Top 10 Valentine's Day Escapes 2015
Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion for finding and checking into that perfect room or suite. Whether you are a fan of beaches, islands or city destinations, hotels and resorts across the globe offer exceptional accommodations that will make your trip fun and memorable. Pop the question on Valentine's Day, celebrate an anniversary and enjoy romantic moments together at one of these fantastic destinations.
Topping Rose House in the Hamptons
Topping Rose House on the East End of Long Island is a perfect Valentine’s Day escape from New York City. Ideal for couples looking for a stylish hideaway close to cafes and shopping, the luxury hotel offers spa services, a fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and a complimentary shuttle to nearby beaches. Naturopathica at Topping Rose House offers holistic spa treatments in the privacy of your own room or at the spa.
In the evening, have a romantic dinner at Chef Tom Colicchio's 75-seat restaurant which serves amazing farm-to-table cuisine which incorporates herbs and vegetables grown on the hotel’s own one acre farm. Choose from rooms and suites with views of the pool, the orchard, Bridgehampton's Main Street, or Bridgehampton Historical Society. The romantic Cottage King Rooms have sliding glass doors which reveal a private patio, surrounded by hotel gardens (631-537-0870, website).
Tree House Villa at Villingili Resort and Spa
The Tree House Villa at Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives has incredible ocean views and tropical surroundings. The villas is ultra private, perfect for a romantic occasion. The resort offers an array of activities for couples such as guided snorkeling, side-by-side spa treatments, introduction to scuba diving, beach frisbee, Pranayama breathing classes, night fishing and much more.
Bungalows at Montage Resort in Laguna Beach
Bungalows at Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, California, make you feel like you've stepped on a set of a Hollywood movie. The accommodations offer panoramic ocean and Aliso Beach views. Each guest accommodation has a fireplace and french doors that open to the bedroom. The resort offers Valentine's Day spa specials, packages and Valentine's Day menus at the restaurant. Couples Massage Workshop with Suzanne DeFranco will be offered at Spa Montage during the Valentine's Day ($300 per couple).
A'jia Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey
Located on the shores of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey, A'jia Hotel has just 10 rooms and 6 accommodations with stunning water views. Lounge in the sun and watch the boats pass by you at this stylish boutique hotel located in a 19th century mansion. The romantic Mezzanine Deluxe Suite has a second floor bedroom from which you can see the the Bosphorus strait. Bosphorus Pasha Room is another great option for couples because it has a large bath in the room and an outdoor balcony over the water. Nightly rates at A'jia start at 200 Euro (ajiahotel.com).
Signoria Suite at the Savoy in Florence
L'Incontro Bar & Restaurant at Hotel Savoy in Florence puts together a tasty Valentine's Day menu on February 14th. Choose from savory treats like "Salmon Tartare, Ginger and Lime," or "Duck Breast Marinated in Citrus Fruits". The four-course dinner costs 68 Euro per person. If you are looking for a splurge, check into one of the hotel's luxury accommodations. Named after the famous piazza in Florence, the Signoria Suite at the Savoy is ideal for a romantic escape, offering a walk-in wardrobe and a private steam room. The steam room is equipped with chromotherapy and aromatherapy facilities.
Tucker's Point in Bermuda
Tucker's Point in Bermuda is offering a a fourth night free plus a Travelers Plus Card package. The card lets you enjoy special discounts in Bermuda.
White Barn Inn
Whether you are planning a one-day celebration or a weekend getaway, the White Barn Inn on the coast of Maine is offering a package that caters to the special day. The "Kennebunkport February Romance Package includes" includes deluxe hotel accommodations, country style continental breakfast, afternoon tea with seasonal treats, dinner for two, chocolate covered strawberries and champagne. Rates start at $600 per night ($565 per night if you stay for two nights).
The Royal Crescent
Enjoy a 5 Course Valentine Dinner at The Royal Crescent hotel in Bath, England. Do you to plan a special surprise? Call the hotel and they can arrange flowers, chocolates and other details.Valentine's Day rates start at GBP 380, including breakfast, dinner and accommodations.
Mandarin Oriental, New York
Head to the luxury Mandarin Oriental, New York for five star spa treatments and spectacular city views.
The Greenbrier Resort
The Greenbrier Resort is offering the ultimate package, available from February 12-15. The special includes Breakfast daily, Champagne, Photograph, Rose petals, Friday Evening Dancing, Dessert Buffet, Friday and Sunday Evening Martini Bar, Dance Instruction, Culinary Demo: "Cooking for Two", 20% off massages, Applicable taxes, resort fees and breakfast gratuities. Rates from $335 per night, double occupancy with a 2-night minimum.