Looking for romantic getaways in California? From incredibly beautiful natural spots to charming coastal towns, you are spoiled for choice on where to go as a couple in California.

Lake Tahoe is one of the most romantic places in California. It is a four-season playground, and you can choose a splurge resort or a cozy mountain cabin for your getaway.

Enjoy a sunset cruise on Lake Tahoe, go kayaking, do the scenic drive around the lake, hike, or stroll on the shore.  Most rooms or cabins feature fireplaces for cozy evenings. 

Charming Carmel-by-the-Sea is the perfect romantic getaway in Central California. The Village offers picturesque inns and boutique hotels. 

Stroll the one-square-mile village, enjoy farm-to-fork California cuisine, sip local wines, and browse art galleries and boutiques. There's a beautiful white sand beach, too!

Napa Valley is not just one of California's main wine-growing regions. You will find many things to do here other than wine tasting, and Napa Valley's resorts are renowned. 

Enjoy world-class dining at valley eateries, ride the Napa Valley wine train, and shop in the little towns. You can even choose a balloon ride over the valley. 

Big Sur is the ideal romantic escape into nature. The spectacular coastline is both relaxing and rejuvenating, and if you are looking for a splurge stay, Big Sur has a couple of uber luxurious resorts. 

Take walks and hikes: there are trails in Big Sur for every skill level. Soak in the views, spend time at the stunning beaches, and enjoy picnic lunches with a view!

Santa Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California, epitomizes romance. The town of Avalon has many lovely hotels and resorts for a cozy couples' getaway.

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