Romantic Wisconsin Resorts

by Mary Freeman
Wisconsin's lakes a re a gorgeous backdrop to the romantic hotels in the state.

Wisconsin's lakes a re a gorgeous backdrop to the romantic hotels in the state.

Northern Wisconsin Summer Sunset image by sprout from

The mid-western state of Wisconsin is home to nearly 15,000 lakes; the most romantic of hotels in Wisconsin are situated on some of these lakes. These accommodations often include specialty packages for romantic couples, and sometimes features fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and swimming pools.

Sandara Inn and Spa

The Sandara Inn and Spa is home to 26 suites and eight villas, each appointed with rich golden colors and soft furniture. The suites feature gas fireplaces and king-size feather beds, while villas come with a large, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, three-way fireplace and an eight-person outdoor veranda. Spa services at the hotel are designed for couples, and feature such services as chromatherapy, chakra therapy, facials and massages. Among the array of packages the resort offers is a couples package, which includes a 50-minute massage, a bottle of welcoming wine, complimentary breakfast every morning and an in-door gourmet picnic.

Canoe Bay Resort

Situated on 280 acres in northwestern Wisconsin is Canoe Bay Resort, complete with 23 guest rooms, private cottages and large villas. Deep-tissue and relaxation massages, ranging from 30 to 90 minutes, are available by appointment at the resort. Each of the cabins and villas has Jacuzzi tubs, large fireplaces, and panoramic lake views. The "Sweet Romance" package includes two dinners for two with dessert wine included, a greeting gift of home-made truffles and a bouquet of fresh flowers.

The Abbey Resort

The Abbey Resort is a full-service luxury hotel on 90 acres on the shores of Lake Geneva in Wisconsin. The hotel features 334 guest rooms adorned with stone and marble appointments, two restaurants, three bars and lounges and a cafe. Get massages, facials and body wraps at The Avani Spa. Tender amenities in the "Romance Package" include complimentary champagne and strawberries, a free breakfast buffet, 70 dollars of credit for food and drinks and daily admission for two to the Avani Spa, fitness center and aerobics classes.

Heidel House Resort and Spa

Heidel House Resort and Spa, on the shores of Green Lake, is home to two lodges, which between them hold an indoor pool, three restaurants, two lounges, a fitness center, game room and a sauna. For dinner cruises, the hotel's yacht, The Escapade, holds up to 40 people. Enjoy free champagne, chocolates, a 20 percent discount on spa services and breakfast and dinner for two with the hotel's "Romance Package."

About the Author

Mary Freeman is a freelance writer. She has held several editorial positions at the print publication, "The Otter Realm." She traveled throughout Europe, which ultimately resulted in an impromptu move to London, where she stayed for eight months. This life experience inspired her to pursue travel writing. Freeman received a degree in human communication from California State University.

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