What for Valentine’s Day?
Valentine’s Day gift giving can be difficult, especially for those hard to shop for and who “have it all”. If just a flower, as in our top image, is not enough for your partner and considering that experiences continue to trend and new luxury items and services emerge, we hunted down some unique gifts for this year’s Valentine’s Day, sure to wow even the toughest sweetheart’s desires.
Paris Perfect, France
With many of their apartments offering direct views of the Eiffel Tower, Paris Perfect luxury apartment rental and concierge service is an ideal way to stay and play inLa Ville-Lumière. For Valentine’s Day, everything from exclusive reservations at top restaurants to the delivery of champagne and macarons directly to the apartment can be arranged through the Paris Perfect Team concierge service. Private Chefs are available for a gourmet romantic dinner and amorous photoshoots can also be reserved with the stunning Parisian backdrop.
The Milestone, London
Located in the heart of London, The Milestone is a quintessential five-star property. Views of Kensington Palace and Gardens are a picturesque backdrop to an award-winning afternoon tea, while nearby luxury shopping and London’s museum district are minutes away. Whether enjoying perks of the Royal Engagement Package (such as Royal Afternoon Tea, chauffeured Bentley ride, horse-drawn carriage ride around London, private tour of Kensington Palace and photo session in front of the palace) or ordering a hot bath drawn in your room after a long day of activity, this British experience will be one to remember for a lifetime.
Four Seasons Chicago
The 79th element on the periodic table is King Midas’ favorite: gold. Referencing the precious metal, Four Seasons is offering an indulgent $25,000 “Element 79” package for Valentine’s day. Couples can enjoy the Presidential Suite, an in-room welcome amenity of Cristal Rosé wine, 80 minutes couples massage in a suite, 80-minute Gold Coast Ultimate Secret Facial, 18-Karat Yellow Gold Classic Chain Pavé Diamond Cuff by John Hardy and 5-course dinner for two from Allium Executive Chef Sean Murray with wine pairings served in-suite.
Falconry, Ashford Castle, Ireland
Birds of a feather… enjoy falconry at Ashford Castle, Ireland together. This unique experience is one of many to be had on property, from Ireland’s first school of falconry to the equestrian center and fly fishing, nine-hole golf course and exclusive Hideaway Cottage (in addition to the 83 guest rooms of the castle). The “Valentine’s One-Night Package” includes a full Irish breakfast, candlelit dinner for two in the George V dining room, and a dozen red roses and bottle of Champagne in-room. Whether unwinding in the cinema or taking a romantic stroll across the scenic estates, Irish eyes will be smiling at this romantic escape.
Copper Mountain Night Ski
Copper Mountain Ski Resort brings adventure and romance together for an experience under the stars. Upon arrival at Copper’s newly transformed mid-mountain lodge, guests will enjoy a live acoustic performance and champagne. Following dinner, couples can carve the snow under a canopy of the Rocky Mountain Region’s wide-open skies.
Candlelit Dinner on the Beach, Soneva Resorts The Maldives & Thailand
This barefoot-only resort is perfect for taking in the open-air cinema, spa, dive center, 24-hour chocolate rooms, and butler service. Picnics on private islands, sunset dolphin cruises, cooking classes, and a romantic Valentine’s Day champagne cruise followed by a gourmet dinner on the beach accompanied by live music all are enough to take your breath away.
In partnership with Aspen Heli Charter, the “Elevated Snow Picnic Package” is an unparalleled approach to experience winter time in the Rockies and is perfect for couples looking to enjoy an untraditional day on the slopes. This carefully curated and luxurious outdoor experience begins with a privately chartered scenic helicopter ride, shared with a St. Regis Butler, from the Aspen Airport to the remote base of Anthracite Mountain. Upon arrival, the St. Regis Butler will set the stage for guests to enjoy a two-hour stay on the grounds and a customizable snow picnic equipped with gourmet delights, beverages, waterproof blankets, heated accessories, and snowshoes for exploring.
Ocean Hai, Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
A sunset dinner at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach at Ocean Hai is a perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. Part of the “Just the Two of Us” package, a 6-course Omakase dinner experience for two with wine pairing is available with Gulf View or Gulf Front accommodations, daily breakfast for two and one 50-minute couples massage complete with a bottle of bubbly in the Pallavi Spa.