LAS VEGAS, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cupid’s arrow can turn strangers into sweethearts, but everybody needs a little help planning a memorable Valentine’s Day weekend. Let the experts at MGM Resorts take the pressure off this Valentine’s Day with a variety of experiences sure to leave loved ones in awe after an unforgettable weekend, Las Vegas style.


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Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining

This Valentine’s Day, don’t settle for just the traditional roses and boxes of candy (although you should do that too!). The skilled chefs at ARIA, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, Luxor, New York-New York, Excalibur and Circus Circus have created exquisite menus sure to set the mood for a romantic evening.

Guests seeking an intimate dining experience can splurge on shareable menu items including the Grilled Bone-in Rib-eye for Two with chimichurri sauce and lime zest at Jean Georges Steakhouse at ARIA and the Seafood Plateau featuring King Crab, Spicy Shrimp, Smoked Trout Rillettes, Marinated Mussels and Togarashi Charred Tuna at Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak at The Mirage.

Couples will be left smitten by the ravishing entrees including Hot Oyster “Rockefeller,” Stuffed Maine Lobster and Spicy Crab poppers served with a sriracha mayo from FIX Restaurant Bar at Bellagio;  Grilled Angus Tenderloin, Black Pepper Teriyaki and Slow Cooked Cauliflower at Shibuya at MGM Grand;  Wagyu Beef au Poivre with white truffles from Twist at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas; and Ocean and Land Duo featuring line-caught Chilean sea bass with lemongrass-infused risotto as well as an aged balsamic glazed center cut beef tenderloin with citrus-grilled asparagus and tarragon sabayon at Verandah at Four Seasons Las Vegas.

No Valentine’s Day meal would be complete without decadent desserts and charming libations. Fall in love again over sweet temptations including the Opera Cake made with dark chocolate ganache, brandied cherries and espresso mascarpone at Sage at ARIA;  the Chocolate Sphere with white chocolate ice cream and caramelized hazelnut from MOzen Bistro at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas; the Dessert Tasting Trio featuring vanilla bean creme brulee, cherry red velvet shortcake with jubilee sauce and chocolate souffle cake with white chocolate rosewater ganache sauce at TENDER Steak Seafood at Luxor; and the Raspberry Kiss made with Stoli Razberi, Cassis de Briottet, fresh raspberries, lemon sour and a Champagne float at Ignite Lounge at Monte Carlo.

This is a mere sampling of the Valentine’s Day offerings available across the MGM Resorts properties. For full menus and additional information, please click here.

Valentine’s Day Entertainment, Attractions and Packages

This Valentine’s Day, couples can enjoy a day of intriguing attractions followed by a night of world-class entertainment. From Sin City’s hottest adult shows to The Strip’s premier fine art destination, Las Vegas will stimulate the senses from sunrise to sunset.

The Fountains of Bellagio
Nothing is more passionate than stealing a kiss from that special someone in front of one of the most iconic locations in the country. The Fountains of Bellagio continue to romance the senses and mesmerize admirers daily with choreographed numbers including “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion and “This Kiss” by Faith Hill.
Cost: Complimentary
Schedule: Performances every 30 minutes Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, noon – 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. After 7 p.m., performances every 15 minutes daily.
Information: Visit The Fountains of Bellagio

“Fall in Love Again” at Siegfried Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
A romantic and exclusive encounter awaits couples at Siegfried Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat with the “Fall in Love Again” package. This one-of-a-kind opportunity includes an 8×10 souvenir photo taken with an adorable, cupid-for-the-day dolphin; a CD with the digital copy of the souvenir photo and a beautiful rose.
Cost: $79 per couple
Availability: February 14 – 16
Reservations: Call (702) 791-7111 or visit the attraction’s ticket booth

Valentine Afternoon Tea at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
Guests can enjoy a romantic afternoon for two in the scenic Tea Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas. Spend much-needed quality time together in the zen-like retreat savoring traditional afternoon tea and heart-shaped, house-made gourmet chocolates.
Cost: $45 per person
Availability: February 14
Reservations: Call (702) 590-8882

“Love Me TENDER”
Love is in the air this February as The Strip’s hottest adult revue FANTASY partners with TENDER Steak Seafood to offer couples a “Love Me TENDER” four-course dinner and show package at Luxor. The TENDER prix fixe menu also will be offered separately for $75 with an optional wine pairing for $30.
Cost: $124 per person
Availability: Friday, Feb. 14
Reservations: Call (702) 262-4400 or visit Luxor’s box office

What’s Your FANTASY?
Spice up this Valentine’s Day with a three-course dinner at Luxor’s contemporary Asian bistro, Rice Company followed by FANTASY, The Strip’s hottest adult revue. 
Cost: $95 per person
Availability: Friday, Feb. 14
Reservations: Call (702) 262-4400 or visit Luxor’s box office

Tickle Me Blue at Monte Carlo
Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo will tickle guests blue this Valentine’s Day with a dinner and show package sure to fill the belly and blow the mind. Before the show, choose one of Monte Carlo’s delectable restaurants including Andre’s Restaurant, BRAND Steakhouse, The Pub, Diablo’s Cantina, D.Vino, Dragon Noodle or The Cafe as well as receive two-for-one cocktails at the lounge that never stops, Ignite Lounge.
Cost: $129 per person
Availability: February 1 – 28
Reservations: Call (877) 459-0268 or visit Blue Man Group’s box office

ZUMANITY, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil at New York-New York
Romance, intimacy and sensuality merge at ZUMANITY, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil, the provocative cabaret-style production with a Cirque du Soleil twist. Elevate the show experience by purchasing duo sofa seats, found only at the ZUMANITY Theatre. Plush fabric and curvaceous lines make for a warm and sultry seating option for couples who want to indulge the senses, watching a show that makes the provocative playful and the forbidden electrifying.
Cost: $125 per person
Availability: Friday – Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. or 9:30 p.m.; limited number of sofas available
Reservations: Call (866) 606-7111 or visit the ZUMANITY box office

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art unveils “Painting Women”
For an educational and sophisticated date, take your lover to admire classic fine art. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) will unveil its new world-class exhibition, “Painting Women: Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” on February 14. The collection will showcase 34 paintings spanning 90 years (1860 – 1950), revealing the story of women artists, their activism and artistic achievements.
Cost: $16
Availability: 10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m., daily
Reservations/Information: Call (702) 693-7871 or visit BGFA

Valentine’s Day Treatments at the Spas

Treat loved ones to a rejuvenating gift of indulgence at Las Vegas’ most luxurious spas. From a hot stone massage to a classic Swedish massage, these treatments will leave significant others (or couples, together) refreshed and renewed.

Spa Salon Bellagio
The following treatments are available February 1 – 28

Chocolate Coconut Body Treatment
More satisfying than an extravagant dessert, this treatment will reveal vibrancy to both the face and body with an aroma therapeutic blend of chocolate and coconut. Indulge in a decadent and exfoliating Coconut Sugar Scrub followed by a generous layer of rich, thick Raw Chocolate Body Mousse. This deeply hydrating treatment infuses the skin with antioxidants and vitamins to nourish and restore a youthful luster. This treatment will be performed under the Vichy showers.
Cost: $195
Time Length: 50 minutes    
Reservations/Information: (702) 693-7472
Available in women’s spa only

Sugar Spice Manicure and Pedicure
Relaxation will begin with a warm buttery milk bath soak. A creamy, whipped Shea scrub micro-polishes the skin and preps it for a spicy, organic pumpkin mud mask. Guests will feel the tingle as the pumpkin enzymes and 12 mineral nutrients go to work, revealing radiant skin. Finally, relax into nirvana with a white velvet buttercream massage.
Cost: Manicure – $75 / Pedicure – $105
Time Length: Manicure – 50 minutes / Pedicure – 50 minutes    
Reservations/Information: (702) 693-7472
A complimentary seasonal beverage will be served for a truly special Valentine’s Day

The Spa Salon at ARIA
The following treatments are available February 14 – 16

Sweet Feet Valentine’s Day Pedicure
Guests are invited to sip into Valentine’s Day with a glass of champagne while the feet indulge in a hydrating milk bath. Exfoliate the winter blues away with a warm vanilla sugar scrub followed by a warm body butter massage and ending with a luxurious paraffin dip that will leave the feet feeling satin smooth.
Cost: $135
Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 590-9600

Four Hand Massage
Double down for Valentine’s Day. Two massage therapists will work together to promote relaxation for both the mind and body. Allow the mind to let go as the therapists work in unison to relieve muscle tension, rebalance the body and relax the mind while also hydrating and nourishing the skin with Chardonnay based oils packed with antioxidants.
Cost: $400
Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 590-9600

Grand Spa at MGM Grand
The following treatments are available February 1 – 28

White Chocolate Raspberry Facial  
Indulge in the scents of raspberry and white velvet buttercream this Valentine’s Day. This facial will regenerate and repair the skin just in time for a romantic evening.
Cost: $130
Time length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 891-3077

Sweet Cream Massage
Relax the body, mind and soul during a deep state of serenity filled with soft notes of whipped sweet cream. This Shea butter massage will leave the skin deeply hydrated and as soft as velvet.
Cost: $135
Time length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 891-3077
Also available as a couples massage

Spa Mandalay at Mandalay Bay and BATHHOUSE at THEhotel
The following treatments are available February 1 – 28 and include complimentary handcrafted chocolates and a glass of champagne to accompany the spa experience:

Sweetheart Facial
Pamper the face with the essence of chocolate to celebrate the season of love.  This results-driven facial will combine a chocolate mousse hydration masque to revitalize, hydrate and nourish the skin providing guests with a glow as they celebrate the season of love.
Cost: $160
Time length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (877) 632-7300 / (702) 632-4760

Bubbly Delight
Indulge in this sweet bubbly delight. Guests are invited to invigorate the senses as they relax and rejuvenate in this delicious bath before their special occasion. A personalized tea service will be offered during the treatment.
Cost: $90 or $160
Time length: 25 minutes or 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (877) 632-7300 / (702) 632-4760
This treatment is only offered for women

The Spa Salon at The Mirage
The following treatments are available February 14 – 16

Jefferson Fallback
For the men who want to feel relaxed and look dapper for the evening, look no further. Experience a Swedish massage and polish off with a hot lather shave while sipping on a shot of Jefferson Reserve Bourbon.
Cost: $180
Time length: Swedish Massage – 50 minutes / Hot Lather Shave – 25 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 791-7472

Heavenly Meltdown
Plan to polish away the day with a sweet cream body scrub and then take a deep breath as rich melted caramel butter is delicately drizzled over the body and spread during a Swedish massage. This sweet treat will leave guests relaxed, hydrated and ready to melt away!
Cost: $220
Time length: 75 minutes total (Sweet Cream Body Scrub – 25 minutes / Swedish Massage – 50 minutes)
Reservations/Information: (702) 791-7472

The Spa at Four Seasons Las Vegas
The following treatments are available February 1 – 28

Berries Bliss Pedicure
Warm, buttery vanilla cream will soften and smooth the skin before a succulently sweet scrub down. A generous helping of fresh strawberry fruit cells and whipped shea butter will complete the treatment for a vitamin-packed massage. Who knew love could be found in a pedicure chair?
Cost: $85
Time length: 45 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 632-5000

SOURCE MGM Resorts International