With Valentine’s Day just a few weeks away, and the what-to-get-my-significant-other stress is about to accumulate, we thought we’d help you out with some ideas. Yes, flowers, chocolates and perfume is nice, but you can’t beat a romantic experience.  So we tapped our top local resorts for their packages and want to pass them along to you. (But if you really want to thank us, send the flowers and chocolates here.)


“Romance Package & Poolside Dancing”
• Offering overnight in a suite and breakfast for two in the Lobby Grill
• Starting at $199 on Saturday, February 13
• Bottle of champagne, chocolate covered strawberries and rose pedal turndown included
• Upgrade to a villa with all other package amenities from $399
• “Island Nights” poolside dancing under the stars from 7pm-10pm on Saturday night
• Live music, dancing at Oasis pool and full bar. Free to all guests 21 and older
• Valentine’s Dinner at Lobby Grill offered Friday-Sunday at $39 per person
• Call (602) 438-9000 or visit www.arizonagrandresort.com and mention code: PROVAL


“Hermosa Hideaway”
• $699 includes Two night stay for two in newly remodeled casita in Paradise Valley
• $100 dining credit towards LON’s, AAA Four Diamond restaurant
• Champagne & strawberry amenity delivered upon arrival
• Breakfast for two
• Call (602) 955-8614 for reservations or visit www.hermosainn.com


“All You Need is Love”
• Valentine’s menu at Five Star/Five Diamond Kai restaurant offered on February 13 and 14
• Five course dinner $150 per person, Seven course dinner $185 per person
• Complimentary Kids Club offered to Kai guests (up to 2 children per couple) ages 4-12
• $359 room package includes one night stay, breakfast for two, rose pedal turndown, champagne and chocolate covered strawberry amenity, $25 credit to Aji Spa and late check-out
• Three-course Valentine’s menu at Ko’Sin Saturday and Sunday at $65 per person
• For restaurant reservations only visit: www.opentable.com
• Call (602) 225-0100 or visit: www.wildhorsepassresort.com and mention code: LOVE2010


“Won’t You Be My Valentine?”
• Guestrooms start at $229 Friday, Feb. 12-Sunday, Feb. 14
• Romance Package start at $320 and include half bottle of Veuve Clicquot, fruit amenity, turndown service, one in-room movie and breakfast for two at Café ZuZu
• Special one-day Valentine’s menus offered at Café ZuZu and Trader Vic’s
• Call (480) 248-2000 or visit www.hotelvalleyho.com


“Awakening Aphrodite”
• Overnight package starts at $375 per couple and includes aphrodisiac welcome amenity and breakfast in bed
• Available Friday, February 12 — Monday, February 15
• Additional resort offerings include “Latin Lovers” dinner at La Hacienda, $48 per person
• “Organic Temptations” dinner at LV Bistro, $38 per person
• “Cupid’s Caviar Crush” four-course dinner for two at Bourbon Steak, $149 per couple
• “Sensual Seafood” dinner at The Grill at TPC, $58 per person
• “Romantic Rituals” at the Willow Stream Spa starting at $399 per couple
• “Best Places to Kiss” suggestions around the resort
• Call (480) 585-4848 or visit www.fairmont.com/scottsdale


“Indulge Package”
• Overnight on Valentine’s, February 14, starting at $379 with this romance package including:
• Sparkling wine and strawberries for two
• Breakfast in bed
• 4pm late check-out (based upon availability)
• Learn the art of “Muddle Drink Making” at deseo from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
• “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” Therapy offers three 25-min Valentine’s spa treatments for $169
• Call (800) 354-5892 or visit www.kierlandresort.com and mention code: RPKGWEB


“Suite Romance Package”
• 2 or 3 nights at Enchantment Resort
• Romance gift upon arrival, $140 value — includes soothing CD, candle, massage book, body oil, body wash, bath soap, bath salts, and lotion
• One 60-minute spa service per person once during stay, or combined in our couples treatment room at Mii amo
• Dinner for 2 one night with either a bottle of house wine or house champagne, or pre-fix sumptuous Valentine’s Day dinner at Yavapai on Sunday, February 14
• Complimentary activities including medical expert’s relationship workshop, as well as chocolate cooking demonstration, sweetheart yoga, aura soma readings and star gazing
• Package includes $22 daily resort fee, all applicable taxes, 16% gratuity on spa services, and 18% gratuity on dinner
• Two-night packages start from $1,384, and three-night packages begin at $1,742.
• Call (800) 826-4180 or visit www.enchantmentresort.com


“His & Hers Golf & Spa Getaway”
• Private Casita Accommodations
• Daily choice of one round of golf or $150 credit for Spa services (per adult)
• $25 per person food & beverage credit
• Unlimited Golden Door Spa and fitness facility access and fitness classes
• Package is $525/night (double occupancy) from February 5-April 11, 2010.
• Valentine’s menu offered at Latilla with champagne toast
• Private enhancements include Private Tee Box dining overlooking the fairway
• Private Mountain Top Dining via private helicopter (helipad on the resort grounds)
• 50-minute Chocolate and Champagne Facial for $129 at Golden Door Spa
• call (480) 488-9009 or visit www.TheBoulders.com


“Valentine’s Weekend at Il Terrazzo”
• Savor the chef’s sumptuous tasting menu for $65 per person
• Offered Saturday, Feb. 13 or Sunday, Feb. 14, from 5pm — 10pm.
• Fancy a crispy black bass or tender New York steak & chocolate dessert buffet
• Call (480) 423-2530 for reservations or visit www.thephoenician.com


• Valentine’s Tasting Menus at Talavera and Crescent Moon
• Talavera’s Six Course Menu offered at $125 per person
• Crescent Moon’s Four Course menu offered at $55 per person
• Both include champagne toast, signed menu, red rose for ladies, take-away chocolates
• http://fourseasons.com/scottsdale