Some ‘Awwwtumn’ Escapes

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As we approach fall and start getting excited about cozy vibes, pumpkin spice lattes, and cuffing season, maybe you’re planning to visit a fall or winter getaway destination?Well, we have a roundup of a few new, romantic experiences that will make you say, ‘Awww’. 

New Love Language Package on Cape Cod | Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

Located along the coast of Massachusetts, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club has rightfully earned its spot as one of Cape Cod’s crown jewels. With luxurious accommodations, a plethora of resort activities including a serene spa offering a wide range of massages, and close proximity to the vineyards and shops of Brewster, Ocean Edge Resort is the perfect spot for a romantic escape this fall. The charming, historic property is open year-round – which is unusual for resorts in the area, and effortlessly entices visitors during the colder months with lots of indoor activities and programming e.g. The Frost Bar (re-opening in October), a pop-up culinary experience with an arctic setting complete with private igloos for dining and specialty cocktails, indoor pools, and more. This fall and winter, the resort is offering couples a new “Speaking My Language of Love” package, which includes a 15% discount off room accommodations and $100 to be used for preferred “Language of Love” activities, which include romance adlibs, breakfast in bed, a special lunch or dinner, and a massage. (www.oceanedge.com)

Me, You & Aruba | Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Utopian beach scenes come alive at tropical oasis Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, on Palm Beach. Intimacy abounds on the One Happy Island. Whether you want to relax on the beach under palapas, explore the natural beauty of Aruba, or adventure through the rising culinary scene of the island, there’s something to suit every couple’s mood. For love birds looking for the ultimate, uninterrupted baecation, Aruba Marriott’s got you covered with their hotel-within-a-hotel, the adults-only Tradewinds Club. Guests of the exclusive Tradewinds Club have every luxury they could ever desire within reach, including a private floor and lounge, access to the H2Oasis adults-only pool, exclusive amenities, personal concierge, complimentary food and beverages each day in the Tradewinds Lounge, and reserved beach seating. To experience true peace as a pair, couples can book the Peaceful Palapa experience, which includes a beachfront palapa to enjoy for a full day, along with several wellness and mindfulness-focused delights. There’s no better way to celebrate love than with a sun-kissed romantic getaway along Aruba’s crystal shores. (www.arubamarriott.com)

Corazón Cabo Resort & Spa – Cabo San Lucas, MX 

Corazón Cabo Resort & Spa, the newest luxury property in Cabo San Lucas, is the ideal setting for lovers looking to escape for some quality time this fall. Nestled in the heart of Medano Beach, the resort offers plenty of unique features and amenities such as the highest rooftop terrace in the city with the best views of the iconic Arc of Cabo San Lucas, the largest and always-buzzing beach club, and the best on-water activities to create the ultimate getaway (think: flyboarding and electric surfing). Lovebirds can also enjoy oyster and champagne pairings, and spa treatments by the beach at the resort’s own world-class spa, Sparitual. The resort is also offering a “Season of Self Care” package that couples can take advantage of, which includes three nights in a luxury Infinity Suite, an in-room amenity, daily buffet breakfast, $100 USD resort credit, and access to the spa. Look no further than this glamorous location to reignite the spark. (www.corazoncabo.com)

Love in Tuscany | Grand Universe Lucca

Name a more romantic location than Tuscany…we’ll wait! Couples can toast to love at the Grand Universe Lucca with three immersive Tuscan wine tasting experiences: the Montalcino, Montecarlo, and Super Tuscan and Chianiti Classico. The Tuscan Wine & Olive Oil’s experience includes a couple’s selection of two of these wine tastings based on their personal preference, as well as an olive oil tasting experience. This intimate experience dives into the production of local wines and olive oils, detailing the connection and elements of the Tuscan region and how they come together to create quintessential Tuscan wines and oils. Afterwards, love birds are invited to enjoy the resort’s masterful rotation of wine at the hotel’s ancient Eterno Wine Cellar, which features remnants of an ancient wall and an extensive collection of Tuscan wines. Book the “Tuscan Wine & Olive Oil Experience” package at www.granduniverselucca.com using code ES1. Valid for stays through January 2, 2023.

Suite & Social | Thompson Buckhead

Centrally located in one of Atlanta’s poshest neighborhoods, the Thompson Buckhead sets the stage for romance this fall – with a twist – for all couples who walk through its doors.  Its design can be described as southern charms meets mid-century modern with cozy spaces and an elevated feel. The on-site restaurant Dirty Rascal is guaranteed to provide a sensual evening paired with incredible F&B. A dimly lit Italian-American restaurant curated by a local celebrity chef, Dirty Rascal immerses guests into old school New York with large leather booths made for people watching, table-side preparations, sexy, dark red decor and more.  The evening can end after dinner (a cozy room with turndown service awaits, after all), or head up to the rooftop to check out the hotel’s members-only social club, Tesserae. With a large central bar backed with floor-to-ceiling windows, Tesserae offers sweeping skyline views of midtown Atlanta. Members, which include A-list celebrities, influential creatives and prominent industry leaders, have access to special events, curated menus, dinners with local guest chefs, a world-class mixology program and more. Non-members who want to get a peak of the exclusive club can book the hotel’s “Suite & Social” package, which allows guests who book Parlor Suites, One Bedroom Suites or the signature Thompson Suite to access Tesserae during their stay along with cocktails for two. Starting at $534 per night, the offer can be redeemed at www.thompsonbuckhead.com using code “SUITE”.

Secluded Botanical Escape | Rancho Pescadero

A relaxed lovers paradise along Baja’s majestic Pacific coastline, Rancho Pescadero presents a luxurious escape landscaped to blend into its natural biosphere. From the desert to the dunes, couples are immersed in Mexican culture, epicurean experiences, and uninterrupted views of the migrating whales. 103 suites and villas across the expansive resort shelter a boutique feel, each designed to become tranquil personal sanctuaries. With Fall temperatures averaging 85 degrees during the day and cooling off in the evening, you’ll be able to bask in the sun by day and cuddle up by the fire at night. For the ultimate relaxation, visit the on-site Botanica Spa & Apothecary, where we custom-formulate a range of powerfully curative oils, lotions, and balms using herbs, fruits, and medicinal flora harvested from our on-site gardens or foraged from our regional lands. With treatments designed for two – including massages, facials, aura cleansing and oil treatments – indulge in a sensory journey with that special someone that will leave you feeling relaxed, serene, restored and in love all over again. For couples hoping to conceive, our couples’ Damiana Amoroso treatment includes one of Baja’s indigenous plants, Damiana, which is known for being an aphrodisiac. The tribes of the region would make a ritualistic tea out of the Damiana leaves in order to help with fertility, to which they have created a delicious Damiana liqueur from this implant, which is served to couples at the end of their treatment. For those looking to immerse themselves in the culture, take a farm-to-table cooking class among the gardens or learn to create a cocktail at a Mezcalita mixology lesson. At Rancho Pescadero, wellness is culminated through barefoot luxury and Mexican soul, and whether it be exploring the 30-acre property’s nine interconnected gardens designing a bouquet of fresh-cut flowers or its 25,000-square-foot wellbeing pavilion, we have no doubt you will find moments of bliss and solitude with the one you love.

Fall Bliss is Only 50 Miles Away – Resorts World Bimini

Bimini, Bahamas – the closest Caribbean island to the U.S. sitting just 50 miles off the coast of South Florida – is ideal for romantic getaways yearound; and this fall, Resorts World Bimini is making it easy for couples hoping to retreat away from cold weather by offering two spectacular specials. The resort’s “Sail and Stay” and “Fly and Stay” packages include transportation aboard a ferry or seaplane from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, plus two or three nights at the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini – all starting at just $459 per person ($1,200+ value). While on-island, love birds can rent a private cabana at Bimini Beach – the resort’s recently-debuted day club that blends laidback luxury with unrivaled ocean backdrops and chic vibes similar to beach clubs in Mykonos or Tulum – or opt for treatments at the Serenity Spa (oceanfront massage, anyone?). To explore the tiny yet mighty seven-mile island, rent a golf cart for the day and head into Alice Town to meet the vibrant locals, try out a handful of the local conch stands, or stop by Radio Beach – perhaps the most romantic spot on the island – to take in the best, unobstructed sunset views in Bimini with a fresh coconut hand. End the day by trying your luck at the Resorts World Bimini Casino, then rest up in an ocean view room to prepare for another day filled with nothing but Bimini bliss. (www.rwbimini.com)

Choose your Moon at Hotel Ranga | Iceland 

Whether you’re over the moon about a new pregnancy, spouse, or just in need of a romantic getaway with your significant other, Hotel Ranga is a cozy spot for couples to spend some quality time away before baby comes, after the vows, or just because. Experience love and luxury at Hotel Rangá when you indulge in this romantic 3-night package. Enjoy a bottle of champagne with chocolate covered strawberries, a room decorated for the occasion, and a four course meal for two, all specially arranged to ensure that your stay will make you fall in love with each other and Iceland. For those celebrating a babymoon or honeymoon, add on souvenirs such as a pair of custom lava rock glasses to toast to new beginnings or a hand knitted Icelandic sweater/pants/hat for bringing home the new baby (an Icelandic tradition) are also available. Spend the evening stargazing at the hotel’s on-site observatory, cozying up in a geothermal hot tub, and if you’re lucky, steal a kiss under the Northern Lights. www.hotelranga.is

Getaway to an HGTV Resort – Caerula Mar Club | South Andros

Nestled between mangroves on The Bahamas’ quaint island of South Andros is Caerula Mar Club — a boutique luxury resort that couldn’t be more perfect for couples looking to go off-the-radar for a tropical vacation this fall. This hidden gem, featured on HGTV’s Renovation Island, is home to five private villas and 18 gorgeous suites on 10 picture-perfect beachfront acres where guests will likely not spot another footprint in the sand besides their own. This autumn, Caerula Mar is offering a special for guests who book five nights or more. After the fifth night, receive one complimentary night plus a $100 daily resort credit for every additional night booked, which can be used for dining, spa treatments, or booking activities. When not relaxing poolside in the quiet bliss of Caerula Mar, couples can spend their time together by taking the resort’s complimentary bicycles for a spin in the quaint local town, enjoying water sports, taking a walk on the white sands, or simply enjoying the Bahamian breeze of the comfort of their private patio. The autumn getaway special is valid for booking through October 1st. (www.caerulamar.com/specials/)

Private Moments | Ecoventura

Explore the enchanted Galapagos Islands aboard Origin & Theory by Ecoventura, two sleek and modern mega-yachts hosting year-round, seven-night itineraries through the protected archipelago. Take the experience to another level with Ecoventura’s “Private Moments” package, which includes a personal naturalist for the most curated way to travel through the Galapagos with your partner. Or, charter one of the yachts, for a fully curated experience. This destination honeymoon is both romantic and adventure-filled with a private naturalist guide, unbelievable sunset views, a private table for two and more. Sharing a bottle of wine on a zodiac ride at sunset or stargazing at dawn, we are sure that these unforgettable moments are ones worth sharing with that special someone. Seven-night sailing aboard the Origin & Theory by Ecoventura with all-inclusions $8,950.00 per person cruise and $2,000.00 “Private Moments” package for 2 guests.

 


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