ECONOMICS - January 22nd 2005Saint Valentine Day is an opportunity for travel agencies to launch new travel packages for couples willing to spend a romantic vacation on the Black Sea shore, or in destinations abroad, like Switzerland, the Czech Republic, or Germany.
By IOHANNA ONACA PURDEA
No matter where, on Valentine""s Day, one should be with one""s sweetheart
Couples in love with the sea may see it during winter time at Eforie Nord resort, where a two-day vacation in a four-star villa costs 3.5 million lei per person. While two nights in a four-star hotel in Mamaia resort will go for 160 euros per person. The accommodation is in a studio, and the package includes two breakfasts, a romantic dinner, champagne on arrival and free access to the sauna, swimming pool, fitness & Jacuzzi halls.
While those that want to extend with one more day their stay, they can do that at no extra charge above the 205 euros per person, which pay for four breakfasts, one romantic dinner, a bottle of champagne and a massage session.
For people who want to unwind in the hilly resort of Breaza, there are two-day vacations available for 80 to 100 euros per person. Or a four-star hotel in Gura Humorului mountain resort could go for 82 euros per person. The couples will be accommodated in the presidential suite, be welcomed with roses and bonbons, and treated to a bottle of champagne, a romantic dinner and a surprise-desert. The cap will be a horse sledge ride and a bonfire to end the evening.
At Tusnad mountain resort a four-day vacation in a three-star hotel costs 4.36 million lei per person. A ski track for beginners and a sledge track are also near-by.
For people in love who want to spend their romantic getaway abroad, a three nights stay at a four-star hotel in the center of Prague, the Czech Republic, costs 450 euros per person, plane tickets included.
Or a three-day stay in Bad Baderkesa goes for 198 euros per person, in Coburg _ goes for 188 euros, and in Muenchen goes for 230 euros per person, pending on the hotel standard and services.
Translated by ANCA PADURARU