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How To Plan A Romantic Picnic On The Beach

Couple on the Beach

February is the month of love and friendship, and there are many ways to enjoy this romantic day, especially in the Caribbean. Romantic dinners are a cliche on February 14th, but how about a picnic on the beach?

Keep reading for some tips on how to plan a romantic picnic on the beach.


Finding a Location

Vacations are always welcome, and there's no better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than as a couple. Punta Cana beaches are the perfect venues for romantic picnics. To find the perfect beach it's highly recommended to check reviews, social media and ask locals their opinion regarding the top beaches in Punta Cana.

Then, you can start planning your romantic date before it is too late!


What to pack for a picnic on the beach

Creativity helps keep the romance alive. Romantic getaways or activities are a must-do. Planning a picnic sounds easy, but the small details are what make this occasion special. For example, the type of food cooked, the selection of drinks, the location, and most importantly, the quality time spent with your companion.

Basket or Backpack

First of all, try to find a medium size basket or backpack. It has to be portable and with enough space to carry your food, drinks, and props for your beach dinner.

Couple with Picnic Basket
Photo by: Heather Ogg

Preparing Food

The food is crucial on a picnic date. Avoid food that is difficult to eat or requires a lot of attention. Deli sandwiches, pasta, fruit, canapes, cheese, or salad are good options. Serve this food on plates or eat them directly from the food containers.


Wine & Drinks

Add drinks to complement your meal. A bottle of champagne or sparkling wine is suitable for the occasion. Do not forget to carry bottles of water to stay hydrated.

Photo by: Ashley Bischoff


You will need where to sit and to place all your things on the sand. A big-sized blanket or towel can be the option. This way, your clothes, and food will remain clean. Chairs and pillows are optional if you want to be more comfortable.


Food Containers

Food containers are the best to pack food for a picnic. There are a lot of sizes and forms that can adapt to the type of food you will cook. Be sure to grab forks, spoons, and knives for your dinner.


Battery Candles

Sunsets on the beach can be windy. The decoration, in addition to the battery candles, can add a romantic and comfy touch to the date to make an unforgettable evening.


Garbage Bags

Pick up all your garbage when you finish dinner. Plastic bags can be convenient. Keep the beaches clean.


Time Together

Plan that particular night to put a smile on your Valentine's face. You do not need to prepare an extravagant picnic dinner. The romance is in the small details. Have fun!

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