People are always trying to come up with cheap date nights. Well the truth is you can only do a picnic so many times until it gets a little old. So what do you do if you’re looking for a truly memorable, not-so-cheap date night in South Florida? Look no further; here are some extravagant and exciting date night ideas. Now since these dates are not affordable daily for the majority of the population there are also a few ideas that will not drive you into debt to impress your date, but first some of the bank breaking ideas!
If you are looking for a fabulous meal with a combination of European and Asian cuisine to awaken your taste buds check out Azul. Located on 500 Brickell Key Drive in Miami this restaurant offers a perfect combination of atmosphere and delectability. So if you have a disposable income and want to impress your date with a feast that explodes with flavor (and quite possibly improve your chance of getting lucky) check this place out.
Next option, rent out the Versace mansion. Now the cost for this varies throughout the year, but come on you’re renting an entire mansion PLU a chef, personal butler, pool and a variety of rooms to play in. The mansion is a huge hotel and restaurant with overwhelming amenities and the entire thing will be yours for a weekend. You can choose from 10-gorgous marble covered rooms, or you could just play in them all. So grab your date, but make sure you both are prepared to make use of your time in this amazing place.
Or if you’re looking for something a little more exciting take a helicopter ride for two over Miami. Starting at $80 per person you can take a 30 minute, 45 minute, or an hour tour or you can even customize your own. You get to see everything from an aerial view of Downtown Miami to the homes of the rich and famous in South Florida. On the customized tour you can add in a lunch, dinner, Scuba diving, or spa adventure. The world can be yours…for a small fee of course.
Have you ever dreamed of having a restaurant closed down for just you and your date? Celebrities always get to have stores or restaurants closed down just so they can have the run of things. Well here’s your chance to feel like a celeb for a day. Rent out Naoe in Miami for an entire night. With this you get your own personal sushi chef to fix you fabulous treats for as long as you can eat. You get endless amounts of sake and can even add in a chauffeured Bentley and/or a night in a 2,400 square foot presidential suite at the Fontainebleu. The cost for the restaurant alone is $1,500 plus gratuity and tax, the presidential suite is $2,100 (for one night mind you) and the chauffeured Bentley is $1,500 minimum plus tip. Now if your wallet has begun to cry reading all this don’t worry there is still plenty to do without breaking the bank.
Music in the Garden is an annual Jazz concert in Miami. You and your date can listen to the Florida Philharmonic. Then afterwards you get to attend the reception with champagne and desserts. You get treated like the rich and famous without the price tag quite as bad as the previous dates. However, reservations are required so be sure to make them quick!
Or you can visit the Bayside Marketplace. At nighttime you get to enjoy the view of the water as the sun goes down. You and your date can shop, eat and explore to your heart’s desire. It is an open-air market on the water and you will always have live entertainment at night to relax and enjoy. There are plenty of little stores and shops as well as restaurants and cafes to make an entire day of it for minimal cost!
For only $33 a person you can spend the day at Jungle Island in Miami. Here you have a variety of exotic animals (some of which you can take your picture holding, petting, or even feeding a bottle to!) You can explore the copious island and even bring your own food and picnic there. With so many animals and so much greenery you can spend the entire day exploring this island. So no matter if your budget is large or small find something unique and exciting to do the next time you and that special someone want to go out!