San Diego's Most Romantic Hotels Are Sure to Ignite a Spark



Rekindle your love life with a trip to a romantic hotel in San Diego. A number of hotels offer special packages and amenities throughout the year and will work with you to create unforgettable moments, should you be celebrating a special occasion.

The belle of the ball is The Grand Del Mar, perhaps San Diego's most luxurious hotel. Book an unforgettable meal at Addison, one of San Diego's best restaurants after lounging in the award-winning spa all day where fantastic couples treatments are available. That is, only if you can bear to leave your stunning Mediterranean-style room.

The Rancho Bernardo Inn is tucked away in East County and offers couples plenty to do from golf to lounging in the newly-renovated spa. It's smaller, quieter and less expensive than others on the list. Guests also rave about Avant, the signature restaurant based on wine-country dining.

Omni La Costa Resort and Spa is a popular favorite in North County San Diego. The award-winning spa is one of the best in town for treatments, lounging facilities and Chopra Center. The resort even has an adults-only pool area called Edge as well as steakhouse fare at Bob's Steak and Chophouse.

San Diego is the perfect place for romance especially at these 10 romantic hotels.




The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is charming and luxurious wrapped into one in the affluent enclave of the same name. Nestled on 21 acres of beautifully-landscaped grounds are cottages with comfortable country flair. A brand new 3000 square foot spa...  Read More




Guests of the opulent The Westgate Hotel are able to walk to the Gaslamp shops and restaurants as well as Horton Plaza, the area's popular shopping mall. The 211 rooms here include city or harbor views, as well as flat-screen televisions, DVD...  Read More




The moment you step into the gracious lobby of the US Grant Hotel, you'll feel as if you have gone back in time 100 years, while still being part of the exciting urban scene of San Diego's downtown. It's the perfect retreat after exploring San...  Read More




The iconic red roof has become one of San Diego's most recognizable symbols. The beachfront Hotel del Coronado is filled with over 120 years of history with guests including 11 Presidents, royalty and countless movie stars. Those seeking romance...  Read More




The Omni La Costa Resort and Spa is located just a few miles from the beach in Carlsbad. In addition to its world-renowned spa and Chopra Center, the resort boasts a golf course that is the site of several national championships each year....  Read More




Nestled in a quiet area of Rancho Bernardo, the Rancho Bernardo Inn is known for its 18-hole championship golf course, luxurious and large spa facilities, and secluded feel. The 287 rooms feature custom furniture, ample work spaces and flat...  Read More


The Lodge at Torrey Pines
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Boasting stunning ocean and golf course views, The Lodge at Torrey Pines has established itself as one of Southern California's finest resorts. Often referred to as a hidden treasure, the post-and-beam construction throughout the resort pays...  Read More




Known as the pink lady, the luxurious La Valencia Hotel has been a La Jolla landmark since 1926. Its Prospect Street address makes it an ideal location with fine dining, shopping, art galleries, and the ocean just steps away. However, with the...  Read More


L'Auberge Del Mar - Destination Hotels & Resorts
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Just a quick walk away from one of San Diego's nicest beaches and Del Mar's finest restaurants, the recently renovated L'Auberge Del Mar is an excellent vacation choice. The resort is reminiscent of a private, coastal estate, offering 112 plush...  Read More


Fairmont Grand Del Mar
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As Southern California's only triple Forbes five-star resort, The Grand Del Mar oozes opulence. Nestled in a secluded canyon east of Del Mar, the sprawling property boasts an equestrian center, luxury spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, 5-star...  Read More


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Meet Katie Dillon

Katie Dillon originally moved to the seaside community of La Jolla to attend UC San Diego. When the opportunity presented itself, she and her husband set off for a 7 year stint overseas as...  More About Katie

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