If you are looking for couples vacation ideas, MacArthur Place is a luxury hotel with a spa and beautiful gardens in Sonoma, California. The hotel's gardens feature 100 species of trees, some of which were planted more than a century ago. On your romantic vacation, stroll through the orchard which has 12 different kinds of fruit trees, and view original sculptures and fountains that decorate the gardens.
No trip to Sonoma would be complete without a wine tasting and tour of at least one of the local wineries. There are many wineries just a short drive away and some offer shuttle rides to and from the Plaza. MacArthur Place is four blocks from Sonoma's historic plaza, home to fine restaurants and shops which you can easily explore on your couples vacation.
The Garden Spa at MacArthur Place is the perfect compliment to the gardens that surround it. For guests who are on a romantic weekend getaway or anyone who wants to indulge in a relaxing massage, the Garden Spa offers rejuvenating body treatments.
After a visit to the spa, couples can relax in the outdoor whirlpool tub and lounge by the pool.
Rooms & Suites
All of the 64 guest rooms, suites and cottages at MacArthur Place are individually designed and feature down comforters, walk-in showers, televisions, CD and DVD players, terry robes, and in-room house-blend coffee.
Where to Eat
Saddles, an authentic steakhouse, is the main restaurant at MacArthur Place, located in a century-old barn on the estate. In season, the restaurant serves deserts from fruit grown in the hotel's gardens.
Complimentary continental breakfast is served for guests every morning from 7am to 10am. There is a complimentary nightly wine and cheese reception in the library.
How to Get to the Hotel
MacArthur Place is 45 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and approximately one and a half hours from the San Francisco, Oakland, and Sacramento airports, a quick couples weekend vacation idea.
Room rates at MacArthur Place range from $299-$725 Sunday through Thursday. Weekend rates (Friday-Sunday) range from $349-$825.