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Dîner amoureux chez Alain Llorca

Dinner for two at Alain Llorca
The Alain Llorca hotel restaurant, La Colle Sur Loup, offers a romantic night for two in one of its most magnificent bedrooms, as well as a gourmet meal, served either for lunch or dinner. On the menu: scallops, Mediterranean Sea bass with truffles, Rossini veal and a chocolate diamond with lime and a red fruit confit.

From 430 euros for a “Deluxe” room for two.
www.alainllorca.com

Week-end zen au pays de Courbet

Zen weekend in Courbet
A candlelit couple’s massage, wrapped in spices, personalised candle-making for Madame, a gourmet dinner and the chance to discover Pntarlier, the birth place of painter Gustave Courbet…A weekend for lovers to share, with an option of a photoshoot with a professional photographer, as a way of preserving such romantic memories.

Starting at 134 euros per person.
www.doubs-reservation.com

Romance au château

Castle Romance
A romantic 13th century castle, a large fireplace, ceilings covered in frescos and a view of the Mediterranean: the perfect way to spend a romantic night in exceptional surroundings, in Cagnard. And we cannot forget to mention a gourmet dinner, complete with a sommelier selection and, on returning to your bedroom, a showering of rose petals on the bed…

Starting at 169 euros per person in a “Deluxe” room.
www.lecagnard.com

Observer les étoiles à Saint-Martin

Star-gazing in Saint-Martin
The Belmond Hotel Group steps up their imagination as they devise an unforgettable Valentine’s Day, both at the Belmond La Samanna and Saint Martin: luxurious accommodation, dinner for two on the beach, a selection of small gifts and a night spent star-gazing through a telescope and a map of the sky, transporting you to another world.

Starting from 1500 for the night.
www.belmond.com

Carnaval romantique à Rio

Romantic Carnival in Rio
In the aftermath of the famous Rio Carnival – on 17th January – why not make the most of the city’s buzzing atmosphere with a romantic private dinner, prepared by French chef Frédéric Monnier? Here is a chance to relax with a soothing couple’s treatment, in the exclusive Copacabana Palace spa, and lovers had better be ready for the Sambodrome, a spectacle that gathers together all the elite samba schools.

Starting from 500 euros per night per person.
www.whereinrio.com

La vie en rose à Chantilly

Chantilly through rose tinted glasses
The Auberge du Jeu de Paume aims to spoil lovers. And for Valentine’s Day, the team proposes an utterly soft, entirely pink programme: with pink champagne, rose petals, pink sweets and a Chantilly rose spa treatment…But also a rather gourmet menu devised by Michelin-star chef Arnaud Faye. Why not gather your strength before making a wish beneath the hotel’s own wishing tree and, perhaps, wait and see if it offers you a small gift?

Starting from 609 euros for two in a Classique bedroom.
www.aubergedujeudepaumechantilly.fr

« From Peninsula with Love »

« From Peninsula with Love »
The newest addition to the Parisian hotel scene encourages couples to make the most of the City of Lights in the private world of your hotel room. After an “I love you” cocktail, created by head barman Johan Lejeune, why not indulge in a holistic, energising and relaxing massage at the spa before savouring a special room service dinner?

Room service dinner from 140 euros per person excluding drinks.
www.paris.peninsula.com