A couple takes a romantic boat tour in Melbourne, FL

A boat tour in Melbourne, FL

A Time for Romance in Melbourne, FL

What spices up a relationship more than a romantic trip for two? Besides long walks on the beach and sunrises on the shore, Melbourne & The Beaches has tons of options for the perfect romantic getaway. Bed and breakfast options are available throughout the area and are a perfect way to wind down and relax. With bedside service at one’s own accord, it’s impossible to not fall in love with the beautiful, relaxed atmosphere. Or indulge in a lavish hotel choice and enjoy oceanfront views and top-rated service.

Come to Melbourne for a Romantic Getaway

Plan a romantic getaway for that special someone and create lasting memories. Take a stroll in Historic Downtown Melbourne and try out one of the numerous restaurants along the way. Have a classic dinner and show date by attending one of the many productions playing. Visit one of the dozen local art museums and experience the culture of Melbourne through beautiful artwork and creative pieces. Take a walk with nature and enjoy the local botanical garden for picturesque views and beautiful flowers. Think outside of the box in Melbourne and try something new. Learn to set sail or explore your artistic side with a painting experience. No matter which experience or the time of day, a romantic getaway in Melbourne can provide that fuzzy, exciting, relaxed feeling for any relationship.

EGAD Mural Tour

The Eau Gallie Arts District added 19 new murals to their community essentially making it an outdoor museum. The murals have revitalized the arts district into a beautiful community that's quaintly nestled within the live oak-lined streets. Take a stroll and take in the sights as you explore the artists' creativity.

The Shark Toof mural in the Eau Gallie Arts District
Catch a Show

From comedians to concerts and Broadway performances, Melbourne offers a variety of shows throughout the year at both the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts and The Henegar Center for the Arts. 

Live theater at the Henegar Center in Downtown Melbourne
Florida Tech Botanical Gardens

The Florida Tech Botanical Garden sets the stage for a romantic date with its beautiful landscapes, butterfly garden, creek and picnic area.

A couple navigates the natural beauty of the Florida tech Botanical Garden in Melbourne, FL
At the Helm Sailing

Sailing out of Melbourne, At the Helm Sailing is a great way to relax with someone special. Sail by day or during moonlight on a 32-foot sailing yacht. 

A sail boat tour in Melbourne, FL
Intracoastal Brewing Company

Named after the Intracoastal Waterway, this microbrewery in the downtown Eau Gallie Arts District captures the local vibe with its relaxed atmosphere. The tasting room overlooks the brewing area and features the brewmasters’ appealing flavors.

A cold beer on the patio at Intracoastal Brewing Company in Eau Gallie, FL
Painting with a Twist

Painting with a Twist Melbourne is not your average art studio. This fun and unique art studio offers a one-of-a-kind experience. Gather your friends, bring your own wine and get ready to create your very own masterpiece during an instructional art session. 

A group of people enjoying a night out at Painting with a Twist
Crane Creek Inn Waterfront Bed & Breakfast

Immerse yourself in a true “Old Florida” atmosphere with an exceptional experience in a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere. Guests are offered an abundance of amenities such as luxury bedding, private patios/decks, and an extensive breakfast menu to choose from. 

A view of the river from the pool at the Crane Creek Inn Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
Azure Estate

Azure Estate is a unique vacation rental directly on the beach. Its convenient location offers quick access to Melbourne Beach restaurants and shops, and the beach access is secluded and peaceful.

The pool view at the Azure Estate in Melbourne Beach, FL
Windemere Inn by the Sea Bed & Breakfast

Steps from the warm waters of the Atlantic, this Florida beach-side inn's 11 guest rooms feature king and queen size rooms all with private baths, some with whirlpool tubs and private ocean view balconies. Each room offers flat screened TVs, wireless high speed internet, luxury linens and amenities. Visit their Nest for a relaxing massage...

An aerial view of the ocean directly behind the Windemere Inn by the Sea Bed & Breakfast in Melbourne Beach, FL
Tuckaway Shores Resort

Tuckaway Shores Resort is a direct ocean front "Old Florida" style resort with spacious one bedroom suites which offer patios, balconies or picture windows with either ocean view or partial ocean view availability. 

The view of the ocean from a balcony at Tuckaway Shores in Melbourne Beach, FL
Port D'hiver Bed & Breakfast

This award winning retreat is where modern luxury, historic charm and ocean breezes come together for the ultimate beachside getaway.

A couple walks to their room at the Port D'hiver Bed & Breakfast in Melbourne Beach, FL
Crowne Plaza Oceanfront

Wake up to the calls of seagulls, splash in the warm surf, and swim in the pool at Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront. This beachfront hotel is located an hour from major attractions such as Walt Disney World. 

An ocean view from the pool area at the Crowne Plaza in Melbourne, FL
Yellow Dog Café

The Yellow Dog Café is an award-winning restaurant nestled on the banks of the Indian River Lagoon that boasts a fine dining experience that very few on the Space Coast can rival. Their menu offers a wide selection of exquisite appetizers, entrees and desserts to satisfy any appetite.

A dessert at the Yellow Dog Café in Palm Bay, FL
Djon’s Steak & Lobster House

Consistently rated as one of the finest restaurants on the Space Coast, Djon's Steak & Lobster House is classic fine dining that serves up a sumptuous menu featuring tender steaks, lamb chops, seafood and veal.

A perfectly cooked steak at Djon’s Steak & Lobster House in Palm Bay, FL
Mainstreet Pub

Serving lunch and dinner, this casual pub serves a variety of appetizers, sandwiches, and salads. They are known for their fresh-squeezed cocktails, especially their Orange Crush, which is made with fresh squeezed orange juice, orange flavored vodka and a few other secret ingredients.

A bbq pork sandwich from the Mainstreet Pub in Downtown Melbourne
The Mansion

The Mansion is a unique mix of dining, drinks, gourmet food and spirit shopping in Downtown Melbourne. With plenty of room for small or large groups, their multi-level restaurant serves up made-from-scratch foods that change with the seasons, so your palate will always be pleasantly surprised.

The rooftop terrace overlooking the river at The Mansion in Melbourne, FL
Scott's on Fifth

Inspired by the crystal clear blue waters of the Caribbean, Scott’s on Fifth is an intimate, stylish beachfront restaurant with each meal made to perfection.

Fresh seafood from Scott's on Fifth in Indialantic, FL
Café Coconut Cove

This hidden gem in Melbourne Beach offers great views of the Indian River Lagoon and some of the flavors of the Rhineland and Germany. Menu items include bratwurst, béarnaise schnitzel, pork shank, seared tuna steak, and Black Forest cake.

A dessert at the Café Coconut Cove in Melbourne Beach, FL
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Vacation Planner for Florida’s Space Coast

The official Space Coast Vacation Planner Guide is now available. There are two ways to get yours: