Fall is the perfect time of year for a romantic getaway to Monterey. Monterey in early Autumn is beautiful with idyllic weather - warm days, cool nights. And Monterey Bay beaches are less crowded and peaceful with perfect waves for boarding.
Pack the car and follow your heart to beautiful Monterey on the California central coast. This rugged coastline - between Carmel and Santa Cruz - is magical, romantic, and full of adventure. Beaches. Waterfront dining and wining. Fresh local seafood. Coastal trails. Golf courses. Iconic attractions.
We have the perfect two-day itinerary for a romantic getaway Monterey style. Relax and reconnect in California's most romantic destination with Inns of Monterey.
Wake up to breakfast in bed at the Spindrift Inn, voted the "Most Romantic in the U.S" from TripAdvisor. Enjoy ocean-view rooms and suites with European-style charm, fireplaces, and views of Monterey Bay.
Enjoy kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding with Adventures by the Sea on Monterey Bay. Paddle along the coastline spotting sea lions, whales and dolphins. (You may want to wear your wet suit.)
Enjoy romantic waterfront dining on Monterey Bay at the restaurants and outdoor patios on Cannery Row. Savor fresh seafood and coastal fare at Lalla Oceanside Grill and the famous Sardine Factory.
Take an evening stroll along the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreational Trail - steps away from your room - with jaw-dropping ocean views.
Walk down to beautiful McAbee Beach for an afternoon on the sand. Located in the heart of Cannery Row, this small beach and cove is a great spot for scuba diving, kayaking, and romantic picnics on Monterey Bay.
Drive down the coast on US 1 to beautiful Carmel by the Sea and Big Sur with gorgeous scenery, idyllic beaches and parks, and radiant sunsets over the ocean. The views will blow your mind.
Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting on Cannery Row, including A Taste of Monterey Wine Market & Bistro, Blue Fox Cellars, and Bargetto Wine Tasting Room. Sip the incredible wines of Monterey County and pick up a few bottles to take home.
Enjoy a romantic dinner on the patio at Estéban Restaurant at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa. Enjoy modern Spanish cuisine, paella, tapas and house-made sangrias under the stars by the glow of the fire.
Stroll to Old Fisherman's Wharf for a sweet nightcap at the Monterey Bay Creamery. Grab an ice cream and walk along the historic waterfront with bay breezes.
Romantic Hotels In the Heart of Monterey
Plan your romantic getaway with Inns of Monterey, a collection of five charming boutique hotels in downtown Monterey and on Cannery Row. Our intimate hotels offer a mix of modern and Euro-style accommodations with romantic bay views, steps from beaches, downtown, shopping, dining, ocean activities, and attractions.
Book our Fall Getaway Special with $20 off every night of your stay at the Best Western Plus Victorian Inn or receive 20% off on accommodations and 20% off dinner at Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa! The autumn colors, radiant sunsets, and blue hues of the bay will captivate your spirit.