The Most Romantic Hotels for 2013

TripAdvisor.com evaluated millions of travelers' online reviews from the past year to determine which hotels are most conducive to couples. Read on to discover 30+ top picks and what makes each place honeymoon-worthy, from spectacular views to marvelous service to gratis chocolate-covered strawberries. The sexy lingerie part is up to you!

By: Stefania Sainato
  • Anastasis Apartments in Imerovigli, Greece
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    Anastasis Apartments in Imerovigli, Greece

    Why Couples Love It: "We stayed for seven nights on our honeymoon and, for us, it was just perfect. Some might say this is too long to stay in Santorini, but when you are staying at Anastasis, it isn't long enough. We stayed in a suite on the second floor. The room was spacious, and the bed was very comfortable." —TripAdvisor user adrosenb

    Visit anastasisapartments.com for more info.

  • La Minerva in Capri, Italy
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    La Minerva in Capri, Italy

    Why Couples Love It: "My husband and I came here for our one-year anniversary and will definitely be coming again! La Minerva has wonderful staff, amenities, and service. Our room was the nicest out of all the hotels we stayed at in Italy, and it had a wonderful view." —TripAdvisor user CarolineHottyToddy

    Visit laminervacapri.com for more info.

  • Cranleigh Boutique in Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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    Cranleigh Boutique in Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom

    Why Couples Love It: "The room was spotless, the décor was great, and everything felt really homey. The bathroom was fabulous, and we loved the jacuzzi bath with the lighting inside. All of the toiletries provided were really nice. It was great to watch TV while soaking in the bath!" —TripAdvisor user Scho321

    Visit thecranleigh.com for more info.

  • Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant in Windermere, United Kingdom
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    Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant in Windermere, United Kingdom

    Why Couples Love It: "It was an anniversary treat and, having been told I could choose anywhere in the world to stay, this was the place that caught my eye. I'm so glad it did, because the stay was perfect from the moment we arrived to when we had to (unfortunately) leave." —TripAdvisor user daytripperChester

    Visit cedarmanor.co.uk for more info.

  • Baros Maldives in North Male Atoll, Maldives
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    Baros Maldives in North Male Atoll, Maldives

    Why Couples Love It: "We had the holiday of a lifetime. I cannot recommend Baros more. It's a very special place with outstanding service. Luxurious and private, it's just paradise. The manager was fantastic, and the dive school was very personal. It's the perfect honeymoon location." —TripAdvisor user Claire P.

    Visit baros.com for more info.

  • Casa del Mar, Langkawi in Pantai Cenang, Malaysia
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    Casa del Mar, Langkawi in Pantai Cenang, Malaysia

    Why Couples Love It: "If you are going to Langkawi, you have to stay here. Located right on the beach, the rooms are really clean and nice. They even turn down your bed before you sleep and leave a note with the weather forecast for the next day!" —TripAdvisor user Em-Jimmy

    Visit casadelmar-langkawi.com for more info.

  • Bardessono in Yountville, California
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    Bardessono in Yountville, California

    Why Couples Love It: "The hotel was fabulous—clean, luxurious, and beautiful. No detail was ignored; nothing was left out. The service was amazing, the property is stunning, and the location is perfect."—TripAdvisor user skitownlover

    Visit bardessono.com for more info.

  • Al Maha Desert Resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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    Al Maha Desert Resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Why Couples Love It: "You have your own private pool with temperature adjustment. You also have the chance to have a private, romantic candlelit dinner by the pool, with absolutely no one else in sight. Things like these just add to the beauty of the entire experience." —TripAdvisor user Tanya L.

    Visit al-maha.com for more info.

  • Layana Resort and Spa in Ko Lanta, Thailand
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    Layana Resort and Spa in Ko Lanta, Thailand

    Why Couples Love It: "The greatest strength of this lovely, relaxed boutique hotel is the extraordinary level of service, which is always warm and friendly (never ingratiating). This is what gives it an edge over many other resorts. If I could, I would return tomorrow to be cosseted and fed superbly in such an idyllic and peaceful setting." —TripAdvisor user 1barry

    Visit layanaresort.com for more info.

  • Veligandu Island Resort in North Ari Atoll, Maldives
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    Veligandu Island Resort in North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Why Couples Love It: "We spent a week at Veligandu for our honeymoon, and we stayed in a jacuzzi water villa with a “wow-worthy” view. The room itself was excellent — and I do mean excellent."—TripAdvisor user IndianCricketFAN

    Visit veliganduisland.com for more info.

  • Constance Moofushi in South Ari Atoll, Maldives
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    Constance Moofushi in South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Why Couples Love It: "Staying at Constance was an experience that I hope to remember for the rest of my life. We had a fantastic villa over the ocean. There was pristine sand, water and coral, because the surrounding ocean is a conservation area." —TripAdvisor user

    Visit moofushiresort.constancehotels.com for more info.

  • Koa Kea Hotel & Resort in Poipu, Hawaii
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    Koa Kea Hotel & Resort in Poipu, Hawaii

    Why Couples Love It: "The second we arrived at Koa Kea, we were thoroughly impressed with the service, beauty and serenity of the hotel. Our one-week stay was absolutely perfect and easily became my favorite part of our entire vacation." —TripAdvisor user Kara S.

    Visit koakea.com for more info.

  • Alchymist Residence Nosticova in Prague, Czech Republic
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    Alchymist Residence Nosticova in Prague, Czech Republic

    Why Couples Love It: "Believe all of the good things that you read about this hotel. We found that it was faultless for many reasons: it has a superb location just a few minutes away from the Charles Bridge and other sights but on a very quiet street; the staff is genuinely friendly and helpful; the hotel is elegantly decorated to a high standard; we had a comfortable bed; everything is spotlessly clean, and we enjoyed a delicious and fresh breakfast buffet with a wide selection (the coffee wasn't as good, but that was only a minor issue)." —TripAdvisor user Deborah C.

    Visit nosticova.com/en/ for more info.

  • Boskerris Hotel in St. Ives, United Kingdom
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    Boskerris Hotel in St. Ives, United Kingdom

    Why Couples Love It: "The Boskerris Hotel is a real find, with beautiful rooms — ours had a stunning view of a fabulous bay, which was amazing (it was like being in the Mediterranean) and lovely staff. We loved staying there and visiting St. Ives so much, we're already planning our next trip." —TripAdvisor user tcmurphy248

    Visit boskerrishotel.co.uk for more info.

  • Cocoa Island by COMO in South Male Atoli, Maldives
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    Cocoa Island by COMO in South Male Atoli, Maldives

    Why Couples Love It: "Just thinking about Cocoa Island and the marvelous week we had there could bring tears to my eyes! This is the most beautiful, pure, serene and peaceful place I have ever been in my life." —TripAdvisor user Sandra-Bruno

    Visit comohotels.com/cocoaisland for more info.

  • Lindos Blu in Lindos, Greece
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    Lindos Blu in Lindos, Greece

    Why Couples Love It: "We were so happy with this hotel. It's new, modern, perfectly located, and had first-class service all the way. The room was very comfortable, we received regular gifts from the staff, and the view was unbeatable." —TripAdvisor user JeanC1

    Visit lindosblu.gr for more info.

  • The Cliff Bay (Porto Bay) in Funchal, Portugal
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    The Cliff Bay (Porto Bay) in Funchal, Portugal

    Why Couples Love It: "The views are gorgeous, the facilities are delightful, the staff is friendly and the food is delicious. I had a lovely, relaxing stay." —TripAdvisor user winterqueen73

    Visit portobay.com for more info.

  • Mirihi Island Resort in South Ari Atoll, Maldives
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    Mirihi Island Resort in South Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Why Couples Love It: "We spent a perfectly idyllic week here. The island is very small and there is no one on it except for hotel staff and guests, so it is private and safe. Both the hotel and restaurants are run to the very highest standards; the room was excellent, the food unfailingly appetizing." —TripAdvisor user MisterCreosote1

    Visit mirihi.com for more info.

  • Trelaske Hotel & Restaurant in Looe, United Kingdom
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    Trelaske Hotel & Restaurant in Looe, United Kingdom

    Why Couples Love It: "A place of tranquility, beautiful food and friendly staff. The gardens were so peaceful to stroll through. Our hostess could not have been more helpful." —TripAdvisor user debbelfast

    Visit trelaske.co.uk for more info.

  • Hotel Herrnschlösschen in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
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    Hotel Herrnschlösschen in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

    Why Couples Love It:  "Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable and clean rooms, superb restaurant, and a wonderful location in the heart of Old Town Rothenburg; all in all, a great place to stay. They even washed our rental car!" —TripAdvisor user DCPE

    Visit hotel-rothenburg.de for more info.