4 Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaways on the West Coast 

Horseback Riding at Tanque Verde Guest Ranch in Tucson

From a romantic night in Sonoma Wine Country to an adventurous desert escape, whisk your sweetheart away on a romantic rendezvous to one of these romantic West Coast getaways this Valentine’s Day.

Tucson, Ariz.

The Presidential King Suite at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

With gorgeous desert scenery and authentic Sonoran experiences, Tucson is an under-the-radar destination for romance. Couples can enjoy a barrel tasting or a wine dinner at the new wine-centric The Citizen Hotel, take in views of the surrounding five mountain ranges while hiking Saguaro National Park or Catalina State Park, saddle up and ride into the sunset on horseback at Tanque Verde Ranch, enjoy traditional Mexican pastries and sweets at La Estrella Bakery, and listen to live music at Hotel Congress. After a day of venturing, couples can unwind and relax with the “couples serenity” message at SpaWell, the new spa at El Conquistador Tucson. Not to miss, Loews Ventana Canyon is offering a romance package available through February 27, featuring $100 resort credit to use on dining, golf and more, as well as complimentary self-parking during their stay.

Coachella Valley, Calif.

Miramonte Resort & Spa

Set amongst the foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Coachella Valley has 350+ days of sunshine a year, making for an ideal warm-weather Valentine’s destination. Couples visiting the area can take their love to new heights with a hot air balloon ride overlooking the Coachella Valley; play a round of golf at Indian Wells Golf Resort; take a ride up to Mt. San Jacinto State Park on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, featuring breathtaking views of Chino Canyon; and find serenity at the award-winning Well Spa, home to nine treatment rooms and hot and cool soaking pools. For an intimate experience, couples can stay at the newly renovated Miramonte Resort & Spa, featuring bougainvillea-covered villas, three pools, a signature Citrus & Palm restaurant offering Mediterranean-inspired dishes, fire pits, bocce ball courts and more.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

La Jolla, Calif.

La Jolla, Calif.

From the sparking beaches and world-renowned golf courses to boutique shops and exquisite cuisine, La Jolla is the perfect getaway for a romantic seaside retreat. Lovebirds can explore the La Jolla Sea Caves on a guided kayak tour; hike Torrey Pines Natural Reserve for breathtaking views of the area; visit the famous clothing-optional Black’s Beach; and end their day at Birdseye, the rooftop bar and lounge at new Cormorant Boutique Hotel, coming soon. Named after La Jolla’s famed Cormorant birds and inspired by the beauty of the coastal community, the new modern hotel overlooks the Pacific Ocean and is within walking distance to the beach. Couples staying at the property can enjoy a curated picnic for two with Pop Up Picnic Co., when they book the property’s “Picnic Package.”

A beachside picnic for two by Pop Up Picnic Co.

Healdsburg, Calif.

Enjoy a glass of wine in the heart of the Sonoma County vineyards

Nestled along the Russian River in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country, Healdsburg offers a mix of Northern California ease and European charm, and stunning vistas of rolling hills lined with vineyards for ultimate wine country romance. Couples will swoon over Bricoleur Vineyard’s four-course “LOVE” wine and food pairing on Feb. 12, and the seven-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner at Montage Healdsburg’s signature restaurant, Hazel Hill, on Feb. 12 and 13. Couples can explore wine country via tandem bike ride through the Sonoma countryside; a curated art & wine tasting for two at The Harris Gallery; and strolling through the charming Healdsburg Plaza while indulging in Noble Folk ice cream. To keep the romance alive, Hotel Healdsburg‘s “Romantic Rendezvous” package features two nights in a luxury guestroom with a six-foot soaking tub, Sonoma County sparkling wine, house made artisan chocolates, fresh flowers from Dragon Fly Farms, and late check out.

Hazel Hill restaurant at Montage Healdsburg
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