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Romantic and Memorable Dating Ideas

Updated on September 5, 2014

Love is indeed painting the town red, as love is in the air, especially this coming Valentine's Day or any day of the year where your romantic juices are overflowing. Pre or post Valentines, for sure, couples and lovers, from all walks of life will surely fill restaurants, bars, cinemas, motels, suites, and hotels to celebrate Valentines Day.

However, ubiquitous places to spend the Valentines Day or any other special day such as anniversary or the likes, may prove to be monotonous and boring. For a change instead of spending your date in common places why not try something different, that is, filled with more adventures, romance, or perhaps more exciting. Make your date more memorable by skipping the usual places by finding unique and intimate place to enjoy. Here are some places where love will surely be felt by the two of you.


The Manila Ocean Park in the Philippines. Image from www.manila.gov.ph
The Manila Ocean Park in the Philippines. Image from www.manila.gov.ph

Aquariums

 

An Ocean Park or the likes is perhaps one of the best places to go. A larger than life experience indeed, will allow you to see different fishes that come in various shapes, sizes and color. Looking at them with your loved ones is truly a pleasant experience as you get captivated with angel fishes, sharks, turtles, eels, parrot fishes and many more. Enjoy the fishes swimming in school or see them looking for food bits underneath the rock crevices.

Have fun while enjoying each other's company in a comedy bar. Picture from www.lola-hh.de
Have fun while enjoying each other's company in a comedy bar. Picture from www.lola-hh.de

Comedy Club

Drinking some light drinks whilst laughing together will not only wear away stress but will also gives you a fine moment together with your loved ones. The antics pulled out by the comedians will indeed lift your spirits, and before you knew you it will be talking about the antics of these clowns, nyahahaha, on your way home and even in the days ahead.

A lovely sunset whilst on a beach can be romantic backdrop.
A lovely sunset whilst on a beach can be romantic backdrop.

Beach

Who says that going to beach, is just for summer. Going to beach with your Valentines Day to enjoy the heat of the sun while you frolic in the sand and having good time together can also be enjoying and at the same time romantic. Bring with you a picnic basket and a blanket, play ball games like volleyball and basketball near the water and tell stories together like what is the best summer getaways your partner have been to that is exciting and memorable. You may apply or reapply sunscreen on your partner’s back.

A picture tells a thuosand tales and this is evidenr with the faces of the lovebirds here and this will show you why a date in a botanical garden is a must try.
A picture tells a thuosand tales and this is evidenr with the faces of the lovebirds here and this will show you why a date in a botanical garden is a must try.

Botanical Garden

A truly romantic treat, a date in the Botanical can be very passionate and warm. Imagine yourself strolling around lawns that are delicately well taken good care of smelling the fragrance of flowers around you, and seeing different groves of blossoming trees, truly a romantic scene isn’t it.

Take time to sit in the woods with your date and sip a cup of tea or coffee while enjoying the landscapes around you. This is also a place to talk about the future, plans or everything under the sun.

Definitely an extreme yet very memorable date.
Definitely an extreme yet very memorable date.

Arcade

Challenging your partner at your local arcades that abount in malls can be fun and at the same time romantic. Buy handful of tokens playing as many games as you can, then keep track on both of your the win-loss of slate. Redeem the prize you’ve won by surrendering the tickets you accumulated. If video-oke is available, find time to belt out your voice and sing your favorite songs in duet or in solo. This will surely be a fun and the same time stimulate you to reminisce some good ‘ole times both of you have together many moons ago.

Go Bungee Jumping

Exciting and will surely spur adrenaline rush, bungee jumping sill indeed pump your blood. You may opt to have a double harness while clinging together while you both of you get a drop. This date is indeed filled with excitement and fear. Plan your next extreme date adventure once you overcome this thrilling experience, though.

 

Museums

Art paintings, historic artifacts, inventions and many more will surely give both of you pleasure while increasing your knowledge about anything. This seems an intellectual endeavor yet can be romantic as well as you will surely eavesdrop on your partner while strolling and seeing fascinating things around you.

Zoo

Have a date in a zoo and you’ll get in touch in nature. See fascinating animals together and get captivated with their various features, and behaviors. See for yourself the chimpanzees, giraffes, elephants, tigers, lions, deers, snakes and many more

Watching a Ball Game Event

Why not watch both of your favorite team whether it is basketball, football, American football, baseball or the likes. Rooting for your favorite team with your partner is indeed fun, as you get mesmerized with the different moves or plays of some fine athletes around, and soon enough you are part of the crowd supporting the home team, cheering them on to stage a rally when they are trailing or nurse their lead over their opponents.

Thanks a lot for the read!

A date in a zoo can be unusual but for sure things that are common tends to eked out a space in both of your heart and minds, besides getting close with nature will surely gives the two of you fascination.
A date in a zoo can be unusual but for sure things that are common tends to eked out a space in both of your heart and minds, besides getting close with nature will surely gives the two of you fascination.

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    • PegCole17 profile image

      Peg Cole 

      6 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      These are great ideas for a special date that both parties will remember for a long time. I like the aquarium, garden and museum ones since they lend to quiet observation and holding hands and walking. The bungee jumping, well, not for me, anyway. At least not on the first date!

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      Jamiehousehusband 

      8 years ago from Derbyshire, UK

      You're right restaurants are not always the answer - these other things, like walking on the beach we seem to do when courting (that's my old fashioned bit coming out)but they shouldn't stop when married. For me it would be the botanical garden or ocean park - that looks real fun! Thanks for great ideas - it's my birthday soon and we're having a special day out.

    • GeneralHowitzer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gener Geminiano 

      8 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      @pdh, hehehe I could've shown a sexy pic here withthat bungee but I might get flagged with it. We dated just at a fastfood chain sigh. How about you Maita.

      @HP - Yeah it is certainly.

    • H P Roychoudhury profile image

      H P Roychoudhury 

      8 years ago from Guwahati, India

      Love is universal. It is love that makes life enjoyable.

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      prettydarkhorse 

      8 years ago from US

      wow, bunjee jumping hehe, I like that idea GH, Saan kayo nag date? Maita

    • GeneralHowitzer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gener Geminiano 

      8 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Glad you visit, thanks a lot too.

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      mother n son 

      8 years ago

      Very nice ideas Thankx

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