February 11, 2010
Still haven’t made plans for Valentine’s weekend? You’re in luck. A few resorts and inns are offering valentine packages to entice the belated traveler. Here are a few to consider:
Ojai Valley Inn and Spa: Pictured right, this five diamond property is offering a special online rate of $199 with rooms still available Valentine's night. Type pzoo in promotion code. Plan your escape to this gem, located approximately one hour from Los Angeles. Soon you will be transported to this Spanish mission style villa complete with a golf course, specialty spa treatments and dramatic mountain views. Many rooms feature fireplaces, private balconies or patios and luxurious bedding from their “Ojai Nest” fine linens. The Inn is pet-friendly too so feel free to bring your pooch. In town, you’ll find antique stores and galleries to peruse. Dine on-site at the Oak room, serving fresh fare and scrumptious offerings from their award winning wine list.
Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles: Stay among history in this ornate and romantic grand hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Choose from their “Love or Money” package. With love, you’ll stay in a classic room, receive a late check-out time, chocolate truffles and pink champagne to savor. With money, you’ll receive an upgrade to the junior suite on the club level with complimentary breakfast, afternoon appetizers and beverages, a plush robe and slippers for two in your room. Rates start at $179 Dining specials available as well. For a sampling, visit: dining specials
The London West Hollywood: Experience this posh hotel a block off the sunset strip coupled with michelen rated fine dining at Gordon Ramsay's in house restaurant. You may choose to dine under the stars in a private cabana at the rooftop pool.
The Terranea Resort: Love is in the fresh Pacific air that surrounds this five star resort on the tip of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Book a Valentine’s “Fire and Ice” romance package and receive a credit of $250, $500 or $1,000 at nearby Morgan’s Jewelers. Packages start at $450 per couple and include ocean view accommodations, breakfast in bed, truffles and sparkling wine, and spa treatments if you so desire. Multiple rewards abound.
Shangri La in Santa Monica: Touted as the South Beach of Santa Monica, the Shangri-La is sure to be pleasurable. Enjoy a night or two with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, a jaunt to the Santa Monica Pier, bike rentals on the beach boardwalk and numerous shops and restaurants at the third street promenade. Just another night in paradise. Small number of rooms still available at a rate of $229 on Valentine's night. You must book online to receive this rate. Click the following link to book: Shangrilahoteldeal