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Romance is always in the air by the beach! With stunning scenery and romantic restaurants, 30A is the perfect place to tell that special someone how you feel. Whether it’s for the first time or you just want to remind your significant other how much they mean to you, here are the best places to say “I Love You” during your 30A vacation. 

1. The Beach

Let’s start with the obvious choice—the beach! Walking hand in hand along the coastline gives you the perfect opportunity to say “I Love You.” 

2. Eden Gardens State Park

Another romantic location is Eden Gardens State Park. Take a guided tour of the gorgeous Wesley House, meander through the gardens or enjoy a picnic on the dock in Tucker Bayou. It’s also a popular wedding venue and beautiful backdrop for an unforgettable day!

3. Vue on 30A 

This beachfront restaurant is an excellent spot to say those three little words. With panoramic views of the Gulf and delectable dishes, Vue on 30A will set the scene for a romantic evening. 

4. Coastal Dune Lakes 

Enjoy a unique experience with your loved one by visiting one of the rare coastal dune lakes. Go paddle boarding, have a picnic or take a walk and discover the gorgeous scenery. 

5. While Parasailing 

Take your love to new heights with a parasailing adventure! See amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico as you fly above the sparkling emerald waters. 

6. La Crema

Nothing says “I Love You” like wine and chocolate! Enjoy decadent desserts in the romantic courtyard at La Crema Tapas & Chocolate, which is nestled on Main Street in Rosemary Beach.

7. Beach Bonfire 

Cuddle up with a blanket and roast s’mores as you watch the stars twinkling above the horizon. Here is everything you need to know about how to have a beach bonfire on 30A

8. On a Boat 

Cruise along the coast and watch the sunset as you tell that special someone how much you love them. There are numerous places where you can rent boats during your 30A vacation.  

9. Restaurant Paradis 

Located in Rosemary Beach, Restaurant Paradis is a romantic restaurant on 30A that has some of the best steaks and seafood in town. The elegant dining room features high-backed loveseats, chandeliers crafted from wine barrels, and intimate corners for a special occasion dinner. 

10. Point Washington State Forest  

Adventurous couples looking to get away from the hustle and bustle will find solitude and stunning scenery at Point Washington State Forest. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature as you hike the Eastern Lake Trail System. 

11. Grayton Beach State Park 

Recently named the #1 Beach in America by Dr. Beach, Grayton Beach State Park is a spectacular spot for a day date. Relax on the pristine sand, kayak on Western Lake or hike through the forest—there truly is something for everyone! 

12. Pescado

This rooftop bar and restaurant is an ideal spot for date night. Toast to your love with a handcrafted cocktail and enjoy sharable plates at Pescado. Views of the Gulf and Rosemary Beach are sure to set the scene for a special evening.  

13. Seaside 

This charming beach town is filled with quaint spots and quiet corners. Take your special someone to the iconic Coleman Beach Pavilion, your favorite restaurant or Ruskin Place. 

14. Justin Gaffrey Gallery

Art evokes a lot of emotions, so a gallery is the perfect place to say “I Love You.” Justin Gaffrey Gallery is filled with nature-inspired pieces and other unique paintings. Take home a piece to commemorate the special moment! 

15. SOLARIS Sunset Cruise 

Set sail for a romantic evening aboard the SOLARIS! Indulge in a chef-prepared meal as you enjoy live music and views of the Choctawhatchee Bay. 

16. Golf Courses 

If you’re both golfers, say “I Love You” as you play a round on the gorgeous Gulf Coast courses.  Your day date is sure to be a hole in one!

17. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park 

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park features three miles of pristine beaches and white quartz dunes that rise above the crystal clear Gulf waters. You’ll be surrounded by natural beauty! 

18. Rosemary Beach 

Named one of “America’s Most Romantic Small Towns” by CNN, Rosemary Beach boasts a winding cobblestone Main Street lined with romantic restaurants and unique shop. It’s a picturesque place for celebrating special occasions. 

19. Cerulean Park 

With beautiful fountains, quiet pathways and gorgeous gardens, Cerulean Park has romance written all over it. 

20. Coastal Dune Co. 

Located in Seagrove Beach, Coastal Dune Co. offers a handpicked selection of wine and craft beer that pairs perfectly with the intimate, cozy lakeside atmosphere.

21. The Spa 

Enjoy some romance and relaxation with a couple’s message at a local 30A spa. 

22. Pecan Jacks

If ice cream and sweets are they way to his or her heart, stop by Pecan Jacks for some unique confections. 

23. Farmers Market 

Both Seaside and Rosemary Beach have weekly farmers markets on 30A where you can leisurely stroll through the charming streets as you check out local produce and artisanal products. You can also pick up some fresh flowers! 

24. Deer Lake State Park 

Enjoy a hike, picnic or relaxing beach day with your loved one at Deer Lake State Park. The boardwalk across the dunes is a beautiful spot for a romantic stroll. 

25. 30Avenue

This upscale lifestyle center boasts romantic restaurants, live music and several shops. You and your loved one will be entertained for hours at 30Avenue

26. Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar

With live music, great food and Gulf views, Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar is guaranteed to be a date night hot spot. 

27. On the Tennis Court

Love all! Get your heart pumping with a game of tennis. You could even write “I Love You” on the ball and serve it over the net to your significant other. 

28. San Remo 403

There’s no need to leave your vacation rental in order to find the perfect moment to say “I Love You.” When you stay at San Remo 403 you can say it while enjoying Gulf views from your balcony or as you take a romantic walk on the dock overlooking the lagoon and fountain. 

29. Leeward II #3 in Seagrove

Enjoy a romantic night in at Leeward II #3 in Seagrove Beach. This beachfront condo boasts Gulf views, a private patio and direct access to the sugar-white sand. Grill up a delicious dinner and open a bottle of Champagne as you watch the sunset from your vacation rental.  

30. White Starlight 

White Starlight is a beachfront home on 30A that offers ample opportunity for romantic moments. Sit back and relax on the lounge chairs as you listen to the waves and watch the sunset. You can also linger once it’s dark and look for shooting stars above the horizon. 

Ready to plan your romantic getaway? Whether you’re looking for a cozy condo right on the beach or a large, luxurious home, My Vacation Haven has a vast selection of 30A vacation rentals. And check out our Added Fun Partners to save money on your dinner date or daytime excursion!