Love Local Guide: Valentine's Day ideas

Valentines Day  Central Coast NSW
Valentines Day  Central Coast NSW
Valentine's Day on the Central Coast
We're really feeling the love this year on the Central Coast!

Over the past year Coasties have wholeheartedly Loved Local, filling our hearts with pride for the Central Coast. With Love Lanes in Wyong returning for another year, we are really starting to feel the love so let's get soppy and spread the love even further.

Whether this comes in the form of tasty food, refreshing bevvies, unique gifts or unforgettable experiences – we’re pretty sure our region has something to help you set the tone for love!

Valentines sugar cookies in pink and red
Image: Pretty Dame Cute Kustom Cakes, Wyong
Tropical flower with spa treatments
Image: Aztec Day Spa & Skin Clinic, Tuggerah
Gift ideas

Retreat for two

Treat your partner to the ultimate couple’s spa treatment at Aztec Day Spa where you can spend time together and indulge, relax and unwind in an 8 person Roman spa. Enjoy a couple’s tropical massage as you lay side by side to sooth and calm body and mind.  

Trail Ride and Picnic

Glenworth Valley's Gourmet Picnic Trail Ride is the perfect gift to give to your valentine. Spend the morning horse trail riding in the wonderful wilderness then take a moment to capture the romance with a picnic lunch and cheese tasting at the half way point.

Something for the kiddies

Don't forget about the kiddies this Valentine's Day. Messy by Jesse had created adorable sensory play experiences to allow your little one to safely play and be creative on this day of love. They have released a special Valentine's mix of red, pink and white pasta, chickpeas and rice.

Beautiful bouquets

Delivering all over the Central Coast, brighten the day of your special someone with pretty posies of gorgeous flowers and customised gift hampers by talented local florist, Blue Ivy Florist.

Sweet tooth treats

Treat your loved ones with a gorgeous box of cookies and cupcakes from Pretty Damn Cute Kustom Cakes.

The art of love

Give the gift of art this Valentine’s Day to treasure for years to come. KAB Gallery at Terrigal showcases unique work from Australian and local artists.

Night in?

Melting Moments have you covered for a romantic night in with their luxe hand poured soy candles infused with a range of divine scents. 

Huge bouquet of red, pink and white flowers
Image: Blue Ivy Florist
White resin sculpture of animals kissing
Image: KAB Gallery, Terrigal

Masquerade Ball

Whether you're in a relationship or single, the Wyong League Club Valentine's Masquerade Ball is for everyone.  Celebrate love, enjoy a three-hour drink package and dance the night away to Tabu Soul's seven-piece band. Don't forget your masquerade mask! 

Romantic River Cruise

All aboard the Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler for an unforgettable Valentine's Day Dinner cruise meandering along the stunning Hawkesbury River. Now departing from Wiseman's Ferry, you and your valentine will indulge in a freshly prepared menu while you enjoy three hours of romantic wining and dining. 

For the active couple

For the active couple who enjoy the great doors, Elixir Journey’s self guided tour and gourmet grazing platter is a perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day together.  Experience the scenic views of Bouddi National Park, enjoy a swim at Maitland Bay or Bullimah Beach and finish your walk at Putty Beach where you will be welcomed with a deluxe beach set up and gourmet grazing platter. 

Luxury getaway, on the Coast

Escape the rush of everyday life and book a romantic, adults only, getaway at Kims Beachside Retreat relaxing in a luxury beach front villa or timber bungalow that are nestled in a sub-tropical bamboo forest. Breakfast included every day and massage treatments available.

Valentine's Day weekend date night

Summer Spandex is Naughty Noddle Fun Haus's annual sizzling summer & Valentine’s Cabaret night. Sold out annually, this unique and whacky night of fun brings a tasty morsel of the Sydney Mardi Gras Festival to the Central Coast with a \ high voltage night of fun, eclectic, tongue and cheek Va-Va Voom variety. 


Pink cocktail with red flower in glass
Image: Frankie's Rooftop, Woy Woy
Plate of osyters and red sauce served on platter
image: Yellowtail Restaurant, Terrigal
Boho Beach picnic on beach
Image: Elixir Journeys, Bouddi National Park
Chocolate mousse decorated with flowers
Image: Beachcomber, Toukley
Something tasty

Share the love

Food is always better shared and Suq Restaurant Valentine's Dinner menu allows you to share six exquisite courses inspired by flavours from Europe, North Africa, Mediterranean and Asia.

Breakfast by the Beach

Start the day of love at Cove Cafe with a wholesome breakfast and a beautiful ocean breeze! Afterwards enjoy an easy stroll hand in hand along Terrigal Boardwalk.

Dinner & Prosecco

Enjoy an evening of love at Avoca Beach House with a choice of two menus aptly named - Cupid's Feast or Lover's Banquet! There is a glass of prosecco or tap beer for everyone on arrival.

Picnic for two

Eden's Events can make you a gourmet picnic basket for two to enjoy at your favourite spot on the coast. Maybe you'll have a lunchtime picnic after a swim at one of the Coast's beautiful beaches or wait until later as the sun sets over the region?

Love at first bite

Take your someone special to Yellowtail and enjoy a scrumptious 5 course candlelit Valentine's dinner with a beautifully curated menu and an option to add on 1/2 dozen natural appellation oysters.  

For the love of cocktails

Sip a delicious cocktail overlooking the glittering waters of Woy Woy while snacking on freshly prepared tapas at Frankie's Rootop bar.

Love is in the ocean breeze

Give the gift of an elegant dining experience in the Hampton inspired Pelican’s restaurant at the Beachcomber. Guests will be greeted with a flute of champagne followed by an exquisite 3-course meal created by the resort’s talented chefs. A truly romantic evening right by the ocean.

Posies of love

This Valentine's Day why not treat your loved one to a romantic four-course tasting menu on Tuesday February 14th at The Wildflower Flower Bar & Dining. Enjoy a welcome Bellini on arrival and a handmade posie from the Bells Garden, to take home.

River Romance

The general store at Spencer has been recently renovated by new owners and is now called The Anchor Spencer. Be among the first to enjoy a mouth-watering 3 course Valentine’s Day dinner with views by the mighty Hawkesbury River.

More than just dinner

Have a night remember at Kooindah Waters. Guests will receive a glass of sparkling wine on arrival and dine on a delicious 3 course share menu. Each couple will also receive a special gift during the evening.

Music and Love

Listen to live acoustic music from Nick Read Entertainment as you enjoy a romantic evening at Magenta Shore's Barretts Restaurant this Valentine's Day with a specially prepared three course Valentines set menu dinner including a glass of sparkling on arrival.

Romance at Reef

Let your Valentine know how special they are with an evening out at Reef Restaurant. Relish in a three course set menu including a ‘Shared Lovers’ tasting dessert and enjoy the breath-taking ocean views making it a special night to remember.

Bircher museli with fresh berries
Image: Cove Cafe, Terrigal
Portion of chocolate cake with raspberry sorbet
Image: Suq Restaurant, Wamberal

Share the love

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