Skip to main content

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and you still haven’t made plans. Hmmm. You might want to get started. For example, if you’d like to deliver on a surprise romantic vacation escape, it’s not too late! If you’re looking for a last-minute romantic luxury vacation destination to escape for Valentine’s Day, it’s not too late to book one of these top spots.

what are the perfect romantic luxury vacation escapes for valentine’s day 2024?

Winter can be tough. It’s cold, it’s dark and all the big holidays are done. Or so you thought. What about Valentine’s Day? Yes, it can be lovely if you have a partner to celebrate with and many hotels and restaurants cater to that with special packages but why not grab some girlfriends and have a Galentine’s Day (thank you Leslie Knope!) Or just use the holiday as an excuse to get away for the weekend or just treat yourself to a lovely dinner. You could just stay home and watch Sleepless in Seattle which is a valid choice but why not celebrate this day of love! Any kind of love! Check out these great hotel and restaurant options.

luxury escapes for Valentine's Day 2023

Perfect romantic Luxury Escapes for Valentine’s Day 2024.

7 romantic luxury vacation escapes for valentine’s day 2024

1. The Lowell, New York City

This Valentine’s Day, guests of The Lowell, one of New York’s best luxury boutique hotels, are invited to gift loved ones with an extraordinary package with Graff, home to the most fabulous jewels in the world. Guests can book the “Luxury of Love” package and receive overnight accommodations in a room or suite of their choice, then receive a suite of gifts from Graff to charm their loved ones, starting with a half-carat heart pendant necklace, a sensual signature Graff scent diffuser, a box of Graff chocolates, and a limited-edition coffee table book from the esteemed high jewelry house.

Best luxury hotel vacation destinations for Valentine's Day 2024

The best luxury hotel vacation destinations for Valentine’s Day 2024: The Lowell, New York. Photo courtesy the hotel.

2. Lily of the Valley, St. Tropez

Lily of the Valley is a stylish year-round retreat for couples, friends and solo travelers looking to achieve optimum health and wellbeing, the French Way. Created to embrace the joy of great health, the hotel features an expansive 2,000 sqm spa and fitness space and specializes in expertly curated programs for long-term, healthy weight loss.

Brand-new for 2024, comes a new wave of wellness programs launching in perfect time for a unique Valentine’s Day experience. These include…Better Aging: A two-and-a-half-hour daily treatment that focuses on the body and face, fitness coaching every two days, and the signature ‘younger longer’ treatment. Sport: Aiming to improve overall sporting performance, the body is pushed to its physical limits through highly tailored fitness coaching and is nurtured with signature manual muscle recovery treatments that involve stretching, poultices and cryotherapy. Detox: Created with the objective of facilitating ultimate relaxation and detoxification, the detox programme includes a healthy eating plan that excludes all gluten and lactose.

Exclusive for this Valentine’s Day, guests will also be invited to enjoy a five-course dinner at the iconic Vista Restaurant, featuring an exquisite menu of local and seasonal culinary delights.

3. Coco Bodu Hithi (part of Coco Collection), The Maldives

Going to the Maldives is already incredible but this package takes it to a new level. At the Coco Bodu Hithi is the Coco Wellness offer. Coco Wellness allows couples to indulge in the natural setting through rejuvenating activities. The package is inclusive of a welcome spread of healthy gourmet canapes and Champagne in villa upon arrival, a 50-minute Coco fusion couples massage, a facial, private sunset yoga session with the resort’s resident yogi, and a five-course dinner at Tsuki, the island resort’s onsite Japanese restaurant. 

In the Coco Bodu Hithi’s Coco Residences the guests will also have access to an inclusive private pool, outdoor terrace and more. 

4. TOO Hotel, Paris

Couples are invited to bask in the magic of Europe’s most romantic city at the sky-high TOO Hôtel this Valentine’s Day. Two memorable packages available for the night of 14 February will offer unrivaled panoramic views over the sparkling Paris cityscape, sophisticated and exquisite dining at TOO Restaurant and TOO TacTac Skybar, romantic in-room set-ups, and a late check-out at 2pm for the most relaxing of stays.

Best luxury hotels for Valentine's Day vacation 2024

Best luxury hotels for Valentine’s Day vacation 2024: the TOO Hotel, Paris. Photo courtesy the hotel.

The TOO Passionate package will include a one-night stay on 14 February with a sumptuous dinner for two at TOO Restaurant, where a specially designed menu by Chef Benjamin Six combines elegant flavors from Europe and abroad via dishes including lobster carpaccio, Argentine Wagyu beef tenderloin, and roasted lobster. Best enjoyed alongside creative cocktails from the expert bar team. Following a heavenly stay in the clouds in the romantically-arranged rooms, guests will graze on a hearty breakfast buffet before enjoying a late check-out at 2pm for cozy mornings under the covers.

The TOO Idyllic package meanwhile, will offer the same, however with dinner for two at TOO TacTac Skybar on the 27th floor. A sharing menu showcasing the flavors of Asia, served as guests marvel at the capital’s illuminated skyline. Subdued lighting will complete the romantic ambience for a moment suspended under the stars.

5. The Lanesborough, London

The Lanesborough is one of the city’s most iconic hotels commanding a prestigious location that straddles Belgravia, Knightsbridge, and Mayfair, overlooking Hyde Park Corner and adjacent to the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Sparkling chandeliers, Baroque-style cornicing, and intricate 23-carat gold leaf detailing, create a setting reminiscent of a Regency-revival film set while making for the most romantic Valentine’s escape.

This year, couples can enjoy the Valentine’s Day package, which includes a romantic dinner for two in The Lanesborough Grill with a glass Champagne, English breakfast served in The Lanesborough Grill or in the luxury of one’s room, a bottle of chilled Champagne upon arrival and the attentive service of a dedicated butler, ready to cater to any request.

For a romantic rendezvous, savor a special Valentine’s Day dinner at The Lanesborough Grill. The softly lit chandeliers create the perfect backdrop for dishes like Langoustine salad and Aged filet of Hereford beef, all expertly crafted to elevate your dining experience.

The indulgence extends beyond gastronomy at The Lanesborough Club & Spa. It was named AA Hotel Spa of the Year 2023. In the evening, sip a cocktail in The Library Bar. Their special Valentine’s Margarita cocktail is a blend of 1800 coconut Tequila, maraschino, griotte morello cherries, cranberry, lime, and honey.

Best luxury hotels for Valentine’s Day vacation 2024: the Lanesborough, London. Photo courtesy the hotel.

6. K’Alma Spa at Hotel Victor in Miami 

And if you are just looking for a great spa check out the K’Alma Spa.  It is located inside Hotel Victor, in Miami. They incorporate Peruvian crystal healing therapies into their spa. This offers hotel guests and visitors alike a peaceful respite from the business of daily life. The spa’s dedication to crystal healing is immediately evident upon entering. Right beyond the foyer’s living green archway lies the Chakra Pathway. It is a hallway adorned with seven crystal sculptures representing each of the seven chakras. 

This Valentine’s Day, K’Alma Spa has a truly extraordinary offering with their “stop and smell the roses” to help find and thrive with your highest frequency. K’Alma Spa will be incorporating roses into each Valentine’s Day treatment, as they emit some of the highest known frequencies, which in turn raises our vibrational frequency. For 2.5 hours ($300 singles, $600 couples), enjoy a Rosé & rose-infused massage, a rose quartz facial mapping with infrared sauna, and a complimentary glass of Rosé and goodie bag. 

7. The Newt, Somerset, England

This Valentine’s Day, members and guests of The Newt in Somerset are invited to cozy up at the estate’s atmospheric Garden Café, for an intimate dinner overlooking the sunset, with the backdrop of a roaring fire.

The sharing menu starts with an indulgent whole baked Bruton Brie, served with freshly plucked garden vegetables and pickles from the estate. Guests will then tuck into a main of Butcher’s steak from estate-reared British White cows, or a delicate and delicious dish with estate-grown lion’s mane mushrooms. There’s a choice of Mourvèdre rosé poached rhubarb or dark chocolate and hazelnut tart for dessert, capped off with garden rosemary and caramel truffles for a sweet end to the evening.

After dinner,  retreat to your choice of accommodations. The Grade II listed manor, Hadspen House, at the heart of the estate, unites original features with playful contemporary design. Across rolling fields, The Farmyard offers a more relaxed affair, set across the original farmhouse and working barns. It’s home to a large swimming pool and jacuzzi for the ultimate relaxation, and a snug – complete with outdoor fire pit. Yes, please!

7 perfect romantic luxury escapes for valentine’s day 2024

So relax, dear reader. If you’re looking for a last minute romantic luxury vacation destination to escape for Valentine’s Day, it’s not too late to book one of these top spots. Need a last minute gift, or some gorgeous flowers, too? We’ve got you covered.

Pamela Thomas-Graham

Pamela Thomas-Graham is the Founder & CEO of Dandelion Chandelier. She serves on the boards of several tech companies, and was previously a senior executive in finance, media and fashion, and a partner at McKinsey & Co.