This Valentine’s Day, ditch the road most taken and go for off-beat places that will make up for a good V-Day date. Here are some off-beat date ideas you ought to consider before you plan a date with your partner.
1. A Fairytale Romance
If you are married and wish to renew your vows this V-Day, The Oberoi Rajvilas in Jaipur has the perfect fairytale getaway for you. Spread over 32 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, with traditional architecture, flaming mashaal torches and reflection pools, your significant other and you would absolutely adore this place.
The day begins with a morning spa session for the man and woman, followed by traditional henna hand painting and make-up. Then, a traditional horse-drawn carriage will take the couple through the grounds to a romantic venue where they can renew their vows.
This is followed by a private dinner for two, complete with traditional music and poolside view. Sounds like the perfect date, doesn’t it?
Price: Rs 100,000 + Taxes for a couple
2. The many dimensions of love
This Valentine’s Day, AnnaMaya, the European foodhall at Andaz Delhi, has come up with a collection of desserts. The good folks at Andaz Delhi understand that V-Day is not about celebrating only romantic bonds, but also the ties between families, friends, nature and more.
Their incredible line-up includes delectable desserts like rose and Gulkand-filled mousse for your soulmate, candy pops to honour your BFF, cocoa bean chocolates for your parents and candyfloss for the love of self.
Price: On Request
3. Dine Under The Stars
If you are one of those who wears their heart on their sleeve and wish to create an everlasting memory with your loved one, then Taj Palace in New Delhi is the place to be. You can celebrate your bond by feasting on a luxurious dinner under the twinkling sky at Taj.
The majestic private cabanas facing the verdant putting greens or the view of the poolside will only add to your romantic experience.
Price: Rs 75,000 inclusive of taxes
4. V-Day Special Buffet
They say couples who eat together, stay together. This Valentine’s Day, celebrate the love with your partner by taking them to an all-you-can-eat buffet. The Westin Gurgaon has come up with a love-themed paradise where you can enjoy a plethora of sinful food and beverage delights and make memories of a lifetime.
From decadent chocolate delicacies to wine-infused main course menus, they have what is required to sweep your date off their feet.
Time: 7 pm onwards
5. Sunset Boat Ride
Known as ‘the city of lakes’, Udaipur is home to The Oberoi Udaivilas which is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. Spread over 30 acres, it has an intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors that reflect the layout of Udaipur itself, whose seven lakes are linked by canals.
You and your significant other could go on a romantic sunset boat ride on Lake Pichola. The sight of sun setting over the Aravalis, stars coming out and the lights of the City Palace will make you want to stay with your partner in the boat for eternity.
The romantic ambience and the privacy in the boat for two will make this a date that you’ll remember for years to come.
Duration: 45 minutes.
Price: Rs 6,000 + Taxes for up to four guests
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