Tripadvisor Announces Travelers' Choice Romance Awards

If your clients are still looking for a romantic getaway, here are some suggestions: TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers' Choice Romance awards, honoring the most romantic hotels in the U.S. and the world.

Worldwide, French Polynesia was the top location for lovers, with three hotels in the top five, including the number one property, the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Among U.S. hotels, Kauai, Hawaii properties were popular among travelers seeking an amorous escape with two winners in the top five—the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort in Poipu topping the list and the St. Regis Princeville Resort coming in at number five. California hotels were also highly recommended for romance, with three properties claiming spots on the list.  

2012 Travelers' Choice Romance Hotels – World:

1.    Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, Motu Tehotu, French Polynesia  (Bora Bora)
2.    Capella Ixtapa, Paseo Playa Linda, Ixtapa, Mexico
3.    Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa, Moorea, Papetoai, French Polynesia (Moorea)
4.    The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, Motu Ome'e, French Polynesia (Bora Bora)
5.    Tokoriki Island Resort, Tokoriki Island, Fiji
6.    Jade Mountain Resort, Soufriere, St. Lucia
7.    Andronis Luxury Suites, Thiras Oias, Oia, Greece
8.    Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii
9.    Mariaggi's Theme Suites Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
10.  Royal Davui Island Resort, Royal Davui Island, Fiji

2012 Travelers' Choice Romance Hotels – U.S.:

1.    Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii
2.    Starfish Manor Oceanfront Hotel, Lincoln City, Oregon
3.    Inn of the Dove – Bensalem, Bensalem, Pennsylvania
4.    Spindrift Inn, Monterey, California
5.    St. Regis Princeville Resort, Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii
6.    Ocean Lodge, Saint Simons Island, Georgia
7.    Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Little Torch Key, Florida
8.    Queen of Hearts Resort, Palm Springs, California
9.    Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant, Forestville, California
10.  Castle Hill Inn, Newport, Rhode Island

For the complete list of TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Romance winners, visit

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