The Perfect V-Day in Manitou

Published: January 16, 2023
a match made in heaven

This combination is the perfect Valentine's date

The perfect Valentine’s date doesn’t exist….

If you believe that, then you haven’t spent Valentine’s Day in Manitou Springs. As if the quaint mountain town isn’t idyllic enough throughout the year—it pulls out all the stops to celebrate the most romantic day. We’re head over heels for these Manitou spots—and when combined—they make for the perfect Valentine’s Day in Manitou Springs. 

We're crushing on these 6 romantic spots

01: Say "I do" to fondue

Mona lisa fondue

Home to one of Manitou’s most romantic date nights, Mona Lisa Fondue turns the heat up on Valentine’ Day. This 4-course dinner includes your choice of salad, cheese fondue, a selection of meats and vegetables and your choice of chocolate fondue.

02: Stay in style

The Cliff House

Enjoy the sweetest of dreams with your sweetest at The Cliff House. Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak, the Victorian-inspired rooms are sure to enchant, with modern amenities like gas fireplaces, two person spa tubs, steam showers and towel warmers.

03: Toast to your love


If you’ll be waking up blissfully on the morning of February 15th with no intention of ending this perfect date—grab brunch at Toasted. Sweet or savory—why choose? We recommend sharing the Avocado Toast and the Brioche French Toast.  

a local twist on a classic

Patsy's Chocolates and Gift Shop

As Forrest Gump so keenly put it: “Life is like a box of chocolates—you never know what you’re going to get.” At Patsy’s, you can’t go wrong picking out a treat that will make you the (candy) apple of their eye. 

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Activities to fan the flame of love

04: Wine about it, why don't you

Enjoy a wine tasting at Manitou Winery or design your own wine as unique as your love.

05: Soak in the love

Take a dip in the mineral spring water at SunWater Spa while you soak in the mountain views. Be sure to reserve a tub.

06: Take your love to new heights

Celebrate your love as you wind your way up Pikes Peak Highway to the newly reimagined Summit House. 

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