Love is in the air and if you’re seeking a special sanctuary to serve up a little romance, or yearn for a menu that delivers the recipe of love, there are some spectacular settings guaranteed to seduce your loved one, instill the look of love and provide romance on a perfectly polished platter…

The Sarojin Resort, Thailand
The Sarojin Resort, Thailand

Seductive Settings To Inspire Romance 


With special Valentine’s menus designed to help you score highly in the romantic stakes, we’ve found the perfect cocktail of magical venue, sumptuous cuisine with perfect pairing to woo your chosen loved one. Discover the global hoteliers and romantic experts creating the perfect recipe of love, so you can complement your dreamy companion in sumptuous style. With dazzling backdrops, exotic scents and carpets of rose petals destined to melt the heart, fireworks are bound to follow. We can help you discover the right landscape for love and guide you in setting the right scene for romance.

Set The Scene And Relish The Romance

Breathtaking locations, accompanied by inspired romantic gestures, matched with sublime epicurean delights paired with pink Champagne or signature cocktails — these are just a few of the ingredients to cook up a little love, excite the senses and fire up the romance. Whether lighting up the lanterns of love, providing a blanket of stellar stars, or adding some authentic spice, there are many ways to add a little heat to your evening — however it all starts with setting the right scene.

One&Only Reethi Rah, Fanditha Sunset Cocktails Beach Cabana
One&Only Reethi Rah, Fanditha Sunset Cocktails Beach Cabana

City Seduction And Decadent Dining

From remote island idylls to mesmerising cityscapes, there are private dining settings that are guaranteed to capture the moment — along with your partner’s heart. Armed with cupid’s arrows, a baton of asparagus and a platter of plump oysters, drizzled with freshly squeezed lemon, the right poetic setting can leave you both feeling perfectly in tune and happily singing from the same hymn sheet. By adding music and exotic scents to lift the senses, cuisine to excite the palate and rich puddings that melt in the middle, your evening is bound to flow as easily as the French Champagne.

1 Hotel South Beach Rooftop Bar and Lounge
1 Hotel South Beach Rooftop Bar and Lounge

The Essence Of Romance

For those looking for love to blossom this spring, or those wishing to create a summer of love, then look no further than Danai Beach Resort, Halkidiki. Flattering the senses by combining a dazzling Greek venue with delicious cuisine, live classical music, candlelight and private dining just a few metres away from the gently breaking waves, this is a location promising fireworks! For those preferring a subtler affair, there is the charming alternative of the wine cellar, built deep into the side of the mountain, furnished with antiques and hosting an enviable collection of fine wines. Blessed with its own unique ambiance and timeless elegance, this is the place to be serenaded by your the sommelier and seduced by exquisite champagnes such as the collectable Heidsieck Monopole 1907 “Goût Américain”. Here, you can indulge your partner with a private wine tasting and cellar tour, sip exclusive wines and marvel at the medieval-accented interior.

Danai Beach Resort, Private Beach Dining
Danai Beach Resort, Private Beach Dining

Set The Scene For Romance In Sublime Santorini 

Another location guaranteed to stir the senses is sensational Santorini. Providing a Greek odyssey blessed with heavenly appeal, Santorini’s famous blue vistas are guaranteed to set the right mood for love. Look to the Gods to chart a path for romance and follow the stars for stellar moments and dreamy predictions. Star-crossed lover’s should escape to a cliff-top bolthole such as the stunning Canaves Oia Epitome — fit for Venus herself. Idyllic Canaves Oia Suites, beside the pristine Aegean Sea, boast sublime sunset views and crisp white interiors. Let cupid’s arrow aim high and savour an elevated experience sent from straight from God’s. Promising hues of blue with dazzling sunsets, the romantic gourmet restaurant ‘Petra’ features just three tables and 100% privacy. Carved into the edge of the cliff and overlooking the spectacular Caldera, couples can relish divine aromas, taste tantalising gourmet cuisine and soak up the almost mystical atmosphere — the perfect setting for romance.

Canaves Oia Sunday Suite, Rooftop Bar
Canaves Oia Sunday Suite, Rooftop Bar

Timeless Affection In Antigua

An established classic, Antigua is a Caribbean gem with 365 sandy white beaches and a blissfully laid-back atmosphere. With a pleasant year-round climate and world-class sailing, the island draws an exclusive crowd and sets a discerning scene for romance. Boasting a beautiful new look, Blue Waters in St. John’s is an established beachfront haven for romance. With its surrounding natural beauty, peaceful setting, sumptuous spa and native hummingbirds, it provides an ideal love nest for couples to relax and unwind together. Stay in one of the private Cove Suites, take a dip in the infinity pool and indulge in the serene tropical setting. For a sensual evening under the stars, dine at the breathtaking cliff-top setting of The Cove Restaurant and be seduced by flaming torches and soft candlelight. Combining both French and Caribbean cuisine, couples are bound to adore the fusion flair and ‘Connoisseurs Choice’. Alternatively, for those keen to feel the sand between their toes, the ultimate dreamy dining experience can be found down at the beach gazebo. A magnet for lovers, this special spot is a favourite for setting the scene for romance.

Blue Waters, The Cove Restaurant
Blue Waters,The Cove Restaurant

Directing Romance In Mexico

Renowned for romance, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort is a seductive sanctuary located in a paradise setting. Boasting its very own Director of Romance, this Mexican wonder, located at the tip of the beautiful Baja Peninsula, delivers five-star hospitality and decadent degustation dining — along with an ocean of attractions and a menu of romantic experiences. With an enviable variety of activities matching the heavenly locations for privacy, there is plenty to spoil and savour here. From relaxing in a beach cabana and feeling the breeze by day, to indulging in exquisite alfresco dining by night, the dedicated ‘Department of Romance’ is bound to hit the right note. Designed to craft a melody of memorable moments, the soft sand, sublime sunsets and sensational special touches will expertly serenade you in Mariachi style.

Las Ventanas, Beach Dinner
Las Ventanas, Beach Dinner

Desert Dreams In Dubai

If you fancy experiencing the delights of the desert, then Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai is bound to hit the spot with some enchanting Arabian allure. A secluded desert oasis, located within a vast Desert Conservation Reserve, guests stay within a stylish Bedouin-inspired suite boasting front-row views of the dramatic dune landscape and indigenous Arabian wildlife. Providing peace and serenity, this exotic luxury oasis offers a glimpse into the region’s nomadic heritage, whilst promising a plethora of contemporary treats. A must-do desert experience is the resort’s romantic Dune Dining. Imagine Persian rugs, crisp white linens, crystal glass, polished silver and flaming torches under a brilliant starlit sky — this memorable dining experience is something special to savour and certainly sets the scene for romance.

Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa_ Dubai, Romantic Dune Dining
Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, Dubai, Romantic Dune Dining

Lanterns Of Love And A Menu Of Amore

Capturing the perfect setting is COMO Cocoa Island in the mesmerising Maldives. Celebrating an idyllic position in the South Malé Atoll, close to one of the world’ best dive sites, its heavenly water villas are inspired by traditional dhonis and offer lofty love nests surrounded by a glistening turquoise lagoon. This intimate island resort provides a treat for the senses with heavenly treatments at its sublime COMO Shambhala Retreat spa, along with divine settings for private dining by night. Sensational sunsets, twinkling lanterns and fusion cuisine is bound to dazzle the senses and inspire a little romance. With flavoursome menus, seductive settings and perfect wine pairings, COMO Cocoa Island is the perfect complement.

COMO Cocoa Island, Private Beach Dining
COMO Cocoa Island, Private Beach Dining

Savour A Recipe For Love

With remarkable resorts designed to capture the heart and mouth-watering menus providing the food of love, there are certain destinations simply destined to foster the culture of love. Seductive settings paired with decadent dishes enable you to savour the moment in a truly heart-warming way. Whether you wish to board the love train or embark on a cruise to sail the sea of love, there is an attractive venue to make those romantic sparks fly and the perfect setting for romance.

Fine Dining: Oysters
Fine Dining: Oysters

Set The Scene And Revel In The Romance

If you’re planning to celebrate in style and wish to whisper sweet-nothings to your loved one from within a dreamy beach cabana, then our expert team of Travel Consultants can suggest a few places to fine-tune your romance and discover the right landscape for love. So inspire a new chapter for your love story — filled with forget-me-nots! It’s simple to set the scene for romance with some expert help.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Romantic Private Beach Dining
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Romantic Private Beach Dining

Feeling Inspired?

To plan a luxury romantic break and to receive guidance with setting the scene for romance, please call our expert Travel Consultants on 01244 897 221 or visit elegantresorts.co.uk