Romantic Hotel Engagement PackagesWords by Katie Martin
Healdsburg, California, located 67 miles north of San Francisco, is home to two properties that are perfect for destination weddings or couple’s looking for the perfect honeymoon stay. The city brings together rolling hills and wine growing appellations that will surely please any couple. Hotel Healdsburg and h2hotel, located in the heart of Healdsburg, are offering romantic hotel engagement packages that will make soon-to-be-brides and grooms excited to visit Healdsburg.
Located on the western edge of the Healdsburg Town Square, this three-story hotel features 50 perfectly designed guest rooms and six suites, with a 3,000-square foot spa, a 60-foot pool, country gardens and Chef Charlie Palmer's famous Dry Creek Kitchen. The hotel offers wine tastings, weddings and other celebrations either in the interior courtyards or outdoors in the gardens, which will make this location perfect to say “I do.” Also, just steps away from the hotel, couples can enjoy vineyards, restaurants and shops as well. Check out the hotel on its website here.
Hotel Healdsburg’s engagement package starts with a helicopter tour to a local winery in Sonoma Wine Country, a surprise proposal location with sparkling wine and flowers, as well as a personal photographer to capture every moment. The full package includes:
- Helicopter Tour of Sonoma Wine Country, landing and winery experience at local winery
- Photographer to capture the moment (Stephanie Hopkins Photography)
- Private car for transportation back to hotel
- Dinner at Dry Creek Kitchen with a special chef’s tasting menu
- One night in Hotel Healdsburg’s Premium guest room
Prices start at $2,099 (taxes and fees not included).
The sister property of Hotel Healdsburg, h2hotel boasts 36 eco-chic rooms specifically designed by Architect David Baker to be minimal and complex, giving you stylish, yet eco-friendly accommodations. The four-story hotel overlooks the town and includes all the bells and whistles, from a bright and airy lobby with an all-in-one “Receptobar” to a solar-heated pool. The rooms themselves contain bamboo floors, king-size beds, walk-in showers and all-natural bath products that will delight any couple during their stay. The hotel also has the Spoonbar, where guests can enjoy a modern presentation of dinner and drinks. Check out the hotel on its website here.
The h2hotel engagement package will whisk destination couples away on a hot air balloon ride, a personal photographer will be there to capture the moment up in the sky and the night will end with an intimate dinner for two to celebrate. The full package includes:
- Up & Away Balloon Trip for two
- Bottle of Iron Horse Vineyard sparkling wine
- Local photographer to capture the moment (Stephanie Hopkins Photography)
- Dinner at Spoonbar
- One night in an eco-king h2hotel guest room
Prices start at $1,559 (taxes and fees not included).
Photos courtesy of (in order of appearance): Hotel Healdsburg (1st, 2nd, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th), h2hotel (3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th).
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