2007 WINTERLitchfield, CT --
Contact: Janet L. Serra
For Immediate Release
That fellow with the bow and arrow spotted recently in Connecticut's Litchfield Hills is none other than Dan Cupid. He has heard all about the romance packages luring lovers to the region's inns and resorts and is ready to do his part. Champagne, spa treatments, roses, and candlelight are on the menu, for Valentine's Day and for the rest of the season's wintry weekends. Couples will be inspired to cuddle and save currency as well with romance packages such as these: (rates are for two).
Riverton Romantic Overnight
The innkeepers love lovers at the Old Riverton Inn, a country classic dating to 1796. Their romance package includes cozy accommodations complete with flowers, candy and a split of champagne, a candlelight dinner for two and full breakfast in the morning. From $195 to $215. 800-EST-1796 or www.rivertoninn.com.
Valentine Saturdays at Wake Robin Inn
Valentine's Day comes mid-week when many people are working, so why not celebrate the weekend before or after on Saturday, February 10 or Saturday, February 17. At the Wake Robin Inn in Lakeville, amenities include dinner and dancing featuring New York vocalist Wanda Houston, and breakfast the next morning. $325; extra nights, $149. 860-435-2000 or www.wakerobininn.com.
Interlaken Romantic Interlude
Movie lovers take note. You can pick your night, midweek or weekend, and enjoy a romantic room, complimentary cocktails, two dinners for the price of one and two tickets to the movies, plus breakfast the next morning, all for $179 at this classic Lakeville resort. Spa treatments add to the possibilities. Stay an extra night for just $119. Phone: 800-222-2909 or www.interlakeninn.com..
Ethan Allen Roses and Romance
Treat your Valentine to an overnight in a deluxe king suite at the elegant Ethan Allen Inn in Danbury, where you'll find a dozen roses, a bottle of Canella Prosecco Champagne, a fruit and cheese basket and stemmed strawberries dipped in chocolate waiting for you,. Breakfast the next morning? In bed, of course. The tab is $299. 203-744-1776 or www.ethanallenhotel.com.
The Heritage Spa Getaway
Everyone deserves a little pampering after battling winter winds. At the Heritage Resort in Southbury couples can enjoy a deluxe room and full breakfast, as well as an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, and a choice of two treatments at the Tres Jolie Day Spa, a massage, facial, manicure or pedicure, from $329. Not into spas? Chose a Rendezvous for two package with a deluxe room, dinner in the resort�s Eight Mile Brook, restaurant, a buffet breakfast and use of the resort health club starting at $219. 203-264-8200 or www.heritagesouthbury.com.
The Inn at Kent Falls Timeless Romance
Lovers who love country inns can enjoy two nights in a beautifully appointed guest room or suite at this luxurious bed and breakfast inn in Kent. The package includes flowers, chocolate dipped strawberries, wine and a champagne brunch. From $310. 860-927-3197 or www.innatkentfalls.com.