Looking to revive your romance this summer? Look no further. We have all the hot tips and suggestions you need to make this summer your summer of lurve.
If you’re the type who swoons at watching chick flicks like The Notebook, then no doubt you’re a romantic at heart. Swooning over a loved-up couple on Hollywood’s big screen, and recreating romance in your own relationship, can be two very different things. We’ve done the hard yards for you with these six romantic activities to help you fall in love again all over this summer.
1. Indulge in a couple’s massage
The trick with this one is to keep the activity a surprise, especially if your partner is someone who’s never experienced a massage before. That way they won’t be able to get out of it, and you – if you’re a closet massage lover – will be in for a real treat. The Spa at The Darling at The Star Sydney has 16 private rooms including two suites just for couples’ massage.
2. Style your own special dinner
A dinner for two can be made so much more memorable with simple styling additions that won’t go unnoticed. Think fresh flowers in a luxe vase on the table, a chic tablecloth, and a scented candle creating an ambient glow.
3. Book a staycation
Lost for ways to rekindle your romance? Enter the staycation. It’s the perfect chance to retreat with your loved one and get away from your bustling life for a night or two, allowing you the chance to truly reconnect.
4. Write a handwritten letter
Prior to your weekend staycation, get creative and write a letter to your loved one. Use wistful language that reminds your partner of how you fell in love and brings about a sense of nostalgia for them. Leave the letter on their pillowcase with a hand-picked flower so they can read it moments before you retreat for the weekend.
5. Pop a bottle of fine wine or bubbles
How often do you and your partner treat yourselves to a top-of-the-range bottle of vino? Or, even a bottle of Moet? A key part of the joy of wine-tasting is sharing the experience with others, and who better to do it with than your love of a lifetime? Whether it’s a bottle of merlot, grown in 40-million-year-old blue clay, or Romanée-Conti, sourced from an exclusive, age-old vineyard, give yourself permission to go all out in the name of lurve.
6. Have an indulgent breakfast together
In your busy lives it’s likely super hard to get time together to sit and chat, let alone enjoy an indulgent breakfast together. Order room service and stay in your pyjamas, or visit one of the lovely breakfast spots at The Star and enjoy ordering up a storm. Coffee essential, and perhaps a breakfast bellini?
Book a staycation now
The Star Grand Hotel and Residences and The Darling offer luxury accommodation at its finest and are the perfect places to escape for your romantic staycation. If you book and stay before 28 February 2021 you can enjoy a massage for two people, $150 dining credit, bottle of sparkling on arrival, daily breakfast and late check-out for a nightly fee starting at $625.
Pictures courtesy of The Star Entertainment Group.