Valentine’s Day Packages With Small Luxury Hotels Of The World™
With Valentine’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, there is no better excuse to surprise loved ones by whisking them off on a romantic weekend. Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) offers a whole host of specially-designed packages around the world, to suit all types of couple. For those that aren’t able to get away for the actual day, there are plenty of other special Valentine-themed treats at SLH hotels to please your other halves when they’re least expecting it!
Here’s a selection of some of the packages that are still available to book and for more Valentine’s ideas, visit www.slh.com
Traditional Portuguese St. Valentine’s weekend
Carmo’s Boutique Hotel, Ponte de Lima, Portugal
Sitting in the oldest town in Portugal, Carmo’s Boutique Hotel is an intimate and stylish residence perfectly placed to experience the traditions, cultural heritage and romance of the beautiful Minho region. SLH’s two night Romantic Saint Valentine’s Getaway at Carmo’s spoils guests for the whole weekend with Portuguese cuisine, fine wines, candles, spa treatments and plenty of other romantic surprises. Priced from £375 per couple, the package is valid for 13th to 15th February including breakfast and evening meals, such as a gourmet Portuguese dinner with matching wines and a traditional candlelit meal with live music and a champagne toast. The package also includes two aromatherapy massages,an in-room hot bath ritual and access to the pool and Jacuzzi at Carmo’s spa. Additional nights are offered at a 15% discount. www.slh.com/hotels/carmos-boutique-hotel
A Sweet Valentine’s on the French Riviera at Hôtel Juana
Hôtel Juana, Juan Les Pins, France
Nestled amidst a pine tree forest and just steps away from the Mediterranean, the Art Deco styled Hôtel Juana is a wonderfully understated hotel, ideal for a romantic getaway, close to both the beach and the chic town of Antibes. SLH’s Sweet Valentines package (priced from £219 per couple) allows couples to experience the glamour and romance of the French Riviera with a night’s accommodation on Saturday 14th February, a special Valentine dinner in the hotel’s trendy new restaurant Bistrot Terrasse, homemade chocolates on arrival and breakfast the following day. And with a new cocktail invented every week by the famous barman, there’s bound to be a special Valentine’s tipple to finish off the weekend. www.slh.com/hotels/juana-hotel
Really Romantic Russian Experience in St Petersburg
Alexander House Boutique Hotel, St Petersburg, Russia
Regarded as the Venice of the North, St Petersburg might not be the most conventional Valentine’s destination, but it is no less romantic than its better known Italian counterpart. SLH’s Romantic Russian Experience at Alexander House Boutique Hotel overlooking the Kryukov Canal adds special touches to a couple’s stay such as candles, rose petals, fruit plate, wine in the room and late check-out (subject to availability). The package is priced from £144 per couple per night throughout February. www.slh.com/hotels/alexander-house-boutique-hotel
Pillow talk and afternoon tea throughout February at The Ampersand, London
The Ampersand Hotel, London, UK
The Ampersand Hotel in London’s South Kensington is serving a dedicated Valentine’s Afternoon Tea as the perfect indulgent treat for two. Served in the romantic setting of the hotel’s Drawing Room, the tea will include freshly baked white chocolate heart-shaped scones, savoury gougères and a selection of other romance-inspired sweet pastries. The Valentine’s Afternoon Tea is £32.50 per person or £44.50 with a glass of champagne and available 7th – 15th February.
For the whole month of February, The Ampersand is also inviting guests to personalise their pillows with a special message or image for a unique Valentine’s gift. The hotel will print a design of your choice onto two crisp white pillows, ready to surprise your other half when they’re about to lay their head for the night. A pair of personalised pillows is priced at £90 and the service is available 1st – 28th February (a minimum of one week’s notice must be given for production). Rooms at The Ampersand Hotel in February with Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) are priced from £192 per couple. www.slh.com/hotels/the-ampersand-hotel/
Champagne-filled weekend at a French château
Château de l’Ile, Strasbourg, France
For the archetypal Valentine’s treat in a 19th century castle, complete with an extravagant French candlelit meal, live music, indulgent spa treatment and plenty of Champagne, look no further than Château de l’Ile. The enchanting castle sits in parkland on the banks of the sleepy River Ile and is a wonderful setting to while away a romantic few days. The one night Romantic Valentine’s Break offered by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) includes a four course dinner of exquisite local French fare with Champagne and live music, ½ bottle of Champagne in the room, buffet breakfast and a spa treatment in the Asian Villa spa, which also has a sauna, Hamman and swimming pool. The package is available on 13th and 14th February and is priced at £473 per couple. www.slh.com/hotels/chateau-de-lile-hotel
Exclusive offer only available to book on Valentine’s Day
Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites, Santorini, Greece
Although Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites in Santorini will be closed for Valentine’s Day itself, the hotel is offering a very special package that will only be available to book on 14th February. Exclusive to slh.com, the package offers an upgrade to a Honeymoon Suite when three nights in a superior suite is booked and will also include a complimentary catamaran sailing experience and a dinner for two (excluding beverages).
Sculpted into the volcanic rocks and overlooking the sparkling Aegean Sea, the idyllic retreat offers some of the most romantic accommodation on the Greek island. Couples can choose to soak in their own Jacuzzi on the terrace of the Honeymoon Suite, relax by the infinity edge pool or enjoy an al fresco dinner watching one of the world’s most spectacular sunset – What a Valentine’s Day present! www.slh.com/hotels/canaves-oia-hotel/