20 Most Romantic Hotels in the United States

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Are you daydreaming of a vacation for two? The United States boasts an array of dreamy romantic properties where you can enjoy cuddle-worthy digs, dramatic backdrops, incredible food and wine, and luxury on-site amenities like posh spas and outdoor pools. Our picks for the most romantic hotels in the U.S. stand out from the crowd, constantly rating high with couples because they go beyond the basics to provide something extra special. Whether it’s ultra-personal service, unique spa services, or access to outdoor activities like warm-weather strolls on white-sand beaches, these luxury stays set the tone for an intimate trip away.

Whether you prefer a beachfront location with 5-star amenities or a secluded stay where you can get away from it all, these top-rated couples hotels offer you a chance to reconnect and rekindle your love.

Hotel Wailea - Maui, Hawaii
Hotel Wailea

Hotel Wailea - Maui, Hawaii

Considered a peaceful sanctuary, Hotel Wailea in Maui is nestled on a 15-acre hilltop. The tranquil atmosphere and intimate 72-room sanctuary features spacious apartment-style suites that come equipped with open-air showers, private lanais, and stunning views of the idyllic islands nearby. Designed with couples in mind, you can enjoy your private cabana poolside with a tropical cocktail or dine on succulent seafood dishes at the on-site restaurant.

Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur, California
Sierra Mar at Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur, California

Post Ranch Inn is set on a 1,200-foot ridge that overlooks the Pacific in Big Sur, where its adults-only standalone homes and suites offer the ultimate in privacy in addition to floor-to-ceiling views of the Pacific and Santa Lucia Mountains. This top beachfront resort in California boasts wood-burning fireplaces, luxurious indoor spa tubs, and a clifftop infinity pool, while its lack of TV or clocks ensures you can have some quality one-on-one time.

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa - Little Torch Key, Florida
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa - Little Torch Key, Florida

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa was designed with couples in mind as one of the best adults-only properties in the world. It’s America’s only private island resort, only accessible by seaplane or boat. You’ll find thatched roof bungalows, an indoor/outdoor spa, and world-class cuisine in the Dining Room, which has dreamy beachside tables. Couples will love the Island Escape Suites, which feature stunning ocean views, a boudoir tub, an indoor/outdoor shower, a living area, and private furnished decks, while Island Romance Suites add an exclusive sand beach with a fire pit.

Hallmark Resort & Spa - Cannon Beach, Oregon
Hallmark Resort & Spa, Cannon Beach, Oregon

Hallmark Resort & Spa - Cannon Beach, Oregon

One of the best beachfront hotels in the United States, Hallmark Resort & Spa in Cannon Beach, Oregon is a perfect option for a romantic getaway. With the iconic Haystack Rock just steps away, this oceanfront hotel has world-class amenities, including a full luxury spa, two indoor saltwater pools, and waterfront rooms and suites with spa tubs and kitchens. You’ll also love the free cruiser bike rentals, pet exercise areas, and freshly-baked cookies available in the lobby.

Carneros Resort & Spa - Napa, California
Carneros Resort and Spa

Carneros Resort & Spa - Napa, California

It’s hard to resist the charm of the wine country escape at Carneros Resort & Spa in Napa, California. You’ll find both modern elements and farmhouse decor, as its tin-roofed cottages and suites feature Eames and Le Corbusier loungers, wood-burning fireplaces, and spacious decks where you can soak up the surrounding pastoral landscapes. Explore the picturesque gardens and vineyards on two wheels, enjoy wine tasting, or relax by the adults-only pool. Wrap up your night with cocktails under the stars at the on-site Farm Restaurant.

The Inns of Aurora - Aurora, New York
The Inns of Aurora

The Inns of Aurora - Aurora, New York

For some peace and quiet at one of the top adults-only resorts in the U.S., The Inns of Aurora offers a peaceful retreat for two within its five distinctive inns. Tucked away in the charming storybook village of Aurora, the premier resort in New York’s picturesque Finger Lakes region is far from the busy city life. Offering the perfect balance of historic charm and modern luxury, guests can unwind in luxury suites with a deep soaking bath and enjoy the farm-to-table restaurant as well as other on-site perks like lakeside fire pits, complimentary breakfasts, and activities center – all within easy walking distance of Aurora’s tree-lined Main Street. 

Henderson Park Inn - Destin, Florida
Henderson Park Inn

Henderson Park Inn - Destin, Florida

Nestled on Florida’s Emerald Coast, Henderson Park Inn is a luxurious hotel with Victorian-inspired furnishings and a large veranda with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. One of the best resorts in Florida for couples, this adults-only all-inclusive resort boasts an intimate ambiance with spacious suites, where you’ll find panoramic views of the Gulf and white sand beach. Enjoy complimentary wine, grapes, and chocolates and take in the surreal views of Florida’s famous sunsets on your oceanfront terrace.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain - Paradise Valley, Arizona
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain - Paradise Valley, Arizona

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is a 5-star getaway and one of the best spa resorts in Arizona, nestled within the landscapes of Camelback Mountain. This popular luxury resort is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, set on 53 acres of the lush desert with its charming Mountain Casitas, Suites, and Private Villas. While its on-site dining options and outdoor pools are great places to find relaxation, the posh spa offers couples a chance to reset with its variety of pampering treatments.

Salamander Resort & Spa - Middleburg, Virginia
Salamander Resort & Spa

Salamander Resort & Spa - Middleburg, Virginia

Escape to the peace and quiet of Salamander Resort & Spa, which is set on 340 picturesque acres in Middleburg, Virginia. Set at the foothills of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, you can stay in one of the charming rooms that feature gas fireplaces, equestrian motifs, and private balconies that overlook the wildflower-filled meadows and manicured lawns. Enjoy cooking classes, horseback riding excursions, and wine tastings, then pamper yourself at the luxurious Couple Suite at the on-site spa.

The Breakers - Palm Beach, Florida
The Breakers Palm Beach

The Breakers - Palm Beach, Florida

A sprawling 140-acre resort in Palm Springs, Breakers Hotel was originally constructed as the Palm Beach Inn in 1896 by Henry Morrison Flagler. One of Florida’s most luxurious beachfront hotels, you’ll find modern rooms that highlight the Italian Renaissance decor, as it was inspired by Italian villas of the 1400s. Couples can enjoy its oceanfront grounds with multiple restaurants, swimming pools, boutique shops, an 18-hole golf course, and 10 tennis courts.

Auberge du Soleil - Napa Valley, California
Auberge du Soleil, An Auberge Resort

Auberge du Soleil - Napa Valley, California

Wine lovers can enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley, where luxe cottages offer couples an intimate ambiance where they can reconnect. There’s a Michelin-starred restaurant and guests-only spa, while you’ll also be lured in by the stunning views of the vineyards and olive groves alone. Enjoy your private terrace with a wood-burning fireplace and deep soaking tub, then take a dip in the hotel spa’s heated infinity pool. Of course, you don’t want to miss exploring the collection of Napa Valley wineries nearby.

Enchantment Resort - Sedona, Arizona
Enchantment Resort

Enchantment Resort - Sedona, Arizona

You can gaze at the red rocks of Arizona’s Boynton Canyon at Enchantment Resort in Sedona, which towers over the beautiful adobe suites that feature kiva fireplaces, Native American accents, and oversized soaking tubs. Spend your days admiring the surrounding views from the resort’s pools, hiking the scenic trails nearby, and getting couple’s massages at the Mii Amo spa. There are also six tennis courts and pitch-and-putt golf.

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, New Hampshire
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, New Hampshire

It’s easy to see why Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa is a top New England resort with its long list of inviting amenities. The classic New Hampshire White Mountains getaway has a timeless storybook setting along with year-round activities, from horseback riding and golfing to dogsledding adventures in winter. Couples can relax and recharge as they enjoy panoramic mountain vistas in the luxury rooms and suites, then bask in the sunshine at the outdoor pool, pair excellent wine and fine dining at the 1865 Wien Cellar, or get pampered from head-to-toe at the award-winning spa.

Hamilton-Turner Inn - Savannah, Georgia
Hamilton-Turner Inn

Hamilton-Turner Inn - Savannah, Georgia

Nestled in Savannah’s picturesque magnolias and moss-draped oaks, Hamilton-Turner Inn in Georgia is a beautiful 19th-century bed and breakfast. Couples who want to experience old-time southern charm should book a weekend away, where they can enjoy its four-poster canopy beds, cozy fireplaces, and double whirlpool spas in spacious rooms that also feature park views. Start your day off with a gourmet breakfast, then take a break with home-baked cookies fireside before bed.

Bungalows Key Largo - Key Largo, Florida
Bungalows Key Largo

Bungalows Key Largo - Key Largo, Florida

Bungalows Key Largo is one of the few all-inclusive, adults-only resorts in Florida. Located on the Northernmost island of Key Largo (just 63 miles south of Miami), you’ll feel a world’s away with its tropical ambiance and private bungalow accommodation that includes a veranda, oversized soaking tub, and outdoor garden shower. The waterfront setting sprawls across 12 acres and features two floating tiki boats for a nautical happy hour, catamarans for sunset cruises, a full-service spa, and beach cruisers for exploring the property. 

Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort - Kauai, Hawaii
Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort

Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort - Kauai, Hawaii

If you’re looking for an enchanting Hawaiian escape for two, head to Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort in Kauai, where its elegant rooms feature chaise lounges and are adorned in alluring Hawaiian hues. Step out onto your private balcony and take in the beautiful tropical views, then cool off in the outdoor pool, dine on upscale cuisine in the on-site restaurant or treat yourself to body treatments at the luxurious five-room spa. Walk hand-in-hand along the shoreline or explore Kauai’s top attractions nearby.

Inn at Little Washington - Washington, Virginia
Inn at Little Washington

Inn at Little Washington - Washington, Virginia

The Inn at Little Washington is a romantic Virginia getaway with an award-winning on-site restaurant. Its cuisine is so good that in 2019, it became the first and only 3 Star Michelin restaurant in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Luring in foodies from across the globe, this hotel has rooms and suites that embody the charm of a lavish French chateau or an English country house, featuring private balconies, gas fireplaces, and soaking tubs. For a separate, sun-drenched sitting room, book the Carter House Junior Suite. 

Four Seasons Resort Lanai - Hawaii
Four Seasons Resort Lanai

Four Seasons Resort Lanai - Hawaii

You’ll feel as if you’ve escaped to your own private island at Four Seasons Resort Lanai, a luxury 5-star retreat in Hawaii. The secluded oceanfront property is a popular pick for couples, spoiling you with a chance to lounge by lagoon-style pools, stroll beautiful botanical gardens, and get pampered at the on-site spa. You can also indulge in Japanese cuisine at the cliffside restaurant Nobu Lanai or join a private sunset sailing or whale watching charter, then retreat to a spacious suite and marvel at the panoramic ocean views. 

The Chanler at Cliff Walk - Newport, Rhode Island
The Chanler at Cliff Walk

The Chanler at Cliff Walk - Newport, Rhode Island

The Chanler at Cliff Walk is a European-style hotel that boasts gorgeous ocean views. You can pick from 20 elegantly furnished rooms that are designed around a particular historical period or decorative theme, including the Newport Ocean Villas that are nestled on the edge of a cliff. Couples can enjoy the romantic atmosphere at the on-site restaurant, Cara, then enjoy s’mores by the fire pit outside.

Gramercy Park Hotel - New York, New York
Gramercy Park Hotel

Gramercy Park Hotel - New York, New York

An iconic hotel that dates back to 1924, Gramercy Park Hotel boasts jewel-tone guest rooms with “drinking cabinets” that are stocked with crystal glassware. Enter the crimson lobby to discover a 10-foot fireplace, then sip cocktails with your loved one in the intimate bars, Jade and Rose, where you’ll find notable pieces of art from Warhol and Basquiat. Couples will also have access to the residents-only Gramercy Park.

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