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Romantic Things To Do in Myrtle Beach

01/15/2022
Whether you’re looking for the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day or just hunting for romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach, the Grand Strand is a top destination for couples. We’ve scoured the shore in search of the most romantic Myrtle Beach restaurants and events. Here is our list of the most romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach for 2022.

Valentine’s Day Events 2022

Valentine’s Dinner at The Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro

The Brentwood Restaurant is known for its Lowcountry French cuisine and is one of the “Top 10 Romantic Restaurants” (according to MyrtleBeachRestaurantNews.com). After a short 30-minute drive, couples can enjoy a four-course “Prix Fixe” dinner on Saturday the 12th or Monday the 14th. Seating is limited. Call 843-249-2601 for reservations.

Splash of Love at Ripley’s Aquarium

Dine with the fishes at Ripley’s Aquarium this Valentine’s Day. Splash of Love is an annual event where couples have the chance to enjoy a romantic dinner in the setting of their choice. The event takes place on February 14th from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

  • Sea of Love ($150 +tax per couple) – a four-course dinner for two, one drink ticket per person, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo and aquarium admission
  • Tunnel of Love ($200 +tax per couple) – premier seating inside the Shark Tunnel, a four-course dinner for two, two drink tickets per person, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo, a strolling musician, a box of premium chocolates and aquarium admission
  • You’re My Penguin ($350 +tax per couple) – VIP seating inside the Penguin Playhouse, a four-course dinner for two, two drink tickets per person, a bottle of sparkling wine, cocktail service during dinner, one long-stemmed rose, a souvenir photo, live music, a box of premium truffles and aquarium admission

Reservations are required. Call 843-916-0888 for more information. 

Wine & Design Date Night

Couples can sip on the beverage of their choice while co-painting a work of art this Valentine’s Day at Wine & Design located in The Market Common. For $65, couples will be provided two pre-traced canvases, paint, paintbrushes and aprons. Each partner will paint one half of a couple-themed scene to be hung side-by-side creating a lovely work of art.
Wine & Design is BYOB (wine, beer, and snacks), but provides plastic cups, corkscrews, and bottle openers. Couples are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to pour their drinks and get set up. Wine & Design offers additional Valentine’s-themed paintings scheduled throughout the month of February if you aren’t able to make it on the 14th. Reservations are required

The Melting Pot Valentine’s Day Dinner

Over the course of Valentine’s Day weekend (February 12th – 14th), couples can enjoy a decadent dipping dinner at The Melting Pot. This specialty menu is $74.99 per person for a 5-course dinner, which includes a starter course, a cheese course, salads, entrees and chocolate fondue dessert. For an additional charge, couples may add a specialty dessert to their meal or a 3-stem rose package.
A VIP dinner package is also available for $250 per couple and includes an intimate table setting, the complete Valentine’s dinner with a lobster tail to share, half-dozen roses, a framed photo, a box of chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of sparkling wine. Please call 843-692-9003 to make your reservations. The full Valentine’s Day menu is available online.

Cruise the Waterway on The Barefoot Queen

A scenic outdoor favorite for couples in Myrtle Beach is a cruise on the Barefoot Queen riverboat. This Intracoastal cruise, located at Barefoot Landing, offers sightseeing, plus sunset and dinner rides throughout the week. Two special Valentine’s Day cruises will be offered for couples this year. On the 12th or 14th of February, book your two-hour cruise with a romantic candlelight dinner, themed decor, special entertainment and a long-stemmed rose. This special cruise is $71.99 per person.

Romantic Things To Do In Myrtle Beach (Any Time of The Year)

Enchanted Sailing Charters

Take to the seas and enjoy a romantic cruise on the Enchantress, a 44’ Caribbean sailing yacht. The Enchantress is the area’s largest chartered sailboat offering guests a variety of cruise options. Enchanted Sailing Charters offers 3 romantic cruises perfect for couples: 

  • Sunset Dinner Cruise: $635 for 2 guests, 3-hour cruise, 4-course meal provided by Outback Steakhouse, sodas and bottled water provided, BYOB
  • Sunset Cruise: $525 for 2 guests, 3-hour cruise, sodas and bottled water provided, BYOB
  • Sunset Engagement Cruise: $675 for 2 guests, 3-hour cruise, 4-course meal provided by Outback Steakhouse, a dozen roses and a special bubbly gift from the Captain

Historic Downtown Conway

Known as the Historic Rivertown, Conway is full of history and culture. Downtown Conway is filled with shops and restaurants to keep you and your sweetheart in a romantic mood. Enjoy dinner on the Waccamaw River at Bonfire. Pick out a personally-made bouquet of roses at Encore Florals. Nosh on a freshly made pastry at The Trestle. Or, enjoy a live show at the Theatre of the Republic. The possibilities are endless in this historic river town.

Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park

A trip to Huntington Beach State Park is always an adventure. Spark romance when you stroll through the park’s National Historic Landmark, Atalaya Castle. It’s easy to get lost in the experience as you venture through the many rooms, halls, and gardens of the castle. Admission into the Castle is $2 per person plus regular park admission.

Nightlife at Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is your one-stop shop for all things nightlife. There are plenty of restaurants and shops to keep you entertained during the day, but as the sun sets, couples will revel in the active nightlife at Broadway at the Beach. A few of the best bars include Fat Tuesdays, Señor Frogs and Wet Willie’s. For even more fun, check out Dave & Busters, a combined arcade and bar serving up craft cocktails while you play!

Music in the Courtyard at Duplin Winery 

This season, Duplin Winery is combining the best of both worlds – wine tasting and live music. Couples can sip wine on the Courtyard Patio while enjoying live music by local musicians. View the most up-to-date schedule online.

Dinner & Live Music on the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk 

The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is comprised of 9 locally-owned restaurants that all feature fresh, locally-sourced seafood. Throughout the year, live music can be heard each evening up and down the Marsh Walk. After enjoying a mouthwatering meal, you and your significant other can stroll along the Marsh Walk soaking in the panoramic views while sipping on your favorite cocktail.

SkyWheel Date

What could be more romantic than enjoying a view of the ocean from the top of a 20-story tall sky wheel? Couples can enjoy a 10-15 minute ride on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel for $16 per person. VIP tickets are available for $50 per person which includes a double ride on a VIP gondola, a photo package to remember the occasion and a special VIP lanyard that allows you to skip the line. Call 843-839-9200 or visit the website for more information. 

Dinner For Two 

Many restaurants along the Grand Strand offer a romantic setting perfect for Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion. If you do plan on visiting one of these restaurants on Valentine’s Day weekend, we recommend that you call ahead for reservations. Here are some of the most romantic restaurants in Myrtle Beach for couples to enjoy.

For even more romance, consider dinner for two with a breathtaking view at one of these top oceanfront restaurants in Myrtle Beach.

Stroll through Brookgreen Gardens

Enjoy a romantic stroll through Brookgreen Gardens. With more than 9,000 acres of seasonally landscaped gardens, Brookgreen offers a uniquely enchanting atmosphere that can’t be found anywhere else. Visitors can also look forward to seeing handmade sculptures scattered throughout the gardens, visiting the on-site zoo, which houses local wildlife, riverboat tours of the Waccamaw River and on-site dining.

Horseback Riding on the Beach

Ride along the beach with your sweetheart for a truly unique couples adventure. Grand Strand Horseback Riding offers beachfront rides during the winter months and trail rides during the rest of the year. All rides are led by an experienced guide with fully trained horses. Beach rides are $70 per person; trail rides are $50 per person. Call 843-358-4002 for reservations.

Romantic Accommodations in Myrtle Beach

Our oceanfront resort located on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is a hot spot for couples visiting the Grand Strand. Holiday Inn at the Pavilion boasts indoor and outdoor pools, a Tropical Beach Bar on the outdoor pool deck and a long list of in-room amenities. Each of our suites has a view of the ocean from its private balcony. Take a look at our 8 room options (many of which have fully-equipped kitchens) and book your next romantic getaway with us!