February 1, 2016 

 

A weekend in Vancouver for a romantic getaway is all you need to fall in love with the city and fall deeper into love with your partner.


GETTING SERIOUS? TIE THE KNOT WITH OPUS HOTEL'S ELOPEMENT PACKAGE
Upon arrival, you and yours will be greeted by champagne and macarons in your stunning Signature Suite; complete with fireplace, wrap around balcony and jetted spa tub. Enjoy complimentary Jaguar service to the restaurant of your choice. It's your final night to relax before the excitement settles in so cozy up for a 3D movie on your 55" plasma television with a bowl of popcorn and soak up the moment.
On the day of "I Dos" wake up refreshed and take the morning to explore Yaletown, Granville Island, and Sunset beach. Return to OPUS and enjoy a romantic in-suite couples' massage before your big moment, the perfect way to relax. At the time of your choice, your in-suite ceremony will take place complete with flowers, champagne, marriage commissioner and witnesses.
That evening, celebrate your commitment with a romantic 4-course dinner for two at award-winning La Pentola or keep things personal and enjoy your dinner in suite by candlelight. Sleep-in forgivingly late and enjoy breakfast in bed until 1PM.
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STAY IN WITH A MISCHIEVOUSLY LATE CHECKOUT AT LODEN HOTEL
Valentine's is a time of celebrating your relationship and creating beautiful memories together. Whether you are celebrating on Valentine's or creating your own romantic weekend, the Loden will set the stage for an unforgettable romantic evening!

Room for romance includes:

  • Signature guestroom adorned with rose petals 
  • Sparkling wine and fresh chocolate dipped strawberries 
  • Bath Time Bliss - soothing rosemary and lemongrass bath salts from Rocky Mountain Soap Co. 
  • Mischievously late 1pm checkout 
  • Optional hand-written card (provide us your message so we can have a Valentine's card ready in the room for your special someone) 

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DINE BY CANDLE LIGHT AND IN FRENCH STYLE AT L'ABATTOIR
Eat, drink and cozy up to your favourite person this Valentine's Day at Gastown's beloved French-inspired restaurant. This year, L'Abattoir will be offering a special six-course dinner, with seatings at 7pm in the dining room and private dining space. Executive Chef Lee Cooper has designed a set menu, which will include classic dishes with Cooper's own additions, including baked Pacific oysters; lightly smoked duck breast; braised short rib; and Black Forest gateaux with dark chocolate mousse, milk chocolate cremeaux and cherry sorbet for dessert. Guests will also enjoy specially selected wines paired with each course. Set the mood this Valentine's Day with a romantic dinner for two and seductive cocktails in heart of Vancouver's historic Gastown.  

Date/Time: February 14, 2016, seatings in the dining room & private dining room at 7:00pm
Address: 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $145 per person, plus 18% gratuity (price is inclusive of tax). Tickets must be booked in advance. To reserve a table, please call 604-568-1701 or email events@labattoir.ca.

RECREATE THE PASSION WITH A 50 SHADES OF GREY THEMED MEAL AT RAINIER PROVISIONS
This Valentine's Day, treat your date to a romantic dinner for two at Rainier Provisions. In celebration of Cupid's day, Rainier is offering a three-course dinner themed on the film 50 Shades of Grey, which premiered on Valentine's Day last year. The seductive film was shot in Vancouver in winter 2014, and Rainer hosted the first day of shooting. Woo your sweetheart with a sumptuous feast at the same setting where Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele had their very first coffee date. Tucked away in Vancouver's historic Gastown neighbourhood, Rainier Provisions gives the nostalgic concept of ‘provisions' an edgy makeover.

Date/Time: February 14, 2016 from 6:00pm until late
Address: 2 West Cordova, Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $40 per person, plus tax and gratuity. To make a reservation, please email reso.irishheather@gmail.com. 

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COMPETE FOR LOVE WITH VANCOUVER MYSTERIES

Vancouver Mysteries will be running its very popular Couples Competition for Valentine's Day again. This year they are offering two games: murder mystery Crime in Downtown (1pm) and spy game Secret Mission (4pm). Up to 8 teams of two players each compete in Vancouver Mysteries games on Valentine's Day. Games take place on the streets of downtown Vancouver. Couples will navigate from location to location as you find clues, complete challenges, and solve the mystery.

Date/Time: February 14, 2016 1:00pm Crime In Downtown / 4:00pm Secret Mission
Tickets: Book online at vancouvermysteries.com.

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PINKIES UP FOR HIGH TEA WITH THE URBAN TEA MERCHANT
Valentine's Tea for Two (offered February 6th - February 14th) 
This will include two TWG Teas from our Premium menu, two sparkling Prestige Cocktails, a selection of six Finger Sandwiches, one Tea-Infused Pastry to share and two Scones with Jelly and Victorian Creme. Each Tea for Two will include 50grams of a featured TWG Tea to takeaway. 

Platinum Tea Service for Two - $275 for two (offered daily. Takeaway gift will be only offered February 13th & 14th) 

This will include half a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, Norther Divine Caviar on ice, a decadent section of savouries and sweets and 2 TWG Teas from our Fine Harvest menu. Also included is a takeaway of TWG Tea Valentine packaged tea.