Southwest Virginia Summer Couple’s Retreats
If you’re looking for the perfect couple’s ideas, we’re here to help! We’ve comprised the list with things to do, places to go, all of which will ensure good times ahead! No matter what type of fun you enjoy, we’ve got you covered. Perhaps you’re just looking for a little retreat or maybe you want to pop the big question! We did all of the searchings, now it’s time for you to go and have some fun!
Luxury Stay, Spa, Wellness
Primland Resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Located in Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Primland is sure to meet and even exceed your luxury expectations. Everything from wine and dine, a day spa, and luxury rooms, Primland is sure to not disappoint.
We’ll get started with the stay. Here, you have the choice of staying in the lodge, getting your own cottage, a mountain home, or even a luxury treehouse! No matter which you pick, each option has its own set of unique perks to enjoy time with your significant other. The treehouses provide a more intimate setting away from the lodge. Here you can re-live childhood memories, enjoy stunning views of the landscape, and feel more connected with the great outdoors.
Primland also has a wonderful day spa with a few different options for top-notch relaxation. Everything from massage, therapy, salon, skincare, and much more. They offer package deals for couples if you’re having a hard time figuring out what to do. No matter which option you end up choosing, you’re going to feel relaxed and a release from stress and tension.
Finally, dining is a big part of Primland. At Primland, you have a few different options for wine and dine. Rather you enjoy an in-room meal or public dining, you have three primary options. elements fine dining (dinner and breakfast), 19th Pub (daily 11-11), and Stables Saloon (Open seasonally).
Martha Washington Inn & Spa
Nestled in Historic Downtown Abingdon, The Martha Washington Inn and Spa is another luxurious couple’s destination. Here, you can experience the elegance and historic aspects of the retreat. The Inn features various room types to suit any needs. Luxury rooms, deluxe suites, and even specialty rooms like George’s Bed and Parlour and Martha’s Residence will give you the feel of class and style.
The Martha also comes complete with a lovely spa with options for both individual treatments as well as for couples. Enjoy a relaxing massage, a salon, manicures & pedicures, facials, and more. Along with the spa, couples can enjoy a fitness room, a saltwater pool, jacuzzi, and more. If you’re having trouble pinning down exactly what to do, The Martha does have packages and itineraries for any occasion.
Complete with dining options both inside the Inn as well as within walking distance of downtown restaurants, options are plentiful. If you prefer to remain at the Inn, Sister Grill is an award-winning restaurant and lounge with both formal and casual dining options.
Another notable offering from the Martha is Virginia Creeper Trail bike transport. If you have ever wanted to ride on the Creeper Trail, this is a perfect opportunity! Get your own shuttle to take you and your significant other to the top of the trail, where both of you can enjoy a scenic ride down to Damascus or back to Abingdon.
Eupepsia Wellness Retreat
The complete wellness and relaxation retreat can be found at Eupepsia Wellness Retreat in Bland, Virginia. This location is all about finding rest and relaxation in a natural and stress-free environment. Couples are able to choose their own retreat or join in a retreat together. Eupepsia provides a lot of choices including:
- Bespoke Wellness
- Relax & De-Stress
- Healthy Detox
- Advanced Healing
- Fitness and Recovery
- and more
Here you can enjoy outdoor nature walks through beautiful Southwest Virginia landscape, practice yoga, or enjoy a relaxing time at the spa. Mind, body, and spirit are the areas of focus you will work on during your stay.
Active Couple Road Trip Ideas
If you’re looking for more active trip ideas, here is a great list of things to do from all around the region:
- Hike Virginia’s Highest Peak and view wildlife at Grayson Highlands and Mount Rogers
- Have a sunset picnic at Whitetop
- Ride the New River Trail or Float the New River
- Stay at Dream Rock Silo
- Mountain Lake Lodge offers a variety of activities and lodging options
- Palisades Restaurant or the Harvest Restaurant for local eats
- Ride the New River Trail
- Visit Iron Heart Winery
- Stay and eat at Jackson Park Inn
- New River Retreat – Rentals and Things to do
- Beagle Ridge Herb Farm tour followed by Lick Mountain Excursions tour
- Downtown Wytheville Breweries – Seven Sisters Brewery & 7 Dogs Brew Pub
- Self Guided Historic Walking Tour in Downtown Wytheville
- Lodging, dinner, and rooftop bar at Edith Bolling Wilson Hotel
Hopefully, you found a little bit of inspiration and can plan your perfect getaway! If you’re still by chance looking for some fun ideas of places to go, be sure to check out some of our other blog posts:
- 10 Fun Things to do in Southwest Virginia
- 10 Camping Spots Worth Visiting
- Outdoor Recreation in Southwest Virginia
You can also see some fun locations for yourself by viewing our virtual visits on YouTube!