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A perfect escape for old souls who just want to walk hand-in-hand through cobblestone streets and remember why they love each other. The verb asolare means to pass time in an agreeable and purposeless way. Combined with the mountain air and delightful surroundings, what more could you hope for from a romantic weekend? Despite being tucked away north of the Veneto, the views from Villa Cipriani rival that of any hill town in Tuscany. The breakfast on the terrace of room 102 is especially great, if you arrive in the dark the night before.
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Los Angeles, California
Just getting to know one another? Book on of the 32 chic and homey rooms at this boutique hotel on Melrose, a heartland for sharp shoppers, curated for the creative crowd with antique furnishings, grand woodwork, and quirky accents. It's in a great location for getting out, but also has a range of communal spaces, intimate nooks, and chill verandas for making friends easily.
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Sartène, Corsica, France
A once-in-a-lifetime romantic getaway or honeymoon, this painstakingly renovated 17th-century farmhouse surrounded by 5,000 acres of natural farmland and miles of private beach is the best expression of rustic luxury you will come across. Order meals to your cottage for complete privacy, dine under an arched rock roof in a cave for a touch of society, or dig your toes into the sand at a beach restaurant made entirely of driftwood for an unforgettable moonlight dinner.
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Pollonia, Milos, Greece
Located on the northeastern corner of the island, this beachy babe makes for effortless indoor/outdoor living. Ask Dimitri, the hotel owner, for tips on exploring the land — he is known to give great advice. Here's some more: Don't miss the delicious breakfast pastries (spinach pie, toast with homemade marmalade).
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Babymooning? This modern bed and breakfast is in one of Provincetown's last remaining colonial-era homes. Local artist Michael Gredler is responsible for the oversized portraits of Captain Eben Snow (the original owner) and his family (each with a fun, modern twist). Breakfast is served in the peaceful conservatory, and rooms come with a complimentary parking space, a lifesaver in Provincetown.
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Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
The glamour of 1950s Mexico (think: Elvis and Rita Hayworth) is alive and well at this hot heat charmer. Picture the two of you in a hammock rocking gently by the ocean breeze.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Make the night last forever. Longtime Ace collaborators Roman and Williams designed the 234-room hotel with NOLA's romantic history in mind. The palette is dark and moody with bespoke furnishings that complement the humble French Deco building. Tucked behind the hotel lobby is a two-level music venue that hosts salon-style gatherings, drag and burlesque shows, and live music and DJ performances.
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