Chocolates and roses are fine but if you fancy giving your lady love something a little more unusual this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got you covered. Here are some unique Valentine’s Day gifts that should tickle your fancy.
Book a helicopter ride
No more airport delays. The luxurious comfort and privacy a helicopter charter offers makes it the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway or gift. Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the beautiful city of Mumbai from over 12,000 feet high while flying in a privately chartered helicopter. Surprise the love of your life with some beautiful memories on board a 20-minute private helicopter ride. There is also cake and flowers to ensure that the celebrations remain sweet.
Price: Rs 19,803. Contact: 022-39971799
Dine on a floating restaurant
Messing about near water on a beautiful day is certainly one of life’s great pleasures but when there is food involved it is even more fun. Take your date out for a romantic evening on board Ark Deck and Bar a floating restaurant and Lounge Bar in the Arabian Sea. Spread over three levels Ark will sail 1.6 kms off the coast into the sea and you will be ferried to Ark on speedboats and ferries. Take in the glorious sunset whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly with a sumptuous meal onboard.
Price is Rs 6000 for Two people
Address: Bandra Worli Sea Link, 100 metres before the toll plaza
Landmark: AB Celestial. Call: 9004904123
Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Gift your loved one a unique and exhilarating experience of a hot air balloon ride in Jakkur, Bangalore. Soaring high into the sky and viewing the landscape from atop is a wonderful experience. Hot Air Ballooning is a less risky affair and it allows you to have an unforgettable air experience. All the while you will be accompanied by an experienced guide.
Cost: Rs 9500 for a couple
Contact: Jakkur Flying Club, Airport Road Flyover Jakkuru Bengaluru. Tel: +91 80 6565 6000
Circle of love in 18k gold
Delight your loved one with this poetic composition of yellow, white and champagne statement ring studded with fine-cut diamonds. Rose, a prominent motif in the design, symbolizes hope, commitment and promise. Minimal yet magnificent.
Price: On Request
Spinning Flower Watch
If your ladylove is pretty serious about her timepieces, this elegant and stunning masterpiece from Jaipur Watch Company will surely delight her. The spinning flower in the center of the dial rotates on its own with every movement of the wrist. The bezel is embedded with hand-picked Swarovski stones. That’s what we call style with substance.
Price: Rs 21,000
Availability: Jaipur Watch Company. http://www.jaipurwatches.com
Hampers brimming with goodness
Whether she is a sweet lover, healthy eater, tea lover, baker or a passionate cook – this elegant and classy hamper from Foodhall has something for every kind (read Pink Peppercorn and chives cream cheese, Sicilian Sweet Olives, Red Ginger & Saffron Candle, Trio of Citrus Jam, Truffle Cheese, Castello Camembert, Truffle Mustard, Fixed Mixed Berries, Lindt Swiss Thins, Chandon Rose). What else can she ask for?
Price: Rs 11000
Availability: Foodhall, Palladium, Lower Parel.
Make her blush with these blushes
Makeup can be a wonderful surprise on this day celebrating love and consumerism. Breathe some life into her complexion with these blush duos that range from a rosy pink to a bright coral to a rich plum. Each palette has two shades, from a matte to a pearly satin finish. So whether she’s going for a glamorous look or getting a soft, glowy finish, you have got her covered. The luminous and silky formula is enhanced by an advanced optical technology that blurs imperfections providing a natural-looking radiance.
Price: Rs 699
By Fashionably Foody