Unique Escapes for Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion for finding and checking into that perfect guest room. Whether you are a fan of beaches, islands or city destinations, hotels and resorts across the globe offer exceptional accommodations that will make you remember this special trip for the rest of your life. Pop the question on Valentine's, celebrate an anniversary or get married at one of these scenic locations. Choose from unique Valentine's Day packages at the spa and have a romantic dinner at the restaurant.
Signoria Suite 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.
Tree House Villa at Villingili Resort and Spa
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
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 is offering 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).
View of the Bosphorus
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).
More Valentine's Day Ideas
Valentine's Day getaways offer a great way for couples to relax and reconnect in a unique setting. Many inns, hotels and resorts offer packages with romantic features, such as chocolate covered strawberries and champagne built into the price.
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.
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 Windham Hill Inn is offering a special which includes two nights' accommodations, a dinner, arrival gifts, breakfast, afternoon tea, champagne and two massages. Rates start at $781.50 per couple for two nights.
Enjoy a 5 Course Valentine Dinner at The Royal Crescent hotel in Bath, England. Want 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.
Head to the luxury Mandarin Oriental, New York, for five star spa treatments and spectacular city views.
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.