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Indulge in Romantic Valentine’s Day Hotel Experiences Across Florida

Updated: Jan 30

Nothing says “I love you” like a luxurious weekend getaway. Hotels across Florida have crafted Valentine’s Day packages that certainly make for a grand gesture. See below for some special offerings, created with love for love!


Credit: The Gabriel South Beach



MIAMI


Romantic Rendezvous at THesis Hotel Miami

THesis Hotel is a modern property with an intimate setting where couples can enjoy a sun-filled rooftop pool with tropical views, a poolside rooftop bar, and Mamey, an island-inspired restaurant. This Valentine’s Day, the hotel is offering guests a Romantic Rendezvous package, which includes a signature cocktail from Mamey upon arrival as well as a luxe bottle of champagne and velvety chocolates to enjoy in the comfort of their room. The package also includes 50% off self-parking, a 15% discount at the lobby’s Sundry Store, and a $30 food and beverage credit to enjoy at one of the hotel’s culinary destinations.


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Escape to A Weekend of Love at The Balfour Hotel

There is no better place to celebrate love than at the charming, historic art deco property, The Balfour Hotel, located in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood. Upon checking in, couples are greeted with a welcome glass of rosé and will find an array of in-room amenities once they arrive at their suite, such as rose petals on the bed, fresh flowers, a chocolate fountain with fresh strawberries and a Love Lingual intimacy card game. Another perk of the romance package is a private rooftop candlelight dinner for the couple with a special Valentine’s Day menu curated by Executive Chef Antony Awak. The couple can indulge in a delectable four-course meal while basking in the Miami winter breeze and admiring the Miami Beach skyline. The next morning, a private yoga class with Viva Move will take place on the hotel’s rooftop. The couple can then enjoy a brisk walk along the beach and a fresh fruit smoothie afterward. End the day with a rejuvenating in-room couples massage by K’Alma Spa therapists to relax the muscles and reunite as one. Couples visiting for Valentine’s Day can also take advantage of the hotel’s elevated plunge pool with an underwater window, providing the perfect Instagram shot swimming behind the glass wall. Available upon request, based on availability. 


Credit: The Balfour Hotel


My Love Language Is…The Gabriel South Beach

The Gabriel South Beach, located on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, has created a luxurious Valentine’s Day package to satisfy all five love languages. When couples check in for their romantic retreat steps from the beach, they will receive a chilled bottle of Dom Pérignon to toast to their love before being led up to their suite, with rose petals delicately placed throughout the room. Couples will receive an elegant Tiffany & Co. jewelry set from the Jean Schlumberger collection. They can also play We’re Not Really Strangers to establish a deeper connection with one another. A beachside romance would not be complete without chocolate-covered strawberries, a Love Letters candle, and floral bath soaps shaped as rose petals to relax together after a night out. Available upon request, based on availability. 


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Love Is in the Air at The Gates Hotel South Beach

This Valentine’s Day, enchant your love story at The Gates Hotel South Beach, where an exclusive aerial photography experience for two awaits: Enjoy a luxurious stay in art deco accommodations, complete with a welcome bottle of bubbly. Soar above Florida’'s beautiful coastline in a helicopter with artist Jorge de la Torriente of De La Gallery, capturing unique moments from above with a special framed print to take home. Savor a delightful breakfast in bed. Unwind with an intimate in-room couples massage by K'’Alma Spa. And satisfy sweet cravings with personalized sweet treats from Pink Love Donuts & More. Available upon request, based on availability. 

Address: 2360 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139


Credit: The Gates Hotel South Beach


A Language of Love at The Gabriel Miami

The Gabriel Miami has launched an over-the-top romantic getaway package for couples to elevate their celebration of love while experiencing a dreamy Miami escape. Upon check-in, couples are welcomed with a display of love-infused treats: decadent chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of rosé. Their romantic suite is adorned with thoughtful touches, from personalized sticky love notes on the bathroom mirror offering words of affirmation to plush bathrobes inviting relaxation. Couples can embark on a shared adventure with “The Adventure Challenge” book and capture every cherished moment with a provided camera. As the day unfolds, a romantic night-in kit awaits, featuring lingerie, a locally made “love” candle, essential massage oils, a bottle of Dom Pérignon and romantic movies. This carefully curated package ensures an enchanting and bespoke Valentine’s Day experience for couples at The Gabriel Miami. Available upon request, based on availability. 


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Private Romantic Yacht Sunset Cruise at The Elser Hotel

The Elser Hotel, located along Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami, is known for its residential-style rooms, sprawling balconies, stunning views and romantic city vibes. Couples planning an intimate vacation or staycation for Valentine’s Day can book the “Seas the Day” package in partnership with Spectre Sea, starting at $5,000. Booking through this exclusive partnership, guests receive luxe overnight suite accommodations at The Elser Hotel, curated culinary experiences, a four-hour private charter on one of Spectre Sea’s deluxe vessels and so much more. When couples return to their bay-view room, they’ll find heart-shaped chocolate truffles from Romanicos Chocolate. They will also enjoy a champagne breakfast in bed every morning of their stay. After breakfast, couples can embark on a private helicopter charter, offering unparalleled views of Miami’s vibrant cityscape and pristine beaches. They can also swoon each other with lavish gifts from the hotel’s curated luxury rollaway cart, complete with jewelry, handbags and more. 


Couples traveling with children also have the opportunity to enjoy some alone time together on the evening of Saturday, February 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. The Elser has partnered with Itavi, the premium trusted child care service to host a Valentine’s Kids Night at The Elser Hotel for $115 per child. Children, ages 4 - 12, can enjoy a curated program that includes making crafts and dinner. Bookings for Valentine's Kids Night is for hotel guests only and can be made HERE; will be billed directly to the guest room folio.

More info: HERE 


Credit: The Elser Hotel


For the artsy couple looking for wanderlust.. Arlo Wynwood 

For creative couples who are into art and diving into a locals paradise, Arlo Wynwood is the first-ever hotel in Miami’s preeminent creative and cultural district, which is home to the largest concentration of street art in the world. An experience-driven 217-room boutique hotel, Arlo Wynwood serves as the cultural hub for residents and visitors while offering savvy travelers prime access to the best of the region. Designed by Meyer Davis, an award-winning firm at the forefront of global, upscale commercial design, Arlo Wynwood draws on the neighborhood’s bold and curated artistic nature while embracing an eclectic industrial aesthetic where organic meets modern. Arlo Wynwood has an all-star culinary team led by award-winning Bar Lab and James Beard alum Chef Brad Kilgore. The hotel also has more than 250 works of art throughout the property and offers guests multiple complimentary wellness activities and live music programming.

Instagram: HERE


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KEY WEST





Island Love at The Marker Key West Harbor Resort

Who wouldn’t love a tropical oasis for Valentine’s Day? A hidden sanctuary of lush tropical grounds, The Marker Key West Harbor Resort is the perfect place to celebrate love away from the mainland. Couples can book the “Island Love Package” and relish a spacious luxury suite with a private balcony at this waterfront property. Couples will be welcomed to their retreat with a platter of tropical fruits. They can then hop on the hotel bikes to tour the charming historic seaport and Old Town Key West, then take a romantic sunset cruise aboard Fury’s Commotion on the Ocean breathing in the fresh, salty sea air. Upon returning from the cruise, guests can rejuvenate in a detox bath with rose petals and a bottle of champagne. The next morning, take a relaxing plunge with poolside breakfast and complimentary mimosas from the on-site restaurant Starboard while vibing to live music. For a quintessential Key West experience, couples can also enjoy a private scuba diving lesson or snorkel experience and a Hemingway Rum Company tour, complete with a branded crystal glass to take home. Available upon request, based on availability. 


Credit: The Marker Key West Harbor Resort


FLORIDA PANHANDLE


Be My Valentine at Hotel Effie Sandestin

Hotel Effie at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is an extraordinary treasure nestled between the white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Thoughtful design and personal service make it the perfect destination for love birds on a romantic getaway. This February, couples are invited to take advantage of the hotel’s Valentine’s Day Package, which includes 20% off their stay and a late checkout. With the package, couples are also treated to complimentary bubbly and chocolate-covered strawberries delivered to their room. To book this offer, visit https://www.hoteleffie.com/offers/loves-retreat-valentines-stay-hotel-effie. During their stay, couples can enjoy a romantic dinner at Hotel Effie’s signature restaurant, Ovide, complete with rose petals and a sparkling wine toast. The hotel’s Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge is the perfect place to wind down and enjoy panoramic views of both the beach and bay (stay until sunset for some sweet vistas with your lover). With the Valentine’s Couples Journey at Spa Lilliana, lovers can enjoy side-by-side couples massage with their choice of hot stones, aromatherapy, or scalp massage. Post-treatment, couples can indulge in sparking rose and chocolate-covered strawberries in the spa’s relaxation lounge. The Valentine’s Couples Journey is available February 12-18 and is priced at $360 per couple for 50 minutes and $490 per couple for 80 minutes. To book this service, please contact 850.351.3020 or book online


Credit: Hotel Effie Sandestin


Beachside Getaway to The Pensacola Beach Resort 

The Pensacola Beach Resort in Pensacola Beach, Florida, sits on over 800 feet of gulf-front property, with an additional 800 feet overlooking the bay. Its sense of place and attention to detail makes it the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Couples can stay in the resort's Corner King Executive Rooms with balconies offering panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico - perfect for a morning coffee or mimosas by the sea. The resort includes a buzzing pool and beach bar, The Salty Rose, in addition to Windrose, the exclusive restaurant for hotel guests, offering coastal cuisine with a Southern twist. When the love birds are not taking long strolls along the sparkling emerald waters, they can soak up the sun on the hotel’s elevated pool deck, offering an element of luxury and exclusivity only found on property.


Credit: The Pensacola Beach Resort


By ML Staff. Images courtesy of each featured venue on this story. Middle couple image courtesy of unsplash.

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