This Valentine’s and President’s Day Offerings include:
Love in the Lowcountry package at Wild Dunes Resort – Charleston, SC
This Valentine’s Day, Charleston’s barrier island resort, Wild Dunes Resort, is heating up the romance scene and bonding couples with an exclusive ironworking class with the new Love in the Lowcountry package. Available now through Feb. 28, the package starts at $480 per night, based on double occupancy for three-night stays and includes accommodations in the resort’s AAA Four-Diamond Village at Wild Dunes or Boardwalk Inn, Burning Love Ironwork Experience for two and a Rivers and Rice Plantations Blackwater Kayaking Paddle for two. To book the Love in the Lowcountry package or to learn more about Wild Dunes Resort, please call 888.778.1876 or visit www.wilddunes.com.
Romance on the Ranch package at The Inn at Dos Brisas – Washington, TX
This February 14th, sweethearts can head to The Inn at Dos Brisas, an idyllic Relais & Chateaux ranch resort located an hour from Houston, for an unforgettable getaway featuring exquisite amenities and intimate activities. Available now through Dec. 30, The Inn’s Romance on the Ranch package starts at $3,468 per person, based on double occupancy and includes two-night accommodations in a Spanish-style Hacienda, horse-drawn carriage ride for two, private couples massage, fireside s’mores and a variety of culinary experiences at the only Forbes five-star rated restaurant in the state. To book the Romance on the Ranch package or to learn more about The Inn at Dos Brisas, please call 979.277.7750 or visit www.dosbrisas.com.
Monumental Romance at the Mandarin Oriental – Washington, DC
Enjoy the most romantic celebration of the year and honor President’s Day in our Nation’s Capital with Mandarin Oriental Washington, DC’s special Monumental Romance offer. Couples will savor a romantic evening where every desire is taken care of – all that’s left is pure enjoyment. Priced at $420 and valid throughout the month of February, the package includes:
One-night accommodation with views of the city’s historic landmarks (upgrade to a suite for an additional $110)
Breakfast for two at Muze
$100 credit at the Forbes Four Star rated spa
Guests staying over Valentine’s Day/President’s Day are invited to enjoy a succulent dinner at Muze. Featuring luscious aphrodisiacs and ambrosial entrees, Chef Mark McDonnell’s menu showcases Rappahannock Oysters, Filet & Lobster, Cured Hamachi with Avocado and Cocoa Nibs, and much more. Dinner is $85 per person. Additionally, couples can enjoy The Spa’s Valentine’s Couples Retreat for a romantic experience that includes an 80-minute Oriental Essence Massage with a special treatment using Mandarin Oriental’s signature oils, a Moroccan oil Scalp Massage, and chocolate-covered strawberries with champagne for two to enjoy in the privacy of a couple’s suite.
For reservations or more information, please call 202.554.8588 or visit http://www.mandarinoriental.com/washington/.
Celebrate President’s Day – Williamsburg, VA
Williamsburg-James River Plantation package, Williamsburg, Virginia: This President’s Day, lodge as our founding fathers once did with Piney Grove at Southall’s plantation historic B&B, including arrival hot toddies, roaring fire turndown and candlelight plantation breakfast in the 1790 Log Room. Champagne, sparkling cider and a bouquet of fresh flowers will be available in-room. For additional Valentine’s romance, guests can add on the “James River Plantation Candlelight Progressive Tour” for two, featuring interior “Tours-by-the-Owners” of Piney Grove – 1790, Ashland – 1835, and Ladysmith – 1857, and exterior visits to Dower Quarter – 1830 and Duck Church – 1917. Dinner is available nearby at Charles City Tavern, Courthouse Grille and the Blue Heron Restaurant. Rates for this package begin at $176.89 per couple per night, and $313.78 per couple for the weekend. Available Friday, Feb. 13 through Tuesday, Feb. 17. For more information, please call 1-800-VISITVA or visit http://www.pineygrove.com/.
Goddess Swimwear from Today Show“Chocolate, Oysters & Romance…Oh My!” – Bristol, RI
This Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend, enjoy a romantic retreat to Bristol House Bed & Breakfast. Located in the charming town of Bristol, RI. Valid from Feb. 1-28, couples are invited to treat themselves to a weekend that revolves around romance. Package includes a two-night stay in a deluxe guest room, choice of 60-minute spa treatment (1 per guest), a bottle of homemade chocolate liqueur & Bristol House Bakery homemade chocolate truffles, Gourmet chocolate-themed breakfast served each morning, a special gift of Chocolate Body Scrub and a platter of one dozen fresh, local oysters and two glasses of Prosecco at the Bristol Oyster Bar. Package starts at $599, plus taxes & gratuities. For more information, please call 401-396-9066 or visit http://www.bristolhousebedandbreakfast.com/.
Sweetheart Retreat in Santa Fe – Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe, NM:Santa Fe sets the stage for a romantic retreat with its distinct charm and natural beauty, making it an ideal getaway for this special day. Couples who book the “‘Entranced’ at Rancho Encantado” package, starting at $459 per night, from the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado Santa Fe this Valentine’s Day will receive overnight accommodations in an intimate casita, a welcome amenity of truffles and a split of Gruet, a three-course Love at First Bite Dinner, a complimentary morning hike, complimentary valet parking and a complimentary shuttle to Santa Fe (based on availability). For reservations call (505) 946-5700 or visit www.fourseasons.com/santafe.
Gourmet Valentine’s Day – Los Angeles, CA
Chef Govind Armstrong has something delicious planned for Feb. 14th at Post & Beam, and it’s a secret menu item! This Valentine’s Day, he will be featuring a Certified Angus Beef®brand Sirloin with Pimento Cheese Popover, Heirloom Spinach and Wild Mushrooms.
Govind said he wanted to prepare a simple meal that allows all of the ingredients to be showcased. It all starts with the Certified Angus Beef® brand sirloin, then the rest of the components are added to meld with the flavor of the lean cut. And the Pimento Cheese Popover is a direct throw-back to his Grandma and his Southern roots. “Pimento cheese is a Southern staple – it’s as common as butter,” says the chef.
A Night of Love and Laughter – Northeast, PA
Couples are invited to treat themselves to a night out of dinner and laughter with performances by nationally acclaimed standup comedians at Comedy Night in the Best Western Pioneer Plaza, Carbondale, PA. Couples can be wined, dined and entertained at the show for $75 per couple or add a romantic overnight stay with accommodations at the Best Western for $175.
The following leading comedians will be performing for the evening:
John McClellan is a winner of the prestigious San Francisco Comedy Festival and a grand prize winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has also opened for concerts including David Lee Roth and Collective Soul.
Chip Ambrogio is a regular on the New York Comedy scene, he is highly sought after as a joke writer by many of today’s top comedians and television shows including The Daily Show, Jon Stewart and Late Nite with David Letterman.
Father Paul is a recent winner of the Electric City’s Best Comedian award for the second year in a row and
For more information, please call 570.536.6020 or visit http://www.thepioneerplaza.com/.
Romance at Red Mountain Resort – Ivins, UT
During Valentine’s and President’s Day weekend, couples can enjoy the Adventures in Zion retreat, a 4 day, 3 night stay at Red Mountian Resort. The Zion retreat offers all that is included with the Essential Retreat and adds a romantic guided hike through the exquisitely picturesque Mt. Zion National Park, 15,000 acres of which were declared a national monument by 27th president William Taft during the first year of his presidency in 1909 – an idyllic way to celebrate both Valentine’s and President’s Day.
Choice of accommodations deluxe or villa.
Three healthy meals daily
Daily guided morning hikes
One guided hike through Mt. Zion National Park
Unlimited fitness classes
Healthy life classes & events
Personal discovery activities
Eat Well, Feel Well cooking demonstrations
Complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout resort
42” flat-screen, high-definition televisions
Welcome gift of water bottle and backpack
Use of indoor & seasonal outdoor pools, bicycles, walking trails, strength & cardio studios and other amenities
For more information, please call 435.673.4905 or visit http://www.redmountainresort.com/.
Valentine’s Day celebrations in Paducah – Paducah, KY
Competitive Cyclist Spend $250 Get $50The Masquerade Ball at the Market House Theatre is a perfect romantic Valentine’s night out in flapper or gangster attire for couples or a fun 1920’s Chicago speakeasy fanfare for groups of friends to enjoy. During the evening flappers and gangsters can enjoy phenomenal food and dancing topped off with a silent auction. Tickets are $75 (which includes a $25 donation to the theatre). For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 270.444.6828 or visit http://markethousetheatre.org/.
Valentine’s in Norfolk, Virginia – Norfolk, VA
The coastal city of Norfolk, Virginia is offering single ladies the ideal anti-Valentine’s Day package, complete with shopping and champagne. The Single Girls Rock! Valentine’s Package includes breakfast for two daily, a $25 food and beverage credit per night, a $50 MacArthur Center gift card, a bottle of champagne and overnight accommodations at the Norfolk Waterside Marriot. The package is valid Feb. 13-15, 2015, with rates starting at$224/night. For reservations, please call 757-664-6620 or visit http://www.visitnorfolktoday.com/.
Valentine’s Day Package at the Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown – Providence, Rhode Island
This Valentine’s Day, visitors to Providence, Rhode Island can ditch ordinary presents like flowers and chocolates for a weekend away to #1 City in America as voted on by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Guests can book the Valentine’s Day Package at the Hampton Inn & Suites in DownCity Providence for a fun-filled evening, starting at $349 per night, and includes overnight accommodations, $150 gift certificate to Capital Grille Providence, two tickets and skate rentals for the Alex & Ani City Center, a bottle of champagne upon arrival and complimentary valet parking. Located in a protected historical building, the Hampton Inn & Suites Providence hotel has an impressive two-story atrium lobby in the heart of the downtown financial district and just blocks from both the Providence Convention Center and the Providence Performing Arts Center. For more information, please visit http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com or call 401-608-3500.
Chairlift Speed Dating at Black Mountain – Jackson, New Hampshire
Backcountry.com Winter ClearanceOn Saturday February 14th, singles should make track for New Hampshire’s romantic White Mountain region for the 8th Annual Chairlift Speed Dating event on Black Mountain. Guests can register to ride the Lift of Love and hopefully meet a special someone, as this event has produced several happy couples and even one marriage. There will be prizes given for the best great dating story and best pickup line of the night. One happy new couple of the day will even be selected to win a dream date. Add to that an Angry Orchard Hard Cider Promotion and local musician Benny Vinny in the mountain’s Lostbo Pub. For more information, please call 603-383-4490 or visit www.blackmt.com.
Romantic Escape Package at the Elbow Beach Bermuda Resort – Paget, Bermuda
The Elbow Beach Bermuda Resort is encouraging travelers to splurge this Valentine’s Day with the newly-created Romantic Escape Package, offered throughout the month of February. The island’s premiere luxury property is one of the most intimate and elegant hideaways on the island. Elbow Beach is situated on the pink sands of Bermuda’s famed South Shore, which is perfect for getting in the Valentine’s Day season. The Romantic Escape Package welcomes guests with a champagne and strawberry amenity as they are ushered to their secluded luxurious oceanfront suite. Couples can enjoy a 50-minute massage together at The Spa at Elbow Beach, and will also receive dinner for two at Lido Restaurant, the resort’s on-property fine dining restaurant with sweeping ocean views. A welcome escape before, during or after Valentine’s Day, this package is offered for the entire month of February with rates starting at $459 per night based on double occupancy. A minimum stay of three nights is required. For more information, please call 1 (441) 236 3535 or visit www.elbowbeachbermuda.com.
Free Shipping Over $50* at Altrec.com!Blount Small Ship Adventures President’s Cruise – New Brunswick, Canada
In honor of President’s Day, Blount Small Ship Adventures is offering a 15% discount for guests who book this summer’s President’s Cruise. The President’s Cruise gives guests the chance to sail the Two Nation Vacation: Maine & New Brunswick itinerary alongside Nancy Blount, President of Blount Small Ship Adventures. The ship sets sail from Saint John, New Brunswick on August 2 and will introduce passengers to the charming coastal towns of Maine and New Brunswick, including the Canadian ports of Digby, Nova Scotia, Grand Manan and St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, as well as Eastport, Bar Harbour, Rockland, Bath and Portland, Maine. For more information or to book the President’s Cruise, please call 1-888-618-4770 or visit www.blountsmallshipadventures.com.
Romance at La Ferme Package – Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada
Craving a lovers’ getaway? Indulge yourselves at the wonderfully romantic Hôtel La Ferme located at Le Massif de Charlevoix.
Cozy up by the fire, or take advantage of the thermal experience at the award-winning Spa Du Verger, where guests will escape the stresses of everyday life by treating themselves to a well-deserved break. Pure bliss and tranquility awaits in the form of hot and cold outdoor pools, a Finnish sauna, a eucalyptus steam room, a Nordic shower and even a snow fountain.
Package starts at CAD $265 (double occupancy) and includes:
Bottle of bubbly (sparkling cider)
Jar of the pastry chef’s signature sweets
Spa du Verger thermal experience for two
One night at Hôtel La Ferme
**Taxes not included. This package is bookable now currently has no end-by or travel-by dates in place.
For reservations, please call 418.948.1725 or visit http://www.lemassif.com/en/hotel/.
WestMarine.com Romance in Paradise – Cancun, Mexico
Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts: Lovers looking for a tropical getaway this Valentine’s Day can take advantage of Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts’ “Ultimate Romance Package,” which is available for booking at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa (starting at $485/night) and the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort (starting at $349/night) for the holiday. Guests of these hotels will receive a $100 resort credit and a dining credit, a spa treatment for two, domestic champagne and late checkout (based on availability). For more information, visit www.paradisebymarriott.com.
“Paris C’est l‘Amour”, celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière – Paris, France
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic stay in the city of love at the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière
American breakfast for two
A $60 credit voucher for a treatment at the U Spa Barrière Shiseido
Romantic welcome package including a large bouquet of red roses, a bottle of rosé Champagne and Fouquet’s caviar
Guaranteed 3pm late check-out
Free wireless internet
Complimentary minibar beverages, replenished daily, excluding alcohol
24/7 Butler service
Access to the U Spa and its pool
VAT, service and city tax
Accommodation is subject to availability. Full non-refundable prepayment required at time of booking. From $905 per night.
Gift Vouchers also available: www.fouquets-barriere.secretbox.fr
Experience Romance at the U Spa Barrière Shiseido!
The U Spa invites guests to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a cocoon of comfort. The program includes a couple’s massage in a special duo treatment room and complimentary access to the spa’s facilities including the pool, sauna and steam-room. Guests can escape reality with their loved ones with this romantic offering! Valentine’s day offer at the U Spa: 1-hour massage, $202 / person. For reservations, please call +33 (0)1 40 69 60 70 or visit http://bit.ly/17jqggS.