The traditional gives way to the quirky as designer hotel group QT Hotel & Resorts prepares to treat incurable romantics seeking sweet treats for significant others.
From the spa-addict to the discerning bookworm, getaway artists to 'instapic' whizz-kids, here are QPid's picks for lovers of the unique, the memorable, the quirky & the fun.
SWEET TREATS FROM QTIQUE:
QT Hotels & Resorts quirky boutique (QTique) features an eclectic mix of eccentricities, luxuries and necessities with contemporary Australian designers sharing space with old fashioned favourites. An exhibition-styled showcase of hand-sourced delights, QTique serves up a stunning range of goods curated by Melbourne-based stylist Anna Roberts.
Product ranges vary between QT locations and are available to peruse and purchase in the lobby of each property. The QTique 2016 Valentine's Day Gift Guide presents a sweet selection sweet treats including colourful, comfy 'Happy Pants', hand-crafted earrings, relaxation-inducing colouring books and peppery all-natural massage oil. Those unable to visit before cupid comes a calling are invited to order items from our gift guide by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
spaQ FOR LOVERS:
Contemporary, designer day spa 'spaQ' by QT Hotels and Resorts is offering a little free love for those planning to treat loved ones to a spa-escape. With spaQ gift vouchers being one of the hot ticket items during the season of romance, spa lovers will have $50 deducted from gift voucher purchases over $300 by using the promotion code 'CALLMEQPID'.
With spaQ's philosophy firmly centred on providing bespoke, spa journeys curated individually for each guest with their 'Freshly Picked' concept, the gift of spaQ means there's no tough call on what to choose for the recipient.
At all four locations spaQ offers a full range of beauty therapies that pack serious therapeutic punch including body wraps, exfoliations, facials and massage. To purchase a gift voucher visit spa-q.com.au.
ROMANTIC FEASTING & SEXY SLEEPOVERS:
From QT here to QT there, romance is firmly in the air.
At QT Gold Coast: Yamagen Restaurant at QT Gold Coast has prepared a special lovers-only dessert extravangza for guests dining on Feb 14th. Their Mexican-inspired 'Piñata of love' combines frozen Nutella mousse, Belgian chocolate sauce, Ferrero Rocher ice-cream, chocolate crumble, mini donuts, Turkish delight, pink candy floss and waffle cones in one unified dish the chefs warn will fire the chemistry and stir the loins. Designed for two to share, the Piñata of Love costs $28.
QT Canberra: Doors to the exclusive QT Lounge are being thrown open to loverswanting to perch amidst the clouds for a cocktail-infused feast of sweets. QT Canberra's DELISH DESSERT VALENTINE BUFFET includes complimentary access to the QT Lounge, a cocktail on arrival, unlimited desserts and a D.J. until late for $59 per person. To book call +2 6267 1270 or visit qtcanberra.com.au.
At QT Sydney: With Italian long recognised as the language of love, QT Sydney's Parlour Lane Birra Moretti Month is the perfect place for some romantic, summertime relaxation. Raise a toast to la dolce vita with a frosty jug of Birra Morretti and an Italian cheese plate this January.
Fancy something a little more special? Guests sleeping over at QT Sydney and dining at the hotel's renowned Gowings Bar and Grill will receive a complimentary glass of Mumm Champagne on arrival.
QT Port Douglas: In celebration of Lover's Day, QT Port Douglas has undertaken the ultimate insta-search for the best 'meet cutes'. Was it love at first sight? Was it in a strange place? Or are you 'that couple'? Up for grabs is a QT Port Douglas sleepover in an exclusive Spa Deck villa with bubbly, chocolate-dipped strawberries, a one hour couple's treatment at spaQ plus brekkie at Bazaar Marketplace. To enter share 'The Greatest (30 word & instapic) Love Story (You've) Ever Told' via Instagram hashtagging #QTLoveStory. Find out more here.