Welcome to the Sunshine State, where romance blossoms under the balmy skies and along the pristine beaches – making Florida an idyllic destination for Valentine’s Day. From the tranquil sunsets over the Gulf Coast to the vibrant art scene in Ocala, Florida offers a myriad of magical experiences for couples seeking to celebrate their love.

Deltona Homes stands as your ultimate guide to discovering the best of what Florida has to offer. We build homes and communities in some of Florida’s best cities. Our North Port & Sunny Hills, Florida homes offer sandy beaches and tons of great dining. For those nature lovers, our Central Florida communities in Ocala and Citrus Springs are next-door to the Sunshine State’s large nature preserves. And they are also nearby world-renown theme parks and top-class equestrian centers.

Whether you’re dreaming of a candlelit dinner on a secluded beach, a leisurely stroll through lush botanical gardens, or an equestrian excursion, Deltona Homes knows just the place. Our insider knowledge and local expertise ensure you’ll find the perfect setting to make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable. Join us as we explore the romantic hideaways, luxurious retreats, and exciting adventures that await you in Florida!

Romantic Things to Do in Florida for Valentine’s Day

Charming Coastal Trips & Excursions

Florida is renowned for its picturesque beaches, making it a perfect destination for couples looking for a romantic beach getaway. Consider a beach front picnic or a beachside drive to make the most of Florida’s natural beauty.  We recommend a drive down 30A. With tons of quaint shops and restaurants, this is the perfect setting for a special Valentine’s Day.

Sunset Cruise in FL

Sunset Cruises

One of the most romantic experiences you can enjoy in Florida for Valentine’s Day is a sunset cruise. Whether you’re on the Gulf Coast, the Atlantic, or the Keys, Florida’s waters offer a stunning backdrop for a memorable evening. Many sunset cruises in Florida offer luxurious amenities, including gourmet dining and live music, like the StarLite Cruises. This company offers a variety of cruises from Clearwater and St. Pete.  Imagine toasting to your love under the vibrant hues of the setting sun, with soft music playing in the background. These cruises provide an intimate setting perfect for couples.

Horseback Riding on the Beach

Romance meets adventure with a horseback ride along one of Florida’s beautiful beaches. Whether it’s a gentle trot or a brisk gallop, riding alongside the waves at sunset creates an unforgettable romantic experience. Check out C Ponies in Bradenton to schedule a Florida-style horseback excursion online.

horseback riding on the beach

Adventurous Things to do in Florida for Valentine’s Day

Sunset Kayaking Tours

For an unforgettable date night unlike any other, take the Sunset and Bioluminescent Kayaking Tour with BK Adventure. On this tour, couples embark on a scenic sunset paddle through the Indian River, sightseeing birds, manatees, and dolphins. As night falls, you can take advantage of the shore break with a romantic picnic before hitting the Haulover Canal. Here, you can witness bioluminescent creatures like plankton and comb jellies as they illuminate the dark waters beautifully. This tour blends a serene Florida sunset with enchanting bioluminescence. It’s a unique, memorable adventure, ideal for couples.

Hot Air Balloon at Disney Springs

Zip Lining and Aerial Adventures

For a dose of adrenaline, tour the Big Cliff Canyon at Zip the Canyons in Ocala. This is Florida’s only true canopy tour where couples can challenge themselves and bond over thrilling zip line experiences. In addition to zip lining, visitors can also kayak or tour on horseback. With two canyons and 4 lakes, you are guaranteed an adventure!

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Take your love to new heights with a hot air balloon ride. Floating high above the Florida landscape, couples can enjoy breathtaking sunrise or sunset views. Check out the available rides in Disney Springs from Aerophile. This serene experience is perfect for those looking to add a touch of magic and awe to their Valentine’s Day celebration.

Woman on zipline in adventure park

One-of-a-Kind Local Experiences for Valentine’s Day

Florida is not just about beautiful beaches and theme parks; it’s also a land of unique experiences that can make your Valentine’s Day truly special. Here are some exceptional local experiences to consider for a memorable celebration.

Stroke of Art Valentine’s Day Food Art Event

Add a creative twist to your Valentine’s Day at the Stroke of Art Food Art Event. Located in Winter Park, this unique event invites couples to create their own masterpieces on a chocolate canvas. Yes, you read that right – a canvas made of chocolate! Use colored cocoa to paint and decorate with chocolate-covered strawberries. Don’t worry if you’re not a natural artist; guidance is provided to help you create your edible artwork. Plus, enjoy a charcuterie board as you create. At the end of the event, take your sweet creation home to savor the memories.

Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola Park

For a serene and picturesque experience, take a swan boat ride at Lake Eola Park in Orlando. These iconic paddleboats, designed for two, offer a leisurely way to explore the lake. Glide across the water, enjoy the scenic views, and share a romantic moment near the lake’s sparkling fountain. It’s a tranquil and delightful way to spend time with your loved one.

Swan Boat Ride in Lake Eola

Horseback Carriage Ride in St. Augustine

Immerse yourself in the romance of St. Augustine with a horseback carriage ride. This historic city, with its charming waterfront views and Spanish-influenced architecture, is perfect for a romantic outing. A carriage ride offers a unique way to explore the city’s beauty. Be sure to visit the famous “love tree” at 6 Cordova St., where legends says that couples who kiss beneath the intertwined palm and oak tree will have their love sealed forever. This picturesque city offers a rich tapestry of history and romance to explore.

Embrace Love in the Sunshine State

Deltona Homes, nestled in the heart of these enchanting locales, is not just about building homes; it’s about creating spaces where memories are made and love flourishes. We invite you to consider our communities as your base for exploring these romantic destinations. Whether it’s a cozy home in North Port, a serene retreat in Sunny Hills, or a vibrant abode in Central Florida, each Deltona home is a gateway to experiences that will fill your Valentine’s Day with magic and wonder.

Let this Valentine’s Day be more than just a day; let it be the start of many beautiful memories in a place where every day feels like a celebration of love. Explore Deltona Homes’ offerings and find your perfect spot for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day in Florida.

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Visit Deltona Homes and let us help you find the perfect setting for a Valentine’s Day filled with love and unforgettable experiences. Explore Deltona Homes now – Your journey to a romantic Valentine’s Day in Florida begins here!