Valentine's Day or any day is the right time for a romantic Caribbean getaway with the one you love. Caribbean island resorts have the art of romance down to perfection, and these deals and specials will make your time alone with the love of your life even sweeter...
© Cambridge Beaches
Bermuda is Romance Central in the islands in February: the Bermuda International Love Festival runs from Feb. 13-16, with host hotel the Fairmont Southampton
providing musical entertainment from Earth, Wind and Fire, a Louis Vuitton Fashion Show, golf tournament, and Bermuda homes show. Other hotels like The Reefs, the Elbow Beach Resort, and Coco Reef Bermuda are offering Valentine's Day deals, too. At the Cambridge Beaches
resort, "sexologist" Pepper Schwartz will offer instruction on how to "supercharge your relationship." For more details on the Love Festival, email firstname.lastname@example.org
. For packages at the Fairmont, call 800-441-1414 or see the hotel website.
© Marriott Hotels and Resorts
Aruba has romance specials each spring, from properties such as the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Occidental Grand Aruba, Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, and the Bucuti Beach Resort Aruba. For information on these deals and on planning a trip to Aruba, visit the Aruba Tourism Authority website
or call 800-TO-ARUBA.
© Regent Hotels
The Regent Palms resort in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos has a Valentine's '20 for Your Honey ... And Your Money' deal that includes 20 percent off rooms, dinner at the Parallel23 restaurant, Regent Spa treatments, and retail stores. The deal is good Feb. 13-16; rates start at $625 per night. For information, call 888-201-1806 or see the hotel website
© Half Moon resort
Half Moon, located in Rose Hall, Jamaica, features a Romance Concierge to ensures an unforgettable romantic experience and a variety of couples' packages, including:
- Romantic Rendezvous: Includes a private dinner for two and a "Heaven for Two" treatment at the new Fern Tree spa. Rates begin at $870 per couple.
- Perfectly Pampered: Guests receive champagne and chocolate dipped pineapple, a massage and facial, and a gift sampler. Rates begin at $2,220 per couple.
- Sweet Surrender: Hide a special gift for your other half or send them on a scavenger hunt to find their treasure. Your partner will find the treasure at a romantic candle-lit hideaway with beautiful flowers, musical serenade and chilled champagne to toast your love. $645.
Coconut Bay resort, St. Lucia
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa's All-inclusive Premium Valentine’s Special costs $169 per person per night for a premium ocean view room. The deal includes a Champagne Arrival Reception, complimentary Bubbles-in-Bed (champagne turndown service), one-hour couples massage, personal in-room bar, breakfast room service, romantic beach picnic, free round of paintball and introduction to kitesurfing class.
Rates valid Feb. 7-21. All-inclusive amenities include all meals, drinks and snacks, fully supervised children’s center with daily schedule of activities, daily entertainment program, water park attraction, airport transfers, all hotel taxes and gratuities. For more info on this St. Lucia resort, see the hotel website or call 866-978-6226.
The San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 'Romantic Rendezvous' package includes amenities such as a luxuriously drawn bath, a private picnic and champagne tasting lessons. The complete package includes:
- Ocean View Junior Suite
- Chauffeured airport transfer
- A dozen red roses upon arrival
- Chilled bottle of French champagne & strawberries
- A la carte breakfast served on in-room balcony
- Champagne tasting with a private sommelier
- Candlelit three-course dinner at the Ristorante Tuscany
- A Caribbean Cosmopolitan Picnic Basket"
- Late check-out
The package is $536 per room, per night with a minimum three-night stay. Valid for stays between Feb. 1-28. Request promo code RZ8 to book. For more info visit the hotel website
or call 1.888.817.2033.
© Nisbet Plantation
Nisbet Plantation on Nevis has been called one of the most romantic resorts in the Caribbean, and Valentine's Day travelers can enjoy great accommodations and fine dining with Nisbet's "Winter Thaw" deal. The seven-night package includes lodging in a plantation cottage, daily oceanside breakfast, daily afternoon tea, and nightly multicourse dinners at the Great House. Package rates per couple range from $3,750 to $5,010; the offer is good on stays through Feb. 28. For more details, call 800-742-6008 or visit the hotel website
Frenchmans Lookout in the British Virgin Islands offers five days of sweeping views, warm breezes, meals cooked and served by a private chef, massages anytime, anywhere and lazy days on a yacht, snorkeling and swimming in the clear blue Caribbean Sea. Plus, if reservations are made by Feb. 1, a free yacht outing or a $1,000 credit, as well.
Frenchmans Lookout is a two-story Carolina house sitting on one of the highest points on Tortola's west end. The five-night package for five couples is $12,000, including arrival and return transfer, welcome champagne and chocolates, breakfast daily, a day on the Contender yacht, and five spa treatments.
For information and reservations call 866-940-0020 or visit the Frenchman's Lookout website.
Lighthouse Bay Resort, a private island resort in Barbuda
, is offering its Caribbean Valentine’s Day Getaway Package. The package includes 4 nights accommodations for two, three gourmet meals daily, complimentary house wines and beers, champagne and flowers upon arrival, one private massage per person or one couples massage (or an afternoon of lobster fishing for two), and guided boat tour of the world's largest frigate bird sanctuary. Price is $2,995 double occupancy for deluxe room. Add $600 for suite. Valid Feb. 11 through Feb. 18. For more information, go to the Lighthouse Bay
website or call 1-888-836-5427.
Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort in Aruba is offering a Valentine’s Day promotion where guests receive 25-percent off the room rate; a complimentary one-level room upgrade (based on availability); a handsome welcome basket packed with sweet treats and bubbly; and a $50 food and beverage credit to kick off the celebration of love. Rates range from $293.25 for a studio, $471 for a luxury two-bedroom villa, to $478.50 for a two-bedroom Penthouse.
Rates are per person, per night based on single or double occupancy. There is a three-night minimum stay. Booking window is from January 9, 2009 through February 13, 2009. Travel window is from Feb. 14 through Feb. 21. Visit the Divi Resorts website for more information,