The most cocooning experiences for travelers
In less than a month, Valentine’s Day (and the accompanying pressure to do something special) will be here. These hotels offer wellness experiences for traveling couples or solo travelers looking to reward themselves with more than loyalty points and promotions. From spa treatments to flowers and private winemaking classes to better sleep habits, here’s where to celebrate Valentine’s Day and show your partner (and even yourself or those you may not know). not even) a little love and self-care.
“A Room Full of Roses”, The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare
What could be more romantic than a room full of roses when you least expect it? Back by popular demand (and previously sold out), the “Room Full of Roses” package at the Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, a collection of tapestries from Hilton is once again set to win. The hotel’s finest king studio suite is adorned with over 400 long-stemmed red roses and a bottle of sparkling wine to welcome that unsuspecting special someone. Perhaps en route to warmer climes, the welcome convenience, late check-out, and free breakfast in bed for two could start any trip (or layover) just right.
Singlemoon Package, Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia
Jade Mountain Resort’s “singlemoon package” is the perfect way to pamper yourself in paradise with chef-designed meals, private airport transfers with champagne welcome, spa day and on-site Ayurvedic wellness guidance . Other additional amenities include life coaching, personalized yoga classes, and meditation sessions. You can also learn to scuba dive, explore the region’s chocolate plantations, go mountain biking and kayaking, among others. This offer includes all meals and alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages.
“Galentine’s Day” with Club Wyndham
Forget having a date or a partner for Valentine’s Day. Club Wyndham, the nation’s largest vacation club program, follows the tradition made famous by the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation.” This Galentine’s Day package is a girls’ getaway that cuts 20% off the rate while adding bonuses like in-suite facials, a heart-shaped waffle maker for make-your-own breakfast, and a coffee machine. karaoke machine with microphone, all the favorites from the show. main character, Leslie Knope. Throw in a $100 credit for wine and snacks, and this bundle can be fun both in real life and on TV. It’s available at a variety of Club Wyndham properties, including Austin, Daytona Beach, the Berkshires, and New Orleans, among others.
Self-Pampering Wellness, Wylder Hope Valley, CA
Whether you’re with a loved one or traveling alone, Wylder Hope Valley’s Blissful Indulgence Package has everything you could need to unwind. In partnership with FarmHouse Fresh, guests can light a candle and enjoy a variety of included wellness products like a guac star, a peat perfection mousse mask, a lemon nectar body oil agave and a citrus watermelon vodkatini scrub. The hotel will light its wood-fired sauna just for you whenever you are ready as part of this self-care package, which can be added to any booking.
A bird’s eye view, Mission Pacific Hotel, Oceanside, California.
This $5,000 romance package is available throughout February and includes transfers by luxury car as well as a 45-minute coastal sunset helicopter ride. Guests enjoy two nights in the Dreamscape Suite at the Mission Pacific hotel surrounded by champagne and roses as well as a four-course dinner for two with wine pairings. The hotel participates in the World of Hyatt loyalty program, which means guests can earn and redeem points during their stay.
Shop next at Brown’s, a Rocco Forte Hotel, London
Covid worries have disappeared. If you’d rather not venture into the big boutiques, they can come to you with the ‘Head over Heels with Aquazzura’ package at Brown’s Hotel in London. Aquazzura, the Italian brand of luxury shoes for women, can come to your suite (one or two nights are included in the package options) with shopping ideas. The custom design consultation and shoe try-on is followed by an exclusive invitation to visit the Aquazzura store after hours on Albamarle Street for any shopping needs. A pedicure at the Spa at Brown’s completes the treatments.
Instant well-being at Château l’Hospitalet, France
The instant wellness package at Château l’Hospitalet in the South of France includes an overnight stay with breakfast, a spa treatment, a bottle of brut rosé from the vineyard and a private tasting commented by the expert in estate wines. In addition to the bio-dynamic vineyards, Gérard Bertrand’s resort includes a new beach club that will open this spring. For those looking to be pampered in wine country, going straight to the source could be the perfect outlet.
Private cenote dinner at Eden Roc Cap Cana
In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, guests seeking romance can add a special experience to their stay. The staff can arrange a special dinner overlooking a cenote, one of the region’s deep caves or underground limestone holes. It serves as the perfect complement to the resort’s romance package.
Improve your sleep at Naples Grande Beach Resort, Florida
Get your Zzzs at Naples Grande Beach Resort with a neuroscience technology app called NuCalm that will help reduce stress and improve sleep patterns by mimicking your body’s ability to naturally fatigue the brain. Using applied neuropsychology and neuroinformatics, this spa service can help clients feel more in control of their body and mind. It is available as a treatment anywhere in the hotel starting at $49 for 25 minutes. For many people, all it takes is a little extra rest to feel their best for both themselves and their partner.
Bathing in the forest with gratitude, The Springs Resort, Colo.
The Springs Resort in Pagosa Springs, Colorado is home to the deepest geothermal spring in the world. After pandemic closures and endless Covid-19 protocol changes, the resort’s “Warm Embrace Romance” package helps guests enjoy 24-hour access to the 25 geothermal terraced tubs along the San Juan River and to find inner joy and peace along the way. The package includes a guided hike in the forest, a private gratitude ceremony, two-hour magnesium massages and an overnight stay.