Have you ever thought of just doing an Irish exit on the holidays? There can be a lot of pressure and obligations that make the season actually stressful rather than relaxing. If you're feeling the urge to escape from it all before the year ends, then you need to take your s/o on a spontaneous BC getaway that's totally romantic.

Whether you want to treat your s/o to a taste of the suite life at a hotel or you want to escape to a cozy Airbnb together, the spots on this list are going to make your special someone melt.

2020 is right around the corner. This is your last opportunity to squeeze in a little trip or a little romance before the new decade starts.

A getaway could be the perfect way to set the tone for your relationship heading into the new year. 

If you crave sand and surf or mountain tops dusted with snow, there's a B.C. staycation on this list for every kind of traveller. 

If you can't make it before the new year, then just bookmark this page so that the next time you and your s/o have a free weekend, you know where to go.

Here are seven of the most romantic BC trips you can take as a couple:

 

Pacific Sands Beach Resort

Price Per Night: $289+

Neighbourhood: Tofino

Why You Need To Go: Few places are as romantic as Tofino for a winter getaway since you'll have the vast beaches to yourself.


The Josie

Price Per Night: $239+

Neighbourhood: Rossland, BC

Why You Need To Go: This ski-themed hotel is such a perfect getaway your s/o will feel like they're on a trip to the Swiss Alps.


Spirit Ridge

Price Per Night: $139+

Neighbourhood: Osoyoos, BC

Why You Need To Go: Experience winter in Canada's desert surrounded by wine and indigenous culture. It's right next to vineyards at a stunning winery and there's a heated adults-only pool.


Helliwell Bluffs

Price Per Night: $260

Neighbourhood: Hornby Island, BC

Why You Need To Go: A remote, far-flung adventure to spend a weekend living like a hobbit is meant for your s/o who loves fantasy movies.


Fairmont Empress 

Price Per Night: 287+

Neighbourhood: Victoria, BC

Why You Need To Go: Victoria looks magical in the winter with its heritage buildings lit up. Plus, Victoria is fairly easy to get to from Vancouver without a car.


Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre 

Price Per Night: 459+

Neighbourhood: Whistler, BC

Why You Need To Go: Whistler in the winter can be steep, but it's a world-class spot less than two hours from Vancouver so imagine all the money you're saving in airfare when you relax surrounded by the gorgeous mountain peaks.


Free Spirit Spheres

Price Per Night: $314+

Neighbourhood: Qualicum Beach, BC

Why You Need To Go: These floating orb treehouses in B.C. are on everyone's bucket list and you should cross it off sooner rather than later.


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