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Stunning Valentine's Day Staycations In Florida

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you’ve probably found yourself in one of two places: a night or weekend planned down to the second, or scrambling to find last-minute plans.


Don’t drop hundreds of dollars on a flight or stress over out-of-state travel plans. We’ve narrowed down a few of the best Valentine’s Day Florida staycations to these luxury resorts.


The Atlantic Hotel & Spa

Start off your Valentine’s weekend at The Atlantic’s lush spa by choosing from two special spa packages: Red Hot Love, a 50-minute couples aromatherapy massage with a warm intimate bath soak and a champagne toast for $299, compared to its usual $65; and Berry Bliss, a 50-minute detoxifying cranberry facial and moisturizing strawberry masque with a sweet strawberry mimosa for $110, normally $140. For appointments, call 965-567-8086 or email spa@atlantichotelfl.com.


Later that evening, enjoy a romantic oceanside dinner at the resort’s newly renovated SKY bar from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a four-course prix fixe dinner ($59 per person). The delectable menu includes a lobster corn dog with cucumber-avocado salad, a mojito vinaigrette and sweet chile aioli; open-flame charcoal-roasted black Angus filet mignon, jumbo lump crab cake, roasted fingerlings, English peas, and cauliflower puree with thick-cut bacon lardons and toasted bread crumbs. End the night on a sweet note with passion fruit cheesecake and a chocolate-covered heart with raspberry gelato.

Photo courtesy of The Atlantic Hotel & Spa


Hilton West Palm Beach

For those seeking a more chill and laid-back getaway, Hilton West Palm Beach is offering a sensual Valentine’s Day package for the lovers who need to disconnect from reality, if only for an evening. The $850 package includes a one-night stay in a deluxe guest room prepped with rose petal tea, an in-room cocktail or dessert upon arrival, as well as aphrodisiac essential oils to set the sultry mood for the night. Make your way across the street to Anushka Spa at CityPlace for an invigorating and arousing Duet Couples Massage to unwind and relax.

End your night with a bottle of bubbly over a luxurious steak dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, Galley. Choose from a variety of delicious signature dishes, like the wood-fired bone-in ribeye, Margherita pizza, Florida Keys snapper and crab cakes. If you'd like to be spoiled with a romantic dinner setting, Galley is offering a Sophisticated Steak Dinner for Two ($125). It includes a soup or salad per person, a juicy bone-in ribeye topped with grilled langoustine served with two sides, a glass of wine and Prosecco per person, and Galley's famous oven-baked couple. Get even more drunk in love à la Beyoncé with Galley’s mixology bar and its extensive offering of delicious specialty cocktails.


Baker’s Cay Resort

Dolphins, a private beach, Champagne, massages and tequila with your favorite person; what more could you ask for on Valentine’s Day? Baker’s Cay Resort in Key Largo is offering a special Valentine’s Day package starting at $950 for couples seeking the perfect balance of adventure and romance on the most sensual day of the year.


Kiss both your partner and favorite flippered friend with a “dolphin kiss” experience through Dolphin Plus Marine Mammal Responder before you and your lover you take off on a private sunset boat tour, complete with a Champagne toast to your love. If you’d rather stay low-key, you and your partner can indulge in a relaxing couples’ massage at Green House, an all-natural and Aveda-exclusive salon, so you can trust you'll have the most quality experience one can get. Wrap up your romantic day with a tequila tasting for two at the Baker’s Cay Resort’s Dry Rocks restaurant and bar.

Photo courtesy of Baker's Cay Resort

Hammock Beach Resort

Through Feb. 28, experience the most romantic getaway you can imagine by jet setting to the Palm Coast’s Hammock Beach Resort with your sweetheart. Feel completely and utterly spoiled with the resort’s “Romance Package,” where you can enjoy a serene Valentine’s weekend by the Atlantic for just $224 per night.


You’ll be welcomed a complimentary bottle of Champagne and chocolate-covered roses, but that’s not all. You and your love will receive a $50 dinner credit to splurge at one of the oceanfront haven’s several luxury dining facilities, whether you’re in the mood for tasting tapas at Atlantic Grille, Italian cuisine at Delfinos or seafood at The Sushi Bar.


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