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5 Romantic Getaways for Couples in Georgia

by Bridgette Redman  |  Published July 8, 2024

Whether you dream of luxurious resorts, charming mountain retreats, or elegant urban escapes, Georgia provides the perfect backdrop for your romantic getaway.

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Georgia encompasses a treasure trove of romantic destinations, each offering its unique charm and allure. From the rolling vineyards of Chateau Elan Winery & Resort to the serene foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Barnsley Resort, couples can find the perfect setting to create lasting memories. Whether you’re looking for the sophistication of a newly transformed urban resort like Hotel Bardo Savannah or the secluded beauty of High Country Hideaway, Georgia’s diverse landscapes and luxurious accommodations promise an unforgettable romantic experience. Explore these enchanting getaways and discover the ideal spot to celebrate your love.

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

What’s more romantic than a castle? Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton is a modern castle surrounded by rolling vineyards. It’s infused with French culture and architecture for those who want a taste of the City of Love. Within its grounds is a European spa, championship golf course, a winery and eight dining outlets. For a special outing, book one of their spa rooms which XX Terra Orndoff describes as an elevated room type with easy access to the spa. The Chateau offers activities throughout the year such as a mixology class, cigar club, painting classes, charcuterie workshop, wellness classes, sunset stargazing, wine bungalows, picnics and afternoon tea. Rooms from $269 per night.

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Barnsley Resort

Birds-eye view of the Barnsley Resort/Courtesy of Booking.com

Add a page to your storybook romance by heading to Adairsville in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Barnsley Resort was built two centuries ago by Godfrey Barnsley for his wife and the resort claims that “there is love in every brick.” It would later pass through the hands of a Bavarian prince who restored it and opened it to the public. The 3,000-acre resort offers a place to unplug and reconnect with a loved one. There are several activities designed for couples such as horseback riding, clay shooting and firepits. The Barnsley Resort Spa has a range of couples treatments. They specialize in creating fairytale weddings. Guest can check in to any of their 150 guestrooms, suites or cottages. From $350 a night.

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Hotel Bardo Savannah

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Take your romance to one of Georgia’s newest resorts, opened in February 2024 as an adaptive reuse project that transformed a 19th-century Southern Gothic structure into the Hotel Bardo Savannah, an urban resort and private club. The two-acre resort offers 149 guestrooms and suites, a coastal Italian restaurant, a holistic fitness and wellness spa and a kids program. Designed to greet guests with grandeur, the Hotel Bardo is surrounded by gardens that are perfect for romantic strolls. The 25-meter pool is inspired by the Mediterranean coast with poolside cabanas. It includes a shallow area where people can soak while sharing drinks and conversations. The pool bar serves upscale coastal Italian foods and cocktails. From $263 a night.

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High Country Hideaway

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Perhaps your idea of a romantic getaway is to retreat to somewhere secluded where you and your loved one can experience the breathtaking beauty of the mountains. That’s where the Escape to Blue Ridge vacation cabins comes in. High Country Hideaway is one destination for a romantic retreat. Fully equipped with upscale amenities, it provides an idyllic getaway. With its vaulted ceilings and furniture handmade with local woodby the original owner, the 3-bedroom cabin sits on the top of a ridge and overlooks the west side of Blue Ridge. Wraparound decks filled with gliders, rockers and loungers offer an up-close view of sunrises and sunsets over the mountains. From $269 a night.

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Mountain Top Inn and Resort

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At the Mountain Top Inn and Resort, you can curate exactly the sort of stay you want to best fan the flames of your romance. A getaway on 9,000 acres of forest, it offers peace and quiet and a choice of private cabins, the Lodge or Inn Rooms. Many of the rooms offer hot tubs and log-burning fireplaces while the outdoor back porch hosts a grill and wooden chairs and benches. Hang out at the mountainside spring-fed pool or take in the view at the pavilion. For a dash of countryside romance, you can go horseback riding or hiking, taking in the outdoor playground of FDR State Park. It’s the perfect launching pad from which to explore the Callaway Gardens, Warm Spring Winery, Wilde Animal Safari or Roosevelt Stables. From $95 a night.

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