Romance in Tampa Bay
Is time alone with that special someone just what the doctor ordered? There's no better place to spend it than in the Tampa Bay area. Whether it's a dinner or lunch-time cruise, dolphin spotting at your hotel's beach--even swimming in an exhibit at the aquarium-- you're sure to create memories neither of you will soon forget.
Comfort Inn and Suites — Clearwater Beach, FL. This hotel offers the perfect mix of quality accommodations and affordability. The hotel offers complimentary continental breakfast and newspaper, rooms with pool or ocean views, and a heated outdoor swimming pool. Rooms feature cable television and in-room coffee makers.
The Starlite Majesty. The brass and mirrored interior of this 115-foot vessel offers a beautiful background for a romantic evening for two. The Majesty features three decks and offers ample room for observation. You and your sweetheart can enjoy an exquisite meal at your specially reserved table. You will have your choice of entrees, and your meal will be prepared by an award-winning chef. After dinner, you can gaze into each others eyes as you dance to the live music or take a romantic walk on one of the decks. Both lunch and dinner cruises are offered.
The Starlite Princess. When you want to take a romantic narrated cruise along the shores of Florida's inland waters, this cruise is exactly what you need. With dinner and lunch cruises available, anytime is a good time to take advantage of the romantic atmosphere this authentic paddle boat has to offer. Keep an eye out for the dolphins - it's not uncommon to see them frolicking in the water.
The Florida Aquarium. You and your honey will enjoy spending the day discovering over 10,000 aquatic plants and animals that call the waters their home. You'll see animals like sharks, stingrays, otters, dolphins, jellyfish and more. Make some one-of-a-kind memories together - for an additional cost, you and your sweetheart can swim in the Coral Reefs Exhibit.
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University of South Florida Botanical Gardens. These gardens offer the perfect backdrop for a romantic hand-in-hand stroll. On your walk, you'll see collections that include orchids, begonias, mallows, Bromeliads, gingers, ferns, androids, fruit trees, palms, cycads, carnivorous plants, herb and scent gardens and more. Plants aren't the only things that contribute to this romantic atmosphere. You'll see a butterfly garden, gopher tortoises and over 60 species of birds.
Busch Gardens. When visiting the Tampa Bay area with your sweetheart, you absolutely have to stop by Busch Gardens or your vacation won't be complete. The theme park is based on encounters of the African continent and features thrill rides, a zoo with over 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games. Recently voted the most popular theme park in Florida, you're sure to love this Tampa Bay attraction.
Adventure Island. Are you two looking for an adventure? Then Adventure Island is the place to be. This water park features 30 acres of slides, corkscrews, waterfalls, and wave pools to satisfy your craving for excitement and thrills. Adventure Island also offers caf's, an arcade, picnic areas and gift shop.