Romantic Getaway in Texas

Planning a Trip on the Coast

Romantic Texas Getaway

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it can be hard to find something to do for your loved one to show you care. A romantic trip to the Texas coast is a great way to show your love. With tons of great restaurants, shops, and activities to choose from you're sure to find something that makes for an unforgettable trip.

Restaurants for a Romantic Dining Experience

There are some great restaurants for you and your partner to go to for a romantic dining experience. The Venetian Hot Plate offers quality cuisine and a quaint, yet energetic atmosphere, bringing a touch of Italy to the Texas coast. This is a local favorite for date night dining and one that our New Wave team member Bricelyn recommends for every occasion. The Black Marlin Seaside Grill is an American Seaside Grill and Port A’s best coastal dining. Head over and enjoy the fresh fish to thick steaks that their talented team prepares to mouth-watering perfection. After dinner head outside to REDS to enjoy the fresh air, live music, and cocktails by the firepit. REDS offers a great after-dinner entertainment to keep the night going!


Tortugas Saltwater Grill is another excellent choice for a romantic dining experience. Make reservations now for Valentine's Day Dinner at Tortugas. Customize your perfect evening by ordering from the Cold Bar, our Valentine's Day Specials Menu, or our dinner menu. The chef-curated Valentine's Day Dinner Specials will be available February 10-14th, call (361) 749-2739 to make your reservation. If you're looking for a more upscale choice for dining, Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn is an excellent choice. Roosevelts provides a five-star quality menu for all your dining needs and offers an exquisite wine and cocktail menu for you to enjoy with your meal. For Valentine’s day, they are offering a special four-course meal that gives you options to choose from for each course, February 11th and 14th it is $100 per person to make your reservation call (361) 749-1540. This restaurant does have a dress code they enforce, which is smart casual attire and reservations are recommended.

Shop like the Locals in Port Aransas

Looking for a local shop you can only find in Port A? look no further, stop into Palm Republic and discover this locally grown brand of Port Aransas that offers all types of apparel for you to show your pride for this island life. With everything from t-shirts, hoodies, kids' clothes, and home decor you are bound to find something you can't leave without. Stop in, shop, and support the locals! The Balinese Spa & Boutique is a unique gem nestled in the heart of Port Aransas. Pamper your personal well-being and health through luxurious spa services as well as the use of organic products and skincare lines. Discover a full line of massages, body treatments, and facials designed to relax and rejuvenate. From the moment you walk through the doors of The Balinese Spa, you will begin your peaceful journey intended to promote bliss and well-being. From serene massages and body treatments to stress-relieving yoga classes held on our outside deck overlooking Port Aransas, The Balinese Spa is a quiet retreat designed to be your getaway from everyday stresses.

Romantic Activities in Port Aransas

Captain Kirk's Tiki Cruises offer private boat rides on a 47-foot vessel for any occasion, book a romantic adventure out on the Gulf of Mexico for your Valentine. Book a personalized dinner cruise for you and your love, and enjoy a night out with this romantic getaway. All dinner cruise reservations require a minimum of two weeks advance notice. Looking for something a little more casual, book a sunset cruise. You can enjoy bird watching, great views, and dolphins! Bring your own snacks and drinks and enjoy the ride. Island wine offers a wonderful chance to do some wine tasting, with local and regional wines as well as there featuring rare wine and craft beers there is so much to enjoy. Daily tastings from 12-6 with different wines from different Texas wineries each week, so there is always something new to try! Shop the shelves or relax in the warm inviting atmosphere and pull up a stool to enjoy a glass or pint with light appetizers or a charcuterie board overflowing with meats, cheeses, and olives. Enjoy live music, karaoke, and more.


The options to enjoy fun Port Aransas activities are endless. If you're looking to plan a romantic getaway in Texas, check out Port Aransas vacation rentals to plan the perfect trip. For more information about booking, contact us today!