That time of year is fast approaching once more. Anxious males scurrying the high streets in search of last-minute gifts for their expectant partners, the time when sales of Me-To-You bears fly through the roof and Tesco transforms into a giant warehouse of affection.
The Island’s many offerings makes it a great choice for those looking for a simple romantic getaway by the coast, and a Valentine’s Day spent here means you’re spoilt for choice with a vast number of hotels, cottages and guest houses in various picturesque locations.
Take a look at some of the best deals and offers for this coming weekend below.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Garlic Farm
The romantic farm is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and the restaurant is taking bookings for the Saturday and Sunday night. It’s just £59.95 for a three-course menu for two including a glass of Prosecco.
Bookings and enquiries: 01983 867333
Jamie Thompson’s Popup Restaurant
The Undercroft at Aspire Holy Trinity Church is being transformed into a stunning pop-up restaurant for Valentine’s Day for one night only this Sunday, offering a spectacular cosy environment for a romantic evening to be treasured. Book now while there are places still available: 01983 716020
From the 12th – 15th February, you can book two nights at the family run bed and breakfast in Sandown and receive a free bottle of wine.
Bookings and enquiries: 01983402266
Dine & Stay
The Best Western New Holmwood Hotel & Restaurant is situated on the waters edge and enjoys spectacular sea views of both the sailing and the famous sunset off Egypt Point. For just £30 per person, you can enjoy a Valentine’s candlelit dinner at this picturesque location.
Bookings and enquiries: 01983292508
Ventnor Winter Gardens will play host to the Grand Valentine’s Ball on Saturday. Presented by The Red Carpet Affair, the event will include a buffet and a glamorous dress code – and with music until 2am, you’re covered all evening. The event is in aid of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust and you can get your tickets for £30.
Bookings and enquiries: 01983857757
Head down to the East Cowes Town Hall for an infatuating evening of music, Burlesque and cabaret. The show features the pole performer Pink Petite, cabaret troupe Allure and Cha Cha Le Burr, an international pole performer, as well as acoustic music and special guests. Tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the door.