Romantic Getaways Year-Round

written by | Posted on February 13th, 2013

W Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island.

Although Valentine’s Day is only once a year, we’ve found tours and packages for your clients that will turn up the romance way past February.

As the name of the Trump International Beach Resort package says, the Play Together, Stay Together offer has couples experiencing all types of play, from private tennis lessons for two to paddleboard, kayak rentals or a yoga beach session. The package also includes an in-room VIP welcome amenity upon arrival, two 50-minute classic Aquanox massages at the Aquanox Spa, and a Taste of Miami culinary experience and cooking class with the resort’s chef.

Located in Sunny Isles Beach, the 390-room resort features oceanfront cabanas, American cuisine at Neomi’s, and the new Bella Beach, a Mediterranean-style restaurant right on the sand. Rooms have beds with a pillowtop mattress, private balconies with views of the Atlantic Ocean or Intracoastal Waterway, a fully stocked mini-fridge, and a wet bar. Add more romance to a stay by booking one of the guestrooms featuring a private whirlpool spa on the balcony.

The package is available through Dec. 31 and must be purchased seven days in advance. Rates start at $659 per night based on a 2-night stay. For more information, call (866) 628-1197 or visit trumpmiami.com.

Couples looking to escape to a tropical setting have the Sneak Away for a Romantic Rendezvous package at W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island in Puerto Rico.

The package includes a 3-course dinner at Sorce restaurant; daily breakfast for two; a one-time $200 credit at AWAY Spa; sunset champagne toasts; and a 4 p.m. check-out with an upgrade to the next room category. At the newly opened beach restaurant Sorcé, the menu features local, in-season ingredients and Puerto Rican and Caribbean cuisine. Guests can also head to the poolside bar WET for Mediterranean dishes and tapas during happy hour or grab a pastry at W Cafe.

The package requires a 3-night minimum stay and rates start at $387 per night in February. For more information, visit wvieques.com/romance and enter the code WWUV1 or call (877) 822-0000.

Whether it’s a first or second honeymoon, the Exotic Honeymoon package at The Oberoi, Bali offers a romantic setting for couples with luxury accommodations. Guests will receive daily breakfast, a newspaper and in-room fresh fruit; one 90-minute Oberoi massage pp; one candlelit dinner with a bottle of wine on the beach; daily afternoon tea at The Amphitheatre; return airport transfers; complimentary WiFi; cultural dance performances; and use of the gymnasium, tennis court and 24-hour business center.

Set on 15 acres of gardens on Seminyak Beach, the resort features luxury thatched roof villas with private pools and rooms feature air conditioning, private terraces, satellite flat-screen TV and DVD player, an iPod docking station, a personal bar, and 24-hour room service.

Rates start at $470 per night and the package requires a minimum 3-night stay. For more information, call (800) 562-3764 or visit oberoihotels.com.

Meanwhile, Travcoa has created romantic itineraries in France, Australia and Indonesia.

“Rekindling romance isn’t just limited to February 14, but can happen anytime of the year. Travel is a way to get out of your daily routine and focus on spending time with each other in a meaningful way,” says Jerre Fuqua, president of Travcoa. “When booking a romantic getaway with Travcoa, your clients will receive exceptional attention throughout all aspects of the journey. All details will be taken care of so your clients can just focus on enjoying each other’s company.”

An example of one of the itineraries is the 9-day Waterways of France by Luxury Barge tour (from $9,145 pp), starts in Paris, and then cruises down the canals of France from Besancon to Burgundy on The Hirondelle. In Paris, travelers stay overnight in Hotel Esprit Saint Germain and go on a private tour of the city, exploring Montmartre and visiting the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. While cruising down the waterways, travelers will go on shore excursions such as bicycle tours and wine tastings.

For more information, call (800) 992-2003 or visit travcoa.com.