Hero and Leander has scoured the globe for you to bring a select group of hotels for Valentines Day to you. These select accommodations are all offering wonderful romance packages. You and your partner can’t go wrong with these magical destinations.
La Sultanan, Marrakech.
This beautiful hotel in the UNESCO city of Marrakech offers a dose of culture and luxury for Valentines. La Sultanan is a 5* hotel that’s designed to wow every step of the way. Architecture lovers will fall deeper in love. There is history abound, with links to the 12th Century. For those that wish to wander away from the hotel walls then it is but a stone’s throw away from Jemaa El Fna square. Yet within the walls, away from the hustle and bustle of the casbah, is arguably Marrakech’s most romantic place to stay. With rooms designed to be mini Romanesque temples, luxurious marble finishes and intricate touches you’ll be in heaven. La Sultanan also offers an award-winning spa where you and your partner will relax amongst a leafy rooftop, high above the souks of the city. Fantastic crimson clad walls with wrought iron lanterns and the turquoise pool take you on an adventure of health and rejuvenation of the mind. Slow down and watch the sun fall below the horizon’s Atlas Mountains. For Valentine’s the hotel is offering a unique Romance and Adventure package. Couples upon arrival will be greeted with a glass of champagne. They will find rose petals fallen on their hotel bed and the bathroom. You will also have the opportunity to choose from a sidecar tour in the Marrakech Medina, an early morning hot air balloon flight, or a private lunch in the nearby mountains. It’ll be a February 14th that you’ll never forget.
Red Savannah (01242 787800; redsavannah.com) offers a four-night stay at La Sultana Marrakech from £1,465 per person including all accommodation on BB basis, return flights with EasyJet from London Gatwick to Marrakech and airport transfers. The Romance & Adventure package is available at La Sultana Oualidia from 1st – 28th February at an additional cost of £156 per person (minimum of two people).
Suvretta House, St. Moritz.
Suvretta prides itself on their service and the traditional way of life. The travel golden age shall we say. Pampering amongst 5* luxury, amongst the mountains. The skiing here stretches out massive distances across the beautiful snow filled valleys.
Couples are able to experience an evening of ice-skating together on a frozen lake and if that wasn’t magical enough – a cheese fondue at the end! February 14th offers guests dinner at the Grand Restaurant and Valentine’s cocktail with live music from the Jocelyn’s Duo. Suvretta House certainly offer’s its lovers a place to stay that has seen the likes of Evita Peron and the Shah of Persia throughout its history.
Rates at Suvretta House over Valentine’s Day start from 980CHF (approx. £737) per night, in a Double Mountain Room. Accommodation includes half board, gratuities, all taxes and VAT. Rates per person for Valentine’s cocktail and a 4-course-dinner start at 125CHF (approx. £94) excluding beverages.
Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia.
On this island, one of 17,000 islands in the Indonesian Archipelago, you’ll surely find a slice of paradise with your partner. Beautiful crystal blue vistas across the Indian Ocean great you throughout your stay in the pristine, remote villas. 21 villas to be precise. Sitting within lush gardens and hundreds of secluded acres. The spa safari experience offers guests a day of locally inspired treatments, cuisine and yoga. A safari vehicle takes you to the Nihi Oka valley with stunning views. A morning yoga session is followed by breakfast with healthy juices. Following that, your own personal spa therapists will relax your body and mind together. Relaxation in paradise. It doesn’t get any better than that does it?
The overnight Honeymoon Villa & Spa Safari experience is priced from $1,800, based on two sharing on a full-board basis, including all spa treatments. Sumba is a one-hour flight from Bali and there are daily flights from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar.
Singita Sasakwa, Tanzania.
Nestled high above with Serengeti Plains of Africa, Singita Saskwa is a valentine’s safari dream. Not only will your trip be alongside some of the most incredible animals on the planet, but you’ll be wined and dined to your hearts content. Their award winning wine list in the African bush comprises 222 labels and 20,000 bottles. Some of the wines are unique to the resort. A candle lit dinner below the African stars, whilst looking out across the Serengeti. That’s an experience we could get used to! However, if you’re looking for even more then stargazing, guided bush walks and the signature Singita Bush Spa are all on the menu.
Rates at Singita Sasakwa Lodge start from US$1,500 per person per night on a full board basis, including twice-daily open Land Rover safaris and return road transfers between the Sasakwa airstrip and lodge.
Indian Ocean. Small and luxurious. 25 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives? Do those things sound enticing? Beach and water villas offer you a no doubt once in a lifetime experience in this stunning location. With fine cuisine, a garden Spa, gym, pool and underwater experiences to relax you and your loved one – you won’t be in a hurry to leave that’s for sure. Formally a coconut plantation it first opened in 1973. Recently it was awarded the accolade for the Indian Oceans Most Romantic Resort for the fifth time. You are able to enjoy a fine dining experience anywhere on the island. You’re even able to have a massage wherever you wish to dine. Couple this with a day of diving in one of 30 of the world’s best diving spots that Baros has access to. That will sum up a pretty impressive 2018 Valentines Day.
Baros Maldives is situated in the central southern part of North Male’ Atoll, just 25 minutes by speedboat from Maldives International Airport. Rates at Baros Maldives start from $675 (approx. £464) per night in a Deluxe Villa on a B&B basis, excluding taxes.
Ocean House, Rhode Island.
Ocean House is a Relais and Chateuax property and one of only 11 Forbes triple five star hotels in the world. So it’s safe to say that your stay is going to be all out luxurious and wow! This Valentines they’re offering a pop the question package that includes a sumptuous stay in the Tower Suite. Here your accommodation is spread over two floors, complete with a spiral staircase. Up on the top level you can gaze the night away under the star lit sky. Prior to this you will dine on a romantic dinner prepared by a private chef, complete with a 100 red rose bouquet. Your proposal will be planned at the help of Guest services, giving you the opportunity to present a 2 carat Tiffany Princess Cut engagement ring. Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin will be ready on ice for that all important yes. Of course the whole thing will be captured by a photographer too and the next day – well the luxury doesn’t end there. You’ll have the opportunity to relax with you partner at the OH! Spa. A proposal fit for a splendid Valentines evening.
The pop the question package includes two-nights in the Tower Suite at Ocean House, private dinner for two, three hour couples treatment at the OH! Spa, a 2 carat Tiffany engagement ring, photographer to capture the proposal, breakfast in bed with unlimited mimosas both days, 100 red roses and a 9L bottle of Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin.
Memmo Principe Real, Lisbon.
Tucked away in a beautiful location in the city of Lisob, Memmo Principe is comprised of 41 rooms and is a 5* hotel. A wonderful opportunity to explore the Portugese city with your loved one. The hotel offers breathtaking views across the city and you’ll be drinking cocktails at the bar all night, soaking up that scenery.
From £174 per night.
Petite Marmotte, Courcheval.
All of those skiing fans out there, listen up now. A secluded romantic stay on the snowy slopes of Courchevel awaits. Petite Marmotte offers a ski-in, ski-out one-bedroom chalet in which to stay and hide away from the cold. The cozy and warm chalet also has an outdoor hot tub with views over the mountain. Alternatively why not spend the evening snuggled up close to the log fire under a blanket with the snow falling silently outside.
From £633 per night (B&B)
No doubt love is in the air with this European getaway in the Dutch capital. From the very moment that you check in you will be welcomed with champagne, balloons and macaroons. With your nominated favourite love song playing of course! Throughout your romantic stay at the Pulitzer you will together experience a helicopter ride over Amsterdam, a bespoke shopping experience, a private bout tour, dinner by candlelight and diamonds! Gassan Diamonds is a family business and the romantic couple, i.e. you, will be taken on a VIP tour to the Rolex Boutique. There you’ll witness first hand the intricate watchmaking. At the end of the tour you’’ be able to select a diamond gift (value €1,250) for your other half. ‘Love is in the Air’ with this Valentine’s package.
Valid for a two night stay between 12-18 February inclusive. Priced from €1,750 per person based on two people sharing.
King Of The Castle, India.
How would you like to whisk your partner away to not one, but three of India’s fabled Palaces. Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Rambagh Palace in Jaipur and the Taj Lake Palace. Your visit will be accompanied by glorious peacocks and Indian classical musicians. Intricate interiors of textures and colours adorn the rooms. You will experience the Taj Lake Palace’s spa boat to visit nearby temples. A fantastic dinner will await you at Bhairo, a rooftop restaurant. This unforgettable romantic tour package will create memories for years.
Ampersand Travel offers the ‘King of the Castle’ package from £1,080.00, including three nights at each palace, with exclusive use of each.
Sant Francesc Hotel Singular, Majorca.
This beautiful hotel is located within a renovated 19th century mansion that bears many of the original architectural details. The architecture is in the neoclassical style and the walls feature numerous artworks commissioned for the hotel. Formerly owned by the Alomar Femenia family and located within the historic district of Palma in Majorca, Sant Francesc has 42 rooms and suites. Since it was carefully restored in 2015 the 5* hotel has given couples a base to explore the romantic cobbled streets of Palma. There are beautiful panoramic views to be had from the rooftop terrace as well as pool, sun loungers and of course the bar. Perfect to wind down after a day spent exploring the local town. The hotel’s Wellbeing Sanctuary offers another level of relaxation to love birds. There’s an extensive treatment menu with products from Annie Semonin. Before retiring for the evening you are able to eat at the romantic Quadrat Restaurant and Garden.
Rates at Sant Francesc start from €285 per night.
Argos In Cappadocia, Turkey.
This stunning hotel is very much a part of the landscape. Spend a romantic Valentine’s Day nestled away in the sumptuous cave in Cappadocia. The stunning scenery of the surrounding locale is a perfect place to site a luxury hotel. Built within 2,000 year old network of tunnels a careful renovation over 20 years has created Argos in Cappadocia. For any thrill seeking couples the hotel is able to arrange activities such as hot air ballooning over the ancient Anatolian landscape, off-road Jeep tours and quad safari. Get out amongst the areas famous fairy chimneys that give this place an otherworldly feel.
Relax in this beautiful labyrinth’s spa complete with sunken therapy pools, a wonderful way to wind down after being an intrepid explorer for the day.
Rates at Argos In Cappadocia start from €250 (approx. £217) including tax and on a bed and breakfast basis.
Cour Des Lodges, Lyon.
A quick Eurostar hop away from London sees you arrive in Lyon, France’s gastronomic capital. A foodie Valentines awaits you. The surrounding area is famous for its wine making as well as the city itself being a wonderful stop for architecture enthusiasts. The bustling city brings with it a host of entertainment options for you and your partner. Theatres, rub shoulders with operas and of course the famous Maison de la Dance is worth a visit. The city can be explored from the hotel via foot, bike or even speedboat. The 61-room hotel recently launched La Petite Lodge as a unique dining space within its atmospheric cellar. Guests can indulge in the gastronomic delights here with cooking classes and demonstrations utilizing the locals produce. After dinner why not spend some time exploring the hotel’s secret passageways and winding staircases on route to the Pure Altitude Spa and beautiful views across the roof gardens.
Rates at Cour des Loges start from 220EUR (£187) per night.
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