Need Inspiration? Here’s What Some Of The World’s Best Hotels Are Doing For Valentine’s Day

If you’re looking for a romantic staycation this year or are just hoping for some inspiration, here are some hotels that are offering unique Valentine’s Day treats that are sure to delight.

Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

 Pop the question, toast your love and indulge your beloved at Hawaii Island’s secluded oasis, Fairmont Orchid. Slip away for an intimate dinner for two with captivating ocean views, featuring the finest local cuisine with newly customized, private oceanfront dining experiences. Indulge in an outrageously romantic oceanfront dinner at The Pointe—imagine your own personal server delivering a specially curated menu, complete with a sea of candles and seasonal lei to greet your love. Tuck into a private waterfall hale (hut) at the open-air Spa Without Walls as you sink into heaven thanks to a traditional Hawaiian massage with island aromatherapy. Top the night off with a walk to the ocean’s edge and profess your love to the backdrop of waves lapping the shore.

Sal Salis, Australia

Go off grid for Valentine’s Day. If your idea of romance is sleeping under the stars on an isolated beach over 800 miles from the closest city, then Sal Salis is the place for you. Located on the pristine shores of Ningaloo Reef, the entire region is a World Heritage Area, owing to its diverse wildlife population. Zone out (there’s no mobile service) and completely lose yourself in the landscape. Explore the sand dunes with a hike, snorkel the coral reef just metres from your eco-luxe wilderness tent, or opt to go on a private boat to dive with the resident whale sharks and passing humpback whales.

The St. Regis, Toronto

In honor of l’amour, the St. Regis, Toronto and LOUIX LOUIS are offering a Valentine’s four course menu to share. Whisk your loved one off their feet with a decadent four-course menu, which includes a standout selection of entrees like wagyu beef steak bavette, Baffin Island wild turbot ‘en papillote’ and winter vegetable wellington. The property is also introducing a super-luxe Smashing Chocolate Heart. The gluten-free heart is designed to be hit open with a mallet; inside you’ll find delicious bonbon dark chocolate with Chambord ganache and zephyr white chocolate with mimosa ganache inside.

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort, Panama

The Buenaventura Golf & Beach Resort in Riviera Pacifica, Panama is the ideal spot for a romantic getaway. The expansive property features uncrowded beaches, unique rainforest experiences, and plenty of activities for all ages. The luxury resort also has seven swimming pools, a Nicklaus designed 18-hole championship golf course, and more. Guests can take advantage of Buenaventura’s Romance Package, which includes daily breakfast for two, one bottle of champagne, roses, and chocolate-covered strawberries, as well as complimentary stand-up paddleboard, kayak, access to the volleyball and tennis courts.

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Kā’anapali, Hawaii

The Westin Maui has debuted their Ocean Breeze Suite Sailing Package right in time for Valentine’s Day. Book a suite in The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Kā’anapali’s transformed luxury tower, Hōkūpaʻa, and then set sail on a breathtaking sunset sailing adventure. Each Hōkūpaʻa suite has exclusive access to The Lānai, which features personalized amenities and experiences inspired by Maui’s natural elements and native culture, such as lei poʻo (flower crown) making, ukulele lessons and more. Additionally, Heavenly Spa at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa will be offering a Hōkūpaʻa Couples Retreat.

Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, Mexico 

The resort, located along the sparkling Caribbean beachfront, is offering a number of promotions for Valentine’s Day, including a romantic Wine Not Beach Picnic. Couples can choose between one of two three-course menus along with a bottle of Veuve Cliquot. Menu items include delicacies like smoked salmon salad, wood-fired brie cheese, beef carpaccio, pappardelle with lobster and red velvet truffles for dessert. The resort is also offering a special couple’s spa treatment with warmed candle wax, as well as two Love Rituals at Naum Wellness & Spa.

Chem Chem Lodge and Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Africa

If you’re looking for something truly bucket-list worthy why not a candlelit dinner all by yourselves surrounded among some of Africa’s most iconic landscapes and a table for two under the stars, with a line of lanterns leading the way to the ultimate date night dinner. Two lodges that do romantic dinners especially well are Chem Chem in Tanzania and Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge in South Africa. You can book via Alluring Africa.

Enchantment Resort, Arizona

Enchantment Resort will be featuring special offerings and initiatives celebrating wellbeing and love, not just on Valentine’s Day but for the entire month of February. These activities are not just for couples but also for friends, families and singles. Check the website to learn more about specials like the Soul Seeker Weekend (which comes complete with a bottle of champagne, a spa credit and a guided hike under the stars).

The Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, Florida

For Valentine’s the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach is offering “Romance Social Distancing Style.” This package is designed to take the hassle out of your romantic getaway. You an choose the highlights you want to match your preference and budget. Highlights include: The amenity of your choice waiting for you in your room along with champagne, as well as a private beach cabana to enjoy the beach before your spa treatments. You’ll also enjoy a private server who will offer you the hotel’s signature cocktail and escort you to your exclusive private table for two. The ocean-facing table is surrounded by 40+candles. Take in the sunset as you feast on a delectable 7-course dinner.

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows, Arizona

Andaz Scottsdale features 185 private bungalows and suites spread across a large oasis of cactus gardens, shaded groves and cozy firepits. Desert Date Night is the perfect way to rekindle the spark or keep the fire burning with a romantic itinerary arranged by the resort. The experience begins with a special welcome gift and a chef-curated picnic lunch. Then, enjoy a side-by-side chair massage and custom Apothecary Blend Bar experience in a private spa cabana, followed by a charcuterie tasting and champagne toast. Couples can choose their own adventure for the evening, such as a stop at Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen for Sundowner Hour or a romantic dinner featuring stunning views of Camelback Mountain.

 Cuyama Buckhorn, California

Just 2.5 hours north of Los Angeles in California’s high desert, Cuyama Buckhorn is a scenic weekend staycation. The property will be offering a special package for the Valentine’s Day Weekend, The Cuyama Couples Retreat. The weekend will include a variety of outdoor activities, such as a poolside happy hour and a physically-distanced outdoor movie night. The package features a two-night stay, a welcome bottle of bubbly and house made chocolates, Valentine’s Day Dinner, happy hour beverages, a picnic lunch for two, and breakfast boxes.

Tschuggen Grand Hotel, Switzerland

Nestled in the spectacular Alps, in the charming mountain town of Arosa, lies the fairytale-like Tschuggen Grand Hotel. Couples staying at the incredible property can take advantage of paragliding over the Graubünden Mountains, touring the off-piste slopes away from the crowds and ice bathing in the frozen Untersee Lake followed by a glass of mulled wine. Lovers can also unwind with a relaxing spa treatment at the sweeping Tschuggen Bergoase Spa, a four-story sanctuary that includes a rock grotto, indoor and outdoor pools and saunas and couple’s massages and treatments.

Hacienda San Angel, Puerto Vallarta

Hacienda San Angel sits amid lush fragrant gardens and offers 12 dreamy suites with breathtaking views of Banderas Bay to the west, the Sierra Madre mountains to the east, and the terracotta rooftops of downtown Puerto Vallarta. The romantic Noche de Amor experience includes one night in the Presidential Suite, which features a large terrace, a private jacuzzi, and pampering touches including a couple’s massage, champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries, and a romantic dinner or breakfast for two delivered to the suite or enjoyed at the property’s signature restaurant.

ONE11 Hotel, Louisiana

If you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional Valentine’s Day consider a sweet Mardi-Gras experience in New Orleans as an alternative. The city’s newest hotel is offering a One Sweet Mardi Gras package, which features: custom-made Mardi Gras French macarons, two specialty welcome cocktails, Mardi Gras masks and beads and more. Sweeten your stay even more with a three-hour private tour of the Mardi Gras House Krewe of House Floats.