Now we all know that sometimes Valentine’s Day can quickly turn into a stressful day. Whether someone forgot, reservations weren’t made or a gift wasn’t purchased – the expectation of this holiday can sometimes be overwhelming. So… for all you guys and gals out there, here are some sure-fire ideas that can all be arranged in advance and will leave your Valentine feeling extra special!
Plan a Romantic Monterey Bay Getaway
Love is in the air! The Portola Hotel & Spa’s Romance Package has it all – chocolate, champagne, mimosas and breakfast! You’ll be greeted with a warm, homemade chocolate chip cookie, and as you enter your room, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot will be waiting. Spend the night in a nautically inspired guest room, then wake up and enjoy breakfast for two with bottomless mimosas at Jacks Restaurant and Lounge. Book Now
Celebrate your Love with a glass of Champagne
A Day at the Spa
The Portola’s onsite Spa on the Plaza is featuring some wonderful “Just for Couples” spa specials. Choose from the Sweetheart Special which includes an 80 or 110-minute Signature Symphony Massage along with a candlelight jacuzzi tub soak – or how about the peaceful “Big Sur Getaway” package which features: a candlelight, side by side 50 or 80 minute Riverstone Massage for two, enhanced by scents of rosemary and sage essential oils. View More
Unwind with a Couples Massage
A Romantic Dinner for Two
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with dinner at Jacks Restaurant. This Valentine’s Day Jacks is featuring a special, four-course dinner with a complimentary sparkling wine toast. Let the evening continue with signature cocktails at Jacks Lounge by the fireplace or outside on the heated patio. For something more casual, stroll over to Peter B’s Brewpub for house made craft beer and drinks. For reservations at Jacks visit www.jacksrestaurantlounge.com.