First of All, Cheers to your special day…
How are you going to celebrate the special day you said “I DO” to your better half?
If you are thinking to give some material gift and end the day, stop right there! No gift can compare with the timeless beauty of quality time! The best way to celebrate your anniversary is to live the best time of your life by spending quality time with your forever one.
It’s time to get out of your busy schedules and plan an anniversary getaway. And nothing spills more romance and magic for the love birds than Florida. Florida has so much to offer to the visitors from its natural beauty to the architectural wonder.
A trip to Florida is like a package of dozens of experiences. You can have a leisure stay at the resort and spa, sunbathe at the beaches, romantic strolls in the beautiful cities, and have fun at the world-famous theme parks.
Doesn’t it sound like the best way to celebrate your anniversary?
Here are numerous things to do for your unforgettable anniversary getaway in Florida.
What is so special about Florida?
Florida is one of the most adored places in the world by tourists. It is located in the Southeasternmost part of the USA. The geographical location of this state is so stunning that it makes it one of the best holiday destinations. There’s the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. Apart from its location, it is well-known for its rich Latin-American culture, arts and science museums, hundreds of miles of beaches, luxurious resorts, and magical nightlife. One thing you cannot miss out on is the amazing theme parks that are located in Florida. You can find everything you’re looking for in Florida and that makes it special.
Anniversary Getaway To the Sunny Beaches In Florida
If you love your partner like the Sea loves the Shore then these beaches in Florida will make your day as special as it can get.
► Siesta Key Beach
The Siesta Key Beach has its specialty in its natural beauty. The sand is pure quartz which will leave your feet cold even in the hottest weather. The water is also very clean. You can spend your day at this beautiful beach with the beachside amenities that are available here and live the vibes of paradise.
► Haulover Beach
Haulover Beach is a very unique beach located in the most lively city, Miami. It is an urban beach that is never short on amenities. The beach is excellent for soaking the sun by the Atlantic shore. Haulover Beach is also known all over the world as a nude beach and is ranked at the top of the list of nude beaches in the world.
► Honeymoon Island
This beach is as romantic as its name. Honeymoon Island is a barrier island located nearby Tampa. There is 4 mile stretch of beach at the Honeymoon Island State Park which gives you ample space to chill and have fun at the beach.
Since it’s a state park, it will charge you $8 for the entry but you’ll have the best time here. The beach is secluded, with very few tourists, so you can have the beach to yourself and enjoy some privacy at the beach.
► Lover’s Key
Lover’s Key is a pristine barrier island in Florida’s Southern part. Spread over two miles of sugar sand beaches, with loads of fun coastal activities and serving as a romantic wedding destination, this beach indeed is a Lover’s key to the world of romance.
Celebrate your anniversary with a romantic sunset cruise and dolphin watching.
► St. Petersburg Beach
Ranked as the #2 beach in the USA, this beach has a lot to offer. The soft sand and the clear water will have you fall in love with this beach. You can have a nice dinner and party at the beach with your lover.
Anniversary Getaway To The Rejuvenating Resorts in Florida
If vacation means having nothing to do all day and relaxing and rejuvenating then Florida has an arrangement for that too. It has some of the best Resorts in the state that are perfect to celebrate your anniversary.
► Little Palm Island Resort and Spa
If you want to surprise your partner with an extraordinary vacation then this luxe resort is all you need. Little Palm Island Resort and Spa is the only private island resort in America. You’ll be picked up in a premium boat or seaplane and brought to the Florida Keys. You can unwind and rejuvenate at this only-adults resort and have a great time at the beach. It features thatched-roof bungalows based on old world traditions which will make your stay very romantic. You can go to their exotic Balinese spa and get lost in the charm of the whole place.
► The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club
Express your feelings of love and gratitude to your partner at this historic Mediterranean Revival-style hotel in St. Petersburg. Built in 1925, this historic hotel has 4 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and a marina. You can go to see the lively arts and taste the craft beers in St.Petes and then plan a dinner date with your life partner at the Pauls’ by the marina and make memories of a lifetime.
► The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Ritz Carlton is ranked as the “Top Luxury Hotel in Florida”. You can connect with the natural seaways and san-dunes while living at the upscale high-end luxury resort at Amelia Island. If you choose to spend the day out then you can either sunbathe at the beach or stroll at the beach or go paddleboarding or horseriding. If you want to stay in and enjoy a luxurious time at the resort then you can stay by the pool and book a cabana with outdoor TV and a private butler. In the evening you can enjoy the Hammock treatment at the spa which feels like heaven. The dinner at the Ritz Carlton is ranked AAA Five-Diamond and you should not miss that out especially on your anniversary getaway.
► Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
Four seasons is perfect for an intimate time in Florida. You can enjoy the charming and timeless experience at this Palm Beach resort with its luxurious cabanas, fine dining, and private beachfront. You can choose from various rooms like ocean view, palm view, sea breeze and enjoy the bed and breakfast with your partner. You can also enjoy the water sports at Palm Beach. You can indulge in the lovely experience at Four seasons at your anniversary getaway.
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► The Breakers Palm Beach, Florida
The Breakers Palm Beach is one of the oldest hotels in the country. Founded in 1896 is known for its acclaimed restaurants and endless activities. It is perfect for a romantic getaway for couples. Your stay at this resort will be highly luxurious with the Italian Renaissance-style architecture, luxury spa, and grandiose beach club with 4 pools and a 0.5-mile private beach. You can make the best of your stay at The Breakers with its complimentary services.
Anniversary Getaway To The Most Amusing Theme Parks In Florida
Anniversary getaways don’t have to be necessarily romantic. You can celebrate your anniversary with a fun getaway to the Theme Parks and live the inner child in you. Anniversary Getaway to Theme Parks in Florida can be a really fun and adventurous way to celebrate your togetherness.
► Universal’s Islands of Adventure
If you and your partner are movie maniacs and love the wizarding world then this theme park is a must-visit. You will feel like you have entered the world of Hogwarts and living the life of Harry Potter. You’ll find people roaming in robes and with wands in their hands. You can also hop on the Hogwarts Express that moves from Universal’s Islands of Adventure to Universal Studio Florida (you must have a park-to-park ticket)
► Universal Studio Florida
This first theme park at the Universal Studio Resort is the best if you love adventure, sci-fi, and some fun cartoons. You can enjoy the thrilling rides based on Men in Black, Transformers, and the newest addition of the Fast and Furious. If you are a Simpson fan then you’ll surely have loads of fun at Universal Studio. You can stay at Universal’s Loews Sapphire Falls Resort after an adventurous day at the park.
This place is full of lively vibes. You’ll feel like you are strolling in the streets of Paris. It is famous for its gourmets and cocktails. A magical anniversary celebration at Epcot. What more do you need? Enjoy the chocolate crepes, jalapeno margarita’s, and mouth-watering food at this park. You can watch the enchanting acrobats, bands, and dances and indulge in the experience the whole place has to offer. You can stay at the Disney Resort on your getaway.
► Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Are you and your partner animal lovers? Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be a dreamy place for you to spend your anniversary. Enjoy your time in the animal-themed park by riding the Kilimanjaro Safaris, animal trails, and the best Expedition Everest roller coaster. Not just that, the theme park also pays tribute to the movie Avatar. The pandora area in the park is based on the theme of Avatar and provides for many great things couples can engage in and have a great time. This area looks magical during the night when the place gets lit up with fluorescent lights and makes you feel like you are in the movie Avatar.
Anniversary Getaways To The Top Mesmerising Cities In Florida
One of the most amazing places in the world, Miami is known for its Latin-American influence, white-sand beaches, mouthwatering cuisine, Cuban coffee, and nightlife. The city’s no less in art and culture. Some of the main attractions in Miami include Miami beach, Wynwood Walls, Vizcaya Museums, and Gardens. There are some beautiful and luxurious hotels in Miami also where you can stay.
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Orlando is home to the world’s best theme parks and is among the top tourist attractions. There you’ll find the Universal Studio Resorts, Disney’s theme parks, and other classic attractions that you can’t miss.
► Key West
The Florida Keys has 5 main Keys. Key West is the most famous among all. The city is created in a bohemian style and is full of colors. While you’ll get all caught up at the beaches, there are many other things you can do like take a stroll along Duval Street, visit the Ernest Hemmingway Home and Museum to know about the famous writer, go to the festivals and concerts at the Mallory Square.
► St. Augustine
St. Augustine is one of the most romantic destinations to spend your anniversary. The city is built in a European style and you’ll feel like having entered the old world. On your getaway to st. Augustine, go to the sugar-sand beaches like St. Augustine beach, visit the museums, and woo your lover by taking them to the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse for a breath-taking view.
When you’re in Florida you should surely visit this city. It is a perfect mix of natural beauty and urban metropolis. The city beholds so much that you can’t get enough of it. Visit this glitz city and see the Busch Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, the Tampa Zoo, and the Museum of Science and Industry. The Ybor City in Tampa is a must-visit if you are looking for some chill time and a “good food, good mood” kind of vibe!
Before you end your trip and go back home, pop open a bottle of wine with Florida-based bites. Clink the glasses and raise a toast to the bond you share and the love you have. Your anniversary getaway in Florida will be one of the best times you would have spent with your partner and it is will forever be unforgettable.