Romantic Retreats In and Around Detroit
If you’ve been dreaming of recapturing that loving feeling or doing something besides dinner and a movie, plan a getaway with your sweetheart to celebrate the season of love.
B.L.A.C. scoured the region to find a range of heavenly hideaways to suit your style, from downtown to Chi-Town.
Sybaris Pool Suites
After the relaxing sounds of a waterfall have lulled you to sleep, imagine waking up and jumping straight into the pool—or sliding into the hot tub before bed. It’s all possible at this unique couple’s paradise, where waterfalls, fireplaces, steam rooms, swimming pools and hot tubs are suite amenities. Multiple locations near Chicago, Milwaukee and in Indianapolis. Rooms start at $199 and range to $559 per night.
3350 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook, Ill.
Take Traverse City trip to taste wine, see the sights and relax at this winery, and bed and breakfast. Room sizes range from cozy to spacious suites, and amenities include waterfront or vineyard views, a balcony or terrace and a whirlpool tub. The Celebration package starts at $40 and includes chilled champagne, dinner, fresh flowers and a gourmet chocolate assortment. The Films and Fondue package includes a DVD, chocolate fondue with fresh fruit and cerise wine. And the Unwind package, starting at $285, features two 60-minute massages, two embroidered robes, two glasses and a bottle of late-harvest Riesling. Room rates for the bed-and-breakfast start at $155.
5900 Rue De Vin, Traverse City
MGM Grand Detroit
Indulge in the Vegas experience right here in Detroit at the MGM Grand Detroit. Explore exciting nightlife at the MGM Grand Casino, V Nightclub, Agua Rum & Tequila Bar or Ignite Sushi Bar & Lounge, where ballroom lessons are offered every Thursday. Visit signature restaurants including Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina, TAP at MGM Grand Detroit and Wolfgang Puck Steak. Bed-and-breakfast packages start at $319, and guests are treated to breakfast delivered to their rooms, complimentary valet parking, access to the IMMERSE spa and fitness center and a late 2 p.m. checkout.
1777 Third St., Detroit
The Oasis Hot Tub Garden
With its private dressing rooms with showers and indoor and outdoor hot tubs, the Oasis Hot Tub Garden may be just the right place when time is short and you feel like running away. The Oasis offers the visually soothing effects of an outdoor garden, the sound of your favorite music and the feel of a bubbly odyssey in exotic-themed ‘locations’ like the Madagascar, Fiji or Borneo Rainforest suites that feature amenities such as waterfalls and fireplaces. Soaks start at $29 an hour for two. Cost varies with time of day, day of week and number of hours purchased. Towels, beverages and fragrances are available.
2301 S. State St., Ann Arbor