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Serenade the senses - Valentine's in Cambodia

12th January 2010 Print
Hotel de la Paix, Cambodia

For something different from the usual chocolates and flowers this Valentine’s Day, treat a loved one to a sensual journey through touch, taste and sight with a romantic break at Siem Reap’s boutique style icon, Hôtel de la Paix.

Couples who indulge in the three-night Intimate Valentine’s Experience will enjoy a magical, memorable trip including a hands-on ‘Pamper Your Partner’ massage class; a romantic candlelit dinner; and an unforgettable tour of ‘eighth wonder of the world’ Angkor Wat.

Set around a stunning courtyard garden and pool, Hôtel de la Paix hotel is a coolly elegant oasis in the middle of the bustling and vibrant city of Siem Reap. A hip fusion of modern art deco and ancient Khmer design influences, Hôtel de la Paix offers guests a haven of serenity, while excellent service and world-class dining and spa facilities result in a truly luxurious experience.

At the hotel’s tranquil Spa Indochine, couples can unwind and learn how to spoil each other with sensual ‘Pamper Your Partner’ private massage lessons. Highly trained spa therapists teach couples the art of massage by demonstrating the proper techniques and skills using aromatic essential oils, the perfect way to reconnect.

Couples are also treated to a sumptuous candlelit dinner on the unique dining swings at the renowned Meric restaurant, overlooking a secluded courtyard of stunning water gardens and fire pits. Named after the highly sought-after Cambodian pepper grown in the Kampot region, Meric offers a seasonally inspired Khmer menu as well as the best of global gastronomy, whilst a wine cellar houses the largest collection of international wines in Siem Reap.

Ensuring a wow-factor finale to the Valentine’s experience, couples are chauffeur driven to the breathtaking temple complexes of Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests can marvel at the spectacular symbolism and spirituality of the ancient Khmer architecture whilst learning about the site’s fascinating history via an informative iPod audio tour, provided by the hotel.

Hôtel de la Paix offers the Intimate Valentine’s Experience package from $976 per person (approx. £613) inclusive of:

- Three night’s bed and breakfast accommodation in a Deluxe Guestroom
- Private airport transfers
- Private ‘Pamper your Partner’ massage class
- Romantic candlelit dinner at Meric
- One day temple pass including private vehicle and driver, and use of an iPod with pre-
programmed audio tour
- Welcome cocktail and fruit upon arrival

Prices do not include tax and service. For further information and reservations visit

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Hotel de la Paix, Cambodia