Celebrate Island-style With Your Valentine At Moody Gardens
Make a Date for a Dinner Cruise, Under the Sea, a Caribbean Feast or Some Golf or Spa Time
Whether your idea of a romantic date includes dinner with stunning sunset views, dining next to some Gentoo penguins, a day on the links or a relaxing couples’ massage, Moody Gardens offers something for everyone to love. For reservations call (409)683-4238 or visit moodygardens.org/valentines.
Caribbean Lover Waves Dinner: A Charming Sunset Dinner with Your Sweetheart
The Garden Restaurant with its breathtaking views of Offats Bayou makes a truly memorable backdrop for a Valentine’s dinner date on Friday, February 15th.
The Caribbean Lover Waves Dinner includes six courses or “waves” that start with a berry leaf salad and includes ceviche, seafood cioppino, grilled gulf grouper, petite rib eye, and jumbo sweet pink shrimp before finishing up with chocolate lovers layer cake for two. Guests can also choose between a bottle of champagne or wine.
Guests will receive a rose for her, a cigar for him, a souvenir photo from the Red Carpet and a personal animal encounter. The evening will also feature live music. The Caribbean Lover Waves Dinner is $200 for a couple and $380 for four people.
Sea of Love: A Romantic Dinner Under the Sea with Your Valentine
The Aquarium Pyramid makes a truly memorable backdrop for a Valentine’s dinner date on Saturday, February 16th.
With the three-course dinner, couples can reserve a table in one of five ocean exhibit areas: Gulf of Mexico, North Pacific, South Pacific, South Atlantic, and the Caribbean. Stingrays, sharks, seals, and sea lions, as well as several different species of fish all provide terrific ambiance.
The Sea of Love Valentine’s Dinner includes soup or salad, entrée choices of Prime Rib Eye Steak with Gulf Shrimp or Wild Caught Salmon with Gulf Shrimp and dessert for two of Chocolate Raspberry Opera Cake with Fresh Berries and Chef’s Irish Liqueur Whipped Cream with the option of a bottle of champagne or wine. Guests will receive a rose and one souvenir photo. Aquarium biologists will also be on hand for “meet and greet” opportunities.
The Sea of Love Valentine’s Dinner packages start at $200 per couple, with a seating preference.
A Love Boat Dinner Cruise
Let your cares float away on a romantic two-hour cruise around Offats Bayou on the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat on Saturday, February 16th.
Guests will board by 6pm for the cruise to begin at 7pm, (weather permitting). The evening includes a dinner buffet featuring lobster Cobb salad, carved prime rib of beef with au jus and horseradish crème, pan roasted salmon with wild mushrooms and risotto, smothered chicken with caramelized onions and bacon lardons, au gratin potatoes, jumbo citrus asparagus, and creamed spinach as well as an assorted dessert table. Other highlights include a cash bar, music and dancing. The Dinner Cruise is $230 per couple with a window seat, and $210 per couple with a non-window seat. For reservations call (409)683-4419.
Golf Fore Two
The Moody Gardens Golf Course is offering a sweetheart’s deal on the links. The deal includes a buy-one get-one on green fees with the purchase of two cart fees.
With its stunning views, palm trees, and gulf breeze, Moody Gardens Golf Course has become one of the most popular public golf courses in Texas. Recently ranked as one of the top three courses in the Houston area, one of Golf Advisor’s Top 50 U.S. courses and it also earned No. 1 status in August by GolfNow.
Pamper Your Valentine
Treat your sweetheart with a special gift of relaxation and indulgence with one of several spa treatments and packages at The Spa at Moody Gardens Hotel.
Packages include: “It Takes Two Couples Massage” featuring a 50-minute Couple’s Swedish Massage with a warm Rose Mud Back Treatment, a Hugs and Kisses Facial featuring a vanilla and passionfruit facial and a Sweet Stuff Body Wrap featuring European Rose Mud.
For a complete list of services and menus, visit moodygardens.com/valentines.