Right, it's time to think outside the box (of chocolates, obviously).
With the beloved, yet sometimes dreaded, February 14th just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for this special day and thinking of things to do on Valentine’s Day. From the traditional candlelit dinner to a night in with icecream and Netflix, why not think a little bit more outside the box this Valentine’s Day?
Whether you’re in a long-term relationship, just started dating, or looking out for number one, let us help you discover something perfect.
A place where sand, surf and relaxation come to play, discover your perfect Valentine’s Day at Bali’s enchanting Alila Seminyak. This award winning resort is perched on an 8km beach, just north of Kuta and Legian, and boasts some of the most fantastic landscapes in Bali, so if you’re looking for romantic Valentine’s Day ideas this year, you’ve found it.
This year, Alila has created something special for all the lovebirds. With the most romantic time of the year around the corner, celebrate your loved one with their exclusive Valentine Dinner Package at their all-day dining Seasalt restaurant. Imagine indulging in a delicious four-course menu whilst you look out over the glimmering ocean — dreamy, right?
Picture yourselves sat by the water, breathe in that fresh sea breeze, relax with your loved one under the stars and indulge in those ‘7 Minutes in Heaven’, their deliciously chocolate Valentine dessert.
Where: Alila Seminyak – Bali, Indonesia
Price: IDR 550.000++/person
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Love is in the air and what better way to celebrate that love than in the charmingly quaint countryside of the Cotswolds? Nestled deep in the heart of Gloucestershire, feel like you’re stepping into a Thomas Hardy novel and discover a Valentine treat at Cowley Manor.
One of this enchanting villa’s most notable features is its glorious C-Side Spa. Built overlooking the enchanting surrounding landscapes, treat yourselves to a selection of rejuvenating treatments, take a dip in the pool and let yourselves feel completely relaxed this Valentines Day.
Feeling slightly peckish afterwards? Why not completely indulge in the Cowley Manor Valentine’s afternoon tea package? Including a delicious selection of tasty finger sandwiches, classic scones, special Valentine desserts and of course, champagne. A trip to the Cotswolds’ most exclusive hotel is the place to be this Valentine’s Day.
Spa Price: From £85
Afternoon Tea Price: £24.95 pp
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Delicious food and a romantic jazz band, could it get much more romantic than that?
This year, the exclusive LaLiT London is organising a dreamy night to remember this February 14th. Taking place in their award-winning Baluchi Restaurant, a former historic Grade II listed grammar school assembly hall, fall in love this Valentine’s day with a luxury five-course meal accompanied by the romantic sounds of Matthew VanKan’s jazz trio.
With a selection of deliciously stylish dishes prepared by Chef Jomon, tantalise your tastebuds with the perfect mixture of European and Indian cuisine. From sharing platters to individual plates, choose from one of the two sittings this charming evening and indulge in the romantic ambience that surrounds you.
When: 5pm-7.30pm and 8pm-10.30pm
Price: £80 pp
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Escape to the magical island of romantic Bali and discover the refreshing jungle paradise of Villa Cella Bella. Nestled within the treetops just steps away from central Ubud, what better way to celebrate your loved ones than by bathing in an infinity pool of flower petals? Valentine’s date ideas don’t get bigger than this.
Formed of just four magical private villas, the enchanting surroundings of this Balinese haven will leave you feeling at one with nature and completely removed from the everyday hustle and bustle. From waterfall showers amongst jungle foliage to divine pool-side cocktails, a stay at Villa Cella Bella is the epitome of romance and certainly one of the best hotels in Bali for couples. Take in the awe-inspiring panoramic views over the jungle, indulge in the relaxing sounds of the flowing river valley beneath you and fall deeper in love with your other half this Valentine’s day at one of the most romantic hotels in Bali.
Where: Villa Cella Bella – Bali, Indonesia
Price: From £189 pn
The ideal place for beauty and culture, treat your loved ones this Valentine’s Day to a glamorous retreat at the enchanting Hotel de Russie. Perfectly nestled in the city centre overlooking the historical Piazza del Popolo, this year the hotel is bringing you the perfect Valentine’s offer, after all, there are plenty of romantic things to do in Rome. Enjoy a two-night stay in one of their classically European boutique rooms with a VIP welcome amenity upon arrival, relish in the heavenly surroundings of the De Russie Spa as you indulge in the Sweet Couples’ Ritual together, allowing the rose petals and fragrant Sicilian oils to take your senses on a rejuvenating journey and fall in love with yourselves and each other all over again. From relaxing body and head massages to warm foot wraps and access to tranquil spa amenities, savour in a delicious four-course dinner inside the charming Jardin de Russie to complete the perfect romantic getaway.
Where: Hotel de Russie – Rome, Italy
Price of package: From €838 per night
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“One could spend a lifetime at Los Poblanos and never fall out of love.” Su Casa Magazine
Set amongst 25 acres of lavender fields lies your perfectly charming Valentine’s getaway. The historic inn of Los Poblanos is the perfect place to celebrate a day of romance with your loved one.
This year, the charming inn and organic farm have curated the perfect all-inclusive romantic retreat. Be welcomed by a glass of champagne and an exclusive Lavender Lover’s amenity upgrade upon arrival, check in to one of their cosy rooms and prepare yourself for a night to remember. Indulge in a delicious four-course prix fixe evening dinner for two at their glorious in-house restaurant, Campo, with some delicious wine pairings, enjoy some tasty turndown treats from their bakery then be spoilt for choice with either some couples yoga the following morning or a tour of their organic farm. Whatever you choose, you are ensured to have a very relaxing and romantic evening!
Price: From $655
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