Fittingly, Sanctuary Rarotonga opened on Valentines Day, but the super romantic resort is extending the love all year long with special opening rates. Through March 31, book a beachfront suite for $327/night with breakfast included (prices then jump to $362/night through October 30). Just mention the code WOW when you book.
To up the romance factor even more, the opening rates can be combined with Sanctuarys Romancing Rarotonga package. When guests book a five-night stay, the resort will throw in a free one-hour couples hydrotherapy massage in the spas Honeymoon Suite, and a bottle of wine. Use the code MELLOW when booking to secure these freebies.
Though its not the easiest place to get to (Air New Zealand offers one round-trip non-stop flight a week between L.A. and Rarotonga), once there the Cook Islands are pretty easy on the wallet, since U.S. currency is so strong against the local New Zealand dollar. Its also a spectacular wedding or honeymoon destination, and Sanctuary is happy to help with all your nuptial needs. To book, call 011-682-25-900 or visit sanctuaryrarotonga.com.