17 Of The World’s Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaways

Whether you’re looking to clink glasses by a mesmerising sunset or make memories in the world’s most idyllic destinations, whisk someone special away for Cupid’s favourite day of the year with these 17 romantic Valentine’s Day getaways


1 Share creative pastries at Le Meurice, Paris


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The way to the heart is through the stomach. Le Meurice in Paris invites you to discover world-renowned pastry chef Cédric Grolet’s latest sweet creation. Created especially for Valentine’s Day, his heart-shaped “Saint-Honoré Rose petals” is made with raspberry and pepper, topped with a delicate rose-infused Chantilly.

This creation will be available at Le Meurice’s Valentine’s Day Dinner at Restaurant Le Dalí which will include live jazz, fine dining and a chilled glass of Barons de Rothschild champagne.

It will also be available to purchase at La Pâtisserie du Meurice par Cédric Grolet from the 12th to 16th of February.

Wallet: “Valentine’s Saint-Honoré” €30 per pastry (serves two). Valentine’s Day Dinner on the 14th of February includes a four-course menu with champagne pairings €250 per person.
How: Click here to find out more and make a reservation.


2 Indulge with private pampering at Hotel Plaza Athenée, Paris


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Escape to Dior Institut at the Plaza Atheneé for a shared moment of pampering with your loved one in the private double treatment room.

The Revitalising Escape combines a head-to-toe massage with a soothing facial that will leave guests feeling relaxed and refreshed. Guests will toast the occasion with a glass of champagne and receive a luxurious bathrobe embroidered with your initials.

Wallet: 90 minutes, €330 per person
How: Click here to find out more and make a reservation.


3 Feast all weekend with Principe Di Savoia, Milan


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Enjoy this Valentine’s Day at Milan’s landmark of true luxury with a spectacular four-course dinner served at Acanto Restaurant filled with romantic delight.

With a magical atmosphere, warm service and innovative Italian cuisine, Chef Alessandro Buffolino will take guests through a romantic menu where each dish is served with the Sommelier’s chosen wine.

Discover this magical dining experience with your loved one at Tavolo Cristallo, the hotels private table for six, surrounded by a glittering veil of Swarovski crystals.

Wallet: Dinner is served at 19:30, €135 per person (including wine pairings).
How: Click here to find out more and make a reservation.


4 Opt for a Golden Eye Experience at Hotel Metropole, Monte Carlo


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Wake up in Monte Carlo for a magical experience. Created for the ultimate James Bond aficionado, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo will arrange for a private visit of the infamous Monte-Carlo Casino before being whisked away by a helicopter for an unforgettable view of the principality.

Stopping at Yoshi for lunch, the hotel’s Japanese restaurant by Chef Joel Robuchon will be a welcomed stop before an afternoon tour discovering the city’s secret streets and charming history in a classic Aston Martin.

Upon returning to the hotel, slip into the custom made tuxedo and evening gown which will be waiting in the Carré D’Or Suite – before enjoying a private candlelit dinner by Robuchon and his team and sipping on a classic James Bond martini on the terrace overlooking the city. Valentine’s Day will never be the same again.

How: Click here to find out more and make a reservation.


5 Get a chocolate fix at Hotel Eden, Rome 


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Hotel Eden has announced a special collaboration with “Said dal 1923”, the historic artisan chocolate producer from Rome.

From Monday to Saturday, guests can enjoy treats from hot dark chocolate and gianduja with toppings and spices such as star anise, crushed pistachios, ginger, chilli or crispy puffs to the classic Italian dessert of Tiramisu, revisited by Hotel Eden’s executive chef Fabio Ciervo.

For Valentine’s Day, share a special dessert of Madagascar chocolate mousse with a heart of cherry – the perfect edible enchantment.

When: Available from 14 February, Monday to Saturday.
How: Click here to find out more and make a reservation.


6 Up the romance ante at Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives


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As if the gin-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and the talcum-powder soft beaches were not enough, Jumeirah Vittaveli ups the romance ante with a rose petal strewn pathway, along which couples can stroll, hand in hand, as they make their way on board a luxurious superyacht for an evening of unparalleled intimacy.

There’s no urgency to the start of each day: relish a floating breakfast in the privacy of your villa’s pool, or linger in bed and have it brought to you.

Stay in one of the resort’s private retreats, peacefully separated from the main island, and rediscover your sense of playfulness together, thanks to the slides which transport you 23 metres straight from your deck into the silky warm waters of the lagoon below.

Jumeirah Vittaveli is offering lovers a range of romantic packages this Valentine’s Day, including the Lifetime of Love, including private champagne breakfast, couple’s spa treatment, champagne and caviar semi submarine excursion, indulgent in-villa bath and romantic beach dinner, complete with a bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal Rose, soulful sunset serenade and hidden Swarovski surprise.

Alternatively, indulge in MY Vittaveli Romance, where an evening sunset cruise on the resort’s superyacht, including caviar, 5-course lobster dinner and a private concert, provides couples with a dreamy start to a long night of romance ahead.

How: Find out more and make a reservation here.


7 Keep your ‘Romance on Record’ at Palazzo Naiadi, Rome


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A historic palace located in the heart of Rome, The Dedica Anthology’s Palazzo Naiadi encapsulates the pure essence of a romantic getaway.

Especially for Valentine’s Day, Palazzo Naiadi can arrange for couples to enjoy their own private professional photoshoot with the city as a photogenic and romantic backdrop, helping couples to keep Romance on Record.

After an initial briefing with the concierge, guests will be transported to an agreed picturesque spot for a two-hour photoshoot. Capture the ultimate romantic city break to keep forever.

The hotel is also offering the Divine Valentine package, which includes a romantic candlelit dinner for two at Tazio Restaurant, 10% savings on spa treatments, 15% off luxury accommodation for two, complimentary upgrade to the next room category, and a special Romance Tonic cocktail.

Wallet: From £431 / EUROS 510 per night based on two people sharing and the Romance on Record photoshoot for £406 / 480 EUROS. Terms and conditions apply.
How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.


8 Find love with a Romantic Secret Map at Grand Hotel dei Dogi, Venice


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Twenty minutes from Venice’s magical St Mark’s Square, The Dedica Anthology’s Grand Hotel dei Dogi has produced a Romantic Secret Map for Valentine’s Day – a handy insider guide to their favourite romantic spots in the city. With intimate squares, flower-filled parks and breath-taking views to discover, guests cannot fail to feel the love.

What’s more, he hotel is offering the Divine Valentine package, allowing guests to enjoy luxury accommodation for two, a romantic candlelit dinner for two at Il Giardino Segreto, the secret garden restaurant, 20% saving on a spa treatment for each guest, and 10% saving in La Voga Bar, the hotel’s new contemporary canalside bar.

How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.
Wallet: Prices from £369 / EUROS 436 per night based on two people sharing. Terms and conditions apply.


9 Escape to the mountains with Auberge de La Maison, Courmayeur


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Located in the heart of Entreves, Courmayeur’s most picturesque villages, Auberge de la Maison is a charming wood and stone hotel standing on a vast lawn that affords a marvellously romantic view of Mont Blanc.

Famous for being the highest peak in Europe, Mont Blanc has for centuries attracted and intrigued those who have a passion for the mountain and simply those who are drawn to beauty.

In February, Auberge de La Maison fulfils the desire of the heart with an exclusive Valentine’s Day package, “Desir du Cœur”. Couples who book the package will be treated to an exclusive aperitif for two people, including a glass of wine and accompanying appetizers to share. The perfect Valentine’s treat!

How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.
Wallet: “Desir du Cœur” from £295 / 349 euros per night based on two people sharing on a B&B basis. 60 euros per couple for external guests. Terms and conditions apply.


10 Hide away in Manhattan with onefinestay


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Make out in Manhattan. Fanciful interiors and onefinestay’s one-of-a-kind service make Jane Street Townhouse II the most glamorous of places to spend Valentine’s Day. Characterised by white-on-white furnishings and wide windows, the master bedroom is incredibly peaceful yet stylish.

The outdoor split-level garden, terrace and balcony, offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a romantic alfresco candle lit dinner, followed by a movie in the velvet and marble inspired living area.

This home is perfectly located, with restaurants and bars concentrating the surrounding streets. Cultural enthusiasts can also enjoy the galleries and museums closely situated to the home too. Guests can also invite their friends to celebrate with them as this home features five bedrooms and five bathrooms to cater for larger parties.

How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.
Wallet: from $2,805 / night (7 night minimum).


11 Enjoy poised privacy at Mi Chalet, Alta Badia


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With its utterly unique design, this retreat, set in the magnificent heart of the Dolomites, boasts panoramic windows from which couples, sprawled on the animal skin rugs or snuggled up on the sumptuous sofa in front of the feature fireplace, can gaze upon their snowy surroundings and the spectacular sunsets for which the area is celebrated.

Feed your romance at a number of Michelin-starred restaurants and ski the famous Sella Ronda area before returning to the peace and tranquillity of your Karl Heinz Castlunger-designed chalet, which features an abundance of natural wood for a warm and natural feel.

Wallet: Self-catered from EUR 400 to 1,035 per night.
How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.


12 Devour an entire day of delights with Aman Venice


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In the enchanting city of Venice, Aman Venice offers a romantic getaway to celebrate San Valentine’s Day. February brings crisp days and bright blue skies, with misty alleyways ripe for exploring.

Retreat to the spa on the fourth floor for relaxing Valentine’s treatments. Whether you choose to unwind with a rose-petal bath with meditative essential oils, or opt for a Valentine’s side-by-side massage with your partner, the Spa at Aman Venice has prepared treatment options specially for the occasion.

Sample a Tesoro Cocktail as the sun sets over the floating city, prepared by the Aman Venice mixologist to celebrate San Valentine’s day.  Finally, Chef de Cuisine Dario Ossola has curated a four-course dinner for two, featuring the freshest Adriatic fish, artisanal pasta and produce of the day from the Rialto market.

How: Phone +39 041 2707333 or click here to find out more.


13 Drink in natural beauty at Salinda Resort, Vietnam


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Whisk them away to Salinda Resort, located on the serene island of Phu Quoc where the breathtaking location, authentic Vietnamese touches and impeccable service are at the forefront of guest’s experience.

With three spoiling restaurants to choose from, an enchanting Thai Spa, and the incredible famous ‘purple sunsets’, Salinda Resort offers a charming tranquil island retreat.

The hotel boasts a fantastic selection of exceptionally designed venues to inspire love. The restaurant garden is surrounded by luscious tropical foliage and lanterns or the pristine beach could be the perfect backdrop for a truly tropical wedding ceremony.

How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.


14  Take on adventure together at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Oman


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Magnificently perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon, making it the highest five-star resort in the Middle East, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar is a truly mesmerising hotel to experience with a loved one.

Take an awe-inspiring mountain hike towards the cascading Wadi Waterfalls, passing “nature’s window”, a spectacular natural rock formation with a 360° boulder terrace that will leave you totally speechless.

For pure serenity, enjoy clifftop yoga on Diana’s Point, where guests are invited to de-stress the mind and body, with incredible views of the sunrise over the great canyon.

By day, couples can gaze over the canyon and by night couples can enjoy stargazing as with minimal light pollution – one thing’s for sure, you’ll be seeing stars.

How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.


15 Escape to the snow with Le Coucou in Meribel


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The recently opened Hotel Le Coucou is the perfect location for a truly romantic escape for couples with a love for the slopes and a taste for the finer things in life. The elegant ski-in/ski-out hotel boasts 55 suites and rooms and two private chalets – each entirely gorgeous.

With traditional chalet styling and stunning panoramic views across the slopes, Le Coucou treats its foodie guests to two restaurants, including one Beefbar and one Italian, Bianca Neve by Riccardo Giraudi, a Tata Harper spa and an indoor and outdoor pool.

The concierge staff are on hand to organise a range of activities beyond skiing. Couples can enjoy a guided shoe-trekking experience, dog-sledging or relax at the hotel for a couples massage – either way, there’s something for every love bird.

Wallet: Rooms from £378 per night.
How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.


16 Discover Ananti Resort, Residences & Beach Club, Montenegro


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Some things are worth waiting for. Opening its doors in May 2020, the deluxe Ananti Resort, Residences & Beach Club on the Budva Riviera provides the perfect hideaway for a romantic weekend – far from crowds yet remarkably close to some of the most enigmatic Montenegrin sights and experiences.

A member of the exclusive Leading Hotels of the World, the elegant Ananti Resort, Residences & Beach Club offers the ultimate base for a romantic getaway. Tucked into the wooded mountainside of the Budva Riviera coastline and looking eastward over the Adriatic Sea, the resort offers guests breathtaking views from each of the 14 Seaview Suites and eight Seaview Luxury Villas, each complete with private pool

The stunning resort is also home to a blissful Wellness and Renewal Spa perfect for relaxation, and a private Beach Club lapped by the turquoise waters.

Guests can make memories on special excursions such as helicopter rides, speedboat charters or day trips to nearby Bay of Kotor – UNESCO World Heritage site and nearby national parks.

Wallet: Four nights at Ānanti Resort, Residences & Beach Club start from £449 per person including accommodation in a Seaview Suite with chef-prepared breakfast daily, return flights with easyJet from London Gatwick to Tivat International Airport. Based on two adults sharing, travelling on 14th May 2020.
How: Phone 0207 749 7260 or click here to find out more and make a booking.


17 Find love on a gorilla trek with Bisate Lodge, Rwanda


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An ideal experience for animal-loving couples, there are few places on earth that match the experience that is offered at the chic Bisate Lodge in Rwanda. While many people stay at Bisate to experience a life-changing gorilla trek, the lodge itself is reason enough to visit.

Take part in a gorilla trek as well as a golden monkey trek– both experiences are profoundly moving. A community visit at Bisate is another highlight. Along with a guide, meet locals and view the wonderful work being done by the community.

Leave your mark… Bisate’s pioneering reforestation project also invites all guests to plant a tree in honour of their stay. Get your hands dirty by planting a sapling and directly contribute to the restoration of the area’s habitat.

How: Rates vary depending on month of visit. Visit wilderness-safaris.com to find out more and make a booking.

 

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