Valentine’s Day 2017: Eight unique pocket-friendly ideas to treat your better half
Want to have a great Valentine’s Day without creating a massive dent in your pocket? We feel your pain and have some great ideas, that are more than just the typical candies and roses, to treat your better half to without losing your month’s rent in the process. And we have a little something for everyone, from the adventure lovers, dancers all the way to the wine connoisseurs.
Spa Day with your Valentine: Rs 400 – Rs 1300 per person
This is just the relaxing you need with your loved one, not too heavy on the pocket with head massages at just Rs 399 (per person) and full body spa treatments at Rs 1299 (per person), head to City Bliss at Juhu and treat both yourself and your better half to a relaxing Valentine’s Day!
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Pottery Workshop: Rs 750 per person
Just like Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost, you too could turn on the romance in an unexplored way by taking a pottery workshop together and do something different from the usual gig. With a professional potter to guide you, along with all equipment provided, this is a real bargain at just Rs 750 per head.
Candle-lit Dinner: Rs 950 per person
A great man once said that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, so this Valentine’s Day list would be incomplete without the forever classic candle-lit dinner. Head to Peninsula Restaurant for a 4-course dinner along with champagne, and live Indian music to set the mood and ensure a romantic dining experience at just Rs 950 per head.
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Valentine’s Day Beach vibes: Rs 1250 per person
Take your loved away away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a beach farm stay at Nagaon Beach, just a few kms off Alibaug surrounded by lush greenery all around. The perfect mix of quaint village vibes along with the comfort of all amenities. At just Rs 1250 per head for two days, one night, food included, I’d call this a really good deal!
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Sail Away: Rs 1750 per person
Take your better half on an experience that they can never forget! Yes, take off from the Gateway of India for a 2-hour private sailing experience. One can book the entire boat for 4 people at just Rs 3500, so if you choose to go on a double date, there is nothing like this pocket-friendly experience.
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Singing Valentines: Rs 2000 per person
Take your loved one for a unique camping date which is all about song and dance at Lonavla. The two day, one night trip includes DJ night, couples activities, dance and karaoke. At just Rs 2000 per head the event will provide food, accommodation and essentials.
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Adventurous Valentine: Rs 2500 per person
Literally take the road less travelled and head to Moroshi Village on Kalyan Malshej Road for a Valentine’s Day camping trip snuggled within the embrace of nature and with your loved one. At just Rs 2500 per head, you will be given food, overnight stay and unlimited barbecue. There are also activities like shooting, archery, river crossing and rock climbing.
And at an additional cost you could also book hanging tents. Could there be a more exciting and unique way to spend the day? More details here.
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Wine Tour and Villa Stay: Rs 3000 per person
Spend 2 days and 1 night at a luxurious villa in the heart of a vineyard at Soma Vine Village in Nashik while sampling your favourite blends of wine.
Enjoy the greenery all around, learn more about wines, go swimming and sample delicious foods during your stay at just Rs 3000 per head. More details here
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