Kick back and relax together in this elegant Mexico inn. It features colorful, traditional Mexican art while offering modern amenities. Curl up in your private, luxurious room together, or explore the neighborhood with a short walk to the historic town square. Each guest room has a gas fireplace, flat-screen TV, luxurious linens, and Apple TV with a free movie library. Some of the rooms have oversized showers and two-person baths. Add on a couples massage in the privacy of your guest room. If you haven't tied the knot yet, you can have a romantic wedding here! The area features lovely sidewalk cafes, art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Relax on the rooftop terrace as you soak in amazing views of the city.
Top 10 Romantic Inns
B&Bs couldn't be more perfect for romantic getaways. With many offering luxurious amenities such as two-person bathtubs, private fireplaces, and romantic add-ons like champagne and in-room couples massages, there's not a better way for couples to escape, reconnect, and create lasting memories. These 10 B&Bs across the world provide the ultimate romantic getaway experience.
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You and your loved one will be in heaven at this adults-only inn. Melt away your worries in your spacious suite complete with fireplaces, jetted tubs or oversized showers, luxurious linens, and private decks or patios with stunning views of the Cashmere Valley. Explore some of the 32 local vineyards to share a wine tasting experience. Outdoor activities abound in this town with 300 days of sunshine. In the winter, take a sleigh ride together or go skiing and cross-country skiing. In warmer months, take a peaceful hike or bike ride. Add on romantic touches such as chilled champagne and roses. Each evening, unwind in front of your private fireplace with a glass of local wine.
Take a getaway to British Columbia and cozy up at Dashwood Manor, a seaside B&B that claims to have the best views in Victoria. This historic 1912 home in a quiet neighborhood features granite fireplaces, high ceilings, stained glass windows, ornate paneling, and very large guest rooms. Every guest room has breathtaking views of the ocean and Olympic Mountains. Some rooms have fireplaces, two-person Jacuzzis, and hardwood floors. Beach access is just steps from the front door, and while this beach is too cold for swimming, it’s ideal for strolling the oceanfront paths hand-in-hand or on a bike. Take a leisurely stroll to explore fantastic restaurants and shops, and in 20-minutes, you will be in downtown Victoria. The innkeepers can arrange a whale watching tour for you that picks you up right at the front door. Add on romantic touches such as a carriage ride, flowers, wine, handmade chocolate, or a couples massage.
Escape to the Provence region of France, one of the most romantic areas in the world. Located near a sleepy medieval village, this inn is located in the middle of Tavel, Lirac, Côte du Rhone, and Chateau-Neuf du Pape vineyards. The mansion actually dates back to the 15th century and has been beautifully restored. It sits in the countryside on a 10-acre private park with olive trees, fruit trees, flowers, a vegetable garden, and a lavender field. Have a picnic by their pond or a take a swim together in the pool. Play a round of tennis together on their tennis courts. Spend a romantic afternoon together relaxing on the terrace overlooking the Nazon River.
You will instantly feel welcomed at this B&B surrounded by a white picket fence and wrap-around porch. Stay in a spacious suite or one of two private cottages. Every room boasts fine linens, a well-lit sitting area, and total privacy. Some of the rooms have fireplaces, two-person spa baths, and private verandas. Sit at your own private table as you dine on what the New York Times has called the “Best Breakfast in the Ozarks.” In the afternoons, relax on the deck and drink fresh tea or lemonade as you read or observe wildlife. Take a scenic walk together along the Eureka Springs Historic Loop, which is just outside the door. Available romantic add-ons include couples massages, fresh flowers, handmade chocolates, bath kits, wine or champagne, and even a heart-shaped cake. The innkeepers also offer romantic wedding packages.
Unwind in one of the ocean-view rooms at this Mid-Cape B&B that offers expansive views across the marsh and dunes to Cape Cod Bay. Some rooms feature a wood-burning fireplace, deep oval soaking tub, and private area on the deck. There is a luxurious suite that also has a separate living room with a gas fireplace, two recliners, a game table for a playful round of chess, plus French doors that open to a private area on the deck. They are offering a fantastic Valentine’s Day special that includes a bottle of chilled champagne and chocolates in your room on arrival, an in-room couples massage, a three-course gourmet dinner for two, and a full gourmet breakfast by candlelight each morning. Year-round, you can add on goodies like fresh roses, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and wine. The innkeepers can help you plan romantic excursions such as whale watching or taking a ferry to Nantucket.
Imagine dining on a fresh, three-course breakfast on a deck overlooking the rolling Appalachian Mountains and New River. Each of the luxurious rooms at Inn at Riverbend offer guests a beautiful vantage point of the area, particularly during fall foliage. Some rooms offer jetted tubs for two. Open your door to the deck and relax together in rocking chairs while eating a picnic lunch prepared by the inn. You can also head to Cascade Falls or canoe the New River and have a picnic while on your adventure. If you enjoy being outdoors, you will love the abundance of nearby activities available, from biking and hiking to fishing and golfing. There are also several vineyards in the area, and the innkeepers will arrange a guided tour for you that leaves directly from the front door. Add on a Valentine’s Day special that includes roses, champagne, chocolate-dipped strawberries, silk rose petals, and a flameless candle. You can also enhance your stay with a romantic in-room couples massage.
Get swept away with romance and relaxation at this oceanfront B&B only 30 miles from St. Augustine. The inn has its own private beach, where you can take a sunset stroll or have an afternoon picnic with a basket of eats and treats created by the inn. As a guest, you get free use of bikes, beach chairs, and beach umbrellas. Every guest room features private entries, ocean views, romantic bathtubs for two, and cozy fireplaces. Buy a bottle of your favorite drink at the inn’s wine shop and watch the sunset from your private patio. Take a moonlight swim in the swimming pool or hot tub. Indulge in a couples massage under the stars or facial side-by-side, followed by a healthy spa lunch. If you’re ready to get hitched, have a beautiful wedding or elopement ceremony on the beach. The inn offers a variety of romantic packages that include goodies such as rose petals and candles lit around your tub with soft music playing in the background upon arrival, champagne on ice, and chocolate-covered strawberries.
Experience peace and quiet at this waterfront B&B hidden away on five private acres, with five rooms in the main house and five standalone cottages. All rooms and cottages have private decks with ocean views, fireplaces, a deep soaking tub or Jacuzzi, plush robes, and cozy down comforters. Dine on a full gourmet breakfast in the conservatory, a room with a panoramic view of the grounds and ocean. Stroll along the gardens and enjoy private access to the rocky shoreline, or take a nap in the hammock overlooking the water. Use a free guest pass to a nearby gym facility and challenge each other to a tennis match or game of bowling. Sign up for the romance package to reconnect and enjoy a sailing trip on a schooner for two, a couples massage in your room, champagne, flowers, bubble bath, strawberries, chocolates, and even a secret gift when you leave. Take a fun hike together to the top of Mt. Battie, then spend the evening curled up in front of the fire watching a movie from the free DVD video library.
The four suites at this beautiful Texas B&B comprise a total of 5,000 square feet, making each one incredibly spacious. For the perfect romantic escape, stay in the carriage house, which boasts a privacy fenced private hot tub, king size four poster bed, and 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable. The four other suites have private entrances, in addition to a shared outdoor hot tub. Indulge in the plush robes, sateen luxury sheets, and two-person soaking tubs. One of the suites is two stories, with sitting room and cable TV upstairs and downstairs. The mansion is only a few blocks from Frederickburg’s shopping and restaurant district, where you can have fun exploring local cuisine and independent boutiques. Hop in the car or in a tour bus and explore the dozens of nearby wineries to taste local wine.
By Emily Starbuck Crone
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