Valentine’s Day has the ability to delight and terrify in equal measure, depending on who is doing the planning. Let us take a little stress out of this February 14th by sharing our top romantic tips for Banff.
Take in a meal on the mountain
For the ultimate in romantic dining, journey to the top of Sulphur Mountain with the Banff Gondola pass and enjoy a meal at the renowned Sky Bistro. There you can take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountain ranges while supping on champagne and locally sourced produce at 7,500 feet!
Enjoy a romantic sleigh ride around Banff’s wilderness
Cuddle up with your special someone on a private sleigh ride around the meadows which surround Banff. With chocolates and sparkling wine provided, as well as an authentic buffalo blanket to get cosy under, this really is the total package in romance.
Find romance on Mount Norquay’s Lifts of Love
Fixing to be alone on Valentine’s Day? Not to worry, Mount Norquay ski resort has come up with a truly unique take on speed-dating to help you find that special someone. Singles can take a chairlift ride, mingle and spend the evening on the slopes, with each trip being a speed-date. At the end of each 3 minute trip to the top, guests can decide that there’s a mutual attraction and head to the slopes together or travel back down to have another go. There’s also an Après Ski Mixer with DJ at The Lone Pine pub to provide you with even more opportunity to meet Mr/Mrs Right.
Take a helicopter tour through the Rockies
For those looking to really impress and make this a Valentine’s Day you’ll never forget, how about taking a once-in-a-lifetime heli-tour through the Rockies?! With breathtaking views of some of the majestic peaks the range has to offer, as well as the surrounding glaciers and ice falls, this will be a truly special way to enjoy the most romantic day of the year.
Luxuriate with a spa day
Banff is blessed with many great spa options to provide you with a relaxing and romantic Valentines Day. The world famous Banff Upper Hot Springs provide stunning and an authentic heritage experience, as you enjoy a soak in the mineral rich waters which have been pushed over 2,000 feet vertically through the Sulphur Mountain Thrust Fault. For alternatives, the Fairmont Banff Springs - Willow Stream and Moose Hotel both offer luxurious spa facilitities as well as outdoor hot pools with beautiful views!
Skating at night
What could be more romantic than taking your loved one skating under the stars? Banff is blessed with a number of skating rinks surrounding the town, or you can journey to the famous Lake Louise where you skate in the shadow of the majestic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Skates can be rented cheaply and easily at our store in the heart of Banff!
For more ideas on how to make this Valentine’s Day truly special, why not check out our website or give one of our booking agents a call!
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