Nashville, TN (Vocus) January 23, 2009
This Valentine's Day, true love might be inspired by the perfect place, not far from home, with romance and savings. With two of The Tennessean's "Best Places to Kiss" in Nashville and many awards for unparalleled beauty and service, such as "Most Romantic Meal" and "Best Wait Staff," Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn., is the perfect place to spend the day known for passion.
Three Ways to be Pampered and Save
Relâche, the Spa at Gaylord Opryland, is offering three amazing specials this Valentine's Day, perfect for giving--or receiving--the gift of relaxation. A series of customized treatments, including a massage, facial or manicure/pedicure combination can be purchased for $99 each--a savings of more than $30. You can also give the gift of choice with a gift card valued at $75 for only $50. Or enjoy all the healthy benefits of chocolate through the Chocolate Sensation Experience, featuring the Chocolate Sensation Facial, Chocolate Sensation Massage, Chocolate Sensation Silk Wrap or the Sole Sensation Pedicure. Treatments start at $65. Each Valentine's Day offer is good through Feb. 28. For more information, visit http://www.relacheopryland.com. To book your spa appointment, please call 615-458-1SPA (1772).
Enjoy Award-Winning Cuisine in Two Breathtaking Atmospheres
Two of Gaylord Opryland's notable restaurants are offering Valentine's Day specials for lovers passionate about food. Old Hickory Steakhouse, winner of the "Most Romantic Dinner" and "Best Wait Staff" distinctions by the readers of At Home Tennessee, will serve a remarkable Chateaubriand for two, including butter-poached grass-fed beef with roasted new potatoes, wilted spinach in a red wine cassis sauce and a gourmet chocolate dessert. Diners will enjoy their meal in an antebellum-style mansion overlooking the river and water fountains of the Delta Atrium. The cost is $84 per person. Or choose to dine under twinkling lights amidst the serene Garden Conservatory Atrium in Ristorante Volare, offering a four-course meal for Valentine's Day. Choices for the main entrée range from roasted duck breast, Maine lobster medallions and black grouper filet to Australian rack of lamb and veal filet mignon. For dessert, an amaretto gelato suspended in espresso coffee and frangelico caramel will be served. The cost is $65 per person. Reservations to both restaurants are highly recommended. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 615-871-6848.
Heartthrob Rick Springfield in Concert
Rick Springfield, popular for his 1981 smash song "Jessie's Girl," followed by a stint on the daytime soap opera General Hospital, will return to the world-famous Wildhorse Saloon by popular demand. After packing the house twice in 2008, this heartthrob will no doubt win over more hearts during his two concerts, Feb. 13 and 14. A special Rick Springfield vacation package is available, with one-night accommodations at Gaylord Opryland Resort. Packages starting at $163* include a room, transportation to the Wildhorse Saloon and a ticket to one of his concerts. For more information or to make reservations, call 1-888-999-OPRY (6779).
Grammy Award-Winning Christian Artist to Lead Worship and Fellowship
Spend an intimate weekend with Michael W. Smith & Friends during a special Valentine's Day concert and worship weekend at Gaylord Opryland Resort, Feb. 13-15. Two-night room and concert packages begin at $499* per person and include a ticket to see Smith perform during the world-famous Grand Ole Opry; a dessert reception and dance after the Opry, DJ'd by Smith himself; a Valentine's Day dinner and concert on Saturday with music, comedy and special guests; plus a Sunday morning worship service. For more information or reservations, call 1-888-999-OPRY (6779).
Romance on the River
The General Jackson Showboat, named by The Tennessean as one of the "Best Places to Kiss" in Nashville, is offering Valentine's dinner cruises, Feb. 13 and 14. Guests will receive a gourmet dinner featuring chilled king prawn cocktail, filet of beef tenderloin and Chilean sea bass, followed by dancing and live music by the Craig Duncan Orchestra--all while on a romantic cruise aboard the 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat. Ticket prices range from $52.95 to $80. For more information or for tickets, visit http://www.generaljackson.com.
Make Romantic Memories with an Overnight Package
Rekindle the romance with Gaylord Opryland Resort's most popular Valentine's Day package, the Romantic Memories Package. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a VIP check-in, followed by the delivery of chilled champagne and strawberries to their room. This package also includes a romantic evening cruise one of one Gaylord Opryland's Mississippi-style Delta River Flatboats, a gourmet chocolate turndown, breakfast in bed and a late check-out. This package starts at $341* per couple. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-999-OPRY (6779).
To view Gaylord Opryland's Cascades Atrium and the General Jackson Showboat as "Best Places to Kiss," please visit http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Dato=20080212&Kategori=PHOTO&Lopenr=212005&Ref=PH.
*Per person based on double occupancy, plus tax, resort fee and parking. Restrictions apply.
Ann Dee McClane-Bunn
amcclane-bunn @ gaylordhotels.com
kkeelor @ gaylordhotels.com