Romantic Resorts in North Carolina

by Cheryl McCann

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Cheryl McCann writes for online publications and has edited two books and more than 700 business articles for magazines and newsletters. She has been a professional in the information system industry for more than four years and has developed applications using LotusScript as well as @Formula language and JavaScript.

Romantic Resorts in North Carolina

Whether it's relaxing at the spa, exploring the coast, or teeing up for golf, those looking for a romantic adventure in North Carolina have a variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. If you're looking for a romantic getaway, consider visiting the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa near Asheville, the Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wilmington, or the Pinehurst Resort in the Sand Hills.

The Grand Romance Package at the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa

Perched on the side of Sunset Mountain with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, built in 1913, is located about 25 miles from Asheville, North Carolina. It is an elegant mountain lodge with loads of Southern charm. The resort is on the National Register of Historic Places. The resort offers the Grand Romance Package and is perfect for a honeymoon, anniversary or just about any reason to celebrate. Guests are greeted by a floral bouquet and wine in their room on the Club Floor. Included in the package are two nights of accommodation, two dinners, continental breakfast and afternoon cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Choose from the Horizons Dining Room, serving American classic cuisine or The Sunset Terrace, where you can dine alfresco, for your romantic dinners. Or, if you'd rather stay in, enjoy a leisurely dinner in your room. The rooms come with a luxurious king bed and oversized baths with a large tub and waterfall shower. The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa 290 Macon Avenue Asheville, NC 28804 800-438-5800 groveparkinn.com

Extended Romance Weekend Package at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort is located on Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina, facing both the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Guests have views of white sandy beaches and golden sunsets. Some guest rooms have private patios or balconies and bathrooms that have marble baths with rain shower shower heads. SeaEscape is a poolside bar offering drinks while you enjoy the pool. Accommodations include luxury bedding, a coffee maker and refrigerator, and complimentary Internet access. The fitness facility includes an exercise room and a sauna. The romantic package includes three nights of oceanfront accommodations. Upon arriving, guests enjoy chocolate-covered strawberries with champagne or a wine-and-cheese platter. Saturday night dinner at the ocean view East Restaurant, as well as Sunday brunch, are included. Each morning guests are served breakfast. The Blockade Runner Beach Resort 275 Waynick Boulevard Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 800-541-1161 blockade-runner.com/

Pinehurst Romance Package at the Pinehurst

The Pinehurst Resort is located in the Sand Hills of North Carolina, 74 miles from Raleigh or 112 miles from Charlotte. The resort includes eight golf courses, a luxury spa, tennis courts, and several restaurants, such as 1895 Grille, The Tavern and 91st Hole. Guests can stay at The Manor, in a villa or condo, and at the Holly Inn or the Carolina, both hosting for over a century. The Holly Inn and the Carolina both have top-ranked guest accommodations. A complimentary shuttle runs throughout the resort. The Pinehurst Romance Package includes the best available room upon arrival and breakfast for two. Also, a bottle of champagne is delivered to the guest room. Enjoy either chocolate-covered strawberries or a bouquet of fresh flowers. Pinehurst Resort 80 Carolina Vista Drive Village of Pinehurst, NC 28374 800-487-4653 pinehurst.com/

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