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8 Romantic Things To Do On Valentine's Day In Silicon Valley

Lauren Brocato, Lauren Gruber, Emma Bowen, Laura Ness | December 14, 2020 | Lifestyle

Whether you cuddle on the couch with a glass of Cabernet and gourmet chocolates, or opt for a romantic staycation close to home, our list covers everything you'll need to wow your beloved on Valentine's Day. Get inspired with these exquisite gifts and experiences, and your special day in Silicon Valley will be nothing short of perfect.

When you're done perusing this list, check out how to celebrate Valentine's Day 2021 in our other markets: Aspen, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, NYC, Orange County, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Scottsdale, and Washington D.C.

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See also: 6 Thoughtful Valentine's Day Gifts For The Man In Your Life

Buy an arrangement from Village Flower Shoppe

2237 El Camino Real, Palo Alto / Website

This family-owned flower shop is one of the area's few, and it's offering incredible luxury bouquets that will put all other gifts to shame. The “Purple Flair” bouquet ($425) is quite popular, mixing an array of violet Delphiniums, Orchids and Hydrangeas for those wanting a pop of purple, as is the Rose Rapture Designers Choice, in which the designer hand-selects a blend of lavender, pink and light pink Roses, and Spray Roses for a pretty, feminine arrangement that will make anyone feel special and loved.

Enjoy a virtual wine tasting with Passalacqua Winery


If you’d prefer to sample wines from the comfort of your backyard, Passalacqua Winery offers completely virtual wine tastings in a variety of themes. The Light, Bright & Fun set ($150) tastes just like summer with refreshing bottles of sauvignon blanc, rosé and chardonnay paired with a private virtual tasting session. For a more personalized experience, the Sample Sips kit includes three curated two-ounce pours suited to your personal palate, gleaned from a virtual consultation.

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Lock it down with this gorgeous heart key necklace from Tiffany's. Adorn your loved one in the sparkling pendant accented with shimmering diamonds for an elegant look that truly says "I love you."

See also: 9 Sweet Valentine's Day Gifts For Her

Sport an outfit from Franco Másoma


Bearing Franco Shoja’s first name and his wife’s last name, the shop sells apparel for men and women. Shoja has suited former San Francisco 49er and Super Bowl veteran Roger Craig, Mark Zuckerberg’s fashion-minded father, and rock stars playing the Mountain Winery. Still, most of his clients are tech execs in their late 20s through their 60s. Let Shoja design the perfect blouse or cocktail dress. He can even make custom leather duffels. He sources most of his fabrics from Italy, including houses Ermenegildo Zegna, Loro Piana, Lanificio F.lli Cerruti and Reda. Make an appointment with Shoja, and cut the figure of an Italian movie star.

Delight in a sweet treat from Timothy Adams Chocolates


Timothy Adams Chocolates has a sweet surprise for everyone. From caramelized ivory to dark salted caramel and Crème Fraîche, this selection of gourmet flavors is vast and alluring. The shop ships chocolates and gift boxes as well, each filled with a colorful variety of delectable desserts.

Order takeout from Evvia

420 Emerson St, Palo Alto / Website

Experience the flavors of Greece from the comfort of your home this Valentine's Day over a beautiful meal from Evvia Estiatorio. The takeout menu features the Evvia Pita, fish, rib-eye, lamb and a selection of decadent desserts like the baklava drizzled with honey syrup served with a side of icea cream.

See also: 7 Gift Ideas For A Fun-Filled Galentine's Day

Plan a staycation at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay

1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay / Website

You don't have to travel far to experience the relaxing nature of Northern California, even if it's just for one night. Plan a staycation to the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay for a quick, intimate getaway. The spa and golf resort is the perfect spot for you and your loved one to escape the stress of the outside world and celebrate Valentine's Day in paradise.

Relax at a Canyon Ranch wellness retreat

16350 Skyline Blvd, Woodside / Website

Canyon Ranch Woodside's wellness retreat will reset, refresh and recharge you and your beloved. The lowkey schedule of events and activities is designed to help you unwind. A property full of high-end amenities, a menu of healthy meals and curated sleep aides are always included to assure the experience is stress-free from start to finish. A retreat at Canyon Ranch is the ultimate form of self-care for two.

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