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12 Romantic Getaways in Washington to Take Your Sweetheart

by Brittany Varano
Updated August 03, 2022

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The old saying goes, “it doesn’t matter where you’re going; it’s who you have beside you.” But these romantic Washington getaways let you have your cake and eat it too.

Love is in the air in Washington, a state that often takes a top spot as one of the U.S.’s most romantic states. With its diverse landscapes that range from rainforests to snow-capped mountains, it’s not surprising why!

And in a perfect twist of fate, Washington happens to host rolling vineyards and excellent wineries, too. Nothing screams romance more than an epic getaway with a glass of wine in hand.

From the Bavarian-inspired streets of Leavenworth to the craggy cliffs of the San Juan Islands, here are some of the most romantic Washington getaways for when you need a little love break.

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1. Getaway Skagit Valley

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Photo: Getaway

Why you should stay: An outdoor resort featuring dreamy tiny cabins near Deception Pass State Park.

  • Location: Mount Vernon
  • Sleeps: 2-4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates start from: $129/night

Getaway Skagit Valley offers one or two-bed cabins about an hour and a half from Seattle. Although measuring no more than 200 square feet, the cabins have been well-optimized into cozy living spaces that include queen beds and all you need to whip up a killer meal.

Each cabin also features a large picture window that brings the magic of the outdoors inside. For pup parents seeking a romantic escape with their fur babies, pets are permitted in the cabins, which are also stocked with dog bowls and a welcome treat.

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2. Camp David

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Photo: VRBO

Why you should stay: An adults-only bungalow for couples seeking quiet in nature.

  • Location: Plain
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates start from: $236/night

Nestled in the woods just north of Leavenworth, you’ll find this charming little cabin dubbed Camp David. The small yet cozy interior is outfitted with a wood-burning stove and a mud room with washing machines perfect for storing outdoor gear.

However, it’s behind the home on the deck, where you’ll likely spend most of your time. A stretch of woods acts as a privacy curtain, so you can enjoy a romantic dip in the covered hot tub. The yard also has a fire pit and a large patch of grass where visiting doggies can play.

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3. Posthotel Leavenworth

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Photo: Posthotel Leavenworth

Why you should stay: A three-star hotel and spa prioritizing wellness surrounded by mountain and river views.

  • Location: Leavenworth
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
  • Rates start from: $565/night

Don your plush spa robes, grab a glass of bubbly, and prepare for romantic relaxation at Posthotel Leavenworth. Every room boasts incredible amenities, including a marble soaking tub, a private balcony or terrace, and a fireplace.

Be sure to make a beeline for the hotel’s wellness area, comprised of saunas, steam rooms, hot tubs, and a saltwater pool. Seasonal equipment like bikes and cross-country ski rentals are also available. Downtown Leavenworth is within walking distance, where you can dine and shop along the quaint Front Street or take in the area’s natural beauty at Waterfront Park.

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Related Read: 12 Best Washington Coast Camping Spots for a Peaceful Trip

4. Earthlight™

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Why you should stay: A modern villa tucked into the mountains near a local ski hill.

  • Location: Orondo
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates start from: $408/night

Earthlight™ is a glamorous mountain retreat for two with impeccable interior design. Among the long list of stunning architectural elements, are floor-to-ceiling windows and an open floor plan that make the space feel warm and inviting.

Additionally, the spa-like bathroom comes complete with a soaking tub and an all-glass shower, making it easy to pamper yourself. Guests are also treated to 360-degree mountain views and seating on a spacious deck with a hot tub and fire pit.

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Related Read: 10 Cozy Cabin Rentals Near Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

5. Treehouse Place

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Why you should stay: A treehouse-like tiny cabin near Wallace Falls State Park.

  • Location: Snohomish
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates start from: $320/night

Treehouse Place is a storybook cabin surrounded by scenic wonder. Not only does the fresh scent of evergreens fill the air, but Mt Pilchuck’s peak can be seen on the horizon. The area is also known for idyllic ferns, oh-so-cute woodland creatures, and majestic bald eagles.

Inside, exquisite touches like a soaking tub, fireplace, and spiral staircase set the mood. Visitors must embark on a mini hike to reach the cabin, but the trail is marked with the twinkle of string lights.

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6. Roche Harbor Resort

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Photo: Roche Harbor Resort

Why you should stay: A sophisticated three-star hotel on an idyllic island in northwestern Washington.

  • Location: San Juan Island
  • Sleeps: 2-10
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates start from: $156/night

San Juan Island has long been regarded as a picturesque getaway in Washington, and the upscale Roche Harbor Resort has been a top pick for visitors for over 130 years. This historic resort looks over the marina and offers various accommodation options that include classic hotel rooms to large vacation rentals.

But no matter where you stay, guests enjoy access to the resort’s walking trails, fitness facilities, and spa. For those with an adventurous spirit, consider embarking on a whale watching or sea kayaking excursion.

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7. Treetop Hideaway

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Photo: VRBO

Why you should stay: A spacious cabin in a gated community with a private hot tub.

  • Location: Glacier
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
  • Rates start from: $261/night

The Treetop Hideaway boasts the privacy of a secluded vacation rental with the convenience of resort-style facilities. High-end touches fill the home, like exposed wooden beams, heated floors, and stylish industrial accents, making this an elevated cabin stay you won’t soon forget. Active couples will appreciate the basketball and volleyball courts as well as the outdoor heated pools.

Guest Andrew shares, “Super beautiful place, with a stunning backyard full of lovely trees. Lots of quiet, fresh air, and nature. The place itself was cozy and lovely to spend time in.”

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8. Lotte Hotel Seattle

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Why you should stay: A luxury high-rise hotel with unbeatable views of the Puget Sound.

  • Location: Seattle
  • Sleeps: 1-4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates start from: $450/night

At Lotte Hotel Seattle, modern design and artistic flair welcome you to the coffee capital of the world. Aside from impeccable style, each room is equipped with modern conveniences that include an Nespresso machine and a well-stocked mini-bar.

The hotel also has a fitness center and spa with full-body treatments and services perfect for couples seeking a relaxing way to spend time together. Not to mention, comprehensive room service is available, ensuring you can relish the luxury of your stay to the max.

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9. Rosario Cabin

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Why you should stay: A charming coastal cottage on a quiet, wooded property.

  • Location: Lopez Island
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates start from: $250/night

Enjoy having a slice of private coast to yourself at the Rosario Cabin. This one-bedroom cottage boasts a bright and airy atmosphere that’s marked by its white shiplap walls and seaside-themed decor.

Behind the home, a covered deck looks out onto the Rosario Strait and a set of stairs leads down to the water. When conditions are right, you may even be able to spot passing whales and other sea life.

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10. The Marcus Whitman

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Photo: The Marcus Whitman

Why you should stay: A historic brick hotel in Washington’s wine country.

  • Location: Walla Walla
  • Sleeps: 1-5
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates start from: $129/night

The Marcus Whitman is a sophisticated establishment that’s been an integral part of the downtown Walla Walla community since 1928. In staying faithful to the region’s proud wine industry, the hotel’s onsite tasting rooms allow visitors to sample the very best of the Walla Walla Valley.

This fabulous hotel also boasts amenities that include a fitness center, and a hot complimentary breakfast served every morning. Each room is outfitted with coffee makers and mini-fridges, with upgrade options available that add living rooms or jacuzzis.

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Related Read: The 10 Best Weekend Road Trips From Seattle, Washington

11. Three Tree Point Cottage

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Why you should stay: A cozy cottage with a hot tub on the scenic Three Tree Point peninsula.

  • Location: Burien
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates start from: $325/night

Located just 15 minutes from Seattle, the Three Tree Point Cottage treats guests to views of Mount Rainier, the Puget Sound, and the distant peaks of the Olympic Mountains. While it’s possible to take in the surroundings through the expansive windows in the bedroom, the best spot is from the bubbling hot tub on the deck.

The deck is also a lovely perfect place to dine al fresco thanks to the small fire pit, dining table, and grill. And as a warm welcome, the hosts stock the kitchen with healthy breakfast options so you can start your day off right.

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12. Willows Lodge

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Photo: Willows Lodge

Why you should stay: An upscale lodge with lush gardens and a gourmet restaurant 20 minutes from Seattle.

  • Location: Woodinville
  • Sleeps: 1-4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates start from: $379/night

Treat yourself to a romantic staycation at Willows Lodge, a four-star hotel that embodies the rustic yet chic aesthetic of the Pacific Northwest. Every unit enjoys upscale amenities like a fireplace, soaking tub, and a private patio or balcony.

If you wish to up the romance, the hotel offers various getaway packages that include extras like sparkling wine, chocolates, and more. There’s also an onsite wellness spa featuring a sauna, a dip pool, and massage treatments for couples. During your stay, take advantage of local wineries and breweries that are within walking distance of the hotel grounds.

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