The Monterey Peninsula is a beautiful location, great for all visitors, but there are just some attractions that are perfect for couples. If you're planning a romantic getaway soon, check out our list of things to do with your significant other here on the Peninsula.
If you're a couple looking for adventure, a great activity here in Monterey is kayaking. You and your better half can row together in a tandem kayak where you'll see scenic views of the bay and witness marine life. Adventures by the Sea is a great place to rent kayaks. They have a few locations in the area so you can choose which part of our bay you want to explore.
Private Bath for Two at Spa on the Plaza
There's nothing more relaxing than a day at the spa with your special someone. Enjoy a private bath for two at our on-site day spa, Spa on the Plaza. Choose from one of their calming selections: Sea Salt Bath, CBD & Epson Salt Bath, or Sonoma Lavender Bath. If a private bath isn't for you, couples massages are also available. For more information, visit their website or call them at (831) 647-9000.
Private bath for two at Spa on the Plaza
Carmel Beach Fire Pits
Head to Carmel Beach with your significant other and enjoy an evening on the coast heated by one of their fire pits. Located south of 10th Avenue in Carmel, you can roast hot dogs and s'mores, and watch the sunset on this beautiful beach. For more information, check out their beach rules.
Sea Car Tours
Right outside the Portola Hotel & Spa is the unique attraction, Sea Car Tours. This experience allows you to drive a small two-seater convertible with a narrated tour of Monterey and Pacific Grove. The tour will guide you and point out landmarks on the way!
Peter B's Craft Beer for Two
When you visit Monterey with your partner, enjoy craft beer at our very own Peter B's Brewpub, and stay with us at the Portola Hotel & Spa with this package for two! You'll enjoy a newly renovated guest room, two Peter B's Brewpub beer flights, a Chef's choice appetizer for two, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Enjoy flights for two at Peter B's Brewpub
Romantic Couples Dinner on the Wharf
After a long day of exploring as a couple, relax at one of the many restaurants on Fisherman's Wharf. The Wharf is just a quick 5 minute walk from the Portola Hotel & Spa, and has great seafood restaurants with stunning views of the harbor.
Watch the Sunrise at Lovers Point
Before you go, don't forget to check out the most romantic place on the Peninsula, Lovers Point. Lovers Point is actually one of the only places on the West Coast where you can watch the sunrise over water because of its east-facing location. This destination is a local and tourist favorite popular for being a great picnic spot.
Get Ready for Your Romantic Getaway
Monterey is a great location to spend birthdays, anniversaries, and honeymoons because of the many attractions designed with couples in mind. The Portola Hotel & Spa is perfectly located in downtown Monterey with many of these popular attractions conveniently nearby. To book your romantic getaway at the Portola Hotel & Spa visit our website or call us at (888) 222-5851. If you're thinking about an extended stay with your sweetheart, book our 3 night special or 5 night special to save on your visit.
Explore Monterey with your Better Half