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The 10 Best Romantic Getaways in Washington State

Updated: Nov 13, 2023

Washington State, nestled in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest, offers some of the most enchanting and romantic getaways for couples seeking an escape from everyday life. From romantic hotels with cozy cabins to luxurious resorts with spectacular views, here are the best romantic getaways that Washington State has to offer.

Are you looking for things to do when visiting Washington State? Check out our blog: 20 Activities for a Romantic Washington State Getaway.

1. Lake Quinault Lodge

Google Rating: 4.4 stars with over 1,800 reviews
Location: Olympic National Park in the Olympic Peninsula

Trees, grass, and Lake Quinault with mountains in the background

Lake Quinault Lodge is a great option for couples seeking a romantic stay amidst the natural beauty of the Olympic Peninsula. You can enjoy stunning views of the Lake Quinault and nearby mountains. This lodge hosts four types of rooms. The first is the Historic Main Lodge rooms, perfect for couples who want to experience the 1920s-era charm and have easy access to the lodge amenities like the indoor pool or the Roosevelt Dining Room. The second is the Fireplace Rooms with gas-lit fireplaces, a great room for a cozy and intimate setting or for celebrating a special occasion. For a more contemporary feeling and a more spacious room, check out the Lakeside Rooms. These offer a partial view of the lake with a balcony or patio. Lastly, the Boathouse Rooms features eight rooms with an encircling veranda - this setup is perfect for families or multiple couples vacationing together.

2. Semiahmoo Resort

Google Rating: 4.3 stars with over 1,800 reviews
Location: Blaine, Puget Sound

Water tower and building in Semiahmoo Spit, Blaine, WA, USA

Semiahmoo Resort is a fantastic option for a romantic getaway by the waters since it overlooks Semiahmoo Bay and Drayton Harbor. The rooms at Semiahmoo are spacious and inviting and include newly renovated bathrooms! Some room types include a fireplace, patio, balcony, water view, and more. This luxury hotel provides the perfect setting for quality time together by offering an indoor and outdoor pool, a hot tub, a full-service spa, a farm-to-table on-site restaurant, recreational activities, and many others. This resort is also a 15-minute walk from Semiahmoo Park, which adds to your choice of activities and exploration while staying here.

3. Cameo Heights Mansion

Google Rating: 4.8 stars with over 350 reviews
Location: Touchet, Walla Walla

Vineyards to represent Washington's Wine Country

Nestled in the Walla Walla wine country, Cameo Heights Mansion is a bed and breakfast offering an unforgettable blend of luxury and romance. Guests can enjoy internationally-themed rooms with a gas fireplace and their own private bathroom, complete with an air-jetted tub and a separate shower. Cameo Heights also has an on-site fine dining restaurant called The Vine, perfect for lunch or dinner! Each morning, a complimentary breakfast service begins (by request) with an 8 am Wake-Up service, which includes a tray of fresh, straight-out-of-the-oven pastries and your choice of coffee, tea, or chilled juice straight to your door. One hour later, they host "Breakfast at the Mansion," a multi-course complimentary gourmet breakfast! On top of the delicious food at Cameo Heights Mansion, there is an on-site spa, a theatre room, an outdoor pool, a hot tub, and lawn games. Since you are in the heart of wine country, you can also embark on a wine tasting tour near the bed and breakfast.

4. Sun Mountain Lodge

Google Rating: 4.5 stars with over 1,000 reviews
Location: Methow Valley, Cascade Mountains

Mountain range in North Cascades, Marblemont, United States

Sun Mountain Lodge, set in the Cascade Mountains, offers a great blend of outdoor activities and romantic amenities at this rustic chic resort. There are four main room types: The Main Lodge, Mt. Gardner, Mt. Robinson, and Patterson Lake Cabins. The rooms in the Main Lodge offer amazing views of the North Cascades or the Methow Valley and National Forest and are closest to the amenities. The Mt. Gardner rooms offer two types of rooms - one with a queen bed and one with a king bed. These rooms offer a separate living area, a private deck or patio, and a fireplace. Mt. Robinson is similar to Mt. Gardener; however, it features a wet bar and a whirlpool bath with views - each one of these rooms is equipped with a king bed.

Lastly, the Patterson Lake Cabins are cozy accommodations about 1.2 miles below the main lodge. These cabins are family-friendly since they range in size from one-bedroom units (a couple with small children) to Loft Suites (up to 5 people) and Grande Suites (up to 8 people). The cabins are equipped with a full-sized kitchen, gas fireplaces, lakefront porches, and air conditioning. Moreover, there are various activities within Sun Mountain Lodge from horseback riding, Cowboy Dinner, rock climbing, river rafting, ice skating, hockey, skiing, and more. No matter the time of year you come to this lodge, there will be something to do. They even have a spa, library, petting zoo, and game room.

5. Treehouse Point

Google Rating: 4.8 stars with over 400 reviews
Location: Issaquah

Trails in Tiger Mountain in Issaquah, WA

For a unique and unforgettable romantic stay, Treehouse Point, located in a forest near Snoqualmie Falls, is a great place to visit. You can stay in one of seven cozy treehouses at this whimsical bed and breakfast. Although they offer a complimentary breakfast during your overnight stay, they do not have an on-site restaurant. The good thing is that Treehouse Point is only 30 minutes outside of Seattle and has plenty of local restaurants for you to try. Furthermore, one of the seven treehouses is wheelchair-accessible and ADA-compliant. However, since these are treehouses they share private bathrooms on the ground level.

With that, most of their treehouses only accommodate two people except the Upper Pond Treehouse, which has one shared queen bed and two lofted single beds, accommodating four people. However, they ask that their guests not bring any children under the age of 16 for an overnight stay. They try to maintain a romantic and mature atmosphere for the ultimate adult getaway!

6. Friday Harbor House

Google Rating: 4.6 stars with over 250 reviews
Location: San Juan Island

Building on the shores of San Juan Island

Friday Harbor House, located on a bluff on top of a marina in San Juan Island, is a beautiful place offering stunning views and impeccable service. The Friday Harbor House has 24 rooms all with a king bed, gas fireplace, and oversized jetted tub-for-two. Some rooms offer views of the Harbor, the town, the garden, or none at all, and they are all recently renovated. Friday Harbor House also has a restaurant on-site serving breakfast and dinner for an additional cost. Moreover, there are many things to do near the House, like whale watching, visiting a winery, exploring a museum, golfing, and shopping - you will not get bored here.

7. Salish Lodge, one of the most popular lodges in Washington

Google Rating: 4.6 stars with over 4,700 reviews
Location: Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie Falls in Snoqualmie, WA, USA

Salish Lodge, overlooking the iconic Snoqualmie Falls, is a gem for couples seeking a luxurious and romantic escape. The rooms are a perfect example of a contemporary mountainside getaway and will keep you feeling warm and cozy. In the lodge is an on-site restaurant called The Dining Room, serving Pacific Northwest cuisine for lunch and dinner and a Country Breakfast for breakfast and brunch. You will also find The Attic, a bar serving seasonally inspired cocktails, beer, private label wines, and light fare food. Currently, they are constructing The Lobby Bar to serve coffee in the morning and mixed drinks in the afternoon/evening. Moreover, the Salish Lodge also offers a full-service spa, where you can get a couples massage, body scrub, or facial - to name a few. This lodge radiates relaxation and romance!

8. Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Seattle

Google Rating: 4.6 stars with over 3,400 reviews
Location: Seattle

Downton Seattle at night

Step into the historic building of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, built in 1924. This building/hotel is registered on the National Register of Historic Places and has been fully restored to its full splendor through a multi-million dollar renovation. The Fairmont Olympic Hotel offers 450 beautiful elegantly furnished guest rooms and suites. This hotel also offers an indoor pool, a health club, a beauty bar, and a spa. Moreover, there are two on-site restaurants, a cocktail bar, an espresso bar, and an establishment for afternoon teas. The Fairmont Olympic also has easy access to local attractions like Pike Place Market and the Seattle Art Museum, making it a perfect romantic escape in Downtown Seattle.

9. Roche Harbor Resort

Google Rating: 4.6 stars with over 1,400 reviews
Location: San Juan Island

Small fishing boat in  Roche Harbor Resort, Friday Harbor, United States

Roche Harbor Resort, set in San Juan Island, is an ideal destination for couples. The historic hotel offers luxurious modern homes, historic hotel rooms, and quaint cottages. This resort offers various amenities like an outdoor heated swimming pool, pickleball courts, tennis courts, bocce ball, a marina, gardens, and walking trails. There are also three renowned waterfront restaurants at Roche Harbor Resort and a seasonal barista open during the summer. On top of everything this resort has, there are plenty of activities outside of the resort like whale watching, visiting local distilleries, shopping, touring a shellfish farm, and many others. You will enjoy your time at Roche Harbor Resort with plenty to do, relaxing, comfortable and spacious rooms, and delicious restaurants.

10. Skamania Lodge

Google Rating: 4.5 stars with over 3,100 reviews
Location: Stevenson, Columbia River Gorge

Beautiful sunrise in Columbia River Gorge, Washington, USA

Escape to the serene beauty of Columbia River Gorge at Skamania Lodge. The rooms in Skamania Lodge provide a tranquil and cozy space for you and your loved one to enjoy the views of the River Gorge or Forest! They also have treehouses for you to stay in, perfect for a romantic hideaway nestled in nature. Another distinct feature of this lodge is that they offer glamping!

There are a few dining options in Skamania Lodge from the Cascade Dining Room and River Rock Lounge to The Backyard Grill and Skamania To-Go. Amenities-wise, they have pools and hot tubs, a short 9-hole walking golf course, an 18-hole putting course, disc golf, an adventure park, a fitness trail, and a spa - to name a few. The cozy atmosphere of this lodge is sure to give you the peace and tranquility you are looking for in your Washington getaway, and all of the activities and options will keep you entertained and having a great time!

Cheers to a Romantic Getaway in Washington State!

Mt. Rainier glowing blue and red during sunset

Washington State's diverse landscapes and charming towns provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic escape. Whether you prefer luxury resorts with a hot tub or treehouses in the forest, there is a perfect place to create beautiful memories with your loved one. Plan your trip and experience the best of the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty and romantic ambiance. If you need ideas for things to do when visiting Washington State? Check out our blog: 20 Activities for a Romantic Washington State Getaway.

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