By Gabriele Walkow
With its award-winning beaches, abundant amenities and exciting roster of events, the Sunshine State is a romantic destination all year long. From coast to coast, romance is always in the air. This sampling of resorts with romantic year-round getaways will be sure to enamor lovebirds.
JUPITER BEACH RESORT AND SPA
This casually elegant ocean front resort, 55 miles north of Fort Lauderdale, is a hidden oasis. Reconnect ocean side, poolside, fire pit side, swinging in a hammock or in the waterfall hot tub! Surprise your plus one with the Opal Romance Package, which includes one night accommodation, champagne and strawberries upon arrival, and breakfast and dinner for two. Dine at Sinclair’s Ocean Grill, Jupiter’s only oceanfront restaurant, enjoy live music, cocktails and casual fare at Sinclair’s Lounge, and savor cool beverages and fresh fare al fresco at the poolside Sandbar restaurant. Rejuvenate at the luxurious spa, in a private duet suite, with either the Duet Massage or the Duet Package. Personal pampering has never been better! Book your stay here.
PALM ISLAND RESORT
This pristine resort, on the west coast of Florida only 30 miles from the Punta Gorda Airport, beckons with 100 privately owned, “Old Florida” style villas on a 2-mile stretch of natural beachfront. Accessible only by car ferry or boat, this is the ideal setting for a 2-Day Romance Getaway. This package includes deluxe villa accommodations, golf cart rental, a chilled lobster and seafood picnic with a bottle of wine, dinner at Rum Bay Restaurant, a beautiful flower arrangement, late check-out, car ferry to/from Palm Island and the mainland and water taxi to/from Palm Island and renowned Leverock’s Restaurant. Create marvelous memories at this unique vacation hideaway. Book your stay here.
THE VINOY RENAISSANCE ST. PETERSBURG RESORT & GOLF CLUB
Ranked among the best properties in the world by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, this pink-hued Mediterranean Revival landmark, opened on New Year’s Eve 1925, provides the pinnacle of romance. Overlooking beautiful Tampa Bay, the Vinoy offers five restaurants, 361 stylish guest rooms, a 72-slip marina and a premier 18-hole golf course. The Couples Getaway promises to kindle the flames of love with an upgraded Bay view room, complimentary valet parking, one bottle of bubbly and breakfast for two. A relaxing full body Couples’ Massage at the intimate Vinoy Salon and Day Spa is the perfect end to the day. Book your stay here.
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