The big day is right around the corner... Why not high-tail it to the world capital of romance? Boat trips on the Seine past monuments and marvels, meals that are intoxicatingly good, fashion and finery, wine bars aplenty... A trip to Paris is guaranteed to heat things up. Splash out with a stay at Le Royal Monceau
, the legendary palace hotel that everyone's talking about, and get treated to all kinds of sweet treats. And we're not talking just eye candy. (There's plenty of that, as the ultra-luxe hotel just emerged from a massive renovation by famed designer Philippe Starck.
) The "Romance" offer at Le Royal Monceau
includes a sumptuous buffet breakfast in La Cuisine restaurant, a bottle of Champagne, and decadent Pierre Hermé sweets along with your sumptuous accommodations. Priced from 714 euros for two people in an Executive Room, available from February 9-16, 2011.
Read our behind-the-scenes look at this glamorous Paris destination here.
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