Los Angeles is filled with love nests tailor made for lovers and many are offering special Valentine’s Day packages that motivate the mojo and save you some dough.
Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean where couples are treated to gracious personalized service with this customizable Valentine’s Weekend Getaway, and the resort also has a to-do list of the “Top 10 Most Romantic Places to Kiss at Pelican Hill.”
“Build Your Own” Valentine’s Weekend Getaway at Pelican Hill Resort
Available for weekends in February.
Write your own love story with our customizable “build your own weekend” Valentine’s experience, complete with a one-night stay in a luxurious Bungalow guest room, a bottle of sparkling Prosecco wine and strawberries, a rose petal turndown, continental breakfast in bed delivered and late check-out. Choose any weekend in February for a romantic one-night garden-view Bungalow stay at a special rate of $775, and then select one of the following inclusive options to customize your experience. To book this package, call (800) 820-6800.
- Relax & Re-Kindle: Indulge in a couples red Pomegranate seasonal body gelato 50-minute treatment, romantic bath for two, spa cuisine lunch and Crystal Cove Fitness Walk.
- Play Date: Enjoy a round of golf for two on Pelican Hill’s Tom Fazio-designed Ocean North or Ocean South course, complete with forecaddie, golf cart and spectacular ocean views!
- Table for Two: Savor “Il Menu dell’ Amore” dinner with wine pairings at signature restaurant Andrea, rated one of the “Top 50 Most Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.” Then, share a mini red velvet cake for two, handmade truffles by our pastry chef and bottle of red wine in your bungalow by candlelight or al fresco on your private terrace.
For further personalization, select add-on options from the list below or simply let us know how we may help fill your stay with cherished memories that suit your preferences:
- Deck out your Bungalow in fresh red roses or a favorite flower of choice.
- Relax in “his and hers” monogrammed silk bathrobes with your initials as a treasured keepsake to take home.
- Set the tone with a romantic soundtrack – Sinatra, Bublé, or whatever tune makes your heart flutter!
- Upon check in, request “The Top 10 Most Romantic Places to Kiss at Pelican Hill” list and explore them all to determine your favorite.
- Upgrade to an ocean-view Bungalow for just $150 more.
Legendary La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta–a popular getaway of Angelenos and myself, this place oozes with romance.
“The Original Romance” Experience at La Quinta Resort & Club
Available the month of February.
The famous romantic comedy, “It Happened One Night,” was written by the incomparable Frank Capra while he was staying at a casita at La Quinta Resort. This romantic interlude Valentine’s package is a contemporary version filled with amenities that would have greatly pleased Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable.
- Dinner for Two at the highly acclaimed Morgan’s in the desert
and one glass of house wine per person
- Sparkling Wine and Chocolate Covered Strawberries upon arrival
- Breakfast the next morning at Twenty6
Package price is $489, excluding tax and gratuity. For additional nights, rates start at $295. Subject to availability. To book “The Original Romance” experience, please call, toll-free, 1-800-598-3828.
The Grand Del Mar also favored by Angelenos, especially golfers, the stunning AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star property sits bathed in the natural beauty of the Los Peñasquitos Preserve.
Ain’t Love Grand Package
Available February 1–28, 2011.
- One-night accommodations
- Upgrade at time of booking within room or suite category
- A dozen long-stemmed roses upon arrival
- Fireside champagne, caviar and oysters for two; served at outdoor fireplace
- Romantic do-it-yourself spa treatment turndown amenity, including The Spa’s housemade salt scrub infused with fresh rosemary from the resort’s gardens and signature Renaissance massage oil
- Breakfast for two in bed or at a resort restaurant
- Guaranteed late check-out at 2:00 pm
- Complimentary overnight valet parking
Rates from $945 per night with additional nights at $365 on weekdays (Sun-Thurs) and $395 on weekends (Fri-Sat) (exclusive of hotel tax of 12.5%); 72-hour advanced reservations required. For reservations: 888-314-2030.
Cupid’s Classic at The Spa at The Grand Del Mar
Available daily during the month of February.
Indulge á deux at San Diego’s only Five-Star/Five Diamond spa with this romance-enhanced experience in the tranquil couple’s suite.
- 30-minute mineral-rich bath for two accompanied by a bottle of Tarlant Champagne, bottled exclusively for The Grand Del Mar, plus chocolate-covered strawberries
- 60-minute Swedish massage
- 30-minute moisturizing aromatherapy scalp massage
$725 per couple (exclusive of tax and gratuity). For reservations: 858-314-2020.
Pelican Hill Resort
22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast
949-467-6800 | www.pelicanhill.com
La Quinta Resort & Club
49-499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta
760-564-4111 | www.laquintaresort.com
The Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego
858-314-2000 | www.TheGrandDelMar.com