Escape to Doha
The Doha Marriott now has three distinctive hotel packages for guests:
Escape Romance Package: The ultimate escape package includes all the elements necessary to spark a new relationship or rekindle an old one.
The Escape spa package is priced at QR 1150++ for double occupancy and is inclusive of luxurious accommodations for two in an executive room, a rose petal bath, Friday Brunch for two. The package is only valid on Thursday. Any couple booking the Doha Marriott Escape Romance Package during the month of February will receive a raffle ticket and will be included in the draw with a chance to win romantic escape package for two to either JW Marriott Dubai or Marriott Paris Champs-Elysees.
Escape Dining Package: This weekend package is ideal for anniversaries, birthdays, honeymoons or just to get away from it all and pamper yourself. The escape dining package is priced at QR1000++ for double occupancy and is inclusive of luxurious accommodation in an executive room, complimentary breakfast for two in the executive lounge, two-course dinner for two in any specialty restaurant excluding alcohol.
Escape Spa Package: Perfect to massage away the stress of the city is this luxurious weekend spa escape, where guests can cast adrift and succumb to pampering whilst enjoying stylish accommodation. Priced at QR825++ for single occupancy and QR1100++ for double occupancy and includes breakfast for two, soothing 50-minute back massage in the spa, complimentary usage of spa and fitness facilities. All three packages are subject to 17 per cent tax-sales.
THE Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland, is offering a special package for Middle East romantics. The hotel, set on the shores of Lake Geneva and with a backdrop of snow capped mountains, is the ultimate destination for an intimate and special romantic escape, said a spokesman.
Guests can take a stroll in the gardens of the hotel, take a boat ride on the lake, or explore the old cobbled streets of Lausanne itself. Back inside the hotel, the tone will be set in the La Rotonde restaurant with candle light and the soft sound of a harp, while a sumptuous menu will be served.
During every weekend in February guests can book a night’s stay from just CHF580 (approximately $410). The price includes a welcome drink, breakfast, flowers fruit and chocolates in the room, and a 60 minute Cinq Mondes spa ritual in a private cabin for two. The hotel is also well used to dealing with special requests so guests with a grand romantic gesture in mind can discuss their requirements with the hotel when making a booking by at +41-21-613 3333.
For those celebrating Valentine’s over the weekend instead of midweek, the InterContinental Dubai has a great offer: $300 plus taxes for a standard double room inclusive of breakfast for two.
And of course, Dubai has much to offer: in the immediate vicinity of the hotel are the spice and gold souks, and a short ride away are top-class shopping malls such as Deira City Centre and BurJuman, which you can reach on a water taxi.
Leisure facilities available include a 24-hour health club, two squash courts, outdoor tennis court, large swimming pool. Ten restaurants and a cruise on board the romantic Al Mansour dhow are on offer. For more information call +971-4-2227171.
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