Valentine’s Day: Romantic Spa Getaways

It’s billed as the most romantic day in the year, and regardless of whether you believe that or not, as a man and discerning gent the expectation of you is to impress that special lady in your life on Valentine’s Day. Of course chocolates and flowers have there place in the peaking order of her preferred gifts, but perhaps get a bit more tactical with your gift choice this year. Why not choose something you can both benefit from together?


This year Elysium Magazine picks out three of the most romantic spa getaways to pamper you both. They are high on luxury, oozing in decadence and screaming in style. This is how the discerning gent fixes things. It’s about time men got something out of Valentine’s Day too…



The Spa at Stanley House, Lancashire

To really have that feeling of escapism you both need to fully immerse yourself in a world of tranquil bliss, and this spa has al the right elements. A chilled glass of sparkling on arrival will set the tone, before it’s all about downtime. You’ll have full use if the thermal bath facilities, a 55 minute full body massage followed by the choice of an additional 30 minute treatment with options for men and women. Following the chill out session you’ll both be treated to a four course gourmet dinner at the Grill on the Hill restaurant and a farmhouse breakfast the next morning.


£185 per person

Stay from 13 – 15 Feb 2014

Further details here



The MacDonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford

This historic five star hotel is set in the heart of Oxford, amongst leafy walkways and buildings of aged character. The location and setting provides the ideal romantic interlude before the passions of the night. Indulge yourselves at the spa (£15 per person) to totally unwind body and mind. The one night offer includes an executive bedroom, a chilled bottle of champagne on arrival, luxury chocolates in the bedroom and a full English breakfast the next morning. For further grandeur a six course dinner can be booked too (£60.00 extra per person).


From £199.00 per person

Stay from 14 Feb – 16 Feb 2014

Further details here



Moddershall Oaks Spa, Staffordshire

Love is most definitely in the air at this five star country spa retreat located in the historical town of Stone. Perfect for those wanting to really escape the urban hustle, it’s surrounded by 72 acres of stunning countryside that also features a tranquil lake too. The ‘Love is in the Air’ package includes overnight stay in a boutique suite, a glass of bubbles on arrival, a 25 minute ‘Strawberries and Cream’ body scrub and full use of the spa facilities. After all this luxurious pampering you’ll feast on a two course dinner at the award-winning restaurant.


£304.00 for two people – Sunday to Thursday

£344.00 for two – Friday and Saturday

Further details here

Amit Chakravarty

Amit Chakravarty

Amit has a refined taste for all things luxury lifestyle, with a particular penchant for men’s style. He’s keen on the latest watches – especially classic timepieces, new drinks, luxury travel, fine dining, executive technology, new gadgets and sports for the discerning gent.