Explore Squamish - January 11, 2018

5 Ways to Do Date Night In Squamish

Need a few last-minute date night ideas? Whether this Valentine’s Day is your first or your twenty-first, we’re setting the mood for dreamy date nights and spontaneous Squamish adventures. 

 

1. STAY IN

Dim the lights, turn on the fireplace, cuddle up and settle in for a cosy evening at home. 
 
What You’ll Get
The romance and surprise of Valentine’s Day in the quiet comfort of your own living room. 
 
What You’ll Need:
 
Flowers: Choose roses for tradition, tulips for spring, cut orchids for sophistication or lilies for fragrance. 
Bubbly: Pick up an Aphrodisiacal Chili Chocolate Elixir distilled locally by Gillespie’s Fine Spirits and Distillery.
Dinner: Cook your own signature dish or trust the chefs at Black Katz Catering who offer everything from warm and cold canapés to a private dinner for two.
 

2. GO AU NATURAL

Skip the makeup and venture above the treeline where you’ll soak in the beauty of our natural bonsai, giant old growth trees and majestic winter landscape, all courtesy of none other than the Sea to Sky Gondola
 
What You’ll Get:
An authentic Sea to Sky experience that will deliver must-see viewpoints high above Howe Sound. 
 

3. CLASS IT UP

Savour the sophistication of an upscale dining experience right here in Squamish at Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar
 
What You’ll Get:  A Pacific Northwest inspired menu that will dazzle your taste buds and impress your special someone. 
 
What To Try: Wagyu Beef grilled flat and iron cut with kale, chimichurri, and smoked salt. 
 

4. GET CRAFTY

Have you toured our breweries? If your Valentine appreciates quality craft beer this could be your best date ever. Spend an evening on the Squamish Craft Tasting Trail and sample local brews and spirits from Howe Sound Brewing, A-Frame Brewing, Backcountry Brewing and Gillespie's Fine Spirits
 
What You’ll Get: An array of world-class brews just waiting to be savoured. 
 
What You’ll Need:  Safe transportation from place to place, and reservations where possible. To view the map of Squamish's Craft Tasting Trail click here
 

5. WATCH THE SUNSET

Quest University Canada is one of the best and most easily accessible spots for picnicking and sunset viewing. 
 
What You’ll Get:
Fresh air, colourful skies, mountain views and the feeling of “Why don’t we do this more often?”. 
 
What You’ll Need:
A blanket and picnic basket full of artisan cheeses, authentic French croissants and chocolate (of course). 
 

 

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