With one of America’s favorite (or sometimes dreaded) romantic vacations just around the corner, many hotels are gearing up for activities and packages that outdo each other. Traveling somewhere special on vacation, or even giving a trip to the future as a gift, is a great way to express your affection for that special someone. From sleepovers on private islands to all-day spa packages, these are some of the most romantic hotel packages for couples this season.
Go sweet or spicy on NoMo SoHo in New York
The “sweet or spicy” package at NoMo SoHo in New York allows guests to choose their preferred path to romance during their five-night stay. The sweet offer includes a professional photo session, a helicopter ride with a champagne toast, a couple’s massage and a rooftop dinner. It all ends with an afternoon in the hotel’s Penthouse, where couples will share a love note they wrote to each other during the helicopter ride. The Spicy Package takes things in a different direction with a selection of lingerie and toys for the bedroom, a private car for a visit to the Museum of Sex, tickets to a local burlesque show, a boudoir photo shoot in the hotel’s Penthouse and a aphrodisiac tasting dinner . The five-figure price for this offer is only available between February 11th and February 18th.
Let’s Stay in (the Shower) Tonight Package at Andaz Scottsdale
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows has a very romantic package for Valentine’s Day. The “Let’s stay (in the shower) tonight” offer includes Body Bliss Sensuous scrubs and oils to use under the in-room dual-head showers. There’s even a DJ-curated shower playlist to set the mood. Also part of the deal is a bottle of champagne, strawberries and edible chocolate body butter. Guests can also earn World of Hyatt points when booking this offer.
“Love in the Air” Literally at Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
Fans of IHG One Rewards points can earn lots of them with this romantic package. The Love is in the air deal includes a two-night stay in the Presidential Suite, breakfast in bed one morning, welcome gifts from Kerstin Florian, a helicopter ride over Malibu or downtown Los Angeles with a dramatic landing on rooftop, chocolate and champagne truffles, and a photo shoot in downtown Los Angeles. The $8,000 package is available February 11-19.
Private S’mores on the Shores of the Pacific Ocean
At the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, guests can pay for a private S’mores experience on the beach. Set up by a personal S’mores assistant, guests arrive to find a fire pit surrounded by chairs with blankets and all the accessories for the perfect chocolate-dipped treat. that lights up a cozy fireplace, chairs, blankets and a decadent S’mores station. For those who don’t want to put their toes in the sand, guests can enjoy complimentary S’mores around the resort’s fire pit.
Custom Cabins on “Lovers Island”
Two custom-built cabins on a private island is the ultimate in romance, and this Valentine’s Day, Renaissance Aruba Wind Creek Resort is offering just that. Your own private Renaissance Island can be set up for this lovers’ retreat featuring a five-course dinner, wine, choice of music, luxury accommodations and S’mores for a private “Lovers’ Isle” getaway. The next morning, guests are taken back to the main resort by boat for their complimentary breakfast. The hotel participates in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, which includes proprietary perks for elite status members and co-branded credit card holders.
Snorkeling, Spa Treatments and Champagne Saber in the Maldives
St. Valentine’s Day Package Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort includes overnight stay in an overwater villa with private pool, daily breakfast for two, spa treatments including massages and facials, rose petal bubble bath, and guided snorkeling tour around the reef . Also included in the package are round-trip seaplane flights to the resort, an in-villa champagne saber experience (a St. Regis staple) and a romantic six-course dinner with champagne, a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates. . The resort is a popular place for Marriott Bonvoy members to earn and redeem their points.
Coastal Getaway Package with Waldorf Astoria Resorts in Southern California
This package includes four nights at two Waldorf Astoria hotels in Southern California, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club and Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. Getting between the two resorts is a breeze thanks to transportation on a 40-foot yacht. Guests enjoy spa treatments, a round of golf, a $500 dinner credit at each property’s celebrity chef outlets, and overnight accommodations. A guest experience coordinator can also arrange a romantic photo shoot. Waldorf Astoria is one of many brands participating in Hilton Honors.
Beach clubs on top of Aspen Mountain
Limelight Aspen is working with AspenX Beach Club, a private location atop Aspen Mountain, on an ongoing art project with photographer Gray Malin to create a Valentine’s Day beach club… in the snow. Striped huts, plentiful cocktails and a combination of sand and snow welcome revelers to the top of the mountain. DJs will keep the 11,000-square-foot venue pulsing throughout the day. The package includes a cabin, two lift tickets, equipment hire for two and discounted accommodation at the newly renovated Limelight Hotel.
Meet the Love Concierge at Hotel Haven Helsinki
The hotel in the Finnish capital is known as the unofficial romantic hotel of Helsinki, thanks to its regular offers of passionate programs, such as the “Love Vacation” package. Includes the opportunity to work with a sex therapist for private workshops and a “Love Concierge” to enhance your stay. Therapist and media personality Marja “PuhuMuru” Kihlström uses bonding activities and special videos to bring guests closer together. It can also provide a “pleasure map” of the city, as well as access to an “adults-only tour” and “adult telephone parking”. More traditional perks include breakfast for two and 24-hour access to the gym.
“America’s Next Top Wedding” at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago
This member hotel of the Accor All Live Limitless loyalty program is offering a fashion-inspired wedding package for couples in love. Offer includes wedding day portraits by renowned photographer Nigel Barker and a private helicopter flight for two over the Windy City. Also part of the deal is a two-night stay in Suite 21c, a champagne breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding, event space, premium catering and a special bar package for the rehearsal dinner and reception. With just two packages, the $100,000 price tag might not be as hefty as it sounds for couples looking to express their love in the most dramatic way this February.
Discover Sicily through local tours
The Discover Sicily with Villa Igiea package includes an overnight stay at the Rocco Forte hotel, as well as the option of one of three local tours. Options include a city tour of Palermo in a vintage Fiat 500, guided tours of two family-owned wineries or a street food tour of Palermo’s old town. To make your stay even more relaxed, the package includes breakfast for two and round-trip airport transfers.
Flowers and love letters, including to yourself
At INNSiDE by Meliá New York Nomad, guests can treat themselves and their loved ones to a special experience from February 10th. in the bedroom. Also part of the fun is the option to write personal notes or postcards to deliver to the hotel, hang them on an interactive flower wall, or send them home at a later date. This includes sending postcards home for a little self-care, which can be a nice way to liven up your day if Valentine’s Day isn’t your favorite holiday.