Many couples decide to share a romantic break to celebrate an anniversary, and some enjoy a getaway together even when they are not celebrating. Your options for a romantic vacation depend on the destination you choose, and if you have opted for Louisiana, you will find a fantastic selection with options to suit all tastes and budgets. Some accommodations give couples the chance to get away from everything in a remote location where they can relax, and others offer a completely different experience as there are multiple activities for guests to enjoy together as a couple. Here are 20 awesome romantic getaways in Louisiana.
20. Butler Greenwood Plantation & Bed and Breakfast
Butler Greenwood Plantation first operated in the 1790s, so it has a rich history. On the site of the former plantation, there are now eight picturesque guest cottages that vary in size and style. All the cottages boast kitchens, full private bathrooms with double tubs, four-poster beds, Wi-Fi, and either a deck or a porch. The cottages are set in 50-acres of grounds, including unspoiled woodlands, landscaped areas, and an outdoor pool.
19. Renaissance, Baton Rouge
If your chosen destination is Louisiana’s capital, Baton Rouge, then one of the top options for a romantic getaway is Renaissance. It is a sophisticated hotel with stylish décor and modern amenities. When you are not spending time in your room, you can take a dip in the outdoor pool or try out the equipment in the fitness center. The hotel is in the ideal location for enjoying the activities in Baton Rouge, including the golf courses, plantations, museums, country clubs, and shopping.
18. Maison Reve Farm, Folsom
Maison Reve Farm is a traditional stone mansion set in Louisiana’s countryside, and it offers guests a combination of luxury and tranquillity. The rooms have a romantic style with regal furnishings and French touches. Each room has a Jacuzzi tub where couples can relax with a glass of wine, and there is an in-room massage service available. There is also the option to have a massage on the Pond Deck. Guests can start their day with a full Southern breakfast in the stunning dining room.
17. Berry Creek Cabins, Bogalusa
Those who want to get away from the stresses and strains of modern life and relax in rustic accommodation in a tranquil setting should consider a stay in Berry Creek Cabins in Bogalusa, says The Top Tours. The wood cabins are set in a secluded location along a creek, and the interiors are warm and comfortable. If you don’t want to spend all your time snuggled up in the cabin together, you can enjoy activities in the surrounding area that include vineyards, breweries, wildlife centers, lakes, and gator ranches.
16. The Remington Suite Hotel and Spa, Shreveport
If you want to experience relaxation and pampering during your romantic getaway, then there are few places better than The Remington Suite Hotel and Spa in Shreveport. It boasts a heated indoor saltwater pool, dry saunas, steam rooms, and an on-call massage therapist. The hotel lounge has a 1920s speak-easy theme.
15. Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
The Crazy Tourist names Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans as one of the most amazing romantic getaways in Louisiana. The hotel was established in 1886, and it is in the city’s French Quarter. It encapsulates the style of New Orleans in one building, as it combines elements of French, Creole, Cajun, and American architecture and culture in its design. One of the highlights of staying in this historic landmark is enjoying cocktails in the Carousel Bar & Lounge, where guests sit on a 25-seat Merry-Go-Round while sipping their drinks.
14. St. Francisville Inn, St. Francisville
St. Francisville Inn oozes charm and style, both inside and out. Although it is an old Victorian building, it has been lovingly restored, and modern amenities have been added. There is a comfortable and warm atmosphere at this hotel, which means guests feel as though they are at home. Beautiful gardens surround the hotel that the guests can explore if they want to spend some time outdoors. St. Francisville Inn has an on-site restaurant that serves both Cajun and international cuisine alongside global wines and craft cocktails. There are historic buildings, multiple plantations, and boutique shops in the surrounding area.
13. The Savoy Bed & Breakfast, Scott
If you are visiting Scott, the best option for a romantic getaway in Louisiana is The Savoy Bed & Breakfast. The owners speak both French and English, so it attracts guests from many locations. The guests can stay in the Cajun Cottage, a separate property with a kitchen and billiards room. Alternatively, they can stay in the two-bedroom suite on the main property, which boasts a king-sized bed and a tub and shower in the bathroom. Each morning, all guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the main house’s dining room. A scenic landscape surrounds the bed and breakfast, and some local attractions include plantations, markets, and art galleries.
12. Chateau St. Denis, Natchitoches
Chateau St Denis is a French-Creole-inspired hotel in downtown Natchitoches, which is a National Historic Landmark District. Natchitoches was founded by the French in 1714, and the town has retained much of its Old-World charm. The hotel is in the perfect spot for exploring the local area and its landmarks and attractions. Chateau St. Denis is a charming boutique hotel that has comfortable rooms and suites that are furnished in the French-Creole style. They feature custom-made furniture and original artwork. There is a large courtyard, and guests can enjoy cocktails in Lounge 1714. Although there is not an on-site restaurant, there are many excellent dining options within walking distance, so you can try a new venue each night of your stay.
11. Cajun Country Cottages, Breaux Bridge
Choosing secluded accommodation for your romantic getaway means you can spend time alone with your loved one without disturbances and distractions. Cajun Country Cottages are historic cottages that sit in a secluded location on the former site of the Magenta Plantation next to a five-acre lake. There are just five cottages around the lake, and they each feature individual décor. Each of the rooms has different features, and some of the options include a pier, a private deck, a fireplace, a wooden swing, or a two-person tub. Therefore, guests can choose an available cottage that best meets their needs. Breakfast is delivered to the cottages’ doors each morning.
10. The Fairfield Place, Shreveport
Shreveport’s first bed and breakfast was The Fairfield Place, which was built in 1870. There are seven rooms with traditional furnishings, and some have features such as fireplaces, hardwood floors, and claw foot tubs. Some rooms also have a two-person spa tub, which is perfect for couples enjoying a romantic break. Patios and courtyards surround the properties, and they are the ideal place to relax in warm weather. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfasts and wine.
9. Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast, New Orleans
Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast is an impressive-looking building in the Garden District of New Orleans, just a short walk from the French Quarter. The property dates back to 1893, and many of the period features have been retained. There are just six rooms and two suites that have both modern amenities and period furnishings, and they all have a private bath with a shower. Guests enjoy a continental breakfast each morning, and they can eat it in the dining room or on the balcony. They can then head to the library or parlor to relax for the morning.
8. The Stockade Bed & Breakfast, Baton Rouge
The Stockade Bed & Breakfast in Baton Rouge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and it is named for the Union stockade from the Civil War. It is a Hacienda-style property with six guest rooms. Each room has a private bath, antique furniture, original art, and modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. A hot breakfast of traditional Southern dishes is included in the room price, and guests have access to a fitness center across the street. Some packages include wine and treatments at a local spa.
7. 1896 O’Malley House, New Orleans
There are eight suites at 1896 O’Malley House, which is a Colonial Revival bed and breakfast in New Orleans. Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast with several options available, including a hot daily special. In addition to receiving a complimentary breakfast, guests at this accommodation also have access to soft drinks, snacks, hot beverages, wine, and beer. If guests want to enjoy some fresh air, they can sit by the pretty fountain in the spacious courtyard.
6. The Steel Magnolia House, Natchitoches
You will find The Steel Magnolia House in the historic town of Natchitoches. The house was built in the 1930s, and it became famous when it was used in many scenes in the 1989 film ‘Steel Magnolias’. Each room in the hotel has antique furniture, Egyptian cotton sheets, fireplaces, private baths, and luxurious touches. There is a lounge, a family room, a pool, and gorgeous gardens. Guests also enjoy complimentary gourmet breakfasts during their stay.
5. Buchanan Lofts, Lafayette
Buchanan Lofts is a converted warehouse in downtown Lafayette that offers retro-chic accommodation. Each of the nine lofts in the building is individually designed, and they all contain modern amenities. Although there is no on-site restaurant at Buchanan Lofts, its downtown location means fantastic restaurants surround it. The hotel is within walking distance of multiple attractions, including the Lafayette Science Museum and the Children's Museum of Acadiana. It is also worth noting that Buchanan Lofts offers pet-friendly accommodation, so it is a good option for couples taking their pet along on their break.
4. Barrow House Inn, St. Francisville
Barrow House Inn is a romantic and historic bed and breakfast in St. Francisville. It is set across two buildings: Barrow House and Printer’s House, the latter of which is the oldest property in the area, dating back to 1780, while the former was built in 1809. There are three rooms and one suite in Barrow House and three suites in Printer’s House. Each of the rooms is individually designed, and they combine traditional touches with modern amenities. Each morning, the innkeeper prepares breakfast, with options including a continental breakfast or three New Orleans egg variations.
3. Jazz Quarters, New Orleans
Located in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Jazz Quarters offers traditional Creole cottages that date back to the 1800s. The cottages are arranged around brick courtyards and sculpted gardens. In the guest rooms, there is antique-style furniture and traditional décor combined with modern amenities, such as high-speed Internet. The breakfasts are complimentary and served in the Garlands Dining Room. Some packages include extras such as champagne, flowers, in-room massages, local tours, and yoga classes.
2. Maison D’Memoire, Lafayette
Maison D’Memoire in Lafayette was specifically designed with romantic getaways in mind. There are just four cottages, each of which has a full kitchen, a bathroom, and a private porch. All the cottages are more than 100 years old, but they have been fully renovated to include modern amenities. The surroundings are ideal for romance, as the cottages sit in a wooded area by a lake. Breakfast is included in the cost of the stay, and it is delivered to your door in the mornings.
1. Degas House, New Orleans
According to Vacation Idea, one of the most awesome romantic getaways in Louisiana is Degas House in New Orleans. It is the historic former home of French impressionist Edgar Degas, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are just four rooms and three suites in this hotel, which means there is an intimate and exclusive feel to the accommodation. Each room has a private bathroom, some of which have claw-foot tubs, and some of the rooms have private balconies. In the mornings, guests can enjoy breakfasts that are cooked to order.
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