Valentine's Surprises

Love is in the air! This Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be fun to take a look at how people around the world celebrate this special day with loved ones. We found the answers from our friends at The Himalayan Times. Did you know it’s customary for lovers to exchange pigs for Valentine’s Day in Germany? The pig represents luck and lust, and can be given in the form of a statue, picture or chocolate! Check out how couples with different cultures will be celebrating love tomorrow.

Whichever way you choose to spend your day, treat yourself to the small luxuries of life and enjoy the different kinds of love that surround you. We’ve turned to some of our HotSpot partners at some of the most romantic destinations located around the world. We’ve found a few ideas that are sure to spark some sizzle in your love life.

The One & Only Hayman Island

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Escape to paradise with your other half at the stunning One&Only Resort on Hayman Island in Australia. Snorkel, hike, fish and dine under the stars with divine foods created by ingredient aficionados.


The St-Regis Rome st-regis rome 5

Indulge in traditional European dishes at the Vivendo Restaurant at The St-Regis Rome. Connect with your loved one in an exclusive Gelato making class.


The Chedi Andermatt Resort 

the chedi andermatt swissExperience royal treatment at the Chedi Andermatt Hotel in Switzerland with personalized yoga classes, organic tea after a dip in their heated outdoor pool and deluxe spa treatments by highly trained international therapists. Sleep in and enjoy the company of your special someone.



shangri-la-abu-dhabi valentinesAnd if you’re really lucky, for Valentine’s Day, the Shangri-La Abu Dhabi is offering one of the most luxurious, romantic and exclusive Valentine’s Day packages—priced at over $137,000. The stay includes a private limousine pick-up taking you to the Presidential Suite, a caviar facial massage, an exclusive rooftop dinner with French delicacies, a Dior gift selection and a private helicopter tour over the city at night. We wish we were there too.

 Discover more great destinations and romantic resorts around the world—many of which are PressReader HotSpots.


Happy Valentine’s Day!

The PressReader Team