Experience the golden hues of falling leaves and the gentle crisp breeze in Monterey, an idyllic romantic destination boasting panoramic ocean vistas and charming cobblestone streets. This Autumn, gift your partner an unforgettable vacation amidst a coastal backdrop and create lifetime memories. Catch the perfect sunsets, enjoy leisure strolls, scenic drives, and wine tasting, and embark on delightful adventures to weave a unique love story. Read this guide for insights on captivating experiences waiting for you and your loved one in Monterey.
Sunsets and Sea Views
As fall descends, the sky transforms into a canvas of fiery oranges, deep purples, and soft pinks, each shade melting seamlessly into the next. To witness this spectacle, visit the iconic 17-Mile Drive or Cannery Row. Explore secluded spots perfect for sharing a quiet, romantic moment.
Imagine holding your loved one close as you watch the sun dip beneath the expansive horizon. With the soft chirping of birds and the gentle sound of waves, nature orchestrates a romantic symphony like no other. Some famous spots to capture mesmerizing views are Carmel Beach, Asilomar State Beach, Pacific Grove, and Monterey State Beach. Enjoy a sunset cruise on the scenic Monterey Bay and unwind with complimentary wine and appetizers.
Date Nights in Monterey
Monterey's vibrant nightlife offers a plethora of romantic evening activities for couples. Enjoy a moonlit stroll down Cannery Row, featuring amazing waterfront dining spots with fresh seafood, warm ambiance, and a vast expanse of the Pacific as your backdrop. For beautiful patio dining and romantic ambiance, you can visit Estéban Restaurant, located within Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa. Enjoy Spanish Guitar on Monday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
You can also enjoy a romantic picnic at Lovers Point Park, one of the most romantic spots in Monterey. If your partner adores art, head to the Pacific Repertory Theatre in Carmel-by-the-Sea, offering a diverse range of plays and musicals for a perfect evening. Away from the city lights, the night sky in Monterey reveals its starry splendor. Drive to a quiet spot and gaze at the constellations.
Wine and Dine: Monterey's Fall Flavors
Local eateries embrace the harvest season, offering menus replete with comfort dishes. Every dish exudes rich flavors, whether it's a bowl of creamy butternut squash soup, a hearty lamb stew, or a slice of spiced apple pie. Indulge in a candlelit dinner at restaurants, setting the tone for a romantic evening with soft music, warm lighting, and cozy interiors.
Explore famous dining hotspots like Cannery Row. Some famous restaurants are The Sardine Factory and Oceanside Lalla Grill. Home to some of the state's most renowned vineyards. As fall graces the region, vine leaves transition from vibrant greens to rich golds and reds, making it a picturesque time for wine tours. Enjoy a wine-tasting experience where you can relish the region's finest Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays, and Syrahs.
Couple's Retreat at the Inns of Monterey
What truly enhances a romantic getaway is the place you choose to rest after a day of exploration. Nestled in prime locations, Inns of Monterey hotels offer couple-centric amenities that promise a memorable stay. From rooms with breathtaking ocean views to spa packages tailored for two, our hotels have everything to make your getaway even more special. Our expert staff can also guide you in curating the perfect itinerary or making reservations at the most sought-after spots in town. Unlock exclusive deals and direct booking perks by staying at our quaint boutique hotels in Cannery Row and Old Town. Dive into the distinctive charm of the Wave Street Inn, Monterey Bay Inn, Spindrift Inn, Victorian Inn, and the Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa.
Get ready for a romantic getaway with your partner and experience a haven of love, luxury, and lasting memories. Book our specials and make the most of your vacation.
- Hotel Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa and Victoria Inn- Stay for 3 nights and get 15% off or stay for 4 nights and grab 25% off.
- Monterey Bay Inn and Spindrift Inn- Book directly to enjoy extra savings and top-notch amenities.
- Wave Street Inn- Book directly and grab a 10% off instantly.