Valentine's Day Travel & Leisure Gift Guide 2009 Above $200

All Items are Sorted by Price - Most Expensive to Least Expensive

"Be My Royal Valentine" Package At The Jumeirah Essex House

The Presidential Suite

The Presidential Suite



Description: The Jumeirah Essex House will treat you and your Valentine to the most exquisite package in New York City. Rates start at $23,000 for two nights. • Presidential Suite Accommodations • Champagne Bottle awaiting on arrival • Dinner or Lunch at South Gate followed by NYC’s most exclusive couple’s massage: o Return to your Presidential Suite to have the living room transformed into your own exclusive Spa and enjoy a couple’s massage overlooking Central Park • 30-minute private helicopter tour of Manhattan This lavish offer is based on availability and requires a minimum stay of 2 nights. The package is not valid for existing reservations and you must book through the Jumeirah Essex House Marketing Manager to receive package elements (212.484.4431).
Price: $23,000.00




Journeys Of Enrichment For Women

A peaceful respite

A peaceful respite



Description: La Dolce Vita Retreats mixes five-star accommodations with wellness seminars, cooking, fitness, perfume creation, yoga and other classes to create once-in-a lifetime travel experiences at some of the most exotic locales in Europe and the Bahamas. Travelers will spend six days enjoying everything from meditation classes and nature walks to sailboat regattas and sunset cruises aboard private yachts. Each retreat is a holistic experience, geared toward creating wellness of mind, body and spirit. Women who embark on a journey of enrichment with La Dolce Vita Retreats will be treated to unparalleled luxury. In Cote d’Azur, France, guests will stay in junior suites at a magnificent chateau that offers a panoramic view of the Mediterranean. The esteemed Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa was built on the ruins of an ancient Templar Commanderie and features a 32-acre park with a poetic garden, two clay tennis courts and a spectacular infinity pool. In Portofino, Italy, guests will find respite in the spectacular Hotel Splendido, a former monastery where gardens run down the slopes beneath the hotel to the sea and bushes of lavender and wild herbs grow thickly under ancient olive trees and tangles of bougainvillea.
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Price: $7,850.00 to $15,900.00




INDULGENT $7,000 WINE CLASS AVAILABLE AT

Las Ventanas Wine Cellar at Royal Hideaway Playacar

Las Ventanas Wine Cellar at Royal Hideaway Playacar



Description: Royal Hideaway Playacar, an all-inclusive resort on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, is offering a $7,000 Wine Class to guests looking for a touch more exclusivity in their luxury vacation. The experience includes a private wine class with Royal Hideaway’s French-born wine expert, Olivier Cramail, a bottle of the rare 1986 Petrus, and a perfectly paired dinner for two on the beach. Royal Hideaway Playacar vacations start from $300* per person, per night, based on double occupancy. The $7,000 Wine Class is available as an upgrade with any Royal Hideaway Playacar vacation, based on availability. To book the $7,000 Wine Class, call 1-800-999-9182. For reservations at Royal Hideaway Playacar, call 1-800-999-9182 or visit www.royalhideaway.com.
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Price: $7,000.00




An Amazing Escape To Anguilla

CuisinArt Resort & Spa

CuisinArt Resort & Spa



Description: For couples seeking a luxurious five-star retreat on an unspoiled Caribbean island, look no further than CuisinArt Resort & Spa in Anguilla. With the recently expanded world-class Venus Spa featuring state-of-the-art couples suites, inspired cuisine including an exclusive Chef’s Table and Wine Cellar, breathtaking views, and the world’s first resort based hydroponic farm, CuisinArt Resort & Spa provides an unrivaled Caribbean experience. The Amazing Escape Package is perfect for couples looking to spend a week in paradise. This 5-night, 6-day package includes two 50-minute spa treatments, a couples massage, sunset catamaran sail for two with champagne & tapas, bottles of champagne with strawberries, a hands-on cooking class for two, private dinner with wine and a personal waiter on the beach and more. This package also includes the following complimentary services: Anguilla airport or ferry greeting, Caribbean welcome drink upon arrival, daily continental breakfast, non-motorized water sports and use of resort amenities including tennis courts, fitness center, yoga pavilion, croquet field, par fitness court and bocce court. Rates start at $5,850 for a one bedroom suite, and additional rate and package information can be found on the resort website www.cuisinartresort.com
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Price: $5,850.00




Ciclismo Classico - Follow The Race In France

Watch the big race in France and ride some of the same routes

Watch the big race in France and ride some of the same routes



Description: Lance Armstrong has recently announced he will be coming out of retirement to join the world of competitive cycling once again! Be there to witness his astounding attempt at a record-extending 8th win of this famous French race in July 2009. After riding actual portions of the race, be there on the sidelines to cheer on Lance during this heart-pounding race. Through the insider knowledge of our expert guides, we'll bring you to the best vantage points to experience the race. Combine this with the incredible wines and delicious French cuisine and you have an unforgettable historic experience. This trip is limited to a small number of participants and will sell out quickly. Secure your spot on this historic trip with a refundable deposit. Once an itinerary and price are locked into place (this often happens around November), you will have 5 business days after being informed to receive a full refund, after which standard cancellation fees will apply.
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Price: $4,595.00




Ciclismo Classico - Follow Lance In The Giro D'Italia

Following the Giro d'Italia routes

Following the Giro d'Italia routes



Description: Year after year, we have captured the action of the Giro, and this year is no different. For cycling enthusiasts, there's nothing more thrilling in Italy than watching the country's famed stage race. On our exclusive 8-day bike tour that follows the Giro, you'll get unbelievably close to the greatest racers in the world. We'll bring you up close to this classic Italian event like no one else can! You've dreamed of pedaling these spectacular courses. Now you will, just before the pros arrive. Then take to the sidelines along with thousands of other passionate fans from around the world, as the racers pass in a whir of color and fanfare. With Ciclismo Classico’s native guides, you'll feel the pulse and power of this signature event. Since 1909, the Giro D’Italia has starred such cycling legends as Coppi, Bartali, Gimondi, Saronni, Moser, Chiappucci, Cipollini and Americans Andy Hampsten and Tyler Hamilton. As you witness stages of this race, you’ll be surrounded by some of Italy’s most dramatic and spectacular scenery. You’ll also receive expert training tips about bicycle positioning, development of speed and power, descending and climbing, and advanced bike handling. And you’ll encounter Italian culture and history first-hand.
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Price: $4,495.00




Pamper Your Partner At Esencia, A Seaside Estate On The Riviera Maya

Esencia Estate

Esencia Estate



Description: This Valentine’s Day, couples need more pampering than ever before and an escape from everyday stress. The seaside Esencia estate in the Riviera Maya and former home of an Italian duchess offers just that with a five-night Pampered Partners package. Couples learn how to “de-stress” each other with a how-to-massage lesson with a massage therapist using Aroma Spa’s indigenous potions of organic herbs and flowers. For the utmost in relaxation and romance in this privileged hideaway, a 60-minute Ritual of Love massage consisting of Ylang Ylang aphrodisiac essence and a love ceremony, plus a private couples yoga session complete the experience. Available from January 1 until March 31, 2009, the five-night package is an escape for couples to enjoy privacy, dedicated service, gourmet dining, and spa pampering at its organic Aroma Spa. The Pampered Partners package rates are $3,629 for a Garden Suite with plunge pool and $4,415 for an Ocean View Suite and also include round-trip transfers from the Cancun International Airport, daily breakfast and dinner for two in Esencia’s main dining room. Rates are per couple and tax and service charges are additional. For reservations, call 1-877-528-3490 or visit www.hotelesencia.com.
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Price: $3,629.00




Pampered Partners Package At Esencia Estate

Beachside at Esencia

Beachside at Esencia



Description: This Valentine’s Day, couples need more pampering than ever before and an escape from everyday stress. The seaside Esencia estate in the Riviera Maya and former home of an Italian duchess offers just that with a five-night Pampered Partners package. Couples learn how to “de-stress” each other with a how-to-massage lesson with a massage therapist using Aroma Spa’s indigenous potions of organic herbs and flowers. For the utmost in relaxation and romance in this privileged hideaway, a 60-minute Ritual of Love massage consisting of Ylang Ylang aphrodisiac essence and a love ceremony, plus a private couples yoga session complete the experience. The five-night package is an escape for couples to enjoy privacy, dedicated service, gourmet dining, and spa pampering at its organic Aroma Spa. The package also includes round-trip transfers from the Cancun International Airport, daily breakfast and dinner for two in Esencia’s main dining room.
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Price: $3,629.00 to $4,415.00




Costa Rican Restful Rejuvenation Spa Experience

Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa in Arenal Volcano

Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa in Arenal Volcano



Description: For the ultimate Valentine's Day gift pamper your loved one in paradise. Spend six days in Costa Rica and experience nearly seven hours of spa treatments, with NatureVacations Restful Rejuvenation Romantic Spa Experience. Let loose in a three-hour full body treatment with a bamboo lemongrass herbal bliss and a lemon rock massage. Other treatments include a dry brushing/aromatherapy massage, and a therapeutic massage to relax tired muscles and sooth away stress. If that wasn't enough imagine the wave of four hands massage. Two therapists will simultaneously perform a choreographed full body massage. Plus, there will be plenty of time to unwind in hot springs, and relax on the balcony overlooking Costa Rica’s forests, crystalline waters and the stunning Arenal Volcano. Accommodations include two nights at the Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Spa in San Jose, and three nights at the Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa in Arenal Volcano. price is per person, based on double occupancy, and includes all spa treatments, domestic airfare, ground transfers, accommodations and breakfast.
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Price: $2,500.00




A Halekulani Romance Remembered

Halekulani

Halekulani



Description: Create Romantic memories amidst perfumed tradewinds, prismatic sunsets, moonlight seaside strolls and inspiring cuisine on the beach at Waikiki. Relax in elegance, enjoy award-winning dining and let us show you what a magnificent beachfront vacation should be.

Includes - Chef’s Special Dinner for 2 in Orchids, daily Buffet Breakfast at House Without A Key or Full American Breakfast at Orchids. Welcome amenity, nightly turndown service, Chocolate Fondue for 2, flowers. Complimentary admission to Oahu’s finest art and culture venues, daily morning newspaper, complimentary local calls.
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Price: $2,380.00 to $2,720.00





Cook Amalfi Coast With Italian Connection

Italian Connection

Italian Connection



Description: This Valentine’s Day, couples can relish in the delectable cuisine of Italy, take in magnificent views of outreaching cliffs and coves derived from the Monti Lattari (Lattari Mountains) position directly on the sea and become entranced in the rich history, culture, folklore, and gastronomical traditions of the southwestern coast of Italy. Italian Connection, Italy’s insider walking, cooking and exploratory tour operator, brings couples together with a four day Cook Amalfi Coast tour that includes luxurious accommodations in Positano four-star hotels, several hands-on cooking lessons with top local chefs, wining and dining at gourmet restaurants, and an exploration of Capri or a private chauffeured drive around the Amalfi Coast.
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Price: $1,820.00




Discover Barcelona From The Sky

Lobby Bar

Lobby Bar



Description: Romance is in the air, literally, when couples take to the sky for panoramic views of Barcelona, Spain’s most design conscious city, and Montserrat, the Benedictine monk mountain retreat with distinct rock formations. Casanova by Rafael Hotels offers a Helicopter Package for two that includes four nights luxurious accommodations, daily buffet breakfast, two gourmet tasting menus in the hotel’s Mexiterranee restaurant, the helicopter ride above Barcelona and Montserrat, and a cocktail from the Lobby Bar. As a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the refashioned Casanova by Rafael Hotels debuted in Barcelona in November 2007. A chic Lobby Bar is part of Barcelona’s fashionable social scene, serving up DJ’s spinning the latest beats and a succulent ceviche menu against a cinematic backdrop of classic black and white films and the latest music videos. An oasis from the city, the Stone Spa offers relaxing, innovative treatments in a tranquil courtyard with an outdoor couple’s cabana and four indoor treatment rooms. Casanova blends modern design with theatrical flair, mirroring the city itself.
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Price: $1,694.00




Valentine's Day In Venice

facade, Bauer Il Palazzo

facade, Bauer Il Palazzo



Description: Valid from 12th to 17th of February 2009 Treat your partner this St Valentine’s to the most exclusive and romantic holidays at the Bauer Hotels and experience the overwhelming atmosphere of Venice. Package includes: Your choice of luxurious accommodations *** Welcome Passion cocktail in our romantic BBar *** A bottle of Italian Prosecco, home-made sweets & biscuit in room on arrival *** Full buffet breakfast daily *** Valentine’s Candlelight dinner in our gourmet de Pisis Restaurant (beverages excluded) *** Complimentary access to Fitness center and outdoor Jacuzzi *** Romantic 45 minutes gondola tour *** Late check-out (4:00pm subject to availability)
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Price: $1,650.00 to $2,000.00




Ya'cacunaj Is Mayan For Love

Ka'ana Boutique Resort

Ka'ana Boutique Resort



Description: Experience Valentine's Day the Belizean way with Ka'ana Boutique Resort's Romance Package. "Love" is the theme of this Valentine's Day adventure, which includes round trip transfers from Belize International Airport, luxury accommodations, daily meals, hosted wine service in the Ka'ana wine cellar, romantic candlelight dinner, chilled bottle of champagne, Ka'ana signature couples massage, tour of the Belize zoo, one full-day "Private Tour" of a Mayan ruin of choice (Tikal or Caracol), as well as daily half-day "Private Tours" of excursions of choice (including caving, tubing, horseback riding, etc.). Rates start at $1,605 per person for a 3-night/4-day stay and taxes and surcharges are additional. With intimate surroundings, lush landscapes and luxurious accommodations, couples will be delighted by the stylish elegance of Ka’ana Boutique Resort, creating the perfect canvas for a memorable Belizean vacation experience. For more information or to book Ka'ana's Romance Package, call 1-877-522-6221 or visit www.kaanabelize.com
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Price: $1,605.00




Hard Rock Hotel San Diego "Fantasy Dream date" Package

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego Suite

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego Suite



Description: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is inviting guests to show their significant others who the true romance rock star is with an unforgettable Fantasy Dream date package for Valentine’s Day and beyond. The Fantasy Dream date begins immediately upon check-in when guests receive the key to their private suite complete with plush furnishings, lavish 300-thread-count cotton linens and sensually-styled bathrooms with ceiling-mounted rain showers. Next, the couple will embark on a six-hour Love Potion No. 9 treatment at the hotel’s Rock Spa, named one of the best new spas of 2008 by Spa Magazine. When night falls, couples will enjoy a romantic dinner at the world’s most celebrated Japanese restaurant, Nobu. Special for Valentine’s Day the chef has created two different multi-course tasting menus consisting of several of the restaurant’s signature dishes and chocolate tasting desserts for two. Fantasy Dream date packages start at $1,500 per couple and include a one-night stay in a Rock Star Suite, Love Potion No. 9 treatment at Rock Spa and $300 dining credit at Nobu. The package is available for purchase from Jan.15 – Mar. 15, 2009 and advance reservations are required. Package is subject to availability. Tax and gratuity are not included. To book Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s Fantasy Dream date room package or Rock Spa’s Love Potion No. 9, please visit www.hardrockhotelsd.com or call 888-593-6177.
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Price: $1,500.00




Whale Shark Tour

Mainstreet-Holbox village

Mainstreet-Holbox village



Description: Snorkel next to a gentle giant in the warm Gulf of Mexico waters. Whale Sharks are the largest fish in the sea. Stay on tranquil Isla Holbox just 3 hrs. away from the bustling resort mecca of Cancun. Isla Holbox is old Mexico with sand streets, no cars, and great little restaurants. Sip a cold cervesa and nibble on a dish of the island's special ceveche at a seaside eatery as you watch the sunset over the gulf. This is a great family vacation.
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Price: $1,500.00




Park Hotel Weggis' Parc & Dollar And Post Hotel Weggis' POHO@Dollar Package

The Park Hotel Weggis

The Park Hotel Weggis



Description: The picturesque lakeside village of Weggis in Central Switzerland has long served as a valued-added European escape with the strength of the U.S. dollar as compared to the Swiss Franc. The five-star, 53-room Relais & Chateaux property, Park Hotel Weggis, and the new 45-room Post Hotel Weggis (POHO) will continue to be a great value even with recent currency fluctuations with special packages that feature guaranteed U.S. dollar rates at 10 percent off standard rates. Now through March 31, 2009, the Park Hotel Weggis will feature a special Parc & Dollar seven-night package, with guaranteed rates starting at $3,256, based double occupancy. POHO is also offering the Dollar@POHO four-night package, with guaranteed rates starting at $1,399, based on double occupancy, through March 31, 2009.
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Price: $1,399.00 to $3,256.00




RECONNECT IN PARADISE WITH A ROMANTIC LUXURY GETAWAY TO CASA COLONIAL BEACH & SPA

Casa Colonial Beach & Spa

Casa Colonial Beach & Spa



Description: Couples searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day rendezvous will find more than just romance at Puerto Plata’s premier luxury boutique resort, Casa Colonial Beach & Spa. Nestled on the Dominican Republic’s Gold Coast with miles of golden-sand beaches and crystalline waters, the five-star resort’s two-night “Be My Valentine” package invites guests to indulge in the three R’s: romance, relaxation and rejuvenation. Starting at $1,095 per couple, the package includes luxurious accommodations for two nights, spa treatments, private candlelit dinner, daily breakfast, bath butler service and complimentary VIP welcome and transfer from Puerto Plata Airport to the hotel.
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Price: $1,095.00




Vacation Rental Cottages

The Ultimate experience of Vacation

The Ultimate experience of Vacation



Description: On Little Glen Lake, in the midst of beautiful Leelanau county in the quaint town of Glen Arbor, only one mile from the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb. Rated the fifth most beautiful lake in the world! And, we're pet friendly!! Minutes from Glen Arbor and the beautiful, sandy beaches of Lake Michigan....join us on Little Glen Lake situated in Leelanau County in the heart of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore--experience this jewel of Northern Michigan.
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Price: $1,000.00 to $5,000.00




Cigar Club

Beverly Hills Cigar Club offers two levels of membership for the true cigar lover.

Beverly Hills Cigar Club offers two levels of membership for the true cigar lover.



Description: Online cigar retailer Beverly Hills Cigar Club gives cigar lovers a way to keep their humidors full without leaving the house. The site offers more than 800 product lines, including Montecristo, Opus X, Davidoff, Aurora, Oliva, Bahia, Cao and Acid. Hard-to-find blends are also available. Club members receive a humidor at sign up, then five cigars monthly, hand picked by the cigar master. Annual memberships start at $1,000 and are billed on a monthly basis, making it easier to manage financially. VIP members receive a humidor and an entire box of cigars every month; pricing begins at $5,000 annually.
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Price: $1,000.00 to $5,000.00




Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp

Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp - Live The Dream

Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp - Live The Dream



Description: Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp™ is the ultimate music experience, that allows musicians and enthusiasts alike the once in a lifetime opportunity to jam with legendary rock stars, play live on stage at major concert venues, and live their rock 'n' roll dreams. Simply stated, our mission is to bring people's musical fantasies to life! Check out our website and merchandise page to win a free autographed guitar signed by Roger Daltrey, Slash, Joe Walsh and others.
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Price: $1,000.00 to $8,000.00




My Place Waikiki Escape

Waikiki Parc Hotel

Waikiki Parc Hotel



Description: Celebrate the guilt-free indulgences that Waikiki Parc has to offer: from retail, spa and wines to dining, VIP treatment, sexy cars and exhilarating surf lessons.

Waikiki Parc Hotel, home to Nobu Waikiki, offers travelers casually elegant accommodations in an intimate, boutique setting. Peacefully nestled from the hustle and bustle, and just steps away from Waikiki Beach, visitors can enjoy all that Waikiki has to offer. In the immediate vicinity are virtually unlimited opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment.

The My Place Waikiki Escape includes: 3 nights in an Ocean View Prime or Deluxe Mountain View Room, Daily Breakfast for Two, Welcome amenity "Cheers Arrival," Nobu Waikiki Dining Experience, Parc Access: Complimentary entry to Honolulu's elite arts and cultural venues, A CHOICE of one of the following Parc unique experiences for 2 guests: SpaHalekulani: 60 minute Spa Experience, Surf Waikiki: Experience the sport of surfing, Lotus Experience: 24 hours exploring Oahu in an exotic Lotus.
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Price: $999.00 to $1,149.00





Aquapura Valentine's Package

Rooftop view from Hotel of Douro Valley

Rooftop view from Hotel of Douro Valley



Description: Aquapura Douro Valley Resort & Spa is offering A Valentine's Day packages that showcase the beauty and diversity of this one-of-a-kind wine region in Portugal, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Douro Valley is one of the most breathtaking landscapes in Europe and Aquapura is an ideal setting for couples to reignite their passion and romance. The Package is valid through Feb. 16 starting at $795US per person inclusive of taxes and features: 2 night's River Room Accommodation and daily buffet breakfast, a welcome drink, spa treatment and Ytsara beauty gift, 5 course degustion dinner including drinks, butler bath with Champagne and late check-out.
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Price: $795.00 to $988.00




Vacation Rentals In Tuscany

Tuscany holiday vacation resort

Tuscany holiday vacation resort



Description: Rent in Tuscany helps you organize vacations in Tuscany providing an exquisite selection of villas for rent in Tuscany. We can also help organize a personalized tour vacation with participation at wine tastings or coordination of business events & wedding planning. A one stop shopping for all your vacation needs. Your place is here! If you are planning to invest in Tuscany, we specialized in the sale of Tuscan villas, Tuscan apartments, Tuscan castles. We have a multilingual team of licensed real estate experts to guide you through the buying process from beginning to end.
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Price: $700.00




Post Ranch Inn: Stay & Dine Escape

Post Ranch Inn Cliff House: Photo by Kodiak Greenwood

Post Ranch Inn Cliff House: Photo by Kodiak Greenwood



Description: Post Ranch Inn, a luxury coastal resort in Big Sur recognized throughout the world, offers a perfect palette that balances a stunning natural setting with unsurpassed rooms and suites, dining and amenities, where each detail is artfully crafted and executed to deliver the ultimate retreat for romance, indulgence and relaxation. Enjoy the best of Post Ranch with the new Stay and Dine Escape –– a savory special with great rates and an exceptional dinner. Linger in luxurious accommodations featuring awesome ocean or mountain views, fireplace, spa tub and private deck. Enjoy award-winning Chef Craig von Foerster’s four-course, prix-fixe menu for two at Sierra Mar –– plus a gourmet breakfast. Bask in heated pools. Take a guided nature walk in beautiful Big Sur, rejuvenate with yoga, or harmonize body and soul in the spa.
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Price: $655.00 to $1,975.00




The "Bye-Bye Boyfriend" Package At The Jumeirah Essex House

The Jumeirah Essex House

The Jumeirah Essex House



Description: Let the Jumeirah Essex House be your fling this Valentine’s Day and make sure you bring your girlfriends! Rates from $579 per night. • Enjoy a bottle of champagne upon arrival • Hot Chocolate overlooking the Park, in South Gate restaurant • Watch great movies that your boyfriend would never see, with unlimited in-room movies • Wake-up to brunch and mimosas in-room, once during your stay • Unwind at the Spa with a $100 spa credit for any treatment, once during your stay • Sleep in with 2pm late checkout, based on availability This offer, valid from February 1 – February 28, 2009, is based on availability and requires a minimum stay of 2 nights. The package is not valid for existing reservations and guests must book the “Bye-Bye Boyfriend” package to receive package elements. The guestroom offer includes up to four guests; configuration may be two double beds or a king bed and sofa bed, please check at time of reservation. In-room brunch and mimosas must be ordered through Room Service as Full American Breakfast and Mimosas and Spa credit is only valid for massages and facials.
Price: $579.00




Romantic Rendezvous In Puerto Rico

San Juan Marriott Resort

San Juan Marriott Resort



Description: The San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino has created a romance-oriented package for February in celebration of Valentine’s Day. The “Romantic Rendezvous” package sets the stage for passion and pleasure, including amenities such as a luxuriously drawn bath, a private picnic and champagne tasting lessons. The complete “Romantic Rendezvous” package includes: • Ocean View Junior Suite • Private chauffeur & car transfer from / to the airport • A dozen red roses upon arrival • Chilled bottle of French champagne & strawberries on day of choice • A la carte breakfast served on private, in-room balcony • Champagne tasting lessons with a private sommelier • Candlelit three-course dinner for two at the award winning Ristorante Tuscany, including a bottle of wine • A “Caribbean Cosmopolitan Picnic Basket” filled with choice of light fare favorites • Drawn bath with luxury essentials and romantic setup on night of choice • Complimentary late check-out on day of departure The package is $536 per room, per night based on double occupancy with a minimum three-night stay. The “Romantic Rendezvous” is valid for stays between February 1st – 28th, 2009. Request promotion code RZ8 to book this package. To make a reservation or for more information about the San Juan Marriott visit www.marriott.com/sjupr or call 1.888.817.2033.
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Price: $536.00




VALENTINE'S DAY AT THE MERRION

The Merrion Hotel, Dublin

The Merrion Hotel, Dublin



Description: The Merrion, Dublin, Ireland (www.merrionhotel.com), arguably Dublin's most romantic hotel, offers three unique packages this Valentine's season. To experience a taste of the romance, enjoy "Lasting Love" throughout the month of February, which includes an overnight stay, full Irish breakfast, rosé champagne, heart-shaped chocolates and red roses for approximately $512 per couple per night. To get a little sweeter, the "All Loved Up" package offers all of these amenities, in addition to an overnight stay on February 14th and a formal three-course Valentine's Night dinner for approximately $714 per couple per night. Finally, the sexiest package of them all is the "Real Love," which includes all the amenities of "Lasting Love" in addition to a Champagne Afternoon Tea and tickets to the play The Real Thing at the Gate Theatre, available February 13-15. Rates start at approximately $694 per couple per night.
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Price: $512.00 to $714.00




"Pick Your Passion" At Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa



Description: What better way to say "I love you" than with a luxurious Hawaiian vacation designed with you and your sweetheart in mind. At the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, you can "Pick Your Passion" from one of two romantic experiences that will surely set hearts afire. Starting at $500 a night, this couple's package offers a choice between an oceanfront or chocolate-themed experience. Oceanfront Passion includes a day at the renowned Mandara Spa with the Hawaiian Ku'uipo (sweetheart) Lomi Lomi massage in a magnificent, private oceanfront cabana. The Chocolate Passion includes Mandara Spa's "Exploration in Chocolate," a decadent couples' experience in a deluxe, private ocean view retreat, complete with heated massage beds and private Jacuzzi tub for two with private showers. The couple will also enjoy the following: a healthy breakfast in the privacy of their guestroom, a glass of champagne and spa lunch delivered to them in the salon following the spa treatments, a Hawaiian Hot Stone Manicure and Pedicure, invigorating shower, shampoo and blow dry, and a sunset three-course dinner by Hawaii Regional Cuisine Chef Mark Ellman at Mala Wailea restaurant located in the resort.
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Price: $500.00




A Lanesborough Romance

The Lanesborough

The Lanesborough



Description: Enjoy Valentine’s Day weekend at London’s premier address with the option of experiencing a memorable 5 course dinner at Apsleys including champagne and dessert. Amenities include daily champagne and petit fours, butler service, English breakfast, chocolate dipped strawberries, a rose pedal turn down, and complimentary parking.

The Lanesborough is a luxury hotel offering distinguished residential-style service in elegant, historic surroundings. The hotel recreates the elegance and sophistication of an 18th century private residence. It is situated on Hyde Park Corner in the heart of London.
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Price: $500.00 to $710.00





The Westin Resort, Aruba Romance Package

Azull Dining

Azull Dining



Description: The Westin Resort, Aruba is setting the stage for a romantic rendezvous with a Caribbean getaway chock-full of inclusions intended to turn up the heat. Love-hungry duos can enjoy champagne upon arrival, daily breakfast, and late checkout to enjoy some extra snuggle time together. The centerpiece of this love-laced getaway is a romantic dinner and champagne toast at Azull, the resort’s on-the-beach, torch-lit restaurant. This three-night escape is valid through April 16, 2009, from $474 per night, based on double occupancy, of course!* At Azull, couples are invited to dine at intimate ocean-front tables under the golden glow of the Aruban sunset and dig their feet into the white sand while surrounded by tiki torches. The four-course culinary experience begins with a champagne toast, followed by choice of seafood appetizer, salad, a delectable main course and, of course, a decadent dessert to end the meal. For resort reservations or further information, call 1-877-822-2222 or visit www.westin.com/aruba and search under ‘Hotel Offers’. When booking, please ask for rate plan VALENTIN. *Rates are based on availability and do not include tax and service.
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Price: $474.00




Escape To Romance In Ft. Lauderdale

Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa



Description: For a romantic beach getaway in Fort Lauderdale, Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa offers the area’s only private beach and newly-renovated rooms and suites to unwind in surrounded by the utmost in comforts including Marriott’s new European-style Revive® bedding featuring down comforters, cotton-rich sheets and feather pillows. The Escape to Romance package includes daily breakfast in bed, chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne upon arrival, valet parking and a late checkout of 2:00 p.m. Starting at $469 per night, the package is based on double occupancy, of course! For reservations, please visit www.marriott.com/fllsb and enter promotional code B4F. For hotel information please visit www.marriottharborbeach.com.
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Price: $469.00




Valentine's Day/Mardi Gras Getaway

Hotel Galvez, Galveston Island, TX

Hotel Galvez, Galveston Island, TX



Description: Hotel Galvez, A Wyndham® Historic Hotel, is offering a romantic getaway package for Valentine’s Day weekend, which also coincides with the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston festivities. The Valentine’s Day package includes a two-night stay, a bottle of champagne and Bernardo’s special Valentine’s Day dinner for two on Feb. 14. Hotel Galvez offers a prime view for three Mardi Gras parades that weekend. The two-night package for the weekend of Feb. 13 – 15 begins at $449.
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Price: $449.00




Paradise Found

Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort

Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort



Description: For those looking for a tropical paradise for a Valentine’s celebration, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort is an island escape in the Gulf of Mexico, among the Ten Thousand Islands off the west coast of Florida. Nestled on three miles of pristine white sand beaches, the luxury resort features the Balinese-inspired Spa at Marco Island, the Audubon-endorsed The Rookery at Marco Island 18-hole golf course, six diverse lounges and restaurants, two resort pools and more. Rates start at $449 per night and include Deluxe guestroom with king-size bed, private balcony and a do not disturb sign. For reservations, please visit www.marcoislandmarriott.com. Those home-bound for the weekend can still picture themselves in paradise through the resort’s beach Web cam: http://www.marcoislandmarriott.com/webcam.html
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Price: $449.00




Hotel Raito's Valentine's Package

Find love at Hotel Raito this Valentine's Day

Find love at Hotel Raito this Valentine's Day



Description: Hotel Raito invites couples to enjoy a lover’s respite along the shores of Italy’s romantic Amalfi Coast with its special Valentine’s package. With rates starting at €320 or $429* (U.S. dollar is based on exchange rate as of January 13, 2009), the hotel’s “Valentine’s Package” features luxury accommodations in a Sea View Double Room, a romantic candlelight dinner for two accompanied by live music, an intimate “Loving Couple” massage at the hotel’s Expure SPA, champagne and strawberries and a daily buffet breakfast. Rates are per room, based on double occupancy and include VAT. This package is available Saturday, February 14, 2009. To set the mood, Hotel Raito’s intimate Luna Vietrese, which overlooks the spectacular Bay of Salerno, will feature a romantic candlelight dinner for two. As guests enjoy the romantic dinner, music will fill the air as the local Agorá Band performs a variety of well-known love songs.
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Price: $429.00 to $664.00




Borrego Ranch Resortand Spa

Borrego Ranch

Borrego Ranch



Description: 1 night deluxe room valentines day package: double occupancy, sparkling wine, chocolate strawberries, cheese plate, and aromatherapy bath item, dinner for 2 on Valentine's Day, 2 50 minute spa treatments. 2 Night deluxe Room Valentine Package: double occupancy, sparkling wine, chocolate strawberries, cheese plate, aromatherapy bath item, 4 50-minute spa treatments or 18 holes of Tom Fazio Signature golf Alcohol is not included, Gratuities ARE included. Arrival for Feb 13 or 14
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Price: $395.00 to $760.00




Cabana Dining At Shores Resort & Spa

Cabana Dining at Shores Resort & Spa

Cabana Dining at Shores Resort & Spa



Description: Experience a spirited retreat where hip hotel meets posh resort at the Daytona Beach area’s only AAA, Four-Diamond property, the Shores Resort & Spa. Enjoy a private poolside cabana dining experience this Valentine's Day catered by Chef Lonny at the property's Four-Diamond Azure restaurant where a fresh, seasonal menu showcases culinary creativity. Enjoy a romantic setting lit by candles and overlooking the Atlantic for your first course of Seafood Trio, followed by Mini Caesar Salad Bites, Rock Shrimp & Butter Lettuce Wraps, an Intermezzo of Mint and Midori Macerated Melon Pearls and a House Aged NY Strip Loin & Prawns. A decadent dessert of chocolate fondue and champagne compliment this exclusive dining experience. The Shores. Central Florida’s premier oceanfront resort.
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Price: $350.00




Feel The WUV At W Los Angeles-Westwood

Feel the Wuv at W Los Angeles-Westwood

Feel the Wuv at W Los Angeles-Westwood



Description: Staying in has never been more fun than with the new Feel The Wuv package from W Hotels Worldwide. Destined to ignite romance with an experience that is flirty, fun and sure to be unforgettable, W Hotels has partnered with Jimmyjane (the design-centric brand leader of the premium sexual wellbeing category) and Max Brenner (the first restaurant entirely devoted to chocolate) to create this sweet retreat for two. Designed to get sparks flying through indulgent, romantic and stimulating sensory experiences, the Feel The Wuv package includes: • Jimmyjane’s Spin Me (With Benefits) – a deluxe Spin Me Game of Mischief including a customized bottle filled with in-room-specific adventure strips, seduction sash, and feather tickler. Guests will also receive take- home adventure strips on departure. • Max Brenner Chocolates – a decadent box of delicious chocolates with flirty packaging exclusively created for W Hotels • A Bottle of Bubbly • 20% off Jimmyjane products at W Hotels The Store • Late Checkout • A Wonderful Room
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Price: $315.00 to $400.00




A Leather Bag They'll Fight Over When You're Dead

Saddleback Leather Co. Leather Bag Travels the World

Saddleback Leather Co. Leather Bag Travels the World



Description: These professional/casual leather bags, briefcases, satchels and messenger bags are built in four different colors; tobacco, reddish chestnut, dark coffee brown and black and are made to last longer than you. They are designed to look just as at home on the back of a suit jacket as on the back of a flannel shirt. Each is constructed with stout and thick full grain leather, extremely tough double zero thread and metal rivets on all stress points. The bags are designed without any breakable parts e.g. zippers, snaps or buttons and are guaranteed for 100 years. The attraction people have to the design is not just visual, but also because of it's utility. Each piece quickly converts to a backpack, has removable multi-use belt/straps and a false bottom. It can be closed quickly with one center buckle or very securely with the two optional side buckles.
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Price: $275.00 to $575.00




It’s Valentine’s Day Every Day With The Amour Package At The Waterfront Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

On the Gaslamp Quarter's Waterfront, theManchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

On the Gaslamp Quarter's Waterfront, theManchester Grand Hyatt San Diego



Description: San Diego – Romance on the Gaslamp Quarter’s Waterfront is at the heart of Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego’s Amour Package, which reconnects busy couples in an unforgettable setting with romantic touches: Champagne, full breakfast and late checkout (2:00 p.m.). Offered year round, it is the perfect Valentine’s option. Each morning of guest's stay, full breakfast is valid in hotel restaurant and in-room dining. Champagne is valid per stay, regardless of the number of nights booked. Rates are based on availability. See terms & conditions at www.ManchesterGrand.Hyatt.com From a sunset drink overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Top of the Hyatt to a romantic couple’s massage on the private water-view pool deck at the KIN Spa to a romantic dinner at Sally’s restaurant, amorous options abound at the Hyatt, a stylish urban resort and a sweet choice for a Valentine’s getaway. KIN Spa’s February “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” specials include: Mars package (2hrs/$165): Propolis scalp massage, 50-minute deep tissue massage and Men’s manicure; Venus package (4hrs/$300): 50-minute Swedish massage, classic facial, express manicure/ pedicure, and shampoo blow dry; Fly me to the moon couple’s package (2hrs/$275): 50-minute couple’s massage, couple’s pedicure and two glasses of champagne.
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Price: $269.00 to $319.00




Treat Your Valentine To A Vacation In Paradise

Treat Your Valentine To A Vacation In Paradise

Treat Your Valentine To A Vacation In Paradise



Description: For couples seeking a romantic yet affordable Caribbean or Mexico getaway in 2009 - you have found your perfect match with Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resort's Escape! Romance Package. This Valentine's Day, surprise your sweetheart with a trip for two at one of these nine incredible oceanfront resorts in seven spectacular Caribbean & Mexico destinations. While each Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resort captures the charm of its distinctive locale, it simultaneously provides the renowned quality and the high levels of hospitality and service synonymous with the Marriott brand. When you are able to select from an array of exciting resort activities, superb restaurants, state-of-the-art amenities and luxurious accommodations offered at each of these nine incredible resort properties, planning your vacation will almost be as fun as enjoying it. Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts created the Escape! Romance Package to provide couples with a hassle-free way to book an unforgettable beach getaway. This couples promotion includes room accommodations, breakfast for two daily, a bottle of champagne and much more. It also requires a minimum length of stay which varies by property, ranging from three to seven nights. Rates, blackout dates and package components also vary by property, so be sure to visit www.paradisebymarriott.com to checkout the full list of participating resorts and to explore the incredible offerings available at each! For reservations or for more information on the Escape! Romance Package, please visit www.paradisebymarriott.com or call 1-888-PARADISE.
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Price: $231.00 to $720.00




Go Green This Valentine�s Day With A Romantic Getaway Package At The Avalon Hotel & Spa

Enjoy a luxurious spa treatement and dinner at our four-star restaurant Aquariva Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar with our V-Day packages

Enjoy a luxurious spa treatement and dinner at our four-star restaurant Aquariva Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar with our V-Day packages



Description: Pamper your sweetie and/or yourself Valentine’s Day with one of five romantic singles and couples spa getaway packages featured at Portland, Oregon’s THE AVALON HOTEL & SPA throughout February. The Pacific Northwest’s first LEED certified green hotel, The Avalon invites guests to enjoy luxurious waterfront accommodations in a sustainable fashion. Rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul with the following packages by calling 888.556.4802 or visiting AVALONHOTELANDSPA.COM to make a reservation. • VALENTINES DAY IS NOT ALWAYS FOR TWO: One-night accommodations, a four-course dinner for one at Aquariva Italian Kitchen, a glass of Prosecco Italian Champagne, and a 35 percent discount coupon for spa treatments. • CUPID’S COUPLE SPA PACKAGE: One-night accommodations for two, a couples aromatherapy massage, a box of chocolates, a dozen roses, and a bottle of wine in room upon arrival. • IMAGINE ME AND YOU: One-night accommodations for two, a three course dinner for two at Aquariva Italian Kitchen, a couples aromatherapy massage, rose petals, a box of chocolates, and a bottle of wine. • TWO NIGHT’S VALENTINE'S PACKAGE: Two-night accommodations with a Friday, February 13, 2009, four-course dinner for two, three hours of relaxation treatments at the Spa on Saturday, and a complimentary bottle of wine in the room. • EVERLASTING LOVE: One-night accommodations for two, a three-course dinner for two at Aquariva Italian Kitchen, a box of chocolates, a dozen roses, and a bottle of wine in room upon arrival. **All packages include complimentary parking and late 2pm checkout**
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Price: $226.00 to $867.00




Lovin' The Bahamas

Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort

Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort



Description: Couples dreaming of a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day can fulfill their fantasy at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort in The Bahamas with the resort’s Lovin’ The Bahamas package. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the package rate is $214.09 per person, per night (based on double occupancy) and includes: An ocean view room, daily breakfast for two at the resort’s Bimini Market, sparkling wine for two delivered to room on day of arrival, resort credit of $50 per day, all taxes, gratuities and resort fees. The Lovin’ The Bahamas package is available through March 14, 2009 and all stays must also be completed by March 14, 2009. To book, call (877) 782-0149 or visit www.Sheraton.com/NassauOffers. The offer is not applicable to groups or with other special offers.
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Price: $214.09




CELEBRATE VALENTINE'S DAY AT VICTORIA GOLF & BEACH RESORT

A Junior Suite at Victoria Golf & Beach Resort

A Junior Suite at Victoria Golf & Beach Resort



Description: Couples wishing to beat the winter blues and celebrate the most romantic holiday in paradise need to look no further than Victoria Golf & Beach Resort. Located on the Dominican Republic’s North Coast, this elegant sanctuary is inviting travelers to trade reality for romance with rates starting as low as $200 per room, per night. The stylish Victoria Golf & Beach Resort has given a new image to the traditional all-inclusive by providing its warm-weather-loving guests with chic décor and vibe, newly renovated accommodations, gourmet dining, golf and on-site spa services at low all-inclusive prices. Valid February 1 - April 8, 2009, rates range from $200 to $266 per room per night. With 190 newly renovated casually chic accommodations, fine dining choices and relaxing spa services in a tranquil spa suite featuring hand-painted linens, guests will enjoy the look and feel of a hip boutique property at a tremendous value. Guests can upgrade to the all-inclusive meal plan for just $25 per person, per night.
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Price: $200.00 to $266.00

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