Ideas for a Great Valentine’s Day Date (Destinations and Things To Do)

Have the best time with the best person in your life on V-Day, without going broke the next day.

For some, Valentine’s Day is a big day, as important as Christmas and their Birthdays, and for some, it would literally mean breaking their bank accounts or getting broke the following day. Splurging for yourself and your special someone is not bad, but planning ahead of time would make things easy for you and your wallet.


Aside from the customary flowers and chocolates, here are some great places and ideas you can go to on Valentine’s Day that are affordable and most will not have you skip V-Day Tuesday work:


dinner-cruiseDinner Cruise at Manila Bay

Most couples love to eat and travel, so why not try something new while doing both by enjoying a dinner date, cruising along Manila Bay. Magsaysay Philippines – Sun Cruises offers dinner cruises twice daily at an affordable price, with live on board entertainment, relaxing and romantic atmosphere with a fantastic plated dinner (buffet on weekends). Departing from Mall of Asia Jetty Terminal and will cruise around the bay for 1 and a half hour. Visit our website to learn more.

  • Price: P550 – P650 per person
  • Food: yes
  • Where: Manila – Mall of Asia Jetty Terminal
  • Advance booking might be required to guarantee seats


4-copy-smallCorregidor Romantic Getaway Tour

From the same company that offers dinner cruises in Manila, Sun Cruises is offering a discounted rate of P5,500 for 2 person on Corregidor Day Tours on all weekends of February, including V-Day. This includes roundtrip ferry transfers from MoA Jetty Terminal to Corregidor, entrance fees in the island, guided tour, picnic lunch, souvenirs and special gift for the ladies (P6,000++ total value)

  • Price: P5,500 for 2 person
  • Food: yes
  • Where: Manila – Mall of Asia Jetty Terminal
  • Advance booking might be required to guarantee seats


gsHair-Mani-Pedi bonding session

Guys, take an honest conversation with your special someone and we guarantee you that they would love that you join her for a mani or pedi session. It doesn’t make you less of a man and it even gives you an opportunity to know more about her. Pamper her nails and crowning glory and you will be the King of her heart (at least for a day)!


16299513_1083873188391701_4120952036502265562_nAmerican and Asian Fusion Cuisine in Davao

Good food and a cozy place are one of the standards for a perfect date. Thankfully for couples in Davao, Pepperplate is there to serve you. Couples get to enjoy delectable dishes prepared by an international chef, while sitting in an intimate atmosphere. If the mouth watering photos of the dishes posted in their Facebook page won’t have you flying straight there right now, I hope their 4.7 out 5 star rating would convince you to at least try it out.

  • Price: P200 above per person depending dish
  • Food: yes
  • Where: Palma Gil Street, Davao (fronting Royal Mandaya Hotel and UCPB Gen)
  • Advance booking might be required to guarantee seats


muHome Staycation – Go online to a New Continent

Okay, so it might sound all weird, but staycation technically means having a vacation in one’s home country and may involve a trip to local attractions. Simply put. it just means that both of you stay at one of either’s home, drop your phones and gadgets, open your laptop or PC (one for each preferably), download one of the best online games on PC and embark on a journey online. MU Online Philippines is one of the leading online role-playing game in the world with a huge Filipino community, dynamic game play and superior 3D graphics. Although “Role playing” might sound kinky, but trust us, it’s adventurous in a wholesome kind of way.

  • Price: Free
  • Food: no
  • Where: Your place or hers/his



Valentine’s Day may not be a regular holiday, nor is it a day to splurge or shower things to your special someone, but it is a day celebrated worldwide about love. The joy you have, not just for with partner, but also with your family and friends.


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