The most luxurious Valentine's Day escapes

Chocolates and long-stemmed roses

Hard to resist
Ditch the box of chocolates and long-stemmed roses this Valentine’s Day in lieu of an experience you won’t soon forget.

Hotels and resorts across the country aim to wow with enticing package deals and offers that are hard to resist.

Whether it's tickets to the ballet, an afternoon zooming around in a Porsche 356 Speedster, or a moonlit couple’s massage, these 10 trips are a perfect way to rekindle your romance this Valentine’s Day.


Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.

Home to the busiest airport in the United States, flight deals are plentiful for a romantic weekend getaway to Atlanta, Georgia. A standout among the luxury hotels of the city, the towering Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta is offering a Valentine’s Day deal this year called the “Decadent Romance” package, highlighting their top-notch service. The weekend starts with a pop as Champagne is served for a toast along with heart-shaped chocolates from a local chocolatier. Though don’t get too comfortable in the suite, you’ve got reservations for the best of Atlanta’s culture, by way of Atlanta Ballet's production of Moulin Rouge—The Ballet. The night concludes with sweeping views of downtown Atlanta and a picture-perfect rose petal turndown. Package rates from $595.

Del Mar, California

Courtesy of L’Auberge Del Mar

There are few things more romantic than an ocean view, especially when enjoyed from two rocking chairs on a terrace. The best of Southern California life comes through in the hospitality of L’Auberge Del Mar, a 121-room destination resort 40 minutes north of San Diego. Hosting couples year-round, Valentine’s Day weekend brings out the best in their service. The resort welcomes couples with the “With Those You Love” package, which includes a $50 spa credit and $25 food and beverage credit, along with the choice of five sweet chocolate-covered strawberries, a savory cheese board, or a split of Champagne. Package rates from $344.

Kennebunkport, Maine

Courtesy of Kennebunkport Resort Collection

Hailed as “New England’s Most Romantic Town," Kennebunkport, Maine continues its annual tradition of decking the town in red for romance this February for Valentine's Day. Red twinkly lights dot the downtown streets while restaurants, galleries, and shops welcome couples with specials offers and packages. For the most romantic weekend, check in to the Kennebunkport Inn this Valentine's Day and let the Cupid Concierge take it from there. With optional amenities that include customized music playlists for the room, flower delivery, couple's massages, sleigh rides, and dessert in bed, you'll be glad the Cupid Concierge is on speed dial in these luxe suites. Call for pricing info.


Courtesy of The ART Hotel

A city brimming with new energy, Denver has emerged as a standout destination with its dozens of new restaurants (most notably Work & Class and Mercantile Dining & Provision) and cultural institution mainstays (Denver Art Museum and The Denver Center for the Performing Arts). Keeping with the bustling spirit of the city, The ART Hotel has arrived on the scene as the torch-bearer of sleek, urban design andtech innovation. A Valentine’s Day celebration in style and sophistication, the 24 Hours & A Lifetime "Valentine's Package" offers a one-night stay that includes a personalized art tour (modern art is the hotel’s highlighted attraction, with a collection that includes Ed Ruscha, Larry Bell, and Sol LeWitt) before being ushered to a private rooftop cabana where blankets and cocktails await. The night continues with fine bath amenities delivered by an in-room bath butler and a bottle of Champagne for a truly bubbly toast. Package rates from $357 also include complimentary valet, welcome cocktails, Wi-Fi and in-room snacks and beverages.

Palm Beach

Courtesy of Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

With miles of sand, endless sun, and winter highs in the upper 70s, romance comes naturally at Palm Beach. A leading resort when it comes to idyllic romantic getaways, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa has a few playful packages this year welcoming couples. The Eau Spa LoveFest is perfect for the couple looking for a low-key celebration in robes, as spa guests are pampered with rosé Champagne, cupcakes, and couple's treatments that include the “I Cannoli Love You” experience, where a butter brûlée milk soak leads to a sweet cream body scrub and chocolate body mask ending with a warm sweet cream body milk massage ($598).


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