Nevada has a vast, expanse of deserts and mountains, both of which are stunning in their own way. There are rock formations that you’ll never see anywhere else, with geysers and mountain lakes that make for a person hideaway for couples who want to sneak off for some alone time. Parts of Nevada also contain the Mojave Desert, as well as Lake Tahoe.
For climate, Nevada is considered the driest state in the United States, and is made up of mostly desert and semi-arid climates. Because of the desert, Nevada has hot summers and warm, mild winters, which make it the perfect vacationing spot all year round, especially for couples looking to escape the dreary wintertime elsewhere.
The only difficult thing about planning a vacation in Nevada is deciding on the perfect hotel, inn or bed and breakfast to stay. Romance is key for couples looking to rent a little hideaway, so you’ll want to make sure you’ve got the best hotel for the job.
Let’s have a look at the best romantic (weekend) getaways in Nevada:
1. New York-New York
New York-New York is a hotel and casino located in Las Vegas, and it’s absolutely perfect for couples who are looking for a blend of excitement and entertainment with their romantic getaway. New York-New York has an array of guest rooms and suites including one-bedroom luxury suites and one-bedroom penthouses, for couples who want to spend their vacation living it up in New York style.
New York-New York has just as many restaurants to choose from as its namesake. Couples can enjoy a night out with a dinner and show package, or take it easy for some New York pizza or American classics. New York-New York is centrally located near Las Vegas entertainment, while also offering guests a salon, spa and onsite casino where slots and tabletop games await.
Elara is a Las Vegas hotel located on the center strip. It’s a stunning and unique 52-story hotel with sleek mirror-like exterior that boasts an amazing resort setting. Couples are able to choose from a variety of rooms to fit both their needs and their mood, from a multi-room suite to a city or pool side view. Guests can even enjoy an apartment-type feel with their room, including kitchen and living areas.
Although there’s no onsite restaurant, Elara is located in the perfect place for guests to explore the nearby nightlife and find the best restaurant for them. Right next door to Elara is the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino complex, where guests can explore endless shopping and restaurants, as well as a bit of gambling fun.
3. The Venetian
Located on the stripe in Las Vegas, the Venetian boasts the largest standard room anywhere on the strip. Couples who are looking for lavish and luxurious living during the romantic escape to Vegas will not be disappointed. In addition to the expansive guest rooms, couples can also choose a romantic one-bedroom suite with a separate living area and stunning night time views of Las Vegas.
Bellagio is a stunning hotel escape located in Las Vegas, surrounded by all the exciting Las Vegas nightlife. Couples who choose Bellagio will not be disappointed. There are an array of guest rooms and suites for couples to call their temporary home, with queen rooms that overlook the distance Nevada mountains, or luxury suites that have living and dining areas separate from the bed.
Couples looking for a meal at Bellagio will have many different venues to choose from, from Japanese cuisine, to English favorites, to Steak and even French. Couples can even enjoy a romantic, private meal together. Along with the onsite Casino for responsible gambling, guests are able to enjoy a Spa, salon and fitness studio, as well as nearby golf.
5. Desert Club Resort
Desert Club Resort is perfect for couples who are looking to enjoy the strip, but still want to have a space to escape to and enjoy a private moment. Desert Club Resort is located just a block from the Las Vegas stripe, and offers couples their choice between guest rooms and suites with living rooms and kitchens that are perfect for recharging after a long night out, or simply enjoying one another’s company.
Guests will have access to breakfast, lunch and dinner at the onsite restaurant, Gold Mine Bar and Grill, which serves up American favorites along with a full bar. Onsite, there are five outdoor pool and a game room, but Desert Club Resort’s best feature is the free shuttle service that allows guests to travel to and from the strip, with several stops along the way.
6. Atlantis Casino Resort
Located in the Sierra Nevada in Reno, the Atlantis Casino Resort is surrounded by Reno’s shopping, dining and entertainment district. Couples who find themselves here are offered their pick of rooms that fit their travel needs. There are three different towers to choose from: The Concierge Tower, the Luxury Tower and the Atlantis Tower. Rooms in each are unique and designed to fit different guests needs.
Atlantis Casino Resort offers delicious meals and dining venues that range from gourmet steak to casual buffet and grille cuisine. Couples who are looking for both fine dining and quick, fun meals will fill their cravings at any of Atlantis Casino Resort’s venues. Onsite, Atlantis Casino Resort offers entertainment like no other, from shows and concerts, to Casino tournaments and free, nightly Cabaret shows.
7. Silver Legacy
Silver Legacy is located in Reno, and it’s a Casino and Resort, for guests who enjoy a bit of the nightlife. Couples who are seeking their perfect romantic getaway will find that the Silver Legacy has both standard king or queen rooms, as well as panoramic suites that overlook the stunning scenery of the Reno nightlife, as well as the mountains in the distance.
Onsite restaurants include everything from steak and seafood to deli and buffet favorites. Silver Legacy also offers a seafood bar and grill, as well as cafe favorites. The Casino located at the Silver Legacy offers slots, poke rooms, table games and even Keno games. Not to mention, there’s always a live show happening around Reno, so don’t miss out on the surrounding entertainment.
Nestled in Reno, overlooking the stunning deserts and mountains, Eldorado is a casino resort that is perfect for couples looking for a fun escape. Rooms at the Eldorado go from standard king and queen suites, to deluxe rooms with stunning views and wide, wall to wall windows with California king beds.
Steaks, Italian, pizza or sushi – whatever guests have the craving for, Eldorado will be able to deliver. Couples who are looking for a private, fine-dining experience will be able to enjoy a quiet meal, or couples who enjoy an exciting night out will have fun with microbrews and full bars. Eldorado has an onsite casino, as well as an exciting club with music and drinks.
9. Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
Located in Reno, the Peppermill Resort is perfect for couples who are looking for a little less excitement and a little more luxury and relaxation. Couples will have the Peppermill Tower, the Tuscany Tower and the North and West wings to choose from when picking a room. Each tower or wing offers something unique, from spa rooms and penthouse suites, to grand, imperial and royal suites with themes that match their names.
Peppermill Resort has an array of both fine dining and casual dining, for couples who are looking for both experiences with their meals. From steak, to Italian to seafood and island buffet, no matter what you’re craving, Peppermill Resort venues can deliver. The onsite casino offers slot and video as well as tabletop gaming. The Spa Toscana offers guests a couple’s massage, as well as a place to relax and destress from daily life.
10. Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa
Aliante is located in Las Vegas and offers guests a luxury experience in all areas, from guest rooms to spa experience to casino gaming fun. Couples who are looking for something simple can enjoy a deluxe king or queen suite, while those who are seeking something a little more extravagant can indulge in an executive or ambassador suite, with separate living and dining areas.
Aliante has several dining venues where couples can indulge in a fine dining experience, as well as more casual cuisine for couples who are on the go exploring Reno and enjoying their vacation. Aliante has both an onsite spa as well as a casino. The spa offers rejuvenating experiences and couples treatments, while the casino is just the place to go for a bit of nighttime entertainment with slots and tabletop games.
11. JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa
Only 20 minutes away from the strip in Las Vegas, the JW Marriott is for couples who are seeking seclusion and luxury. Nestled within 50 acres of stunning gardens, the JW Marriott offers guests renovated rooms that will be sure to meet whatever their vacation needs happen to be. Couples can take their pick of standard guest rooms or one-bedroom suites, or even a two-bedroom penthouse.
JW Marriott serves buffet and hot breakfast options, and the onsite Hawthorn Grill is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner with delicious, American style favorites, including steak tips and chicken fajitas. Couples can indulge in a Spa retreat, or even hit the nearby golf course that’s just steps away from the hotel. For nighttime fun, the Las Vegas strip is only a 20-minute drive away.
12. Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas offers guests a luxury stay, boasting a once in a lifetime experience. Wynn Las Vegas offers several different guest room and suite accommodations among difference towers of the resort, including stunningly gorgeous rooms in the Wynn Deluxe Resort, and two-bedroom or three-bedroom apartments in the Encore Tower suites.
Wynn Las Vegas offers award-winning dining experiences, with attention to guest needs like no other. There are fine dining venues, casual dining venues, and even vegan dining for every guest’s dietary needs. Wynn Las Vegas also offers onsite entertainment, as well as the onsite Casino with tabletop games and slots.
13. MGM Grand
Located in Las Vegas, MGM Grand is the perfect hotel for couples who want to be in the spotlight of all of Las Vegas exciting night time entertainments. Or, for guests who want to have all the excitement of Las Vegas without leaving the hotel. There are an array of guest rooms and suites, including suites with a stunning city view, or one, two or three-bedroom lofts. No matter what you’re looking for, MGM Grand has something for every guests’ desires.
MGM Grand has an almost never-ending list of restaurants, for guests with every flavor craving. Couples can enjoy a quiet, fine dining experience with delicious steak cuisine, or a casual cabana grill. Guests can also escape to their room with in-room dining. MGM Grand has both a spa and fitness center for couples who want to relax, as well as an onsite casino for guests who are looking to escape with a bit of responsible gambling fun.
14. Harveys Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino
Harveys Hotel and Casino boasts all the Las Vegas fun and entertainment without the Las Vegas tourist hustle and bustle. Located in Lake Tahoe, the Harveys Hotel and Casino offers couples luxury guest rooms and suites with panoramic mountain views, as well as stunning rooms that overlook Lake Tahoe.
Harveys Hotel and Casino offers delicious, upscale eclectic dining at the 19 Kitchen Bar that overlooks the lake, or a fine dining experience at the Sage Room steak house. For more casual couples, the Cabo Wabo Cantina will serve American favorites. The onsite Casino spans over 88,000 square feet, filled to the brim with slot machines and table games for guests who are looking for that Las Vegas excitement.
15. Green Valley Ranch
Green Valley Ranch is located just minutes away from Las Vegas, and boasts the most luxury hotel rooms off the strip. Perfect for couples who like both proximity to all the fun, while having an idyllic escape when needed, the Green Valley Ranch offers some of the best views of the Las Vegas Strip. Deluxe king rooms are perfect for couples on a budget while still offering absolute luxury.
Green Valley Ranch offers a fine dining steakhouse venue, as well as an array of casual dining options, from American favorites to sports bar and grill. The Spa, located onsite at Green Valley Ranch, has customizable treatments for both individuals and couples. When it’s time for a bit of fun, Green Valley Ranch offers its own casino with slots and table games – or, for a night out, Green Valley Ranch is only a few minutes away from Las Vegas nightlife.