Gulf Shores and Orange Beach pose as the perfect oasis for romance, with white sandy beaches and turquoise waters creating an atmosphere of blissful serenity. Milder temperatures, exquisite dining options, and nature’s beauty create a Valentine's Day experience like no other here on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
2. Experience Fine Dining on the Beach
Valentine's Day always includes a delicious meal, and what's better than a memorable meal at one of the beach's finest restaurants? Enjoy fresh Gulf seafood, mouthwatering steak, or handcrafted cocktails. On top of the delectable food and drinks, you’ll enjoy waterfront views, live music, and stunning sunsets when you dine on the beach. Check out all of the fine dining restaurants on the beach and get ready for incredible cuisine.
4. Do Something Different
The beach may be a regular destination spot for you, but that doesn't mean it has to be a typical vacation. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer plenty of unique activities and attractions that will make your visit memorable. Explore the waters on a guided dolphin and wildlife kayak tour, meet and greet some of the furry residents at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, or indulge in an intimate, upscale dining experience with an expertly prepared menu. Check out all the signature experiences offered and create an unforgettable Valentine's Day trip.
6. Take a Pottery Class Together
Whether you have a knack for artistic endeavors or not, a pottery class is a fantastic couple's activity. At the Clay Studio at the Coastal Arts Center, you'll learn how to hand-build a piece, throw on the pottery wheel, and glaze your work. Not only will you have a blast, but you'll also come home with a handmade souvenir of your trip away with your beloved valentine.
8. Catch the Sunset or Sunrise
Sometimes the things that cost the least leave the largest impressions, and the sunsets and sunrises on the beach are truly mesmerizing. Nothing is more romantic than holding hands and strolling the beach awaiting a stunning sunrise, or enjoying a cocktail at dinner and catching the sunset. Don't neglect the simple moments that will become lasting memories. They will always be your favorites.
Treat you and your partner to a one-of-a-kind getaway on the beach and start planning the perfect Valentine's Day trip.