When it comes to planning a romantic getaway, few destinations can match the charm and beauty of Victoria, BC. Located on the breathtaking southern tip of Vancouver Island, this city offers the perfect setting for a memorable Valentine’s Day weekend. Grab your better half, leave your worries at home and embark on a relaxing getaway this winter in the romantic city of Victoria, BC.

Relaxation? Check. Dinner? Check. Unforgettable experiences? Check.

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Embark on an Intimate Getaway 

Whether you’re looking to sweep your partner off their feet with a grand gesture or simply wanting to spend quality time together, just a scenic 2-hour and 45 minute ride across the Salish Sea lands you in the heart of Victoria, BC – the perfect setting for an intimate getaway.

Catch a stunning sunrise as you cruise out of Seattle's Pier 69 on the Victoria Clipper ferry.
Catch a stunning sunrise as you cruise out of Seattle’s Pier 69 on the Victoria Clipper ferry.

Start your celebration from the moment you step foot on the Victoria Clipper in Comfort Class. As the attendants hand out complimentary prosecco, cozy into your spacious leather seats and toast to a weekend of celebration.

Steam, Soak and Massage Your Way to Spa Bliss

Take your Valentine’s Day celebration to the next level by indulging in a couple’s spa retreat. Victoria is home to a range of luxurious spas and wellness centers offering couples’ treatments.

Credit: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Credit: Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Surrounded by the fresh air of the Salish Sea and sunsets that paint the sky hues of pinks and blues, a trip to this seaside hotel and spa is the equivalent of watching your worries whisk away from the moment you step foot in the lobby. As the stunning scenery of the PNW and Mount Baker welcome you through floor to ceiling windows to begin your day, distraction takes a different meaning at Oak Bay.

Indulge your physical senses in a couples’ escape including two Swedish Relaxation Massages and two Boathouse Classic Facials.  When you’re done, take a dip in one or all 3 of their heated mineral pools as the sun sets across the water while you sip on a winter warmer or zero-proof cocktail with light bites poolside. Book this Hotel with FRS Clipper. 

Sip Through Cowichan Valley

Pair your intimate getaway with an adventure  beyond the city’s core. Offering post-card worthy scenery, Vancouver Island is perfect for the adventurer at heart with an appreciation for fine flavors.

Credit: Cowichan Valley Wine Tours
Credit: Cowichan Valley Wine Tours

Known for it’s Vinyards and wineries, Cowichan Valley is the idyllic setting for a day of sipping and savoring. Sample a variety of award-winning wines and indulge in a balsamic tasting and artisan picnic lunch as you stroll through the Vinyards enjoying the breathtaking views of rolling hills and lush landscapes.

Tea at the Fairmont Empress

Credit: Fairmont Empress
Credit: Fairmont Empress

Experience a breathtaking and mouthwatering Afternoon Tea in the elegant surrounding of the Empress Hotel. Savor delicate finger sandwiches, fresh pastries and fine loose-leaf teas as you bask in the opulence and charm of the purple and gold tea room.

Serving royalty, celebrities and dignitaries since opened, immerse yourself in luxury for a 60–90-minute seating and take it up a notch by adding a glass of bubbly. Book this activity with FRS Clipper.

Visit the Butchart Gardens

Credit: The Butchart Gardens
Credit: The Butchart Gardens

As the outdoor garden rests, step inside the indoor garden at the Butchart Gardens Spring Prelude. Stroll along the flagstone pathways lined with vibrant blooms. From daffodils and tulips to tropical plants and orchids, the spring prelude offers a symphony of scents and lush foliage this time of year. Book this tour with FRS Clipper 

Indulge in Dinner for Two

If you’re going to treat your body, your taste buds should be at the top of the list. A haven for food enthusiasts, Victoria BC knows how to take us on an exceptional culinary adventure. From farm to table restaurants serving up locally sourced ingredients to hidden gems dishing out international flavors, settle in for a dining experience to be remembered.

Credit: Vista 18
Credit: Vista 18

Reserve a table at Vista 18 boasting rooftop views of the city and a dramatic ambiance paired with delectable cuisine. Start with a shareable plate of freshly shucked oysters as you ponder the dinner menu featuring grass fed short ribs, grilled lamb, and three cheese ravioli. Round out your evening with a glass of wine or a variety of fragrant cocktails.

Take a Romantic Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Credit: Tally-Ho Carriage Tours
Credit: Tally-Ho Carriage Tours

Step back in time and embrace the old-world charm of Victoria by taking a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the city streets. Snuggle up under cozy blankets as the clip-clop of hooves creates a rhythmic soundtrack to your journey. Let your guide regale you with stories and historical tidbits about Victoria while you soak in the ambiance of the city. Book this Tour with FRS Clipper 

Plan a Valentine’s Day weekend to remember and curate the perfect itinerary in the romantic and charming city of Victoria, BC.

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