Playing cupid is one thing we here at the SpaFinder office adore — and with Valentine’s Day only one week away, we’re bringing together you and these Top 10 travel spas, where love is surely in the air. Voted “Best for Romance” in the 2011 SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards, these top romantic spas (or “Kingdoms for Coupledom” as we like to call them) offer amenities to spark the perfect Valentine’s Day rendezvous. Think side-by-side spa treatments, rose-petal turndown service and dining by candlelight — now that’s amore!
Ten Thousand Waves – Santa Fe, New Mexico
This destination spa romances with an aesthetic reminiscent of the Japanese onsen and ryokan traditions, combined with massage pagodas with breathtaking mountain views.
Alexander House Hotel Utopia Spa – West Sussex, UK
We adore everything about this 17th-century estate, from the Mediterranean-style spa to the AA Rosette-awarded French restaurant. The Alexander Hotels’s Ultimate Wedding Tour sweepstakes, with the chance to win an overnight stay and dinner for four, is also pretty sweet.
Alexander House Hotel Utopia Spa
Capella Pedregal Resort – Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S, Mexico
Cupid’s arrow has struck this resort along Mexico’s Baja California coast, with guest rooms boasting private plunge pools, an award-winning ocean-view spa and a personal assistant to help plan your stay.
Langham Hotel, London – London, UK
Even the least romantic person will love the Langham and its Chuan Spa; housed inside a former bank, the spa boasts the city’s first salt sauna, as well as a mosaic-tiled pool in the original bank vault, a couple’s VIP suite and a Traditional Chinese Medicine menu.
Langham Hotel, London
One&Only Palmilla – Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S, Mexico
Love reigns here, with the One&Only Palmilla Valentine’s Day promotion: Reserve three consecutive nights and receive the fourth one free, complemented by two $50 spa credits, a complimentary bottle of champagne, dinner for two and more. Book by Feb. 12, 2012; valid from Feb. 12-16, 2012.
Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris – Paris, France
The City of Light becomes the City of Love, and that’s nowhere more apparent than at the Four Seasons, off of the Champs-Elysées. The Romance Forever spa couple’s package is not to be missed; taken in the Royale Spa Suite, with its whirlpool, sauna and steam room, you’ll leave feeling like a king and queen.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa – Skaneateles, NV
Old-World French-country charm, accommodations with crackling fireplaces, Impressionist gardens and an extensive collection celebrating wines from the Finger Lakes regions…this stunning estate has it all — and has won the “Best for Romance” Readers’ Choice Award five years running.
Post Ranch Inn – Big Sur, CA
A harmonious balance of nature and luxury, along with expansive views of the Pacific Ocean as one landscape and the mountains as another, makes rekindling or sparking a romance easy.
St. Regis Aspen Resort – Aspen, CO
Sweethearts will feel the love at high altitude: The Rocky Mountain resort is located between the Aspen Mountain’s two major base ski lifts, and après-ski, there’s the Remède Spa, built completely below ground (try the hydrotherapy pool with three waterfalls).
The Setai, South Beach – Miami Beach, FL
Love heats up in South Beach at the Setai, where the Romance Is…package, including a bottle of champagne and chocolate champagne truffles, a fresh bouquet of roses and daily breakfast, is among the highlights. Feb. 1-Nov. 30, 2012 with three-night stay; starting from $760 per night. Enhance the stay with a couple’s massage, a private yoga session for two, a one-hour helicopter tour, etc. (additional fees apply).
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