Tag Archives: romance

Oh Coronado, the “Enchanted Isle,” how do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

OK, that’s a little sappy, but I can’t help it. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and love is in the air. What better time to talk about five things I really love about Coronado Island. Read More…

With spectacular scenery, sun-kissed beaches, world-class restaurants and luxury resorts, San Diego calls to all lovebirds looking for a romantic getaway. This February, special Valentine’s Day offerings from San Diego hotels and resorts make it the perfect time to let Cupid’s arrow fly and treat a special friend or loved one to a relaxing retreat or fun-filled adventure in romantic San Diego. Read More…

Valentine’s Day may be hours away, but February 14th shouldn’t be the only time of year you focus on romance. As a full-time working woman and graduate student to boot, I know how hard it can be to find the time to spend with that special someone. Fortunately for couples everywhere, San Diego is full of luxurious hotels perfect for a romantic weekend escape. And with majestic views, gorgeous Craftsman-style architecture and one of San Diego’s best restaurants, The Lodge at Torrey Pines is an ideal destination a blissful San Diego getaway, no holiday or special occasion required. Read More…

Love is in the air! An enchanting Valentine’s Day getaway where couples can find everything their hearts desire is Coronado, located a bridge away from downtown San Diego.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, take advantage of beautiful weather and island charms that are sure to sweep your sweetheart off their feet. After the break are 5 Fabulous Date Ideas and mini escapes. Read More…

San Diego’s restaurants do romance right. Just ask Travel + Leisure and Yahoo, who named the Marine Room as one of America’s Most Romantic Restaurants. Nestled on the sands of La Jolla Shores, the Marine Room uses nature to set the mood as rolling waves from the Pacific lap up against the restaurant’s expansive windows.

Of course, the Marine Room is just one of many San Diego restaurants where romance is on the menu. This Valentine’s Day, book ahead to ensure the best table at one of these desirable hot spots. Read More…

This February, love is in the air with special Valentine’s Day offerings and packages from hotels and resorts throughout San Diego County. It’s not too late to plan a romance-filled getaway to San Diego to enjoy the spectacular scenery, sun-drenched beaches, world-class restaurants and luxury resorts with the one you love. Read More…

Need a last minute gift idea for your beer-loving Valentine?

Valentine’s Day, today, happens to be the release date for Stone’s 2011 Old Guardian Barley Wine an über malty, super-hoppy mega beer that clocks in at 12% AVB. If your sweetie is the type to cellar age their beer then you’ll want to pick up at least two bottles because this one will continue to evolve with age.

Lost Abbey’s barrel-aged beers are works of art worth collecting in their own right. Pick up a bottle of the brand new 2011 Red Poppy that was just released on Feb. 12. …

Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a box of chocolates. But, despite your best intentions, a box of mass-produced Russell Stovers from the drug store says all the wrong things. Instead, let me play Cupid. I’ve got a few sweet arrows in my quiver that are sure-fire hits.

Want a gift that’s as beautiful and unique as your special someone? Set the mood with artisanal chocolates hand-crafted right here in San Diego.

Chuao Chocolatier, with three locations in La Jolla, Del Mar and Encinitas, is offering up bonbons infused with aphrodisiac ingredients like honey, wine, chilies, strawberries and spices.  The Elegancia

Happen to be in the “anti-Valentine’s Day” mindset this year? Looking to impress your new special someone? Want to spice things up and really wow your love? Then check out these Valentine’s Day restaurant recommendations!

 The Top Spots for Singles, Couples and New Relationships

 Singles:

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
What better way to spend the holiday (or escape it!) than among your girl friends. Avoid the couple-filled restaurants this Valentine’s Day with Sammy’s Take-Home Pizza Kit, complete with Sammy’s signature fresh pizza dough, homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and a choice of your favorite toppings. Sammy’s Take Home Valentine’s …

Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is around the corner.  Where will you spend the most romantic day of the year?

Everyone knows we love Balboa Park.  So, it’s no surprise that you’ll find more than a few of us there with our special someones on the 14th.

Here’s a cute video featuring visitors and locals explaining why they love Balboa Park and why it’s a great spot for Valentine’s Day.  Looks like we’re in good company!

San Diego Valentine’s Day: Love in Balboa Park (4.3) from balboaparkonline on Vimeo.…