This year Valentine’s Day falls on a weekend, so it’s the perfect opportunity to take a short trip and spend a couple of days with your special someone in a whole new place. Many hotels and airlines are offering romantic packages throughout February, which means there are plenty of options.
But if you’re thinking about traveling some place popular, make sure to book your trip as soon as possible. You want to get your ideal location and have everything planned out before the weekend arrives. Here are some of the best, most romantic options for Valentine’s Day 2016.
The Mark Hotel — New York, NY
Looking for an upscale option in the Big Apple? Whether you live there full time and want a staycation or are looking to impress your sweetheart by taking them to the big city, The Mark Hotel has an add-on experience to give you a luxurious Valentine’s Day. Complete with champagne and caviar breakfast in bed, roses, chocolate covered strawberries, Frederic Malle bath amenities, a gift by Agent Provocateur and late checkout, this package costs $755. You can also make a reservation for a Valentine’s Day dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.
Mandarin Oriental — Atlanta, Georgia and other cities
Several Mandarin Oriental hotels across the country are offering Valentine’s Day special packages. Many of them include champagne, chocolate and late check-out times. One of the more enticing options is at the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta, which is offering customers a Decadent Romance package from Feb. 5-13. Rooms start at $595 per night, and this includes in-room breakfast each day, rose petal turndown service, chocolates, champagne and tickets to the Atlanta Ballet’s “Moulin Rouge.”
Terranea Resort — Los Angeles, California
The Romance Package at this California getaway includes sparkling wine, strawberries, a rose petal bath and daily breakfast for two. Rooms fall between $530 and $740 per night, and the resort is known for its spa, coastal hikes and kayaking. On Valentine’s Day weekend, you can also sign up for the inaugural Valentine’s Day Ball, a roaring 20s gala with live music and a three-course dinner.
Hotel Monaco — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
For a more casual, and hip, Valentine’s Day, try this hotel’s ’Flix and Chill package. Hotel Monaco is offering guests popcorn, a six pack of “chilled” local beers, late checkout and a Roku Streaming Stick so they can connect to their own Netflix accounts. What could be more romantic than that?
White Barn Inn — Kennebunk Beach, Maine
This quiet inn is the perfect escape for a cozy weekend trip. It is known for its upscale dining and spa, so take advantage of the Valentine’s Day Package, which includes a four-course Valentine’s dinner, breakfast each morning of your stay and a $190 spa credit per person. Call the hotel to reserve your stay, which can be for two nights any time between Feb. 10-17.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park — Chicago, Illinois
The Romantic Escape Package at this hotel will let you enjoy downtown Chicago and spend some quality time with your significant other in a luxurious room. The Fairmont is in the heart of downtown Chicago with lots of access to Millennium Park and the city’s museums. But the package also offers an experience called The Chocolate Bar, which includes enough cookies, pastries, hot chocolate, popcorn and more for two people. Rooms start at $169 per night.
Gansevoort Dominican Republic, Playa Imbert — Dominican Republic
If you’re seeking something farther from home for Valentine’s Day, Gansevoort’s Dominican Republic property is offering a Suite Valentine Package that is the epitome of extravagant. Available for the entire month of February, the package includes transportation from the airport to the hotel and back, welcome cocktails, a bottle of rose, access to the pool or beach cabana and two spa credits. Rooms start at $725 per night.
Embassy Suites Niagara — Niagara Falls, Canada
Once considered the honeymoon capital of the world, Niagara Falls can make a romantic getaway to share with your significant other. The Embassy Suites hotel at Niagara Falls has a special Valentine’s Day Package that is available Feb. 6-27. With rooms starting at $255 per night, you get a two-room suite, breakfast, an evening reception with two complimentary drinks, a $30 voucher for dinner overlooking the falls and a gift basket that includes wine, wine glasses and chocolates.
Grand Pigalle Hotel — Paris, France
This hotel is offering a “From SoPi With Love” package to give lovers the ultimate Parisian Valentine’s Day. Rooms will be decorated with rose petals and chocolates, and the package includes a three-course dinner at the hotel restaurant. Couples also get breakfast in bed and a wine tasting or a cocktail mixology class. The package starts at 330 euros, or $336, per night, according to the New York Times.