Club

Bitter End Yacht Club
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If you love sailing, kayaking, fishing and scuba diving, at the Bitter End Yacht Club you can have it all. Located on the North Sound of Virgin Gorda in the Caribbean, the resort offers its guests a complimentary fleet of more than 100 sailboats, windsurfers, Hobie kayaks and other watercraft. During the day, you can join one of the exciting excursions, or relax by the freshwater swimming pool. The resort, reachable only by sea, stretches along a mile of white sandy beach which is perfect for snorkeling and romantic walks along the beach. If you are traveling on your own yacht, the club has a service marina with over 70 moorings. Accommodations are as diverse as its activities - choose from beachfront villas, suites, a private house and 30-foot sailboats, that sleep up to six.

Fly to Tortola's Beef Island airport, then take a 30-minute the high-speed ferry ride (the North Sound Express) to Bitter End Yacht Club. For more help with getting there, call the hotel at 284-494-2746. The resort is popular with summer family vacations, so it's a good idea to book early (800-872-2392).

12. Montage Resort - Spa Getaway in Southern California

Montage Resort - Spa Getaway in Southern California
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Montage Resort & Spa features a beachfront spa, three swimming pools and dining. The resort is located in Laguna Beach, California, an artist community where you can browse numerous art galleries, or explore the area's 30 beaches and coves.

Montage Resort, 30801 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, California 92651, Phone: 866-271-6953

13. The Surin Phuket

The Surin Phuket
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The Surin Phuket on Pansea Beach in Thailand is an all-cottage getaway with a beautiful sandy beach, lush tropical surroundings and elegant design. If you are looking for a stylish cottage getaway, book one of the beachfront or hillside cottages. Cottages and suites feature outdoor sun decks, allowing you to relax surrounded by tropical plants. The resort has a spa, pool, sports facilities and wedding services. There are five scenic championship golf courses within 30 minutes of the resort.

The spa offers contemporary and Thai-inspired treatments and incorporates locally-produced spa amenities. The spacious treatment rooms are designed for meditation and reflection before and after a treatment. Couples can book a treatment together on their vacation.

Vacation activities at The Surin Phuket include beach volleyball, learning how to sail a catamaran, snorkeling, scuba dicing, table tennis, a new beachside gym and two tennis courts lit for night play. You can learn to scuba dive on vacation at a 5-star PADI training facility. Lounge next to the black tiled swimming pool which contrasts dramatically with the white sandy beach. Snacks and drinks are available by the pool all day long. There is a children's pool for younger guests.

14. Casa del Mar, Langkawi

Casa del Mar, Langkawi
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Casa del Mar Langkawi has completely refurbished rooms with updated lighting, comfortably designed beds, and updated lighting. Enter via a sliding glass door and experience amenities such as ceiling fans, air conditioning, mini-bars, 42-inch LCD TVs with cable, coffee machines, telephones, hair dryers, irons, private baths with showers, wireless internet, iPod docking stations, and safe deposit boxes. Some also have hammocks, poster beds, and private balconies.

Get pampered at the Satkara Spa with treatments inspired by Malaysian traditions. Dine on the beach with La Luna, with 24-hour notice. Enjoy Western or Asian dishes, or a combination, at La Sal Restaurant with its varied seating options, including a poo bar, beach dining area, patio, and upper deck. You can also opt for a Castaway Picnic Package for extra privacy. Casa del Mar, Langkawi Map

15. Gran Ventana in the Dominican Republic

Gran Ventana in the Dominican Republic
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There are many advantages to booking an all-inclusive Caribbean getaway so that you don't have to worry about all the charges for dining and activities. Gran Ventana in the Dominican Republic is a large resort set on a sandy bay within the Playa Dorada Complex, offering many activities, a choice of restaurants and a golf course with scenic views.

The property has 506 guest rooms, suites, junior suites and penthouses, each with a balcony or terrace. Ask for one of the rooms facing the ocean so that you can enjoy the view all day long, especially if this is your honeymoon. The Beata Wing is the quietest building with its own pool, favored by couples. The resort grounds feature lush landscaping with romantic gazebos and different types of tropical plants. There are many activities to choose from, including volleyball, table tennis, water polo, aquarobics, Olympic games, bike tours and darts. Each guests receives a scuba diving lesson in the main pool, giving you a chance to see if diving is for you before you sign up for lessons.

Daytime entertainment consists of Spanish lessons and Merengue lessons, while at night there is live music and entertainment for adults and children. For families, there is a separate children's pool, a playground, and a Kid's Club offering daily programs, all included in the cost of the stay. Playa Dorada golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, is uniquely Caribbean, featuring wide fairways and huge sand bunkers. Greens fees are additional, but you do get a 20% discount as a guest of the resort. Browse more unique all-inclusive vacations.

Gran Ventana in the Dominican Republic

17. Hyatt Regency Phuket

Hyatt Regency Phuket
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A larger than Olympic size pool, modern oceanview rooms and a sandy beach make the Hyatt Regency Phuket one of the best new resorts to open in Asia. Guests are accommodated in 199 sunset-facing rooms with panoramic views of the Andaman Sea. Open-plan rooms feature incredible views from nearly every angle: from the bath, from the bed and from the large balcony with a private whirlpool or dipping pool. If you are planning a honeymoon to Phuket, ask about the best suite in the house - the Regency Suite. This two-bedroom corner suite boasts one king bed, two single beds and a large outdoor terrace, perfect for relaxing with a view.

Phuket, Thailand is a destination for beach and adventure enthusiasts. There are many scenic golf courses in the area, eco-adventure tours, shopping and vibrant nightlife. The resort has a children's pool and supervised play area, great for a family vacation. The luxurious Nahm Spa has eight private spa suites where you can enjoy massages, aromatherapy and traditional Thai treatments. Hyatt Regency Phuket Map

18. The Tryall Club in Jamaica

The Tryall Club in Jamaica
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This villa getaway in the Caribbean offers championship golf, tennis, a kid's club and a selection of water sports. Located in Montego Bay on north coast of Jamaica, the Tryall Club is a 2,200 acre gated community where you can rent one of the 69 private villas. If you are planning a family trip, you can choose from different accommodations ranging from one to seven bedrooms. At the center of the former sugar plantation sits the Georgian Great House with 13 Great House Villas which overlook the golf course and the Caribbean Sea. Each villa comes with a housekeeper. If you wish you can request a cook for an additional cost. The Golf Club has hosted several international golf events, including the Johnnie Walker World Championships, Mazda Champions and Jamaica Classic. In addition to championship golf, the resort has a tennis center with nine tennis courts, two lit for night play: seven tennis courts have Nova Cushion surfaces and two Classic Clay.

Other activities include fishing, horseback riding, bird-watching and a variety to water sports. If you would like to sail on your island getaway, Hobie Cats and Sunfish are available for complimentary use. You can also enjoy sea kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving. The Kid's Club offers activities for kids ages 5 to 12, including treasure hunts, sand castle making and nature walks, giving you plenty of options on your family beach vacation. While you can dine in the privacy of your villa, the Great House Restaurant serves international and Jamaican cuisine in a romantic setting, complete with candles and beautiful views of Montego Bay. At lunch time, dine at the Beach Cafe, just steps from the water. Or book the Beach Gazebo with a personal butler, a romantic idea for couples. (800-238-5290). The Tryall Club in Jamaica Map

19. The Resort at Pedregal in Mexico

The Resort at Pedregal in Mexico
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Carved into the mountainside overlooking the Sea of Cortez, The Resort at Pedregal in Mexico is a luxurious, five-Diamond oceanfront escape near Cabo San Lucas. Surrounded by panoramic vistas of Land’s End rock formations and the opulent Cabo Marina, style and sophistication abound at this indulgent retreat. The resort features a collection of accommodation, ranging from spacious guestrooms to four-bedroom suites. Well-appointed and elegantly decorated to echo the spectacular surrounds of sea and desert, guestrooms and suites boast private plunge pools, rainforest showers, fireplaces and a host of deluxe amenities. Begin the day with a pampering spa session at Luna y Mar, whose 10 private spa treatment rooms and array of world-class treatments promise absolute relaxation and revitalization.

Feast on the ‘catch of the day’ at the exquisite hillside restaurant of El Farallon or enjoy authentic Mexican fare at Don Manual’s. Private plunge pools and poolside bars are the perfect place to soak up the sun and an array of activities such as sailing, snorkeling, swimming and scuba diving are on offer to keep you busy. You may also like: the World's Most Romantic Private Islands.

20. Romantic Halekulani in Waikiki

Romantic Halekulani in Waikiki
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Halekulani is an oceanfront resort located on the famous Waikiki Beach near Honolulu on Oahu, Hawaii. The resort is a great honeymoon spot in Hawaii where couples receive five star service and enjoy stunning ocean views. Halekulani provides a beautiful setting, luxury service and romantic atmosphere. Honeymooners enjoy a range of activities, including relaxing on the beach or by the pool, golf, shopping and fine dining on their Hawaiian honeymoon. The resort is a private oasis near the excitement of Waikiki Beach.

There are 456 rooms in five separate buildings. Many guest rooms offer ocean and oceanfront views from their spacious private lanais, and measure 519 to 720 square feet in size. For spectacular views of Diamond Head and the ocean, check into the luxurious Diamond Head Suite. The resort offers three restaurants and three cocktail lounges and offers 24-hour room service. La Mer is an elegant oceanfront restaurant serving dishes inspired by cuisine from the south of France. Orchids Dining Room offers indoor and outdoor seating and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The House Without A Key restaurant is the resort's gathering entertainment spot featuring sunset cocktails and Hawaiian music. Couples can choose from a number of things to do, including shopping in Honolulu, and several nearby museums. The resort concierge, located in main lobby, can make arrangements for sightseeing, entertainment and recreational activities. Fly to Honolulu International Airport. Taxis are readily available at the airport or contact the resort concierge to make travel arrangements. The hotel often offers packages, especially for honeymooners.

HHalekulani, 2199 Kalia Road, Honolulu, HI 96815, Phone: 844-873-9424

21. North Island in the Seychelles

North Island in the Seychelles
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North Island in the Seychelles has just 11 guest villas, providing guests with the ultimate in privacy and luxury. The spa offers holistic mind-body treatments customized to each guest individually. The spa is elevated up on the hill and offers scenic ocean views. If you don't want to leave your villa, book a massage on your private deck with a view of the ocean.

North Island in the Seychelles, Victoria, Mahé Seychelles | +248 429 3100

22. Karma Kandara, Bali

Karma Kandara, Bali
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The Karma Kandara retreat, located on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula and also known as “Billionaire’s Row”, offers visitors a luxurious getaway experience. The cliff-top hideaway is surrounded by lush green landscapes and a breathtaking view of one of the top five tropical beaches in Asia, Karma Beach Bali. The hotel is in close proximity to excursions such as the sacred Uluwatu Temple, which allows visitors to discover authentic Balinese culture.

Visitors can further explore Bali’s rich history within the hotel itself as it is filled with local artwork, antiques, and fixtures made of natural stone or teakwood. Each of the private villas is airy, contemporary, and has many amenities, including a private pool. Visitors are urged to explore, experience, and absolve their worries while at Karma Kandara.

Karma Kandara, Jalan Villa Kandara, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan, Bali, 80362 Indonesia, +62 361-848-2200

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