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Be Mine this Valentine’s – Exclusive offers from Great Hotels of the World

Looking for an exciting alternative to celebrating Valentine's Day at home? Whether you're searching for a city break or a country escape, we have rounded up the best getaways to enjoy Valentine's Day with your loved one.

Ultimate romance package in Marrakech

As soon as you enter La Sultana, you step into a fairytale world, a peaceful oasis far away from the world outside. Luxurious interiors can be found in each riad, individually decorated with fireplaces, unusual antiques and bathrooms that resemble Roman temples. Guests can enjoy 360 degree views of the imperial city from its rooftop terraces, enjoy unique treatments in the hotel’s spa and finish off the day with a candlelit dinner by the pool whilst being serenaded by a mandolin player – a unique experience.

La Sultana is offering a long weekend package for 14-18 February, which includes four nights’ accommodation, delicious breakfast on the rooftop terrace, half-day guided tour of Marrakech, a two-hour horse-drawn carriage tour around Marrakech, 30-minute massage per person and full access to the property’s gym and spa. In addition, the offer includes a private Moroccan cooking class for two with La Sultana’s head chef. The lesson will include the basics of Moroccan cooking, with an introduction to the spices, Moroccan tea preparation and cooking methods, followed by the preparation of a starter, main and desert with a range of choices. Tasting of the dishes at lunch or dinner in a romantic setting will follow the class.

Four-night package available from £292 per night. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14391/la-sultana.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

Seduction Valentine’s Package

Ignite the flames of passion this Valentine’s Day at St. James’s Hotel & Club, who have teamed up with Victoria’s Secret for a suitably seductive package. A personal shopping experience awaits you in the Angel Suite at Victoria’s Secret’s flagship store on London’s New Bond Street. Armed with a £70 gift card to spend on lingerie, let the Victoria’s Secret associates help you find the perfect fit this Valentine’s. St. James’s Hotel & Club is one of the capital’s most desirable addresses and home to just 60 beautifully appointed and exquisitely designed bedrooms.

The ‘Seduction’ package includes a one night stay at St. James’s and an array of indulgent treats, including breakfast in bed with morning papers, a delicious box of Victoria’s Secret Pink Champagne Truffles created by Charbonnel et Walker and an Angel Suite experience at Victoria’s Secret’s flagship store on New Bond Street including a £70 voucher presented in a Victoria's Secret gift box.

This package is £492 and is available throughout Valentine’s Week (11–17 February). St. James’s Hotel & Club is a member of Great Hotels of the World Luxury Collection. For more information or to book this offer, please visit www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14489/st-james-hotel-club.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

Sensual Valentine’s Day in Barcelona

Spend Valentine’s Day at Hotel Barcelona Princess on the world-famous Avenida Diagonal. This stylish and modern hotel boasts a sun terrace with pool on the 23rd floor with spectacular views of the city. Ideal for your Valentine’s city break, the hotel have put together a sensual package, including accommodation in a Junior Suite with special romantic decoration, sumptuous breakfast, bottle of cava and chocolate covered strawberries, free mini-bar and access to the sauna and pool. The offer also includes late-checkout and an “erotic kit” to ensure your experience is a pleasurable one.

Available for just £121 per room per night from January 18–February 22. Hotel Barcelona Princess is a member of Great Hotels of the World Premium Collection. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14497/hotel-barcelona-princess.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

Valentine's retreat in Lake Annecy

Situated on the banks of one of the most picturesque lakes in the French Alps, Abbaye de Talloires offers rooms with breathtaking views, gourmet cuisine and romantic activities, such as guided walks in the mountains. Abbaye de Talloires’s Valentines offer includes sumptuous breakfast, a gastronomic five-course dinner, champagne aperitif, 50-minute Californian duo massage, access to the jacuzzi and sauna and late-checkout.

Available from 13 February, from £435 per room per night. Abbaye de Talloires is a member of Great Hotels of the World Luxury Collection. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14384/abbaye-talloires.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

Immerse yourself in romantic extravagance

Located in Florence’s historical district, Hotel Brunelleschi is perfect for a romantic getaway with an ultra-luxurious edge. The rooms are decorated with comfortable beds, feather soft linen and spectacular views of the Duomo. Housed within a circular Byzantine tower and a medieval church, the property was reconstructed whilst keeping the original characteristics of the buildings. Inside there is a private museum, two gourmet restaurants offering delicious Tuscan dishes and a gym.

Hotel Brunelleschi has put together the ultimate Valentine’s package which includes a bottle of Champagne Perrier Jouët Grand Brut and exotic berries on arrival, a selection of fine chocolates by Roberto Catinari, VIP amenities, personalised romantic room decoration with a choice of ambient fragrances and fresh flowers, delicious breakfast served in the room and dinner for two served in room to give guests ultimate privacy.

This offer is available from £350 per room per night and is available from 13-17 February 2013. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14388/hotel-brunelleschi.htm or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.

Valentine's in Slovenia’s Capital

Charming boutique Antiq Hotel is tucked away on a quiet pedestrian street, just two minutes walk from the river that runs through the city. Just at the foot of Castle Hill, it is surrounded by quaint al fresco restaurants and bars and is near to the romantic Hercules Fountain and Gornjitrg Square. For Valentine’s Day, Antiq Hotel is offering guests a complimentary massage, a bottle of champagne, a delicious breakfast and more.

This offer is available for just £107 per room per night and is valid from 10-17 February 2013. Antiq Hotel is a member of Great Hotels of the World Premium Collection. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14380/antiq-hotel.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

Valentine’s in a Tuscan villa

Opened in April 2012, Villa Armena is an exclusive 10 bedroom boutique property built of red brick with original oak beams and striking terracotta floors. Since being fully restored, this unique 16th century villa features gorgeous rooms combined with stunning scenery for guests who wish to experience an authentic Tuscan break. The hotel also features a swimming pool and Il Sorbo Allegro restaurant, serving scintillating Italian and regional dishes and a researched selection of delicious local wines. The hotel has a special package for Valentine’s Day, including breakfast, a wine tasting session for two, dinner for two in Villa Armena’s traditional Tuscan Il Sorbo Allegro restaurant (drinks excluded) and a cooking class with the hotel’s chef.

The package is £510 per room and is available until March. Villa Armena is a member of Great Hotels of the World Luxury Collection. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14405/villa-armena-relais-beauty-farm.htmhttp://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14405/villa-armena-relais-beauty-farm.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

Bangkok Romance Package

Located on the banks of the majestic Chao Phraya River with the cultural hub of Bangkok at its doorstep, Chatrium Riverside Bangkok boasts spacious rooms and suites, all with large balconies and stunning views of the river and the cityscape. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle boat to and from Sathorn Pier, fully equipped fitness centre, spa, 35-metre infinity style swimming pool with accompanying jacuzzi, three restaurants and a Club Lounge. Their Valentine’s package includes accommodation in a Grand Suite with river views, return airport transfers, in room check-in with a bottle of sparkling wine, photo-shoot, aroma spa treatment for two and a private dinner on the pool deck, with a bottle of wine and two-hour private violin player.

This package is available from £216.50 per room per night. Chatrium Riverside Bangkok is a member of Great Hotels of the World Premium Collection. For more information or to book this offer, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/hotel/offer/14411/chatrium-hotel-riverside.htm or call 020 7380 3658.

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