How to celebrate Valentine’s Day: Safari, yachting and SPA in Shangri-la in the Maldives or Sri Lanka

Approaching the most romantic day of the year — Valentine’s Day. And along with the anticipation of lovers plagued by the eternal questions: what to give, how to mark and where. In response to the latest, hotel chain Shangri-la offers two options: a quiet holiday in the Maldives or extreme in Sri Lanka.


Relax on the island of love

Thanks to the impeccable beauty of its white beaches, lush vegetation and enchanting turquoise of the Indian ocean, the Maldives has long earned the reputation of being the most romantic corner of the planet. And the island of Villingili, where is luxury resort Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa is a perfect refuge for romantics. It is located in the southernmost tip of Addu Atoll, and its shape resembles a heart from above.

What to do on this island of love on Valentine’s Day, think not difficult. The day lovers can explore the water and observe their inhabitants: large turtles, stingrays and even sharks, ride a jet ski or arrange a couples swim underwater scooter, sibbe.

Afternoon, when the midday sun should conserve your energy, perfectly suited for a cruise aboard the luxurious 21-metre yacht Shangri-La Horizon where lovers can admire the indescribable beauty of the sunset and dolphins, tasting served chilled champagne and cocktails.

And in the evening you can enjoy dinner served in one of the secluded corners of the island. The choice is yours: tropical jungle, white beach, Serenity Bay Beach — a popular place for celebrities to suggestions of marriage and weddings, or the highest point of the Maldives — Villingili hill with a height of five meters above sea level, which offers an indescribable view of the surf.

The value proposition — from 883 USD per night.

Romantic proposal in the Maldives includes:

♥ round trip transfers for two guests on the plane pyatidesyatimetrovy Maldivian airlines with stunning views during the flight

♥ a bottle of sparkling wine will be waiting for guests in their Villa on arrival

♥ unforgettable yacht cruise for two in search of pods of dolphins

♥ signature couples massage for 90 minutes in the Spa Chi for two

♥ romantic dinner of four courses with wine pairing and consultation with chef regarding the menu, which will take place in the concept of Dine by Design — in one of the specially equipped secluded corners of the island to choose from: tropical jungle, on the beach overlooking the lagoon of the Atoll or on the highest point of the Maldives — Villingili hill, with a height of 5.1 metres above sea level

♥ romantic candlelight dinner with three dishes of Haute cuisine and select wines in the restaurant, Fashala

♥ daily replenished fruit basket in the Villa

♥ daily buffet Breakfast for two in the restaurant Jaavu overlooking the turquoise waters of the lagoon


An unforgettable adventure on the coast of Sri Lanka

Fans of extreme sports should head to the hotel Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort Golf & Spa, located on the South coast of Sri Lanka. Here lovers feast awaits Safari on the river Udawalawe (Walawe), during which you can see tropical birds, bats, magnificent white-bellied sea eagles, in their “sleeping places” in the trees along the shore, jumping from branch to branch languru walking along the shore of the peacocks and even Buffalo. But if that is not enough, not far from the resort are the national parks of Yala and Udawalawe, where leopards, elephants and sloth.

After a busy day, guests can visit the Ayurveda centre, CHI Spa, where they will be asked to estimate the age-old practices and procedures of traditional Ayurveda, using natural ingredients. And in the hotel room lovers will enjoy a bottle of chilled champagne and a fruit basket, after all, the motto of a network of Shangri-la sounds: “Hospitality from the heart”.

For honeymooners and couples who want to celebrate their anniversary at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort Golf & Spa offers 50% discount on accommodation, in restaurants, bars and Spa.

The offer is valid for stays of 5 nights or more. Price — from USD 125 per night.

The offer includes:

♥ 50% discount on any room including Suite

♥ 50% discount for the restaurant and bar, and a discount on Spa treatments for groom and bride

♥ daily Breakfast for two in the restaurant Bojunhala

♥ compliments — chilled bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket (served in the room upon arrival)

♥ free unlimited Wi – Fi

♥ welcome gift