The month of February brings romance onto everyone’s mind. If you are planning a romantic getaway or staying at The Hotel Marblehead to spend Valentine’s Day with us, we want to tell you about our favorite romantic spots near the hotel. For a date, or just when you want to enjoy the sights, head out to these spots in Marblehead, MA.
The Marblehead Lighthouse
This iconic lighthouse is situated right in the heart of Chandler Hovey Park where there are benches to hang out at and enjoy the seaside. The park and the lighthouse are open year round, and it’s always bustling with people watching sailboats, listening to the surf break, or watching the sunset. Pro tip: bring a blanket to have a romantic picnic at the park.
Fort Sewall is a historical point in Marblehead, MA and it overlooks the Marblehead Harbor which makes it a perfect place to enjoy time together. The most notable event that took place at Fort Sewall occurred on April 3rd, 1814. The U.S. Navy’s ship the Constitution was being chased by two British warships and safely escaped into Marblehead Harbor where it was protected by the fort’s guns. Pro tip:
Stroll hand in hand along the beach all year round as Devereux Beach is one of the most loved beaches in the North Shore. There are picnic tables, pavilions, and even a playground if you have kids in tow. Devereux Beach has everything you’d need for a relaxing and romantic time. Pro tip: grab breakfast on the beach at the NeckRunCafe location on the beach.
Castle Rock Park is a beautiful park full of large rocks along the sea’s edge with stunning views of the ocean. The park was originally used as a lookout for pirate or enemy ships. There’s nothing like the sound of waves crashing on the rocks with the smell of the salty ocean air. Pro tip: check what time the sun will set because Castle Rock will give you the perfect viewpoint for the sunset.
The Hotel Marblehead
Set in an 1872 Victorian mansion, The Hotel Marblehead offers an intimate boutique hotel setting with a long history of attentive and friendly service. From a cozy fireplace to cuddle up next to with the one you love, warm delicious bites to share, and bikes in which to explore to town, we know you’ll find new date ideas.
There’s something about waking up with the sun shining through the windows, curled up in a robe, next to the fire that sets the stage for romance. You can also spend quality time in our cupola and sip on coffee or tea from the lobby.
Come stay with us to experience all that the hotel and town have to offer for the perfect romantic getaway. Watch the sunset over the ocean, explore the city, and reconnect with your Valentine. We want you both to enjoy the romance and picturesque beauty that both Marblehead, MA and The Hotel Marblehead offers. To book your romantic stay at our intimate boutique hotel, you can book online on our website or call us at 781-639-9999. We can’t wait to see you!