Retreat into Romance

With breathtaking scenery, notable wineries, luxury accommodation and more, the Capital Region is rich with romantic possibilities.

Enjoy the tranquil, waterside location of the Inn at Perry Cabin, a resort and spa in St. Michael's, Maryland
Dumbarton Oaks gardens in the Georgetown neighbourhood of Washington, DC
Strolling around the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC
Hotel Rouge, a Kimpton Hotels boutique property near Dupont Circle and the White House
The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina - 400 acres of relaxation near Cambridge, Maryland
Hot air ballooning over Charlottesville,Virginia from Boar's Head Inn

Romance comes easy in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Reconnect with your loved one at a waterfront spa resort, romantic mountain retreat or charming country inn, or heat things up at a stylish city hotel. Then spark the romance with exciting live theatre, moonlight strolls, vineyard picnics or delectable tasting menus from the region’s top chefs.

Washington, DC

Washington, DC has all the right ingredients for an unforgettable romantic getaway. Spend the day exploring the beautiful gardens at Hillwood or Dumbarton Oaks, then take a moonlit stroll around the monuments by moonlight.

Pack a picnic for two to enjoy in Rock Creek Park or in the beautiful Constitution Gardens, then catch an evocative theatre production or cool concert by night. Take in a major exhibition at the National Gallery or The Phillips Collection then pamper yourself with a multi-course tasting menu prepared by one of DC’s top chefs.

Feast on Ethiopian cuisine in U Street or Adams Morgan then dance the night away at a trendy club. Indulge in a spa treatment, then catch a performance at the  Kennedy Center and linger on the romantic balcony overlooking the Potomac River.

Feeling playful? Pick a DC boutique hotel to match your personality.

Maryland

Maryland offers the right combination of quiet escapes, calming activities and quaint places to wine and dine. Romantic, picnic-friendly wineries and vineyards are located throughout every region of the state, offering tours, tastings and tantalizing scenery.

The Inn at Perry Cabin, located in the resort town of St. Michaels on Maryland’s Eastern shore, exudes elegance and romance. May we suggest a couples spa package? Choose from a soothing, deep tissue or mixed massage or a couples body treatment. The inn is also home to a four-diamond restaurant, Stars.

In Western Maryland, the Inn BoonsBoro offers an unforgettable experience. Renovated in 2008, the dignity and charm of this historic site was maintained. Guests can choose from eight romantic rooms inspired by literary couples such as Elizabeth and Darcy, Nick and Nora, Jane and Rochester, Titania and Oberon, and Westley and Buttercup.

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is a magnificent self-contained 400-acre resort on two miles of majestic eastern shore waters. Indulge yourself with a romantic getaway at this AAA Four-Diamond resort boasting luxurious accommodations, five restaurants, impeccable service and the world-class Sago Spa & Salon.

Virginia

Virginia is rich with world-class resort spas that offer everything from hot rock massages, natural hot springs, steam rooms and couples massages.

The Martha Washington Hotel & Spa features a therapeutic salt water heated pool for guests to enjoy year round as well as an outdoor heated multi-level Jacuzzi spa and fire-pit.

Situated on a picturesque 573-acre estate, Charlottesville’s Boar’s Head Inn creates an inviting respite. The spa features luxurious treatments to soothe and rejuvenate your spirit. Dine in the Old Mill Room, recipient of AAA's Four-Diamond designation for more than 20 years. Heat things up with a little friendly competition on the 18-hole Birdwood golf course or on the world-class tennis courts.

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