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Escape to the World’s Most Romantic Destinations this Valentine’s Day

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Escape to the World’s Most Romantic Destinations this Valentine’s Day

There is no better time to plan a romantic escape with your loved one than the month of love. This Valentine’s Day GCC travellers are invited to celebrate love in some of the world’s most luxurious destinations and enjoy a plethora of experiences, from spa treatments to intimate dinners. With stunning backdrops and glistening waters, fairy-tale destinations await.



Enclosed by miles of azure oceanic scenery, One&Only Reethi Rah is set on one of the largest private islands in the Maldives. From pampering spa treatments to kayaking adventures across glittering seas, this ultra-luxury all-villa exclusive resort promises exhilarating adventures across sand, surf and sky.

This Valentine’s Day, enter a state of deep relaxation with intimate wellness experiences at One&Only Reethi Rah. With an all-encompassing approach to wellness, guests can enjoy the ‘Rekindling Treatment’, offering an exclusive Balinese couples massage followed by a restful and rejuvenating bath lasting 150 minutes.

The ‘Rekindling Treatment’ is available from 1st – 28th February 2023 at AED2,500 per couple.

Couples can also enjoy ‘The Enchanted Garden Dinner’ where a romantic dinner for two is served in the magical atmosphere of One&Only Reethi Rah’s Botanica restaurant, with an exclusive set menu, an acoustic solo artist, a photo opportunity, and a couple’s gift for the memory to last.

The spectacular ‘Enchanted Garden Dinner’ is priced at AED1,745 per person.

To elevate their dining experience, couples can also treat themselves to the ‘Treetop Tenderness’ experience and feast above the trees and into One&Only Reethi Rah’s private timber Treehouse. Guests get to immerse in the perfect setting to escape with a loved one for a delicious six-course menu, freshly prepared by culinary experts for AED1,745 per person.

For more information or reservations, please visit: https://www.oneandonlyresorts.com/reethi-rah


Located in the North-East of the island and overlooking the picturesque beauty of Mnemba Island, Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa offers an authentic take on hospitality and signature Deluxe All-inclusive offerings. This new, all-suite property is cocooned within a 10-hectare land that slopes down towards the coast with direct access to the sea and is surrounded by an oval reef where couples can immerse themselves in tropical, natural and timeless elegance whilst looking out onto the scenic Muyuni Beach, a pristine white beach facing Mnemba Island.

Considered a true sanctuary for well-being, The Emerald Spa offers world-class treatments from Thai and Balinese cultures. The modern and elegant architecture cascades into the surroundings, creating a sublime ambience that couples can use to evade everyday fatigue and drift into a haven of pure relaxation.

Couples looking for an elegant, cosy, and relaxed ambience to savour some quality time with their loved ones can reside in exclusive suites with unique and enchanting views either of the resort’s lush tropical gardens or the glistening turquoise ocean. Designed to offer a true escape from reality, 18 of the suites include their own private jacuzzi, designed for amorous memories with loved ones.

For more information or reservations, please visit: https://www.emerald-zanzibar.com/



An ultimate-luxury escape, One&Only Desaru Coast is positioned on the south-eastern shoreline of Malaysia between lush rainforests and the South China Sea and extends expansively across unspoilt wild flora and a pristine stretch of private white sanded beach.

This season of love, couples can unearth their own secluded sanctuary, perfectly framed by greenery, complete with a private sparkling pool and fire their souls with curated adventures through Malaysia’s raw unspoilt nature and warm tropical waters where the resort offers exceptional levels of seclusion and generous space for guests to unwind.

Couples can also rejoice in a ‘Romantic Couples Getaway’ offer at One&Only Desaru Coast where they can enjoy a 4-course romantic dining menu with a glass of bubbly at Ambara restaurant along with in-room romantic decorations including balloons and flower petals. Guests can unwind and get pampered with the ultimate bespoke Chenot Spa couple relaxation treatment at One&Only Desaru Coast including a 90-minute Chenot Couple Relaxing or Connective Tissue Massage. The offer is available from 10th to 17th February 2023 at AED350 per person.

For more information or reservations, please visit: https://www.oneandonlyresorts.com/desaru-coast



Reside in complete seclusion at The Palm Island’s most exclusive resort, One&OnlyThe Palm. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s soaring skyline from the private beach on the footstep of the resort. Couples can step aboard a romantic One&Only boat and immerse themselves in the cosmopolitan city, just minutes away from the resort.

Accessed through a breathtaking courtyard, hidden by verdant foliage, stone archways and a serene water-edged walkway, Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm is an unrivalled secluded retreat. The spa’s highly skilled therapists are trained to deliver the best treatments to feel restored, revived, and radiant.

For a romantic wellness getaway together, couples can enjoy a ‘Romantic Escape Journey’ at One&Only The Palm. Couples can relax by the Adults Pool and then start a relaxation journey at the adjacent Guerlain Spa in the comfort of the Oriental Suite, designed to be enjoyed with someone special. An enticing 90-minute Guerlain Relaxing Couple Massage awaits, where each movement soothes the body, inviting guests to completely let go and enjoy this magical moment together to the fullest. The couples massage includes a complimentary 15 minutes and can be enjoyed at AED 2,170 per couple.

For more information or reservations, please visit: https://www.oneandonlyresorts.com/the-palm