Romantic getaways in San Diego

Full Guide 2022

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Visit California’s second-largest city renowned for its idyllic climate and endless coastline. Enjoy San Diego’s pristine beaches, popular surf spots, beautiful, historic neighborhoods, and much more.

For exceptional dining experiences, visit the city’s top-notch restaurants, known mostly for serving Mexican dishes and seafood, and try the city’s signature dish – fish tacos.

Popular attractions include visiting SeaWorld San Diego, LEGOLAND California, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Culture buffs would enjoy its many exceptional museums. Thanks to its wide range of attractions, San Diego surely will not disappoint.

Best romantic getaways in San Diego

Andaz San Diego

This stunning hotel is located in the downtown district of San Diego, right in the middle of the best entertainment and dining areas of the city.

The Andaz boasts open spacious rooms with dedicated seating areas and open-walled bathrooms for guests to enjoy. The bathroom also sports soaking bathtubs and an ample showering area.

The guests can also enjoy the rooftop swimming pool and the poolside lounge.

Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego

The Staypineapple is located in the heart of San Diego so you can make the most out of your stay.

The Staypineapple boasts ample rooms, there’s even an option to have one with a seating area. All rooms come with their own private bathroom with free toiletries for guests to relax and unwind after a day of exploring the city.

Guests are welcome to rent a bike free of charge in order to better explore the city.

Pantai Inn

The beachfront Pantai Inn makes for an idyllic destination for your romantic getaway.

The rooms are uniquely decorated, some of them even sport custom made wood furnishings and Indonesian artwork. Furthermore, guests can opt for a room with a balcony overlooking the beach.

The rooms also come equipped with kitchens and seating.

The Pantai is just a scarce few meters away from the beach.      

Tower 23 Hotel

Just two minutes away from the famous Pacific Beach and the Pacific Beach Pier and the boardwalk, the area is rich with entertainment and dining establishments.

The hotel’s spacious rooms are tastefully furnished, with flat-screen TVs and their own private bathrooms.

Guests can enjoy the rooftop firepit or indulge in an in-house spa treatment.

There’s also an on-site gourmet steak and seafood restaurant.

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Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

This luxurious Manchester Grand Hyatt is located in Downtown San Diego, overlooking the San Diego Bay.

The gorgeous rooms are spacious and feature a window-side seating area, to take full advantage of the stunning view of the ocean. Guests may choose between a city or a bay view.

The Manchester boasts multiple on-site restaurants and bars for guests to indulge in.

There is a beautiful pool as well as a hot tub.

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

Get lost in the lush gardens of this resort with your significant other for an incredible weekend getaway.

The gorgeous rooms are ample and open, select rooms offer a seating area or a terrace overlooking the garden. Every room boasts a natural stone bathroom.

The Estancia La Jolla boasts an amazing outdoor pool and a hot tub. Guests are welcome to enjoy spa treatments at the in-house spa.

La Valencia Hotel

The beautiful La Valencia hotel is just a stone’s throw away from the beach, making it a stunning destination for a romantic weekend with your partner.

Its elegant rooms have a simple charm to them, each of them come equipped with a flat screen TV, a mini-bar, a coffee machine, as well as private bathroom.

The La Valencia boasts two on-site restaurants, a pool and a hot tub.

Unwind and get a spa treatment with your significant other at the on-site spa.

Pendry San Diego

The lavish Pendry San Diego is an excellent upscale choice for a weekend getaway.

The hotel’s ample rooms are equipped with a window side seating area, a desk area, and an incredible glass pane shower, while select rooms feature a soaking tub.

The Pendry boasts an outdoor pool and an indoor hot tub for guests to enjoy.

Spa treatments are also available at the on-site spa.

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

This Coronado beach front resort is a stunning destination for any occasion.

The rooms are ample and beautifully decorated. Sselect rooms are equipped with a dedicated seating room for guests to relax and unwind. Private bathrooms are standard, with a luxurious shower area.

The Marriot boasts an on-site restaurant, 3 outdoor pools, as well as a sauna with a hot tub, and various spa treatments that are available on-site.

The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel

The opulent US Grant is a phenomenal choice for a weekend getaway.

The lavish rooms are stunningly decorated. Select rooms come equipped with seating areas, hot tubs, or even a dining area.

The US Grant features an on-site restaurant, a spa and a fitness center for guests to enjoy.

Humphreys Half Moon Inn

This seaside Inn has the perfect ambiance for a romantic getaway.

The Humphreys Half Moon Inn boasts a gorgeous garden, a pool and a jacuzzi®, as well as an on-site spa.

The rooms sport a rustic, comfortable décor, while staying elegant. Private bathrooms are standard, full equipped with walk-in showers.

The hotel boasts an on-site restaurant with a view of the bay.

The Sofia Hotel

This stunning downtown hotel is perfectly located for you to enjoy the city’s best entertainment and cuisine.

The rooms are ample, with select rooms featuring separate seating areas. Private bathrooms are standard in every room.

 For your comfort, you can request spa treatments to be done in your room.

Currant American Brasserie at the Sofia hotel serves American twist on the French cuisine and provide a room service.

Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection

This downtown hotel is located close to many local attractions, making it an ideal hub for your weekend getaway.

The rooms are open and vibrant, giving them a cheery ambiance. Every room sports a small seating area for guests to unwind and a private bathroom.

The hotel also features a beautiful, intimate lounge and 3 on-site dining venues.

Hotel Marisol Coronado

This beautiful boutique hotel provides an intimate environment for couples to enjoy their together during their stay.

The rooms are cozy and comfortably decorated, each of them features a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, a coffee machine and its own private bathroom. Select rooms boast a king sized bed, a jacuzzi® and a seating area.


Rancho Valencia Resort

This stunning resort has it all; a full-service spa, a golf course and top-rated tennis courts.

Guests can book a private casita, fully furnished with beautiful walk-in showers and ample seating areas and sleeping spaces. Some boast a hot tub and a fireplace.

Guests can enjoy views of the surrounding valley from inside the on-site restaurant or the terrace.

Romantic things to do in the San Diego

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in San Diego so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.

Balboa Park

Explore a unique blend of nature and culture in one of the most popular urban parks in the United States.

This rich botanical garden covers an area of 1,200 beautifully planted acres. In addition to green belts and walking paths, it contains an on-site theater and 17 museums. Therefore, there is plenty to choose from at Balboa Park.

San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo stretches over 100 acres of Balboa Park, just north of downtown San Diego.

Home to more than 3,700 rare and endangered animals and a rich botanical collection with more than 700 000 exotic plants, this world-famous zoo is a unique walking experience that exhibits animals in the most natural way possible.

La Jolla

Just 12 miles away from downtown San Diego, beautiful beaches and caves dot the coast of the hilly, seaside neighborhood La Jolla.

Except for its natural beauties, the area is rich with stunning hotels and restaurants. Also, if you take a stroll along the coast, odds are you’ll see sea lions playing in the rocks, and if you take the walk up to Mt. Soledad Memorial you can enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding area.


Coronado’s beaches rank consistently among the US’s best beaches. This affluent San Diego suburb has been attracting tourists for over a century now.

Despite its main attractions being its gorgeous beaches, you won’t be wanting for activities in Coronado, thanks to its exciting nightlife.

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

California does not want for natural parks, and the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is an excellent example of what to find in one.

Located in the vibrant community of La Jolla, it remains as one of the wildest stretches of land on the California Coast. Miles upon miles of unspoiled beaches and a stunning lagoon teeming with wildlife await you and your significant other.

Mount Woodson Trail

Although it can make for a bit of a challenge for beginner hikers, the 6.4-mile trail through Mount Woodson is well worth it.

On the way, you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of Lake Poway and the surrounding area, and you’ll be able to climb and admire incredible rock formations that you rarely get to see anywhere else. It definitely makes for an afternoon hike to remember.

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More romantic getaways close to San Diego

If you want to find more romantic hotels, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.

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