Celebrate Valentine's Day at The Bay
Planning on hitting the town on Valentine’s Day? Treat yourself & your loved one to a day you will never forget! From delicious local cuisine options to relaxing at one of the local spa’s, there are no shortage of activities to be able to enjoy this day of love.
Where to Eat:
- San Diego Restaurant (Collingwood)
Enjoy a traditional Italian fine dining experience at this eatery located in the heart of Downtown Collingwood. Did we mention it has been around for over 20 years?!
- The Dam Pub (Thornbury)
This family owned gastropub has over 900 different whiskies & offers some great weekly specials (brunch on weekends, appy hours, prime rub Sunday, the list goes on). Not to mention the food is terrific.
- Lakeside Seafood & Grill (Collingwood)
Located inside the Living Water Resort, this restaurant is the only water-front restaurant in Collingwood. Whether you want to stop in for a quick app, drink or entree’, either way you will not be disappointed. The views are worth the trip! (Note: There is a Valentine’s Day 5-course dinner special starting at 5pm at this location, make sure to reserve your spot!).
- Gustav Chophouse & Bar (Collingwood)
Located inside the newly renovated Georgian Bay Hotel, this chophouse has it all. Convenient location, live music, weekly specials such as half price wine Wednesday, Charcuterie Tuesday & more.
- Fish and Sips (Collingwood)
This casual & authenti fish & chip restaurant is located right off main street (Hurontario). For a quiet, inexpensive but delicious meal, Fish and Sips is a must.
Where to Stay:
(Make sure to call ahead to reserve your stay)
- Pretty River Inn Country B&B (Clearview)
If you are looking for a quiet place to stay away from the hustle and bustle, then this is the place! This Inn offers 11 accommodation choices & is set in a secluded valley and features wood burning fireplaces, indoor/outdoor hot tubs, sauna and sits on 125 acres of the Niagara Escarpment.
- Bacchus House B&B (Collingwood)
This luxury B&B located in a beautiful Victorian home not far from downtown Collingwood, features 4 rooms (each with an ensuite washroom), a gourmet breakfast and an 8-person hottub.
- Blue Mountain Home (Collingwood)
This lower level suite comes with a full kitchen & bath and is not only cozy but comes with a self-serve breakfast which can be enjoyed in your own private space. So sleep in, relax & eat when you feel like it!
- Luau Resort (Wasaga Beach)
This resort is open year-round and is located right on the Nottawasaga River and just steps from the beach, (bundle up if you decide to to check out the beach!). Great value, location plus clean & only 25 minutes from Blue Mountain Resort or 10 minutes from the Wasaga Beach Nordic Centre.
- Craigleith Manor B&B (Collingwood)
Rated Collingwood’s # 1 B&B! Craigleith Manor B&B offers three beautifully appointed suites, (w/ ensuite baths & 2 w/ private balconies), smart TVs, free WiFi, guest only livingroom and outdoor decks. Did we mention full hot breakfast served daily as well? Tip: Scandinave Spa packages are available as well.
What to Do:
- Iwa Spa (The Blue Mountains)
Relax and restore at this award-winning spa located in Blue Mountain Village. Experience wellness-inspired spa treatments, boutique shopping & a truly one-of-a-kind yoga practice in the warm volcanic rock studio (ganbanyoku).
- Georgian Bay Hotel Spa (Collingwood)
The intimate spa setting at this spa is sure to help you leave your cares behind. The combination of comfort and personalized attention will be sure to fulfill your vision of the perfect day spa experience! Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, a visit to the Georgian Bay Hotel Spa guarantee’s a special day of pampering.
- Axe Throwing (Thornbury)
This former mobile axe-throwing club recently opened its doors at their new location in Thornbury. Challenge your partner to see who can get closest to the bulls-eye! Lanes can be booked online & walk in’s are accepted, too!
- Wine Tasting at a local Winery (Thornbury & Meaford)
Georgian Hills Vineyard located just south of Thornbury as well as Coffin Ridge Boutique Vineyard are a must-visit if you are visiting the area. Taste distinctive local wines in the tasting room or by the fireplace at Georgian Hills, or head west past Meaford to Coffin Ridge where there is no better spot in all of Ontario to take in a stunning sunset overlooking the vineyard, the bay and the horizon, while sipping on wine with your loved one!