The crystal clear lakes and breathtaking mountain views await in Banff, Alberta for your romantic weekend getaway. Plan a luxurious stay at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, spend an afternoon exploring picturesque Banff National Park or enjoy a romantic meal in the quaint mountain village for a weekend of pure romance with your significant other. Below we’re sharing some of our favorite places in Banff, Alberta to stay, eat and sight see!
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and sits on the shores of Lake Louise. Enjoy your stay and experience the Old World romance of this Rocky Mountain property. Relax at the on-site spa, share a special meal with the love of your life at the Fairview Restaurant & Bar or head out to explore the turquoise waters of Lake Louise during your stay at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Perched atop Tunnel Mountain, epic Northern vistas surround Buffalo Mountain Lodge. Experience true mountain comfort at this Banff lodge during your romantic weekend away, and bask in the cozy atmosphere of this unique Banff stay. Enjoy a peaceful weekend full of hearty Canadian meals or grab a casual bite at the Buffalo Mountain Café before hitting the slopes in the winter or hiking trails in the summer.
For a late-night treat or early morning pastry, head to BeaverTails. Since 1978, this Canadian gem has fueled both locals and visitors with these irresistibly delicious, artisanal Canadian pastries. Head to downtown Banff for a beavertail at BeaverTails with your sweetheart during your romantic weekend away.
A dining sanctuary in the sky, Sky Bistro sits at the end of the Banff Gondolas. You and your significant other will experience the stunning Rocky Mountain views on your way to your dining experience at the top of Sulphur Mountain. Enjoy each other’s company during a romantic locally-sourced meal at Sky Bistro.
SALTLIK is a spacious, upscale steakhouse with a relaxed vibe. You and your partner will enjoy premium cuts with wine and craft cocktails at this local steakhouse. Situated among Mount Rundle and Mount Cascade, SALTLIK is a mountain dining experience like no other for your romantic weekend getaway.
Seek refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life on your romantic weekend getaway at the Kananaskis Nordic Spa. Book a couples massage or experience a hydrotherapy session for relaxation and renewal during your weekend away.
One of the most picturesque parts of the Rockies, Banff National Park is filled with turquoise glacial lakes and scenic Rocky Mountain views. Spend your days cozied up in one of the luxurious mountain resorts or explore the picture-perfect mountain village. Hike, bike, kayak or ice-skate in Banff National Park during your romantic weekend getaway.
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Whether you’re planning a mini-moon or just looking for a weekend away with the love of your life, a weekend of pure romance awaits in Banff, Alberta. For more ideas of romantic spots in Banff, take a look at the honeymoon spread in RMB’s National V6 magazine.