1 . Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts

Lakeville, Pennsylvania

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If you're looking for a getaway that is all about the romance -- look no further. Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts-- couples-only, all-inclusive packages at an affordable price. Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts in the Poconos provide everything for an amazing, romantic vacation.

Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts consists of three separate all-inclusive resorts, each with their very own unique specialty and personality. At Cove Haven Resort, the intimate couples retreat, the focus is on romance. Whether it is a candle-lit dinner at the Colosseum Restaurant, or enjoying drinks in the Parrot Lookout Lounge, romance is definitely in the air at Cove Haven Resort, located cozily beside Lake Wallenpaupack. Other amenities include the Harbourside Health Club and Spa, the Sport Palace featuring tennis, ice-skating, and other activities, as well as live nightly entertainment from the country’s hottest performers. The second resort -- Paradise Stream -- is a contemporary couples hot spot. By day, couples can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities that include tennis, biking, nature trails, and paddleboat rides. By night, enjoy a five-course dinner and then hit-up the Lounge and Nightclub for after dark entertainment. The luxury suites at Paradise Stream feature private pools and crackling fireplaces. Your third resort option is Pocono Palace – the ultimate couples adventure. The Pocono Palace features a country club atmosphere, and is definitely the choice for the sporting couple. There is no lack of things to do at The Pocono Palace, which is home to The Arena – 32,000 square foot sports and entertainment center. The Arena gives couples year-round access to activities such as basketball, billiards, tennis, mini golf, and arcade games. Outdoor activities include speed boating in the summer and snowmobiling during the winter. As with all three Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts, all-inclusive amenities are available, including a five-course dinner and nightly entertainment.

Highlights

- Many suites feature private pools and whirlpool baths - Exclusive discounts and specials -- including stock car drives, white water rafting, canoeing, and kayaking - Live nightly entertainment

Getting there

From New England States - Take I-84 west (to PA) to Exit 30-Blooming Grove to Rt. 402 north. Take Rt. 402 north (approx 5 miles) to Rt. 6 west. Take Rt. 6 west (approx 4 miles) to Rt. 590 west. Take Rt. 590 west (approx. 6 miles) to Cove Haven on the left. Turn left on Finn Swamp Rd. Travel 0.6 miles to Lake Shore Drive. Turn left on Lake Shore Drive and travel 0.4 miles to Cove Haven entrance on the right.

Fun facts

More than 65,000 couples and honeymooners visit Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts each year.

2 . The Lodge at Woodloch

Hawley, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 738 - 8913

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Ranked as one of the top 10 destination spas in the world, located just 90 miles from New York City, the award-winning Lodge at Woodloch tops our list by offering inclusive getaways with lavish accommodations, world-class cuisine, and intriguing workshops that offer enlightenment and escape for the mind, body, and spirit.

The Lodge at Woodloch is a true luxury destination spa resort that makes planning a romantic getaway to the Poconos easy, convenient, and stress-free. With the many inclusive features and available activities at The Lodge at Woodloch, your biggest decision will be whether to go hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing on the private 15-acre lake, or visiting the Woodloch Springs County Club for a game of golf on the private 18-hole championship course. Feeling a little less adventurous? Perhaps a leisurely nap next to a cozy fireplace is just what you need, followed by a visit to the spa for a couples massage, or a chance to reenergize at a yoga class. Later, enjoy a healthy and delicious dinner at Tree – a gourmet 100-seat restaurant. Some additional activities include Creative Discovery, featuring watercolor painting, drawing, and more, MindBody treatment, with meditation, yoga, Pilates, and many other choices. There is also a Culinary Expedition, which includes cooking demonstrations and wine tasting. The Lodge at Woodloch puts all of these wonderful amenities and activities right at your fingertips – making it the perfect romantic getaway to the peaceful and serene Poconos region.

Address

109 River Birch Lane, Hawley, PA 18428

Total area

The Lodge at Woodloch is a lake resort featuring 150 acres of woodland gardens and waterscapes.

Getting there

Located just 95 miles from New York City and Philadelphia -- escaping to The Lodge at Woodloch is quick and easy.

3 . Skytop Lodge Resort and Spa

Skytop, Pennsylvania

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Souring in for our #3 spot is the historic Skytop Lodge Resort and Spa. Providing guests with breathtaking Poconos vacations since 1928, the Skytop lodge is a splendid blend of old charm and modern amenities and conveniences -- making it a top-choice destination in the Poconos.

Skytop Lodge is one of the more historic destinations on our list, and definitely makes it a standout. Located in a majestic mountain setting, surrounded by beautiful forest, Skytop Lodge’s elegant architecture and lush landscaping offers charm not easily found in more modern counterparts. The Skytop Lodge takes great pride in accommodating the need of every guest by offering three different stay options. Guests can choose from the grand and historic Main Lodge, a more private and serene experience at the deluxe cottages, or for golf lovers –The Inn – which is located on the stunning, private golf course. Many of the rooms feature porches and balconies with breathtaking views of the golf course and surrounding mountains. During a stay at the Skytop Lodge, you’ll have access to delicious dining options, including the award-winning Windsor Dining Room. Don’t let Skytop Lodge’s historic roots and old-world charm make you believe that modern amenities aren’t available, though. At the Skyview Spa, guests can enjoy a wide-range of spa treatments. From a complete fitness center, to Swedish massages, wraps, pedicures, and manicures – all of these great amenities are easily accessible. In addition to the many activities available in the Poconos region, guests of Skytop Lodge have access to private nature trails on the over 5,500 acres of the resort’s property. During the winter, a private ski area is open, and is complete with onsite rental! Skytop Lodge is a romantic mountain getaway that offers it all – charm, beauty, history, and relaxation.

Address

Dates and Prices

Skytop's rates include accommodations and three meals per person daily.

Getting there

From the New England Area -- West on I-84 to Exit # 26 in Pennsylvania - PA 390 Promised Land. Turn left on Route 390 South. Travel approximately 12 miles to Skytop Lodge entrance on Right.

Fun facts

Skytop Lodge is a renowned member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America.

4 . The French Manor Inn and Spa

South Sterling, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 207 - 7046

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If you're looking for a private and secluded bed and breakfast romantic getaway to the Poconos, our #4 pick -- The French Manor Inn -- will definitely pique your interest. Located atop Huckleberry Mountain, the elegant French Manor Inn emphasizes privacy and luxury with an intimate atmosphere.

The intimate atmosphere of a Pocono country inn awaits you at The French Manor. At this secluded bed and breakfast, you'll enjoy the privacy of a country inn with spacious, uncompromising accommodations, and exceptional service. The French Manor Inn and Spa gives you the choice of 6 different types of suites, including fireplace and Jacuzzi suites, and Spa suites, many of which feature private balconies. During your time there, indulge in luxury spa treatment at Le Spa Foret. Other onsite activities include a unique salt-water pool and hot tub, a fitness room, and access to nature and hiking trails. During your stay, you'll be able to enjoy fine, candlelight dining at one of the Pocono Mountains' only 4-diamond award winning restaurants. A pampering staff with culinary expertise helps make each dining experience a memorable one. The French Manor is centrally located in the Pocono Mountain area, so when not cozily tucked into your private suite, you're just minutes away from many other attractions and activities. To help make your getaway even more memorable and romantic, The French Manor has special experiences and activities available for guests, including horseback riding and a custom picnic basket lunch for two.

Related activities

Add some fun into your getaway with horseback riding for 2 people at Mountain Creek Riding Stables and a Picnic Basket Lunch specially prepared on the day of your choice to enjoy at one of the 3 nearby State Parks or on our picturesque Veranda.

Fun facts

An Interesting History: While most of the world was struggling to survive in the midst of the Great Depression of the 1930's, mining magnate Joseph Hirshhorn found himself awash in money. He decided to build a manor house to spend summers and the Christmas holidays with his friends and family. To this end, he brought some 165 German and Italian craftsmen and artisans to 500 acres on Huckleberry Mountain in the heart of the Poconos of Pennsylvania to construct his "summer retreat".

Getting there

From New York: Take Interstate 80 West through the Delaware Water Gap (bypassing Stroudsburg); bearing right on Interstate 380 North to Exit #8 for Route 423 (Tobyhanna Exit); North on Route 423, 8 miles, then bear left on Route 191 North. About 2 miles past The Sterling Inn make a left onto Huckleberry Road. The French Manor Drive is at the top of the hill on the right. Or after crossing the toll bridge at Delaware Water Gap, take Exit 307 in Stroudsburg and follow the signs for Route 191 North. We are located about 25 miles North of Stroudsburg. Turn left onto Huckleberry Road. At the top of the hill turn right between the two stone columns. This driveway will take you up to the French Manor.

5 . Stroudsmoor Country Inn

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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Romance is in the air at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, and it is our #5 pick. Located atop its own 300 acre mountain, and a Bride's Choice Award winner 3 years in a row, Stroudsmoor Country Inn's old-world charm and elegance make it an excellent choice for weddings and romantic weekends away.

At Stroudsmoor, old-world elegance and charm abounds. Within the Main Inn, you'll find turn-of-the-century furnishings that will take you back to a simpler time. Stroudsmoor Country Inn features a variety of suites and rates, all of which are beautifully decorated. The Ledgemere Suites offer 750-1000 square feet of luxurious accommodations, including plush king-size mansion beds, whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and private balconies – you’ll have a tough time wanting to leave your room. You have access to a full range of amenities, such as spa treatments at the Stroudsmoor Spa. Looking to take a dip? Visit The Natatorium, where you'll find an indoor 40' lap pool and whirlpool spa. During the summer months, an outdoor Olympic-size swimming pool is available. Also located in The Natatorium, is a complete fitness center with available private instruction. As with all of our selections, Stroudsmoor’s location in the Poconos gives you access to a wonderful array of activities, from golfing in the summer, to skiing in the winter. Whether you're looking for a weekend of romance and relaxation, or magical wedding memories, the peaceful and elegant charm of the Stroudsmoor Country Inn should put it on your short-list of romantic hotels.

Related activities

Stroudsmoor Inn Towne Bakery – located at 125 Broad Street in Stroudsburg, just moments from downtown Stroudsburg, a quarter-mile from Interstate 80, and a hop, skip and a jump from the inn.

Fun facts

Stroudsmoor is a Pocono, Pennsylvania Country Inn set atop its own 300 acre mountain conveniently accessible from several major highways and airports and nearby to exciting Pocono activities.

Address

125 Broad Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360

6 . The Settlers Inn

Hawley, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 833 - 8527

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Settling in to our #6 spot, is the Settlers Inn at Bingham Park. Built in 1927, The Inn is a delightful example of English Arts and Crafts design. Adorned with hand selected cherry and chestnut woods, the historic Settlers Inn is about bringing forward the simple pleasures.

Your Pocono experience at The Settlers Inn brings with it a look into the history of the English Arts and Crafts movement of the high Victorian Era. This philosophy is reflected in just about everything at The Settlers Inn. From the handcrafted products and materials that furnish The Inn, the farm-to-table menus in their restaurant, to the stunningly beautiful private garden, The Settlers Inn strives to create a handcrafted and memorable experience for each and every guest -- so get ready to be wined and dined. The Inn features 4 different types of guestrooms, each carefully decorated and furnished to exquisite detail. While at the Settlers Inn, you'll be able to enjoy a romantic dinner at their award-winning, farm-to-table restaurant. Here they work with local farmers to bring in fresh and natural products to give you healthy and delicious meals. For the wine connoisseur, you'll love the Chestnut Tavern. There you will be able to enjoy a wide selection of wines in front of a cozy, crackling fire. As a guest of The Settlers Inn, you'll also have access to special dinner and wine events hosted throughout the year. Also, guests at Settlers Inn have access to the many local activities, as well as complimentary access to the Woodloch Springs Health Club.

Fun facts

Their award-winning restaurant is completely farm-to-table -- a 25 year tradition!

Getting there

From the New England area: West on I-84 to Exit 26 in Pennsylvania, Promised Land. Travel North on Route 390 approximately about 10-12 minutes to Rt. 507 North. Make a right turn onto Rt. 507 North. Travel 507 North until you reach a stop light. At light, turn left onto Rt. 6 West traveling approximately 10 minutes to the town of Hawley. The Inn is located at the end of town on the left hand side, across from Bingham Park.

Highlights

All wedding packages include: -The Undercroft, our private dining room with seating capacity for 125 guests -A cocktail hour with open bar featuring premium brands of liquor, beers and wine plus three additional hours of open bar during the reception -Champagne Toast (A non-alcoholic option is available) -All menus include a selection of our housemade artisan breads -Custom wedding cake designed and created by the Settlers Inn pastry chef -Beautiful ivory linen tablecloths and napkins -Event coordinator to assist with planning and orchestrating your reception -All rates include tax and service. A twenty dollar discount will be applied for guests under age twenty-one. Children under twelve are discounted forty percent and there is no charge for children under three.

7 . Mountain Springs Lake Resort

Reeders, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 7605

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With the towering mountain peaks painting the horizon, Mountain Springs Lake Resort truly offers a scenic lovers' rendezvous. Spacious cottages and a lodge set the scene for rustic comfort while the pristine wilderness beckons couples to explore its ever-expansive beauty.

The resort's 37 rustic yet refined cottages and sprawling lodge put lovers in the heart of the pristine Poconos wilderness. Stretching across 325 private wooded acres, these lodgings range from tasteful wood-frame cottages to authentic log cabins to natural cedar homes to elegant chalets. A 76-acre, spring-fed lake enhances the romantic ambiance just steps away. Cuddle up beside stone fireplaces, clink champagne glasses in the Jacuzzi, or watch the sunrise together from the porch. For those lovers who wish to explore the awe-inspiring natural surroundings, the great outdoors promises much dual adventures. Hike through the tree-lined trails, reel in fish from the mountain streams, or ride through the pristine wilderness on horseback. Swing away on a couples' golf outing, shop at The Crossings Premium Outlet Mall, or catch a speed session at the Pocono International NASCAR Raceway. When the snow falls, carve up the hills together skiing at Camelback Mountain Resort. This romantic retreat is both elegant and exciting!

Address

Mountain Springs Drive, Reeders, PA 18352

Extra Stops

Find relaxation at Pure Day Spa in nearby Stroudsburg, which features an array of rejuvenating treatments like massages and facials.

Related Onsite Offerings

The resort features two sandy beaches, tennis courts, and complimentary rowboats to aid you in your exploration.

8 . Ledges Hotel

Hawley, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (570) 226 - 1337

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If you're looking for something a little more natural and modern, set your sights on the newly opened Ledges Hotel. Offering a truly fresh and unique Pocono experience, the Ledges Hotel is a compelling blend of natural beauty, eco-conscious design, and architectural beauty.

Perched over Wallenpaupack Creek, the newly opened Ledges Hotel offers distinctive, luxury accommodations. Surrounded by the serene and natural beauty of the river gorge falls, you'll be able to take in the gorgeous scenery from a panoramic view in one of the hotel's many suites. Within the suites, you can enjoy a soak in the Japanese style tub with private outdoor views, water efficient 2-person rain showers, a full wet bar, as well as many other accommodations. Other hotel amenities and services include access to the Great Room with breathtaking views of the river gorge falls. The Ledges Hotel also features a multi-tier deck with sitting areas and tables. Since natural beauty and simplicity is a primary focus at the Ledges Hotel, the hotel features custom-made, adaptive reuse furnishings from the building's original Silk Mill trusses. If you're looking for a little something to eat, head down to the Glass Wine Bar & Bistro for some delicious small plates and a wide variety of international wines. Ledges Hotel’s central lake region location gives you complete access to a number of dining, shopping, and area attractions. When it comes to contemporary class and natural beauty, the Ledges Hotel is a Pocono Mountain destination that stands on its own.

Dates and Prices

Ledges Hotel has a unique weekday escape package. Stay mid-week for 2 nights and get the 2nd night for 50% off. Stay 3 nights and get the 3rd night FREE!

Getting there

Ledges Hotel is located in the Pocono Mountains of Hawley, PA near Lake Wallenpaupack. Enter the address (120 Falls Avenue Hawley, PA 18428) into your GPS.

Fun facts

All guest amenity products are made from all natural and organic ingredients, ensuring that every element of each guest's stay respects and promotes sustainability.

9 . Woodloch Resort

Hawley, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 269 - 0010

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Set amidst the mighty Pocono Mountains, Woodloch Resort inspires romance with a serene natural setting. In addition, sensational onsite amenities make your lovers' stay as accommodating as possible while a mountain of nearby attractions keep couples endlessly entertained!

Romantic retreats are available all four seasons, as this year-round resort welcomes couples to stay and play no matter the weather. Deluxe guestrooms and suites feature a host of amenities. Snuggle up together on the private balcony or patio and enjoy the scenery, share a drink at the wet bar, or warm up beside the fireplace. Enhance the romance with The Couples Getaway Package, which features a spacious room and a scrumptious breakfast for two. Share romantic dinners at the nearby restaurants like The Grille Room and Tree at the Lodge of Woodloch. Just a couple miles down the road is Woodloch Resort's sister property The Lodge at Woodloch, which features relaxing spa treatments. Couples looking to explore the area can hike the lush nature trails, kayak Lake Teedyuskung, or go horseback riding. In the midst of the winter snow, hit the slopes at Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain. Do as much or as little as you want on your romantic getaway here!

Address

731 Welcome Lake Rd, Hawley, PA 18428

Extra Stops

Frequenters of the fairway can swing by Woodloch Springs, home to the challenging Pocono Mountains 4.5-star championship, par-72 golf course.

Related activities

The nearby Vanderbeek Farm offers state-of-the-art horseback riding facilities for couples looking to explore the beautiful landscape on these magical creatures.

10 . Water Gap Country Club Resort

Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (570) 476 - 4653

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Enter the rolling greens and quaint, historic inn hidden amongst the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Areas. The Water Gap Country Club Resort surrounds its groomed fairways with the beauty of the Poconos landscape. Grab your clubs and your partner and tee off with the mountains on the horizon. Or, enjoy the tranquil trails of the Appalachians on foot or by bike. The Deer Head Inn, at the base of Mountain Road, is always a treat for an evening of Jazz after a day of outdoor adventure. Aside from golf, The Water Gap’s dining options may also top the list. Enjoy an evening at the Wolf Hollow Dining Room where you’ll enjoy fresh steak and scallops aside the crackling fireplace. Head to the outdoor tiki bar on a Friday or Saturday night as you watch the sunset from a hammock as live music serenades. Or, for a small bite head to the Wolf Den or dine poolside. No matter where you decide to dine for the evening, the warm, Victorian decor of your room will set the tone for a romantic stay overlooking the mountainside.

Address

288 Mountain Road, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327

Related activities

Looking to host a golfing event? From large charity events to a small group outing, The Water Gap is happy to help you along the way.

Getting there

Fun facts

The Water Gap Country Club was host to the Eastern Open from 1926-1928.

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