March 28, 2024

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Best Destinations for a Romantic Getaway

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, amidst the deadlines, responsibilities, and routines, there exists a need for moments of respite, reconnection, and rediscovery. A romantic getaway offers precisely that—a sanctuary where two souls can retreat into a world of shared intimacy, where time slows down and priorities shift to focus solely on each other.

Unwind offers a host of home sizes ranging from the exquisitely large to the efficiently minimal. Here are 6 Unwind homes that provide a perfect romantic getaway regardless of the season.

1. Bandera at the Rainey District – Austin, TX

From the 22nd floor overlooking the Colorado River and downtown Austin, you’ll get to admire the view from your living area, bedroom, and private balcony. Convenient to everything, and located in the popular Rainey Street Historic District, you are just steps from Lady Bird Lake and the city’s top nightlife and dining destinations. The location is hard to beat with so many downtown hot spots just a short elevator walk away in The Live Music Capital of the World. 

The open-concept, bohemian chic living area boasts soaring floor-to-ceiling windows that deliver natural light and endless views. The adjacent king master bedroom has large windows facing west, capturing the Texas sunset. The spa-like bathroom comes with premium European-style plumbing, dual sinks, custom-finished floors, and glass shower enclosures.

This incredible condo has everything you need for a cozy romantic getaway.

2. Riverside – St. Augustine, FL

Welcome to Riverside, a brand-new luxury home just steps from St. Augustine’s historic district. Thoughtfully designed and built with our guests in mind, its layout and location make it the perfect getaway for two!

Step inside to be welcomed by sun-filled rooms and natural light from custom windows throughout the house. This open-bright layout gives the house its unique and modern style. Lounge in the open living room furnished with coastal décor style furniture and high-end finishes. Kick back and relax in front of the high-definition smart TV to watch your favorite shows or step outside to the back porch, the perfect place for morning coffee or evening cocktails, where you can watch the spectacular sunsets over St. Augustine’s boatyard.

Stay in and cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the gourmet kitchen with everything you could need right at your fingertips. There is a large French door fridge/freezer, a freestanding oven and cooktop, a microwave, a coffee maker, and a dishwasher. If you don’t feel like cooking there are several great restaurants nearby. 

Make your way up the stairs to the second level where you will find the spacious master bedroom filled with natural light from the custom windows with elevated views. The room offers a luxuriously large memory foam mattress and a second TV perfect for movie nights spent snuggled up in bed. Off the master is the ensuite bathroom with a huge walk-in shower and all the essentials to make your romantic getaway unforgettable.

3. Stoneflower Cottage – Heber Springs, AR

Retreat to one of Arkansas’ premiere destination homes designed by famous architect E. Fay Jones. A serene and romantic home, the Shaheen-Goodfellow Cottage, known as Stoneflower is nestled in the gently rolling foothills of the Arkansas Ozarks and surrounded by pristine Greer’s Ferry Lake and the beautiful Eden Isle resort. As you walk into the lower level you are greeted with natural stone tables and sofa base, boulders used to give it a grotto feeling. 

The living area features two built-in benches that can be used as twin beds. This main floor has great views and access to the 30-foot deck, complete with two flambeaux grills, attached to the steel deck supports and they are safe to use. The deck extends into the trees allowing a beautiful view. Up another level is the loft with a queen-sized bed, wonderful views of the outdoors, and beautiful architecture. The floor is also constructed of redwood boards laid on their sides. 

This unique home will make for the perfect getaway for two!

4. Saddlebrook – Broken Bow, OK

Welcome to stunning and swanky, Saddlebrook! This modern rustic retreat is in the heart of West Hochatown, situated on 1.42 acres with a seasonal creek running behind it, in wooded Lost Creek. This cabin features a beautifully decorated master en-suite with a see-through fireplace, soaker tub, huge shower, and rose gold hardware for glam. 

The covered back patio has a gas coffee table firepit, sitting area, dining area, hot tub, and grill. The cozy fire pit area is near the seasonal creek and is surrounded by Adirondack chairs and string lights. The interior design concept features soft rose quartz, deep merlots, and subtle blooming pinks mixed with modern finishes. This cabin is a vacation dream with thoughtful details to maximize your relaxation vacation in the hills of Oklahoma!

Despite sleeping up to six people, this cabin has a perfectly cozy feel for two. If you love enjoying the outdoors together, this might be the perfect romantic retreat for you!

5. Paradise Vista – Gatlinburg, TN

Paradise Vista is a cozy 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom cabin that’s perfect for a romantic getaway. The cabin’s location in Chalet Village makes it extremely close to all the action and attractions in Gatlinburg, yet you will find yourself transported to paradise as you take in the mountain air.

When you walk into Paradise Vista, you will see a beautiful open kitchen on your left, complete with all necessary equipment, a Keurig, Mr. Coffee maker, plenty of plates, cutlery, and a peninsula bar seating three. The dining area will be on your right, with a beautiful round table.

The kitchen and the dining space open to a living area with a fireplace, a large HDTV, and gorgeous views of the mountains. 

The upstairs master bedroom sets a romantic tone with a jacuzzi tub and a fireplace. Also on the upper level, there is a large game loft with a pool table, shuffleboard, a dartboard, and board games, just in case you share a love for competition.

Inside isn’t the only place you can enjoy the view, the deck has amazing views of the mountains. Relax in the hot tub or dine on the deck as you take in the mountain air!

This is the perfect destination for your next romantic getaway!

6. Shadowrock – Clayton, OK

Clayton, OK might not be on too many people’s bucket lists for a romantic vacation, but this tiny home will make you glad you came. 

Shadowrock is a secluded lake and mountain view luxury tiny home located on 2.5 private acres overlooking Sardis Lake. The home includes over 350 square feet of outdoor living space with a firepit and comfortable seating to take in the beautiful view. It is located approximately 2.5 hours from the Dallas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Vaulted ceilings & a wall of windows allow for panoramic lake views from almost any angle. The lake has a boat ramp, docks, and a beach, perfect for a picnic for two!

If you’re looking for luxury and privacy on your next romantic getaway, Shadowrock is the perfect place for you!

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