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Five fabulous, flirty retreats for Valentine's Day

Five fabulous, flirty retreats for Valentine's Day

Are you in the mood for a luxury indulgence, a forested retreat or a polished urban sanctuary where you can hunker down with your loved one for Valentine's Day — or whenever? Here are some ideas for exotic, experiential and extravagant love nests.

One & Only, Cape Town

South Africa

Cape Town is the continent's hottest happening city, and One & Only is the place to be for luxurious lodging. It's in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, within walking distance of great shopping, galleries and restaurants. You may be reluctant to leave the hotel, though: It has one of the best spas in the city, along with three restaurants,...