Was it the French who coined the term ‘ooh la la’? Well, it sounds best in a French accent, that much is for sure. Valentine’s Day is upon us, and happy couples everywhere are searching for the most romantic things to do on Harbour Island. That’s where the staff at Valentines Resort may be able to lend some expertise. After all, Valentines is our name!
If you plan to travel to this Bahamian paradise this Valentine’s Day, flying by plane or docking your boat at a Harbour Island marina, then prepare for some of the most romantic views, picturesque beaches, and tantalizing food you have ever experienced.
Tip from the Valentines Resort concierge : Remember, when it comes to romance, the only difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little ‘extra’.
Make the Beach Your Destination
Okay, so for many, the beach is a go-to Valentine’s Day idea that always hits the spot. If you plan it right and you put in those little extra touches, the beach can be one of the most romantic things to do on Harbour Island.
Plan a day trip to the Harbour Island beaches.
We recommend visiting Pink Sands beach and swimming with the pigs. People travel from all over the world to experience the joy of swimming with Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web and, trust us, the experience will be something you both talk about for years to come. It is by far one of the most unique, romantic things to do on Harbour Island.
There are a number of boat tours that will take you to Spanish Wells to visit this most iconic spot:
- Aqua Shores Powerboat Tours
- Best on Bahamas Pink Sands and Eleuthera Swimming Pigs
- Pink Sands Escape
After a day swimming with a couple of four-legged friends, your romantic evening can remain oceanside with a picnic on the beach. So lay out the spread:
- Find a perfect spot on the beach.
- Plan to arrive 30 minutes before sunset.
- Take your own picnic (everyone loves a charcuterie).
- Be sure to bring a few candles.
- A blanket and a pillow go a long way for comfort.
- A Bluetooth speaker is perfect to play your song and some other romantic favorites.
Find no better romantic things to do on Harbour Island than to spend your entire day and night at the iconic Harbour Island beaches.
Visit a Resort Spa
The couple that visits the spa together will go far together. Admittedly, that is not a common phrase, but it should be and we are coining it now.
There are a number of fantastic resort spas on Harbour Island to indulge your senses and we recommend you find the spa that treats you right.
However, the most romantic, full-fledged, earth-shattering spa you could choose is at Valentines Resort, and that is just about one of the most romantic things to do on Harbour Island. So join us at our spa for:
- Dermalogica Skin Treatment: 75 Minute Customized Skin Treatment
- Dermalogica Body Treatment
- Massage Therapy: 25 Minutes / 55 Minutes / 85 Minutes
- Professional Waxing: Face and Body Waxing
- Dermalogica Hand and Arm Treatment with Manicure
- Dermalogica Foot Therapy with Pedicure
Trust us, these treatments are for men and women and will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for a romantic night out, or a night in. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and there is no better time to visit the Valentines Resort on Harbour Island.
Romantic Restaurants on Harbour Island
Harbour Island is already packed full of incredible, local cuisine. All you have to do to find great food is throw a stone in any direction. But if you’re looking for romantic things to do on Harbour Island, then we recommend visiting a few of the most romantic restaurants this side of the Atlantic.
So here are our picks for the best, most romantic restaurants on Harbour Island:
The Boathouse Restaurant
Sit dockside with the one you love and take in the sights and smells of the Caribbean. The Boathouse Restaurant is an upscale, Bahamian restaurant that serves “classic Bahamian dishes with a gourmet flair.”
Aquapazza Wine Bar & Ristorante
How about a little taste of Italy with the freshest seafood in the Caribbean? You can find that and so much more at the Aquapazza. This restaurant boasts rave reviews and more than just a few of the locals will tell you that the vibe here is perfect for romance.
The restaurant that shares a name with the historic Harbour Island downtown, the Dunmore Restaurant is a perfect place for a romantic dinner. Expect luxury, style, and a flair that is so typically Bahamian.
If a taste of exotic is more your idea of a romantic night out, then look no further than Davine Wine, an elegant sushi bar that serves fresh fish. You can find great cocktails, huge platters, and fantastic fish served in interesting ways.
We hope that this list of romantic things to do on Harbour Island has given you some fantastic ideas of what to do when you visit this Valentine’s Day. And hey, it doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to do something special; take your special someone to the Bahamas when they least expect it and treat them to some of the magic that is the Caribbean.