There are always plenty of reasons to plan a romantic getaway in Bermuda: easy access from the US and Canada, a beautiful and historic setting, low crime rate, spectacular resorts…
But here are some other reasons we just received for planning a getaway over Valentine’s Day: the Earth, Wind and Fire concert and special packages for the Bermuda International Love Festival. What more can you say?
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, January 27, 2009 – Bermuda’s pink sand beaches will heat up this Valentine’s Day with a performance by eight-time Grammy Award-winning R&B legends Earth, Wind & Fire, during the 4th Annual Bermuda International Love Festival. From February 13th – 16th, couples from all over the globe are invited to reconnect, rekindle and revive their spirit of love on this enchanted island paradise.
“The Bermuda International Love Festival is a weekend created solely for the celebration of love,” said Dr. the Hon. Ewart F. Brown, JP, MP, Bermuda’s Premier and Minister of Tourism and Transport. “My wife and I invite couples of all ages to celebrate their passion and devotion to one another in Bermuda, one of the most romantic places on Earth.”
This year’s festival, once again hosted by the Bermuda Department of Tourism and the luxurious Fairmont Southampton beachfront resort, is sponsored by The Robb Report and Elle Magazine.
The weekend is full of day and night activities designed to inspire love:
Friday, February 13th:
Love Festival guests will “feel the love” in Bermuda at the Premier’s Welcome Cocktail Party hosted by Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort and Spa, followed by the Love Festival Kick-off Concert at the Fairmont Southampton.
Saturday, February 14th:
Golf lovers will tee off Valentine’s Day with a private Golf Tournament at Belmont Hills Golf Club, sponsored by Golf World Magazine; while those with a passion for fashion will swoon over the latest trends at a Louis Vuitton trunk show and Luncheon brought to you by “W” Magazine.
Sunday, February 15th:
Love Festival attendees will learn that in Bermuda, “home is where the heart is” during a House Tour of the most beautiful residences at Tucker’s Point Club, brought to you by Veranda Magazine. The morning tour will end with a sumptuous Sunday Brunch at the Tucker’s Point Clubhouse. Finally, as the weekend comes to a close all of the elements will come to life during an Exclusive Dinner and Private Performance by Earth Wind and Fire!
Packages are available for the Bermuda International Love Festival starting at $749.00 per person. Price includes three night accommodations, double occupancy (EP) at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel and all Love Festival events during the period of February 13–16, 2009.
For more information please visit www.bermudalovefestival.com. To book your Love Festival Weekend Getaway, please call 1-866-840-8358, visit www.fairmont.com/southampton/HotelPackages/ or email ShpRes@Fairmont.com and reference the Bermuda International Love Festival.
Bermuda, just under two hours from East Coast gateway cities, stretches for 21 miles along turquoise waters and is surrounded by a 200-square-mile coral reef plateau. Bermuda’s diverse activities offer an array of vacation options, including more wreck dives than anywhere else in the world, championship golf, horseback riding, world-renowned deep sea fishing and smooth pink beaches to rest on by day’s end.
Accommodations range from luxury resorts to intimate guest cottages and family-run inns, all incorporating the sophistication and hospitality unique to the Bermuda experience. For more information, visit www.bermudatourism.com.