Lithuania may be an unexpected alternative for adventurous couples looking for a romantic getaway, however the country caters to all ideas of romance. Choose a secluded private cabin, a treehouse or a “Fifty Shades of Grey” inspired room, perfect for your next romantic escape.
In the Baltic region of Europe, Lithuania is bordered by Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Latvia and Belarus. The country is at the heart of Europe and is one of the best value spots to visit in the region. It is blessed with natural lakes and forests, sandy beaches on the Curonian spit and plenty of history and folklore.
“Lithuania has a lot to offer to couples looking for privacy, nature and variety,” explains Indrė Trakimaitė-Šeškuvienė, Head of Marketing at Lithuania Travel. “People who look beyond most popular spots will find our country uncrowded, civilized and respectful of privacy’.
Indrė has suggested 10 romantic getaways that will cater to all different habits and tastes.
1. Atokampis Boutique SPA & Resort
Bali-style cosy cabins in the depths of Lithuanian forest create an impression of a private oasis. Couples may order meals to be delivered to their cabins on arrival to be enjoyed at any time. Private kitchen and dining rooms make the cabins fully self-sufficient. Each cabin has a spacious terrace with an outdoor ofuro bath. SPA service packages for couples may be ordered additionally.
2. Forest Heaven
Visitors can enjoy 18 hectares of forest, a private pond, two cosy cabins and complete privacy. This ecological resort is equipped with a portable camping shower and bio-toilet. Wooden hot-tub and massage services may be ordered onsite as well as romantic meals and horse riding at the nearby stud farm.
This historical site on the seaside is said to have been used as an amber processing workshop in the 16th-17th century. It features amber therapy and other amber-related health procedures. Visitors may also learn about amber-catching techniques and enjoy traditional wooden house with a private lawn.
4. Glamping Lithuania
An oasis of luxurious camping on the side of a beautiful lake, is fully equipped for a romantic holiday. The tent house for two includes a bed with coconut mattress, SPA baths, heated floors and romantic lights. It is a wonderful place to comfortably enjoy your completely natural surroundings.
5. Oasis Dome
Enjoy a night on the water in this exceptional work of a professional architect. The bubble tent is built on a footbridge can be used in any weather. This unusual apartment has heating and electric lights as well as a comfortable bed.
6. Sala Resort
This exclusive resort club is located on the shore of Lake Plateliai. It offers luxury service for a strictly limited number of club members and guests. SPA services, sports, hiking, bicycle tours and outdoor baths are just some of the options at this exceptionally private resort.
7. Lavender Inn
An innovative, newly built guesthouse invites couples to enjoy all of the colors, scents and sensations of nature. A well-kept garden provides moments of tranquility, and the onsite SPA with sauna and swimming pool is tailored for relaxation. Guests may choose one of 7 different rooms with a unique interior. Couples looking for spicy escape should explore the two-level fling apartment featuring a comfortable bedroom and a ‘Fifty Shades’ inspired intimate room.
8. Tree House
Couples seeking some real adventure should book a tree house on the lakeside that offers an exotic but comfortable experience. Raised in the tree tops this house features a cosy bed, kitchen and fireplace for the cooler weather.
9. Manor Of Pakruojis
An authentic 19th-century manor provides a perfect background for admirers of historical romance. Apart from the comfortable accommodation in classical apartments, visitors may also enjoy walking or riding around a large manor park and relaxing with candlelit massages.
10. Villa “Šturmų švyturys.”
Marine guesthouse on the shore of the Curonian Lagoon is the place for those who feel most romantic near the sea. Cosy fisherman-styled rooms are named after local fish. No two rooms are the same and some of them feature exclusive details, such as beds made from boats. Fresh fish is the main feature of the restaurant, where the daily catch is served instead of a traditional menu.
Whatever you consider to be a romantic adventure – whether it be a historical site visit, an experience out in nature or a complete secluded hideaway – they can all be found in beautiful Lithuania.
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