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Daily Pampering: Three ways to spice up Valentine's Day from around the world
If you're looking for some relief from the abusing winter cold, The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos has the answer. With only 72 suites in this luxury resort, intimacy is virtually assured. Enjoy locally created treatments at the resort's spa, and enjoy being together and away from the world. Starting on February 1, 2010, you can save 25 percent a night when you book a four-night stay (rates start at $525 a night). If you can't take advantage of this for Valentine's Day, don't sweat it: you can get this deal through December 17, 2010.
Zagreb? Really? Don't act so surprised. Croatia has doubled down on its tourism industry, and it wants to see you for Valentine's Day. The Regent Esplanade Zagreb is offering free high-speed internet access (which every hotel should do all the time) in a Deluxe room with two glasses of Croatian sparkling wine to greet you. A Regent bath butler will get you and your loved one ready for a luxurious soak (he'll be gone by the time you get in, don't worry), which is the perfect destination after you've skated on the hotel's brand new ice rink. Finally, nothing beats a candlelit dinner for two at Zinfandel's Restaurant. Prices start at approximately $405 a night, and you need to stay between February 12 and 15, 2010. Extra nights are available at an unbeatable $160 a night.
Valentine's Day in France ... you can't beat this. Head to the country synonymous with romance, and spend a few nights at The Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux, the region's first luxury hotel. The "Saint Valentine de Reve in Bordeaux" package includes a night in the hotel with complimentary high-speed internet access, a VIP in-room welcome basket and breakfast for two at Brasserie l'Europe. Be prepared for a fantastic dinner at Le Pressoir d'Argent, where you'll experience the culinary creations of award-winning Chef Pascal Nibaudeau. Rates start at $800 a night, and the Valentine's Day dinner at Le Pressoir is available on February 13 and 14. You can add nights for merely $275 a night (including breakfast).
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