With spectacular scenery, sun-kissed beaches, world-class restaurants and luxury resorts, San Diego calls to all lovebirds looking for a romantic getaway. This February, special Valentine’s Day offerings from San Diego hotels and resorts make it the perfect time to let Cupid’s arrow fly and treat a special friend or loved one to a relaxing retreat or fun-filled adventure in romantic San Diego.
Modern Day Romance
Log-in and tweet for the Twitter-Patter package at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa with a Valentine’s deal that includes overnight accommodations at this lush, garden estate and a $150 credit that can be used for spa treatments or dinner at Adobe El Restaurant. Guests also receive chocolate-covered strawberries, a bottle of private label sparkling wine, Twitter-themed cookie welcome amenity and two plush monogrammed robes with guest’s personalized Twitter handle. For reservations, tweet “My heart wants to go #TwitterPatter with my sweetie at @estancialajolla.” The hotel will then tweet back details on how to book.
Package Dates: February 8-24, 2014
Cost: Rates start at $499
> Find out more about the Twitter-Patter Package at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Take the Plunge on Valentine’s Day
Not just any couple can be swept away by the Hotel Del Coronado’s Drop the Question Package. The landmark hotel offers the ultimate in luxury including three nights in a Beach Village cottage suite, rose petals, Taittinger champagne and caviar welcome amenities, private butler and engagement concierge service throughout the stay, private candlelight dinner prepared by the Chef de Cuisine, private sailing brunch cruise, exotic car rental, and just before sunset, two sky divers will drop from the sky and parachute onto the beach with a banner asking, “Will you marry me?” Afterward, enjoy a private romantic dinner for two on the beach with a violinist, and later a couple’s massage in your cottage, a $1,000 shopping spree at the Shops at The Del, dinner for two at 1500 OCEAN and breakfast in bed daily.
Package Dates: Available beginning February 14, 2014
Cost: $50,000 (subject to change)
> Find out more about the Hotel Del Coronado’s Drop the Question Package
The Way to a Lover’s Heart
If you can’t be in Paris this Valentine’s Day, look no further than downtown San Diego’s Westgate Hotel, where a stunning lobby reflects the anterooms at Versailles and classic décor emulates the palaces of Europe. The Westgate offers several romance packages; the most luxurious is the Etre Amoureux package (English translation: “to make you fall in love all over again”). This package includes one-night accommodation in the Presidential suite or Governor suite along with a five-course dinner with wine pairing prepared by a private chef, butler service, a dozen red roses, love quotes, a bottle of Champagne and chocolate truffles, breakfast in bed and parking.
Package Dates: February 14-15, 2014
> Find out more about Westgate Hotel’s Etre Amoureux Package
During the month of February, the historic Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows in the hip uptown neighborhood of North Park offers the Some Like It Hot Valentine’s package. First choose either dinner and bottomless champagne for two or breakfast and bottomless mimosas for two, then enjoy a special Lafayette intimacy kit and additional nights at 20% off best available rate.
Package Dates: February 1-28, 2014
Cost: Rates start at $159 per night
> Find out more about the Lafayette Hotel’s Some Like it Hot Package
Romance and Relaxation
Fell the sand of Mission Bay under your toes at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa. The Catamaran’s Sweetheart package includes a two-night stay in a standard room, California sparkling wine and chocolate dipped strawberries on arrival, two 50-minute spa treatments and spa gifts, and breakfast for two.
Package Dates: February 1-28, 2014
Cost: Rates start at $730
> Find out more about The Catamaran’s Sweetheart Package
What’s your favorite San Diego Valentine’s Day tradition or idea?