What the traveller in you should do on Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you are not meticulous like us to have a whole 10 day trip to the jungles planned in advance, let us help you out! Believer of St. Valentine or not, when V day falls on a Friday, the expectations meant to soar. We understand the situation (or plight) of those who could not find time to plan something special for their sweetheart. So this year, J and I decided to share a few cool ideas to help you make your V day a !Friyay! and more, because the weekend can be clubbed too!
We did not want to share the typical gift ideas because there are plenty of them out there. To be honest, we do not celebrate Valentine’s day with special vigour because i celebrate my birthday just two days later and it essentially, always is fun! Read more about it on our latest Insta post!
Here is a list of 7 things you can do this Valentine’s day to surprise your partner/spouse/valentine
1. Valentine’s Day Special Electric Bike Tour with BLive
This Valentine’s day, gift an experience to your loved one. Rekindle the romance in a new style. Explore the unexplored destinations on BLive electric bike tours. Choose quality time over busy bustling restaurant waiting-lines. Choose nature, heritage, local experiences over expensive crowded places.
Choose BLive and choose a new way to romance. Choose to throttle away from the crowd to hear the love stories from the past. That’s not it, let the music set the feel and don’t shy off, ask your date for a dance on those beats. With a touch of romantic ambiance, end your e-bike ride relishing some local cuisine.
Explore the cities of Kochi, Goa, or Jaipur on BLive electric bike tour.
Price – Starting from Rs 2,124/-
Location: Goa | Kochi | Jaipur
Date: 14th Feb 2020
2.Underwater proposal anyone?
Scuba Aliens in Goa is offering to help couples plan and execute proposals under water while scuba diving in the midst of sea life, corals or even at a ship wreck site off the coast! While there are tonnes of people offering Scuba Diving, only about 6 are PADI certified of which Scuba Aliens is a front runner with PADI certified Instructors as well.
Costs: INR 3500 (plus taxes) and upwards
They are offering a couple scuba dive with special photographs, a cake and other such offerings to execute an ethereal proposal, underwater. Cool!
3. Indulge in mountains with your beloved
Homestays of India is providing a 10% discount to couples on selected homestays across the whole country!
Take it from the traveller in us, nothing beats a cozy homestay experience in the mountains with your loved one this weekend. Feel at home, eat hot local food and enjoy genuine hospitality with your partner. Valid only for those couples visiting homestays in this week ending 16th Feb. Minimum stay – 2 nights.
Locations include Bhubaneshwar, Uttarakhand (Multiple properties), Mount Abu, Udaipur, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka. You can check the properties here.
4. Want to stay lost in luxury?
For south or western India based couples, head to Kahani Paradise for a luxury filled, quaint and romantic weekend.
Perched atop the hills and affording 360º views of the contrasts of sea- and forest-scapes, Kahani Paradise offers a world of quiet indulgence amidst nature in Gokarna. With 6 suites, a Drawing Room, a Swimming Pool, Spa and Dining Room that overlooks a teeming garden, Kahani Paradise is unlike any other villa in India.
Privacy is paramount, and without a neighbour for miles, the villa is yours and yours only.
The good folks here offer special arrangements for groups and couples. The above image is from the step well candlelight dinner they organised for our friends at The Next Checkin! You can head to their insta to see more of the property on highlights!
A candlelight dinner might sound cliched, but don’t we just love it, when it’s that time of the year. Located on the bustling street of Candolim just a short distance from the famed beaches of Goa, Yu Hotel’s international restaurants present to you a personalized candlelight dining experience with menu tailored by one of the best Chefs.
With a variety of dining options, the celebrations specially curated Valentine menu and a bottle of wine at INR 1200. If in Goa this weekend, you can book tables with Yu Valentine’s offer on their website for an incredible candlelight dinner.
Where: Yu Hotel, Goa
For further query, contact on- +91 0832-6717272
6. Bengaluru! Indulge in wilderness with Tee Pee Culture
The Teepee Culture is India’s only Wilderness Festival. It’s Edition 2.0 is happening on the foothills of Nandi Hills, Bangalore from 14-16 February 2020. The festival is a perfect getaway for not just friends and family but also couples who want to Discover Wilderness and learn from the experts, veterans, artists and a community of conscious nature lovers.
The 3 day long festival will have nature trails, learning workshops, music, astronomical observations, adventure, art and culture, eclectic performances and much more.
Findmyouting.com is organizing Valentine’s special packages for an adventure camping with luxury tent stay experience at an hour’s drive from the Bengaluru City. Q Mango Forest resort enchants you with mango orchards, lakeshore scenery and adventure activities curated for Valentine’s Day this year. Includes lakeside view stay, bonfire, candle light dinner and more.
Lastly, women’s apparel brand W has some cool fashion tips for the quintessential Indian woman who also loves to celebrate Valentines day with elegance!
This V-Day, revive memories of that first red rose moment and celebrate your day with your loved ones. Choose this red round neck all-over printed dress with the beautiful chunky neck embroidery details for a cozy dinner and casual lunch date. This dress can be teamed up with hoops and heels for a chic look!
It’s a day where one wants to make every moment special for their partner. Choosing this royal red round neck solid kurta with solid sharara pants and complementing it with white dupatta will definitely steal your partner’s attention. This can be paired up with rusted danglers and high heels!
You can buy these online on Nykaa.com or WforWoman.com
That’s it from us!
We wish you a very sweet, love filled, peaceful weekend and Valentine’s Day.
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