Most Romantic Getaways in the United States

Home to a thousand different vistas and atmosphere, a romantic getaway in the United States caters for all tastes and desires. Discover 6 addresses for a romantic escapade in the US.

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Arizona

This Four Seasons property is at the heart of the former Crescent Moon Ranch and welcomes guests to abodes that pay homage to the look and feel of the Old West.

It’s surrounded by the expansive vistas of the Sonoran Desert, complete with vertiginous mesas, impressive boulders and the emblematic cacti. The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North enhances this feel within their 210 rooms and suites, with an architecture that echoes Southwestern chic. Inside, residents are treated to a rustic interior, with accents of leather, red wood with a dash of color in the vintage carpets and Native American décor and artworks that celebrate the Sonoran Desert in full bloom.

4 restaurants and bars make up the culinary offering of the hotel. Talavera delights guests with a contemporary steakhouse setting that boasts glorious views of the environs. Proof is where guests can enjoy a menu of classic American comfort food and beverages. The Onyx Bar & Lounge is an elegant outlet perfect for snacks and drinks, while Saguaro Bloom brings guests by the pool for some sunshine and cocktails.

The hotel spa offers an extensive list of massages and treatments, with collaborations with brands such as Margaret Dabbs and Omorovicza. The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale also offers an array of activities to enable guests to truly experience the location, such as hiking to Pinnacle Peak, golfing at the Troon North Golf Club, and even helicopter tours of the surrounding landmarks.

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Address: 10600 E Crescent Moon Dr, Scottsdale

Transfer: 20 minutes from Scottsdale Airport

Opening period: All year


El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara, California

The El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel is perched on the hills of Santa Barbara, overlooking the Channel Islands and less than 2 hours from Los Angeles. It’s the perfect destination for guests to enjoy the blitz of the neighborhood, while also relishing the elegance and glamour of Old Hollywood.

With views over the Pacific Ocean and basking in the sunlight of the Californian coast, the El Encanto invites guests to experience the American Riviera. With an architecture that takes its cues from the Spanish-colonial aesthetics, the hotel continues to emanate 1920s atmosphere despite its modern renovations. As such, the 92 guest rooms, suites, and bungalows all feature period furniture and handcrafted decorative pieces that pay homage to Santa Barbara’s history, while also boasting contemporary elements such as a heated floor in the marble bathroom.

On the culinary side, guests may relish the very best of Californian cuisine at the Dining Room & Terrace. The restaurant features a period décor with views over the ocean and surrounding gardens, with a menu that features artisanal ingredients and fresh seafood. Meanwhile, the Lounge is a relaxed al fresco area ideal for a light lunch, while making the most of the splendid weather.

El Encanto completes the offering with a spa experience that takes inspiration from the coastal elements to design its wellness programs and treatments, with products from facialist, Lindo Ross. Guests also have access to a fully equipped fitness studio, with yoga sessions and personal training available.

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel

Address: 800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara

Transfer: 15 minutes from Santa Barbara Airport

Opening period: All year


Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida

Designed to be the romantic escapade par excellence, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa welcomes guests to the only private island resort in the United States, located off the Florida Keys coastline (archipelago islands). For couples who want to get together and feel alone in the world, the hotel is unique with no phone, no television and no guests under 18.

Home to only 30 bungalow suites, scattered among the palm trees and mangroves of the 5.5-acre island, the resort provides an unparalleled sense of privacy and intimacy. The suites are typically island thatched villas and each has a private outdoor terrace or sandy area, furnished with lounge chairs, a hammock and a fireplace for cool evenings. Cream, light green, or blue-gray walls with wooden door and window frames, vaulted bamboo ceilings, and turn-of-the-century furnishings provide a Caribbean-inspired residential atmosphere.

The Dining Room is where guests may congregate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with fantastic views of the turquoise sea and white-sand beach. The menu changes daily, depending on the chef’s inspiration and seasonal products, but covers an array of international cuisines. The Monkey Hut is a delightful bar attached to the main restaurant, where guests may retreat to for pre-dinner cocktails, and nightcaps.

SpaTerre offers an array of island-themed treatments and massages, with products that make use of natural ingredients. Though the hotel also has a small (but pleasant) fitness area, guests may get their dose of physical activities from the array of adventures that the hotel offers, such as kayaking, back country flats fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, and even encounters with the dolphins.

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

Address: 28500 Overseas Highway, Little Torch Key

Transfer: Guests must board a boat or seaplane at Little Torch Key, mile marker 28.5, located 40 minutes from Key West Airport.

Opening period: All year


Meadowood Napa Valley, California

Sitting at the heart of a 250-acre estate in the region of Napa Valley, Meadowood’s promise is one that combines good food, good wine, and great privacy.

A short one-hour drive from San Francisco, guests are welcomed by a classic Napa Valley design, with a wooden façade with white lattice windows that evokes conviviality and homeliness. Inside, the property boasts 36 rooms and suites that all sport a perfect blend of rustic charms and contemporary comfort. Hardwood parquet floors, vintage furniture, stone fireplaces, and Carrera marble bathrooms, all of which offer stunning views of the surrounding gardens from the private decks and terraces.

While guests may explore the region’s rich collection of wine at the hotel’s Wine Center, the restaurants are the perfect places to relish them alongside the mouth-watering recipes. Forum and Terrace Café invite guests to enjoy classics of the region in a casual atmosphere. For a more elevated dining atmosphere, The Restaurant at Meadowood is the hotel’s 3-Michelin-starred address helmed by Executive Chef Christopher Kostow but is temporarily closed.

Elsewhere, the hotel’s spa offers a holistic wellness experience that covers everything from massages and beauty treatments to healthy cuisine. The spa also provides access to two relaxation gardens, a plunge pool, a dry cedar sauna, and a fitness center. The hotel also has 3 separate pools for adults and children, as well as a five outdoor tennis courts.

Meadowood Napa Valley

Address: 900 Meadowood Lane, St Helena

Transfer: 30 minutes from Napa Country Airport

Opening period: All year


Amangiri, Utah

Surrounded by the still vistas of the Colorado Plateau, the Amangiri offers a communion with the US Far West. Located on the border between Arizona and Utah, Amangiri brings guests into a Western landscape of canyons, mesas, and gorges.

This hotel celebrates the colors and textures of Canyon Point: sand-colored exteriors that blend seamlessly into the landscape, while the 34 spacious pavilions and homes display a mix of natural materials alongside concrete walls and blackened steel. Inside, guests are treated to residential décor that echoes the outdoor scenery, with clean lines and plenty of rustic wooden furniture.

On the culinary side, the Amangiri Dining and the Camp Sarika Dining both feature a similar menu that introduces guests to the culinary heritage of the Native American and the American Southwest. Within Amangiri Dining’s décor of leather and steel, guests can also experience the gastronomic cuisine of the five tribes of the region in the Spirit of the Journey tasting menu.

Another area of the hotel that pays homage to the Native American heritage of the region is the spa. With 25,000 square feet of utmost peace and harmony, guests can make the most of the hotel’s unique wellness program that is inspired by the healing methods of Navajo tribe, one of the largest Native American tribes in the US.


Address: 1 Kayenta Rd, Canyon Point, UT 84741, United States

Transfer: Just some 30 minutes from Page Municipal Airport

Opening period: All year


Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection, Connecticut

Located a two-hour drive from New York City, the impressive country retreat, Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection pays homage to an era of New England hospitality believed to be long forgotten.

Located at the heart of a 58-acre estate of manicured gardens and wild woodlands, the retreat recalls the look and feel of Dutch Colonial style. See an assuming façade hiding an interior layout that includes things such as a grand hall, a wooden staircase, and common areas such as the Parlour and the Library. With only 30 rooms and suites, a stay at the Inn is fashionably private and quiet. The period décor combined with vintage furniture, colorful wallpapers and curtains with country motifs give the place a warm, country house feel.

On the culinary front, the hotel has a farm-fresh policy across its restaurants, headed by Chef Courtney Burns. The menus of The Garden Room (a beautiful New England setting designed by Celerie Kemble and overlooking the Shakespeare Garden) and The Tap Room, with interiors that blend library looks with a Victorian pub atmosphere, feature seasonal produce and classic New England recipes.

THE WELL Spa is the highlight of the Mayflower Inn. With a residential décor, bright and open to the surrounding countryside, the spa offers an East-meets-West holistic program. Guests also have access to an indoor pool, an array of physical and spiritual wellness classes, such as yoga, meditation, and Pilates among others.

Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection

Address: 118 Woodbury Rd, Route 47, Washington

Transfer: 1 hour and 15 minutes from Bradley International Airport

Opening period: All year


Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, California

Nestled at the heart of a 45-acre property, surrounded by landscaped gardens of citrus trees and olive groves, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa epitomizes the Mediterranean spirit of Southern California.

Boasting a Spanish Colonial Hacienda-like architecture, with its earthy tones basking in the sunlight, the Rancho Valencia is home to 49 guest casitas. Striking that perfect balance between Old World Mediterranean charms and contemporary loft feel, the accommodations are an abode of peace. Inside, guests discover exposed wooden beams, reminiscent of a ranch house, with plenty of period furniture, leather sofas, a fireplace, and a private, furnished patio.

The Pony Room and the poolside Rein make up the culinary offering of the Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. At the Pony Room, guests may relish flavors of Mediterranean and Southern California, alongside more than 100 variations of tequilas, an array of locally brewed beers, and an impressive collection of wines. Meanwhile, Rein offers a laid-back setting where guests can enjoy some light bites and refreshing cocktails by the pool.

The Spa at Rancho Valencia offers an array of treatments and massages, using products that include natural minerals, herbs, and oils designed for relaxation. The spa also includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, a new beauty salon with hair, manicure, and pedicure services, as well as a relaxation area.

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Address: 5921 Valencia Circle (Box 9126) Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Transfer: 25 minutes from McClellan-Palomar Airport

Opening period: All year


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