With one of America’s favorite romantic (or sometimes dreaded) holidays almost here, many hotels are gearing up for activities and packages that rival each other. Traveling somewhere special for the holidays, or even giving the gift of travel for the future, is a great way to show your love to that special someone. From private island sleepovers to all-day spa packages, these are some of the most romantic hotel packages for couples this season.
Go sweet or spicy at NoMo SoHo in New York
The “sweet or spicy” package at New York’s NoMo SoHo allows guests to choose their preferred path to romance during their five-night stay. The sweet offer includes a professional photo shoot, a helicopter ride with a champagne toast, a couple’s massage and a rooftop dinner. This will culminate in an evening in the hotel’s Penthouse where a couple 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 bedroom toys, a private car to visit the Sex Museum, tickets to a local Burlesque show, a boudoir photo shoot in the hotel’s Penthouse and an aphrodisiac tasting dinner. . The five-digit price tag for this offer is only available between February 11-18.
We will stay in (the Shower) package tonight at Andaz Scottsdale
The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows has a romantic package just in time for Valentine’s Day. The “Let’s stay in (the shower) tonight” offer includes Body Blss scrubs and delicate oils for use below the 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 collect World of Hyatt points when booking this offer.
“Love is in the air,” literally, at Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
Fans of IHG One Rewards points can earn plenty of them with this romantic package. The Love is in the air deal includes a two-night stay in the President’s Suite, breakfast in bed one morning, welcome gifts from Kerstin Florian, a helicopter ride over Malibu or downtown Los Angeles with a dramatic rooftop landing, chocolate truffles and Champagne, and photo session in downtown Los Angeles. The $8,000 package is available between 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 S’mores’ personal assistant, guests arrive to find a bonfire surrounded by chairs and blankets and all the trimmings for the perfect gooey and chocolate-coated coat. which sets up a cozy fire, chairs, blankets, and a decadent S’mores station. For those who don’t want to put their toes in the sand, guests can enjoy free S’mores around the fire at the resort.
Custom cabins on private “Lover’s Island”.
Two custom cabanas on a private island are the ultimate in love, and this Valentine’s Day, the Aruba Wind Creek Renaissance Resort is offering just that. Create your own private Renaissance Island for this lover’s retreat with a five-course dinner, wine, music selection, deluxe accommodations and S’mores for a private escape on “Lover’s Island.” The following morning, guests are returned to the main resort via boat transfer for a complimentary breakfast. The hotel participates in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, which includes its own benefits for elite status members and co-branded credit card holders.
Snorkeling, spa treatments and champagne sabreing in the Maldives
A Valentine’s Day package from Holiday St. Regis Maldives Vommuli overnight accommodations 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, a Champagne sabering experience in a villa (a St. Regis staple) and a romantic, six-course dinner with Champagne, a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates. The resort is very popular with Marriott Bonvoy members to earn and redeem their points.
Coastal tour 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 venues is a cinch thanks to transport via a 40ft yacht. Guests enjoy spa treatments, a round of golf, a $500 dining credit at each property’s celebrity chef outlets and overnight accommodations. A guest experience coordinator can also arrange a romantic photo session. Waldorf Astoria is one of the many participating Hilton Honors brands.
Beach clubbing at the top of Sliave na Crancha
Limelight Aspen is working with AspenX Beach Club, a private venue at the top of Limelight, in an ongoing art project with photographer Gray Malin to create a Valentine’s Day beach club … in the snow. Striped cabins, abundant cocktails and a mixture of sand and snow welcome revelers to the top of the mountain. DJs will keep the 11,000 square foot venue busy throughout the day. The package includes a cabana, two lift tickets, equipment rental for two and discounted accommodation at the recently restored Limelight Hotel.
Meet the love concierge at Hotel Helsinki’s Haven
The Finnish capital hotel is known as Helsinki’s unofficial love hotel thanks to its regular passionate program offers like the “Love Vacation” package. It includes the opportunity to work with a sex therapist for private workshops and a “Love Concierge” for a perfect stay. Therapist and media personality Marja “PuhuMuru” Kihlström uses relationship activities and special videos to bring guests together. She can provide a “pleasure map” of the city as well as access to an “adults only tour” and “adult phone park”. More traditional benefits include breakfast for two hours and round-the-clock access to the gym.
“America’s Top Wedding Forward” at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago
This hotel which is a member of the Accor All Live Limitless loyalty program is offering a fashion-inspired wedding package for couples in love. The 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 the 21c Suite, Champagne breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding, event space, excellent catering and a special bar package for the rehearsal dinner and reception. With only two packages, the $100,000 price tag may not be as heavy as it seems 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 overnight accommodation 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, two guided tours, family-owned wineries or a street food tour through the old town of Palermo. To make the stay even more seamless, the package includes breakfast for two and roundtrip airport transportation.
Flowers and love letters, including to yourself
At INNSiDE by Meliá New York Nomad, guests can treat their loved ones, and themselves, to a special experience starting February 10. Through a partnership with Floracracy, guests can design a personal floral arrangement to be delivered to and stay at the hotel. in the room. Also part of the fun is the option to write personal notes or postcards to be delivered to the hotel, hung on an interactive flower wall or sent home later. This includes sending postcards home to yourself for a little self-care, which can be a nice way to brighten your day if Valentine’s Day isn’t your favorite holiday.