The month of February is filled with love and romantic escapes. From Costa Rica to Canada, travel experiences are available for those seeking sunshine, music, family fun and art. Explore travel ideas at 11 hotels ready to offer a variety of experiences to treat the one you love.
With a beautiful rainforest backdrop, Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort is surrounded by Costa Rica’s iconic natural landscape. The area is surrounded by wildlife, volcanic peaks, scenic waterfalls, hot springs and rich flora and fauna. This resort is ideally located for those ready to explore nature with a horseback ride along Jaco Beach, a hike through Carara National Park or surfing at Playa Hermosa.
For unparalleled ski-in/ski-out access to more than 1,800 acres of terrain and views, The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is located in an exclusive enclave on Beaver Creek Mountain. After a day of on-mountain adventures, guests can relax at the resort with one of seven dining experiences like Après After Dark at the adult-only Bachelors Lounge, live music around the majestic fireplace in the Great Room or with a restorative spa treatment on Valentine’s Day when couples will be welcomed with a champagne toast and chocolate covered strawberries.
Located inside the Williams Building – a 20th century landmark is Remède Spa at The St. Regis San Francisco. At this luxury San Francisco spa, 9,000 square feet offers the ideal location for relaxation and romance. After a couples’ massage, take a swim in the indoor saltwater infinity pool overlooking a spectacular view of San Francisco and relax in men’s and women’s lounges featuring handmade truffles and champagne, cedar wood saunas, eucalyptus steam rooms and whirlpools.
Set against the backdrop of wrought-iron fences, narrow cobblestoned streets and moss-draped oak, the Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel invites you to experience boutique sophistication and warm Southern charm. Located within the city’s celebrated Historic District, the property places you at the doorstep of fascinating House Museums and roughly one mile from Fort Sumter, which played a notable role in two battles during the American Civil War.
Sunshine, an urban retreat and refreshing cool beverages await at W Miami. The city offers 23 miles of beachfront, 300 miles of yachting waterways, five million square feet of luxury shopping and dining and 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, and all can be enjoyed from the hotel located in the Brickell neighborhood.
Located in the heart of this tech hub, Aloft Silicon Valley has a vibrant social scene and urban-inspired design so guests can stay and play close to San Francisco, Palo Alto and San Jose. For a Valentine’s proposal, the hotel’s robotic butler, Botlr can deliver surprises to the guestroom such as an engagement ring and chocolates.
Stroll through the streets of New Orleans and the city is filled with jazz, R&B and soul music. Throughout the week, travelers can get their fill of live tunes at music venues and jazz clubs. Le Méridien New Orleans is close to the legendary French Quarter and after a night of dancing, sipping Southern cocktails and indulging in beignets, guests can retreat to the outdoor rooftop pool or the quaint outdoor Palm Garden.
Chef-led food tours, indie coffee shops, local breweries and chocolatiers are just a few of the culinary options in Seattle. The Pacific Northwest is known as the place for fresh ingredients and creative chefs. The Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square is located in what is known as Seattle’s first neighborhood and is within walking distance of Pike Place Market, a beloved Seattle landmark.
Houston is home to world-class outdoor sculpture throughout the city. The impressive collection includes James Turrell’s “Skyspace” on the grounds of Rice University, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Cullen Sculpture Garden and a giant blue owl perched in the Rice Village shopping district. The Marriott Marquis Houston is located downtown and overlooks Discovery Green Park which boasts the giant colorful red, white and blue fiberglass-over-steel Jean Dubuffet sculpture.
For those traveling with children this February, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center will entertain the entire family. Located on the Potomac River, close to shopping and entertainment at National Harbor, the waterfront resort offers a full roster of activities like fountain shows, indoor pool, five eateries, spa and fitness center. Take Valentine’s Day to new heights with a ride on The Capital Wheel in a heated gondola for a view of the entire Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia region.
The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver brings the healthy ethos and active lifestyle of Vancouver, Canada into every element of the hotel and is committed to empowering their guests to enhance their well-being during their stay. Couples can stay fit together and the hotel offers several ways for couples to get their hearts pumping, including Liquid Yoga. To stay fit and see the sights, couples can coordinate with the Running Concierge for a guided run through Stanley Park, Vancouver’s first, largest, and most beloved urban park.
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