7 Romantic Date Ideas in Savannah


Romantic date ideas in Savannah can be elaborate and elegant or simple and lowkey! With beautiful scenery, extensive history and great food, Savannah is the perfect place for romance to bloom. Here’s a list of classic, romantic date ideas in Savannah.

A picnic in Savannah's Moon River District

Pack a picnic and explore Savannah's Moon River District.

1. Pack Up a Picnic

If you’re looking for a creative way to woo a lover, you can’t go wrong with a classic picnic in one of Savannah's many scenic spots. Bring a comfortable blanket and a basket filled with delectable treats – like fresh fruits and cheeses – and enjoy the shady trees and green grass. Our favorite dreamy backdrops include Forsyth Park, Bonaventure Cemetery and Skidaway Island State Park

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Explore 51 acres of historic plants

2. A Nature Walk

With patches of bright azaleas and fragrant roses, you and your partner can spend the afternoon enjoying nature together at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. Often used as a wedding venue, the gardens are full of picturesque romance vibes. If you prefer wildlife on your nature strolls, head over to Oatland Island Wildlife Center. Be dazzled by 175 acres of impressive natural scenery while learning about the more than 150 animals and 50 different species that inhabit the property.

The Vault Kitchen + Market

3. An Extravagant Dinner

True romantics know that fine dining is a must. Complete with elegant decor, Cha Bella is a farm-to-table restaurant with the freshest ingredients and flavors. Asian fusion is a delicious choice at The Vault or a Korean steakhouse dinner at Madame Butterfly. A 1920s-inspired night of seafood and fine wine is in store at Chive Sea Bar & Lounge. Getaway to where the drinks flow as you dine on mouth-watering land and sea menu items at Current Kitchen & Cocktails. For contemporary Southern fare, diners will adore a.Lure on West Congress Street. Wine and dine inside a 19th-century mansion at Saint Bibiana, an elegant Italian restaurant, with intimate dining rooms overlooking Forsyth Park.

Kissing on the Street

4. A Cozy Stroll through the Historic District

This old-fashioned date idea will make time move slowly, allowing you to make the most of your evening. Savannah's scenery is romantic on its own. Enjoy the simple luxury of strolling arm-in-arm by Savannah's charming homes, streets, squares and nature. Along the way you'll find plenty of benches to cuddle up and admire the world passing by.

The Perry Lane Hotel rooftop in Savannah, Georgia

The ultra-chic rooftop at Perry Lane Hotel.

5. Rooftop Cocktails

Visit the top of the Perry Lane Hotel and you’ll find Peregrin – a swanky rooftop bar overlooking Savannah's Historic District. Catch incredible sunset views while enjoying one of their signature frozen wine cocktails. Down on River StreetThe Cotton Sail Hotel's nautical-themed rooftop bar, Top Deck, is perfect for ship-watching day or night. Savannah has plenty of rooftop bars to choose from. Learn about even more options here.

Magnolia Spa at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront

Guests at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront can be pampered onsite at the Magnolia Spa.

6. Enjoy a Couples Spa Experience

It's not a true Savannah getaway without a little pampering, and a couples spa experience will surely bring you closer together. For those staying at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront, you can treat you and your partner to a personal couples spa experience at Magnolia Spa. Choose from a variety of treatments and packages, from massages to facials to body wraps.

Tybee Island Sunrise

7. A Sunrise View at Tybee Island

There is nothing more romantic than watching a sunrise at the beach – so it's no surprise that Tybee Island is a top option for a romantic getaway. For optimum sunrise viewing, watch the action from the Tybee Pier and Pavilion. Walk along the beach, write in the sand and hold hands as you watch the sun come up for a delightfully cheesy romantic date.

Romantic dates are what Savannah does best! There's nothing more romantic than taking a vacation with your significant other and packing it full of lovey-dovey activities.

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