Column by Derek Burgan
Here’s a brief look at several of the Valentine’s Day-related offers available at Orlando attractions.
SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove has three Valentine’s Day packages including: Valentine’s Celebration Package ($129) – Package includes a buoy with personalized message delivered by a dolphin, 6×8 photo, souvenir frame, t-shirt, gift bag and boxed chocolates plus 25% off the Ultimate photo package. Valentine’s Sweetheart Package ($229) – Package includes everything in the Celebration Package plus a private cabana and underwater camera. Valentine’s Romance Package ($449) – Package includes everything in both the Celebration and Romance Packages, plus a private animal meet and greet at your cabana, champagne, two souvenir toasting flutes and a dozen roses.
All three of the Discovery Cove packages do not include park admission and also require the purchase of at least one dolphin swim package for the recipient. They are good for the entire month of February. Head on over to DiscoveryCove.com for more information on these Valentine’s Day related packages.
Cirque du Soleil: La Nouba has an offer of 25 percent off category two seats (with a limit of six) for Florida residents. This offer is good from Feb. 1 through April 9, 2011. Discounted prices are $69.50 for adults and $55.92 for children. Tickets are available by phone at (407) 939-7328, or at the box office located on the plaza level of the theater. Proof of Florida residency required. For more information, go to CirqueDuSoleil.com.
The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is hosting its first ever “Chocolate, Wine & Romance Weekends,” exclusively for overnight guests on the weekends of Feb. 12-13 and 19-20. During these dates, hotel guests can participate in wine and chocolate pairings, chocolate tastings, art tours and enjoy smooth Jazz. Room rates start at $289 for Feb. 12-13 and $309 for Feb. 19-20. For more information, visit WaldorfAstoriaOrlando.com or call (407) 597-5500.
Orlando Air Tour is your chance to get a private sight seeing tour around Orlando and even gives an opportunity to watch the theme park fireworks from a unique birds-eye perspective. Couples can also add on a “romantic package” that includes a candlelight table set up on the runway with a bottle of wine, cheese, chocolate, fruit plate and a rose for $85 per couple. For more information, visit OrlandoAirTour.com or call (407) 551-0577.
Orlando Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre gives couples a chance to laugh with a Valentine’s Day package for $40 per couple. This offer includes admission for two to see Mark Cordes, “The Spouse Whisperer,” champagne, strawberries and chocolate. For more information, visit The ImprovOrlando.com or call (407) 480-5233 for more information.