9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Westgate Resorts

Jan 15, 2024

9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas
By Westgate Resorts

9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Westgate Resorts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – ‘tis the season of love, roses and chocolate!

It’s the main time of year when we expect to be showered with love and gestures of adoration by our special someone. On this day, many new couples get engaged and seasoned pairs reaffirm their commitment to each other. This year, think outside the box and celebrate the special people in your life with a Westgate Valentine’s vacation.

From date ideas to Valentine's Day decorations, remember that personal touches and preferences that your special someone loves are what really make the day unforgettable.

Why You Should Celebrate V-Day at a Westgate Resort

We're here to help you get the creative juices flowing to make this Valentine's Day one to remember. Whether you're in to all the romance or are a little rusty, don't worry. Our guide offers easy tips and tricks to help make you fall in the love with the idea of spending your V-Day with your special someone and us!

Here are some top reasons to spend your Valentine's vacay with Westgate Resorts.

Room Decoration | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

1 | Room Decorations | Room decorating packages are available at many Westgate properties. Surprise your love with a special Valentine’s Day themed decorated room decked out with flowers, balloons and a favorite bottle of wine to make the day more memorable. From rose petals sprinkled in the bath tub or delicately arranged on the bed to spell the words “I LOVE YOU,” our hospitality staff will help transform your room to make it romantic.

This service is available to both Owners and guests at most Westgate properties. Simply call the resort ahead of time to make the reservation or coordinate with the staff when you get to there.


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Vacation Time | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

2 | Vacation Time | One of the best things about being a Westgate Owner is that not only can you use your vacation week at your home resort or exchange to another Westgate property, your World of Westgate (WOW) Loyalty member discount of up to 40% off per rental night can be applied toward your Valentine’s vacation. This makes Valentine’s weekend a great time to take a vacation and a fantastic way to celebrate the holiday and enjoy savings at the same time. Best of all, time together is a truly meaningful gift that the special people in your life will remember.

Romantic Backdrops | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

3 | Romantic Backdrops | Whether you choose the amazing sunset over Myrtle Beach or Cocoa Beach, stunning views of Branson’s Table Rock Lake and the Ozark Mountains, or the ranch setting of Westgate River Ranch, Westgate has a myriad of options for that perfect romantic setting – and picture. Spend a dream ski vacation at the base of Canyons Village at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa surrounded by the majestic slopes. Whether snow-covered or ever green, make memories on 7,300 acres and 300 trails.

There is a picture-perfect setting around every corner. Few things can also compare to fall at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Water Park. As the leaves change color and the brilliant shades of orange and reds appear, the perfect backdrop for amazing pictures emerges each year. You can also enjoy Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa for another romantic backdrop not to be missed. This resort is ideal for engagements, weddings, anniversaries and get-togethers to celebrate your special someone.

Location! | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

4 | Location! Location! Location | The Westgate portfolio extends throughout the country’s most exciting cities. Westgate has resorts in sought-after destinations like Orlando, FL (Theme Park Capital of the World), Las Vegas, NV (Entertainment Capital World), Myrtle Beach, SC (center of the Grand Strand), Gatlinburg, TN (known for beautiful scenery), Branson, MO (Live Show Capital of the World) and so much more.

Another example of convenience is Westgate New York Grand Central, just walking distance or a short cab ride to notable landmarks like Central Park, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Time Square and many other tourist hot spots. Westgate Flamingo Bay and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino are also centrally located in the heart of the Vegas action with the latter even having its own monorail stop providing easy transit throughout the city.

Serenity Spa by Westgate | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

5 | Serenity Spa by Westgate | Few things are more romantic than a couples’ spa treatment! Westgate Park City, Westgate Smoky Mountain and Westgate Lakes offer a full-service spa/salon with rejuvenating treatments and services. From the moment you walk into a Serenity Spa by Westgate, your senses will begin to unwind in response to the soothing music, relaxing tone, calming aroma, soft candlelight and friendly staff. Services include massages, facials, body treatments, sauna, manicure, pedicure, Bath Butler and Bath Butler A La Carte services.

Gift A Couple | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

6 | Gift a Couple | Give the gift of a vacation to a special couple in your life with no additional cost to you! If you are a Westgate Owner, you can gift your week to a guest for use on your behalf. Whether a few days or the entire week, the loving couple may stay at your home resort or exchange to another property.

To make the reservation, simply call ahead and provide contact information like name, address, phone number and email address for your guest. Some resorts require guests to be 18 years old, and the reservation must be booked in their name. At check in, a refundable security deposit and photo ID will be requested.

Plenty To Do | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

7 | Plenty to Do | Each of Westgate’s resorts is uniquely inspired to provide a distinct vacation experience. This is evident in the world class amenities that are offered for your entertainment. Each resort has an Activities Department dedicated to a planned schedule of fun for the entire family.

Take Westgate River Ranch for example, the roster of activities includes Saturday night Rodeo, street dance, horseback riding, airboat rides, bungee jumper, horseshoes, marina, mechanical bull, mini golf, nine-hole golf, pony rides, swamp buggy rides and so much more. Westgate Vacation Villas is another great example. Activities at that resort include Shipwreck Island Water Park, boat rentals, mini golf, movie theater and more.

Owner Promotions | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

8 | Owner Promotions | Each month, Westgate emails deals and discounts to our Owners to make it easier to take vacations. These come in the form of Owner promotions, e-newsletters, and events that offer deals on exchanges, nightly rental discounts and other promotions with vacation savings.

If you are a Westgate Owner who is not receiving our promotions, please log in to your Online Account Management (OAM) Owner portal and adjust your notification preferences. This will allow us to add you to our contact list, so you can begin to enjoy the savings!

Group Event on Sunset Key Island | 9 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Westgate Resorts | Valentine's Day Trip Ideas

9 | Group Events | If you are looking to plan an engagement party, wedding, anniversary or romantic event during the holiday of love, Westgate Resorts has plenty of accommodation options for you. Consider Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo for a rustic, country-themed wedding or maybe Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino for a work retreat?

Many of Westgate’s properties offer meeting spaces that can be transformed to host your special event. Our team is standing by to help with every detail.


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Spend Your Valentine's Day with Westgate Resorts

Now you're ready to getting planning the perfect Valentine's Day with Westgate Resorts! Just remember, you know your special someone better than anyone, so whatever you do, we're sure they'll love it. Just make it about the two of you and you can't go wrong.

For more travel guides and romantic destinations to visit, check out our Westgate Resorts Travel Blog.


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At Westgate Resorts, when you Check-In, there’s a LOT to Check-Out! Your vacation awaits! Start planning your next vacation today or talk with a vacation planner at 888-852-2959 or 407-355-2690.

* Westgate Resorts is in no way affiliated with the attractions featured in this article. Items or places listed are current as of the publishing date of this article. Please call or visit the respective website for the most up-to-date offerings and details.

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