Even though Valentine’s Day will look a bit different this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at all. Its the perfect excuse for some justified self indulgence, and a great opportunity to treat yourself and the ones you love to something special.
With some of the most luxurious hotels based right here in Geneva, there’s never been a better time to enjoy a lush break without leaving town. Whether you’re single or taken, it’s time to leave behind your normal routine and celebrate love with our top 5 staycation deals for this Valentine’s Day.
Mont Blanc spa © Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues
Valentine’s Spa Escape at Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues
The Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues is truly one of Geneva’s most luxurious and stylish hotels, perfectly nestled along the city banks with magical views of the lake and mountains beyond. The grande dame has been dominating for over 180 years, offering lavish décor, two gastronomical restaurants, a cosy bar with friendly mixologists and a stunning Mont Blanc spa with a pool, sauna, hammam and top-of-the-range treatment options.
For Valentine’s Day the hotel is offering a ‘V-day Spa Escape’ including a private 30-minute bath for two infused with essential oils, followed by a 50-minute Alpine Aroma couple’s massage complete with champagne and chocolates all for CHF 480 — sounds tempting.
Foyer at Beau-Rivage Geneva © Beau-Rivage Geneva
Eat, Stay Love Weekend at Beau-Rivage Geneve
An old-world charmer, Beau-Rivage is a stunning lakefront hotel with a rich history, having played host to high-profile personalities and royals including Empress Sissi of Austria. The 19th century gem may feel palatial, but it’s also wonderfully intimate, with quaint marble walkways and detailed frescoes that lead guests to rooms, overlooking the Lake and snow-capped alps. Its a destination for gourmet-lovers too, boasting one of the most renowned culinary talents in Switzerland, Dominique Gauthier who serves modern French cuisine, at his one-Michelin-star restaurant, Le Chat Botté.
From the 12-14 February, the hotel is offering a one-night stay in a luxurious room, with a special set menu at the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Chat-Botté, starting from CHF 590.- for 2 people.
Foyer at Ritz-Carlton © Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix
Valentine’s Dine & Stay at Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix
If you’re looking for a centrally located, luxurious hotel in the heart of Geneva, the Ritz-Carlton is the perfect choice. Located along Geneva’s waterfront, the 19th century grande-dame has been a favourite amongst Europe’s elite since 1865, hosting guests such as the Monaco Royal Family and Hollywood actress Grace Kelly. The hotel underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in 2016, and was revamped to create a contemporary and sleek space, while still preserving its original, historic features. Its Michelin-starred restaurant, Fiskebar, doesn’t disappoint either, with a contemporary Scandinavian-style interior and award-winning Nordic-inspired cuisine.
For Valentine’s Day, the hotel is offering a ‘Dine & Stay’ deal at CHF 400 – including lake view accommodation, food & beverage credit of 200.- to be used at Fiskebar or in-room dining and complimentary luxury makeup by the Anastasia Beverly Hills pop-up store.
Corner suite bedroom © Mandarin Oriental Geneva
Cosy Valentine’s at Mandarin Oriental
Located along the Rhône River, a stone’s throw away from the historic Old Town and cultural districts, Mandarin Oriental is an ultra-chic hotel boasting 181 modern art-deco style rooms with magical views of the city skyline. Listed as one of Geneva’s Historical Heritage landmarks, it was the first luxury hotel built after World War II and has a modernist, art-deco style that sets it apart from other places in town. The hotel’s also a favourite with in-the-know gourmets, who rush in for a bite at the gastronomical Peruvian restaurant, Yakumanka by renowned chef Gastón Acuri.
From 8 – 21 February 2021, the hotel is offering a staycation including a daily breakfast for two, delicious Valentine chocolate amenities, a bottle of champagne served in your room, CHF 100 food & beverage credit which can be used for in-room dining or at Yakumanka restaurant on Saturday 13 February, all for CHF 495.
Spa Nescens © La Réserve Genève Hotel, Spa and Villa
Valentine’s break at La Réserve Genève Hotel, Spa and Villa
La Réserve Genève has everything you need under one roof: not only is it beautiful designed as an elegant safari-style lodge with luxurious rooms and suites, but it offers 5 stunning restaurants—including a michelin-starred Chinese, Tse-Fung—and a 27,000-square-foot Spa Nescens with modern indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, steam bath, fitness centre and more. Located just outside Geneva, the sprawling 10-acre property is the perfect city escape offering a peaceful environment, with breathtaking views of the lake shores and surrounding mountain peaks.
From February 13th to 14th, 2021 the hotel is offering a night in a superior room with a Champagne welcome, breakfast in the room or at the Loti restaurant and a Valentine’s 4-course menu for 2 at Tsé Fung, starting from CHF 750 CHF.
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