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Stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline paired with romantic Spa offers, tempting handcrafted cocktails at MO Bar + Lounge and delectable menus at Azul and La Mar by Gastón Acurio set the scene for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day at Mandarin Oriental, Miami.

Guests seeking a truly pampered and romantic experience can enjoy the luxurious Couples Delight Package, offering all the pleasures of the hotel’s Five-Star Spa enhanced by amorous amenities.

Couples Delight
· Two hours of treatment time in a VIP Couples Suite

· Relaxation time in the suite

· Champagne and decadent assortment of chocolate pralines

USD 760 plus gratuities for two; USD 380 plus gratuities for one
Couples suite treatments exclude advanced facials
The Spa is also offering the luxurious Couples Revitalizing Journey sure to leave guests feeling pampered and refreshed.

Couples Revitalizing Journey
· Side by side massages in a VIP Couples Suite

· Signature Quintessence Body Scrub for each person

· Mimosas to enjoy in suite

USD 570 per person plus gratuities; USD 293 plus gratuities for one

Perfect as a gift for a loved one or as a personal treat for Valentine’s Day, The Year of the Fire Monkey Spa Experience, in honor of the Chinese Zodiac sign, is a program designed to ignite internal fires.

Year of the Fire Monkey Spa Experience
Relaxing foot ritual with essential rose oil
Full body exfoliation infused with chrysanthemum flowers
‘Pomelo water’ shower ritual
Guided singing bowl session stimulating the body’s energy channels
Oriental meridian full body massage
USD 310 per person, plus gratuities

All spa treatments will be offered February 8-19, 2016.

A special evening can be savored with magnificent views at Azul and La Mar by Gastón Acurio, offering mouthwatering romantic menus celebrating Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, at MO Bar + Lounge, singles can sip a special “French Kiss” cocktail in a chic waterfront atmosphere.

At Azul, a sumptuous five-course Valentine’s Day menu will be served from 7pm to 11pm on February 12, 13 and 14, offered at USD 350 per couple including a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck champagne, box of handmade chocolates and rose petal decorated table. The menu is offered without champagne for USD 250 per couple.
Patrons will enjoy unique dishes made with exquisite aphrodisiacs to include:
“Yellowfin Tuna” with Oyster, Avocado, White Worcestershire, Olive Oil and Shiso
“Whipped Foie Gras” with Spice Bread, Quince and Pumpkin Seed Granola
“Sea Scallop” with Umeboshi, Brandade and Forbidden Rice
“Hibiscus Braised Shortrib” with Cacao Nib, Sesame and Coffee
“Couples Dessert” of Raspberry Macaron with Caramelized White Chocolate Cream and Lychee Rose Sorbet, and Aged Rum Roasted Pineapple with Vanilla Toffee and Spicy Chocolate Ice Cream

La Mar by Gastón Acurio will serve a trio of special dishes created in celebration of romance, with Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline serving as the backdrop. Available on an a la carte basis from 11:30am to 11pm on February 12 and 13, and from 6pm to 11pm on February 14, the La Mar Valentine’s Day creations range from USD 19 to 39 per dish and include:
· “Flor” with Beet Causa, Stone Crab, Ikura, Avocado and Huancaina Sauce
· “Lobster Cebiche” with Sunchoke Leche de Tigre and Aji Amarillo
· “Arroz Cremoso” with Green Pea Creamy Rice, Burrata Cheese Water and Grilled Bay Scallops

On February 14, guests can also indulge in a romantic Peruvian-style Sunday Brunch at La Mar. Brunch is served on the water’s edge with stations of cebiches and grilled items, specialty entrees and decadent desserts, plus unlimited champagne and brunch cocktails. Sunday Brunch is offered at USD 85 per person.

Guests who wish to extend their luxurious Valentine’s Day experience can book the Be My Valentine Package offering overnight accommodations in a deluxe room, full American breakfast at La Mar with mimosas, and a romantic welcome amenity including a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival. Rates start at USD 747 per night, with a two-night minimum stay.

For room reservations, call +1 (305) 913 8383. For dining reservations, please call +1 (305) 913 8358. For Spa reservations, please call the Spa directly at +1 (305) 913 8332. Mandarin Oriental, Miami is located at 500 Brickell Key Drive.

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