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Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Following the phenomenal popularity of our recent ‘top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s‘ round-up that we posted just a couple of weeks ago, we realised that there was a significant demand for this, and so have decided to come up with more ideas for you in this last minute round-up. With just days to go until Valentine’s, there’s still time to impress your significant other and here are 10 more fabulous ideas to help you along the way. The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Date from IfOnly.com Entrust IfOnly.com to plan and execute your perfect Valentine’s Day. Start the day above the iconic San Francisco skyline in your own helicopter before arriving in Napa on a private helipad. You will be greeted with Champagne and caviar as you are whisked away in a chauffeured Bentley. Settle into the Estate Suite at Meadowood and indulge with an in-suite couples massage. Begin your evening with an exclusive Harlan Estate wine tasting and finish with a private meal prepared especially for you by Michelin-starred Chef Gary Danko. The cost of this once-in-a-lifetime experience is $16,000. Silk sarong from Poshtotti Beach to bar, bar to dinner, what on earth do you take on holiday, that gives you the chance to relax and know that you are covered whatever the occasion… and with luggage restrictions becoming a problem… the Poshtotti sarong wraps it up in one. Each one is uniquely handprinted using inherited traditional methods of batik. Select your colour – it will come in its own beach bag, together with a hand crafted-buckle and a booklet with illustrations showing you the various ways of wearing it, but don’t think for one minute it is just for your vacation. This Poshtotti sarong is yours for life, and can be worn by you as a stunning million dollar dress, halter neck, bandeau style, or skirt or top. And then.. don’t put it away in your wardrobe… ever fancied a luxury silk scarf, a whopping 6ft wide by 40 inches high? If you choose, wear it as a stunning scarf, or wrap or pashmina in the colder seasons. It is yours to embrace and enjoy and own. For how to wear click onto the website and discover what the stars of tomorrow are wearing today. My Travel Pochette from Loro Piana This travel pochette from Loro Piana comes in a soft and velvety suede with a zip and buckle closure. It’s a refined and feminine accessory that can double as a clutch. It comes in 4 colours – Dahlia, Gerbera (pictured), Blue Navy or Sand Shell – and is priced at £470. Same day delivery is available. Block scarf from The Travelwrap Company This elegant ‘colour block’ cashmere scarf from the award winning Travelwrap Company is a perfectly huggable travel gift, combinations of Linen & Damson or Clay & China blue, the scarf is knitted in the finest Scottish cashmere, tissue wrapped and perfectly presented in the Travelwrap Company signature packaging. Team it up with a pair of their cable knit cashmere  wrist-warmers for the perfect matching set. Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II from Rolex The Rolex Yacht-Master II first came to the scene in 2010 and is the ultimate reference chosen by professionals who sail around the world. It has been built with a patented programmable countdown and mechanical memory, and ensures perfect synchronisation with the start of any regatta. Here it is presented in 18 carat Everose Rolesor and features a bezel with a blue Cerachrom disc. Expect to pay in the region of $20,000 – $25,000 depending on where you purchase. A private helicopter trip to island paradise from Mr. Aristotle Ready to live those desert island fantasies on Valentines Day? Take a private helicopter to your own sandy island in the middle of the Coral Sea and get far from the maddening crowd. True romantics can escape to a secluded cay made from pure white sand and surrounded by aqua blue seas and exquisite coral gardens. Flying by private helicopter you have this untouched island paradise completely to yourselves providing the perfect opportunity to explore some of the finest coral and fish in the area. Flying out of Cairns in Queensland, Australia your pilot takes you across some of the most picturesque parts of the famed Great Barrier Reef before landing at Vlasoff Cay. Despite the remote location you will be equipped with some of life’s essentials including a gourmet picnic hamper with sparkling wine, beach umbrella, snorkeling equipment, picnic blanket and cushions. Should you have a specific menu in mind, your lunch can be tailored to your own tastes. This remarkable island is one of the Coral Sea’s best kept secrets with exclusive access via Mr. Aristotle making it the ultimate luxury Valentines gift for those who want to get away from it all. The cost? Just $549 per person. Pandora silver bangle from Corazon Latino Looking for a last minute Valentine’s gift? Then look no further than Corazon Latino. Famed for their unusual, handmade silver jewellery, they offer a range of over 250 designs, handmade exclusively for them by artisans on 3 continents. One of our personal favourites is this gorgeous chunky solid silver bangle (£200). A striking design that is guaranteed to bring a smile to the lady in your life come Valentine’s Day. As famous for their exceptional customer service, as for their unusual designs, more than 80% of their customers are men, looking for unique gifts and unusual handmade cufflinks for themselves. With Valentine’s Day just days away, there’s still time to try them for yourself as the team at Corazon Latino are guaranteeing deliveries for Valentine’s Day on all UK orders placed before 4pm on 13th February, and all US orders placed before 10th February ($40 UPS shipping). A Little Red Bikini from ViX Paula Hermanny Spice up the romance with a sexy Valentine’s day gift for your sweetheart! A Brazilian bikini in luscious red, accented with 24K gold-plated hardware will turn any woman from a blushing beauty to a beach-bound bombshell. Known for its flattering fit and sophisticated styling, the swim and resortwear of ViX Paula Hermanny is perfect for keeping your lady looking fabulous during your couples getaway. Treat your love like the Resortist she is — the extra care you put into making her feel elegant (while wearing next to nothing) is bound to come back in extra beijos! ViX Paula Hermanny swimwear starts at USD$70 per top and bottom. For UK residents, prices start at £99 per top and bottom; please visit Net-a-Porter, Harvey Nichols or Biondi Couture. The Original Spanish Suitcase from Spanish Suitcase No time to cook? Celebrate Valentine’s with a romantic tapas party for two, complete with foods hand selected from Spain‘s exceptional restaurants, open air markets and specialty shops. These travel-inspired “suitcases” from Spanish Suitcase feature one-of-a-kind gourmet luxuries from Spain: seafood and vegetable conservas, prized Spanish ham, organic sweets, artisanal snacks and more. Hot air balloon ride with Outback Ballooning What could be more romantic this Valentine’s than taking to the skies over the outback and enjoying stunning views of Ayers Rock? The balloon doesn’t float over the rock itself, but you will enjoy a clear view that few others get to experience. Prices start from $385 AUD per person for a 60-minute ride and light breakfast.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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