Monday, February 16, 2009

Post Valentine's Day Fun: Eat, Sleep and Jacuzzi in an Igloo

For those who didn't go anywhere with their "hunny bunny" on Valentine's Day. Why not go to this travel destination for next year's day of love?


Say hello to Switzerland's Iglu-Dorf, a decidedly chillier alternative to your usual chalet lodgings. Right off the Hauptertäli lift, at a cool 8,600 feet, is a full-scale igloo village—a resort carved right out of the snow each December, melting by spring and, in the interim, waiting for your reservation. Your ice-carved beds are covered in insulating foam, sheepskin rugs and high-performance sleeping bags. Conquer the mountain on a snowshoeing expedition, or take an igloo-building class from a resident snow architect. Then pop into the igloo restaurant for fondue and a few rounds of heady house-mulled wine.

If you're still short on Valentine's inspiration, we recommend the not-so-subtly-named Romantic Igloo Suite—with champagne on arrival and an en-suite Jacuzzi. Rest assured, lest you fear an early thaw: each suite is sculpted around giant custom-built plastic molds, lending the structure support in all conditions. This suite could be yours for under 350 Eur a day!

Just watch where you put your tongue.

You have your choice of taking any of the heroes in any of the huts for a few days away from the DIK island to this chilly vacation destination for a few days. Who would you pick to snuggle in your igloo?



Katie Reus said...

Tough decision! Sam Donovan from Mr. Perfect or Jack Prescott from Dangerous Lover are my top choices :)

Tracy said...

Igloo? Who knew? lol Very funny.

Um, I think I'd take Dorian Christensen from Nalini Singh's Hostage to Pleasure. He can keep me warm with all that fur. :)

Shannon said...

I would take either Sam Starett or Sam Donovan.

Katie- You keep your hands off my man!!!

Renee said...

It'd have to be a shifter, since they always seem to have that higher body temp. The better to keep one warm!

Either Hawke from Psy-Changeling series, or Curran from the Kate Daniels series, would fit the bill nicely. ;-)

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