Planning a romantic getaway in Calistoga

Tamber Bey

If you are planning a romantic getaway to Napa Valley, Calistoga is an incredible place to enjoy a romantic getaway. The charming town of Calistoga is a world-renowned wine region and also a world-renowned spa destination that is famous for it’s hot springs. Calistoga’s charm lies in its ability to surprise and delight you at every turn. Calistoga is surrounded by stunning vineyard views. It’s a place to relax, reconnect, and soak up the simple pleasures.

Getting to Calistoga

Calistoga is in the northern part of Napa Valley. If you fly into the Charles Shultz Airport in Santa Rosa, you are only a 30-minute drive to Calistoga. The Sonoma Wine Flies Free program means that a case of wine flies free if you fly with Alaska Airlines. This means that you can take home your favorite wines that you discovered on your romantic weekend getaway to enjoy for years to come.

Many people also choose to fly into the San Francisco International Airport and drive to Calistoga or a romantic getaway amoungst the vines. The driving distance between Calistoga and San Francisco is 72 miles if you fly into San Fransisco International Airport.

I love Calistoga
Downtown Calistoga (Courtesey of Dog Trekker)

Romantic Accommodations in Calistoga

There are lots of different romantic accommodations to choose from depending on what you are looking for and your budget. Solage, is part of the Auberge Resorts Collection, and is an upscale resort with wooden cottages, a spa, a hot springs pool, and an organic restaurant all onsite.Calistoga is known for its hot springs and being a destination for both wellness and wine. Soak in the healing elements of geothermic hot springs at your hotel and melt all your worries away.

If you are looking for your own private oasis, consider a vacation home rental such as the Villa di Vi Cottage in Calistoga, where you have a pool all to yourself to reconnect and spend quality time with the one you love.

Romantic Getaway in Calistoga
Villa De Vi Cottage in Calistoga

Romantic Activities in or near Calistoga

There are many romantic activities that you can do in and around Calistoga due to this being a destination for wine and wellness and the perfect getaway destination.

Wine Tasting

In Calistoga, vineyards roll out in the distance and create a picturesque backdrop to your romantic escape. Spend an afternoon sipping on world-class Cabernet Sauvignon or explore hidden wineries off the beaten path.

Book with us at Windsor Wine Tours and let us take you to incredible wineries in Calistoga and beyond. We can custom tailor a wine tour for an unforgettable day in wine country. There are so many incredible wineries in this area to visit on your romantic getaway. If you are looking to book more than one day of wine tasting while in Calistoga, please let us know and we can plan an incredible time in wine country.

Venge Winery on a Calistoga Wine Tour
Venge Winery in Calistoga

Hot Air Balloon Rides

A hot air balloon ride is a magical experience that allows you to see the Napa Valley from a unique perspective. Soaring above the vineyards and rolling hills as the sun rises is a truly unforgettable sight.

This is a romantic activity that will you will be able to experience that you can cherish for a lifetime and talk about for years to come. You can be able to take in the vineyard views from up above and share this experience with someone you love.

Soar above it all in a hot air balloon
Soar above Napa Valley

A romantic spa day

After a day of exploring, sink into steaming mineral pools, letting the warm water melt away your stress. Another option is to spend a spa day full of pampering, lounging poolside with a cocktail in hand, and enjoy a romantic escape. You can also indulge in mud baths, a unique Calistoga experience, for an extra touch of rejuvenation.

Hiking and Biking

You can go hiking at the Oat Hill Mine Trail. Bring hiking shoes and water because the farther you venture up this trail, the more beautiful the views are! You can choose to go at sunset and take in the incredible views.

Enjoy a bike ride with stunning views of the vineyards all around Calistoga and soak in the charm of this small town in Napa Valley.

Bothe-Napa Valley State Park is another amazing place to go hiking. It offers over 10 miles of hiking trails with stunning views. With several picnic areas scattered throughout the park, it’s a perfect place for a relaxing lunch.

Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga
Oat Hill Mine Trail

Romantic Dining Experiences

There are plenty of romantic dining experiences. Press Restaurant in the neighboring town of St. Helena offers amazing meals. Lovina, is a favorite of both locals and visitors, and they have a porch patio with romantic tables for two by candlelight where you can enjoy a romantic dining experience. You will be nestled amounst towering redwoods if you choose to sit outdoors and enjoy your meal.

Lovina in Calistoga
Lovina Restaurant (Courtesey of Happy Cow)


Book with us at Windsor Wine Tours to let us take you to incredible wineries in Calistoga as well as hidden gems that you won’t liekly find on your own. We will make this an incredible and unforgettable romantic getaway.

Napa Wine Tours in Fall
Wine Tasting with Windsor Wine Tours


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