The Most Over The Top Date Ideas
Restaurants are filling up with reservations, flower shops are creating beautiful bouquets, and chocolatiers are selling out. That must mean Valentine’s Day is near, and if you’re like many of us, you’ll want to go the extra mile to impress your loved one. Rest assure, VUE has that magical day covered, with our most over the top date ideas for New York and New Jersey and theprice tag to match.
Sky is the limit for this extraordinary date. Over the dazzling Manhattan skyline, treat your significant other to a breathtaking adventure on a Liberty Helicopter Tour. Pick one of three packages and prepare to be in flight between approximately 12-18 minutes. Depending on the tour, this over the top date will cost admirers anywhere from $150 per person to $1,500 for the ride.
If you and your date are planning on making waves, nothing says luxury more than chartering a yacht for the night. Elite Private Yachts departs from both New York and New Jersey, and both of their extravagant boats, the Manhattan Elite and the Atlantica (featured on The Bachelorette), showcase lunch and dinner menu options. Make everything from your event to your menu customized to fit you and your date’s needs. Prices vary on ship, menu, and number of guests.
When it comes to fine dining plans, take a bite out of the Big Apple by visiting one of New York City’s Michelin Star restaurants. Per Se, awarded 3 stars, has beautiful views of Central Park and three classic French tasting menus, including plates like the slow poached hudson valley moulard duck foie gras, with a price fix of $325. Eleven Madison Park, a 3 Michelin Star awarded contemporary American restaurant focuses on seasonal and local ingredients and has a tasting menu for $295 per guest.
Want to wow your lover with an over the top present that they will appreciate years to come? Whether they love sports or a musical performance, getting them a suite at their favorite venue is both luxurious and romantic. A suite for Adele’s Madison Square Garden concert will sweep your companion off their feet, and cost you around $8,000, while an individual suite for a New York Yankees game will cost you approximately $6,500. A gift you’ll both enjoy!
End the night with a stay at one of New York City’s top opulent hotels, The Baccarat. The elegant French inspired rooms for the weekend of Valentine’s Day will cost you $800-$7850, a small price to pay for the lap of luxury. Take a trip to their glamourous bar area or restaurant, The Chevalier, or, stay in and order room service!
If your Valentine is into the classic, royal treatment, book a stay at the famous Plaza Hotel, where you and your guest can sleep, shop, and dine in luxury. Try their Champagne Bar or attend afternoon tea for a relaxing experience. Rooms and suites range from $875-$3,425 a night. If you decide to stay at The Plaza, a spa trip is a must to end your weekend of extravagance. Treat your date to the bliss of Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, a one of a kind experience that offers exclusive treatments like a red wine bath or a wine infused body wrap. An 80 minute couple’s massage includes a barrel bath, costing $760. After your pampering, sip wine from the family’s vineyard in the wine lounge.