26 Secluded Romantic Getaways Around the World

Las Alamandas Hotel, Costalegre, Mexico


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Las Alamandas Hotel, Costalegre, Mexico

Love Nests

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, there's no better time to begin researching a romantic escape. From secluded island getaways in Cambodia to rustic, remote cabins in Alaska, there are plenty of places around the country and the globe to hole up with your significant other and unplug for a few unforgettable days.

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Nick's Cove & Cottages, Tomales Bay, California
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Nick's Cove & Cottages

Tomales Bay, California
A hidden gem about one hour north of San Francisco in the tiny town of Marshall, Nick's Cove & Cottages offers a getaway on one of the largest, unspoiled bays on the West Coast. Known for their rustic charm, the cottages are perched on Tomales Bay, an area also famous for its fresh oysters and Dungeness crab, which can be sampled at the onsite restaurant at Nick's. The restaurant also features craft cocktails and homegrown produce from its on-site garden. The 12 cottages sport such creature comforts as wood burning stoves, heated ceramic tile floors, and large soaking clawfoot tubs. Prices start at $299 per night for a water view cottage.

Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa, Juneau, Alaska

Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa

Juneau, Alaska
While summer may be Alaska's peak season, for couples seeking to get away from it all, Juneau also offers a romantic, winter experience. Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa, Alaska's only AAA Four Diamond hotel, is located alongside a glacial kettle pond. The property also features a master-planned rainforest garden with several water features, gazebos, a sauna, and two hot tubs. When not exploring the garden, activity options include a helicopter flight and possible landing on Mendenhall Glacier or taking in Juneau's museums. Rates start at $239 per night.

Koh Ta Kiev Bungalows, Cambodia

Koh Ta Kiev Bungalows

A tiny island off the coast of Cambodia in the Bay of Thailand, Koh Ta Kiev is a secluded and untouched tropical paradise, says Jorge Bastos, creator of the site Travel Drafts. Scuba diving, snorkeling, jungle treks, fishing, and swimming are all popular pastimes here. Accommodations are limited, but one of the best choices is Koh Ta Kiev Bungalows, located amid the island's tropical forest. The bungalows are situated on unspoiled beach and come with a balcony, hammock and outdoor seating overlooking the sea. Prices start at about $18 per night.

Salish Lodge & Spa, Snoqualmie Falls, Washington
Salish Lodge & Spa

Salish Lodge & Spa

Snoqualmie Falls, Washington
Perched atop Snoqualmie Falls in historic Snoqualmie, the 86-room Salish Lodge & Spa was the inspiration for the Great Northern Hotel in the popular "Twin Peaks" television show. A getaway made for couples, the lodge offers a Romance Concierge Service, and the rooms feature soaking tubs, fireplaces, and spa-like showers. The onsite spa offers Twin Peaks-inspired treatments including full body coffee scrub exfoliation. When not being pampered at the lodge, take in the falls with a hike, go biking or horseback riding. A basic room with gas fireplace and spa shower starts at about $329 per night.

Eilean Shona Island, Scotland
Eilean Shona Management

Eilean Shona Island

It's hard to beat the magic of an island that was the inspiration for Neverland in J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan." This wild and remote 2.5-mile island off the coast of Scotland, owned by Richard Branson's sister Vanessa, is a place for reflection and solitude. The scenery includes sweeping open hills and woodlands. There are also eight rentable cottages, including the noteworthy Shepherd's Cottage. Recently refurbished and available for rent as of 2019, the single-story retreat includes a spacious bathroom with Victorian roll-top bath, a king size double bedroom and a sitting room offering views of the landscape beyond. Your days here might be spent fishing for crabs, painting, picnicking, kayaking, or walking the island's coastal and woodland paths. The cottage rents for about $1,147 per week.

Turneffe Island Resort, Belize

Turneffe Island Resort

Located 30 miles off the coast of Belize, Turneffe Island Resort is a private island getaway where couples can relax by the outdoor pool, laze the day away in a private villa, or opt for a thatch-roof hut overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Activities here include world-class fishing, snorkeling and diving in the amazing Great Blue Hole. Or you can just relax in one of the island's hammocks and be serenaded by the waves. Turneffe offers various packages, which begin at about $1,490 for three nights.

Anaway Place, Wisconsin
Anaway Place

Anaway Place

Located in the hills of southern Wisconsin, each of the five secluded cabins at Anaway Place has its own romantic charm. But perhaps the most memorable is Glass House. As the name implies, this unique cabin nestled in the woods features walls of glass providing 360-degree views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Cabin amenities include a gas fireplace, stone patio and outdoor fire pit. Across a short footbridge there's a full bath and kitchenette. Activity options range from exploring the trails around the property (where you may see hawks, deer and other wildlife) to birdwatching, photography, and bicycling. The nightly rate for the cabin begins at $140.

Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina, Lake Tahoe, California

Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina

Lake Tahoe, California
For more than a century, the cabins at Camp Richardson have provided a retreat from the world. Located amid old growth pines on the shore of Lake Tahoe, the cabins are free of digital distractions. The scenery here includes the lake's crystal-clear waters and sunrise and sunset views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. During the winter, a cabin for two starts at about $106 per night. Winter activities on the property include snowshoeing and sledding. There are also several ski resorts nearby.

Coco Plum Island Resort, Belize

Coco Plum Island Resort

Coco Plum Island Resort is the definition of romance and privacy. Made up of just 18 private cabanas located along the shores of a 16-acre private island that's accessible only by boat, it's hard to beat this getaway when it comes to seclusion. Activities at the resort range from snorkeling to zip-lining and cave tubing. Visiting Mayan ruins is yet another option. Winter packages start at about $3,080 for four nights in a standard cabana.

Arkaba Conservancy, Australia
Arkaba Conservancy

Arkaba Conservancy

Ideal for the intrepid romance seekers, Arkaba is located in Australia's Outback a few hours outside Adelaide. The property is an oasis in the desert surrounded by multihued mountains that offer hiking, Aboriginal rock art, gorges, and wildlife. Your days can be spent exploring the dramatic landscape as well as learning about the transformation of Arkaba, which was once a 19th century sheep station but has since been turned into a 21st century model of ecological tourism. There are just five guest rooms, and each has its own character, designed with the homestead's heritage in mind. Rooms feature en-suite bathrooms and open onto a shaded verandah providing views of the surrounding ranges. Prices start at $990 per person, per night.

Doe Bay Resort & Retreat, Orcas Island, Washington

Doe Bay Resort & Retreat

Orcas Island, Washington
Bunk in a geodesic dome, a beach yurt or a treehouse at Doe Bay Resort & Retreat on Orcas Island, part of the stunning San Juan Islands located off the coast of Washington state. Each accommodation is hidden in its own clearing in the woods or overlooking the Salish Sea, offering privacy and gorgeous views. There are also relaxing, clothing-optional soaking tubs and a sauna set over a waterfall. Guests can also start their days with a trip to the yoga studio, followed by a couple's massage. The waterfront Doe Bay Café creates meals using produce from an onsite organic garden. Prices for each accommodation vary. The treehouse starts at $229 per night, while an off-grid yurt rate can be rented for as little as $56 per night.

The Vintages Trailer Resort, Willamette Valley, Oregon

The Vintages Trailer Resort

Willamette Valley, Oregon
Located on a secluded road in Oregon's wine country, The Vintages Trailer Resort features 33 refurbished and uniquely decorated Shasta and Airstream trailers. An off-the-grid getaway designed to allow guests to recharge and rejuvenate, stays here are tailored to allow for wine tasting, dining, and exploration. Amenities include gourmet pour-over coffee from Caravan Coffee, luxe terry cloth robes and fine hotel-quality linens. Beautiful views of neighboring vineyards are an added bonus. The property also offers a pool, fire pit, and cruiser bikes for guest use. Prices vary, but a trailer for two adults in February starts at about $208 per night.

Savage River Lodge, Frostburg, Maryland

Savage River Lodge

Frostburg, Maryland
Surrounded by more than 700 acres of state forest, Savage River Lodge was created to offer privacy, relaxation, and fun. Accommodation options include 18 two-story log cabins or yurts, all of which are furnished with luxurious amenities and gas fireplaces. The main lodge, where guests gather to eat, features a restaurant serving new American classics and a wine list that has repeatedly been recognized by Wine Spectator magazine and Wine Enthusiast. Cabin rates start at about $250 per night, while the yurt starts at $270 per night.

Aysgarth Lodge Holidays, United Kingdom

Aysgarth Lodge Holidays

United Kingdom
Aysgarth Lodge Holidays is a five-star retreat in northern England's scenic region of Yorkshire Dales, an area known for its thousands of square miles of moors, valleys, hills, and villages. Opened in 2018, the retreat is just minutes from the romantic Aysgarth Falls and features beautifully furnished individual lodges, each with its own private Jacuzzi. With its rural location, on a clear night guests can sit in a Jacuzzi and admire the full night sky. The area is also ideal for romantic walks, hikes, and bicycle rides. Prices start at about $540 per night.

Cala Luna, Costa Rica

Cala Luna

Costa Rica
A charming property located in Costa Rica's Las Baulas National Park, Cala Luna is set amid tropical gardens. There's also a private beach, which during low tide offers natural Jacuzzis. Each room and villa at Cala Luna is located within the natural forest, allowing guests to observe birds, monkeys, and more. The villas are ideal for couples seeking extra privacy. Each one includes a private pool. The property also offers an open-air spa, a concierge to organize adventurous activities ranging from surfing to zip-lining and farm tours. And don't miss the daily onsite happy hour, the ideal place to take in incredible sunset views. Winter rates for a deluxe room start at about $243 per night.

Getaway Big Bear, Running Springs, California
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Getaway Tiny Cabins

Various U.S. Locations
For couples looking to head off the grid, cuddle up, and reconnect, a Getaway tiny cabin offers a unique alternative. The cabins are each located in wooded outposts about two hours from major metropolitan cities such as Boston, New York and Washington, D.C. (More are being planned outside Los Angeles and Atlanta, as well.) Each chic cabin provides all the comforts of home as well as amenities designed to encourage couples to unplug, such as stargazing guides, fire-building tools, a lockbox for your cell phone, and s'mores ingredients. Prices start at $99 per night and never exceed $199.

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina

Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Opened in July 2010, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. A luxury, AAA Four Diamond hotel, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. It features a range of rooms and suites, as well as a collection of villas. There's also a spa, world-class restaurants, and two private beaches. Average winter rates start at about $485 per night.

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, Fiji

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa

For those seeking a luxurious, high-end getaway, the Yasawa Island Resort & Spa is the stuff of tropical paradise dreams. It's no accident that the property's name, Yasawa, means heaven in the Fijian language. The all-inclusive resort is located on one of Fiji's most remote and unspoiled islands. There are just 18 bungalows here, each tucked amid the palm trees along a stunning white beach. What will you do while here? Options include swimming in crystal clear waters, exploring 10 private beaches, diving amid the corals, and being pampered at Fiji's first beachfront spa. For those with plenty to spend, a "Bure Suite" starts at about $1,050 per night.

Rustic Log Cabins, Lisbon, New Hampshire

Rustic Log Cabins

Lisbon, New Hampshire
Nestled in New Hampshire's White Mountains, the Rustic Log Cabins are hand-hewn cabins located along Salmon Hole Brook. Each of the private cabins features a wood-burning fireplace, and several of them also offer Jacuzzi tubs. A private path onsite links the cabins to a corridor of trails for hiking, snowshoeing and more. Rates start at about $145 per night.

Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland

Fogo Island Inn

An "island off of an island," Fogo Island Inn is located off the coast of Newfoundland. The tiny island, stretching about 21 miles from east to west and 14 miles from north to south, is home to countless plant and animal species that thrive in its untamed wilderness and icy waters. It is amid this setting that travelers will find Fogo Island Inn's 43,000-square foot building perched on stilts along the island's rocky coastline. The inn features 29 suites with floor-to-ceiling views, an art gallery, dining room, bar, lounge, tea room, and a library. Room rates start at $1,487 per night and include full board.

Argos in Cappadocia, Turkey

Argos in Cappadocia

Offering yet another take on a romantic, secluded getaway, Argos in Cappadocia is located in a former monastery that features accommodations in underground caves. The property is situated in the highest part of this famed historical town in central Turkey known for its "fairy chimney" rock formations. A property that's all about the stunning views, there are romantic outdoor terraces and gardens just begging for you to come sit awhile and take it all in. And don't miss stargazing on a clear night with your significant other. Rooms start at about $226 per night.

Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California

Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, California
One of Big Sur's most exclusive getaways, Post Ranch Inn is built on a cliff overlooking the ocean and offers a variety of accommodations, including a treehouse or a private home. Activities here include couples' massages, stargazing, enjoying the infinity pools overlooking ocean, and fine dining. Prices start at about $1,450 per night.

Blancaneaux Lodge, Cayo District, Belize

Blancaneaux Lodge

Cayo District, Belize
A 20-villa hideaway owned by the legendary director Francis Ford Coppola, the Blancaneaux Lodge can be reached only by small plane or private jet. For more than a decade, the remote property was used by the Coppola family solely as a retreat, but in 1993 it was opened to the public. Located in the northwest corner of the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, highlights here waterfalls tumbling into turquoise pools. The property's remote mountain setting also offers explorations of ancient Mayan history. Accommodations are thatched roof dwellings filled with Guatemalan furnishings. A Gardenview Cabana starts at $289 per night.

Las Alamandas Hotel, Costalegre, Mexico

Las Alamandas Hotel

Costalegre, Mexico
Described as the ultimate beach hideaway, Las Alamandas is hidden amid 1,500 acres of nature reserve between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo along the legendary Costalegre Coast. There are only 16 suites in this small luxury resort, a place the Los Angeles Times has described as "the essence of romance, beauty and style." Massages, tennis, surfing, nature hikes, horseback riding, and kayaking are just some of the ways to pass your time here. Rooms start at about $638 per night. The property is also offering a variety of specials including third night free and fourth night free.

Fireside Resort, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Fireside Resort

Fireside Resort

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
A rustic-yet-modern getaway, Fireside Resort features 25 sustainably built, LEED-certified cabins located in the Grand Teton wilderness. The cabins are designed to allow guests to get back to nature. There are several styles to choose from, each offering an experience that's a cross between camping and a luxury hotel suite. Amenities include cozy fireplaces, full kitchens, and private furnished decks. There's also a private fire pit at each cabin, perfect for cozying up under the stars on cool nights. "Wedge cabins" start at about $191 per night.

Isla Suasi Hotel, Peru
Isla Suasi

Isla Suasi Hotel

This getaway is located on the only private island in Peru's portion of Lake Titicaca, and getting here takes four hours by boat from the closest city of Puno. Isla Suasi Hotel was created to be a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding body of water. The hotel is a large country house offering lounges, terraces, and 23 rooms all with lake views. There's also a private cabin available on the shores of the lake. Throughout the property's gardens, there are hammocks beckoning guests to come relax for a little while. Massages, kayak rides, and exploratory walks are additional options on this romantic getaway. Rooms are available for about $243 per night.