Calling all chocolate connoisseurs! Back by popular demand is the Cocoa Lounge, a chocolate dessert haven at the Palm Terrace at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach. Debuting today and offering chocolate decadence every Tuesday through Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. until Feb. 26.
Executive Pastry Chef Michael Owens will tempt you with delicious artistic creations that include banana chocolate mousse cake, white chocolate strawberry shortcake, triple chocolate cupcakes, double chocolate fudge s’mores, Manjari obsession in chocolate cups, plus lollipops, peanut caramels, port chocolates and coconut almond bars, and much more – served among displays of chocolate statues and chocolate velour.
Costs $18 per person (tax and gratuities not included).
And here’s a hot tip: During the month of February, order a two-or more-course dinner at Palm Terrace Restaurant Tuesday through Saturday and receive complimentary entrance into the heavenly Cocoa Lounge.
Chocolate + Spa? Oh My!
Here’s a sweet deal for your Valentine! Consider giving your Valentine a luxurious spa treatment and chocolate indulgence through February at the Island Hotel.
You can book a 60-minute spa treatment at the award-winning Spa and then follow with a visit to the Cocoa Lounge—a chocolate dessert buffet like not other.
At the Spa choose from a Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, aromatherapy massage, pregnancy massage, deep cleansing facial, gentlemen’s facial therapy, aromatherapy facial, honey hibiscus hydrating facial, OC facial drench, or organic carrot vitamin facial.
The cost is $130, including the Cocoa Lounge dessert buffet (tax and gratuities not included). To book an appointment or arrange to give as a Valentine’s Day gift, please call 949.759.0808. (These 60-minute spa treatments normally cost $140, so this is a sweet deal.) The Island Hotel is at 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, call 949.759.0808 or visit theislandhotel.com
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