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Hong Kong — By Jessy DB on February 10, 2010 at 3:52 am
Filed under: chinese-new-year, Hotels & Places to Stay, Restaurants & Bars, valentine's day

Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year at The Peninsula

With Valentine’s Day falling on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, Hong Kong is filled with double the reason to celebrate. As we approach this festive season, many hotels and restaurants around the city have been promoting special Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year packages for everyone to enjoy.

The royal treatment can be found right on your doorstep with one of the world’s legendary Grand Hotels, The Peninsula Hong Kong. Providing quality service since 1923, The Peninsula is known for its combination of traditional hospitality and modern luxury. Located on Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (map), The Peninsula promises to give you a romantic and relaxing experience in the heart of the busy metropolis.

This month, The Peninsula offers a number of romantic choices for the couple in love, as well as Chinese New Year specials to welcome the Year of the Tiger. Whether you want to take to the skies in a spectacular helicopter ride or stay earth-bound for a weekend of fairytale romance and scrumptious meals, The Peninsula can offer you all the trappings of a five-star hotel.

The Spring Moon Chinese Restaurant has prepared three appetizing Spring Menus offered for lunch and dinner banquets from 31 January to 28 February. ‘Fortune’ (HKD8888), ‘Wealth’ (HKD10888) and ‘Longevity’ (HKD13888) feature traditional Chinese Lunar New Year dishes prepared by Spring Moon’s Executive Chef Paul Lau Ping Lui. With a traditional Chinese Orchestra performing on 14 and 15 February, this is just one of the seven award-winning restaurants at The Peninsula with a wide selection of Chinese New Year menus that you can choose from.

For the colossal Valentine’s Day experience, the “Lovers’ Weekend at The Peninsula” (13 to 15 February) and “Romantic Fireworks at The Peninsula” (14 to 16 February) give couples the opportunity to relish their romance for prices starting at HKD18, 700.

Be whisked away from your own home by a dazzling Rolls-Royce and spend two nights embraced in love at a Grand Deluxe Harbour View Room or Suite. A dozen long-stemmed red roses will be waiting for you and your significant other at your room or suite, and you can even relax in a calming oasis with the “Just For Us” Spa Journey in The Peninsula Spa by ESPA’s exclusive Couple’s Suite, complete with a harbour-view double whirlpool bath and steam for two that’s sure to tantalise your senses.

Both packages let you indulge in a poolside romantic dinner for two on 14 February, while the “Romantic Fireworks” package offers an additional fireworks dinner for two at the avant-garde rooftop restaurant Felix, where you can delight in delectable contemporary cuisine, on 15 February.

For reservations e-mail: reservationphk@peninsula.com

See www.peninsula.com

Photo credit: The Peninsula Hong Kong

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