Book a romantic weekend getaway at CT's lovely waterside or country inns
Connecticut, an easy drive from New York and many parts of New England, is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend getaway of luxury and intimacy for couples. Cozy inns and bed and breakfasts are dotted throughout the countryside; hotels in Fairfield County and urban centers like Hartford, New Haven, and other cities provide sophisticated services like in-room Jacuzzi. Plan a couple’s visit to a spa
for a healthful massage or other treatments. Couples also can enjoy the variety of activities at a resort
, with plenty of activities and entertainments on the property. The Mystic region has the world-famous Foxwood and Mohegan Sun casinos. Romantic dining can be found in every corner.
607 West Thames Street
Norwich, CT, 06360
Rekindle Romance at The Spa at Norwich Inn
Located at the end of a winding country road lined with century old maple trees and bountiful gardens, The Spa at Norwich Inn sits upon 42 acres of landscaped beauty – a secluded and private destination for your romantic getaway. Rekindle your love in one of our cozy guestrooms, or stay in a villa, equipped with a galley kitchen, private balcony and fireplace. Awake to breakfast at Kensington’s Restaurant and spend the day pampering yourselves at the spa. We allow you to customize your own package – select personal services or choose to share the experience with a couples duet massage – reconnecting, while restoring your mind, body and spirit.
Conveniently located to Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mohegan Sun, historic Mystic and many local vineyards, The Spa at Norwich Inn is a perfect location – whether you visit local tourist attractions, or stay put in your fluffy robe for the duration of your visit. For more information or to book your spa getaway, call 800-ASK-4-SPA.
94 West Wharf Road
Madison, CT, 06443
Romantic haven on the Connecticut waterfront
The great cities are just a train ride or short drive away. This Connecticut beachside resort awaits with tranquility and casual elegance, its “excellence” recognized in 2014 by TripAdvisor. You’ve come to a romantic haven. A full service day spa and fitness center attends your health needs while private balconies with water views, plush bedding and linens, soaking tubs and rain showers, and the all important fireplace will provide the privacy and comfort you seek. Find a beach chair and attendants will bring fresh towels, food, and beverages as desired. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served indoors our on the porch at the Wharf Restaurant. Share a glass of wine at the cozy Port Bar. There’s shopping, historic sites and state parks to fill those hours in between.
36 Main Street
Essex, CT, 06426
The Griswold Inn is at once comfortable, classic and sophisticated and features one of America’s most celebrated marine art collections.
The Griswold Inn, a quintessential New England inn, first opened in 1776. The Inn has 30 unique, charming rooms including suites. Most are furnished with antiques and period reproductions and feature wonderful antique beds with comfortable modern bedding. Dining at the Inn is a unique experience. Enjoy fine food and drink surrounded by one of America's most celebrated marine art collections in one of the historic dining rooms or visit its stunning wine bar for a more contemporary dining experience. The ‘Gris’ also boasts an award-winning Tap Room described as “the most handsome barroom in America” and features live entertainment nightly. The Griswold Inn can accommodate many types of gatherings, from small weddings and other intimate groups to business functions and larger parties.
One Railroad Avenue
Essex, CT, 06426
Make any occasion special
All aboard the elegant Essex Clipper Dinner Train for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress of everyday life. The rhythm of the rails and our attentive staff transport you back to the day when rail travel was king and “dinner in the diner” was a delicious special occasion. From May through October.
Three Williams Avenue
Mystic, CT, 06355
Bogie and Bacall’s honeymoon hideaway
In 1945, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall honeymooned at the Gate House, the original guest house of the Haley Mansion. Today both buildings are two of the four unique lodgings available at this historic Inn. Idyllically set overlooking Mystic Harbor and the Fisher's Island Sound, rooms and suites offer comfort and romantic touches like period antiques, English wood paneling, designer fabrics, wood burning fireplaces, and large whirlpool bathtubs. Add to the ambiance cotton bathrobes and balconies overlooking a sprawling lawn, formal gardens and an orchard. Dine in all day at Harbour House Restaurant offering casually elegant cuisine and traditional seafood staples and a bar featuring 24 beers on tap. See the tall ships at Mystic Seaport or stroll along streets that only a New England romantic getaway could include.
Two Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT, 06475
A romantic coastal getaway for lovers and others
The pieces are all here for that special romantic weekend getaway or vacation. Guest rooms will pamper you with the ultimate in comfort and luxury. You’ll find magnificent water views, working fireplaces and balconies. Beautiful replicas of eighteenth century English style furnishings surround you to create an inviting atmosphere of warmth and charm. Exceptional care and thoughtfulness has been given to providing every delicious amenity imaginable, including refrigerators, nightly turndown service and spacious bathrooms of imported Italian tile, vanities and dressing areas. In addition, master suites feature gracious dining areas, whirlpool baths, separate showers and plush terry cloth bathrobes. On site is a full service, professionally staffed spa. Dining is available at Terra Mar. The rest is up to you.
1525 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT, 06498
An ideal choice for couples seeking a waterfront romantic retreat.
We are located on 20 acres of beach front property overlooking Long Island Sound featuring 170 spacious guest rooms. Enjoy the perfect balance of historic ambience and contemporary amenities - all just steps away from the beach. The Water’s Edge Report offers award winning dining in the restaurant or casual fare at Sunset Bar & Grill. Work out in the Fitness Center or enjoy a massage in the elegant Spa. Guestroom options are based on size (ranging from small to extra-large) and views (ranging from no-view to full oceanfront view). Loft and Garden Villa suite, each with full living room, dining room, and working fireplace, fully stocked kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop and microwave, outdoor deck, touch tone phone, individual climate control and television.
74 Interlaken Road (Route 112)
Lakeville, CT, 06039
Romantic Getaways in the Litchfield Hills
Enjoy the romance and beauty of New England’s most charming country inn & resort, with frontage on a beautiful spring-fed lake. Breathtaking scenery and winding country roads complete the experience. Choose from a variety of romantic getaway packages and special getaways for couples, including the Romantic Interlude Package that includes dining, overnight accommodations and a first-run movie at the local theater. At our year-round romantic destination, relax in nicely appointed guestrooms with all of the amenities you'd expect. Add something extra to your stay by ordering a bouquet of flowers, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries or wine & cheese plate – delivered to your guestroom upon check-in. Nearby, enjoy a vineyard tour and wine tasting, live entertainment, excellent local cuisine, boating, antique shopping and cultural events.
85 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT, 06371
Wrap each other in time honored traditions and comforts
Bring your love and savor comfort and charm in a classic New England inn that brings to life the original beauty of the Old Lyme Inn estate. Set on Lyme Street across from the picturesque Florence Griswold Museum, it features thirteen fully restored guest rooms with older and more modern touches for to enhance your getaway: antique furniture, wall-custom duvets, organic linens, local artwork along with gas fireplaces, flat screen televisions, separate sitting areas, tumbled marble bathrooms with large showers. The Inn’s restaurant offers traditional comfort food selections with a modern twist and features lots of delicious fresh and seasonal produce, meat, and seafood, farm-roasted coffee, and homemade ice cream. Enjoy the finest in jazz at the intimate Side Door Jazz Club with acclaimed musicians from around the music world.