While red roses are the traditional flower for romance, these days anything goes, and chocolates have the advantage of being eaten by the giver as well as the receiver. If you feel defeated by the almost QR200,000 you would need to pay for either the watch or bracelet shown do not despair, and remember the way to a man’s (and in these days of sexual equality) a woman’s heart is through the stomach. Make the most of Valentines Day to show your appreciation of a loved one with a romantic dinner or overnight stay at one of Qatar’s luxury hotels. A sample of their delights can be found below.
Crown Plaza Doha – The Business Park has a romantic evening by the pool, from QR250 per person, from 7 pm; also a romantic Brazilian dinner at Rodizio, QR295 per person; and an Aphrodisiac buffet for QR255 per person including drink and rose for your loved one. Read more here.
La Cigale has a host of options: Le Central and Di Capri Valentine’s menus are QR750 per person including two glasses of Prosecco; Le Cigalon is QR250 per person plus one drink; and the Valentine’s Touch Room Package is a special treat at QR1,099 per person per night. Find out more about these and other offers here.
Cellar of Love
At The Cellar, couples can indulge in the a la carte Cellar of Love menu with a chilled glass of Moet Champagne, for QR560 per couple. Ladies will receive an exquisite chocolate gift.
Choices offers a melting pot of delicious dishes at its meat, cheese and chocolate fondue night. Dip, swirl and eat to your heart’s content, while enjoying decadent savoury and sweet delights served in a bubbling cauldron. Choose from two offers: either champagne and chocolates or three glasses of wine.
Sweeten up your sweetheart! Throughout February, Sky Lounge will be serving a tempting selection of red berry cupcakes, cheesecakes and smoothies. Fruity and delicious, these tasty desserts and drinks are the perfect way to say ‘I Love You’.
Take Me There
Valentine’s at the Jazz Club has a set package menu that includes a duet set menu, ending with a fruit platter or Chocolate Fondant, all for QR390 per couple including a bottle of sparkling wine or QR730 for a bottle of Champagne.
St Valentines Package
Surprise your loved one with a St Valentines Package for only QR999. Each couple can stay in a Classic room inclusive of in room breakfast, dinner for two (set menu) through room service or at one of the following venues: Choices, Cellar, Jazz Club or Al Nafourah, including soft drinks. Ladies will receive an exquisite chocolate giveaway and a red rose. Upgrade the same package to a classic suite for an additional QR250.
For reservations or more information, contact 4402 3333 or email email@example.com
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha has a wide variety of superb dining experiences on offer, including a special five course menu on the 14th floor at the Le Mer restaurant. For further information visit the website and go to ‘Hotel Events’ in the ‘Hotel Overview’ drop-down menu.
The Sharq Village & Spa has these wonderful activities:
THE FOOD OF LOVE Valentine’s Dinner 6:30 pm – 11 pm
BEACH GAZEBOS Dine under the stars in an intimate setting, with a menu designed especially for love. QR3,000 net in a gazebo for two, including a bottle of sparkling beverage.
AL DANA Indulge the one you love with a romantic five-course dinner for two .QR790 net per couple including a welcome drink.*
PARISA Enjoy a Valentine’s menu that only two may share. QR680 per couple net including a welcome drink.*
AL LIWAN Al Liwan takes on a romantic air with a buffet dinner of love. QR275 net excluding beverages.
AL WANIS Let the stars twinkle as you enjoy dinner for two Arabian style. QR 3,500 net for two including shisha.
*excluding other alcoholic beverages
AL JALSA Treat your sweet love to an afternoon tea with love-filled cakes and goodies, and your choice of brews from around the world. Homemade Valentine’s chocolates and cookies are available to take away. From 2:30 pm to 6 pm, QR135.
For more information visit the website.
The Diplomatic Club is providing an evening of romance and music at Le Grill, for QR430 per couple. Why not relax with a his ‘n’ hers massage for QR400?
W Doha Hotel has fantastic dining and overnight stay offers – and also a surprise celebrity performer … keep checking the website for more information!