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The kingdom of romance

February 6 - 12, 2008

The Diplomat The Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel Residence and Spa is welcoming guests for a special Valentine offer with a night of romantic music, red roses, exciting food, and glasses of bubbly and red silk and glitzy silver hearts.

The hotel's Mondo and Kontiki will offer a welcome rose and a five course menu priced at BD26++ accompanied by two complimentary flutes of bubbly and a 'Sweet Heart' to take away. Guests can choose from three settings including an Asian restaurant, an Italian restaurant and the terrace overlooking the pool. The hotel's Olivos Brasserie restaurant is also offering a buffet at BD12++. For details contact 17531666.

The Mercure

The Mercure Grand Hotel in Seef is offering guests a Romantic Valentine on February 14 from 7pm onwards. A 'Romantic Affair to Remember' will be set at the hotel's Casa de Baille featuring a live acoustic performance, a grand Tango show and non-stop Latin dance.

The price per head for the evening is BD20 inclusive of a full buffet, unlimited selected beverages, gift for the ladies and a chance to win a special Valentine's raffle draw.

The hotel also offers blissful dining at its Neyran Restaurant with an all-you-can-eat Valentine open gourmet buffet accompanied with live romantic music. Rate per couple is BD30 with a special gift for the ladies. For details contact 17584400 on ext 2520.

Crowne Plaza

THE Crowne Plaza Bahrain is arranging an array of delights as part of its Valentine's Day celebrations for couples at the hotel's La Mosaique Restaurant.

There will be a lavish lover's buffet with free-flowing refreshments, chocolate treats and gifts for the ladies. Rates are BD16.500++. The Waves Seafood Restaurant is also preparing for the big day with a set menu featuring seafood dishes combined with beverages.

The Harvesters is setting stage for a red hot and wild night with entertainment provided by DJ Carl and D'reason band. Dress code for the evening will be red.

The evening will feature games, prizes and complimentary beverage. For details contact 17531122 ext 802.


THE_Mšvenpick Hotel in Muharraq is offering a 'Dine in Love' evening on February 14 with roses, music and a special cuisine at the Silk's Restaurant from 7.30pm to 11pm.

Couples will be warmly received with a welcome drink on arrival and a red rose for the ladies. Guests can enjoy a candle lit five-course gourmet dinner and also a box of chocolates with complements from the hotel.

For details contact 17460000.

Banyan Tree

Banyan Tree Desert Spa and Resort, Al Areen is offering its guests special offers to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Couples can treat themselves for a special body treatment, Javanese Lulur to help unwind at the Royal Spa Pavilion. The 180-minute session will include a Balinese massage, rainmist, lulur scrub, youghurt splash, creamy honey enhancer, floral bath, relaxation and refreshments.

The rate is BD200 per couple and is subject to 15 per cent service charge and 5 per cent government levy. The Saffron restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine alongside music from the Thai Kim instrument at BD40++. The Rimal offers a wide range of chocolate fondues for the romantic occasion. A private island dining will also be available at BD50++ and an in-villa dining for BD70++ per couple. For details contact 17845081.


The Intercontinental Regency in Manama has a series of offers at its restaurants to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Versailles is preparing a six-course set menu with a rose for the ladies and live romantic music at BD25. A Lovers' Special Seafood buffet will be available at Le Bistro which will include a welcome drink and rose for the ladies and the rate is BD14. The Clipper Bar offers a Lovers' Cocktail List and a rose for the ladies at BD3. Entertainment will be provided by a Columbian band and a competition to choose the best dressed lady will be held. A special Lebanese Seafood Menu at BD20 will be available at the Al Berdaouni. For details contact 17227777.

Cocoon Lounge

THE_Cocoon Lounge at the Best Western Hotel in Juffair will offer a four-course meal on February 14 from 7pm to 11pm.

Rate is BD30++ per couple which will include a meal, a bottle of bubbly and entrance to party throughout the night. For details contact 36500114.

Marina Club

Celebrate Valentine's Day Indian style with "Ishq" at the Marina Club in Manama. The event will also mark the launch of the global desi music ensemble called Desi Vibezzz in Bahrain.

Famous Indian DJ Ashrafi will be flown in for the show alongside Bahrain's DJ Jassim. Tickets are BD25 per couple (VIP inclusive of buffet), BD10 per couple and BD7 for singles.

Rate on the night of the event is BD12. For details contact 36356513 or 39613937.


Zytoun Mediterranean Brasserie and La Bellevue at the Novotel Al Dana Resort will offer a lavish dinner buffets on Valentine's Day.

The resort's La Perle Seafood will set up an exquisite menu with a welcome bubbly and a magnificent beach view. The Moroccan restaurant Al Yacout. For details contact 17298008.

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