Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re stuck for ideas on where to take that special someone, check out the list below for some inspiration.
We’ve included everything from wellness focussed getaways to escapes with lush hotels and stunning views across the globe.
France: The Peninsula Paris
They say Paris is the city of love. At The Peninsula Paris, you and your partner can enjoy each other’s company in the intimate dining setting of the L’Oiseau Blanc, the hotel’s rooftop restaurant. Whilst you feast on impeccable French cuisine, you and your partner can take in the stunning views of the city and the Eiffel Tower!
Italy: Splendours of Sicily
Treat yourself and your loved one to a travel experience carefully crafted by travel experts at Abercrombie & Kent. On this 10-day expedition, you can explore the Mediterranean Island that is Sicily. Here, you can explore the rich history of the island, explore ancient Greek temples, sandy beaches and the cities of Palermo and Syracuse.
Spain: Marbella Club Mindful Triathlon
This romantic escape focuses on fitness, mindfulness and inner balance. If you want to get away for a little while and feel time slow down with your partner, this is the place to be. Activities range from beach runs to guided meditation and aerial yoga.
Greece: Euphoria Retreat Weekend Escape
This is a wellness focussed get-away designed to give you the break you and your partner deserve. Over the course of the weekend, there is access to a number of activities and workshops to include lectures, cooking, meditation and more. You also have access to access to spa facilities and aromatherapy massages.
Cyprus: Ayii Anargyri Healing
On this 7-day, spa-programme you will be able to fully relax and enjoy undisrupted time with your loved one. The spa treatments here use spring water that is rich in minerals as well as healing techniques designed to benefit both your mind and body. You also have access to gourmet restaurants where you can enjoy locally sourced Mediterranean cuisine and an impressive wine collection.
The Peninsula Hong Kong
The award-winning hotel group, The Peninsula Hotels in their Hong Kong property have an enticing offer that includes the private charter of their Hong Kong branches’ new luxury superyacht where you and your significant other can enjoy a private four-course dinner and be spoiled with snacks, wine, soft drinks and juices. For a romantic dining experience, dine at The Pool, with spectacular views of the city and Victoria Harbour. This venue is only accessible to the public once a year so get in whilst you can!
Morocco: Enchanting Essaouira
Described by The Telegraph as “the laid-back alternative to Marrakesh”, this ancient port town on Morocco’s Atlantic coast is a great place to visit for this Valentine’s period. A great place to stay is the l’Heure Bleue Palais with a rooftop pool and beautiful views of the sea.
Fiji: Tokoriki Island Resort
TripAdvisor has awarded this resort as the top hotel in Fiji for romance, service and the hotel itself. For Valentine’s Day, spending time at this resort would involve Valentine’s cocktail party and a romantic dining experience for you and your loved one. Booking directly will give you privileges such as a couples’ foot spa and early check-in/ late checkout. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Fiji: Nanuku Auberge Resort Fiji:
This award-winning resort is perfect for couples who want to dedicate Valentine’s Day to voew renewal or even getting married. Booking for four days gives you access to a Lailai Wedding Package or Vow Renewal Package; both of which include a ceremony on the beach performed by an official ceremony Minister, alongside Fijian singers. The ceremony is followed by a romantic poolside dinner for you and your loved one. If this sounds good to you, you can email email@example.com or phone 1800 243 731.
(Valid until 31st July 2019 (Blackout dates; 12-28 April and 27 June – 21 July 2019)
New Zealand: Huka Lodge (Chaumet’s Engagement Package)
Continuing on the theme of tying the knot or celebrating the knot, spending time at the Huka Lodge, will be perfect for an anniversary or proposal. This package is a collaboration between the reputable New Zealand resort and Parisian jewellery house Chaumet. It includes accommodation for a couple for two nights, a chilled bottle of Louis Roederer Champagne upon arrival and a pair of 18-carat Chaumet “Bee my love” rings in your room.
(Note that ring sizes are required at least two months in advance of arrival).
Romantic Escape @ Sri panwa
The Romantic Escape offer allows you to enjoy the perfect Thailand escape with your loved one this Valentine’s Day, with 3 nights’ accommodation in an exclusive Private Pool Suite or Pool Villa at the luxurious Phuket resort, Sri Panwa. Relax with a complimentary couple’s 60-minute Aromatic Thai Oil massage and indulge in a five-course romantic candlelit dinner at Baba Soul Food, enjoying the Thai fusion cuisine.
Rates start from $763,76* (16,967 THB) per night for private pool suite or pool villa. Availability: Dec 22, 2018 – Dec 23, 2019. Terms and conditions apply. *Based on conversion rate as of 12/02/2019