8 Romantic Getaways on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Whether you are planning a honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary, or just feel like being romantic, Virginia’s Eastern Shore has beautiful accommodations both you and your partner will absolutely adore. No matter if you’re looking for something glamorous, charming, or quirky, the Shore has it all. Click here for a complete collection of accommodations on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

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Alyssa House looking rather welcoming in the summertime. Photo Credit: Alyssa House
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The Mediterranean room gets so much light. Photo Credit: Alyssa House

Alyssa House: Cape Charles, Virginia

Located in the historic district of Cape Charles, Alyssa House is a contemporary Bed and Breakfast with convenient access to the beach, restaurants, and unique boutiques. Each room showcases the various travels of the owner, giving the house an eclectic feel. Relax in the outdoor hot tub or swimming pool and cozy up in plush towels and robes. Head to the cozy front porch with your significant other for wine and snacks served every afternoon. Fall asleep on luxurious linens and wake up to a full gourmet breakfast. Click here to book.

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Bay View sprawls across the estate. Photo Credit: Bay View Inn

Bay View Bed and Breakfast: Belle Haven, Virginia

Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at this historic waterfront home surrounded by farmland. Enjoy swimming in Occohannock Creek or the outdoor pool. Crab and fish at the end of the deep-water dock, or read a novel while watching the sunset. Bay View is a sprawling home with four fireplaces, high ceilings, pine floors, a library, and more. Celebrate your love for one another by renting out the venue for the ideal waterfront wedding. Click here to book.

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Channel Bass Inn is not only a bed and breakfast but also a full-service tea room. Photo Credit: Channel Bass Inn
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The owner is a fantastic cook. Photo Credit: Channel Bas Inn

Channel Bass Inn: Chincoteague, Virginia

If you love tea, pastries, and scenic gardens, Channel Bass Inn is the perfect Bed and Breakfast for you. With a tea room serving delectable breakfasts like smoked salmon on bagels and blueberry pancakes, your stomach and heart will be very pleased! Relax in the Japanese garden listening to the soothing sounds of the fountain. Walk down the street to historic downtown Chincoteague, with mouthwatering seafood restaurants, art galleries, and a quaint book shop right around the corner. Two miles away lies the Chincoteague National Wildlife Reserve and Assateague Island, perfect for a relaxing walk or a scenic beach day. Return to the dining room in the evening and play the piano for your significant other over a gorgeous (and delicious!) homemade meal. Click here to book.

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The Inn at Onancock is conveniently located in the heart of town. Photo Credit: The Inn at Onancock
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Surprise your special someone with a romantic package. Photo Credit: The Inn at Onancock

The Inn at Onancock: Onancock, Virginia

Perched on top of a small hill on a quiet street in historic Onancock, The Inn at Onancock is a short walk away from cafes, specialty shops, a famous bakery, and a beautiful marina. The Inn offers two romantic packages. Have a dozen roses, wine or champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, bath salts, and massage oils waiting in the room for you and your partner with the Full of Love package. Or enjoy fresh flowers, wine or champagne, and gourmet truffles greet you upon your arrival when you purchase the Special Occasion package. Spend a day strolling the streets of charming Onancock ad return to the Inn for a wine hour with choices of reds, whites, or roses. Relax on the wrap-around porch and reflect on the day’s adventures. Retreat to your room and unwind in a private spa-style bathroom, complete with a jet tub, before calling it a night in a beautifully decorated bedroom. Click here to book.

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The Garden Sea and Inn has 5 beautifully landscaped acres. Photo Credit: Garden Sea and Inn
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Sleep tight in this gorgeous room! Photo Credit: Garden Sea and Inn

Garden Sea and Inn: New Church, Virginia

Withdraw to five beautifully landscaped acres at the serene Garden Sea and Inn. Complete with three homes, the property is home to an outdoor swimming pool, lush gardens, hammocks, a fire pit, a gazebo and more. Celebrate with a small cake for two, a bottle of wine, cheese, a fruit platter, seasonal flowers, and a spa basket featuring homemade, luxury soap. Dine on a delicious gourmet breakfast, sip on a bloody mary or mimosa, and drive the short distance to Chincoteague Island or Saxis Island for a day full of quiet adventure. Or, celebrate the union between you and your partner with a small wedding or anniversary party. Click here to book.

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The gorgeous view from Baytop Cottage. Photo Credits: Baytop Cottage
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Catch and cook your own crabs off the end of the dock. Photo Credits: Baytop Cottage

Baytop Cottage: Jamesville, Virginia

Drive through the countryside to remote Baytop Cottage, a modern one-bedroom guest cottage located on a creek. Swim in the saltwater pool or launch a kayak or canoe (provided by the property owners) at the end of the private dock. The hosts can teach you how to catch and cook crabs during crabbing season or give you kayak lessons for any of you first-timers! Spend the day on the water or relaxing by the pool. Fire up the charcoal grill or take advantage of the full kitchen for a homemade meal. Click here to book.

The Baywood sits on a quiet hill overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Photo Credits: Hotels.com

The Baywood Bed and Breakfast: Latimer’s Bluff, Virginia

The Baywood is a quiet bed and breakfast along Latimer’s Bluff, a minute drive to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge and about a 15-minute drive to downtown Cape Charles. Relish in the seclusion of the property and forget your daily stressors. Enjoy water views from the home and a private beach, perfect for unwinding with loved ones. Click here to book.

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The Oyster Farm at Kings Creek has its own marina, seafood eatery, event center, and many vacation rentals. Photo Credit: The Oyster Farm
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Relax in this king-size bed in the Bimini Flat Luxury Suite. Photo Credit: The Oyster Farm

The Oyster Farm at Kings Creek: Cape Charles, Virginia

For lovers of luxury, the Oyster Farm vacation rentals are an option to explore. With rentals available from May 1st through September 30th, these accommodations are perfect for summer anniversaries or a spontaneous trip. You can even have a gorgeous waterfront wedding thanks to the event center! Perfect for two, the Bimini Flat Luxury Suite 201 has a king-size bed, gas fireplace, granite countertops, a jacuzzi tub, and three large windows with views of Kings Creek and the Chesapeake Bay. Enjoy the property’s private pool and beach access. Rent a boat slip for the weekend to explore the bay or nearby creeks. Dine on delicious seafood at the Seafood Eatery or grab a drink and jam to live music at C-Pier. Click here to book.

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