Romance is abundant in California with a wide range of natural beauty from snow-covered mountains to pristine beaches and miles of rolling hills in between. Hotels and resorts across the state capitalize on it’s beauty with incredible locations ideal for sparking the flame of romance for it’s guests. From big cities like San Diego to the quaint communities of Lake Tahoe and Santa Barbara, California is a hub of beauty and romance ideal for a couples getaway any time of year.
1. San Diego – L’Auberge Del Mar: The sun-soaked coastline of San Diego sets the scene for romance year round. Any given evening, visitors and locals walk the beaches and boardwalks to soak up the beauty of the illuminated red and orange California sky while the sun dips into the Pacific Ocean. It’s a breathtaking scene that unleashes the heart of even the most pragmatic individuals. Popular San Diego hotels make the most of the gorgeous scenery with beachfront locations, elegant dining and beautiful accommodations. L’Auberge Del Mar combines a beach bungalow feel with high luxury in a coastal setting making it ideal for a couples getaway. Guests can watch the sunset from the comfort of their room or take a private footpath to the beach to dip their toes in the water. L’Auberge Del Mar is also home to Kitchen 1540, a health conscious restaurant focusing on California cuisine and the poolside Blue Bar with stunning views of the ocean. Fine dining, luxury beachfront accommodations and the ever popular Spa L’Auberge make this San Diego hotel a top choice for couples looking for a romantic getaway in Southern California.
2.Santa Barbara – Alisal Guest Ranch: Located along the coastline of Central California is the stunning Santa Ynez Valley. Known for rolling hills, vineyards and small intimate communities, this area is not what most people envision in California. Country meets the coast in this peaceful area and no resort embodies this juxtaposition more than the Alisal Guest Ranch. Just north of Santa Barbara, this country getaway has everything from horseback riding around a glistening lake to spa treatments in a private sanctuary. The surrounding coastal mountain range creates an ideal climate with warm days and cool nights perfect for exploring the area during the day and cuddling up to loved ones at night. All guest rooms have a rustic decor with modern amenities to make a stay at the Alisal comfortable and inviting. The combination of beautiful natural scenery, rustic appeal and isolated location makes the Alisal Guest Ranch Resort a great place to light the flame in any relationship.
3.South Lake Tahoe – 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club: Lake Tahoe is unlike anywhere else in California. It’s natural beauty is unparalleled with a massive sparkling lake on the border of California and Nevada, sky-high pine trees, snow-capped mountains and whimsical mountain cabins peppered along the shore. Lake Tahoe has become a popular vacation destination in the summer as well as winter months boasting sandy lakeside beaches, water activities, hiking skiing and beautiful golf courses. Located in South Lake Tahoe, 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club features cabin-style accommodations with in-room fireplaces, natural wood accents, premium bedding and an incredible location near top restaurants, a private beach on the lake and easy access to Heavenly Ski Resort. No view compares to the turquoise blue water of Lake Tahoe among white snow covered mountains, setting the scene for mountain top romance in California. Defined as the excitement associated with love, romance can be as simple as a sunset stroll along a sandy beach or as grand as a lavish vacation in a big city. California’s vast topography, beautiful landscape and charming hotels make it the perfect vacation destination for couples looking to get lost in love and romance once again.