Love is all you need, or so said the Beatles. Romantic walks along the beach, unforgettable dinners by candlelight, and amazing sunsets all certainly add to the romantic ambiance found in this Southern California locale. In Orange County there are so many places for couples to discover or rediscover. A romantic getaway can be filled with an arrary of activities or just a walk on the beach. A few to consider would to take in breathtaking vista while walking along the rugged shoreline of Laguna Beach, sailing in Newport Harbor in a intimate gondola, or experiences a relaxing couples spa day in one of our signature resort spas.

Just outside of OC, see the sun rise in a hot air balloon over the beautiful vineyards in Temecula. The hour-long balloon ride gives you a view of the picturesque Temecula Valley wine country.  Once back on the ground, it’s time for wine tasting – there more than 20 popular boutique wineries to explore, many with inviting picnic areas perfect for two.

There is nothing like a ride along the coast in a convertible, let your hair down and cruise the historic PCH (Pacific Coast Highway).
Starting at Seal Beach, take a relaxing drive south along PCH, the highway known for its expansive coastal and ocean views.  Enjoy romantic activities along the way, such as a walk along the Huntington Beach pier, the longest in California, a romantic gondola ride in Newport Harbor, an Auto Ferry ride to quaint Balboa Island where you can share the popular Balboa Bar ice cream treat, stroll through the intriguing art galleries dotting Laguna Beach or discover the “Spanish Village by the Sea,” San Clemente where the rich Spanish architecture is the perfect escape location.

A landmark building in Laguna Beach since 1938 overlooking the picturesque Laguna coast and the Pacific Ocean. Serving fresh seafood and authentic Mexican dishes inspired by the sun-drenched resorts of the Mexican Riviera. One of the most popular and famous restaurants in Southern California. Child's menu. Dress: upscale casual. Banquet capacity: up to 100 persons. Open daily for D; B, L M-Sa; Su Br.

21 Oceanfront is located next to the Newport Pier, just steps from the sand. Our breathtaking ocean view provides the backdrop for the perfect dinner. An award-winning restaurant and wine list are sure to provide you and your guests with an extraordinary dining experience.

With three beautifully appointed dining rooms, 21 Oceanfront provides multiple venues for private parties, corporate events and special events ranging from wedding receptions to holiday gatherings. Dinner is served nightly, in addition to live entertainment. The lounge opens at 4pm daily with an amazing Happy Hour six nights a week from 4pm-7pm. Attire is business casual or upscale resort. Complimentary roundtrip transportation is available for groups of 6 or more.

Located on a secluded hilltop, Orange Hill's casual elegance and romantic charm add up to a wonderful experience. The bill of fare includes shrimp scampi, seafood, pasta, stir fry and steak. Banquet capacity: 250. D, Sun. BR.