While chocolate and flowers make great gifts, they aren’t the only way to show your affection on Valentine’s Day: travel is the ultimate present. We've rounded up some of the most romantic places to stay across the globe, all of which have a mix of ambiance and amenities sure to up the romance factor. For those not ready to travel quite yet, book a trip now for something to look forward to later.
San Ysidro Ranch | Santa Barbara, CA (pictured)
San Ysidro Ranch has been considered one of the most romantic boutique hotels in the world for over a century thanks to its intimate cottages, world-class service and unrivaled setting in the foothills of Montecito. Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh exchanged midnight wedding vows on the grounds, and John and Jackie Kennedy honeymooned in the cottage that now bears their name. The Forbes Five-Star resort is marked by its secluded setting, meticulously landscaped grounds and star-studded guest list. The property has just 38 luxury cottages and offers award-winning dining, a year-round heated swimming pool, Salon & Spa, access to 17 miles of hiking trails, and more. The Guest Services team will create customized romantic itineraries to include sunset sailing, private yoga and sound meditation sessions, horseback riding and curated wine tastings from the best wineries in California. Cottages start at $2,045 inclusive of dining with no resort fees, but if you’re really looking to go big, book the new 50k splurge-cation package for the trip of a lifetime.
Oil Nut Bay | Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
For couples seeking a serene and exceptionally private vacation locale, Oil Nut Bay in Virgin Gorda is the perfect fit. Only accessible by boat or helicopter, the resort is spread across 400 exquisite acres and entirely surrounded by the ocean. Guests stay in private villas custom-built into the island’s topography, ranging from $600 to $30,00 per night. Private chef dinners are available in-villa and on the beach along with romantic picnic spreads in secluded locales around the property. Amenities include a beach club with three pools and a swim-up bar; Nova overwater restaurant and bar; wellness center; two heli-pads; equipment for kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling; and world-class dining options. A special Romantic Getaway package includes daily breakfast, champagne and canapes on arrival, 60-minute couples massage, candlelit 4-course private beach dinner, 1 champagne breakfast, romantic turndown service with locally sourced flower petals, and guided snorkel tour to see sea turtles ($1,100 plus the price of accommodations).
Salmon Falls Resort | Ketchikan, Alaska
Salmon Falls Resort is situated at the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s iconic Inside Passage, located just 90 minutes from Seattle. The 51-room resort is best known for its majestic setting and world-class salmon fishing. The vast natural splendor in the midst of the Tongass National Forest on Revillagigedo Island lends itself to reconnecting over private adventures. The resort reopens for the 2022 season on June 1 so couples can book now for something to look forward to. The Luxury Rooms are located in a secluded and quiet area of the resort with terrific views of the wildlife and water. Pricing starts at $400/ night in low season and $825/ night in high season and includes F&B. Adventurous couples will love the scenic Floatplane Fishing Adventure or Salmon Roe & Wine Pairing.
Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Located at the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula, just 15 minutes from downtown Cabo San Lucas, this tranquil resort boasts ocean views from every suite. Standout amenities include multiple restaurants, a luxury seaside spa with private beachfront cabanas, infinity pools, saltwater lagoon and a new Greg Norman Signature golf course. Couples can book its Luxury Balinese Dinner, which costs $499 per couple, and includes waterfront views in a Balinese cabana and a gourmet candle-lit four-course meal accompanied by a special bottle of wine selected by the resident sommelier. More lowkey love birds can opt for the new Glam Picnic by the Sea experience ($200 USD per couple) complete with a lantern-lit walkway, decorated arch, throw pillows and blankets, hors d'oeuvres and wine or champagne. Live music can be added for an additional fee. European or all-inclusive rates available with pricing starting at $358/night.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa | Scottsdale, AZ
Combining the graciousness and sophistication of a Mediterranean villa with the intimacy and privacy of a secluded retreat, Royal Palms Resort and Spa is the perfect Valentine’s Day destination.
Celebrate with the Royal Romance Package which includes a 2 night stay, daily full breakfast at T. Cook’s with $100 dining credit, rose petal turndown service, a welcome amenity and a 2pm late check-out. To enhance the romantic ambiance of Royal Palms Resort and Spa is Via Cappello, a romantic dining experience in a magical desert setting that provides private “lovers’ corners” for personalized dining throughout the resort.
L’Auberge Del Mar | Del Mar, California
A coastal Southern California gem, Del Mar is a quaint seaside village rich in history, striking natural beauty and European charm, making it the perfect setting for a romantic retreat. With a multi-million dollar renovation under their belt and unmatched views of the California coastline, L’Auberge Del Mar is the ideal warm escape from the Winter season. This season, L’Auberge is offering guests to stay warm with their “Snuggle is Real” package. Guests can curl up with someone special or simply come to relax and recharge along the beautiful shores of Del Mar. Guests who book this package will receive a $50 Resort Credit to be used at any on-property restaurant, room service or at Spa L’Auberge and will get one, luxe L’Auberge Del Mar blanket to keep cozy. To add to the romantic winter getaway is L’Auberge Del Mar’s Couples Massage which invites couples to relax side by side in their spacious and private couples’ suite.
The award-winning St. Regis Bora Bora, renowned as one of the world’s most luxuriously romantic resorts, has unveiled a bejeweled Black Pearl Romance Getaway just in time for Valentine’s Day.
One of region’s natural treasures is the seductive Tahitian Black Pearl symbolizing ‘happiness in life’ in Polynesian culture. Known for its kaleidoscope of iridescent color and luster, the Tahitian Black Pearl is considered to be one of the world’s finest gems. The secret to its exceptional quality is the Pinctada Margaritifera, a South Pacific oyster that takes two full years to produce a single pearl. Robert Wan, a renowned Tahitian pearl jeweler, has provided the highest quality pearls to private customers and the finest international jewelry houses for over 40 years. For this Black Pearl Romance offer, Wan collaborated with The St. Regis Bora Bora to include an elegantly designed 12.4 mm Tahitian Black Pearl solitaire necklace on an 18-carat gold chain.
Another Tahitian natural treasure is Bora Bora’s Tupai island, famous for its heart shape. The best way to appreciate this romantic natural wonder is by air, so this offer also includes a Tupai Island fly-over in a private helicopter with Billecart Salmon Rosé Champagne during the flight.
The Black Pearl Romance Getaway includes:
• A Robert Wan Tahitian Black Pearl solitaire necklace on an 18-carat gold chain
• Private helicopter & champagne fly-over Bora Bora’s famed heart-shaped Tupai Island
• 24-carat gold al fresco couples massage with radiantly hydrating gold-flake infused coconut oil
• Champagne dinner by candlelight on the resort’s private island
• Signature Canoe Breakfast
• Five nights for two in a St. Regis Bora Bora Overwater Villa
The rate for this 5-night Black Pearl Romance Getaway starts at 1,492,300 XPF (USD 14,200). Rates quoted in USD are subject to currency fluctuations. This offer is available through December 31, 2022 and is subject to blackout dates and availability. Additional nights may be added at prevailing rates. For more information and reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +689 40 607 805.
Napa Valley’s Bardessono Hotel & Spa Offers Spa Bath Butler Program
Nestled in the heart of Napa Valley, Bardessono’s approach to offering the best of the good life is balanced with a celebrated appreciation for the local community of artisans, chefs, and wine makers. With a high value on conscious living, Bardessono models hospitality with enduring expressions of land and family that fostered and sustained the original Bardessono family farmstead. “Deep green” with luxury, a subtle aesthetic, privacy, and graciousness leaves guests with a renewed curiosity and a sense of purpose, bringing true meaning to mindfully living luxury.
The spa bath menu includes the following options…
Me Thyme Bath - Let time elude you while immune-supporting aromas of thyme, juniper and rosemary envelop your senses, including a sense of comfort and wellbeing
Clarifying Sage Bath - Cleanse energy and purify the body as the healing benefits of sage, geranium, and citrus uplift your mood and increase focus.
Lavender Cloud Bath - Drift into bliss with an herbal-infused lavender and chamomile bath to quiet the mind and still the body preparing it for rest and restoration.
Wellness Bath - Reminiscent of a Turkish hammam, this deeply purifying and sacred ritual drenches skin in a moisturizing milk bath of floral buds and essential oils.
Bath & Bubbles - Breathe deeply as you take in mountain and vineyard views while soaking in a soothing aromatherapy both of essential oil infused salts and flower petals.
Experience Unrivaled Luxury at Baros Maldives, The Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Hotel
While temperatures continue to drop, nothing sounds better than a tropical vacation in the Maldives with your significant other, and there’s no better place to celebrate than at the Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort, Baros Maldives. After winning this prestigious World Travel Award for the eighth consecutive time, it’s no secret that Baros is the ultimate romantic destination. Since its opening in 1973, Baros Maldives has been known as the perfect hideaway for couples; a dreamlike paradise where the notion of ‘romance’ is redefined.
Whether looking for the perfect place for a destination wedding or honeymoon, or purely just looking for a couple’s getaway off the grid, Baros offers it all. Situated on its own island oasis in the Maldives, Baros boasts the ultimate romantic getaway with lush scenery, turquoise waters, and private villa accommodations for guests’ most sensual indulgence.
Travelers looking to disconnect from daily life and enjoy each other’s company will love the Water Pool Villa, the most romantic of accommodations available at Baros, featuring a private infinity pool on a spacious sundeck, a sun-soaked daybed on the veranda and a steamy tub located next to the large window overlooking the tropical Maldivian paradise. Whether you’re watching the sunset straight from your bathtub or enjoying a bottle of bubbly on your private pool, Baros is sure to bring the heat.
With destination dining, travelers can also experience an enchanting culinary adventure on their own private sandbank, private island, or on the Piano Deck situated in the middle of the ocean. Guests can also set sail into the sunset on Nooma, equipped with champagne and canapes.
In addition, visitors can immerse themselves in blissful Baros moments at the Serenity Spa, a haven of relaxation, a sanctuary hidden in the trees. Guests can escape to the spa and craft a personalized wellness journey with a series of daily treatments designed to help you restore balance and find your calm. For added luxury, enjoy a pampering treatment in the seclusion of your comfortable villa.
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese - Over-The-Top Valentine’s Day Experience: At Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese, the ultimate romantic getaway for this February and beyond is the boutique hotel’s Over-The-Top Valentine’s Day Experience. For €20,000 (approximately $22,876 USD), exclusive inclusions range from a custom jewelry shopping experience, helicopter tour to one of Rome’s countryside vineyards, bath for two in Roman donkey milk, private viewing of Caravaggio’s only fresco, extravagant floral display insuite on arrival, and much more. Luxurious accommodations will be in Sofitel Rome’s Venus or Cupid Suite, inspired by the Roman Divinities and with amenities befitting the gods to boot
Up Norway - Romance Among the Fjords; Up Norway has a new journey for couples to experience the ultimate romantic getaway by creating a magical connection in Norway. Start in Tromsø, known as the Paris of the North, to get the romance brewing. This coastal city is located in the heart of the Arctic wilderness, with wildlife-filled fjords and snow capped mountains. Spend 3 days in Lyngen for wildlife safaris by day and bubbles by the fireplace or seeking the elusive illuminations of dancing auroras by night. Then it’s on to the heights of Alta, for a cozy mountain hideaway located above a fairytale Norwegian valley. A bonfire dinner under the Northern lights and a million stars embraces couples during a polar night excursion to the top of the mountain where the view is indescribable and where the only company are the animals that call this land their home. A Snowshoe Hike & Ice Fishing and a Full Day Dog-sledding also await in Alta.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit - Tequila Getaway for Spirit Lovers: A Tequila Experience from Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit allows couples to explore the making of Mexico’s finest spirit – tequila – inclusive of a private plane to Tequila, exclusive tasting at Mexico’s oldest tequila house, lunch among the agave fields and more. After traveling to Tequila in the northern portion of the state of Jalisco via private plane or luxury car, guests will arrive at Casa San Matías, one of Mexico’s oldest tequila houses in the business. Here participants will have the opportunity to learn traditional and modern tequila making processes, cutting agave leaves, learning how to cook the plant, and the grinding, processing and distilling methods. Set on the beautiful agave plantations along the mineral rich red soils, a Mexican picnic at the Hacienda San Matías is also served paired with San Matías’ finest tequilas. Following lunch, guests will enjoy a Tequila Tasting, where they will learn the differences in the spirit’s characteristics and create a bespoke tequila blend to take home in a Huichol-designed bottle.
Grand Velas Los Cabos - Oenophiles Romance: Grand Velas Los Cabos offers an Over-The-Top Wine Lovers’ Getaway looking to explore Mexico’s fine wines. The experience features wine spa treatments, Michelin-star dining in the middle of a vineyard, and - the highlight - private jet transportation to Ensenada to Baja California’s top wineries for special wine tastings and to make one’s own vintage. Guests can also opt for accommodations in the resort’s Presidential or Imperial Suites that offer additional insuite beverage features like a premium minibar restocked daily with special wine, spirits, champagne, tequila and mezcal.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya - Ocean-Loving Couples: Beyoncé, Leonardo DiCaprio, and David Beckham are just a few big names that’ve been spotted riding on an iconic VanDutch lately. But now, couples visiting the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya can set sail in style just like the A-list celebrities. Along with a socially ride along the azure Mexican Caribbean Coast aboard the opulent VanDutch 40, the resort’s Sunset VanDutch Experience includes a visit to an underwater museum, watersports and evening firework show. A multi-course, gourmet menu from one of Mexico’s leading chefs, ancestral beverage tasting featuring lesser known Mexican spirits, and wide selection of premium mezcals and tequilas are some of the culinary highlights of the trip.
Mar Del Cabo - Galentine’s Day: Overlooking the Sea of Cortez, boutique hotel Mar Del Cabo offers single ladies the ultimate girlfriends’ escape this February. A highlight of the three-night Galentine’s Day Experience is a sunset sail aboard a luxury catamaran. Back at the hotel, gals can gather for a bonfire party on the beach withMexican chocolates and specialty cocktails. When it’s time for some pampering, the girls can head next door to the renowned Se Spa at Grand Velas Los Cabos, Mar del Cabo’s sister property, where they will receive a 20% discount on spa services. Accommodations during the Galentine’s Day Experience will be in the hotel’s two-bedroom Penthouse Suite, perfect for four amigas, with sweet and savory insuite amenities, champagne upon arrival and private terrace with stunning sunset views.
Casa Velas - 3-Night Curated “Microcation” for Busy Couples : Recognizing the growing demand for shorter, more concentrated experiences in the travel industry, Velas Resorts in Mexico offers a Micro-Cation Menu. At Casa Velas, highlights of the three-night trip among Puerto Vallarta’s picturesque landscape and rich heritage, include a private tour to San Sebastian del Oeste, a colonial Mexican town in Jalisco with charming architecture and cobblestone streets. Also included is a traditional Mexican cooking class and a tequila tasting with a diverse selection sourced from all over the country.
Velas Vallarta - Exclusive Tao Beach Club Takeover: Couples staying at the all-inclusive Velas Vallarta resort can get away from everyone with an exclusive take over of its sister property’s Tao Beach Club. Nestled in the exclusive enclave of Marina Vallarta, the adults-only venue provides privacy and seclusion as well as a lineup of deluxe services and amenities overlooking the Banderas Bay. Ideal for couples, the Puerto Vallarta beach club is available for day use. Standout venue features range from an infinity pool, Jacuzzi, and ultra-cozy Balinese beds to umbrella-d chaise loungers and an air-conditioned game room with pool table. Gourmet offerings include fresh fish and seafood, traditional aguachile and ceviche, a fully-stocked guacamole bar and more. Specialty cocktails with premium liquor, a deluxe margarita menu and healthy drinks are also served. In addition, an onsite concierge can arrange for restorative spa treatments and relaxing massages.
El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara’s iconic El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel has served as an idyllic getaway to couples for over a century. Just 1.5 hours north of Los Angeles, El Encanto has recently been meticulously restored to capture all of its romance and glamour. Complete with seven acres of lush gardens, wisteria-lined walkways, and sweeping ocean views, El Encanto sets a lovely scene for a romantic weekend getaway. The hotel offers a Retreat to Romance package which includes accommodation in one of El Encanto’s charming California Craftsman and Spanish Colonial Revival-style bungalows, credit for The Spa at El Encanto, specialty in-room amenities, and more.
Virgin Hotels New Orleans
New Orleans lends itself to romance with its striking architecture, smooth jazz music, and cozy candlelit corners. Couples can escape to warmer temperatures for a weekend at Virgin Hotels New Orleans, which recently opened its doors in August 2021. From intimate cocktails at the hotel’s Dreamboat cocktail bar overlooking the cityscape to colorful and spacious suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and a soaker tubs – couples will find everything they need for a romantic retreat. This year, the property is celebrating Valentine’s Day all February long with its Month of Love promotion, allowing couples to save up to 20% off their stay, including a bottle of bubbly and sweet treats delivered to their room and a 2pm late check out.
Sunny skies, lively restaurants and shopping trips make for a perfect couple’s getaway. Instead of staying on the busy Miami Beach, couples can opt for a weekend in Brickell for more of an intimate trip. EAST Miami is the perfect home base with sleek modern design and a tropical rooftop pool. The hotel’s bar, Sugar, has some of the best views of Miami and is known as one of the best rooftop bars in the city – the property was just named to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2022 Gold List. While in Brickell, couples can try the new Sexy Fish that just opened, or stick around the hotel for wood-fired Uruguayan cuisine in Quinto La Huella’s dimly lit romantic setting – before stopping by the hotel’s hidden speakeasy, Tea Room, for a night cap.
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows | Scottsdale, Arizona
This month, Andaz Scottsdale is bringing even more fun to the Saarinen showers with its “Let’s Stay in (the Shower) Tonight” package, which offers a sensual shower retreat:
You enter your Saarinen King Suite at Andaz Scottsdale and discover the bathroom – an expansive oasis where natural light floods the room through the sky window above the 40-square-foot walk-in spa shower. There is ample room for you to turn on BOTH rainfall shower heads without getting wet as steam slowly fills the air. There’s even room for a partner, or more.
A quick scan of a QR code, and couples can instantly set the mood with a DJ-curated shower playlist. Pop the bottle of champagne and step into the relaxing stream of the dual-head rainfall shower. Body Bliss Sensuous scrubs and massage oils fill the air with the intoxicating aromas of jasmine and pink grapefruit. While most romance packages include chocolate-covered strawberries, Andaz Scottsdale is offering guests a more sensual take on this dessert with strawberries and edible chocolate body butter.
Experience an Unforgettable Valentine's Day at Casa Kimberly
In the heart of Puerto Vallarta a luxurious love story awaits. Once the former residence of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Casa Kimberly invites friends and lovers from around the world to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with the Legendary Romance Package throughout the month of February.
Set over the crystal-clear blue waters of Banderas Bay and under the lush Sierra Madre Mountains, Casa Kimberly stands as the perfect Valentine’s Day escape. Nine luxurious suites, an intimate five-star spa, and Casa Kimberly’s romantic Mexican restaurant, deliver understated elegance, charm and undeniable Hollywood glamour. The spirit of Casa Kimberly’s timeless love story remains throughout the property, such as Elizabeth Taylor’s bedroom, her pink marble, heart-shaped bathtub, and the infamous “Puente del Amore.”
Guests can indulge in the Legendary Romance Package (February 1-28) starting at $2,315 (plus tax and service), which includes:
In the heart of Puerto Vallarta lies a destination that defies comparison. Blending charming and romantic history with sunshine, pampering and out of the ordinary indulgences, Casa Kimberly is a luxurious love story. The former homes of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton combine to create nine suites, a spa, pool, open-air dining, tequila bar and the preserved Puente Del Amor (Bridge of Love). Lovers, artists and adventurers are invited to fall in love again. Casa Kimberly can be found online at www.casakimberly.com, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Reservations can be made by calling 011-52-322-222-1336 or toll free 877-218-3248 or by email at email@example.com. Casa Kimberly is located at Zaragoza #445, Col El Cerro, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
Peninsula Beverly Hills | Beverly Hills, CA
Ultimate Valentine’s Day Sleepcation
Call to book – 48 hr notice required
Couples who book our Ultimate Valentine’s Day Sleepcation will enjoy a truly one-of-a-kind romantic experience. Upon arrival to the hotel, guests will be immediately met by their personal butler and escorted directly to the hotel’s largest accommodation, The Peninsula Villa. The two-story luxurious residence includes a grand foyer, sumptuous living area, elegant dining room and private patio with an intimate hot tub. From there, guests can head up to the rooftop pool to enjoy a private poolside cabana for the day with lunch for two, followed by an in-suite 90-minute couples massage in the villa’s second bedroom that has been transformed into an intimate spa oasis. Additional touches include two dozen roses, bottle of Dom Perignon and a complimentary fully stocked bottomless minibar. Then, couples will be chauffeured via Rolls Royce to Hästens Mattress’ Flagship Sleep Spa on Beverly Boulevard for a private sleep consultation. During this relaxing session, they will be guided through a sleep spa experience to identify the perfect mattress firmness for their body where they will also receive a pair of Hästens famous down boots and checkered pajama set. Once couples select the Hästens 2000T mattress that works best for their bodies, the bed will discreetly be placed in The Peninsula Villa for the couple to enjoy during their stay. The evening culminates with a custom dinner in The Peninsula Villa prepared by the hotels Michelin star Chef followed by an indulgent chocolate fondu dessert experience private candlelit patio. At turndown couples will receive dual Cartier Love Bracelets to commemorate the special occasion. The following morning you couples will enjoy a decadent Caviar & Champagne breakfast in bed. The best part of this package is that it does not end when guests check out because within a few days, their new Hästens 2000T mattress and monogrammed Peninsula Frette sheet set will be delivered to their home.
Fairmont Century Plaza | Century City, CA
Love is in the air at LA’s hotel! Located in the heart of LA’s Century City, Fairmont Century Plaza knows how to do Valentine’s Day the right way. With an over-the-top leisure package featuring decadent spa services, a special toast on your private balcony taking in city views and indulgent dining at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Lumiere, the only way to truly say “I Love You” this Valentine’s Day is with a stay at Century Plaza. For another sweet treat, Fairmont Spa Century Plaza is offering a Couples ($275) and Self Love ($350) spa treatment. To book these Valentine’s Day offers, please call at 310.424.3030.
Love is in the Air at Fairmont Century Plaza
Dates: February 14 – February 20
Guests begin their overnight stay in one of the hotel’s timelessly elegant balconied guestrooms. From their balconies, couples can toast their Valentines with complimentary champagne to the sounds of a string quartet performing live from the porte cochere (5-7pm). Guests can further indulge with a visit to the Fairmont Spa Century Plaza, which offers a private couples massage complete with “love potion” massage oil followed by delicious chocolates, a love elixir cocktail and a rose quartz take home gift. The experience concludes with a breakfast the following morning at Lumiere, Fairmont Century Plaza’s warm and welcoming French brasserie inspired by tradition.
Fairmont Spa Century Plaza Valentine’s Day Treatments (Available Feb 14 – 28)
Quail Lodge | Carmel Valley, CA
Located in the heart of the sunny Carmel Valley, Quail Lodge’s Covey Grill is one of the best destinations to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Central Coast. A delicious 3-course meal will set the tone for a weekend of love with mouth-watering choices including Turnip soup and roasted beats, Rabbit Pappardelle, Prime “Cowboy” Steak for two and a delicious white sea bass, delicious desserts including a choice of pomegranate hibiscus cake and chocolate strawberry trifle and more. Couples can also cheers to their love with Quail’s Cocktail of the Month, the romantic Besame (Kiss Me) cocktail made with Casa Noble Reposado, Fresh Pomegranate Juice, Cold Pressed Grapefruit Juice, Verbena Simple Syrup
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The Beverly Hilton | Beverly Hills, CA
Sparks will fly this Valentine’s Day thanks to CIRCA 55’s incredible dining offering at The Beverly Hilton! Diners can indulge in this multi-course meal that features delicious dishes including: an amuse bouche of peppadew stuffed pepper, grilled asparagus salad and baked brie en croute, surf & turf, bone-in ribeye, a vegan mushroom “scallops dish,” chocolate almond cake, white chocolate lemon mousseline, Nutella fudge bar and more! Meal is $160 per couple and can be booked HERE.
The Peninsula Chicago | Chicago, IL
Named the “Most Romantic Hotel in Chicago” in 2021, Peninsula Chicago is THE place to go to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your beloved. See below for a number of incredible offerings:
The Hermitage Hotel | Nashville, Tennessee
Set in the heart of Downtown Nashville, The Hermitage Hotel is the city’s original million-dollar property, home to a rich history deeply rooted in the spirit of the region. Named a National Historic Landmark in 2020, The Hermitage Hotel stands as a timeless icon of refined Southern hospitality offering unparalleled service, luxurious comfort, and modern amenities. This year, The Hermitage Hotel promises to be one of the best getaways for Valentine's Day by celebrating with its exciting openings including the recently opened, Drusie & Darr by Jean Georges, marking the Michelin-starred Chef's first location in the South. The hotel’s newest dining spot will be offering a decadent tasting menu, for $158 plus tax and service charge, that will be available all weekend from Friday to Monday, in addition to a la carte on February 11th, 12th, and 13th. The 3-course tasting menu will include Tuna Tartare, Shrimp and Mushroom Risotto with Herbs, Roasted Beef Tenderloin, and Blood Orange Pavlova. Reservations can be made here. The Pink Hermit is also slated to open in February, just in time for the special day. The chic café will also be conceived by world-renowned chef Jean Georges and its concept will evolve throughout the day – from a coffee bar serving delectable pastries in the morning to later, a wine bar serving small bites, Champagne and craft cocktails in the evening. What’s more, couples can book the “Love is in the Air” Package, complete with a beautifully appointed Deluxe Guest Room or Suite accompanied by sparkling wine & chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival, breakfast for two, and a rose petal turndown service. Rates: Starting at $349.00 per night. Alternatively, ladies can celebrate with their best girlfriends with the hotel’s special Galentine’s Afternoon Tea all weekend long, with specialty menus, Galentine’s themed decor, and more. Menu highlights include Tea Sandwiches, Tea Pastries, Scones, and more and the tasting menu will be $75 plus tax and service charge, and $35 plus tax and service charge for kids. The tea will take place from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Friday and Saturday, and 11:00am-1:00pm on Sunday. Reservations are required and can be made here or by calling 615-244-3121.
Perry Lane Hotel | a Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah, GA – Anti-Valentine’s Day at The Wayward
Perry Lane Hotel is redefining the traditional Savannah hospitality experience, offering well-traveled guests a refreshed take on luxury and experiences that guests can’t find anywhere else in Savannah. In
particular, on Valentine’s Day, Perry Lane’s eclectic cocktail bar where social norms are thrown out the window, The Wayward, will offering an anti-Valentine’s Day celebration featuring two specialty cocktails, aptly named “No One Loves You” and “Dead Lady” alongside festivities that include a heart shaped piñata smash for a chance to win a special prize, “heartbreak cookies” featuring cheesy taglines such as Bite me; Back off; Done, and more.
Thompson San Antonio - Riverwalk | SAN ANTONIO, TX
Opened in February 2021, Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk is a modern retreat soaring 20 stories above San Antonio’s celebrated River Walk– capturing the contemporary spirit of this historic Texas city and this year, promises to be the ideal Valentine’s Day destination. Couples can enjoy a romantic date night at landmark restaurant Landrace, from James Beard Award finalist Steve McHugh, including a Valentine’s Day menu, rose table decór, and even special entertainment. Upstairs, the enchanting rooftop lounge, The Moon’s Daughters, which floats high above the River Walk, is going all out with a “Love Stinks”-themed singles vibe Monday - Thursday leading up to Valentine’s Day. Events include pre-fixe menu, live entertainment and a Sexology Pop-Up on January 29th, and February 5th and 12th. On Superbowl Sunday, February 13th, The Moon’s Daughters will be hosting a Thompson Tailgate, with grilled menu items and large format drinks. Guests can also book the Thompson San Antonio Spa, Spatastic Room Package, which includes champagne, a $100 spa credit and a spa retail amenity item. Lastly, the hotel is offering a new Thompson Temptation Room Package, which includes a bottle of prosecco delivered to the room, a special amenity from San Antonio’s Sexology Institute, and a late 2pm check out on Sundays.
Ojai Valley Inn | Ojai, CA
The picturesque retreat in the mystical OJai Valley is an ideal getaway for couples seeking relaxation and world-class dining this Valentine’s Day. At the newly renovated, 30,000-square-foot Spa Ojai, couples can enjoy luxurious couples’ massage treatments before venturing to the resort’s main lawn to catch Ojai’s iconic “pink moment” at sunset. For dinner, two of The Inn’s signature restaurants will offer 3- and 5-course meals:
White Barn Inn, Auberge Resorts Collection | Kennebunk, ME
Escape to the coast this Valentine’s Day at White Barn Inn, and celebrate the romance of the Kennebunkport retreat through a selection of culinary, wellness, and outdoor adventures curated for couples. Indulge in a specially curated six-course caviar and truffle tasting menu, unwind with a spa treatment for two, or learn a new skill through the exceptional on and off property experiences available for the holiday, woodland dog sledding and a fun maple syrup demonstration. More information and pricing can be found here.
Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection | Washington, CT
Spend Valentine’s Day at the idyllic countryside escape with spacious and stylish accommodations. Embrace the romance and magic of Connecticut in the wintertime as you indulge in an unforgettable meal from the resort’s world-class culinary team. This Valentine’s Day couples can choose from either a private dining experience in the captivating Library area, featuring the art installation from Marie-Claude Marquis, fragrant climbing florals from Sarah Worden Natural and a Chef’s curated tasting menu with champagne pairings, or they can enjoy a 5-course fine dining experience in The Garden Room, featuring locally-sourced ingredients, curated wine pairings, and a pre-dinner reception in the Parlour with complimentary champagne and canapes to enjoy before being seated. Couples can also treat themselves to limited-time treatment experiences from holistic wellness destination, THE WELL, or chase a new adventure with your partner through the one-of-a-kind on property experiences. More information and pricing can be found here.
The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection | Newport, RI
Spend Valentine’s Day at the East Coast's most iconic Downtown Mansion. Couples can wrap up in warm blankets while enjoying the comfort of The Vanderbilt’s inviting igloo dining experience. Guests can indulge in bespoke libations, dreamed-up by the mansion’s Cocktail Curators, New England fare with a modern twist and complimentary glasses of champagne and a chocolate dessert for two. If snow comes to Newport over the holiday weekend, couples can head out to the Garden to make an ice cube from the freshly fallen snowfor a fun cocktail class in The Dining Room. The bartenders will create a drink to be poured over your creation to drink-up the winter fun. Over the weekend, guests can head to the reimagined Parlour for an intimate conversation with the Mansion Tarot Reader. Sit by candlelight and revel in the surprise and delight of a reading from a local master who provides insightful readings with awe-inspiring relevancy. After the reading, couples can take their gilded tarot card to the Bar to receive an off-menu cocktail based on the theme of the reading: love, career, money, etc.
Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection | Austin, TX
With intimate spaces tucked throughout its historic property, Commodore Perry Estate offers the perfect retreat for a Valentine’s filled with vintage, one-of-a-kind charm and cozy, romantic moments. For the holiday, the resort has curated a handful of offerings, from private couples yoga classes and gourmet fireside s’mores on the Estate grounds, to a ‘crafting your own vintage Valentine’ experience, perfect for families, featuring snacks, beverages and a wide selection of art supplies. Couples can also arrange a romantic picnic on the lawn, featuring a cozy blanket made for lounging and a basket filled with chilled Champagne and a selection of gourmet bites featuring locally sourced, fresh ingredients. Feel the warm embrace of romance in the Mansion’s oval library. For the Valentine’s Day weekend, the luxury resort will have a lush Valentine's floral installation in the sophisticated library that offers the ideal backdrop to snap some instant photos of your romantic moments together. Reserve your experience and savor floral-inspired cocktails paired with a selection of canapes and bite-sized sweet treats.
Prince Waikiki | Honolulu, Hawaii
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year in Hawaii’s tropical paradise. Located in the heart of Honolulu, and overlooking the glistening beachfront and harbor, Prince Waikiki offers an idyllic Valentine’s Day getaway. From February 10-14, Prince Waikiki’s signature restaurant 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar will offer a specialty Valentine’s Dinner Buffet Menu complete with a cold bar featuring make-your-own salads, an assortment of fresh island fruits, Tofu and Kim Chee; a hot station with guest favorites like a Chimichurri Rack of Lamb, Roasted Lobster Tails, Kauai Shrimp, Roast Chicken and more; small plates including Ahi Poke, Sashimi, Shrimp Cocktail and more; a carving station with Slow Roasted Prime Rib and Porchetta; a sushi station with Temaki Sushi and Futomaki; and a dessert station with delectable items including signature Prince Bread Pudding, Chocolate Macadamia Nut Pie, Tiramisu, Macarons and more. Buffet prices start at $95 per adult and $47.50 per child ages 6-10. For more information, please find the full menu in the link here.
Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection | Napa Valley, CA
Situated on 22 acres surrounded by panoramic mountains and picturesque vineyards, Solage boasts newly renovated studios and suites including some with private outdoor patios and soaking tubs, offering the perfect Valentine’s Day destination. A romantic setting for a leisurely getaway, couples can enjoy a 130-foot landmark pool, which features private cabanas, daybeds, chaises, and an elevated pool deck for a spacious lounging experience. Post-pool day, enjoy dinner at the local favorite and acclaimed signature restaurant, Solbar, which features playful, seasonally driven and soul filling Napa Valley cuisine. Further, couples can relax at the award-winning Spa Solage, where they can unwind in the Bathhouse and geothermal pools, and experience a romantic treatment such as Solage’s couples mudslide treatment, or the “prelude to romance” offering which sets the tone prior to the treatment with in-room rose petals.
Mauna Kea Resort | Kohala Coast, Hawaii
On Hawaii Island, Mauna Kea Resort’s dreamy tropical oasis lures couples seeking a romantic escape and Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to pack your bags and revel in the company of your significant other while sipping Mai Tais on a warm, sandy beach. At Mauna Kea Resort, comprised of the iconic Mauna Kea Beach Hoteland The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, the Sunset Aha’aina experience is the latest addition to Mauna Kea Resort’s popular Romantic Dinners program and offers a private oasis for a special dinner, proposal, honeymoon, and even a micro-wedding or elopement! Guests will enjoy a private four-course dinner with wine pairings at their choice of one of five prime outdoor venues including the iconic 3rd Tee at Mauna Kea Golf Course and Turtle Point at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. Optional add-ons include a personalized bottle of La Marca Prosecco, handcrafted cocktails, photography and a solo guitarist. Couples can also request a customized menu with 21 days advance notice. 10-day advance booking required. Plus, the resort’s seven culinary outlets and extensive activities and amenities such as a Manta Ray night snorkel, indulgent treatments at two spas, ample beach activities, immersive cultural programs like lei making and hula lessons, beekeeping and more, ensure that couples will have an unforgettable romantic getaway in paradise.
Shutters on the Beach | Santa Monica, CA
Set on one of Southern California’s most iconic stretches of coastline, Santa Monica’s Shutters on the Beach is the ideal romantic retreat for Valentine’s Day offering seasonal spa treatments at ONE Spa, the Beachside Bliss picnic package - for a romantic beach picnic or Gallentine’s Day celebration - and al fresco dining at 1 Pico and Coast restaurants. With a special Valentine’s Day menu at 1 Pico, guests can enjoy Coastal California Cuisine at its finest, complete with views of the Pacific Ocean. The Pre-Fixe menu for two for $115 will offer a Pata Negra jamon iberico board, Sole Meunière, and two desserts to choose from including a Red Velvet Heart, Chocolate Chiffon Cafe, and Passion Fruit Panna Cotta. À la carte options will also be available ranging from seafood favorites like Oysters on the Half Shell, Uni Rice Paper, and Lobster Pappardelle to Wagyu Filet Mignon and vegan options such as a Vegan Cherry Gazpacho and Vegan Fusilli. Valentine’s Day menu here. Couples can book the “You and Me by the Sea'' package, which includes: accommodations in an Ocean View King room, Couples Massage at ONE Spa, Welcome gift of adventure challenge game - couples edition, Bicycle built for two to ride on Santa Monica’s iconic Strand Beach Path, Beach bags for two, and overnight parking. Whether you are looking for a weekend staycation or a week-long getaway, Shutters provides plenty of opportunities for couples to relax and adventure along the coastline.
La Quinta Resort & Club | Palm Springs, CA - Romance Month
Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be limited to one day. Celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long at La Quinta Resort which will offer guests and locals a romantic prix fixe dinner throughout the month of February at signature restaurant, Morgan’s in the Desert. Who wants to fight the Valentine’s Day crowds when you can enjoy a romantic multi-course dinner for date night any evening in February. Additionally, the luxury resort will be offering indulgent spa treatments throughout the month including the Love Myself Massage with complimentary sandalwood and rose aromatherapy; All for Love Facial, a hydrating facial featuring aromas of strawberry and rosehip; Sweet Love Body Therapy, offering a full body dry brush and massage with scents of sandalwood and rose; and more. For those who are in a relationship or not, La Quinta Resort offers the perfect excuse to treat yourself among the desert oasis.
Baha Mar’s Luxury Lover’s Valentine’s Day Package
Baha Mar’s Luxury Lover’s Valentine’s Day Package is for couples looking for an over-the-top romantic getaway for two. The package includes private transfers to and from Lynden International Airport, suite accommodations at the SLS or Grand Hyatt hotels, a complimentary bottle of champagne upon check-in, a private yacht excursion for two (featuring snacks and cocktails), a candlelit dinner on Cable Beach and a special ESPA Rhythm of Love treatment for two on Baha Mar’s oceanfront terrace. This package starts at $11,000 for a two-night stay and is available starting February 1.
These packages can be exclusively booked by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org where a member of Baha Mar’s concierge team will help curate your special trip. Packages are subject to change.
Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf St. Barth Debuts $16,000 Romance Package
Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf St. Barth, opened October 2020, just unveiled a $16,000 romance package for the entire month of February. The intimate 21-room property exudes luxury and romance at every turn and makes for the perfect over-the-top getaway for the most romantic month of the year. The hotel is the only property that offers panoramic views of the island of Gustavia. The package includes:
-Romantic floating breakfast with two mimosas (or choice of alcoholic beverage)
-Couples’ treatment at the renowned Spa Diane Barrière with a bottle of champagne, flowers and delicacies
-Photoshoot for two throughout the stunning property and famous Shell Beach
-A private catamaran ride with a picnic on the beach
The package starts at $16,000 for five nights. The hotel is also offering a buyout option which starts at $46,000 per night.
Six Senses Zighy Bay's Paraglide Proposal
Is there anything more romantic than a wedding proposal via paraglide? Nestled in Oman’s dramatic Musandam Peninsula, the village-inspired Oman resort is offering an exclusive paraglide proposal. One minute guests are on the launch pad at 960 feet above sea level, and the next they're soaring with the birds before gently descending to a soft landing on the sands of Zighy beach below. Paragliders will soak up the beautiful views of the Al Hajar Mountains, ancient fishing villages and the expansive Gulf of Oman, and then descend upon their soon-to-be fiancé as they spot a "Will you Marry Me?" sign on the beach made of sticks and stones. Champagne will await the blissful couple. Starting at $2600 for accommodations and paragliding experience.
Park Hyatt New York Offers New $14,000 Valentine’s Day Package
Treat your special someone to an unforgettable evening in New York City with Park Hyatt New York’s new $14,000 Valentine’s Day Package, inclusive of deluxe accommodations with sweeping Manhattan views, couples massage, private dinner for two, Dom Perignon Champagne, and much more.
Exclusively available on February 14th, the ’Romance On The Park Package’ offers accommodations in a 1-bedroom terrace suite or Bryte Restorative Sleep Suite; roundtrip transportation to and from the hotel with pick-up and drop-off within Manhattan, luxury in-room amenities such as Le Labo; personalized chef’s amenity, flowers, and bottle of champagne.
Additionally, guests will also enjoy a couples massage at Spa Nalai, private dinner for two overlooking 57th Street/Carnegie Hall or poolside, including a bottle of Dom Perignon Champagne, private midnight swim in the hotel’s Saltwater Pool, and breakfast in bed for two on February 15th. The package can be booked by calling on-property reservations directly at +1 (855) 695 7344.
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is filled with personalized touches and luxe experiences.
The package starts at $1,335++ and is launching just in time for Valentine’s Day, though it will be available for booking through the end of the year to keep the romance going year-round. The Romance Package includes: