After spending a year of on and off lockdowns together, you may be asking “how could we possibly get any closer?” This upcoming season, why not get out of the city and find out for yourselves! Escape the hustle and bustle, get some fresh air and reconnect with each other and the beauty of Alberta with cute couples getaway this spring! You deserve it!
The Eco Lodge in Hinton, Alberta is a hidden gem perfect for a cute couple’s getaway. Pick a weekend and check into one of their adorable 480 square foot cabins and explore Wildlands park where we’d recommend that you keep your eyes peeled for wildlife, canoe across the crystal clear waters of Rock Lake, or go horseback riding.
Where: Hinton, Alberta – See directions here
The Pomeroy is a magical little lodge with more amenities than you’ll know what to do with. Enjoy a day of 5-star spa service at the world-famous Nordic Spa (if it’s open), drinks at one of three bars and restaurants, then wake up the next day feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on a spring hike to the breathtaking Black shale Suspension Bridge.
Where: 1 Centennial Dr, Kananaskis
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It’s been a wild year, why not go totally off the grid and spend a few nights under the stars? Sundance is a cozy ‘glampground’ with cute little huts for rent and comfortable, earthy amenities, hiking trails, and privacy. We’d recommend staying in one of their cozy trapper’s tents that come complete with heaters, beds, and wooden floors for the ultimate experience.
Where: #2 Sundance Rd Hwy 40, Kananaskis
This private 2-storey home is smack dab in the middle of one of the most beautiful places on earth – so how could it NOT make this list?! With a stunning view, cozy decor, wonderful hosts, and an incredible location only minutes away from everything this romantic spot makes for the perfect couples getaway.
Where: Banff, Alberta
This backwoods cabin is just as advertised. Now, we know Red Deer may not sound like the most romantic place in the world, but hear us out. Here, guests are encouraged to brew some hot cocoa, throw on an oversized cardigan and just breathe. Surround yourself with trees, a breeze, and wildlife. With its on-property waterfall, bathhouse, private dining patio, hot tub, and places to walk, hike, and kayak, you’ll never be bored or pressured to do anything but relax.
Where: Red Deer County, Alberta
The Pyramid Lake Resort has everything and then even more. From couples packages, activities like biking and hiking, their dinner under the stars, and comfortable amenities, people looking to get away, unwind and reconnect after a year of stress will have absolutely no problem doing exactly that.
Where: 6 km North on Pyramid Lake Road Jasper
With sweeping views of the Rockies, incredible amenities, and luxurious rooms, the Stoneridge is perfect for active couples looking to really make the most of their weekend. Spend your days hiking, biking, or exploring the town of Canmore, treat yourselves to a nice dinner, and then (when it opens again) wind down in their hot tub, before having several glasses of wine on your private balcony before bed.
Where: 30 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta
Fully immerse yourselves in the beauty of nature at the Riverside Chateau! This cute little spot is simple, quiet, comfortable and super warm. Have a glass of wine next to their outdoor fireplace overlooking mountains, go horseback riding, hiking or wander the grounds and just talk. There’s really no place like it.
Where: 104 White Avenue, Bragg Creek, Alberta
Breathe in, breathe out! The Bay Shore Inn and Spa kind of has everything you could possibly need to have a fun-filled, relaxing weekend all without straying too far from your hotel room. The grounds are outstanding, the view is out of this world and the spa offers incredible packages and amazing addons. Bliss.
Where: 111 Waterfront Avenue, Waterton, AB
Unplug and check out Baker Creek, an authentically Canadian mountain resort meant to help couples really take in the beauty of the Rockies. Enjoy lantern-lit meals, go for walks or snowmobile rides, and cozy up next to each other fireside under the stars. Does it get any cuter?
Where: Baker Creek Mountain Resort, P.O. Box 66, Lake Louise
Ahhh, a spring couples getaway sounds nice, doesn’t it Alberta? Let us know where you’ll be checking it this season and remember, to be smart, be safe and breathe!