Beverly Hills, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–February 7, 2008–Although Valentine’s Day is when many couples rekindle the romance, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offer a variety of romantic experiences and destinations at its more than 500 hotels around the world to help fuel the fires any time of year.
DUBAI, UAE: Hilton Dubai Jumeirah & Hilton Dubai Creek
Jet-setters can zip off to Dubai, the jewel of the United Arab Emirates and a cosmopolitan oasis nestled among ancient cultures and striking landscapes. Couples can start their visit at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah’s Spa, where they can experience a special “Glowing Body” treatment made up of an aromatic scrub of coconut butter, lavender, lemongrass or mocha, and a soothing massage using moisturizing oils. Once sufficiently relaxed, couples can make their way across town to the Hilton Dubai Creek to dine at Verre by Gordon Ramsay, where the executive chef has prepared a special four-course dinner of salmon, caviar, lobster and a hot chocolate fondant with Baileys ice cream to finish. Lovers can finish their evening back at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah by lounging in a private tent on the beach complete with waiter service, champagne and romantic music. If inclined to leave their luxurious hotel accommodations, couples will find more than enough activities to keep them occupied, including visits to archaeological excavations, incredible shopping, a visit to the Dubai Museum or even a day of skiing at Dubai’s indoor ski slope.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Hilton Boston Back Bay
A city steeped in history, Boston maintains the charm of its famous past alongside modern cultural and new entertainment options. The Hilton Boston Back Bay is set in one of Boston’s most picturesque and desirable neighborhoods within walking distance of tree-lined Copley Square, the high-end shopping of Newbury Street and famous Fenway Park. Lovers can relax with a dip in the indoor swimming pool before catching a concert at Symphony Hall or strolling hand-in-hand through Boston Common (complete with a lake full of swans just steps away), or the Museum of Fine Arts. And what better way to end a day of exploring the city than with a romantic dinner for two at Boodles Restaurant and Bar before retiring to the intimacy of your comfortable room.
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Hilton Kuala Lumpur
The Hilton Kuala Lumpur has created the ultimate romantic getaway package to pamper and spoil its visitors. The Up On Cloud 9 package includes an overnight stay in the two-story, 250 square meter (2,690 square foot) penthouse on the hotel’s 34th floor. After enjoying two complimentary glasses of champagne at the hotel’s Zeta Bar, couples can return to their room for a private six-course dinner served to the tune of a professional harpist who will perform during dinner. Sip champagne and gaze into each other’s eyes before snuggling up for the night with complimentary romantic movies delivered to the room. Start the morning with a leisurely complimentary breakfast before heading out to tour Kuala Lumpur’s many galleries, markets and museums. And because true love is never rushed, enjoy a late, 4:00 p.m. check-out.
CANCUN, Q. ROO, MEXICO: Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort
Set between the azure Nichupte Lagoon and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, the Hilton Cancun Golf and Spa Resort provides a setting that feels worlds away from the cosmopolitan Mexican Caribbean city around it. Mexican hospitality is the hallmark of this world-class resort that features 426 ocean view guest rooms including the Villas at the Hilton Cancun. Couples can indulge their senses with a beachfront couples’ massage at the intimate Spa cabin, the secluded Zen Garden or the Beachside Palapa, followed by a succulent dinner at Mitachi Seaside Grill, Cancun’s only seaside fine dining restaurant. The resort’s three- and seven-day romance packages include the essential elements of a romantic vacation – flowers, chocolates, sparking wine and breakfasts and dinner at the hotel’s two restaurants. More adventurous couples will be delighted by the myriad activities available to visitors. Parasailing, jet-skiing, scuba diving, golf and a world-renowned nightlife scene are sure to help make this romantic getaway one to remember.
BANGKOK, THAILAND: Millennium Hilton Bangkok
Situated on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok’s original temple precinct, the Millennium Hilton Bangkok features romantic dining spots, stunning river views from each guest room and a spa featuring a range of exotic treatments for couples. Relax with your sweetie in the hotel’s special couples spa treatment room and a backdrop of sacred Banyan trees to provide a rejuvenating haven. A massage with wild mint oil and specially blended Thai natural herbs is followed by a romantic floral bath in a private whirlpool spa. Enjoy a cocktail at ThreeSixty lounge with panoramic views of the city and soft jazz music before dining at Prime, the hotel’s romantic steak house featuring succulent fare and spectacular river views.
HAWAII: Hilton Hawaiian Village(R) Beach Resort & Spa
Anyone can plan a romantic vacation to Hawaii, but the staff at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa can take your romantic inclinations to the next level. A beautiful ocean-front chapel is the ideal spot for a destination wedding or for renewing vows before a sparkling Pacific sunset. To celebrate the occasion couples can enjoy a three- or five-course chef’s dinner paired with selections from an award-winning wine cellar at the resort’s spectacularly situated Bali by the Sea(R) restaurant. Though Waikiki Beach offers enough activity to keep lovers relaxed and entertained, the hotel’s Mandara Spa offers a sweet treat to help them ease into the evening after a day of hiking to majestic waterfalls or kayaking to alluring deserted islands. The spa’s Exploration In Chocolate package for two begins with side-by-side massages in a deluxe, private spa suite before couples treat each other to a rich chocolate scrub that is “good enough to eat.” End the day with a custom aromatic bath and you’ll surely have sweet dreams.
VENICE, ITALY: Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
There are few destinations more romantic than Venice, Italy, and the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice provides the ideal setting to truly enjoy the magic of the city. Built in a 19th century flour mill on Giudecca, the hotel, opened in June 2007, houses the city’s largest spa, its first rooftop pool and bar and two restaurants from Cipriani chef Franco Luise. With sweeping and singular views of Venice, guests can take a five-minute ride on the hotel’s complimentary water shuttle to the mainland, where they can spend the day strolling cobblestone streets, enjoying a coffee in the Piazza di San Marco, or shopping for the beautiful glass the city is known for. The hotel’s Venetian Honeymoon packages include upgrades to a Venice-view room, Hilton Breakfast buffet, a special honeymoon amenity and bottle of champagne upon arrival, and a 3:00 p.m. late check-out to ensure couples enjoy every last minute of their stay.
BEIJING & CHONGQING, CHINA: Hilton Chongqing & Hilton Beijing
With the 2008 Summer Olympic Games just around the corner, China is attracting more and more attention from international travelers. And with its sexy Valentine’s Day special, the Hilton Beijing is prepared to help add a little spice to the most romantic day of the year. Spend the evening at the hotel’s Zeta Bar indulging in a four-course meal of dishes said to contain aphrodisiacs: fresh French oysters, marinated toro, roasted fillet of Japanese beef capped off by a chocolate trilogy dessert and a bottle of Moet champagne. Couples can end the evening with a nightcap before heading up to a deluxe room. After a leisurely breakfast (included in the package) lovers can leave the urban surroundings of Beijing and head to the Hilton Chongqing, an oasis of calm and luxury. Taste traditional Kong Fu tea or a delicious cocktail while listening to live music at the River Lounge. Ease away the tension at the cloud 9 spa with a couples treatment, including aromatherapy foot bath and massage using the spa’s secret Romeo & Juliet Love Potion to inspire romance and uplift the spirit.
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