10 Romantic Spa Getaways

Romantic Spa GetawayTimes are tough, and everyone across the country is trying to save money in any department they can. This includes travel. More than ever, people are forgoing a vacation because they think it's not in their budget. We think they just haven't found the right deal yet. Stressful times like this demand vacations to remind yourself what's really important in life. A great trip for you and the special person in your life begins here, where there are tons of romantic spa getaways just waiting to be found. Here are ten of the best, most romantic and most affordable spa getaways.

Sofitel

This Los Angeles-based spa is the ultimate in luxury, featuring great massages and heated-rock foot soaks. You'll also find a great cure for the winter blues: a dark chocolate and champagne mask, topped with a peppermint milk bath, uses the tastes and smells of the season to revitalize your senses.

Alvadora

A winding path, Mexican fountains, and beautiful orange trees set the scene for this immaculate, romantic, Spanish Colonial-inspired resort in Phoenix, Arizona. The city is famous for spas and resorts, but this one is the cream of the crop.

Coeur d'Alene

Idaho isn't exactly the first place that comes to mind when one thinks about romantic destinations, but this northern Idaho resort uses water in exceptional ways. Views of lakes and waterfalls abound, while the Pure Essence Shower utilizes 16 different jets to offer a fully cleansing experience.

Little Palm Island

This romantic spa getaway gives new meaning to the word "remote." Accessible only by boat or seaplane, this well-kept Florida secret has 28 private bungalows that feature all sorts of rejuvenating practices. The cutoff age for this resort is 16, so you're sure to be free of annoying kids disrupting your chi.

Inter-Continental Buckhead

Atlanta's premiere spa getaway is great for active couples. The signature treatment is an immersive, three hour long massage that features a half hour facial, hour massage, half hour body polish, and hour personal training session that's great for rejuvenating athletic types.

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Mauna Lani

As if being in Hawaii wasn't romantic or refreshing enough, the Mauna Lani spa on the Big Island will make sure you get all you possibly can from your visit to one of the warmest, most romantic place on earth. For the best in laid-back treatment, get a beach-side bungalow with butler service.

Ojai Valley

This cozy, southern California spa is nestled in the Topa Topa mountains and is a quaint little getaway. Herb gardens, courtyards and fireplaces all add to the Spanish atmosphere. They offer a special "Kuyam" treatment for couples: a reinvigorating treatment involving mud, dry heat, inhalation therapy and guided meditation.

Las Ventanas al Paraiso

Enjoy a celestial treatment under the stars in this exclusive, romantic retreat near San Jose del Cabo. Bring a relaxing day to an immaculate close with an 80-minute couple's massage right on your terrace. Afterwards, relax by a roaring fire in your adobe fireplace or unwind in your private jacuzzi.

Mandarin Oriental

Enjoy a brief respite from fast-paced New York City life by escaping to this Asian-themed spa on the 35th floor of the Time Warner Center. Couples will love their own fireplace, steam shower and enticing, antique Chinese bed. The perfect getaway that's not too far away.

Lake Austin Spa Resort

When you're enjoying the local flavor, shopping and dining that makes the capital of the Lone State State famous, take a load off at the Lake Austin Spa Resort. Couples enjoy restorative massages, treatments and fitness exercises in this gorgeous, multi-acre getaway crafted from authentic Austin limestone.

These are just a couple ideas for top of the line romantic spa getaways. Search our listings, and you'll soon be on your way to rejuvenating yourself, mind, body, and spirit.

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