Fun and Funky Romance Travel Packages for West Coast U.S.
(Portland, Oregon) - The season of romance is cause for celebration in some particularly lovely and tasty ways on the west coast of the United States, in California and in Washington.
San Diego’s romantic Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant, in the heart of Old Town Historic State Park, is offering a special Valentines weekend package: stay two nights, between Feb. 10 and Feb. 15, and receive a $50 certificate to the restaurant and saloon. A special three-course Prix Fixe menu will be available all week for $29.95.
And to sweeten the deal even further, the Cosmo pastry chef is creating a special selection of her most enticing desserts. For reservations call: 619.297.1874 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Room rates range from $160 to $290.
After a $6.5 million dollar rehabilitation and restoration the Cosmopolitan - the oldest surviving building in San Diego - has been returned to its historic appearance as the 1869 Cosmopolitan Hotel, fulfilling a 50-year goal of historians and many San Diegans to restore the 19th-century landmark and recapture some of San Diego’s most important architectural legacy.
Overnight guests at this charming B&B stay in 10 spectacular rooms on the second floor, each room unique in its appointments with antique furniture matching that of the original hotel opened in 1869. And, yes, there is WiFi.
The Cosmopolitan Hotel houses a popular full-service restaurant and saloon, brimming with luxurious vintage ambience. But the cuisine is 21st-century, featuring American grill, seafood and favorite Mexican favorite dishes, served al fresco on the beautiful orchard patio, indoor in the sala, in the privacy of a guest room or out on the veranda.
At the saloon bar —the oldest in San Diego, dating back to 1870 - the bartender gladly mixes one of his favorite old drinks served there in the 1870s as well as a full selection of beers, wines and modern cocktails.
Within walking distance guests will find historic buildings and quaint shops. Close by: SeaWorld, beautiful beaches, Mission Valley (shopping), Downtown San Diego (everything!), the harbor and embarcadero, Little Italy (restaurants), Balboa Park (museums) and more.
Clift Hotel in San Francisco isn’t getting as romantic as it is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit in already romantic surroundings.
Mention the Year of the Rabbit at the hotel and receive a complimentary dessert at Velvet Room, half off a second cocktail at Redwood Room or an upgrade to the best available room at check in. Valid through March 31.
The swanky, mod hotel is already offering an interesting “Lust” hotel package for those romancers.
For hotel reservations, call 800.606.6090. Clift 495 Geary Street San Francisco CA 94102. www.clifthotel.com
Washington state’s Tulalip Resort Casino, a AAA Four Diamond resort destination located forty minutes north of Seattle, offers an urban retreat this Valentine’s weekend with lively events and delectable dining for couples and singles.
Tulalip kicks off Valentine’s weekend with the third annual Singletine’s Party, where singles can meet and mingle while enjoying appetizers and cocktails. “The Love Doctor” hypnotist Ron Stubbs will entertain the crowd and The Beatniks will provide music for an evening of dancing and celebrating. On Valentine’s Day, couples can celebrate Valentine’s at the Oasis, a romantic, four course plated champagne dinner for two set at the scenic, tropical indoor Oasis pool.
“Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate with people we care about,” said Kenneth Kettler, president and COO of Tulalip Resort. “Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other or looking to have some fun with a group of friends, our Valentine’s weekend has an option for you.”
The Singletine’s Party will be held on Friday, Feb.12 at 8:30 p.m. in the Orca Ballroom. Guests can purchase tickets in advance for $15 per person by calling (360) 716-6888 or at the door for $20. Valentine’s at the Oasis will be held on Monday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Oasis Pool. Tickets are available for $150 per couple. Guests celebrating Valentine’s at the Oasis can also spend the night in one of Tulalip’s luxurious Deluxe King guestrooms for a special price of $120.
For more information about Tulalip Resort Casino, visit www.TulalipResort.com or call (360) 716-6888 for reservations.