Plan a getaway for two this Valentine’s Day to the city of Austin, where you’ll find romantic dining, activity options, and cozy accommodations for you and your loved one. In addition to the many attractions that Austin has to offer, you’ll also find venues that are ideal for pampering your valentine on an evening to remember. Consider some of these options for making it an unforgettable holiday this Valentine’s Day in Austin!
Best Date Spots in Austin
Austin’s Mount Bonnell is a great place to get a bird’s eye view of Austin while at the same time taking advantage of a brilliant picnic spot with a view. Towering nearly 800 feet over the city, the summit provides sweeping views over the Austin skyline, Lake Austin, and the surrounding region. Though you’ll have to carry your picnic items up 102 stairs to reach the top, you will be treated with a spectacular backdrop for a picnic date.
If relaxation is more your speed, consider booking a couple’s massage to completely relax and unwind. Viva Day Spa is offering spectacular Valentine’s Day packages to treat her or him to a day of pampering or to enjoy together as a couple. From treatments that cater specifically to the man or woman in your life to couple’s packages that will allow you both to completely indulge simultaneously, you’ll find something for everyone. The Delicious Duet Couples Spa Package offers side-by-side Swedish massages, body treatments, and foot scrubs, among other indulgences that are sure to leave both parties feeling pampered.
Go old school with dinner followed by a movie at Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In. In addition to the simple charms of enjoying a movie on the big screen from the comfort of your vehicle, Blue Starlite is also offering a special Valentine’s Day package that includes popcorn, movie candy, Valentine’s Day candy, and a rose. They’re also offering a special dinner theatre menu through February 14th, a full meal that includes mocktails and dessert. Known for showing indie films, cult classics, and childhood favorites, you’ll find a full lineup of specially selected films playing throughout the month of February.
Romantic Restaurants in Austin
Austin is a great destination for foodies, and even on a non-holiday weekend you’ll find plenty of options for taste testing your way through some of Austin’s best restaurants. For Valentine’s Day, many of Austin’s best restaurants offer special dishes and prix fixe menus, perfect for indulging in some of Austin’s finest bites. These suggestions will get you started on picking the best place in Austin for Valentine’s dinner!
The “love shacks” at Geraldine’s create an unforgettable setting for your evening meal out for Valentine’s Day. Situated on the rooftop overlooking Lady Bird Lake and the downtown skyline, these pop-up igloos offer a cozy haven for two hours of food and drink service. Curl up on a soft blanket as you pop in your record of choice and savor a specialty cocktail in this cozy rooftop haven!
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is offering a candlelight dinner for two and a prix fixe menu available dine-in or to-go. Feat on filet mignon at the candlelight dinner for two or take your pick from nearly a dozen entrees if you opt for the prix fixe menu. The chocolate dipped strawberry kisses are a sweet way to end the evening.
Cru Wine Bar is also offering a special prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day with a four-course menu. This chic urban destination offers over 300 wine selections, along with taster pairings and wine flights. Let your conversation linger over dinner options such as lobster risotto, prosciutto wrapped jumbo shrimp, filet mignon, or rack of lamb, ending on the sweet note of a molten chocolate cake.
Of course, Valentine’s Day also offers the perfect excuse to get away with just the girls, and Austin offers many dining opportunities that offer all the charm without the romance. Grab Valentine’s Day brunch with the girls at TRACE, lining up with your gal pals at the waffle bar and washing brunch down with a glass of rosé.
Austin Vacation Rentals for Two
Make your Valentine’s Day getaway complete by selecting accommodations that will create a romantic setting for that someone special. Our Austin Valentine’s Day vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for spending quality time with the one you love. Many of our accommodations are situated just outside the city center in the romantic Hill Country, where you’ll have access not only to the many activities in Austin, but also the picturesque scenery and many wineries the Texas Hill Country is known for. Many of our Valentine’s Day vacation rentals in Austin boast amenities such as private swimming pool or hot tub, perfect for setting the stage for a romantic holiday.
It’s not too late to spend this Valentine’s Day in Austin! Contact our team at Austin Vacation Rentals for romantic things to do in Austin for Valentine’s Day and more ideas on how to make the most of this special day.