The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa celebrates the entire month of February with “Le Month d’amour,” paying homage to love with a variety of sweet activities and special events available throughout the resort. From romantic dining and luxurious spa treatments to the more unforgettable aphrodisiac cooking demonstration, captivating concert with world-class musicians under the stars, stimulating golf clinics and “Love 40” tennis, couples will find a variety of ways to capture special moments together.
The resort highlights the Passion Lesson, “Love 40,” a couple’s one-hour private lesson with Peter Burwash International (PBI) Tennis Pro Kevin Connolly. Notably, the resort has been named a “Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps” by Tennis Resorts Online, and Pro Connolly’s extensive history in the game earned him recognition as “PBI Professional of the Year.” For $40 per person reservations can be made at (760) 202-2007.
For lovers of golf to become more aligned, the Romance Clinic at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday of the month brings couples together to get in sync with their game. Afterward couples are treated to a complimentary glass of wine at Fireside Lounge. The cost is $45 per couple. Reservations can be made by calling the resort’s Pete Dye Pro Shop at (760) 328-3198.
For a more sensual experience The Spa at Westin Mission Hills entices couples to a lovers retreat featuring Sweet Spa Escape treatments designed to not only encourage couples to fall back in love with one another, but to fall back in love with their skin! Treatments include a Sweet Transformation Facial, a Sugar and Spice Massage, a “Sole to Soul” Pedicure, and a Honey Hydration Wrap. For pricing information on the various treatments and reservations contact the spa at (760) 770-2180 or visit www.spaatmissionhills.com.
In addition, a Spa Soiree on February 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. is an opportunity for mini-pampering with express massages, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and DJ music. Reservations are required by calling (760) 770.2180 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $25 per person.
Taking romance to another level the resort showcases a special aphrodisiac cooking experience with a special demonstration on Saturday, February 7, by Diane Brown Savahge, author of The Seduction Cookbook: Culinary Creations for Lovers. The Love Well: Super Food Aphrodisiacs Demonstration takes place at 2 p.m. on the patio of Pinzimini Restaurant, for $35 per person.Reservations can be made for this event by calling (760) 770-2150 or via email to email@example.com.
For the traditional Valentine’s Day culinary lovers, the resort offers a romantic candlelight dinner on Valentine’s Day at the contemporary Pinzimini Restaurant, recently recognized with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award. Couples receive a rose, truffles, and half a bottle of sparkling Graham Beck champagne. Reservations are required with seating from 5 to 10 p.m. for $69 per person. Call (760) 770-2150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notably, on Valentine’s Day the resort rolls out its new concert series featuring world-class musicians. This debut concert with David Benoit and Phil Perry begins at 7 p.m. at the outdoor Masters Plaza. With over 25 chart topping records to his credit and several Grammy nominations, Benoit is in a class of his own, thrilling audiences with his unique piano style and beautiful compositions. Special guest and award-winning R&B/Jazz Musician Phil Perry performs with Benoit.
To fully embrace the heartwarming activities, couples can savor their time together with a staycation and have two days of reconnecting and refreshing. The Romance Package includes a champagne and strawberries welcome, breakfast for two, and a late check-out of 4 p.m., starting at $344 for a two-night stay.
The Westin Mission Hills is located at 71333 Dinah Shore Drive in Rancho Mirage and can be reached at (760) 328-5955. For more information about the resort visit www.westinmissionhills.com.