How to Plan a Romantic Anniversary Getaway

If you’re planning an anniversary trip, you’re probably looking for the most romantic place for couples. Let Garden City Realty help you plan a weekend getaway in Garden City Beach, SC with these tips for a successful couples trip.

Plan Ahead

Vacationing is a lot easier if you already know what you want to do when you get there. You may try researching activities that you might enjoy before leaving for your trip. This way, you will know how much you are spending, as well as where you want to go. Garden City Realty’s area guide is available for suggestions about where to go and what to do while you are vacationing in Garden City. 

Stay Somewhere Romantic

Step one of planning a romantic vacation is finding the best place to stay. Garden City Realty offers a variety of vacation rentals that are sure to make your anniversary weekend special. There are beachfront condos available in Garden City that allow you to simply walk straight onto the beach. You can also book a room at Surf Master By The Sea, an oceanfront complex with jaw-dropping balcony views of the beach. Plus, you’ll be able to relax poolside after a long day of romancing the town. 

Plan Some Downtown During Your Vacation

Part of celebrating an anniversary should include some downtown so that your relaxing vacation doesn’t run you ragged. You may take some time to enjoy the beach or the swimming pool at your vacation rental. This way, you can simply enjoy the company of your partner without the stress of activity. One romantic way to enjoy some downtime together is to get a couples massage. You can book a couples massage, or a full spa day at one of the luxury spa’s the area has to offer. 

Enjoy Nature Together

Nature is, on its own, a romantic getaway. Its naturally beautiful scenery and innate privacy are perfect for couples seeking to celebrate their anniversary. Garden City Beach is close to several romantic nature spots. Brookgreen Gardens offers a stunning botanical garden, complete with a zoo and a historical tour of the low country’s landscape, perfect for the knowledge-seeking couples out there. There’s also the Murrels Inlet Marsh Walk, where you can enjoy live music, waterfront dining, and natural wildlife, including goats residing on what’s called Goat Island, all while taking in the scenery of the marshlands. 

Treat Yourself

What better time is there to spoil yourself than on your anniversary trip? There are plenty of places to splurge and treat yourself near Garden City. Why not try a fancy restaurant for dinner? The ambiance is always on point at high-end restaurants, ensuring a romantic evening. Another way to treat yourself is to shop at Market Common, where you can go shopping at high-end retailers. Later, you can catch a romantic movie at the Market Common’s movie theatre. They also offer bike rentals, including a tandem bike, so you can enjoy a picturesque bike ride around the commons. 

Do Something New And Exciting

Vacation is always an opportunity to try something new. From adventurous food to thrill-inducing activities, there are plenty of new things to try in Garden City. If you’ve never experienced Indian cuisine before, Masala Indian Bistro is a good (and delicious) place to start. If you are looking for some adrenaline-pumping activities, you may want to check out Ocean Front Helicopters. For only twenty dollars they will provide you with an adrenaline rush and breathtaking views—an experience that is sure to get the romance flowing between you and your partner. 

No matter what you do, the most important part of a romantic getaway is you and your partner. Whether you are spending time indoors, getting cozy in your vacation rental, or out enjoying Garden City Beach, your anniversary is sure to be amazing as long as you have each other. 

By Katie Robison, blog contributor for Garden City Realty

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