Cupid’s Corner: Valentine’s Day


February brings the season of love, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner. Hands are held, flowers are delivered, and chocolate is consumed by the pound. This year, make your valentine feel extra-special with one (or more) of these fabulous gift ideas. Whether it is a romantic dinner for two, an energizing activity or self-improvement, Cupid’s Corner has the perfect fit for your loved one.

City of Ocoee

Looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day? The City of Ocoee boasts many retailers and restaurants that offer a multitude of different options to express to your valentines just how much you love them. There are currently many citizen-focused improvements and expansions under way that are defining character in the downtown area. Businesses are still open and ready to help you find the best gifts for your sweethearts. For more information about Ocoee’s downtown merchants, visit

Luke’s Hardscape

Luke’s Hardscape is offering a special offer just in time for Valentine’s Day — $50 off any project. Its staff creates amazing outdoor fire features to enhance patio areas, pool decks and outdoor kitchen islands, with customized installations and fire pits. There are many styles and installations to choose from when designing an outdoor environment that’s the perfect fit for your lifestyle. Extend the enjoyment of a backyard oasis for your sweetheart by adding an exciting new fire-burning feature or fire pit installation. For more information, call 407-267-7114 or visit

Massage Envy

Gift the gift of feeling good this Valentine’s Day. Stop by the Massage Envy franchised location in Dr. Phillips at 8081 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 100, to pick up your valentine the gift of peaceful relaxation. From signature Swedish massages to pampering facials, a gift card from Massage Envy is sure to leave your sweetie feeling extra-loved. For more information, call 407-354-3689.

*Gift cards are not redeemable or refundable for cash or credit except where required by law. See location for additional details. Additional local taxes and fees may apply. Each location is independently owned and operated. ©2018 Massage Envy Franchising, LLC.

Naturally You Med Spa

Have you been hit by Cupid’s arrow? This Valentine’s Day, the staff of Naturally You Med Spa wants you to fall in love … with yourself. At Naturally You, get soft and sensual lips with Juvéderm beauty-enhancing treatments that will help you look and feel your best on this special day. Owned by Beth Moffett, who has more than 38 years of experience in the aesthetic field, Naturally You Med Spa is located in Suite 311 at 7345 W. Sand Lake Road in Orlando. For more information or to book an appointment, call 863-604-6021 or visit

Orlando Premier Music Instruction

Open up a world of musical exploration for someone special this year. Orlando Premier Music Instruction offers options for every musician, from the absolute beginner to the seasoned professional. Weekly music lessons are just the beginning. OPMI’s unparalleled curriculum keeps students engaged for the long haul. For more information, email

Orlando Public Library

If you’re looking for a special something for a special someone who loves books, stop by Gifts and Greetings at the Orlando Public Library. The library gift shop stocks a selection of planners and journals, scarves and socks, and cards and stationary, all with a literary twist. Gifts and Greetings is located on the first floor of the Orlando Public Library at 101 E. Central Blvd. Shop hours are Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Orange County Library System.

Rosen Centre

From massages to wine-pairing dinners and decadent desserts, Rosen Centre’s Be My Valentine package indulges couples with a luxurious guest room, romantic four-course wine-pairing dinner at Everglades restaurant, breakfast buffet and complimentary valet parking, priced at $289, plus tax, per couple per night. The Sweet Couples Retreat includes all of the above, plus two 50-minute massages at The Spa at Rosen Centre, priced at $499, plus tax, per couple per night. Available on Feb. 14, Feb. 16 and Feb. 17 only. To book your romantic escape, call 800-204-7234 or visit

Rosen Plaza

Celebrate and make this Valentine’s Day one to remember at the luxurious Rosen Plaza. Indulge in a delectable three-course dining experience amid the stars at the award-winning Jack’s Place restaurant, named a top-10 I-Drive restaurant by USA Today, for just $49.95 plus tax and gratuity per person. To book your evening of romance, call 407-270-3968 or visit

Rosen Shingle Creek

Wine and dine your one and only this Valentine’s Day at Rosen Shingle Creek’s two AAA Four Diamond restaurants. Enjoy Cala Bella Italian bistro or A Land Remembered for steak and seafood with their four-course prix fixe menu, including champagne for two, for only $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Available from Feb. 9-17. For more information, call 407-996-3663 or visit

Royal Landscape Nursery

This Valentine’s Day, give your loved ones gifts that keep on growing. Stop by Royal Landscape Nursery at 2204 Hempel Ave. in Gotha to pick up a blossoming surprise — something colorful to brighten their day! For more information, call 407-296-3042 or visit

The Spa at Rosen Centre

Think outside the chocolate box for a decadent treat to indulge in together. The Spa at Rosen Centre’s special Valentine’s Sweetheart Sampler for Two tantalizes all of the senses with anti-stress massages and his ‘n hers 50-minute facials, topped off with soothing scalp massages. Chocolate truffles and a glass each of bubbles are included. Luxury never felt or tasted so good! Available from Feb. 10-18 for $460 per couple (a $550 value). For more information, call 407-996-1248 or visit

The Spa at Shingle Creek

At The Spa at Shingle Creek, a glass of Champagne and box of master-crafted chocolates by executive pastry chef David Ramirez add romantic flair to any signature massage, facial and nail service booked Feb. 10-11. Enjoy one of nine rooms enveloped in soft relaxing music, fresh scents and dim lighting that are sure to whisk you into a realm of relaxation. To book, call 407-996-9772 or visit

Villas of Grand Cypress

Give your valentine an e-gift card from the Villas of Grand Cypress. They can enjoy tee times, lessons at the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf, dining and more. It’s simple to purchase. Just visit, enter the details and select the amount you wish to give. Your gift can be sent via email, text or Facebook. You can even print it out. For more information, visit

The Woodhouse Day Spa

This Valentine’s Day, show your sweetie how much he or she is loved with a gift card from The Woodhouse Day Spa. Let your loved one choose from more than 70 different spa services and enjoy extra time in the relaxing quiet rooms. The Woodhouse Day Spa, located at 8060 Via Dellagio Way in Orlando, offers the complete luxurious spa experience for your sweet someone. Give your gift with an extra-personal touch — customize and print your gift card conveniently online, or stop by the spa to pick up yours today. For more information, 407-965-3131 or visit ♥


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