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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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Top Breathtaking Carolina Sunsets

As Charleston gets warmer and the days grow longer, there isn’t a better way to end the day than with a Holy City sunset. The Lowcountry provides so many great places to take in the beauty of sundown so grab a friend and head to one of these charming spots between 7:30pm and 8:00pm to the catch the last few rays of the day.
The Battery
This inviting park is one of the most visited places in Charleston due to its vast history and gorgeous landscape. Take a stroll along this park at sunset to enjoy the beautiful views with a waterfront backdrop. Arrive early, bring a picnic and blanket and revel in the beauty of the day’s end.
Pitt Street Bridge
Spend the day exploring the Old Village of Mount Pleasant then retreat to the Pitt Street Bridge to experience one of the undisputed, best views of the Lowcountry.  A favorite with locals, the bridge is always filled with people fishing, biking, walking dogs and enjoying the gorgeous scenery. With tidal flats and salt marshes on your left and the Charleston harbor to your right, this hidden gem will leave you yearning to come back again and again.
Schooner Pride Sail
Take a sunset sail on board the Schooner Pride and see the sun slip below the horizon from the harbor. The boat sails around the waters surrounding the peninsula so you will see a marvelous sundown set against church steeples and historic architecture. Help the crew raise and trim the sails or just sit back and enjoy the stunning views.
  
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
Visiting the Ravenel Bridge is a must when exploring Charleston. Drive or stroll to the middle of the bridge where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers meet and take a break on the benches at dusk to experience an unbelievable sunset. Don’t forget your camera! Almost as beautiful as sundown itself, the bridge offers great charm of its own.

A Charleston sunset is unlike any other so leave yourself plenty of time to take it all in. You’ll be dreaming of it until your next visit to Charleston, which we hope is sooner rather than later.

 

 

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