Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the same old thing every year… Check out our pick of truly unique and luxurious Valentine’s destinations.
An ecofriendly stay on Marlon Brando’s private island - The Brando, Tetiaroa
If you’re looking for comfort without the carbon footprint, the Brando, Marlon Brando’s posthumous resort is perhaps the right place for you. Located in French Polynesia in the middle of the South Pacific, the island boasts February temperatures of around 30 degrees Celsius and it is entirely powered by renewable energy as the Hollywood star, who died 10 years before its opening, had wished. It is the utmost luxury though; a one-bedroom villa on this private island will set you back $4,000 a night.
Experience love under the sea - Poseidon Undersea Resort, Fiji
This exclusive resort on a private close to Fiji offers a truly one of a kind experience; consequently, you may have some difficulties finding a reservation. Open since 2008, the resort features 22 guest rooms under water with 270-degree windows showing the coral reefs and the sea life nearby. If you are searching for an unforgettable Valentines with your loved one, and can front the cost ($30,000 per couple per week) this is certainly the resort you are looking for. A very romantic spot, with an undersea chapel that can be booked for weddings!
Wake up among the trees - Vertical Horizons Treehouse Paradise, Oregon
Or, if you fancy getting right back into nature, what better place than in a tree house - a luxury tree house of course! With a truly rustic experience and a delicious organic breakfast on offer, you are sure to get some sound sleep in this isolated little spot in Oregon. It is also a great place to bring the kids who will be occupied with a whole host of outdoor activities, while you snuggle up in your own private house amongst the trees.
Pamper yourself in seven-star luxury -Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi
The seven-star luxury hotel is the perfect destination for a couple looking to express their love in luxury, without having to travel too far. A long weekend in this impressive hotel with gold-dispersing ATMs, which is said to be the second most expensive hotel ever built, will leave you both relaxed and enamored. Feel like a VIP in royal suites with gorgeous 180 degree views of the white beaches and blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Sorry for the cliché but you can’t beat Paris - Four Seasons George V, Paris
Paris is the quintessential Valentine’s destination and the Four Seasons Hotel is truly the best place to stay if you’re looking to offer your loved one round-the-clock pampering. Despite the wealth of 5-star hotels in the city of love, nothing compares to the George V, known for its fresh abundant flower arrangements, its classical décor and its fantastic restaurant, Le Cinq, which offers a special Valentines menu for 850 euros per person. Located just off the Champs-Elysees, the hotel is in the perfect area for a “promenade”, if you can bear to leave the comfort of the hotel, that is!