8 Romantic Destinations To Celebrate Your Love This Valentine’s Day

Forget restaurant reservations—a Valentine’s Day experience that will truly linger in the mind and heart of your partner is a special destination in beautiful locales across the globe. Whether you choose to dine under the stars in Laos, live out your Jane Austen fantasy at a classic English hotel, or escape to an overwater villa on a private island, it’s not too late to book a flight for a glamorous Valentine’s Day vacation.

The Lanesborough, London, England

Spend a few days here from 9 to 18 February in the arms of your loved one, or you may even want to pop the question at this grand mansion on Hyde Park Corner. As part of a special package offer (RM4,670 per person onwards), a dedicated butler will cater to your every need as you toast to your love with the champagne that awaits in your suite. Tuck into a curated menu at The Lanesborough Grill, including the aged fillet of Hereford beef and lobster agnolotti under softly lit chandeliers.

For more information and bookings, visit Lanesborough.com/valentine or call +44(0)2072595599.

The Lanesborough

Amanpulo, Northern Palawan, Philippines

Take your celebrations to the next level at this private luxury resort marooned on a private island in the Cuyo Archipelago of Northern Palawan in the Philippines. From now until 31 March 2024, a package stay for three nights or more includes a plethora of indulgent offerings such as daily breakfast, à la carte dinners, and private use of the Kawayan Bar, a floating bamboo lounge, for one hour. You can also choose to up the ante on romance with a serenaded sunset cruise or a commitment ceremony on the beach at sunset.

For reservations, call +63288540276/+63253173000 or email amanpulores@aman.com.


La Résidence Phou Vao, A Belmond Hotel, Luang Prabang, Laos

This luxurious accommodation—perched on top of a hill and nestled amongst lush greens—is rife with opportunities for you and your partner to deepen your connection. With a minimum three-night stay, enjoy an offer of daily à la carte breakfast, a romantic 150-minute sensuality massage for two, and a captivating two-hour Mekong Sunset Cruise where you can gaze at the magnificent sun going down on the horizon, and each other. As night falls, a truly romantic setting awaits with the Starlit Romance dinner for two prepared by a private chef. Dine under the stars and by an enchanting pond adorned with oil lanterns as you are serenaded by musicians playing Laotian tunes.

For reservations, call +85671212530 or email reservations.rpv@belmond.com.

La Résidence Phou Vao

Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia

Lovebirds are usually in their own bubble, and on this private island in a far-flung archipelago, an intimate escape awaits with one-bedroom overwater villas accompanied by private pools and balconies. The luxury resort was crafted with sustainability in mind and is built from local materials—perfect for the eco-conscious couple. Rest, romance and relaxation are on the cards with packages such as the Lovers Escape of the Perfect Honeymoon, along with activities such as sunset cruises, snorkelling, and peaceful walks through tropical jungles.

For bookings, email reservations@songsaa.com.

Song Saa Private Island

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

Heighten the romance factor on your getaway at this spectacular beachfront accommodation, set on a secluded one-kilometre white sand beach that includes a private balcony with a jacuzzi in all 111 suites as well as personalised butler service. With their package for two for Valentine’s, enjoy a complimentary dinner at Soleil, which includes fresh seafood from the waters around Bali as well as a dining credit at the Cannelé patisserie. Bask in the glory of the Indian Ocean with access to Bali’s longest infinity pool by the beach or spend the whole day gazing at the picture-perfect surroundings at their private cabanas.

For reservations, email reservation@themulia.com.

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas

One&Only Desaru Coast, Johor, Malaysia

Pamper your sweetheart with a visit to a secluded resort where the azure waters of the South China Sea meet lush tropical landscapes at the southeastern tip of Malaysia. With a minimum stay of two nights, partake in a four-course dining menu with a glass of champagne each. Then, awaken your senses with the ultimate bespoke Chenot Spa couple relaxation treatment, featuring a 90-minute Chenot Couple Relaxing or Connective Tissue Massage. In addition, complimentary in-room romantic decorations featuring balloons and flower petals will have you feeling like it’s your honeymoon.

For reservations, call +6078783400 or email reservations@oneandonlydesarucoast.com.

One&Only Desaru

Soneva Kiri, Thailand

Whether your choice is their sprawling 3-bedroom Beach Pool Reserve perched atop cliffs, or on the sandy shores in one of their 1-bedroom Beach Pool Suites, both are idyllic love nests. This island hideaway in a tropical rainforest comprises 32 exclusive pool luxury villas with eco-friendly designs. If the love of food is what brings you together, don’t miss out on an extraordinary gastronomic experience at Kruua Mae Tuk, a Thai gourmet restaurant with a ‘no-menu’ dining concept featuring seafood caught by local fishermen.

For reservations, call +66(0)822088888 or email reservations-kiri@soneva.com.

Soneva Kiri

The Residence Bintan by Cenizaro, Indonesia

Get cosy at this divine island abode that combines the rural charm of a traditional Asian village with a luxurious modern twist. With their Celebrations Package (minimum two-night stay), look forward to a welcome bottle of wine, a bed adorned with island flowers, in-room breakfast service, and more. Various adventures beckon such as diving in crystal clear waters while island hopping, or cruising through a Mangrove flanked by thick primary jungle.

For reservations, call +62786000888 or email reservation-bintan@theresidence.com.

The Residence Bintan by Cenizaro

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