9 Most Romantic Seaside Cities for Valentine’s Day, According to You!
9. Fort Myers, Florida
Along with its neighbor, Naples, this picture-perfect Gulf Coast town ranks consistently high in measures of happiness and well-being, making it the perfect warm-weather getaway for couples seeking eternal bliss. Rent this three-bedroom beachy escape from $296 per night.
8. Lahaina, Maui
Maui’s former royal capital and one-time whaling hub is now a mecca for sweethearts with its charming boutique-lined streets and fascinating museums. Rent this oceanfront condo with pool access from $196 per night.
7. Corpus Christi, Texas
If your other half prefers their water views with a slice of laid-back city life, Corpus Christi makes an ideal—and affordable—getaway. For a smaller, quainter vibe with 18 miles of dreamy Gulf beaches, head down the road to Port Aransas. Rent this pint-sized beach cottage in the heart of Port Aransas from $49 per night.
6. South Padre Island, Texas
Texas’ southernmost Gulf Coast town brims with nature, wildlife, and some of the most alluring powder-white beaches in the state. Perfect for the pair who seeks seclusion, coupled with feasts of the freshest seafood around. Rent this island escape with a community pool (and a pool bar!) from $77 per night.
5. Waikoloa, Hawaii
Nestled along the Big Island’s west coast, this tropical resort town boasts spectacular sunsets and plenty of waterbound fun, from snorkeling to windsurfing. The Hilton Waikoloa Village is a 62-acre behemoth of a resort with every amenity under the Hawaiian sun. Those seeking the sunsets and warm seas with more privacy, however, can venture outside of town toward nearby Kailua-Kona. Rent this secluded Hawaiian house with a hot tub and lanai from $96 per night.
4. Princeville, Hawaii
Beloved by celebs and moviemakers, Kauai is arguably Hawaii’s most picturesque island with its dramatic terrain and breathtaking views. Take it all in from the Princeville Resort, where you can celebrate with your sweetie over cocktails at the hotel’s swanky bar—worth the splurge for the views alone. Rent this quiet top-floor condo in nearby Poipu from $105 per night.
3. Key West, Florida
Island sunsets, year-round balmy weather, charming colorful cottages—the country’s southernmost city is practically made for falling in love. For the ultimate in romance, set off on a champagne sunset cruise followed by dinner at one of the Conch Republic’s many seafood spots. Rent this charming pet-friendly cottage from $211 per night.
2. Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
If you’re unfamiliar with this Gulf coast getaway, it’s about time you (and your spouse) get acquainted. Couples love this little slice of heaven—located a short drive from Tampa—for its gorgeous beaches and Old Florida vibes. Spend the day sunbathing or exploring the town’s locally owned shops and laid-back eateries. Rent this beachfront duplex with a screened porch from $95 per night.
1. Honolulu, Hawaii
The ultimate vacay for lovers, it seems, is a trip to the Aloha State. Hawaii’s capital city tops the list as the most popular getaway for Valentine’s Day, and it’s easy to see why. The beachfront city brings together the best of both worlds—a bustling urban district with the laid-back feel of a tropical surf town. Rent this affordable studio just steps from the beach from $67 per night.