This Valentine’s Day, swap out flowers and chocolates for something a little more health conscious. By Liv Magazine staff
Rose Petal Spa treatment for two at the Grand Hyatt’s Plateau Spa
Treat yo’self (and someone special) at the Grand Hyatt’s Plateau Spa, with its Rose Indulgence promotion. Priced at $2,200 for two you get a 60-minute hydrating massage using rose essential oil, followed by afternoon tea and canapes, either in your treatment room or in the Tiffin Lounge. Looking for more spa time? There’s also the Spring Reviver package, which includes a 90-minute massage and a glass of champagne (or healthy juice) each for $2,900 per couple. The promotions are available until April 30.
11/F The Grand Hyatt Hong Kong,
1 Harbour Rd., Wan Chai, 2584 7688, hongkong.grand.hyatt.com.
Crystal Jewellery from Cliff Von Edge
If your significant other loves crystals and healing stones, they’ll be thrilled with a gift from local jewellery brand Cliff Von Edge, which has combined onyx, quartz, amber, agate, lapiz and more to create a collection of bright, beautiful jewellery that’s easy to wear and sure to attract admiring glances at yoga class. We love the lime green quartz and tourmaline double-wrap bracelet (pictured, $880).
Visit their Sheung Wan showroom by appointment only or buy online at www.cliffvonedge.com.
Coconut Oil Spa Treatment at Sparadise
Coconut Matter and organic spa Sparadise have joined together to offer a coconut-themed treatment that’s just for couples. It starts with a body mask and scalp massage, followed by a sugar, honey and coconut oil scrub. Then after a shower you have a massage using virgin coconut oil to help nourish the skin. The treatment is available from February 11 to March 11 and is priced at $1,120 per couple for 60 minutes, or $1,400 for 90 minutes.
3-4/F, 60 Wellington St., Central, 2997-2208,
All-Natural Solid Perfume by Sabe Masson
A totally natural line of solid perfume sticks from Paris, Sabe Masson comes in 16 scents, ranging in profile from floral to fruity and woody. Free from alcohol and parabens, and rich in skin-friendly ingredients such as mango butter, shea butter and tamanu oil, the perfumes are all blended with natural aromas for a natural, subtle smell. The recyclable cardboard tubes are also super eco-friendly, and come in gorgeous designs to boot.
$280 from retail partners citywide, including WOAW Store, 11 Gough St., Central, 2965-2762, woawstore.com.
Healthy Meal for Two at Maison Libanaise
Looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner that’s not your usual line up of steaks, black truffle and sickly desserts? Maison Libanaise has a six-dish mezze meal on February 14, which includes traditional dips, roasted cauliflower with spicy harissa, almond falafel, lean chicken skewers, and sole fillet with preserved lemon. What could be more romantic than bundling up on their open-air terrace and sharing a spread of healthy, tasty dishes under the fairy lights?
10 Shelley St., Central, 2111-2284, www.maisonlibanaise.com.hk.
Hair cut and wet shave at the Mandarin Barber
What do you get for the man who has everything? How about a pamper sesh at The Mandarin Barber? The His Time package starts at a very reasonable $810, and includes a shampoo, cut, blow-dry and wet shave, all in the Mandarin’s art deco-inspired man cave.
The Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Rd., Central, 2825-4088.