Love and romance blossoms in February and help you snuggle up to the one your love, or ways to enjoy the things you love, we’ve put together a sampling of things to spoil yourself or loved one during Valentine’s Day Week 2018.

Sweets for your Sweet
Find artful chocolate that are true masterpieces to the eye and palate at Punta Gorda Chocolate & Wine. Chocolate and other confections are made in house and are as delicious as they look. Pair sweets with cheese, bottle of fine wine, or pack of craft beer. This chocolate boutique is worth a visit year-round. Learn more on their Facebook page.

Valentine’s Day Romance Package at the Wyvern Hotel and 88 Keys Florida
In Punta Gorda, indulge in a delicious dinner at 88 Keys Florida featuring a 16 oz. New York strip steak and two Maine lobster tails then end it with divine chocolate cherry cake for dessert. Spoil yourself in the lush accommodations of the Wyvern Hotel for the night. The package is $289 per room, per couple, per night plus tax and gratuity.  Or, dinner only is $90 plus tax and gratuity. Available Feb. 14 – 17, 2018. Learn more by visiting the Wyvern Hotel’s website. or Facebook Page.

Make Some Waves with Riding the Waves
Enjoy a thrilling evening with a 2.5-hour Date Night Sunset Tour in a two-person powered catamaran with Riding the Waves. The guided tour includes a cruise through Lemon Bay to observe coastal wildlife and walk along the beach to gather seashells and hunt for fossilized shark teeth. Cheese and crackers, cooler and ice cold water will be provided, and roses and dessert will be provided on Valentine’s Day. The cost is $180 per boa or $90 per person plus tax. Available Feb. 12 – 18, 2018. Learn more on the Riding the Waves website or Facebook Page.

Dinner with a Waterside View
Located on the water in Cape Haze, Leverock’s Restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s menu you will certainly love. Entrees include King Crab Legs, Pan Seared Sea Bass, and Stuffed Chicken Marsala. Raise a glass and toast love with one of their drink specials, including Beau Joie Brut Rose Champagne from Epernay, France, available by the glass or bottle. Prices vary and the special menu is available on Valentine’s Day. Visit the Leverock’s website or Facebook page.

If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, hop on the water taxi located behind Leverock’s and ride it to Rum Bay Restaurant, sister restaurant to Leverock’s. Here, another delicious menu awaits to share with your loved one.  The water taxi is $6 per person and a 20-minute journey through the Intracoastal. View Rum Bay’s menu online or visit their Facebook page.

For a list of additional events and things to do, visit our calendar of events that is updated weekly.