Romantic getaways in Virginia

Full Guide 2022

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The site of the first permanent English settlement in the US, Virginia is known as “the birthplace of a nation”.

Escape the routine and choose Virginia as your next romantic getaway destination.

Experience Virginia’s brilliant autumn colors by exploring the expansive woodlands, the breathtaking mountains, and the hiking trails along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.

Visit the numerous wineries with stunning, panoramic views, and the state’s charming towns, characterized by great food and extensive history.

Best romantic getaways in Virginia

Salamander Resort & Spa

Nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Salamander Resort and Spa makes for a perfect romantic getaway in Virginia.

All rooms and suites include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, and an outdoor patio or balcony.

The resort features, as the name suggest, a spa, as well as an indoor and a seasonal outdoor pools, tennis courts, and an on-site restaurant.

Guests are welcome to rent a car or bike on-site.

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

The quaint, boutique Red Fox Inn & Tavern boasts a restaurant, a bar, and a spacious, lush garden.

All rooms, suites and cottages each have their own individual charm. Some have fireplaces and separate sitting areas.


The Tavern serves seasonal Virginia cuisine and offers a vast selection of local beverages. Guests can enjoy à la carte breakfast or an intimate 4-course dinner.

The Omni Homestead Resort

This historic hotel makes for a cozy, romantic getaway in Virginia provides guests with luxurious amenities and recreational activities, such as 7 restaurant and dining options, a full-service spa, and two 18-hole championship golf courses.

Go down the lazy river and two water slides, take a dip in the outdoor or the indoor pool, or relax in the spa garden and the whirlpool.

The rooms and suites feature luxurious linens and down feather beds. Some have a private porch, a fireplace, or a dining area.

The Cavalier Virginia Beach

The Cavalier Virginia Beach has everything you’re looking for in a hotel for couples. The historic hotel brims with the elegance while overlooking the Atlantic.

The lavish guest room and suites feature plush furnishings, a separate living area, and an ample bath.

The luxury amenities include an on-site spa, three restaurants, an indoor pool, and a hot tub.

Guests have access to a secluded beach.

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The Bristol Hotel

The luxury, boutique Bristol Hotel features rooms with city views. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a seating area with a work desk, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom.

Sample the local cuisine at the on-site restaurant and sip on a cocktail at the rooftop bar with breathtaking views of the Appalachian Mountains.

The hotel offers the pup package for those who cannot imagine a couple’s getaway without their furry friend.

Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria

Choose the scenic Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria for your next romantic getaway in Virginia. The hotel is located near many popular points of interest of the area.

Each neutral-toned room comes with air conditioning, a desk, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. The on-site restaurant with a lounge area combines French and Southern cuisine, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Virginia Crossings Hotel

The lovely Virginia Crossings Hotel stretches over 20 acres of open green space and English gardens.

The hotel boasts two on-site restaurants – one exclusively serving breakfast and lunch, while the other offers Southern-style dinner and signature cocktails, featuring an outdoor dining deck with a fire pit.

The Virginia Crossings Hotel features an on-site basketball and volleyball court, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Hotel Madison

Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend or a honeymoon destination, Hotel Madison that combines contemporary rustic charm and high-end luxuries will not leave you lacking.

The hotel features rooms with mountain and downtown views, a flat-screen TV, a desk, and a private bathroom.

The on-site restaurant serves modern cuisine with a twist, offering a daily breakfast.

Guests will be pleased to find an indoor pool located on the property.

Vacation Village

The majestic Vacation Village at Williamsburg features residential style units with living and dining rooms, a gas, wood burning, or electric in-room fireplace, a kitchen, as well as furnished balconies or patios.

On-site, the guests will find a heated indoor pool and a hot tub, an outdoor pool, a spa, barbecue grills, picnic tables, and many sport courts.

Hilton Fairfax

Located just half an hour drive from Washington D.C. is the Hilton Fairfax hotel.

Every room features a flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom, while some have a sofa bed.

Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant that serves dishes that blend Virginia and Mid-Atlantic cuisine. The hotel boasts an indoor pool and a whirlpool tub.

Bluegreen Vacation Shenandoah Crossing

The Shenandoah Crossing resort in Gordonsville is situated on more than 1,000 acres that encompass a beautiful lake, thus making it an ideal couple’s getaway option.

Providing guests with elegant cabin and townhouse rooms with full kitchens and baths, separate dining and living areas, fireplaces, balconies, and porches. Guests may opt for a luxury yurt.

The property offers indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, and basketball and tennis courts.

The Westin Reston Heights

After a day of activities, retreat to this newly renovated, suburban hotel that’s just a short drive away from the nation’s capital.

The Westin Reston Heights provides spacious rooms or suites with a work desk and a flat-screen TV.

Guests can enjoy a delicious meal at the on-site restaurant serving American cuisine.

There is also 24-hour room service and an in-room spa service available.

Abigail Inn

Have a romantic weekend at this quaint bed and breakfast with beautiful brick exterior walls and white columns that give it a colonial look, and experience Southern hospitality.

All rooms include air conditioning and a private bathroom, while some feature a sitting area, a desk or a whirlpool bathtub.

Guests can enjoy à la carte American breakfast.

Hyatt Place Chesapeake

Hyatt Place Chesapeake’s spacious and comfortable rooms come equipped with a refrigerator, a coffee machine, a cable TV, a private bathroom, and a cozy corner with a sofa or a sofa-sleeper.

Guests can enjoy regionally inspired food on-site or relax with a drink at the lounge bar. Free continental breakfast is served on weekdays.

The hotel boasts an indoor swimming pool.

The Westin Virginia Beach

This art déco hotel in Virginia Beach is only a short drive away from the city’s famous beaches and boardwalks.

The Westin’s rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a spacious bathroom, and a separate living area.

The hotel’s amenities include a heated indoor swimming pool, an on-site American restaurant, and a cocktail lounge.

Romantic things to do in Virginia

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

Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Whether you seek entertainment or a relaxing time near the ocean, you can find it all at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

This 3-mile beachfront promenade overlooking the beautiful Atlantic ocean is lined with hotels and outdoor restaurants featuring quaint patios.

Enjoy thrilling rides at the amusement park that boasts a 100-foot-tall Ferris wheel, as well as the classic midway-style games.

The boardwalk also features a separate bike path.

Shenandoah National Park

Nature is calling! Choose the stunning Shenandoah National Park as your bucolic escape destination from the bustle of the city and enjoy cascading waterfalls, spectacular landscapes, majestic mountains, and lush vegetation.

Discover the magic of backcountry camping or choose one of the many hiking trails the park has to offer, including the Appalachian Trail.

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Monticello also known as “Little Mountain”  was the home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Indepedence from 1770 until his death in 1826. Thomas Jefferson was an avid horticulturist, so the lush gardens at Monticello are a  botanic masterpiece, idyllic for an afternoon stroll.

Not only are Monticellos grounds stunning but the house itself is an arquitectural masterpiece, all of these things combine to make it a bucolic scenic destination for your romantic getaway in Virginia.

Maymont

Maymont is a 100 acre victorian estate and park in Richmond.

The park is home to a variety of themed gardens such as the Italian and Japanese Gardens as well as a arboretum that is nationaly acclaimed for both its beauty and variety, which is worth a visit on its own.

 

 

The Natural Bridge of Virginia

The incredible Natural Bridge State Park has been declared a Virginia Historical Landmark for good reason. Lush greenery and stunning scenery is aplenty making it a perfect destination for a bucolic end to a weekend getaway.

The most stunning attraction is the Natural Bridge, a natural formation connecting two sides of a cliff, forming a gigantic arch that visitors can walk under.

Luray Caverns

Luray Caverns are a wonder of nature turned into an incredible local attraction, offering a variety of inexpensive tour packages for visitors to enjoy.

The naturally formed caves and structures inside provide visitors with awe inspiring scenery, a sparkling shallow body of water reflects light in shapes that make the caverns worthy of a stop for couples on their honeymoon or a romantic couples weekend.

More romantic getaways close to Virginia

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.