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Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Roses are red, violets are blue,
Valentine's Day is coming... for you?! Whether you like it or not, the
love-infused holiday is right around the corner. This year, embrace
Valentine's Day with a trip to a
Hotels.com® sexy destination. Whether you're staying local or splurging on an
exotic trip, there's a trip to light your fire below.
But First, What Do Canadians
Really Want On
That's simple. According to a recent survey conducted by the
Hotels.com travel experts, Canadians would rather bond with Sparky than indulge in
one-on-one time with a favourite celeb! See below for other interesting
Canada's Most Romantic Shortlist
78% of Canadians would rather spend
Valentine's Day with their
significant other. With 14% choosing to stay in with their pet and only 8% choosing to
snuggle with a celebrity crush.
52% of Canadians would prefer a vacation over designer jewellery. Bling is out this year so, for those looking to splurge on
Day, a trip is the best way to win over your sweetie. Gourmet dinners
came in 2
nd, jewellery came in 3
rd and heart-racing adventures came in 4
50% of Canadians are hoping for a romantic dinner out, followed by 30%
wanting a quiet night in. Overall, Canadians chose special one-on-one time with their partner over
an action-packed adventure like sporting.
Head to one of
most romantic cities and soak in European
culture at a fraction of the cost! In
you'll experience cobblestone roads, charming bistros and historic
architecture at almost every corner. It's the perfect getaway where you
can practice your French and soak in the culture... Where to stay? The
is a great option where you can relax, unwind and spend an evening
between the sheets!
Selected by both Conde Nast Traveler and Reader's Digest as a luxurious
offers rustic elegance amongst breathtaking ocean views in a remote
location to help you sweep your significant other off their feet! And
this year, you'll be sure to knock a few socks off with the help of the
West Coast Romance Package
which includes two nights' accommodation, hot brunches, a bottle of
champagne with strawberries and a romantic turndown.
Feeling a little frisky this
When you're travelling with your significant other, cold weather
retreats are a great excuse to cuddle up. Grab some blankets, wine and
watch the picturesque snow fall! Whistler's
is filled with ski bunnies, crackling fires and hot tubs to set any
mood in the right direction.
Valentine's Day Abroad
may be familiar with this little slice of
paradise since it was featured in the show. The
Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa
is an unadulterated island paradise that silently screams tranquil
perfection. Looking to impress? Then be sure to book an overwater
bungalow which is the perfect unique hot spot where you're one with
The capital of
is oozing with charm, romance, and seaside
villages where you can find flavourful cuisine and wine. They say
Italian food is made from the heart, so how can you resist falling in
love? Plan a stay at the
and get ready to work off that pasta.
may come knocking at your door every year, you
might as well make it something worth embracing! After all, if your
sweetheart's Canadian we already know what's on their wish list.
Editor's Note: The Hotels.com survey was conducted on
2013 and surveyed 576 Canadian residents.
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