Whether you're looking for an international excursion or a weekend trip close to home, these luxurious resorts make for perfect getaways for couples looking for romantic ambiance. Gorgeous Caribbean resorts feature unparalleled spa and wellness center experiences. Eco-conscious tourists can enjoy getaways at resorts such as Taos' El Monte Sagrado or the Brando. Historic inns and estates such as The Esmeralda and Cromwell Manor offer eclectic decor and complimentary meals, while all-inclusive resorts such as Tetherow and Cove Haven are a paradise for couples looking to enjoy the great outdoors together.
© CuisinArt Resort
CuisinArt Resort is an upscale Caribbean beach resort in Anguilla that overlooks beautiful Rendezvous Bay, showcasing a wide variety of acclaimed amenities to make travel experiences luxurious and romantic. 91 suites and seven villas offer unparalleled bay views and high-end in-room amenities such as Nespresso machines, Frette linens, Bose music systems, and BaByliss hair appliances. The resort is also home to an 18-hole golf course, an expansive pool area with private Italian-designed cabanas, and the Venus Spa, which offers 16 treatment rooms, a gym, and private fitness programs. Four onsite restaurants serve global fare, including the Moroccan-inspired KazBar, the casual Beach Bar and Grill, and the Mosaic Restaurant, which offers complimentary breakfast for all guests.
Rendezvous Bay Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla, Anguilla, Phone: 264-498-2000
© Manoir Hovey
Manoir Hovey is an elegant inn owned by Steve and Kathryn Stafford, set on 25 acres of land on the grounds of a beautiful 19th-century mansion in North Hatley, Quebec on the shores of Lake Massawippi. The inn is a great choice for couples looking to enjoy the outdoors together, offering opportunities for onsite recreational activities such as kayaking, fishing, and outdoor swimming during the warmer months and sleigh rides throughout the winter. Rooms at the inn feature country-style furnishings, Nespresso machines, and flat-screen televisions, with upgraded rooms offering whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and balconies. Dining is available at the gourmet Restaurant Le Hatley, known for its artisan fare, and the causal Tap Room pub, which offers outdoor dining on warm days.
575 Rue Hovey, North Hatley, QC J0B 2C0, Canada, Phone: 800-661-2421
Florblanca is an upscale resort located on Playa Santa Teresa in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica, offering luxury amenities and villa-style rooms for guests looking for romantic escapes. The resort's onsite Spa Bambu provides a variety of speciality wellness treatments along with guided yoga and pilates sessions, with a large waterfall pool also available for swimming and relaxation. Each room includes unique amenities such as two-person hammocks, fully-stocked mini-bars, and freestanding stone bathtubs. Beach equipment such as boogie boards, beach cruisers, snorkels, and surfboards are available for complimentary guest use on the waterfront. Onsite dining is available at the Nectar restaurant, which prepares healthy, locally-sourced fare with an emphasis on creative seafood entrees.
160 2 miles North of Franks Place, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica, Phone: +506-26-40-02-32
4.Castello Di Ugento
© Castello Di Ugento
Castello Di Ugento is unique boutique hotel experience set inside a 17th-century castle in Urgento, Italy, which was converted into a luxury resort in 2013. The nine rooms of the hotel have been updated with modern furnishings from contemporary Italian designers, stock with amenities such as flat-screen smart televisions, private bathrooms, minibars, and complimentary wireless internet. The hotel provide an onsite fitness center, as well as a 24-hour concierge service to assist guests in booking tours and services. The onsite Il Tempo Nuovo restaurant serves up seasonal Pugliese fare crafted from locally-sourced ingredients. Guests can enjoy cocktails in the restaurant's lush garden area or take guided tours led by its head gardener.
Via Castello, 13, 73059 Ugento LE, Italy, Phone: +39-33-39-14-22-42
© Travaasa Hana
Travaasa Hana is an award-winning Hawaiian luxury resort located in Maui that was named among the state's top resorts by Condé Nast Traveler in 2017. The resort offers cottages and suites stocked with amenities such as oceans views, wet bars, complimentary snacks, and free wireless internet, with fully-equipped kitchens and spacious living areas available in upgraded rooms. Romantic activities at the resort include fishing opportunities, outdoor yoga courses, cooking lessons, and ukulele performances, while an onsite spa provides massages, facials, and other wellness treatments. The resort's open-air restaurant, Preserve Kitchen + Bar, serves healthy fare with an emphasis on locally-sourced ingredients, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. Visitors should note that high-tech appliances such as televisions, radios, and clocks are not offered, as the resort aims to provide completely natural relaxation opportunities for its guests.
5031 Hana Hwy, Hana, HI 96713, Phone: 808-248-8211
© Newforge House
Newforge House is a small historic country inn in Northern Ireland, located on the outskirts of the village of Magheralin. The inn's six rooms are decked out with luxury amenities such as four-poster beds with Egyptian cotton bedding, en-suite bathrooms, and fireplaces, with flat screen televisions, coffee makers, and complimentary breakfast offered in all rooms. A three-course dinner is served for all guests Tuesday through Saturday. Much of the food at the inn is sourced from the property's orchard, including eggs laid fresh by the inn's chickens. In addition to food, the inn stocks a wide variety of beer, ciders, and spirits, including a large selection of gins from around the globe that can be complemented with housemade fruit infusions.
58 New Forge Rd, Craigavon BT67 0QL, UK, Phone: +44-28-92-61-12-55
7.The Loren at Pink Beach
© The Loren at Pink Beach
The Loren at Pink Beach is an upscale hotel in Tucker's Town, Bermuda, located on the waters of the gorgeous Pink Beach. All rooms at the hotel offer private balconies overlooking the impressive Atlantic Ocean waterfront, showcasing private marble bathrooms and amenities such as designer toiletries, Nespresso machines, minibars, and flat screen televisions. Wellness options include a fitness center, yoga classes, and a full-service spa, while relaxation and recreation opportunities include two large heated pools and private beachfront access. A unique gallery of works from 20 contemporary international artists is also presented, backed by a custom musical soundtrack composed by London DJ Dan Williams. Dining options include the upscale Marée restaurant and the casual seaside Pink Beach Club, with private dining opportunities also available for couples looking for more intimate meals.
116 South Road Smith, HS 01 Tucker's Town, Bermuda, Phone: 441-293-1666
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© Secret Bay
Secret Bay is an award-winning luxury Caribbean resort in Dominica that was named as the world's most romantic hotel by the Tablet Hotel Awards in 2018 and ranked among the 100 best hotels worldwide by Fodor in 2019. The resort is home to upscale villas and bungalows stocked with deluxe amenities such as Apple televisions, smartphones, kitchenettes, and terraces, with upgraded rooms offering private hot tubs and hammocks. Complimentary amenities for couples to enjoy include a welcome dinner and free bicycle, kayak, and snorkeling gear rentals, with add-on packages offering opportunities for yoga and guided meditation. Five-star concierge services are also provided, and personalized service requests can be accommodated to take couples' experiences to the next level.
Ross Blvd, Dominica, Phone: 767-445-4444
© The Henderson
The Henderson is a lovely beach resort overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Destin, Florida, located adjacent to the beautiful Henderson Beach State Park. The resort's large guest rooms all include a balcony, minibar, tea and coffee maker, and flat screen television, with private sitting areas and furnished balconies with Gulf views offered in upgraded suites. Recreational offerings include an outdoor pool, private beach access, and a lazy river attraction, with paddle boards, kayaks, and bikes also available for guest use. Wellness options provided by the resort include a full-service spa and upscale fitness center, while dining options range from the casual Beach Club Grill to the upscale Primrose restaurant, which offers sweeping views of the Gulf Coast.
200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541, Phone: 855-702-3087
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© The Brando
The Brando is an upscale resort in French Polynesia located on the atoll of Tetiaroa, which also serves as a regulated air strip and research facility. The hotel, which was opened to the public in July of 2014, is a project of the estate of actor and activist Marlon Brando, overseen by eight of his children. The eco-friendly resort is a great choice for couples watching their carbon footprint, constructed from sustainable materials and uses renewable energy sources such as solar panelling, coconut oil biofuel, and seawater air conditioning. Leisure choices at the resort include the Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa, which offers a range of luxury treatments, and two destination stores, including a pearl shop specializing in Tahitian pearls and a boutique gift shop offering local artisan items. Dining options include the Polynesian and French-influenced Beachcomber Café and the Japanese teppanyaki-style Nami restaurant.
Tetiaroa, Arue 98702, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-86-63-00
11.Gramercy Park Hotel
© Gramercy Park Hotel
Gramercy Park Hotel is one of Manhattan's most famed hotels, welcoming a storied roster of guests since 1925, including historic luminaries from the spheres of politics, sports, and art such as John F. Kennedy, Margaret Hamilton, Babe Ruth, and Madonna. Though the hotel retains its classic vibe, it has undergone several recent renovations to continue to serve guests with top modern amenities and luxuries. A collection of art at the hotel showcases rotating pieces by internationally-acclaimed 20th-century artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, while guest rooms and suites are decked out with mahogany furnishings, Italian linens, and high-end beauty products. A fitness center and spa are also offered onsite, along with the elegant Italian-style restaurant Maialino and the high-quality Rose Bar cocktail bar.
2 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010, Phone: 212-920-3300
12.Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown
© Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown
Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown is an upscale hotel in downtown Los Angeles, offering striking views of the city's skyline and luxury amenities to provide couples with an unparalleled stay experience. The hotel's 889 rooms and suites offer modern touches such as complimentary wireless internet and flat screen televisions. A large outdoor pool area offers cabanas, fire pits, and a poolside bar, while a 24-hour fitness center, sauna, and steam room provide opportunities for additional recreation. Separate children's areas are offered for couples traveling with young ones in tow. Dining options include the hotel's elegant La Boucherie steakhouse, the 69th-floor Deckadance, and the rooftop Spire 73 restaurant, the tallest open-air bar in the Western Hemisphere.
900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017, Phone: 213-688-7777
© Tribal Hotel
Tribal Hotel is an award-winning Caribbean boutique hotel in Granada, Nicaragua that has been named among the top 10 hotels in the Central American region by Condé Nast Traveler. The hotel offers five deluxe rooms and two junior suites for romantic travelers, with each offering world-class amenities such as private terraces that overlook the resort's pool and gardens. Local artisan craft furnishings stock each room, with daily breakfast offered for all guests in the resort's gardens. Couples can order food and beverages directly to their rooms or be served poolside at relaxing cabana beds throughout the day. Spa services are also available, along with an outdoor courtyard that serves cocktails and tapas throughout the evening hours.
Granada, Nicaragua, Phone: +505-25-52-00-37
© Blackberry Farm
Blackberry Farm is one of the Great Smoky Mountains' most acclaimed luxury resorts, located on a 4,200-acre mountain farm facility that has been welcoming guests since 1976. The resort is a great choice for couples looking for opportunities to unwind and enjoy the great outdoors, offering on-property chances for fly fishing, hiking, archery, biking, and wakesurfing, along with opportunities for intimate horse-drawn carriage rides. Accommodations range from individual rooms and suites to private cottages and rental homes offering up to five bedrooms. Onsite amenities include a fitness center, spa, and outdoor pool. Two fine dining options are available, including the upscale Dogwood restaurant and the more casual family-style Barn, which serves up breakfast and lunch daily within the resort's main building.
1471 W Millers Cove Rd, Walland, TN 37886, Phone: 800-557-8864
15.El Monte Sagrado
© El Monte Sagrado
El Monte Sagrado is an upscale eco-friendly resort located in Taos, New Mexico, showcasing spectacular Southwestern decor and luxury amenities in all of its beautiful guest rooms and suites. Art crafted by New Mexico artisans is showcased throughout the hotel, with rustic design elements such as exposed beams and fireplaces on display in public spaces and private rooms alike. The hotel's well-maintained grounds are home to a large indoor pool with a waterfall, a fitness center, and the full-service Living Spa, which offers a selection of wellness treatments unique to the northern New Mexico region. Dining options include the local-fare De la Tierra restaurant or the casual outdoor dining experience The Gardens, with craft cocktails available for couples to enjoy at the Anaconda Bar.
317 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-758-3502
© Cove Haven
Cove Haven is a romantic resort getaway located within the picturesque Poconos Mountains on the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania's largest man-made lake. The resort is a veritable paradise for couples looking for a unique getaway, offering recreation options such as miniature golf, tennis, billiards, arcade games, and seasonal sporting opportunities. 225 rooms offer romantic amenities such as whirpool tubs for two, private saunas, and in-room swimming pools, with inclusive packages available offering opportunities for unlimited dining and entertainment during guests' stay. Dining options include the upscale Cupid's Corner and the casual Spooner's Sports Bar and Grill. Guests can also take advantage of the resort's sister facilities at Pocono Palace and Paradise Stream.
194 Lakeview Dr, Lakeville, PA 18438, Phone: 800-432-9932
© Hotel Mazarin
Hotel Mazarin is an upscale French-style hotel located in New Orleans' famed French Quarter, providing guests with a unique ambiance and world-class luxury experience. Welcome cocktails and breakfasts are included with all stays, with rooms stocked with antique-style furnishings, spectacular chandeliers, and modern amenities such as iPod docks, walk-in rain showers, and complimentary wireless internet. Guests can also use the hotel's 24-hour fitness center or relax within its private courtyard, which is home to a gorgeous European-style fountain. Two bars are offered at the hotel for couples looking to wine and dine, including the upscale wine and bar bites joint Patrick's Bar Vin and the speakeasy-style 21st Amendment at La Louisiane, which showcases live music performances.
730 Bienville St, New Orleans, LA 70130, Phone: 504-581-7300
© Home Ranch
Home Ranch is an inclusive luxury lodge located within Clark, Colorado's Elk River Valley region, serving as the only Relais and Chateaux-affiliated lodge in the state of Colorado. The unique Western-style lodge is home to six lodge rooms and eight romantic cabins, which all showcase handcrafted wood furnishings. A broad array of outdoor activities are available for all guests to enjoy, including outdoor horseback riding, skiing, fly fishing, and hiking excursion opportunities. Couples traveling with children in tow can also take advantage of the resort's kids and teens summer programming. Entertainment options include live music performances, campfires, and barn dances offered on evenings throughout the week. All meals are included with stay, with ingredients sourced from an onsite garden and dishes prepared under the direction of acclaimed chef Jonathon Gillespie.
54880 Co Rd 129, Clark, CO 80428, Phone: 970-879-1780
19.The Edgewater Hotel
The Edgewater Hotel is an elegant 1940s-era waterfront hotel in Madison's downtown district, located near top area attractions such as Capitol Square, Memorial Union Terrace, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 202 beautiful guest rooms and suites are available, showcasing panoramic views of the nearby Lake Mendota and in-room amenities such as flat screen televisions, iPod docks, and minifridges. Upgraded suites feature private terraces, spa tubs, and stunning floor-to-ceiling windows for additional romantic ambiance. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's fitness center, spa, and lakeside boat moorings, with an onsite plaza offering lush gardens during the summer months and opportunities for seasonal ice skating near the holidays. Dining options including the fine-dining experience Statehouse and the casual Boathouse pub, which serves up a large selection of local beers.
1001 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703, Phone: 608-535-8200
20.Spring Creek Ranch
© Spring Creek Ranch
Spring Creek Ranch is a year-round luxury resort in Wyoming, set on the grounds of a wildlife sanctuary located nearly 1,000 feet above the nearby town of Jackson. The resort, which is located 14 miles from Grand Teton National Park, offers unparalleled views of the impressive Teton Mountains from private balconies and patios within each room. Cabin-style guest rooms and suites offer amenities such as fireplaces, minifridges, coffeemakers, and complimentary wireless internet, with upgraded villas and townhouses available for additional privacy. Onsite amenities include a 20-person hot tub, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a full-service spa with a wellness center. Guests can dine at the Western barbecue joint Sage Overlook or the Granary Restaurant, which is home to a lounge and outdoor deck seating. Free shuttle service is provided during the winter months to the nearby Jackson Hole Resort, which offers prime skiing opportunities.
1600 N. East Butte Rd, Jackson, WY 83001, Phone: 307-733-8833
Tetherow is a 700-acre resort in Bend, Oregon, located approximately four miles from the city's downtown district and providing convenient access to the nearby Deschutes National Forest. The resort is home to a spectacular 18-hole golf course, as well as 50 boutique hotel rooms showcasing amenities such as flat screen televisions, fireplaces, and designer toiletries. Upgraded suites offer pull-out sofas and private balconies with golf and mountain views. Pet-friendly rooms are available upon request for couples traveling with four-legged friends in tow, with special dog packages offering doggie bowls, pet beds, and housemade dog treats. Dining options include the Turn Snack Shack, the fine dining experience Solomon's, and the casual pub The Row. Complimentary shuttle service is offered to explore the nearby sights of downtown Bend and its Old Mill District.
61240 Skyline Ranch Rd, Bend, OR 97702, Phone: 844-431-9701
22.Captain's House Inn
© Captain's House Inn
Captain's House Inn offers a unique chance to escape to an English countryside setting in Chatham, Massachusetts, home to a restored 1839 Greek Revival mansion set on two acres of beautifully-landscaped English-style gardens. The lovely bed and breakfast, which offers convenient access to nearby attractions such as the Chatham Pier Fish Market, offers luxurious rooms and suites with romantic amenities such as four-poster beds, fireplaces, and whirlpool tubs. Complimentary breakfast is served up each morning for all guests, with afternoon cream tea, evening snacks, and after-dinner drinks available in common spaces. A seasonal heated outdoor pool is also offered, along with a fitness room, beach gear rentals, and a croquet set. For couples traveling with children in tow, the resort also welcomes kids ages 10 and older.
369 Old Harbor Rd, Chatham, MA 02633, Phone: 508-945-0127
23.Cromwell Manor Historic Inn
© Cromwell Manor Historic Inn
Cromwell Manor Historic Inn is one of Cornwall, New York's most romantic overnight destinations, housed within an historic 1820 red brick country estate mansion set on more than seven acres of spectacular woodland terrain and landscaped gardens. The lovely Hudson River Valley inn offers convenient access to nearby attractions such as the Vanderbilt Mansion, Boscobel House and Gardens, and the beautiful Hudson Highlands, with more than 4,000 acres of hiking trails and lakeside activities offered directly across the street from the resort. Couples can stay in intimate rooms decked out with clawfoot tubs, vaulted ceilings, and en-suite bathrooms, with whirlpool tubs and private sitting areas offered in upgraded suites. Guests can also book in-room massages for two or enjoy complimentary breakfast served daily at the inn's dining room.
174 Angola Rd, Cornwall, NY 12518, Phone: 845-534-7136
© Winvian Farm
Winvian Farm is a majestic 1775 manor and historic estate inn set on 113 acres of gorgeous land within Connecticut's Litchfield Hills, perfect for a weekend romantic getaway for couples traveling from nearby Boston or New York City. 18 uniquely-designed resort cottages are available for rental, including unique overnight experiences in treehouse, greenhouse, and musical conservatory amenities. Complimentary bike rental is offered for all guests to peruse the resort's lovely grounds, with miles of winding paths available for romantic strolls for two. Onsite amenities include a luxurious spa, a 40-foot meadow-front swimming pool, and a renowned farm-to-table restaurant helmed by executive chef Chris Eddy.
155 Alain White Rd, Morris, CT 06763, Phone: 860-567-9600
25.The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant
© The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant
The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant is a rustic-chic inn in Chimney Rock, North Carolina, located on the banks of the beautiful Rocky Broad River near Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure. The inn, which was originally constructed in 1891 by Colonel Tom Turner, is named for Frances Hodges Burnett's book of the same name and is home to a gorgeous lobby floor sourced from set pieces used in the feature film Dirty Dancing. 14 rooms and suites offer gorgeous ambiance and amenities such as en-suite bathrooms, flat screen televisions, and Bose Wave music systems, with private terrace access offered in upgraded rooms. Full English and Irish breakfasts are served daily at the property, with evening dining available at the inn's American-style restaurant.
910 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, Phone: 828-625-2999
25 Must-Visit Romantic Getaways
- CuisinArt Resort, Photo: CuisinArt Resort
- Manoir Hovey, Photo: Manoir Hovey
- Florblanca, Photo: Florblanca
- Castello Di Ugento, Photo: Castello Di Ugento
- Travaasa Hana, Photo: Travaasa Hana
- Newforge House, Photo: Newforge House
- The Loren at Pink Beach, Photo: The Loren at Pink Beach
- Secret Bay, Photo: Secret Bay
- The Henderson, Photo: The Henderson
- The Brando, Photo: The Brando
- Gramercy Park Hotel, Photo: Gramercy Park Hotel
- Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown, Photo: Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown
- Tribal Hotel, Photo: Tribal Hotel
- Blackberry Farm, Photo: Blackberry Farm
- El Monte Sagrado, Photo: El Monte Sagrado
- Cove Haven, Photo: Cove Haven
- Hotel Mazarin, Photo: Hotel Mazarin
- Home Ranch, Photo: Home Ranch
- The Edgewater Hotel, Photo: Jan/stock.adobe.com
- Spring Creek Ranch, Photo: Spring Creek Ranch
- Tetherow, Photo: Tetherow
- Captain's House Inn, Photo: Captain's House Inn
- Cromwell Manor Historic Inn, Photo: Cromwell Manor Historic Inn
- Winvian Farm, Photo: Winvian Farm
- The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant, Photo: The Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant
- Cover Photo: luckybusiness/stock.adobe.com