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Five of our Favorite Romantic Travel Destinations

July 7, 2016

A vacation can have many purposes such as the chance to explore, to relax, to adventure into the unknown, or even to reconnect with a loved one. Romantic getaways provide the perfect opportunity for a couple to escape from their daily lives and enjoy each other’s company in an environment different than their own. Whether it’s at the beach, the mountains, a beautiful lake, or a remote island, the perfect romantic vacation can take on many forms and is up to the specific couple to decide where they would like to spend it. Here is a list of five of our favorite romantic travel destinations.


Rocky Beach in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas

Located on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Cabo San Lucas has attracted couples looking for a romantic getaway for years. In fact, one of Cabo’s most popular beaches, Playa del Amor, or Lover’s Beach, has become known as a picturesque destination for lovers looking to enjoy a picnic on the beach, a romantic sunset or a fun day of swimming and snorkeling. Whether you and your partner are interested in more recreational activities or are looking to relax and enjoy being pampered, Cabo has something for every couple. From swimming with dolphins, snorkeling and diving, horseback rides on secluded beaches and even sailing, Cabo is a prime destination for couples seeking adventures with a romantic twist. However, if you prefer your days a little more relaxed, Cabo offers a notable art scene, world-renowned spas, fantastic restaurants and bars and beautiful rental properties and resorts. VacationRoost is proud to offer guests 114 different rental properties in the Cabo San Lucas area that are perfect for any romantic getaway.


To view the best Cabo San Lucas lodging options, visit our website here.


Lake Tahoe, California

As the largest alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe, located on the northern border of California and Nevada, offers a multitude of options for a couple seeking a romantic escape. Known for its numerous recreational activities, Lake Tahoe offers a romantic couple adventures galore such as parasailing, hang gliding, hiking, cycling, and even bathing in hot springs! However the town also offers many indoor activities such as a lively arts and music scene, a fantastic collection of restaurants and bars, and numerous lavish spas. The beautiful lake has become known as a popular place to pop the question, as well as one of the top places in the United States to get married, so you are sure to experience a romantic locale unlike any other. With close to 400 properties available in Lake Tahoe, VacationRoost is the perfect place to search for your ideal accommodations.

To view VacationRoost’s Lake Tahoe lodging options, visit our website here.


Coastal Mountain Vista

Sugarloaf Mountain, Maine

New England and its vast history is the perfect romantic backdrop for a couples vacation. Sugarloaf Mountain, located in western Maine, and the Sugarloaf Ski Resort are known for its beautiful slopes and amazing skiing. As the largest ski resort east of the Mississippi and some of the highest elevations for skiing, Sugarloaf attracts couples who have a love for the winter and all of the fun adventures that go along with it. Whether you and your partner are here to ski, snow tube, ice skate or snowshoe, Sugarloaf has it all. In addition, the town also has plenty of beautiful hotels, fantastic dining options, and a unique and charming downtown scene.

Search through some of the best Sugarloaf Mountain lodging on our website here.


Marigot Bay, St. Lucia

St. Lucia


With mountains, beaches, coral reefs, rainforests, waterfalls and volcanoes, St. Lucia has it all. Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the island of St. Lucia provides the perfect destination for a couple looking to escape the stresses of their daily lives. Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in the beautiful outdoors or in one of the many world-renowned spas, this island oasis provides a romantic getaway that could reinvigorate any relationship. Spend your days sunbathing, scuba diving, whale watching, waterfall exploring, or sailing and you and your partner will be sure to leave refreshed and replenished. Known for its amazing resorts and boutique hotels, St. Lucia provides incredible lodging options and VacationRoost is happy to provide travelers with plenty of choices.

Search through St.Lucia lodging options here.


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Telluride, CO


If the mountains get your heart fluttering, then Telluride in the beautiful Rocky Mountains is the perfect destination for your ultimate romantic getaway. Surrounded by 14,000 foot peaks, Telluride offers its visitors the perfect romantic destination year-round. The summer months offer a couple a historic downtown area filled with fantastic shopping, incredible cuisine and drinks and an arts and music scene reflective of its mountain atmosphere. The outdoors provide adventures such as beautiful hiking, four-wheeling, horseback riding, kayaking, climbing and even hot air ballooning. Telluride’s winter months are filled with skiing, snowboarding, beautiful views, cozy resorts and lodging and more. If the mountains are a place where you and your partner feel at peace, there is no better destination than Telluride.

To search through the best Telluride lodging, check out VacationRoost’s 603 rental properties here.


A romantic escape is the perfect reason to plan a vacation so get out there today.

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Safe Travels,

The Vacation Roost Team


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