Travel Picks: Top 10 romantic hotels for Valentine's

Fri Feb 4, 2011 11:25am EST
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LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Love is in the air, but book your romantic getaway for Valentine's Day early to avoid becoming that couple having a spat in your local restaurant over the expense and disappointment of leaving it to the last minute. Online travel advisor ( helps you to choose a love shack to suit your beloved's tastes.

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1. Viceroy Anguilla in the British West Indies

Nestled in the Caribbean Islands, the Viceroy Anguilla sits on 35 acres of utter paradise. Its modern architecture screams luxury and gives way only to the surrounding exotic natural environment and two white-sand beaches. Stay in a private oceanfront villa, a beachfront suite, or a blufftop guestroom all of these boast your very own private pool.

2. La Réserve Ramatuelle in St. Tropez, France

Celebrities are just a few of the romantic-entanglement folk that saunter around St. Tropez like it's a playground. On a hill high above the Mediterranean, this new hotel has only 23 rooms and villas, but does each one with unstoppable elegance with floor-to-ceiling windows and open floor plans. It's known for its spa atmosphere and sanctuary feel, so sink into the champagne environment and enjoy. These accommodations do not come cheaply, but you can save by booking a junior suite instead of a standard suite.

3. Fairmont Frontenac in Quebec, Canada

Every cold winter night deserves a cozy room in a castle, so make your fairytale happen at the Fairmont Frontenac in Quebec. European charm makes this United Nations World Heritage Site a gem in historic Old Quebec, and its turrets and grand architecture keep up the majestic atmosphere. Its elegant accommodations and regal décor make it easy to play romantic royalty for the weekend.

4. Rosewood Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico   Continued...

<p>Docked luxury yachts are seen in Saint-Tropez harbour on the French Riviera July 30, 2010. REUTERS/Charles Platiau</p>