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Romantic Things to Do in Pensacola Beach

Top Ways to Celebrate Love in Pensacola Beach

Whether you are visiting or a local, Pensacola Beach is a lover’s paradise. Pensacola Beach has plenty to offer for a romantic getaway, everything from fine dining to spectacular views and adventures. Coming to Pensacola Beach is a win, but figuring out what to do is another challenge. We have compiled a list of perfect dates to create memories you and your partner will never forget. See our recommended romantic things to do in Pensacola Beach below!

Couple holding hands on the beach.

Food and Drink


A trip to the 2nd floor of Hilton Pensacola Beach opens the doors to Bonsai a restaurant serving gourmet Asian fusion cuisine. Expect an exquisite array of sushi, Wagyu beef, top shelf sake, aged soy and even Southern “Smoked” spicy tuna rolls topped with two types of caviar. The stunning views of the gulf will pair beautifully with your meal.

Grand Marlin

The Grand Marlin Pensacola Beach offers a wide selection of seafood. The tranquil, relaxed atmosphere makes it an excellent spot for date night. The menus are printed daily to take advantage of the local catch. The views pair nicely with their mouthwatering dishes and island cocktails.


Drift offers fine dining overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Drift offers modern coastal cuisine of seafood, steaks, pasta, small plates, homemade desserts, hand-crafted cocktails, and more. All dishes are predominantly sourced from local ingredients, focusing on offering modern and healthy alternatives to fresh land and sea plating.

Top 6 Romantic Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Romantic couple sailing in Pensacola Beach.


Cheers to Romance Aboard a Sailboat!

What better way to show your partner how much you love them than aboard a private and rare Condor Sailboat? Condor Sailing Adventures offers the chance to sail on the “Ferrari on the water.” The cruises can be booked to be private for just you and your partner, perfect for intimate time with your loved one. Soak in the salty air, and breathtaking views from this once-in-a-lifetime date, an experience you nor your partner will forget.

Luxury Picnics

This is an experience you all deserve. A backdrop of sparkling waters and a gorgeous picnic laid out on sugar-white sand. Enjoy decadent food, wine and a carefully crafted atmosphere. Check out Sunset Beach Picnics by Grocery Concierge. They’ll provide everything you need for a truly magical beach picnic experience. They’ll have your picnic set up with plush pillows and throws. Your picnic items will be arranged on low custom-made tables. All you and you and your partner have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery. 

Romantic couple enjoying a picnic on the beach.
Woman relaxed and laying down at a spa.

Relax with a Spa Visit

Pamper your partner with this relaxing date idea, and while you are at it indulge on a glass of champagne. Look no further than Aqua Spa. Aqua offers both, Swedish and Deep Tissue couples massages. The spa is the perfect way to unwind when looking for a relaxing, intimate, and romantic  experience with your loved one. Located less than a mile from the Hilton, Aqua Spa is right around the corner!


Mix Romance with Adventure

Pensacola Beach has a lot to offer to couples looking for something more adventurous out of their dates. Dolphin cruises with The Frisky Mermaid are one way to add adventure to the mix. Aboard the cruise, spend time with your partner, and soak in the views of the blue waters along the shores of Pensacola Beach, dolphins, and of course, the breathtaking sunsets Pensacola Beach has to offer. If you want to add a more hands-on type of date, you can also rent paddle boards, kayaks, and bikes from Surf ‘N Sand to embark on your and your partner’s adventure!

Man and woman walking into the tide at Pensacola Beach holding a paddle board.
A band playing on Pensacola Beach.

Catch the Romantic Vibe with Some Live Music

Rock your date with some live music on the beach! Take your partner to listen to live music at an array of local venues featuring local artist! Restaurants such as Red Fish Blue Fish offers outdoor seating, along with amazing views overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound, the perfect setting for a romantic vibe that you and your partner will love.

Enjoy the Beauty of Pensacola Beach

You don’t have to go far for this romantic date, and you can make it your own by enjoying the natural beauty Pensacola Beach has to offer. Pensacola Beach has plenty of areas to soak in the sunset, whether you would like to take your partner on the Pensacola Beach pier overlooking the coastline, or take a stroll on the beach and spend time with your loved one, both are perfect for a romantic evening. 

Romantic couple walking along the tide in Pensacola Beach.

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Pick from these Pensacola Beach hotels to start making your plans for an unforgettable romantic rendezvous!