Weekend getaways with your special someone should be fun, relaxing and full of new experiences. These criteria are easily met with all Delaware has to offer, but you have to share an evening or two at one of Delaware’s most romantic hotels.
From the northernmost part of the state to the southern beach towns, there are hotels that provide the perfect romantic escape for any couple so take your pick and enjoy your stay.
Inn at Montchanin Village and Spa
A romantic atmosphere and historical charm join together in northern Delaware’s Chateau Country at the Inn at Montchanin Village and Spa. The hotel, with its 11 carefully restored rooms dating from 1799 to 1910 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and although close to the city will make you feel as if you’ve been whisked away to a distant countryside.
Take a walk down cobblestone paths to admire the abundant garden and enjoy a cozy, romantic meal at Krazy Kat’s, the on-site restaurant inhabiting a former black smith shop. Indulge in the creative cuisine which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Hotel Du Pont
Hotel Du Pont is a retreat that epitomizes luxury. The hotel has maintained the highest standards of excellence for more than 100 years and continues to feature an old-world feel that will sweep away any hopeless romantic. Treat you and your special someone to the Bed and Breakfast package to get the ultimate northern Delaware experience.
Don’t forget to make reservations at the hotel’s Green Room, an impressive restaurant featuring French cuisine and delicacies that create a meal to remember.
Enjoy some one-on-one time in modern elegance at the Hilton Wilmington/Christiana over a long weekend. Kick back and relax in one of the hotel’s stylish rooms featuring top of the line amenities from premium mattresses with down pillows to the latest and greatest in technology.
Dine at the hotel’s Market Kitchen & Bar for a genuine farm-to-table experience featuring local flavors with a unique culinary approach.
Looking to make your experience extra special? Reserve a room on the executive level, Club on Four, which features a continental breakfast and a nightly cocktail reception.
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Relish in the luxury of this 500-room AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel in the heart of Delaware. From Egyptian cotton sheets, to its pillow-topped bedding, each room has the elegance you deserve with first class dining only steps away from your room at Michele’s – the perfect spot for a superbly cooked steak or an indulgent brunch.
During your visit, make time for a couple’s massage at Toppers Salon and Spa. The Bali-inspired atmosphere of the spa will let you relax like you’re on a tropical vacation thousands of miles from home.
Causey Mansion Bed and Breakfast
For an antique, historical experience, book a room at Causey Mansion. With only three suites, you stay is guaranteed to be calm and tranquil. The mansion was built in 1763 and boasts three acres of property, full of gardens making every walk outside a walk in the park. Relax in the plantation-feel with the sounds of wind chimes and birds chirping. For recreation, play a complimentary game of croquet on the grounds.
Inn at Canal Square
The quaint seaside charm of Lewes is an ideal spot for couples of any age to unwind from busy lifestyles and the Inn at Canal Square embodies the small town’s spirit. This coastal escape features 22 spacious rooms, most with balconies overlooking the Lewes Harbor. Intimate restaurants and boutique shopping are only blocks away and nearby Cape Henlopen State Park is an enticing destination for any nature lover.
Bellmoor Inn and Spa
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Book the “Romance Package” for your stay to include a 50-minute side-by-side Swedish massage along with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and a full American breakfast each morning.
Situated only two blocks from the ocean, you’re in the heart of downtown with boutique shops and unique restaurants all within walking distance.
Rehoboth Beach, DE
If you’re searching for a room with a view, look no further than Rehoboth Beach’s Boardwalk Plaza. The Victorian style hotel sits on the boardwalk and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The Plaza is a hotel with 84 guest rooms, but you’ll feel like you’re at your own personal beach house without the responsibilities that come with it.
Bethany Beach Ocean Suites
Bethany Beach, DE
Just footsteps from the sand, Bethany Beach Ocean Suites makes for a great beach getaway. Admire the ocean from a private balcony or with a stroll down the boardwalk. If it’s too chilly for a dip in the ocean, take a swim in the heated indoor saltwater pool. Local dining is just a walk away but for a more private, intimate night together, cook a meal, as each room is equipped with its own kitchen.