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Romantic Getaways Starting at just $69 Per Person

DENVER (January 31, 2012) – Who says that romantic respites are reserved for Valentine’s Day?  Colorado offers a host of different experiences in the winter season for many traveler types.  From active couples and mountain lovers to spa hounds and foodies, Colorado offers experiences that will bring out the Cupid in just about anyone.

The following are a sample of romance and Valentine’s Day packages in Colorado. For more inspiration visit www.colorado.com.

§  Durango Mountain Resort doubles the romance with a Rocky Mountain Getaway built for two couples starting at only $69 per person/per night. The package includes two days of lift tickets and two nights lodging at Durango Mountain Resort. Plus couples can take “the plunge” on the Purgatory Plunge Zipline, whichstretches the length of a football field at speeds reaching 35 mph. 800-525-0892; www.durangomountainresort.com

§  For couples that prefer snuggling over schussing, Denver’s Hotel Teatro offers a “Red Hot Romance” package all throughout February, including a $100 gift certificate to SOL Lingerie, Denver’s preeminent lingerie store, with transportation and a personal shopper; a bottle of Vueve-Clicquot and chocolate covered strawberries in-room, rose petal turndown service, a $40 credit for in-room breakfast or at Kevin Taylor’s Prima Ristorante and late checkout. Rates from $419 per night. 888-727-1200; www.hotelteatro.com

§  The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs offers a Valentine’s Day package starting at $125 per person, including accommodations for two with suites offered at a 40 percent discount. The package also features a $50 breakfast credit for each night booked, 15 percent discount on select retail purchases, and live music and dancing for packages booked for February 11 and 18, 2012.  866-837-9520; www.broadmoor.com

§  The Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge offers an “Enchanted Evenings” package of which Cupid himself would approve.  Couples will enjoy a Classic Swedish Massage and mineral bath for two at the Spa at the Rockies, as well as unlimited access to the world-famous Hot Springs Pool, champagne, daily breakfast and more. Rates from $175 per person/night, double occupancy. www.hotspringspool.com

§  Experience Luxurious Love at The Brown Palace in Denver, where many romantic rendezvous have taken place over the years, from Ike and Mamie Eisenhower to the affairs of Isabelle “Sassy” Springer. Starting at $295 per night, enjoy luxurious accommodations, signature rose petal turndown, breakfast for two in Ellyngton’s or delivered by room service, two evening cocktails, complimentary valet parking and more. 800-321-2599; www.brownpalace.com

§  The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in Vail is offering a special package for the month of February starting at just $279 per night.  The package includes Mountain Deluxe King accommodations, breakfast for two daily, a welcome champagne amenity, and a Valentine's dinner on February 14, 2012. 800-877-3529; www.cordilleralodge.com

§  This winter Colorado welcomed The OPUS Hut, a new high alpine backcountry lodge nestled on the southern face of 13,666-foot Lookout Peak in the Northern San Juan Mountains. The solar-powered and heated hut offers secluded access to some of the best backcountry skiing in the northern San Juans. Rates from just $30 per person, per night. www.opushut.com

§  Point Breeze Cabin is the newest addition to the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, located almost on top of the Continental Divide at 10,500 feet in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado. Couples can enjoymore than 15 miles of rewarding beginner to intermediate cross-country ski trails right outside the cabin door. www.huts.org

ABOUT COLORADO

Colorado is a four-season destination offering unparalleled adventure and recreational pursuits, a thriving arts scene, a rich cultural heritage, flavorful cuisine, 26 renowned ski areas and resorts. The state's breathtaking scenic landscape boasts natural hot springs, the headwaters of seven major rivers, many peaceful lakes and reservoirs, 54 mountain peaks that top 14,000 feet and 12 national parks, monuments and historic sites. For more information or a copy of the 2011 Colorado Official State Vacation Guide, visit www.COLORADO.com or call 1-800-COLORADO. Media are invited to visit the Colorado Media Room at www.COLORADO.com/media-room for story ideas, press releases, press kits, and high-resolution, downloadable photos and video for editorial use. Follow Colorado on Twitter at www.twitter.com/colorado or become a Colorado Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/visitcolorado.

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