Getaway for Valentine’s Day: Best Romantic Locations & Date Ideas

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by: Welk Resorts | February 13, 2018

One of the most romantic holidays of the year is quickly approaching. While the traditional flowers and chocolates are nice ways to show your appreciation, nothing says romance quite like a spontaneous Valentine’s Day getaway with your sweetheart. If you need ideas for the perfect place to escape and make the most of this Valentine’s Day, you don’t need to worry. We’ve got a number of romantic getaway options for you.

Welk Resorts Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Valentine's Day Destinations:  Sirena del Mar by Welk Resorts

Sirena del Mar by Welk Resorts in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is a luxurious seven-acre resort perched high on the cliffs of the Baja peninsula with panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez and famous El Arco rock formation. You can explore the surrounding areas, visiting private beaches and historic sites, or stay closer to home in your own luxury accommodations. This oceanfront resort blends rustic Mexican charm with contemporary elegance and has exotic, romantic getaway written all over it. Whether swinging in a hammock, lounging in the infinity pool, or unwinding with a couples’ massage overlooking the ocean, we have what it takes to live the good life in Cabo this Valentine’s Day.

Aulani, Disney Vacation Club® Villas

Ko Olina, Hawai’i

Valentine's Day Destinations:  Aulani, Disney Vacation Club® Villas, Ko Olina, Hawai’i

Say “Aloha!” to a Valentine’s adventure the whole family will love at Aulani, Disney Vacation Club® Villas, Ko Olina, Hawai’i, part of our Experiences Collection by Welk Resorts. Through our special exchange program with the Disney Vacation Club, Platinum Points Owners have access to all the resort’s outstanding amenities and recreation set among the tropical splendor of the island. From first-rate swimming pools and beach activities to fine dining and entertainment, you’ll find experiences everyone will enjoy and perhaps create a new Valentine’s tradition.

Poste Montane Lodge

Beaver Creak, Colorado
Valentine's Day Destinations: poste montane

For a European-style getaway without having to leave the states, visit Poste Montane Lodge in Beaver Creak, Colorado. As part of our Experiences Collection by Welk Resorts, you can gain access to a luxury mountain retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city and daily stress. Cozy up with your sweetheart by a wood-burning fireplace in your own accommodations, take a romantic horseback ride in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, or spend some one-on-one time together out on the slopes.

Welk Resorts Branson

Branson, Missouri
Valentine's Day Destinations: The Lodges at Timber Ridge

For a more rustic holiday, spend a cozy couple days together at the Lodges at Timber Ridge. Nestled in the breathtaking Ozarks, The Lodges at Timber Ridge in Branson, Missouri is a first-class destination resort offering spacious luxury vacation lodge rentals, on-premise dining, unique resort experiences, and world-class live theatre entertainment. You and your love can enjoy classic American meals and treats, unique adventures created by our INSPIRED For You staff, and live shows from nationally-recognized performers without needing to leave the resort. With our 10,000+ square-foot pool center, you can even bring the kids, knowing they’ll be entertained while you still enjoy some quiet time alone.

Welk Resorts San Diego

San Diego, California

Valentine's Day Destinations: Welk Resorts San Diego

Whisk your sweetheart off to Welk Resorts San Diego for an active and romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy all that Southern California has to offer with easy access to golf courses, tennis courts, a weekly farmers’ market, and a downtown village with shopping and multiple dining options. Stay in one of our beautiful villas that have all the comforts of your own home-away-from-home and close access to the California coast and San Diego nightlife. Come prepared with rose petals and a bottle of champagne for your villa to make the getaway extra romantic.

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa®

Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Valentine's Day Destinations: Disney Saratoga Springs Resort

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You can step back in time with your love at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa®. Located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, this Victorian-style resort hotel is tucked between golf course greens and the beautiful Village Lake. Create your own Cinderella moment with provided transportation to all the adventure and fun offered by nearby Walt Disney World Resort or enjoy the romantic ambiance created by classic architecture, waterfalls, and spas near your villa. You can even cook up a personal, romantic meal in the fully stocked kitchen provided at this getaway from the Experiences Collection by Welk Resorts for Welk Platinum Rewards Program Premier, Select, Elite, and Pinnacle Owners.

Welk Resorts Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, California
Valentine's Day Destinations: Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts

A winter wonderland at Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts in the stunning Tahoe mountains is just the ticket for a cozy Valentine’s Day getaway. Enjoy quality time on the slopes or check out our INSPIRED For You activities guide featuring s’mores making, an in-resort private theatre, and outdoor winter adventures that will create memories to last a lifetime. The Village at Northstar provides great locations for romantic meals, fun shopping excursions, and quiet time alone.

Welk Resorts Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California
Valentine's Day Destinations: Desert Oasis by Welk Resorts

Does your sweetheart love golf? Let them know you really care by planning the perfect getaway to Welk Resorts Palm Springs. You can enjoy the sunny, warm California weather while making your way through 18 holes of beautiful championship golf together. With the strategically designed course, all skill-levels can enjoy an afternoon together on the well-maintained greens and tree-lined fairways. Our special offers on premium villa accommodations, golf, and 2-for-1 lunch can help you plan the best trip for you and your avid golfer.

Fairmont Heritage Place

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Valentine's Day Destinations: Fairmont Heritage Place, El Corazon de Santa Fe

The Fairmont Heritage Place, El Corazon de Santa Fe, is aptly named. This elegant adobe inn is right in the heart of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the hub of Southwestern culture where nature, museums, art galleries, and gourmet restaurants abound. As part of our Experiences Collection by Welk Resorts, our Owners have the privilege of enjoying this romantic resort this Valentine’s holiday. Sip local wines, drive a portion of iconic Route 66, or slip away to day spa or yoga retreat to relax and rejuvenate.

We wish you a happy, romance-filled Valentine’s Day! Surprise your love with the ultimate getaway this year at Welk Resorts and spend some quality time focusing on each other. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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