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We could all use a little romance right about now. A trip away to reconnect with the one you love (or like a lot), where you put down your phones, disconnect from the chaos of the world, and spend time together—just the two of you in your own space. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? And while there is no time like Valentine’s Day to consider a romantic trip away, a weekend lovefest at your very own vacation rental is good for the soul any time of the year. Here are some lovey-dovey private places to get your romance on—think hot tubs, ocean views, champagne, and lots of quality time.

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A lush tropical escape: Maui

At this romantic jungle-getaway, you and your lover will be the only people around. This private 2-bedroom home, tucked away just 15-minutes from Maui’s beautiful beaches, affords you stunning tropical views and the only sounds will be that of nature—no cars rumbling past, no kids screaming or other loudly chatting tourists to ruin the vibe. Spend the day exploring Kuau Beach or hiking to one of the many island waterfalls, then relax in the hammock or hot tub back at your home away from home. The fully equipped kitchen and Tiki garden with grill means you can whip up a romantic meal anytime, but you’re also close to plenty of delicious restaurants should you choose to be wined and dined.

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An amenity-packed condo with ocean views: Cabo San Lucas

Oooh, Mexico! There’s a reason so many songs are about this country. The scenery is beautiful, the food is amazing, and the people are kind. This brightly colored condo in Cabo San Lucas, at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, is just what the romance doctored ordered. The ocean views are framed by cacti and magenta bougainvillea and you can take in the scene from the comfort of your private patio. When you’re not enjoying the heated pools or the tennis courts, stroll through the quiet garden on your way to the beach, which is just a 5-minute walk from the condo. Head into town for dinner or cook a quiet meal in your kitchen and eat al fresco on the patio. Either way, you’re guaranteed romance!

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A seaside escape for active couples: Galveston, Texas

We admit, Galveston may not be the first destination to come to mind when you think of a romantic getaway, but hear us out. This beautiful seaside escape is the perfect place for a couple’s retreat. Part of a condo community, each unit boasts ocean views and pool and hot tub access, plus the property is just steps from the sand and close to golf, kayaking, zip lining, fishing, and swimming.

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A sun-kissed loft minutes from NYC: Hoboken, NJ

There’s nothing more romantic than strolling the iconic streets of New York City, but sometimes the price of actually staying there can be quite alarming. Instead, set up your home base in this palatial 3-bedroom loft across the Hudson river in Hoboken. This beloved waterfront town boasts charming brownstones, superb Italian restaurants (we suggest Augustino’s!), and killer skyline views. When you want to venture into the city, hop on the PATH train and you’ll be there in under 10 minutes. After a day exploring, come home to your Hoboken spread, turn on some Sinatra, and enjoy a glass of wine on your private patio. After all, Hoboken is the hometown of Ol’ Blues Eyes!

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A lavish desert oasis: La Quinta, CA

Lavish escape with pool near Old Town la Quinta

Is a desert oasis more your mood? This luxurious 3-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental nestled in the heart of town beckons couples with a heated pool and outdoor hot tub. Located in La Quinta’s Old Town, about 40 minutes from Palm Springs, the private Southwestern-style home also features a well-equipped kitchen, decorative fireplace, gazebo, fire pit and panoramic mountain views. We’ll understand if you don’t want to leave the house much but if you do decide to explore, you’ll find plenty of great options for golf nearby, as well as hiking trails and natural areas.

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A cozy mountain retreat: Lake Tahoe, CA

Surrounded by stunning snow-covered mountains, the lovely Northstar Lodge exudes romance. Thanks to ski-in/ski-out access, you can hit the slopes in no time and if skiing isn’t your thing, try snowtubing! What could be more romantic after a day spent exploring a winter wonderland than sitting by the fire at night, sipping hot hot toddies, and watching a movie!?

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A charming, off-Strip hideaway: Las Vegas

Close to the action, but far enough to retreat back to your own personal space, this stunning 3-bedroom rental house offers the best of both worlds. You and your special someone can venture into the city for a mega dose of excitement, but your home base will offer total seclusion and a private pool. That’s right, you don’t have to claim your poolside lounger first thing in the morning or listen to loud DJ beats all day long. Instead, wake up and venture on a hike around Floyd Lamb State Park then come back to sun by the pool in peace with glorious mountain views.

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