Rife with rosy expectations of relationship bliss, Valentine’s Day is one of the most anxiety-inducing holidays that comes around each year. The pressure to create a perfect picture of romance for your loved one – and, invariably, the social media sphere – can be crippling. Walk into any supermarket, and you’ll be inundated with heart-shaped candies, plushy teddy bears, bottles of rosé and all the other love-drunk ephemera that this holiday produces. Valentine’s Day should be a special celebration of love unencumbered by mounting obligation. Take the stress out of your V-Day preparations by taking a page out of our book. With our white sand beaches and agreeable weather conditions, Tybee Island is the perfect Valentine’s Day venue. Here’s our recipe for an unforgettable V-day getaway on Tybee.
Book a romantic bungalow.
The accommodations really set the tone for your Valentine’s Day. Inspiring décor, scenic room views and thoughtful amenities are the makings of a memorable stay. Tybee Island has an impressive array of bungalows, B&Bs and condos that are well-suited for romance. Still, searching for the perfect place in a such sizeable collection can be a daunting task. The good news is that we’ve already narrowed it down for you. Check out these four fantastic lovers’ nests, and book your room today. Be sure to take advantage of off-season specials when you do.
Enjoy a photo-shelling session.
If you’re escaping to Tybee with your Valentine, you’re going to want to go for one of those long strolls on the beach that romantics have been raving about since time immemorial. Of course, you’ll want to enjoy this sentimental pastime while avoiding cliché. Shake up the script by turning a bland beach walk into a fun photo-shelling session. Photo-shelling is the excitement of beachcombing and photography combined into one. You don’t need a professional-grade camera, any smartphone will do. Find beautiful shells on Tybee’s shore and create captivating photos for the pair of you to admire long after the trip ends. Frame your favorite and gift it to your partner the next time around.
Share an appetizing dinner.
Dinner is a hallmark of this holiday. Your V-Day just isn’t complete without an artfully-prepared meal to whet the appetite for love. Tybee is a seafood haven, so lucky for you, our eateries serve up the freshest, most flavorful oysters – and you know what that means. Bivalves aside, our Valentine’s Day dining options boast opulent atmospheres, sensational menu offerings and outstanding service. Reserve a table for two at one of our favorite romantic restaurants, and expect to be blown away.
Get lost in a love song.
This year, Valentine’s Day will dawn on a Wednesday. That being said, you may want to schedule your Tybee Island getaway for the weekend prior. If you do, Tybee Post Theater has got the perfect concert for music-loving couples. On Saturday, Feb. 10 at 8 pm sharp, Savannah composer and pianist Chris Chandler will present “Songs for Lovers”, a special romantic cabaret featuring the region’s best crooners. Hear inspiring renditions of your favorite love songs as you draw your special someone near. This is sure to sell out quickly, so get your tickets today.