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Best Valentine's Day Getaways
Whether you wholeheartedly embrace the spirit of this lovey-dovey day or write it off as purely commercial, there’s no denying one thing; Valentine’s Day is in February, a month that tends to be frigid, frosty and well-suited for a vacation. Compared to over-the-top hotel packages, affordable options are indeed available, so prepare to express your love for a good bargain.
Hana, Haiku or Napili), you’ll surely enjoy a relaxed and romantic weekend.
Sanibel Island, another affordable yet rendezvous-worthy spot, exhibits plenty of charm every day of the week; you don’t even need to sprinkle rose petals around the room to feel that you’re doing Valentine’s Day justice. Spend your time beachcombing, biking, swimming, surfing and generally ignoring the fact that it’s winter – all while spending a reasonable amount of money and being as traditionally or inventively romantic as you want.
Caribbean’s hottest spots. A peaceful villa in Montego Bay or Ocho Rios and a few days to do what you like makes flowers and chocolates look downright lame, and if planned correctly this trip won’t have to stress out your bank account. What’s the secret to a happy V-Day? There’s a good chance it involves living it up on a beach without a care in the world.
Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz and many other beachside gems offer views and activities perfect for sharing with the person you adore (who can resist wine tours, scenic drives and a hot tub beneath the stars?), you’ll end up associating this holiday with lovely and - delightfully uncheesy - memories forever.