Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your love? We’ve got you covered with everything from chocolates, to spa packages, to date night, to romantic getaways, and more. And we couldn’t forget to mention Galentine’s Day gift ideas and the celebration of friendship and love.
This Valentine’s Day, send someone you love a vibrant gift basket filled with luxury chocolates, candies, seasonal fruits, wines, and more. Various prices; Available online
Carol Altieri (COO and lead buyer of Bob’s Watches – the world’s largest online exchange for pre-owned Rolexes and luxury watches) has personally curated a rare collection of Rolexes perfect for Valentine’s Day. Carol’s collection includes Rolex watches in many dial variations, such as gold, silver and mixed metal. It also includes a famous Submariner, perfect for any horologist, man, or woman! According to a 2021 McKinsey report, the pre-owned luxury watch market is on its way to becoming the industry’s fastest-growing segment, expecting to reach up to $32 billion in sales by 2025. Meaning this love token is also an excellent investment for a loved one and can be passed down through the generations. Carol is seeing similar trends and can speak to her growing female clientele, seeking smart financial investments and – increasingly – investing in themselves and their own pleasure. Various prices, Available online
Spice things up this Valentine’s Day and gift your partner a collection of boudoir photos. Photographer Marisa Leigh is a visual artist who along with her female crew, will inspire and uplift you to bring out your inner vixen. Choose a solo session, or bring your partner along for a steamy couple’s shoot. Please contact the studio directly for rates and availability.
Nothing sets the mood for an at-home spa day like a scented candle from CLR Los Angeles. With candles for every person, mood, and color, CLR’s classic collection features six types of candles that reflect a spectrum of moods. “Made by women, LGBTQIA+ people, or people of CLR,” CLR candles look sleek and clean and smell absolutely amazing. These candles are perfect for the self-care lover in your life. Simply light, breathe in, and relax. $48; Available online
- Healing Touch:
- Pure Relaxation Massage or Spa Style Facial (80 min)
- Enhancement of Choice*
- Pure Embrace:
- Pure Relaxation Massage (80 min)
- Spa Style Facial (50 min)
- Enhancement of Choice*
- Hopeless Devoted:
- Tranquility Massage (80 min)
- Nourishing or Radiance Facial (80 min)
- Spa Bath (20 min)
Give in to romance with an indulgent couple’s spa package at Larchmont Sanctuary Spa. Please contact the spa directly for availability and bookings. 331 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004; 323.466.1028
- Hold On:
- Couple’s Copper Jacuzzi Soak w/ Sparking Rosé (20 min)
- Couple’s Head Over Heels Massage (75 min)
- Take home Sanctuary Candle
- You’re Still the One:
- Couple’s Copper Jacuzzi Soak w/ Sparkling Rosé and Chocolate Covered Strawberries (20 min)
- Couple’s Himalayan Salt Stone Massage (60 min)
- Couple’s Reflexology or Scalp Therapy (15 min)
- Take home Sanctuary Candle
- Royal Love:
- Couple’s Copper Jacuzzi Soak w/ Sparkling Rosé, Roses and Chocolate Covered Strawberries (20 min)
- Couple’s Aromatherapy Massage (75 min)
- Couple’s Roses Are Red Facials (75 min)
- Take home his and hers luxury robes
- Roses are Red Facial: Practice self-love this month with the Roses are Red Facial. Enjoy Customized skincare with deep cleansing, light extractions, enzyme exfoliation, a luxurious sheet mask and aromatherapy. Finish with a heart-opening rose oil massage for neck and shoulders. Includes LED light therapy.
- 75 min
- $189 (individual) or $379 (couple)
Celebrate Galentine’s Day at the acclaimed Santa Monica Beach hotel, Shutters on the Beach. The luxury property is honoring friendship with a spa day for you and your gals. Please contact the hotel for availability and booking.
- Girls can enjoy 15% off any two 60- minute treatments.
- Afterwards, they can stretch their legs along the sand, and sip mimosas over lunch at Coast Beach Café and Bar.
- Beachside Bliss package:
- Luxe beach picnic complete with coastal chic décor including pillows to sit on, a small table and an umbrella for the sun, ideal for that Instagrammable photo. The menu features culinary delights such as Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Mediterranean Platters, Charcuterie with Cheese, Mini Lobster Rolls and more. Mondays – Fridays
Café Gratitude’s organic Valentine’s Day “I Am Grateful for You” Chocolate Box is back by popular demand. Inside are Café Gratitude classics including the Almond Butter Squares, Coconut Almond Truffle, and White Chocolate Pistachio Cardamom. $20; 2/2 – 2/28; available for pick up at all Café Gratitude locations
What’s Valentine’s Day without a box of chocolates? SoCal-based Cocoa Parlor is the sweetest place to order a heartfelt collection of organic, vegan, flavor-filled chocolate truffles! Owner Karen Webster’s thoughtfully curated Valentine’s Day Truffle Box is a charming gift to share with loved ones, featuring 12 of Cocoa Parlor’s best Caramel, Nut, and Cream flavors hand decorated with love. Cocoa Parlor’s delectable chocolates – including their bars and barks which are all gluten free, soy free, and non-GMO. Be sure to place all Valentine’s Day orders before 2/8 to ensure all delectable deliveries will arrive on time! $48 (12pc) and $96 (24 pc); Available online
Esters is celebrating love with Valentine’s Day Gift Boxes for Friends or Lovers. Each, box includes your choice of Prosecco, sparkling Rosé or white wine, alongside artisanal sweets & a dried flower bouquet. Available for pickup or national shipping. $115; 2/1 – 2/28; 1314 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.6900
Pastry Chef & Partner Laurel Almerinda and her team of bakers are whipping up a bunch of Valentine’s Day Sweets to pre-order for pickup & delivery. Get boxes of Heart Sugar Cookies, French Macarons, or Mini Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes, or share a pair of Heart-Shaped Brioche Donuts with your sweetheart, plus more. For a romantic or family-friendly activity, snag a Cookie Decorating Kit with a giant heart-shaped cookie, farmers’ market strawberry icing & natural decoratifs. Various prices; Pre-orders must be placed by 2/8, 3:00 pm for pickup & delivery 2/11 – 2/14; 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.451.2311
Swing by to pick up Pastry Chef Andrea Shirey’s Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries or Boxes of Assorted Bon Bons, which include chocolates, pate de fruit & marshmallows. Various prices; available on a first-come, first-served basis; Mondays – Sundays, 7:00 am, – 10:00 pm; 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.453.6776
Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts is offering the perfect selection of new, lovey-dovey donuts to start Valentine’s Day off on the right foot and satisfy that morning sweet tooth with one’s sweetheart. From the Sweetie, a raised donut covered in strawberry sugar with strawberry cream filling, to the Love You to Pieces, a raised donut topped with white chocolate ganache glaze and crumbled Reese’s Pieces, there’s something for everyone with seven seasonal donuts to try. To get a jump start on the love-filled festivities, gift the Flower of Love Bouquet ($12) – which is only available for purchase the weekend before Valentine’s Day (2/11 – 2/12) – and includes 6 minis, raised heart-shaped donuts topped with red and pink traditional buttermilk glaze, white chocolate ganache, and dusted with sprinkles. $4+; Valentine’s Day Donuts will be available for purchase through 2/19, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm; 6785 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038; 323.462.4600
With over 10,000 wines in stock, wine.com has the perfect Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day gifts for those who love vino. For the holiday, get 10% off any order of more than $49. Available online
Los Angeles, CA (staycation)
The London West Hollywood is ideally located just off Sunset Boulevard and features an array of world-class amenities including a rooftop pool with private cabanas, signature Boxwood restaurant, London Bar, spacious suites with deep soaking tubs, and much more. The best in West Hollywood luxury hotels, the impeccable service and unparalleled offerings create a truly unforgettable getaway for couples. For Valentine’s Day, the hotel is offering two packages:
- The London West Hollywood’s Romance Package: Bookable now through 2/25, for stays 2/1 – 2/28 and includes:
- Overnight stay in a spacious suite
- $100 Food & Beverage credit
- Bottle of Moet Brut and a Chocolate amenity upon arrival
- Please contact the hotel for rates and booking
- VRAI at The London Private Jewelry Experience Package: The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills and sustainable, fine jewelry brand VRAI teamed up to offer exclusive, luxury experiences for hotel guests. VRAI jewelry features sustainably created diamonds from its foundry, which is the world’s first certified diamond producer with zero emissions and guaranteed origin. This package includes:
- Overnight stay at The London West Hollywood, along with a private shopping experience at VRAI’s West Hollywood showroom, or from the comfort of their hotel suite with a VRAI diamond expert consultation.
- Guests will also receive a cocktail at the hotel with a VRAI diamond at the bottom of the glass.
- For those looking to pop the question on Valentine’s Day, there is an option to book an engagement version of the package that includes engagement ring fittings, consultations, suite luxuries and more.
- Please contact the hotel for availability and booking
A coastal hideaway located 34 steps from the ocean, Malibu Beach Inn’s intimacy allows guests to feel as if they have their own private beach estate to enjoy with a loved one. The five-star boutique hotel is perfectly positioned for a romantic escape considering its upscale amenities, elevated service, exceptional culinary experience, thoughtful touchpoints and luxe accommodations with sparkling Pacific Ocean views from every room. Please contact the hotel for booking. 22878 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265; 310.651.7777
- To Love Package:
- King Premiere Ocean Front Suite
- Henriot Brut Champagne
- Chocolate Covered Strawberries
- Flower Petal Décor
- Saltee Skin Care Duo Gift
- $850+, use Promo Code: JULIET
- To Be Loved Package:
- King Premiere Ocean Front Suite
- Matching Malibu Beach Inn Branded Stubbs + Wootton slippers
- Matching Malibu Beach Inn Branded Bask Towel Blazers
- 60-minute Couples Massage
- Henriot Brut Champagne
- Chocolate Covered Strawberries
- Flower Petal Décor
- Saltee Skin Care Duo Gift
- $3,350+, use Promo Code: ROMEO
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The Peninsula Beverly Hills will offer the “Al Mare, Amore S’more” Romance Package. Please contact the hotel for availability and booking. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.551.2888. The package includes:
- Champagne and caviar welcome amenity
- Experiential 6-course dinner from the “Al Mare, Amore” pop-up
- S’mores under the stars
- Accommodations in a luxurious suite
- Monogrammed robes and more!
- $4,500+ (for two), available 2/7 – 2/25
The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is celebrating Valentine’s Day with an array of romantic offerings. 9850 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.860.6666
- (2/14 – 2/15) A Toast to Love: For those looking to stay the night, the property will offer a special A Toast to Love holiday package, which includes:
- Deluxe King Room with a terrace and view
- Romantic rose petal turndown service
- Chocolate covered strawberries and champagne
- Dinner for two at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills
- (2/10 – 2/15) Valentine’s Day In-Suite Dining: The property will offer an exclusive personalized luxury experience that guests can enjoy from the comfort of their own suite the weekend leading into Valentine’s Day and the night of the 14th. To reserve your experience or to learn more, please email email@example.com
- Romantic dinner for two, featuring a globally inspired menu of the guests choice, and is prepared directly on the suite’s private terrace by the hotel’s award winning culinary team
- Choice of live music from a jazz duo, harpist, and more
- Personal mixologist to create cocktails of choice, a personal sommelier to execute a pairing experience featuring premium wine pairings per course from your suite’s sommelier, or both.
- To further enhance the romantic setting, the suite will be tastefully adorned with rose-petals throughout
- For guests who book select suite categories, including the Beverly Hills Suite, Villa Suite, or Presidential Penthouse Suite, the bespoke experience includes a team of private chefs, personal mixologist, butler service, special musical performances, and an overnight stay in the suite with rose petal turndown service.
- Various prices
Del Mar, CA (approx. 120 miles from L.A.)
Del Mar Beach Hotel is known for its California style, breathtaking views, and for being the only beachfront hotel in Del Mar. For Valentine’s Day, the hotel is offering lovers a special Romance Package. Please contact the hotel for availability and booking. $125 additional to the reservation; 2/10 – 2/17; 1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, California 92014; 858.400.8800
- Luxury accommodation
- Dozen roses
- Bottle of Champagne
- Rose petal turndown
- Special dessert set up in the room
Napa Valley, CA (approx. 400 miles from L.A.)
This February, Auberge du Soleil will offer a Stay-in for Romance Package, perfect for those couples who are in need of a private escape from everything and everyone, and the Bubbles & Bliss spa package, perfect for those who want to relax and unwind. Please contact Auberge for rates and booking. 180 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573; 800.348.5406
- Stay-in for Romance Package
- Two blissfully romantic nights at the adults-only hillside retreat
- Complimentary upgrade
- $200 resort credit
- Welcome bottle of Auberge du Soleil Cabernet Sauvignon
- Full breakfast daily in-room
- Complimentary access to the Mercedes-Benz Guest Drive Program
- Additionally, the luxury hotel will be serving a special in-room dining menu, so that couples can stay in their pj’s and relax. The Michelin star menu from The Restaurant will feature a la carte offerings all day or a 3-course dining menu with Le Creuset, served fireside. In addition, guests will be invited to kick off their stay with a bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée Champagne and an ounce of Royal Osetra caviar served with house-made blinis and class accouterments.
- Bubbles & Bliss Spa Package
- 30-minute Laurent Perrier body scrub
- 30-minute jasmine and rose tea bath
- 60-minute massage
- Bottle of Laurent Perrier
- $800 (person) and $1,600 (couples)
Couples are invited to Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection for a month of blissful romance. The luxury hotel offers an ultra-private and romantic after-hours Starlight Nights Bathhouse Experience, bookable for couples. Please contact the resort for rates and booking. 755 Silverado Trail, Calistoga, CA, 94515
- Starlight Nights Bathhouse Experience: Couples can luxuriate in the privacy of the expansive spa Bathhouse from 7:30 – 10:30 pm.
- Signature mudslide treatments for two
- Romantic rose petal bath by candlelight
- Access to the geothermal pools under the stars
- Bottle of sparkling wine and chef bites for two
- Spa keepsake to take home
- Enjoy the stunning landmark pool, which features private cabanas, daybeds, chaises, and an elevated pool deck for a spacious lounging experience.
- Post-pool day, couples can enjoy dinner at the local favorite and acclaimed signature restaurant, Solbar, which features playful, seasonally driven and soul filling Napa Valley cuisine with an extensive wine menu drawing from the locale.
This Valentine’s Day weekend, Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection has created the ideal romantic itinerary for you to create lasting memories and share intimate moments. Please contact Stanly Ranch for rates and booking. 200 Stanly Crossroad, Napa, California 94559; 707.699.6200
- Savor a 3-course prix fixe wine-pairing dinner with decadent desserts at signature restaurant Bear. $125
- Aromatherapy Couples Massage in your own, private treatment room, designed for ultimate comfort and serenity.
- Champagne by the fire
- The romantic weekend will also include experiences such as a Chocolate Truffle Making Class, a Lover’s Lane Walk, and more.
Ojai, CA (approx. 75 miles from L.A.)
Tucked within the Topatopa Mountains in the mystical Ojai Valley, the iconic Ojai Valley Inn continues to redefine luxury, beckoning travelers since its opening in 1923 to the tranquil setting known as “Shangri La.” Known for its vortex of spiritual energy, Ojai is the perfect romantic retreat to welcome love and positive energy. For the month of February, Ojai is celebrating 28 Days of Romance with intimate experiences. Advance reservations required. Please contact the hotel for rates and booking. 905 Country Club Rd, Ojai, CA 93023; 855.697.8780
- Pink Moment Turndown. Toast to your romance with a bottle of our private-label Pink Moment sparkling wine
- Chocolate-dipped strawberries and romantic rose petals sprinkled on the bed
- Lovers Treasure Hunt: Create a memory for two as you traverse the Ojai Valley Inn property searching for clues inspired by your personal romance.
Palm Springs, CA (approx. 110 miles from L.A.)
Hotel ZOSO offers a refreshed experience in their 163-room downtown Palm Springs resort with a new design that matches their playful personality. Updates include the new Lotus Spa, the launch of new food and beverage programming, new Pretty Faces nightclub, plus a soft interior refresh. Always known for its lively pool scene and often touted among the best pool bars in the desert, Hotel ZOSO’s newest iteration maintains its treasured characteristics while elevating the overall experience. Please contact the hotel for availability and booking.
- Get Buzzed and Fall in Love Package: Follow cupid’s arrow straight to the heart of downtown Palm Springs and take a stroll hand in hand as you explore the desert oasis.
A desert retreat with balmy weather and majestic mountain views, there is never a bad time to visit Palm Springs. La Quinta Resort & Club offers an idyllic couples’ getaway with activities from world-class tennis, pickleball and golf to treatments at Spa La Quinta or cocktails by the adults-only pool. The resort offers spacious casita style suites, many featuring their own fireplaces or plunge pools, such as the King Starlight Casita and King Whirlpool Casita. For the month of February, Spa La Quinta is offering a new menu of treatments to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Please contact the hotel for availability and booking. 49-499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253; 760.564.4111
- Better Together Couples Massage: a custom treatment set in the privacy of La Quinta’s secluded couples suite
- Love Myself Massage: a Swedish massage designed to release tension and soothe sore muscles with sandalwood and rose aromatherapy.
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