Travel Guide for Couples Visiting Florida – 10 Things You Must Do

By Kach Umandap - Howe April 12th, 2019 Posted in Honeymoon Guides, North America, Travel Blog, Travel Guides No comments

The world is full of so many romantic destinations, that choosing a perfect getaway spot for couples can prove to be quite a challenge. One thing, however, almost everybody will agree, that being near the sea rekindles the element of togetherness in a relationship. Blessed with ample sunshine, luxurious resorts, the freshest seafood and nearly 825 miles of white powdery perfect sand, Florida is just the place for partners to keep igniting their sparks of love. So be ready to park your toes in the sand, as you head to the Sunshine State, hand in hand with the one you love to experience the vacation honeymoon of a lifetime.

1. Enjoy the hospitality at St. Augustine

One will have to turn back many a page of history to find a romantic setting as good as in St. Augustine. The atmosphere is reminiscent of days gone by with an array of cozy B&B getaways, while the balmy sea breeze sets a perfect tempo for an unforgettable holiday. Take a ride by moonlight in a horse-drawn carriage with your dearest and explore the historical landmarks to make your stay in St.Augustine all the more memorable.Two Monkeys Travel - USA - Florida 1

2. Revel in the natural beauty of Fort Myers and Sanibel

Fort Myers and Sanibel are considered to be the best beach destinations in southwest Florida for romance seekers. Lovers Key, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Captiva Island are the state’s most romantic park and beach respectively. Spectacular sunsets and miles of unspoiled beaches along the Sanibel coast providers ample opportunities for secluded walks and other outdoor activities. Lovers of all ages can partake in the endless recreational themes that are on offer here.Two Monkeys Travel - USA - Florida - Fort Myers - Sanibel Island - Captiva Island 1

3. Get bedazzled by Disney

While many may hardly consider Disneyland to offer privacy, the fact is that there are plenty of places for pampering and opulence for your loved one should you so desire. Hotels like, The Grand Floridian and the Wilderness Lodge are an example of places to stay which you would hate to leave unless you really want to go.Two Monkeys Travel - Route to Visit Florida

4. Sail on the Sunset Dinner Cruise

You will be thanking your lucky stars, should you decide to take your sweetheart on an elegant yacht for an evening of dining and dancing under the open sky. Live music, excellent food and the forever changing views of the water, is bound to make this into the most memorable night for your loved one. The three-hour dining extravaganza passes through the intercoastal waterways as you sip on your favourite cocktails.Two Monkeys Travel - USA - Florida - Fort Myers - Sanibel Island - Captiva Island 8

5. Have a romantic dive in the Florida Keys

Home to the only living continental coral barrier reef in the United States, this 120-mile long chain of islands offers unparalleled excitement to the ardent couple. There is no better place for underwater diving and snorkeling. Hold hands as you swim among brightly coloured fish at John Pennekamp State Park or explore the sunken wreck of a navy ship. The fascinating ecosystem below the surface will surely make your partner swoon.Two Monkeys Travel - Key West - Florida Keys - Romantic Activities 2

6. Do not miss the Everglades

If apart from the love you have a passion for nature, then the Florida Everglades makes for an exceedingly romantic spot. The Natural Wild Refuge made up of almost ten thousand Islands is certain to appeal to both of you. This amazing place lies between Everglades City and Marco Island and is home to nearly 200 fish species and almost 200 different kinds of birds. Animal life consists of mammals like otters, bottlenose dolphins, and alligators. The sprawling Marco Island Marriott hotel is the perfect place to stay as it is located on the beach.Two Monkeys Travel - Florida - Naples - Paradise Coast 1

7. Amelia Island for horseback riding

Imagine cutting the wind with the one you cherish, while riding the unspoiled nature trails of Amelia Island. The famous Salt restaurant serves some of the freshest harvested food from the sea and the marshes on the island, should you feel inclined after your heavy workout. Very few getaways in Florida can match this unique romantic experience.kissimmee_horseback_riding_forever_florida

Tip – Check out Ocean Florida for best tours, attractions, and activities in and around the sunshine state.

8. St. Pete beach for stunning sunsets

The sunset on St.Pete beach in Florida is sure to take your partner’s breath away. There is an abundance of private spots available from where you can lie hands held, sipping drinks and watch the amazing spectacle of nature unfold before your very eyes. So just immerse your toes in the sand and enjoy the moment as the sun bids farewell to another day.Two Monkeys Travel - USA - Florida - St Petersburg - Clearwater 1

9. Unwind yourself at Daytona beach

The world famous Daytona beach of Florida is known for its ocean park type environment. A couple just needs to have a little bit of determination in order to have a great time. Outdoor activities are in plenty, ranging from water floats to biking, all of which are available on rent at the beach. Daytona is also a mecca for fans of motorsports and if space excites you, take your loved one to the Kennedy Space center to have a glimpse of the history of cosmic trips.two monkeys travel - space coast - kennedy space center - florida 1

10. You don’t have to be a millionaire to enjoy romantic Miami

Couples, honeymooner’s and every generation of a romancer have dreamed at one time or another to head to Miami. There is no doubt that this home of the Rich and Plenty, but one can easily enjoy and fantasize to be like them on your vacation. The warm sun, the beach and the unmatched nightlife act as a non-stop stimulant for those seeking bliss in this district. Water sports, gourmet dining, cruises, shopping, and museums will all vie for your attention, as Miami adds its name to the most eclectic tropical vacation spot any couple could ask for.

Florida, itself, acts as a partner in your romantic relationship, as it is always capable of delighting and surprising both of you. So whether you have traveled to Florida before or not this review is certainly going to arouse your inclination to make one more journey with your soulmate to America’s most wanted romantic getaway.

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Written by Kach Umandap - Howe

Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 136 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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