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Love in the Lowcountry

In Charleston, one can find romance in the unexpected; from the flowers blossoming through cast-iron fences, to the striking sun setting on the Ashley River. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to break away from the typical card and flowers and spend the day with your significant other rediscovering the beauty in each other and in Charleston.
Picnic at Battery Park
Head out our doors and into the heart of Charleston. Stroll down historic King Street where you will be surrounded by antique stores, unique boutiques and antebellum homes. Find yourself at the tip of the Peninsula at historic Battery Park under a canopy of age-old Oak trees. Indulge on a gourmet picnic filled with delectable treats. Take our charming wicker basket to White Point Gardens or Waterfront Park, where the salty sea air adds to the enchanting experience. Take the scenic route back home with our walking directions.

Carriage Ride Downtown
Snuggle up next to your loved one for a ride back in time. A private carriage tour is a wonderful chance to explore the city and learn more about it’s unique history, beautiful architecture, and inspiring gardens.

Sunset or Moonlight Sail on the Fate
What could be more whimsical than sailing around the Charleston peninsula with the one you love? Feel the sea breeze in your hair while enjoying a kaleidoscope sky and a church-steepled doted skyline.

Me Time Massage
Relax at The Spa at Charleston Place and surprise your sweetheart with some much deserved me-time. After an indulgent, restorative afternoon, lounge by our rooftop mineral pool, available by reservation.

Stroll down Pitt Street Bridge
Located just ten minutes away from downtown Charleston in Mount Pleasant, walk hand in hand down Pitt Street Bridge, where you will take in sights and the beauty of the Lowcountry. After, return to your home away from home in the heart of it all.

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Explore Charleston’s Picturesque Parks

Historic downtown Charleston offers no shortage of Instagram-worthy spots, including a variety of picturesque parks and outdoor spaces. Grab some essentials, a blanket and indulge in a leisurely picnic lunch or dinner at one of Charleston’s prettiest parks.

Just a seven minute walk from Belmond Charleston Place, listen to the bells of St. Michaels from Washington Park, while surrounded by a beautiful gated garden. This has been a favorite gathering spot of Charlestonians for more than 300 years and features beautiful statues, from historic to whimsical.

Sit under the gentle mist of the Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park, which is just a twelve minute walk from the hotel. This city park features private alcoves, flower gardens, stone pathways, a pier with wooden swings and stunning views of Fort Sumter and Charleston harbor.

The Battery, one mile from the hotel, is located alongside the Charleston harbor. This beautiful shaded sanctuary filled with multiple monuments including Revolutionary and Civil War-era cannons and statues commemorating individuals notorious during the 18th century.

Relax under shaded trees and surround yourself with architecture dating back to the 19th century, just a ten minute walk from the hotel. The Cistern Yard is the core of the College of Charleston campus and home to national landmarks such as Randolph Hall. Built in 1828, this monument is one of the oldest buildings still in use in the U.S..

Enjoy the urban green space of Marion Square, a quick ten minute walk from the hotel, once used as a military marching ground before the Revolutionary War. This park, which hosts a Farmer’s Market on Saturdays, is the perfect spot to appreciate monuments such as the Holocaust memorial.

Amid the ruins of the old Charleston Museum and one mile from the hotel, Cannon Park provides a historic, stunning atmosphere. The remaining columns of the old museum create a beautiful focal point in this park designed by Frederic Law Olmstead, the designer of Central Park in New York City and the grounds at the Vanderbilt Mansion.

Staying at the hotel? Let us pack a picnic for you; A variety of menu options await. And please use the map below to guide you at your leisure.

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