1. Iconic Hawaii
Built in 1927, the iconic Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, ushered in a new era of luxurious resort travel to Hawaii. The most coveted spot on Waikiki Beach is at The Royal Hawaiian – within the billowing sanctuary of private beachfront cabanas or from luxurious guest rooms showcasing unrivalled panoramic views of Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach and the sparkling Pacific Ocean – the hotel offer’s Hawaii’s most majestic and memorable experiences. In addition to all the mod cons you could conceive of at a luxury hotel, imagine the smell of their famous banana bread, wafting from the hotel bakery – with freshly baked desserts and custom-created cakes perfect for an indulgent stay.
WHERE: The Royal Hawaiian
A Luxury Collection Resort
2. Waikiki, do you love me?
A new and distinctive resort experience has arrived in Waikiki. The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach, celebrates the completion of its resort and with the opening of the new Diamond Head Tower. With the largest number of hotel luxury suites on the island along with the two highest infinity pools in Waikiki, the resort invites loved up couples to discover a distinctive new travel experience in one of the most vibrant destinations in the world.
WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/hawaii/waikiki
3. Waves of romance
Known as the “First Lady of Waikiki,” the oceanfront Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki combines Victorian elegance with modern amenities. Located in the heart of Waikiki, the property is a short walk from shopping, dining and attractions. Retreat to the shade of the historic banyan tree or splash around the pool and ocean, or active couples can build a sweat at the WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio. Then, soothe body and mind at the Moana Lani Spa, a serene sanctuary set within the true tropical paradise of Waikiki Beach.
WHERE: Moana Surfrider,
A Westin Resort & Spa
4. Palatial moments
Surprise your spouse with an unforgettable escape in one of Europe’s most romantic cities. With the Valentine Package at Le Palais Art Hotel Prague, couples can enjoy a sumptuous dinner at Artista Restaurant, a bottle of bubbles on arrival and romantic decorations in the room. There’s also a free upgrade based on availability, credit towards a spa treatment and late check-out. The property is located in a quiet corner of the bustling city with a restaurant terrace that gives unrivalled views. Expect an abundance of art, including Le Corbusier paintings, Lea Vivot sculptures and exhibitions from local artists. Perhaps choose one of the six executive suites or two unique Historical Suites with original frescos, paintings and an open fireplace.
Where: Le Palais Art Hotel Prague
What: The “Valentine Package”
When: Until February 17
5. Love elixirs in the Eternal City
Available for guests staying three-plus nights in one of Rome Cavalieri’s suites, couples can book the Love Souvenir experience. The adventure includes a romantic drive around the enchanted landmarks of Rome in a vintage Fiat 1100 where couples can discover Rome’s stunning piazzas, monuments, ancient ruins and end up at “La Bottega del Cioccolato”. Under the guidance of expert maître chocolatiers, guests will have the opportunity to create their own romantic and unique chocolate souvenir for a truly unforgettable Valentine’s Day. In addition, lovers can imbibe “elixirs” at Tiepolo Longue & Terrace, Rome Cavalieri’s historic centre.
Where: Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
What: The “Love Souvenir” experience
6. “BVlgari Fiorever” in Hong Kong
A refined tradition passed down from generation to generation, Afternoon Tea at The Peninsula’s iconic Lobby has been one of Hong Kong’s most cherished experiences. Beginning February 1, the city’s Grande Dame is adding an extra touch of élan to the occasion with the launch of the “Bvlgari Fiorever & The Peninsula” afternoon tea – in partnership with world-renowned Italian luxury house. The co-presented dining experience is the latest chapter in a more than 20-year-long relationship that stretches back to Bulgari’s debut at The Peninsula Arcade.
Where: The Peninsula Hong Kong
What: The “Bvlgari Fiorever & The Peninsula” Afternoon Tea
When: Until March 31
7. Romance at Regent
Forget Paris, forsake London and venture to Montenegro this Valentine’s Day. It’ll be one to remember with Regent’s curated package, designed for couples to enjoy romantic moments in a new setting. The one-night stay includes a bottle of wine and chocolate presentation by Regent’s Pastry Chef Andrew Mifsud on arrival in the room, as well as a candlelit bath, breakfast in bed, late check-out and 50% discount on spa treatments and facials. There’s also a four-course dinner with a live band at Regent’s pop-up restaurant on February 14.
Where: Regent Porto Montenegro
What: The “Valentine’s Package”
When: February 14–16
8. Discover iconic India
Enter the realm of Maharajas at the sandstone Jewel of Jaipur, the Rambagh Palace. Alternatively, marvel at the graceful Art Deco facades of Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan. Or simply be overwhelmed by the grandeur of the striking, white marbled Lake Palace, Udaipur, and the elegance of the Taj Falaknuma Palace, once the most opulent residence in the world.
Taj’s iconic Indian palaces can provide the ultimate romantic setting this month, with heritage tours, unique dining experiences with set menus, couple’s treatments at Jiva Spa, a special in-room bath with scented candles and flowers and complimentary upgrades to the next category if your stay is more than three nights in any one palace. Feel like a guest of the Maharajas and Nizams as our gracious butlers make your every wish come true.
Where: Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur / Rambagh Palace, Jaipur / Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
What: The “Incredible Honeymoon Escape Offer”
When: Until April 15, 2020