Romantic getaways this Valentine’s Day
What better occasion to whisk your partner away for a mini-break than for Valentine’s Day. MSI brings you options for a romantic getaway this February 14, within your budget.
Fit for a King
For a royal and luxurious trip this V-Day head to Jodhpur. The Ranbanka Palace hotel has a great Valentine’s Day offer filled with exciting freebies. You can enjoy a private dinner in the lawn or Royal Dining Room, complimentary cake and wine bottle, and complimentary full-day sightseeing to the Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur Museum, Local Market and Jaswant Thada, among others. If you prefer staying indoors they also offer a complimentary 60-minute couple aroma therapy spa and complimentary use of the steam room for 30 minutes. Sounds like a great deal to us!
Price: Starts at Rs14,999 per couple
Contact: +91 93511 57071
Lost in the hills
What better way to celebrate your love for each other, than to block out the city, noise, mobiles and laptops and head to the Himalayas? Ananda at the Himalayas is great way to pamper yourself and your partner. Ananda offers various therapies drawing on the age old art of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta. They also have personalised couples’ Yoga and a rose petal bath in your room. Ananda’s nurturing 3- and 5-night package includes spa experiences within your very own couple’s spa suite!
Price: A 3-night getaway starts at Rs26,400 (exclusive of taxes)
Head to Hong Kong
If you love the thought of visiting new cities, now’s the time to head to Hong Kong! The Spring Lantern Festival – which marks the last day of the Chinese New Year – falls on V-Day this year so it’s the perfect time to visit. You can go for long walks at the many beaches and even take a trip on the Star Ferry as dusk falls. You can also book couple’s spa therapies and a romantic dinner on a cruise to finish off your stay in the city.
Price: Packages start at Rs27,600
Contact: 022 6768 6970; SMS ‘holidays’ to 5676 7100
Live it up!
If you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day by having a few drinks and dancing the night away, SinQ Beach Club’s Scintillating Valentine’s Day Party is perfect. The SinQ Beach Club in Goa offers the comforting experience of a Goan holiday – complete with lazy afternoons, scrumptious food and some good alcohol.
Price: Rs1,500 per couple for the party, flight tickets to Goa extra.
Out and about
If you are an outdoorsy couple and would rather do something adventurous than cuddle under the covers, this option is perfect for you. At 19 Degree North, indulge in rappelling, car racing, jungle safari, zorbing, paintball shooting and rock climbing to get your adrenaline pumping. If you are looking for an overnight romantic escape, amidst nature, opt for the exhilarating Wilderness Picnics. Cosy up with a bonfire and star gaze with your partner.
Price: On request
Contact: 022-3980 7444; SMS ‘Adventure’ to 59090