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Want to do something special with your sweetie for Valentine’s Day? How about a four-night Parisian rendezvous for just $888 a person?
updated 1/26/2009 11:08:51 AM ET 2009-01-26T16:08:51

The deal
This February, sweep that special someone in your life off his or her feet with a romantic rendezvous. We've found several enticing vacations with rates too sweet to pass up: A 4-night air-inclusive Paris escape from $888, a winning Las Vegas weekend from $199 and an enchanting New York City getaway complete with carriage ride through Central Park from $399.

Flying solo these days? Look for fun deals for the unattached, too, like a Big Easy sojourn from $53/night and a singles cruise to Jamaica and Grand Cayman from $579.

For couples

Kissable getaway to Las Vegas
Chockablock with wedding chapels, sexy suites and topnotch dining venues, Las Vegas can be one hot spot for romance. Located just 20 minutes northwest of the Strip, the stylish JW Marriott Las Vegas is an elegant 548-room desert property. Surrounded by the rich warm glow of Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon, you’ll find yourself in the perfect setting for a sultry weekend escape.

Guests who book the resort’s Kissable Getaway Package, available from Feb. 12 through Feb. 15, will stay in a deluxe guestroom with a champagne toast and chocolate kisses upon arrival, a decadent three-course dinner for two and complimentary spa access.

Art of Romance package to Boston
For the art lovers out there, the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel is offering a great deal this Valentine’s Day. The hotel’s art of romance package includes deluxe accommodations with a Boston Harbor view, complimentary tickets to the new Shepard Fairey exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art, and a romantic breakfast for two — all for $239/night.

Shack up in St. Maarten
Located on St. Maarten’s bustling Dutch side, the 10-acre oceanfront Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino offers hot nightly entertainment, a 14,000 square foot casino and the Good Life Spa.

Couples in search of a romantic escape should take advantage of this package, which includes oceanview guestroom accommodations, a champagne toast upon arrival, airport transfers, 20 percent off spa services, and an in-room dinner and breakfast in bed for two. Rates start at $299/night through March 30; and a minimum three-night stay is required. Additional nights cost $225.

NYC Valentine’s weekend package
For a truly romantic New York City experience, consider booking On the Ave Hotel’s Valentine’s Weekend package. From just $399, you’ll receive two nights’ accommodations, a champagne toast, and in-room breakfast for two. Available from Feb. 12 through Feb. 17, this upscale boutique property on Manhattan’s Upper West Side also features a “Romance Concierge” to cater to all your romantic whims.

Parisian four-night rendezvous
Nothing says romance quite like a long weekend in the City of Lights. TourCrafters has put together a package that includes five-day/four-night stay in Paris at the historic four-star St. James & Albany Hotel with round-trip airfare from New York, buffet-style breakfast daily and all taxes and fees included, from only $888 per person.

No partners required

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Hotel Chateau Dupre in New Orleans
Skip the romantic hoopla and have some fun with your buddies this Valentine’s Day. There’s no better place to let loose (and prowl for some lovin’) than in the Big Easy. The Hotel Chateau Dupre, an 1840s-era historic hotel, located less than three blocks from Bourbon street’s hottest bars and close to Riverwalk Marketplace, is offering 35 percent off rates when you book a three-night stay over Valentine’s Day weekend. Rates normally start at $89/night but you’ll pay only $53.

Singles 5-night Caribbean cruise
Want to mingle with fellow singles this holiday? Hop on the love boat — better known as a Singles Travel International cruise. This five-night sailing aboard Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas is bound for sun and fun, and the tropical ports of Grand Cayman and Jamaica. Departing round-trip from Fort Lauderdale, the ship offers meals, a captain’s cocktail party and gala, tours, themed happy hours and more, from $579 for an inside cabin; port and fuel charges are already included.

The dollars
Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Only Cupid knows how your vacation will turn out.


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