Romance in the Sandhills

Romantic Gift Ideas In Pinehurst Area

February is the month of love, so why is it only 28 days long? We need more love (and cowbell)! Valentine’s Day 2024 is just around the corner and while a countless number of businesses and restaurants in the Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen Area will offer specials, discounts and more to share with your love, here are our Top 7 Valentine’s Ideas to get your heart racing!

Hollyfield Design, Inc.

Hollyfield Design, Inc.
130 East Illinois Avenue, Southern Pines

Roses are the classic way to say ‘I love you’, while a bouquet of your loved one’s favorite flowers is also perfect on Valentines Day.  Send red roses for romance, love, & beauty; pink roses for elegance and femininity;  white roses for new beginnings & budding love; and yellow roses for friendship.

Roses are Red

150 E. New Hampshire Avenue, Southern Pines

Feeling beautiful is a luxury every woman should enjoy. At this cozy lingerie, loungewear and intimate apparel store in downtown Southern Pines, luxury comes in a wide array of silky shades. Knickers offers hands down the area’s best lingerie — very specialty and specialize in bra fittings for mastectomy and breast cancer patients. Fittings are accommodated during a private appointment or regular store hours. This 360-degree shop has filled a niche in the Sandhills. Also offers nursing and maternity bras, and a full line of sports bras.

Lynette’s Bakery & Café

3060 Hwy NC-5, Aberdeen

Pre-order Valentines treat boxes and three-course to-go dinners for two. Choose from gluten free, chocolate, assorted cupcakes and other sweets for the treat boxes, or other confections. The Valentine’s dinner for two includes an appetizer, main course, a dessert and drinks for two.

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Mockingbird on Broad

240 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines

Started by a military wife, this adorable boutique is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown Southern Pines, directly across from the train depot. Mockingbird is chock full of eclectic, carefully curated gifts: From beautiful perfumes, candles, children’s gifts and much more — particularly good for funny and snarky items. Find unique and perfect goodies for everyone on your list, displayed by a knowledgeable, friendly and inviting staff.

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Pine Crest Inn

Pine Crest Inn
50 Dogwood Road, Pinehurst

Get away for Valentine’s day with dinner and an overnight stay at the historic Pine Crest Inn. Their Valentine’s package includes dinner for two, a bottle of sparkling or house wine, standard accommodations and breakfast for two on checkout date. Make your reservation by calling 910.295.6121.

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The Spa at Pinehurst

The Spa at Pinehurst
180 Barrett Road E, Pinehurst

The areas ultimate in relaxation is always enjoyable, particularly around Valentine’s Day as a couples outing. Attentive and professional resort staff accommodate your every need. Any tension will dissipate as you fill your senses, renew your spirit and feel the healing power of nature invigorate your body. Enjoy complete tranquility with a full-day package including a lap pool, sauna, steam room, hot tubs and meditating in a comfort zone. The locker rooms are like a spa within a spa offering everything imaginable, including all luxury bath products — pure Southern tranquility in the Village of Pinehurst.

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Sandhills Wine Trail

What better way than to enjoy a glass of wine with your sweetheart? You can visit all places in the passport to enjoy each other and the Sandhills on multiple visits.

Wine, Please!

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