The W French QuarterWhen people think of romance, many think of the French Quarter in New Orleans. A quiet spot that is full of history and detail, The W New Orleans – French Quarter has been known to charm its guests with its extravagant Venetian chandeliers and illuminated outdoor pool. The hotel is surrounded by galleries and boutiques that sell luxury items that are sure to win over the one you love. And when ready sit back and relax, you can watch the evening settle on the balcony of one the lavish hotel rooms at this Valentine’s Day sleeper.
The Plaza HotelThe Plaza Hotel in New York City – what more is there to say? This Valentine’s Day destination practically set the standard for the romantic getaway. Spectacular art, endless shopping, unbelievable dining and a lively nightlife make this place the most desirable of hotels for a truly extravagant evening. The Plaza enjoys the bragging rights of having 102 suites, which boast the largest square footage of any luxury hotel in New York City. Looking to indulge? This is the place to do it. Hotel staff provides 24-hour white glove butler service with employees that are glad to tend to your any and every need. Forget about just for Valentine’s Day – this is the perfect hotel for any special occasion.
The Four Seasons - Santa BarbaraNever been to Santa Barbara? Here is your chance to go. Located right in between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Four Seasons Santa Barbara is the epitome of the casual California lifestyle. Picture yourself driving up the Pacific Coast with the top down and a relaxing weekend ahead of you. With 175 local wineries, guests can enjoy everything from wine tasting to surfing, relaxing on the beach or lounging by pool. For dinner, enjoy intimate indoor or outdoor oceanfront dining with elegant views of the Pacific Ocean. This hideaway is the perfect place to unwind and let your hair down this Valentine’s Day.
The Four Seasons MauiThe last spot on the Most Romantic Hotels list is a no brainer. The Four Season Maui is a hotel that has become synonymous with romantic vacations. White sand, lush tropical gardens and spectacular ocean views make this resort the ultimate destination in America for a first class Valentine’s Day getaway. There outdoor swimming area is called the Serenity Pool. The secluded area is located at the southernmost region of the resort and boasts an infinity edged pool that is set against panoramic views of the island of Lana’I and West Maui mountain range. This isn’t somewhere you go just to say, “I love you.” This is where you go to propose!
Valentine's Day 2012 is right around the corner and choosing the right hotel for your vacation is equally as important as choosing the destination itself. The last thing you want to do is disappoint your significant other on the most romantic day of the year. When selecting your hotel, it's important to take into account all of the necessary elements that make it the most romantic place in the world - a room, a fireplace, a hot tub, a balcony.
It's also important to select the right environment. While some men and women like to watch the sunset while lying on a warm sandy beach in Hawaii, others prefer to cuddle up next to a crackling fire at a ski-lodge in Lake Tahoe. Everybody's idea of a romantic setting is different. And that's OK because we have put together a list of America's 10 most romantic hotels for Valentine's Day 2012. From dining to daily activities, we've got you covered with some of the dreamiest destinations to take your lover on the most romantic day of the year.