Taking a vacation with your significant other is all about letting go, relaxing, and indulging in some much-needed romantic time. While the sound of the waves at a beachy destination or twinkling lights in a new city certainly set the mood, some hotels are going above and beyond to ignite a serious spark. Whether it’s intimate in-room perks or specially prepared passionate meals, these nine properties got creative with their offerings by providing these sexy amenities.
1. Outdoor City Shower at The Bowery Hotel, New York City
Located in the "City That Never Sleeps, "this luxury hotel makes sure you’ll stay up all night. Book one of the seven terrace suites that feature private outdoor showers and you can bathe al fresco while taking in the stunning city sights. This rare urban experience is even more voyeuristically enticing as you can hear the bustling of people below. (Don't worry, they can't see you -- but they can if you opt for The Standard High Line instead. You know, if you're into that.)
2. "Love Is Art" Amenity Kit at the SLS South Beach
Adventurous and playful couples looking to do something a little creative during their Miami visit can try their hand at the “Love is Art” kit. Inspired by celebrity couple Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney, who made headlines by making love on a piece of art for "V Magazine," this sexy packages comes complete with a canvas and all the materials you need to safely create an abstract painting while being intimate with your significant other.
3. Aphrodisiac Shower Experience at the Viceroy Riviera Maya
If showering with the one you love at luxurious Mexican resort isn’t enough to heat things up, the adults-only Viceroy Riviera Maya kicks it up a notch by offering an Aphrodisiac Shower Experience. Set outdoors in the private garden of your villa, this package means that couples can enjoy a ring of candles, and a choice of aphrodisiac soaps including chocolate, red wine, honey, and lavender, as well as glove loofahs, rose petals, aromatherapy diffusers, and massage oils. To top it off, you’ll be served aphrodisiac truffles in red wine, chili, pomegranate, and vanilla flavors along with seductive watermelon martinis.
4. Come Again Package at Kensington Park Hotel, San Francisco
Inspired by the hit flick and book "50 Shades of Grey," couples can request a $150 add-on that includes a Minna Limon vibrator, Lilly Fringe whip, Madame’s Mystique’s paddle, silky sash restraint, Désir Métallic mesh handcuffs, Les Petits Tickle me Tickler, condoms, and Wicked Aqua lubricant. Not to worry, the playful items come in a discreet black box, so no one has to know what’s going on behind your closed door. And you’ll even be doing good while doing the naughty because if you buy the package, a $10 donation will be made the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund.
5. Kraken's Lair Suite at Hotel Pelirocco; Brighton, England
The sole purpose of this hotel is to live like a rock star, so there’s bound to be a few wild amenities. While it has both burlesque and sci-fi themed rooms, the most scandalous room here is the Kraken’s Lair Suite. The sexy suite has a mirror above the bed, a stripper pole, a red chandelier, and risqué mermaid photos. There's also the lingerie-themed Ophelia Fancy Room.
6. The Love Room at the Library Hotel, New York City
Live out that sexy librarian fantasy by booking one of the naughty-themed rooms at NYC's Library Hotel. The Erotic Literature Room is decorated with racy photos and comes complete with an in-room Kama Sutra guide. The Love Room has similar offerings with books like Ovid's The Art of Love and Dr. Ruth Westheimer's The Art of Arousal. You also get a king-sized bed to test all your newly learned knowledge.
7. Aphrodisiac Picnic-in-Bed at Hotel Tugu, Bali
Bali is one of the most romantic destinations in the world, but Hotel Tugu really ups the ante with its Aphrodisiac Picnic-in-Bed offering. The property’s drool-worthy description of the experience is so good, it’s best to let them explain. “In your 18th-century antique bed, solo on a private beach, illuminated by oil lanterns and a red dusky Canggu sky, you will be tucked in for a private gourmet picnic under the moonlight,” reads the site. “Culminating with two blindfolds to accompany your to-die-for desserts.”
8. Champagne Tower Cleopatra at Cove Haven, Poconos
Keep it classic when it comes to a romantic evening and perhaps even a little cheesy. There’s nothing quite like taking a bath in a 7-foot champagne glass Whirlpool bath-for-two and a celestial ceiling overhead. If that’s not enough, make use of the massage table with heat lamp before cozying up in your round king-sized bed.
9. Erotic Room at Hotel Zaza Dallas
You’ll step back in time for little free love action in this themed suite. The 650sqft room is outfitted with a shag carpet and love beads as well as fur, velvet, and silk making for a tactile night of fun. Britney Spears was even rumored to have stayed in the sexy suite. But, if you want to get even naughtier, the hotel’s Houston location supposedly has unlisted suite with a jail theme. You’ll have to request the Hard Times suite to see if the myth is true.