As we’re approaching the most romantic day of the year, it’s important to make sure you’re prepped with the right reservations. Whether you’re planning a special one-night celebration or looking to book an entire romantic weekend, we’ve got you covered from haute eateries to lavish staycations. Here’s how to do Valentine’s Day in the 305:
WHERE TO EAT:
For something classically spectacular: The Forge
Head to Miami Beach’s iconic steakhouse for great food and an amazing atmosphere. Enjoy live entertainment and a special Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu, offered from Saturday, February 11th through Tuesday, February 14th, which includes a three-course meal with a special Valentine’s Day themed dessert for $125/person. If you really want to impress your loved one, snag your spot at the restaurant’s intimate wine cellar.
For great food and entertainment: Marion / El Tucan
If you’re looking to dazzle your date with more than just dinner, Marion is the perfect place for romance and fun. Kick off your night and get the aphrodisiacs flowing with their fresh oysters and pair them with some bubbly. Of course, don’t forget to add some truffles to your meal, which we know is the spot’s favorite ingredient. When you’re done, catch the show of the night at El Tucan next door.
For the ultimate romantic: Casa Tua
As far as romantic restaurants go, Casa Tua easily takes the prize home for Miami. Nestled in a cozy home setting, with a romantically lit, intimate outdoor garden, Casa Tua is the perfect place to take your long-time loved one on Valentine’s Day. Haute Living even chose it as one of the top 5 places to propose in Miami.
For dinner on the water: Seaspice
For dinner with an unbeatable water view, head to the Miami River and for Seaspice. This year, the restaurant is offering decadent themed specials, as well as a specially-created romantic dessert from Executive Pastry Cheff Jill Montinola called A Woman’s Sigh, composed of dulcey mousse, port glee, passion fruit and marshmallow. It’s sure to put a sweet ending to your romantic dinner.
WHERE TO STAY:
To spoil your loved one: W South Beach’s “E-WOW” & Penthouse Suites
Treat your loved one with a staycation at one of the W’s opulent Penthouse or E-WOW suites for $12,00 a night. You’ll never have to leave the penthouse, which comes complete with its own rooftop plunge pool and outdoor living area, as well as a Bang & Olufsen smart television and Naim Muso sound system. The E-WOW suites boasts three spacious bedrooms, outdoor terraces off of each room with 180-degree views of the ocean. Each suite comes equipped its own W Insider–a VIP concierge service for guests, offering them whatever they need whenever they shall need it to ensure that all of your Valentine’s Day accommodations are complete.