Plan The Perfect Valentine's Day In Miami

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Couple walking on the beach

Couple walking on the beach

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By: Shayne Benowitz

What’s more romantic than a warm and sunny winter beach getaway in Miami for Valentine’s Day? Whether you’re traveling from colder climes or a local in the mood for a romantic staycation, here’s how to spend the perfect Valentine’s Day in Miami.

Romance Under the Stars at the Venetian Pool

Enjoy the perfect dinner date in Coral Gables at the Venetian Pool at their annual Romance Under the Stars event. With a Polynesian Lover’s Luau theme, you and your valentine will savor a romantic three-course meal outdoors near the picturesque pool and coral rock quarry. Dress in your best luau-themed outfits and pose together for a special souvenir photo. The event is strictly limited to ensure social distancing, so book your tickets in advance.

Moonlight Concert at Deering Estate
Bring a blanket and lawn chairs to the Moonlight concert at Deering Estate

Valentine’s Day Concert & Bay Cruise at Deering Estate

Deering Estate invites you to its sprawling bayside grounds on Valentine’s Day for two special events. By day, hop aboard the Pelican Skipper, a 45-foot Corinthian catamaran, for an hour-long champagne cruise along the bay, with departures at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. By night, enjoy their Moonlight & Music Valentine’s Day Concert, starting at 8 p.m. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs to enjoy the musical stylings of Miami jazz singer Melinda Rose with an opening performance by Leesa Richards. You’re welcome to pack your own picnic or purchase food and drink on site from Mateo’s Pizza, Cuban Guys and other vendors.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Take an evening stroll through Vizcaya's romantic gardens

Vizcaya Late Valentine’s

The opulent Vizcaya Museum & Gardens is staying open late on Valentine’s Day for a soiree across its grounds, starting at 5 p.m. Stroll through the formal gardens, explore the Main House at twilight or simply find a bench along the East Terrace grotto overlooking Biscayne Bay beneath the moonlight. You can even opt to add a special Vizcaya-curated gift to your ticket for a sweet surprise for your valentine. Vizcaya is romantic anytime of year, so on Valentine’s Day it will be positively swoon-worthy.

Oceanfront Faena offers beautiful views and lavish accommodations

Check into Romance at Area Hotels

From lavish oceanfront resorts to boutique hideaways and stylish budget-friendly retreats, an overnight at one of Miami’s spectacular hotels promises to be a romantic way to spend Valentine’s Day. Pair your stay with poolside dips with your sweetie, a couple’s spa therapy session and dinner al fresco beneath the stars and palm trees. Find romance-inspired amenities, services and special offers, as well as Valentine’s menus at hotel restaurants and bars (enjoy onsite or from the privacy of your guest room). Whether it’s champagne on ice or a bed covered in rose petals, setting the mood for romance comes naturally in Miami.

Stripsteak by Michael Mina
Stripsteak by Michael Mina is perfect for a romantic dinner

Romantic Dinner For Two

Dinner-for-two is a classic Valentine’s date and Miami restaurants have you covered with special prix fixe menus with romance in mind. StripSteak by Michael Mina at the Fontainebleau is offering a special four-course Valentine’s Day dinner with dishes such as prime boneless ribeye, lobster pot pie and a decadent chocolate lava cake for dessert. At SLS South Beach, the Bazaar by José Andrés is devising a special seven-course, 11-dish meal from the acclaimed chef’s signature avant-garde Spanish tapas, while SLS Brickell’s F’ilia is hosting a Valentine’s Day brunch with bottomless mimosas and a truffle lovers’ special menu on the spacious terrace where a DJ will set the mood.

Frost Science Museum Gala
Experience romance at Frost Science museum

Frost Science’s Mood-Lit Aquarium Dinner

Kick your Valentine’s dinner date up a notch with a meal beneath the 500,000 gallon aquarium oculus at Frost Science. Sit back and watch as sharks, stingrays, mahi-mahi and other stunning marine creatures circle overhead while you enjoy a private meal for two. Curated by the Constellation Culinary Group, your dinner will include a champagne toast, signature cocktails and an interactive multi-course meal with a scientific, molecular gastronomy spin. It promises to be an out of this world dining experience!

1Hotel South Beach
1Hotel on South Beach is "naturally" romantic

Miami Health & Wellness Month at 1 Hotel South Beach

Share the love at 1 Hotel South Beach on Valentine’s Day with a special event in conjunction with Miami Health & Wellness Month. Your afternoon will include a heart-opening guided meditation, sound experience and letter-writing activity along with a glass of rosé designed to enhance your personal relationships. You’ll leave feeling full of light and love - and maybe even hungry for brunch at Wave, located at the hotel’s onsite 1 Beach Club.

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