To some, Valentine’s Day is the best time of the year, filled with roses and chocolates and a nice couple’s getaway. For others, it’s filled with the stabbing reminder that love is sometimes bliss and perhaps its best to take advantage of Beyonce’s anthem “Single Ladies” and still enjoy yourself on the day built for two. So, in honor of the single ladies and couples, we’re recapping some of the best destinations in local Arizona as well as a European hotspots designed to celebrate love and friendship.
First up is Montelucia’s packages for couples, and a little something for women only.The resort launched ‘’Mi Amor, Montelucia,” a series of room packages, delectable eats, spa specials and enticing events to celebrate this season all month long. Or, for those single ladies looking to avoid the dreaded Valentine’s Day, Montelucia invites guests to throw those gushy feelings right out the window. Whether you’re with your beloved or best gal pal, their packages and exclusive offers will have you swooning.
Next on the menu is brought to use by the hotel group, Rocco Forte, and focuses on a handful of their European destinations.Guests can choose to snuggle in a humble abode at Hotel Amigo in Brussles, Belgium, relax in vintage inspired charm of Brown’s Hotel in London under the sweet accommodations of their Ruinart Rosé Interpretation Breakfast in Bed Package, or revel in the luxury of Hotel Astoria’s 1– Anniversary Package in St. Petersburg, Russia. And If you really are looking for the wine experience like Napa, enjoy the majestic confines of Hotel Savoy in Florence, Italy and hotel Castello di Casole in Tuscany, Italy (50—minutes apart).
For a quick detox before and after the chocolate frenzy, consider The Hermosa Inn’s poolside yoga classes, taking place every Wednesday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m., each class is a 75-minute session that is suitable for both beginners and seasoned practitioners.
And finally, round out the week with some extreme R-N-R at the Spa at Camelback Inn. Designed exclusive with Valentine’s Day in mind, the JW Marriott Camelback Inn spa package features a rose scented sea salt body scrub that exfoliates the skin while improving circulation, followed by the gentle ‘rain’ of the Vichey shower. Next, indulge in a one hour facial featuring the aromatic essence of roses and benefits of glycolic acid soothes the skin, leaving it dramatically softer, smoother, and more luminous. The luxury doesn’t end there – after the treatments, enjoy a sparkling cocktail of Rose Nectar with Chambord Raspberry Vodka along with a gift of a Rose Quartz heart.
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