7 Romantic Couple Retreat Ideas

Looking for a romantic getaway with your significant other?

These 7 couple retreat ideas offer inspiration for a romantic escape, with luxurious amenities, breathtaking views, and plenty of activities to enjoy together. Whether you’re looking for a beachfront retreat or a cozy mountain cabin, these resorts will help you set the scene to reignite the spark in your relationship.

I am a relationship expert and I am frequently encouraging my clients to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The best way to avoid the risk of Roommate Syndrome is to plan a romantic getaway for two sooner than later.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

1. Beach Getaways

Beach getaways are a classic choice for couples looking to escape. Whether you prefer a secluded beach or a lively resort, there are plenty of options to choose from. Relax on the sand, take a dip in the ocean, and enjoy each other’s company in a beautiful setting.

2. Mountain Retreats

If you and your partner are nature lovers, a mountain retreat may be the perfect choice for your couple’s getaway. Enjoy hiking, skiing, or simply taking in the stunning views. Many mountain resorts offer cozy cabins or luxurious lodges, making it easy to unwind and reconnect with your partner.

3. Spa Retreats

For couples looking to relax and rejuvenate, a spa retreat is a great option. Indulge in massages, facials, and other treatments, and take advantage of the resort’s amenities such as hot tubs, saunas, and pools. Many spa retreats also offer yoga and meditation classes, allowing you to connect with your partner on a deeper level.

4. Wine Country Escapes

If you and your partner are wine enthusiasts, a trip to wine country may be the perfect couple’s retreat. Explore vineyards, sample local wines, and enjoy gourmet meals at some of the best restaurants in the area. Many wine country resorts also offer spa services and other amenities, making it easy to relax and unwind.

5. City Breaks

For couples who love the excitement of the city, a city break may be the perfect choice. Explore museums, art galleries, and other cultural attractions, and enjoy the nightlife and dining scene. Many cities also offer romantic activities such as carriage rides and boat tours, making it easy to create lasting memories with your partner.

6. Adventure Getaways

If you and your partner are thrill-seekers, an adventure getaway may be the perfect couple’s retreat. Go whitewater rafting, zip-lining, or bungee jumping, and enjoy the adrenaline rush together. You’ll have shared memories to look back on for many years into the future.

7. All-Inclusive Resorts

For couples who want to leave all the planning to someone else, an all-inclusive resort may be the perfect choice. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks, and take advantage of the resort’s amenities such as pools, beaches, and activities. Many all-inclusive resorts also offer spa services and other romantic activities to pamper yourselves and enjoy some well-deserved indulgance.

Take it to the Next Level

You are far ahead of many couples simply by prioritizing your relationship health enough to schedule a romantic getaway. It takes a lot of planning and logistics to make sure you can enjoy your time knowing there are no loose ends at home.

But a spa or resort will only give you a temporary respite from you your busy lives.

If you are the type of couple that highly values relationship self-care, why not add some fun relationship-enhancing activities to your retreat so that you come home not only relaxed, but with new tools and a stronger relationship than the one you left with?

How to Create Your Own DIY Workshop Retreat

All you need to do to turn your retreat into a workshop is to intersperse some expert guidance and communication activities into your getaway vacation.

It’s easy to do this with this by bring a copy of this couples therapy workbook or asking each other some of these 63 conversation starters.

I recommend that the majority of your time is spent doing leisure activities and then only one to two hours per day filling out printable communication worksheets can make an immense difference in the quality of your relationship, your emotional intimacy and clear communication and conflict management.

For more information, click on this article: The Ultimate Guide to Planning a DIY Couples Retreat.


Laura Silverstein, LCSW

Laura Silverstein is a Certified Gottman Couples Therapist, and author of Love Is An Action Verb.  She has thirty years of clinical experience and is the founder and co-owner of Main Line Counseling Partners, based in Bryn Mawr, PA. Laura is a frequent contributor to The Gottman Relationship Blog and has appeared as a relationship expert in media outlets such as the New York Times, ABC, and Today. She helps couples find more happiness as a research clinician, speaker, trainer, and writer with a positive, action-oriented style.

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