Valentine’s Day is almost here, and regardless of how you spend the holiday–with a loved one or your best friends–it’s time to celebrate the month of love. Luckily, Iowa is bursting with ways to help. From adult slumber parties with your Galentines to an intimate evening for two, here are our favorite ways to soak up all the feels on Valentine’s Day in Iowa.
Hotel Renovo’s Squad Sleepover for Galentines
Invite your Galentines to a Squad Sleepover courtesy of Hotel Renovo in Urbandale. The luxury hotel is offering a package perfect for an adult slumber party that kicks off with a case of beer and a cold bottle of Champagne upon arrival, late-night munchies delivered to your room at 9 p.m., and a hangover remedy kit sent up in the morning for those who partied a bit too hard. Hotel Renovo is even offering a late check-out of 1 p.m. with the party bundle.
To learn more about Hotel Renovo’s Squad Sleepover for Galentines, visit hotelrenovo.com.
Salt Lounge Couple’s Massage
Cupid has taken over the Salt Lounge in Des Moines and transformed it into a love lounge for love birds. The spot is offering a relaxing, 60-minute couple’s massage in its glowing pink Himalayan salt room in honor of the holiday. The treatment will allow you and your significant other to not only relax but also recharge your energy and intentions to open your heart to give and receive more love from one another. The massage is only available on Feb. 12 and Feb. 13, and sweet treats are included.
To learn more about Salt Lounge Couples Massage, visit www.innerspacedsm.com.
Valentine’s Dinner at Fleming’s Steakhouse
A three-course V-Day-inspired menu has just popped up at Fleming’s Steakhouse in West Des Moines. The indulgent lineup will include filet mignon, accompanied by your choice of lobster tail scampi, crab-stuffed shrimp and two additional sides for $85 per person. If the three-course meal isn’t your ideal menu for the night, the steakhouse is also offering a prime surf and turf meal for $230. These holiday specials will only be served from Feb. 11 to Feb. 14, and reservations are encouraged.
To learn more about Valentine’s Dinner at Fleming’s Steakhouse, visit flemingssteakhouse.com.
Berries and Bubbles at Potosa Spa
Hidden inside the luxurious Hotel Julien in Dubuque, the Potosa Spa is offering guests a relaxing oasis to celebrate love together with its Berries and Bubbles Couples Spa Getaway package. The love-inspired bundle will provide you with a bottle of Champagne upon arrival to the spa with chocolate-dipped strawberries to sample, a 60-minute massage accompanied by a glass of bubbles, $75 to the on-site steakhouse for dinner, and your choice of a suite to stay in overnight. The package price begins at $339 and is only available during February.
To learn more about Berries and Bubbles at Potosa Spa, visit hoteljuliendubuque.com.
Valentine’s Day Package at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
If you’re looking for a staycation in Cedar Rapids, the Valentine’s Day Package at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in the city is offering the perfect overnight stay for lovebirds (available Feb. 11 to Feb. 14). The bundle includes a deluxe, upgraded suite for two, with a four-course dinner that can be enjoyed at its on-site restaurant or accommodations, which can be made to create a romantic dinner setting on your suite’s balcony. The meal will include your choice of a seared beef filet, duck breast or fresh halibut to be enjoyed in addition to appetizers, sides and desserts. A box of truffles and chocolate-covered strawberries will be available to take back to your room and be enjoyed privately. The package is $230 per couple.
To learn more about the Valentine’s Day Package at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, visit thehotelatkirkwood.com.
Galentine’s Day at Fireside Winery
On Sunday, Feb. 13, from noon to 5 p.m., the Fireside Winery in Marengo is hosting its annual Galentine’s Day. A local favorite in the area, the holiday event will feature an adult slumber party afternoon with cozy pajamas and slippers encouraged for attire, and a day spent sipping on up to four glasses of the vineyard’s wine, mingling, watching romcoms and playing fun trivia! Be sure to call and reserve your spot in advance.
To learn more about Galentine’s Day, visit firesidewinery.com.
Escape! For Two Spa Package at Hotel Blackhawk
Hotel Blackhawk, a luxury Marriott Autograph Collection hotel, in Davenport is offering its guests an Escape! For Two Spa Package in honor of Valentine’s Day in February. The intimate package features essentials for creating the perfect night for lovers, including an upgraded suite with a king Jacuzzi, a pedicure for two, an hour-long couples massage, four specialty handcrafted cocktails sent to your room, and a romantic dinner by candlelight at Bix Bistro.
To learn more about the Romance Package at Hotel Blackhawk, visit hotelblackhawk.com.