Your Guide to the Most Romantic Things to Do in New Smyrna Beach

From beautiful beaches and acclaimed restaurants to interesting local sites and exciting outdoor activities, there is no shortage of romantic things to do in New Smyrna Beach. While staying at The Night Swan during your weekend getaway, explore all the endless date night ideas!


To learn more about the about the area, download our complimentary Vacation Guide. It’s packed with local insight on other romantic things to do in New Smyrna Beach, plus restaurant suggestions and information on our cozy rooms and luxurious accommodations.

Top 3 Romantic Things to Do in New Smyrna Beach

Catch a Show

The local theater scene is alive and well in New Smyrna Beach! Known for its quality actors, The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach brings audiences some of their favorite shows and musicals. This quaint community theater typically puts on eight plays each season with an additional one in the summer. In the past, they’ve performed classics like Willy Wonka, Charlotte’s Web, and My Fair Lady. Check this season’s schedule and keep this on your list of date night ideas in New Smyrna Beach.

Dine at one of the Best Restaurants in New Smyrna Beach

Dinner with a view is always a romantic idea for date night. Take your sweetheart to one of the New Smyrna Beach restaurants on the water. Dining at the Grille at Riverview is continuously named one of the most romantic things to do in New Smyrna Beach.

Enjoy dinner specials on the Sunset Menu between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. as you watch the sun dip below the horizon. Or, choose from a variety of delicious entrees on the full dinner menu offering steak, seafood, and pasta dishes. Then, indulge in an after-dinner drink at one of the many New Smyrna Beach bars.

Take A Class

Try something different on your next date night and learn a new skill! Sign up for one of Simple & Fresh Cooking School’s Italian cooking classes with rotating topics each time. Look out for the ravioli making class or try your hand at creating authentic Italian bread.

At Painting with a Twist’s painting nights, you and your significant other can sip wine and design your own masterpieces. Even if you’ve never painted before, the instructors will share techniques and tips to help you bring home a creation you’re proud of. This activity is one of the best romantic things to do in New Smyrna Beach and is the perfect way to bond.

Unwind in a Romantic Cottage Suite at The Night Swan 

After enjoying all the romantic things to do in New Smyrna Beach, you’ll want a luxurious place to come back to. The Night Swan features three different houses with comfortable rooms and outstanding accommodations, including a daily, homemade breakfast.

Stay in one of the suites in the Cygnet House. Our comfortable Manatee Sighting room includes a king sized bed, a waterfront view, and a private porch perfect for spotting dolphins. Or, opt for the Turnbull Suite with a whirlpool for a two, courtyard view, and private porch.

Browse our complete catalog of available rooms and start planning your romantic getaway today!