Whistler, British Columbia
Imagine following up an afternoon spent sashaying down snowy mountain slopes, soaking in a steamy hot tub with your Valentine. Or perhaps you’d rather curl up together beside a roaring fire? In Whistler, you’re not only in luck, but you’re spoiled for romantic choice. The town famous for its exhilarating outdoor pursuits is also the west coast’s headquarters for seduction. The mix of cold outdoor activity and cozy indoor relaxation provides all the ingredients for an affectionate escape. Choose from a wide array of sumptuous inns, resorts and hotels to tickle your fancy.
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Popular for weddings, and romantic getaways, Niagara-on-the-Lake is famous for its quaint beauty, world famous wineries and the Shaw Festival. Populated with colourful gardens and heritage buildings – many converted into inns, charming boutiques and celebrated restaurants – this pretty town lives and breathes romance. Take a horse drawn carriage ride through the town, enjoy a wine tasting tour, or canoodle after a spa break – whatever your heart’s desire, Niagara-on-the-Lake is ready to play Cupid.
When a province is home to communities named Heart’s Desire, Heart’s Content, and Cupids, Valentine’s Day is in the air 365 days a year. Couples longing for somewhere to let their hair down, and step back from the frantic pace of the day-to-day will be smitten by these delightful coastal towns. Experience local cuisine, peruse artist studios, and immerse yourself in the down-to-earth hospitality that makes Newfoundland such a heartwarming destination.