Why Planning Your Valentine’s Day in Santa Fe Is the Best Decision

Show your sweetheart just how much they mean to you with a getaway to “the City Different!” Our area has everything you’ll need for a romantic trip from mouthwatering food to countless nearby wineries to a breathtaking landscape! Here’s everything you need to know to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day in Santa Fe.

We’ve listed some great ideas below for your romantic surprise. However, there are endless things to do and see in and around Santa Fe! Access our complimentary Vacation Guide for that ultimate planning resource all from a local’s perspective.


Plan the Most Romantic Valentine’s Day in Santa Fe

Explore the New Mexico Wine Trail

There are more than 14 wineries, vineyards, and wine bars within one hour of Santa Fe. “The City Different” is the perfect home base for someone looking to explore the New Mexico Wine Trail. Some of the closest wineries and wine bars include Hervé Wine Bar315 Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Casa Abril Vineyards & Winery. Many of our countryside casitas provide a breathtaking and comfortable place to have a glass of our new favorite wine. Easily pair some of Santa Fe’s best food and wine with a food tour! Wander New Mexico offers four distinct tours that each highlight something special about the city’s culinary scene. Be sure to book in advance because the tours fill up quickly around Valentine’s Day.

Indulge in a Romantic Dinner

If a food tour isn’t your thing, you can go the classic route with a nice, romantic dinner. Santa Fe’s culinary scene is full of amazing fine dining restaurants that offer a wide variety of tastes. Sassella features innovative Italian dishes that look just as good as they taste. Joseph’s Culinary Pub is a fine dining experience that takes traditional New American fare and elevates it with lots of creativity. You’ll also want to be sure to make a reservation in advance because these are popular restaurants even when it’s not a holiday.

Watch the Sunset at the Bell Tower Bar

The Bell Tower Bar is located on the fifth floor of La Fonda on the Plaza. The outdoor bar is often touted as the best rooftop bar in the city and is frequented by people of all ages. Order a margarita and watch as the sky colors itself in oranges, pinks, and purples.

Get a Couples Massage

Really treat your partner and yourself with a couples massage! Absolute Nirvana Spa often offers a Valentine’s Day special for the entire month of February, so you can celebrate anytime during the month. You can either get your sweetheart a complete spa bundle for themselves or save on any add-on when you book a couples massage. Either way, your loved one will be happy.

Cozy Up in Your CasitaPaz Santa Fe

Most of our Santa Fe vacation rentals provide the perfect romantic setting for your Valentine’s Day getaway. Choose between casitas with a hot tub, amazing views, an awesome patio with a fire pit, or all three! Cuddle up with your sweetheart and enjoy the bottle of wine you picked up earlier that day from a local winery. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with an authentic Santa Fe experience and believe that all starts with the perfect vacation rental.

Browse our properties and start planning your Valentine’s Day in Santa Fe today!