Grab your partner and whisk him or her away on a romantic getaway in which you can reconnect. Whether you are looking for a relaxing hideaway ensconced in the comfort of your room or a lively establishment with activities taking you from the early morning until the wee hours of the night, New Jersey’s resorts offer it all. Plus, enjoy fine dining and other special amenities at New Jersey’s 10 best resorts.
Congress Hall is America’s oldest seaside resort and seamlessly features a mix of historic ambiance with modern amenities for a luxurious stay. Outdoors, visitors can enjoy a grand lawn, with exercise classes, flowering gardens, a pool, and a private tent at the beach. Congress Hall features 108 guestrooms, with the grandest being the presidential suite, which has a balcony overlooking the grand lawn and the ocean in which you might possibly enjoy dolphin sightings. Dining is also extensive at this resort, with a café, pizzeria, tavern, and room service.
Couples seeking a balanced trip with activities, fine dining, and serenity will appreciate the Grand Cascades Lodge at the Crystal Springs Resort. A stay here provides access to a tropical biosphere pool complex, tours of the on-site wine cellar, several fine dining restaurants, and a premier golf course. While lounging in a comfortable room or suite, you’ll be able to enjoy beautiful views of the Kittatinny Mountains.
Tropicana is the perfect resort for young couples seeking a getaway that is jam packed with exhilarating nightlife, entertainment, great food, and live shows. Tropicana features all that with fireworks, an IMAX theater, escape rooms, several bars, a concert hall that attracts musicians, such as Train, and a casino. For dining, guests have several excellent restaurants to choose from that offer dishes from various worldwide cuisines.
Enjoy a taste of luxury at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa, which offers guests several relaxing room options that feature ocean-inspired décor. Staying in a guestroom or suite gains you access the pool, gym, lounge, and to book treatments in the rejuvenating spa. The on-site restaurant, the Seaview, makes it easy to enjoy indulgent meals in a beautiful setting. If you visit in the summer, three additional seasonal bars are open on-site to provide ample evening entertainment.
The Virginia Hotel offers a smaller, more intimate atmosphere than Congress Hall but it just as stunning and historic. This hotel offers 24 rooms located in a restored and updated 1897 mansion. Guests who stay at the Virginia can enjoy daily complementary continental breakfast, easy access to the beach, private beach tents, and a meal at the Ebbitt Room, which creates dishes from seasonal produce grown at the hotel’s own nearby farm.
For a romantic, cozy stay, Wilbraham Mansion pampers guests with its amenities that go above and beyond that found at a typical hotel or resort. Have you ever swum in an indoor pool in which the room features period-appropriate stained glass windows? I thought not. But at Wilbraham Mansion, guests will have the opportunity to marvel at the stained glass windows reflecting upon heated pool water, dine on a full breakfast each morning, and indulge in complimentary afternoon tea. Numerous other quality amenities and creature comforts in rooms are also available here.
Renault Winery offers guests a lovely estate and grounds to enjoy during a weekend getaway. Active entertainment is provided via the on-site 18-hole golf course, horseback riding, and winery tours and tastings. For dining, enjoy the flavorful Joseph’s Pub and Grill, which features American cuisine.
The Seaview Hotel is conveniently located near Atlantic City and Philadelphia yet feels worlds apart with its relaxing rooms, suites, and amenities. Guests can enjoy two 18-hole golf courses, both indoor and outdoor pools, a gym, spa, and tennis courts. There are also several restaurants on-site as well as an art gallery.
Feel as though you’re royalty (if only for the weekend) by being catered to by beach attendants serving handmade cocktails to you while you work on your tan. The ICONA Diamond Beach resort features 104 rooms and suites that offer ample space for living, relaxing, eating, and unwinding. Though all rooms come equipped with a kitchenette, skip cooking for the evening and visit one of their on-site restaurants where you can dine on casual American favorites including seafood.
Enjoy a fun getaway as a couple with a weekend gambling and enjoying the nightlife in Atlantic City. Feel as though you never need to leave your accommodation yet still get to enjoy the best of this coastal city by staying at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa. Numerous room and suite options are available here at several price points, and you can easily head to another section of the complex to enjoy active nightlife or wind down at the spa. Several shops and restaurants are also available on-site.