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The 6 Best Romantic Getaways For New Yorkers

From luxurious hotels with breathtaking views to horse-drawn carriage rides through Central Park, New York holds a lot of room for romance.
Romance Bath in the Ritz-Carlton Suite
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Heat it up with the Ultimate Indulgence Package at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park. Guests will be treated to chilled Champagne and long-stemmed roses all from the comfort of their deluxe suite.This package also includes an in-room couples massage, cocktails and snacks in the exclusive Club Lounge, followed by a romantic dinner at the hotel's restaurant, 2 West. The next morning after a night of pure luxury, guests will receive a full American breakfast featuring the finest seasonal ingredients. In addition, guests will enjoy two ferry tickets to the Statue of Liberty.

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Bateaux New York

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Hours: 6:15 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Price: $149.90 per person

Nothing says romance more than a Valentine's Day celebration cruising around Manhattan on the luxurious yacht, Bateaux New York. Create memories that will last forever with unparalleled views of the city, delectable cuisine, live entertainment and dancing. Each couple will receive a champagne toast, a rose and a table for two for an elegant plated dinner. Enhance the evening by selecting a gold or platinum package that also includes souvenir glasses, a photo package and a bottle of wine. There is a dress requirement: Collared shirts for gentlemen (jackets requested) and cocktail wear, dresses or dressy-casual attire for women are required.

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The Oasis Day Spa offers a more relaxed, truly intimate way to celebrate and get pampered this Valentine's Day. Choose from two packages. The Romance Package is the ultimate Valentine's Day treat. It includes a 60 minute side-by-side massage at Oasis Day Spa, plus a gift card to the restaurant Artisanal Bistro. The Couples Duet Package is a romantic spa package that includes a relaxing 60 minute side-by-side massage, followed by a rejuvenating 60 minute side-by-side facial. A Valentine-themed aromatherapy experience can also be added to the spa services, you can choose from Rose Garden or Chocolate.

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Get a little "Wicked" this Valentine's Day with the InterContinental WICKED package. Enjoy overnight accommodations, dinner for two at Todd English's Ça Va Brasserie, plus tickets to the award winning Broadway production of Wicked.

The Victorian House
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Price: $995.00 per couple plus

Just a few hours outside of Manhattan, escape to Long Island's wine country. The Victorian House bed and breakfast is offering a special Valentine's Day weekend package for couples. Arrive on Friday, Feb. 11, 2012 where you'll find a chilled bottle of Laurel Lake Vineyard Moscato and a scrumptious cheese, cracker and fruit platter and two dozen roses waiting for you in your room. Saturday morning enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the formal dining room, followed by a chauffeured four-hour wine tour. Sunday morning enjoy another gourmet breakfast followed by a 60-minute Swedish massage at Luna Mesa Day Spa.

The Mansfield
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So what if you're single? The Mansfield can play host to any kind of celebration for Valentine's Day. Get the party started with cocktails at M Bar, followed by a dance class and VIP tickets to dance the night away at one of Manhattan's hottest clubs. The next morning, share all the sordid details over breakfast served right in your room. The 'Dames Take Manhattan' package also includes a free upgrade to deluxe double accommodation.

Traci Tournoux is a freelance writer living in New York covering travel. Her work can be found at
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