If a last-minute romantic escape sounds like a win-win way to sweep your significant other off his or her feet this Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of options just a short flight away in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Florida, and California.
Here are 20 deals and ideas for a February getaway (or one at a later date as a surprise gift on Feb. 14). All offer a relaxing beach vibe, romantic dining, and dreamy suites designed for two.
Caribbean and Mexico
There’s plenty to love about these tropical hotels and resorts, especially when it comes to the deals.
Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, Aruba
Plan ahead and surprise your Valentine with an escape later this year to Aruba’s Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort. Located steps from blissful Eagle Beach, the property features Dutch-colonial architecture with 72 studios and suites that are just completing a major renovation. Be among the first to experience the refreshed Honeymoon Suites or One-Bedroom Suites, both offering ocean views, fully equipped kitchenettes, spacious living and dining areas, and a bedroom with a king bed and connecting grand bathroom.
Amsterdam Manor’s romance package includes 20 percent off a three-night stay, with breakfast and mimosas in bed on your first morning and late check-out (2 p.m.). Book between Feb. 6-17, 2023, for travel dates in May-June and September-October 2023.
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
This popular property on beautiful Palm Beach provides guests with versatility, as it is ideal for workaholics, adventurous explorers, and, of course, hopeless romantics. The “You, Me and Aruba” experience will delight that last group, as couples staying at least four consecutive nights will get all the perks of a Deluxe Ocean View room in the adults-only Tradewinds Club, which boasts a private floor and lounge, access to the H2Oasis adults-only pool, exclusive amenities, personal concierge, complimentary daily food and beverages, and reserved beach seating. Use code HON when booking.
Resorts World Bimini, Bimini, Bahamas
Escape to Resorts World Bimini, an oceanfront complex that encompasses a chic Hilton hotel, world-class casino, marina and a private beach, with a Valentine’s Day package starting at $549 per person that includes roundtrip transportation from Ft. Lauderdale, two or three nights accommodations, and champagne and strawberries upon arrival to help set the mood for the weekend.
Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan, Grand Bahama Island
Lighthouse Pointe, the all-inclusive enclave within Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahama Island, is a close-by island escape for couples featuring stylish accommodations along with access to four new restaurants and multiple pools and it’s bookable at 50 percent off current rates during the Valentine’s Flash Sale.
Book between Jan. 16 and March 14, 2023, for travel between Feb. 1 and March 14, 2023. Rates for Island View rooms start at $89 per night based on double occupancy; complimentary upgrade to Marina View based on availability; taxes and fees are extra.
Belizean Dreams Resort, Belize
Experience casual elegance at Belizean Dreams Resort, an intimate, locally owned and managed all-inclusive resort nestled on the coast of Hopkins Village in southern Belize that features a beachfront pool and tiki bar and access to customized adventure tours. Couples can receive $50 off per night on an all-inclusive stay when they book a Mayan Jungle and Beach, Just Chillin, or Honeymoon/Romance package. Book here by Jan. 30 for travel dates through Dec. 18, 2023.
Laru Beya Resort, Belize
Tucked away on the lush Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize, Laru Beya Resort is an all-inclusive boutique resort and the perfect place to both do it all or do nothing at all—laze by the infinity pool, challenge each other at stand-up paddle boarding, or indulge in an in-room massage. Choose the all-inclusive package this winter and get $50 off per night (code WEBWINTER) and book here by Feb. 1 for travel dates through May 30, 2023.
Sapphire Beach Resort, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Looking to unplug and unwind? At Sapphire Beach Resort, a serene, untouched Eden on Ambergris Caye in Belize, the rush of time slows. With its secluded ambience and pristine surroundings, the retreat-like property offers personalized service and modern indulgences such as a couple’s massage and chocolate-making class. Get up to 45 percent off your stay by clicking here to book through March 31 with no blackout dates.
JW Marriott Cancun
The home of the legendary lobby bar with 150 creative and wild margaritas is also a fantastic place for romance. In addition to wonderful views of and access to the stunning beach and ocean, the “Winter Getaway for Two” is all about perks, as it includes a complimentary 80-minute Hunah Ku massage at the luxurious Sens Yah Spa—and a special price on an additional massage—as well as a $100 USD daily resort credit for stays of 5 or more nights. Use code Z85 when booking.
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa, Mexico
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, nestled on a sandy strip between the Sierra Madre Mountains and Banderas Bay, offers exciting ways to indulge: a tequila tasting led by resident tequila sommelier Audrey Formisano, a tandem kayak paddle, and lazy hours overlooking Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta’s largest infinity pool.
Book the Couples Getaway package (promo code LVU) to enjoy deluxe room accommodations and daily breakfast, chocolate-covered seasonal fruits and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival, a private four-course candlelight dinner for two, and an intimate couples Swedish massage.
La Valise Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
La Valise Tulum, a chic and accessible hideaway in one of Mexico’s trendiest destinations, offers an intimate, back-to-nature escape perfect for couples. The property features 11 Beachfront suites and 11 brand-new Jungle Suites—some with king beds that can be rolled onto private balconies for al fresco nights under the stars—along with a private beach, a spa and Nü restaurant, which partners with an organic farm in the Yucatan that preserves ancient Mayan farming techniques.
Guests can also take a dip in Vesica, a private “social sanctuary” cenote featuring plush daybeds and a DJ spinning beats to the sounds of the surrounding tropical wildlife. Rates start at $374/night for select dates through May 2023.
Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, a secluded coastal resort located 30 minutes south of Cancun, is a convenient spot for a serene beachfront escape. Indulge in a tranquil couple’s massage, head out on a guided bike tour and toast your love during a romantic candlelit dinner at the beach.
This Valentine’s Day, book the all-inclusive promotion and receive 20 percent off, plus roundtrip airport transfers, welcome drinks, and amenities. Book by Feb. 7 for travel between Feb. 2 and Dec. 28, 2023.
Condado Ocean Club, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Condado Ocean Club, an adults-only boutique resort in San Juan’s lively Condado neighborhood, offers two types of escape: a quieter vibe mid-week around the chic, cabana-lined infinity pool overlooking vivid blue surf and a DJ-fueled day-to-night party vibe from Friday through Sunday.
Whether you like your couple’s escape mellow or social, book the Couples Goals package to get a welcome bottle of bubbles and chocolates, and a $75 credit for dinner at the resort’s SOCIAL restaurant (with a bottle of house wine). Book here (Code: LOVE) and a two-night minimum stay is required.
Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort, St. Eustatius
Thinking outside the box this Valentine’s Day? Why not head to the under-the-radar island of St. Eustatius where the new Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort can take you off the grid in an upscale and indulgent fashion. The property, dramatically set against the island’s photogenic Quill volcano, features 75 spacious and contemporary rooms, suites, and villas—all with ocean views—along with 40 acres of gardens.
A Special Valentine’s Day package includes three nights in one of the 650-square-foot Villa Suites, private charter flights from and back to St. Maarten, a room full of roses, romantic star-gazing, a private guided hike and meditation, a private full day of diving aboard owner Peter Barnhoorn’s private boat with a certified instructor, private cocktails in the garden, and a private jewelry-making class. Price: $7,500 for three nights. Email [email protected] to book.
Park Hyatt St. Kitts, St. Kitts
If the luxurious Park Hyatt St. Kitts has been on your list of dream Caribbean getaway spots, perhaps you’ll want to splurge on the Romance at The Park Package at this resort featuring airy contemporary design in 124 rooms and suites, an infinity pool with views of neighboring Nevis, a Sugar Mill Spa, and three restaurants, including the adults-only Stone Barn offering a hearth-cooked tasting menu.
Book now using code 10OFF through Feb. 18 for a stay Feb. 4-18, 2023, and you’ll get 10 percent off plus a special Valentine’s amenity.
The Landings Resort and Spa, St. Lucia
Love chocolate—or in love with someone who does? Throughout February, The Landings Resort and Spa on St. Lucia is offering a Valentine’s package featuring an array of chocolate experiences, from a chocolate tour excursion to a cocoa spa ritual. The resort sits on 19 acres along the Pigeon Point Causeway at the northern edge of Rodney Bay and offers all-villa accommodations with private plunge pools.
The package includes: private helicopter transfer to and from Hewanorra Airport, Chocolate Caribbean Woopie Spa Ritual for two, a chocolate tour, in-villa Chocolate Charcuterie Board, daily Chocolate Cocktails for two, and butler service.
Book here using promo code VALENTINE; the package is available throughout February and requires a 5-night minimum stay.
The Islands of Hawaii
Expired passports? No problem. Head to the Aloha State for a romantic tropical escape.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Maui
Ready to splurge on a romantic Maui getaway? The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa has packaged a sky-high celebration of love available throughout February with a Valentine’s Day Offer which includes: a three-night stay in the Presidential Suite with beautiful panoramic ocean views; a romantic welcome amenity; a decorated suite for Valentine’s Day; a romantic dinner for two at Japengo; tickets to the award-winning Drums of the Pacific Luau; a private lei-making lesson; a Tour of the Stars experience and mixology class; a couples massage at Kamaha’o, a Marilyn Monroe Spa; exclusive access to a private cabana for two during the entire stay; and luxury car transport to/from airport.
Pricing for this exclusive three-night holiday offer starts at $17,000. To book, call 808-667-4932.
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, Honolulu
In honor of Queen Lili’uokalani—whose historic summer home once resided on the resort’s 5.2-acre property—Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, which underwent a multimillion-dollar reimagination is 2021, is offering an indulgent Crown Suite Package inspired by Hawaii’s last reigning monarch that invites guests to treat their significant other like royalty. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, the package includes: Pua Kalaunu (“crown flower”—the Queen’s favorite florals) leis at check-in; accommodations for two in a Crown Suite, the resort’s newly renovated luxury suites; a private docent tour of the landmark Iolani Palace with round-trip transportation; daily cabana reservations at the resort’s new Queensbreak pool deck; and two signature cocktails.
Package rates start at $2,160/night with a two-night minimum and is valid for stays through Dec. 31, 2023.
California and Florida
For easy-access romance, consider the Golden and Sunshine states.
Andaz San Diego, San Diego
Located in the heart of the city’s historic Gaslamp District, Andaz San Diego offers chic places to chill—the hotel’s rooftop pool or a nearby beach—before enjoying the neighborhood’s bustling nightlife. This Valentine’s Day, the hotel is offering “Valentine’s Day at Andaz San Diego,” which includes two nights in an Andaz Suite; a welcome amenity of a polaroid camera and flowers, two reserved poolside loungers and two complimentary cocktails; a $100 F&B credit for The Rooftop by STK; and a $100 gift card to Saffron + Sage spa for a relaxing treatment.
Rates start at $899 for a one-night stay or $1,200 for two-night stay (subject to availability). To book, call 619-849-1234.
The Boca Raton, Boca Raton, Florida
While the Have It All package at the recently reimagined The Boca Raton is already sold out for Valentine’s Day and the days surrounding it, the package is valid through April 30, 2023, and includes a generous $500 resort credit that can be used at one of property’s 11 restaurants or at the 50,000-sq. ft. Spa Palmera. A two-night minimum stay in any of the resort’s five Beachside or Harborside hotels is required and rates start at $595/night.
Southernmost Beach Resort, Key West
For some quality time together in a place that feels far away from the everyday, check out the Rest, Romance, Repeat package at Southernmost Beach Resort in Key West, a recently renovated property tucked into historic Old Town overlooking the ocean but offering easy access to the dining and nightlife along legendary Duval Street. The package includes overnight accommodations, a bottle of sparkling wine, and a $150 credit for use at the resort’s Petit Spa.
Package rates in February start at $700/night. Or with the Stay More, Save More package, get savings of 15 percent for a three-night stay or 20 percent for a five-night stay, bringing February rates down to about $600/night.