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3 Over-the-Top Valentine’s Day Getaways for Parents

by Mary Melnick

Jan 9, 2024

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Put your family travels aside this Valentine’s Day and treat yourself to a romantic, over-the-top getaway without kids. Whether the ideal location is a seaside village, tropical beach paradise or secluded wilderness escape, there’s a getaway for you. Here is a list of the top romantic getaways sure to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember.


Rejuvenating Wine & Wellness Retreat in Mendoza, Argentina

Located in the famed wine region of Mendoza, Argentina, SB Winemaker’s House & Spa Suites invites couples to enjoy unique wine experiences and adventures for Valentine’s Day. Designed by Argentina’s first female winemaker, Susana Balbo, and her daughter Ana Lovaglio Balbo, the hotel offers wine, wellness and adventures. Throughout February, book the Romantic Getaway offer featuring tastings of the region’s finest wines, wine-infused spa treatments, commemorative gifts and an air safari. Explore Argentina from new heights aboard a private seaplane, the only of its kind in Latin America.


Fairy-Tale Trip to the Adriatic Coast

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik promises a dreamy Valentine’s Day escape in Croatia’s ancient port city of Dubrovnik. Due to its climate, cultural heritage as a UNESCO World Heritage site, crystal-blue sea and beautiful coastline, couples will be in awe during their luxury vacation.  The hotel offers tranquil gardens, a beautiful beach, luxurious spa and three restaurants offering spectacular views of the Adriatic. Booking a stay at Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik will make for an unforgettable Valentine’s escape without the kids.


Romantic Wilderness Hideouts in Norway

Norway is home to an impressive collection of cabins in secluded destinations all over the country. These intimate, architecturally stunning getaways are ideal for adventurous couples wanting to go off the grid this Valentine’s Day. Up Norway can help curate journeys with these wilderness cabins as a romantic lodging option for couples. Some favorites include Ramnereiret, a treetop cabin with modern-day facilities overlooking the Sognefjord; and Pan Treetop Cabins, which include ultra-modern treehouses in the Finnskogen Fir Forest. These retreats can be personalized down to every detail.




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