Romantic Getaway

Love is in the air: Luxe resort near Houston named as one of the nation's most romantic getaways

Luxe resort near Houston named one of nation's most romantic getaways

Houston, Inn at Dos Brisas, August 2015, outdoor shot
Wine and dine your date at the renowned, on-property five-star restaurant. Courtesy photo
The Inn at Dos Brisas, flowers, entrance
The Inn at Dos Brisas is an hour west of Houston. The Inn at Dos Brisas/Facebook
restaurant Inn at Dos Brisas
Take in picturesque views. Photo courtesy of Inn at Dos Brisas
Houston, Inn at Dos Brisas, August 2015, rose garden
Guest homes feature French doors that open to a private patio overlooking lush meadows. Courtesy photo
Houston, Hotel Pools, Dos Brisas, July 2015
The Inn at Dos Brisas was the only Texas property to make the list. Courtesy photo
Houston, Inn at Dos Brisas, August 2015, outdoor shot
The Inn at Dos Brisas, flowers, entrance
restaurant Inn at Dos Brisas
Houston, Inn at Dos Brisas, August 2015, rose garden
Houston, Hotel Pools, Dos Brisas, July 2015

Score big on your next romantic getaway with a trip to The Inn at Dos Brisas. Only an hour west of Houston, the 313-acre Spanish Colonial-style ranch ranks in the Top 10 best romantic inns in the country, according to USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards.

USA TODAY and 10Best asked its followers to vote for their ideal lovey-dovey rural escape from a list of 20 nominees handpicked by a panel of travel experts. The Inn at Dos Brisas came in at No. 10.

From picturesque views of rolling meadows to a charming rose garden with 150 different floral varieties, the luxe resort was made for love.

Cozy up under the light of the moon while stargazing. Wine and dine your date at the renowned, on-property five-star restaurant, take the magic to the next level with an in-room massage by a licensed spa therapist. And make it a night to remember in the sumptuous digs.

Nine lavish private guest homes offer cathedral ceilings, cozy stone fireplaces, French doors that open to a private patio overlooking lush meadows and king-size beds with crisp Egyptian cotton sheets, perfect for snuggling.

The Inn at Dos Brisas was the only Texas property to make the list. No. 1 is the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond (St. Michaels, Maryland), a colonial-style 19th century manor house.

Seven Gables Inn (Pacific Grove, California), Belfry Inn (Sandwich, Massachusetts), Lord Jeffery Inn (Amherst, Massachusetts), Vintage Inn (Yountville, California), Belmond El Encanto (Santa Barbara, California), Fearrington House Inn (Pittsboro, North Carolina), Goodstone Inn (Middleburg, Virginia) and Twin Farms (Barnard, Vermont) follow respectively.

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