It looks like Cupid has a new residence this Valentine’s Day – at The InterContinental Dubai Festival City. The luxury five-star hotel is pulling out all the stops to ensure that February 14th lives up to its epithet of being the most romantic day of the year. They’ve got an array of offers starting with a dreamy staycation deal where you and your significant other will be pampered with in-room breakfasts, a romantic dinner, a relaxing couple’s spa treatment and personalised bathrobes.

That’s not all, they’ve got some stellar dining options up their sleeves too if you want to go the way of the classic romantic dinner for two. You can recreate the ambiance of Paris and rekindle your amour at Pierre’s Bistro & Bar’s four-course set Valentine’s Day menu. Chef Pierre Gagnaire and team will be serving a meal focusing on French flavours with dishes such as Roasted Duck Foie Gras with Periguex sunchokes and lamb lettuce salad and for the mains a choice of Trout Mousseline with crayfish or Sisteron stuffed saddle of lamb. There’ll be live music and a raffle draw prize to add more excitement to the evening.

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If you’re looking to escape the everyday stresses of life and reconnect with each other, the hotel’s SPA InterContinental has a couple’s treatment that’ll be perfect for some TLC. The 120-minute Amour treatment includes a relaxing milk bath, followed by a body massage and a facial.

Romantic staycation package starts from Dh1,312; Amour couples treatment costs Dh1,580 per couple and the four-course dinner at Pirre’s Bistro and Bar costs Dh395 per person. Call 04 701 1111 or visit for bookings.