Love is a beautiful thing and should always be celebrated in beautiful environments. If you are looking for a nice, cozy, and warm place for your next romantic getaway, then Florida would be a great option. The Sunshine State boasts of one of the most conducive weathers for vacation as well as beautiful beachside cities and lakeside towns, all of which have breathtaking attraction sites and sunsets.
It doesn’t matter if you are a young couple going on your first vacation or a married couple going for your 10th or 30th anniversary; the great outdoor activities that this state has to offer will make your romantic vacation memorable. Besides the beautiful sights and awesome weather, Florida is also home to world’s most luxurious hotels, most friendly people, and the freshest, most unique seafood: Just the perfect menu for a perfectly romantic season.
So, which are the most romantic couples’ destinations in Florida?
Fort Myers Beach
The main highlight of Myers Beach is miles of white sands and swimming-friendly waters. If you are a lover of beer, this destination has an abundance of local craft brew that will set the mood for romantic evenings. During the day, you and your lover will enjoy a tour of Lovers Key State Park.
With over 120 miles of white-sand and coral reef, this island chain is the dream destination for couples who love discovering hidden treasures.
If you are a diving and/or snorkeling enthusiast, this place will definitely excite you as well. Florida Keys’ Key Largo, is one of the best places to snorkel and swim with thousands of beautifully-colored fish. What’s more, you will always find an affordable vacation rental for your romantic nights.
Being the oldest amongst all towns in the US, St. Augustine has a lot of educative and fun stuff to offer you. Also, there are tons of spooky activities in this town for those who enjoy haunted history strolls. Your romantic weekend will be highlighted by pristine white sand evening walks along St. Augustine Beach, which is actually never crowded all year around. The food here is local and traditional, each one of them with a unique story to tell.
Before leaving St. Augustine, take your partner to the legendary Hop-On Hop-Off trolley tour of St. George Street and treat her with gifts and souvenirs. It would also be a great idea to take at least one happy hour cruise along with the town’s waterways for a closer view of Florida’s most scenic sunsets over the gorgeous waters.
Climbing the spiral staircase of Key Biscayne’s lighthouse is simply magical! The staircase has more than 100 steps that lead to the most panoramic ocean views that you will ever see in your life. Having existed for over 190 years, the lighthouse has a very rich history for you and your lover to discover. One more tip: If you haven’t proposed yet, no one ever says no from the top of this lighthouse.
After exploring the coastline of Florida, it is time to get to the island for a day with the wildlife. Mount Dora is a few miles from the lakeside town of Orlando, so you can drive to and from your beach hotel, or better still book accommodation in Orlando. While here, you and your lover will have a chance of exploring Lake Dora and taking romantic photos of the picturesque sunsets that underline Florida’s beauty.
If you have time, spend an entire weekend here so that you can experience the breathtaking romantic early morning and late evening strolls in Palm Island Park. This park never disappoints. There are also tons of fun couples’ activities to engage in including food and wine tasting and seaplane tours.
St. Pete Beach
The sunsets here are stunning, to say the least! Without a doubt, St. Pete Beach boasts of some of the most romantic sights on earth. Besides the magnificent views, you and your lover will have a field day here tasting cold cocktails at your pleasure since there isn’t much traffic on this side of the Sunshine State.
If you are planning to propose, you can go to the Pass-a-Grille and do it on the rooftop of the Hurricane. You will definitely get a resounding YES! Also, there are many live bands that perform romantic songs in the evenings, especially at the Paradise Grille.