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Romance looks easy in the movies. Boy meets girl, boy finds a cute way to ask girl out, and boy and girl fall in love and live happily ever after. But what the movies don’t show is that happily ever after involves a lot of work! It’s easy to slack on the work when your jobs, your kids, and your families fill up your hours, but when you plan a romantic getaway to Panama City Beach, we at Vacations Perfected can help you remember the important stuff like date nights and quiet evenings in. This guide to romantic things to do in Panama City Beach FL will offer up the perfect ingredients to ensure your happily ever after really does last forever!

Tranquility by the Sea, 601 Grand Panama Boulevard

Sometimes all you need for a romantic outing is two extra pairs of hands, soothing lavender aromatherapy, and a private room for two. We are, of course, talking about the Sweetheart Special offered by Tranquility by the Sea, one of our favorite local day spas! Also offering the All You Need is Love special that includes a complete spa service of a Swedish massage performed with chocolate oil, hot stones, and feet and scalp massages, all that’s missing is a glass of champagne. Oh wait, for $5 more you can add a glass of champagne to this sweetheart’s delight, making your day all that much more special.

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Firefly, 535 N Richard Jackson Boulevard

The romantic meal of your dreams can be easily attained at this local hot spot! Firefly offers everything you need to flame the fires of your love, including a tree that grows right in the middle of the dining area! Share bites off each other’s plates as you sip your favorite grape and share secret dreams that only your partner can make come true. Be sure to save room for their famous Chocolate Turtle Cake, made by topping a moist and delicious chocolate cake with caramel sauce and toasted pecans!

Home Sweet Honeymoon Hideaway

You don’t need to be on an actual honeymoon to enjoy the luxuries and comfort of our Vacations Perfected honeymoon hideaways. Watch the sun set over the sea from the balcony of your favorite, sleep late every morning, and cuddle while watching fake couples find their happily ever after on the big-screen television. Reserve your favorite today!

As you begin to make your checklist of everything you want to do and see during your unforgettable Florida vacation in Panama City Beach, don’t forget to set aside some time to devote to your sweetheart! We have put a lot of hours into researching the top date night hot spots in our hometown on the Gulf, and we think you will keep the fires of your love bright and hot when you check out these places. Going home to one of our Vacations Perfected romantic escapes just makes the good times even better!

Let Your Hair Down

After all these months of being cooped up inside, it will be a nice change to get out and dance to the music of your people! Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, 700 Pier Park Drive, has been a local tradition since the 1960s, offering two stages on which to practice your two-step. Country music rules this venue, and the fun doesn’t stop until last call! Isn’t it time you got your twirl on with a visit to Tootsie’s?

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The Couple That Plays Together

The best thing about your relationship is that you haven’t forgotten how to have fun, and if you’re looking for a new place to play, Rock it Lanes, 513 N Richard Jackson Boulevard, has enough toys to keep the giggles coming! More than a bowling alley, this hot spot is fun central, offering a roller skating rink, arcade games, billiards, and a full bar & grill. Spend a few hours practicing your bowling skills, rolling around the rink holding hands with your sweetie, or simply showing the arcade games that you are STILL the boss of them all!

Love Is in the Air

A romantic dinner for two is the ultimate experience for young lovers of all ages and Firefly, 535 N Richard Jackson Boulevard, offers the ultimate date night dinner! Featuring a seafood menu that is always fresh and sweet, white-clothed tables, and a tree covered in twinkle lights, this big occasion hot spot is even better for a night on the town!

Keep the Home Fires Burning

Obviously, we aren’t talking literally. Panama City Beach is warm enough without a fireplace but coming home each night to our Vacations Perfected honeymoon hideaways is guaranteed to keep the romance alive in your relationship! Reserve yours today and spend your fabulous Florida getaway falling in love all over again!

Although there is a lot to be said for cuddling close together with your valentine on a winter night in Ohio, the romance of a tropical Florida night creates memories that will never be forgotten. Palm trees swaying in the breeze, emerald waters slapping against sandy shorelines, and the feel of your sweetheart’s hand held in yours without the barriers of mittens: These moments add up to create a night that is so perfect you won’t be able to remember why you ever considered staying home in the cold! Following this guide to romantic activities during your stay in one of our Vacations Perfected holiday escapes will be the only thing that can make your Valentine’s Day in Panama City Beach getaway even better!

An Early Start

When you have so much love for someone that one night isn’t enough time to express it all, the Valentine’s Sweetheart Party which takes place at Avenue Sea on February 13th allows you to extend the special moments! Offering sweet chocolates, live entertainment, and your favorite wine or champagne, the party starts at 5:00 PM and ends at 7:00 PM. But don’t worry; everyone knows your love will last forever!

Music and Romance

As the first chords of music float out into the night sky, the stars in your partner’s eyes will outshine the ones up above when you take in a performance of classic music at the Beach House of Gulf Highlands. Romance and music have gone hand in hand for centuries, and spending time under the stars enjoying the music you can’t help by tap your toes to is the perfect way to show your love just how much she means to you!

Small Moments Add Up to Big Romance

Romance isn’t always about grand gestures; sometimes it can be the small moments that remind you of your feelings for each other. Donuts and coffee (Thomas Donut & Snack Shop has been a local tradition for years!) enjoyed in bed as you postpone getting dressed for the day, quiet walks along the shore as the sun rises or sets, or secrets shared in the hot tub after a long day of exploring are moments that may not seem like much at the time, but they are the ones you will think about long after you return to real life.

Say Yes to Love

Our Valentine’s condos are the perfect places to say yes to love—reserve yours today!