Nightlife | Hot & Steamy Valentine's Dates

Hot and Steamy Valentine's Dates

By: Katrina Honer

It’s that time of year again where purchases on Edible Arrangements, roses, chocolates, jewelry and champagne skyrocket in an attempt to give the best gift to your loved one on Valentine’s Day. While all those sound amazing, what might be more important than the gift you will give is how you will choose to spend your day with your significant other.

If you got the chocolates and roses in the bag, here’s 10 hot and steamy Valentine’s date ideas to spice up your holiday.


1. Couples massage and spa treatment

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Every day stresses can take a toll on the body and mind. So why not relax and enter internal bliss together with a massage and spa treatment you both can enjoy? These are two perfect activities that allow you to enjoy a shared intimacy all while escaping the hustle and bustle of your busy work life. Plus, you’ll get hot and steamy together in mineral baths and hot tubs too. Our top suggestions:

Glen Ivy Hot Springs

Kelly’s Spa at the Mission Inn

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa


2. Hot air balloon ride over Temecula Valley

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Soar to new heights and show your loved one a whole new world with a sunrise or sunset hot air balloon ride over Temecula Wine Country. We promise this adventurous date is one you and your partner will never forget. Our top suggestions:

California Dreamin

Sunrise Balloons

A Great Escape Hot Air Balloon Adventures


3. Hike to Hesperia’s Deep Creek Hot Springs

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If you and your partner love to hike, plan a day outdoors and hike to Hesperia’s Deep Creek Hot Springs. There’s nothing like a dip in a hot springs to soothe your aching muscles after a good hike. They say it’s a rather steep two mile hike to and from the hot springs but if you are up for a day of adventure, this trip will be well worth it. *Warning: Word of mouth is that you will most likely run into others who will probably be naked enjoying the hot water. More information of how to reach the hot springs can be found here.


4. Attend the Burlesque Valentine's Revue at The Grove in Upland

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Enjoy a night of risqué and spicy dancing by 12 beautiful women at The Grove in Upland. This show will leave you and your partner blushing! Who knows—maybe you both can practice the dance moves together. Ticket prices and information available on their website here.


5. Learn to cook new delicious cuisine with a couples cooking class

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They say that the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach. Capture the heart of your loved one with a meal you can cook together. It might even give you some ideas of how to get busy in the kitchen later. Our top suggestions:

Get Cooking 101

Cooking Block 


6. Take a painting lesson while sipping your favorite drink

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Whether you are new to painting or you are an expert, these painting classes provide easy to follow instructions as well as supplies so you can paint a work of art like a pro—not to mention drink specials to make it that much more fun. This is the perfect date night where you and your partner can create master pieces for each other. Or perhaps paint each other. Our top suggestions:

PAINT n SIP LOVE PAINT Valentine's Day Paint n Sip party at the Mission Tobacco Lounge

Paint Nite at various Inland Empire locations


7. Master the art of Tango and Salsa

There’s nothing sexier than being able to show off your moves in bed and on the dance floor. Learn the basics and sweep your partner off their feet (literally) with a couples dancing class that will prepare you for a night out on the town. Our top suggestions:

Dance Montclair

Dancing In Riverside

Salsa Night at Club Sevilla, Riverside

Fox Dance Studio


8. Dine at 8,500 feet in the air at Peaks Restaurant

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Aboard the Palms Springs Aerial Tramway, the world largest rotating tramcar, and take a 10 minute ride up a mountain to spectacular views of the Coachella Valley and a one of a kind dinner experience. If you are afraid of heights, be sure to cuddle up to your honey on the tram until you reach the top.


9. Escape to a Tuscan paradise with a romantic stay at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa


The Mission Inn is Southern California’s most historic hotel being in existence since 1876. Famous guests have walked the halls including Benjamin Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt and Dick Cheney. With five on location restaurants and bars, along with an award winning spa, the Mission Inn is the perfect Inland Empire “staycation” for your Valentine’s Day festivities. With nine seasonal packages for the month of February alone, you and your partner will find the perfect reservation that fits your budget and expectations. Book your romantic stay today on their site here.


10. Stay in for a romantic night at home

Sometimes the most romantic dates happen by staying in. Surprise your partner with flowers, candles and a home cooked meal complete with a bottle of wine and chocolates. If you want to gain extra points, bring out the massage oil to really pamper the one you love.