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Romantic Getaways For You and Your Valentine

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In case you missed it, here are the Romantic Getaways we talked about today:

BOSTON - Langham Hotel                    

"Couple's Ultimate Escape Package

What you get:  Luxury accommodations, 60 minute Chuan Harmony couple's massage in the Langham's Couple's Suite, and savings of at least $115.  This special Valentine package is available throughout February 2013, and must be booked at least 2 days prior to arrival.

More to enjoy:  Use of fitness facilities and indoor pool at Chuan Body + Soul.  The Langham looks out upon Post Office Square, which has one of the loveliest parks in Boston.  The Theatre District and the Downtown Waterfront are both just a short walk away.


NEW YORK CITY - NYC Vacation Packages

Valentine's Day New York City Vacation Package Includes:

· Accommodations for 2 nights or longer at a midtown Manhattan hotel

· Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride through Central Park

· Special romantic Valentine's Day Evening Dessert Yacht Cruise in New York Harbor

· Free admission to the Empire State Building Observatory, Museum of the City of New York or NY Water Taxi Statue of Liberty Flex Pass

· Free admission to the American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art or Top of the Rock Observation Deck

· All state and local hotel taxes, and much more

· Rates from: $294.50 per person for 2-night complete package


CONNECTICUT - Tidewater Inn

The Tidewater Inn, 949 Boston Post Road, Madison, offers two Valentine's Day packages through February: "Love Beyond Measure Valentine Escape" and "Sweethearts Valentine Escape."

Split champagne, truffles, chocolate-covered strawberries and a restaurant dinner with the "Love Beyond Measure Valentine Escape" package during a two-night stay at the inn. A bouquet of a dozen long-stem roses and a keepsake gift are included. Cost: $515 for a midweek getaway, $565 for the weekend escape.

The two-night "Sweethearts Valentine Escape" includes champagne, chocolate hearts, one dozen sweetheart roses, chocolate covered strawberries and dinner for two. Cost: $415 during the week, $465 for the weekend. Non alcoholic Sparkling cider can be substituted for champagne. If available, guests may request a room with a fireplace.


CONNECTICUT - Mystic Marriott

Pamper yourself at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, 625 North Road, Groton with their "Red Door Spa Valentine's Day" package, available Friday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 13. In addition to overnight accommodations for two, the package comes with a 50-minute Swedish massage and a make-up refresher at the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa.

A 30 percent off coupon for retail purchases at Red Door Spa, wine, chocolate covered strawberries, a rose petal turn-down service and two passes to the Marriott's chocolate bar is included.

Cost: $499



5 star budget package:

Mayflower Inn located in Washington Connecticut is also offering a Valentine's Day Package on Feb. 14 that includes a romantic retreat to Mayflower Inn & Spa's five-star, five-diamond accommodations. Relax with a bottle of champagne in room upon your arrival and enjoy an incredible fine dining experience with Mayflower Inn & Spa's special Valentine's Day Pre-Fixe Dinner. Rooms start at $750; the pre-fixe 3 course dinner is $85 per person. For details call 860-868-9466 or Mayflower Inn


MAINE - Kennebunkport Inn 

Five Shades of Red Valentine's Day package all month long. In addition to a two-night stay, your package includes:

A "Lazy Man's" lobster dinner for two

Bottle of red wine and chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival

Red Velvet Whoopie Pie and a red rose turndown in the evening

Taxes and gratuities


The Five Shades of Red package is available starting for $530 for a king-bedded room with deluxe continental breakfast daily