Couples seeking to indulge in a romantic weekend vacation won't have to look very far to find something to fit the bill in Georgia. If you decide to leave your hotel room, Georgia provides a romantic background, including sizzling beaches, urban playgrounds, historic cities and lush wilderness ripe for exploration.
Romantic packages at Chateau Elan offer rose-petal turndown, wine delivery and spa suites. The Chateau Elan is located 45 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The energetic will appreciate the seven golf courses, seven lit tennis courts, the fitness center with classes, the heated outdoor resistance pool and the 3,500 acres of hiking and mountain-biking trails. The epicurean couple will take delight in the Chateau Elan's 200-acre winery, culinary studio cooking courses and seven different restaurants, featuring such delights as brie-crusted fillet of ribeye, salmon and paddlefish caviars and Irish pub burgers. The on-site spa offers couples massages, skin wrap treatments and beauty salon services. Each of the contemporary guest rooms provides a spacious and elegant black and gold bathroom with a two-person soak tub.
Oceanside Inn and Suites
Guests at the Oceanside Inn and Suites can enjoy horse-drawn carriage tours, long walks down quiet beaches, horseback riding and dolphin-watching tours on historic Jekyll Island on the southern coast of Georgia. The inn offers an outdoor swimming pool with a relaxing sun deck and hot tub overlooking the ocean, beach volleyball and bike rentals for private island exploration. The Sandbar and Grill specializes in Sangria cocktails and fresh Mahi Mahi.
The Lanai guest rooms at the hotel provide two-person Jacuzzi tubs, king-sized beds and private balconies or patios. Champagne and chocolate delivery is available with romance packages through the hotel.
Couples attracted to the quaint and eclectic should check out the Gastonian in the heart of historic Savannah. Guests can step outside the door of the bed and breakfast and find charming boutiques, art galleries and antique shops. The inn features four romantic guest rooms with individual antique decors, fine linens, exotic fresh flowers, fireplaces, four-poster beds and two-person whirlpool tubs.
The Gastonian offers rose-petal turndown, and champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries delivery. The hotel serves an afternoon tea that includes appetizers and wine and an evening reception with desserts and cocktails.
Elements such as high-contrast black and white decor with pops of red roses, brushed stainless steel, leather and contemporary, indirect feature lighting invite guests into the sensual atmosphere at the Artmore Hotel in midtown Atlanta. The hotel hosts many social gatherings in the ultramodern The Studio bar and lounge, which serves wine by the glass and specializes in martinis.
The Artmore Hotel offers a "That's Amore" romance weekend package that includes red roses, chilled champagne, hot breakfast for two and sweets from the Chocolate Pink Cafe in Atlanta.