Wondering how to treat your loved one on Valentine's Day? Forget rose petals and champagne, the real way to your other half's heart is by shelling out on decadent dining, helicopters, private stadiums and even a 40-piece orchestra. We've found three of the most over the top romantic ideas
to show how much your partner means to you this February 14, ranging from under £500 to over £60,0000.Enjoy a suite escape at the Park Tower Knightsbridge
A mere £4,500 will get you a night at the gloriously luxurious Park Tower Knightsbridge, in London. You and your partner will be served a sumptuous tasting menu from its acclaimed fish restaurant, One-O-One, in the privacy of the exclusive Lowndes Penthouse Suite, which boasts wonderful views over the city.
French-born executive head chef Pascal Proyart has devised a special five-course menu: think pan fried scallops and a saffron egg pancakes drizzled in Armagnac Sauce Nantua, Besserat De Bellefont Champagne-parsley sabayon, swan choux pastry with and candied rose petal sorbet.
After all that, you and your partner can relax in the marble double bath and take in the spectacular views.
The Ultimate Valentine's Day package includes one night in The Lowndes Penthouse Suite and the five course One-O-One Valentine's menu including drinks. Price: costs £4,500. To reserve this exclusive Valentine's package, call 07880788853. For romantics wishing to dine in One-O-One on Valentine's Day, the five-course tasting menu will also be available for £89 per person, including tea and coffee.
Take to the rooftops in a helicopter at Le Méridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo
Le Méridien Beach Plaza, in sunny Monte Carlo, is offering couples the chance to take Valentine's Day to new heights this year with a Roof Top & Helicopter experience in one of the world's most exclusive cities.
Arrive in style with helicopter transfers to and from Nice airport (you'll get a guided tour of beautiful Monaco from the air before arriving at the hotel). Check into your luxurious suite of the 11th and final floor with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and city's architecture. And while at the hotel, it's personalised service and champagne all the way.
Just two hours from Paris and with direct access to its own private beach, Le Méridien Beach Plaza rates start from £280 per person for a two-night stay including breakfast, champagne and helicopter transfers.
Propose to your partner at The Langham Huntington Pasadena Hotel, California
If you have a spare £61,000 and you're planning to pop the question on Valentine's day, this is for you. We think this is the most expensive overnight Valentine's hotel package. Let us know if we're wrong!
The Langham Huntington Pasadena Hotel in California offers an extravagant Proposal of the Century package that is guaranteed to sweep your loved one of their feet - perfect for anyone who favours over-the-top gestures.
Spend two nights in this luxurious hotel's presidential suite and be driven around in a for chauffeur-driven Bentley Flying Spur. The highlight of your stay will be the exclusive use of the 100,000-seater Rose Bowl Stadium, where you can use the video message board to illuminate a personal "Marry Me" message and/or photo collage during your private engagement.
You can invite up to 40 friends and family to witness the moment as the 40-piece Pasadena Symphony Orchestra (pictured) provides a musical accompaniment. An engagement photographer and videographer will also be provided to document the unforgettable proposal.
Oh, and if you're the lucky bride-to-be, you'll also receive a hand crafted, custom designed engagement ring featuring a 2.50 carat cushion cut diamond worth over £20,000.
This grandiose proposal-to-rival all proposals will only set you back £61,000.
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