Romantic Getaways on the Crystal Coast


With Valentines Day coming up in a few short weeks, perhaps you're thinking of planning a romantic getaway? If so, the Crystal Coast of North Carolina is the perfect destination for you. Is there anything more romantic than spending time with the one you love while having the waves crashing outside your doorstep or looking out the window and seeing a breathtaking ocean view? We don't think so.

In addition to stCrystal Coast Sunsetrolling the beaches with your loved one and taking in the stunning coastal views, there are plenty of other romantic things to do. The Crystal Coast is surrounded by quaint waterfront towns. Walk the maritime streets and enjoy the unique coastal shops. Make plans to try one of the fine dining establishments on or near the waterfront. Stop by the local seafood market and pick up the day's freshest catch and bring it home in preparation for a romantic dinner for two. Get pampered and enjoy a couple's massage at a day spa. Grab a glass of wine and take in a Carolina sunset. The possibilities are only limited to your imagination.

If you're looking for a unique opportunity for a romantic evening out, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores offers a night of Seduction in the Seas on Saturday evening, February 9. Look at love in a new way by spending the evening taking an intimate and educational glimpse into the romantic rituals among the creatures of the deep sea.
NC Aquarium at PKS
Explore the aquarium with your loved one at your own pace. Enjoy games and activities centered around wildlife wooing techniques. Sample gourmet coffees and decadent desserts in front of the Living Shipwreck exhibit. The night ends with the Mating Game quiz competition. Share your knowledge of animal amore and compete to win some great prizes.

The Seduction in the Seas is for ages 18 or older and is an adults-only activity that takes place after-hours. Activities are best when done in pairs, so bring your loved one or a friend and share in the humorous and amorous fun. Doors open at 6:30p.m. and the activities begin at 7p.m. Tickets are $20 and advance registration is required. Hurry, the event fills up fast. Registration closes Thursday at 4p.m.

Crystal Coast LoveWhether it's Valentines Day or any day, a romantic getaway can be had any time of year here on the Crystal Coast. Choose a spacious oceanfront beach house or a cozy condo nestled between the ocean and the sound. Fill your days with things you love to do with that special someone.

What do you think is the most romantic thing to do on the Crystal Coast? Tell us about it! Cheers to love!



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