Perched cliffside along the Pacific Ocean with beautiful accommodations, luxurious amenities, award-winning service, relaxing seasonal spa offerings and fine dining, couples will have a Valentine’s certainly worth the short drive. And, both Chef Craig Strong of Studio and Chef Michael Campbell at The Loft will serve elegant tasting menus created to appeal to all the senses while couples celebrate each other.
Spa Montage, a Forbes Five-Star spa and named by American Spa as a “Favorite Romantic Spot” in 2017, is offering a list of seasonal elements of wellness services to relax, revitalize and provide optimal well-being. From the Romantic Couple’s Journey in the Spa’s sun-drenched gallery suite to the Time for Two Massage or Package, spa treatments at this seaside retreat are perfect ways to celebrate February and beyond. Also, spa goers are always treated to the award-winning amenities – eucalyptus steam rooms, dry redwood saunas, ocean air whirlpools, fireplace lounges and lap pool with Pacific views.
Romantic Seaside Getaway
February 1 to 28
Sweeping views of the mighty Pacific set the dreamy mood for this Valentine’s month escape. It’s all about romantic connection, renewal and pure indulgence at award-winning Montage Laguna Beach. The Romantic Seaside Getaway includes: one night’s accommodations in an oceanfront guestroom; welcome bottle of champagne and special dessert amenity; $60 daily dining credit for breakfast at The Loft or in-room dining; $42 daily resort Fee; $200 per day spa credit; and access to all resort amenities.
Starting at $1,165. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. Taxes and gratuities not included. Additional restrictions may apply. Reservations can be made by calling 866-271-6953.
Delicious Valentine’s dining at Montage Laguna Beach:
Studio’s Four-Course Valentine’s Dinner is Dedicated to Food Lovers
Wednesday, February 14
At Studio, Chef Craig Strong’s gourmet menus are simply elegant, seasonal and memorable. And the setting is always beyond romantic. His four-course Valentine’s dinner starts with Seared Ahi Tuna served with shaved root vegetables, shiro-dashi grapes, black garlic aioli and yuzu vinaigrette. Next comes Roasted Lobster Tail with turnips, orange-carrot purée, crispy cabbage and vanilla butter sauce. The main choice is between Pacific Swordfish paired with charred eggplant and braised lentils or Beef Tenderloin accompanied by broccoli chimichurri, fingerling potatoes, agrodolce mushroom and puffed wild rice. For the sweetest decision, there is Saint Honoré Chocolate Chantilly or Saint Honoré Rosé Chantilly, both served with vanilla ice cream and caramel.
$150 per person; $250 with wine pairings. For reservations, 949-715-6420.
A Veuve Valentine’s at The Loft
Wednesday, February 14
While taking in panoramic views of the Pacific, Chef Michael Campbell will be stirring up a Valentine’s dinner to wow couples at The Loft. It begins with a Canape Duo of Burrata Spheres and Kumamoto Oysters. Next, a choice of Shaved Asparagus Salad or Lobster Bisque. The three options for the second course are Thyme-Seared Branzino with pickled saffron rutabaga, curried puffed wild rice and porcini sabayon; Certified Angus Beef Tenderloin with Swiss chard and fingerling potatoes; or Hand Rolled Cavatelli Pasta with kale pesto cream and roasted heirloom cherry tomatoes. Then there’s a Maytag Blue cheese interlude, and the beautiful desserts de resistance: Black Forest Sundae with black cherries, iced chocolate and kirsch foam or Pink Forest Sundae with white chocolate, iced strawberries and kirsch foam.
$175 per person includes one bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label per couple. For reservations, 949-715-6420.
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