Dubbed among the most romantic cities for winter travel via TripAdvisor, and home to America's Most Romantic Hotel in the Country, you could say Newport has romance down pat. From a table for two next to the roaring fire to a weekend brimming with enchantment, this Classic Coast has everything you need for a day, a night or an entire weekend long of sweetness.

These tempting menus, exciting events and luxurious hotel packages are perfect for a romantic rendezvous for two.

 

 

 

 

UNWIND

Relish in tranquility and the love of your better half with these unique Valentine's Day hotel packages. 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE

From relaxing spa treatments to helicopter tours and cocktails by the fire, these experiences are perfect for a little (or a lot of) romancing.

 

 

WATER JOURNEY

Bodhi Spa

Known as hydrotherapy, the water journey experience applies water in the form of hot, cold, steam and ice to help stimulate the circulatory system and detoxify the body. This system has been used by cultures around the world for thousands of years. You'll travel through various pools and saunas for ultimate healing and cleansing. Your journey will include:

  • Epsom Salt Pool – 104 degrees
  • Dead Sea Salt Pool – 98 degrees
  • Cold Plunge Pool – 55 degrees
  • Aromatherapy Steam Room
  • Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna
  • Traditional Dry Sauna
  • Relaxation Room
 
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IGLOO FOR TWO

Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina

Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina has launched multi-sensory themed igloos where you can savor a festive cocktail or assorted snacks while overlooking the bay. Each igloo is heated and has its own theme-specific games and music alongside a signature cocktail pairing. Cozy up inside and transport somewhere new with your better half.

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HELICOPTER & VINEYARD TOUR

Newport Helicopter Tours

Helicopter and vineyard packages include a helicopter tour, tasting and logo wine glass starting at $165 per couple. Looking to up the romance? The Newport Sky Proposal Package offers a smooth, romantic ride over beautiful Aquidneck Island with a bottle of champagne, flowers, and a proposal beach banner starting at $200 per person. 

 

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SPIRIT SESSIONS: COCKTAIL CLASS

The Vanderbilt

Mix things up and join The Vanderbilt's master mixologists as they create romance inspired cocktails like “The Pink Rose,” a flirty composition of Bimini Gin, Pomegranate Liqueur, Rose and Egg Whites, garnished with a candied rose petal. 

 

 

 

 

HORSEBACK RIDES ALONG THE BEACH

Newport Equestrian Academy

Enjoy a horseback ride along the beach with Newport Equestrian Academy. Rides take place at Third Beach in Middletown, last for one half-hour to two-hours and provide scenic views. As part of Newport Winter Festival

 

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WARM RIVER STONE COUPLES MASSAGE

The Spa at Newport Marriott

This relaxing full-body massage utilizes smooth riverbed basalt stones and warm oil for a profoundly calming and unique experience. The combination of hand and stone massage, heated stone placement and pressure opens the pathways and improves circulation. Detoxification is increased, encouraging a healing response deep within the body’s system. 

 

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INDULGE

Specially crafted menus full of decadent dishes with a side of enchantment. 

 

 

 

EXPLORE

Romantic events perfect for a day, night or weekend full of enchantment. 

 

 

VALENTINE'S DAY COOKING CLASS

Date: Friday, February 14
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Newport Cooks, 796 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown

Spend Valentine’s Day making an amorously inspired meal using locally harvested scallops and special “secret ingredients.” Chef Deja Hart will teach you to make this magnificent meal intended to induce amorous results.

Menu: Walnut Crusted-Garlic Goat Cheese Tart with a shaved veggie salad, Scallop Duet with roasted potatoes and white wine-clam broth, Viennese Sacher Torte (decadent layered chocolate cake covered in chocolate ganache). You'll taste wines to compliment the menu. 

 

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GIRL SCOUT COOKIE & BEER PAIRING

Dates: Friday, February 14 + Saturday, February 15 + Sunday, February 16
Time: 12:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Newport Craft Brewing Co.

Pair your five favorite cookies with a flight of 5 Newport Craft beers.

 

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MY INTENTIONAL VALENTINE

Dates: Friday, February 14
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Location: The Vanderbilt

Choose your love language or sweethearts’ initials to press into your custom-crafted bracelets as a daily reminder of your loving intentions.

 

 

 

 

VALENTINE'S TEA

Dates: Thursday, February 13 - Saturday, February 15
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today, friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones with sweet cream, and a three-tiered tray filled with sweet and savory treats.

 
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FIRE + ICE BAR

Dates: Friday, February 15 - Saturday, February 16
Time: 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Hotel Viking

Hotel Viking's Courtyard will feature an ice bar, fire pits & blankets. Enjoy invigorating cocktails crafted by mixologists. Cash bar.

 
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FRIDAY NIGHT FUNNIES WITH THE BIT PLAYERS

Date: Friday, February 14
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, Newport

Begin a lifetime of laughter together (is it too soon to talk about forever?) with RI's most award-winning improv comedy troupe. BYOB.

 
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NEWPORT VINEYARDS WINETERFEST SPEAKEASY SOIREE

Date: Friday, February 14
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: Newport Vineyards

Dance the night away with Miss Katie Kleyla and a Speakeasy Jazz Band, wine, prohibition style cocktails and handcrafted light fare. Speakeasy attire and flare encouraged. Please note this is a cocktail style event, seating will be limited with plenty of space for dancing.

 
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POLAR PINEAPPLES BAR

Date: Friday, February 14 - Saturday, February 15
Time: 3:00 - 11:00 PM
Location: Gurney's Newport Resort

Try a signature infused cocktail or specialty hot drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available) while enjoying views of the bay alongside ice sculptures and an ice luge.

 
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LESSONS FROM A CHOCOLATIER

Date: Saturday, February 15
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: The Vanderbilt

Navigate through the world of chocolate alongside Chef David, The Vanderbilt's resident chocolatier. Chef will not only explain the characteristics of the different chocolates but also show you how to temper after the tasting. It is a hands-on class so please be prepared to get messy.

 

 

 

 

NEWPORT VINEYARDS WINETERFEST WEEKEND

Date: Saturday, February 15 - Sunday, February 16
Time: 12:00 - 5:00 PM
LocationNewport Vineyards

Two days full of grape stomping, wine tasting and beer tasting (with onsite brewery Taproot Brewing Co.) Enjoy live music while sipping at the famous Ice Wine Bar and noshing on food created by scratch from the culinary team. Feeling competitive? You could be called to compete in one of the Grape Stomp Competitions.

Grape stomping at 1:00 & 3:00 both days

 

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YOGA & GUIDED MEDITATION IN THE SPA

Date: Sunday, February 16
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
Location: The Vanderbilt

Relax and recenter with your loved one during an invigorating yoga and meditation session.

 

 

 

 

 

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