It’s this time of the year again, where flickering candles and prix-fixe menus _and maybe a soundtrack of Sade or Sinatra take center stage. Stores are jammed with hearts and stuffed animals, flower shops are busy selling roses by the dozens, and people are in a craze about the best way to make everlasting memories! So are you still sorting out your plans for that international day of love?! We’ve got you covered with some amazing Valentine’s Day ideas to enjoy this special day with your only ONE!
Satisfaction Wrapped in Style at OPIA Lounge & Bar, Cairo
With a fabulous, panoramic view of the Nile River guaranteed; Opia Lounge and Bar rolled up their sleeves to bring you the most special surprises on the 14th & 15th of February. Express your affection at this hot spot on the 36th floor of Ramses Hilton, and treat yourself to a handcrafted Candlelit Romantic Dinner with a lavish 4 course set-menu sure to bring you and your sweetheart gastronomic satisfaction. Wait, there’s more! Personalized flowers upon arrival, signature Valentine’s refreshment, two complimentary glasses of sparkling drinks, and a special homemade chocolate giveaway box… Need we say more?!!
A Serious Pamper Session at Sensasia Urban Spa, Dubai
Yes, a bunch of flowers is nice, but isn’t it time you give more than nice? This Valentine’s Day, why not up your game and sweep your other half off their feet with a serious pamper session at Sensasia Urban Spa. In terms of wow factor, this one sits right at the top. The experience kicks off with a 15-minute head, neck and face acupressure, then it’s on to a 60-minute full body massage. The best part is that you get to do this together in one of the most beautiful spas you’ll ever encounter! If this doesn’t impress, nothing will 😉
Splendour of the Belle Époque at Beau-Rivage Geneva
Beau-Rivage Geneva is setting the stage to an elevated Valentine’s experience this year with their special romantic package. Loved ones will experience the splendour of the Belle Époque era by staying at the 153-year-old hotel. Famed for being the oldest hotel in the city and an all-time favourite of many celebrities throughout history, guests are sure to reconnect with themselves and their loved ones; creating lifelong memories in this breath-taking part of Geneva. With the smooth waters of Lake Geneva serving as the perfect backdrop and a menu oozing with romance created _by the award-winning chef Gauthier; this will sure be an endless love break.
Romanza Italiana at Palazzo Versace Dubai
Who knows romance better than the Italians? In the spirit of celebrating all things ‘true love’, Palazzo Versace Dubai will be offering a unique culinary blend of style and tradition with their specially created menus this Valentine. The luxurious and decadent dining choices will certainly make your heart grow fonder and your taste buds swoon, leaving you in the mood for love! Love birds can opt for a Valentine’s dinner at Vanitas, Enigma or a romantic dinner by the central pool. Or they can enjoy a sensual ritual drawn from the strength of three exquisite oils of love at The Spa.
Unforgettable Night of Amour at InterContinental Citystars
It’s now your best chance to make a Princess or a Prince of the one you adore with a day of love and tenderness, strawberries and chocolates, roses and treats at InterContinental Cairo Citystars Hotel. Gaze into each other’s eyes while enjoying a Valentine’s cocktail at Bellini or dine from à la carte menu on an evening exclusively set for couples. Teppanyaki and Sushi will definitely add to the atmosphere at Shogun, while love songs are to encourage a flaming mood at Pool Bar, The Arcade and The Lounge. Give in to temptation at My Bakery and treat your loved one to an exquisite display of chocolates, strawberries, heart-shaped cakes and Valentine cupcakes to add the sweetness to your unforgettable night of amour!
Planning-Free Getaway at Soma Bay Shores, Hurghada
What’s a better month to get romantic than in February, and what’s better place to do it than at the beach?! Don’t worry it’s not cold there 🙂 Spend Valentine’s Day—or any day of the month at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay which has the perfect package for making your stay a planning-free getaway. Couples will feel like in paradise with the resort’s exquisite Suites and waterfront breakfasts. With the pleasant treats of romantic dinner—either in the resort’s restaurant or on the suite’s private balcony; along with a heart-shaped strawberry cake, flowers and roses on your bed, aromatherapy bathes, and more; your Valentine’s stay couldn’t get any better!
Valentine ‘En Pointe’ at Desert Palm Dubai
Make a grand gesture this Valentine and surprise your true love with a romantically sophisticated escape. Book a luxurious suite or private villa to enjoy a night of splendour during Valentine’s week at Desert Palm Dubai. They’re promising an unforgettable evening with bubbly reception, three-course theatre dinner and ballet performances as the Valentine’s Day special package coincides with the Covent Garden Dance Company’s annual Ballet under the Stars!
Super Sweet Surprises at Hilton Zamalek
If you’re looking for a spectacular night right inside the heart of Zamalek, take your Valentine day’s celebration to Time lounge at Hilton Zamalek! With a spectacular view of the Nile, treat your loved one to a romantic candle-lit dinner and indulge in a delectable 4 course menu plus Chef’s special sweet surprise on Valentine’s Eve. As you enjoy the romantic live entertainment, remember that you can continue your dreamy night of love in the hotel’s super elegant suites offered for a very special price on that very special day.
Evening Under the Stars at Drift Beach Dubai
D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at the One & Only Royal Mirage is planning something extra special this Valentine’s Day! Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality; couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth saxophonist playing all-time favourite love songs, guests can select from the seafood specials at the iconic Raw Bar where caviar, freshly shucked oysters and fabulous lobster will be served on ice, perfect for sharing, and accompanied by Valentine’s Day inspired cocktails.
Array of Romantic Options at Semiramis InterContinental Cairo
Whether you’re looking for a quiet romantic setting or a fun-filled fiesta, Semiramis has got the ideal venue for you. Spend an exclusive fun-filled night of romance at Teeba Ballroom with Cairo’s premier jazz vocalist Ahmed Harfoush. Resto-bar is featuring sparkling drinks, gourmet food and live music! Surrounded by twinkling lights, you’ll be swept away to unmatched romantic experience in a contemporary and modern setting. Whisk your sweetheart away with a sumptuous break at Café Corniche or the Tea Garden where you get to enjoy music by the Trio Band and live Piano Tunes by Iman Shaker.
Supper Under the Stars at Dukes Dubai
The sun has set, the waves lap the beach, the candle flickers and the moon is high in the sky. It’s the perfect time for a moonlit supper at Dukes’ beachfront restaurant. On 14 February, you get to enjoy an intimate table or a private cabana on the beach with a personalized butler service, intimate dining table and a bottle of sparkling refreshment. Finish the evening with a romantic stroll; enjoying the live music on the private beach while feeling sand between your toes , here’s to romance at its purest forms!
Valentine & Anti Valentine Treats at Le Meridien Cairo Airport
While diamonds and roses have their place, nothing says “I love you” like good old-fashioned quality time. Spark romance and savor the moment this valentine at LMCA’s EVOO and give your better half a heart-warming experience to remember. If that significant other haven’t appeared yet, escape all the romance and celebrate with Live Sports Bar charming single ladies. No hearts. No hugs. No flowers. Just gather your friends and party the night away with the live performance of Hisham Tiba, and enjoy a complementary welcome drink specially prepared for the single ladies! Book your spot now and get ready to smash the heart!
Seductive Settings at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
This day, even the least romantic people on earth make a special effort to surprise that special someone in their life. So if you’re frantically searching for something to do without much planning required, good news is that you can easily head to The St. Regis Saadiyat Island’s beautiful sea-front restaurants and treat your partner to some sumptuous cuisine and leisure packages in the most seductive settings! No brainer, if you’re resident of Abu Dhabi.
Romance Feast at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai
February is a month for romance, and there are several ways to celebrate your love at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai. From lavish meals to private couples’ treatments at the newly opened holistic hub Soul Wellness & Spa, you and your beloved are sure to enjoy a memorable Valentine’s Day this year. The all-day dining feast has some delightful new dishes in store for you or you can opt for unlimited fare from the Valentine’s-themed live cooking stations. Realign your chakras with full moon yoga on the roof or indulge in bespoke couples’ massage at Soul Wellness and Spa; this is an idea we’re quite sure your most special one will love!
Head Over Heels in Love at Banyan Tree Hotels, Thailand
Spoil your special Valentine this year with a relaxing and exotic stay at two of Banyan Tree’s most romantic properties in Thailand. Banyan Tree Phuket and Banyan Tree Koh Samui are each offering special romantic escape packages tailored for couples looking for a sweet tropical escape with exciting activities. Don’t miss spa treatments for couples, intimate dining settings, and generous complimentary extras that are valid from now through to 31 October 2018. You’re free to express your love every day of the year , you know 😉