Local's Guide To A Romantic Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the ultimate romantic setting at Siesta Key Beach! Tropical Beach offers exclusive private beach access, ideal for spending quality time with your loved ones. Whether you're with your significant other or enjoying a girls' getaway, cherish unforgettable moments amidst the stunning beauty of Siesta Key. Join us for the perfect Valentine’s Day experience in paradise.

Immerse Yourself In Flowers

Every Valentine’s Day should start off with flowers, so why not take a stroll through one of Sarasota County’s finest gardens? Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is the perfect spot to begin your V-Day celebrations. This gardens offers special arrangements for the day of love, so take the people you love and experience this one-of-a-kind experience in Sarasota!

Sunset Walk On The Beach

What could be more romantic than a sunset stroll on the pearly white sands of any of Siesta Keys’ Beaches? As we’ve mentioned before, there are so many beautiful beaches to choose from depending on the type of beach experience you are striving for. Lucky for you, Tropical Beach has private beach access, making getting to the beach a hassle-free experience! 

Romantic Dinner

Another Valentine’s Day staple is a gorgeous, intimate dinner between you and your loved one. We know new areas can be intimidating (especially with picking a restaurant), so we’ve got you covered with our top 8 restaurants in Siesta Key and surrounding areas. Check out our picks below: 

Dolce Italia

Authentic Italian in Sarasota. Awarded Top Places to Eat Tampa Bay. 

Ophelia’s on the Bay

Seafood with a view. Awarded Most Romantic Restaurant (Sarasota Herald Tribune Reader’s Choice Award). 

Siesta Key Summer House

Steak and Seafood fine dining. It's a local favorite!

Lobster Pot

Portuguese-inspired seafood. Great affordable option for delicious seafood.

Blase Cafe

Pizza and martini bar. Great spot for unique drinks and casual dining. 


Italian-inspired dishes. This is an upscale option with delicious Italian classic desserts.

Sun Garden Cafe

Beautiful outside brunch spot with unique, experimental dishes. 

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill

Seafood with a view. Awarded 100 most scenic restaurants in America. 

No matter how you choose to spend your Valentine’s Day, we hope you are full of love. Tropical Beach is here to help make every memory a great one. Be sure to visit us this Valentine’s Day for a romantic getaway of your dreams!