Want to make your clients swoon over your recommendations when it comes to ideal properties for romance? We’ve handpicked a handful of hotels and accompanying packages that will make their hearts pitter-patter.
The Month of Love at Bungalows Key Largo
The entire month of February is the “Month of Love” at Bungalows Key Largo—the only all-inclusive resort in the Florida Keys. The luxe, 3-night Romance Package, available for year-round booking, includes accommodations in your client’s choice of a Waterfront or Garden View Bungalow; chocolate-covered strawberries; a bottle of Veuve Clicquot and rose petals upon arrival; $200 spa credit and a $200 credit for in-house watersports (think daytime boating excursion or sunset cruise). Surprise add-ons include the “Bungalows Bubble Butler,” where a dedicated staff member delivers a bath experience in the alfresco soaking tub located on the bungalow’s bougainvillea-laden verandah. Guests select from the Mineral Relief Bathing Experience or the Aromatherapy Escape Bathing option, both featuring one of Bungalows signature candles and a chilled bottle of Veuve Cliquot. Rates starting at $1,500 per night (based on double occupancy). bungalowskeylargo.com
Retreat to Romance at The Brazilian Court Hotel
Available through April 30, 2021, the 2-night Retreat to Romance package includes a stay in luxury suite accommodations; a 60-minute in-room couple’s massage; half-day bike rentals; a relaxing bath and an assortment of in-room soaps and salts; a dozen roses, chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne; and daily breakfast in bed. Rates starting at $3,396. thebraziliancourt.com
A Ride to Remember at Beaufort Hotel
Nestled along the waterfront of “America’s No. 1 Small Town,” North Carolina’s Beaufort Hotel is offering a 2-day A Ride to Remember room package that includes a retro-chic bicycle tour inspired by Nicholas Sparks’ Beaufort-set books, “A Walk to Remember,” and “The Choice.” Other inclusions include luxe accommodations, with views of wild horses roaming freely just across the glassy waters of Taylor’s Creek, and one keepsake. Available for year-round booking. Rates starting at $139 per night. beauforthotelnc.com
Cupid’s Bungalow at Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa
Situated on the breathtaking Deep Bay, Royalton Antigua is home to the island’s first and only overwater bungalows. The resort’s 7-night Cupid’s Bungalow package, available through May 21, 2021, includes accommodations in a Chairman Overwater Bungalow; black car transportation from airport straight to one of six bungalows; in-room massages from The Royal Spa staff; curated romantic dinners served in-bungalow, as well as meals from Royalton Antigua’s a la carte restaurants delivered straight to your client’s bungalow; personal yoga and fitness classes from the resorts Royalton Fit program; on-call butler and concierge service with a golf cart shuttle; sunset mixologist service on the bungalow’s private deck; complimentary in-room movie selections; luxury in-suite amenities; luxury bath amenities by Bulgaria and matching bathrobes; biodegradable sunscreen; brand-name Champagne and top-shelf spirits; and complimentary snorkel equipment. Rates starting at $18,000. royaltonresorts.com/royalton-antigua
Hopelessly Romantic at Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun
Situated in Costa Mujeres, just north of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, the beachfront Planet Hollywood Beach Resort is surrounded by aquamarine waters and mangroves sprawling with native flora and fauna. The resort’s rom-com-inspired package, Hopelessly Romantic, available through May 21, 2021, includes accommodations in the Director’s Suite, complete with a personal agent and A-list exclusives, just like the movies: “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”–over-the-top delivery of white roses and one’s very own ‘Love Fern” waiting in-room; “A Star is Born”—the couple can cozy up in a fluffy robe and start the day with breakfast in bed like Ally and Jack, complete with bacon- and whipped cream-topped pancakes; “Dirty Dancing”—clients can learn to dance just like Baby Houseman with on-property Latin ballroom lessons; “Eat, Pray, Love”—a culinary adventure set on the beach with a personal chef and hand-crafted menu featuring dishes catered to one’s unique tastes; “50 First Dates”—a trip to the Interactive Aquarium Cancun (Henry the Walrus and fish slaps not included); “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”—Jason Segal may not have figured how to “Pop Up” on a surf board but your clients can with a few surf lessons; “Couples Retreat”—couples will ‘work on that posture and transfer that energy’ with instructor-led sunrise yoga on the beach, followed by in-room couple’s massages; and “Our Story”—round-out the trip with a private luxury catamaran sail to the picturesque Isla Mujeres. Rates starting at $1,815 for a 4-night stay for two. planethollywoodhotels.com/property/cancun
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