When we think of romantic vacation destinations, it’s easy to default to places like Paris, Napa Valley or Aspen. But we believe that Rosemary Beach, Seaside and the other charming areas along 30A are some of Florida’s most romantic vacation destinations. Whether strolling along the beach, shoes off, holding hands or a candlelit dinner in one of the many award-winning seafood restaurants in the area, there are many ways to celebrate love here. We’ve compiled a list of best things to do on Valentine’s Day along 30A to make it easy for you to pic.
Check out our list of the best way to spend Valentine's Day on Florida's Highway 30A. From dinner for two in Rosemary Beach to a romantic sunset cruise in Destin, we've got you covered.
When we think of romantic vacation destinations, it’s easy to default to places like Paris, Napa Valley or Aspen. But we believe that Rosemary Beach, Seaside and the other charming areas along 30A are some of Florida’s most romantic vacation destinations. Whether strolling along the beach, shoes off, holding hands or a candlelit dinner in one of the many award-winning seafood restaurants in the area, there are many ways to celebrate love here. We’ve compiled a list of best things to do on Valentine’s Day along 30A to make it easy for you to pick:
Enjoy the best of the Emerald Coast with your special love Thursday, February 14th at 5pm. Call ahead to make reservations for their special Valentine’s Dinner package. We list Cuvee 30A among our top picks for restaurants along 30A and for good reason. Chef Tim Creehan’s food is delicious and the restaurant is the area’s only Distinguished Restaurants of North America-recognized establishment. Plus, with an award winning wine list, you can’t go wrong with this romantic Florida Gulf coast restaurant. For Valentine’s Day, the restaurant is offering a special menu for two featuring Chef Creehan’s signature dished like Amy Grant’s Seared Tuna Rare and Vince Gill’s Pecan Crusted Grouper.
We love Vivo Spa in Rosemary Beach for their relaxing atmosphere, transparent pricing and exemplary service. Appointments can conveniently be made online or over the phone. Open from 9am to 6pm daily, find the perfect time to come in and enjoy pampering with your partner. Pick from a wide array of service offerings to create your perfect package. Mix and match facial treatments, massage packages and more. Among Vivo Spa’s more unusual offerings, you can try Tibetan Sound Therapy and Massage, complete with harmonizing sacred singing bowls. Spend a day together to de-stress and experience revitalization. What could be better?
We love helping couples find the best vacation rentals for two on 30A. Our adorable YOLO Carriage House in Rosemary Beach is an ideal couple’s getaway. Not only is the home footsteps from white sand beaches, two bikes are included for an easy, fun method of transportation. Cruise down the nearby main strip, full of great local shops and restaurants. Enjoy a cup of coffee on the balcony as you watch the sunrise and cozy up together on the comfy couch, watching a movie on the 48” flat screen TV in the living room. YOLO Carriage House also has a full kitchen, super-fast wifi, plenty of parking and washer/dryer so you’ll have all the conveniences of home during your 30A vacay.
Another popular vacation rental home for couples in Rosemary Beach is the gorgeous BeeBy the Sea. This oceanfront luxury vacation home offers our most impressive ocean views. You can practically roll out of bed and wake up on the beach. Surrounded by the untouched sand dunes of Camp Helen State Park, this two bedroom home is complete with a full kitchen, outdoor dining overlooking the beach, private balcony, lounge chairs, full ensuite bathrooms and laundry. With two master bedrooms, you can bring another couple along for a special 30A vacation.
Restaurant Paradis in Rosemary Beach is a local and tourist favorite. The elegant atmosphere and exceptional food lend themselves perfectly for a special Valentine’s Day experience. Call today to make reservations or reserve online through OpenTable for their exclusive holiday menu. The window for dinner service is between 5:30-10pm and the regular menu will not be available. For $85 per adult, you’ll enjoy a special five-course prix fixe tasting menu. Choices include Hudson Valley Foie Gras with kale, black garlic and smoked ham hock and Bouillabaisse with Gulf fish, mussels, clams, grilled sourdough and rouille. For dessert, dig into a decadent Black Forest Cake with Amarena Cherries.
This sunset cruise is one of the most unique experiences on our list. Enjoy an adults-only sunset cruise in Destin, FL aboard SunQuest Cruises’ Solaric Yacht. Celebrate V-Day on a luxurious yacht, enjoying a colorful sunset, live music and delicious food. Embark for your unforgettable voyage on February 14 from 7-10pm or Saturday, February 15 from 5-8pm. The price is $185 a couple. Dinner and dancing is on the menu for this romantic holiday experience but you’ll also be able to sink your teeth into menu offerings like pan seared red snapper, Tuscan stuffed chicken breast and more.