Valentine’s Day is only around the corner! Whether you want to take that special someone out for a romantic dinner, to fly away on a passionate retreat or to be very amorous and take the opportunity to plan a precious proposal… then I have the top five perfect destinations that will leave your loved one speechless!
1) The Ritz Hotel, London
This extravagant 20th century hotel is packed with grand suites of various bright colours, Victorian décor and high ceilings that truly boast the hotel. The large hotel is placed in the capital of the UK with a large dining room famous for its classic afternoon teas filled with any flavour of your desire. The Ritz has a large palm court that lovers can wander out too and tuck into the fine selection of light lunches, from sandwiches to delicious cakes, whilst listening to a wide variation of entertainment, such as singing or listening to the fine notes from a pianist… or you can venture out further to ‘London’s Green Park’, which is only around the corner. If that’s not all…you can also spoil yourself with the range of spa treatments found at the posh spa salon.
2) The Kings Arms Hotel, The Lake District, Cumbria
This 300-years-old bed and breakfast is placed in the comfort of England’s famous national parks includes a valentine’s offer of two indulging breakfasts and two intimate nights for under £200! The 4-star hotel is not too far from the historic English towns Carlisle, Keswick, Penrith, where you can stroll around the local markets and beautiful countryside. The Kings Arms Hotel also has an attached lounge bar where you can tuck into a fresh pizza with a filling your fancy.
3) The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu, New Forest
As a former housekeeper at this historic building I couldn’t recommend this gorgeous 22-bedroom hotel anymore. The hotel is situated in the heart of the New Forest; which is a favourite for the average tourist and dates back to the 17th century. The small cosy Michelin star Terrace restaurant and bar is situated on the ground floor of the hotel with delicious foods and wines from all over the world. Apply for the ‘Valentine’s Package’ offer, and nest up in this luxury pad with two nights at The Montagu Arms Hotel and wake up with a complimentary scrumptious breakfast both mornings. Otherwise, if you don’t have much time on your hands, then you can wine and dine with The Montagu Arm’s Valentine’s lunch or dinner offer, ranging from £300.
4) The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh
This five star 20th century hotel is popular with the Scots but also for the average sightseer, as the spacious bedrooms and penthouses have a great view overlooking the city and Edinburgh Castle. You can splash out further in the large swimming pool, sauna room, steam room, gym, fitness classes and luxuriate spa is also available with a range of beauty treatments to make you feel even more relaxed. You can embrace on the perfect valentine experience by wining and dining in ‘The North Bridge Brasserie’ which specialises in traditional Scottish treats.
5) The Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, North Berwick, Scotland
Why not pamper up at the UK’s most glorious spa retreat? The golf course views from this hotel are appreciated by golf lovers and a bar which overlooks these views. For Under £200 you can spend a night at this spectacular 19th century attraction and relax and unwind with a choice of two spa treatments, a fine dinner which specialises in organic food and caters for vegetarians, along with a healthy breakfast the following morning. Spa treatments range from, manicures, pedicures and a range of massages to best customize your needs, such as, a deep tissue massage, for those who need to really distress.