From romantic dinner to luxurious suite spa, there are many ways to celebrate the special day with your valentine in this glamorous city.
Five-star hotel Valentine’s Day specials
Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul
For those who are craving a magnificent view of the Bosphorus on this special night, Swissôtel The Bosphorus is the place to go. At the historical wooden Chalet, perfect Swiss atmosphere and heart-warming fondue offer you a cozy night. Gabbro’s special menu will be prepared by chef Ali Ronay and live music will be performed by Sibel Tüzün. One night accommodation is included in this package. You can also choose to dine at Sabrosa for Turkish, Peruvian, and Asian fusion cuisine, accompanied with jazz music. www.swissotel.com
Çırağan Palace Kempinski
Plan a luxurious dinner at Tuğra or Laledan Restaurant, or enjoy an afternoon tea at Gazebo Lounge. A luxurious accommodation package is waiting for the couples who want to spend the Valentine’s Day in the rooms with a magnificent Bosphorus view and a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at Laledan Restaurant. The one-night Valentine’s Day accommodation package includes a delicious breakfast buffet. www.kempinski.com
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti
As the biggest hotel in Istanbul, Hilton Istanbul Bomonti offers a romantic dinner at Cloud 34 with Far Eastern tastes and a special meal at The Globe. Don’t miss the luxurious wellness treatments at the acclaimed eforea Spa, especially the couple package: Mr. and Mrs. Spa Care. www.hilton.com/Istanbul
Four Seasons Hotels Istanbul
At Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, you can have an elegant Valentine’s Day dinner at the Aqua Restaurant. And in front of it, enjoy a pleasant time at the ice skating rink in the Winter City venue. A spa treatment can upgrade your romantic experience. At Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, your Valentine’s Day will set in an unique historical environment with nostalgic vibes. Live music performances and special menu will be prepared carefully on February 14.
As one of the leading names in luxurious hotels, Raffles Istanbul is ideal for those craving a sophisticated atmosphere on this special occasion. Raffles Patisserie offers gift choices while Lavinia Lounge is a good place to have an afternoon tea. Pan-Asian cuisine restaurant Isokyo offers a special menu on Valentine’s Day, ranging from seafood to meat dishes, and dessert to cocktails. The Couple Hammam service is on a 20 percent discount on February 14. Special accommodation package is also available. www.raffles.com/istanbul
Hagia Sofia Mansions Istanbul, Curio Collection by Hilton
This is for those who want something special. You can spend time in the 1500 year old water cistern, which is adjacent to the wall of Topkapı Palace. Sarnıç Fine Dining Restaurant will offer a special experience with its historical texture, bearing the Byzantine traces and unique tastes from the special menu. You can also relax your body at a historical jacuzzi at the Sarnıç Spa. curiocollection3.hilton.com
Grand Hyatt Istanbul
At 34 Restaurant, special menu will be prepared by chef Fabio Brambilla and music will be performed by pianist Aslı Güral. After dinner, there will be cocktails by the fireplace in the Library Bar and a 50-minute couple massage, which will be accompanied by strawberry chocolate in a romantic atmosphere with roses.
Richmond Nua Wellness- Spa
Plan a romantic getaway to Sapanca, where you can enjoy an intimate, natural environment and a beautiful lake view. Here you can enjoy a gala dinner and relaxing massage with your lover. www.richmondnua.com
Hilton Istanbul Maslak
Handmade Love Workshop will be held at Hilton Istanbul Maslak in collaboration with Masterpiece studio. The two hour event offers guests an alternative, artsy experience on the Valentine’s Day evening. T: 0212 305 10 00
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus
An amazing Bosphorus view and pleasant jazz music are waiting for couples at Summit Bar&Terrace at Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus. Be My Valentine menu will be specially prepared on February 14, and those who want a complete experience can combine it with the accommodation package, including breakfast in the morning. T: 0212 310 25 25
Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus
From February 10-16 at the Lobby Lounge, couples will have the opportunity to experience a lovely tea menu with cookies, pastries, cakes, and chocolates, as well as live piano performance. The venue also provides a magnificent Bosphorus view, a must-have for a romantic day in Istanbul.
SAM Kitchen & Bar defines its menu as “world cuisine with local tastes,” offering tastes prepared with local, seasonal ingredients. On Valentine’s Day, the restaurant will prepare sweet surprises for the guests, including the strawberry puff pastry. www.instagram.com/samkitchenandbar/