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13 Most Romantic Airbnbs in the U.S.

With so many great options, if you’re looking for a romantic Airbnb, it can be almost overwhelming. Across the country, there is a variety of options, and searching through them all would take what feels like a lifetime. We’ve taken all of that hard work out of the equation, narrowing down the list to some of the best you’ll find, whether you’re looking for a beach getaway or a mountain retreat that’s ideal for sparking the flames of romance or reigniting the spark. Think breathtaking views and often upscale perks like a hot tub for soaking while surrounded by nature.

From exotic Hawaii, the wilds of Alaska, and the California coast to the Florida Keys and New England, you’re sure to find the perfect place for your magical couples’ retreat on this list.

Sundance: Incredible Infinity Pool - Sedona, AZ Sundance The Infinity Pool is Just the Beginning
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Sundance: Incredible Infinity Pool - Sedona, AZ

This exclusive Sedona rental sits on nearly two private acres that are fenced and gated. It boasts breathtaking views of the town’s enchanting red rocks along with an outdoor hot tub and saltwater pool. You’ll have many upscale perks here, including a poolside flat-screen TV, outdoor speakers, and two koi ponds. There’s a fully equipped fitness room with commercial-grade equipment, an infrared sauna, and a full-size pool table, along with all of the usual comforts of home.

Lavish Cliff House with Ocean Views - Maui, HI Lavish Cliff House with Ocean Views
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Lavish Cliff House with Ocean Views - Maui, HI

The one-bedroom Cliff House is the ultimate rental for couples who want to enjoy the delights of Maui. It sits atop the edge of a 300-foot-high cliff, providing a jaw-dropping view of the entire north shore all the way to distant Hana. Hanehoi Falls, which spills 150 feet into an oceanfront gorge, is just below. You’ll have your own private emerald-tiled pool nestled in a tropical setting and a hot tub with a view of the greenery, the coast, and the Pacific. While the list of highlights is long, a few of the others include a poolside dining and barbecue area, an outdoor shower, a huge marble fireplace, and an entertainment center with Dish satellite TV and a DVD/CD player.

Bittersweet Cottage, Mountain & City Views - Asheville, NC Bittersweet Cottage, Mountain & City Views
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Bittersweet Cottage, Mountain & City Views - Asheville, NC

Can’t decide between a city or mountain escape? This dreamy cottage may be ideal. It sits on two acres and offers a private hot tub where you can soak while enjoying the sounds of a waterfall and an awe-inspiring mountain view. It’s close to the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway for a romantic drive and just five miles from all that downtown Asheville offers. Fluffy robes, locally-made herbal soap, a full kitchen, cable TV, and Wi-Fi are all included too.

Cottage by the Sea - Friday Harbor, WA Cottage by the Sea, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
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Cottage by the Sea - Friday Harbor, WA

Located on lush San Juan Island, accessed by ferry from Anacortes, this romantic studio cottage overlooks Haro Strait, providing breathtaking views of the water, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic Mountains. You’ll be about a 15-minute drive from the picturesque town of Friday Harbor, with its many independent shops, outstanding eateries, and attractions, while hiking trails and whale watching at Lime Kiln State Park can be reached nearby. It includes a furnished for relaxing and alfresco dining, with a charcoal Weber grill and a hammock. You’ll have high-speed fiber Internet, a full kitchen, and a TV with Netflix and Roku are all included too.

Bella Luna Romantic Mountain Treehouse - Mountain Rest, SC Bella Luna Romantic Mountain Treehouse
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Bella Luna Romantic Mountain Treehouse - Mountain Rest, SC

Sleep under the stars at this romantic mountain treehouse nestled in the Sumter National Forest. A glamping retreat for couples only, the enticing outdoor living space includes a private napping deck with a raised net for two, a porch swing, cedar rocking chairs, and a fire pit for marshmallow roasting under the stars. A west-facing deck is ideal for sipping your morning coffee or evening wine with views of the treetops. It’s accessed via a French door from the bedroom, which has a king-size bed and even a sparkling vintage crystal chandelier. You’ll have a kitchenette and an electric grill too.

Coast Road Cottage - Seal Rock, OR Coast Road Cottage, Seal Rock
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Coast Road Cottage - Seal Rock, OR

The Coast Road Cottage sits on the central coast of Oregon just north of Newport, which is famous for its aquarium. A path to the beach with miles and miles of sand is only 100 feet away, and you’ll have everything you need for a romantic getaway. It includes a kitchenette with a large toaster oven, microwave, hot plate, full-size fridge, and sink, along with Wi-Fi and a king-size bed where you can wake up to ocean views.

Amazing Views, Indoor Swing, Hot Tub, Sunset - Sevierville, TN Amazing Views, Indoor Swing, Hot Tub, Sunset
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Amazing Views, Indoor Swing, Hot Tub, Sunset - Sevierville, TN

If you have the romantic Smoky Mountains in mind, this beautiful cabin boasts three decks where you can relax together with incredible mountain and sunset views. Enjoy stunning vistas from the hot tub or from inside through floor-to-ceiling windows. The great room is also a fabulous place to hang out with a wood-burning fireplace, indoor hammock swing, and a Smart TV. You’ll have all you need here too, from a full kitchen to laundry facilities.

Hi-Desert Fade: Surrounded by Boulders with Hot Tub - Pioneertown, CA Hi-Desert Fade Surrounded by Boulders w/ Hot Tub near Pioneertown
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Hi-Desert Fade: Surrounded by Boulders with Hot Tub - Pioneertown, CA

Located near Joshua Tree National Park, this unique home provides privacy and seclusion, nestled in a canyon at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains and surrounded by boulders. You’ll be steps away from epic hikes, and after a day of adventure, come back and cool off in the cowboy tub, followed by a soak under a brilliant night’s sky in the hot tub. The views are dazzling inside and out, with multiple patios and floor-to-ceiling windows. You’ll also have a well-stocked modern kitchen and a BBQ grill for cookouts.

The Beach House - Bodega Bay, CA

The Beach House - Bodega Bay, CA

Less than 70 miles north of San Francisco in Bodega Bay, famous as the film setting for Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” this stunning home is perched on a bluff directly above the Pacific with the beach just a few minutes walk away. Whether you’re indoors or out, you’ll enjoy a spectacular view, including from the living room, where the waves can be seen and heard. Sunsets can be enjoyed from the fully equipped kitchen with high-end appliances. Watch for abundant wildlife too, including the occasional whale or dolphin offshore, along with fox, deer, and birds of prey.

Sleep Overnight in a Lighthouse at Sitka Lighthouse - Sitka, AK Sleep Overnight in a Lighthouse at Sitka Lighthouse
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Sleep Overnight in a Lighthouse at Sitka Lighthouse - Sitka, AK

This unique rental offers an especially romantic stay in a lighthouse on a private, one-acre island with its own boat dock, accessed by a 5-minute water taxi ride from Sitka in Southeast Alaska. Stays include a boat to take back and forth making it easy to enjoy the town’s shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes, and attractions. While you’re here, enjoy the 360-degree views from the wrap-around deck or while relaxing inside. There’s an outdoor hot tub for memorable soaks, and with the water so close, you can fall asleep to the peaceful sounds of the waves.

The Tiki Suite - Key West, FL

The Tiki Suite - Key West, FL

For a super unique honeymoon-worthy escape, book the Tiki Suite which offers a glamping experience on the water, complete with snorkel gear and stand-up paddleboards. You’ll be able to step right out your door and leap into the water as well as watch for the abundant marine life like manatees, dolphins, and numerous small fish that come to take advantage of the shade beneath the Tiki. It comes with Alexa, so you can play your favorite beachy tunes from your device, and you’ll have a comfortable king-size bed where you can wake up with a view through the French doors that open up to the ocean.

Kingsley Grist Mill, Covered Bridge and Waterfall - Clarendon, VT A famous, historic, and romantic adults' getaway
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Kingsley Grist Mill, Covered Bridge and Waterfall - Clarendon, VT

The only original Grist Mill & Covered Bridge residence, the Kingsley Grist Mill is a national historic site that comes with its own private beach along Mill River, Vermont’s warmest river. It’s the perfect place for lazy summer days and taking advantage of the complimentary float tubes for a fun and refreshing ride. There are two private decks that overlook a secluded waterfall and the covered bridge. Breakfast is included and served in an art gallery, but you’ll have a kitchenette for preparing some of your own meals too.

Hobbit's Dream - Fairfield, VA Hobbit's Dream, Fairfield, Virginia
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Hobbit's Dream - Fairfield, VA

Perfect for lovers of all things Tolkien, the Hobbit’s Dream looks as if it was built as a stage for Instagram photos. A magical adventure for two, a variety of artisan workshops can be arranged, such as traditional forging, making a witch broom or a bearded wizard staff carving. Nearby, there are many things to do, from hiking and antiquing to winery and vineyard visits.

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