Valentine's Day 2017: Six Miami Staycations to Suit All Budgets
Courtesy of Nobu Eden Roc Hotel
Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching in all its red and chocolate-covered glory, meaning love and unreasonable amounts of romantic pressure are in the air. The countdown is on, and with only a week to go, the frantic planning begins now. Good thing we live in one of the most popular destination cities for V-Day. So, while you’re wading through rivers of candy boxes, balloons, and oversize teddy bears, here are some unique and fun staycation ideas, ranging from affordable to outrageous, that are sure to impress your boo and point Cupid’s arrow your way.
Courtesy of the National Hotel
1. 50 Flavors of Romance
If you’re looking for something a little darker, head to the National Hotel on the beach for 50 shades of fun. Yes, with this package inspired by the 50 Shades films, couples can splurge and push the envelope this V-Day. (Contract included, of course.) Begin with a blindfolded dinner for two in the “dark” with 50 dish samples and the movie’s signature vanilla ice cream for dessert. Fifty strawberries served in different styles, 50 sips of champagne at the hotel’s Blues Bar, 50 roses in your hotel room, and, of course, a signed “contract” upon arrival agreeing that “what happens at the National stays at the National.” What to bring? Your very own Christian Grey.
It’s definitely a splurge to push the senses, starting at $795, but hey, it’s a night you won’t easily forget. Visit nationahalhotel.com.
Courtesy of Nobu Eden Roc Hotel
2. Namaste All Day
To celebrate the full moon February 11, the Nobu Eden Roc Hotel is introducing a series of packages centered on full-moon yoga, letting you channel your inner yogi with a loved one for more holistic romance. The hotel’s acroyoga on the Spa Eden Roc Terrace will mix yoga and acrobatics and is meant to practice with a partner. So, yes, bring your mate to bend, balance, and twist together, and even grab an impromptu gift for your wellness-loving partner with pop-up stores by Malibu Farm, Truly Organic, Boho Hunter, Suja Juice, and Harmless Coconut Water.
Courtesy of the Miami Beach Edition
3. Spa Day and Movie Night at the Miami Beach Edition
Grab your SO for a day of basking in bubbles and a massage that will make you feel like a celeb all month long. Throughout February, you can splurge on the Bubbles Package for a decadent couple's massage, topped off with Prosecco and chocolate-dipped strawberries in a reserved lounge bed. Book for $380 for a package including a one-hour couple's massage. Visit editionhotels.com/miami-beach/spa-and-fitness.
For a lighter night, snuggle under the stars February 14 for a movie in the sand at the hotel's Tropicale. Cuddle up and enjoy a private screening of the classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s. To get even more cutesy with your honey, reserve a picnic basket, which includes light bites, treats, and a bottle of rosé for $100. Space is limited, so lock down your basket by calling the hotel at 786-257-4600.
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