Make Your Guy or Girl Swoon This Valentine’s Day in LA

Written By: Charlotte Farrell Valentine’s Day in LA


  1. Island Breeze, and Lights Down Low

Grab your bae and plan your overnight escape to Catalina Island. Try to spot a whale or some dolphins while you take in the sea breeze aboard the Catalina Express. Once on the island, don’t miss the top-rated Zip Line Eco Tour.


  1. Screen Time

Upgrade you movie-date game! We’re talkin’ reserved seating of fully-reclining leather seats, a stocked bar and in-theater waiter service. Cinépolis is the perfect spot to grab some luxe bites and watch a flick.

180 Promenade Wy
Westlake Village, CA


  1. Sp-All About It

If your sweetheart has been a bit stressed lately, the Larchmont Sanctuary Spa is offering three specialized packages just for Valentine’s Day that include a soak in a giant copper jacuzzi tub while sipping Champagne. Also expect chocolate-covered strawberries and a gift!

331 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA


  1. In Case You Want Some Culture

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Before you rush to grab some cheesy heart-shaped chocolate box and a teddy bear, why not consider spending a day exploring the vast, gorgeous space that is the Getty Villa? Pretend you know something about art to impress your partner, or soak in the breathtaking architecture and storied history of the property.

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272


  1. Nails on Fleek

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Sure, your lady will love some time at the nail salon, but why not add the fellas into the mix? The both of you can sit like the king and queen that you are in cozy chairs while your nails are clipped, buffed and manicured to perfection at Polish by Sand Spa in Manhattan Beach—pink polish not required!

3219 Highland Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266



  1. Hotel Angeleno

If you plan on a staycation, why not one with panoramic views of the sunset and the city for your boo? Lounge by the pool or sip during their daily wine hour to celebrate that special someone.

170 N Church Ln
Los Angeles, CA 90049


  1. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Views of the Pacific Ocean? Check. A massage and a facial at the Ocean Spa? Check. Locally inspired drinks and farm-to-table bites at in-house spot Barbelle? Check. Need we say more?

1700 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401


  1. Hotel Erwin

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Steps from the famous Venice boardwalk, Hotel Erwin is a laid-back, Cali-vibe hotel that’s the perfect destination if you need a little escape from the city without booking a pricey flight…especially if you’ve waited until the last minute!

1697 Pacific Ave
Venice, CA 90291


  1. That’s Amore!

Deluca Trattoria is the closest thing to buying a ticket to Florence and eating in a local joint. Reserve a table and chat with the owner, Andrea, while his mother Gabriella whips up some authentic Italian dishes to fill you and your honey up with love and good eats.

225 Richmond Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245


  1. Keep Things Spicy

Red O Taste of Mexico’s elevated Mexican cuisine is the perfect way to say “I love you” with a side of chips and guacamole and a Passion Fruit Butter Cake to add the cherry on top of a perfect evening.

1541 Ocean Ave, Ste 120
Santa Monica, CA 90401


  1. So Hip, So Cool

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The Culver City staple, Hayden, is offering an all-night happy hour. The two of you can have glasses of rosé and some oysters for $1.50 a piece, or select glasses of vino for $8 and a conserva board or charcuterie plate.

8820 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232


  1. Get Glowing

Illuminate Face and Body Bar in Brentwood is like a little oasis in the middle of all the hustle and bustle. Set your guy or girl up for the HydraFacial, a multi-step and non-invasive treatment that will have them beaming from their perfected complexion.

11710 Barrington Court
Los Angeles, CA 90049


  1. Ooh, La La!

Don’t get just any lingerie for the evening. It-girl favorite Journelle just opened up a shop in Westfield Century City, and we are running, not walking, to buy a set that will surely make an impression.

10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067


  1. Scent-Sational

Skylar Body is the Insta-worthy perfume filling the shelves of influencers and is great for a last minute gift. For Valentine’s Day, the brand will be shelling out a limited-edition Love Notes Duo, which includes their signature “Arrow” and “Meadow” fragrances.


  1. Breath of Fresh Air

Otherland will be having a limited-edition Valentine’s Day Candlegram, which includes a candle gift set in the cutest packaging inspired by vintage scarves, artist Henri Matisse and the legendary LA flower market, so no need to spend time frantically wrapping their gift—we won’t judge.

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