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Romantic getaways for couples

Because you don’t need Valentine’s Day to do something romantic

Romantic getaways for couples
What’s better than a getaway? A romantic getaway. And we’ve got eight of those - planned and prepared. Global concierge firm, Pure Entertainment Group, has put together 9 romantic packages including the world’s most romantic spots from Paris to Florence and St. Moritz. The best part? Each package comes with a gift for the ladies.
Romantic getaways for couples
St Moritz:
\nThe alpine resort town in Switzerland is known for its romantic vibes, and this packages makes the most of those vibes. Starting with a Bentley Mulsanne airport pickup and a three-night stay for two at the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains, the package is followed by a 60 minute couple massage. The next day, it continues with a helicopter sightseeing ride for two, a private skiing experience, a horse drawn sleigh ride, a chocolate making session, and a 5-course dinner at Michelin starred restaurant Cà d’Oro.
\nGift for her: A pair of Chopard “Miss Happy Earrings” in 18k white gold and diamonds.
\nPrice: Starting at $22,903 for two people.
Romantic getaways for couples
New York:
\nUnlike other cities on the list, New York is seldom called a “romantic city.” However, with this package, it may very well be. The package starts with a Rolls Royce Phantom airport pick-up and drop off to the 5-star Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Upon arrival, you and your other half will be greeted with a bottle of champagne and 24 red roses. Following that, you’ll be treated to VIP tickets to a Broadway show where you’ll experience behind the scenes and backstage access with a cast member. The next day, you can enjoy a private helicopter tour, couples Aromatherapy massage, and dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
\nGift for her: a pair of Tiffany & Co 18k rose gold Diamonds earrings by Elsa Peren.
\nPrice: Starting at $21,500 for two people.
Romantic getaways for couples
Marrakech:
\nThere’s a mysterious air about Marrakech in Morocco that makes it romantic. You’ll know what we mean once you’ve read the activities in Pure Entertainment’s romantic package. It starts with a Range Rover airport pick up, a three night stay at 5-star resort La Mamounia, and champagne and flowers upon arrival. You will then be taken to a tour of the city aboard a traditional horse drawn carriage followed by local cuisine private cooking class at la Maison Arabe and a shared hot air balloon ride over the city. The next day, you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan breakfast served to you and your other half in a tent, after which you’ll be taken to visit a local Berber house and then enjoy a spa treatment for two. Finally, you will end your trip with a 3-course Experience Mamounia menu with wine pairing.
\nGift for her: White gold and diamonds Azuelos pendant from the “Zellij” collection
\nPrice: Starting at $12,569 for two people
Romantic getaways for couples
Fregate Island:
\nA romantic getaway on a private island is a whole other story. It just doesn’t get more romantic than this – at least for us. The Private Fregate Island in the Seychelles has seven beaches, coral reefs and jungle trails. Its package is unique to the other ones on the list as well. For one, it begins with a private helicopter airport pickup. Upon arrival to the Fregate Private Island resort for a 5-night stay, you will be welcomed to your private pool residence with cocktails, champagne, and flowers. You will then be taken to a massage treatment for two. The next day, you will enjoy a full day, private yacht charter to two islands with beaches, Praslin and La Digue. There, you will have a private beach dinner, scuba diving, and water sports. Finally, you will end your trip with a private guided hiking tour of the Fregate island.
\nGift for her: Trinity de Cartier necklace with 18k yellow, pink, and white gold with a brilliant cut diamond.
\nPrice: Starting at $47,203 for two people
Romantic getaways for couples
Bali:
\nAnother island on the list, Bali is known for its couple-friendly environment. With Pure Entertainment’s package, you will be picked up from the airport in a Mercedes Benz S Class and dropped off at the 5-star The Club at The Legian Bali for a three night stay. There, you will be greeted with a bottle of champagne and flowers at your one bedroom pool villa. You will start the day with a traditional Bali Oriental Ritual massage for two followed by a 6-course menu at Mozaic restaurant. The next day, you will explore the John Hardy jewellery workshop and its jewellery-making processes and techniques. This will be followed by a private yoga class for two and full day private yacht charter alongside snorkelling activity. You will end the day with a sunset dinner on a power catamaran.
\nGift for her: A John Hardy Bamboo medium interlinking ring pendant in 18k yellow gold and diamonds.
\nPrice: Starting at $15,850 for two people
Romantic getaways for couples
Paris:
\nThe city of love, Paris, is of course on this list. Starting with a Bentley Flying Spur airport pickup, the package continues with a bottle of Champagne, flowers, and macaroons at the 5-star Shangri-La hotel Paris for a three-night stay. The next day, you will enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the house of Van Cleef & Arpels, a two-hour private tasting of Red Bordeaux wines, and dinner at Michelin-starred restaurant, Alain Ducasse, located in the Plaza Athénée. You will also get a $559 Galeries Lafayette gift card to spend in store and a Singaporean massage treatment for two.
\nGift for her: A Van Cleef & Arpels “Sweet Alhambra” pendant in 18k white gold and diamonds
\nPrice: Starting at $19,216 for two people
Romantic getaways for couples
London:
\nThere’s a romantic side to London that few people get to experience. With the Pure Entertainment package, you’re bound to experience it. It includes an airport pickup in a Bentley Mulsanne where you will arrive at the Berkeley London hotel for a three-night stay and be greeted with champagne, flowers, and chocolate. You will have a personal shopper and a $713 Harrods gift card and access to a VIP experience at a Cirque du Soleil show at the Royal Albert Hall. The second day, you will enjoy dinner for two at Michelin-starred restaurant Hibiscus followed by a private helicopter sightseeing tour and signature massage for two.
\nGift for her: Asprey “Sunflower” pendant and brooch in 18k white gold with pavé diamond centre
\nPrice: Starting at $20,545 for two people
Romantic getaways for couples
Geneva:
\nLocated at the foot of the Alps, Geneva is a famous location for couples looking to have a romantic getaway. Geneva’s package starts with a Bentley Flying Spurr airport pick up and drop off to a suite at the Mandarin Oriental Geneva, where you will be greeted with a bottle of champagne, flowers, and Swiss chocolates. This is followed by a Jet Lag and Energy Restoring massage for two, a 7-course Tasting Menu with wine pairing at Michelin-starred restaurant Le Chat Bo8é, and a private ice skating lesson. Your trip will end with a private guided shopping/city tour and a guided chocolate and workshop tour at Chocolat Favarger. And trust us when we say, you will fall in love with Geneva’s chocolates.
\nGift for her: Piaget Heart pendant in 18K rose gold set with 28 brilliant-cut diamonds (carat 0.24)
\nPrice: Starting at $17,092 for two people
Romantic getaways for couples
Florence:
\nFlorence is an obvious pick for a romantic getaway, so it makes sense that it’s on Pure Entertainment’s list. Its package begins with a Bentley airport pick up and drop off to a grand suite at the St. Regis for a three-night stay. You will be welcomed with a bottle of champagne and flowers upon arrival. Your day will then start with a breakfast, a Clarins massage treatment for two, and a 7-course Tasting Menu with wine pairing at Enoteca Pinchiorri – the only Three Michelin-starred restaurant in Florence. The next day, you will enjoy a 4- hour Bentley driving experience and a private tour of the Uffizi and Academia art galleries.
\nGift for her: A Damiani “Belle Époque” heart necklace in 18k white gold and diamonds.
\nPrice: Starting at $16,590 for two people