11 Romantic Virginia Honeymoon Cabins

Virginia is home to many cozy and romantic cabins that can serve as the perfect honeymoon retreat. Many of the cabins are located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley region in the western part of the state, a short drive from Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

There are many honeymoon cabins in Virginia that offer a perfect combination of beautiful scenery, seclusion, privacy, and serenity, which makes them the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Many of the cabins offer other special features, including spa services, a romantic dinner, and a complimentary breakfast.

Below are some of the best Virginia honeymoon cabins, including details about special amenities, location, and how to book.

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Shadow Mountain Escape

Source: Shadow Mountain Escape 2019. Photo Credit Charles King of C. King Photography

Perfect For:

Old-world charm and craftsman cabins


1132 Jewell Hollow Rd, Luray, VA 22835

Shadow Mountain Escape is not only one of the best romantic cabins in Virginia, but it’s also one of the best cabins in the Virginia mountains!

The property offers guests a “touch of traditional Europe” in the Shenandoah Valley. The authentic timber frame cabins feature unique craftsmanship. Some of the private cabins, such as the two-story Bumblebee Cabin, provide ample space for guests, including queen beds.

Shadow Mountain Escape offers several unique romantic packages, such as Honeymoon, Elopement, and Vow Renewal Packages

The cabins are situated at a perfect location close to Shenandoah National Park, Luray Caverns, and the “Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop.” This means that there is no shortage of activities nearby, including taking a scenic drive along Skyline Drive, hiking along the Appalachian Trail, or enjoying one of many wineries, distilleries, and breweries.

Every guest receives a complimentary “Welcome Goodie Basket” filled with homemade treats. You can also add Prosecco and Wine Packages.

You can also experience a taste of the magic of a traditional German Christmas market during the holiday season under Shadow Mountain Escape’s gothic tower in the stone courtyard. More information about all special packages can be found here.

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Piney Hill Bed & Breakfast and Cottages

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Perfect For:

Unique specialty cakes and treats


1048 Piney Hill Rd, Luray, VA 22835

Piney Hill Bed & Breakfast and Cottages offers 2 private luxury cottages and 3 guestrooms, which makes it an excellent private retreat. The B&B also offers a complimentary country-style breakfast, featuring a main entrée and breakfast meat, muffins, parfait, fruit, orange juice, coffee, hot tea, and hot chocolate.

They also make unique specialty cakes, including Pineapple, Blackberry Lime, Blueberry Zucchini with lemon buttercream, Vanilla Bean Pistachio, Chocolate Maple, and much more.

Special Packages can be added to your stay and can include tickets to Luray Caverns, horseback riding, complimentary wine glasses and mugs, roses, and more.

Special Features:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Specialty cakes
  • Fireplaces in the cabins

Iris Inn & Cabins

Perfect For:

Luxurious spa treatments


191 Chinquapin Dr, Waynesboro, VA 22980

Iris Inn & Cabins include several lodging types, including a Main Inn, private cottages, and cabins. It offers several romantic, special features, including private hot tubs on the decks of each cabin, fireplaces in cabins, and a fire pit. The cottages feature efficiency kitchens with stovetops, microwaves, and refrigerators.

There is also an Iris Inn Spa, which features massages, facials, body treatments, and more.

Special Features:

  • Private hot tubs
  • Full-service spa
  • Private fireplaces

The Inn at Vaucluse Spring

Perfect For:

Mindfulness classes and retreats, Vaucluse Spring (a limestone spring)


231 Vaucluse Spring Ln, Stephens City, VA 22655

The Inn at Vaucluse Spring is located near Winchester, VA, and features a Manor House, a log and stone log house, and 3 cabins that are perfect for romantic getaways. The Inn also hosts weddings year-round. Its name come from Vaucluse Spring, which is a large limestone spring located nearby.

Breakfast is served each morning and features locally sourced food from the Inn itself, as well as nearby farms.

The Inn also features Mindful Mornings, which are daily morning classes featuring meditation, gentle yoga, and mindful walking. They also offer mini-mindfulness retreats.

Cabins feature a two-person whirlpool Jacuzzi, dramatic water views, and a cozy fireplace.

Special Features:

  • Mindfulness Retreat and Classes
  • Vaucluse Spring
  • Cabins with two-person whirlpool Jacuzzi

By the Side of the Road Getaway Lodging

Perfect For:

Rose petals and sparkling wine


491 Garbers Church Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

By the Side of the Road Getaway Lodging is located in Harrisonburg, VA. It features five cottages for couples, one cozy apartment, and a fishing pond.

You can include extra add-on romantic packages, such as silk rose petals and sparkling wine.

Special Features:

  • Romantic Couples Cottages with oversized, heated whirlpool tub and dual-sided gas log fireplace.
  • The Farmhouse Apartment features a full kitchen.

Lydia Mountain Lodge and Log Cabins

Perfect For:

Themed rooms with character


426 Mountain Laurel Pass, Standardsville, VA 22973

Lydia Mountain Lodge and Log Cabins features weekend getaway packages and wedding packages. They also host special events like a “Sip ‘nToss” golf tournament in May, “Karaoke and Trivia” nights, and musical performances at the Bearrr Appetite Restaurant.

Accommodations at the lodge include wood-paneled rooms with names and themes like “The Old Wash House”, “The Zen”, “Grandma’s Kitchen”, and “Garden Oasis”.

The lodge is definitely not short on character and personality! Each room has a private balcony with views of the dramatic mountain scenery. The rooms also face east, which provides stunning mountain sunrise views.

There is also a rustic event hall, barn, and outside pavilion to host weddings and other special events.

Special Features:

  • Rustic wood-paneled rooms
  • Spa Services, including massages
  • Romance Packages
  • Getaway Packages, including a wine tasting tour and tour of Luray caverns.

Steeles Tavern Manor

Perfect For:

Historic southern charm and ambiance


8400 N Lee Hwy, Steeles Tavern, VA 24476

Steeles Tavern Manor dates all the way back to the 18th century and it is filled with history. It was ranked the number 1 romantic bed and breakfast in Virginia on TripAdvisor! The centerpiece of Steeles Tavern Manor is a gorgeous grand manor home.

Manor accommodations include private romantic cabins and guest rooms. The property also includes a large outdoor pool.

Breakfast is served daily in the manor house, and includes dishes such as Louisianna-style bread pudding, breakfast enchiladas, biscuits, muffins, grits, and fruit.

Each cabin includes a private outdoor hot tub, double jacuzzi tubs or walk-in showers, and a fireplace.

Steeles Tavern Manor also specializes in woodworking and has handmade products for sale.

Special Features:

  • Private Hot Tubs
  • Swimming Pool
  • Woodworking
  • Special Packages: Crabtree Falls Picnic Package, Romance Package, S’mores at the Fire Pit, and Beerology 101.

Acorn Hill Lodge

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Event Hosting


2134 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501

The Acorn Hill Lodge features several excellent event spaces for weddings, birthdays, bridal showers, and more. The event spaces include a large Banquet Hall, a smaller Tea Room, the Bistro restaurant (which can be rented for special occasions), and the outdoor patio.

They also have family suites, king suites, double suites, and honeymoon suites with kitchenettes. The honeymoon suites include two-person jacuzzis.

The Acorn Hill Bistro provides daily breakfast with french toast, omelets, pancakes, eggs benedict, and more.

There is a full-service salon and spa as well, which includes hair stylists, nail services, and massages.

Special Features:

  • Full-Service Salon
  • Ample space to host weddings, business events, birthdays, and more, including a Banquet Hall, Tea Room, Bistro Restaurant, and outside patio.

Cabin Creekwood

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Perfect For:

Cozy cabins with charm


900 Love Rd, Lyndhurst, VA 22952

Cabin Creekwood is situated between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in western Virginia. It is located, appropriately enough, on Love Road in Lyndhurst, VA.

They offer 1, 2, and 3 bedroom cabins with woodstove or fireplace, patio, fire ring, picnic table, and mountain stream with bench for outdoor seating. The cabins are also pet friendly.

One bedroom log cabin was built before the Civil War! Despite its history, though, it includes many modern amenities like wifi and a DVD player. It also includes a charcoal grill and porch swing.

There are many nearby activities to enjoy, including mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing, and golf.

Cabin Creekwood doesn’t offer all of the fancier amenities like a restaurant and spa that some of the other accommodations offer, but it makes up for it with private, rustic cabin charm that allows you to disconnect with the outside world and unwind by reconnecting with the natural beauty around you or curling up with a good book.

Special Features:

  • Private cabins with outdoor amenities like picnic tables and fire pits.

House Mountain Inn

Perfect For:

Outdoor activities and stunning mountain views


Lonesome Dove Trail, Lexington, VA 24450

House Mountain Inn features a gorgeous and grand wood-paneled main lodge. The sprawling property is 1,000 acres in size and includes activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, and fishing. 

The rooms include a private balcony, jacuzzi tub or outdoor hot tub (depending on the room), king-size bed, and fireplace, making it a perfect romantic weekend retreat.

The Inn also has plenty of space to host weddings and other special events. The Irvine Estate and House Mountain Inn both feature space to host a wedding and reception. There is also a pavilion for outdoor events and a ballroom for indoor events.

They serve a country breakfast in the morning, which includes dishes like pumpkin pancakes, eggs benedict, buttermilk waffle with apple, and buttermilk pecan pancakes.

A three-course dinner is also served every night, with dishes like stuffed mushrooms, pan-seared scallops, Quail Provencal, and Blackened Trout.

Special Features:

  • 1,000 acres and 15 miles of trails, with activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, and fishing in two ponds on-premises.
  • Take a Utility Vehicle tour offroad around the premises, including a trip to the newly built observation tower, which is 3,000 feet above sea level and offers incredible views of the surrounding mountains.

Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Perfect For:

Beach Lovers


400 16th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast offers a different option compared to the mountain cabins that dominate this list. It is an 1895 Victorian-era property located just blocks from the beach and boardwalk in Virginia Beach.

Rooms include access to two stories of wrap-around porches that surround the main cottage building. A special two-course breakfast is provided each morning.

There is a full-service spa on-site that provides Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, Reiki, sport, and hot stone massages.

Special packages include a romantic package with a cheese tray and bubbly and couples massages. There is also a pre-baby vacation package, which includes a prenatal massage and non-alcoholic drinks.

In the winter months, there is a unique whale-watching package, which features an Atlantic Ocean boat tour provided by the Virginia Beach Aquarium, plus a ticket to the aquarium.

Special Features:

  • Virginia Beach access
  • Special packages include a pre-baby package and a whale-watching package.

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