Popular with honeymooners and for anniversary trips, Napa Valley's wine country in California provides an ideal setting for romance. While wineries and vineyards act as the major draw to Napa Valley, visitors can also find a variety of restaurants and eateries, spas, golf courses, antique shops, parks and beaches, according to the Napa Valley website. For couples, Napa Valley is home to several romantic hotels for a weekend or weeklong getaway.
Sitting on 8 acres, the Harvest Inn provides privacy and intimacy with guest rooms, suites and cottages spread out in four areas. Each room or suite includes a fireplace, private deck or terrace, king beds, in-room spa services and a wine country breakfast, according to the Harvest Inn website. Rooms are also available with private hot tubs. Couples can enjoy the Harvest Inn’s wine bar, outdoor swimming pools and beautiful gardens.
Harvest Inn One Main St. St. Helena, CA 94574 707-963-9463 harvestinn.com
Napa Valley Lodge
Located in Yountville, the Napa Valley Lodge exudes romance with its gorgeous setting, luxurious guest rooms and couples’ activities. As the Napa Valley Lodge website states, guests can choose from four types of guest rooms, including terrace rooms, vineyard rooms, king suites and fireplace suites. Other hotel amenities include a complimentary champagne breakfast, afternoon tea and cookies, wine tastings and an on-site spa. The hotel is also near many restaurants, shops, wineries and other Napa Valley attractions.
Napa Valley Lodge 2230 Madison St. Yountville, CA 94599 888-944-3545 napavalleylodge.com
AVIA Napa Hotel
For couples wanting a chic and sophisticated setting, the AVIA Napa Hotel in downtown Napa appeals with its boutique hotel atmosphere. According to the AVIA Napa Hotel website, rooms come in 10 different arrangements, from standard King rooms to hot tub suites. Each room comes with Italian bedding, marble bathrooms, bathrobes and refreshment bar. Couples can sit out on the terrace and enjoy local wines and small plates from the AVIA Kitchen and Wine Bar. For even more romance, guests can order in an in-room massage or other spa services.
AVIA Napa Hotel 1450 First St. Napa, CA 94559 707-224-3900 aviahotels.com
The ultimate in privacy, the Hotel D’Amici has only four guests suites, promising an intimate and romantic stay. Each suite is tastefully decorated with a queen-size bed; two of the suites have fireplaces and two have a balcony, states the Hotel D’Amici website. Hotel guests can enjoy breakfast each morning in their room with the morning newspaper. The Hotel D’Amici has views of Mt. St. Helena and sits near restaurants, spas and local wineries.
Hotel D’Amici 1436 Lincoln Ave. Calistoga, CA 94515 707-942-1007 hoteldamici.com
Found in charming downtown Yountville, Hotel Luca’s 20 rooms and suites provide romance and charm. Room amenities include flat-screen TVs, music systems, sensual lighting, designer bedding and large soaking tubs, according to the Hotel Luca website. Each room features a balcony or patio with views of the courtyard or mountains and some rooms have fireplaces and California king beds. The on-site restaurant Cantinetta Piero serves Tuscan cuisine in an open-air setting.
Hotel Luca 6774 Washington St. Yountville, CA 94599 707-944-8080 hotellucanapa.com