The Most Romantic Hotels in the World

The Most Romantic Hotels in the World

We’ve rounded up some of the most romantic places to stay for Valentine’s Day and beyond, all of which have a mix of ambiance and amenities sure to up the romance factor. Whether you’re looking to travel now or want to book a trip for something to look forward to later, these exceptional properties each offer something unique for every kind of couple.

Viceroy Riviera Maya | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

All About Love- Reconnect and unwind with a romantic getaway at Viceroy Riviera Maya. Enjoy an intimate candlelight dinner on your private villa terrace, nestled in the rainforest of Riviera Maya, and steps to the beach. Celebrate your love with poolside relaxation, fine wines, and the opportunity to book a personal serenta serenade. And with a 25% discount at the spa, you’ll leave relaxed and feeling the love. Book a stay by February 28 and receive a fourth night free, plus a complimentary certificate for a future one-night stay.

Offer includes:

  • Luxury villa accommodations
  • 4th night free (with stays booked by February 28)
  • $150 US credit for private dinner at guests' villa terrace
  • $150 USD one-time resort credit (required room types: Viceroy Villa, Ocean View Two Level Villa, or Beachfront Villa)
  • A certificate for one complimentary night for your next stay at Viceroy Riviera Maya
  • 25% off on facial and body massages

Terms & Conditions: Valid for bookings through February 28, 2023. Offer is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. Minimum stay of four consecutive nights, credits non-transferrable, any unused credits are non-refundable. Complimentary night redemption applicable to stays of two consecutive nights or more, based on availability, subject to black out dates and must be redeemed within twelve months of departure date. The offer is good for new reservations only and may not be combined with any other offer or applied toward groups. A deposit equal to 50% of the full stay will be charged to your credit card at the time of booking. Remaining balance charged at arrival. Be advised there is a $28.86 pesos environmental fee charged per night per room collected at checkout. Cancel 14 days in advance of arrival. Deposits on reservations cancelled within 14 days are non-refundable. No-shows will be charged 100% of the total stay.

San Ysidro Ranch | Santa Barbara, CA

San Ysidro Ranch has been considered one of the most romantic boutique hotels in the world for over a century thanks to its intimate cottages, world-class service and unrivaled setting in the foothills of Montecito. Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh exchanged midnight wedding vows on the grounds, and John and Jackie Kennedy honeymooned in the cottage that now bears their name. The Forbes Five-Star resort is marked by its secluded setting, meticulously landscaped grounds and star-studded guest list. The property has just 38 luxury cottages and offers award-winning dining, swimming pool, Salon & Spa, access to 17 miles of hiking trails, and more. The Guest Services team will create customized romantic itineraries to include sunset sailing, private yoga and sound meditation sessions, horseback riding and curated wine tastings from the best wineries in California (or let the Ranch do all the planning and book the California Wine Country Package). Cottages start at $2,495 inclusive of dining with no resort fees, but if you’re really looking to go big, book the 50k splurge-cation package for the trip of a lifetime.

Oil Nut Bay | Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

For couples seeking a serene and exceptionally private vacation locale, Oil Nut Bay in Virgin Gorda is the perfect fit. Only accessible by boat or helicopter, the resort is spread across 400 exquisite acres and entirely surrounded by the ocean. Guests stay in private villas custom-built into the island’s topography, ranging from $600 to $30,00 per night. Private chef dinners are available in-villa and on the beach along with romantic picnic spreads in secluded locales around the property. Amenities include a beach club with three pools and a swim-up bar; Nova overwater restaurant and bar; wellness center; two heli-pads; equipment for kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling; and world-class dining options. For the ultimate five-night island escape, book the $145k romance package, which includes everything from a butler and in-villa dinner with private chef to private helicopter transfers and full-day boat excursion throughout the BVI.

Royal Lahaina Resort & Bungalows | Lahaina, Maui

Couples looking for miles of pristine sand, beautiful waters and Hawaii sunsets should stay in West Maui on the world-renowned Ka’anapali Beach. The destination is the perfect place to soak up the good things in life and reconnect with what matters most: each other. Royal Lahaina Resort & Bungalows is one of Hawaii’s original oceanfront escapes that has charmed guests for generations. The resort boasts a romantic and island-inspired ambiance across 27 acres of sun-kissed, tropical gardens. Stay in The Bungalows for spacious and secluded island living with beachfront access and private lanais descending to expensive lawns. Couples looking for the ultimate romantic evening can experience Kiawe Outdoor Under the Branches, an immersive alfresco dining experience cooked over open fire with impeccable wine and cocktail pairings. Book the Cheers to the New Year package and receive a bottle of sparkling wine, two keepsake champagne flutes and a $50 daily resort credit.

‘Alohilani Resort | Waikiki, Oahu 

‘Alohilani Resort, named in honor of Queen Lili’uokalani, the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, is located in the heart of Waikiki Beach with inspiring design from the Rockwell Group and rich Hawaiian cultural touches. The hotel sits where the city meets sand and includes two restaurants from internationally acclaimed Iron Chef Morimoto, a 17,000-square foot seascape pool deck with cabanas and Swell restaurant, captivating 280,000-gallon Oceanarium, rooftop fitness experience and a new holistic wellness center with a new full-service spa. Couples should book a one-bedroom beachside suite with extended double balconies and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Waikiki Beach. Plus, be sure to book a new aerial yoga class and participate in a Hi’uwai ceremony, a traditional ocean cleansing ritual to purify one’s body mind and spirit while honoring the ocean.

Ibiza Gran Hotel | Ibiza, Spain 

Discerning travelers should seek Ibiza Gran Hotel, a unique haven and serene sanctuary located amidst the island’s wonderful and varied lifestyle. The Mediterranean icon opens for the season on April 3 and is known for providing the most luxurious and sophisticated hotel experience on the island. Renowned for its exceptional service, outstanding culinary venues, celebration of contemporary art, state-of-the-art wellness and relaxed atmosphere, Ibiza Gran Hotel is an ideal romantic getaway. The longstanding independently owned five-star hotel is situated in the heart of Ibiza’s “golden mile” and offers five award-winning restaurants, the only casino on the island, an exciting new nightlife venue, two dazzling pools and a world-class spa.

Salmon Falls Resort | Ketchikan, Alaska 

Salmon Falls Resort is situated at the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s iconic Inside Passage, located just 90 minutes from Seattle. The 51-room resort is best known for its majestic setting and world-class salmon fishing. The vast natural splendor in the midst of the Tongass National Forest on Revillagigedo Island lends itself to reconnecting over private adventures. The resort reopens for the 2023 season on June 1 so couples can book now for something to look forward to. Rates start at $1,500 per person per night and include accommodations, three meals per day, round-trip airport transfers, transportation to all activities, a customized itinerary with choice of Alaskan adventure activities each day and more. Adventurous couples will love the scenic Floatplane Fishing Adventure or Salmon Roe & Wine Pairing.

Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf – St. Barth

Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf, one of the world’s most luxurious properties, is offering a special Valentine’s Day package tailored to lovebirds who are looking for a warm weather retreat in St. Barth. The swoon-worthy holiday package includes:
A stay in the Junior Suite Terrace Sea View with sweeping balcony views of Saint Barth and a private plunge pool
45-minute couples massage at Spa Diane Barriere
Three-course dinner at Fouquet’s by three-star Michelin Chef Pierre Gagnaire
Guided hike to Petit Cul de Sac and other natural pools
Two-hour sunset catamaran tour around the island’s beaches
30-minute Helicopter ‘Air Baptism’ over the Caribbean Sea
Complimentary breakfast
Romantic in-suite welcome amenity
Access to private Shellona Beach club
Private airport transfers from St Barth Airport to hotel
There is a three-night minimum on this exclusive offering and pricing starts at $13,000.

Whether you enjoy relaxation or adventure, there are a number of breathtaking options for a romantic couple’s holiday.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa (pictured)

This luxury oasis with lush gardens and acres of pools offers ocean view dining, rooms with private lanais, championship golf and Anara Spa.  Relax among the beautiful views of verdant gardens, the sparkling Pacific Ocean or the lush mountainside from the private patio or lanai of your spacious guestroom. Dine at some of the best restaurants on Kauai with inspiring views. Enjoy a blissful massage in Anara Spa,  and experience complete serenity and rejuvenation during your stay. Lounge the day away at the resort's award-winning multi-level pools and saltwater lagoon. Float down a lava-rock lined lazy river pool past waterfalls, quiet seating nooks and secret caves to end at our 150-foot waterslide. If it's ocean breezes you prefer, Keoneloa Bay/Shipwreck Beach's white sand is just steps away.

Lovango Resort + Beach Club – U.S. Virgin Islands

Couples looking for a tropical island getaway throughout all of February can experience it at Lovango Resort + Beach Club, the first new resort to open in the U.S. Virgin Islands in 30 years. Thanks to the launch of their new Romance Package, they’ll be able to experience outdoor luxury and ocean breezes sure to create the perfect romantic atmosphere. Guests can use the code LOVE when booking this package online, allowing them to experience three nights in the treetops inside one of the resort’s luxury treehouses or glamping tents. Travelers can also find private amenities for two awaiting them this Valentine’s Day or throughout February 2023, including: a bottle of champagne upon arrival; private cabana for one day with a complimentary cocktail and towels included; breakfast at the brand-new Treetops Lounge; a trip to Honeymoon Beach, part of the National Park Services’ beaches on St. John, with a romantic picnic; romantic dinner for two on the beach under the stars; and a personalized cocktail for two created by the resort’s mixologist based on the couples’ favorite ingredients.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa - Maui, Hawaii

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is inviting guests to celebrate love on the Hawaiian islands this February with their Valentine’s Day Offer. Starting at $17,000, couples can find a romantic tropical paradise awaiting them for three nights in the sky-high Presidential Suite with beautiful panoramic ocean views. The amenities offered for Valentine’s Day include luxury car transport to/from airport, a romantic welcome amenity, a decorated suite for Valentine’s Day, dinner for two at Japengo, tickets to award-winning Drums of the Pacific Luau, a private lei making lesson, Tour of the Stars experience and mixology class, a couples massage at Kamaha’o, a Marilyn Monroe Spa and exclusive access to a private cabana for two during the entire stay.

Oceanscape Yachts - Because Life's Too Short for Ordinary Vacations

Oceanscape Yachts Makes Luxury Yachting Easy, Accessible and Cost-Effective for Travelers Just Like You.  Oceanscape Yacht charters allow you to sail in absolute privacy, with no strangers and no preset schedule.  When you cruise on a private yacht, the world is your oyster...waiting to be discovered.

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel - Santa Barbara, California

Experience timeless Californian glamor. El Encanto celebrates Santa Barbara’s early architecture fusing California Craftsman and Spanish Colonial, this iconic retreat reflects 1920s style coupled with splashes of modern artistry. Seven acres of gloriously landscaped gardens offer sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. Drift through the rare flora and make the most of the balmy West Coast evenings.

1900 Inn on Montford – Asheville, North Carolina

1900 Inn on Montford is a historic, four-diamond bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC.  The inn offers a main house and private carriage house with guest rooms and suites just a few steps away from gourmet restaurants, minutes from downtown Asheville, and a short drive to mountain adventures in every direction.

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac – Quebec City

This heritage urban resort will seduce you with its breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River and the architecture of the Old fortified City, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your experience at this landmark luxury hotel will guarantee you a memorable and inspiring stay in one of the most beautiful, and walkable, cities in the world. Embrace the Season with up to 20% off your stay

Cordevalle - Luxury Resort in Northern California

CordeValle is a beautiful Northern California retreat where you can relax, play, explore, and experience new adventures. Surrounded by a bucolic countryside in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the resort offers many outdoor activities and family recreation, from wine tasting to bocce ball to tennis. Tee off on the championship golf course, or take a guided hike. Escape to CordeValle.

Romance in the Valley Package

  • Accommodations (for 2) include:
    • Rose Petal Turndown
    • Complimentary Chocolate Truffle and a bottle of champagne
    • Daily breakfast credit

Relais Christine, Paris

A favorite address of Parisian lovers and all lovers of Paris who seek the friendly atmosphere of a family home with the refinement and attentive service of the very best luxury hotels. Chic boutiques, tempting bistros, world-famous galleries – the best of Paris is just beyond the gates of Hôtel Relais Christine. You could stroll along the Seine, stopping for petit crème and pastries with a book on a terrace and feel like a Parisian. Or shop for haute couture on Boulevard Saint-Germain. Top of most visitors’ must-see lists, Notre-Dame, the Musée d’Orsay, the Louvre or the Luxembourg garden are also just a short walk away.

Saint James Paris

Enjoy a romantic getaway at the Saint James Paris with this offer including breakfast at the restaurant, a bottle of Champagne rosé and a creation from our Pastry Chef. Upon availability, for stays in a Junior Suite and from February 12th to 17th, 2023.

The Aman Venice Experience

Set in Palazzo Papadopoli, one of the city’s eight monumental palazzos on the Grand Canal, Aman Venice embodies all that is sumptuous and sensuous about La Serenissima. Venice was given the name La Serenissima, meaning the Most Serene, when it was a large trading empire. Just a short walk away from Piazza San Marco, Aman Venice offers the perfect place from which to explore this romantic city, and to discover the hidden gems of the city while floating away on a traditional gondola.

Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection - Costa Rica

An escape for those seeking total well-being and unbridled adventure, balance at Hacienda AltaGracia is founded with the belief that total wellbeing comes from being able to move fast or slow. This serene 50-casita resort features 180 bird-song-filled acres of untamed tropical forest, coffee farm, equine stables, organic chef’s gardens and a wellbeing center by one of the world’s leading holistic wellness providers, THE WELL.

The St. Regis Deer Valley - Park City, Utah - Ski & Spa

Experience unmatched luxury at The St. Regis Deer Valley. Adorned with distinctive furnishings and tasteful décor, the Park City, Utah, resort mimics the beauty of the location amidst the picturesque Wasatch Mountains. During the winter season, there is convenient ski-in/ski-out access with a private ski valet. Then warm up with therapeutic body treatments at Remède Spa include Remède customized wraps and body polishes.

JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Set in the heart of Muskoka in Ontario, Canada, JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa is a sweeping multi-faceted resort, perched atop a 100-foot granite bluff just two and a half hours north of Toronto. The resort is renowned for its spectacular view of Lake Rosseau, sprawling landscape and private beaches. Channeling the distinctive luxurious standards of JW Marriott Resorts, the resort offers inspiring surroundings that allow guests to immerse themselves into the local culture by indulging in the feisty flavors of local cuisine, educative nature trails, dynamic outdoor activities during all four seasons of the year and unique workshops with local artisans, authors and craftspeople.

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino – Aruba

Aruba is an ideal warm-weather getaway for couples this Valentine’s Day and guests of Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino are invited to enjoy a romantic holiday offer. Couples will have the opportunity to work with world renowned jeweler, Little Europe Jewels & Time, on a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. As part of the offer guests will also receive welcome cocktails; take part in a beach picnic with a private tent, flowers and champagne; a private sail experience on the island with Red Sail Sports while enjoying locally-brewed beer, cheese platter and more; a couples massage at the newly enhanced ZoiA spa; daily access to the Regency Club including the chance to customize their stay with a dedicated concierge team; $100 credit to the state-of-the art, 11,200-square-foot casino; and a three-course dinner at Ruinas del Mar. This enchanting offer starts at $60,000 and has a five-night minimum.

The Martinez Hotel Cannes unveils its exclusive offer for Valentine's Day

  • Transfer by helicopter from Nice airport
  • One night in one of the two Penthouse Apartments designed by Isabelle Huppert and Thierry Frémaux
  • Butler at disposal and VIP welcome
  • Private dinner served in the apartment: Caviar, seafood, lobster, lobster ... and dessert 'Love Cake' specially prepared by Julien Ochando, the pastry chef & Champagne Dom Perignon
  • Private shopping in the luxury boutiques of La Croisette
  • Champagne breakfast served in the Apartment

Rate: 14 000€ (valid from February 10th to 18th)