10 Best Places in Savannah to Snuggle With Your Sweetie

There's a magic to Savannah, which makes it the perfect city for a romantic rendezvous. Whether you're getting married, honeymooning, celebrating an anniversary or simply in search of some "us" time with your significant other, you'll find romance around every corner in this hospitable Southern city.

Book a room in one of the many charming mansions-turned-inn such as the Gastonian, or the Hamilton-Turner and you'll be taken back to an Old World gentility which is hard to beat. Both B&Bs are tucked into former mansions and boast rich antiques, exquisite furnishings and serve delicious breakfasts with true Southern flair.

For something more modern, the swanky Bohemian Hotel overlooking the Savannah River houses 75 stylish rooms and suites - some with balconies - and maritime-inspired décor with 18th-Century style and modern amenities.

Around nearly every corner in Savannah romance beckons along streets lined with graceful live oak trees swathed in Spanish moss, paired with manicured gardens punctuated with colorful blooms and gracious mansions. What better way to take it all in than by a delicate horse-drawn carriage?

Dining is a delight in this city of romantic restaurants and bistros framed by exotic culinary creations. Circa 1875 Gastropub and Elizabeth on 37th - considered two of the best in town, promise tasty cuisine in a superb historic setting.



Bonaventure Cemetery
Photo courtesy of Don Teuton


A visit to a cemetery might not immediately come to mind as a romantic outing, but Bonaventure is no ordinary cemetery. The storied 150-year-old resting place of many of Savannah's glitterati, perched on a bluff overlooking the Wilmington River...  Read More

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Planters Tavern
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Tucked into the cellar beneath the venerable Olde Pink House Restaurant, Planters Tavern is one of Savannah's most romantic late-night spots. The 18th-century Georgian mansion and former residence once housed Georgia's first bank. Remnants of...  Read More

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You'll find some of Savannah's finest French cuisine in this Parisian-style bistro and adjoining gastropub on Whitaker Street. Tucked into the of a former Irish pub in the Historic District, the restaurant's décor, rich wood and tiled floors...  Read More

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What could be more romantic than checking into a spa with your partner and indulging in a couple's massage and other soothing treatments? European flair combines with blissful pampering for both of you in the upscale Sweet Water Spa. Luxurious...  Read More

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Tucked into the heart of the Historic District, the luxurious 19th-century Hamilton-Turner Inn was recently named one of the Most Romantic Hotels in America by Travel & Leisure magazine. Each of the 17 beautifully appointed guest rooms and...  Read More

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Possibly the sweetest place in town may just be the dark, cozy and slightly sinful, Lulu's Chocolate Bar. Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, a visit to this award-winning dessert and specialty drink restaurant is a "must." A tempting...  Read More

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Savannah's Squares
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Savannah is dotted with romantic sites, but romance is around every corner the city' network of lush parks with their winding trails shaded by canopies of live oaks, dogwoods and blooming magnolias. When Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe founded...  Read More



The recipient of numerous awards, this romantic restaurant is a favorite with visitors and locals alike. Tucked into a restored 20th-century mansion in the Thomas Square Streetcar neighborhood, this charming eatery offers tender meats and fresh,...  Read More

The Gastonian
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Situated just two blocks from Forsyth Park in the Historic District, this genteel B&B is comprised of two adjoining 19th-century Regency-Italianate-style mansions. The AAA Four Diamond Award-winning boutique gem offers 17 beautifully appointed...  Read More



There's no more romantic way to be transported through Savannah's charming sites then tucked into a horse-drawn carriage enveloped by the "clip-clop" of a gentle steed and the soothing banter of your guide pointing things out along the way....  Read More


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