Looking for the perfect romantic getaway? Bed and breakfasts seem to rank high on Cupid’s path. Rose petals, chocolate-dipped strawberries and chilled champagne set the standard for an ultra-luxurious experience. Gourmet breakfasts, cozy rooms and helpful innkeepers take it up a notch.
Here are some bed and breakfasts offering Valentine’s Day getaways that will set your heart aflutter:
Riverside Romance. Share a relaxing and revitalizing weekend together in the grandeur of the Essex Inn. This Greek Revival bed and breakfast in Tappahannock, Virginia, is one block from the scenic Rappahannock River. The inn’s Valentine’s Day package includes a chilled bottle of Champagne, chocolate covered strawberries and red roses. In the evening, a light but elegant repast will be delivered on a silver tray to your room. As part of the two-day getaway, enjoy wine and hors d’oevres by the fire in the living room on your second night, prior to heading out to dinner at Hobb’s Hole restaurant. The inn provides a $50 gift certificate toward your meal; complimentary breakfast is included daily.
Sweet Spot. Celebrate your love at the romantic Glynn House Inn in Ashland, New Hampshire, throughout the month of February. Reserve the Alluring February Getaway package and a beautiful bouquet of roses will be waiting in your room upon arrival. Enjoy your bubbling double whirlpool bath and the warmth of a romantic fireplace. Evening turn down service includes rose petals sprinkled around your bed. A bottle of Chandon Brut and a delicious heart shaped cake will provide the perfect added touch and a memorable midnight snack. In the morning, indulge in a gourmet breakfast. In-room massage are also available.
Weekend Rendezvous. The romantic weekend escape at the Richmont Inn in Towsend, Tennessee, includes an intimate four-course classic Swiss fondue dinner at the inn’s charming Cove Café. The elegant dining room also serves gourmet dessert and coffee by candlelight each night with majestic mountain views. The inn will arrange for a fireside or streamside picnic basket to enjoy alone in a quiet and pristine setting in the Great Smokies, only a 10 minute drive away from the inn.
Whether you’re seeking a mountain escape, a seaside serenade or a quick escape to a B&B around the corner, a night or weekend at a romantic bed and breakfast package can leave you feeling reinvigorated and can do wonders to reignite romance.