With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there is no better time to start planning a Valentine’s Day getaway. A weekend trip to any of the Grand Strand’s beautiful beaches is sure to spark the romance between you and your sweetie. Garden City Realty is here to help you plan your romantic weekend. We have put together a Valentine’s Day date guide that will help you find the cutest date ideas in the Myrtle Beach area.
VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR THE FOODIES
Food brings people together which is why a great restaurant can make a Valentine’s date special. We found some of the most romantic places for dinner in Myrtle Beach. From Italian to Seafood, these are Garden City Realty’s top three restaurants to enjoy the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner.
The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro
Join French Chef Eric Masson for a culinary experience at the lovely Brentwood—a restored Victorian home. The ambiance of the 112-year-old home converted into a restaurant is cozy and inviting, making it one of the best romantic restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area. The menu changes daily, so the ingredients are always fresh. There is also a tasting menu for those who are interested in sampling all of Chef Eric’s best dishes. The Brentwood offers an unforgettable experience for the couple that loves good food.
Costa Coastal Kitchen and Bar
If you are searching for the most romantic Italian restaurant in Myrtle Beach look no further. Costa provides a cozy and intimate atmosphere. Their menu features some of the best authentic Italian food in Murrells Inlet. Costa’s Chef, Jimmy Pronesti, works with local Myrtle Beach vendors to bring his customers the freshest produce and Seafood. Costa is a lovely small restaurant for couples inspired by the romantic Lady and the Tramp spaghetti scene.
Sea Captain’s House
When it comes to romance and dining there is nothing quite like an ocean view. Sea Captain’s House offers the most romantic beachfront dining in Myrtle Beach. This cozy beach cottage was redesigned as a restaurant over 50 years ago. Sea Captain’s serves a menu packed with the best fresh seafood in Myrtle Beach. This warm and inviting cottage is the perfect romantic Valentine’s Day date for couples who love fresh food with a view.
VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR THE OUTDOORSY COUPLE
There are plenty of outdoor Valentine’s Day dates and locations in Myrtle Beach. Just head out to any of the Grand Strand’s many protected wildlife preserves or beaches. For the nature-lovers, these are three of the top most romantic outdoor activities to help you and your significant other celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Have A Picnic at Huntington Beach State Park
There is always something classic about a romantic picnic at the beach. There are so many Valentine’s Day ideas for nature-lovers at Huntington Beach State Park. With miles of pristine beaches, a beautiful sunset picnic or a stroll along the Carolina coast is sure to provide an intimate and exciting setting for any outdoorsy couple.
Take a stroll along Murrells Inlet Marshwalk
If you and your sweetheart are staying in Murrells Inlet or Garden City, Murrells Inlet Marshwalk has plenty of Valentine’s Day things to do. From a stroll along the docks to boat rides, to live music and waterfront dining, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had.
Renew Your Vows at Brookgreen Gardens
Brookgreen Gardens hosts one of the most romantic Valentine’s Day events in Myrtle Beach. Their annual vow renewal ceremony takes place among the bountiful flowers and trees. After the ceremony, you will have a chance to explore the grounds and the famous statue garden. Outdoorsy couples will feel right at home among the foliage.
VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR THE THRILL-SEEKING COUPLE
Myrtle Beach has no shortage of thrills for the couple that wants to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a rush of adrenaline. If you are looking for fun date ideas for Valentine’s Day then look no further. With your heart racing and your blood pumping the thrill-seeking couple will feel like they’re on their very first date again with these three adventurous dates.
The Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel
For a thrilling Valentine’s Day date idea hop on the Myrtle Beach Sky Wheel. It is a 200-foot-tall Ferris wheel, with individual rooms instead of seats. At the top you and your date will see the beach for miles. For an extra romantic experience, plan a sunset Valentine’s Day date, and experience the magic of an east coast sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.
The Sling Shot
The Myrtle Beach Sling Shot is an exciting Valentine’s Day date near Garden City, South Carolina. This 300-foot-tall slingshot tosses its riders in the air and lets gravity pull them back down again. This ride is sure to get the adrenaline pumping and blood flowing for a thrilling afternoon date.
The Broadway Grand Prix
Head to Broadway Grand Prix for some fun and games in Myrtle Beach if you have ever wanted to race around the tracks like the great Formula One or Daytona 500 drivers then this is the date for you. You will be able to ramp up some healthy competition with your sweetie as you skid around the Broadway Grand Prix.
VALENTINE’S DAY DATES FOR THE LUXURIOUS COUPLE
If you and your partner love luxury, then you may want to spoil each other with some extravagant Valentine’s Day date ideas. There are many luxurious activities to treat yourself to in the Myrtle Beach area. The following are Garden City Realty’s favorites.
Couples Massage at Adam and Eve Day Spa
Massages are always a great way to treat yourself. A good massage can relax and revive your muscles and your relationship. Treat your partner and yourself to an affordable couples massage at Adam and Eve Day spa. At only $140 for a full 55 minutes of massage, you feel like royalty while keeping your pockets full.
Book A Sunset Horseback Ride
It’s like something out of a romance novel. Inlet Point Plantation offers the best horseback rides on the beach in Horry County. Just don’t forget the long white flowing dress and a camera to capture the magic of the moment. If you are looking for a cheap romantic date that will still provide luxury contact Myrtle Beach Horse Rides. They provide a $75 hour-and-a-half horseback ride on the beach during all of February.
Enjoy a Private Sailboat Charter
Enjoy a romantic private sailboat cruise on the Southeastern Coast. With your own captain, and an option between an all-day excursion or a sunset cruise you will receive the ultimate luxurious treatment. Bring along your own picnic and flowers or ask the captain to provide them to make the ride even more special.
Written by Katie Robison for Garden City Realty