The most indulgent travel experiences

This Valentine’s Day, treat your loved one to a gift of decadent travel and indulgence. If you’ve been waiting for just the right moment to embark on a grand dream trip, this could be the moment. Hotels around the world are rolling out the red carpet for love-themed holidays, introducing special packages to make the most of a romantic getaway. These are some of the most indulgent travel experiences to discover this winter.

Overwater Wonder Experience at Mandarin Oriental, Canouan

This $7,500 package includes a full-day pampering program beginning with spa treatments in the resort’s new overwater spa bungalows, accessible only by private boat. Treatments include a Grenadine salt scrub and foot ritual, as well as a Tibetan singing bowl chanting guide. Later in the day, guests return to the bungalows for more attention at the spa with a facial, four-hand massage, and aloe body wrap before a champagne toast. In addition to accommodation, the package also includes a guided hike with the resort’s naturalist to enjoy local fruit and homemade power bars at the top of a mountain, and a guided snorkeling tour around the area’s reefs. For lunch, guests will enjoy a private picnic lunch on an island, along with sunset cocktails and a private beachfront dinner to complete the day.

Guided hikes, helicopters and catamarans in St. Barth

The Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf on St. Barth offers a three-night package full of romantic escapades. Guests enjoy a stay in Junior Suite Terrace Sea View accommodation with a private plunge pool. It includes a couples massage, a three-course meal under the aegis of a three-Michelin-star chef, a two-hour catamaran tour, a helicopter flight over the island, a guided hike to Petit Cul de Sac and other natural pools, a daily Breakfast and a round trip airport transfers. This romantic package starts at $13,000.

Unlimited spa treatments at Couples Tower Isle

Couples Tower Isle treats guests at the Oasis Spa Villas to an endless amount of pampering by giving them as many spa treatments as they want. This ultimate form of relaxation may be just the ticket for romance-seeking couples traveling to this part of Jamaica. After days of scrubs, body wraps and massages, guests can flaunt their new bodies on the resort’s private island “au naturel” for even more time together.

Al Mare, Amore S’more Romance Package.

A collaboration between The Peninsula Beverly Hills and the Hotel Santa Caterina on the Amalfi Coast (part of The Leading Hotels of the World), the Al Mare, Amore S’more Romance Package really packs a punch. The starting price of $4,500 has many inclusions during the February 7-25 period in which it is available. Couples can enjoy an overnight stay in a handsome suite, welcome champagne and caviar, a six-course meal (part of a pop-up menu with Santa Caterina’s Al Mare restaurant), s’mores under the stars, and monogrammed bathrobes .

Alila experiences in Big Sur

While guests at the Alila Ventana Big Sur in California can spend a romantic weekend at the spa, by the pool or over a delicious meal, the Alila Experiences program goes one step further. Guests can expand their personal boundaries with astrology readings, gratitude sound journeys, outdoor painting, and cosmic yoga classes, all to the tunes of Big Sur’s natural sounds that surround them. Alila is also part of the World of Hyatt program, which gives guests the opportunity to earn and redeem points during their stay.

Be My Valentine at Andaz Mexico City Condesa

Throughout February, this newly opened World of Hyatt hotel is offering a special package for lovers. The package includes breakfast for two, dinner at the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, a couple’s massage with sparkling wine and a romantic arrangement in the room to set the right mood. Guests can also enjoy a special “Be My Valentine” menu at the hotel’s Derba Matcha Café. Andaz Mexico City Condesa is within walking distance to the many shops, museums and restaurants in this vibrant neighborhood.

Pampering at One Aldwych in London

The Ultimate Romance Package at One Aldwych has many services to create one of the most indulgent holiday experiences in London. First of all, guests come to their suite to find curated floral arrangements from the hotel’s in-house florist. The three-night stay includes daily breakfast for two, a limited edition Billecart Salmon Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Rosé 2009, two spa treatments, and two theater tickets. A five-course tasting menu for two with matching wines and champagne afternoon tea are also part of the package, which is rounded off with a private photo shoot.

Love Boat Package at The Westin Cape Coral Resort in Marina Village

Check into this Florida hotel and discover the Love Boat theme song played in the room along with a dozen red roses and a bottle of champagne. To celebrate the romantic getaway, this package at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village also includes a sunset cruise with cocktails, a couples massage at the hotel’s spa, and a romantic dinner for two in a private dining room. The Love Boat Package also includes overnight stays in the Mariner Suite overlooking the Caloosahatchee River or the Gulf of Mexico.

Eternal Love at the InterContinental Magnificent Mile Chicago

IHG One Rewards fans can make some serious money this Valentine’s Day with the Everlasting Love package at the InterContinental Magnificent Mile Chicago. The $16,000 package includes a stay in the Duplex Presidential Suite, but also a Cartier LOVE bracelet waiting for that special someone. The clasp on the bracelet requires the help of another person to put on or take off, adding a little more romance to the gift. Also part of the pampering package is a couples massage at the hotel’s spa, breakfast for two each morning and dinner for two at Michael Jordan’s Steak House Chicago. The dinner menu features a bespoke porterhouse steak with a pair of lobster tails (6 oz) and lobster mashed potatoes. The package might be off-budget for some travelers, but the hotel also has a more accessible Pure Romance option that includes a $25 dining credit, overnight stays in a suite, and a permanent jewelry installation for two by Ellie K. & Co.

BYOB(estie) package at the Brazilian court

Planning a solo trip with the girls? This bring your own bestie package at The Brazilian Court in Palm Beach could be just the answer. It includes a half-day charter on a picnic boat that will take you around The Palm Beaches in style with your favorite snacks and drinks. Pre-filled beach bags, as well as umbrellas and chairs provide everything you need for a day in the sun. The hotel’s Café Boulud also hosts a champagne and charcuterie event for you and your friends. Other package perks include blowouts in the on-site salon, a beach buggy to get around Palm Beach, and a professional photographer to document the experience. The $14,000 package also includes dinner and drinks for two and a suite at the hotel, which is about a block from Worth Avenue, for those looking for shopping therapy. The Brazilian Court is part of The Leading Hotels of the World, which means its loyalty program points and perks add even more value to this package.

Spoil your pup with love

Showing love for the important souls in our lives isn’t just about people. Our pets deserve love and attention too, and The Plaza has a ‘Pawfect’ pack to show four-legged friends just that. It includes a Plaza dog robe, plush bed, water bowl, treats and doggy macarons from the hotel’s famous Palm Court. Couples who don’t want to leave their pooch behind will find this $195 bundle to be a great add-on option for Valentine’s Day.

At Kimpton properties across the country, a similar package gives guests the opportunity to “celebrate their greatest love” by traveling with their pet. The package includes a dog bed, water bowl and special treats, while valet parking and a bottle of champagne are gifts for the adult in the room.

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