Treat your special someone on a romantic adventure in Monterey. Whether you are celebrating your wedding anniversary, honeymoon, or just want to enjoy a special getaway, here is a round-up of 10 things to do to impress your special someone.  

1. Watch the Sunset

Sunset moment

Take in Mother Nature’s natural beauty by catching the sunset at one of these best sunset spots.  

2. Experience the Open Sea

Adventures by the Sea_Kayaking

Interested in outdoor adventure? Take your special someone on a sailing adventure or paddle across the bay in a kayak. You might just see some sea otters! 

3. Go Wine Tasting

Chalone Vineyard

Sip your way through the many tasting rooms in Carmel-by-the-Sea and Salinas Valley, or take a ride in the Sweet Pickle with Kombi Tours and explore different wine-tasting rooms and breweries. 

4. Sit by the Fireside

Pebble Beach Fireplace

Get cozy, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy the views. Here is a list of the best fireplaces with a view.   

5. Explore the Outdoors

Pinnacles Hike

Take in the fresh air and explore the many trails in the area with these 7 hikes that will take your breath away.  

6. Stay at a Romantic Hotel

Green Gables Inn

Make the most out of your trip and choose to stay in places from small, quaint bed and breakfast's to unique inns and four-star resorts. Click here for a variety of options. 

7. Relax at the Spa

Monterey Plaza Spa

Treat yourself and your special someone to unwind and recharge with a couple’s massage at one of these spa’s in the county. Embrace the beautiful scenery and relaxing treatments for the ultimate luxury experience. 

8. Enjoy a Candlelit Dinner

Candlelit Dinner 
Get a taste of the delicious culinary scene with restaurants featured on the MICHELIN Guide or have dinner with a view at one of these top ocean-view restaurants

9. Listen to Live Music

Deja BluePhoto Credit: Deja Blue

There are many great places to go every night to enjoy blues, rock, jazz, and country every night. Don't forget about the many happy hour deals too! Also enjoy live music at Deja Blue Blues, Jazz, and Comedy Club while enjoying delicious soul food. 

10. Visit the Farmers Market

Farmer's Market  
Take a stroll together and shop at local vendors. There are numerous farmer's markets daily throughout the county!