Valentine’s Day is time to celebrate the love you have for your special someone, your BFF, your best work buddy or yourself.
We have something for everyone this year, in our gift guide from a gift of love, dinner, a romantic overnight getaway to a total weekend escape.
GIFTS FOR YOUR BFF
- Blush Frank Green Next Generation Reusable Cup – $39.95
- Kikki K Thrive Journal. Created in collaboration with Arianna Huffington, co-founder and former editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. Be inspired and create wellness and happiness – $34.95
- Hunter Lab Nourishing Kit Lip Blalm and Healing Hand Cream – $49
- SOH Melbourne Belvedere Tobacco & Rose candle – $70
- Damesfly Arielle Medium 35 hour candle – $34.95
GIFTS OF LOVE
- Piyama Suzie Sleep Set – $79
- White House Flowers bouquet from $120, plus $20 for the vase
- Auric Alchemy gift box of dreams – $65 1 x 50ml mist, 1 x 15ml travel mist and 1 x bath soak
- Pack a romantic hamper in your Pilli Cooler Bag – $39.95 – have our team help you fill your hamper
- Waterford Crystak Lismore Pink Flute Pair – $299
- Bollinger Rose NV – $150
- In the Round House dining plates for a romantic dinner at home – $29 each
- The Cool Hunter Kiss Cocktail Napkins set of 4 – $120
- Jo Malone Red Roses Bath Oil – $90
- Polo Ralph Lauren Jogger lounge pant – $129
- Ortc Clothing Co Coogee shorts – $79.95
- Ortc Clothing Co Flamingo sock – $13.95
- The Hunter Labe Ultimate Skin Health Armoury – $249
- Hugo Boss The Scent for Him – $140
- Jac+Jack Li Silk Dress – $350
- Jac+Jack Bounty Cashmere Sock – $79
- Opsis Designs Jack Velvet Raspberry Tray – $175
- Neue Blvd Heart Keyring – $10
SWEET TREATS OF LOVE
- Haighs Milk Caramel Chocs Gift Box – $18.90
- Burch and Purchese Chocolate Indulgence – $135
- Flour & Stone Raspberry and Rose Rocky Road – $9.50
- New Farm Confectionary Bespoke Sweet Hamper – $75 – $175
- Fluffe Like Like Valentine Bundle – $8
LUXE GIFTS OF LOVE
- Louis Vuitton Toiletry Bag – $1,010
- Valentino Rockstud Leather Clutch – $2,620
- Hermes Apple Watch – $2,229
- Louis Vuitton Keep It Double Monogram Canvas Bracelet – $490
- Gucci Silk Love Scarf – $615
- Elle + Riley Sloane Cashmere Wrap – NZ$398
- Tom Ford Lost Cherry Eau De Parfum 50ml – $480
- Bollinger R.D. 2004 – $440
- Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 Wireless In-Ear Earphones – $600
Langham Sydney Spa Couples Retreat – enjoy a romantic day with your loved one at at Day Spa by Chuan. Package includes: 60 minute couple’s full body relaxation massage, a rejuvenation 30 minute scalp pressure point massage, plus signature Langham robes and slippers to wear in the retreat, access to pool, steam room, jacuzzi and health club for the day, a glass of Champagne per person and macarons to enjoy by the pool. $395 per couple
Stay long with a sleep over at the Langham Sydney in a Deluxe City King Room.
DINING WITH YOUR LOVE
Bennelong, Sydney – Romance your loved one this Valentine’s Day under the dreamy sails of the Sydney Opera House. Indulge in a four course lunch – $200 per person or five course dinner – $225 per person crafted by Executive Chef Peter Gilmore and Head Chef Rob Cockerill.
Firedoor, Surry Hills Sydney – Heat things up this Valentine’s Day at Firedoor. Romance your loved one with a five course menu and complimentary glass of Charles Heidsieck on arrival. $150 per person.
Bea Restaurant, Barangaroo House Sydney – Dinner at Bea Restaurant is about a delicious share style menu, created especially for the day by Chef Tom Haynes, with Bea’s summer product at the heart. With waterfront views, enjoy a glass of R de Ruinart Champagne on arrival, followed by a menu of dishes inspired by what the Bea chefs love to share with their loved ones. $110 per person
Chiswick, Woollahra – Treat your special someone to a romantic lunch or dinner at Chiswick this Valentine’s Day and enjoy a 3 course share style menu curated by Head Chef Francois Poulard inclusive of canapes and a glass of sparkling on arrival – $110 per person.
Rosetta, Sydney – Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day at Rosetta Trattoria with a share style menu of Italian dishes designed by Head Chef Richard Purdue – $110 per person.
6Head, Campbells Cove Sydney – celebrate Valentine’s Day in one of Sydney newest restaurants with your love overlooking Sydney Harbour and the Opera House. Enjoy a carefully crafted menu of both exception steak, fresh seafood and a complimentary glass of champagne on arrival – $155 per person
Kid Kyoto, Melbourne – This Valentine’s Day treat your loved ones to a rock star evening at Kid Kyoto. Enjoy an incredible menu created by head chef Rhys and glass of sparkling on arrival – $75 per person.
Cecconi’s, Melbourne – Enjoy the sophistication of modern Italian dining at Cecconi’s with your love on Valentine’s Day. Melbourne’s most award winning restaurant Valentine’s package includes a 3 course A la Carte menu, sides, tea, coffee & biscotti. $150 per person with sittings at 5.30 pm & 8.30 pm
Lake House, Daylesford – Get out of the city and treat your loved one to a romantic and memorable dining experience. It’s a beautiful time of year at the house on the lake – think pre dinner drinks on the Lagoon Deck as the sun sets over the far shore, fresh-cut flowers, delicious food and wine – $195 per person
Donna Chang, Brisbane – Spoil you and your special someone this Valentine’s Day with an indulgent romantic 3 course banquet curated by head chef Jason Margaritis – $88 per person
Arc Dining, Brisbane – Treat your special someone to a decadent dining experience on the Brisbane riverside with a glass of Champagne on arrivla and a special Chef’s menu. Enjoy ARC Dining’s Valentine’s Day Lunch for $120 per guest or indulge in a romantic evening with ARC Dining’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for $160 per guest.
Salon de Co, Ovolo Inchcolm Brisbane – Why not awaken all 5 senses this Valentine’s Day with The Ovolo Inchcolm Adult Happy Meal… Begin the night with a 5-course tasting menu designed by renowned chef Andy Ashby, continued with paired beverages and end the night with a special gift from the nice at heart. – From $149 including couples gift.
EXPERIENCES WITH YOUR LOVE
Broken Bay Pearl Shellar Door with Sydney Seaplanes
Sydney’s Hidden Gem Broken Bay Pearl Farm is just a 20 minute flight away! Take in the beauty of the Hawkesbury River from above – home to the Shellar Door at Mooney Mooney, and the crystal blue Brisbane Water in the Central Coast. Immerse yourself in the story of the Australian Pearl on a day trip adventure from Sydney.
Witness pearls being harvested and learn from our experts how pearls are graded and valued. Discover the secrets of how precious gems are cultivated within our local pearl oyster species.
The Shellar Door package includes return seaplane flights, Shellar Door experience, on-water pearl farm tour, picnic hamper, oysters and your choice of wine or sparkling. Duration: 4 hours – $620 per person
Wine Harvest Feast
During the Autumn Equinox its grape picking time in the Southern Highlands so we celebrate the wine harvest with lunch at the award winning Far Ago Hill Vineyard in Canyonleigh. With no cellar door for public access, this is a unique opportunity to experience this stunning private vineyard as the autumn colours start to flood the highlands.
Feast on a gastronomic exploration of locally grown produce as we enjoy the warm afternoon sunshine, relaxing music, great conversation and breath-taking views this property affords. Take the opportunity to meet the Far Ago Hill winemaker Katrina Hill at her stunning Highlands vineyard and learn about her Pinot Gris, Syrosa and Shiraz characterised by the mineral rich soil of the region.
Guests will be able to pre-order the 2020 vintage at a special event price.
Date: Saturday 21 March 2020 12.30 – 4 pm.
Wildfest Canoes, Champagne and Canapes, Southern Highlands
Nowhere else in Australia are can you paddle through a sunken forest, observe the native wildlife that inhabit these gums, sip champagne, on a fresh water lake, in our custom-built canoes.
Add in delicious local canapés, sampling cool climate wines as well as our expert qualified guides, and you have the most compelling way to experience this magical waterway, imaginable.
Date: Saturday 4th or Sunday 5th April, 2020 – $195 per person – why not speak to our Lifestyle Team about making it a Southern Highlands weekend getaway.
ROMANTIC OVERNIGHT GETAWAY
The Provincial Hotel, Ballarat
Regional Romance – escape to regional Victoria for Valentine’s day and the most romantic of getaways in their award-winning, 5-star boutique turn of the century hotel. Package includes:
A glass of Champagne on arrival, one night’s accommodation in a beautiful Lola Deluxe suite with spa bath, complimentary al.K.me bath salts, 4-course dinner for two at Lola, French breakfast in bed for two, Grampians goods co gift, late check out 11 am. $499
The Calile Hotel, Brisbane – Your dreamy experience at your urban resort on James Street includes overnight accommodation in your suite of choice, a bottle of Ruinart Brut Rose Champagne, $100 toward your Lobby Bar Dining Experience or mini bar, turn down service, valet parking and late check out – $769
QT Sydney – Why settle for mere long-stemmed roses when you can indulge in a luxury Valentine’s sleepover with your love! With complimentary bottle of G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Rose on arrival, a once in a lifetime love poetry reading by the QT cupid, a gorgeous room to share and breakfast for two in Gowings Bar & Grill – from $490
WEEKEND ESCAPE WITH YOUR LOVE
Spicers Guesthouse, Hunter Valley
Rich in History and nestled in Australia’s oldest wine region, Spicers Guesthouse is the perfect place for romance. Valentine’s Package for two from $734 per night for two for travel 14 Feb – 16 Feb for 2 nights.
Package inclusions: Luxury accommodation, bottle of sparkling on arrival, A la carte breakfast daily, Hunter Valley wine wall tasting experience and grazing platter on one day, Avido dinner at onsite Italian restaurant eRemo, Signature dinner at Spicers Vineyards Estate’s Restaurant Botanica – including complimentary return transfers and 12 pm late check out.
Halcyon House, Cabarita
Celebrate romance in luxury with a 2 night Halcyon House Valentine package including: 2 nights accommodation, daily a la carte breakfast, a 3 course dinner at Paper Daisy restaurant for 2 guests, complimentary mini bar (refreshed daily), welcome drink featuring Ink Gin by Husk Distillers, bottle of champagne in-room on arrival, one dozen fresh roses, handmade chocolates, complimentary wifi from $1,684 per couple in a Halcyon classic room – valid for stays in February 2020
Jackalope, Mornington Peninsula
Date night starts with caviar and martinis delivered in-room on arrival and rolls into an unforgettable five course tasting menu under the arresting canopy of Doot Doot Doot’s 10,000-glove chandelier. With treats like daily breakfast, mini bar, and on demand movies and popcorn also included, this package delivers date night perfection with all the Jackalope delights from $1,100 per night.
If you need help with finding that perfect gift, finding the perfect restaurant, booking a romantic overnight getaway or a weekend escape; our Lifestyle Team are here to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember!