Escape to the Caribbean or a Windy City, either way, a deal awaits.
Location: Dominican Republic
They know. Beyoncé, the Kardashians, J Lo, Cameron Diaz and Carlos Santana can’t be wrong, can they? If you fancy canoodle like a headliner, head to La Romana, the Caribbean coastal town in the south of the Dominican Republic (and the surrounding tropical sprawl), where sugar cane spices up the terrain and the turquoise beaches quicken the heart. Jet set like the best of them at Casa del Campo Resort & Villas, This Leading Hotels of the World member sprawls over a 7,000-acre retreat, complete with a marina, tennis and horse riding centers, private beaches, a spa, shopping galore, swimming pools and three tennis courts. golf designed by Pete Dye. Experience puppy love, golf buff style, on the resort’s Teeth of the Dog, the Caribbean’s number one course. Named after his dog’s paws, this classic course features seven of its 18 holes overlooking the sea. Divers can dip just off Catalina Island, just a mile and a half offshore from La Romana, where a healthy coral reef provides memorable dives, like the wreck of the Captain Kidd. The village of Altos de Chavon, a folly, was erected to reflect in every detail a 16th century Mediterranean village. Expect to buy more than expected in the plethora of shops and galleries in its charming entertainment district.
The agreement: Enjoy the breathtaking Romance package of Casa Del Campo Resort & Villas. Starting at just $299 a night, you’ll get luxurious accommodations for two, golden carriages for use during your stay, daily breakfast (including “breakfast in bed”), a 50-minute couples massage. Valid until December 20, 2021. Must be booked by March 15, 2021. casadecampo.com.do/vacation-packages-offers/romance-in-casa
You will be blown away. . . in the windy city. A fantasy of soaring skyscrapers, iconic architecture, glamorous boutiques, top chefs, bustling festivals and unwavering sports teams, Chicago rules as a sexy urban escape. the Drake Hotel, historical source of luxury and refinement, embodies its spirit. A refuge for visiting kings and queens, adored by stars of the big screen, a meeting place for Al Capone (a private outdoor balcony, accessible via a hidden door camouflaged as a bookshelf was his oasis, allegedly), and a place so eccentrically opulent that baby alligators once swam in its fountains, The Drake knows how to pamper newlyweds. Splurge with the Gesture of Grandeur Package (from $150,000), which offers accommodation in the Hidden Residence (a high-end apartment on the top floor), flowers from the on-site flower shop, a private dance to a personal violin concerto, dinner at the decadent seven-course candles, a private breakfast in the booth where Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio carved their initials, private photographs atop the hotel and much more.
The deal: Consider the more affordable Date Night package. It is bookable with the with the Van Gogh immersive exhibition in Chicago on the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit website. Get a hotel stay, a bottle of champagne, a bouquet of flowers, a box of chocolate truffles, hotel amenities and more, plus a private balcony to enjoy the show. The hotel also offers Room rates from $100 until April 10 in honor of his 100and birthday.