14 Ways to Afford a Romantic Valentine's Day Getaway

26 Jan 2018 by Melissa Ruiz

Whether you've been with your sweetheart for years or in a budding new relationship, Valentine's Day is always a great reason to plan a romantic getaway for you and your significant other. The problem is, a romantic vacation is not the easiest on the wallet. Between meals and the little extras, the cost could be overwhelming. Lucky for you, we've rounded up some of the sweetest deals running through the month of February.

1. The Couple's Tower Isle Resort, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Couples Tower Isle Resort

Are you tired of the snow yet? Then head to the Caribbean for some idyllic island living at the Couples Tower Isle Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. This beautiful all-inclusive couple's only resort is intimate, blissful, and perfect for a private romantic getaway.

The Deal:

The all-inclusive resort includes tons of amenities including gourmet dining, unlimited premium brand drinks, water-sports, nightly entertainment, unlimited PADI-Certified Scuba Diving, and a sunset catamaran cruise just to name a few. The current February offer features discounted nightly rates, a $250 Resort Credit and a $200 Instant Air Credit to help out with airfare.

2. Lansdowne Resort and Spa, Leesburg, Virginia

This romantic resort is located in Virginia's Wine Country with so many affordable couples focused activities to take advantage of. To name a few, The Lansdowne Resort and Spa offers a free Couples Yoga and Guided Meditation Class, a free Truffle Making Class, and a $15 per person Couple's Cooking Class.

The Deal:

The rates for the Celebrate Romance package start at $196 a night. It includes:

  • Deluxe Overnight Accommodations
  • Bottle of Champagne and Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • $100 Dining Credit per stay
  • Buffet breakfast for two at the Riverside Hearth
  • One standard in-room movie
  • A S'mores kit upon check-in to enjoy at the fire pit located on the Outdoor Terrace.

3. The Vintages Trailer Resort, Oregon's Willamette Valley

The Vintages Trailer Resort

Oregon's Willamette Valley is known for its award-winning wine country, world-class scenic bikeways and lodging that doesn't require its guests to shell out the big bucks. Willamette Valley is also home to The Vintages, a unique resort experience that promises to be fun and nostalgic but doesn't skimp on luxury.

The Deal:

Calling all Pinot lovers, this deal is right up your v-alley. The Vintages features the "You Had Me at Pinot" package for $75. It is an add-on package to the regular rates which range between $95 to $175. The package includes:

  • Your choice of a bottle of Pinot Noir or Pinot Gris
  • Tasting passes for two guests at two local wineries (several to choose from)
  • Wine touring map
  • Two signature Vintages wine glasses
  • Signature Vintages bottle opener

4. The North Branch Inn, Sullivan Catskills, NY

The North Branch Inn

For the NYC city dweller looking for a quick escape on the cheap, The North Branch Inn is a 2.5-hour drive from the city located in the Sullivan Catskills. It really delivers on the cozy and charming vibes but still modern and fresh. The 11-room Inn is famous for its Instagram friendly vintage bowling alley and surrounded by beautiful apple orchards.

The Deal:

For $100 a person, they have a killer 7-Course Valentine's Day Menu prepared by Chef Erik. The course starts with a spectacular Cheese Fondue and ends with decadent Chocolate Truffle. For just an additional $1 more, enjoy an overnight night that include a free breakfast.

5. The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, Orlando, FL

The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye

Okay, so technically, this isn't a getaway, but Orlando is a destination and we loved the idea of celebrating Valentine's Day with a view from 400 feet up in the sky! If you happen to be visiting Orlando in the month of February or live nearby, you can catch amazing views of the city sipping champagne. Experience a romantic moment in this beautiful Ferris wheel that takes center-stage in Orlando's International Drive district.

The Deal:

All the romantic planning has been made for you. The Love is in the Air package is $110 per couple and includes:

  • A private capsule for the couple in one of six Valentine's-themed capsules, with priority boarding
  • Long-stemmed rose
  • Box of specialty, handmade chocolates from locally owned Chocolate Kingdom
  • Glass of champagne
  • Magnificent views of Orlando from 400 feet up in the sky

6. The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort Spa and Marina, Cambridge, MD

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort Spa and Marina

For the couple that wants a premier four-diamond resort treatment on a discounted rate, we like the Chesapeake Bay Hotel. The resort sits on 342 acres along the Choptank River and features an award winning 18-hole golf course. In addition, The Sago Salon Spa is currently running Valentine's Day themed spa services that are luxuriously delicious.

The Deal:

When booking, use the offer code GET17F to take advantage of rates as low as $119. While you save on the rates, you can afford to splurge at The Sago Salon Spa. Pamper your honey with a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bliss Man/Pedi or a Coming Up Roses Massage with an endorphin stimulating rosehip oil. Couples treatments are also available.

7. The Gregory Hotel New York, NYC

The Gregory Hotel New York

Mr. Gregory will see you now... You can afford to get a little naughty at The Gregory Hotel New York. This idea is for the couple that wants to spend their Valentine's Day getting in touch with their Grey side. If you or your lover is a fan of the Fifty Shades of Grey series, treat them to a night of erotic limit exploration.

The Deal:

Rates start at $219 a night for The Fifty Shades of Gregory package and it includes:

  • Bottle of champagne
  • Streaming service via google chrome to catch up on the Fifty Shades Series
  • Signature Gregory Do Not Disturb tie to take home
  • Gregory candle by Apotheke to help set the mood
  • Handcuffs bracelet

8. The Andrew Pinckney Inn, Charleston SC

The Andrew Pinckney Inn

Charleston's historic charm provides a relaxing yet sophisticated getaway retreat.
The Andrew Pinckney Inn is located in the heart of Charleston's downtown Historic District. Daily complimentary amenities include locally sourced artisanal breakfast and an afternoon wine and cheese reception with an extensive spread of charcuterie, cheese, breads, wine, seasonal southern fruits and boiled nuts, saving guests money on meals.

The Deal:

Enjoy up to 20% off per night when booking through the 'Stay More, Save More' deal. Offering flexible travel options during Charleston's peak season, guests can choose from a two-night stay with 10% off, three nights with 15% off or four nights with 20% off.

9. Garden of the Gods Resort, Colorado Springs, CO

Garden of the Gods Resort, Colorado Springs

Perched atop a mesa in Colorado Springs, Garden of the Gods Collection is a private club and luxury resort that showcases expansive vistas of the Rocky Mountains, snow-capped Pikes Peak and the awe-inspiring National Natural Landmark, Garden of the Gods Park.

The Deal:
Savor an evening of romance and culinary delights with the property's Love on the Rocks package. Starting at $239 per night (a savings of $40), enjoy:

  • Luxury accommodations with mountain views and an in-suite fireplace, for a romantic setting
  • In-suite wine and dessert
  • In-suite breakfast for two

10. Hotel Las Brisas, Acapulco, Mexico

Hotel Las Brisas

Hotel Las Brisas is a secluded oasis right in the middle of paradise. Fall in love with the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, exceptional service, and gourmet local cuisine. It is the perfect destination to rejoice in love on Valentine's Day. All rooms are bungalow style, all with private pools, understated beachy decor and pink jeeps that will whisk guests to the resort facilities.

The Deal:

For lovers who are looking for an affordable luxury option, nightly rates start at $183 per night. Stay includes access to the private, La Concha Beach Club, a private hideaway for the most discerning travelers. At the center, two saltwater tide pools - sculpted from the natural rock formation - are fed directly by the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean that overlook the Bay. Private shuttles ferry couples to mix and mingle at the club's restaurant and dancefloor.

11. The Lindsey Hotel, Rockland, ME

The Lindsey Hotel

This luxury boutique hotel boasts upscale accommodations and is ideally located in downtown Rockland - an art and food destination renowned for its museums, galleries, and top rated restaurants. Within walking distance to the waterfront, all Lindsey Hotel guests enjoy a cooked-to-order multi course breakfast and complimentary parking with their stay.

The Deal:

February is for Lovers and The Lindsey Hotel is delighted to offer their inaugural "For the Love of Food" package. Guests are invited to enjoy luxurious accommodations, a gourmet 3-course dinner with local wine or beer pairing, and complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast for just $149 per night!

12. The Redbury, New York City, NY

The Redbury

The Redbury is newly renovated and located in the NoMad district of Manhattan. If you decide to plan a romantic stay here, you'll be a short walk from the Empire State Building, the Theatre District, and Museum Row. This package is particularly sexy for the month of February.

The Deal:
Another great package that does a lot of the guesswork for you. Starting at $299 per night, guests who book the 50 Shades of Red Package will enjoy:

  • Luxuriously-appointed accommodations in a Redbury guestroom or suite of their choice
  • Tickets to the Museum of Sex, featuring their new exhibit: "Celestial Bodies: The Couples Virtual Reality Experience"
  • Sbe 'Naughty Lovers' intimacy kits
  • A dozen Red Roses, either in bouquet or scattered bed design
  • A welcome bottle of prosecco & box of Marta cupcakes
  • $50 room Service credit for breakfast in bed provided by Marta
  • 2PM Late check-out

* Celestial Bodies exhibit tickets sold/booked separately through Museum of Sex. Booking details available on MOS website:tix.museumofsex.com/museum-admission

13. The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, Kent Island, MD

The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

A beautiful waterfront resort in Kent Island, MD. If you're in the Washington DC, Baltimore, or Philadelphia area, this getaway is only 2 hours away. The resort has romantic bay views, a farm-to-table restaurant and spa, and loads of great little spaces where you can talk and nestle in each other's arms.

The Deal:

Make sure to reserve the Inn Love package starting at $159 per night. The package includes:

  • An overnight accommodation for 2
  • A welcoming bottle of champagne
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries

14. The Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, Connecticut

The Madison Beach Hotel

If you're looking for a romantic gesture like renewing your vows or perhaps tying the knot, The Madison Beach Hotel is the perfect venue. A 2018 winner of both The Knot Best of Weddings and, for the fourth consecutive year, the esteemed WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award. The setting is an intimate, upscale boutique-style hotel offering elegant, festive, and unique wedding celebrations on the Connecticut Shoreline.

The Deal:

For $550 per couple, hold a private officiated wedding for up to 8 guests that includes:

  • A private Ceremony with Justice of the Peace Lisa Antonecchia
  • Leslie Dumke Studio on-site to take images of the Ceremony and a Wedding Portrait
  • Wedding Bouquet & Boutonniere
  • Cocktail Reception with Celebratory Cocktail, Champagne Toast, and Four-Course Dinner for Two with Individual Wedding Cupcakes.

For more details, call Libby Rutty, Director of Catering 203-868-0943 or email libby.rutty@madisonbeachhotel.com

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