Why go to Danang, Vietnam? Because it has 30 kilometres of stunning seashore and cool coral diving.
Where to stay: Nam Hai Resort, Hoi An, Danang. It’s a five-star villa that mixes heavenly French-Vietnamese cuisine at one of Central Vietnam’s finest beaches over looking China Beach and the Cham Islands . www.ghmhotels.com
Why book at Nam Hai Resort: within 2 weeks: For Valentine’s Day, Nam Hai Resort’s executive chef Richard Wilson has prepared a USD 250 Valentine’s Dinner that starts with glasses of champagne cocktail and fresh strawberries. It graduates on to a chilled cream asparagus soup with truffle oil, duck rillete with cornichions, and dill pickles served on melba toast. Then there’s the main course: a seafood platter layered with king prawns, langoustine, oysters, lobster and tuna tartare. It comes served with fennel coleslaw, potato and bean salad, lemon mayonnaise and tomato basil salsa. If the mood merits, you can spoon-feed your lover grand mariner and chocolate parfait and succulent strawberries.
For more amor, the Nam Hai resort features a special Love Bath Ceremony Bathing Ritual (USD 100). Guests are treated to a big tub strewn with rose petals and infused with aromatherapy oils and Himalayan bath salts.
Best Delta deal getting there: RMB 250 one-way and up with www.flyvivamacau.com
City overview: www.danang.gov.vn