Have you been thinking about how you can plan for the best Valentine’s Day getaway for you and your loved one? If so, you can never plan too early especially when you pick an ideal destination such as Santa Barbara. Our beachside home is the perfect spot to spend a romantic outing with a loved one. Check out lovely winter activities or find some romantic ways to spend quality time with your partner. Take a look at how you can book the perfect Santa Barbara Valentine’s Day getaway with us:

Sunset Kayak

Santa Barbara features many different organizations in town that put on annual events each Valentine’s Day to help you plan for activities out of the ordinary. This Valentine’s Day take your loved one out to sea with a sunset kayak trip put on by Santa Barbara Adventure Company. This local charter and tour company is all about outdoor adventures and hosts a variety of kayak tours throughout the year. The sunset kayak tour is even more memorable as you have the romantic sunset in the background as you navigate the gorgeous coastline we have here. You will navigate through the Santa Barbara Harbor as you are expertly guided by one of their tour guides. This 2-mile excursion is rated easy to moderate so most individuals can join in on the fun.

Book a Sunset Cruise

If you wish to relax instead of paddle around the harbor you can always book a sunset cruise with Celebration Cruises here in Santa Barbara. This local cruise company offers a variety of cruises such as a private charter or a public sunset cruise which is one of the most popular activities in the city. They offer a Valentine’s Day Sunset Cruise that will provide you with incredible views of the ocean, champagne to sip on, and a box of sweet treats to share with your loved one. You can also reserve the nighttime cruise that takes place right after the sunset cruise instead if you wish for views under the stars.

Take a Valentine’s Sip and Paint Class

The Painted Cabaret is the local artsy studio that offers enjoyable classes where you can learn to paint. Each Valentine’s Day they offer their Valentine’s Sip and Paint class, a guided painting class where you get to enjoy a glass of wine as you paint. You are not required or expected to have any prior experience with painting to have fun here. A variety of painting classes offer different portraits to paint during your lesson. Each ticket purchased includes all of the materials you need along with a glass of wine or beer.

Romantic Dining for Two

One of the most popular ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day anywhere you go is with a romantic dinner for two. You can enjoy just that when you stop by one of Santa Barbara’s best restaurants. Bouchon Santa Barbara is a great fine dining restaurant that offers Californian French cuisine that uses organic and farm-fresh ingredients. The restaurant makes sure each entrée can be paired with one of the local wines from the menu too. The romantic ambiance makes this restaurant an easy pick for Valentine’s Day. If you are looking for fresh seafood look no further than Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach. This upscale eatery offers panoramic views of the ocean and a heated outdoor patio. This place is popular for weekend brunch along with fine dining meals. Holdren’s Steaks & Seafood features classic American cuisine such as the finest cuts of steak along with BBQ and seafood. This fine dining restaurant has a saloon-inspired space where you will feel comfortable enjoying your meal.

Reserve a Luxury Vacation Rental

Of course, no stay during Santa Barbara Valentine’s Day would be complete without the vacation rental to pair with your lovely activities. Our selection of luxury properties is sure to win over you and your loved one for your holiday stay. Enjoy private homes that offer spacious floor plans to ensure you have plenty of room. Amenities that pair perfectly with romantic getaways include gas fireplaces, gourmet kitchens that have the option to include concierge chefs, outdoor yards that include romantic views and fire pits, and being just steps away from the beach. Expect fine linens and plush beds for the bedrooms and soaking tubs or walk-in showers for the bathrooms. You will find each property to be to your liking.

Book Your Santa Barbara Valentine’s Day Getaway

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it so make sure to reserve your favorite property quickly. You will not find a better stay in Santa Barbara than our luxury vacation rentals found all over the area. Come see why Santa Barbara is the romance capital of California.