Romance Packages from California Boutique Hotels and B&Bs

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SACRAMENTO, CA [January 14, 2019]— With Valentine’s Day approaching, the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) has compiled a list of romantic packages at boutique hotels and B&Bs that pull out all the stops on romance.

Catalina Island’s Avalon Hotel is offering a fully customizable romance package available through March 28, 2019. Close to Southern California, yet a world away, the hotel is an icon of early Californian architecture known for breathtaking views and modern conveniences. In addition to a two-night stay, package options include a full day at Island Spa, a bouquet of roses, champagne, a gift certificate to Lloyds of Avalon Confectionery, two upgraded round-trip boat tickets, on-island taxi transfers, and continental breakfast. Guests might also choose to arrive by helicopter instead of by boat, secure dinner reservations at selected local restaurants, or add one of many local tours. Call 310-510-7070 for specific pricing for room and options chosen.

Throughout the month of February, Nick’s Cove and Cottages on Tomales Bay is offering a 20% discount their romance package, “Nick’s Loves Love.” Starting at $1,037, the special includes overnight accommodations in a bay view cottage, an in-room couples’ massage, a bottle of Nick’s Cove Merlot, barbecued oysters delivered upon arrival, an en suite continental breakfast, and a special surprise from the chef during dinner service. Each room at Nick’s is beautifully appointed with plush down comforters, wood-burning stoves, and bathrooms with heated ceramic tile floors.  Most also offer views of Tomales Bay. To make a reservation, call 415-663-1033.

This winter, San Francisco’s Inn at Union Square is offering classic elegance in the form of an unforgettable romantic getaway. The inn’s Romance Package includes luxury accommodations in a top-of-the-line fireplace suite, a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival, breakfast in bed with mimosas, and complimentary late check-out. The package add-on is $319 for one night (or $575 for a two-night stay) to weekend room rates that start at $269 per night. The Inn at Union Square features complimentary wine and cheese receptions each evening and room service from Morton’s Steakhouse. Visit for more information or to book.

“Love Means Everything” at Courtwood Inn in Murphys. The inn’s tennis-themed Valentine’s Getaway includes a two-night stay in the Wimbledon or French Open balcony rooms, scrumptious breakfasts, sparkling wine upon arrival, roses and hand-made chocolates, reserved court time, a one-hour mixed doubles lesson with the resident tennis pro, one-hour back-to-back couples’ massages, a $100 Murphys Grill gift certificate, and a bottle of local wine to enjoy while dining. The Valentine’s Getaway package rate is $1,525. A spectacular, custom-designed cedar-log lodge set on a tranquil, five-acre hilltop, the inn is the perfect setting for couples to celebrate their love of tennis and each other. Call 209-728-8686 for more information or to reserve.

Napa’s Milliken Creek Inn & Spa invites couples to celebrate their love in a secluded hideaway set along the Napa River, with their Romance Uncorked package. Starting at $1,050, couples can enjoy two nights in a Deluxe or Luxury guestroom, a 75-minute couples’ massage in their candlelit room, sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries, and made-to-order breakfasts delivered to their room (or anywhere else on the inn’s expansive grounds). While this package is available year-round, it’s a perfect fit for February, the month of love. Reserve online at or call 707-255-1197.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Lavender Inn in Ojai will host an Italian language and cooking class for lovers.  On Sunday, February 10, Clarissa Fishman will lead “Sexy Speak-Cook-Eat,” a northern Italian cooking class.  In addition to learning to prepare Italian dishes, couples will learn sexy Italian words from one of the world’s sexiest love languages and then enjoy a four-course Italian meal paired with wine. The class is $95 per person.  Bring a special someone or better yet, surprise them with this fun, interactive cooking class.  Participants in the class who also stay at the Lavender Inn will receive $10 off their room.  Call 805-646-6635 to make reservations for the class or to book a stay. 

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