Valentines Day is fast approaching and many of us will have dinner reservations, a dozen rose bouquet on the way and a romantic air about us this week. However, for those want to go the extra mile on February 14th what are your options? A week away with your special someone can be the best way to show how much you love them. Taking a look at the world of timeshare we decided to embark on a journey looking at some of the most romantic places to stay during Week 7 (Valentines Week). Selecting only Studio and 1-bedroom units for extra privacy we sought out the most romantic valentines retreat in Europe.
Fortina Spa Vacation Resort, Malta
Escape to the heart of the Mediterranean this Valentines Day with a spa break to Sliema which overlooks Valletta which is both the grand capital of Malta and a UNESCO World Heritage City. Here you will discover the RCI Gold Crown Fortina Spa Resort that sets the scene for your romantic getaway for two in the pleasant springlike Maltese climate. Wander hand-in-hand through the cobbled streets and discover the magnificent palaces and stunning baroque style architecture that features throughout this Mediterranean retreat.
Share in precious moments together with a couples spa package at the award-winning Fortina Spa Resort and discover what real relaxation with the one you love is all about. With many packages offering full-day treatments that include a 3 course meal from the resorts 8 international restaurants you are set to be spoiled during your romantic break for two.
For the best views of the gorgeous Grand Harbour you must visit the lush Barakka Gardens which are the perfect location to experience the golden sunsets Malta has to offer you and your partner. The pinnacle of romance in Malta can be found at the magnificent Manoel Theatre where performances once reserved for the nobility are brought to life for you and your loved one once again. Couples must head to Comino, the smallest of the Maltese Islands, to experience the crystal clear waters of the Blue Lagoon and bask in its warm waters.
For those wishing to escape to the stunning beauty and romance of Malta look no further than this Studio apartment available for just £4,250 during Week 7 at the Fortina Spa.
Royal Savoy Resort, Madeira
Take off to the beautiful island of Madeira this Valentines Day for a romantic getaway in the sun sharing in unforgettable moments together atop the breath-taking cliffs of Funchal. Gifting gorgeous Atlantic Ocean views from its elevated position the Royal Savoy Resort which has been serving the rich and famous visitors to Madeira since the early 1900’s is regarded by Interval International as a Premier Resort.
From the rugged cliff-tops to the lush tropical gardens and free-form swimming pools this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 winner serves as the perfect couples paradise in Madeira. Direct sea access is provided so together you can enjoy a dip in the Atlantic whilst the Armada Restaurant affords stunning Ocean views to admire as you wine and dine away the evenings.
For a truly remarkable couples experience you must head to the hillside Monte Botanical Gardens and take in the hundreds of colourful floral displays and scents that greet you on arrival. Return back to Funchal with ease aboard the Monte Toboggans and relish in an unforgettably traditional experience coasting down the hillside together in a wicker sleigh. If this all seems too much then slow things down with a bottle of the famous Madeira wine as you take in the spectacle of the sun setting behind Cabo Girao.
Couples who long for a week away in the warmth of a Madeira holiday must take advantage of this 1 Bedroom apartment available for only £6,500 at the Royal Savoy Resort.
Anfi Beach Club, Gran Canaria
Imagine soft white sand between your toes and warm electric blue water lapping at your feet during your next Valentines date. With a holiday to the RCI Gold Crown Anfi Beach Club in the South-West of Gran Canaria this becomes a reality. Located between the pretty fishing villages of Puerto Rico and Arguineguin. Anfi Beach Club benefits from the admirable Canaries climate and is a pleasure to visit during the Valentine Celebrations.
Take a leisurely stroll through the landscaped gardens, head down to the Caribbean-style beach or simply explore the promenade of the Anfi Del Mar complex arm-in-arm. With its own 80-berth marina and scuba school you and your partner can explore the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and seek out the interesting marine life that lives below.
Known as “lovers beach” Playa de los Amadores is the perfect setting for you and your loved one to kick back, relax and enjoy each others company in the peace and tranquility of this gorgeous blue flag beach. An afternoon spent in the beautiful botanical gardens at the Jardin Canario where 10,000 species of plant life await you creates a hidden sanctuary for any couple to spend some quality time together. Settle down to a candlelit dinner in nearby Puerto de Mogan where you can admire the sleek yachts whilst sharing a dish of local paella.
If you want to own your own slice of romantic Gran Canaria then this 1-bedroom apartment is available for only £4,000 during Week 7 at the award-winning Anfi Beach Club.
Moness Country Club, Scotland
Escape the hustle and bustle of home this Valentines Day and head to the Scottish Highlands with a holiday at the RCI Silver Crown Moness Country Club set amid 35 acres of lush countryside in Perthshire. Enjoying a rural location surrounded by mile after mile of rolling countryside this former shooting lodge built in 1758 is the perfect highland retreat.
This private and secluded resort offers an idyllic retreat to Aberfeldy where you can dine on local cuisine in the elegant Flemmyng and Farragon Restaurants. Treat yourselves to the poolside spa and indulge in beauty therapies that are sure to revitalise the pair of you and ensure you’re ready to explore all that Moness has to offer.
Head off into the Scottish Highlands on a romantic safari and experience the rugged beauty of this region combined with an encounter with the exquisite local wildlife of Red Deer and Barn Owls. Step back through 1500 years of history and wander through the elegant Scone Palace stopping for a spot of lunch in the gorgeous Kitchen Garden. Queens View is one of the most iconic panoramas in Scotland and creates a heart-warming vista to share in as the sun sets over the River Tummel giving it an orange glow, a moment not to miss.
Give the gift of a romantic week in the Scottish Highlands this Valentines Day with this 1 Bedroom apartment for just £1,750 at the Moness Country Club.
Barnsdale Country Club, England
Cosy up together for a week away to England’s smallest county on the banks of Rutland Water Nature Reserve in Middle England at the RCI Gold Crown Barnsdale Country Club. Surrounded by rolling fields and lush greenery this rural retreat is perfect for couples looking to spend some quality time together in this peaceful location.
The Health Spa here presents the perfect location to relax with a wide variety of treatments for couples to indulge in and relish the rejuvenating ambience of this award-winning resort. Past guests have praised the tasty restaurant at the Barnsdale and its Brasserie menu is sure to spoil your taste buds as you settle down to an intimate meal together.
Thatched cottages and over 40 tiny villages gift the surrounding area of Rutland with an air of a simpler time in the English countryside and the peace and quiet here creates the perfect setting for a romantic escape. Stop for afternoon tea in one of the dainty old English tea-rooms, stroll hand-in-hand along the banks of Rutland water spotting the 20,000 local waterfowl or simply enjoy each other company with a date in Barnsdale’s manicured gardens.
Treat the love of your life to a jolly old English retreat this Valentines Day with this 1 Bedroom apartment at the award-winning Barnsdale Country Club for just £1,700!