The Napa Valley area has a variety of activities for couples to do during a romantic getaway. Couples can share romantic meals together, go wine tasting at the many different wineries in the area and spend plenty of time alone at their hotel. Napa is also the perfect backdrop for those looking to propose and for couples on their honeymoon.
Here are some of the most romantic hotels in the Napa Valley area.
Auberge du Soleil
Spend quiet time together lounging by the pool and sipping on sparkling wine at the Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford. With only 50 guest rooms, this romantic hotel offers a secluded atmosphere where you can cuddle in front of the fireplace or take a stroll enjoying the beautiful Italian-inspired architecture of the resort.
The DuChamp Hotel only has six private cottages that are nestled amidst a grove of olive trees that have been growing for more than 50 years. Located on the DuChamp Estate Winery in Healdsburg, this romantic retreat offers guests complimentary European-style breakfast to start off each day, followed by many glasses of wine while cuddling in front of the fireplace or while relaxing in the Jacuzzi.
Experience Wine Country farmhouse-style when you stay at the Farmhouse Inn. During your stay, you will get to see breathtaking sunrises over the valley and experience the warmth and hospitality of a family-owned inn. You will be located just a short distance from hundreds of wineries and be able to take part in the many activities offered throughout the Napa Valley area.
Enjoy a romantic getaway at a bed and breakfast that is located close to all of the wine-themed excitement in the Napa Valley area. Your stay at the Gaige House will give you access to personal service with a complimentary three-course breakfast served daily. If you choose to stay in one of the “Zen” suites, you will receive spa treatments right in your suite and the two of you can enjoy quiet time soaking in your oversized granite tub.
Kenwood Inn & Spa
Tucked away in one of the most unlikely locations in the Napa Valley area, Kenwood Inn & Suites will definitely offer you a luxurious getaway while giving you all of the romance of a wine country getaway. This Mediterranean-style hotel offers a luxurious spa, a guest-only restaurant, multiple pools and hot tubs. Once you check in, you will be swept away by the beauty of this hotel and may never want to leave.
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Enjoy the combination of true romantic elegance combined with luxury at the historic Madrona Manor. This hotel offers guests accommodations in an historic 1881 Victorian mansion on eight acres of landscaped gardens and wooded areas. Be careful, because you may never want to leave your room, especially if you get one with a large balcony overlooking the grounds. This is the perfect place to sip wine all day long.
Milliken Creek Inn and Spa
Experience romance right on the banks of the Napa River at the Milliken Creek Inn and Spa. This is one of the swankier hotels in the area, treating guests to top-of-the-line accommodations and unique romantic touches. Be prepared to find a romantic restaurant in the area for dinner because this hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.
North Block Hotel
Enjoy a getaway at this Mediterranean-style hotel featuring elegant rooms designed with romance in mind. The North Block Hotel offers couples six-foot bathtubs and walk-in showers, plus an on-site spa that offers a variety of treatments for couples. This hotel is just a short drive to area wineries, golf courses and unique boutiques.
The Cottages of Napa Valley
Located on the edge of Yountville, The Cottages of Napa Valley offer guests romantic suite cottages with plenty of secluded locations for couples to spend time together. Some of the amenities at this hotel include indoor and outdoor fireplaces, breakfast served daily and full concierge services.
The Meritage Resort and Spa
Enjoy a romantic getaway at one of the Napa Valley’s top boutique hotels where you can enjoy being conveniently located near all of the action wine country has to offer. The Meritage Resort and Spa offers guests a 22,000-square-foot spa, private wine tasting rooms and breathtaking on-site vineyards. There is so much to enjoy right at the hotel that you and your sweetie may never want to leave.
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Make plans to take a guided tour of the area wineries during your romantic getaway to Napa Valley. Several of the area hotels offer limo service to all of the local wineries, including special tours of the surrounding area and unique activities at each winery. Whether you choose to stay at your hotel or explore the area, the Napa Valley is filled with many unique hotels that will help enhance the romantic atmosphere of your getaway.
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