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

Checking in to a romantic hotel in San Diego is sure to ignite the spark. 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 Fairmont Grand Del Mar, one of San Diego's most luxurious hotels. Book an unforgettable meal at Addison, one of San Diego's best restaurants, after a fantastic couples treatment in the award-winning spa. 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 fulsome spa facilities. It's smaller, quieter and less expensive than others on the list. Guests also rave about Avant, the signature restaurant which is 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 ten hotels.



The Omni La Costa Resort and Spa is one of San Diego's best family hotels, but adults can enjoy a top-notch wellness getaway, too. In addition to its world-renowned spa and Chopra Center, the resort boasts a golf course that is the site of...  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 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



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. However, you're still in prime position to enjoy happening San Diego's downtown restaurants, nightlife and shops just...  Read More



The luxurious Rancho Valencia, tucked away in the affluent Rancho Santa Fe neighborhood, is an all-suite property of 49 suites averaging 1000 square feet in size. All suites boast a fireplace, private garden patio, spacious bathroom with walk-in...  Read More



Nestled in a quiet east-county neighborhood 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...  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, L'Auberge Del Mar is an excellent hotel choice for couples. The resort is reminiscent of a private, coastal estate, offering 112 plush guest rooms...  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 boutique hotels. Often referred to as a hidden treasure, the post-and-beam construction throughout the resort...  Read More

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


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