The Unforgettable Atlanta package at the Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is ideal for people with limited time but want the opportunity to relax. Contributed by Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead

Recharge with six romantic getaways in Georgia

Plan a time out for two. Unwind and recharge with your significant other while indulging in bliss for your body via spa services; palate pleasing meals; quiet conversations in hot tubs and luxurious accommodations in hotels, a bed and breakfast, inn and more. Should you decide to get married on the fly, there’s a full package under $1000 for that too. And it’s never too early to start thinking bout Valentine’s Day. February is right around the corner. The following six destinations offer quick getaways or longer stays, all designed for ooh- and ahh-some intimate moments.

A getaway feels like home at Hamilton Howell Bed and Breakfast, which offers continental breakfast and relaxing outdoor space. Contributed by Cori Lamont
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Hamilton Howell Bed and Breakfast

Feel like you’re at home and indulge in history during a stay at this bed and breakfast in Old Fourth Ward, near the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park. The four-bedroom house features cool room names — an ode to iconic African Americans (Maya) Angelou, (W. E. B.) DuBois and (Elizabeth) Catlett as well as the (John) Coltrane suite. Guests have access to the kitchen and dining area, den, deck, patio and more. Continental breakfast is available; the neighborhood is also chock full of coffee shops and restaurants, so feel free to explore. Prices vary. 102 Howell St. NE, Atlanta. hamiltonhowellhouse.com.

For couples looking for romance by way of marriage, plan a quick wedding at Clermont Hotel, which offers an all-in-one package for the couple and guests. Photo credit: Asher Moss
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Hotel Clermont

Isn’t it romantic to propose or receive a proposition for marriage? If you’re looking to up the ante by way of marriage and prefer to skip the Las Vegas strip, consider eloping right in Atlanta. This Midtown hotel offers the Easy Elopement package — that’s the actual name — for couples ready to jump the broom immediately. The all-in-one offer includes a rooftop ceremony with an officiant, 10 personal guests of the couple, a two-night stay in the Ruby or Flossie suite, complimentary bottle of champagne and meal for two at Tiny Lou’s inclusive of crepe wedding cake. Both suites have similar amenities like a claw foot tub, additional powder room, bar and mini-fridge but request the Flossie, which is the larger of the two. $987. 789 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 470-485-0485, hotelclermont.com.

Stroll the vineyards, take photos and enjoy a weekend at this French-inspired resort. Contributed by Chateau Elan Winery & Resort
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Chateau Elan Winery and Resort

Pack up and go with the Got2Getaway offer, which features three nights’ accommodation for the price of two plus a resort amenity credit for dining, golf, spa and more. Stroll the vineyards while holding hands and bring a camera for photo shoots with lush, green backgrounds and picture-perfect sunrises and sunsets. At home, print photos to remember the romantic getaway. Prices vary. 100 Rue Charlemagne Drive, Braselton. 678-425-0900, chateauelan.com.

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead

When time is limited but you want the opportunity to relax and recharge, opt for the Unforgettable Atlanta package. The one-night-only accommodation features a spa credit of $100 which can be applied to services such as the couple’s aromatherapy journey, the hotel’s eponymous massage and a variety of facials; two cocktails; and breakfast credit. Spa services currently start at $150; if a couple’s massage becomes a solo journey, the fitness center offers weights, treadmills and more for the other person. Later, meet in the yoga studio and hold hands during a relaxing shavasana. Price varies by booking date. 3376 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-995-7500, waldorfastoria3.hilton.com.

For adventure and romance, head to Barnsley Resort. Contributed by Barnsley Resort
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Barnsley Resort

When your romantic getaway calls for outdoor adventure, rustic accommodations and luxury amenities for your mind, body and spirit, head here. There are 55 rooms and suites in the inn with a fireplace in the common living room, while cottages have private porches. Treat yourself to golf, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, kayaking, a ruins and museum tour, spa services and dining all designed for you to let go and breathe. Together. In peace. Prices vary. 597 Barnsley Gardens Road, Adairsville. 770-773-7480, barnsleyresort.com.

The Inn at Serenbe

The opening line of the Inn’s website reads, “Step off the treadmill of life.” If forestland, waterfalls, trails, an animal village, swings, rocking chairs, pools, hot tubs and more seem idyllic, that’s because they are. Accommodations range from studio lofts to four-bedroom homes. The latter is perfect for parents planning a group getaway; one home offers two patios and a game room so couples have ample to space from group gatherings for intimate moments for two. Packages such as Romantic Rendezvous; Friday, I’m in Love; and Feelin’ Kinda Sunday also offer a range of overnight accommodations, spa services, horseback riding, meals and more. Prices vary. 10950 Hutcheson Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills. 770-463-2610, serenbeinn.com.

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