From luxurious Caribbean escapes and enticing South American retreats, to intimate and cozy winter locales like Georgia and Iceland – these resort packages are the perfect excuse to relax and reconnect with your partner this upcoming season.
Baoase Luxury Resort - Willemstad, Curaçao (pictured)
Let Curaçao’s tropical sun warm you up this season on the most romantic getaway to the Southern Dutch Caribbean paradise. Renowned worldwide for its year-round warm weather and crystal-clear blue waters, the beautiful island of Curaçao is the ideal winter escape. Prepare to wine and dine, shop til you drop, and immerse yourself in the rich culture that lies within the 40-mile long island. From strolling down the historic city of Willemstad to taking a day trip to the secluded tiny island of Klein Curaçao, this island serves as the perfect romantic getaway for you and your loved one. After a day of exploring, retreat to Baoase Luxury Resort, the island’s only five-star property, located only a 5-minute drive away from the colorful, historic city of Willemstad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ultra-exclusive oasis features Asian-inspired villas and suites with an interior design scheme that pays homage to a signature Balinese style. Featuring an infinity pool, outdoor rain showers and stone tubs, and exquisite hot-stone dinners that lovebirds can enjoy right in the comfort of their villa, it’s easy to see why this luxurious escape has attracted A-listers like Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union. Baoase Luxury Resort will go above and beyond to exceed all your expectations.
Villa Bokéh - Antigua, Guatemala
If you’re longing for an incredibly romantic and intimate getaway this winter head to Villa Bokéh — located in the heavenly outskirts of Antigua, Guatemala, this exclusive 15-room luxurious hacienda is the perfect spot to celebrate love with your significant other. Situated in the heart of a 6-acre lush garden, the individually decorated guest rooms feature private balconies, enclosed gardens with fire pits complemented by incredible volcano vistas — the perfect spot to cozy up with your loved one. Couples can take part in the Notebook experience, a boat ride around the serene lagoon with some bubbly and a charcuterie board, or head to the spa for relaxing locally-inspired treatments. With hidden gardens and charming plazas in every corner, Villa Bokéh invites couples to rekindle their love and indulge in this rare hidden gem just minutes away from the sights of the vibrant city of Antigua.
W Punta De Mita - Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
Couples seeking a warm, culturally rich retreat to spice things up this winter should check out W Punta de Mita, a chic, indigenous-inspired resort located on one of Mexico’s best surf breaks with an amazing beach, incredible surfing program, and amenities for days. When they’re not practicing their hang-ten, couples can unwind in oceanfront suites with private plunge pools and bathrooms that feel like you’re showering in the outdoors, relax with locally inspired treatments at the resort’s AWAY Spa (agave + tequila facial? Yes, please!), indulge at restaurants ranging from Jean Georges’ renowned Spice Market to a vintage 1950’s Chevy truck that’s been converted into a beachside ceviche bar, and reserve the incredibly romantic Mesa1 -- an ultra-exclusive al fresco dining setting that offers just one nightly seating for a private chef’s dinner under the stars.
Southernmost Beach Resort - Key West, Florida
For those who want to escape the chilly weather and heavy snowfall, the award-winning Southernmost Beach Resort in Key West provides the perfect tropical, warm and cozy getaway for a romance-filled weekend. Featuring a modern sleek design with classic coastal charm, while ocean views abound, discover the resort's luxurious amenities, allowing you to relax and reconnect. Boasting three palm-fringed pools with private cabanas, a secluded tanning pier, signature restaurant, and gorgeous oceanfront rooms, this idyllic oasis sets the tone for a romantic and memorable vacation. Snuggle up with your partner and watch the sunset on the resort's private beach, explore Key West's historic Old Town – straight out of a storybook scene in a southern romance, or spend your time on property reveling in the exciting activities, like salsa dancing or painting classes. Take advantage of the resort's “Rest, Romance, Repeat” package, which includes an overnight stay, complimentary bottle of wine and a $150 spa credit to use at the resort’s Petite Spa. Pro tip: upgrade your couple's treatment to an oceanfront cabana for an ultimate experience of just your lover and the waves.
W Fort Lauderdale
Ready to escape the unbearable cold this winter? Overlooking both the Atlantic Ocean and sparkling Intracoastal, W Fort Lauderdale serves as a seductive and vibrant home base for couples seeking a romantic getaway. Spend quality time together under the sun at WET, the swoon-worthy rooftop pool and bar with private day beds and bottle service. The never-ending views make it a jaw-dropping setting to snap a selfie together. After playing around in the sun, work out the kinks side-by-side with a relaxing couple's massage at AWAY spa, the property’s colorful yet soothing spa. When the sun goes down, couples can indulge with an unforgettable dinner experience at Steak 954, or spice things up with Mexican flare at El Vez. The sparks will continue to fly in Living Room, where couples can cheers to their journey with refreshing cocktails and pulsating tunes.
Caerula Mar Club - South Andros, Bahamas
Anyone in search of a tropical and intimate winter getaway should look no further than Caerula Mar Club, a boutique luxury resort on the remote island of South Andros - the Bahamas’ largest island in size, yet the smallest in population with just 2,000 inhabitants. Caerula Mar is an HGTV-helmed resort and home to five private villas and 18 gorgeous suites all located on 10 postcard-perfect acres of gorgeous turquoise beach where couples won’t spot another set of footprints during their visit. Pure serenity is the name of the game at Caerula Mar with activity options ranging from complimentary bicycles to relaxing by the pool under the shade of palm trees, taking a walk on the white sands, spending a few hours at the rejuvenating oceanfront spa, or basking in the Bahamian breeze all from the comfort of this hideaway nestled between the mangroves. Turn the romance up a notch with a customized dinner catered directly to the comfort of your private porch. From now until November 15th, Caerula Mar is offering 10% off reservations of four nights or more plus a $100 resort credit for guests to enjoy at their leisure on anything including excursions or cocktails. For those who visit the property on Thanksgiving, a complimentary holiday dinner is included as well as a picnic basket with turkey sandwiches for the lunch the following day… because the best part of Thanksgiving is always eating leftovers. Book now at caerulamar.com.
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
While many look to warm locations for romantic escapes during the winter, there is a certain allure to be found and enjoyed for couples open to embracing the crisp air and all of the frosty season’s unique charms; lovebirds can cuddle by the fire or watch the snow fall while sipping on some hot cocoa. Located along the coast of Massachusetts, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club has rightfully earned its spot as one of Cape Cod's crown jewels. With luxurious accommodations, a plethora of resort activities including a serene spa offering a wide range of massages, and close proximity to the vineyards and shops of Brewster, Ocean Edge Resort is the perfect spot for a romantic escape this winter. The charming, historic property is open year-round - which is unusual for resorts in the area, and effortlessly entices visitors during the colder months with lots of indoor activities and programming e.g. The Frost Bar, a pop-up culinary experience with an arctic setting complete with private igloos for dining and specialty cocktails, indoor pools, and more. This season, the resort is offering couples a new "Speaking My Language of Love" package, which includes a 15% discount off room accommodations and $100 to be used for preferred "Language of Love" activities, which include romance adlibs, breakfast in bed, a special lunch or dinner, and a massage.
Corazón Cabo Resort & Spa - Cabo San Lucas, MX
Corazón Cabo Resort & Spa, the newest luxury property in Cabo San Lucas, is the ideal setting for lovers looking to escape for some quality time this winter. Nestled in the heart of Medano Beach - the only swimmable white-sand beach in Cabo, the resort is home to the largest beach club around: the always-buzzing Corazón Beach Club. Couples are welcome to sip on a cocktail while taking in the iconic views of Cabo’s most famous landmark - Land’s End, as well as an enchanting city skyline, at Rooftop 360's ocean-front infinity pool. The latter chic bar is the highest rooftop terrace in the city, and is not only Instagram-friendly, boasting string lights and local charm - but it's also the perfect place for late night dancing above the sea. For some relaxation, lovebirds are encouraged to try out a selection of rituals dedicated to couples at Spartitual, the resort's own world-class spa. One ritual is "Romantic Scents" in a private couples suite, which offers a cleansing facial, aromatherapy massage session, romantic hot tub session, and some wine and chocolate. The resort is also offering a “Season of Self Care” package that couples can take advantage of, which includes three nights in a luxury Infinity Suite, an in-room amenity, daily buffet breakfast, $100 USD resort credit, and access to the spa. Look no further than this glamorous location to reignite the spark.
The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta - MX
For those seeking a romantic escape this winter with a touch of heartiness, look no further than The Westin Resort & Spa, a former palm tree farm turned wellness oasis located in Puerto Vallarta, one of the friendliest cities in the world. The serene property sits on the white sands of Mexico’s Pacific coast overlooking the sparkling Banderas Bay. The lush property is home to over 600 palm trees and offers a private beach with pergolas and endless chaise lounges, as well as ample outdoor activity options like a tennis court, walking trails, bike rentals, non-motorized water sports, and private seaside picnics with stunning sunset views and a curated menu from on-property restaurant, Arrecifes. If the kids can't be left behind, there's no need to fret. The resort offers activities designed to enrich younger guests’ stays through exploration, at Westin Family. The program brings every locale to life and enhances children's well-being while engaging and inspiring them, inviting them to build sandcastles on the beach, fill a custom travel journal, try traditional Mexican crafts, enjoy some face painting, and more. A custom, nutritious "Eat Well" menu for kids is also available, to ensure their health while on vacation. At The Westin Resort & Spa, there's enough room for romance, wonder, and health.
Thompson Zihuatanejo – Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Located on the fringe of the charming and relaxing fishing village of Zihuatanejo along the crystal clear waters of Mexico’s Pacific Coast, the sophisticated beachfront boutique hotel Thompson Zihuatanejo is the perfect place for couples to trade in the frigid winter temperature for warm sun and crystal clear waters. With the 'Redemption Package', couples can eat, drink and celebrate their relationship in a big way. Guests will be greeted with tequila (which will certainly set the stage for a fun trip) and pozole upon arrival. The experience also includes a cooking class with Chef Javier Cerrillo, a master of smoke and fire, right on La Playa Ropa beach, a private yacht trip to the iconic Las Saladitas for a surfing lesson with the local pros, as well as an aprés-surf recovery session at the resort's spa for two. Guests will have access to a personal activities concierge to wait on them hand and foot and will find a daily lux array of wellness treasures awaiting them in their suite complete with a private plunge pool where a bucket of (Dufresne) beers will be delivered to them daily at Happy Hour. At the end of the day, couples can toast to an amazing trip and their love story with a cold one in hand and the sun on their shoulders. To learn more visit Thompsonhotels.com/Zihua.
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Couples looking to turn up the heat as the winter chill passes through should head to Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa where a dreamy weekend comes with high doses of tropical and cultural infusions. Views of the ocean – and possibly hunchback whales splashing in and out of the water – can be enjoyed upon entering the resort's open-aired lobby, from any guest-room or suite of choice, or during a romantic dinner at the hotel’s outside restaurant Las Casitas. This sprawling resort located on the sandy strip of the coast offers a full 180-degree view of Banderas Bay in PV's largest infinity pool alongside the two-story swim-up bar, Nosh, a gateway to explore dozens of hidden beaches along the glistening Pacific, and connection with the local culture at the nearby Malecon, where Mexico’s charm and local flavor thrive, along with access to beachside kayaking and a sea turtle release program. Lovebirds can also enjoy relaxing water-focused treatments at Ohtli Spa, where treatments highlight ancient traditions. For more information, visit puertovallartamarriott.com
Barnsley Resort – Adairsville, Georgia
Love Birds looking to embrace each other to keep one another warm this winter are invited for a romantic stay at Barnsley Resort, a property with love rooted in its history. Tucked away in the foothills of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the storybook site was built by Godfrey Barnsley for his wife and the love of his life, Julia, and there is love in every brick. Today, the 3,000-acre resort serves as the ultimate retreat to unplug, find balance, and reconnect both with loved ones and nature. Couples also have their pick of outdoor activities, from horseback riding to clay shooting, and can reignite the fire (literally!) by cozying up around the pits with drinks in hand. For those couples looking for a truly dynamic experience, the ‘Romantic Hideaway’ Package is the perfect way to unplug and reconnect this winter. Romantics will be welcomed upon arrival with a rose petal turndown and bottle of sparkling wine. Throughout their visit, couples will enjoy overnight accommodations in a charming cottage or at the luxurious Inn at Barnsley Resort and indulge in intimate meals at one of the on-site restaurants. The experience is made even more memorable with a $200 credit, which can be used on outdoor activities or relaxing spa treatments. For more information, visit www.barnsleyresort.com.
Renaissance Tuscany - Tuscany, Italy
When it comes to European hideaways, it doesn’t get much more romantic than a destination tucked away in the Tuscan region where the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa overlooks the ever-changing colors of the mountainous Serchio Valley. As winter advances and the crowds lessen, Tuscany becomes an ideal place for lovebirds to explore the romantic and alluring culture of Italy. It is worth considering this destination as there are a lot of things to do in Tuscany. Couples can immerse themselves in the local culture found throughout the surrounding medieval villages, or express their love through food with the ‘Chef for a Day’ experience, which offers an opportunity to cook side by side with one of the resort’s chefs for an authentic taste of Italy. The romantic experience at the Renaissance continues with a relaxing couple’s session at the spa, or a dip in the indoor pool. Nothing seals the deal, or the love letter, like an intimate wine tasting in the resort’s lounge. Each glass is carefully crafted by passion from the local vineyards. Apart from the endless activities perfect for any pair, Renaissance Tuscany is also the ideal destination for 'dolce far niente' or 'the sweet art of doing nothing'. What better place to relax, soak in the breathtaking views, and cozy up in the company of your loved one? www.renaissancetuscany.com
Hyatt Centric Las Olas - Ft Lauderdale, Florida
Celebrate love at Hyatt Centric Las Olas with a romantic getaway perfect for pairs that love to be in the center of the action. This winter, couples can opt for a sunny escape with an artsy edge in the vibrant city of Fort Lauderdale, a laid-back alternative to the hustle and bustle of nearby Miami. The hotel offers close proximity to the area’s best beaches, museums, galleries and cultural institutions, while also offering plenty of on-site amenities. Lovebirds can lay poolside at Elev8, the property’s sleek 8th floor pool and bar where skyline views and larger than life murals await, while indulging in hand-crafted cocktails and light bites. After soaking in the sun together, head out to explore the best of Fort Lauderdale – kayak at Hugh Taylor Birch Park, check out live music at Las Olas Oceanside Park, explore the city’s creative side with a stroll through FATVillage or relax and unwind at one of the city’s eight beaches. End the night at the romantic, exclusive hotel guest room turned speakeasy, 901, which evokes pre-Prohibition vibes, transporting guests to the roaring 1920s. This intimate experience features an upscale cocktail menu with playful names alongside a full gourmet menu to complement libations. This diverse cityscape has something special to be enjoyed by everyone and their someone special. www.hyattcentriclasolas.com.
Couples looking for a romantic adventure should visit Hotel Rangá, arguably the best place to see the Northern Lights, due to its surrounding dark skies and less artificial lights, and wake up calls to ensure no missed opportunity. Set in the secluded and spectacular countryside of the South Coast, this lux and rustic oasis is ideal for those looking to go off-grid to view the majestic world wonder in its full glory. Visitors can take a super jeep to share a smooch under a waterfall, hold hands on a stroll along a beautiful black sand beach, or hop on a snowmobile or buggy to explore the vast and magnificent land of fire and ice. After a long day of activities from horseback riding to ice cave exploring, there's no place better to relax than in one of the hotel's suites — decorated with flowers, scented candles and plenty of rose petals upon arrival. Sweethearts can share a romantic dinner sampling gourmet Nordic fare at Restaurant Ranga or can cozy up and enjoy chocolate covered strawberries with a soak in one of the property's geo-thermal heated outdoor hot tubs, or partake in a stellar star gazing session alongside a resident astronomer at the hotel's own hi-tech, roll-off roof observatory (on nights when the Northern Lights might not make a visit). Love birds booking the Romantic Getaway package can toast to love over a complimentary bottle of champagne when booking a three nights stay which also includes breakfast in bed. For more information or to book, visitwww.hotelranga.is.
Quintessence Hotel | Long Bay Beach, Anguilla
For the ultimate romantic getaway, couples can escape the chilly weather this winter and head to one hotel that stands out amongst the rest located on the tropical Caribbean island, Anguilla. Perched above the secluded, turquoise Long Bay Beach, Quintessence Hotel has just nine unique suites, offering a private mansion feel with all the bells and whistles of a full service resort. The hotel especially caters to couples with their “Romance in Anguilla” package which includes luxury accommodations, 24/7 butler service, daily breakfast, an intimate private dining experience for two and a daily bed of roses turndown amenity. Lovers can spend their time soaking up the sun at the sprawling infinity pool, reconnecting their minds and bodies with a couples yoga session, playing a few rounds of pickleball or tennis, pampering themselves with a couples massage at the full service spa or having a toast in the private wine cellar. A new nonstop flight from Miami that marks the first direct flight from the United States makes it easier than ever to visit this tropical paradise. During the Caribbean’s “festive” season, taking place between December 18 and January 8, 2023, American will operate 11 weekly flights between Miami and Anguilla. Anguilla will also debut a new Blowing Point Ferry terminal building in December 2022, capable of accommodating approximately 100 passengers daily. www.qhotelanguilla.com
Playa Largo Resort & Spa - Key Largo, FL
Travelers in search of an ultra-luxe tropical winter vacation can make their way to Playa Largo Resort & Spa, just an hour’s drive from Miami along US-1’s sun-soaked highway with ocean views the whole way. The Autograph Collection hotel sits on what used to be America’s largest pineapple plantation and will quickly have guests in the vacation spirit with its lush greenery, whimsical beach-chic decor and laid-back atmosphere. This winter, the longer that travelers choose to stay at Playa Largo, the more discounts they will receive, ranging from 20% to 30% off room rates. With the money saved from the generous deal, guests can add-on incredible activities such as massages at the Ocean Spa, a lobster dinner, water sport equipment rentals, private bonfires and so much more – all amounting to an unforgettable beach getaway. Picture yourself relaxing in a beachside tripod hammock with jerk wings and a pineapple mojito, or lounging by the zero-entry pool… ready for a relaxing Florida Keys getaway of a lifetime? Visit playalargoresort.com and book with promo code D3Q.
Resorts World Bimini - Bimini, Bahamas
Enjoy a year-round romantic and tropical getaway in Bimini, the closest Bahamian island to the coastal U.S. and home to Resorts World Bimini — an oceanfront complex that encompasses a chic Hilton hotel, world-class casino, marina, and a brand new private beach. The seven-mile island is surrounded by the bright blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, and views are best enjoyed with a drink in hand while sunbathing at one of two hotel pools: the ground-floor lagoon pool or the rooftop infinity pool, both of which have poolside bars with specialty cocktails and local bites. For an immersive experience, Resorts World Bimini Beach is a 4.5-acre private beach and day club that blends laidback luxury with unrivaled ocean backdrops and chic vibes similar to beach clubs in Mykonos or Tulum. With beachfront cabanas, two pools, shaded hammocks, rustic decor, direct beach access, and daily live entertainment, Resorts World Bimini Beach introduces just one more reason to frequent this all-encompassing resort. This winter, guests can book a transportation-inclusive package for big savings and extra romance. The “Sail and Stay” package starts at just $459 per person and includes roundtrip Balearia ferry transportation and a two-night or three-night stay at the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini ($1,200+ value). The “Fly and Stay” package covers seaplane flights with Tropic Ocean Airways starting at $499 per person for two nights ($1,510+ value). Book at www.rwbimini.com.
Thompson Buckhead - Atlanta, GA
Quietly tucked away outside the hustle and bustle of Atlanta is Buckhead Village - one of the city’s most affluent residential neighborhoods dotted with huge trees, lots of greenery, and home to the best shopping and dining in the area. Opened in December 2021, the Thompson Buckhead brought a touch of spice to the otherwise quiet neighborhood. Its design can be described as southern charms meets mid-century modern, setting the stage for romance - with a twist - for all couples who walk through its doors. Kick off the evening with Italian-American comfort food at the on-site restaurant Dirty Rascal, where a sensual evening awaits. Curated by a local celebrity chef, Dirty Rascal truly makes guests feel as if they’re in old school New York with large leather booths made for people watching, elaborate table-side preparations, sexy, dark red decor and more. The evening can end after dinner (a cozy room with turndown service awaits, after all), or head up to the rooftop to check out the hotel’s members-only social club, Tesserae. Although members are only allowed into the club, Thompson Buckhead is extending entrance to hotel guests who book deluxe suite categories for a limited time. Tesserae’s current membership includes some of Atlanta’s most influential creatives, celebrities, athletes, CEOs, and more, and serves a world-class cocktail menu. Book a suite at www.thompsonbuckhead.com.
Sonesta Ocean Point - St. Maarten
Escape the chilly winter weather and head to the serene lagoons and sundry beaches in the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten. Known for boasting a variety of activities that cater to any kind of traveler, St. Maarten boasts plenty of offerings for a romantic getaway. Specifically, the all-inclusive, adults-only, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort offers a Suite Love Honeymoon package for newlyweds and all couples alike to enjoy a tropical yet cozy vacation. The offer exudes romance from the get-go including welcome champagne, a couples massage at the Serenity Spa, a stocked, in-room wine fridge with the couple’s favorite bottles, a private romantic dinner, butler service and more - all packed into a four-night stay. Turn the glamor up a notch and upgrade to a seven-night stay to enjoy a day trip to the renowned St. Barths - an easy, 45-minute ferry from St. Maarten. Rates starting at $3,299 per couple. Learn more at https://www.sonesta.com/offers/suite-love-honeymoon-package.