Love is in the tropical air, and a fantastic place to experience it is in Barbados. Sweet nothings run aplenty on this Caribbean island and Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. is excited to announce romantic events and attractions for Valentine’s Day and beyond.
Couples interested in taking a romantic trip need look no further than Barbados for innovative experiences. Visitors can find that spark to reignite their relationship through Spring into Romance workshops at Hilton Barbados, Valentine’s Day dining experiences, romantic catamaran cruise adventures and more, Barbados has something for every couple looking to celebrate the holiday – including those looking to take things to the next level. For example, this beach-hopping itinerary highlights the most scenic spots for couples – perhaps the perfect place for a proposal overlooking the Caribbean Sea!
ROMANTIC ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
LOVER’S WELLNESS RETREAT AT NANIKI BARBADOS
Naniki | February 14, 2019
Celebrate love through nature at Naniki Barbados. This property is perched high in the hills of St. Joseph Parish, and is popularly known for its breathtaking views, peaceful surroundings and island cuisine. Naniki offers couples a Valentine’s Day package which includes sunrise yoga, nature hikes, couple’s massages, and healthy meals all hosted by Mantra Wellness. Package starts at $500 BBD per couple.
SPRING INTO ROMANCE WORKSHOPS
Hilton Barbados | May 16-23, 2019
Year after year most couples do the same activities and fall into a boring routine day after day with their love lives. This year, The Mistress of Play hosts the inaugural Spring Into Romance Couples Retreat in Barbados! Here, couples will learn to create and infuse more fun, laughter, romance, ingenuity, and playtime into their love lives. Registered therapists, adult novelists and romantic writers such as the famed Alyssa Cole provide professional and entertaining advice on reviving romance. The package includes workshops, accommodations, breakfast, transportation and opening and closing night receptions for two. Rate is $5,116 CAD per couple.
ST. NICHOLAS ABBEY HERITAGE RAILWAY
St. Nicholas Abbey | Bookings through 2019
Completed in early 2019, The St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway, is the newest family attraction at St. Nicholas Abbey Great House Plantation and Distillery. Known as a prime location for weddings and proposals, journey through the romantic plantation’s grounds on a beautiful steam locomotive. The 1-hour narrated tour takes visitors past the historic St Nicholas Abbey Great House, around the lake, home to wild water fowl and migratory birds, and through the mature mahogany woodlands. The tour culminates at Cherry Tree Hill, an elevated point offering breathtaking highland views of the island’s rugged east coast, perfect for a couple’s selfie! Tickets are $60 BBD per adult.
LUXURY SUNSET CATAMARAN EXPERIENCE
Tide Dancer | Bookings through 2019
For those looking for a luxury romantic experience, Tide Dancer offers privacy in paradise. Choose between morning or evening semi-private/ shared cruises or a private cruise experience catering for up to 16 people. On board their brand new catamaran, visitors can enjoy the stunning views of the island’s coastline, swim, snorkel with the turtles, indulge in amazing local cuisine while savouring delightful rum cocktails. Rates start at $150 USD per person.
VALENTINE’S DAY DINING EXPERIENCES
VALENTINE’S DAY AT CIN CIN BY THE SEA
Cin Cin By The Sea | February 14, 2019
Dinner by the sea with a Special Valentine's Menu makes the perfect night out! Romance abounds at Cin Cin By The Sea, with delicious items to share with your partner from oxtail porcini risotto to seared fresh lochfyne scallops. Treat your loved one to the sounds of the waves rolling in, comforted by luxury food and drinks in beautiful Barbados. This package is $160 BBD per person.
VALENTINE’S DINNER AT DAPHNE’S
Elegant Hotels Collections | February 14, 2019
Offering a unique collection of luxury hotels and resorts, Elegant Hotels is beautifully situated along stunning beaches of sun-soaked Barbados. Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic dinner at Zagat-rated Daphne's, part of the Elegant Hotels Collection. With featured fine Italian dining and spectacular ocean views, the Valentine's Day experience features:
· Sumptuous three course dinner
· Complimentary glass of Prosecco
· Roses on arrival
· Live entertainment
This package is $190 BBD per person.
ROMANTIC HOTEL PACKAGES
ELEGANT HOTELS’ ULTIMATE ROMANCE PACKAGE
Elegant Hotels Collections| Now through 2019
All nine resorts offer top spots for proposals and romance.
Cupid and Elegant Hotels Group partnered to create the ultimate love package in Barbados! Visitors can stay at any of their nine boutique properties and book the Ultimate Romance Package. Whether enjoying a cocktail among the lush gardens at Colony Club or taking a romantic walk on the white sands at Tamarind, visitors can explore all things romance and enjoy quality time in a luxury setting. The Ultimate Romance Package includes:
· 1 Romantic Dinner on the beach for two
· Bottle of Champagne and strawberries in room on arrival
· 1 Spa treatment: Full Body Couples Massage
· Free Upgrade to next available room type
Five-night minimum stay required. Package is based on availability at time of booking.