The Most Romantic Hotels and Resorts in the World for Valentine's Day

If you want to spend Valentine's Day in a five-star hotel, here are some suggestions. Your romantic fantasy destination could become a reality if travel restrictions start to ease.

We've picked the most stunning luxury hotels and resorts for Valentine's Day, all in picturesque locations to ensure your February 14th is a day to remember.

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris

We couldn't help but start our list of the best Valentine's Day hotels with a trip to Paris. If you're in town, stay at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel George V, don't expect ordinary, it exudes classic style and refined elegance. The hotel offers a stunning selection of trademark suites, but our favorite is the one-bedroom penthouse, named one of the 2022 Elite Traveler's Top 100 Suites. It's like having your own Parisian apartment with a private terrace and conservatory (because, hey, it's only February). The hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant has five stars, so your toughest decision will be where to eat dinner.

Aman in Venice, Italy.

One of Venice's most famous sons, Casanova owes much to the city's reputation as a romantic destination. It's a Valentine's Day spot like no other because of its beautiful maze of canals and Renaissance architecture. The opulent Aman Venetian luxury makes it all the more enchanting. Located on Venice's Grand Canal, this palatial hotel has all the Venetian splendor you would expect. A stay at Aman in Italy is a must for anyone who wants to experience the best cuisine in the country. Chef Dario Ossola of the hotel's Arva restaurant serves imaginative and authentic cuisine made with local sustainable ingredients.

Baros Maldives

This private island resort in the Maldives is just a 25-minute motorboat ride from the island's airport terminal. It's impossible not to be captivated by the magical atmosphere of this award-winning retreat. You can hang out by the infinity pool, sip champagne and watch the Caribbean sunset. It's hard to imagine a more romantic private dining experience than having lunch on the resort's piano deck, which sits just above the ocean.

Grand Vilas Riviera, Mexico

For those looking for a luxurious "beyond all-inclusive" vacation on Mexico's Gold Pacific Coast, the Riviera Nayarit Grand Velas Resort offers stunning views of the Sierra Madre Mountains and Banderas Bay. Pamper yourself at a world-class spa or on the resort's private beach; explore the local historic city of Puerto Vallarta; or enjoy a stunning sunset from the Jacuzzi in the Presidential Suite.

Big Sur, CA: Post Ranch Inn

When you stay at the Post Ranch Inn, you will feel as if you have escaped into another world. Located on California's iconic Coastal Route 1, this eco-resort is an ideal stopover for intimate road trips. The hotel's infinity pool offers stunning views of the ocean and mountains, as well as the opportunity to explore far-flung areas. If you can't watch the sunset, head to the Sierra Mar restaurant, where you can enjoy dishes made with locally grown ingredients, paired with fine wines.