Valentine Specials In Telluride Region's Mountain Village

DSC_6617 Love is in the air – although the air in the Telluride region tends to be thinner than at most addresses around the globe. Our Shangri-La literally takes your breath away. It is the picture perfect setting for a Valentine’s Day Weekend.

Valentines Day Specials and Packages in the Mountain Village include "Discover Romance at Capella, Telluride": three night’s accommodations, daily breakfast for two, champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries upon arrival, and one couples' massage. Starting at $625 per night, available February 12 – February 15, 2010.

Capella properties also feature menus for lovers.


 

9545 Valentine’s Day 
 
First Course
Chipotle Spiced Ahi Tuna Tartar
Yucca Chips, Pineapple Carpaccio, Cilantro Lime Aioli and Tomato Sun Flower Seed Vinaigrette
 
Second Course
Cinnamon Coffee Rubbed Angus Beef Filet with Black Bean Mole
Or 
Plancha Style Ruby Red Trout with Crispy Chorizo Butter
Or 
Duo of Long Island Duck with Tomatillo Jalapeno Jam Broth
 
Creamy Grilled Corn Polenta, Cactus Roasted Pepper Ragout and Coriander Spiced Baby Fennel Confit
 
Dessert Course
Study of Tres Leches with Pineapple, Coconut and Monzano Apple Bananas
Cake, Sorbet, Custard, Gelée, Espuma and Cookies
 
After Dinner Treats
Assorted Truffles & Chocolate Covered Strawberries
 
$75 per Person for Food
$100 per Person with Wines

AND
 
Onyx Valentine’s Day 
 
 First Course
Apple Wood Smoked Trout Crepe
American Caviar Crème Fraiche, Crispy Capers, Cucumber Fennel Relish and Fingerling Potato Chips
 
Second Course
Edamame White Truffle Cappuccino
Crispy Duck Sugarcane Satay
 
Third Course
Snake River Farm’s Grilled Kobe Beef Filet with Caramel Whiskey Gastrique
Or 
Olive Oil Poached Arctic Char with Colossal Crab Tat Soi Crème
Or 
Berkshire Pork Loin with Manchego Cheese Gratin & Iberico Ham Olive Broth
 
Cauliflower Potato Tart, Braised Doubloon Mushrooms, Citrus Poached Baby Round Carrots
 
Dessert Course
Study of Manjari Chocolate, Raspberries and Marcona Almonds
Cake, Sorbet, Custard, Gelée, Espuma and Cookies
 
 After Dinner Treats
Assorted Truffles, Pate de Fruit, Swiss Tea Cookies and Petit Fours
 
$95 per Person for Food
$130 per Person with Wines

Other restaurant specials include champagne and strawberries on the deck of Alpino Vino, and "Telluride Kiss" shots après ski at the Hop Garden. 

The Peaks wants to rub your the right way for Valentine's Day with special Valentine's services at the spa.

"Ritual For Two"

Share a relaxing 80-minute swedish massage together in our Couples Suite. Massage is followed by private relaxation time, including a choice of wine with cheese and crackers, champagne with chocolate covered strawberries or coffee with muffins. Top off the perfect bonding experience with a delightful Signature Pedicure. Total service time is 170 minutes and includes a spa gift to remember your spa day after you have returned home. 24 hours notice is requested. $565 for both.

"Be My Valentine Couples Massage"

Cozy up together on Valentine's Day with this unique couples massage. Enjoy a special sensual blend of black currant and vanilla massage oil along with the breathtaking view of the Wilson Peaks from our Couples Suite. 50 or 80 minutes, $260 or $370 for both. Reservations highly recommended to ensure ideal availability.

And for those whose heart is full:

"Give the Gift of Spa and Help Those in Need" Valentine's Day gift certificate promo

The Peaks will donate 10% of all gift cards sales to the American Red Cross now through February 16 to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The American Red Cross is the heart of the relief effort.

Telluride Naturals offers chocolate sauce and vodka tastings on Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

Tellurides’ new Eco Adventures offer a nighttime child’s babysitting service from 6 – 10 p.m., kids' handmade Valentines and private snowshoe tours with cheese and wine at sunset. “Sweetheart Deals” featured throughout the weekend: Telluride Resort Store and Eco Adventures offers 20% off with a purchase of two or more items.

In conjunction with the Squid Show Theatre Cupid delivery program, actors deliver singing/air guitar/poetry valentines on the mountain to loved ones, “slope delivery” included. Call 970-708-3934 or go to www.squidshow.org for menu of options.

On mountain Valentine’s Day Celebration continues on Sunday and features red painted hearts on Misty Maiden and chocolate truffles given out by guest services.

For more information on romance opportunities in Telluride call 1-800-778-8581 or log on to www.tellurideskiresort.com.

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