Valentine's Day: From Extravagant To Inexpensive

Ah, Valentine's Day. A chance to show your loved one how much you care.

TheDenverChannel found everything from a $29,000 splurge that includes a diamond ring to a place where a simple kiss will get you a buy-one-get-one free meal.

If money is no limit, consider the Ritz-Carlton's Vail package. The room comes with more than a view -- it comes with bling -- $20,000 worth of it.

The $29,000 package includes two first-class tickets on American Airlines, two nights of luxury lodging, dinner for two at the romantic Centre V restaurant, a rose petal bath, a couple's massage, a personal training session for two and even a $20,000 ring from Betteridge Jewelers in Vail that you can use for a proposal or just to impress your valentine.

If Vail is just too far, then consider the Oxford Hotel's ultimate engagement package. Starting at $6,500 a night, the happy couple can enjoy the Oxford’s luxurious presidential suite, in-room couple's massage, a bottle of champagne, a dozen roses, breakfast in bed with bottomless mimosas and bloody marys and a $5,000 credit to John Atencio jeweler, along with town car service to the John Atencio store at Cherry Creek Shopping Center.

If that's too extravagant, consider indulging in The Oxford Loves Atencio package. Starting at $500 a night, visitors receive accommodations in a deluxe Oxford guest room, in-room champagne, rose petal turndown and a $300 John Atencio gift certificate.

Stay at the Brown Place and enjoy a personal Brown Palace butler. A specially trained service expert dedicated to your whims and fancies, your heart's desires and your ultimate wishes. It includes perks such as in-room beverage and snack choice, morning and afternoon food and beverage butler cart, reserved hotel Mercedes and driver. Package starts at $358.

The Hotel VQ's Cupid’s Night Out package includes dinner for two from the chef’s special romance menu, a bottle of wine with dinner or a non-alcoholic substitute, a premium view room, breakfast for two the following morning, a rose, free parking, free shuttle service within a three-mile radius anywhere downtown and two free tickets to the Colorado Home and Garden Show upon request. Price starts at $159.

For $69, the hotel has a Valentine’s Day Home and Garden Show package that includes a room, free parking, two free tickets to the Colorado Home and Garden Show and a rose.

See more Valentine's Day hotel deals on the Visit Denver website.

The Visit Denver website has lots of romantic ideas without a hotel room such as carriage rides, couple's spa visit with a couple's chocolate pedicure, chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of champagne or the free treat of watching the sunset over the mountains from Denver's City Park or Cheesman Park.

And if you want to save money on Valentine's Day, consider Qdoba's share the love deal. On Monday, kiss your loved one, a friend or even the person behind you in line at the cash register and you'll get a free entree when you buy one. No coupon is required. Qdoba said you just need a pair of lips and a willing smooching partner!

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