Finding a special place for a getaway with your loved one can be challenging—except if you’re in Louisiana. Whether you’re looking for a lavish weekend away at a modern resort or a cozy escape outside of the city, we’ve got it in Louisiana. Here are the 9 best hotels and resorts for couples in the state!
Imagine spending the night with your special someone in a place that emanates warmth and romance. Such a place exists in White Castle, Louisiana, and its name is Nottoway Plantation. This amazing plantation home was built in 1958 and offers 53,000 square-feet of ambience and luxury that provides four-star luxury overlooking the Mississippi River. You and your sweetheart will have the choice of 40 rooms and two special honeymoon suites, two restaurants on the grounds, a lounge and fitness center, hair and nail salon, outdoor pool, and tennis courts. Beautiful by day, the main house is absolutely stunning at night when it’s lit up by a golden glow from every window. This is luxury and romance all in one and not something to be missed.
Romance is redefined at Maison D’Memorie. With a name that literally means “house of memory,” you’ll have every opportunity to create your own on this peaceful resort bed and breakfast in the heart of Cajun country. You can spend your day on the private lake enjoying the serenity. Enjoy a glass of ice cold lemonade on the shaded veranda while you make plans for the future together, and end your day in an aromatic soaking tub with a glass of wine. There are many packages that can be included with your time away, including relaxation, swamp adventures, and dining packages. You’ll leave relaxed and more in love than ever because of the memories made there.
If romance in a rustic resort environment is what you want, then Wildwood Resort is where you should go. Located in Zwolle, Louisiana, Wildwood Resort sits on Toledo Bend Lake, and offers luxurious comfort in a natural setting. From birdwatching to boating and fishing to horseback riding, you’ll find many things to do, and the friendly staff will be happy to help you customize your retreat to make it the most memorable.
The Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a luxury hotel that features 1,100 rooms that will take your breath away. Stay overnight in style with amenities that include a soaking tub, Egyptian cotton bedding, wet bar, fireplace, robes and slippers, and a great balcony view. If nightlife interests you, there is no lack of something to do at the Golden Nugget. You’ll find internationally known performers, a number of bars, lounges, and restaurants where you can combine social time with amazing food and drink, and an award-winning Vegas-style casino that’s open for your gaming pleasure with slots, table games, and live-action poker tables. Whether in romance or other ways, you’ll change your life by visiting the Golden Nugget.
If elegance and history are things that spark romance for you and your loved one, a stay at the Roosevelt in New Orleans is a must. You’ll be part of the opulence and glamour that existed in fine hotels during the 1940s, but modernized to a state-of-the-art facility. From the grand lobby with sparkling chandeliers overhead to your private and elegant room decorated in rich colors and comfortable furnishings, you’ll feel like royalty. There’s a rooftop pool, a fitness center, and you’re only walking distance away from the famous French Quarter full of cultural events and activities. Enjoy a meal or a drink in your room or at one of the five onsite eateries there. However long your stay, you’ll be glad you visited.
If you’re looking for a place that’s all-inclusive for a romantic getaway, Degas House in New Orleans offers a beautiful venue for just that. This gorgeous mansion located on what was once known as “Millionaire’s Row” is a bed and breakfast complete with Southern hospitality and luxury. You’ll be personally escorted to your comfy room and have the chance to relax and sip a glass of wine. Then you can take a tour of the historic home and grounds, take a romantic gondola ride in nearby City Park, and enjoy a delicious candlelight dinner for two at one of the suggested restaurants. You’ll receive personal service at Degas House like nowhere else.
If you’ve seen the popular movie, “Steel Magnolias,” you’ve seen the Steel Magnolia House. This amazing home and main set for the 1989 movie can be the heart of your next romantic adventure. The house sits on land that was originally given to Athanese De Meziere by the Spanish government just before the Louisiana Purchase. Located in Natchitoches, the house has a rich history and has been enjoyed by many guests since opening as a bed and breakfast in 2014. Book early if you’re considering staying here, though, as it fills up quickly.
Located in Covington, Louisiana, Southern Hotel epitomizes what the city has become known for—the perfect place to retreat and get renewed. Not far from beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, you’ll be able to relax in the coolness of the area in one of the more than 40 expertly restored rooms filled with comfortable surroundings and antiques. A family-owned hospitality spot, Southern Hotel will help you celebrate good food, good drink, and make your stay there an experience and memory to last.
Travel down the flower-lined driveway into a world that speaks of love and passion, romance and pampering. Green Gables in Natchitoches, Louisiana is a quaint bed and breakfast designed with one thing in mind—the ultimate private getaway to renew and celebrate your love. Built as a wedding gift in the 1890s, Green Gables has been lovingly restored with beautiful fireplaces, stained glass windows, and filled with antiques of the past 200 years. You’ll enjoy a glass of wine when you arrive, and fresh flowers and chocolates await you in your room. You’ll experience a full Southern breakfast each morning, and a chance to just and relax on the veranda or in the courtyard with your favorite beverage in the afternoon.