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Shopping and Dining

Spend Valentine's Day 2022 in Destin

February 6, 2022

In the chorus of one of their hit songs, Foreigner sings "I want to know what love is/I want you to show me." Well, I may not be able to show you what love is, but I can tell you the perfect place to celebrate love! This Valentine's Day, enjoy a romantic getaway in Destin! 


Where to Find Chocolate

Destin has lots of candy shops, so finding delicious chocolate should be a breeze! Kilwins is a beachside favorite located in Destin Commons. They have a lots of delicious chocolates, plus 24 flavors of ice cream. The Candymaker has handmade treats, including taffy, chocolates, and caramel apples. For the fudge of your dreams, head to The Fudgery! There's also a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory at the Premium Outlets. They have wonderful chocolates! 



Get romantic during the day by going for a walk on the beach! The Emerald Coast has the most beautiful beaches in the world- there is no better place to go for a leisurely Valentine's Day stroll! You could also take in beach views on a sunset cruise

Soothe your soul at  The Emerald Grande Spa or The Henderson Spa, or snuggle up and enjoy a movie at the local theater.


Where to Have a Drink 

Before dinner, you'll want to grab drinks!  1835 Porch Bar is a great spot with views of Destin Harbor. They have creative cocktails and an excellent assortment of craft beer!! McGuire's Irish Pub is a fun spot with strong drinks and live entertainment. If you love wine, then don't miss The Wine Bar- a charming bar with all of the wine you could want! 


Where to Enjoy a Romantic Dinner 

It is easy to plan a romantic dinner in Destin!

Beach Walk Cafe at Henderson Park is a favorite date night spot. It has a cozy interior, complete with a fireplace! Enjoy a delicious seafood dish with stunning views of the ocean.

For coastal French cuisine, check out Bijoux. Creative dishes include crab beignets and grouper almandine! Marina Cafe is an award-winning, candlelit restaurant that serves an eclectic menu and features a great wine list. For classic Italian with an amazing atmosphere, head to Pazzo Italiano

How will you be spending Valentine's Day this year? Why not head to the Emerald Coast?! Make your plans today!