Romantic Getaways on the Washington Coast

The 10 Most Romantic Things to Do in Long Beach, WA

It’s no secret that winter is making itself known on the Long Beach Peninsula. With temperatures dropping, you may not be spending as much time on the beach as in summer, but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying a romantic getaway in Washington during the coldest part of the year. As much as we adore spring, summer, and fall, there is something about winter that generously lends itself to flirtation and cuddling with a special someone. There are very few things more intimate than a secluded Washington Coast cabin, and Bloomer Estates has an impressive collection of romantic cabins and cottages just waiting to serve as your home away from home. Whether you’re starting a new tradition or reimagining an old one, a romantic getaway (or a micro wedding) in Washington promises to be an unforgettable retreat that reminds you why you’re together. Today we’ll share with you six romantic things to do in Long Beach, Washington.

Long Beach, Washington Boardwalk at Sunset

1. Stroll the Boardwalk


The Long Beach Boardwalk is a local staple that offers a perfect place to watch the sunset. A few minutes from downtown on foot, the boardwalk extends along the Washington Coast for a mile. With plenty of wide-open space, coastal panoramas, and seascape vistas to admire, it’s no wonder why so many people consider the Long Beach Boardwalk a must-see attraction. Strolling the boardwalk made our top fun things to do in Long Beach Washington list.

Antique Shop Long Beach WA

2. Spend an afternoon finding forgotten treasures


Remember the days when you and your significant other would spend hours shopping for that unique souvenir or antique that might someday be a family heirloom? The Long Beach Peninsula has many specialty gift shops and Antique stores, perfect for relaxing afternoon shopping. 

Art Gallery Ilwaco Wa

3. Take home the perfect piece of Art or Jewelry 


Visit the local art galleries to find that perfect watercolor, acrylic painting, sculpture, or fine art photograph.  From May to September, join the Ilwaco Art Walk from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM to find that special gift that will bring back fond memories of the coast for a lifetime.

Oysterville Sea Farms, Washington Coast

4. Buy Fresh Oysters at the Local Market


They say oysters are a natural aphrodisiac. While we’re not sure about the science behind that claim, we do know that you and your significant other will get a kick out of the historic Willabay at Oysterville Sea Farms. You’ll be hard-pressed to find any oysters or clams fresher than Willabay. 

Couple having a romantic dinner at Depot Restaurant

5. Enjoy a Romantic Dinner for Two


The Depot Restaurant in Seaview, Washington, boasts some of the most delectable ocean cuisines, exemplifying the Pacific Northwest. Although The Depot specializes in Washington Coast seafood, their curbside takeout menu is teeming with a stunning assortment of entrees ranging from Southern Comfort Pork to Willapa Bay Oyster Dinner. Ask them about the Fresh Local Wild “Catch of the Day” if you’re feeling venturesome! The Depot is at the top of our list of the Fine Dining and Top 10 Restaurants on the Washington Coast

Enjoy a relaxing massage at the many spas in downtown Long Beach, WA

6. Get a Couples Massage


The only thing more relaxing than getting a therapeutic massage is doing so with your favorite person! Body Essence Massage in Long Beach is sure to provide a rejuvenating experience to add to your romantic getaway in Washington. Specializing in deep tissue, structural bodywork, injury treatment, medical and sports massage therapy, owner Charlotte Rock will have you feeling refreshed and revitalized before your next Washington Coast adventure.  Please see the full lists of the other choices for Spas and Salons at the beach.  

Couple listening to a guitar player

7. Listen to Live Music


Cap off a romantic weekend getaway to hear our local artists and performers.  During the summer months and much of the winter, there are multiple venues with local artists performing on the Long Beach, Washington Coast.

Couple walking on the Beach

8. Take a Romantic Walk at Cape Disappointment State Park

Bensen Beach in Ilwaco Washington offers the perfect place for an evening stroll under the watchful eye of the North Head Lighthouse. The beach is never crowded and offers both spectacular views and a sense of peace and solitude.

Perfect for Romantic weekends, Sunset vacation rental view from the deck

9. Stay in the Perfect Romantic Getaway Vacation Rental


Vacation Haven and Sunset Romance are perfect for couples looking to for that special weekend away. Located just off the Long Beach Washington Boardwalk, the views and sunsets over the Pacific Ocean are tremendous, with just a short walk to fine dining, spas, and live music venues.

Seahaven Vacation Rental Long Beach Washington Coast

10. Washington Coast Vacation Rentals by Bloomer Estates


From newly engaged couples to decades-long companions, the Washington Coast has something for everyone. No matter where you are in your relationship timeline, the best way to maintain its health is to go beyond expectations. We’ll even throw in a bonus idea. Book a Washington Coast vacation rental with a hot tub and fireplace, and let the passion fly! For more information or to book your stay, please contact us here.  Be sure to learn more about our winter off-season specials.