Go big, don’t go home
A romantic meal complete with candelabras, a relaxing spa session to ease tensions, and a night spent in a luxurious hotel to stoke the flames of love… If you’re planning a long, out-of-this-world Valentine’s Day for two, check out these package deals from some Istanbul’s best hotels.
Why? Çırağan Palace Kempinski offers two options for Valentine’s Day. You can spend the evening at Tuğra Restaurant overlooking the enchanting Bosphorus or enjoy this special night at Laledan Restaurant. The hotel also invites guests for a stylish overnight stay or, if you want the magic to last the weekend, opt for the “2 Night Stand” package with massage therapy offered at the Sanitas SPA
How much? Tuğra Restaurant dinner, 800 TL/couple. Laledan Restaurant, 700 TL/couple. Overnight Accommodation Packages starting from 405 Euros, “2 Night Stand” package with spa visit starting at 810 Euros
Why? Divan Group organizes Valentine’s Day programs in all four of the Divan Hotels: Divan Istanbul, Divan Istanbul Asia, Divan Istanbul City and Divan Suites Istanbul G-Plus. Couples will be offered a special February 14th menu, plus accommodation packages with free SPA service.
How much? Divan Istanbul: Dinner with live vocal and piano performance, 450 TL/couple program with accommodation starting from 160 Euros.
Divan Istanbul City: Dinner 259 TL/couple, program with accommodation 479 TL/couple
Divan Suites İstanbul G-Plus: Gala Dinner 130 TL/person, program with accommodation 200 TL/couple
Why? The Aqua Restaurant welcomes you and your loved one with a delicious menu and a special surprise: a performance by the band Barbaros Unplugged. Be serenaded by their unforgettable love songs, composed of a local and foreign repertoire. Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus also offers another extraordinary gift: a couples spa experience.
How much? Dinner at Aqua Restaurant, 395 TL/person
Why? Awarded many times for quality service, Four Seasons Hotel Sultanahmet has prepared a rich menu of four courses with live music for Valentine’s Day. Seçil Akmirza will be accompanying with a lively performance at the Seasons Restaurant during this special night.
How much? Dinner at Seasons Restaurant 240 TL/person
Why? The Grand Tarabya Otel is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day for those who want to feast upon a carefully prepared menu appealing to every taste. The couples who would like to stay overnight in luxurious rooms with charming Bosphorus view will also have a rich buffet breakfast in the following morning. On February 11, 1pm-3pm, Grand Tarabya Otel offers also Therapia Love Workshop in which couples will learn different massage techniques to relieve their partner’s stress.
How much? Dinner at the Brasserie Restaurant 480 TL/couple, Accommodation package starting from 370 Euros, Workshop program, 200 TL/couple.
Why? Park Hyatt Istanbul is a splendid place for those who want to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the city’s heart, while avoiding the crowds. Present a beautiful surprise to your loved one with the hotel’s romantic Valentine’s Day three-course secret menu, offering intriguing dish names like the first kiss, sweet temptation, and let’s fire.
How much? The package for Valentine’s Day with accommodation, 185 Euros
Why? The hotel’s executive chef Arif Kemal Doğan will prepare appetizing dishes in the Orient Bar with live music. Couples who want to refresh their love with a different activity can join Tea Hour from 3pm-6pm with İlham Gencer in the Domed Lounge. Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah also has an accommodation package that includes a sumptuous buffet breakfast at Agatha Restaurant on the following morning.
How much? Valentine’s Day dinner program, 285 TL/ person. Program including accommodation and breakfast, 295 Euros
Why? Touting a “Love Bites” theme, Raffles Istanbul offers an unforgettable Valentine’s Day for lover, with the executive chef Omar Mosquera preparing a special menu for lucky couples plus live music.
How much? Dinner, 450 TL/couple
Why? Soho House Istanbul offers a romantic package that will include a spa experience, romantic movies in their private theater and an opulent breakfast in the following day. Soho House Istanbul Valentine’s Day package will be valid from the February 11-18, so you’ll be okay if your plans don’t fall on the 14th.
How much? Packages start from 240 Euro
M Gallery by Sofitel
Why? Fanus Restaurant, set inside the Elysium Hotel, will celebrate the day of love with two delicious menus offering items like smoked salmon, beef rolls, grilled fillet of sea bass, panna cotta with pumpkin and more, all paired with a bit of wine. Take your loved one and enjoy the special menu, set to the tunes of Gizem Kömürcü’s lively performance with love songs.
How much? Dinner at Fanus Restaurant 125 TL/person
Why? Hyatt Regency is well-prepared for Valentine’s Day. Brizio Restaurant’s delicious set menu will be prepared by an executive chef and Solanch De La Rosa will pique the romance by singing jazz and Spanish love songs. Also, there will be a Valentine’s Day Party with DJ performances on the hotel’s rooftop bar, Vue Lounge, on February 11 & 14. Want to get even more romantic? Try a rose Turkish bath and aromatherapy massage with a champagne and chocolate cake.
How much? Dinner at Brizio Restaurant 278 TL/couple. Turkish Bath and massage 850 TL/couple. Accommodation starts from 135 Euros. Vue Lounge Bar entrance is free.
Why? With a perfect location, InterContinental Istanbul offers one of the best 360-views of the city. The hotel’s award-winning Safran Restaurant and City Lights Bar – both located on the top floor of the building – are ideal spots to have a romantic night with your special one. Starting with a crab salad and finishing on a sweet note with red velvet cake, Safran Restaurant’s rich, fixed menu for the night will take lovers on a food journey along with live music smoothing things in the background. The night will continue at City Lights bar with a DJ performance.
How much? Dinner at Safran without drinks 360 TL/couple
Why? On İstiklal Caddesi, there is a narrow doorway that leads to a history-imbued Art Deco world, with tasteful, modern touches. Seven floors and a beautiful boutique hotel later, you reach a bar and a rooftop terrace protected by Venus and Adonis. On Valentine’s Day the Gods will have their blessings on couples who are dining at Mr. Cas Lounge. The delicious menu features a mouthwatering demi-glace sirloin steak and comes with a bottle of Turkish wine of your choosing.
How much? Dinner 350 TL, Dinner, one night at Duke & Duchess Suite, and a late-breakfast 700TL
Why? If you want a Valentine’s Day with scenic, sweeping and natural views, argos in Cappadocia is the magical land you should head to. The hotel offers a menu paired with delicious local Cappadocian wine, made using grapes from the hotel’s vineyards.
How much? Program with accommodation and breakfast, 520 Euros/couple