It may be known for food and wine, but romance needs to be added to your list of reasons to visit Sonoma County. The hardest part will be deciding what type of romantic getaway you’re looking for.
If You’re Looking To Be Pampered: Kenwood Inn and Spa
This Mediterranean-style property sits on the edge of Highway 12 in between the towns of Santa Rosa and Sonoma. A lavish 29-room inn, Kenwood Inn and Spa features an adult-only atmosphere. Their luxurious spa, salt-water pool and multiple hot tubs will soothe your senses. The private restaurant is open only to guests of the Inn. Each guest room features a fireplace, plush featherbed and televisions have been intentionally left out to ensure the ultimate romantic experience – free of distractions.
If You’re Looking To Relax: Olea Hotel
Olea is a small boutique hotel nestled into a hillside, surrounded by oak and olive trees. Each of the 12 rooms features either a private outdoor porch or patio, perfect for relaxing with your “someone special.” They offer wine tasting, which is the perfect way to wind down after a relaxing couples massage. If you’re both foodies you’ll love their culinary series featuring various lessons from Executive Chef Khambay Porterkhamsy. Gourmet breakfast included each morning.
If You’re Looking For A Michelin Starred Experience:
Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant
Farmhouse Inn is all about farm inspired experience. Showcasing elegant accommodations with vaulted ceilings, views of the woods, and an atmosphere where you can really cozy up. Relax at their spa – we recommend you experience their Playful Passion for Two. You can’t leave without dining at the Michelin starred Farmhouse Restaurant featuring a world-class wine program led by the only Master Sommelier in Sonoma County. Full, farm-fresh breakfast is served each morning.
If You’re Looking For Peace And Serenity:
Steeped in Sonoma history, the inn has been updated to feature 23 guestrooms with a modern Asian flair. The secluded setting along Calbazas Creek includes an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, gurgling fountains, and a hammock shaded with ancient oaks. Book an outdoor massage in a private cabana for a true serene experience Amenities include, full breakfast each morning, an evening wine and cheese reception and fresh baked cookies!
By: Brianna Hanson