Downtown view from Harbor Island -Courtesy Joanne DiBona,  SanDiego.orgWith spectacular scenery, sun-drenched beaches, world-class restaurants and luxury resorts, San Diego calls to all lovebirds looking for a romantic getaway. This February, special Valentine’s Day offerings from San Diego hotels and resorts make it the perfect time to treat a special friend or loved one to a relaxing retreat or fun-filled adventure in Southern California’s love-drenched destination.

ROMANCE AND RELAXATION
From trendy downtown neighborhoods to stunning coastline settings, San Diego provides many romantic backdrops for fabulous packages designed to tempt lovers with a blissful Valentine’s retreat.

Hotel La Jolla  Sweethearts seeking a seaside retreat can head to the newly renovated , in picturesque La Jolla Shores. Coronado Peohes Restaurant -Courtesy SanDiego.orgThe Ménage a Trois package offers deluxe accommodations, valet parking, rose petal turndown service, chocolate-covered strawberries, a bottle of wine and champagne, in-room movie, $10 mini-bar credit, a sultry Temptation Intimacy Kit and $20 credit for breakfast at the hotel’s Cusp Restaurant. The package is valid Feb. 1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $219 per night, plus tax.

TOWER23  Hotel Couples can fan the flames of love at the beachfront  in Pacific Beach. The Between the Sheets package offers luxury accommodations, two glasses of rose champagne, breakfast in bed and a Kama Sutra intimacy kit. The package is valid Feb. 1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $295 per night, plus tax.

Glorietta Bay Inn  Lovebirds seeking an intimate escape should head over to the historic  overlooking picturesque Glorietta Bay on Coronado Island. The Romance package offers two nights of accommodations in a historic mansion bedroom, chilled champagne upon arrival, daily continental breakfast, a $50 credit for dinner at Peohe’s or Chez Loma restaurants in Coronado and a Coronado historical walking tour. The package is valid Feb.1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $490, plus tax.

Downtown Gaslamp Buildings -Courtesy Joanne DiBona, SanDiego.orgADVENTURE AND ALLURE
Filled with fun and unique activities to enjoy with your beloved, San Diego’s exciting Valentine packages are sure to inspire unforgettable moments.

The US Grant Hotel  Sweethearts seeking an urban escape can retreat in San Diego’s historic downtown. The Romancing the Epicurean package offers deluxe accommodations, two welcome cocktails, an edible “Artist’s Palate” of desserts and champagne delivered in-room, a $100 dinner credit to the Grant Grill and two tickets to the Chocolate exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. The package is valid Feb. 1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $375 per night, plus tax. use promotional code LPE.

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa  Allow the charm of Coronado Island to embue your spirit, surrounded by lush landscaping and lagoons and breathtaking views of San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline. The Coronado Island Romance package offers deluxe accommodations in a bay view room, champagne upon arrival, in-room breakfast, tennis and health club access and complimentary bike rentals for two. The package is valid Feb.1-28, 2013 with rates staring at $364 per night, plus tax. 

Hang Gliders over Torrey Pines -Courtesy SanDiego.orgHotel Parisi  Thrill-seeking couples should venture to the , nestled in the heart of the village of La Jolla. The Adventure package offers two nights of accommodations in a junior suite with a village view, daily European-style buffet breakfast, complimentary wireless internet and a 30-minute tandem parasailing flight over the Pacific Ocean with a certified instructor at the Torrey Pines Gliderport. The package is valid Feb. 1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $758, plus tax.

Waters-Spa-treatment-1024x674LAVISH AND LUSTFUL
Upscale Valentine packages come loaded with luxurious amenities and extras while offering romance and relaxation to lust over.
Paradise Point Resort & Spa  Lovebirds can retreat to this lavish resort set on a 44-acre private island in Mission Bay. The Love & Learn package offers waterfront bungalow-style accommodations, rose and chocolate turndown service, an 80-minute in-room Balinese couples massage, 25-minute couples massage instruction and an intimate couples cooking class. The package is valid Fridays-Sundays during Feb. 1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $947 per night, plus tax.

_MG_3084-315Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa  Couples can relax in the lap of luxury at the Hilton Carlsbad in San Diego’s North County. The Valentine’s Dream package offers deluxe accommodations in an ocean view suite, early check-in and late check-out, a dozen long-stemmed roses, bottle of Dom Pérignon Champagne, rose petal turndown service, two luxurious bathrobes and champagne breakfast in bed. Guests can also enjoy roundtrip transportation from the airport, two spa treatments per person followed by lunch in the spa’s couples suite, a yoga lesson on the beach and a wine-pairing dinner with private sommelier at the resort’s Chandler’s Restaurant. The package is valid Feb.1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $2,000, plus tax.

1906 Lodge  Sweethearts seeking the ultimate luxury getaway should head to the intimate Lodge at Coronado Beach in the heart of Coronado Island. The Coronado Fantasy Island Romance package offers two nights of accommodations in a spacious suite with a gas fireplace and oversized candle-lit spa tub, two dozen roses, champagne and chocolates, two luxurious spa robes, two crystal 1906 Lodge champagne glasses and in-room breakfast. Guests can also enjoy personal limousine transportation to and from the airport, a private candlelight dinner at the 1906 Lodge catered by Chez Loma French Bistro, a picnic lunch at Coronado Beach, a professional photo shoot with three-photo picture CD, sunset gondola ride with a musician on Coronado Bay and dinner in a private room at Coronado’s Primavera Italian Ristorante. The package is valid Feb.1-28, 2013 with rates starting at $4,500, plus tax.

Happiness is calling in San Diego. For more information on San Diego’s offerings, including exciting vacation packages and valuable coupons for attractions, restaurants and more, visit the San Diego Tourism Authority’s website at www.sandiego.org or call 619-236-1212.
Book hotels online:
Hotel LaJolla – www.hotellajolla.com or call 800-941-1149
Tower23 Hotel – www.t23hotel.com or call 858-270-2323
Glorietta Bay Inn – www.gloriettabayinn.com or call 800-283-9383.
US Grant Hotel –  www.usgrant.net or call 866-716-8136
Coronado Island Mariott Resort & Spa – www.coronadoresortmarriott.com or call 800-228-9290.
Hotel Parisi – www.hotelparisi.com or call 858-454-1511.
Paradise Point Resort & Spa – www.paradisepoint.com or call 800-344-2626
Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa www.hiltoncarlsbadoceanfront.com or call 760-602-0800
1906 Lodge – www.1906lodge.com or call 866-435-1906.