We haven’t finalized our Christmas plans yet (OK, to be honest, we’re still working on Thanksgiving plans!) but the state of Arizona is more forward looking; the Grand Canyon State has announced romantic February packages. It’s a good idea to get the jump on Valentine’s arrangements so have a look at these getaways:
Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, Tucson
Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort has always been known as a spot for a cozy and intimate vacation. With the resort’s special “Romance Package,” guests will enjoy accommodations, a 30-minute horseback ride, a 50-minute couples massage and breakfast cooked to order. The package is valid during the entire month of February and is offered at $399 per couple, per night. Call 800-728-6514 for reservations.
Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa, Phoenix
US Airways Magazine named the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa one of the “Sexiest Resorts in America,” and now you can see why first-hand. From February 8-14, the resort is offering the “True Love and Truffles Package,” which features an overnight stay for two, rose petal turndown and champagne and truffles delivered to your room. For those who stay up late or want to linger the next day, the package also includes a 4 p.m. late check out. Package starts at $485 per night. Call 602-225-0100 for more information; when making your reservation be sure to request CHAMPANG code.
Starlight Pines Bed & Breakfast, Flagstaff
For a “cool” getaway, head north to Flagstaff, where the Starlight Pines Bed & Breakfast is offering the “February Romance Package.” Guests at this Victorian-style home will delight in two nights accommodations, choice of premium champagne, wine or bubbly cider and a dozen roses. Prices range from $395 to $445, depending on choice of room. The package runs from February 1-28 and can be booked by calling 800-752-1912.
Scottsdale Resort & Athletic Club
Thinking about serious romance? Then Scottsdale Resort & Athletic Club’s “Pop the Question Package” is for you! There’s no way she’ll say “no” with two nights accommodations in a one-bedroom deluxe villa, Dom Perignon champagne, a three-course dinner at the resort’s new restaurant, turndown service with chocolates and roses and a champagne breakfast in bed. The package also includes your choice of where to ask: either a hot-air balloon ride or a private dinner on your terrace with butler service. The package starts at $1,599 and runs through the month of February. For information or reservations, call 877-343-0033.
Barcelona Restaurant, Scottsdale
If you’re looking for an evening of romance that is truly over the top, consider Barcelona Restaurant’s “Ultimate Valentine Package.” For $25,000, couples will experience private chauffeured transportation in a Rolls Royce Phantom, two dozen long-stemmed roses, a private gazebo filled with rose petals at the restaurant, private butler in the gazebo, a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne, two souvenir Waterford Crystal champagne glasses, a five-course dinner, chocolate fountain, a private song and dance, his and hers Cartier watches and a one-night stay at the Presidential Suite at Westin Kierland Resort. Both the restaurant and the resort are located in Scottsdale. This package is only available on February 14. For more information on this one-of-a-kind package, call 480-603-0370.