Nestled between mangroves on The Bahamas quaint island of South Andros is Caerula Mar Club – a boutique luxury resort that couldn’t be more perfect for couples looking to go off-the-radar for a tropical vacation this fall. This hidden gem, featured on HGTV’s Renovation Island, is home to five private villas and 18 gorgeous suites on 10 picture-perfect beachfront acres where guests will likely not spot another footprint in the sand beside their own. This autumn, Caerula Mar is offering a special for guests who book five nights or more. After the fifth night, receive one complimentary night plus a $100 daily resort credit for every additional night booked, which can be used for dining, spa treatments, or booking activities. The autumn getaway special is valid for booking through October 1st. (www.caerulamar.com/specials/)
Caerula Mar Club is one of nine resorts offering big savings to couples looking for romance this fall. Keep scrolling to see the other eight amazing resorts.
Couples can toast to love at the Grand Universe Lucca with three immersive Tuscan wine tasting experiences: the Montalcino, Montecarlo, and Super Tuscan and Chianti Classico. The Tuscan Wine & Olive Oil’s experience includes a couple’s selection of two of these wine tastings based on their personal preference, as well as an olive oil tasting experience. This intimate experience dives into the production of local wines and olive oils, detailing the connection and elements of the Tuscan region and how they come together to create quintessential Tuscan wines and oils. Afterwards, love birds are invited to enjoy the resort’s masterful rotation of wine at the hotel’s ancient Eterno Wine Cellar, which features remnants of an ancient wall and an extensive collection of Tuscan wines. Book the “Tuscan Wine & Olive Oil Experience” package at www.granduniverselucca.com using code ES1. Valid for stays through January 2, 2023.
Corazón Cabo Resort & Spa, the newest luxury property in Cabo San Lucas, is the ideal setting for lovers looking to escape for some quality time this fall. Nestled in the heart of Medano Beach, the resort offers plenty of unique features and amenities such as the highest rooftop terrace in the city with the best views of the iconic Arc of Cabo San Lucas, the largest and always-buzzing beach club, and the best on-water activities to create the ultimate getaway (think: flyboarding and electric surfing). Lovebirds can also enjoy oyster and champagne pairings, and spa treatments by the beach at the resort’s own world-class spa, Sparitual. The resort is also offering a “Season of Self Care” package that couples can take advantage of, which includes three nights in a luxury Infinity Suite, an in-room amenity, daily buffet breakfast, $100 USD resort credit, and access to the spa. Look no further than this glamorous location to reignite the spark. (www.corazoncabo.com)
Love Birds looking to embrace each other and the changing seasons are invited for a romantic stay at Barnsley Resort, a property with romance rooted in its history. Tucked away in the foothills of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the storybook site was built by Godfrey Barnsley for his wife and the love of his life, Julia, and there is love in every brick. Today, the 3,000-acre resort is an award-winning property that serves as the ultimate place to unplug and enjoy a secluded yet romantic retreat. For those couples looking for a truly dynamic experience, the Romantic Hideaway Package is the perfect way to unplug and reconnect this Autumn. Romantics will be welcomed upon arrival with a rose petal turndown and bottle of sparkling wine. Throughout their visit, couples will enjoy overnight accommodations in a charming cottage or at the luxurious Inn at Barnsley Resort and indulge in intimate meals at one of the on-site restaurants. The experience is made even more memorable with a $200 credit, which can be used on outdoor activities or relaxing spa treatments. For more information, visit www.barnsleyresort.com.
Located on the fringe of the quaint Pacific Coast fishing village of Zihuatanejo, the sophisticated beachfront boutique hotel Thompson Zihuatanejo is the ideal escape for couples this fall. And now couples can celebrate their relationship with a special ‘Redemption Package.” Guests will receive a tequila and pozole greeting upon arrival, as well as a cooking class on the beach with Chef Javier Cerrillo, a master of smoke and fire, a private yacht trip to the iconic Las Saladitas for a surfing lesson with the local pros. Couples can relax with an aprés-surf recovery session at the resort's spa for two, and have access to a personal activities concierge. Suites come complete with a private plunge pool with a daily Happy Hour delivery of a bucket of (Dufresne) beers. To learn more visit Thompsonhotels.com/Zihua.
Sitting on the coast of Cape Cod, the LGBTQ-friendly Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club is redefining romance with its unique package inspired by The Five Love Languages. The Speaking My Language of Love package elevates intimacy with curated experiences for every couple. In addition to a 15 percent discount off room accommodations, lovebirds will receive a $100 resort credit. Opportunities include a romance adlib experience, a couples massage, breakfast in bed or an amorous lunch or dinner, or a $100 visa that can be spent in the name of spoiling one another. Learn more at Ocean Edge Resort. (www.oceanedge.com)
Utopian beach scenes come alive at tropical oasis Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino on Palm Beach. Whether you want to relax on the beach under palapas, explore the natural beauty of Aruba, or adventure through the rising culinary scene of the island, there’s something to suit every couple’s mood. For love birds looking for the ultimate, uninterrupted baecation, Aruba Marriott’s got you covered with their hotel-within-a-hotel, the adults-only Tradewinds Club. Guests of the exclusive Tradewinds Club have every luxury they could ever desire within reach, including a private floor and lounge, access to the H2Oasis adults-only pool, exclusive amenities, a personal concierge, complimentary food and beverages each day in the Tradewinds Lounge, and reserved beach seating. Unwind with a couples massage at the on-site Mandara Spa, or experience true peace as a pair with the new Peaceful Palapa experience, which includes a beachfront palapa to enjoy for a full day, along with several wellness and mindfulness-focused delights hand-delivered by a beach attendant. There's no better way to celebrate love than with a sun-kissed romantic getaway along Aruba’s crystal shores. www.arubamarriott.com
A relaxed lovers' paradise along Baja’s majestic Pacific coastline, Rancho Pescadero is a luxurious escape landscaped to blend into its natural biosphere. From the desert to the dunes, couples are immersed in Mexican culture, epicurean experiences, and uninterrupted views of the migrating whales. 103 suites and villas across the expansive resort shelter a boutique feel, each designed to become tranquil personal sanctuaries. Couples can visit the on-Botanica Spa & Apothecary treatments using custom-formulated curative oils, lotions, and balms using herbs, fruits, and medicinal flora harvested from on-site, or explore the 30-acre property’s nine interconnected gardens. There’s also a 25,000-square-foot wellbeing pavilion.
For the ultimate romantic getaway, couples can escape the chilly weather this Fall and head to one hotel that stands out amongst the rest located on the tropical Caribbean Island, Anguilla. Perched above the secluded, turquoise Long Bay Beach, Quintessence Hotel has just nine unique suites, offering a private mansion feel with all the bells and whistles of a full-service resort. The hotel especially caters to couples with their “Romance in Anguilla” package which includes luxury accommodations, 24/7 butler service, daily breakfast, an intimate private dining experience for two, and a daily bed of roses turndown amenity. Lovers can spend their time soaking up the sun at the sprawling infinity pool, reconnecting their minds and bodies with a couple’s yoga session, playing a round of tennis on the tennis court which will soon double as a pickleball court, or pampering themselves with a couples massage at the full service spa. A new nonstop flight from Miami that marks the first direct flight from the United States makes it easier than ever to visit this tropical paradise. www.qhotelanguilla.com