Romantic getaways in the Southeast

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Home to some of the most exquisite romantic weekend destinations in all of the US, the American Southeast is a vast and diverse region on the East Coast.

Incredible Cajun and Soul food await you in the American South, world-famous for its hospitality, the Georgia countryside is perfect if you’re looking for a tranquil and  inexpensive romantic getaway, if a charming boutique hotel is more up your alley, then head on down to Florida, or maybe the exciting New Orleans city center.

Whichever route you choose, you’re sure to find a romantic hotel in the Southeast that’ll provide you with an unforgettable romantic weekend getaway.

Best romantic getaways in Southeast

The Tennessean

Starting off our list in Knoxville, the aptly named Tennessean is sure to impress you if you’re looking for a boutique hotel as your home for a romantic getaway in the Southeast.

Just a short walk away from all of the commodities of downtown Knoxville, the Tennessean is also home to an upscale romantic restaurant, the Drawing Room, boasting a farm to table seasonal menu, making the most of local ingredients.

Each elegant room at this hotel is individually decorated, featuring leather upholstery, premium linens and fine decór.

 

The Ballantyne

Moving over to the Tar Heel State, North Carolina is often overlooked as far as romantic getaways in the Southeast. However, bustling cities like Charlotte and rustic quiet towns are perfect for an intimate inexpensive weekend getaway or  a unique honeymoon that you’re not likely to forget.

The Ballantyne in Charlotte is one such luxury hotel, equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, such as a luxurious fully-equipped spa or the various swimming pools dotted throughtout the hotel.

Each suite at this incredible hotel boasts stunning views of the surrounding area, spacious seating areas as well as lavish marble bathrooms.

The Ivey

Staying with Charlotte for our next romantic hotel in the Southeast, Ivey’s is a luxurious boutique hotel right in the heart of Charlotte, putting you right in the heart of the action for your couples getaway.

If you decide to vist, make sure to take the time to visit Ivey’s incredible spa, and treat yourself to a relaxing massage package while on your romantic weekend getaway.

Each suite at Ivey’s is individually decorated to make sure each of your romantic getaways in the Southeast is as unique as they can be.

Hotel Legend

Heading over to Mississipi for our next entry, the Hotel Legends in the relatively small town of Biloxi, is the ideal setting for any of your romantic getaways in the Southeast.

Boasting scenic views of the town and a gorgeous swimming pool with a surrounding lounge area, the Legends is your typical upscale luxury hotel, what makes it so special is the tranquil town its located in, allowing you to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city without compromising on accommodation.

Close to a variety of local attractions and being home to a great restaurant, you’ll be lacking for nothing if you choose the Legends as your place to stay during your romantic weekend.

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Valley Hotel

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, the Valley Hotel is just a short walk away from local attractions, and boasts a variety of amenities that make it a great choice of destination for your romantic getaway in the Southeast.

The Valley boasts an on-site restaurant, Ironwood Kitchens & Cocktails, serving refined American cuisine paired with fine wines and handcrafted cocktails.

Each elegant room is expertly decorated and furnished, creating the atmosphere that is so precious for a successfuly romantic weekend getaway.

The Grand Hotel

If you’re looking through this list looking for a honeymoon destination, then The Grand Hotel checks some boxes and then some, this beautiful, beachfront Point Clear boutique hotel boasts 7 restaurants, various lounges with firepits, and its very own private beach.

Enjoy your romantic getaway in the Southeast to the fullest at this romantic place, whether it be by visiting its lavishly equipped spa, soaking the weekend away with your partner at any of the sprawling swimming pools, or by experiencing some of the most beautiful sunsets you’re likely to find anywhere in the world, all from the comfort of the Grand’s private beach.

The lavish, fully-equipped rooms have everything you’ll need for a great night of sleep after each day of excitment and adventure.

The Cloister

Another beachfront hotel that makes our list, this one in Georgia, is the Cloister. Located on what is considered by many to be Georgia’s most beautiful seaside resorts, the Cloister boasts a variety of typical amenities, yet has enough unique quirks that are sure to dazzle you and make your romantic weekend getaway one of a kind.

The ocean facing outdoor swimmingpool is the perfect place to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets that the area is so famous for. Indulge in rejuvenating treatments and a wealth of massage packages from the on-site spa.

End each day of your romantic getaway in the Southeast at any of the Cloister’s 5 on-site restaurants.

The St. Regis Atlanta

Moving over to the capital city fo Georgia, the St. Regis in Atlanta is the perfect romantic hotel in the Southeast for a good old fashioned upscale couples getaway.

Home to the award-winning Remede Spa, relaxing during your stay at the St. Regis will always be just an elevator ride away.

Astor Court, located on-site, serves hearty breakfasts to start the day off on the right note, a stunning lunch, and a light afternoon tea. For dinner, visit Atlas Buckhead, serving up fine American cuisine. The poolside bar and cafe will take care of all of your cocktail and small meal needs.

Perry Lane Hotel

The Perry Lane in Savannah is a sophisticated and elegant luxury hotel that is ideally suited for any of your romantic getaways in the Southeast.

Boasting a rustic sun terrace by a vast sprawling swimming pool, the Perry Lane is the perfect place to work on your tan if you’re visiting during the Summer.

The on-site restaurant, Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market, serves sumptuous American cuisine using local produce, paired with exquisite wines.

 

 

Barsnley Resort

The perfect hotel for couples looking to get away from the chaos of the city, the Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, is a luxury resort tucked away in the Georgia countryside.

Boasting a full-service spa and a swimming pool, the Barnsley Resort is also homr to 3 separate restaurants, all of which serve American cuisine. Rice House and Woodlands Grill serve fine dining meals while the Beer Garden serves small plates and drinks in a casual environment.

Each suite boasts a terrace with a seating area, as well as spacious bedrooms with fully equipped bathrooms.

The Dewberry

The historic Dewberry hotel in downtown Charleston Historic District is just a short walk away from popular local attractions, gripping entertainment and some of the best dining establishments in the state.

Lavishly decorated throughout, the Dewberry is also home to an excelent spa, that offers guests a wealth of beauty treatments and relaxing services.

Floor to ceiling windows and fine hardwood floors addorn each suite at the Dewberry, with pure white Vermont marble accents in the bathrooms.

Windsor Court Hotel.

Moving over to our final destination, the Windsor Court Hotel in Louisiana is within earshot of Canal Street and just around the corner from the iconic French Quarter.

The Windsor Court is the perfect hotel for couples looking to be right in the heart of the city.

The gorgeous outdoor swimming pool has a great view of the sun setting over the whole city.

The Grill Room specializies in local cuisine, using locally sourced produce, providing guests with a great opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture during their romantic getaway in the Southeast.

Maison de la Luz

If you’re looking to be in the heart of the action for your romantic getaway in the Southeast, Maison de la Luz is located in the arts district of New Orleans, just around the corner from the vibrant French Quarter.

Josephine Estelle, ran by award-nominated chefs Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer, located on-site, serves upscale Italian cuisine.

Each suite at this exquisite hotel boasts an elegant and bright decór, with luxurious leather furnishings and bed linens.

Maison Perrier B&B

The historic Maison Perrier B&B in New Orleans’s Garden District boasts rustic hardwood floors and furnishings throughout, that helps to create that intimate atmosphere that is so important for a sucessful romantic getaway in the Southeast.

Start each day of your romantic weekend off on the right foot with a hearty homemade breakfast, made of freshly made brownies and cookies, accompanied with fresh fruit and juices.

Each room is equipped with a cozy fireplace and a spacious bathroom with a deep soaking tub.

The Roosevelt Hotel

Finishing up our list with the Roosevelt in New Orleans. The Roosevelt features live music and entertainment, as well as a rooftop bar.

Experience authentic Italian cuisine at Domenica, or stick with typical American fare over at the Fountain Lounge. 

Relax during your stay with a visit to the on-site spa or a refreshing dive in the sprawling outdoor swimming pool.

Each elegant room at the Roosevelt is lavishly decorated and furnished, with fully equipped bathrooms boasting oversized showers.

Romantic things to do in the Southeast

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

Garden District

The historic upscale Garden District in New Orleans makes for a beautiful afternoon walk with your partner during your romantic getaway in the Southeast.

This bustling neighborhood was the home to many of the city’s wealthiest plantation owners and to this day is home to some of New Orleans’s wealthiest denizens.

You’ll find beautiful houses and lush gardens on your walk through this lavish neighborhood.

French Quarter

Visit the French Quarter and take in the vibrant and lively atmosphere that New Orleans is so famous for.

While you’re in this iconic neighborhood make sure to stop by Restaurant R’evolution and try some of their world famous beignets, a New Orleans speciality.

 

Biltmore

This historic house museum is the largest privately owned house in the entire United States. Built by the ultra wealthy Vanderbilt family during the Gilded Age, the 8000-acre estate and Châteauesque-style mansion now stand as a prime example of the excesses of the Gilded Age.

Tour the estate and its gardens and experience first-hand the incredible arquitecture and landscaping on display.

 

Blue Ridge Parkway

Popularly known as America’s Favorite Drive, the serene and relaxing drive through the Blue Ridge Parkway takes you rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes through the Appalachian Highlands.

Home to incredible wildlife diversity and breathtaking views, its highly encouraged that you take your time through this immaculate stretch of road.

Dry Tortugas National Park

Guaranteed to be one of the most scenic destinations you’re likely to ever visit, Dry Tortugas National Park in Key West is home to white sandy beaches, and crystal clear blue waters that a wide diversity of marine life calls home.

Only accessible by boat, the Park is made up of 7 islands, with a magnificent ring fort built on the largest of them.

South Beach

World-famous for its bustling nightlife, stunning beaches and warm waters, Miami’s South Beach attracts millions of tourists and local residents alike each year.

Work on your tan and enjoy the calm waters of this iconic Florida beach during your romantic getaway in the Southeast. 

Spas in New Orleans

More romantic getaways close to the Southeast

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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