Wondering which of the myriad romantic getaways in Georgia are right for you? Are you looking for a posh escape on the Georgia coast? A rustic retreat in the mountains? Maybe an artistic and eclectic delight in the state’s beloved college town? Whatever romance means to you and yours, Georgia can deliver. Enjoy this list of our 50+ favorite resorts, hotels, B&Bs and romantic destinations in the peach state.
Artmore Hotel (Midtown) The historic building with strong notes of Spanish-influence is discreet and modest from the outside, but the courtyard, bar, and rooms will “wow” you with their modern design.
The St. Regis Atlanta (Buckhead) The St. Regis Atlanta stands out as a true “in-town” luxury resort that is gracious in each finely crafted detail.
Memorial Park Treehouse (Buckhead) Recently Named “AIRBNB’S #1 MOST DESIRABLE LISTING WORLDWIDE!” Suite of three beautifully furnished rooms set amongst the trees. Just minutes from downtown, this secluded property is an urban retreat like no other.
Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta (Buckhead) Blending contemporary style with classic luxury, Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta is a five-star hotel with irresistible Southern charm.
Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead) Specious rooms, spectacular views from 25-stories, a relaxing Japanese Zen Garden, an outdoor pool and a delightful Executive Lounge make Grand Hyatt an romantic getaway .
Stonehurst Place (Midtown) This luxury Atlanta bed and breakfast is a unique combination of impeccable preservation and modern amenities. Beautiful original details are combined with up-to-date features such as luxurious bathrooms and contemporary furnishings.
Four Seasons Atlanta (Midtown) Positioned on the first 19 floors of a 50-storey Midtown hotel and residential tower, Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta boasts 244 ultra-spacious hotel guest rooms, including 18 luxury suites.
The Georgian Terrace (Midtown) The Georgian Terrace is a luxury Midtown Atlanta hotel offering modern amenities in a historic location at the cultural and financial center of Atlanta. We provide a signature brand of southern hospitality unlike any other Atlanta hotel.
The Ellis Hotel (Downtown) Luxury accommodations strike the perfect balance between classic and contemporary – infusing a design and décor worthy of the National Register of Historic Hotels with every imaginable modern comfort.
Glenn Hotel (Downtown) Glenn’s Personal Hosts customize each visit as if you are were a guest in their home, starting with a welcome libation and continuing through to a fond farewell. Splurge on the suite, and don’t miss the rooftop bar.
North of the City
Barnsley Resort (Adairsville) Barnsley blends a charming and romantic history with nature, outdoor sports, food, wine, and a healthy dose of pampering. You will not find a comparable southern experience, and it is Georgia’s best kept secret. Read about the love story behind the escape.
Brasstown Valley Resort (Young Harris) Nestled among the North Georgia Mountains, Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa quietly redefines the typical mountain getaway. Experience exceptional accommodations and dining, championship golf, stables, a 7,500-square-foot spa, and a wide range of activities
The Dillard House Inn (Dillard) The Dillard House Inn has beautiful fireplace suites and jacuzzi suites to make your romantic getaway a memorable time. Surprise her with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries or flowers! Be sure to call the stables and arrange a couples horseback riding session.
Montaluce Villas (Dahlonega) North Georgia wine country villas sits over looking the vineyard, allowing you to watch the sun set from your own back porch. Restaurant and winery down the road. Several additional wineries all with-in 30 minute drive.
Lake Rabun Hotel (Lakemont) Experience the benefits of real mountain air. Relax in a completely natural setting, “a hidden gem,” and enjoy what many call “the best food in Georgia.” Wake in the mornings to a gourmet breakfast in our dining room or al fresco on the deck.
Mountain Top Cabin (Blue Ridge) Mountain Top lists about 50 luxury cabins for rent. There are pet-friendly cabins, cabins with hot tubs and/or fire pits, and cabins on the water or with majestic mountain views. Read about our stay in a Blue Ridge Cabin.
Hotel Indigo Athens (Athens) Taking its architectural cue from the covered bridges of the American South, Hotel Indigo Athens elevates the downtown cityscape of “The Classic City.” Pairing Southern farmstead modern style with a deep appreciation for local culture, this boutique retreat offers a Jacuzzi tub suite or a Baby Grand suite for music lovers.
Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals (Helen) Unknown to many, Helen Georgia is a romantic weekend destination for many. Whether it is a winery visit, luxury cabin stay or spa day, Helen Georgia has everything you need for a memorable couples retreat.
Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa (Sautee) Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa is a luxury B&B and day spa located on a mountain overlooking panoramic ridge lines of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the picturesque Sautee Valley.
Chateau Elan Winery and Resort (Braselton) Standard bedrooms at Château Élan are larger than at most hotels and offer a free standing focal bed with residential style headboard with footboard and added a subtle French touch with an antique Eglomise mirror of gilded glass as a full-length wall leaning mirror. All of this comes together in a room design that still says “French Estate” but with a fresher more stylish look.
The Martyn House (Ellijay) The Martyn House is an 18 acre ‘adult only’ Retreat where our guests can stay in one of two cottages or room in the cozy Farmhouse. Glamping in Luxury Sleeping Tents from India is seasonal from April 1st -November 15th. You’ll adore the farm-to-table breakfast!
Cedar House Inn and Yurts (Dahlonega) Experience an inn with personality that makes a statement with its vivid exterior trim colors, beer bottle garden edging, wine bottle trees, peace flags, extensive permaculture gardens and eco-minded innkeepers. It is popular among nature lovers, artists, college students, young professionals and the young at heart, and provides a relaxing refuge from city life.
The Smith House (Dahlonega) The Smith House is famous for much more than serving delicious and abundant family style meals. For folks planning to stay the night in Dahlonega, our Inn offers newly renovated guest rooms located in The Main House and the cozy Carriage House.
Chanticleer Inn B&B (Lookout Mountain) At just over 1,800 feet above sea level, the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast sits with distinction high atop Lookout Mountain on a beautiful plateau that borders Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. The mountain offers plenty of wonderfully romantic views of Chattanooga Valley and surrounding areas.
Ashford Manor (Watkinsville) There’s something about this property that draws you in. It’s like an instant oasis. The world goes on outside the gates, but here behind the brick wall, you’re safe from it for a while. Be sure to see the English Room, the Asian Room and the gorgeous French Penthouse Suite.
Graduate Athens (Athens) Our Athens boutique hotel rooms are ready for a night like you’ve never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor. Stop for brews and music at The Foundry, then stay at the boutique hotel with contemporary charm.
Howard Finster’s B&B (Summerville) The eclectic Artist in Residence Cottage is professionally decorated by acclaimed designer Summer Loftin. Your stay includes unlimited access to Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden.
Middle & South Georgia
The Partridge Inn (Augusta) Partridge Inn is an Historic Hotel of America, yet the contemporary renovations and sleek styling make it an elegant and modern hotel selection.
The Inn at Serenbe (Palmetto) The Inn at Serenbe is nestled in the rolling countryside on the edge of Atlanta. 900 acres include preserved forestland, wildflower meadows, 15 miles of trails that go by two waterfalls and a large granite outcropping, an animal village, swings and rocking chairs, two pools and a cabana, two hot tubs, croquet lawn, and endless opportunities for relaxing and connecting with nature.
The Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens (Pine Mountain) The Lodge and Spa is a true product of its gorgeous, organic surroundings. Paying homage to the natural wonders that reside in the Appalachian foothills, rich earth tones and architectural elements like aged wood and fieldstone accents greet you upon arrival. Each guest rooms feature a private balcony allowing guests to start their day with a deep breath of the fresh air that inhabits Callaway Gardens.
The Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds Plantation (Greensboro) From the spacious suites to the outdoor activities and from the ample amenities to the dining options, Reynolds Plantation lives up to the Ritz-Carlton name with their attention to detail and superb customer satisfaction.
Reynolds Lake Oconee Resort (Greensboro) Reynolds vacation rentals offer you a resort-style vacation with all the comforts of home on Lake Oconee, with options for golf or water fun.
Merry Acres Inn (Albany) Imagine resting in a spacious suite with hardwood floors, swimming for hours in a mineral-water pool, and dining outdoors on a true southern porch (complete with ceiling fans and sweet tea.) Merry Acres Inn drips with hospitality and charm.
The Farmhouse Inn (Madison) Nestled in beautiful Madison Georgia, the Farmhouse Inn offers ten bedrooms made up by our five private guestrooms and a five bedroom farmhouse. Hundred Acre Farm offers great birding, hiking, and fishing during your stay. The natural beauty of our permanently preserved forest and meadows and the serenity of the farm will melt all your urban stresses away.
Antebellum Inn (Milledgeville) The Inn was built in 1890 by noted architect E.J. Alling for Judge Rufus Roberts and his family. Visit nearby Andalusia, the home of author Flannery O’Connor, Georgia’s Old Capital Museum and The Old Governor’s Mansion, as well as the many shops and eateries of Milledgeville’s Downtown Historic District.
The 1884 Paxton House Inn (Thomasville) The Paxton house was built in 1884 by James W. Paxton of Wheeling, West Virginia. In 1989 Susie Sherrod, a retired Army Colonel, bought the Paxton House and set about meticulously restoring its Victorian features and making it into an elegant but comfortable bed and breakfast. She welcomed guests until August of 2014 when Carol and Charlie Whitney took the reins and continue to welcome guests from far and wide to Thomasville.
On the Coast
The Cloister at Sea Island (Sea Island) Experience the personal service, spectacular dining, and signature activities that have made The Cloister an enduring tradition. Surrender to the lure of 200 world-class hotel rooms and suites showcasing a unique natural setting and exclusive access to five miles of private beach. If the Cloister is a bit above your budget, try the Inn at Sea Island.
Jekyll Island Club Hotel (Jekyll Island) Founded in 1886, the Club was once the private winter retreat of America’s wealthiest families with such members as Morgan, Rockefeller, Pulitzer and Vanderbilt. It all began at the turn of the century, and now the Jekyll Island Club Hotel is one of the top resorts in Georgia, and open to you. The Victorian clubhouse with its famed turret, along with a collection of adjacent structures, have been splendidly restored and are the centerpiece of Jekyll Island’s renowned National Historic Landmark District. They also have a new ocean front property, too!
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa (Savannah) The Westin Savannah sits on the Savannah River with the best view of the “Hostess City” and the historic Savannah River District. This property’s prime waterfront location sets them apart from other Savannah GA hotels.
Lodges at Little St Simons Island (St Simons Island) One of the crown jewels of Georgia’s famed Golden Isles, Little St. Simons Island offers 7 miles of pristine beaches and 10,000 acres of undeveloped wilderness for exploration and relaxation. Privately owned since 1908 and accessible only by boat, Little St. Simons Island has retained the charm and unhurried pace of coastal living. Moss draped live oaks and glistening marshes surround comfortable accommodations.
Greyfield Inn (Cumberland Island) A grand and graceful mansion located on Georgia’s Golden Isles on the state’s southernmost coastal island, Cumberland Island. Cumberland Island was the 19th century retreat of Thomas and Lucy Carnegie who, in 1900, built Greyfield for their daughter, Margaret Ricketson. Converted to an inn during 1962 by her daughter, Lucy R. Ferguson, and family – who oversee the daily operation – Greyfield Inn exudes the welcoming atmosphere and charm of a family home.
Gastonian (Savannah) Voted the “Best B & B of Savannah,” The Gastonian is located just blocks from Savannah’s beautiful Forsyth Park, and consists of two adjoining luxury Regency-Italianate-style mansions built in 1868. The Gastonian, rated AAA Four-Diamond, boasts a stellar reputation as an award-winning boutique bed and breakfast. The Gastonian was recently recognized by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine as one of the finest places to stay in the world.
Azalea Inn and Gardens (Savannah) Historic Savannah accommodations offer visitors the choice of Bed and Breakfast lodging or Villa vacation rentals. The laid-back Southern charms at Azalea Inn & Villas include veranda porches, guest parlors, swimming pool, hidden gardens and evening wine with light appetizers.
Ballastone Inn (Savannah) Getaway to the finest historic Savannah hotel lodging, 16 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, Victorian furnishings, elevator, modern amenities, elegant full southern breakfasts served in the mansion or in the lovely courtyard garden, high tea with delectable homemade delights, exclusive hotel bar, private courtyard garden, helpful staff and unparalleled privacy.
Mansion on Forsyth (Savannah) This Kessler Collection boutique property is the Savannah’s most recognized, iconic hotel. Renovated and reopened in 2005 by Savannahian and avid art collector Richard Kessler, Mansion on Forsyth Park is a work of art unto itself. As you enter this grand 125-room Victorian Romanesque mansion you can get swept away by the elegance of onyx and Verona marble, Lalique chandelier and Versace furniture in the lobby. If that doesn’t take your breath away, the art collection of more than 400 original pieces throughout the mansion certainly will.
Hamilton-Turner Inn (Savannah) Set amongst the beautiful magnolias and live oaks in Lafayette Square, this Savannah, Georgia bed and breakfast will sweep you off your feet with luxurious accommodations, gourmet treats and attentive service that is meant to pamper and spoil during your visit. Built in 1873, the mansion housed many social events for the city’s elite. It was also the first residence to have electricity in Savannah, and even survived the great fire in 1898.
Brunswick Manor (Brunswick) Immediately upon arriving on the veranda of Brunswick Manor, in the historic downtown area of Brunswick, Georgia, you will feel as though you have stepped back in time to a bygone era of distinguished charm. Leave behind the hectic hustle of every day life and enter the historic inn’s grand front door which, opens to reveal masterful woodwork, priceless antiques and stunning renovations by the owner Stacy Bass, of Straton Hall fame.
Eagle Lodge (Eagle Island) Walk in. Drop your bag. Let your private island vacation begin. Eagle Lodge has everything a luxury vacation home needs and all the peacefulness of being on a private island. All you have to bring is your sense of adventure. And maybe a good book.
Kehoe House (Savannah) The Kehoe House, an exquisitely restored 1892 Renaissance Revival mansion, is a luxury bed and breakfast located in the vibrant historic district of Savannah. The Inn, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features 13 original guest rooms appointed with elegant furnishings and antiques. Our world-class service and amenities include a gourmet breakfast, a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception, and coffee service with homemade biscotti after dinner.
Olde Harbour Inn (Savannah) This Boutique Hotel on The Savannah River, located between Factors Walk and River Street, Olde Harbour Inn is uniquely situated in one of Savannah’s most vibrant local areas. The Inn effortlessly combines its modern style with its historic roots, which date back to 1812. What was once a bluff-side warehouse is now a visitor’s dream.
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After 18 years in software development, Lesli bailed on the corporate scene. When she’s not traveling, she’s hiking in the mountains or checking out Atlanta’s culinary scene, whiskey in hand.
Lesli has two kiddos -Cooper and Elliot- plus two bonus kids currently at UGA, and she’s happily married to her soul mate.