Romance your sweetie with a Valentine’s Day staycation

New Yorkers don’t need to travel far to impress their lovers this Valentine’s Day. Here are some specially curated offers right here in your own backyard that are sure to sweep you both off your feet.

Marmara Park Avenue

The celebration kicks off with cocktails at the trendy OneOneFour Bar & Lounge, then treat yourselves to an authentic Turkish Hammam experience (in addition to full access to the wellness center and subterranean pool).

Indulge in breakfast in bed with a full room service menu, and watch the sunset on one of the private terraces with views of the iconic Empire State Building.

Marmara Park Avenue lobby
Marmara Park Avenue lobby(Courtesy of Marmara)

The hotel’s Love is in the Air Package includes: two night stay in a deluxe room daily, continental breakfast for two, 60 minute spa treatment for two, one bottle of sparkling wine complimentary and chocolate covered strawberries. Rates start at $500/night. Call 212-603-9000, or book online:

AKA Central Park

The Robes & Throws Valentine’s Day is an elevated and decadent, indoor/outdoor experience. Residents will be able to indulge in all things intimate, luxurious and cozy — a romantic evening in one of only two expansive and light-filled Sky Suites, featuring a 1,000 square-foot wraparound terrace with a wood-burning fireplace, on the private key-accessed 17th floor.

AKA Central Park terrace
AKA Central Park terrace(Todd Mason)

Snuggle up in front of the fire under the two-ply cashmere throws, wrapped in AKA’s sumptuous robes and wearing cashmere slippers for ultra-luxury, while listening to a curated playlist of love songs. Following a scandalous in-suite dinner dans robe, enjoy New York City stargazing through a state-of-the-art telescope, while sipping a variety of beverages — Jacques Torres’s hot chocolate, an a.vod (vodka) cocktail or a glass of AKA’s wine, (red or white).

To complete the romantic night in, enjoy a selection of fall-in-love classics, including “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “An Affair to Remember,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “As Good As It Gets” and “Roman Holiday.” Rates from $2,245/night. To book Robes and Throws call 646-744-3100, or book online.

The Pierre, a Taj Hotel

The Essence of Love package includes everything you and your Valentine need for that perfectly romantic escape.

Book the package with a City View Suite, Premier Suite or any of the five specially selected Grand Suites and you will be greeted upon arrival with a dozen red roses and a complimentary bottle of champagne, as well as plush, monogrammed bathrobes, perfect for relaxation while enjoying daily American breakfast.

As part of the 3-day, 2-night stay, couples will receive a consultation with a slm of Paris perfumist to create a personalized luxury scent, which you will take home. Prices from $1,215. To book call 212-838-8000 or online.

The Chatwal, New York

A Celebration of Love Package includes luxurious accommodations, bottle of champagne and chocolates, a bouquet of red roses, breakfast in bed curated by celebrated chef Geoffrey Zacharian, served in the privacy of your suite, complimentary use of the Mercedes Benz house car, complimentary upgrade subject to availability, and a special gift from The Red Door Spa.

Rates from $785, book by calling 212-764-6200, or

The Chatwal New York Superior Queen room
The Chatwal New York Superior Queen room(Courtesy of The Chatwal)

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

Spoil your loved one with the Romance Retreat Package. This luxurious package begins with a champagne toast and delicious chocolate-covered strawberries, followed by a romantic rose petal turndown.

Once settled, head to The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park’s Auden Bistro and enjoy a three-course dinner with wine pairings included.

In the morning sleep in and take advantage of a late check out and daily American breakfast for two. The package also includes a 20% discount Monday through Friday on services at the LA Prairie Spa, and 10% discount Saturday and Sunday. Book online.

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

Located along the waterfront in battery park with panoramic views of the New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty, The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park also offers a perfect option for a romantic Valentine’s stay-cation.

Dine at the hotels 2West, a restaurant that sets itself apart with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Robert Wagner Park, 2West offers American bistro-style dining with a menu focused on flavorful comfort foods and delicious desserts.

Tucked away in the downtown hotel is a luxury spa that offers a truly relaxing experience and full menu with the latest treatments created by the Caritas Paris skincare line. Book online.

Article Source:Romance your sweetie with a Valentine’s Day staycation was originally published on NEW YORK DAILY NEWS on February 10, 2017 written by Paula Conway

Paula Conway is a best-selling author with Harper Collins and the President and Founder of Astonish Media Group in New York City. Follow Astonish on Instagram @astonishmediagroup.

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