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From the stunning red rocks of Sedona to the verdant wilds of Africa, it‘s a colorful time of year to visit unique destinations and celebrate the season of love.



Sedona‘s Red Rock Country evokes a primal desire for connecting with nature, making it the perfect backdrop for a Valentine‘s getaway. The fabled Enchantment Resort and Mii amo Spa are setting the stage for lovers with their Valentine‘s Suite Romance Package, available the whole month of February. It includes options for two or three nights in a Junior Suite (log-beams, gas fireplace, soaking tub) or a Casita One-Bedroom Suite (beehive fireplace, kitchenette, viewing deck.) Also included are romantic gift baskets, spa treatments and delectable prix-fixe menu by Chef Ted Cizma. The all-inclusive offer begins at $1,393. For more information visit: or call 800-826-4180


It‘s Emerald Season until May 31st in Zambia‘s South Luangwa National Park, and The Bushcamp Company‘s Mfuwe Lodge is the perfect getaway for sweethearts with a yen for adventure and wildlife. Valentine‘s getaways include a free night during a seven night stay. Limited accommodations (18 luxury thatched chalets) guarantee an intimate experience for couples. Secluded covered verandas look out over wallowing hippos and other game while the newly refurbished African interiors are the perfect place to wind down with comfortable sitting rooms and en-suite bathrooms with panoramic walk-in showers. For more information visit: or call +260 (0)216246041.


In the Loita Hills of Southwestern Kenya, The Bushcamp Company‘s exquisite Olarro Luxury Lodge is offering three nights for the price of two until the end of February. The deal includes a free upgrade to the Little Olarro suite, located high on the hill with panoramic views and in-room spa. Olarro is a unique, artistically-styled retreat designed by Anthony Russell of Shompole fame with undulating walls and curves that mimic the rolling hillside setting. The lodge has a birds-eye view of the surrounding 10,000 acre private game conservancy, along the corridor of the annual wildebeest and zebra migration. For more information visit:
or or +254-20-204 8619.


San Francisco is for lovers and Taj Campton Place's Leave Your Heart in San Francisco Package lasts the whole month of February at $275 per night. Stay two nights in a Deluxe room with champagne and bon bons upon arrival and surprise Molton Brown amenity. There will also be a special Valentine's Day menu prepared by Michelin Guide-starred Chef Sri Gopinathan-  5-courses and a glass of champagne for $125 per person. For more information visit: or call (415) 781 5555.


The Pierre on New York‘s Central Park has a lavish two-night Valentine‘s offer, exclusive for the world‘s most romantic couple from February 13-15. Whether your getaway sets the stage for a marriage proposal or honor years of sweet dreams together, Taj‘s flagship U.S. hotel is hosting a Valentine's stay that can be experienced by only one couple for $80,000. Experience two nights in the Tata Suite, the hotel's prestigious presidential suite with unrivaled views from the 39th floor. Luxuriate in the master bath, a symphony in marble, and dine in fine style at Le Caprice. Also included is a trip to Madison Avenue's Julien Farel Salon in advance of a five-course evening for two in the Pierre ballroom with dancing, flowers by L'Olivier, a sweetheart cake by Sylvia Weinstock and diamond encrusted gift from Cartier's Love Collection. For more information visit or call (212) 940-8156.


51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences is making all the arrangements for a Valentine‘s package that really shows the love. A personal butler serves up a bottle of Taittinger Champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries in-suite on arrival. Valentine‘s Tea will delight and tempt with raspberry macaroons and rose petal infused scones in-suite or in the Library at 51. Valentine‘s dinner is in the Michelin-starred Quilon. After dinner a special romantic turn down with scattered rose petals awaits followed by a sumptuous breakfast to reminisce. Stay for three or more nights and get an additional night free through 2011. Price starts at £325 ($555 USD) excluding VAT. For more information visit: or call: 020 7769 7766.


Valentine‘s in Hong Kong makes for a unique cross-cultural experience which The Upper House is extending with a bonus night plus daily breakfast at Cafe Gray Deluxe, gym, WiFi and more. Stay in a spacious 1,230 sq. ft. harbor view Upper Suite for three nights and the fourth night is on the house. This 117-room boutique hotel embraces Asian minimalist aesthetics with contemporary art and uncluttered spaces. The tech-savvy guest experience includes wireless iPad check-in, services and amenities via an in-room iPod Touch so guest can focus on cherishing their love. Recent Michelin star recipient Cafe Gray Deluxe provides 49th-floor panoramic views and award winning cuisine. Prices start at HKD 6,500 (approx. $835 USD) per night. For more information visit:

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