Looking to escape for a romantic weekend with your loved one? It’s essential to get away, relax, and spend quality time with your significant other. Escape the hustle and bustle of life at one of Michigan’s great hotels and resorts geared toward couples. The romantic ambience paired with amenities like spas and heated pools make for a truly whimsical getaway. Here are the 10 best hotels and resorts for couples in the state.
This Ypsilanti resort offers a staggering array of options for couples. Not far from Michigan's “Big House” stadium, this resort was updated last year, which means it's almost as state-of-the-art as it gets. Those who come here, meanwhile, will have easy access to an array of options from museums to golf, which means that couples should be able to find some great things to do together, making memories and having a ball.
The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme represents some of the most opulent selections in the most natural beauty known to the state. Whether you're looking for some action with two casinos nearby—the Leelanau Sands and the Turtle Creek—some exercise with the Bear Golf Course nearby or a health club/spa experience along with some of the best dining around in the Aerie Restaurant and Lounge, you'll have no shortage of options and a great time afoot as a couple.
The Homestead in Glen Arbor is actually a complex of resorts all in one package, allowing for incredible versatility. The Little Belle, for example, is commonly regarded as the best option for couples, offering incredible natural splendor along with the latest in amenities like fireplace, in-room Hydromax Aerofeel tubs and plenty more. That's before you consider the Stony Brook Lodge, Fiddler's Pond and The Inn, as well as the amazing setting that represents Glen Arbor as a whole.
For those who want a romantic experience that involves keeping busy, Rothbury's Double JJ Resort will fill the bill nicely. Start out with golf or horseback riding, or snow tubing if you happen to arrive in the winter. Then, with a slate of dining options available to you, you'll be able to keep yourselves nicely refueled for whatever else comes along. For those wanting to feel a bit like a kid again, consider checking out the adjacent water park. Yes, there's a water park. So no matter what your idea of fun is, you'll likely find it here.
Saugatuck, otherwise known as Michigan's Art Coast, boasts a love for art of all types, from film to painting and pretty much everything in between. Thus, the notion that the Hotel Saugatuck should be a romantic couples' getaway makes perfect sense. Wander through a host of museums and exhibits in the area, then head back to your home base for a good night's sleep, a gourmet breakfast served in-room, and even a slate of romance packages to help further spark things.
With a name like “Castle in the Country,” this Allegan bed and breakfast immediately conjures images of romance and pretty much everything that a couple might enjoy. Start your day with a full gourmet breakfast, and follow it with a full dinner service. In between, check out the spa services, or everything going on in Allegan. For those planning to elevate their couple status to the next level, Castle in the Country even has a slate of places to propose that it suggests on their website.
Come check out the Oscoda bed and breakfast awarded multiple times by Bedandbreakfast.com, as well as winner of “Best Romantic Getaway” by VacationIdea. It's also one of the 50 best B&Bs in the United States as named by Business Insider. What won it that level of recognition? How about the in-room massages, or the wide variety of suites, many of which boast spectacular views? It's the breakfast that gets a lot of attention, though, featuring such spectacles as baked French toast.
For those whose tastes run toward the rustic, Houghton has a great option for you in the Aqua Log Cabin Resort. Built entirely from red cedar logs brought in from British Columbia, guests will have the choice of full log cabins or half-stone, half-log Lakeshore Units. Both come with screened-in front porches and almost immediate access to Lac Labelle. Hiking, kayaking, and all manner of outdoor adventure await couples here.
Take one part history and one part modern-day excitement and that sounds like a great recipe for couples' entertainment. The Munro House Bed & Breakfast in Jonesville is the personification of that recipe. set up in a building that was both the oldest house and first brick building in Hillside County, the Munro House also offers a completely up-to-date vacation experience with wireless Internet access and cable television. Throw in private baths and a baby grand piano on premises—as well as a slate of theme weekends like murder mysteries—and the package completes itself well.
Start out with rooms that include hot tub suites with spas, heated indoor pool, and a parlor complete with fireplace. The included continental breakfast comes with a waffle bar, and special packages include limo rides to and from dinner. Throw in half-price ferry tickets to Mackinac Island, and you've got a variety of experiences that should spell “couples resort” all over.