Romantic Getaways

From San Francisco to Big Sur, California is teeming with dreamy spots which are ideal for a romantic trip with your siginificant other. We put together a list of hotels which capture the essence of this vast state: jaw-dropping coastline, excellent wine and luxury hotels.

Enjoy Unrivalled Views of The Pacific Ocean

Perched 1200 feet up on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Post Ranch Inn is an architectural gem, and seamlessly blends understated rustic luxury, immaculate cuisine and astounding service.

Guests can enjoy an early morning yoga session overlooking the Pacific Ocean, hike through the Giant Redwoods of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and drink in the sunset on Pfeiffer Beach.

Feast in a Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Set amongst the country lanes and boutique vineyards around Forestville in the heart of the Sonoma Country wine growing region, the Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant offers a wonderfully romantic escape in discreet luxury, perfect for a few days away.

This romantic hidden boutique is a feast for all the senses: enjoy a sommelier-led tour in a new Tesla Model X then return to the hotel and indulge in some me-time in the hotel's well-equipped spa, end this magical day in The Farmhouse's Michelin-starred restaurant.

Stay in Beverly Hills' Most Prestigious Area

Montage Beverly Hills is a timeless Los Angeles hotel nestled within an exclusive neighbourhood. When you're not exploring tinsel town's highlights, you can unwind in the decadent spa, retreat to a poolside cabana or enjoy a decadent lunch at the rooftop grill.

Get a realy taste of Beverly Hills as you shop til you drop on the nearby Rodeo Drive, sate your inner culture vulture at The Getty and the Griffith Observatory and hike to the Hollywood Sign for a jaw-dropping view of Los Angeles at dusk.

Uwind in a Chic Desert Retreat

The Parker Palm Springs is a resort that brings together a quirky, retro design making it an ideal escape from the mundane. With 13 acres of landscaped gardens it creates a palm fringed oasis - we particularly like the outdoor fire pit!

This hotel is perfect if you want to get back to nature: Joshua Tree National Park is on your doorstep so rock climibing couldn't be easier, or you might prefer to ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway for an impressive view of the valley. You can also opt for a mid-century architectural tour with a local specialist which will show you a whole otherside to this area. However, the highlight has to be stargazing in Joshua Tree where you will have an awe-inspiring view of the Milky Way.

Get a Taste for Beach Life

Rosewood Miramar Beach is the epitome of California dreaming: an elegantly designed hotel on the beach, the calming sound of waves in the background, the Santa Ynez wine region on your doorstep and a dramamtic mountain-range as your backdrop.

Explore Montecito's Coast Village Road which is home to upscale boutiques, galleries and cool cafes, restaurants and bars. Spend a heady afternoon exploring the best of the Santa Ynez wine region with a local wine expert then head to the beach for a horse-back ride as the sun sets.

Get a Brid's Eye View of Napa Valley

Auberge du Soleil is an elegant wine country inn nestled within a 33-acre sunlit olive grove on the slopes of Rutherford Hill and surrounded by vineyards. With its unmistakeable intimacy, Auberge is a Scott Dunn favourite.

Take a hot air balloon over Napa Valley and indulge in a champagne breakfast while you drink in the views. Dine at one ofthe many Michelin-starred restaurants, including the iconic French laundry. Take this foodie experience to the next level and ride through the valley on the Napa Wine Train where vintage style, mouth-watering food and exclusive wine tours make this a real treat! You should also wake up early one morning and watch the sunrise over the vineyards, it's a strong contender for one of California's most beautiful sights - and that's saying something!

Find Your Own Private Oasis

Rancho Valencia is an award-winning resort and spa located in the picturesque Rancho Santa Fe, within easy reach of Del Mar, La Jolla and San Diego's coastline. This Spanish villa is all about finding your private oasis and each room has garden patio or outdoor spa patio with a Jacuzzi.

This hotel was voted the #1 tennis hotel in US so heading to the courts is a must, it also has an award-winning tennis program so why not get some coaching from a pro? This hotel is surrunded by miles of scenic bike trails and you can find your inner peace with a complimentary yoga class by the pool.

Call us on 020 3993 8860 to start planning your holiday

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