Valentine's Day is a busy day in Las Vegas. Couples flock here from all over the world to get married on this day of love. If you're not quite ready to get married or you are already hitched, there are still oodles of romantic activities for you to indulge in. Las Vegas offers fine dining, great shows and even the Eiffel Tower. Check out these great Valentine's Day spa treatments, dinner and gift ideas.
Take your beloved to the Spa & Salon at Bellagio for a couples Massage. Get treated to the Champagne Sanctuary package which includes a massage and a facial, followed by chocolate covered strawberries and Champagne. The packages starts at $200 per person depending on duration of the massages. Call Spa & Salon Bellagio for appointments. Over at the Aria, The Spa & Salon has a Valentine's Day package that includes a diamond facial. Begin with a coconut sugar body scrub and body butter application, followed by a massage. Next, indulge in the ultimate facial that uses an anti-aging serum laced with micronized diamonds and orchid extract to smooth fine lines, $275.
Afterwards you might stop in next door to Kiki de Montparnasse, at Crystals City Center. Shop for lingerie and intimate accessories including masks, blindfolds and instruments of pleasure to create your own Valentine's “Fifty Shades of Grey” encounter. Try on lingerie in the couples dressing room and capture the moment in the portrait booth. Kiki de Montparnesse also offers a romance concierge service.
The ultimate Valentine's dinner is awaiting you at Aureole at Mandalay Bay. The special prix fixe dinner begins with French Kiss Oysters and King Crab Leg, limoncello sherbet and sweet chili ponzu followed by a second course of Dover Sole Filet. The main course is a Duo of Veal Tenderloin and Sweetbreads with wild mushrooms, spinach puree and soft truffle potato cake. Finish off the meal with dessert, Strawberry and Champagne Vacherin with white chocolate cremeux and strawberry vanilla bean meringue, $95 plus $55 for the wine pairing.
Enjoy the views on top of the Mandalay Bay at Mix Las Vegas. For $80 they are offering a Valentine's Day dinner that includes an appetizer, choice of marinated Maine Scallops with chioggia beets & mache, fresh black truffle shaving or Beef Tenderloin with a Hawaiian heart of palm, sautéed red oak and barbeque marmalade. Top it off with a special Valentine's Heart Delight for Dessert.
For something a little more casual, try Rice & Company at Luxor. They have a special pairing available throughout the month of February called Cupid’s Arrow. It includes a "Naughty and Spice Roll", a tantalizing blend of shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, cilantro and mango topped with salmon, avocado and sliced strawberries topped with a spicy strawberry sauce. The mix of flavors is complemented by the mild and well-balanced Wakatake Onikoroshi sake, $48.
Finally, what is Valentine's Day without sweets? Get your sweetheart a chocolate gift from Max Brenner in The Forum Shops at Caesars. Gift sets start at $13. The Sweet Love Chocolate Set includes chocolate coconut cubes, hazelnut praline creak rolled in roasted almonds and milk chocolate cubes filled with Colombian espresso praline cream, $29. Local favorite, Freed's Bakery is offering a special cake for two for Valentine's Day. The heart shaped cake is only $19.95 or $24.95 with a fresh red rose. Please reserve yours ahead of time by calling (702) 456-7762.