The Glass Valentine’s Day Guide to Romantic Getaways

IF YOU are searching for something that can’t quite be gift-wrapped this Valentine’s Day, look no further than these decadent luxury experiences to take your loved one on. Whether you are looking for a dinner above the city or a quiet countryside getaway, Glass has your every need covered.

Chopard’s Happy Hearts Collection at The Lowell Hotel, NYC

Situated in the heart of New York’s beloved neighbourhood of Manhattan on the Upper East Side, The Lowell is offering the most luxurious experience on this romantic day. In collaboration with jeweller, Chopard, the Happy Hearts Package includes an overnight stay in a Lowell One Bedroom Suite Deluxe along with a choice of gift from Chopard and a three-course meal at Majorelle with a full-American breakfast the following morning.

Chopard Lowell Hotel Prices start at £3,160 from now until 28 February

City Retreat at Beaverbrook Town House, London 

For couples not wanting to go too far from home this Valentine’s Day, Beaverbrook Town House in Chelsea is offering a night in one of their 14 suites. With a complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier champagne and bouquet of flowers upon arrival, guests will be treated to cocktails at the Sir Franks Bar before indulging in a sample 20-course chef’s selection at the sushi bar.

Beaverbrook Valentine's Prices of the Omakase package are £835 for two from Wednesday to Saturday

A Romantic Rendezvous at The Peninsula, Paris 

Referred to as the City of Love, The Peninsula promises to live up to the city’s name this Valentine’s Day. Offering a chauffeur driven tour in a custom Rolls-Royce Phantom around town, followed by a private rooftop dinner under the stars with a view of the Eiffel Tower and a special meal made by Michelin-star Chef David Bizet – it really does not get more romantic than this.

Peninsula Paris A one-night stay is priced at £750

Dinner Above The City in Oblix at The Shard, London

If you’re looking to go higher up than further away this Valentine’s Day, Oblix at The Shard is offering a dinner set against an unparalleled view of the capital. Both Oblix West and East are launching an exclusive menu for the day; with East choosing between lobster and crab linguine, pepper steak or Line caught sea bass, and West serving whole lobster, two tenderloin medallions and crab cakes.

Oblix Shard The Signature menu is £130pp and the Valentine’s Menu is £160pp

Once Upon a Valentine at Powerscourt Hotel, Ireland 

A mere 30 minutes from Dublin lies Powerscourt Hotel, a hidden escape from the bustle of the Irish capital. Offering the Once Upon a Valentine package, the 198-room Palladian style house welcomes guests to relax in the comfort of their plush rooms, take a dip in their swimming pool and have a romantic walk around the extensive countryside with a view of Sugarloaf Mountain.

For dinner, a complimentary glass of champagne before the four-course meal at the newly refurbished Sika restaurant – not one to miss.

PowerscourtA one-night stay is priced at £443 during 11-14 February

A Country Escape at Grantley Hall, Yorkshire 

Resting at the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Grantley Hall is a decadent English luxury hotel surrounded by a Heritage-listed Japanese garden – a wonderland of ultimate relaxation. This Valentine’s Day, they are offering a fine-dining experience with well-known chef, Shaun Rankin, whose restaurant has been awarded a Michelin-star, a quintessential British afternoon tea in The Drawing Room and a late-night champagne at their bar, Valeria’s.

Grantley Hall Valentine's Day Rooms start at £450, including breakfast

Champagne at Langan’s, London

Celebrating its first Valentine’s Day since its relaunch two months ago, Mayfair’s Langan’s will be hosting three evenings of live music with a curated menu. From hand-dived scallop crudo to the classic duck filet á l’Orange and finishing with a daikon milk chocolate and hazelnut délice. The members club upstairs will also be celebrating the day with a set menu complete with champagne pairings.

Langan's Valentine'sAvailable 11, 12 and 14 February and Upstairs at Langan’s priced at £105pp

The Molino Lover Tower Escape at Hilton Molino Stucky, Venice

Whisk your partner away to the picture-perfect city of Venice, steeped in history, mouth-watering Italian cuisine and sunsets over the canals, the Hilton Molino Stucky is offering a stay in one of their five Molino Tower Suites this Valentine’s Day. Offering cocktails on the Skyline Rooftop Bar at sunset followed by a dinner for two at the Aromi restaurant by Executive Chef Luca Nania, this is not one to miss out on.

Hilton Venice PresidentialSuite (20)Prices start from £1,560

by Imogen Clark