With Valentine’s Day conveniently landing on a Saturday, weekend spa destination specials and discounted overnight stays abound. Whether you’re planning a getaway, finding the perfect present, or hinting at what you’d really like this year, here’s a selection of the top choices to get you started.
The Golden Haven Hot Springs Spa in Calistoga, famous for its couple’s spa treatments, is offering special discounted rates on both February 13th and 14th. Options at the Golden Haven include private treatment rooms for spa services and discounted mud baths and massages.
Halycon Premier Spas
has spas located in more than 40 locations throughout North America. Valentine’s Day specials vary at the individual locations and gift certificates are available online. Halycon’s premier spas are located in prestigious locations, including Saks Fifth Avenue stores.
The Halycon chain
New York City
The Le Cachet Day Spas with multiple locations in Manhattan are offering a variety of special services and packages to choose from. Specials for 2009 include a chocolate full body wrap, couples special services in candle-lit rooms, and couple’s pedicures in Jacuzzi massage chairs.
The Nami Spa on Beacon Street in Boston realizes that some of us work odd shifts, including weekends. Thus, their Valentine’s Day special, a sugar scrub for two followed by an aromatherapy massage for two, is available from February 3 through Feb 14th.
Red Bank, New Jersey
The Orange Skye Day and Wellness Spa in Red Bank is offering some of the most intriguing Valentine’s Day Specials. With the goal of offering honor and respect for one another, Orange Skye is offering guests a unique romantic experience in a private Chanoyu Ritual. Chanoyu is a Japanese artistic ritual that is centered around preparing tea, drinking tea, contemplation and spiritual exploration. Traditional holistic spa experiences are also available at discounted prices that can be schedule before or after the Chanoyu Ritual.
Your Favorite Spa
Check with your local day spa or favorite spa destination resort to see what Valentine’s Day Specials they’re offering this year. With the competition keener than ever, spas are offering packages and gift baskets to fit any price range. Besides the popular chocolate body wraps, many of the destination spas are offering special packages with discounted room rates, romantic dinners, gifts of flowers and chocolates on arrival and a wide selection of couple’s therapies.
If you’re purchasing a Valentine’s Day Gift Certificate find out the dates the special services are available and if substitutions for other services can be made. Also, check the cancellation policy for hotel stays.
Spa Products as Gifts for Everyone you Love
Many spas are also arranging special Valentine’s Day Gift Baskets with a selection of their top products. Valentine’s Day specials include discounted prices on top line products. Special spa gifts for men include a wide selection of spa services and products to pamper and groom the special man in your life. Don’t forget to surprise your Dad and Mom this year. And for that special pet in your life, the Belladonna Day Spa in New Orleans has an amazing array of holistic grooming goodies.
Also, be sure to check with your local canine spa for Valentine Day specials for Toto while you’re planning the big day!