Make more of your romantic Valentine’s Day this year when you pack a suitcase and head to the Outer Banks with the one you love in the name of fun. The following activities are just a few of the many reasons to book your Outer Banks Valentine’s Day trip today!

Enjoy a Session at Aqua Spa

Valentine’s Day is the ideal moment to spend quality time with the one you love most. Making that time more romantic might just mean focusing on rejuvenation, restoration, and a bit of pampering too. When this sounds like something you and your partner would love, find your way to Aqua Spa when your Valentine’s Day plans see you enjoying yourself in the Outer Banks. Located at 1174 Duck Road Upper Level in Duck, North Carolina Aqua Spa offers its guests incredible views as well as a wide variety of refreshing packages and services to select from this Valentine’s Day. The spa hosts a menu of services that offers seasonal specialties in addition to traditional favorites. Coastal inspiration abounds within this spa where couples can enjoy everything from facials and exfoliation to massages, skin restoration, and aromatherapy too. From vitamin c treatments to time indulging in a hot stone massage, this spa is a place where couples are sure to leave looking and feeling their refreshed best this Valentine’s Day.

Dine at La Dolce Vita

When you find yourself visiting the Outer Banks over Valentine’s Day and you’re looking for a dining destination that pairs amazing cuisine with an elegant setting, you’ll find it all and more at La Dolce Vita. Situated at 798 Sunset Blvd in Corolla, La Dolce Vita features incredible classic Italian fare that’s rich, innovative, and always mouthwatering. The sophisticated dining room is a delightful place for couples to settle in on Valentine’s Day while the top-notch service makes the experience that much better. The menu here begins with starters ranging from Italian crab cakes and crispy calamari to burrata and marinated ciliegine mozzarella alike. Soups, salads, and small plates are always an option as well while entrees include everything from crab & shrimp a la penne vodka to clams Bianca. No matter what you order up this February, you’ll want to be sure to pair it with something off the restaurant’s impressive wine list. La Dolce Vita also has a great selection of handcrafted cocktails to top off every plate in savory style.

Explore Jockey’s Ridge State Park

Couples that can’t wait to make the most of the scenery during their Valentine’s Day away in the Outer Banks will want to make sure time exploring Jockey’s Ridge State Park sits at the top of their to-do list. Situated within Dare County, Jockey’s Ridge State Park’s physical address is 300 W. Carolista Drive in Nags Head. Couples who come this way to enjoy their outdoor Valentine’s Day will have plenty of reasons to enjoy exploring the park’s many sand dunes. A trip here offers up an abundance in the way of photographic moments thanks to beautiful shorelines, waterways, and year-round wildlife sightings. Climbing up to the top of Jockey’s Ridge itself presents its own romantic moment for couples who are looking to enjoy a stunning sunset from this one-of-a-kind vantage point. Couples might also enjoy flying kites or hiking the trails while they’re here.

Take a Class Together at Modern Coastal Cookery

When your Valentine’s Day would be best spent learning a new skill together, couples looking for a romantic activity to enjoy will want to consider booking a cooking class at Modern Coastal Cookery! Located at 710 S. Croatan Highway in Kill Devil Hills, this personal chef company is top-notch. They teach classical French cuisine classes on-site or at a vacation rental of choice upon request. Whether you’re looking to improve your skills or you’re new to French cooking entirely, this class is sure to inspire a lot of learning, delicious moments, and fun this Valentine’s Day! From baking principles and nutrition to specifics on pasta and French dishes designed to delight the tastebuds, it’s a comprehensive class that might just be the highlight of your Valentine’s Day away. Modern Coastal Cookery also offers an eight-course tasting menu for those who would like to sit back, relax, and dine in style after they’ve put in the learning work. Classes require a booking in advance, so be sure to get yours in early this Valentine’s Day.

Participate in the 7th Annual Love on the Run 5K

Sanctuary Vineyards is bringing their 7th annual “Love on the Run 5k”. So if you’re an active couple that wants to see the beautiful sights of the Outer Banks while getting your workout on don’t miss out on this event! Even if you aren’t a super active couple you can always choose to walk the 5k. A long walk, hand-in-hand with your significant other can start off a romantic weekend right! The event takes place on February 11th from 9 AM – 1 PM. Make sure you register beforehand here, then go pack your running shoes and workout clothes!

Book Your Outer Banks Valentine’s Day Adventure Today

When you can’t wait to make your way to the Outer Banks and enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day together, the team at Shoreline OBX is here to make sure you have the luxurious accommodations in place to top it all off in the style and comfort you deserve. Reach out to learn more about our incredible collection of rental homes across the Outer Banks and how we can help you turn travel plans into a reality soon.