Keep The Love Alive: Date Ideas for An Entire Year

Even in the busiest of times, it is important to keep the love alive. Research has shown that couples who engage in regular date nights have happier, more satisfying and less stressful relationships. Furthermore, those who spice up their dates with something more unique than “dinner and a movie” report having a higher quality connection with their partner. To help our couples out, we have put together a list of date ideas in San Diego to carry you through the year. Read on to find out more. Outdoor Date Ideas An outdoor date is a great way to unplug and be present for your partner. Fresh air and new experiences add zip to any relationship. A Double Date Idea For a fabulous double date idea, book a Pink Party Boat Cruise. Each electric Duffy boat can fit up to six and comes with your own captain to pilot the vessel and keep you safe and sound. Feel free to pop the bubbly on board to celebrate your love and nosh on chocolate, figs or oysters, all rumored to be aphrodisiacs. The magnificent scenery makes the ideal backdrop for a selfie and possibly for a proposal too. Live Entertainment Ideas San Diego is full of live entertainment venues. Whether you and your date want to rock out to some classic tunes, take in a Broadway play or even sing along to dueling pianos, there is a place for you to go. Check out the date ideas below. Not Your Typical Dinner and Movie Date Ideas While the typical dinner and a movie date can get tiring, the date ideas below are anything but boring. Of course, San Diego has no shortage of beaches, trails and parks to plan an energizing hike to kick off your date. With a little imagination, the possibilities are endless. What are your favorite date ideas? Tell us in the comment section below.

Looking for a Unique and Romantic Gift Idea?

A 360 degree illuminated glow boat with the lights of the city skyline is the perfect romantic gift idea

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away, and you find yourself still looking for the perfect romantic gift idea for your special someone. How about a glow boat ride from Eco Boat Rentals? Research has shown that an experience brings more joy than a material possession. While a tangible gift depreciates in value, an experience creates everlasting memories and deeper feelings of happiness. When paired with our suggestions below, a glow boat ride is not only a unique present, but also the perfect date night. The Centerpiece of Your Romantic Gift Idea is a Glow Boat Ride A glow boat ride from Eco Boat Rentals is a magical adventure. Each boat is illuminated 360 degrees inside and out and pedaling is as easy as riding a bicycle. Picture gliding across the ocean with amazing views of the magnificent San Diego Skyline in front of you. Imagine taking a moment to snuggle close with colorful lights dancing off the water. It’s only you and your significant other sharing this one-of-a-kind moment together. Glow boats are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at either 6:30pm or 8:30pm. Rides are 60 minutes long. Slots are filling up quickly, so make your reservations now. What to Bring on Your Unique Glow Boat Ride Be sure to pack some snacks to nosh on during your expedition. If you are booking the 6:30pm ride, a charcuterie board makes a great appetizer before dinner. Carruth Cellars at Liberty Station offers several options to go starting at just $15. If you choose the 8:30pm time slot, a dessert might be more appropriate. Try a box of truffles from The Elegant Truffle in Point Loma. Who doesn’t love chocolate! While alcohol is not permitted on the boat, you can find a variety of non-alcoholic sparkling wines to pair with your lite bites. Read Town & Country’s recommendations for the 13 best here. To stay warm, consider a fluffy blanket to nestle under. How About Some Romantic Tunes Each glow boat comes equipped with a Bluetooth speaker and a sparkling disco ball. Download a song list before your ride to set the mood for romance. Whether you choose to go the classics route or pick something a little more modern, music will elevate your experience. Classic Love Songs Modern Love Songs Dinner is an Important Part of the Romantic Gift Idea You don’t have to go far from Eco Boat Rentals to find a fantastic restaurant to compliment your romantic glow boat ride. Depending on your starting time, these restaurants are a delicious choice for before or after your outing. Fiddler’s Green Boasting the best prime rib in town, Fiddler’s Green on Shelter Island features a selection of mouth-watering steaks and seafood. Try the Fiddler’s Green Island Famous Bermuda Triangle, a mixture of rum, pineapple, grenadine and orange juice to get things started. For dinner, choose from top quality meats such as a Filet Mignon, New York or Ribeye. Of course, they have lobster. Check out their nautical décor and enjoy live music on select nights. Umi Sushi For sushi lovers, give Umi Sushi a try. Customer reviews highlight the fresh and massive roles, good value and friendly service. Their menu consists of over 30 specialty rolls, appetizers, sashimi and entrees including the popular Chicken Teriyaki. Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano Celebrate your amore at Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano in Point Loma. Indulge in true Italian flavors in a rustic yet refined setting. Their wine wall consists of vintages to enhance your entrée selection. Blending classic and contemporary Italian cuisine, diners rave about the Gnocchi Gratinati, Farfalle Salmone E Vodka and the Pork Ossobuco. Don’t forget the Tiramisu. Island Prime For dinner with a romantic view, Island Prime fits the bill. Situated above the ocean with wonderous views of Coronado and the city skyline, their California-inspired menu features Wagyu American Beef, Pacific Swordfish and the Local Catch. Start your meal with a Dozen Oysters on the Half Shell, rumored to be an aphrodisiac. Finish Your Date With Live Music Your glow boat ride is completed, you have savored a tasty dinner and now it’s time to groove. Humphrey’s Backstage Live at Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn is an intimate lounge and music venue. Showcasing renowned artists and local talent, their calendar consists of a mix of jazz, rock, blues and dance acts. Cover charge is $5 weekdays and $12 on the weekends. This romantic gift idea is a guaranteed hit. Book your glow boat ride now! Share your favorite holiday memory with us in the comment section below.