From beachside luxury to cliffside adventures, your most romantic Valentine’s Day getaway awaits.
Valentine’s Getaways: The Most Romantic Spots Every Couple Must Visit
While going out to a candle-lit Valentine’s Day dinner sounds nice, why confine the celebrations to just one evening? This year, take it up a notch and book that romantic escape you and your significant other have always dreamed of.
Whether seeking relaxation, seclusion, romance or all of the above – we’ve got you covered. From beachside luxury to cliffside adventure, find our hottest Valentine’s Day recommendations below…. And you may just catch some sun while you’re at it.
A Jungle Escape For Two at La Valise Tulum | Riviera Maya, Mexico
A chic hideaway in one of Mexico’s hottest (and most easily accessible) destinations, La Valise Tulum features less than a dozen oceanfront suites, a private beach, a spa edged with lush jungle and luxurious king beds positioned on private balconies for al fresco nights under the stars. Couples can enjoy a back-to-basics approach to dining at Nü restaurant, which partners with an organic, regenerative farm in the Yucatan as a means of preserving the ancient Mayan farming techniques. Guests also have access to Vesica — a private cenote that features plush daybeds and a DJ spinning beats to the sounds of the surrounding tropical wildlife. Want something a little more discreet? Stay in one of the hotel’s brand-new jungle suites (just debuted in January) for an ultra-private and romantic escape. www.lavalisetulum.com. Rates from $355/night.
Love on the Brain at Rancho Pescadero | Todos Santos, Mexico
A relaxed paradise along Baja’s majestic coastline, the brand-new Rancho Pescadero is a luxurious escape landscaped to blend into the natural biosphere with Mexican culture, epicurean experiences, and uninterrupted coastal views. Bespoke suites and private villas with authentic local touches are designed to inspire a mix of indoor and outdoor living with private plunge pools, outdoor showers and patios with plush daybeds. This adults-only resort is the perfect place to hide out and reconnect with yourself, the Earth, and your partner (after all…it’s romance month!). Enjoy sunset beachfront dinners with whales breaching in the distance — February is peak whale season! — unwind at Rancho’s Botánica spa, with its own apothecary that invites travelers to forage for herbs and botanicals and create their own signature ‘Baja Blend’ of soaks, oils and scrubs. Or, a build-your-own bouquet workshop allows guests to hand-pick flowers to pair with a day focused only on the two of you, or opt for an indigenous-inspired Damiana Amoroso aphrodisiac treatment, rendered in an outdoor treatment nest to the sounds of crashing waves and local wildlife. To really get into the Baja spirit, partake in a native cacao ceremony with your partner that allows you to open up your heart to deeper connection and clarity. With a year-round forecast of 85° with sunshine and breezy, cool evenings, guests can lounge by multiple infinity pools by day and cozy up at beachside fire pits as the moon slowly rises over the Sierra Lagunas. www.ranchopescadero.com
Pause for Romance | Quintessence Hotel
This Valentine’s Day, whisk your partner away to a place where privacy and luxury meet to create an experience unlike any other. Tucked away in the paradisiacal Caribbean island of Anguilla, the nine-suite Quintessence Hotel feels like a private mansion, but with all the amenities of a world-class resort. Haitian artwork and avant garde architecture adorn the halls and suites of the hotel – making you feel like you’ve escaped to your very own fairytale, where you and your valentine won’t even have to lift a finger, as a 24-hour private butler caters to your every need. Wine and dine your special someone with a delectable meal prepared by a world-class chef, paired with wine from the hotel’s very own 2,000 bottle wine cellar. With so many options, you’re sure to find the perfect wine to toast to your love. For couples who relish in the finer things – the Romance in Anguilla package provides an experience of total intimacy and absolute indulgence. Treat yourselves to daily complimentary breakfast, luxe accommodations complete with views of the magical Caribbean sea, romantic private dining, and a bed of roses turndown service. Let us spoil you… learn more at qhotelanguilla.com
Choose Your Swoon Moon | Hotel Rangá | Iceland
Be over the moon with your Valentine at Hotel Rangá, Southern Iceland’s cozy spot for couples looking to spend some quality time tucked away in awe-inspiring nature. Couples can find serenity among the island’s picturesque landscapes and countless waterfalls, take the perfect photo along a beautiful black sand beach or catch the greatest light show of all time at Hotel Rangá, arguably the best place to see the famous Aurora Borealis given its countryside location providing darker skies and less artificial lights. Lovebirds can also stargaze and name constellations alongside the hotel’s resident astronomer at the property’s hi-tech, roll-off roof observatory (on nights when the Northern Lights might not make a visit.) Experience love and luxury at Hotel Rangá when you indulge in the special “Choose Your Swoon Moon” package. Enjoy a bottle of champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, gourmet dining and more, designed to make you swoon over each other and Iceland. To book your best Valentine’s Day yet, visit www.hotelranga.is.
Pampered Together | Couples Tower Isle, Jamaica
What’s more ideal for romance than a “couples only” getaway. For a truly pampered Valentine’s Day, opt for the Oasis Spa Villas at Couples Tower Isle, which come with unlimited spa treatments. These ultra-private retreats include endless facials, massages, scrubs and body treatments, with the option to book the spa experiences in the comfort of your luxe villa or at the spa just steps away. Oasis Spa Villas at Couples Tower Isle blur the line between indoors and out with personal plunge pools, private sun terraces, enormous spa-style bathrooms and deluxe room service. Break away from your villa and the spa to enjoy the additional included beachfront amenities like taking a sail to the property’s own private (au naturel) island, six dining options from casual to gourmet (including multiple options with a la carte menu dining, not buffet), a portfolio of unlimited watersports including diving, unlimited golf, and offsite island exploration experiences are also included (Dunns River Falls, glass bottom boat tours, catamaran cruises). For more details on this sun-splashed playground visit www.couples.com
Fall Back in Love at W Punta de Mita
Couples in search of a V-day getaway where they can rekindle their love while being treated like royalty should visit W Punta de Mita — a chic, indigenous-inspired resort located in Mexico’s coveted Riviera Nayarit. The recently renovated hotel is set on one of the area’s best surf breaks with an incredible surfing program and specially-curated experiences ranging from a Jose Cuervo Reserva tequila pairing to beachside ceviche-making. After couples practice their hang-ten, they can reserve the special ‘Melt With Love’ couples massage at the resort’s expansive AWAY spa for an aromatic fusion of love and relaxation complemented with sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries. When looking for dinner with a view, lovebirds can choose from a private oceanfront four-course dinner, or reserve the highly intimate Mesa1– an ultra-exclusive al fresco dining setting that offers just one nightly seating for a private chef’s dinner under the stars (both also the perfect place to pop the question!). And if staying in one of the newly renovated suites is more their style, guests can purchase the ‘Unboxing Love’ in-room dining experience which includes an exquisite cheese board , petit fours dessert and a bottle of Moët champagne to toast to everlasting love.
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