Oyster knows what travelers look for in hotels. When we review properties in person around the world, we evaluate how every feature stacks up against the competition, from the rooms to the pools to the restaurants. So if you're planning a romantic getaway and need a place to start, you've come to the right place. Take a look at our expert top picks for romance in Silicon Valley and get inspired!
The romantic 261-room Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay serves the Ritz-Carlton name well, offering stunning rooms, a large spa, and beautiful bay views. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, the hotel has excellent outdoor facilities including fire pits facing the ocean and a manicured 18-hole golf course. Rooms are spacious, elegant, yet simple, with beautiful marble bathrooms and quaint shutters covering windows.
The stylish and modern Rosewood Sand Hill leaves very little to be desired for couples. The 121 rooms are bright and airy, complete with plush beds, spacious showers (the rain showerheads have fantastic pressure), and large, sunny patios and balconies with views of the beautiful natural surroundings. Michelin-starred dining at Madera, a luxury spa, stunning landscaping, and a pretty outdoor pool round out the experience.
Palo Alto, San Francisco Bay Area, California
The Four Seasons in Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto is a wonderful pick for couples planning a posh getaway. The hotel reflects the legendary service and commitment to quality of this luxury brand, with upscale touches everywhere. From the beautifully manicured grounds to the sleek wood-paneled lobby, everything is top-notch here. Rooms are bright and modern with floor-to-ceiling windows, and offer marble bathrooms, deep soaking tubs, and flat-screen TVs. Couples can book massages together or customize their spa experience, or even just lounge by the lovely rooftop pool and Jacuzzi.