Va-Va-Va Voom! Five Eccentric Hotel Outings to Celebrate Valentine's Day "The Brangelina" and "Cheap Date" are among a few noteworthy hotel deals online booking expert Hotels.com® finds allowing couples to snuggle up this Valentine's Day
DALLAS, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to spice up your romance life a bit this Valentine's Day? Hotels.com® is encouraging lovers and travelers to take a gamble and add a little more va-va-voom to this year's Valentine's Day plans with five unusual and distinct deals from properties across the United States.
"Nowadays travelers and couples are seeking romantic experiences beyond flowers, champagne and a nice dinner," says Taylor L. Cole, APR, travel expert for Hotels.com. "We are finding that our customers want to incorporate more of their personality and passions into their getaways. Whether couples are gadget enthusiasts or love the luxury life, there's a destination and a hotel that will fulfill that unique sweet spot."
For the "Cheap Date"
Personality Hotels, located in Monterey, San Francisco and Santa Rosa, California, is offering couples looking for a good laugh the "Cheap Date" Valentine's Day package. The package includes a bottle of Champagne, a box of conversation hearts, a bear-shaped bottle of honey, Jack in the Box coupons (for the romantic fast-food dinner), a romance kit and two blank Valentine's Day cards – so you don't have to run out last minute to grab one!
For a Fun Celeb-esque Celebration
Celebrate with the quirky and fun "Couples We Love" Valentine's Day package at The Curtis Denver. Themed after three celebrity lovers, the packages: The Brangelina, The Ellen and Portia, and The John and Yoko, embrace entertaining offerings distinct to each celeb couple. The Brangelina theme includes a "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" DVD, a bottle of wine and snack, and an amenity of a baby doll and diapers. Crank up the fun with The Ellen and Portia. It includes two blonde wigs (short and long hair), a "Now, That's What I Call Dance" CD, a batch of blondies, and bottle of red wine. Or celebrate your love with The John and Yoko package with a $10 iTunes gift card, two Beatle-tini cocktails and chocolate covered "strawberry fields forever."
For the Tech-Savvy Duo
Unwind with the "iLOVE Sandestin Technology Package" at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort - Miramar Beach. Located on Florida's Emerald Coast, guests enjoying the package, which includes the Penthouse Suite, have an abundance of resort activities at their finger tips. The package consists of a Valentine's dinner for two with champagne, plus two iPads, two iPhone5s and a 50" LED HDTV to take home. The tech products even include a personalized message on the Explore Sandestin app.
For Luxury Lovers
Intimate and grandiose, Warwick New York is offering a two-night stay with the "Big Heart, William Randolph Hearst – Style Package." Welcomed with a bottle of Cristal Champagne and keepsake monogrammed flutes, guests will enjoy sweeping views of New York City in the newly renovated "On the Avenue" Suite. The package is comprised of a personal photographer to record the couple's visit, a chauffeured limousine, in-room couple's massages, romantic in-suite dinner and breakfast daily, and late check-out. The icing on the cake? A $10,000 gift card to nearby Cartier.
For the Va-Va-Voom Couple
One of Charleston's most famous hotels, the Charleston Place is enticing guests to crank up the heat this February with a personalized "Nightey-Night Valentine's Day Package." Local designer lingerie store, Bits of Lace is teaming up with the hotel to offer one night of luxury coupled with a piece of personalized lingerie. When making the reservation guests provide the size and color preferences and Bits of Lace's personal shopper selects the perfect sexy little number that will be placed in the guests' room at turndown with a dessert and wine pairing.
Megan Tyrie – Finn Partners for Hotels.com
Phone: (212) 593-5815
Taylor L. Cole, APR
Hotels.com North America
Phone: (469) 335-8442
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