12 Romantic Florida Getaways for Valentine's Day

Nothing is more romantic than spending Valentine's Day at one of Florida's fabulous resorts.
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Nothing is more romantic than spending Valentine's Day at one of Florida's fabulous resorts. Amp up the romance with one of the following specialty packages.

It's all about the spa for V-Day at this resort. Share a glass of Jupiter Beach Resort's signature liquid dark chocolate before you settle into a Warm Vanilla Latte Scrub & Massage that nourishes that body while leaving it satiny and smooth and most of all, irresistible to the touch. In the meantime, decompress with a De-Stress Muscle Melt that uses warming rosemary, ginger and black pepper to unwind those fatigued muscles from his daily grind.

Whisk your loved one away to Miami's famed Ocean Drive for a beachfront escape like no other. Marriott Stanton South Beach's Couple's Getaway package lets romantics make a toast while overlooking sweeping views of Miami's coastline or take a short stroll to high-end dining and shopping for an intimate weekend retreat.

Take the time to reconnect. Enjoy time for just the two of you with the Romance Package at the Hyatt. Cozy up by one of the two outdoor campfires at the resort and dine at either Tarpon Bay or Tanglewood.

Make this Valentine's Day extra sweet with a Chocolate Decadence treatment for two at The Resort at Longboat Key Club's newly renovated Island House Spa. Start with a rich bourbon and brown sugar exfoliating blend that gives smooth a new name, then delve further into relaxation with a Chocolate Infused Signature Facial. Finish up the experience with a Heavenly Meltdown Pedicure, dark truffle serum massage and a glass of champagne.

Among palm trees, crashing waves and a Balinese influenced backdrop, detox & reboot with your loved one at The Spa at Marco Island Marriott. The Bamboo Therapy Massage, a full body treatment, uses warm bamboo with long strokes to reach deeper muscle layers and percussion movements to improve lymphatic flow.

In celebration of Blondie's 40th Anniversary Year, the legendary band will perform at the Fontainebleau on Feb. 15, 2014. Combining elements of an exciting weekend escape, a hot ticket performance, and access to a meet and greet with the band, BleauLive presents Blondie will be a coveted experience for all rockers.

Give the gift of relaxation this Valentine's Day with The Spa at Harbor Beach Marriott's Couple's Relaxation Massage. This treatment offers two therapists performing a light pressure massage, specially designed for relaxation. Worries will melt away for a stress-free, romantic rendezvous.

The mild temperatures and azure-colored waters are just the cherry on top of this special on Miami Beach. For the ultimate in romantic getaways, Eden Roc Miami Beach's Romantic Relaxation package is sure to please.

Rather than exchanging heart-shaped chocolates and roses, couples can pair off at The Spa at Sandpearl Resort and indulge with sensual treatments tailored for the mind, body and soul. Share the ultimate sensorial journey through the Ocean Memory Ritual that combines a soothing scrub, enriching ocean sensation bath and a wave massage that will ultimately leave couples renewed with a burst of vitality and exhilaration for this romantic holiday.

Lovebirds will fall in love with the resort's Romance Package, including a welcome amenity of champagne and chocolates, full daily breakfast for two, valet parking, resort fees and guaranteed late checkout, allowing for more together time.

The magnificent exuberance of the Atlantic Ocean, its white sand beaches and the property's private tropical gardens give The Palms a uniquely tender aura to celebrate the promise of a lifetime together. The Romance - Inspired By Nature package combines the best of personalized service, natural gourmet cuisine and spa pampering the resort has to offer.

The resort is offering a sizzling Valentine's Day package sure to ignite a romantic weekend. The new Hearts on Fire package provides two-night accommodations, a bottle of champagne and two TradeWinds champagne flute glasses and a three-course dinner for two in Bermudas Steak and Seafood. And to heat up the night, there is an exclusive couples-only bonfire on the beach on Saturday, featuring S'mores complete with sriracha-infused marshmallows.

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