6 Romantic Places to Stay on the Washington Coast

Feb 9, 2022 | Relax, Winter

There are many ways to say “I Love You” and one of them could be a romantic overnight stay right here on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula. Stay in a vintage trailer, relax in bed with an ocean view, or book a yurt and roast s’mores, a trip to the LBP will make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable. Unplug, connect, and enjoy the moment with your special someone.

1. Sea What’s So Special At the Helm Hotel

With beautiful views of the Port of Ilwaco and Columbia River, At The Helm is the perfect place to enjoy all the luxuries. Lounge in comfy robes and start your leisurely morning with locally sourced breakfast items.  If you’re looking for quiet intimacy, this is the place to stay. 

The hotel is a short drive from scenic Cape Disappointment State Park and only a few steps away from the colorful shops and galleries along the Port of Ilwaco.

At the Helm Hotel

2. Get Cozy at Enchanted Cottages

These 1920’s Seaview cottages are perfect if you’re looking for a bit more privacy than a traditional hotel or inn. Both include a welcome package and ultra-comfy beds. Choose between the Hollyhock and the Captain’s Cottage.

Planning a date night? Enchanted Cottages is a short walk from incredible dining experiences including 42nd Street Cafe & Bistro, the Depot, and Shelburne Pub.

6 Romantic Places to Stay on the Washington Coast

3. Retreat to the Inn at Discovery Coast

The Inn at Discovery Coast is for adults only. Overlooking the ocean, it’s the perfect place to retreat and enjoy each other’s company. Each room includes a fireplace, jacuzzi tub, and private balcony. Breakfast is delivered to your room each morning, so it’s easy to sleep in.

6 Romantic Places to Stay on the Washington Coast

4. Historic Charm at Shelburne Hotel

The Shelburne Hotel was recently updated, but the stained glass windows and historic charm remain. Clawfoot tubs, private balconies, french doors, garden views, and natural light can be found in many of their rooms. Take your time and pick just the right space for your romantic escape.

The Shelburne offers romance packages if you want to take it up a notch.

Shelburne Hotel

5. Vintage Loving at Sou’wester

Nothing says road trip romance in 2019 like a restored vintage travel trailer. The Sou’wester has over 20 vintage trailers tucked among the trees around a big, red historic lodge. Each trailer has a unique look, and you can take a peek inside here. When you stay here, you’re a short walk from the Discovery Trail and beach.

6. Romance is an Adventure at Bay Center/Willapa Bay KOA

Does the love of your life like to get off the beaten path? Looking for something secluded and less traditional? Book a yurt or cabin at the Bay Center KOA where you can enjoy the wonders of the milky way, a wooded path down to a quiet stretch of beach on the Willapa Bay, and the campground’s whimsical charm. Bring hot cocoa and cozy blankets for this intimate and rustic escape.

6 Romantic Places to Stay on the Washington Coast

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