How to Spend Your 2023 Valentines Day in Key West, Tampa & the Panhandle

The final countdown is on to book your Valentine’s Day plans, and, if you haven’t already begun planning, we regret to inform you you’re actually behind... 

That’s why we’ve pulled together this hopefully helpful guide to help you plan your romantic day with your loved one. 

Key West:  

Activity: Fury's Ultimate Adventure

Whether you’re a local or visitor, Fury’s is to not be missed. Bask in the sun’s glory while reef snorkeling, parasailing, jet skiing and hanging out on Key West’s largest ocean water park. 

Drinks: Berlin's Cocktail Bar & Lounge

Can you keep a secret? Berlin’s Cocktail Bar & Lounge is Key West’s best kept secret and we’re hoping you don’t spoil it. Stop by here after your day in the sun for a martini, spritz or collins in this stunning, hidden escape from reality. 

Dinner: Little Pearl

Looking for a romantic dinner for two with a pre-set tasting menu with a memorable drink menu? Book a reservation as soon as you can for Old Town’s treasured Little Pearl. 

Potential Stay: The Modern Keys at Key Haven Estates


Activity: Tampa Lightning Game 

Catch the Tampa Lighting the Saturday before Valentine’s Day with your special someone. Haven’t been to a hockey game yet? There’s never been a better time. Grab some tickets today and don’t forget to bring jacket. 

Drinks: Hotel Bar

Unique–just like your relationship–Hotel Bar’s drinks are one-of-a-kind and will be certain to ‘wow’ you. This sleek bar is a stunning spot to be certain to not miss while celebrating your love. 

Dinner: Ulele

Ulele is THE place to eat right now in Tampa. Be sure to make a reservation early for your date night! 

Potential Stay: The Little Hyde Out 

Panama City Beach/Panhandle Area

Activity: Spa Treatment at Spa Pearl 

Needing to release some tension after a long month-and-a-half into the new year? We totally get it. Book a single or couples massage at The Pearl Hotel’s spa, Spa Pearl. 

Drinks: NEAT Tasting Room

NEAT offers a darling vibe for couples wanting to sip on delectable wine or cocktails. Stop by here before your ‘catchy’ dinner over some fresh seafood. 

Dinner: Pescado

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Pescado offers casual fine dining, a seafood grill and rooftop bar that will leave you feeling full of food and love. 

Potential Stay: The Cay