Thinking about a romantic getaway in Washington State? A truly thoughtful and romantic escape is a special way to sweep your beloved off his or her feet. From the mountains to the islands, the state of Washington offers a multitude of weekend getaway spots where a couple can relish time spent together. Whether you prefer getting back to nature on a rain forest hike, savoring the sensual stimulation of a spa treatment, or sampling fine food and wine in an elegant setting, you'll find the ideal getaway to rekindle your romance.
Here are some of the top romantic getaway hotels and lodgings in Washington State:
The Hall of the Doges Ceiling at The Davenport Hotel ©Angela M Brown
The grand historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane reopened in 2002 after extensive renovations, including the addition of a modern tower. Following decades of tradition for gracious service, this downtown hotel has numerous facilities and amenities that make for a dreamy and romantic getaway. Guests at the Davenport Hotel will enjoy deluxe rooms with super-comfy beds and marble walk-in showers. Couples will find romantic dining at one of the Davenport's restaurants, which include the Palm Court Grill or the Safari Room. There are gorgeous common areas where to can wander and sit, a luxurious indoor pool, a charming candy shop, and Spa Paradiso, a full-service day spa. These are just some of the special Davenport amenities and facilities that will contribute to your romantic escape
This Leavenworth bed and breakfast inn is the perfect choice for a memorable romantic getaway. The rooms are tastefully and luxuriously appointed, with jetted tubs, gas fireplaces, and private decks with forest views. Each room is filled with thoughtful touches such as birding books, binoculars, bath salts, and throw blankets. In the morning you'll enjoy a full, multi-course breakfast in Run of the River's gracious breakfast room.
What could be more romantic that a grand island resort, completely isolated from the cares and hassles of every day life? Rosario Resort, located on wooded and hilly Orcas Island, is built around a historic mansion. Sprawled along 30 acres of waterfront property, Rosario offers convenient access to outdoor recreation, including biking, flightseeing, and whale watching. The Rosario Resort rooms and suites, as well as the spa and many common areas, have been thoroughly updated.
Willows Lodge, a rustically-luxurious inn and spa, is located in Woodinville, just east of Seattle. From rooms with French press coffeemakers and overstuffed beds to continental breakfast by the fire, Willows Lodge offers you and your sweetheart all the thoughtful extras that make your romantic getaway a heavenly experience. A rejuvenating massage or facial at The Spa at Willows Lodge will delight the senses. Plan in advance and get coveted reservations at the adjacent Herbfarm Restaurant, where you can enjoy four-star dinners that feature ingredients from their very own herb garden. Willows Lodge is within walking distance of the Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia wineries and the Redhook Brewery.
Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Washington
Elegant yet comfortable, this waterfront hotel has the room, facilities, and amenities that will help make your romantic getaway both intimate and special. Every guest room has a fireplace and a large jetted tub. Charming shops, restaurants, the marina, and Zuanich Pt. Park are within walking distance. Downtown Bellingham and the historic Fairhaven district are just a short drive away. For an extra special escape, book a stay in Hotel Bellwether's Lighthouse Suite.
Many of Washington's most romantic accommodations are in and near the Seattle metro region. A romantic getaway in the city has all the ingredients of a memorable escape, with many dining, entertainment, and walking option. Here are my top picks for romantic hotels in and around Seattle.
Spa Getaways in Washington
Resorts and hotels that offer full-service spas can set the stage for a wonderful romantic getaway. Here are my recommendations for spa getaways in Washington: